Welcome to The Carlton Hotel, Ilfracombe - a warm and welcoming hotel in North Devon

The Carlton Hotel, Ilfracombe

The Carlton Hotel, Ilfracombe has a rich history, originally starting out as two large villas in the mid 18th century, being converted to a boarding house 40 years later. Today this modern hotel offers an all year round service - offering a warm welcome to visitors to North Devon, town residents and locals alike. Being positioned a short walk, minutes away from the towns busy harbour, the quay, pier and other maritime attractions - the Carlton is fast becoming the place to stay in Ilfracombe.

Your stay at The Carlton Hotel will be made special by the care and attention that our professional team deliver. With some lovely spaces, combined with great food and drink, and a truly personal, friendly service from welcome to departure you are welcome in Ilfracombe at The Carlton.

The Carlton's owners have committed to a program of refurbishment, and many of the hotel public areas have been refreshed. Already and for this hotel its first time a gym, event room and library have been created from the existing public areas. And plans are in place to create a coffee lounge, DDA / ramped access to the brasserie and new porticos to the front of the building. Work is underway to completely upgrade the first floor bedrooms, with new rooms becoming available this December. You can keep up to date on the work in our blog and news pages.


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Walking Holidays North Devon
24th April 2017

May is National Walking Month

The Perfect Start to National Walking Month May is National Walking Month and with stunning coastal walks along the South West Coast Path plus the close proximity to moorland rambles on Exmoor, Ilfracombe is the perfect spot for walkers of all abilities to experience a range of terrain and our beautiful scenery.   HOW TO […]
North Devon Dinosaur Park
10th April 2017

5 Top Attractions in North Devon

Attractions in North Devon not to miss! Come rain or shine there are plenty of attractions in North Devon to keep the whole family happy and entertained. From the excitement of the Dinosaur Park to the relaxing charm of the steam railway you'll never be stuck for things to do. And The Carlton, Ilfracombe is perfectly placed […]
Dog friendly braches in North Devon
7th April 2017

Dog friendly beaches in North Devon

The five best beaches in North Devon for you and your dog It's no secret that North Devon has some of the best beaches in the South West; dramatic cliffs, sandy coves, fragrant wildflowers all contribute towards making these beaches special. But, which beaches are perfect for you and your dog to enjoy a game […]
Spring Breaks in North Devon
5th April 2017

Spring Breaks in North Devon

Would you like to take advantage of the warmer weather without the crowds? Would you like to enjoy the delights of Devon at out of season prices? Then we can help! We have some spring availability that might just suit you. Spring Availability in North Devon 20–22 April Why not take an extra few days off after Easter and […]
3rd April 2017

Team Carlton Health & Wellbeing

Team Carlton Spring Into Action An update on Team Carlton Health & Wellbeing After four weeks of intensive activity the team's health & wellbeing has really benefitted from their individual and group work. Small teams have formed with colleagues working together both in the hotel gym and outside. Whilst others have taken to learning new skills […]
Easter lunch in North Devon
3rd April 2017

Easter Sunday Lunch 2017

Enjoy Easter Sunday lunch with your family Easter Sunday Lunch 16th April Join us at The Carlton in Ilfracombe for a delicious Easter Sunday lunch in our relaxing brasserie. Our talented chefs will prepare a seasonal menu of mouth-watering dishes and lunch will be served between 12.30pm and 2.30pm. All our produce is sourced locally and we pride ourselves […]
North Devon Nature Reserves
20th March 2017

Transforming Lives in North Devon

The Carlton Supports Local Charity Back in December we took the initiative to raise money for a local charity - Freedom Community Alliance  who are a ‘needs led’ organisation. This means that where they recognise a need that is not being met for the vulnerable in our community they do their best to fill the gap. They are based in Barnstaple […]
Ilfracombe Harbour
17th March 2017

Late Availability Breaks in North Devon

Have you had a hard week at work and fancy a few days away? Want to make the most of the area while it's still peaceful? Then we can help! We have some late availability that might just suit you. Late Availability in North Devon 5–7 May Book these days and you'll be in for a treat […]
Ilfracombe art Trail
14th March 2017

Ilfracombe Art Trail Kicks Off

Quiz Night - March 17th @ 7.30pm We are thrilled to hosting the launch of the 2017 Ilfracombe Art Trail. To kick off the 2017 Ilfracombe Art Trail we are hosting ‘Artful’ fund-raising Quiz Night at the Carlton Hotel from 7.30pm!  What: 'Artful' Quiz night When: 17th March, 7.30pm Where: The Carlton Hotel, Runnacleave Rd, EX34 […]
The Carlton Bar
7th March 2017

The Carlton Bar Area – Newly Refurbished

Let's celebrate After a few weeks of disruption we are new ready to unveil our new bar area to you... Moving the bar from one side of the brasserie to the other has allowed us to open up the dining area and create a more contemporary and relaxing environment for you. The refurbishment gave us the opportunity to update […]

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