Christmas Holiday in Ilfracombe

Day by Day at The Carlton


Join us on Christmas Eve for a four-night stay focused on food, relaxation, and great company. Contact us to book today, or browse our brochure for more details.

Your modern, refurbished room comes with all the amenities expected in four-star accommodations. Enjoy our catered offer, featuring three-course dinners, freshly cooked full English breakfasts, afternoon tea, and more.

Expect a genuine welcome from our team, who love what they do. Our spacious hotel is the perfect venue for a getaway at this time of year. Warm and cosy, with service to match and food of the highest standard at all times.

Enjoy long walks with everyone; we’re dog-friendly, so bring your four-legged friend along!

Christmas Eve

Arrive mid afternoon in Ilfracombe, check in from 3pm. Settle in to your room, then enjoy afternoon tea or coffee with cake in our lounge.

A three course dinner is served from 6pm in our Brasserie. Enjoy entertainment from 8pm in Stage.

Christmas Eve Menu

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Christmas Day Lunch

Christmas Day

A Devon breakfast is served from 8am. Freshly cooked hot choices plus a fresh Continental selection from the buffet. Christmas Lunch is served from 1pm.

Nibble canapés with a glass of chilled Champagne before enjoying your six course meal. In the evening, a light buffet will be offered from 7pm.

Christmas Day Lunch

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Boxing Day Lunch

Boxing Day

Rise refreshed, and enjoy breakfast from 8am. Lunch, today, is included in your Christmas stay package. Afternoon tea or coffee and hand made cakes served in the lounge around 3pm.

Another three course dinner is served from 6pm in The Brasserie. Live entertainment from 8:30pm in Stage. Our bar is open until 11:30pm.

Boxing Day Lunch

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27th December

Enjoy breakfast from 8am. You have the majority of day at leisure, and we make you a picnic lunch if you are leaving the hotel. Afternoon tea or coffee and hand made cakes served in the lounge.

Make your meal choice from the three course dinner menu, served from 6pm in The Brasserie. Our bar is open until 11:00pm.


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28th December

Indulge in a full English breakfast, with lighter choices available from the buffet. We wish you a safe journey home and hope you enjoy the presents you have waiting for you.

Enjoy your New Year’s Celebrations and we look forward to seeing you again next year!


All Rooms Offer

Brand new beds & quality linen

Contemporary decoration, including blackout curtains.


Wardrobes with integral safe, personal bar, ironing boards.

Ensuite Bathrooms

Fully tiled ensuite bathrooms, fresh interiors.


Double glazing, sound proofing & controllable lighting.


Flat-screen TVs, in-room telephones, and hospitality tray.


We have adapted rooms and ensuites with options for carers to stay in the room or adjacent.

Free Wi-fi

Enjoy free superfast broadband where ever you are in the hotel for work or for pleasure.

Fresh & Airy rooms

Enjoy fresh, airy and spacious contemporary rooms, for the perfect ambience.

The Brasserie

Our seasonal menus use the freshest local produce from North Devon’s natural larder. Menus adapt to the seasons, so there’s always something new to excite your tastebuds!

Escape to North Devon

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The Carlton Hotel

Runnacleave Road, Ilfracombe, Devon, EX34 8AR

Contact Info
(01271) 862446

Have a Christmas break at The Carlton