Sleeping is one of the best things we can do for ourselves, in order to maintain a healthy body and mind. On National Sleep Day we celebrate this wonderful bodily function, which improves energy, reduces stress levels and provides us with a better overall mood.

At The Carlton, we pride ourselves on providing you with the best night’s sleep possible. Helping you make long lasting memories that’ll make you count down the days to your next visit. 

Arrive to find a deliciously wholesome dinner in our Brasserie just for you. We pass on our passion for our food to you, providing you with the very best in local ingredients, preparation, cooking, delivery, right through to a the exceptional service our regulars have enjoyed time and time again. Our menus change with the seasons to keep in with our ethics to supply you with great local food and something new to try on every visit. We prepare our dishes fresh and cook to order, so all allergy requirements can be met. 

In the evening, relax with any drink of your choice available at our bar. With a range of cocktails, chilled drinks or even a mug of comforting hot chocolate or tea, there’s something for your every desire. We have many spaces in which to retreat with a drink or a bite to eat, in The Brasserie bar, lounge or library, the choice is yours.

Be rest-assured you can expect a luxurious sleep when you stay with us. Sleep in style in our quality rooms, complete with the best we could bring you. Rest on a quality, luxury beds created by renowned bedmakers Respa, providing the ultimate comfort and support. Our cool high thread count cotton linen will regulate your temperature to the optimum for a great sleep, together with our modern sashes that will ventilate your room, giving just the right amount of airflow. Controllable lighting from your bedside and blackout curtains, let’s you have full control so you lie in as long as you like.

As standard, all our rooms include flat screen TVs, fast Wifi, personal fridge/mini bar, ironing facilities and wardrobe safes. All our ensuite bathrooms are finished to our usual high standard, many with underfloor heating and baths for you to relax tired musles with a warm bubble bath. 

Wake from your slumber with freshly ground coffee or tea and a superb breakfast cooked to your order. Whether you enjoy a full English, eggs benedict, smoked salmon and scrambled eggs, continental breakfast or vegetarian option, all cooked fresh useing only the best locally sourced, high quality ingredients. As all our food is cooked from scratch, we can easily cater to any dietary requirements, let us know beforehand and we’ll ensure you can experience the majority of our menu. Is there a better way to start the day?

After being so well rested, you’d be set up ready to make the most of your day amoungst the gorgeous North Devon coast and countryside. There are so many local shopping opportunities and an abundance of wonderful walks with picturesque views to enjoy all around Ilfracombe and the surrounding area. Not to mention the many beaches dotted along the coastline offering many heath provoking sea air. There are so many sensory benefits at the beach, including the feeling of sand on your feet and sea bathing, promoting a feeling of calm, perfect to set you up for a good night’s sleep. And if you need to charge your car, we have an electric vehicle charger here at The Carlton, so you can even charge your car while you’re sleeping!

Why not make it extra special with a treatment in our studio? If you weren’t already stress-free from your relaxing stay with us, our experienced team of massage and treatment therapists will surely have you relaxed and revived. From a hot stone massage therapy to melt away tension, eases muscle stiffness and increase circulation to a luxury facial which is so relaxing you’ll find yourself drifting away as you receive the ultimate facial treatment, there is a treatment to suit everyone. 

Here at The Carlton we have everything here, to ensure you have the best night sleep and feel fully rested and recharged, ready to make those special holiday memories.

Book direct for the best deals (which often includes dinner in our beautifully refurbished Brasserie and a bottle of wine).