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The Carlton is the top rated hotel in Ilfracombe, North Devon, for good reason. Our spacious Victorian building has 40 guest rooms, exquisitely restyled and equipped to provide all the conveniences needed for a relaxing first class stay. 

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Boutique Hotel in Ilfracombe

A stay at The Carlton mixes the grandeur of a bygone era with all the comfort and styling to fulfil present day expectations of a Boutique Hotel. 

Open year round, the hotel provides guests with rooms that are serviced to a four-star standard. Spacious dining, lounges, event spaces and leisure facilities (including gym and spa treatment rooms) complement the high standard of the Carlton’s guest rooms.

All rooms are finished to a high specification with high speed WiFi and flat screen TVs, as well as ensuite bathrooms designed to be luxuriant as well as practical. Little extras that add to our guests stay include welcome trays, handmade biscuits and the attention of our wonderful friendly team of staff, for whom nothing is too much to ask for. Dogs can stay, they are always welcome at The Carlton.

Rooms are contemporary and restful with cool white, soft greys and natural finishes. Most benefit from underfloor heating which makes for a cosy bathroom experience. Whether showering or indulging in a bubble-filled bath, our fully tiled finishes ensure efficiency of cleaning and higher standards of hygiene.


Room rates start at just £45 per person per night in low season and vary according to the time of year that you stay with us and the room type.

Our standard tariff is inclusive of:

  • En-suite bath or shower
  • A choice of fully cooked English and Continental style breakfast options.
  • VAT at the prevailing rate on booking

All are based on nightly room use. Book direct to get the very best deal. Book here or call us on 01271 862446 today.

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Please find out what we are doing to keep you safe on our Staying Safe page.

Spacious Ambience

Our public areas, including coffee lounge. recption and dining room, has plenty of space to allow you to relax in comfort. All complemented by our well stocked bar and carefully curated wine list. Check out our extensive menus.

Electric Vehicle Charging Point

New for 2023 we have installed an EV charge point in our car park, so you can re-charge while you sleep! Available to all hotel guests, just ask at reception for more information.


When you book direct your stay is truly flexible, without any penalty charges, at The Carlton. Modify, alter, cancel and change your booking up to two days out or as close as 48 hours prior to your arrival time. Please note, a group booking, which is made up of more than than four rooms or eight guests, is subject to different terms and conditions.


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The Carlton Hotel

Runnacleave Road, Ilfracombe, Devon, EX34 8AR

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