The Carlton Hotel Is

Dog Friendly

Dogs and their keepers are very welcome at The Carlton. Well behaved animals (and owners!) can enjoy most of the hotel, including special dining and lounges.

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Dog Friendly Hotel in Ilfracombe

Dog Friendly Breaks in Ilfracombe

The Carlton is the perfect place for a completely relaxing doggy break in North Devon. The Carlton is so dog friendly and provides the perfect base to explore the South West Coast Path, Exmoor and the local AONB.

With a treat on arrival and bedding and bowls to provide comfort for your four legged friend.

lfracombe is in the heart of this fine walking country which is as appealing to dogs as it is for their owners!

Dog Friendly Facilities

In addition to the general dog friendliness of The Carlton, for a small fee we can also arrange for cosy beds and bowls to be put in your room, and if you have any particular requests for your furry companion, then we love to oblige.

We can help you with dog sitting, dog walking and other services, just let us know ahead of your stay.

And we have set aside a separate area of our newly refurbished bar, restautant and lounge, so your dog can curl up on the floor beside you as you dine, or when you’re relaxing in a quiet corner with a drink after a long day’s walk.


Pet friendly, with very accommodating staff

“I have two large hairy dogs that were made very welcome. I usually feel self conscious about doggy smells and shedding that I may not notice, even if I try to clean up after them. The staff here welcomed both me and the dogs. They got their own bed in the room, and bowls. There’s a separate place in the restaurant to have breakfast if you have pets and at the bar. It’s close to town and has onsite parking too. There’s some refurbishment going on but that didn’t affect my stay. It was a good base from which to explore north Devon.”



Warm welcome for dogs & their humans!

We are just back from a fabulous 3 night stay at the Carlton. From the moment you walk in you know you are going to enjoy the place, with a very warm welcome at check in with an explanation of all the hotel facilities and a treat for each of the dogs – all the staff are clearly signed up to the dog friendly message. We had a “Queen” room on the second floor which gave us all plenty of room, a very comfortable bed, tea/coffee making facilities, TV and a safe. The food at the hotel was first rate – we only had the one dinner but all 3 courses were excellent and there was plenty of choice at breakfast too. It’s just a 5 minutes stroll down to the sea front and a further 15 minutes or so to the harbour, home to Damien Hirst’s controversial sculpture “Verity”. Although Ilfracombe itself may have seen better days, there are lots of great coastal walks in both directions.We were very pleased with our choice of hotel and wouldn’t hesitate to recommend it to anyone visiting the area.

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The Carlton Hotel

Runnacleave Road, Ilfracombe, Devon, EX34 8AR

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