Places to Stay in Ilfracombe

Ilfracombe has long been a firm favourite when it comes to people looking for a holiday destination. Not only does it have a whole host of interesting attractions, but there are a number of award winning beaches in the vicinity and of course, the town itself is charming and attractive.

Gorgeous sea views

For a stay with a beautiful sea view, be sure to take a look at the some of the properties dotted around Ilfracombe’s harbour and the coastal areas. These properties have amazing views over the ocean and the harbour and are a great place to base yourself if you want to be in the centre of the maritime events and heritage. Like many of the Victorian sea side towns in Devon, the hotels and B&Bs in Ilfracombe began life as luxurious Victorian villas or a row of townhouses that have been lovingly refurbished to create a wonderful home from home. The properties in this part of Devon range from familiar sounding chains to independent family-run establishments but all of them offer exceptional service and comfort. Whatever your taste or budget, there will be a hotel to suit you.

Room for all the family

Ilfracombe is an ideal destination for anyone wanting a fun, family holiday. The town is full of family-friendly attractions from the aquarium to the Tunnel Beaches and of course, with the number of beaches in the vicinity, it’s a great place for anyone wanting to build sandcastles, go rockpooling or just lounging on the beach.
Because it’s such a popular location for visiting families, the majority of the hotels are family-friendly and suitable for groups of all sizes. Whether you want a suite, adjoining rooms or need a property with child-friendly menus and play areas, you’ll find several hotels offering enough space for all the family that won’t break the bank.

Stay near all the top attractions

Being such a small town, you’re never too far from Ilfracombe’s popular attractions, in fact you’ll find properties right opposite destinations such as the Ilfracombe Aquarium and the Tunnels Beaches, so you can roll in and out of bed without worrying too much about beating the crowds or getting lost. It’s also easy to leave the car at home and explore the town on foot, being so close to the top attractions means that you can juggle children and push chairs easily without having to worry about your carbon footprint. The town is easy to get around and most of the main attractions and eateries are within walking distance, the town is one of Devon’s more accessible ones for those with limited mobility.