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Harcourt Hotel

49 Fore Street, Ilfracombe, Devon, EX34 9DJ, United Kingdom

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4.8/5 from 62 Reviews

98% Would Recommend


  • Wi-fi
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Babylistening
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Harcourt Hotel

(62 Guest Reviews)

Guest Ratings

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Review Summary

  • Rooms 4.5
  • Value 4.7
  • Friendliness 5.0
  • Cleanliness 4.9
  • Facilities 4.5
  • Service 4.9
  • Location 4.7

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Harcourt Hotel Information


This small, family run, dog friendly, licensed guest house is ideally located in the heart of Ilfracombe, a few minutes walk to the harbour, shops and seafront. Fore street is the oldest street in the town and we are lucky that it has many great eateries close by, including a fantastic Michelin starred restaurant. The Harcourt is a short drive from Woolacombe beach and Exmoor. Its location makes it a great choice for those travelling by bus, or those visiting Lundy Island.The owners of the Harcourt Hotel pride themselves on providing a clean, friendly, home-from-home environment, where you can relax in this picturesque seaside resort in Devon. BOOK DIRECT SAVE ££££££ All of the rooms at the hotel have en suite shower facilities with complimentary toiletries, as well as Freeview flatscreen TVs and tea/coffee making facilities. WIFI is free throughout the hotel. The hotel offers bed and a complimentary Full English breakfast ,( serving local produce.Please advise of any dietary requirements.) No parking is available on-site,(however pay and display car parks are a short walk away) The hotel is completed by a licensed bar,serving draught beers and a great view overlooking the sea and Capstone Hill.We also have games room (with pool table, darts and table football) and a guest TV lounge. The hotel can cater for most needs; from single guests, up to a family or even a group booking. (No stag or hen parties) PLEASE NOTE: We have a minimum two night stay on weekends and Bank holidays, however please call us direct as we may sometimes have one night availability at these times. Smoking in designated areas. (Dogs allowed, an additional charge of 10 pound per dog per stay.Specific rooms where available.) Children welcome. Check-in time: From 15:00. NO CHECK-IN AFTER 20.00 (unless by prior agreement). CHECK-OUT time: 10:00. Family rooms prices are based on two adults sharing with one child under 14 years.If child is over 14 please contact hotel.


  • Baggage store
  • Bar
  • Free WiFi internet
  • Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Wakeup call
  • WiFi internet

Children's Facilities

  • Baby listening device
  • Children's menu
  • Children's books, videos, games
  • Highchairs

Business Facilities

  • Fax machine
  • Photocopying
  • Printing


  • Continental breakfast
  • Cooked breakfast
  • Free breakfast

Activities and Experiences

  • Animal watching
  • Billiards / pool / snooker
  • Bird watching
  • Boating
  • Bowling alley
  • Canoeing
  • Clay pigeon shooting
  • Cricket
  • Cycling
  • Dart board
  • Fine dining
  • Fishing
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Golf - driving range
  • Golf - miniature
  • Horse riding
  • Karaoke
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain biking
  • Art galleries & museums
  • Nightclubs
  • Rock climbing
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Table tennis
  • Tennis court - outdoor
  • Theatre
  • Walking
  • Water activities
  • Windsurfing


Due to the incline on Fore street our hotel is unsuitable for wheelchair users. We do not have a lift and all floors have stairs. Please note the twin room is situated on the third floor.


Check in: 15:00 till 20:00
Early check-in available on request
Check out: 10:00
Child Policy: Children welcome
Smoking Policy: No smoking
Pets: Dogs welcome
Accommodation type: Guest house
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  • Road from M5 Junction 27 (50.0 miles)
    Come off M5 at junction 27, follow the A361 towards Barnstaple.On entering Barnstaple, follow the road to Ilfracombe. On entering Ilfracombe, go straight through the traffic lights into the High Street. Please Note: Do not turn left to Seafront as access cannot be had into Fore Street via this way.Go straight through the High Street,past Barclays Bank. The road forks off to the left at this stage. Turn left here and follow the road down through the No Entry except access sign. We are on the left

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