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Overview of Varley House - Guest House

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Varley House - Guest House

4 out of 5

4.8/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Bar
  • Housekeeping

Explore the area

    Popular LocationHele Bay Beach13 min walk
    Popular LocationIlfracombe Harbour14 min walk
    Popular LocationVerity Statue17 min walk

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Superior Room

No guest room rating
  • 270 sq ft
  • Sea view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Twin Room, Sea View

5/5 guest room rating
  • 202 sq ft
  • Sea view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 Single Beds

Triple Room, Hill View, Corner

5/5 guest room rating
  • 181 sq ft
  • Hill view
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 King Bed and 1 Single Bed

Double Room, 1 Double Bed, Sea View

5/5 guest room rating
  • 143 sq ft
  • Sea view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed

Standard Double Room

  • Sea view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed

Single Room, Garden Area

5/5 guest room rating
  • 71 sq ft
  • Hill view
  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Single Bed

About this area


Located in Ilfracombe, Varley House - Guest House is near the beach. While the natural beauty of Exmoor National Park and Woolacombe Beach can be enjoyed by anyone, those looking for an activity can explore Ilfracombe Harbour. Marwood Hill Gardens and Exmoor Zoo are also worth visiting. Guests love the bed & breakfast's location for the sightseeing.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Hele Bay Beach - 13 min walk
  • Ilfracombe Harbour - 14 min walk
  • Verity Statue - 17 min walk
  • Wildersmouth Beach - 18 min walk
  • Ilfracombe Beach - 7 min drive

Getting around

  • Barnstaple Station - 21 min drive


  • The Thatched Inn - 5 min walk
  • Hele corn mill - 10 min walk
  • Take Thyme Fish Restaurant - 13 min walk
  • The Starter Bar - 13 min walk
  • George & Dragon - 13 min walk

About this property

Varley House - Guest House

4-star bed & breakfast near Ilfracombe Harbour
A bar/lounge, a garden and free breakfast are available at this smoke-free bed & breakfast. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. All 8 rooms provide complimentary wireless Internet access, coffee/tea makers and flat-screen TVs.
Varley House - Guest House offers 8 forms of accommodation with coffee/tea makers and free toiletries. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. This Ilfracombe bed & breakfast provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site

Food and drink

  • Free full breakfast available daily 8 AM–9 AM
  • 1 bar

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping


  • Garden
  • Terrace


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Free toiletries


  • Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker



Check-in from 3 PM - 8 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10:30 AM

Special check-in instructions

If you are planning to arrive after 8 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests arriving outside normal reception hours should contact the property prior to arrival on the telephone number listed on the confirmation form.

Renovations and closures

This property is closed from 1 September 2020 to 31 March 2021 (dates subject to change).


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Payment types at the property

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cots/infant beds
This property accepts credit cards
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Property is also known as

Varley House Guest House B&B Ilfracombe
Varley House Guest House B&B
Varley House Guest House Ilfracombe
Varley House Guest House
Varley House Ilfracombe
Varley House - Guest House Ilfracombe
Varley House - Guest House Bed & breakfast
Varley House - Guest House Bed & breakfast Ilfracombe

Frequently asked questions

Is Varley House - Guest House pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Varley House - Guest House?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Varley House - Guest House?
Check-in is from 3 PM - 8 PM.
What time is check-out at Varley House - Guest House?
Checkout is at 10:30 AM.
Where is Varley House - Guest House located?
Situated near the beach, this bed & breakfast is within a 15-minute walk of North Devon Coast and Ilfracombe Harbour. Hele Bay Beach and Verity Statue are also within 1 mile (2 km).

Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 26 out of 33 reviews
5 - Excellent 79%
Rating 4 - Good. 7 out of 33 reviews
4 - Good 21%
Rating 3 - Okay. 0 out of 33 reviews
3 - Okay 0%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 33 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 33 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Disliked: Amenities
A warm welcome, even though we arrived early, so were able to unwind in our room which had an elevated sea view. A fan would be needed, if it was really hot, as the window didn’t open very far. Very comfy bed. An old property, which is a bit dated.
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2020

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2020

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
I’d highly recommend this property.
Excellent quiet location on the edge of town. Perfect if you’re a “walker” and super handy with a car. Rod was very knowledgeable about the area and things to do.
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2019

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2019

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