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Kidderminster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I have just returned from a 5 day break with Shearings. The hotel was well placed for the beach and the town. Our room, , had recently been modernised, it was clean, warm and had a flat screen TV. The food was typical Shearings but there was lots of choice, well cooked and ours was always hot,...

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Pedro A, General Manager at Bay Dilkhusa Grand Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your positive feedback. I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us. As you said, we offer an excellent value for money and all members of staff work really hard to make sure our customers enjoy their time with us. Once again, thank you for your comments and hope to see you again in a...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed here ,last week(Monday 13).first impression was not brilliant .The booking in was excellent,however the room was on the small size, had upgraded to standard plus.The frontage photos gave an impression of a wide entrance, which is not the case.During the week the overall dining experience was good,staff were helpful and attentive.Entertainment was a better standard than some hotels we've...

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Pedro A, General Manager at Bay Dilkhusa Grand Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to post your comments. I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Ilfracombe is a seasonal resort and all the shop and ammenities normally start their season at the end of March, ready for easter. However, Ilfracombe and the nearby locations have a lot to offer to visitors even during the...

Wirral, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Well located middle of the road hotel which has been made up from two previous old hotels each at a different level and what appears to be another house at the end, This means floors are at different levels and plenty of stairs so anyone with walking or climbing stairs difficulties should make sure that get a room which suits...

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Pedro A, General Manager at Bay Dilkhusa Grand Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to post your comments. As you said, the hotel has different levels. The left hand side of the hotel used to be a private house called Dilkhusa ("House of the happy heart"). Middle section used to be a hotel ("The Grand Hotel"), and the left side of the hotel used to be...

Watford
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here on a Shearings coach tour at the beginning of March for four nights. Excellent value for money throughout. We paid an extra five pounds a night each for an upgraded room which was clean an recently refurbished. Bath with nice shower and constant hot water. Comfortable beds with nice bedding. Small flat screen TV. Plus tea and coffee...

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Pedro A, General Manager at Bay Dilkhusa Grand Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to post your comments. I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us. As you said, we offer an excellent value for money with comfortable accommodation, good food, excellent service, and great entertainment. Once again, thank you for visiting us and for your feedback and we hope to see you again in...

Crosby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here on a four day trip with Shearings. We were very unfortunate as it poured rain every day! The main areas of the hotel are attractive and well looked after. The food in the evening was good. The cooked breakfast was excellent! Everything you could want. Fresh tomatoes - I hate tinned. Really good bacon and the eggs just...

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Pedro A, General Manager at Bay Dilkhusa Grand Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to post your comments. Your feedback is very important to us. I am glad you enjoyed your stay. Once again, thank you for visiting us and for your review and we hope to see you again in a near future.

Blackpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently stayed here for a four night break and I must say it was very enjoyable. We had a front room overlooking Capstone Hill and the gardens so that was a bonus and if we stayed again I would book a room at the front again. I was surprised at the quality of the food - excellent and a...

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Pedro A, General Manager at Bay Dilkhusa Grand Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to post your comments. I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us. As you said, we offer an excellent value for money and all members of staff work hard to make sure our customers have a great time with us. Once again, thank you for visiting us and for your feedback...

Kirkby-in-Ashfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Four day break in February and our first trip with Shearings. Very good value for money. Upgraded to a superior room and had a wonderful view across the museum and could even see the sea. The room was spacious and clean. Shower clean and worked perfectly. The interior of the hotel was clean overall and the staff very friendly. Food...

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Pedro A, General Manager at Bay Dilkhusa Grand Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to post your comments. I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us. As you experienced, we offer an excellent value for money with good food, excellent service and great entertainment. Your feedback is very important and helps us to keep working hard and also helps to keep staff motivated. Once again,...

Stockport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just returned from a 4 night break. We paid extra for the superior room well worth the extra. Had a sea view the sea is behind the tourist info centre and theatre but visible. Room was spacious and comfy. Bathroom clean. Food was good my wife being diabetic was catered for each evening. Entertainment was average but was not to...

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Pedro A, General Manager at Bay Dilkhusa Grand Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to post your comments. I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Once again, thank you for visiting us and for your feedback and we hope to see you again in a near future.

Nailsea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have stayed here before and thought this time was even better. Our room was spacious, clean and tastefully decorated. The food is very nice with several choices, breakfast is buffet style, with table service for evening meal. Entertainment is quite good with bingo some evenings. Would recommend booking a standard plus room at a small extra charge. Will definitely be...

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Pedro A, General Manager at Bay Dilkhusa Grand Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to post your comments. I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us. At The Dilkhusa Grand Hotel, we offer an excellent value for money with good food, comfortable accommodation, excellent service and great entertainment, and as you experienced, for a small supplement, our Standard Plus bedrooms offer extra value to customer's...

Frinton-On-Sea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a group holiday here through Shearings in mid February 2017. The public area of the hotel are very good but some of the rooms and bathrooms are now looking rather tired. However, I did note that they are currently in the process of thoroughly updating some rooms so I guess this will be an ongoing process. The food was...

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Pedro A, General Manager at Bay Dilkhusa Grand Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your comments. I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us. As you said, we are following a refurbishment programme and we are in the process of redecorating and updating bedrooms. Once again, thank you for visiting us and for your feedback and we hope to see you again in a near...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated on the level seafront of this hugely popular Victorian seaside resort stands the welcoming Dilkhusa Grand Hotel. The hotel was originally a private house, bought by a Raj at the turn of the last century as a gift to his wife - Dilkhusa translates from Hindustani roughly as ‘House of the Happy Heart!’ The hotel overlooks the picturesque Runnymede gardens and is close to the Landmark theatre which attracts many national acts. It is also just a short walk from the bustling 10th-century harbour where Britain’s most famous living artist, Damien Hirst, owns a restaurant. The Dilkhusa has a well-appointed restaurant combining excellent hospitality and service. A spacious and comfortable entertainments suite provides the ideal setting in which to sit back and enjoy the acts at this friendly and sociable hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bay Dilkhusa Grand Hotel

Address: Wilder Road, Ilfracombe EX34 9AH, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Ilfracombe
Price Range: €61 - €146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bay Dilkhusa Grand Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 98
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