We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Olive Branch

Save
Share
Traveller (26)
Room & Suite (52)
Dining (2)
Overview
56 Fore Street, Ilfracombe EX34 9DJ England See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Golf course
Housekeeping
3.5 Star accommodation
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"]},"scriptFlags":null}
Rooms
4 Nov5 Nov
|
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
Standard Room
Getting you more information on this room More
Free Cancellation
Book now, pay at stay!
Select
Show Available Rooms
Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 6 partner sites to see rooms from US$98.
We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Ilfracombe hotels with availability
{"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "1f5ce9555a4a47699c268e5c51659c6d", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":2145314,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[36225335],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":4,"month":11,"year":2018},"checkout":{"day":5,"month":11,"year":2018},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":98,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":false,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"1f5ce9555a4a47699c268e5c51659c6d","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":116,"lowestMetaPrice":98,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":116,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":null,"highestMetaPrice":116,"lowestMetaPrice":98,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":116,"hotelName":"The Olive Branch","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":true,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjFmNWNlOTU1NWE0YTQ3Njk5YzI2OGU1YzUxNjU5YzZkIiwiQUlLIjoiNjQ2M2FlZjZjMjdkNDAzYmJhNGQzN2ZiYzJkMmY5OTMifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": 1, "checkIn": "04/11/2018", "checkOut": "05/11/2018", "lowestPrice": "US$98", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": false, "contentIdMappings": {"36225335":"BookingCom"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": false, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_resp_hr_room_grid", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_responsive","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__sub_header"},"name":"ibex_room_grid_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"]},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{},"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"]},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__amenities","occupancy":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__occupancy","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__reservation_col"},"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__widget","moduleList":[]},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
Reviews (200)
Filter reviews
197 results
Traveller rating
168
24
4
1
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
168
24
4
1
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews top floor room restaurant michelin star restaurant thomas carr twin room outstanding accommodation spent two nights breakfast was delicious nice bathroom guest house b and b excellent stay minute stroll fantastic views a great place to stay night stay thoroughly enjoyed our stay
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 197 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So, we booked two nights. Arrived at 4.45pm and couldn’t get in. Eventually! somebody answered. No greeting of ‘Hi’ just ‘breakfast is between x and x, the rest of the info is in the book’. Room very very dusty. No bathrobe as stated, no slippers....More

Thank Jilllian
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked here because we wanted to eat at Thomas Carr's restaurant which is housed in the same building without having to travel any distance afterwards. For that the Olive Branch is very good. We were given good directions (it's not the easiest place to...More

Thank RevdIain
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

My 3rd year staying here before and after my annual visit to Lundy. It’s always a pleasure, the room was clean, well decorated and Kevin was friendly and welcoming as always. The breakfast is high quality and if you stay here I guarantee you will...More

Thank r1chard311
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

The Olive Branch is outstanding. Kevin is an excellent, professional and friendly host. Our room was well appointed, spotlessly clean, spacious and had spectacular views. Breakfast was delicious as was our dinner at the Olive Room, a Michelin Star restaurant under the Olive Branch.

Thank Lorraine W
Reviewed 1 June 2018

We booked in to the Olive Branch for convenience - we had chosen to dine in the Michelin starred restaurant attached to it. The Olive Branch is a relatively new addition to the restaurant and has been carefully designed to complement it: Our room was...More

2  Thank AJFfinch
View more reviews
About
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Restaurant
Breakfast included
Beachfront
Golf course
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
5
Price range
US$95 - US$136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Olive Branch Ilfracombe, Devon
Location
United Kingdom > England > Devon > Ilfracombe
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
5
Price range
US$95 - US$136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Olive Branch Ilfracombe, Devon
Location
United Kingdom > England > Devon > Ilfracombe
Photos
Traveller (26)
Room & Suite (52)
Dining (2)
Family and Play Areas (2)
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 19 nearby hotels
Imperial Hotel
322 reviews
.23 km away
The Royal Britannia
391 reviews
.25 km away
Bay Dilkhusa Grand Hotel
806 reviews
.36 km away
Devon Bay Hotel
508 reviews
.42 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 124 nearby restaurants
Relish Bar & Bistro
374 reviews
.10 km away
Giovanni's & Luca's
732 reviews
.04 km away
Thomas Carr at The Olive Room
403 reviews
.01 km away
St James Tearoom
294 reviews
.12 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 59 nearby attractions
South West Coast Path Walk - Ilfracombe and the Torrs
160 reviews
.31 km away
St Nicholas Chapel
233 reviews
.08 km away
Ilfracombe Museum
409 reviews
.30 km away
Ilfracombe Harbour
949 reviews
.31 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Roy F
31 March 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from paul c | Property representative |
Hi Roy, parking is available at the bottom of Fore Street, 2 min away, the cost is £3.10p per 24hr, Fore Street being the oldest Street in Ilfracombe is narrow but you can pull up outside and drop your luggage off. Hope this... More
1
Vote
Christine S
3 December 2015|
Answer
Response from paul c | Property representative |
yep.
0
Votes
Wendy D
23 April 2015|
Answer
Response from Wendy D |
Nothing to say
0
Votes
Room Tips
"Rooms only have a bath but have a mixer tape with a shower head"
Dave_Bunford
21 Mar 2018
Read review
"Rooms at the back of hotel have wonderful views of sea front"
Tippyst
26 Sep 2017
Read review
"Try the restaurant - it's has a Michelin Star"
UKDAB
12 Sep 2017
Read review
"Not good if you have any mobility issues. Nnear the sea front with a slope down to it. But some places to..."
cm352
10 Aug 2017
Read review
Show More 
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing