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Ilsington Country House
nr Newton Abbot, Dartmoor National Park,
Ilsington
Devon
TQ13 9RR.
England
Tel 01364 661452,

Hotel information

Bedrooms

25. 8 on ground floor.

Open

All year.

Facilities

Lift, 2 lounges, bar, restaurant, pub, conservatory, spa (fitness suite, sauna, steam room, heated indoor swimming pool, hydrotherapy pool), free Wi-Fi, in-room TV (Freeview), civil wedding licence, conference facilities, 10-acre grounds.

Background music

All day in bar, in restaurant in the evening.

Children

All ages welcomed.

Dogs

Allowed in ground-floor bedrooms, bar, conservatory, on lead in garden.

Credit cards

Amex, MasterCard, Visa.

Prices

Per room B&B from £130, D,B&B from £197. Set dinner £33.50–£39.50.

Good Hotel Guide Review

‘It’s a pleasure to stay here.’ In a ‘beautiful location with stunning views of Hay Tor and Dartmoor’, the Hassell family’s ‘delightful’ hotel has ‘a lot going for it’: ‘friendly, helpful and efficient staff’; ‘good-quality food’; the ‘quiet surroundings’. (‘A little tricky to find’ – ‘but worth finding!’) Take in ‘lovely’ moorland views from any of the traditionally furnished bedrooms. ‘We thought our room could have used some updating, but we appreciated the big, comfortable bed, the heaps of storage space, and the modern bathroom, which had a good shower over the bath.’ Bistro food and snacks are served in the Blue Tiger Inn; in the dining room, chef Mike O’Donnell’s ‘excellently presented’ British dishes might include ‘perfect smoked haddock risotto’ or ‘commendable guinea fowl confit’. 4 miles NE of Ashburton.

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Special offers

10% discount voucher

This hotel accepts discount vouchers which entitle readers to a 10% discount off their normal B&B rate for a single night’s stay. To take advantage of this offer, you must present the voucher at the time of booking.

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Ilsington Country House
nr Newton Abbot, Dartmoor National Park,
Ilsington
Devon
TQ13 9RR.

Guest comments

'Beautifully located with stunning views of Hay Tor and Dartmoor. A very quiet hotel; the downside is flakey wifi. Our double room was fine though the décor could use an update. The bed was big and comfortable and there was plenty of storage space. The bathroom was modern with a good shower over the bath.We ate in all four 4 nights, three in the restaurant and one in the bar. Presentation was excellent but this thankfully was not at the expense of portion size, we were usually too full to tackle pudding. The staff are all friendly, helpful and efficient. ' - Peter Anderson - July, 2016

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