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Epchris House

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Premium bedding, minibar, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Premium bedding, minibar, iron/ironing board, free WiFi

Overview of Epchris House

Epchris House

3.5 star property
Ilfracombe Victorian B&B with bar/lounge

9.6/10 Exceptional

95 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Non-smoking
  • Refrigerator
  • Bar
Torrs Park, Ilfracombe, England, EX34 8AZ

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About this area

Getting around

  • Chapelton Station - 30 min drive
  • Barnstaple Station - 34 min drive
  • Umberleigh Station - 34 min drive


  • Annie and the Flint - 11 min walk
  • The Admiral Collingwood - 14 min walk
  • Giovanni & Luca - 15 min walk
  • Relish - 16 min walk
  • Seventy One - 16 min walk

About this property

Epchris House

Epchris House is a great choice for a stay in Ilfracombe. Freebies such as WiFi and self-parking are added perks, and guests can keep active with on-site scuba-diving. This Victorian bed & breakfast also features a bar/lounge, a terrace and a garden. Fellow travellers like the breakfast and location.


English, French, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter


Contactless social distancing and check-out
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks available
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 9 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM until 10:00 PM
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 10:30 AM
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • There is no front desk at this property
  • Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions and lockbox information; access will be through a private entrance
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Children (18 years old and younger) are not allowed
  • No cots (infant beds)


  • Pets allowed (dogs only)*
  • Service animals welcome
  • Restrictions apply*


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free uncovered on-site self-parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • No stag or hen parties

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast (surcharge) each morning 8:00 AM–9:30 AM
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

What to do

  • Scuba diving
  • Beach nearby


  • Bike storage


  • Built in 1831
  • Garden
  • Terrace


  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Well-lit path to entrance


  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 30-cm flat-screen TV
  • Satellite TV channels

Home comfort

  • Heating
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Premium bedding

Freshen up

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi
  • Desk chair

Food and drink

  • Fridge
  • Free bottled water


  • Daily housekeeping

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of GBP 2 per person (approximately)
  • Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge of GBP 20 (subject to availability)
  • Late checkout can be arranged for an extra charge of GBP 20 (subject to availability)


  • Service animals exempt from fees
  • Pets are allowed for an extra charge of GBP 5 per pet, per night

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.


This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag and hen parties.

This property does not have lifts.

This property accepts credit cards and debit cards. Cash is not accepted.

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Frequently asked questions

What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Epchris House?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
How much does it cost to stay at Epchris House?
As of 27 Nov 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Epchris House on 1 Dec 2022 start from £88, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Are pets allowed at Epchris House?
Yes, dogs are welcome. There's a charge of GBP 5 per pet, per night. Service animals are exempt from fees.
Is parking offered on site at Epchris House?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Epchris House?
You can check in from 3:00 PM - 10:00 PM. There's a charge of GBP 20 for early check-in (subject to availability). Check-out time is 10:30 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge of GBP 20 (subject to availability). Contactless social distancing and check-out are available.
What is there to do at Epchris House and nearby?
Have fun during the warmer months with activities such as scuba-diving. Epchris House also has a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Epchris House?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include Annie and the Flint (11-min walk), The Admiral Collingwood (14-min walk) and Giovanni & Luca (15-min walk).
What's the area around Epchris House like?
Epchris House is located near Ilfracombe Beach, only a short 6-minute walk from North Devon Coast and 11 minutes' walk from Annie and the Flint. The local area is walkable and popular for its beaches.

Overall score and ratings






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Property conditions & facilities



10/10 Exceptional

Lovely room and breakfast
Tim, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great friendly staff, very helpful and pleasant to deal with. The breakfast was lovely with lots of options with a lovely view and terrace. Very good location for the local area.
TZU, 4-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Lovely setting
Great place, lovely setting & good friendly service.
Caroline, 4-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Short break
Lovely hosts. Excellent breakfast. Nice garden area to enjoy a drink and some sunshine. Quite a hill to climb which was fine for us but anyone physically challenged might find it difficult.
Alison, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Very friendly service, everything was kept lovely and clean. Also there was a great selection of gluten free options for breakfast. We very much enjoyed our stay and would gladly stay again!
Claire, 4-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

RACHEL, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Attentive host, enjoyed stay, just s little overpr
Was made to feel very welcome, attentive host,. Accessible room outside which worked well. Good accessible bathroom. Although room generally quite small to accommodate wheelchair but managed. Overall good stay but perhaps s little overpriced. ,,
1-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Really friendly welcome from owner Nicky. All the staff very friendly and helpful. Immaculately clean and well maintained bedroom and ensuite shower room with beautiful quality furniture and furnishings. Fresh milk in room fridge for tea and coffee. Delicious breakfast with loads of choice. Would definitely recommend and stay again.
2-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

3-night trip
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