The Olive Branch

56 Fore Street



Based on 165 reviews
  • Wi-Fi

  • Breakfast

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About the hotel


You need to know

  • Children 14 years old and younger are not permitted at this property.
  • 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.
  • Social distancing measures are in place and guests are provided with hand sanitizer.
  • Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.

Optional fees

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Nearby parking fee: GBP 3.10 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Check-in Instructions

  • 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
  • No onsite parking is available
  • This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, debit cards, and cash

Check-in Special Instructions

If you are planning to arrive after 8:30 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

Minimum Age



General description

In a characterful Georgian Grade II listed building The Olive Branch offers is a 4-star Gold property that offers elegant rooms with free WiFi. The picturesque Ilfracombe Harbour is within a 2-minute walk as is the High Street and Tunnels Beaches.The rooms are individually decorated and some have original Georgian features. All rooms have a flat-screen TV tea/coffee making facilities and a luxury bathroom with high quality toiletries.Traditional full English breakfasts are available and other breakfast options include continental items and smoked salmon.Guest can enjoy food from the on-site restaurant which is awarded a Michelin Star and 3 AA Rosettes.The award-winning Olive Branch is just a 2-minute walk from the North Devon Coastal Path and Tarka Cycling Trail. The Lundy Island Ferry and the Pleasure Boat are accessed from the harbour along with fishing charters. The property is a 15-minutes drive from Exmoor Zoo.


Located in Ilfracombe, The Olive Branch is a 1-minute drive from Ilfracombe Harbour and 12 minutes from Woolacombe Beach. This bed & breakfast is 6.9 mi (11.2 km) from Barricane Beach and 7.6 mi (12.2 km) from Putsborough Sands.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Wildersmouth Beach - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Ilfracombe Harbour - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Verity Statue - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Ilfracombe Beach - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
North Devon Coast - 1.6 km / 1 mi
Hele Bay Beach - 1.8 km / 1.1 mi
Broadsand beach - 5.7 km / 3.5 mi
Lee Beach - 6.8 km / 4.2 mi
Sandy Cove Beach - 6.8 km / 4.2 mi
Newberry Beach - 7 km / 4.3 mi
South West Coast Path Section 3 Trailhead - 7.4 km / 4.6 mi
South West Coast Path Section 4 Trailhead - 7.4 km / 4.6 mi
Combe Martin Beach - 7.5 km / 4.7 mi
Wild Pear beach - 7.9 km / 4.9 mi
Woolacombe Beach - 10.7 km / 6.7 mi


Enjoy a satisfying meal at Olive Room serving guests of The Olive Branch. A complimentary breakfast is included.


Make yourself at home in one of the 5 individually decorated guestrooms, featuring DVD players and flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Bathrooms have complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include coffee/tea makers and complimentary bottled water, and housekeeping is provided daily.

Business, and other amenities

The front desk is staffed during limited hours.

Hotel Amenities

  • Wi-Fi

  • Front desk

  • Non-smoking hotel

  • Dry cleaning service


Internet Access
  • Wi-Fi
Front desk services
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Front desk
  • Luggage storage
Food & drink
  • Breakfast
  • Non-smoking hotel
  • Does The Olive Branch offer free breakfast?

    No, The Olive Branch does not offer complimentary breakfast. It is available at a surcharge.

  • Does The Olive Branch have non-smoking rooms

    No, The Olive Branch doesn't have non-smoking rooms.

  • Does The Olive Branch provide a shuttle service?

    No, Please contact the hotel for more information.

  • Does The Olive Branch have a swimming pool?

    No, The Olive Branch does not have a swimming pool.

  • Does The Olive Branch have free Wi-Fi?

    No, The Olive Branch does not offer free Wi-Fi.

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