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The Barton Cross Hotel

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Huxham, Stoke Canon, Exeter EX5 4EJ, England
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Munich, Germany
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

We chose this place because on our trip to England we had London scheduled as our first stop before travelling on to Devon, and we thought it might be a good idea to have a peaceful place after the bustling capital. We were certainly not disappointed. I can't decide what I liked most about the place - the warm welcome,... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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68 reviews 68 reviews
25 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

We had our wedding reception here and come back every year for our anniversary. The Barton Cross is a real gem tucked away in the countryside. If you want a white & bright modern establishment where you're in and out within an hour or two this ISN'T the place for you....if you want a warm cosy atmosphere where you can... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

My wife, her sister, and I spent three nights at the Barton Cross in late August 2014. We found it utterly charming, comfortable, clean, and quiet. Our host, Brian, was most helpful in explaining how to get from the hotel's rather remote location to several places we wanted to go without going through the heart of Exeter. The dinners were... More 

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Staffs. UK.
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116 hotel reviews
165 helpful votes 165 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Stayed here while working in the area - turning off the M5 at Cullompton you seem to travel down miles of narrow lanes then eventually find the middle of nowhere - where this old thatched hotel nestles ! Yes the decor is dated but it's full of old English charm - and you get a friendly welcome from the owner.... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Beautiful and quiet environment! Cosy room! Warm and friendly hospitality! It's a fantastic hotel for anybody who just want a quiet holiday far away from city and crows. Old style but beautiful and clean properties. Small but lovely garden and huge harm nearby definitely add a lot credit to this hotel.

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London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
12 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Although there are still plenty of signs of flooding it is slowly disappearing. Barton Cross has suffered a little but is still open for business . We had a warm welcome and a cosy pre-dinner drink in the well stocked but homely bar. Dinner was very good and an imaginative menu, scallops in a coconut curry followed by chicken breast... More 

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Crediton, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

This is really a hidden gem for food near Exeter. Celebrating my mum's birthday this weekend with friends we had yet another fantastic evening here. Brian is a perfect host. Extensive wine list to suit all tastes/pockets. Starting with nibbles in the bar (freshly made by chef) then a choice of starters. We opted for scallops with coconut curry, ham... More 

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Devon, England
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10 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

A warm welcome, cosy ambience, great attention to detail and food that never disappoints. Brian really does get it right! I've lost count of the number of times we have eaten at Barton Cross, and we've also stayed overnight when we don't wish to drive the few miles home. It's been our favourite venue for years.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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25 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

We've been coming here for many years - we had our wedding reception here and come back for our anniversary meal every year.. We have never been disappointed with the ambience and the amazing food. In winter it is always so nice to walk into a cosy lounge area with a roaring fire. The welcome is warm and it is... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

Fab food and personal service. Evening dinner excellent (all 3 courses equally good, homemade bread), breakfast was one of the best full English's we have had for ages. Room comfy with good facilities, even welcomed our dog and gave us a room with French windows so we had easy access to outside. The décor maybe dated and quirky and not... More 

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