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The Barton Cross Hotel

Huxham, Stoke Canon, Exeter EX5 4EJ, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Exeter, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Difficult not to like the place ........agree with most that the dining experience is very good with an extensive affordable wine list and affable atmosphere. Again with others I feel the bed and breakfast is overpriced.....the breakfast is very good but the rooms are crying out for introduction facility wise into the present day .Overall at these prices I would... More 

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a fantastic find! When asked for the vegetarian option - we didn't get the usual humdrum risotto - but were amazed by the inventive selection! We initially booked as they accommodate dogs and it isn't very far from Exeter. Will definitely be visiting again.

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Bridlington, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Off the beaten track, but well worth setting the sat nav for your visit. This quaint thatched hotel provided great food in attractive surroundings. Our room was large and well equipped, and had its own patio.

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Devon, England
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

After years of eating at Barton Cross we had another birthday celebration here last night. The chef is wonderfully imaginative - the food is always superb. Add to this a lovely ambience and an always-friendly welcome - and you just can't go wrong. We have eaten in many restaurants in the region, nationally and abroad and the Barton Cross experience... More 

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Munich, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 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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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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 185 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
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 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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