We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 1 Stoke Canon hotels

The Barton Cross Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Huxham, Stoke Canon, Exeter EX5 4EJ, England
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added The Barton Cross Hotel to your Saves list
The Barton Cross Hotel
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 6 more sites!
88%
Ranked #1 of 1 hotels in Stoke Canon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
A recent review
5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
JBeuks Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
  • Overview
  • Reviews (51)
  • Photos (27)
  • Amenities
  • Q&A
  • Room tips (7)
  • Location
  • More
Write a Review

51 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    28
    17
    2
    1
    3
See reviews for
11
18
4
11
Rating summary
  • 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
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (7)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Staffs. UK.
Top Contributor
316 reviews 316 reviews
92 hotel reviews
103 helpful votes 103 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

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
12 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Crediton, United Kingdom
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Devon, England
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Exeter, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
24 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 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

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Derby, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 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

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

Unfortunately we only stayed one night in this lovely hotel. Everything was very welcoming and the owner could not have been more helpful (organising early breakfast for us as it was my daughters graduation). The evening meal was a wonderful experience fabulous food and a great vegaterian menu as well. The family room we had (for 3 adults) was spacious... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
London
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

We stayed here September 2013 and had a fantastic time. The rooms do need a bit of cosmetic updating but they're quite retro and cosy feeling. The layout is brilliant for young families. My husband and I were able to enjoy a lovely meal in the restaurant and our bedroom was in plain view and so close we kept popping... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage The Barton Cross Hotel, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to The Barton Cross Hotel? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about The Barton Cross Hotel

Address: Huxham, Stoke Canon, Exeter EX5 4EJ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Exeter > Stoke Canon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Barton Cross Hotel 3*
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Hotels.com, Expedia, Travelocity, Priceline, Tingo, Hotel.de, BookingOdigeoWL and Venere so you can book your The Barton Cross Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Barton Cross Hotel

27 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (18)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (3)
Viewed
Room/suite (7)
Viewed
Bathroom (2)
Viewed
View from room (1)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Other (4)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (10)
Viewed
Dining (2)
Viewed
Other (8)

Amenities

Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Airport Transportation
Hotel Class
Number of rooms
9

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from The Barton Cross Hotel staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travelers prefer