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Sandygate, Exeter EX2 7LJ, England
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Blue Ball Inn
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Ranked #31 of 72 Exeter B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Delightful setting and atmosphere on a winters day, warm friendly atmosphere, polite efficient service. Good traditional pub food with homemade desserts, local ice cream or clotted cream with the crust. Price was reasonable and very fair for what was served.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having visited tonight with a number of friends for dinner, a few of us left very dissapointed. I speak only for my meal, i ordered fish cake to start which was a reasonable crack at a haddock & crab cake, though i could find no evidence of crab, pea puree was lovely though. I followed this with the rack of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

We stayed here for 5 nights in room 4 for a trade show. The room was clean and tidy. The bathroom was spotless and the shower was fantastic. We had a flat screen TV and tea/coffee facilities. I couldn't fault the staff, very friendly and attentive. The food in the restaurant is really good, with large portions. If I ever... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

This would be at least our third visit to this lovely little inn. We often stop here on our way down to Bude due to the long journey and our room is always ready and they always have a table free for us to have our dinner. The food was lovely and so was the room. The bed was really... More 

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Essex, UK
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70 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Spent 2 nights here on a trip to watch the rugby. The location of this pub is superb for Sandy Park, 10 minute walk. The car park was free. Room was clean and comfortable and manager went to a lot of trouble to replace a missing hairdryer and remote for the TV All the staff were helpful and friendly. The... More 

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Drogheda, Ireland
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8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We decided to stay here when over for the Rugby because of its proximity to the stadium and easy access from the motorway, but the Blue Ball has much more to offer. Room was comfortable, clean and tidy with a great shower. We stayed in room 4 which had a nice double and single bed. Bar / restaurant offers a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Last weekend was my second visit in as many weeks and we weren't disappointed. We were a party of 6 and every single plate was clean save for a bit of garnish! The belly pork went down incredibly well and the venison burger was delicious. Prices are fair with most meals around £10 and it's worth every penny. Next time... More 

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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33 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

This is our fourth return to the Blue Ball and just as good as ever we had booked all 4 rooms for our party. We choose to stay here whenever we are down to watch our team play rugby, shame we didn't get the right result this time. Couldn't check in prior to match but not a problem as we... More 

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Exeter, England, United Kingdom
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10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We managed to squeeze twelve of us in for a late lunch at the Blue Ball and were all really pleased with our welcome; taking our drinks orders once we were sat down was a good step and avoided clogging up the bar. We had pre-ordered so everything was pretty quick and the food all arrived within moments of each... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

After a very busy day enjoying an exhibition at Westpoint, the last stall holder we spoke to suggested The Blue Ball Inn as we mentioned we were starving & disappointed to miss the hot food at the show! Well we were amazed to see so many people and cars parked that we almost didn't stop! After all we were hungry!!... More 

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Address: Sandygate, Exeter EX2 7LJ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Exeter
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 4
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Blue Ball Hotel Exeter
Blue Ball Inn Exeter, Devon

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