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ABode Exeter

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Cathedral Yard, Exeter EX1 1HD, England (Formerly Royal Clarence Hotel)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Somerset, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Abode at Exeter was the perfect choice for our first wedding anniversary. The staff are friendly and helpful and made us very welcome. When we arrived our room had been upgraded and there were chocolates and a red rose on the bed. We had booked into Michael Caines restaurant where we enjoyed a superb meal served by friendly and... More

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Fleet, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Situated right on the Cathedral green, you can't get any better in this city. The font of house staff were very friendly and accommodating, and quirky lift up to room! If you choose the stairs then make sure you are sober, as they go at all angles due to the age of the building!! The room was......adequate. At least there... More

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London, United Kingdom
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75 reviews 75 reviews
26 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Decided to schlepp down here at very short notice, as London over Bank Holiday did not appeal (I might even have been tempted to go and get "shanked" at "Carnival"!). I tend to go for the better rooms so booked a small suite. Largest bed I have ever seen; their was a roll-top, free-standing bath in the bedroom plus a... More

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Lytham
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I was so disappointed with this stay. It was our 11th anniversary treat and because I wanted to eat at Michaels restaurant we booked in to the hotel so we were on site. The pictures of the bed in the standard room are very deceiving. They look like super king, which is what I have at home and talk about... More

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General M, General Manager at ABode Exeter, responded to this review

Dear ‘Claire-Louise C’ Thank you for taking the time to write a review following you most recent stay. I’m sorry to hear that we fell short in couple of areas during your short break with us but really pleased to hear you enjoyed your meal and felt all of my team offered a high level of service. The bedrooms dependent... More

London, United Kingdom
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86 reviews 86 reviews
40 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very tempted to only give this hotel three stars, but the friendliness and enthusiasm of the staff lift it to four. Also, not complaining at all about the price, especially given the central location. As for the room, I would describe it as compact. I have started in similar sized rooms before without complaint, but unfortunately this one doesn't make... More

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General M, General Manager at ABode Exeter, responded to this review

Dear ‘David M’ Thank you on behalf of the Brownsword family for your review following your recent stay. Our Comfortable Room’s are in general small but vary in size, in general the higher the category the larger the room. All the rooms have wardrobes for hanging space. Thank you for your comments regarding our team here in Exeter , it... More

West Yorkshire England
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121 reviews 121 reviews
89 hotel reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is exquisitely situated in the centre of Exeter directly opposite the cathedral. We had a three night package of dinner, bed and breakfast. This sounded good but, in practical terms, it meant two courses from a very limited menu (and the same each day) taken in a café environment - plus, of course an "optional" service charge. But,... More

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General M, General Manager at ABode Exeter, responded to this review

Dear ‘hibees43’ Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I’m sorry to hear you were disappointed by the room size and pricing in the hotel. We have a number of different category rooms and are some of the cheaper Comfortable Rooms are on the small size. The wine in the Champagne bar starts at £6.25, wine in... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for 1 week. Room 303 is a standard room and although has no view to speak of is a very comfortable room. Lovely soft bed, good sized shower room, and ample cupboard space. Room was serviced beautifully every day. Staff at the Abode professional and more than helpful. Breakfast was very nice with good choice on menu. Hotel... More

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General M, General Manager at ABode Exeter, responded to this review

Dear ‘Sagriffiths’ Thank you for your review, I so pleased you enjoyed all aspects of your stay and looking to return and particularly pleasing to hear such positive comments regarding my Team in Exeter. I look forward to welcoming you back in the New Year. Many thanks Matt Collins General Manager More

Reading, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked this hotel last minute after a terrible night in another Exeter Hotel. The contrast was immediate. Professional and helpful staff at the desk, big lovely room, clean and quiet. Location to die for just across from the Cathedral. Due to its age and location there is no on site car park but you can unload in front of... More

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General M, General Manager at ABode Exeter, responded to this review

Dear ‘balmore0’ Thank you so much for such a lovely review and for sharing your comments regarding my team. We are all so pleased you enjoyed your most recent stay and hope that we will be able to welcome you back in the future. Many thanks Matt Collins General Manager More

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always an incredible stay at the Abode Friendly hotel service and staff wonderful comforts from the room with a view spotless and clean and just overall a lovely stay Always chose the Abode when visiting Exeter

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General M, General Manager at ABode Exeter, responded to this review

Dear ‘BeachBumsumm…’ Thank you for such a nice review, it is always good to hear that our returning guests enjoy their return visits as much as the first. I look forward to welcoming you back in the furture. Many thanks Matt Collins General Manager More

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29 reviews 29 reviews
25 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First if you have luggage and exit the train station do take a taxi if you are geriatric and slightly disabled. I listened to a well meaning local and got misinformation. The hotel is off the Cathedral yard and much of the area around it is pedestrianised, but there is vehicle access and my advice would be to take it.... More

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Address: Cathedral Yard, Exeter EX1 1HD, England (Formerly Royal Clarence Hotel)
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Exeter
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — ABode Exeter 4*
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