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St. Olaves Court

Mary Arches Street, Exeter EX4 3AZ, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Sawbridgeworth, England, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We started holidaying in Cornwall 12 years ago and as we live in Hertfordshire decided to break the journey with an overnight stay in Exeter. I found St. Olaves on the internet and we enjoyed the experience so much we have come twice a year every year ever since. It has been part of our holiday that we wouldn't want... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Booked for a party of 13 for my sisters hen do. From the beginning the communication from the hotel was minimal, no confirmation was sent through etc. I phoned up to ask if it would be possible to have a room in which the hens could congregate, for quizzes etc. I was told this would be no problem as there... More 

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United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

At a time when hotels from Dubai to Los Angeles all seem much the same, this one is different and has real character. We found the hotel to be beautiful in its style and fashion and the service to be excellent. We can very strongly recommend it. (Prof.) Frederick Toates (Dr.) Olga Coschug-Toates

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Beautiful bedroom, fantastic staff, brilliant breakfast, town centre parking. Within 5 minutes walk to Exeter Cathedral. I cannot praise this fabulous hotel highly enough. It was just perfect. The range of shopping in Exeter was a pleasant surprise along with quaint old alleys and attractive boutiques, restaurants, museums and pubs with the area around the cathedral as a star attraction... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We were transfered to this hotel after a cheaper hotel double booked us im glad they paid difference as we surely wouldnt of rooms etc were in a very bad state of repair bed broken and windows filthy etc etc really not worth the price ! Wont stay again !

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

A relaxing laid back hotel, slightly tired more shabby than shabby chic but nonetheless enjoyable very nice breakfast.well cooked and lots of choice . Friendly staff very helpful. Restaurant closed on Sunday evening so cannot comment on the standard of evening menu. Slept well as our room was in a quiet situation overlooking the garden and medieval building. Parking available... More 

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Wells, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Spent the weekend in Exeter relaxing, with the help of the delightful St Olaves Hotel. Great location in the city centre with free parking (invaluable). The room was first class, all mod cons, the staff were helpful and the service superb. The breakfast was superb in a comfortable and relaxing environment, then, late morning simply relax in the lounge with... More 

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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

My wife and I stayed for one night while passing through the area. We'd last used this hotel about 18 years and two owners ago! It was as nice as we remembered it, with some improvements. The convenience of a car park in a city centre is well worth a good rating. The hotel is ideally situated for pottering about... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

If you like quirky, then you'll love this hotel. It is nothing like the photo on the website (a clever use of lens methinks) but it IS a tucked away gem of a place in the middle of Exeter city. There is a small quadrangle of ground for "first come first served" parking bays, that is in turn surrounded by... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

This hotel interior is very comfortable for a tourist stay of 2 nights. Breakfast is exceptionally good; I did not realize how good until I compared it to offerings at other B&B hotels. The hotel exterior is a bit shabby and there was construction to extend a section of the hotel, but that did not interfere with our stay. When... More 

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