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Southernhay House Hotel

#15 of 31 Hotels in Exeter
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36 Southernhay East, Exeter EX1 1NX, England
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here for cocktails before Christmas and we were treated badly, slow service at the bar and then moved 3 times once we found somewhere to sit in the room next to the bar (although the cocktails were lovely) the member of staff in this room was extremely rude considering we were paying customers. As the hotel is situated in... More 

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exeter
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38 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited on the recommendation of the registrar following my recent marriage. Friendly welcome and lady behind the bar made an excellent recommendation for a coktail for my partner. Chatted about the hotel and took some photos for us on our special day. Felt very relaxed and comfortable and the coktails were excellent.

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Oxford
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I wasn't going to write a review since I didn't actually stay here in the end, but decided might help others to share my booking experience. I planned a two-night stay in Exeter and booked on this hotel's website, which informed me that I was eligible for a weekend rate of £200. I booked this and received a confirmation email... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Second New Years Eve we have stayed and impressed yet again. We stayed in Sugar and the room was enormous with a very comfy bed and the huge bath. Luckily this year there was no Spanish theme night so no noise from downstairs. Breakfast next morning was very tasty with the scrambled egg being excellent We were able to park... More 

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96 reviews
27 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016

Hotel looked lovely all lit up and the Location is excellent a short walk to the shops and Xmas market. Ivory bedroom was spacious and the bathroom very impressive lovely towels robes and products , the only thing were the whacking great dirty black stains all over the carpet mentioned by previous reviewers. I would be embarrassed to show someone... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

The hotel is located in the city centre and is full of character and charm. However, lack of parking facilities makes it difficult and expensive. The bar staff were extremely rude and unhelpful, not what you would expect from this type of establishment.

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

This is a very nice hotel with lovely rooms and staff. Parking is difficult as you have to park on road or a nearby NCP. We were unlucky as our room was above a function room that hosted a very rowdy 50th birthday party until gone 2am. I would ask for a room on the upper floor to avoid the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

We stayed here for one night due to visiting our daughter at the University. SHH was chosen because of its location being a short walk to the Cathedral and Christmas market with all the shops and restaurants. At the time of booking we knew the parking was going to be a slight issue but the Hotel have an agreement with... More 

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Stroud, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

We were unable to travel to Burgh Island due to adverse weather and so were booked into Southernhay (Burgh Islands sister hotel) for one night. We were allocated Ivory which was a large room with enormous bathroom to the rear of the hotel. Well decorated with all the amenities to be expected from a top end city hotel including underfloor... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

My friend and I had a one nights stay to visit our children both of whom are at Exeter university .The hotel was lovely - great quirky decor ,beautiful bar area , and very efficient and friendly staff . I stayed in the Spice room - decor was quirky and so nice not to have standard hotel decor !We had... More 

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