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Southernhay House Hotel

36 Southernhay East, Exeter EX1 1NX, England
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely stay. Great location and excellent service. Nice enough to let us leave car there even after check out. Great price too and perfect for exploring Exeter. To improve - frosted toilet doors / better extractor fan. Superb in the whole including great food.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Southernhay House was a wonderful relief after staying in a fairly terrible place the night before while on a tour of the south west. We stayed in Ivory, which is very nice. Some rooms have bathrooms that aren't completely separate from the bedroom, I gather from previous reviews, but their website makes it very clear which rooms fall into this... More 

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

We were invited here by a friend celebrating his 50th birthday. The venue is an amazing place to meet friends and dine at. We initially met in the quirky bar area and afterwards we were shown to our own private dining room that sat around 12 of us. The food was delicious and service was excellent. If you are looking... More 

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Ermington
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

At £75 per head we experienced Christmas lunch. It was the worst Christmas lunch I have ever had. The food was dire. The hotel was cold, no attempt, apart from Christmas crackers, had been made to provide any festive atmosphere. Complaints about the stewed vegetables and rock hard roast potatoes resulted in frozen vegetables being provided. The uneaten lunch was... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

My husband I visited in December and must say I was pretty disappointed in our room. Our room was very musty and damp. The shower set up was very poor. The owners are obviously aware of it as there was a note hanging on the wall. Very difficult to have a shower so close to the carpet and not get... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

My boyfriend and I decided to go away for a night in Devon and randomly chose SH for our stay. We had the tulip room which was so stunning, very clean, lovely decor, very classic and in keeping with the building with a quirky and modern twist. Decadent bathroom with huge bath, twin vanity units, shower, heated floors and heaps... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We stayed here for one night in September I was rather nervous about the bathroom arrangements having read some of the reviews on Tripadvisor however we had a fully separate bathroom (we did book one of the more expensive rooms). The bedroom and bathroom décor was beautiful although the seating area was not particularly comfortable. Fresh milk was delivered immediately... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Booked one of the expensive rooms as a surprise for my wife. She used to work there when it was the offices of an accounting firm. Quick and friendly check in and the room (Tulip) was stunning. The bed is huge and the free standing bath a real eye catcher. The bed was comfortable and we had a good nights... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 via mobile

Having stayed at Burgh Island we were curious to see if this 'sister' hotel lived up to the same standard which it did but in a very different way. Set out as a gentlemans residence it does not have the thirties ambiance but is more redolent of the British Raj.

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Stroud, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We stayed as a close friend held their birthday dinner in the private dining room. Our room - Sugar was large spacious and the bathroom was excellent with a deep stand alone bath. Hotel location is excellent as it is very close to the town centre. The dinner was fantastic with really good food and service. So perfect you say.... More 

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Address: 36 Southernhay East, Exeter EX1 1NX, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Exeter
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 10
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