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The Square | Whimple, Exeter EX5 2SL, England
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Ranked #16 of 71 Exeter B&B and Inns
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A fantastic place to stay and only a 5 minute drive from the airport. The rooms are clean, quiet and comfy making it an ideal place to study and sleep. Jan and John couldn't be more hospitable and the breakfast in the morning is outstanding. There are two good local pubs for an evening meal or there's a fridge and... More

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Formby, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014 via mobile

Just enjoyed a quiet weekend stay in Whimple,John & jan our perfect hosts made us feel at home from the start. Following a good nights sleep we were treated to a breakfast you can only dream of, setting us up for the day. Thank you will see you again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014 via mobile

Like a few others, I stayed at The Jays whilst completing a training course at Exeter Airport. Location-wise, it is perfect, only five minutes from the airport. John and Jan are superb hosts and made me feel truly welcome. The room was full of character and the bed was really comfortable and there was a terrific wifi connection. The breakfasts... More

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Bazouges-La-Perouse, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

We were looking for a B & B in Whimple for two nights in August and The Jayes was recommended. We were so pleased we chose this charming B & B. Jan & John the owners are lovely warm people and nothing was too much trouble for them. The room we had was very comfortable and clean and the choice... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

I had the privilege of spending 5 nights at The Jays whilst I did some exams at Exeter Airport. Jan and John were brilliant hosts and couldn't have been more welcoming. The village of Whimple has very little mobile phone signal but luckily this B&B has superfast wi-fi so sending iMessage's or using skype was possible. Breakfast was great and... More

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012

Jan and John are brilliant hosts and make you feel at home! Really nice cottage home with loads of character. It is in the centre of Whimple right by a shop and two pubs. Bedrooms were cosy and had a great nights sleep. The breakfast in the morning was made to order, very filling and very tasty! Overall a very... More

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Derby
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2012

2nd time I've stayed here and Jan and John could not be more welcoming. Feels like I'm staying with friends rather than at a B & B. Breakfast is always delicious and with a great choice. Couldn't get enough of the homemade jams! Stayed in the same bedroom as last time and couldn't wait to get into the comfiest bed... More

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Bucknell, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2012

Sorry not to be more inventive but the previous reviewer says it all. A delightful B&B run by a delightful couple. Wonderful breakfasts to set you up for the day. The Jays is in the centre of a busy village but still exudes an air of calm and quiet. Having previously sampled food at both village pubs we were not... More

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2011

Jan and John were brilliantly welcoming hosts and run a really great B&B. You get a comfortable room, delicious breakfast (made to order by John) and free WiFi. I chose this B&B as it was relatively close to Escot Park in Devon, home of The Levellers' Beautiful Days festival. John very kindly drove me to the Festival each day after... More

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Address: The Square | Whimple, Exeter EX5 2SL, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Exeter
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Ranked #16 of 71 B&Bs / Inns in Exeter
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The Jays Exeter, Devon

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