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The Magdalen Chapter

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Magdalen Street, Exeter EX2 4HY, England
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Ranked #7 of 30 Hotels in Exeter
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Having stayed at this hotel a great many times during its time as the Barcelona and enjoyed everyone Now living in Exeter we decided to try dinner on Christmas Eve unfortunately the staff and the hotel were totally bland, no welcome at reception which is tucked away, the bar staff did their job with the bare minimum of contact, restaurant... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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143 reviews 143 reviews
42 hotel reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice welcome by reception staff. Shown facilities & escorted to the spa. Lovely massage & then use of the inside/outside pool. Changing rooms clean with many lockers. After enjoying the relaxing swim we had a delicious lunch in the bistro restaurant. Wine with lunch cost extra but that was no problem. Staff were friendly and professional. Would definitely recommend &... More 

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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't be put off by the fact that this is a hotel! They have a very spacious and comfortable lounge bar with knowledgable staff to cater for all your drinks requirements. The restaurant is good for couples, friends or work colleagues. Modern British quinine on a par with the best the rest of Exeter has to offer. In the summer... More 

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42 reviews 42 reviews
4 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Upgraded to feature room (free) on arrival. Lovely big room (120) overlooking gardens, high ceilings, relaxing colour scheme, VERY quiet, complimentary mini bar, espresso machine..... I could go on and on. Log fires throughout downstairs rooms, lovely staff, very efficient. The highlight was swimming out from the fire room where the huge wood burner heats the jacuzzi, into the warm... More 

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37 reviews 37 reviews
30 hotel reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed on business in December 2014. This hotel was an old hospital which has been entirely updated. The halls are NOT musty, the floors do NOT creek, the doors, walls and ceilings are freshly painted and immaculate. We had a pleasant dinner (including a vegan menu - ask for it!), and a reasonable (included) breakfast. I didn't get to try... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I love this hotel. I have stayed here many times and have used it as a day guest even more. It's perfectly located, friendly, fun, professional and everything they do they do well. I would also like to mention the restaurant staff who served us today...they were absolutely wonderful with our 'special' requests! Thank you!

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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23 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recently visited here for a business lunch and promised myself that when I was next in Exeter I would stay here - I was not disappointed. The staff are very friendly and efficient - the room quirky but lovely. I was given a complementary upgrade on arrival which was a really nice touch. Both dinner and breakfast were excellent... More 

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2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had booked a single room but was upgraded to a standard room. Not a good move. The room was poky,the ceiling sloped so that one had to be careful. The bathroom was minute,not helped by an unnecessarily protruding wash basin.there was a more convenient one outside. The breakfast was fair with awful toast. An unnecessary iPad was provided but... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked this for a mini honeymoon for my husband and I after our wedding. I rarely write reviews but given how positive everything is on here and the disappointment we felt I wanted to share our experience. The positives: The staff were very friendly and courteous at all times. I cannot fault their professional approach The hotel does have... More 

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Woodbury, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
16 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a rare Sunday night away whilst the grandparents babysat. From the moment we entered the hotel we felt pampered. The staff were very welcoming and happy to help. We were given an ipad on check in which enables you to order room service, play music in your room and some other things that we didn't look into. We... More 

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FionaMoores, General Manager at The Magdalen Chapter, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay. It is indeed nice to get a night away from the kids so I am really pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you felt pampered. Thank you for bringing the clicking noise to our attention our maintenance team has now sorted this to ensure there... More 

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Address: Magdalen Street, Exeter EX2 4HY, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Exeter
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Magdalen Chapter 4*
Number of rooms: 59
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#1 Luxury Hotel in Exeter

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