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Great Western Hotel

St. David's Station Approach, Exeter EX4 4NU, England
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Rating summary
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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basildon
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

a very dated hotel but ideally situated next to the main railway station in Exeter. surprisingly there was no noise from that direction, and my wife and I slept like logs, but didn't wake up in the fireplace. lol. the food was great and the bars were well stocked with popular local ales. the icing on the cake was the... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Rude staff - unhelpful and abrupt Bad value - totally overpriced Run down (see photos). Wall paper peeling, mouldy pipe, threadbare carpets, very old decor, stains Not enough hot water - weak shower flow Damp smell on staircase No parking included Contractors use - noisy with doors slamming with some shouting during visit.

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Baughurst, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Booked 2 rooms for 2 nights to attend family wedding in the area, but experience was summed up by us checking-out after 1 night and demanding full refund for the extra night and part refund for the one night we did stay. Whole place is in an awful state of repair including mould in places and many electrical outlets hanging... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Like most the reviews here I was shocked with general decoration of the hotel, arrived in my room very old fashioned but it was clean, shower and tv worked fine and bed was comfortable. On the plus side all the young staff that worked there was extremely helpful and and couldn't do enough to keep me happy. Breakfast was decent... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

This is sad as this is one of my favourite "older hotels" It is declining and needs a major refurbishment and a review of prices to compete with the new Premier Inn nearly next door. The bar is still a very positive part with good beers well kept by knowledgeable staff and breakfast was also welcome presented. Please restore ithe... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

This place was ok room was ok bit cramped staff friendly and helpful, typically old worn out tired building. ok for stop over. Food was mostly sold out in the bar, breakfast was very good, weatherspoons across the road for better food,

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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We were travelling to cornwall and needed an overnight stay to break the journey up a bit. We booked online and the booking process was very easy-2 twin rooms, very close to each other as we requested. The 2 rooms (2adults, 2 children, 1baby) for the 1 night was £124 which was £14 cheaper then the price quoted by the... More

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St Neots
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

The hotel is a stones throw from st David's station so ideal if you have a stop over to catch an early morning train. We drove into Exeter which meant either parking in the station car park (£7.80 -and not clear if that was for a full 24h or we would have to pay again after midnight) or on the... More

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York, United Kingdom
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82 reviews 82 reviews
16 hotel reviews
335 helpful votes 335 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Popped in here with the wife after watching a football match as an away fan at Exeter and although I had my colours on, we were made to feel more than welcome. we had a few lovely real ales and sat at the bar chatting to the nice friendly staff. We did not stay overnight as we booked a train... More

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Moscow, Russia
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59 reviews 59 reviews
23 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I stayed for a few days in August 2014. It's a cheap hotel with a decent breakfast included, good wifi connection (even on the top floor) and not far from the Town Centre but there are downsides. For me this included: a) the decor of the room being tired b) the shower sometimes stiopping completely (I think when people on... More

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Address: St. David's Station Approach, Exeter EX4 4NU, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Exeter
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 35
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Great Western Exeter
Great Western Hotel Exeter, Devon

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