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Great Western Hotel

St. David's Station Approach, Exeter EX4 4NU, England
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  • 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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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 3 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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80 reviews 80 reviews
16 hotel reviews
321 helpful votes 321 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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57 reviews 57 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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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

I have stayed at this hotel many times and it has got it's faults. The one thing in it's favour it is cheap and so close to Exeter St Davids, so handy when travelling by train. We were on the 3rd floor and it is so off putting going up the stairs past the 1st floor when the wallpaper is... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

In it's heyday, The Great Western Hotel was doubtless a 'proper place' to stay and adjacent Exeter St David's Railway Station. Pictures of steam engines hang on the paneled walls in downstairs public spaces, and are suitably lined - in, with regency red highlight. The carpet is fully fitted ; the bar is cosey, and the dining room is clean... More

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Address: St. David's Station Approach, Exeter EX4 4NU, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Exeter
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Great Western Hotel Exeter, Devon

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