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Raffles Hotel

4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   11 Blackall Road, Exeter EX4 4HD, England
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Raffles Hotel
Ranked #7 of 71 Exeter B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Antwerp - Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Richard , the owner and Jane , the housekeeper , run together this nice Victorian hotel. Rooms are excellent , furniture is in style and both try their very best to make you feel at home. You need to appreciate the humor of Jane . Breakfast excellent with wide variety of choices .

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Retford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Raffles is a beautiful b&b with lots of character. It has been decorated with great care and good taste. We were late in arriving and Richard was very helpful to us. Our double room at the front of the house was immaculately clean, pretty and comfortable. The breakfast was served in a delightful dining room and was good. The housekeeper... More

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Hereford
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Raffles is a beautiful old Victorian house just a few minutes walk from the city centre. Richard who greeted my wife and I on our arrival was very hospitable, the rooms are spacious and immaculately clean. Breakfast is ample and very tasty. Parking is available at the rear of the house. We have already booked a return for June. Highly... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Starting our two-week trip in England in Exeter late April, we were well inspired to stay at Raffles. It was a good omen to begin our journey in this lovely B&B for which we have only positive comments. Not only did we get a warm welcome from Jane and Richard; we enjoyed a large and well-lit room, a comfortable bed,... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Spent a very pleasant night here when visiting our daughter at the university. The room was spotless, toiletries good and breakfast very tasty. The welcome from the house keeper was well done and informative. Wifi was fairly newly installed and a bit flaky but I'm sure that will improve after a visit or two from BT. One word of warning... More

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Just spent the weekend in Exeter, staying at Raffles. We had the attic room with a large bathroom which was spotlessly clean and nicely decorated. Richard was friendly and encouraged us to come and go as we pleased, the breakfasts were plentiful. The hotel itself is very near the centre of Exeter, yet the area feels very quiet considering it... More

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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

I am a regular visitor to Raffles. I return time and time again because of the warmth of the welcome, the spotlessness and elegance of the rooms and sumptuousness of the breakfast. All my stays have been enjoyable and easy. Any issues that I may have are always quickly and attentively resolved. I really cannot recommend Raffles enough.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013 via mobile

The hotel itself is very good value for the location. It's a family run business so you really feel how personal the hotel is, and feel comfortable. It has everything expected of a good hotel. The only problem I encountered was that the windows were not double glazed. It is an old house and they are trying to keep it... More

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Thornbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

Me and my family travel with a small dog and finding somewhere to stay is difficult. Raffles staff was amazingly friendly and made us feel like we were at home. I would definitely recommend to home stile seekers!

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

I had specifically booked a double room and they had confirmed the booking but on arrival they showed me to a twin because someone else wanted my double. I could have just about put up with their narrow beds but the strong smell of paint would have given me a headache. The low score is not for them trying to... More

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Address: 11 Blackall Road, Exeter EX4 4HD, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Exeter
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Raffles Hotel 4*
Also Known As:
Raffles Hotel Exeter, Devon

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Raffles offers you four star Hotel accommodation in the centre of Exeter. The Victorian town house retains many of it's original features, is beautifully decorated with period furniture throughout. The rooms are attractive and spacious and are fully en-suite. We provide you with a fantastic breakfast, using organic produce wherever possible. With more than thirty years experience at Raffles we believe we know how to provide you with excellant friendly and genuine service. We look forward to seeing you soon. ... more   less 
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