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The City Gate Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Iron Bridge | Lower North Street, Exeter EX4 3RB , England
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Ranked #25 of 30 Hotels in Exeter
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for 2 nights over a weekend. Staff were welcoming and friendly. Room perfectly acceptable. Bed comfortable. Look this place isn't a 5 star swank palace but it's warm, comfortable and more than adequate for a short stay in or around Exeter. The only two things to take into consideration is (a) the lack of a lift so if you... More

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47 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ended up in the City Gate last night. The beer there is well kept, always. However, we decided (5 of us) to have a bar meal. Of the 5, one was said to be very good, two 'OK' but not great and 2 were simply dreadful. A lasagne was so overcooked, it couldn't be cut trough with a knife... More

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Bridgwater, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
27 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the outside the hotel does not look that appealing, However it was very good, The room was very nice except for the windows and wash basin, which was badly stained, need replacing. I did mention this to the receptionist, she was aware of it and said repairs were due to be carried out soon. Great location near to city... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Having stayed in various pubs, I have to say for value for money this was one of the best. Small things make a difference and the location is great. The staff were friendly and the rooms were nice and clean with a fantastic bathroom. We will be staying next year ;)

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
17 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

I first contacted the company about the state of this place as I am a shareholder, but I think tripadvisor users should be aware. Check in was fine but the room had a string of problems, not all of which were immediately obvious. I have a portfolio of photos of the issues and have added some here. To mention a... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

My partner and I stayed at the City Gate Hotel for one night mid-week in August. The hotel was easy to find and check-in was very efficient. Only slight issue was the lack of parking, but this was made clear on booking. The double room was a good size. It was clean with a fairly modern design and decoration. We... More

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Neath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We stayed here in July what a fab place staff all lovley garden stunning food lush room good size only one thing as a bad point bed to hard but apart from that we had a fab stay and will defo use again recommended to all 5*****

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24 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

stayed here over the weekend and was pleasantly surprised by the place Rather old fashioned exterior and bar interior, very spacious lounge/garden out back Our room appeared to be recently refurbished, very comfortable bed and bedding Bathroom a bit tired, not very clean great location for city sightseeing

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Leeds (Kent), United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I stayed at the City Gate hotel over the weekend. The best part was the beer garden, it is definitely one of Exeter's hidden treasures. The turtles in the pond are a cute addition. The rooms could have done with some new curtains as they did look like they were on their last legs but the beds were very comfy... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Returned yesterday from Exeter having stayed at City Gate Hotel with our son and his two boys aged 5 and 3. My husband and I are senior citizens and the hotel catered for us all extremely well. We were made to feel most welcome and the rooms were lovely. The pub grub suited us and the beer garden was absolutely... More

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Address: Iron Bridge | Lower North Street, Exeter EX4 3RB , England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Exeter
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The City Gate Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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