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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 29 hotels in Exeter
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014
SillyMule Leeds (Kent), United Kingdom
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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
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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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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Exeter, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We didn't stay at the hotel so can't comment on the rooms etc but recently attended a party at one of the function rooms,I've never been more shocked,the owner/manager? Was the most rudest/ignorant lady I've ever met,the waitresses wasn't much better.ive lived in Exeter all my life and I've never experienced anything like this.WE WILL NOT BE COMING AGAIN !

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7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Central excellent location and although there is no parking on site the multi storey car park across the road was fine and fairly priced for secure overnight parking. We just spent the 1 night here whilst going to see a band at the Phoenix, staff were helpful and the room was comfy and quiet, the City Gate being a pub... More

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Uttoxeter, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Stayed here on a Monday night for work. The young staff were helpful, friendly, and patient. We'd planned to explore the city centre, but were tired when we arrived, and it was raining, and the bar area looked so welcoming we stayed in - and were glad we did. We sat on a comfortable sofa in the warm conservatory and... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

We have just spent 2 nights here and thoroughly recommend it. A really warm welcome, enormous room that was very clean with big wardrobe, tea/coffee making, iron, hairdryer etc. Really helpful staff, called taxis etc. Good breakfast and very reasonable cost - we had a Young's voucher so got free breakfast and a few quid off the room cost. Would... More

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8 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Initial impressions were ok. Very good location close to everything and the staff were very welcoming. The room seemed spacious and although tired looked ok. There was quite a lot of traffic noise but as a city centre hotel I expected this and it didn't bother me. Unfortunately the bed was dreadful, saggy with a huge dip in the centre.... More

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

have just stayed here for a rugby weekend, lovely stay, rooms lovely cleaned & restocked everyday, lovely big bath towels, great breakfast & lovely atmosphere in pub, very nice relaxing conservatory to sit in & music at weekends, cant wait to go back.

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014 via mobile

Enjoyed a great couple of nights at the City Gate last week whilst on business in Exeter. I was in room 5 this time, which I preferred to room 6 as the bathroom is much nicer. The bed was ridiculously comfy and I slept in well past my alarm on both mornings as a result. Great natural light in the... More

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Penzance, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Stayed here for the night recently while on business in the area. Had the chance to walk around that part of the city in the evening and really enjoyed it, the hotel is surrounded by nice shops and some interesting buildings. Found the staff very friendly but did feel that they spent a lot of time standing behind the bar... 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*
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