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The City Gate Hotel

Iron Bridge | Lower North Street, Exeter EX4 3RB , England
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Ranked #27 of 31 Hotels in Exeter
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York, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Initial impressions were not great. My first observation was that the hotel was part of a terraced building very close to the road. The bath floor had bits of hair on it. The shower and shampoo gels were half finished - fine for a remaining guest but not okay for a guest just arriving to take up residence. The coffee... More 

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Reading, UK
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the City Gate for one night only for a flying visit to Exeter, it is situated in a perfect location right in the city centre however, it has no parking although there are a couple of nearby multi-storey car parks, the nearest being in Mary Arches St and the entrance is about 200 metres away. I think... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A Youngs Inn, in the center of Exeter. This is a great place to stay when looking for hotel accommodation on a budget. The rooms are nice, clean and the beds are comfortable. It still feels very homely unlike chain budget hotels. I would note the accommodation is above the pub. but I did not really notice the noise, rooms... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

An absolutely massive thank you to Carl and Rosie for hosting our wedding at the City Gate, we had a really amazing time! We had a BBQ in the beer garden, without doubt the best beer garden in town. There was loads of food and it was great quality with fresh salads and jacket potatoes. Carl the Manager then did... More 

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Nailsworth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

Great friendly budget hotel right in the centre. Lovely well furnished room (room 15) and spotlessly clean. The pub downstairs is a great place to eat and drink with a fantastic beer garden. Fantastic value for money and right in the heart of things. Tip: there is parking across the road that is free 6 pm to 8 am.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The beer is Youngs, the food is not 3663, quite tasty and fairly reasonably priced. The Sunday roasts are good and the atmosphere is better than most pubs. Given it is within 300m of the cathedral and not so well know to tourists it is worth a try, especially the beer garden in summer.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Fantastic venue run by efficient management and staff who stepped in at short notice to give a young couple a wonderful evening to remember. Would definitely recommend Also a buffet was provided which everyone enjoyed. The City Gate is full of character with a good atmosphere felt friendly and relaxed highly recommend a visit.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

We contacted the City Gate two days before daughters wedding, due to our planed venue suffering a kitchen fire rendering them unable to guarantee the reception. All of the management team Karl, Chris and Karen, filled us with confidence and did not let us down. The Cellar bar was ideal for our event, the buffet was excellent as was the... More 

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Ilminster, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

What a Fab place!! It's very near to town. The Staff were helpful and it was great value for money. Clean and well equipped rooms, although even after turning the heating off, the room was a little hot.. Food was good and service was fast.. lovely beer garden. We would stay again.

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Carl and the team could not have been any more helpful or accommodating with our daughter's wedding. The service at breakfast and meal times was excellent. Bedrooms were clean and well equipped and all the staff made you feel nothing was to much trouble.

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