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Royal Exeter Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Exeter Road, Bournemouth BH2 5AG, England
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Ranked #19 of 70 hotels in Bournemouth
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
Elsjane Swindon, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Swindon, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Myself and my boyfried stayed here for just 1 night mid week in August. We arrived at the hotel around 3pm (parked in their free car park at the hotel which is fab) had a lovely welcome and went up to our room. We had only booked a standard double room (which included breakfast) and that was absolutley perfect for... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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72 reviews 72 reviews
20 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for 2 nights as we were going to watch lee Evans, hotel itself is a bit dated but still very nice. Reception were very helpful with any questions and you can charge your food and drink in next door bar to the room. Reason I have given a low rating is as we were only there for two... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for a week while on a trip with a soccer/football team. Older hotel with a very good breakfast and clean well maintained rooms. Location was fantastic as you can get to everything in Bournemouth while being out of the middle of the night life. Not a modern place but well kept and a definite place to visit should I... More

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17 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved the sprawling size of the hotel and traditional seaside feel of it. Really good breakfast cooked to order and served rather than buffet style. Hotel staff very attentive and on the ball. Location is just a 5 minute walk to the pier and beach. Really enjoyed the outdoor patio at the SO bar and a good atmosphere. Will definitely... More

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Hastings, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here yesterday, staff were very good and helpful, breakfast was very good and nothing seemed to much for them. stayed on 2nd floor room size was very good, think some people need to remember this is the one of the oldest and historic building in Bournemouth so they are creaking floor broads. the only SMALL negative would be the... More

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43 reviews 43 reviews
14 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed one night with wife on a deal. The value we received was very good for half board. The Staff were very helpful. The location is ideal for the centre of Bournemouth but can be a little noisy at times but no real problem. You could say the interior in places is dated but we felt it added to the... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just got back from a two night stay at the Royal Exeter Hotel in Bournemouth and stayed in room 201 at the front of the hotel. The hotel is in an excellent location for BIC, Winter Garden, Pier and Pavillion Theatre. I will list the good points first and then go into the negatives. Good location for amenities, free parking,... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

.... not ideal in the hot summer weather we had recently as there is no air con in the rooms and they were absolutely baking! A nice Central hotel close to the shops, beach, gardens and the Town Hall which is ideal for me when working with the council as I could just park the car in the car park... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff are all very helpful and nothing is too much trouble. You do not have to ask them they offer help and advise. I was going into the the gym when one of the housekeeping team came over and offered to set the TV for me, turn on the air con etc. the breakfasts are great all the food... More

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4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had read and heard really good things about this so was excited to be staying here. However small things let it down. Our room was tiny on the third floor, bathroom smelt, black stuff coming out of bath. They didn't have any rooms when I asked to swap but we're helpful. If u want a central hotel with good nightlife... More

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Address: Exeter Road, Bournemouth BH2 5AG, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bournemouth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Royal Exeter Hotel 3*
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