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Royal Exeter Hotel

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Exeter Road, Bournemouth BH2 5AG, England
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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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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Booked our stay through Travelzoo for one night.Hotel in good location to explore Bournemouth.Room was rather dated, but clean.Cocktail bar very good,good atmosphere. Food excellent both in the evening and breakfast.Staff friendly and nothing too much trouble.Would stay again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We visited earlier this month for 3 nights on a TravelZoo offer which was great value for money. Yes, the rooms aren't decorated in the standard boutique beige and cream livery you expect from a hotel nowadays but the place is spotless and the public areas are more contemporary. We were looking for a centrally located base, a comfortable place... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Ideally located in the middle of town and only a short walk from the lovely beach. The hotel itself is very traditional in decor and the room which we stayed in (306 was very roomy with a very large bathroom). The hotel has a nightclub which can be very noisy at weekends - we found it very difficult to get... More 

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Princes Risborough, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at the Royal Exeter for 4 nights with my Mother and Daughter. We found the rooms to be clean and comfortable. Staff helpful and friendly. Cocktails amazing! The breakfast adequate but dont ask for poached eggs expecting them to be served on toast, they're not and by the time you get the toast the eggs are cold. Other than... More 

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Dominiox, Manager at Royal Exeter Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lyn, Thank you for taking the time to share your constructive and positive feedback following your recent stay with us. Many of our guests highlight the wonderful breakfast experience we offer at the hotel. I want to apologize directly for our performance where we did not meet our standards of service. Thank you for your comments. Best wishes and... More 

Woking, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

love this hotel have stayed here a few times my last stay with my sister when we booked a nights stay for a girlie trip off shopping and eating good food and enjoying being at the seaside, we always enjoy our stay at this hotel as it is a fantastic location it is right on top of the beach and... More 

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Dominiox, Manager at Royal Exeter Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Susan, I was so pleased to read your lovely review, thank you very much. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Best wishes and thank you for choosing to stay with us. Kindest Regards, Dimitri Manager More 

Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel well situated opposit the BIC and the beach, which is a short walk down the hill. Reception staff friendly and informative. Room was large light and very clean. Breakfast was plentlyful with a choice of buffet or full English Dinner had a good menu choice. Food well presented. Service was very good with waiters and waitresses on the ball... More 

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gloucester
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed on a Sunday night with travel zoo & would recommend this hotel to anyone wanting a good base for Bournemouth beach. On arrival which was before check in we had no issues with being alowed to park. We stopped for a quick drink in so bar before heading to the beach and although being on a main road was... More 

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Berkshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located opposite the Bournemouth International Centre so perfect if you are attending a show there as we were. Minutes from the pier and lovely beach. Older hotel but very nice; decent sized room and comfortable. We didn't have air con but there was a fan and we used it. The 1812 bar is great and very popular, very good cocktails,... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for two nights. Very comfortable room and spacious clean shower room. Staff were very friendly and service was very good. We had dinner in the restaurant on one night and enjoyed an excellent meal. Breakfast on both mornings was great with lots of choice and well cooked. Only criticism was that the room was too warm and the... More 

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Southampton UK
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Booked for one night to tie in with seeing Gladys Knight at the BIC - handy location. Emailed in advance to request a room on an upper floor, and they obliged. The room was really lovely - deep reds. The hotel is very vibrant with a busy bar on one side, and nightclub on the other, so noise is to... More 

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Dominiox, Manager at Royal Exeter Hotel, responded to this review

Madam, Wow, what a lovely review, thank you very much. We were absolutely delighted you enjoyed your stay at The Royal Exeter Hotel, Bar So & 1812 Bar! We look forward to your next visit. Best wishes and thank you for choosing to stay with us. Kindest Regards, Dimitri Manager More 

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