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The Strand, Starcross EX6 8PA, England
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
4 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

To be fair it was actually a few years ago. This was a regrettable experience. A warning that the "doors are locked at midnight sharp no entry no exceptions" greeted us on arrival. This was not made clear on booking. I was horrified and felt like I'd been cheated. The place was dusty. The breakfast was fine. If you want... More 

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Banbury, England, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

Good room ,good breakfast.when stayed heavy rain and cold day,no heating on because time of year was summer not winter time.sea view from room was nice,no evening meals but was told of pub with meals near bye.parking on site.best to use in summer time on a dry day.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2012 via mobile

The room was nice and clean, it could so with a bit of updating and the full length mirror is behind the sofa which isn't the most convenient place but other than that a nice place to stay. Especially if you're bit driving as the station is 3 mins away with trains going to Exeter and Torquay and a boat... More 

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Cologne, Germany
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2011

The staff were really friendly and helpful, and the house is very nice and comfortable. The double rooms are a bit too small for tall people. The strand is not very inviting. Breakfast was very good. If dinner is not available, THe Ship is a great restaurant nearby.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2010

Service from staff good and friendly. Food good, breakfast a little old style (fried bread). Restaurant food good although paper napkins, not washable fabric seemed a little cheapskate, had to ask for correct spoons for desserts and sauce for main courses a little disappointing. Parking at this guest house is awkward, especially on a busy road. No guest garden, or... More 

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East Anglia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2009

I must admit, when we arrived and got to our room I began to think that we had made a huge mistake. The view from our window into Chimney's backyard was like something out of Steptoe and Son with junk galore and an old double mattress plonked in the middle for the 5 yapping dogs to play on. It could... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2009

We are two seniors who stayed here for three nights in order to attend an event near by. Having booked on the internet we were well aware of the 'rules'.(ie no entry between ten and four, and back before midnight!) which are clearly stated if you bother to read the small print, and although we had a giggle about it,... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
12 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2009

We have just stayed here for two nights. My wife and i were given the family room. It was very clean, my wife always checks thoroughly. We only ate breakfast here, served at 8.30am each day, and it was very good. You do have to be out of your room by 10am each day, but having said that, we didn't... More 

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2008

Upsettingly awful. Stayed here with my daughter as we were going to a concert nearby. However, this establishment ruined what should have been a great weekend. Awful owners, rude and were nasty to my daughter. When she couldn't hear what the owner said to her at breakfast she said 'pardon' and the lady said 'are you DEAF!' and guess what,... More 

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2 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2008

Wish i read the last persons review before i went there. its like spending a night with the munsters. We were told of the rules that you could not check in till 16.00. Me and my partner were out enjoying the air show and carnival of dawlish warren and as the airshow starts at 1pm, we thought we would enjoy... More 

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Address: The Strand, Starcross EX6 8PA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Starcross
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Chimneys Hotel Exeter

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