We stayed at The Globe this weekend, looking for a relaxing weekend away. Whilst the room was lovely & the location very convenient, the overall visit was not enjoyable as we simply were unable to sleep!
Our room (#8) was directly over the pub, and no attempt was made to quiet this prior to last pub guests leaving at approx 1 am. This wasn't a bit of background noise, but loud to the point that you'd have thought the pub customers were in our room.
When we shared this with reception, we got a reaction that was entirely dismissive, saying that they are a pub & this is how it is. When our bill was £200, we felt a bit differently, and were also unhappy with how disinterested reception was.
So -- if you consider this hotel, insist on a back room & do not even consider staying in rooms # 7 / 8 / 9 as these are all on top of the pub.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Globe is a beautiful 16th Century Coaching Inn set in the heart of Exeter’s Historic Estuary Town of Topsham. Located only 4 miles from Exeter City centre, it attracts both tourists and business travellers.The Inn has recently undergone a major refurbishment to restore and update the historic building whilst retaining its authentic character and personal touch.Topsham has a wonderful community, relaxed and friendly offering a perfect base to explore the area, whether by bike, foot or public transport. ... more less
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