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Southernhay House Hotel

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Overview
36 Southernhay East, Exeter EX1 1NX England See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Multilingual Staff
Free Parking
4.5 Star accommodation
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All reviews elegant rooms beautiful boutique hotel fresh milk xmas market cathedral green bathroom facilities fabulous stay free standing bath exeter cathedral full length mirror minutes walk away comfortable bed lovely room little touches limited parking quiet area breakfast was excellent
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Definitely worth a visit - The bar is managed by an excellent mixologist, who created wonderful cocktails. Highly recommended for pre-dinner drinks. We re-visited for brunch the next day and were not disappointed.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arrived on last train at 1am and had a warm welcome and efficient check in. Compact king room at front. Son (checked in for his digs the day before) joined for breakfast. My haddock excellent. Pancakes with bacon and maple syrup sounded very appetising but...More

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Response from Deborah C, Owner at Southernhay House HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Many thanks and your comments about breakfast are noted and we'll work on the pancakes. I'm glad you had a smooth drop off for your son and I hope you'll be back with us regularly during his time at the Uni. If you would like...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed here for one night, having brought our son who is starting at the University, in a nearby small room. We had a very friendly welcome upon arrival around lunchtime, an offer of tea and were shown our rooms which looked...More

Thank Elizabeth C
Response from Deborah C, Owner at Southernhay House HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Elizabeth. Thank you for your extensive review. We take your comments (positive and negative) very much to heart as the holistic experience matters to us. We’re working our way through them now and seeing where we can improve. One point to make, if I...More

Reviewed August 28, 2018

I picked this hotel because of its location. It is only a five minute walk to the Cathedral. The hotel has the perfect combination of being a historical building but with wonderful new bedroom/bathrooms. Very comfortable. I am not a breakfast person but the breakfast...More

Thank Susie B
Response from Deborah C, Owner at Southernhay House HotelResponded August 29, 2018

Thank you Susie, we’re very happy that you noted the historical and functional mix. I’m not a breakfast person either but sometimes.....I’m tempted. Your time in posting and your comments are appreciated.

Reviewed August 27, 2018

Please do not bother eating here, there are far better places to eat in Exeter, that offer better quality food, better service, better value and management that are interested in feedback.. it has sadly seen better daysMore

Thank Gavin C
Response from Deborah C, Owner at Southernhay House HotelResponded August 29, 2018

Gavin, Gavin, please can you move on from this? We get it; you didn’t like your celebration meal with us. We have also got all six of your posts on public forums (from FB to TA to booking.com) about your dissatisfaction. We’re truly, madly, sorry...More

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Description
Charming boutique townhouse hotel with 11 individual bedrooms, chic cocktail bar, private dining room for parties and informal Club Room for casual dining and meeting. Al fresco eating and drinking on our terraces More and secluded garden. Food is modern, local and highly seasonal with daily changing menus. Southernhay House is located in the centre of Exeter just yards from the Cathedral and within easy reach of the University and Quayside. Staff are long-term, friendly and live locally so are able to recommend seasonal and regional activities during your stay. Languages spoken: English, Portuguese, Italian, Russian, Hebrew. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Free Parking
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
11
Price range
$182 - $321 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Southernhay House Hotel Exeter, Devon
Location
United Kingdom > England > Devon > Exeter
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
11
Price range
$182 - $321 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Southernhay House Hotel Exeter, Devon
Location
United Kingdom > England > Devon > Exeter
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Dan E
December 15, 2016|
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Response from deborah c | Property representative |
Hi Dan We do not have a spa. Best regards Sally
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Nina K
February 3, 2015|
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Response from deborah c | Property representative |
Hi Nina. We have four free parking spaces here, which are for resident guests on a first come first served basis. If you have a disabled badge, please let us know and we'll reserve one specifically for you. If the spaces... More
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"Try asking if there is a quiet room"
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4 weeks ago
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"Ring the hotel (01392-439000) to discuss the bathing, toilet facilities before booking."
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Jul 21, 2018
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"A Big Smile, it probably won't do any good but you will be on your way to making a friend"
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Jul 17, 2018
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"Don't go for Opium Room, unless you're fond of washing machines."
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Jun 10, 2018
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