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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Most dirtiest room I have ever stayed in. I booked 2 nights and am leaving after 1. The room is filthy with old black dust everywhere. The bed sheets are so off white they are yellow. Towels are old and and tatty. The room stinks of dogs and old dirt. It deserves no stars at all, they should be ashamed... More 

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London, UK
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My mother holidayed with us for a few weeks and decided to take a trip to Exeter. She booked this place on price and location. On arrival in Exeter she checked in, and was so appalled she walked out again. How is this my experience? Having a text from my mum saying the hotel was so appalling she couldn't stay... More 

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Wiltshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Most disappointed we had to stay here one night as our booking with hotel we had booked was mixed up. This hotel very poor standards, bin not emptied from previous occupants, I asked in reception if room had been serviced was told yes, mentioned bin, but this was still not emptied that day. Breakfast room furniture was in very bad... More 

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Poole, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had booked the hotel purely on the basis of price so was disappointed to have to then pay another £7.10 to park over night (in the tiniest space I have ever seen). The room was in need of refurbishment but had everything I needed, however all the corridors absolutely stank of cigarette smoke. Not a great night's sleep thanks to... More 

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Thank QueenPea3
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On arrival our bedroom hadn't been made, room was dirty and smelled horrid. Got moved into another room but was rudely told early to move out. Travelling half way around the world I had some very heavy luggage which after asking for help they blunting stated there was no porter and couldn't help. Interior is extremely dated, unpleasant lady at... More 

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Ash, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having read the reviews on here - I had a reasonable idea what to expect. It didn't disappoint. Plus points: a nice railway themed bar. A reminder to all of the golden age of steam train travel. Could almost be transported back In time to a period where the decor and furnishings were "a la mode" and the smoke stained... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

went in a large party, and it was great that we could all stay in the same hotel at a good price. The staff were very tolerant, the bar was good, and the kids loved playing on the scaffolding. May return next year

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Hawkinge, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked in a hurry and only after committing did I check the reviews properly. I have stayed in worse hotels but I try not to. In all fairnes my room was clean but there was an odd smell, the bed was old, lacked a headboard but the bedding (spotless) was ill fitting. The room was a hotchpotch of old... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friend had booked this hotel as i had come on a train from bristol saved driving back to bideford when we got there she was a bit disapointed i said it didnt matter had about 40 stairs to go up no lift not suitable for disabled taxi rank was just across the road they were quick had a good... More 

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Thank Anne M
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well we arrived and very disappointed .... Staff were friendly .. That's were it stops... The smell...!! Like a old peoples home.. Smells of wee and dirt... As you can see from photos in our room.... Be warned ...!! I'm trying to be constructive but cannot ...!! DONT STAY HERE... Sparks coming from one of the wall lights paint peeling... More 

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Great Western Hotel

Address: Approach St. Davids, Exeter EX4 4NU, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Exeter
Price Range: $55 - $82 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Great Western Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 35
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Also Known As:
Great Western Exeter
Great Western Hotel Exeter, Devon
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