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Beijing, China
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Never again. Run down and dirty. Noise from railway line. Doubtful parking arrangement. Needs total refurbishment or knock down and rebuild. Could hear people walking around room above. No security. Anyone in the public bar downstairs can go up the stairs to the rooms. No one on reception. The worst UK hotel experience of my life.

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Brisbane, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is not a place to stay at twice. We will treat our experience as one of those you laugh about later with family and friends. Thankfully I had arranged everything in advance by online booking, so the check-in was relatively painless once we found someone to actually check us in. Don't forget to bring your Sherpa with you when... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the cheapest hotel I could find in Exeter, but I quickly discovered there's a reason for that. It's all a bit shabby and in need of a good spruce-up. I'm sure the rooms haven't seen a lick of paint since approximately 1973, when someone obviously got a bargain deal on a bulk order of beige. The mattress on... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After reading other reviews I wasn't looking toward to my stay. I booked two nights my self and my 4 year old daughter. The hotel as others have said is old fashioned in decor and in desperate need of some TLC, however it was on my stay very clean. We had a twin room and the bedding was clean and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A little tired from the outside but made up by friendly staff and a spotless room, breakfast was cooked to order and was excellent. An award Winning bar with great selection of local ales Very close to the train station but a good 10 minute walk into the town centre

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel is an old house, badly re-modeled into seperate flats, and then back into bedrooms- the rooms was uncomfortable- the ground floor room had no curtains on the window- the shower was in the room and the toilet was in a closet in the corner of the room- none seperated by doors. Advised at time of booking I would arrive... More 

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

This hotel with four stories has no lift. On the approach from Exeter St David's railway station there is no pedestrian walkway, the frontage is taken up with pay and display parking and a kebab van, you have to walk in the road. The building is in dire need of redecoration and the bed linens need an overhaul. Flat pillows,... More 

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

One of the worse hotels ever visited . Mouldy bath mouldy shower curtain . Loose taps in the vanity unit . Dubious stains on the wallpaper next to the bed . Cigarettes burns on the furniture . Single uncomfortable and warn out bed . Avoid at all . Can't comment on the food as didn't eat here . Staff were... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Only stayed one night, nice but dated b&b, rooms could do with a upgrade but just over the road from the station, staff friendly & helpful has a full bar downstairs, full English breakfast very tasty, we were put on the top floor which is no good for anyone with mobility problems but I would stay again.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've stayed here for 2 nights and I'd read all the reviews on here so didn't expect much. But guess what it was better than expected. The staff are lovely, the room was clean and tidy and food was OK too. Yes the building is tired and in need of decorating but it is only a 2 * hotel. the... 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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