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Luton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Hotel is currently undergoing renovations to the exterior and although the inside decor is in dire need of redecoration there is no excuse for dirty bedrooms, grubby looking bed linen and bathrooms with sink blocked by hair and tiles which needed good scrub with bleach! Ideal location for exploring city centre and bar facilities were good. Breakfast was served in...

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

I would avoid this place like the plague. It was tired outdated and grubby. Bed was clean but that was about all. But to be honest I would of felt better sleeping in my car. My shower was so mouldy I used my friends shower in her room as thought I may catch something out of mine. This place needs...

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Winslow, Bucks
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed in some tired hotels in my time but never such a grubby one. Mould on the walls, brown marks on the bathroom tiles, hair in the plughole, bits in the bed. I also made the mistake of pulling out the bedside unit in search of a socket to plug in my phone charger; years worth of dirt...

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Thank Naje13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ditto everything the last person said! There are no words to describe how bad this place is!!!! Disgusting from the reception to the rooms. I also had a run in with the unkempt girl at reception! Refusing a refund. I will not let this drop!! I have spoken to environmental health, they are doing a visit. I would like to...

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4Thank Len S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A break away for me mum i booked this hotel for us both.omg never in my life have i seen anything so disgusting in my whole life.on arrival at 2pm the dungeon like reception area was a first put off. On checking in told our room number with no directions as where to go.so wading thro the outdated smelly corridors...

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2Thank Minnie M
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very very outdated, curtains hanging off rail, shower very dirty, mouldy and smelly. Holes in the walls. Carpet needs hovering or actually binning. You can have either the tv plugged in or the kettle. The only plus was the lixation to the station. Also breakfast was good.

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1Thank 76Jackie
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Please please do not stay at this hotel, I booked it as close to the station, it really is disgusting, should be closed down, dirty bedding, ripped bathroom Lino, mould on curtain, shower curtain, sealant, furniture only fit for a rubbish tip, Lights hanging of wall, no shades on them, it wasn't expensive, on £65 but it was £65 quid...

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1Thank wendyjanem
Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 4, 2016 via mobile

I am totally gobsmacked that people are actually paying £60/£70 a night to stay in this absolute dump. It's simply hideous. Dirty. Tired. Tatty. Disgusting. I walked in, saw the room and walked out. The Kebab van outside the door says a lot! It's crazy that the outside is being rendered and smartened up. Spend the money inside!!!

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Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

You get what you pay for is the old saying, an for the price, this hotel is very good. I can't fault the customers service, the bar is an ale drinkers heaven, breakfast is a good start to the day and the rooms, while tired, provide the basics for what you need. My only complaint is the noise from the...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

Very strange hotel. Staff were very good but everything else about the place resembles a 1960 scenario. Worn carpets and decor. A bit of investment could make turn this into a very attractive hotel given its excellent position next to St Davids station.

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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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: $63 - $78 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Great Western Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 35
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Great Western Hotel Exeter, Devon
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