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Great Western Hotel

St. David's Station Approach, Exeter EX4 4NU, England
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Galway, Ireland
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5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

After reading the reviews of this hotel before staying (and after booking) I readied myself for the worst...but it never came. This hotel is like something out of an Agatha Christie novel and is no doubt dated but the room was clean and the water was hot. Upon arrival the receptionist checked us in early and provided us with an... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

To call this place a hotel is a disservice to the word hotel. If you are looking for the cheapest possible room to crash for the night, this is it. If you are on any sort of holiday, please go somewhere else. Basically just rooms above a noisy pub.

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Redruth, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just sitting in the bar made us want to go somewhere else. So dirty and dusty. So out of date. Felt sorry for the staff who were making the best of a bad situation. Its a dump. A dirty, dusty, out out date dump.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cold room with musty smell and mould on the walls - when we complained, we were told that if we wanted a room change, we would have to pay again. The person who served us then proceeded to go outside for a cigarette while she 'thought about it' This hotel is run down beyond belief. Lights did not work, threadbare... More 

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Thank drusilla_the_goth
Exeter, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

The staff is friendly, but it smells on cheap burgers. There was no parking space. The sink was blocked. The room was big. The renovation has not been done for last 10 years, at least it looks like that. No meat for breakfast.

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Thank Tanja269
Geneva, Switzerland
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4 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015 via mobile

This hotel is very run down,obviously not decorated for years. The reception is dark and uninviting, I was given directions to my room but no help offered. Two flights of stairs later I found my room. The hall and stairs carpets were thread bare and full of holes. The public gents toilet was a bathroom and was filthy. The bedroom... More 

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Thank Dyingwasp
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

I was working locally and was booked in to this hotel by the client, (obviously to save money they decided to go for one of the cheapest in town) Well, you get what you pay for. The place is falling apart, sockets hanging off the wall, grime and dust on all surfaces. Very noisy at night with doors banging left... More 

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Fareham
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13 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

Having read previous reviews I was pleasantly surprised that my experience was far better than all these negative reviews.Some are very exaggerated. The entrance hall was clean, the duty manager was friendly and helpful. The stairs up to my room were clean. My single room was spacious, clean with everything working,eg lights,shower,radiator, kettle,TV. Tea making facilities good with choice of... More 

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Redhill, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015 via mobile

Absolutely appalling place noisy drunks coming in until 4am in the morning pitiful breakfast served in a very smelly dirty Chinese restaurant, room not serviced and the afternoon was disturbed by someone demolishing a brick wall. And for £140 for 2 nights not value for money. This place needs to close down

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Thank DStanley2014
Taunton, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

late booking, bedroom filthy, cold, holes in the walls, socket hanging off and missing wallpaper! There's value for money and total ripoff, this is the latter. Staff tried to sort, next room had been smoked in, 3rd time lucky slight improvement, windows didn't lock, kettle and hairdryer just for show - not working! New bed at least had all the... More 

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