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The City Gate Hotel

Iron Bridge | Lower North Street, Exeter EX4 3RB , England
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Oundle
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7 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

Smelly, shabby and generally run down. The only saving grace was a good shower. My friends paid £8 more a night to stay in a hotel that was massively superior, making this place very poor value for money. In its defence, the place place is an old fashioned boozer, and does that job well. But like all good boozers, it's... More 

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Dartmoor National Park, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

Christmas party season is upon us but the staff of this place have has a total sense of humour bypass and a smile removal operation. Everything was too much trouble and the barmaid last night was slumped over the bar with her chin in hands. It was embarrassing to disturb her and the young barman was as miserable a chap... More 

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Romsey, United Kingdom
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36 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015 via mobile

Having read some of the reviews of the City Gate I almost cancelled my reservation. In the end I was glad that I didn't, because it served my needs well enough. The room was comfortable and clean, though it was a pity that some of the repair work to the walls had not been painted over. Breakfast was adequate and... More 

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uk
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32 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

Went here last night to eat (not to stay). People I had spoken to had said that the food was good here. We were sorely disappointed. Food was late, but it was busy (forgivable), starters - mixed opinion, some were great, some were passable, mains (even longer wait - not so forgivable) ....overdone sides of roast veg, turkey dinner was... More 

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Thank msdemeena
Telford, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

Visiting Exeter for European Rugby match with friends so only really needed a bed for the night, so not looking for 5 star which was just as well. Reception is at the bar so not good if the bar is full !!! The whole place needs re decorating and the state of the carpets in certain areas was appalling. Bedroom... More 

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

Travelled by myself in September and book a double room for 3 nights. Was given Rm 13 which overlooked the garden bar and had the sun all afternoon. Room was HUGE. Very well appointed with great bathroom. Bar served excellent meals. Fish pie was fab.Location was just a streets walk uphill to city centre and only 10 mins walk to... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015 via mobile

On arrival the staff looked out to have to stop gossiping and serve me. When ironing my shirt rust was smeared over it ruining it. Over and hour wait on food so couldn't have dinner here.No hot water in the morning. Disgusting breakfast. Rubbish from start to end!

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Truro, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

We were greeted well, excellent service provided by Manager. Also really friendly cleaning staff. A good feel in the pub area too. Only negatives were the hotel seems 'tired' in need of some TLC and the walls were so thin (snorers next door). Good rooms though and comfortable beds.

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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

This hotel (above a pub) was comfy and reasonable for the price (as was right in the city centre) the room was comfy and furnishings modern. The only thing that lets this place down is the noise, it is right in the centre so I did hear all the drunks on their way home, not sure if this would be... More 

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Caterham, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

My Wife and I have just returned from a 10 day stay in The City Gate Hotel. Exeter. We stayed in Room 1. This was the biggest mistake we have ever made. My payment was taken from my debit card on arrival, we were greeted with the words "Oh you are staying a long time then" followed by "Would you... More 

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