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Guildford, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Checked in today and was allowed to park bike in the beer garden. Room is very smart, don't be deterred by worn carpets in the pub area. A fine selection of Youngs ales on draught and helpful staff on duty. Couldn't be happier!

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

If you want to go into Exeter, great location, I was also in room 13 which makes me suspicious that this is the 'best' room in the hotel. The hotel is very tired and an eclectic mixture of colours/materials/styles which jumble together to make you feel that students would feel very comfortable here. £70 a night (without breakfast) took a... More 

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ExeShepC, General Manager at The City Gate Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your frank review, the business will be undergoing an extensive refurbishment, which includes the upgrading of rooms as well as structural changes in the bar area, in the first quarter of 2017. Carl More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

really missed this pub.. City Gate used to be my local. Young's Special lovely garden. had a late late lunch they serve food all day ......pretty rare . they even do breakfast. I am a Fullers London pride man really but love Young's food was good and not too dear. The wine prices are however unnecessarily eye-watering £7.45 for a... More 

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Hampshire, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for one night on business trip, all staff are friendly and welcoming with payment for the room (£70 for a Wednesday night) required up-front. I was in room 13 which was on the 3rd floor (highest). The room was spacious and all amenities and furniture were clean and tidy. Full compliment of instant coffee. tea and hot chocolate as... More 

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

Stayed here with my boyfriend for 3 nights. It was very nice when we got there. The hotel room was spacious and a large bathroom. The rooms were made up everyday. The first night it was loud and difficult to sleep because we were on the front of the hotel and the roads were busy, but got use to it... More 

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Uckfield, United Kingdom
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127 reviews
39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for one night on business the room was ok the corridors etc a little tatty and the pub itself needed a coat of paint. The room was ok but very noisy very early being on a busy junction in the city centre, which woke me very early. The food was nice and the service good. I would stay again... More 

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ExeShepC, General Manager at The City Gate Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we are sorry the traffic woke you, we are hoping that the major refurbishment that will be happening in the first quarter will address this issue, as much as it can with a listed building. We look forward to seeing you again. More 

Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly staff young lad with tattoo could not be anymore helpful , lovely beer garden which was really nice to have would visit again next time im in exeter they have a carpark not far which was great as they do not have parking on site

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Ascot, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

We stayed for a golf trip in and around Exeter. The hotel is well located for bars and restaurants but doesn't have any parking (pay and display accross the road) bar is good and judging by tables in garden very busy in summer. We had a couple of nights where they closed the bar really early when there were 12... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

We had a meeting here and brought several dogs but were made to feel lime we should make ourselves at home! Drinks a bit pricey. View from the front does bit reflect how nice it is in and at the back of the pub. A lick of paint might help

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Thank Anna C
City_Gate_Exeter, General Manager at The City Gate Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and comments, we will be having a major refurbishment during the 1st quarter of 2017 so the overall look of the business will be improved. More 

Vernon Brirish Columbia
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22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

The location couldn't be better - near the cathedral and close to parking. The staff seemed pleased to work at City Gate and it showed. They went out of their way to help us. The unassuming exterior opens up inside to a glass conservatory and back garden - you wouldn't know you were in a large city. Food, beer, and... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about The City Gate Hotel

Address: Iron Bridge | Lower North Street, Exeter EX4 3RB, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Exeter
Price Range: $85 - $93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The City Gate Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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