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Best Western Exeter Lord Haldon Country Hotel
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Dunchideock
Certificate of Excellence
Corsham, United Kingdom
1 review
“Great Hotel”
Reviewed December 9, 2013

I have been staying at this lovely hotel for the purpose of a training course.The location,although remote, is stunning and so peaceful. The staff are welcoming, kind and very supportive.The manager is approachable and professional at all times with consideration to individual needs, Ruth ensured that my health needs were managed and was so very kind and nothing is too much trouble.
The bedrooms are well equiped and comfortable, the lounges relaxing. Its such a pleasure to be here.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled on business
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Aude, France
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Reviewed December 5, 2013

As others reviewers have mentioned, this hotel is a bit tricky to find, especially in the dark, but the view when we woke up in the morning was worth it!
The staff were very friendly and helpful.
The bedroom was great with everything we needed, but the public rooms were perhaps a little tired and dated.
We ate in both for dinner and breakfast, and both meals were excellent.
A place we would like to return to and, with more time, take some of the excellent walks in the area

Room Tip: My sister was on the top floor, and the landing up there seemed quite chilly
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  • Stayed November 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed December 1, 2013

I booked this hotel as I was attending a seminar in a nearby hotel that did not permit dogs.

This is a very picturesque hotel and venue however be warned, if you are driving towards there at night you may be directed to use a single track road by your sat nav!

The welcome was warm and although for some reason the receptionist appeared to be unaware that I was accompanied by a dog, this only required a change of room.

The room was of a reasonable size, furnished with a double bed, a good size flatscreen tv and suffiicient storage. The ensuite bathroom had was equpped with a good mains shower and soap, shampoo and bath gel.

The hospitlality tray was generous with both still and sparkling water, mugs and biscuits.

Although there were several cars in the car park, when I went down to dinner only two other diners were in the restaurant.

My starter of a game terrine (which was excellent and very filling) was accompanied by two rolls sliced, something I have not come across before.

The main, sea bass with mussels was delicious although the sauce might be a tad sweet for some.

I found the piped festive music extermely intrusive.

The bed was very comfortable and in the morning I could take my dog straight out for a good walk down a right of way.

When I went to breakfast, again I was alone in the restaurtant, although joined later by some other guests.

I found it puzzling to be located at a table very close to the kitchen when the room was empty and the tinny music from the radio in the kitchen was EXTREMELY annoying, exacerbated by yet MORE piped music from reception.

So much for a nice, quiet, relaxing breakfast!

The continental choices were reasonable and I asked for poached eggs on toast and these were PERFECTLY cooked. Orange juice was cheap and cheerful and the toast a little anaemic.

The decor is a little tired but still clean and smart.

My room was only £40 so good value for money, however the charge for a dog is a little steep £7.50 per night) and I would not pay this if staying more than one night.

Sort the music out and that was the only real gripe I had. A good base for exploring the surrounding area.

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled solo
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Manchester
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Reviewed November 25, 2013

Great location, stylish building and public areas. The hotel has a relaxing lounge, clean pleasant rooms - and bright, helpful staff. Very good food.
Poor signage in the area, so check web-site for route

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled with family
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed November 4, 2013

We were very late checking in and the hotel reception contacted us to check if we needed food and then kept the reception early later to allow us to arrive. The reception staff were very polite and helpful. The building itself showed age a bit in places, but was pleasant and in pretty surroundings- well off the main road. The breakfast was really good, well cooked and served again by polite and helpful staff.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled on business
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Hawick, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed October 26, 2013

Stay here, for value for money, and to help preserve this type of experience. It's cheaper than a travelodge! Places like this are an endangered species. The views are magnificent, and the hotel is a marvellous building.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled on business
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Property: Best Western Exeter Lord Haldon Country Hotel
Address: Dunchideock, Dunchideock, Exeter EX6 7YF, England (Formerly BEST WESTERN Lord Haldon Country House Hotel)
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Exeter > Dunchideock
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
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Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Dunchideock
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Best Western Exeter Lord Haldon Country Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 23
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