Great Western Hotel - Exeter

St Davids Station Approach , Exeter, United Kingdom, EX4 4NU  show map
 2 stars
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Great Western Hotel - Exeter

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking
 Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

 Sports activities

Golf course

 Breakfast

Continental breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge area

 Meeting facilities

Meeting/Banquet facilities

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

Overview

Great Western Hotel is placed in a business area of Exeter in the vicinity of University of Exeter, Exeter Cathedral and Sandy Park Rugby Stadium. Renovated in 2008, the hotel has welcomed guests since 1846.

The city center is 20 minutes' walk of the property. A gallery, a cathedral and a museum lie a short distance away.

Great Western Hotel can be reached in 10 minutes by car from Exeter airport.

Rooms

Great Western Hotel is a property in Exeter that comes with 35 rooms and provides a dressing area, satellite TV, free Wi-Fi, coffee/tea makers and heating. They also comprise private bathrooms appointed with a hairdryer, a shower and a bathtub.

Eat & Drink

The hotel’s restaurant welcomes guests with an award-winning full English breakfast.

Services

Guests can make use of wake up service and housekeeping as well as parking, a designated smoking area and a safe deposit box.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

public parking is possible at a location nearby at GBP 7.80 per day.

Year renovated:   2008.  Number of rooms:   35.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Handicap parking
  • Late check-in/-out
  • Front desk
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Children are welcome
  • Safe deposit box
  • No pets allowed
  • Coffee shop
  • Luggage storage
  • Wheelchair access

Sports & Fitness

  • Golf course
  • Racquetball

Services

  • Housekeeping

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge area
  • Catering service
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Sauna

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Heating
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Connecting rooms
  • Dressing area
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer on request

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 1 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

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Hotel Address:

St Davids Station Approach , Exeter, United Kingdom, EX4 4NU

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City Center
  • Exeter
    1.2 km
Airports
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of rooms:
    35

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Rooms and availability

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Twin Room
Bed type: 2 Single beds or Double bed or Twin beds
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    How to reach hotel

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    Hotel Address:

    St Davids Station Approach , Exeter, United Kingdom, EX4 4NU

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Exeter
      1.2 km
    Airports
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  2 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  11 am
    • Year renovated:
      2008
    • Number of rooms:
      35

    Hotel Awards

    UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedExeterGreat Western Hotel

    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
    Best Family Hotels in United Kingdom

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    What's nearby

    Tourist attractions

    • Opus Mosaic - 1.1 km
    • Exeter Westpoint - 1.1 km
    • Polka Gallery - 1.3 km
    • South Gate Gallery - 1.3 km
    • Spacex Gallery - 1.4 km

    Popular areas

    • City Center - 1.1 km

    Places of interest

    • University of Exeter - 700 m
    • Tuckers Hall - 1.1 km
    • The Guildhall - 1.1 km
    • underground passages - 1.1 km
    • Exeter Cathedral - 1.2 km
    • Exeter Chamber of Commerce and Industry - 1.4 km
    • Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital - 2.8 km

    Amusement

    • Latgreen Ltd - 1.0 km
    • Mecca Bingo - 1.0 km
    • Star Amusements - 1.0 km
    • The Exeter Picturehouse - 1.1 km
    • Hustlers Snookerhalls - 1.2 km
    • Stardust Amusements - 1.2 km
    • Musicroom - 1.3 km
    • Rileys American Pool & Snooker Club - 1.3 km
    • Megabowl - 1.9 km

    Museums

    • Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery - 800 m
    • Exter & Devon Arts Centre - 1.0 km

    Parks

    • Northernhay Gardens - 1.0 km
    • Heavitree Pleasure Grounds - 2.9 km

    Theaters

    • Northcott Theatre - 800 m
    • Exeter Phoenix Ltd - 1.0 km
    • Barnfield Theatre - 1.5 km

    Local attractions

    • Haldon Belvedere - 8.2 km
      Higher Ashton, Exeter
    • Crealy Adventure Park - 9.4 km
      Sidmouth Road, Exeter
    • Devon Railway Centre - 13.2 km
      Bickleigh, Tiverton
    • Go Ape Haldon - 9.2 km
      Bullers Hill, Exeter
    • Haldon Forest Park - 9.6 km
      Follow signs from the A38 and A380, Exeter

    Near the hotel

    • Royal Albert Memorial Museum - 940 m
      Queen Street, Exeter
    • St. Nicholas Priory - 1.1 km
      The Mint, Exeter
    • Exeter Guildhall - 990 m
      High St., Exeter
    • Exeter Cathedral - 1.2 km
      1 The Cloisters, Exeter
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  2 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  11 am
    • Year renovated:
      2008
    • Number of rooms:
      35

    Hotel Awards

    UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedExeterGreat Western Hotel

    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
    Best Family Hotels in United Kingdom

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    Great Western Hotel Reviews

    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Great Western Hotel

    Average guest rating

    6.4out of 10
    Good
    Based on 107 reviews

    Guest reviews

    • Single
      8.8

      Location and Breakfast - smoked haddock!

    • Older travelers
      4.2

      breakfast

      No food available during the afternoon although the hotel book said it was.In the room there were pipes and wires everywhere,broken wall brackets,wash hand basin in the room but none in the bathroom,no door to the toilet,no mirror in the bathroom,rusty pipes and debris in the toilet area.If this is a GREAT western i would hate to see an average one.

    • Single
      10.0

      easy to find and a warm place to stay. most of all got own pub in side as dont have to leave the hotel.

    • Group of friends
      5.4

      They did not tell us what time breakfast was so we ended up missing it.

    • Group of friends
      7.0

      Convenient and accessible

      no indication that there was no lift. We did'nt require it,but if we did, we would not have known about it.

    • Single
      8.8

      Proximity to the railway station.

      No lift, but I was offered help with my luggage by the front desk staff.

    • Couple
      6.2

      The staff were brilliant, helpful, and very accomodating

      The hotel is extremely dated and the rooms are quite old and shabby and in need of refurbishment

    • Single
      7.4

      Convenient location, comfortable, good breakfast

      the hotel would benefit from some updating

    • Older travelers
      5.8

      The beds were clean and comfy, and the breakfast in the restaurant was good. As we were on the top floor the view was also good.

      The room was old fashioned and dull, the shower room and toilet were dated. It was having new windows put in, so possibly will carry on and update some other features too. The twin room we had was just opposite the door to the stairs on the third floor, and as the beds were on the door wall of the room, every time it was used in the night I woke as it closed.

    • Older travelers
      5.0

      It was a good price. The bedding and towels were clearly very clean and newly laundered. The shower was hot and powerful. This is all you need for a short-stay, budget hotel. Day 2 breakfast was nice and well cooked - both mine and my husbands.

      I would not want to stay for more than two nights. Downstairs was tatty, dirty and untidy. The bedroom was very tatty and in good need of a refurbishment. The bed and pillows were uncomfortable. The breakfast on day one was shocking - a small piece of rubbery, tasteless smoked haddock and a hard poached egg, for me, which I could not eat. My husbands full breakfast was a bit grim. NB day 2 breakfast was fine - a different cook?

    • Single
      6.6

      The historical nature of the building Price

      in need of maintenance WIFI was more of a hassle to get connected than it should have been

    • Single
      7.4

      rail and bus access, management and staff friendly and attentive, cost.

    • Older travelers
      5.4

      well situated for access to Exeter city and rail.

      hotel generally run-down and in need of updating. Holes in bedroom walls covered with wood; carpets worn, shower room small and aged.

    • Group of friends
      6.4

      restaurant breakfast and atmosphere of the restaurant. breakfast is good. staff is good.

      poor wifi connection..and no lift at all...hardly carry up our large suitcases to bed rooms..as we have been arranged to stay at 2nd floor and 4th floor !!

    • Single
      7.0

      perfect for 1 night stay bar was great people nice

      room could have been a bit better, but for 1 night thats being picky

    How to reach hotel

    hotel Great Western Hotel - Exeter Exeter location
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    Hotel Address:

    St Davids Station Approach , Exeter, United Kingdom, EX4 4NU

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Exeter
      1.2 km
    Airports
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  2 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  11 am
    • Year renovated:
      2008
    • Number of rooms:
      35

    Hotel Awards

    UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedExeterGreat Western Hotel

    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
    Best Family Hotels in United Kingdom

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