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 rooms

Parking

GBP 7.80 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Coffee shop

Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Sauna

TV

Flat-screen TV

Overview

The family Great Western Hotel offers a luggage storage, a safe deposit box and parking. Founded in 1846, the hotel underwent a renovation in 2008.

The property is set 10 minutes' walk away from University of Exeter, Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Exeter Guildhall. A 20-minute walk to the center of Exeter.

Go Ape Haldon is 9.2 km from the hotel and Haldon Belvedere is about 8.2 km away.

Great Western Hotel is within a 10-minute drive to Exeter airport.

Rooms

The property offers 35 guestrooms appointed with a trouser press, heating, a dressing area, a work desk and complimentary Wi-Fi. They also feature private bathrooms fitted with a hairdryer, a shower and a bathtub.

Eat & Drink

Guests can start their day with full English breakfast served at the restaurant.

Services

Business travelers can avail of a catering service and a meeting room offered on site.

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

  • No smoking on site
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Parking
  • Handicap parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • Late check-in
  • Front desk
  • No pets allowed
  • Wheelchair access
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Coffee shop

Sports & Fitness

  • Golf course
  • Racquetball

Services

  • Housekeeping

Dining facilities

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

Meeting facilities

  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Sauna

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Heating
  • Connecting rooms
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • 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
    4000 ft
Airports
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of rooms:
    35

Hotel Awards

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

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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
      4000 ft
    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 - 3700 ft
    • Exeter Westpoint - 3700 ft
    • Polka Gallery - 4300 ft
    • South Gate Gallery - 4300 ft
    • Spacex Gallery - 4600 ft

    Popular areas

    • City Center - 3700 ft

    Places of interest

    • University of Exeter - 2300 ft
    • Tuckers Hall - 3700 ft
    • The Guildhall - 3700 ft
    • underground passages - 3700 ft
    • Exeter Cathedral - 4000 ft
    • Exeter Chamber of Commerce and Industry - 4600 ft
    • Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital - 1.7 mi

    Amusement

    • Latgreen Ltd - 3300 ft
    • Mecca Bingo - 3300 ft
    • Star Amusements - 3300 ft
    • The Exeter Picturehouse - 3700 ft
    • Hustlers Snookerhalls - 4000 ft
    • Stardust Amusements - 4000 ft
    • Musicroom - 4300 ft
    • Rileys American Pool & Snooker Club - 4300 ft
    • Megabowl - 1.2 mi

    Museums

    • Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery - 2700 ft
    • Exter & Devon Arts Centre - 3300 ft

    Parks

    • Northernhay Gardens - 3300 ft
    • Heavitree Pleasure Grounds - 1.8 mi

    Theaters

    • Northcott Theatre - 2700 ft
    • Exeter Phoenix Ltd - 3300 ft
    • Barnfield Theatre - 5000 ft

    Local attractions

    • Haldon Belvedere - 5.1 mi
      Higher Ashton, Exeter
    • Crealy Adventure Park - 5.8 mi
      Sidmouth Road, Exeter
    • Devon Railway Centre - 8.2 mi
      Bickleigh, Tiverton
    • Go Ape Haldon - 5.7 mi
      Bullers Hill, Exeter
    • Haldon Forest Park - 6.0 mi
      Follow signs from the A38 and A380, Exeter

    Near the hotel

    • Royal Albert Memorial Museum - 3100 ft
      Queen Street, Exeter
    • St. Nicholas Priory - 3700 ft
      The Mint, Exeter
    • Exeter Guildhall - 3300 ft
      High St., Exeter
    • Exeter Cathedral - 4000 ft
      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
    Show big map »

    Hotel Address:

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

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Exeter
      4000 ft
    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

    Use Badge