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

GBP 10 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

Great Western Hotel is rated 2 stars and is placed about 5.7 km from Sandy Park Rugby Stadium. Renovated in 2008, the hotel has welcomed guests since 1846.

You can find Devon Railway Centre only 13.2 km from the property. The venue is set just 20 minutes' walk from Exeter center.

The hotel is situated near a gallery, a cathedral and a museum.

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

Rooms

Rooms at Great Western Hotel feature modern touches such as a personal computer, heating, a dressing room, a trouser press and complimentary Wi-Fi. They also have a kettle, a dishwasher and coffee/tea makers available for self-catering.

Eat & Drink

The hotel offers an award-winning full English breakfast served at the restaurant.

Services

Business facilities feature a catering service and a meeting room.

Relax

A swimming pool and a golf course are available at the hotel.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

public parking is possible at a location nearby at GBP 10 per day.

Year renovated:   2008.  Number of rooms:   35.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid 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
  • Wake up service

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

  • Heating
  • Connecting rooms
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer on request

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 2 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

All children
0 - 1 year
Existing bedding FREE
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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Rooms and availability

Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Single beds

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Room Description:

Standard|Double Room

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Opus Mosaic3700 ft
  • Exeter Westpoint3700 ft
  • Polka Gallery4300 ft
  • South Gate Gallery4300 ft
  • Spacex Gallery4600 ft

Popular areas

  • City Center3700 ft

Places of interest

  • University of Exeter2300 ft
  • Tuckers Hall3700 ft
  • The Guildhall3700 ft
  • underground passages3700 ft
  • Exeter Cathedral4000 ft
  • Exeter Chamber of Commerce and Industry4600 ft
  • Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital1.7 mi

Amusement

  • Latgreen Ltd3300 ft
  • Mecca Bingo3300 ft
  • Star Amusements3300 ft
  • The Exeter Picturehouse3700 ft
  • Hustlers Snookerhalls4000 ft
  • Stardust Amusements4000 ft
  • Musicroom4300 ft
  • Rileys American Pool & Snooker Club4300 ft
  • Megabowl1.2 mi

Museums

  • Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery2700 ft
  • Exter & Devon Arts Centre3300 ft

Parks

  • Northernhay Gardens3300 ft
  • Heavitree Pleasure Grounds1.8 mi

Theaters

  • Northcott Theatre2700 ft
  • Exeter Phoenix Ltd3300 ft
  • Barnfield Theatre5000 ft

Local attractions

  • Haldon Belvedere 5.1 mi
    Higher Ashton, Exeter
  • Crealy Adventure Park5.8 mi
    Sidmouth Road, Exeter
  • Devon Railway Centre8.2 mi
    Bickleigh, Tiverton
  • Go Ape Haldon5.7 mi
    Bullers Hill, Exeter
  • Haldon Forest Park6.0 mi
    Follow signs from the A38 and A380, Exeter

Near the hotel

  • Royal Albert Memorial Museum3100 ft
    Queen Street, Exeter
  • St. Nicholas Priory3700 ft
    The Mint, Exeter
  • Exeter Guildhall3300 ft
    High St., Exeter
  • Exeter Cathedral4000 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

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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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