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St. Olaves Court

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Waiheke Island, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 February 2014

I will not be going back to St Olaves and don't recommend that anyone else should either. The reception is frosty, Pointless. The food awful, Cold, undercooked, and tasteless. Pubs are now serving up better meals for less. The management don't even care, despite giving them plenty of opportunity. Exeter is a great city, unfortunately St Olaves doesn't even scrape...

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Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 February 2014

Nice staff, good bar, and a very attractive spot - almost like a little Parisian oasis in the middle of Exeter. BUT then my risotto arrived. Oh dear - I've never had cooked carrot placed on a rissotto as a garnish before - not nice.

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1Thank Rachel Y
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 February 2014

As a regular guest over 10 years what a shame to see it crumble physically and in service. What happened? Where has the service gone? on arrival yesterday for 2 rooms, and for supper in the bar area we asked to order food at the desk at 8.45pm as there was nobody else to ask, only to be told "kitchens...

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2Thank 11SemperViator
Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 January 2014 via mobile

Upon driving through the archway into the hotel grounds I was pleasantly surprised.... Couldn't believe I was in the centre of Exeter, it was so quiet and private. The hotel itself is quite old I believe with full of character and a touch of elegance. I found the staff very receptive and polite. The location is excellent, just 3 minutes...

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Derbyshire
Reviewed 20 January 2014

Following refurbishment, this hotel offers fantastic Value for Money. We stayed in a superior double room, which was really a suite - with spacious and comfortable sitting area, fabulous King size bed, and lovely bathroom. Breakfast was excellent with terrific choice. Brilliant l,ocation, just 5 minute stroll to the Cathedral. Staff were friendly, helpful and efficient. And all for less...

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1Thank AGD1
UK
Reviewed 19 January 2014

I stayed here with a friend for one night. We both said we would definitely return. The location is central without being noisy, the breakfast was delicious and the staff were friendly and helpful. The room itself was clean and comfortable. My only criticism really is that it was all a bit brown. Whoever was in charge of the interior...

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1Thank BristolMum85
Reviewed 6 January 2014

Stayed at St Olaves for 1 night in the mint building adjacent to the main hotel. It was a dreadful experience - damp, no hot water and generally poorly maintained - only one working light bulb! The main hotel looked much nicer and the breakfast was good or I would have rated it even lower

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1Thank JasperOneNine
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 November 2013

As a lone female in a strange city, my choice of hotel was based on one that had central location, on-site parking and a restaurant available. I specifically asked for a reservation when I booked - however, I was told on arrival when I enquired about my booking that the restaurant was closed! The hotel has my mobile number,but did...

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Reviewed 28 October 2013

My husband and I stayed here for two nights this weekend. It was easy to find by sat nav in the centre of Exeter. I am very fussy about hotel accommodation and this hotel comes highly recommended. There are 15 rooms all individually colour themed, a nice dining area and a well stocked bar. On arrival the receptionist welcomed us,...

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Farnborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 October 2013 via mobile

I stayed in October for business, St Olaves is a great central location with its own car park. The staff are friendly and welcoming. I stayed in room 1 their suite, the room has a separate lounge, where the TV is but bizarrely no secondary TV in the bedroom. The room was spacious but the decor was tired and chintzy,...

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Address: Mary Arches Street, Exeter EX4 3AZ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Exeter
Price Range: €88 - €122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — St. Olaves Court 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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