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Southernhay House Hotel

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#20 of 31 Hotels in Exeter
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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great hotel from A-Z with very helpful and experienced staff, a spectacular food experience and very elegant rooms with comfy beds. Even the smallest details have been arranged with great care. I will come back and will recommend this hotel to anyone who is in the area.

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Bournemouth
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is great ... a little quirky, very relaxed, in a perfect location for a short walk to the town, very comfortable and welcoming ........ in fact, a little gem ! Breakfast was superb, freshly cooked and beautifully presented The bar is like stepping back in time, with a range of mobile phones I remember being the 'latest thing'

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Reviewed 4 April 2017

We were greeted by an extremely warm welcome and efficient check-in, which is always a great start. Our room was spacious, light and airy, and had a super-comfortable bed dressed in gorgeous soft linen. The absence of a wardrobe was a little puzzling, but for just a couple of nights, one could make do! We had a bit of noise...

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Ubud, Indonesia
Reviewed 3 April 2017

smiling attentive staff, gorgeous room, excellent evening meal and breakfast. all in central Exeter. couldn't recommend this hotel highly enough. The whole hotel has a lovely welcoming feel, quirky but homely

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Southbourne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Whilst visiting the Uni my daughter and I stayed for one night at Southernhay. We arrived really late however got a warm welcome from reception. We chose the hotel for its near location to the city. Lovely bright room and great breakfast. Parking not so good - used the Premier Inn and paid for 24 hours. When we returned back...

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Honiton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

A beautiful hotel with efficient staff, stylish rooms, and very good food. The location is easy to access with good parking nearby. Cathedral green is a couple of minutes away, where there good restaurants and coffee shops. I rarely feel as positive about hotels as this ...... we will return.

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Manager_SH, Manager at Southernhay House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice review and the positive note! We look forward to seeing you again, maybe for some lovely spring sunshine and shopping.

Stockport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Small intimate trendy hotel, minutes walk from the city centre. Rooms large and stylish, if not a little expensive! Parking is awkward, but when settled in the ambience, and atmosphere make for a lovely evening.

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Manager_SH, Manager at Southernhay House Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Stephen, thank you for your review. We position our rates quite carefully in correspondence with other quality hotels in Exeter - but please always call us direct and we'll see what the best deal is on any particular day! I hope we'll welcome you here again for a spot of relaxing in the city centre.

Holt, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 February 2017

A lovely place to stay and with easy walking distance of all of Exeters shops and attractions. Easy parking nearby. Our room was quiet and comfortable with a lovely bathroom. The food was good and although the menu was not large we all found something to enjoy. The breakfast was excellent. Service was good and the staff friendly and helpful....

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Manager_SH, Manager at Southernhay House Hotel, responded to this review

It would be lovely to welcome you back Richard and we remember your visit with pleasure. Thank you for taking the time to post your review.

Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Perfect staff, beautiful bathroom, comfortable bed in a very nice historical house. Modern but not offending to the historical design. Very good city centre location easy access to shops and restaurants. Highly recommended

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Manager_SH, Manager at Southernhay House Hotel, responded to this review

That's a lovely, succinct review Paul and I'm delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us.

Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

This lovely stylish boutique hotel is in a great location for visiting Exeter. It is very clean, homely, warm and stylish. The 2 male members of staff were very friendly as was the young girl cleaning the rooms. Unfortunately it lacks atmosphere as we were the only people in the bar in the evening, we have previously visited the bar...

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Manager_SH, Manager at Southernhay House Hotel, responded to this review

I'm sorry that you did not enjoy your stay with us. I'm afraid that we cannot guarantee "atmosphere', although on most evening there is a good buzz in our bar and restaurant. It sounds as though you were with us on a Monday or Sunday night (based on the menu choices) and these are our quiet times. It's nice that...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Charming boutique townhouse hotel with 10 individual bedrooms, chic cocktail bar, private dining room for parties and informal Club Room for casual dining and meeting. Al fresco eating and drinking on our terraces and secluded garden. Food is modern, local and highly seasonal with daily changing menus. Southernhay House is located in the centre of Exeter just yards from the Cathedral and within easy reach of the University and Quayside. Staff are long-term, friendly and live locally so are able to recommend seasonal and regional activities during your stay. Languages spoken: English, Portuguese, Italian, Russian, Hebrew. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Southernhay House Hotel

Address: 36 Southernhay East, Exeter EX1 1NX, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Exeter
Price Range: €115 - €277 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Southernhay House Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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“A room the the rear of the hotel for quietness.”
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