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Hotel du Vin Exeter

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Hants, UK
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17 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Having stayed in the Hotel du Vin Winchester a few years ago we were very disappointed with our stay at the Hotel du Vin Exeter. It is a large impersonal business hotel in the city centre. The bedroom and bathroom were small, the rooms were airless and hot, and the bath took about 20 minutes to run! The best thing... More 

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ENGLAND
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68 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were visiting Exeter to catch up with Family,were recommended to go To Hotel Du Vin to eat. Had a truly wonderful meal made even better by staff,our Waiter was Will, very courteous and cheerful ,this is someone who obviously enjoys his job and likes meeting people. We will recommend to friends and Family,will have to make sure Will is... More 

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Thank PENANGMAN
Guillaume L, General Manager at Hotel du Vin Exeter, responded to this review

Thank you for kind comments and feedback. Will is extremely pleased that he has made your evening that little more special. We look forward to welcome you back very soon. Kind regards Guillaume More 

London, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

When we arrived by taxi I thought the building looked nice from the outside so was looking forward to getting in. When you walk in the fires are roaring and it is all cosy. I found the reception area interesting, it was a room with a long desk plonked at the end of it where the receptionists bend down to... More 

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3 Thank Clare-pea
Guillaume L, General Manager at Hotel du Vin Exeter, responded to this review

Dear Clare, Thank you for your recent review and feedback. The reception is currently a temporary solution whilst we are in transition. Apologies you felt like you were walking into a polling station. I can assure you that our plans for 2017 we deliver a fantastic welcoming reception. I am sorry that the room was not heated for you, we... More 

Warminster, England, United Kingdom
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199 reviews
74 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Booked a night here as a bit of a treat, as other HdV hotels I've stayed in have been brilliant - this failed to hit the mark on many levels. Arriving quite late, and not knowing Exeter, I was directed to the car park over the road, which was full. I phoned for advice and was directed to a car... More 

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1 Thank Jon E
Guillaume L, General Manager at Hotel du Vin Exeter, responded to this review

Dear Jon, Thank you so much for your review and feedback. We do advertise that we have free parking and we also mentioned that we have a limited amount of parking 12 spaces including 2 for blue badge holder. It is a reasonable amount of spaces and allocated on a first come first serve basis. Blue badge holder spaces can... More 

exeter, devon
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27 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Rang last minute to ask for a booking for 14 when we were let down elsewhere. The events team could not have been more helpful and the staff on the night were equally welcoming and helpful. Food delicious and no request re special menus/extra items was too much trouble. Thought prices were good value too for the quality received. Will... More 

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Thank bigsalExeter_Devon
Guillaume L, General Manager at Hotel du Vin Exeter, responded to this review

So glad we were able to accommodate you last minute! Please rest assured that I have passed on you comments to the team. They are over the moon! Thank you again for such kind feedback. Kind regards Guillaume More 

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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the miss fortune to stay at this over priced hotel where the staff lie ! Not only the cost of the room over priced and tatty I left expensive balmain reading glasses and my electric 299 pound tooth brush I phoned 20 miles down the rd they went straight to the room and told me they had found... More 

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Guillaume L, General Manager at Hotel du Vin Exeter, responded to this review

Dear Marilyn Thank your for your review. Please contact me directly so that i can deal with this personally. guillaume.lesage@hotelduvin.com. I look forward to hearing from you. Kind regards Guillaume Lesage More 

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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived after being stranded in Exeter with our electric car on a slow charge on a dark Wednesday night with our little dog & two hours to kill. You welcomed us & we had a very relaxed meal in the bar with a glass of a very good New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc. Our dog also greatly enjoyed her specially... More 

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Guillaume L, General Manager at Hotel du Vin Exeter, responded to this review

Thank you for your latest review and comments, so glad you were able to enjoy the comfort of our Bar & Lounge during last trip to Exeter. So glad we were there to welcome you and look after you and your dog. We strongly believe that it's the little things that matters! We hope that you will have the chance... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'll be honest, I do love Hotel du Vin, but this was our first visit to Exeter. I couldn't be more impressed. The staff have been fabulous and have gone out of their way to care for us. I'm unable to have lactose, and normally I'm really impressed if they bother to get in almond milk or something like that.... More 

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2 Thank Tom R
Guillaume L, General Manager at Hotel du Vin Exeter, responded to this review

Dear Tom, Thank you so much for your feedback and review. The whole restaurant and kitchen team are so happy to have been able to help with your requirement and to have contributed to your stay, making it that little more special. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back very soon. Kind regards Guillaume More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've just had the most delicious meal, and are currently tucking in to an amazing dessert. My husband has a dairy allergy, which we mentioned at breakfast. When we came in to dinner tonight, we were told that the chef had prepared a special dessert for us. It is by far one of the best dairy free desserts we've ever... More 

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1 Thank Emma C
Guillaume L, General Manager at Hotel du Vin Exeter, responded to this review

Dear Emma, I am so glad that we have been able to make your stay that little bit more enjoyable! I am so proud of the kitchen and what they are achieving. It is always the little things that make the difference, we also feel that Dietary requirement should not limit your enjoyments. Our Pastry chef is so happy to... More 

Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

HDV in Exeter is slightly different to the rest of the chain. Acquired last year its style is halfway between HDV and Malmaison. Not that it takes anything away from the quality The room was fine, and I received an upgrade. My only comment would be that if there were two of us an argument would have ensued over the... More 

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1 Thank ErictheRed56
Guillaume L, General Manager at Hotel du Vin Exeter, responded to this review

Dear Eric, Thank you so much for you kind feedback and review. Rest assured that your kind comments have been past on to the team and they are over the moon. So glad you love our cheese trolley, such a fantastic choice on there, ideal to finish a great meal. We look forward to welcoming you back very soon and... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Magdalen Chapter combines old and new to create a stunning contemporary hotel. Service and quality are to the highest standard where integrated interiors and technology make your stay it’s most enjoyable. Situated close to the sophistication of Exeter’s centre, it's an ideal place to stay for a city break or to further explore Devon. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel du Vin Exeter

Address: Magdalen Street, Exeter EX2 4HY, England (Formerly The Magdalen Chapter)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Exeter
Price Range: €128 - €268 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel du Vin Exeter 4*
Number of rooms: 59
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#3 Luxury Hotel in Exeter
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“Try to pick a room at another hotel”
 of 5 bubbles JonE607, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“There is a lot of traffic at the front of the hotel but sound insulation is very good.”
 of 5 bubbles Barry707, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Don't go in our room - Room 004 as it was ground floor and faced the car park so curtains had to be constantly closed for privacy!”
 of 5 bubbles Emma2707, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
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