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1 Iron Bridge Lower North Street, Exeter EX4 3RB England See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
Family Rooms
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Yes the beer garden might be nice but I felt well and truly ‘stung’ when paying nearly £18 for a beer, a glass of rather average wine and a tiny tub of peanuts, I won’t be rushing back or recommending this place! In future I...More

Thank steve w
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We decided last minute to stop in Exeter and read previous reviews on Tripadvisor so decided to take a chance. We never normally consider pub type accommodation but this was superb. Parking is a short walk and the hotel reception is separate from the bar...More

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Response from City Gate E, Manager at The City Gate HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Good Morning Sarahmiso, I hope you are well and enjoying your week. Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We set our selves very high customer service standards and we really do appreciate when our guests tell us...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed at this hotel for 1 night whilst my husband had emergency surgery on his back at Nuffield Health Hopsital. They staff were friendly the room was beautifully styled and very clean. The complimentary fudge was such a lovely touch and I loved the...More

Thank Laura M
Response from City Gate E, Manager at The City Gate HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Laura M, I hope you and your husband are well. Thank you for taking the time to leave a lovely review, we appreciate all guest feedback! We hope that we will be able to welcome you back again in the near future. Have a...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a gorgeous boutique hotel Room 9 is just stunning , staff really friendly (big thanks to the young lads who brought my room service dinner upstairs) Dinner was amazing, beautifully cooked plaice, polenta chips to die for and the wine was bone dry, chilled...More

Thank 6,471
Response from City Gate E, Manager at The City Gate HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear 6471, Thank you I am very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time in Citygate Hotel, and that we didn't let you down on food and service. I will pass the great feedback to our amazing team. Looking forward to welcoming you again...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An ultra modern appointed hotel room and bathroom. Very well presented and double the size of a standard hotel room. The staff are very friendly and helpful. In particular Steph. We would not hesitate to return. Many thanks to the hotel for making our stay...More

Thank jezc1234
Response from City Gate E, Manager at The City Gate HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Jezc1234, I hope you are enjoying your week. Thank you for taking the time to leave such a lovely review. I am glad you enjoyed your experience with us and will be sure to pass your kind comments back to our team and most...More

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Description
In the heart of Exeter, The City Gate offers modern rooms, free Wi-Fi and a beer garden. Exeter Central and Exeter St Davids Railway Stations are nearby and the M5 motorway is within easy reach. The City Gate ...More has 14 newly refurbished Boutique rooms with en-suite. They all feature a TV (with sky box), tea and coffee making facilities, mini bar, air conditioning and some complimentary treats! The City Gate Hotel features real ales and a traditional food menu, made using fine local produce. Guests can dine either in the restaurant or in the spacious conservatory. In the warmer months, the garden provides yet more dining space. This is our guests' favourite part of Exeter, according to independent reviews. We speak your language! Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Breakfast Available
Meeting Rooms
Minibar
Non-Smoking Hotel
Beachfront
Free Parking
Spa
Breakfast included
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
14
Price range
US$104 - US$227 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
City Gate Hotel
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The City Gate Hotel Exeter, Devon
Location
United Kingdom > England > Devon > Exeter
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
14
Price range
US$104 - US$227 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
City Gate Hotel
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The City Gate Hotel Exeter, Devon
Location
United Kingdom > England > Devon > Exeter
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Room & Suite (26)
Dining (6)
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Laura L
11 April 2018|
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Response from Katherine J | Reviewed this property |
It doesn’t have designated parking but the multi storey car park that we used is just opposite and really reasonably priced.
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Cheltchappy
10 March 2018|
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Response from CambridgeshireBots | Reviewed this property |
Yes, no problem!
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Steve K
25 May 2017|
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Yes they are in the beer garden 😀
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Room Tips
"Don't stay in room 16!!"
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"Try asking for rooms further away from the bar - in the summer I can imagine the beer garden being quite..."
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"Even though the Hotel was very busy with parties, we didn’t have any noise travelling up to our rooms.."
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"From reports, all rooms are of equal very high standard."
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