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The City Gate Hotel

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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“fudge”(21 reviews)
“beer garden”(20 reviews)
“the pub”(35 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Pool
Fitness centre
4 Star Hotel
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 has 14 newly refurbished Boutique rooms with en-suite. They all feature a TV...
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Location and contact
1 Iron Bridge | Lower North Street, Exeter EX4 3RB, England
8.1 km to Exeter Airport
175 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We booked in advance with special requests as it was a special occasion. We arrived at 2pm, nobody was at the hotel reception and nobody answered the phone. After a long journey and long walk , we went into the bar to find somebody to...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed room 11 (top floor corner with South East aspect). I think the rooms facing the back (west) would be very quiet. Helpful and professional reception staff. Very comfortable bed, great shower and nice decor. After a dreadful AirBnB experience (nasty hosts abound it seems...More

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Response from City_Gate_Exeter, Manager at The City Gate HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello KKT2604, I hope you enjoyed the sunny weather this weekend! I would like to personally thank you for taking the time to review your recent experience at The City Gate. We strive every day to ensure our guests have a wonderful, relaxing experience at...More

Reviewed 11 June 2018

We visited City Gate as a family for 2 nights. The hotel experience was first rate, the rooms beautifully furnished, clean and an extremely comfortable bed. Lovely little touches like Nespresso machine and fresh milk in the fridge for your tea and coffee. Reception staff...More

Thank Kipsmum
Response from City_Gate_Exeter, Manager at The City Gate HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Kipsmum, I hope you are well and had a lovely weekend. Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to the City Gate and I am very sorry that we did not meet your expectations or live up to our own...More

Reviewed 7 June 2018

It's hard to assign a rating in that had I just stayed the one night, May 26, I would have given a 5-star rating. But then I came back and had a very different room and experience. The hotel is recently redone, so you get...More

Thank Cheryl B
Response from City_Gate_Exeter, Manager at The City Gate HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Cheryl B, I hope you had a lovely weekend. Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit at the City Gate, we very much appreciate our guests comments and your feedback enables us to make continued improvements to the service we...More

Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

Stayed two nights at short notice. Upon arrival, excellent welcome within pub and at reception. Great central location. Good service experience at check in with very friendly staff. Shown to my room, lots nice quirky touches. Room found to be on small size but very...More

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Response from City_Gate_Exeter, Manager at The City Gate HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

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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
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Breakfast Available
Minibar
Beachfront
Breakfast included
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Certificate of Excellence
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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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"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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