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Great Western Hotel

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Desk, free WiFi
Desk, free WiFi
Desk, free WiFi
Desk, free WiFi

Overview of Great Western Hotel

Great Western Hotel

2 out of 5
Guests rated this property 3.1/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Business services
  • Bar
  • Housekeeping
St David's Station, Exeter, England, EX4 4NU

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationRoyal Albert Museum and Art Gallery12 min walk
  • Popular LocationExeter Cathedral15 min walk
  • Popular LocationSpacex18 min walk
  • AirportExeter (EXT-Exeter Intl.)13 min drive

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About this area


Located in Exeter, Great Western Hotel is near a train station. Royal Albert Museum and Art Gallery and Exeter Phoenix Centre are cultural highlights, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at Northbrook Approach Golf Course and National Trust Killerton. Crealy Great Adventure Park and Devon Railway Centre are also worth visiting.

What's nearby

  • Royal Albert Museum and Art Gallery - 12 min walk
  • Harlequins Shopping Centre - 13 min walk
  • Exeter Phoenix Centre - 14 min walk
  • Exeter Cathedral - 15 min walk
  • Spacex - 18 min walk

Getting around

  • Exeter St David's Station - 2 min walk
  • Exeter (EXT-Exeter Intl.) - 13 min drive


  • The Imperial - 5 min walk
  • Gandhi - 8 min walk
  • Dinosaur Café - 8 min walk
  • The Angel - 11 min walk
  • Brody's Breakfast Bistro - 12 min walk

About this property

Great Western Hotel

Hotel with restaurant, walk to University of Exeter
This smoke-free hotel features a restaurant, a bar/lounge and free WiFi in public areas. All 35 rooms offer free WiFi, coffee makers and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Guests will also find showers and desks.
Great Western Hotel offers 35 forms of accommodation with coffee/tea makers. Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels.

Bathrooms include a shower. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and hairdryers can be requested.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast available for a fee weekends 7:00 AM–10:00 AM: GBP 8.95 for adults and GBP 8.95 for children
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar


  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • Meeting rooms


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Hairdryer (on request)
  • Shower


  • TV channels
  • Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker


  • Desk

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Check-in from 2 PM - 11 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 9 AM - 11 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 10 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: GBP 8.95 for adults and GBP 8.95 for children (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

Property is also known as

Great Western Exeter
Great Western Hotel
Great Western Hotel Exeter
Hotel Great Western
Great Western Hotel Exeter, Devon
Great Western Hotel Exeter
Great Western Hotel Hotel
Great Western Hotel Exeter
Great Western Hotel Hotel Exeter

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Overall score and ratings

Rating 5 - Excellent. 18 out of 239 reviews
5 - Excellent 8%
Rating 4 - Good. 56 out of 239 reviews
4 - Good 23%
Rating 3 - Okay. 72 out of 239 reviews
3 - Okay 30%
Rating 2 - Poor. 56 out of 239 reviews
2 - Poor 23%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 37 out of 239 reviews
1 - Terrible 15%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

3/5 Okay

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, room comfort
Disliked: Property conditions & facilities
The Hotel has been modestly refurbished. Plus - the real ale bar Minus - Cooked breakfast not available
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

2/5 Poor

Business traveller
Disliked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
The room wasn’t very clean
Stayed 4 nights in Mar 2020

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, room comfort
Overnight stay, was fine
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

3/5 Okay

Travelled with partner
Liked: Staff & service
Disliked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very friendly staff but the hotel itself is very tired. Curtains didn't shut properly, bed uncomfortable, had to sleep on the floor in the end. Shame as its in a great location.
Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2020

1/5 Terrible

Business traveller
Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Don’t go here stay away
Was not Clean,got bitten in the night by something didn’t Even bother with breakfast as others guests warned me against it would not recommend this place
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2019