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Southernhay House Hotel

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36 Southernhay East, Exeter EX1 1NX England See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Multilingual Staff
Free Parking
4.5 Star accommodation
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About
Description
Charming boutique townhouse hotel with 11 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 ...More 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. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Free Parking
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
11
Price range
US$153 - US$354 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
United Kingdom > England > Devon > Exeter
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Reviews (297)
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All reviewselegant roomsbeautiful boutique hotelfresh milkxmas marketcathedral greenbathroom facilitiesfabulous stayfree standing bathexeter cathedralfull length mirrorminutes walk awaycomfortable bedlovely roomlittle toucheslimited parkingquiet areabreakfast was excellent
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stayed here for one night, having brought our son who is starting at the University, in a nearby small room. We had a very friendly welcome upon arrival around lunchtime, an offer of tea and were shown our rooms which looked...More

Thank Elizabeth C
Response from Deborah C, Owner at Southernhay House HotelResponded 4 days ago

Hi Elizabeth. Thank you for your extensive review. We take your comments (positive and negative) very much to heart as the holistic experience matters to us. We’re working our way through them now and seeing where we can improve. One point to make, if I...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I picked this hotel because of its location. It is only a five minute walk to the Cathedral. The hotel has the perfect combination of being a historical building but with wonderful new bedroom/bathrooms. Very comfortable. I am not a breakfast person but the breakfast...More

Thank Susie B
Response from Deborah C, Owner at Southernhay House HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Susie, we’re very happy that you noted the historical and functional mix. I’m not a breakfast person either but sometimes.....I’m tempted. Your time in posting and your comments are appreciated.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Please do not bother eating here, there are far better places to eat in Exeter, that offer better quality food, better service, better value and management that are interested in feedback.. it has sadly seen better daysMore

1  Thank Gavin C
Response from Deborah C, Owner at Southernhay House HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Gavin, Gavin, please can you move on from this? We get it; you didn’t like your celebration meal with us. We have also got all six of your posts on public forums (from FB to TA to booking.com) about your dissatisfaction. We’re truly, madly, sorry...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This review is on behalf of my very well travelled parents in law , to whom I had recommended this hotel . They wanted me to write a review for them as they had such a wonderful time. The service and staff on property were...More

Thank Kathrin C
Response from deborah c, Owner at Southernhay House HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Kathrin, you have also contacted us direct with these comments and so I sincerely appreciate your also taking the time to post in this forum. It was an absolute delight to welcome your parents in law here. Sally (who was the key Manager on...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were two couples staying 2 nights and we found all the staff (front desk, bar, dining room, cleaning) very helpful and pleasant. The decor is interesting and makes for good conversation. The "open plan" bathroom concept took a bit of getting used to and...More

Thank LucyK1303
Response from deborah c, Owner at Southernhay House HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks Lucy, we enjoyed welcoming you all to the hotel. It’s absolutely true that we have hooks for hanging clothes rather than wardrobes (space being a premium, as well as listed building considerations). I’d suggest for longer stays taking a larger room, where we can...More

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Dan E
December 15, 2016|
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Response from deborah c | Property representative |
Hi Dan We do not have a spa. Best regards Sally
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Nina K
February 3, 2015|
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Response from deborah c | Property representative |
Hi Nina. We have four free parking spaces here, which are for resident guests on a first come first served basis. If you have a disabled badge, please let us know and we'll reserve one specifically for you. If the spaces... More
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