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Walton-On-Thames, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lovely hotel, with friendly and efficient staff throughout. Good location, close to all amenities, and excellent food both at dinner and breakfast. We had a very comfortable room with a queen-size bed and (relatively) modern bathroom. The pier and gardens, which are lovely, were just a short walk away. Would definitely recommend this hotel.

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Dominiox, Manager at Royal Exeter Hotel, responded to this review

Good Afternoon, Your review is very much appreciated and we are glad to hear you were able to enjoy our fantastic location! I would like to say a special thanks for the kind comment about the restaurant. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed the experience. Many thanks and we hope to see you again soon! Kind Regards, Dimitri

Swindon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We checked in on a Sunday after a little difficulty finding the car park, which is a bit tight but adequate and free. Service overall was excellent throughout our stay. Of particular mention was the excellent service of the Yorkshireman and his staff on duty for the breakfast.The freshly cooked breakfast was wonderful,a highlight of our stay. Dinner on both...

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Dominiox, Manager at Royal Exeter Hotel, responded to this review

Good afternoon, I was so pleased to read your lovely review, thank you very much. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Best wishes and thank you for choosing to stay with us. Kind Regards, Dimitri

Maidenhead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a fantastic hotel to stay in. From the time you park your car in the car park on the day of arrival to the day you book out service was fantastic. The staff are very welcoming and nothing is too much trouble. The rooms are beautifully presented. The restaurant was lovely with a hearty breakfast of your choice served...

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Dominiox, Manager at Royal Exeter Hotel, responded to this review

Good afternoon, Your review is very much appreciated and we are glad to hear you were able to enjoy our fantastic location! I would like to say a special thanks for the mention of our staff, we are delighted to hear you enjoyed the experience. Many thanks and we hope to see you again soon! Kind Regards, Dimitri

Sidmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an overnight stay at The Royal Exeter Hotel and found the location perfect for a walk to the beach, park or to the shopping centre. The staff are friendly, helpful and nothing appeared to be too much trouble, everyone had a smile. Our room was a good size and spotlessly clean. We had a the three course set...

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Dominiox, Manager at Royal Exeter Hotel, responded to this review

Good afternoon, Your review was very much appreciated. We were delighted you enjoyed the experience. Many thanks and we hope to see you again soon. Best wishes and thank you for choosing to stay with us. Kind Regards, Dimitri

Swanage, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On arrival we had some trouble finding the car park, not really their fault but some signage might have helped. When checking in the friendly female receptionist explained about the two bars attached to the hotel. I asked what time they shut and was that how we got in after the front desk shut (as it was Sunday so I...

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Dominiox, Manager at Royal Exeter Hotel, responded to this review

Good afternoon, Thank you for taking the time to share your constructive feedback following your recent stay with us. I am frustrated and disappointed that we failed to meet the basic standards of product and service across your stay. I am truly sad that we have lost you as a customer. You have provided me with clear feedback which will...

Buckinghamshire
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Royal Exeter as we had booked to see Paul Simon at the BIC which is directly opposite the Royal Exeter. That meant we could have a drink in the bar, then walk across the road to see the concert and stagger back to the hotel afterwards all within a few minutes of the concert ending. From...

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Dominiox, Manager at Royal Exeter Hotel, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Alan, Your review is very much appreciated and we are glad to hear you were able to enjoy our fantastic location! I would like to say a special thanks for the mention of our staff, we are delighted to hear you enjoyed the experience. Many thanks and we hope to see you again soon! Kind Regards, Dimitri

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Hotel looks like it had a makeover about 15 years ago - but it needs another! It's not scruffy - just dated. BUT the service was great, the food fantastic and the location is superb - directly opposite the Bournemouth International Centre. I will definitely go again.

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Dominiox, Manager at Royal Exeter Hotel, responded to this review

Good evening Mike, Your review is very much appreciated and it is fantastic to know you enjoyed all aspects of the hotel. We hope to welcome you back again soon. Kind Regards, Dimitri

Poole, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Why can't all hotels be as great as The Royal Exeter ?. We arranged to meet up with friends for an overnight stay. On entering reception we were met with smiles and made to feel so welcome. Our room was lovely (104) warm and cosy and we could see the sea. We had cocktails before dinner in 1812 bar. Our...

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Dominiox, Manager at Royal Exeter Hotel, responded to this review

Good evening, Thank you for your great feedback, we are really pleased to hear how much you enjoyed your stay with us! We look forward to seeing you again. Best wishes and thank you for choosing to stay with us. Kind Regards, Dimitri

Berkshire , England
Reviewed 2 November 2016

We stayed for a one night B & B deal and everything was delightful, staff room and breakfast. The reception staff were brisk, helpful and friendly, we really couldn't fault them. Our room was directly above the 1812 bar/nightclub but we were there on a Monday night so it wasn't busy so very little noise. We didn't have dinner in...

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Dominiox, Manager at Royal Exeter Hotel, responded to this review

Good evening, Your review is very much appreciated and we are glad to hear you were able to enjoy our fantastic location! I would like to say a special thanks for the mention of our staff, we are delighted to hear you enjoyed the experience. Many thanks and we hope to see you again soon! Kind Regards, Dimitri

Rickmansworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 November 2016

great staff and great food,ample parking,big room but a little too hot ! the hotel is a little tired in places ,plenty of places to sit and relax ,good bar ! very close to the sea front and a very good shopping centre.

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Good evening, Thank you for your feedback, thank you very much. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Best wishes and thank you for choosing to stay with us. Kind Regards, Dimitri

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Additional Information about Royal Exeter Hotel

Address: Exeter Road, Bournemouth BH2 5AG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bournemouth
Price Range: $98 - $167 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Royal Exeter Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 54
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Also Known As:
Royal Exeter Bournemouth
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#22 Romantic Hotel in Bournemouth
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“We had a 2nd floor room having requested quiet, it wasn't bad but a bit of traffic noise would be expected because of location.”
 of 5 bubbles Jaygo_13, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Higher rooms would be better at the weekend to avoid bar noise. Heavy traffic on the BIC side at times”
 of 5 bubbles stki40-50, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Dorset suite was excellent..”
 of 5 bubbles louiserisca186463, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We stayed Sunday, Monday and requested a quiet room. Although position is conveniently central we were not disturbed by traffic noise.”
 of 5 bubbles 206susanneb, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We were on the first floor and had good sized room.”
 of 5 bubbles LAH159, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
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