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Watlington, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Don't come here if you're looking for cookie cutter place with 90 degree angles. It's old and full of character. Lovely bedroom and the owner turned the heating on in the room for us during the evening so it was warm when we got in. Great full English cooked when ordered.

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Thank Kate C
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed one night with our friends. The place is so interesting and different from the usual hotel/guest house we stay at. We all slept really well in the comfortable beds. Breakfast was perfect. The hosts are very welcoming and attentive.

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Thank Jeannette K
Exeter, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 17 September 2016

My walking group of 13 descended on the tea shop with only 2 hours notice for tea/ cakes etc. Although working alone, our host provided us with generous portions of tea/coffee/cake. He was very welcoming and friendly. Brilliant! I had a happy group. Lovely garden.

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Thank Sue C
Bristol, United Kingdom
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235 reviews
42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

There is no doubt this bed and breakfast with tea room has real charm. Thatched roof, narrow corridors it is charming. I wonder however, how much the tea room is the real focus. Outside there is a quaint garden, it is located within easy reach of Beer, Seaton, Sidmouth and many attractions. However our room did need some real TLC,... More 

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Thank AdeWotton
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54 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We arrived late and the host was accommodating, I called him the previous day to say that we would be there circa 9pm/10pm, not including traffic. The outside of the venue was quaint and charming; the décor is very cluttered and requires a very deep clean, please see photographs. Our room was characteristically 'Chocolate box esq' with small window and... More 

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Thank Faith B
Norwich, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Had a lovely cream tea in their beautiful garden. Enormous scones, fresh from the oven, a huge pot of tea sunshine and Guinea Pigs. Who could want more ? Highly recommended Staff very friendly and helpful too.

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Thank LennyB1968
Bolton by Bowland, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We have stayed at Southern Cross on many occasions since our honeymoon there in 1994 and throught out that time it as been a welcoming friendly experience no matter the owners happened to be,the present owners are no exception.A great place to spend a quiet few days.The cream tea's are highly recommended and not to be missed,especially if it's a... More 

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Lovely family run business everyone was very welcoming and helpful, quirky rooms, clean and tidy, breakfast and cream teas were wonderful, enjoyed a few evenings in the beautiful garden with the host, lots of lovely places to visit, would definitely stay here again, hopefully next year.

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Melbourne, Australia
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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2016

Although the cottage is on the main road the double glazed windows cut out the traffic noise. The cottage is very old, therefore all the odd shapes and sloping floors and ceilings that you would expect. I stayed in a twin room with en-suite - cleverly installed and perfectly adequate. Rooms clean and tidy, breakfasts wonderful, coffee great, advice on... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2016

Quirky & quaint B&B with off-road parking. No wifi in the property & no phone signal, but that did make it peaceful. The road does run right past the property, but with ear plugs in (essential travel item as I do need quiet) I was able to sleep ok. Heavy duvet, sheet & throw was overkill, the place was warm... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Southern Cross Guest House

Address: High Street, Newton Poppleford EX10 0DU, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Newton Poppleford
Price Range: $81 - $114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Southern Cross Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Choose and ensuite - they don't all have ensuite”
 of 5 bubbles RNTSU, 27 May 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in room number 1”
 of 5 bubbles B9587FLandrewg, 20 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Lots of road noise if staying in a room located at the front of the property, perhaps quieter on the other side ?”
 of 5 bubbles sidneybeanz, 10 Mar 2015 | Read review
“We had en-suite Room 2 - nice and roomy”
 of 5 bubbles buckingvox, 6 Mar 2015 | Read review
“One at the back facing the garden.”
 of 5 bubbles 449SandraB, 30 Sep 2014 | Read review
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