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Southernhay House Hotel

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Holt, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A lovely place to stay and with easy walking distance of all of Exeters shops and attractions. Easy parking nearby. Our room was quiet and comfortable with a lovely bathroom. The food was good and although the menu was not large we all found something to enjoy. The breakfast was excellent. Service was good and the staff friendly and helpful....

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect staff, beautiful bathroom, comfortable bed in a very nice historical house. Modern but not offending to the historical design. Very good city centre location easy access to shops and restaurants. Highly recommended

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This lovely stylish boutique hotel is in a great location for visiting Exeter. It is very clean, homely, warm and stylish. The 2 male members of staff were very friendly as was the young girl cleaning the rooms. Unfortunately it lacks atmosphere as we were the only people in the bar in the evening, we have previously visited the bar...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Southernhay House is a truly lovely boutique hotel - three of us stayed and every single room was stunning. Beautiful and classy. The beds were really comfy. The staff were lovely and friendly and made me feel so much at home that I nearly walked out with my key as if it was mine! I would definitely come back and...

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San Francisco
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perfect base for short stay in Exeter, very comfortable room (we had the medium priced one) would not have wanted anything smaller. Shower room was good, staff very polite and breakfast was delicious.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Disappointing stay at this central, expensive hotel. Whilst rooms are reasonably appointed, (as long as you don't need a wardrobe), it is not good for business travellers who either need a late night snack or an early morning breakfast. Although they charge for breakfast, You cannot get a hot breakfast before 0800h. Similarly after 2100h, all they offer is a...

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Southernhay House is a beautiful boutique hotel, in an elegantly renovated building within easy access of the main area of the town. It is tastefully decorated and comfortable. We had two very tasty meals in the restaurant, and found the bar to be cosy with a good light food and drinks menu. The staff are really nice, friendly and personable,...

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South Norwood London
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Southernhay House is centrally located a couple of hundred meters behind Exeter Cathedral. This is a smart part of town, availability of on street parking is close to zero, it is possible to stop on the drive to unload/load the car, but then necessary to move off, so budget £20 per day and park round the corner in the underground...

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Bude, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Myself and my girlfriend stayed here on New Years Eve. The location is extremely central to Exeter and is a 30 second walk from Princess Hay. We stayed in 'Cotton' which has a huge and comfy bed with a bath tub at the end of it, and a big TV on the wall. We found the experience totally relaxing and...

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West Country
Reviewed 10 January 2017

This is a lovely hotel based on an elegant Exeter townhouse. The conversion has been done thoughtfully and with care. Many boutique hotels are simply vulgar or over-furnished in an idiosyncratic style or totally chi-chi and for those reason I avoid them. I half expected the same would be true of Southernhay House but happily I was very wrong. The...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Charming boutique townhouse hotel with 10 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 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Southernhay House Hotel

Address: 36 Southernhay East, Exeter EX1 1NX, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Exeter
Price Range: $173 - $434 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Southernhay House Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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Southernhay House Hotel Exeter, Devon
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#5 Luxury Hotel in Exeter
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“A room the the rear of the hotel for quietness.”
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“Not many of the rooms have baths and there are no wardrobes, just hangers on the wall”
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