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The Stowey Arms

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Fowey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

The heating in the room wasn't working and no one was in a hurry to resolve the problem. Entry to the room was via an external keypad and the code was known by the staff with no internal lock! The shower was filthy and covered in a build up of visible scum and the floors and dining area had layers...

1Thank Handaxwood
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

We booked a night here, upon arrival the hosts were very welcoming & friendly. The pub itself is obviously a traditional drinkers pub, worn carpets, stains everywhere & tables laid out like a greasy spoon cafe. Upstairs things are much better & the rooms are done well & comfortable. However, we booked a DOUBLE room & were surprised to be...

Thank carpernick C
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Probably one of the worst 'managed' establishments that we have stayed in. Our non-stay in August 2016 has shown these people poorly equipped to run a hostelry. We arrived from a 250 mile journey for our pre-booked stay, only to be told 'there was nothing in the book' of our reservation. The room had been let to someone else! You...

Thank theeggmk
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Having arrived in the pub I spoke with a pleasant lady before an abrupt unwelcoming woman took over. The room was okto look at initially. However filthy bathroom dust and dirt, badly stained wc. A bathroom to use? No!! The bed was so uncomfortable to even lie on a sleep stood no chance. I couldn't stay. No apology, no offer...

3Thank Peter S
Ipswich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Food quite good, room ok but unfortunately mattress on bed in 1 of 2 rooms was extremely uncomfortable. Unable to sleep due to noise follwing music which finished at 23.30pm however noise from customers continued until 00.45hrs. Was close to transport provided by university for open day. Cost £125 for double and single room reasonable.

Thank Pearl O
Devon, England
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Place looks nicely cared for on the outside. Booked for dinner last Saturday. A joke. Around 40/50 seats in restaurant - one table occupied by 4. Menu bland and 30 years out of date. Of 4 starters, only one was interesting but 'didn't have'. 'Specials' menu featured omelette & chips! Of 5 red wines on list, only 2 were available....

1Thank Jumalee
Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

What a shame. A local down the end of my road and I already know I won't be back. Shabby and tired and not very welcoming It's in a prime location for lots of passing trade, good parking but let's itself down

Thank 121cheryl
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed for 2 nights, bathroom was filthy, especially the floor, since there was hair and dust everywhere. Breakfast was included, however not breathtakingly good. Friday night was VERY loud, the bed was vibrating from the music downstairs. The bed itself was quite narrow, 1.20 m perhaps. The rooms itself are nice, the building is beautiful, the place has a lot...

Thank Kirsten Z
Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Went with friends on Saturday. Food clearly all prepared from frozen as it was tasteless and bland. Heard from another guest that his complaint was taken badly by the lady owner who was rude and dismissive. Recommend you find somewhere else not here

1Thank Daphne J
Devon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 July 2016

The meals at this pub are really bad. Where do I start I had Fish & Chips, the batter on the fish was sweet to the taste, the fish still had its skin on it also. The chips were lots of little bits of chips like you would find in the bottom of a frozen chip bag. I complained to...

Thank sarah v

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service

Additional Information about The Stowey Arms

Address: Main Road, Exminster, Exeter EX6 8AT, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Exeter > Exminster
Price Range: ₹ 4,536 - ₹ 7,906 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“Don't visit”
Jumalee, 21 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Go somewhere else..”
122sarahv, 14 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Wifi is not worth bothering with. Rooms just need a dam good clean.”
paultI1099RQ, 16 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Even though it was just myself and my daughter we booked the family room which had two separate bedrooms and was lovely and quaint”
heldoyle, 3 Dec 2014 | Read review
“I would not be sure that there are any.”
verdad3, 30 Sep 2014 | Read review
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