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The City Gate Hotel

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In the heart of Exeter, The City Gate offers modern rooms, free Wi-Fi and a beer garden. Exeter Central and Exeter St Davids Railway Stations are nearby and the M5 motorway is within easy reach. The City Gate has 14 newly refurbished Boutique rooms with en-suite. They all feature a TV (with sky box), tea and coffee making facilities, mini bar, air conditioning and some complimentary treats! The City Gate Hotel features real ales and a traditional food menu, made using fine local produce. Guests can dine either in the restaurant or in the spacious conservatory. In the warmer months, the garden provides yet more dining space. This is our guests' favourite part of Exeter, according to independent reviews. We speak your language!
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100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
332Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
100Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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All reviews fudge beer garden the pub cellar bar complimentary port family party boutique hotel next morning no lift great bathroom sky tv nespresso machine double glazing central location exeter cathedral few minutes walk a great nights sleep
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a couple of nights here to celebrate my birthday. I loved the room decor and the bed was huge! And so comfy. Nicola on reception knew it was my birthday and had gone out and bought a box of chocolates which was a really...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a night away in this hotel booked last minute. We could not fault it. The breakfast was lovely, freshly cooked and well worth £10. Very central location close to shops, bars and restaurants. Very friendly, helpful bar staff. Would definitely return and would stay...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a really nice boutique hotel right in the heart of Exeter. The outside does not reflect the nice interior rooms (albeit if you have luggage, it is hard to negotiate the stairs). The receptionists are helpful and the room, whilst not huge is...More

Thank annlE1805EE
Response from City Gate E, Manager at The City Gate HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Ann L, I hope yo are well and having a good week. Thank you for taking the time to leave such a lovely review, I am am really glad you enjoyed your stay with us and the special little touches. I have passed your...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful hotel. Full of character. Room was immaculate with modern chic decor. Sadly didn’t have the time to check out the bar or dining options. Would definitely recommend to anyone visiting this lovely city.More

Thank R6488HZwilliaml
Response from City Gate E, Manager at The City Gate HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello William L, I hope you are well. Thank you for taking the time to leave a review and I am glad you enjoyed you stay in our boutique hotel! I love the character of the building, it suits the city perfectly but naturally I...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An off the cuff lunch with the girls. We sat outside in the garden as the weather was great and had a lovely lunch, staff were great, prices satisfactory and food was superb. We will definitely be back.More

Thank JugzJules
Response from City Gate E, Manager at The City Gate HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello JugzJules, I hope you are well. Thank you for taking the time to leave such a lovely review and I am glad you enjoyed lunch with your ladies! I will pass your kind comments back to our team. Hopefully you will visit again soon,...More

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Laura L
11 April 2018|
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Response from 58katherinej | Reviewed this property |
It doesn’t have designated parking but the multi storey car park that we used is just opposite and really reasonably priced.
10 March 2018|
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25 May 2017|
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Yes they are in the beer garden 😀
Room Tips
"Don't stay in room 16!!"
7 Jun 2018
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"Try asking for rooms further away from the bar - in the summer I can imagine the beer garden being quite..."
9 Jan 2018
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"Even though the Hotel was very busy with parties, we didn’t have any noise travelling up to our rooms.."
17 Dec 2017
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"From reports, all rooms are of equal very high standard."
18 Jun 2017
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