The Great Western Hotel

Exeter, Devon

The Great Western Hotel is the epitome of a true English hotel, in Devon. It's Situated adjacent to Exeter St David's railway station and they pride themselves on a warm welcome coupled with high standards and sensible pricing. Attracting both leisure and business travellers alike.

Hotel Details

The Great Western Hotel has 35 en-suite rooms and a popular bar and restaurant.

Room Types:

  • Singles Rooms
  • Twins Rooms
  • Double Rooms
  • Family Rooms

Room Amenities:

  • Flat-screen TV with Sky Television
  • Tea/coffee making facilities
  • A private bathroom with either a bath or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer

The Loco Bar at The Great Western

The Loco Bar

The hotel believe that their guests & regulars deserve something better. The popular Loco Bar offers an awesome selection of beers, ciders, wines & spirits.
Having won the Exeter & District Pub Of The Year award from CAMRA twice, you will not be disappointed with the wide selection of real ales on offer.

They cater for both the business & leisure traveller equally well & offer special weekend rates for those who simply just want to get away for a relaxing break.

There is a separate popular bar area, also available to non residents, which serves a wide selection of lagers, beers, wines & spirits. The hotel pride themselves on the varied and ever changing choice of real ales for which they have received various accolades from the Campaign For Real Ale (camra) over the years.


The hotel is within walking distance of Exeter City Centre, the capital city of Devon, and the prestigious Exeter University. Also the secondary railway station, Central, is a mere ten minutes walk away and the coach & bus station a further five.

The famous Exeter Cathedral is also in close proximity as is the historic Exeter Quay, which is a great tourist attraction too.

From just outside the hotel you can begin to explore Devon and Cornwall by various methods of transport. Besides Exeter St. Davids train station (which incidentally has regular historic steam trains operating throughout the summer) there are taxi ranks and bus stops operating various routes. In addition, they can arrange car hire to the hotel, delivered and collected free as a concession for residents, if you prefer to explore the area at your own pace. 

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