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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visiting our daughter attending Exeter University and had a wonderful 9 day stay with Richard (and son) and Jane at Raffles Hotel! Great location, super hosts, comfortable room and lively breakfast conversation made our trip to Devon most enjoyable. We used Exeter as a home base for exploring all of Devon. Will return for sure and can't wait to hear...

Thank CW L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Richard and his late wife transformed this well-constructed Duplex into marvelous accommodations. Particularly quiet as he had replaced all of the original windows with triple-glazed ones. Prices are very reasonable. Cash only. Delicious breakfast. Wonderfully friendly housekeeper who manner reminds me of Daphne Moon on Frazier. :)

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 October 2016

I wish I could review Raffles Hotel but due to a slight misunderstanding on the telephone about shower rooms being called bathrooms, my experience of the host was one of rudeness so I had no option but to cancel the week that I had booked. Pity, as I generally get on rather well with the staff in the many hotels...

Thank carolroyle
Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 September 2016

A very warm welcome, attention to detail. Richard goes the extra mile to make your stay an excellent experience. An excellent breakfast, with much organic produce. A beautiful garden created with love and care is offered for the use of of guests.

Thank bdyson11
Nantwich, Cheshire
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Relaxed friendly beautiful place to stay. First time in Exeter and would love to come back again. The house and garden is very majestic and grand in keeping with its age. Breakfast was excellent and lovely view of the garden.

Thank sabisaac
Ormskirk, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Very comfortable. Raffles offers residents a personal touch of care and time, with the owners going beyond what is required of them. The facilities were great. I only wish I had more time to explore the beautiful garden.

Thank davidallan2016
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed my stay at Raffles Hotel, and thanks to Richard and Jane for making this place so lovely. The breakfast is so good that cannot be missed. The location is near for me to attend Conference at the University of Exeter, and walking to town area is only about 10 mins.

Thank Sim S
Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 September 2016

This is a traditional B&B, with lovely old furniture and character, run by a friendly and charming gentleman and his team. Clean room and a nice comfy bed, together with a great cooked breakfast. Good value, we enjoyed our stay and if we come back to Exeter would stay here again.

Thank thefozzman31
Reviewed 19 August 2016

I greatly enjoyed my stay at Raffles. thanks to Richard and Jane for making me so welcome. A traditional type B&B. nice garden to relax in. The breakfast is possibly the best you could get. all organic where possible. Look forward to visiting you again.

Thank morph1
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

What a lovely gem of a place. It's dog friendly too. So handy for exploring the beautiful city of Exeter. Wonderful breakfast cooked by Richard and served by Jane. Such a friendly place to stay and we will definitely be back. Highly recommended

Thank Kate S

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Raffles offers you four star Hotel accommodation in the centre of Exeter. The Victorian town house retains many of it's original features, is beautifully decorated with period furniture throughout. The rooms are attractive and spacious and are fully en-suite. We provide you with a fantastic breakfast, using organic produce wherever possible. With more than thirty years experience at Raffles we believe we know how to provide you with excellant friendly and genuine service. We look forward to seeing you soon. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Raffles Hotel

Address: 11 Blackall Road, Exeter EX4 4HD, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Exeter
Price Range: £72 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Raffles Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Raffles Hotel Exeter, Devon
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