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10 Best Hotels in Exeter

Hampton by Hilton Exeter Airport
3 out of 5
Exeter Airport, Exeter, England
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8.97 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,278 reviews)

"Excellent accommodation and very friendly staff. Family all enjoy a comfortable room and a really enjoyable breakfast. Despite the current global situation, we were made to feel very welcome and at ease throughout our stay."…"

Reviewed on 20 Mar. 2020

Hampton by Hilton Exeter Airport
Hotel Du Vin Exeter
4 out of 5
Magdalen Street, Exeter, England
AU$158
per night
3 May - 4 May
0.47 km from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (576 reviews)

"Wonderful room in a great building with views all over the countryside. Staff goes above and beyond to accommodate early arrivals and other travel related issues."…"

Reviewed on 19 Feb. 2020

Hotel Du Vin Exeter
Holiday Inn Express Exeter M5, Jct 29
3 out of 5
Guardian Road Exeter Business Park, Exeter, England
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AU$110
per night
19 Apr. - 20 Apr.
4.29 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (1,148 reviews)

"Clean tidy well presented helpful staff lovely beds easy relax and good size tv"…"

Reviewed on 2 Mar. 2020

Holiday Inn Express Exeter M5, Jct 29
Jurys Inn Exeter
4 out of 5
Western Way, Exeter, England
AU$138
per night
3 May - 4 May
0.81 km from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (1,203 reviews)

"Very close to city centre. Clean rooms, good breakfast and wifi services. The staff are responsive and showing good hospitality to their customers. During the weekend, it's a little bit crowded and noisy."…"

Reviewed on 22 Mar. 2020

Jurys Inn Exeter
Mercure Exeter Rougemont Hotel
3.5 out of 5
Queen Street, Exeter, England
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AU$144
per night
16 Apr. - 17 Apr.
0.32 km from city centre
3.9/5Good! (430 reviews)

"Lovely staff and the hotel is central to city . You have to pay for parking . 12 pounds overnight"…"

Reviewed on 26 Mar. 2020

Mercure Exeter Rougemont Hotel
Woodbury Park Hotel and Golf Club
4 out of 5
Woodbury Castle, Exeter, England
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11.93 km from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (396 reviews)

"De-luxe room very comfortable and clean but a little dated. Experienced a power-cut from 4.00 am Monday morning so no coffee, shower or hair-dryer. Was not the fault of the hotel. Would be nice to be offered some sort of compensation/another nights stay"…"

Reviewed on 7 Mar. 2020

Woodbury Park Hotel and Golf Club
Mercure Exeter Southgate Hotel
4 out of 5
Southernhay East, Exeter, England
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
AU$158
per night
16 Apr. - 17 Apr.
0.37 km from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (1,195 reviews)

"Good location. £12 to park in their car park for me is a bit much when you’re a guest. We stayed in a privileged room, but the view was just the car park. We wasn’t sure why it was a privilege room because there wasn’t anything different about it to when we stayed there in a normal room. The bar ..."…"

Reviewed on 15 Mar. 2020

Mercure Exeter Southgate Hotel
White Hart Hotel by Marston's Inns
3 out of 5
66 South Street, Exeter, England
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0.27 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (301 reviews)

"A very pleasant stay. Polite and helpful staff. Comfortable room. Ideal location for the city centre."…"

Reviewed on 23 Mar. 2020

White Hart Hotel by Marston's Inns
Holiday Inn Express Exeter - City Centre
3.5 out of 5
Tudor Street, Exeter, England
Free Cancellation
AU$118
per night
9 Apr. - 10 Apr.
0.5 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (150 reviews)

"Well located. Had a good ammount of on site parking."…"

Reviewed on 9 Mar. 2020

Holiday Inn Express Exeter - City Centre
The Devon Hotel
3 out of 5
Matford, Exeter, England
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3.55 km from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (270 reviews)

"Really good hotel with excellent food and cheerful staff"…"

Reviewed on 24 Nov. 2019

The Devon Hotel
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Visiting Exeter

History buffs will enjoy exploring Exeter, and visitors give high marks for the cathedral, top-notch restaurants, and lively bar scene. Tourists who journey to this welcoming city can discover its theaters, shopping, and university setting. A top sight in the city is Spacex.

  • There are 87 hotels and other accommodations in Exeter
  • The closest major airport is in Exeter (EXT-Exeter Intl.) 8.2 from the city center
  • The next closest is in Plymouth (PLH-Plymouth City) 52.8 away

Sightseeing and Staying in Exeter

The city is well known for its theaters and cultural venues like Spacex and Exeter Phoenix Centre. Its cathedral and historic sites are notable and landmarks include Exeter Cathedral, St Martin's Church, and St Nicholas Priory. Shopping is one of the favorite things to do, so consider an excursion to Guildhall Shopping Centre, Harlequins Shopping Centre, and Princesshay.

In Exeter, you'll find 87 hotels and other lodging accommodations so you'll have ample places to choose from for your holiday getaway. These are top ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Frogmill B&B - This 4-star bed & breakfast features free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking.
  • Mill Farm - Our customers like the breakfast and quiet location at this farm stay. This 4-star farm stay features free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking.
  • Lower Thornton Farm - Amenities in this 3-star B&B guestroom include cable TV and a coffee maker.

Getting Around Exeter

If you'd like to explore more of the area, ride aboard a train from Exeter Central Station, Exeter St Thomas Station, or Exeter St David's Station. Exeter might not have many public transit options to choose from so consider a car rental to maximize your time.

Dressing for Exeter

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 52°F during the day and 39°F at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 65°F, while the average at night is 42°F
  • July through September has daytime averages of 66°F with nighttime averages of 51°F
  • In October-December, you can expect daytime averages of 61°F and nighttime averages of 41°F
  • Average annual rainfall for Exeter is 1.02 inches
  • Usually August and July are the hottest months with an average of 66°F, whereas February and March are often coldest, averaging 39°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Exeter?
Townhouse Exeter is a favourite with Expedia customers. This 3-star guesthouse offers free breakfast and free WiFi. It is located a short 7-minute walk from University of Exeter. Reviews from our site also recommend Southernhay House Hotel and Woodleigh Coach House - Guest house as top options for your visit.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Exeter, will I receive a refund?
Yes! Most hotel room reservations are fully refundable if you cancel prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of your arrival date. If your reservation is non-refundable, you might be able to still cancel and receive a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Enter your dates, click on “Search”, then you can use the “free cancellation” filter to review top deals in Exeter.
What's the best place to stay on a budget in Exeter?
Based on reviews, St Andrews Hotel is a popular 3-star B&B for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other choices to stay on the cheap include White Hart Hotel by Marston’s Inns and Holiday Inn Express Exeter M5, Jct 29.
What's the best hotel for a family trip to Exeter?
Hampton by Hilton Exeter Airport is a top 3-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features a restaurant and free parking. Other good options to stay with the children include St Andrews Hotel and Mercure Exeter Rougemont Hotel. Also, attractions such as Crealy Great Adventure Park and Devon Railway Centre are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best place to stay for a romantic getaway to Exeter?
Mercure Exeter Southgate Hotel is a favourite 4-star hotel for couples, and features 24-hour room service and an indoor pool. Another choice for a stay with your sweetheart is Hotel Du Vin Exeter.
What's the best pet-friendly hotel in Exeter?
Thorverton Arms - Inn is a top inn for people travelling with their pets, and offers a restaurant and a bar/lounge for its human guests. Other good options to stay with your pet include Hotel Du Vin Exeter and Best Western Exeter Lord Haldon Country Hotel.
What's the best hotel for a beach holiday in Exeter?
Townhouse Exeter is a top 3-star guesthouse for a beach holiday, and features an outdoor pool and a bar. Other good choices to stay near the beach include Exeter Court Hotel and Woodbury Park Hotel and Golf Club. Head to Dawlish Warren Beach or Exmouth Beach for some quality time by the water.
What's the best high-end hotel in Exeter?
Larkbeare Grange - B&B is a luxury B&B and popular for Expedia travellers looking for an elegant place to stay. Another upscale option for your holiday is Hotel Du Vin Exeter.
What's the best boutique hotel in Exeter?
Queens Court Hotel is a favourite 3-star hotel with Expedia travellers looking for stylish accommodation, and features a restaurant and a bar. If you’d prefer to stay at a boutique hotel, you can also take a look at Hotel Du Vin Exeter.
What's the best accommodation for a golf trip to Exeter?
The Red House Hotel is a B&B featuring free breakfast and a restaurant, and it’s a top choice for golfing nearby. You can tee off at Northbrook Approach Golf Course during your trip.
What is staying in Exeter like?
Budget-minded travellers will find good deals in Exeter, and visitors give high marks for the cathedral and lively bar scene. Welcoming and quaint, this city attracts tourists with its theatres and university setting. Dartmoor National Park, Babbacombe Beach and Princess Theatre are some of the top sights around the area. In Exeter, there are 250 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from.
What is there to see in Exeter?
Well known for its theatres, the city’s cultural venues include Exeter Phoenix Centre, Royal Albert Museum and Art Gallery and Spacex. The city is notable for its cathedrals and landmarks such as Exeter Cathedral, Rougemont Castle and Powderham Castle. The city’s natural beauty is on display at Dartmoor National Park, Exeter’s Underground Passages and Canonteign Waterfalls and Country Park.

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