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10 Best Hotels in Exeter

Holiday Inn Express Exeter - City Centre
3.5 out of 5
Tudor Street, Exeter, England
Free cancellation
The price is AU$115 per night
0.5 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (172 reviews)

"Social distancing measures in place. Staff all very helpful. Had our room changed due to problem with the shower - no hesitation - changed straight away. Best of all, we got a really good deal! 😁"…"

Reviewed on 25 Jul. 2020

Holiday Inn Express Exeter - City Centre
Hotel Du Vin Exeter
4 out of 5
Magdalen Street, Exeter, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$171 per night
0.47 km from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (596 reviews)
Last Customer Standing

"Hotel was closing due to Govt guidelines. Staff were very professional and I felt so much effort had gone into ensuring staff and customer safety due to Covid-19 controls not was a shame to be closing. I still have to travel to Devon weekly due to working on an essential supply chain business and ..."…"

Reviewed on 26 Mar. 2020

Hotel Du Vin Exeter
Mercure Exeter Southgate Hotel
4 out of 5
Southernhay East, Exeter, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$118 per night
0.37 km from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (984 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
Holiday Inn Express Exeter M5, Jct 29
3 out of 5
Guardian Road Exeter Business Park, Exeter, England
Free cancellation
The price is AU$78 per night
4.29 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (987 reviews)

"Amazing service , comfy beds , a nice breakfast and clean rooms"…"

Reviewed on 2 Aug. 2020

Holiday Inn Express Exeter M5, Jct 29
Jurys Inn Exeter
4 out of 5
Western Way, Exeter, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$104 per night
0.81 km from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (996 reviews)

"It’s always good and nice to see the bar area refurbished. Thank you xxx"…"

Reviewed on 2 Aug. 2020

Jurys Inn Exeter
Hampton by Hilton Exeter Airport
3 out of 5
Exeter Airport, Exeter, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$82 per night
8.97 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (984 reviews)

"Staff were amazing.. breakfast was a nice choice of everything you would need. Rooms clean really enjoyed our stay"…"

Reviewed on 4 Aug. 2020

Hampton by Hilton Exeter Airport
The Galleon Inn
3 out of 5
The Strand, Exeter, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$82 per night
12.32 km from city centre
3.5/5Good! (20 reviews)
Great place

"Very nice stay lovely people very good value for what we paid lovely comfortable bed great 3 course breakfast"…"

Reviewed on 1 Nov. 2019

The Galleon Inn
Mercure Exeter Rougemont Hotel
3.5 out of 5
Queen Street, Exeter, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$109 per night
0.32 km from city centre
3.9/5Good! (442 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
The Telstar
2.5 out of 5
77 St. Davids Hill, Exeter, England
The price is AU$128 per night
0.81 km from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (44 reviews)
Accommodating with excellent service

"A great stay! We booked a night here as we were down for a gig, we’d brought our dogs and the owners were very accommodating to us all. Breakfast was great too!!"…"

Reviewed on 7 Mar. 2020

The Telstar
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! (413 reviews)

"Woodbury Park was very smart , the decor smart and well maintained and obviously with the Golf course the grounds were also well kept . The food in the restaurant was very good and the service excellent even working within the confines of covid ."…"

Reviewed on 30 Jul. 2020

Woodbury Park Hotel and Golf Club
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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?
Hampton by Hilton Exeter Airport is a favourite with Expedia customers. This 3-star hotel offers free breakfast and a restaurant. Reviews from our site also recommend The Telstar and Woodleigh Coach 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, Kings Arms Inn is a popular 3.5-star inn for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other choices to stay on the cheap include Great Western Hotel and Exeter Court Hotel.
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 Mercure Exeter Southgate Hotel and Holiday Inn Express Exeter M5, Jct 29. 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?
Hotel Du Vin Exeter is a favourite 4-star hotel for couples, and features a full-service spa and an outdoor pool. Another choice for a stay with your sweetheart is Mercure Exeter Southgate Hotel.
What's the best pet-friendly hotel in Exeter?
Woodleigh Coach House is a top dog-friendly guesthouse and offers a restaurant for its human guests. Other good options to stay with your pet include Best Western Exeter Lord Haldon Country Hotel and Hotel Du Vin Exeter.
What's the best hotel for a beach holiday in Exeter?
Bendene Townhouse is a top 3-star hotel for a beach holiday, and features a bar and laundry facilities. 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?
Hotel Du Vin Exeter is a 4-star hotel with a restaurant and a full-service spa, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for an elegant place to stay. Chi Restaurant - Restaurant with rooms and Mercure Exeter Southgate Hotel are other upscale choices for your trip.
What's the best boutique hotel in Exeter?
Hotel Du Vin Exeter is a favourite 4-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 Queens Court Hotel.
What's the best accommodation for a golf trip to Exeter?
Woodbury Park Hotel and Golf Club is a top 4-star hotel that has a golf course and features free WiFi. Other good options to stay near a golf course include Clarion Collection Hotel Buckerell Lodge and Exeter Court Hotel. You can tee off at Northbrook Approach Golf Course during your trip.
What are some accommodations with pools in Exeter?
Mercure Exeter Southgate Hotel is a popular 4-star hotel featuring an indoor pool, a restaurant and free WiFi. A couple of other options that offer an on-site pool include Hotel Du Vin Exeter and Woodbury Park Hotel and Golf Club.

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