Exeter offers a great choice of accommodation from luxury hotels, guesthouses, bed and breakfasts to hostels and self-catering cottages.
Guest Houses and Bed and Breakfasts
Exeter’s guesthouses and bed and breakfasts are clean, comfortable and friendly. Most are located in the city centre. Guesthouses usually offer a choice of single, twins, double and family rooms. Rooms can have an en-suite bathroom or an outside bathroom. Rooms are centrally heated and usually have a colour TV, tea/coffee making facilities and a telephone. A very large full English, vegetarian or continental breakfast is usually also provided. Many guesthouses also offer off-street parking. The cost of a room in a guesthouse is usually between 25 to 50 pounds per night.
Many of Exeter’s guesthouses are located between St Davids train station and Exeter city centre. Jades Guest House, Oakcliffe Hotel, Telstar Hotel and Radnor Hotel are all located on St David’s hill (see top-left edge of above map).
Also nearby are the Clock Tower Hotel, Braeside Guest House and Sunnymede Guest House on New North road. The City Gate Hotel is located at Iron Bridge, North street.
The Bendene Hotel and Silversprings Georgian Townhouse Hotel are located on Richmond road. Located on Blackall road and closer to Exeter University are the Raffles Hotel and Dunmore Hotel.
The Edwardian is located on Heavitree road and is closer to the coach station on Paris street.
Hotels in Exeter
Exeter also offers a range of more upmarket hotels located in the city centre, such as the Abode Royal Clarence, the Macdonald Southgate and the Thistle.
The Abode Royal Clarence is Exeter’s oldest hotel and has been recently refurbished. It is situated on the Cathedral green in the heart of Exeter. The rooms are individually furnished from the Tudor to the Victorian periods. It is also home to two-Michelin-starred chef Michael Caines fine dining restaurant.
Hotels near Exeter Airport
Exeter airport is located about 8 kilometers to the east of Exeter city centre. The closest hotel to the airport is the Express by Holiday Inn, located in a business park close to the M5 motorway and about 3 km from Exeter airport. The Best Western Gipsy hill Country house hotel is located in 3 acres of landscaped gardens, about 5 km from the airport.
The Road Lodge guesthouse is located on East Wonford hill between Exeter city centre (3 km) and Exeter airport (5 km). However, the guesthouse has only 8 rooms and is often full.