With a wealth of great restaurants, bars and clubs, if you’re looking to enjoy the delights of Exeter by night as well as by day, it may well be worth booking an overnight stay. While there are plenty of hotels in Exeter to choose from, we’ve picked three of the best which are not only in the heart of the city centre close to the action, but are also top-notch for service and quality.
Located adjacent to Exeter Central Rail Station, you’ll also be close to the transport amenities as well as all that’s going on in the city at the Mercure Rougemont Hotel. With its four-star rating, its stylish bedrooms and function rooms make them not only great places to stay but also perfect for events such as weddings and business meetings.
Standing on the stunning green of the Exeter Cathedral, ABode was formerly known as the Royal Clarence Hotel, offering 53 guestrooms. It is said to be Britain’s oldest hotel, based within a 17th century coaching inn, and offers a slice of old town charm and luxury accommodation just a stone’s throw from the modern shopping centre.
Set in a Grade II listed Georgian mansion surrounded by a beautiful walled garden, St Olave’s Court Hotel offers 15 luxury rooms as well as a restaurant and bistro. A quiet home from home away from the crowds, guests here can easily reach the city centre and the university in just a few minutes.
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