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Southernhay House Hotel

4,5-star4,5 stars
36 Southernhay East, Exeter, England, EX1 1NX, United Kingdom

Luxury hotel with restaurant, near Exeter Cathedral
  • Free WiFi
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Restrictions related to your trip

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  • Nice quiet location in attractive street close to city centre, charming hotel, really…Oct 22, 2020
  • What a gem in the heart of Exeter! Thoroughly enjoyed our stay and the breakfast was epic…Sep 4, 2020

Southernhay House Hotel

  • Intimate Room
  • Comfy Room
  • Larger Room
  • Luxury Room
  • One Bedroom Apartment

What’s around Southernhay House Hotel


  • Heart of Exeter
  • University of Exeter - 15 min walk
  • Exeter Cathedral - 4 min walk
  • St Martin's Church - 4 min walk
  • Exeter's Underground Passages - 5 min walk
  • Exeter's Historic Quayside - 5 min walk
  • Guildhall Shopping Centre - 6 min walk
  • Princesshay - 6 min walk

Getting around

  • Exeter (EXT-Exeter Intl.) - 19 min drive
  • Exeter Central Station - 8 min walk
  • Exeter (EXS-Exeter St Thomas Train Station) - 15 min walk
  • St James Park Station - 15 min walk

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 11 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time 3 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • United Kingdom may have travel restrictions in place, including self-quarantine, due to COVID-19.
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Offsite parking nearby (GBP 13 per night)

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Cooked-to-order breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Working away
  • One meeting room
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built - 1805
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • French
  • Hebrew
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
Freshen up
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Digital TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Southernhay House Hotel’s small print

Also known as

  • Southernhay House Hotel Exeter
  • Southernhay House Exeter
  • Southernhay House
  • Southernhay House Hotel Hotel
  • Southernhay House Hotel Exeter
  • Southernhay House Hotel Hotel Exeter


This property does not have elevators.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; guestroom doors are sealed after cleaning.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of We're Good To Go (UK).

This property accepts credit cards and debit cards. Cash is not accepted. 

Optional extras

Parking is available nearby and costs GBP 13 per night

Cooked-to-order breakfast is offered for an extra charge of GBP 15.50 per person (approximately)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Southernhay House Hotel

  • Does Southernhay House Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Southernhay House Hotel does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Southernhay House Hotel?
    This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and requires staff to wear personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Are pets allowed at Southernhay House Hotel?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Southernhay House Hotel?
    You can check in from 3 PM - midnight. Check-out time is 11 AM. Contactless check-in and check-out are available.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Southernhay House Hotel?
    Yes, there's an onsite restaurant. Nearby restaurants include Carluccio's (3-min walk), Cafe Rouge (3-min walk), and Tea On The Green (3-min walk).
  • What is there to do at Southernhay House Hotel and nearby?
    Southernhay House Hotel has a garden.

Recent reviews

Exceptional 9,4 From 41 reviews

Exceptional 10,0
Brilliant hotel
Great hotel, really good location, fit out and staff, brilliant
Spencer, gb1 night trip
Exceptional 10,0
An Exeter Warm Welcome Back!
It has recently just reopened and was very well set up and organised to deal with social distancing but keeping a very welcoming greeting with excellent service throughout our stay, highly recommended
Kim, gb1 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10,0
A comfortable stay.
This small hotel has an interesting history and is very close to shopping and the Exeter Quayside. We received a very warm welcome on arrival, with tea and biscuits. Our bedroom was very comfortable with a well appointed bathroom. Although a limited menu for dinner the food was freshly prepared, plentiful and delicious. Breakfast is excellent with fresh orange juice, pastries, and a good choice of hot dishes. Loved the pancakes, bacon and maple syrup! Like dinner everything was freshly prepared. Service was friendly, nothing was too much trouble. The only downside is the lack of parking on site but there is plenty of on street parking and a multi storey car park is only three minutes away.
Patricia, gb2 night trip
Exceptional 10,0
Excellent boutique hotel in Exeter
Beautiful rooms, excellent food. Worked well for a brief visit to Exeter. Close to cathedral.
Jonathan, us1 night trip
Very good 8,0
Good stay away from boring chains
Good hotel that’s a change from the chains. Didn’t have hair conditioner in the rooms which I thought was odd and there is a student block opposite which has a lot of noise middle of the night
A, gb1 night business trip
Exceptional 10,0
This hotel has a fantastic location, minutes from the cathedral and all shops and restaurants. The team at this hotel are so welcoming and helpful and serve the most beautiful and well thought out breakfast...little pot of berries, yoghurt and granola, mini croissants, fresh orange juice and then a delicious menu to select your actual breakfast from. The bar is a really nice area and they make great cocktails. Would highly recommend this place!
gb1 night romance trip
Very good 8,0
Gem in central Exeter
Great to find a well appointed , clean , characterful hotel with thoughtful touches and not too commercial . Lots of atmosphere in the bar on Friday evening . Didn’t stay for breakfast as I had booked room only - but smelt and looked great as I walked past on the Saturday morning . Will definitely be back .
Louise, gb1 night trip
Very good 8,0
We had a happy stay!
Canry, hk3 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10,0
Great stay in Exeter
Characterful and welcoming hotel with lovely breakfast.
Michael, gb1 night trip
Exceptional 10,0
Excellent service, friendly and professional. Very good shower!
AG, gb2 night family trip

Southernhay House Hotel