Express Holiday Inn - Exeter

Exeter, Devon

The modern hotel, Holiday Inn Express Exeter M5, Jct 29 is a perfect mixture of modern design, fantastic facilities and an even more fantastic location! Exeter International Airport is only 5 minutes away by car, close enough you might even see your plane arriving. Regular buses running from opposite the hotel can get you into Exeter city centre in only 15 minutes. Find this hotel just off the M5 where the friendly team will welcome you! 

Discover the modernised and comfortable bedrooms that are tailored to satisfy everyone’s needs. Whether you’re travelling business or bringing your family along; enjoy our amazing benefits such as free Wi-Fi, free parking and breakfast all inclusive. Business travellers can take full advantage of the meeting room and business amenities.

Hotel Details

Holiday Inn Express Exeter is within minutes of the M5 & the closest Exeter hotel to Exeter Airport making it an ideal location for corporate travellers. The accessibility of the hotel, coupled with the high quality tourist attractions in the area, makes this the ideal base for visiting the area for either a leisurely weekend or short break.

Everything You Need

  • Express Start breakfast with hot items is included
  • Contemporary rooms with free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs
  • Free on-site parking
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family rooms sleep up to 2 adults and 2 children under 12
  • Earn IHG® Rewards Club points
  • Air-conditioning
  • Pets welcome (only dogs), by prior arrangement
  • Ironing facilities in all rooms
  • Bar
  • Tasty snack menu with hot dishes
  • 2 meeting/conference room
  • 24-hour reception

At Holiday Inn Express it’s about making those mornings bearable and ensuring that you’re getting the comfort you expect from the hotel. So start your stay the right way and wake up refreshed, enjoy a hearty breakfast before you catch a flight or explore the city of Exeter. 

Exeter Hotel With Free Parking

Take advantage of the free on-site parking, go on! Plan a trip to the city centre during your stay, simply catch a bus from opposite the hotel and explore Exeter without the worry of city parking fees. Make a night of it and dine out at one of Exeter’s recommended restaurants from the hotel's list before heading back to the comfort of the hotel.

Holiday Inn Express Exeter Restaurant

Wake Up and Go Go

At Holiday Inn Express Exeter they know how much you need a great breakfast to start ANY day, especially if you have a flight to catch, have work to do or a full day or sightseeing planned. That’s why the room rates include breakfast as standard - no surprise charges when you check-out.

Whether you fancy a light, healthy breakfast or opt for a more filling plate, you won’t leave hungry! Choose from a selection of items on their delicious continental range, including fruit, yoghurt, cereals, fruit compote, porridge, pastries and toast with a choice of preserves and spreads. They also offer a warmer hearty breakfast, choose from the 4 delicious hot items- bacon, scrambled eggs, Cumberland sausages and baked beans.

Breakfast Times

Weekdays: 06:30-09:30

Weekends and bank holidays: 07:00-11:00

If you’re in a hurry, don’t worry. Grab a coffee and hot bap to go! At Holiday Inn Express Exeter they want to help every guest start their day right.

Let's Eat

The hotel has a great snack menu for all those peckish travellers wanting to sit back and relax, why not enjoy a pint too? They have a tasty selection of light bites, hot food and tempting desserts available. Served in the open plan Great Room, you can finish off some late night work whilst eating or simply sit back with some comforting food.

Arriving Late?

After a long day travelling what more do you need than something nice to eat? The hotel thought around-the-clock pizzas was the best solution. Nothing sounds better than a late night pizza, right?

The vending facility is also available 24/7 if you're in need of a snack. There's plenty of juice, crisps, sweets or chocolate for those with a sweet tooth.

Relax With A Drink

The  bar area is the perfect place to relax or host informal business get-togethers. In need of a caffeine kick? Teas and coffees are available throughout the day. Or if you fancy a refreshing drink, let the team pour you one of the premium spirits like Grey Goose and Tanqueray Gin to help quench your thirst. If you’re looking for a fresh beer, enjoy one of the new craft beers - a favourite drink amongst residents.



With Exeter International Airport being only 5 minutes' drive away and London 2 hours by train, this hotel is perfectly located to host both local and international meetings.

The team aim to give you the full package with everything you could need to host a successful business event. With comfortable accommodation for your delegates and fully equipped meeting suites, they're the perfect choice for your budget and agenda.

The Powderham Room can host meetings for up to 30 delegates, offering ample space for your meeting/conference and the Killerton Room can host interviews or small meetings for up to 6 delegates. With free Wi-Fi throughout, LCD projectors, full air-conditioning and catering options, you can host your meeting effortlessly and conveniently at Holiday Inn Express Exeter.


The business guests can enjoy an affordable meeting venue which ticks all of the boxes:

  • Free, reliable Wi-Fi throughout the hotel
  • Video and projection equipment
  • Whiteboard/ Flip chart
  • Name card and holders provided
  • DVD Player
  • Print and copy services
  • Fax and telephone capabilities
  • Meeting room with full air-conditioning


Exeter may be a small city but it is packed with historical attractions, a vibrant culture and plenty to explore. From the dark underground passes, the magnificent Exeter Medieval Cathedral, the world’s largest donkey sanctuary or stunning Dartmoor National Park close-by; Exeter itself has a real sense of individuality and isn’t short of exciting activities for all.

You Drive Me Crazy

  1. Head south on M5, at Junction 29, take the A30 exit towards Exeter Airport
  2. Use right 2 lanes to turn onto A30
  3. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto A3015
  4. Turn right onto Guardian Rd, you will reach the hotel

The Rail Way

Nearest train station: Digby & Sowton station

Distance from hotel: 1.1 miles

Approx. taxi fare: £6-7

Feeling Fly

Exeter International Airport: 5 minutes’ drive.

Distance from hotel: 1 mile/1.6km

Approx. taxi fare: £14

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