Holiday Inn Express Exeter City Centre

Exeter, Devon

Having magnificent, historic buildings on its doorstep doesn’t mean your hotel shouldn’t be cool, contemporary and designed to make your stay easy and comfy. Opening in early 2019, Exeter’s newest hotel is within easy walking distance of the city centre’s attractions and transport hubs, making it a fantastic choice for city breaks and business trips alike.

You’ll find the hotel just a short walk from Exeter Cathedral and the city centre’s bars, restaurants and shops. Exeter St. David’s, Exeter Central and Exeter St. Thomas train stations are all within a one-mile radius. The hotel is just metres from the River Exe at the Exe Bridges and just a few steps from the beautiful Grade II listed Tudor House on Tudor Street.

The hotel is opening in early 2019 but they are already taking reservations from the 30th of April 2019.

Hotel Details

Each of the 103 bedrooms is designed to help you enjoy a great stay. The hotel has mixed handy touches like bedside USB ports and wall mounted flat screen TVs with home comforts like a choice of soft or firm pillows and all-important tea and coffee supplies.

The design is clean, fresh and modern with splashes of colour and they have also thought about the practicalities. There’s a hairdryer, iron and ironing board and there is also a stock of essential toiletries at Reception in case you forget anything.


  • Free WiFi
  • Comfy beds with a choice of soft or firm pillows
  • En-suite with shower
  • Air conditioning
  • Blackout curtains
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Hanging space for clothes
  • Kettle, tea and coffee

Rooms Available

Double Rooms and Twin Rooms: Ideal for up to two adults

Family Rooms: Featuring a double bed and a sofa bed, which is best suited to two under 12s or one older child.

Accessible Rooms: Specifically designed with accessible facilities including wider doors, roll-in shower, grab bars and emergency cords. These rooms have a double bed for up to two adults.

Holiday Inn Express Exeter Restaurant

At the Holiday Inn Express, breakfast is included so you can tuck in without worrying about any nasty surprises on the bill.

Whether you’re having a leisurely start to the day or you’re running out the door, you’ll find something to suit at the breakfast buffet. The tasty selection includes pastries, toast, Kellogg’s cereals, MOMA porridge, yoghurt and the hot choices of bacon, Cumberland sausages, scrambled eggs and baked beans.

With the city centre on the doorstep, you’re spoiled for choice on places to eat, but you don’t even need to leave the hotel to grab a bite to eat. The All-Day Dining menu has light snacks and tasty meals, including pizzas which are served 24/7, available to order from the bar. Why not grab a glass of wine or a pint while you’re there?


The hotel is located just off Bonhay Road at the Exe Bridges in Exeter City Centre, around five miles from Junction 29 of the M5 motorway, and seven miles from Exeter Airport. Exeter St David’s, Exeter Central and Exeter St James’ train stations are all within a one mile walk.

Exeter’s a charming city to explore on foot. Marvel at the magnificent gothic Exeter Cathedral, explore the fascinating Underground Passages or wander around the Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery. One of the best ways to discover the city’s rich history is with a self-guided walk and the city council has created some fantastic guides at The city centre also has great high-street shops and Princesshay mall and quirky, independent stores can be found in the charming Castle Quarter and Cathedral Quarter.

Exeter Quayside is just a few minutes walk from the hotel and is home to local, antique and craft shops. There’s also a good selection of eateries, many overlooking the water. 

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