Mercure Exeter Southgate Hotel

Exeter, Devon

The Mercure Exeter Southgate Hotel is a contemporary 4-star hotel and supremely located in the heart of Exeter. Within walking distance to all the main attractions and the city centre, the Exeter Southgate Hotel is perfect for a city break. Whether you are coming for business or for leisure, the Southgate Hotel will cater for you with meeting and conference rooms. Enjoy yourself at the Spa with heated pool, sauna and fitness room when you visit Exeter with us, Parking charged at 12GBP per day

Hotel Details

The hotel's 156 bedrooms offer guests a range of accommodation options including classic rooms, privilege rooms, suite, interconnecting rooms and seven accessible rooms. All the bedrooms have air-conditioning and free WiFi access, 24-hour room service, hair dryer, ironing facilities, flat screen TV with international channels, complimentary toiletries, and tea and coffee making facilities.

Every bedroom is in line with 4-star standards and offer particularly inspiring views of the city, including Exeter Cathedral, historic Southernhay and distant glimpses of the Devon countryside.

The hotel has 110 car parking spaces at the hotel which is onsite and there is a daily charge of £12.00.

Room Types

Classic Double or Twin Guestroom

Contemporary rooms with ensuite facilities providing bath or shower. Fully equipped with Air conditioning, work desk, free unlimited WiFi, laptop safe, flatscreen TV, tea/coffee facilities, hair dryer, mini-fridge and iron and board.

Privilege Double Guestroom,

Experience the Privilege room upgrade. All rooms have air conditioning, complimentary tray charge & newspaper. Additional amenities include bathrobe & slippers, upgraded toiletries, laptop safe, Nespresso tea/ coffee facilities & complimentary soft drinks mini bar, as well as unlimited WiFi and flat screen TV.

Classic Family Guestroom

Contemporary spacious rooms with ensuite facilities providing bath or shower. All rooms have air conditioning and are fully equipped with work desk, free unlimited WiFi, flatscreen TV, tea/coffee facilities, hair dryer, laptop safe, mini fridge and iron and board. Each room has a double bed & a sofa bed. Rollaway bed available on request.

Executive Suite

Experience one of the Executive Suites. The suites have all the amenities of the Privilege room, a lounge area with flat screen TV and sofa, king size beds and a large bathroom with bath and a large walk-in shower.

The Gate House at The Mercure Exeter Southgate Hotel

The Gate House Restaurant & Bar

The Head Chef welcomes you to The Gate House Restaurant & Bar. Guests can enjoy contemporary British cuisine including locally sourced meat and fresh seafood in the hotel restaurant.

Visit the Lounge Bar and Terrace for a Devonshire afternoon tea or relax on the Terrace with a glass of wine in the evening.

Lounge Bar & Terrace

The lounge bar and terrace are open all day, for a drink or for a light meal. 24 hour room service is also available.


The Mercure Southgate Hotel offers the perfect wedding venue in Devon and the South West. Licensed for Civil ceremonies in our Lounge Terrace and Seymour Suite which can be transformed into a stunning, stylish and sedate venue in which to take your wedding vows. The fully air-conditioned and refurbished Seymour Suite offers comfortable dining for up to 120 guests and opens out onto your own exclusive large terrace area looking onto the ancient city wall.

The banqueting and events team offer a truly professional and personal service, guiding you through from the initial enquiry to the big day itself. You will have your own personal wedding coordinator who will available to assist you through every step building up to your wedding day.

The hotel is a great venue for a family celebration, with 156 en-suite rooms, they can offer preferential rates to your guests who will enjoy the comfortable lounge areas as well as the leisure club with its pool, spa pool, gym and saunas.


The hotel's seven flexible and comfortably sized meeting rooms all feature natural daylight, temperature control, free WiFi and a dedicated conference host for the day of your meeting. All rooms can accommodate various meeting layouts. Choose between a Day Delegate Rate or Room Hire only rate and enjoy prices that are extremely competitive within this extremely busy corporate area of Exeter. Tailor your meeting needs on demand with our flexible food offers. The hotel is suitable for all meeting types: the Dinner Bed & Breakfast and Day Delegate package rates are available for meetings requiring overnight accommodation for delegates.

All the meeting rooms are situated on the ground floor and benefit from natural daylight and air conditioning. The largest room – The Seymour Suite can cater for up to 150 delegates. The dedicated Conference and Banqueting team work with you to create a unique event to suit your needs and budget. On the day of your event a dedicated Meeting Host will be on hand at all times to aid in the smooth running of your day.


The hotel neighbours the cathedral, the shopping areas of Princesshay, Bedford Square and the historic quay. The location is perfectly situated for short breaks and en-route to Cornwall. The hotel is also extremely near an 18-hole golf course.