The Devon Hotel

Exeter, Devon

The Devon Hotel in Exeter has always had a reputation for outstanding cuisine and luxury accommodation. With new executive rooms and a fitness suite taking the experience of staying at The Devon Hotel to a whole new level. The vibrant city of Exeter is right on the doorstep, making this hotel a brilliant base for a city break or business trip. There is a fabulous choice of conference rooms and function suites that are great for business events, special celebrations or weddings.

Hotel Details

Whether for business or pleasure, The Devon Hotel ensures a comfortable nights accommodation with a combination of Georgian elegance and character, in the true style of Brend Hotel Group hospitality. The Devon Hotel provides guests with all the creature comforts you would expect from any luxury Devon hotel and has always set out to create new standards in hotel accommodation and is the first hotel in the South West to offer the full 400 channel Sky package in every room. 

The Executive Rooms are an example of how the hotel caters to every last detail, think monsoon walk-in showers, individual air conditioning in all rooms, tea and coffee making facilities, 24-hour room service and WiFi throughout the hotel with the state-of-the-art fitness suite available to all residents over the age of 18. 

Room Types

The Devon Hotel has 60 fabulous hotel rooms, located in a contemporary architect designed building set away from the Georgian public areas of the hotel. There is modern stylish decor throughout the hotel and the Executive Rooms are truly stunning.

Luxury extras such as freshly cut flowers and fresh fruit can be ordered in advance to make your stay even more special.

  • Executive Rooms
  • King Rooms
  • Standard Rooms
  • Single Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Easy Access Disabled Rooms

Room Features

  • Digital television in all bedrooms
  • Ground floor bedrooms available
  • Radio & telephone in all bedrooms
  • Tea/coffee making facilities in all bedrooms
  • Electric shaver point
  • Freeview TV
  • Free WiFi

Hotel Facilities

  • Wonderful English and Continental cuisine in the Carriages Brasserie
  • Renowned Carvery
  • Sun Terrace where you can enjoy a meal or a drink ‘al fresco’
  • Carriages Lounge Bar with a warm and welcoming atmosphere
  • Four function rooms for business meetings, wedding receptions, conferences or private dining
  • Licensed for Civil Weddings or Renewal of Vows
  • Wide variety of rooms available including interconnecting rooms for families and executive rooms
  • Free WiFi
  • Complete 400 channel Sky package in every room including all seven Sky Sports channels – a first for any hotel in the South West
  • Complimentary use of state-of-the-art Fitness Suite
  • Electric & Tesla car charging points
  • Round the clock room service
  • 24 hour manned Reception
  • Ample free parking
  • Complimentary use of the heated indoor and outdoor swimming pools and spa facilities at the Victoria Hotel in Sidmouth (The outdoor pool is open May - September)
  • Exceptional service from our welcoming and friendly staff

The Carriages Bar & Brasserie

The Carriages Bar & Brasserie at The Devon Hotel offers a tempting selection of English and Continental cuisine.

The stylish Bistro Bar hosts a winning combination of elegant décor, friendly staff and a tempting array of fine wines and cuisine from all four corners of the world and the carvery is renowned throughout the South West as one the very best!

Discover a whole host of mouth-watering dishes from all four corners of the world, like authentic Cajun nachos, flash fried oriental beef or the hotel's famous fajitas. Meals are cooked freshly on the premises with the highest quality ingredients and come accompanied by a list of the world’s finest wines.

A winning combination of elegant décor, friendly staff and a permanently lively atmosphere, which makes Carriages perfect for parties too.

Children and group bookings are welcome.         

Opening Times


11.45 - 2.15pm


Mon-Sat 6.00 - 9.30pm
Sunday 6.00 - 9.00pm


  • Cater for vegetarians
  • Room Service
  • Serve breakfast, lunch & evening meals
  • Local produce English breakfast 
  • Packed lunches available


With its elegant surroundings, fine cuisine and first class service, the Devon Hotel justly deserves its reputation as one of the most popular wedding venues in Exeter. Whether your dream wedding is a small, intimate occasion or a large family affair, a formal banquet or an informal buffet, The Devon Hotel has the experience and expertise to make your special day a truly memorable occasion.
There is a selection of function rooms that can be combined and arranged to meet your specific needs. The Regency Suite, one of Exeter’s most prestigious function suites, can cater for up to 160 daytime and 200 evening guests, while the first floor Victorian Suite can seat 70, or 100 evening guests when combined with the adjacent Edwardian Suite. Both the Regency and Victorian suites have access to the patio and beautiful lawns, providing an ideal backdrop for photographs. Both suites are completely self-contained, with their own private bars, dance floors and cloakrooms.

The Wedding Package

To ensure your day runs exactly how you imagined, dedicated wedding planners are on hand to help with everything from arrival to cutting the cake, seating plans and the evening reception. The Devon Hotel Wedding Package also includes:

  • Drinks package for each guest
  • Complimentary accommodation for the bride and groom
  • Discounted rates for family and friends
  • Silver cake stand and knife
  • Printed menus
  • Table Decorations
  • Flowers
  • The services of a toast master
  • Assistance with table plans
  • Room hire 


Conveniently located within easy reach of Exeter's city centre and the M5 yet still just a few miles from the beach, The Devon Hotel enjoys an enviable reputation as one of Devon's foremost conferencing venues. The four function suites combine comfortable surroundings and extensive facilities with attentive staff and a high standard of service, providing the perfect venue for a variety of corporate occasions, from intimate meetings to conferences and seminars.

Ample free parking is available at the hotel and each conference room comes complete with conference packs, pens, water, cordials, mints and free WiFi. The following audiovisual equipment can be provided:

  • LCD Projector
  • OHP
  • Screen
  • DVD
  • Video
  • TV
  • Microphone

Other specialist equipment can be arranged on request.

Business Packages

All business packages are designed to be as flexible as possible in order to meet customer needs. If catering is required, the kitchen team in the Carriages Brasserie can provide delicious options, from an informal buffet to a three-course sit-down meal. Whether delegates are here for the day or staying overnight, the hotel team can arrange an inclusive rate to suit every budget.


The Devon Hotel makes a sensational base for a family holiday in South Devon. The vibrant city of Exeter and the surrounding area are packed with things to do and exciting places to explore, including Dartmoor and the South Devon coast. The location of The Devon Hotel puts you within easy reach of Dartmoor and the stunning Jurassic Coast in South Devon, with beaches, rock pools and cliff walks.

Exeter is Devon's commercial and political centre and retains many features of historical interest, including its famous cathedral.

Close to the Devon Hotel, you can find just about any activity you can imagine as well as some of the best family attractions in the South West, such as Crealy Great Adventure Park. Guests of the Devon Hotel can also enjoy complimentary use of the indoor and outdoor heated swimming pools at our sister hotel, the Victoria Hotel in Sidmouth.