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Rated from 1 to 5, a higher number of stars indicates a better quality, range of services and facilities with an emphasis on 6 key areas – cleanliness, service, food, bedrooms, bathrooms and hospitality.

The merit score for this hotel is 75%. This helps you to compare quality between hotels of the same star rating.

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At a glance

Family rooms
Wheelchair accessible
Dogs welcome

Once an eye infirmary, this statuesque building in the heart of the city is now home to Hotel du Vin Exeter. The fusion of traditional and contemporary provides a fascinating environment in which to relax and enjoy the genuine hospitality from the committed team. Stylish bedrooms come in a variety of shapes and sizes with a host of thoughtful extra’s and wonderfully snuggly beds. Cosseting towels, fluffy robes and REN toiletries also contribute to equally impressive bathrooms. The bistro is the venue for flavoursome, French inspired cuisine, complemented by a cosmopolitan wine list. Public areas provide a number of options in which to sink back into a sofa and soak up the unique atmosphere. A spa and swimming pool are also available, housed within the secluded walled garden.


  • En-suite rooms: 59
  • Family rooms: 6
  • Ground-floor rooms: 3
  • Dogs allowed on premises
  • Dogs allowed in bedrooms
  • Broadband available
  • Wi-Fi available
  • Freeview TV in rooms

Room rates

  • Single room minimum price89
  • Double room minimum price135
  • Leisure breaks available

Opening times

  • Open all year


  • Fully air-conditioned
  • Night porter
  • Lift available
  • Outdoor parking spaces:: 12


  • Accessible bedrooms: 2
  • Walk-in showers


  • Children welcome
  • Cots provided
  • High chairs
  • Children's portions or menu
  • Laundry facilities
  • Drying facility
  • Ironing facilities


  • Indoor swimming pool, heated
  • Outdoor swimming pool, heated
  • Gym
  • Spa
  • Christmas entertainment programme
  • New Year entertainment programme


  • Minimum 24hr delegate rate: 140
  • Theatre-style holds (maximum):100
  • Classroom-style holds (maximum):30
  • Boardroom-styleholds (maximum): 16


  • Holds a civil ceremony licence
  • Maximum number of guests: 100

Getting here

M5 junct 29 from north & junct 30 from south. See website for detailed directions

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Nearest train station

Exeter Central

Nearest motorway junction

M5 junct 29 or junct 30
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Room prices from£135/night**Based on the minimum price of a standard double room *Based on the minimum price of a standard double room
*Based on the minimum price of a standard double room
*Based on the minimum price of a standard double room
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