4-star hotel offering 154 en suite rooms. Situated in the city centre, 3 miles from Junction 30 of the M5 and 2 miles from the main Exeter business parks. Within walking distance of the Quayside, the hotel is also a great base for exploring the Devon coastline and Dartmoor. 2 conference suites and 5 meeting rooms with natural light (15 to 150 people). Cloisters Restaurant, Lounge Bar & Terrace, WiFi in rooms and public areas, indoor pool, gym, sauna, solarium, whirlpool spa and car parking.
Modern 4 star hotel with spacious lounge areas and up to date facilities
From A30 Westbound & M5 JCT 29
From the M5: leave at Junction 29 and follow signs for Exeter City Centre (A3015). Continue city for about 2.5 miles going over 2 roundabouts and right at two fork junctions. Come down a hill with Heavitree Police Station on your right & Pyramids Swimming Pool on your left. At the large roundabout, take the 1st exit into Western Way (Signposted Plymouth A38). At the 1st set of lights, turn right into Barnfield Road and then 1st left into Southernhay East. The hotel is down the hill on your right with the entrance to the car park just before the main building.
From A30 Eastbound and A38
From A38 follow signs onto the A30 North. From the A30 take the exit signposted A377 Exeter City Centre. At The Exe Bridge Junction, follow signs for ‘Inner By-Pass, City Centre & Taunton M5. As you come up the Inner By-Pass get in the left hand lane up to the ‘Acorn Junction’. The hotel is ahead on your left. Go straight ahead then turn left immediately after the hotel and left again into the car park.
From M5 JCT 30
Leave the M5 at Junction 30. Take the exit off the roundabout signposted A379 Exeter and Dawlish. Keep in the left hand lane and bear left onto the road sign posted City Centre and travel down the hill to the Countess Weir Roundabout. Take the third exit off signposted City Centre. This is the Topsham Road. Follow this road for about 2 miles. As you rise up a hill to the ‘Acorn Junction’ get in the right hand lane. The Hotel is on your right. Branch right at the junction and then turn left immediately after the hotel and left again into the car park.
Wining and Dining
Relax and enjoy a meal in the sophisticated but informal Cloisters Restaurant. Alternatively, our lounge bar ofefrs an ideal venue for an informal lunch or dinner with colleagues, friends and family. Meals served all day until 11.00pm
Sports and Leisure
Our Leisure Club features a 15m pool, spa pool, gym and saunas - an ideal place to relax after a hard days work or exploring the local area
With Dartmoor and the stunning Devon Coast on our doorstep, the possibilities for outdoor adventure is limitless. We will be happy to put you in touch with a suitable provider
Whether you are planning a Civil Ceremony or looking for a stylish and sophisticated venue for your Reception, The Mercure Southgate Hotel has the solution to all your wedding needs. Our unique combination of ultimate professionalism yet personalised and flexible approach to your special day has earned us the enviable reputation as one of the City Centre’s finest wedding venues for the discerning couple.
Dine in style in our classically appointed and tastefully decorated Seymour Suite where we can accommodate receptions for 60 to 120 guests. Benefiting from good natural daylight and full air conditioning, this stunning ground floor room opens on to a landscaped patio with a backdrop of the old roman City walls – a perfect spot for some memorable photographs. From day to night the room transforms to take on an intimate nightclub atmosphere where up to 150 of your family and friends can continue the celebrations into the night.