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Mercure Exeter Southgate Hotel

Mercure Exeter Southgate Hotel

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Mercure Exeter Southgate Hotel

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  • Contemporary four star hotel wedding venue
  • Dedicated wedding planner to organise the day
  • Within walking distance of local landmarks
  • Licenced for civil ceremonies
  • On-site spa and sauna to relax in after celebrations
  • Charming bridal suite with views of the cathedral
  • Accommodates up to 200 evening reception guests
  • 156 en-suite rooms to house your guests
  • Fantastic in-house catering and wine lists
  • Amazing staff and a relaxed, friendly atmosphere

Treat yourself and your guests to four star luxury, ample accommodation and a delicious wedding breakfast at the Mercure Exeter Southgate Hotel.

With an amazing events team on hand and the help of your very own experienced wedding planner to guide you through the day, you'll find holding your wedding at this hotel venue an absolute dream.


This superb venue is nestled in the heart of Exeter city centre, just a stone's throw from historical sites such as Exeter cathedral and the city wall.

After you're celebrations are over, you and your guests can treat yourselves to a dip in the hotel's heated spa pool or unwind in the in-house sauna.

Having hosted numerous weddings and events, brides and grooms can feel confident that their big day will run without a hitch at this Exeter venue.


The Lounge Terrace

This function room comes complete with tasteful contemporary furnishings, the perfect canvas to add you own personal touches to, and is ideal for intimate civil ceremonies.

Ceremony capacity - 50 guests

The Seymour Suite

This lavish function room is the largest space available and opens up into a comfortable dining area suitable for receptions and wedding breakfasts.

The suite leads out onto a tranquil terrace that overlooks the city wall which can be enjoyed by you and your guests and makes an excellent backdrop for wedding photos.

Wedding breakfast capacity - 120 guests
Reception capacity - 200 guests


The in-house catering team at the Mercure Exeter Southgate Hotel are ready to impress, with a range of fantastic menus celebrating all flavours and tastes. They ensure they use a range of fantastic and fresh ingredients to create their sumptuous dishes.

They expertly to cater to any and all dietary requirements and can guarantee your first meal as a married couple will be delicious.


Always ready to go the extra mile for their happy couples, the hotel offer a range of flexible, bespoke wedding packages to take the stress out of planning the big day. Their complete wedding package includes:

  • A Master of Ceremonies
  • Room hire for ceremony and reception
  • Classic evening buffet for evening guests
  • Resident DJ for reception
  • Complimentary stay in bridal suite


The hotel offers newlyweds a delightful bridal suite with sweeping views of the cathedral and green.

Guests are offered the remaining 156 rooms for a reduced rate, each one complete with an en-suite bathroom and four star amenities.

If the Mercure Exeter Southgate Hotel has caught your eye, click the contact buttons below and to the side of the screen for more details.

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  • Steph and Stu

    We got married at the Southgate Hotel in March and the venue is absolutely beautiful. The rooms are so lovely, especially the bridal suite. The day went smoothly and the guests really enjoyed themselves. The food and set up were amazing. It couldn't have gone better!

  • Hazel Cook

    I would like to say a massive thank you to Southgate Hotel. They were more than amazing. I got married on the 3rd March 2018 and the day was almost ruined by the snow. Lots of my guests were trapped due to the bad weather. The hotel were very kind and generous and let me celebrate again 4 weeks later with the guests who were unable to come. They were all very lovely and professional. I want to give a big thank you to Jo, Sammy and Amy but everyone was brilliant. Thank you very much from the bottom of my heart.

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