Mercure Exeter, Southgate Hotel

£550 - £1,500 for Venue Hire
Up to 120
156 Bedrooms
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The Mercure Southgate Hotel, located in the heart of Exeter, is the perfect venue for a truly special wedding day in the South West.
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Mercure Exeter, Southgate Hotel Features & Capacity


Venue Type
Dining Capacity
Reception Capacity
No. of Bedrooms
Sleeps No. of People
Bridal Suite
Honeymoon Suite
Usual Access Time
12:00 PM
Usual Finish Time
12:00 AM
Late Night Extension

Ceremony & Reception

Church Within Walking Distance
Sound System Available
Dancefloor Available
Confetti Permitted
Wedding Licence


Open Flame Permitted
Spa On-Site
Pet Friendly
Disabled Access
City View
On-Site Parking
Outdoor Reception Space
In-House Wedding Coordinator

Food and Drink

In-House Wine List
In-house Catering
Alcohol Licence
Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
Mercure Exeter, Southgate Hotel Full Description
The hotel is licensed to hold civil ceremonies in two elegant and stylish spaces. The Lounge terrace is ideal for smaller, more intimate occasions with up to 50 guests, while the Seymour Suite can accommodate larger wedding parties. For your wedding breakfast, the spacious Seymour Suite can be transformed to seat up to 120 dining guests. The suite opens out onto a large exclusive terrace which overlooks the ancient city wall. From your initial enquiry to the last dance of the night, the hotel’s superb banqueting and events team will be on hand to help. You will also have your very own dedicated wedding co-ordinator to support you every step of the way and ensure your dream day runs smoothly. To help with your preparations, we also offer a fantastic selection of all-inclusive and bespoke wedding packages. You can enjoy your first night of married life in the beautiful Bridal Suite, which boasts stunning views of the Cathedral and Bishop’s Garden. The hotel has 156 en-suite bedrooms to offer your overnight guests at preferential rates. During your stay, you and your guests can make full use of the comfortable lounge areas and the fantastic health and fitness facilities, including a pool, spa pool, saunas and gym. Please view our virtual tour:

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Nicky Such
Hi I'm Nicky and I'm the wedding planner at the Southgate. I've been working in events and weddings for over 20 years! If you want to get in touch with regards to any of our special offers or new packages, please feel free to email me at [email protected] or give me a call on 01392 412 812 option 2! I'm happy to chat through any casual or larger wedding plans you have!


No. of Weddings Hosted
Between 30 and 50
Public Liability Insurance
No. of People In Team
Philip and Neil
Happy couple married in February
February 2020
The Most amazing Day
Just wanted to say thank you so much, Neil and I had the most amazing day we loved it , thank you to you and all the staff who made our day so very special, everyone did an amazing job and look after us and all our guest, we couldn’t of asked for more. Everyone put us a ease and both of us were relaxed from the start and knew that our special day was in safe hands and it was. The team on the day did such amazing job can’t thank them enough. Thank you so much again.
Katie and Daniel
Happy couple married in February
February 2020
Everything we wanted
Hi Emma, Thank you very much we had an amazing day! Honestly could not fault anything it was everything we wanted. We will be back soon for a little night away. Many thanks Katie and Daniel
Claire and Gary
Happy couple married in February
February 2020
We are Still on Cloud nine!
Hey Happy new year to you too Xmas came and went really quick for us as we were still on cloud nine. Thank you so very much Emma we had a amazing time the whole weekend.... so pleased with everything at the Southgate.
Sally and Scott
Happy couple married in February
February 2020
Brilliant Weekend!
We had a brilliant wedding 👰🏼 Thank you to all of the MERCURE staff Would highly recommend
Mercure Exeter, Southgate Hotel Location & Contact Details


Southernhay East, Exeter, Devon, EX1 1QF, England

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Nearest Motorway & Junction


Nearest Train Station

Exeter central

Nearest Airport

Exeter airport

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