A luxury boutique hotel in Exeter City Centre

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Eating at SH

Club Room, Bar or in our secret garden..choose how you schmooze your food at SH!


Drinking at SH

The most grown-up Cocktail Bar in town. Join us for the classics, creatives and more.

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A relaxed and friendly boutique hotel in the heart of Exeter city centre. A beautiful grade II* listed Georgian townhouse, originally home to Major General William Kirkpatrick from 1805-1813.

Stay in one of our 10 individually designed bedrooms.

Kickback in the bar with a cocktail or enjoy eating  in The Club Room, choosing from a our Bar Menu, lunchtime prix fixe or evening a la carte.

Get out and about and explore the jewel in Devon’s crown, Exeter, right from the front door of SH. We are ideally placed in the middle of Exeter City Centre within a short walk of the Cathedral and the shops, bars and restaurants of Cathedral Close. Exeter University is a also a 20 minute car ride away.

This is casual luxe life as it should be lived outside the metropolis.


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What’s love got to do with it?

Plenty, it transpires. The first owner of Southernhay House, Captain William Kirkpatrick was a polymath, inquisitive about different cultures and….an incurable romantic. With two women in his life – one English, one Indian – and children with both, William let his heart lead when choosing… Read more