A luxury boutique hotel in Exeter City Centre

Private Dining

SH is your chic venue for a private party!

 

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Eat & Drink at SH

Casual eating and drinking through the day at SH: choose how you schmooze!

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Christmas at SH

Where better to celebrate than at SH this Christmas?

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Discover our Boutique Hotel in Exeter

A relaxed and friendly boutique hotel in the heart of Exeter city centre. A beautiful grade II* listed Georgian townhouse.

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

‘The epitome of an independent hotel that’s doing it right’

The Hotel Inspector, Channel 5, 27 June 2019

‘Southernhay Hotel is a luxury bolthole in central Exeter, combining East India Company heritage with modern city savvy. This boutique property has one of the city’s swankiest cocktail bars, super service and plush interior design – expectations are exceeded’

The Telegraph

‘Festooned with antique paintings of bygone sultans and admirals, rolltop baths, a seriously chic cocktail bar and a bag of Devon fudge on arrival, this is, by a comfortable margin, the finest boutique spot for miles around.’

The Independent

Fun, stylish, casual and super-cool; a welcome dose of grown-up luxe in the heart of Exeter’

Muddy Stilettos

Exeter’s branch of Blackwell’s is preparing a “19th-century love inn” with the city’s Southernhay House Hotel. The partnership will bring Blackwell’s books to guests’ hotel rooms so they can discover literature that relates to both the hotel’s “mercantile past” and its “wider place in the Exeter scene”.

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From the blog…

Suds law

When we were developing SH as an hotel, one of the most challenging aspects was en suite. It was previously offices, before that a “gentlemen’s club” (ahem) and a home even earlier…..but it’s domestic incarnation ended, I think, around the end of the last war.… Read more

The Untitled Poem

This week a poem by Siegfried Sassoon to his younger lover came to light, discovered by an academic while looking through the personal papers of Glen Byam Shaw. It was published for the first time by The Observer (whence I pinched this title). Shaw was… Read more