Town House

54 St Davids Hill, Exeter, Devon, EX4 4DT

Tel: +44 01392 494994

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Town House


Built around 1870 for the neighbouring St David's Church, the Victorian Grade II Listed Townhouse has undergone refurbishment bringing the guest house up to date with period and contemporary features.  The Townhouse is set in a quiet corner of Exeter city centre yet just a few minutes stroll from the stunning Cathedral, the Royal Albert Memorial Museum, the Quayside, shopping centres, pubs, restaurants, university and train stations.


We have 9 rooms made up of 2 triple rooms, 2 twin rooms, 2 double rooms, 1 king room and 2 single rooms.  The rooms are en-suite with the exception of one of the single rooms which has a separate, but private bathroom.   Doubled glazing and central heating througout.


All rooms have free Wi-Fi, flat screen LCD TVs (with freeview), USB charger sockets, fair trade teas and coffee, complimentary toiletries, fluffy towels and hairdryer. 


Early check in is available for those who book direct with us (with prior arrangement). 

Guide Prices

Number of Rooms / Units
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
Triple (En-Suite)from £80.00 to £108.00 per room (breakfast included)
Double / Twin rooms (En-Suite)from £72.00 to £90.00 per room (breakfast included)
Double King (En-Suite)from £75.00 to £115.00 per room (breakfast included)
Single (En-Suite)£56.00 per person (breakfast included)
Single with Private Bathroom£54.00 per person (breakfast included)

*As a guide, prices are per room per night for hotels, guest houses, B&Bs and serviced apartments and per week for self-catering accommodation.

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.


  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Recent Reviews:

  • Robert S
    Trip Type:
    4 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 29th August 2018
    On the face of it townhouse looks like a gothic haunted house even situated next to a church. And only a 10 to 15min walk from the town centre. However on entering nothing could be further from the... Read full review
  • LizM99
    Hitchin, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Putting the "Guest" in Guest House
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 9th September 2018
    Our 2 night stay at the Townhouse at the end of August really stands out for the whole "guest-centred" experience. From a warm welcome by Tim and Ken, helpful hints on where to visit/eat, excellent... Read full review
  • sim0nandzena
    Penzance, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    A Great Place to Lay Your Head!
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 18th September 2018
    After a stressful journey from 'up-country' (M5 South closed all day due to a bad accident), rocking up to the Townhouse was a great way to de-stress and relax. We were just there for one night but I... Read full review


Road Directions

From M5 (Junction 29): Follow signs for city centre & continue straight through city centre. After crossing over the main high street (with John Lewis to your right) continue and follow signs for Crediton. 

At the Clock Tower roundabout, take third exit (the one to the right of the Farmers Union pub) and turn left at the traffic lights (down Hele Road).  Continue to the mini roundabout and then turn left.  Townhouse is located on your left just after the footpath to St Davids Church.

Public Transport Directions

From Exeter St Davids: With the station behind you, walk past the shops on your right, cross over the pedestrian crossing and go under the Walking Route sign between the buildings.  Walk to the top and cross over the zebra crossing at the top.  Turn right and go up St Davids Hill.  At the mini-roundabout, keep going straight on (do not turn left) and you will see Townhouse after the footpath to St Davids Church.


From Exeter Central: With the station behind you, turn left and walk towards the Clock Tower Roundabout.  Cross over the zebra crossing just before the roundabout.  Walk down Queens Terrace (between the Farmers Union pub to your right and the car park to your left).  You will see a footpath between a house and the church.  Walk down this path to the end and you will see Townhouse to your left.


From the bus/coach station in Paris Street: turn right towards John Lewis, at John Lewis, turn left and walk down the past all the shops.  Keep walking until you get to the Snappy Snaps shop.  Turn right into North Road and walk down to the bottom.  Cross over the pedestrian crossing and walk over The Iron Bridge.  After the bridge, keep walking past the laundrette and you will find Townhouse just before the footpath for St Davids Church.



  • Cater for vegetarians - Vegan meals also available
  • Serve breakfast

Children & Infants

  • Accept children (Minimum age)
  • Accept children all ages
  • Cot - Travel cot available with prior arrangement)

Establishment Features

  • Business facilities (eg. Fax/ modem) - Desk in all bedrooms and free wifi
  • Central heating throughout
  • Ironing facilities - Available on request

Key Features

  • In town/city centre - Close to Exeter St David's and Exeter Central railway stations
  • Non smoking establishment - All Rooms are non smoking
  • Townhouse

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking - On-street residential parking outside by permit (included in cost or room) Private parking available at £5 extra

Payment Methods

  • Delta accepted
  • Diners Club accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Solo accepted
  • Visa accepted

Room / Unit Features

  • Colour television in all bedrooms - Flat Screen LCD TV's (with freeview) in all bedrooms
  • Ground Floor Bedrooms Available
  • Hairdryer in all bedrooms
  • Modem point in all bedrooms - Free Wifi in all bedrooms
  • Tea & coffee making facilities in all bedrooms

Opening Times

Open Christmas
Open New Year
Town House (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)

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