19 Affordable Airbnbs In Exeter, England - Updated 2023


Exeter is a quaint city dating back to the Roman era. Visitors here will find themselves drenched in history and surrounded by the natural beauty of the seaside. Some of the best things to do in the city are visiting the Christmas markets and having a drink or two at the best cocktail bars. Here you will find some of the best Airbnbs in Exeter, UK.

1. Charming one-bedroom flat (from USD 92)

This charming one-bedroom flat offers a cozy place to stay for travelers exploring Exeter. It is ideally located near many restaurants, shopping centers, and lively nightlife. It can accommodate four guests and the well-equipped kitchen allows you to cook full meals.

The living area has a sofa, a flat-screen TV, and a dining set. It is family-friendly and there are amenities available for children’s use. The place is close to the railway station, so you won’t have a hard time traveling back and forth.

Comfortable studio flat in Georgian town house.
Devon, England, United Kingdom
298 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the little bits like tea/coffee/breakfast did not go unnoticed we so appreciated it
comfortable king-size bed large sofa small dining table and spacious bathroom with shower
the bed was super comfy
very clean tidy well equipped flat
once again everything was clean and cosy and perfect
lovely place very clean and very nice location
apartment is bright spacious and clean
lovely place - clean and tidy and the location for exeter centre is excellent
mel was a perfect host
melanie is a great host and has everything taken care of
check in with the lockbox was seamless and mel was a wonderful welcoming host with excellent communication
lovely flat in excellent location comfy and clean with friendly helpful host
brilliant location with really close car park
perfect location for a little city break/night out
comfortable great location thoughtfully provisioned
fantastic place so close to the station and the town centre
ideal location and great place to stay
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2. One-bedroom garden home (from USD 80)

Stay in this lovely garden home located on a property surrounded by beautiful trees. It has a cozy king-size bed that can sleep two people and you can ask for an additional single bed for the third guest. Enjoy the cool breeze from the garden as you sit on the hanging chair and warm yourselves up beside the log burner.

You can have an afternoon picnic on the lawn or take a stroll around the friendly neighborhood. There are dining options nearby where you can have your meals and you can also find some stores if you want to shop.

Luxury studio, own garden, log burner & en suite
Devon, England, United Kingdom
750 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
clean comfortable & cosy
the house is clean and cozy
impressive clean and comfortable space
the bed was super comfy & bathroom clean & accommodating
david’s place is lovely clean and warm
great host cosy environment
david is a great host
david is a great host thank you
david was a great host and was very helpful
david was a great host thanks for having us
great location and peaceful
peaceful location and feels very private
very peaceful and in a good location
it was so cozy and in a great location
the most perfect hidden gem in exeter so close to the city yet you feel so tucked away
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3. Cozy one-bedroom studio (from USD 78)

Spend your getaway in this cozy studio in a former hotel building. There is one bedroom which can accommodate up to three guests. The place has a kitchenette for small meals, or you can use the shared kitchen on the property if you want to cook full meals.

This living space has a flat-screen TV where you can watch your favorite shows and you will also be provided with access to free WIFI. There are lots of places to visit within just walking distance of the property.

Suite Studio with kitchenette sleeps 3 number 8
Exeter, Devon, United Kingdom
191 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
bed was comfortable and had all the amenities you need
it was spacious and had good facilities (including use of a larger kitchen)
the space is big and comfortable and private
very clean and good communication
the house is clean and lovely
a great place to stay very clean and comfortable
a beautifully clean place to stay and such easy reach of the city centre
it was in a good area and clean
friendly hosts too
graham is a very nice host
graham was an excellent host
the hosts were easy to contact when needed
graham and leon are very nice host
great location - central and easy to access everything
great location for exeter city centre
moreover the location is very great
great place great central location and parking outside or nearby
nice place and nice central location in a lovely house
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4. Self-contained apartment (from USD 88)

This is a self-contained apartment with two bedrooms. It can accommodate three guests and offers views of the football stadium. There is a fully equipped kitchen where you can cook your meals and a dining table with four seating. The living area has two sofas and a flat-screen TV.

The place is family-friendly and there is a baby cot available for use. There is free access to WIFI provided to guests, but the host encourages you to limit your use for checking emails and social media only.

Exeter, United Kingdom
90 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 3 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wi-fi connection is great
i wish the wifi is better though
very comfortable apartment equipped with everything you need with well-arranged spaces
very well equipped cozy and with lots of personality
very comfortable apartment with excellent facilities
the flat itself was spacious and clean and it provided plenty of privacy
great place spacious and clean
the places are clean and everything you need is ready in the house
a delightful stay host is very friendly and helpful
anne is a lovely host
anne was a gracious attentive host
anne was an excellent host
anne is a lovely host who responds quickly and was quick to act on any issues
great central apartment parking a plus
perfect location and great value
this is a great location from which to explore exeter or visit the university
absolutely value for money in central convenient location
the location however was excellent
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5. Small loft in a garden (from USD 85)

This is a small loft located minutes away from restaurants, cafes, and shopping centers in Exeter. The living space is furnished with a cozy bed and a leather sofa. There are appliances in the loft that you can use for preparing quick meals, or if you want to cook a full meal, you can use the shared kitchen downstairs.

You will be surrounded by a lovely garden, and you will also have access to the backyard where you can unwind and relax in the afternoon. There is a free parking space dedicated for guests’ use if you are traveling by car.

The Loft, Uni & City centre 5 minutes, parking
Devon, England, United Kingdom
214 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire loft 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very nicely furnished with a super comfortable mattress
also be prepared to share a bed as it only sleeps two and there is only one bed
the bathroom is excellent too
the place was clean and well furnished
very clean and tidy would definitely stay here again
private clean nice sheets and very comfy
perfect ginny's place is really lovely clean and comfortable
beautiful clean hidden away artistic……
ginny was very responsive to any questions i had
the loft/ tiny house and the host are great
ginny is the perfect host
ginny is all you could hope for in a host
the loft had everything i needed and ginny was a great host with good communication
great location for visiting exeter
easy 20 minute walk to st
comfortable stay good location for both the city centre and university
very easy to walk to both the city center and the university
great loft in a lovely location
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6. Lovely one-bedroom hideaway (from USD 84)

This lovely hideaway in Exeter offers a one-bedroom accommodation, ideal for couples and solo travelers. It has an open kitchen that is fully equipped, a dining area, and a cozy living area with a flat-screen TV. The living space has large windows, so natural light comes in to fill the place. There is also a full bath with complete toiletries for your convenience. You will be also provided with access to the internet, so you can still check on emails.

20 - Hideaway Studio Apartment
Heavitree Exeter, Devon England, United Kingdom
89 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire condo 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
good tv with sky and great internet
decor a little tired in bathroom but lovely furniture comfy bed and settee full functional kitchen
the apartment has nice furniture and a big bed
great size room and bed with separate kitchenette and shower room
clean warm roomy good location and efficient wi-fi recommended
the flat was very clean and had all we needed
the apartment was warm clean comfortable and well equipped
the apartment was very clean and had everything you could need for a short stay
nice and clean place to stay very convenient to city centre
apartment was as described and clean handy 15 min walk into the city
lovely flat helpful and friendly hosts
really lovely hosts although john was away his daughter alice was lovely and very helpful
john was a great host quickly replied to any queries i had
john is a very friendly welcoming host
great location for the city and surroundings
great location and good value for money
good location comfortable close to waitrose which was good for self catering
great location easy to get to all places
this apartment is in a great location for r&d hospital
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7. Quiet and self-contained studio flat (from USD 73)

One of the best rentals in a central location is this self-contained, studio-style flat hosted by Andrew. You can enjoy a quiet morning in the small and private backyard. Staying here is ideal for couples who wish to have complete privacy but still want to maintain a close distance to the city center. If you’re coming by car, your host can provide parking passes, since parking spaces are sometimes hard to find downtown. Do note that while this home is furnished with the usual amenities, a television is not provided.

Quiet self contained studio flat
Exeter, England, United Kingdom
212 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the wifi was excellent
the wifi was super fast
fully functional kitchen bed super comfy and a garden area available
it had everything we needed and was extremely comfortable
in the main room there’s a nice size bed that’s incredibly comfortable
clean and well presented with great communication from andrew
nice and clean and tidy
quiet and clean room as described
the studio was very clean and comfortable
the apartment was super clean and very cosy
very welcoming host and a lovely shared garden
andrew the host was very helpful and responsive
andrew was a great host
andrews a great host he also provided us with lots of info of exeter :)
both hosts were extremely gracious and hospitable
exeter central station is an easy walk away
great quiet location within a 10 minute walk of the main shopping area
great location for central exeter
ideal flat in a great location
great location close to the city centre and the cathedral
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8. Cottage with garden (from USD 67)

This adorable single-story thatched cottage is settled in a garden. It is just a 5-minute drive from Exeter City Center. The garden it sits inside has a trampoline, rope swing, and shallow pond, and is a perfect place for kids of all ages to play. There is also a barbecue grill available. The apartment comes with WiFi, Smart TV, and a long private driveway with enough space to park 3-4 vehicles.

Self-contained cottage with huge garden
Exeter, England, United Kingdom
26 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire home 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
would totally recommend the cottage for anyone who's looking for a cozy stay
and the heating is wonderful the beds are so comfortable you will not want to get up
jerry is a very kind host
our hosts were most helpful and friendly
jerry was a super and helpful host and we really liked the lodge and the cabin
i recommend this property and the hosts are lovely
many thanks to our host who welcomed us when we arrived
great location i would stop there again
small but comfortable stay with lovely gardens and close to exeter
finally the property is so close to exeter it is great for the urbanites
great location with ease of access to a30 and exeter
a lovely place to stay
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9. City house (from USD 106)

This city house is located just a 25-minute walk from the city center and the university. Just a 10-minute stroll will find you at the river and quayside, and Cornwall is within a 5-minute drive. This accommodation in Exeter, UK, also comes with free on-street parking and is located in a quiet residential area.

This house has an open floor plan, dining area, fully equipped kitchen, dishwasher, freezer, WiFi, and cable television. You will also have access to a private garden, patio table and chairs, and bike space in a shed.

Convenient & Relaxing, St Thomas, Exeter.
Exeter, United Kingdom
235 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
living room was perfect for relaxing on the couch in the evening
very comfortable to base yourself whether visiting the uni or exploring the area
the breakfast essentials were a really thoughtful touch
this is a very comfortable house and extremely light and well designed
feet up nice food and a bit of tv
very very clean homely
clean and warm
clean and well kept
really clean and well equipped
it was immaculately clean
scott and helen were wonderful hosts
fine touches by thoughtful host
excellent host that was extremely flexible polite and helpful
lovely house would highly recommend outstanding hosts
scott & helen are definately super hosts
central heating a nice plus
perfect location to explore exeter
a lovely place situated within walking distance to local places
excellent location to explore devon from close to the city centre
it’s a great location and we highly recommend it
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10. Home close to local amenities (from USD 67)

Located close to Exeter Hospital is this one-bedroom accommodation hosted by Lorraine. The house comes fully furnished with a well-equipped kitchen and is a suitable stay for couples or solo travelers. Other features of the rental include the back garden with a deck area and a lawn. There’s also private parking available here. The city center is within easy reach of this house. Although this place is centrally located, you can expect complete peace and privacy during your stay.

Exeter home close to the hospital and local amenities
Exeter, England, United Kingdom
42 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi was very good and there was a smart tv
the house was clean and tidy
house was beautiful very clean and tidy
lovely place kept clean and tidy
very clean and comfortable and with a parking space which was a bonus
the house was clean and comfortable perfect for a staycation
really lovely house and host
super duper place super duper host
the host’s communication was excellent
lorraine was really helpful beforehand and during our stay and always replied quickly
great location and place to stay
lovely well equipped house in a great location just a short drive to exeter
excellent location for heavitree plus few minutes from lidl
nice little house in a quiet location
great location for access to the hospital and easy access to the city
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11. Garden Room (from USD 76)

The Garden Room is a private space for guests to relax and enjoy their own private garden. The room is light and modern, with double doors opening out into the peaceful garden space. While the room is compact, it is very comfortable for one or two guests.

The room is near the Exeter Chiefs, Digby and Sowton train station, and The Met Office. You will also find many eateries nearby.

Garden Room with Private Entrance
Exeter, Devon, United Kingdom
280 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
what was a nice extra touch was the breakfast that was provided
delightful bed/sit apartment well deserving 5 stars
the space is actually bigger than we expected with a lovely bathroom on the side
the space is laid out really well and for a small kitchen it is brilliantly stocked
the room was lovely and had everything we needed for out stay
very clean and homely
exceptionally clean and comfortable
very clean and nice decor
spotlessly clean and very comfortable
clean comfortable and welcoming
shona is a great host
welcoming and friendly host
a very friendly host who likes to make you feel at home
shona is a fantastic and very thoughtful host
shona was friendly and thoughtful
located close to the motorway and very close to the supermarket makes this place ideal for a stopover
the location is great near to the motorway and a short drive into central exeter
absolute bargain very close to the train station and straight into exeter
excellent also 8 minute walk to train station 7 mins to exeter central and exmouth is the other way
great location great facilities and so cosy
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12. Studio apartment (from USD 61)

Here you will find a light, warm, airy, and spacious studio apartment right in the center of all of Exeter’s shops and restaurants. You will be close to the south Devon coast as well as Dartmoor. Many historic buildings, such as the 100-year-old cathedral, as well as museums and theaters are within walking distance.

While a car parking area is close by, the area is well-suited for cycling and walking. Bike storage can be agreed upon with the host. There is even a park right across the road from this private rental in Exeter.

City centre studio self catering apartment
Exeter, England, United Kingdom
151 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it is a great little apartment minutes from town centre- would definitely recommend
had everything we needed and more clean good wifi very cosy
the apartment is adorable and the chickens and guinea pigs add a super homey feel
it's clean warm and very quiet
this apartment is clean bright and warm
the space was clean and had everything she needed
apartment was very clean and bed very comfy
a very clean comfortable room with many conveniences
lovely little flat with very responsive host
great host great space
yvonne was a great host and easily contactable
yvonne replied quickly to any questions and was super helpful throughout my stay
yvonne is a wonderful host
easy to park close by
the place is ideally located for access to town and a short 15 minute walk to the university
great location nice and compact studio
great little flat in an ideal location for the city centre and the university
nice place in a great location
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13. Beautiful one-bedroom apartment

Stay in this beautiful apartment located in the heart of Exeter. It is family-friendly and can sleep four people comfortably. There is a king-size bed and a sofa that can be transformed into a double bed for sleeping. The kitchen has the basic cooking essentials for preparing meals.

The living area has a flat-screen TV where you can watch your favorite shows and a dining set for serving meals. You will be provided with access to a high-speed internet connection, so you can check on work or update on social media.

Superb studio apartment in fantastic central spot!
Devon, England, United Kingdom
119 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire condo 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very well equipped kitchen lovely light lounge with a comfy sofa bed too
use of the kitchen & a full fridge/freezer was great
we had a great stay at the apartment
very clean high quality apartment
it was very clean and convenient for the city centre
very clean bathroom with a lovely fast shower
very clean and well equipped especially excellent kitchen and bathroom
perfect little pad clean easy access perfect parking opposite
amazing hosts with amazing quality apartment
the place was great oliver was an ideal host
good location easy check in process
great location near to everything we needed and parking very convenient
ideal location for shops restaurants and the quay
brilliant location for enjoying the city on foot
lovely stay in a great location
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14. Flat on the Jurassic Coast

This studio flat is located just 15 minutes from central Exeter and all of its eateries, shopping, and the historic cathedral. You will also be near scenic countryside and beaches, and only 2 minutes from the Crealy Adventure Park. The flat also has an outside space with a BBQ and places to sit.

Set along the Jurassic Coast. Just outside Exeter
95 reviews
Entire guest suite 3 Beds 4 Guests

15. Unique Apartment

Uniquely situated above the historic and popular Imperial pub in central Exeter, this apartment is an ideal base from which to explore the city. You will be within walking distance of the city center and its many pubs, restaurants, and stores.

The apartment itself feels cozy, like a home away from home. You will find flowers in vases and thoughtfully chosen art on the walls. It has big windows, making it feel light and airy, with modern essentials like a smart TV. The kitchen is fully stocked with everything you might need.

Finally, this apartment comes with private parking, and the host offers many services such as an airport pick up and drop off, laundry, and even meal preparation.

Unique Apartment

16. Quayside Garden Flat

Located in the historic quayside of Exeter, this flat is only a short walk from the city center. Here you will be able to experience local cafes, pubs, and theaters, or even rent a bike to further explore the city. Kayaks and canoes are also available for rent nearby, and you will find a climbing center, aquatic center, and shops within walking distance.

The apartment is clean, bright, and cozy. Guests will also be able to enjoy extremely soft carpet, meditation pillows, fitness equipment, an empty drawer and closet space, TV, and WiFi. If you open the double doors, you will walk directly out into a nature reserve next to River Exe.

Quayside garden flat (Private/ Entire flat)
Devon, England, United Kingdom
62 reviews
Entire apartment 0 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

17. Self-contained Chalet

Nestled into a walled Victorian garden, this self-contained chalet is peaceful and quiet. It has been completely refurbished and contains modern cooking facilities, efficient heating, and coffee and tea supplies. Visitors can even play with the hosts’ dog.

The chalet is located just a few minute’s walk to both the river and the city, and a bus station is just a one-minute walk from here. You can even hire canoes or take a boat to Turf Locks Pub.

Self contained garden chalet near Exeter centre
Exeter, Devon, United Kingdom
137 reviews
Entire chalet 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great amenities i could make my own food hot drinks and have a shower
lovely coffee and breakfast and very much appreciated the lift from the station
the bed is comfortable and the rest of the cabin is decked out with everything you’d need
it is small but has everything you need for a comfortable stay
lots of lovely tasty breakfast items provided
everything is spotless and the sheets/towels smell lovely
the accommodation was clean cosy and nicely decorated
the room was very tidy and clean
the chalet is clean attractive with all the conveniences i could have required
a warm welcome plenty of essential items in the kitchen and bathroom and a spotlessly clean chalet
the owner was very nice and helpful
sue was a great host
sue is a lovely attentive host
sue was a friendly and helpful host with excellent communications
lovely cosy cabin and sue is the perfect host
brilliant location for walking to the quay or town
very welcoming and close to town
great little bolt hole close to exeter's centre
what more could you want?close to bus stops easy walk to station river and city centre (up a hill)
i was visiting family close by so it was perfect
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18. City Centre Apartment

This newly created basement apartment is located within a Georgian townhouse in central Exeter. Here you will find yourself within a 2-minute walk to all of the bars and restaurants Exeter Quayside has to offer, a 5-minute walk from the cathedral, and just a 10-minute walk to the city center. Free overnight parking is included until 8 am.

The apartment includes a triple wardrobe with mirrored doors, Wi-Fi, TiVo, fully equipped kitchen, wine cooler, dishwasher, and washing machine. You will also have access to a shared courtyard garden.

Exeter Quay Room with private bathroom & kitchen
Exeter, England, United Kingdom
403 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable stay with good amenities would recommend
the one kitchen towel had to double as a hand towel
the flat was the perfect size double room and a separate room with kitchen and bathroom
lovely place locked bedroom and open kitchen/bathroom to the rest of the house
the bed was the first nice soft bed in 21 days of travel
lovely clean and tidy place
very clean and tidy lovely shower
a clean bedroom kitchen and bathroom
clean comfy bed great place to stay
the room was clean and comfortable
lee and lu were both very helpful hosts
extremely helpful host with useful tips on the area
communication was good with the host and he facilitated an early check in to match our plans
the check in was easy enough and the hosts were responsive enough but we didn’t see them
fantastic location really helpful hosts - provided very detailed and clear check-in info and local tips
perfect location - walking distance from everywhere
great location only moments walk from quayside
the location is good
great location for exploring exeter
brilliant location very close to both city center and quayside
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19. Coach House

Privacy and tranquility reign supreme here at this private coach house within walking distance to the city center. As you enter the ground floor, you will see a kitchenette with fridge, microwave, toaster, and kettle, table and chairs, and a television.

If you look out the window to the private walled garden, you will see a running stream – on a good day you might catch a glimpse of a fish, newt, or dragonfly. Walking up the wooden staircase, you will discover a cozy double bedroom with a nautical theme and ships bookcase. This Exeter holiday home also comes with off-street parking.

Private Coach House and Parking, Close to Centre
Exeter, England, United Kingdom
106 reviews
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a calm and comfortable place to stay
it's a calm and cosy place with an incredibly comfortable bed and everything you need
we effectively had a 3 night holiday cottage stay with breakfast materials laid on - thoroughly recommended
clean and equipped enough for me
the place was very clean
clean and comfortable great value for money
nice and clean small but cosy nice place
hopefully the place will be renovated and cleaned before your stay
lovely comfy bed and charles was around and very helpful when i had questions
helpful host comfortable abode
the host was fantastically accommodating and had everything ready for us when got there
charles was a great host and the coach house was fantastic to stay in
charles was a good host - there to help with anything but not intrusive
location is a pleasant short walk into exeter city centre
close to belmont park and good local groceries
pleasant and quiet location in a garden yet very convenient for the city centre (easy walking distance)
fantastic location near town yet very quiet
a perfect location for exploring the historic city of exeter
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Beautiful Exeter within your budget

All of these Airbnbs will provide you with an affordable place to stay and explore the beautiful countryside around Exeter. Book yours today!

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