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10 Affordable Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Exeter, UK - Updated 2020

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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. These 10 Airbnbs are an affordable and comfortable way to enjoy this city.

1. City house (from USD 56)

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 dwelling 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, city house.
Exeter, United Kingdom
118 reviews
Entire house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
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
Cleanliness:
very very clean homely
clean and warm
clean and well kept
really clean and well equipped
it was immaculately clean
Host:
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
Location:
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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2. 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
390 reviews
Entire apartment 0 Beds 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
Cleanliness:
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
Host:
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
Location:
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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3. Studio apartment (from USD 56)

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.

City centre studio self catering apartment
Exeter, England, United Kingdom
110 reviews
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
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
Cleanliness:
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
Host:
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
Location:
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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4. Cottage with garden (from USD 69)

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
Entire house 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
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
Host:
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
Location:
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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5. Coach House (from USD 56)

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. The space also comes with off-street parking.

Private Coach House and Parking, Close to Centre
Exeter, England, United Kingdom
103 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
Cleanliness:
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
Host:
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:
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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6. Garden Room (from USD 61)

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
256 reviews
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
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
Cleanliness:
very clean and homely
exceptionally clean and comfortable
very clean and nice decor
spotlessly clean and very comfortable
clean comfortable and welcoming
Host:
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
Location:
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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7. 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

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8. 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

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9. 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

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10. 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
Cleanliness:
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
Host:
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
Location:
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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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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