Stay in the heart of Bournemouth Excellent location - show map

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The Royal Exeter Hotel is an ideal base for exploring Bournemouth and Dorset's delightful countryside. Bournemouth's beaches, the pier, promenade, shops and Bournemouth International Centre are just a short walk away.

Rooms at the Royal Exeter Hotel are tastefully decorated and benefit from en-suite facilities. Rooms are available in a variety of configurations, including family rooms. Guests can choose from either contemporary or more traditional décor.

This is our guests' favourite part of Bournemouth, according to independent reviews.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

Royal Exeter Hotel has been welcoming guests since 1 Aug 2005.

Property highlights

Situated in the real heart of Bournemouth, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.3

Breakfast info

Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free

Private parking at the hotel

Loyal customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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4 reasons to choose Royal Exeter Hotel

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speak English
Closest beaches
  • Westcliff Beach

    9.0 Superb beach
    250 yards from property
  • Eastcliff Beach

    8.9 Fabulous beach
    300 yards from property
  • Alum Chine beach

    9.0 Superb beach
    900 yards from property
  • Canford Cliffs Beach

    8.9 Fabulous beach
    1.5 miles from property
  • Boscombe Beach

    Boscombe Beach

    9.0 Superb beach
    1.6 miles from property
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • Is there a kettle in the room and TV
    Answered on 20 October 2019
  • Is there parking near by
    There are plenty of parking facilities in the area.
    Answered on 24 July 2020
  • Is parking available?
    I'm afraid we don't have a car park at our hotel. The nearest car parks to our hotel are listed below - Exeter Park Road Car Park - BIC Multi Storey...
    Answered on 25 August 2021
  • How far away is the railway station as I intend travelling by rail
    Good morning, The train station is approx 45 minute walk to our hotel. Or 5-7 minutes in a taxi.
    Answered on 15 June 2021
  • I think you don't have a lift? Do you have a Superior Single room on the first floor please?
    The hotel has 3 floors and we have one lift.
    Answered on 27 May 2021
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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
Excellent location - show map
1 restaurant on site

    Oishii - Asian Tapas and Grill

    Cuisine: Sushi, Asian

    Open for: Lunch, Dinner

Facilities of Royal Exeter Hotel
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
  • Live music/performance Off-site
  • Happy hour Additional charge
  • Evening entertainment
  • Nightclub/DJ
  • Golf course (within 3 km) Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Private parking is possible on site (reservation is not possible) and costs GBP 8 per day.
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Fax/photocopying Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Room service
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Designated smoking area
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Lift
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Emergency cord in bathroom
  • Lower bathroom sink
  • Higher level toilet
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
Sustainable initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

House rules Royal Exeter Hotel takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 15:00 hours


Until 11:00 hours


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

There is no capacity for cots at this property.

There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Solo American Express Royal Exeter Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

The hotel provide late night entertainment, therefore some areas of the hotel may be subject to noise from customers, music and traffic.

It is hotel policy not to accept bookings from single-sex groups. The hotel reserves the right to decline bookings at check-in which may have been made individually and/or separately but are for groups.

Please be aware our hotel has one cocktail bar and one nightclub which are very popular onsite - 1812 & BarSo with live entertainment on the weekends and weekdays.
So, we cannot guarantee a quiet stay at our hotel.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Spa and gym facilities at this property are unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

It is not possible to stay at this property for Coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

This property will not accommodate hen, stag or similar parties.

FAQs about Royal Exeter Hotel

  • Royal Exeter Hotel has 1 restaurant:

    • Oishii - Asian Tapas and Grill

  • Royal Exeter Hotel offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Golf course (within 3 km)
    • Evening entertainment
    • Nightclub/DJ
    • Happy hour
    • Live music/performance

  • The nearest beach is just 250 yards from Royal Exeter Hotel.

  • Royal Exeter Hotel is 500 yards from the centre of Bournemouth.

  • Room options at Royal Exeter Hotel include:

    • Double
    • Single
    • Family

  • Check-in at Royal Exeter Hotel is from 15:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • Guests staying at Royal Exeter Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.3).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free

  • The prices at Royal Exeter Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.