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The Mercure Southgate Hotel offers the perfect wedding venue in Devon and the South West. Licensed for Civil ceremonies, Choose from our elegant Lounge terrace for up to 50 guests or our spacious Seymour Suite for larger parties of 50 or more. Both rooms can be transformed into a stunning, stylish and sedate venue in which to take your wedding vows. The fully air-conditioned and refurbished Seymour Suite offers comfortable dining for up to 120 guests and opens out onto your own exclusive large terrace area looking onto the ancient city wall.

Our banqueting and events team offer a truly professional and personal service, guiding you through from the initial enquiry to the big day itself. You will have your own personal wedding coordinator who will available to assist you through every step building up to your wedding day.

The hotel is a great venue for a family celebration, with 156 en-suite rooms, we can offer preferential rates to your guests who will enjoy the comfortable lounge areas as well as the leisure club with its pool, spa pool, gym and saunas.

Contact our Wedding Specialist today to make an appointment.



Minimum guests10
Maximum guests140
Ceremony / ReceptionBoth
Bridal suiteYes
Licensed barYes
Late licensed barYes
Disco facilitiesYes
Asian wedding specialistsNo
External caterersNo


Mercure Southgate Hotel
Southernhay East
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Directions by car:

Via the M5, exit at Junction 29 and take the A3015 towards Exeter City Centre. Continue into the city for 2.5 miles (4 km), through 2 roundabouts and right at 2 fork junctions.

You then come down a hill (Heavitree Police Station on the right, Pyramids Pool on the left) and arrive at a large roundabout. Take the 1st exit off the roundabout onto Western Way (Plymouth via the A38).

Then turn right at the 1st lights onto Barnfield Rd then 1st left onto Southernhay East. The hotel is down the hill on the right.

Directions by public transport:

Railway Station:
EXETER CENTRAL (0.97 km / 0.60 mi)
EXETER ST DAVID'S (2.30 km / 1.43 mi)

EXETER INTERNATIONAL (10.30 km/6.40 mi)
PLYMOUTH/ROBOROUGH (73.50 km / 45.67 mi)
BRISTOL (108.00 km / 67.11 mi)


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Sarah Way

I wanted to thank all the wonderful staff at the Southgate for the amazing job they did looking after our wedding party on 7th May. my step-daughter and her new husband felt like VIP and all the wedding guests had a great time. The reception staff were superb, the wedding...

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April 2017.

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