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On since 2022

Last update: November 2023

A contemporary wedding venue bursting with glamour and elegance, Hotel Du Vin Exeter welcomes you to host a lavish event in the heart of Exeter, Devon. Offering exclusive hire, this stylish setting in England is a dedicated blank canvas where you can unleash your creative vision. Whether formal or informal, modern or traditional, you will find the perfect private room to complement your extraordinary day.

Facilities and Capacity

Once an Eye Infirmary, Hotel Du Vin Exeter is an intriguing blend of historic charm and striking architecture. Not only a majestic backdrop, this splendid property features an array of plush comforts and refined function rooms. The Magdalen Lounge is the largest private event suite, its vibrant interiors overlooking the walled gardens surrounding the hotel. This light-filled space is ideal for large receptions of up to 100 people or a bright and cheerful wedding breakfast of 70. Adorned in murals designed by fine artist Hugo Dalton, the lounge opens out onto a terrace and garden, making for a tasteful break out area. Further within the enchanting walled garden, you will find The Potting Shed, complete with a private entrance and small terrace. This little retreat is close to the main building while affording a peaceful haven for an intimate rehearsal dinner. Elsewhere, the Library is a decidedly inspiring space where 14 of your loved ones can celebrate your big moment surrounded by fine books and upscale interiors. At the end of the evening, a dazzling array of carefully styled bedrooms await, offering Egyptian cotton sheets, power showers, and roll-top baths. To help you unwind after the festivities, the REN Spa has an abundance of treatments, fitness equipment, and a relaxing pool to enjoy the utmost tranquillity.

Services Offered

Hotel Du Vin Exeter provides an exceptional choice of wedding packages designed to tick every box. No matter the selection you choose, an experienced wedding coordinator will be on-hand to help with every step of the planning. Their most luxurious packages come with a four-course upscale wedding meal with all the trimmings, including lobster, game, and Perrier-Jouet Champagne. Of course, a bespoke dining menu is available for to-be-weds, which includes the opportunity to meet with the sommelier and chefs. Working with you, they will ensure each dish and drink complements your wedding, whether an informal buffet or an elaborate seated meal. Additional packages and extras include:

  • A menu tasting session
  • A wine-tasting session
  • A welcome drink
  • Option for wedding ceremony
  • Chair covers and sashes
  • An afternoon tea package
  • An alfresco dining option
  • After dinner digestif

Frequently asked questions

Venue type:

Small hotel
In the city
Outdoor license

Ceremony options:

Civil ceremony licence

Dining options:

Seated meal facilities
Corkage option
Alcohol licence
Buffet meal facilities
In-house catering

Evening entertainment:

Evening reception facilities
Outdoor fireworks permitted

Overnight accommodation:

Overnight accommodation for wedding couple
Overnight accommodation for guests

Venue staff assistance:

Master of ceremonies/toastmaster
Wedding coordinator

Venue leisure facilities:

Swimming pool
Health suite

Other features:

Exclusive use
Accessible facilities
Car parking
Confetti permitted
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Reviews for Hotel Du Vin Exeter

4.9 out of 5 rating
4.9 out of 5 rating
6 reviews
99% recommend it
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Mary Sent on 21/07/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Excellent hotel du vin really looked after us and gave a fantastic service, so happy we chose this hotel for our celebration

Amber and her team were excellent
She was always a available and shown real interest
Fabulous service
Anita E. Sent on 25/07/2022
4.6 out of 5 rating

Unforgettable Wedding

We had such an amazing and memorable wedding in January 2022. Laura and the team helped the day to go seamlessly. The staff were very attentive on the day and everything went so smoothly. The food we chose was was prepared, cooked and presented so well. Everyone said how delicious it was. The atmosphere at Hotel du Vin was so welcoming and they were very accommodating with how we wanted the room set out. We would highly recommend Hotel du Vin as a place to celebrate your wedding. We will never forget our day. Amazing ❤️
Anonymous Sent on 07/10/2019
5 out of 5 rating

Thank you

Thank you so much for everything you and the staff at the hotel have done for us.

We had the most amazing day, it couldn’t have gone any better.

Thank you for the champers, card and treats in our room, it was such a lovey touch.

We’ll be back very soon for dinner in the restaurant and the plan is to come back every year to celebrate or anniversary.
Thanks again.

Mr and Mrs Wooff
Lisa Sent on 07/10/2019
5 out of 5 rating

Amazing wedding weekend

Got married on Sunday 4 th August,had approached Hotel du Vin and looked at the different packages,sat down with Stacey the events manager ,had several meetings with her . We were staying all weekend with a lot of family and had private dining for seventeen on the night before. There was nothing we wanted for all weekend,the hotel staff were amazing especially Stacey,events manager,Carl,hotel manager and Laura on reception. The service was amazing and the food was fantastic,everyone was so attentive, was very impressed and I would have no hesitation in recommending it to anyone absolutely first class . Our day was amazing and we loved every minute of it and so glad we went with the Hotel du vin ,they all made it so easy for us and all our guests. Thankyou Lisa And Steve
Ian Sent on 07/10/2019
5 out of 5 rating

Perfect Wedding Day

We had a perfect day. Planning our wedding was a daunting task but from the first time we met Stacey we had confidence that our wedding was in good hands. She asked the questions we didn't know we should be asking and was happy to go the extra mile to create a day personal to us.

On the day itself Carl organised everything in a decreet, dynamic and unobtrusive way. The food and service was excellent and several of our guests commented on the excellent venue and staff.
The icing on the cake was Rose presenting us with Bucks Fizz at breakfast the next day.

It really did feel like the whole team was there for our day. We thoroughly recommend Hotel du Vin as a wedding venue.

Ian and Zoe
Anna Sent on 07/10/2019
5 out of 5 rating

Thank you

We are absolutely thrilled with how the day went!
Thank you all so much for being so accommodating, particularly you and Carl. Everyone said how lovely the Hotel and staff were and that the food was amazing.
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