Christmas at the Mercure Exeter Rougemont Hotel
- No fly
- Full board
Enjoy a festive stay in the heart of ancient Exeter
A perfect place for a festive break, Exeter is bursting with heritage and is regarded as one of England’s most historically significant towns. On this UK holiday, enjoy the festivities of the season during a stay at the Mercure Exeter Rougemont Hotel (3Q+). Arrive on December 23 in time for a welcome drink and dinner with your host and fellow guests.
Christmas Eve starts with an included morning excursion to the Gothic masterpiece, Exeter Cathedral. Following a buffet lunch at the hotel, join an included excursion to Powderham Castle to take in its festive delights. Enjoy dinner and musical entertainment at the hotel as the build-up to the big day continues.
Merry Christmas! Wake up on Christmas Morning and join your fellow guests at breakfast. This morning is at leisure so perhaps use the hotel’s complimentary Wi-Fi to catch up with loved ones via video call before returning to the restaurant for a sumptuous Christmas lunch. If you still have room there will be mince pies, tea and coffee served during the Queen’s speech this afternoon, with dinner and some festive entertainment to look forward to this evening.
On Boxing Day morning, take a stroll into town to take advantage of the sales before returning to your hotel for lunch. Afterwards, enjoy an afternoon at leisure and dinner. You depart the next day after breakfast.
4 nights at your hotel
All breakfasts, lunches and dinners including Christmas day dinner with all the trimmings
Dedicated Saga Host
- Welcome drink
- Wi-Fi at the hotel
- Porterage at your hotel
- Cancellation rights
- Powderham Castle
- Exeter Cathedral
Mercure Exeter Rougemont Hotel, Queen St, Exeter EX4 3SP
Whether you’re enjoying a festive retreat or keen to immerse yourself in the history of the city, few hotels can boast such a breathtaking setting as the Mercure Exeter Rougemont Hotel. The elegant Victorian building, which retains many of its original features, faces Exeter Central train station and Rougemont Gardens.
The hotel has 98 stylish and spacious rooms.
Tea coffee making facilities
Iron with Ironboard
Food and Drink
Drakes Restaurant offers a range of tempting Brasserie-style British and European meals while Drakes Bar serves drinks, snacks and light meals in comfortable and contemporary surroundings.
Other Hotel Information
Parking available (first come, first served and charged at £10 per day). Additional spaces are available in a nearby shopping centre car park, offered at the same price. Permits are available in reception.
This stylish 4-star hotel can lay claim to an enviable location on Queen Street in the heart of the historic city centre, a short walk to Exeter Cathedral, the historic 14th century underground passages, the other main city centre attractions and the River Exe. If you love to shop, Princesshay shopping centre is home to more than 70 high street and designer stores spanning women’s fashion, menswear, food and drink, and home furnishings. At the other end of the retail scale, in the city’s historical West Quarter you’ll find Fore Street, full of unusual shops, boutiques and independent cafes.
Exeter is sometimes referred to as the Countryside City as the surrounding South Devon countryside has views of the city and vice-versa. If you get the chance, do explore some of the nearby towns and villages or the Jurassic coast.
Just 300 yards from your hotel is Exeter Cathedral, one of the oldest and most beautiful Cathedrals in the country with nearly 1,000 years of history on its current site. Join a guided tour to learn about its past and perhaps a few of its secrets! The building is known for having the longest stretch of uninterrupted Gothic vaulted ceiling in the world, stunning stained glass windows and a fine astronomical clock in the Minstrels Gallery which dates from the 15th-century.
Included on 4 nights itinerary
Powderham Castle enjoys a unique, picturesque setting within an ancient deer park beside the Exe estuary, just south of Exeter. Over 600 years of history can be discovered within the walls of one of Devon's oldest family homes. Enjoy a Christmas experience with entry to the castle and grounds, Christmas market in the Old Riding School and Christmas lights as the evening nears.
Included on 4 nights itinerary