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Living in halls has been a wonderful experience. I have met a great bunch of people and made friends who I will cherish for my entire life.

Exeter Halls resident

Exeter Halls (34 35 36)


c/o Lopes Hall
St German's Road
Exeter EX4 6TH

01392 725286

Exeter Halls key facts

Lopes Hall has 25 single and 32 twin standard rooms, all with washbasins except for one single and three twin rooms. There is approximately one toilet for four residents, one shower for nine residents and one bath for eleven students.

Ransom Pickard is an annexe of Lopes Hall with 42 single and 22 twin standard rooms. There is approximately one toilet for four residents and one shower for five residents.

Pennsylvania Court is an annexe of Lopes Hall with 177 single en-suite rooms arranged in clusters of up to nine rooms with a utility room.

To see more images of these residences, please view our Flickr gallery.

Our image gallery shows typical examples of the food which is served in catered halls.

Meals for Exeter Halls residents are served at Lopes Hall.

  • Oversubscribed residence. Approximately three applications per room
  • Undergraduates
  • 32 week contract period
  • 10 minute walk to centre of campus
  • Wifi
  • Study room in Lopes Hall
  • Laundry facilities
  • Common room with television
  • Bike storage 
  • Adapted rooms
  • Close to the Cornwall House Music Practice Rooms
  • Residents must move out during the Easter vacation


Total room price per room for full contract length:

Catered Exeter Halls Twin standard £5,047.64 £5,244.33 32
Catered Exeter Halls Single standard £5,434.39 £5,646.55 32
Catered Exeter Halls En-suite £7,266.48 £7,549.36 32


Room details

Bed size

Exeter Halls has single beds (three feet wide) except Pennsylvania Court which has double beds (four feet six inches wide).  Please note one of the three accessible rooms in Pennsylvania Court has a single bed.

Room measurements

  • Lopes Hall:  single standard rooms are approximately 10.2m2 (3050mm x 3350mm) and twin standard rooms are approximately 15.6m2 (3050mm x 5120mm).
  • Ransom Pickard:  single standard rooms are approximately 10.2m2 (2670mm x 3810mm) and twin standard rooms are approximately 15.6m2 (3860mm x 4030mm).
  • Pennsylvania Court:  single en-suite rooms (including bathroom) are approximately 15.1m2 (2870mm x 5250mm).

These measurements are a guide only. In some residences room sizes vary considerably.


Some of the rooms in Pennsylvania Court have a safe however, there may not be one in every room. If you are allocated a room which does not have a safe when you arrive, it will not be possible for us to provide one in the room.

All bedrooms in catered residences have the following:

  • Bed, wardrobe, bookshelves.
  • Desk, chair, desk lamp or built-in lighting, noticeboard and waste bin.
  • Mini fridge
  • High speed wired and wireless network/internet is available from StudentCom
  • IPTV is available via your computer. For more information on IPTV visit the StudentCom website and choose the 'TV package' option. Please note you will still need a TV Licence to watch live TV from any device.

For details of your room size and specifics of each residence please see the room details tab above.

If you are living in one of our catered halls (Birks Grange Village, Exeter Halls, Holland Hall and Mardon Hall) the sample menus below show what type of meals are available and when they are provided:

MealDay/timesSample menus

7:45 - 9:30am

Continental breakfast

8:00 - 11:00am

8:30 -11:00am

Weekend lunch
Saturday and Sunday:
11:15am - 1:30pm
Dinner* Daily:
5:30pm - 7:15pm

To see which menus are being served this term, please visit the 'about catered halls' section of our website for further information.

If you have a commitment and are unable to attend the dinner service please use the replacement meal request form.

Weekday lunches can be purchased at one of our many catering outlets.

Vegetarian options are always available.

* A range of themed dinners also happen throughout the year.

All meals are included for residents of our catered accommodation (Birks Grange Village, Exeter Halls, Holland Hall and Mardon Hall).

If visitors or self catered students would like to eat in a catered hall the following rates apply:

 Self-catered studentsVisitor
Breakfast £4.10 £4.92
Weekend Lunch £5.95 £7.14
Dinner £6.92 £8.31

Please note that due to VAT legislation, for guests eating within Halls, students must be able to provide proof that they are students of University of Exeter by producing their Exeter ID Card.  All other visitors, including students from other Universities must pay VAT.

Catered accommodation at the University of Exeter