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You can always make close friends quickly because of Mardon's open set-up. There's always something fun to do or someone to talk to!

Mardon Hall resident

Mardon Hall



Mardon Hall
Streatham Drive
Exeter EX4 4QW

01392 722349

Mardon Hall key facts

Mardon Hall is our oldest purpose-built residence, built in 1933, with many original features such as the wood-panelled library (now used as a study room) and grand staircase still intact. The residence also has wonderful views over the Exe Valley.

The residence has 77 single standard rooms, all of which have sinks. There is approximately one toilet amongst six and one shower for every five residents. There are also two baths and one utility area.

To see more images of this residence, please view our Flickr gallery.

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

Meals are served at Holland Hall.

  • Popular residence - approx. 1.1 applications received per room
  • Undergraduates
  • 32 week contract period
  • 5 minute walk to centre of campus
  • Wifi
  • Television in communal area 
  • Study room and library
  • Laundry facilities
  • Vending machines
  • Bike storage

Residents must move out during the Christmas and Easter vacations

The University is proposing to build the new West Park Student Residences in the area between Holland Hall, Mardon Hall and Birks Grange Village. 

The University will take all reasonable steps to make sure that disruption is kept to a minimum. Regular communication will be provided to students in residence at Mardon Hall to notify you in advance of any significant building works.     

To find out more about the West Park project, please visit: West Park Project | Capital Strategy | University of Exeter



Total room price per room for full contract length:

TypeResidenceRoom2022-2023 2023-2024Contract
Catered Mardon hall Single standard £6,417.84 £6,851.00 32


Room size

Single standard rooms at Mardon Hall are approximately 15.5m2 (3210mm x 4840mm).

Twin standard rooms at Mardon Hall are approximately 18.5m2 (3700mm x 5000mm).

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

Bed size

Mardon Hall has single beds (three feet wide).

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 Glide Student. You will need to register online to receive access.
  • No aerial socket in en-suite and studio rooms; students can use a laptop or desktop to watch TV. Please note you will still need a TV Licence to watch live TV or BBC iPlayer 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) see our meal times below for information about when your meal will be served. Please note that your meal can only be eaten in the dining hall which has been allocated to you.

Please visit our 'about catered halls' webpage for information about the menus which are being served. A number of themed dinners also take place throughout the day e.g. Christmas, Valentines Day, Star Wars Day (4 May) and St Patricks Day etc.


7:30 - 9:30am

Continental breakfast

8:00 - 10:30am

8:30 -10:30am

Weekend lunch
Saturday and Sunday:
11:00am - 1:00pm
Dinner* Daily:
5:30pm - 7:30pm

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. If you have a specific dietary requirement, please speak to our chefs.

16 meals per week are included within the contract period for residents of our catered accommodation (Birks Grange Village, Exeter Halls, Holland Hall and Mardon Hall). This comprises breakfast and dinner Monday to Friday, and breakfast, brunch (weekend lunch) and dinner at weekends.

Dine in catered halls

Self-catered students can now enjoy meals in our catered halls by purchasing a meal package card. Find out more information.

Catered accommodation at the University of Exeter