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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 has wonderful views over the Exe Valley.

The residence has 48 single standard rooms and 29 twin standard rooms. There is approximately one toilet and one shower for six residents. There are 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 2 applications received per room
  • When applying for a standard room you may be offered a twin (shared room)
  • Undergraduates
  • 32 week contract period
  • 5 minute walk to centre of campus
  • Wifi
  • Television in communal area 
  • Study room
  • Laundry facilities
  • Vending machines
  • Bike storage 
  • Residents must move out during the Easter vacation


Total room price per room for full contract length:

TypeResidenceRoom2020-2021 Contract
Catered Mardon Hall Twin standard £5,626.66 £5,688.54 32
Catered Mardon hall Single standard £6,057.61 £6,123.91 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.


7:45 - 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

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.

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 students
(Excluding VAT)

Visitors and Staff
(Including VAT)
Breakfast £3.75 £4.50
Weekend Lunch £4.25 £5.10
Dinner £4.50 £5.40

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