Guest Blog Post - University of Exeter

Discover budget-friendly accommodation at the University of Exeter’s Streatham Campus, conveniently located within walking distance of Exeter’s vibrant city centre.

Comfortable Rooms and Amenities

Choose from over 500 ensuite bedrooms available from June 19th to September 10th, 2024, on a Bed and Breakfast basis. Each room features:

- Tea and coffee making facilities with Fairtrade products (top-ups available from Reception)

- An ensuite wet-room style bathroom

- A small fridge

- A safe (in select rooms)

- Free Wi-Fi

- Daily room service

- Access to hairdryers, alarm clocks, travel adaptors, earplugs, and fans from Reception

- Television in the bar lounge area

In an effort to reduce environmental impact, soap is provided in all guest bedrooms, with hair and body wash available from Reception.

On-Campus Activities and Attractions

Nestled within 300 acres of parkland and botanical gardens, Streatham Campus offers a serene environment perfect for relaxation and exploration. Enjoy various on-campus activities, such as:

- Streatham Sports Park: Featuring a 200-station gym, badminton and squash courts, tennis centre, and exercise classes

- Outdoor Swimming Pool: Heated and open during the spring and summer months

- Exeter Northcott Theatre: The campus’s flagship professional theatre

- Bill Douglas Cinema Museum: Home to one of Britain’s largest collections of moving image memorabilia

- Live@Exeter: A series of live music and theatre events

- Self-Guided Walking Tours: Themed tours to explore the extensive campus grounds

- Shops: Market Place shops offering groceries and essential items (check vacation opening times here)

Dining Options on Campus

During the spring and summer vacation, enjoy various on-campus dining options, including the Forum Kitchen at the heart of the campus and iSCA Eats next to the outdoor swimming pool. For current opening times, visit our Eat and Shop pages.

Exploring Exeter and Beyond

The University’s proximity to Exeter’s city centre makes it an excellent base for exploring local attractions such as the Historic Quayside, Exeter Cathedral, Exeter’s Underground Passages, free Exeter Red Coat Guided Tours, and the Royal Albert Memorial Museum (RAMM). Beyond the city, discover the World Heritage Jurassic Coastline, award-winning beaches, stunning countryside, moors, and charming towns and villages.

Convenient Transportation

Easily accessible by train, plane, and car, the University is well-connected:

- Exeter Central Station and Exeter St David’s (mainline) are nearby

- Regular bus services link the campus with the city centre and beyond

- Bike hire is available locally

- Parking permits are provided for those arriving by car, with cashless pay points in charged areas

- Electric vehicle charging points are available for pre-arranged visitors

For more details on getting here and around, click here.

Booking Your Stay

For the best rates, book online. View available dates and rooms here. Repeat customers booking directly can enjoy a discount on their next stay - email for a discount code.

We look forward to welcoming you soon!


University of Exeter
University of Exeter

Situated just 1 mile from Exeter city centre and 20 minutes’ drive from Dartmoor National Park and the sandy beaches of South Devon, the University is the perfect location for a holiday or a short break in Devon.



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