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3.87 / 5

James Owen Court Reviews

12 Reviews by Students
#13 out of 32 halls at University of Exeter

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While James Owen Court's location may put some people off - roughly a twenty-five minute walk to and from campus everyday - its location in the middle of town makes it ideal for shopping and partying. Its hall management is unfortunately not as well-run as the other halls in Exeter, but its reception is open daily throughout the week for queries. James Owen is certainly one of the cheapest halls in Exeter and this should definitely be taken advantage of, because its large common room areas, kitchens and all en-suite bedrooms mean it is real value for money.

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By JLeMasonry
On 2nd July 15

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While James Owen Court's location may put some people off - roughly a twenty-five minute walk to and from campus everyday - its location in the middle of town makes it ideal for shopping and partying. Its hall management is unfortunately not as well-run as the other halls in Exeter, but its reception is open daily throughout the week for queries. James Owen is certainly one of the cheapest halls in Exeter and this should definitely be taken advantage of, because its large common room areas, kitchens and all en-suite bedrooms mean it is real value for money.

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By JLeMasonry
On 2nd July 15

James Owen Court Information

CampusOff Campus
PostcodeEX4 6SD
CateringSelf-catered
No. of rooms275
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Student Review: 2 /5
By On 31st August 17

The reception staffs are very friendly. However, the cleaners are so mean. I don't know why they are called cleaners. Their only duty is to ask you to clean the kitchen otherwise will fine you.

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 5th January 17

No cleaning provided, no proper social areas. Surprisingly good location though, near shops. Rooms are actually pretty nice!

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 28th September 15

20 minute walk to campus, which means you're a little set apart from other freshers, however you are really close to town so it's good for shopping or getting a job (and for if you're going out in the evening!) Halls are self catered and you are required to clean your own spaces, with the occasional check that you're keeping things tidy

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 28th September 15
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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 24th September 15

James Owen Court is a very lively place to live, the rooms are homely and the shared space is just the right size.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 3rd July 15

Probably the best accommodation in Exeter. The closed off courtyard allows us to have a common area outside. There is also a ping pong table which was great fun and such an easy way to meet people.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 2nd July 15

it was good although I didn't enjoy the being woken up at 3am but that happens with any accommodation so it wasn't all bad.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 2nd July 15

While James Owen Court's location may put some people off - roughly a twenty-five minute walk to and from campus everyday - its location in the middle of town makes it ideal for shopping and partying. Its hall management is unfortunately not as well-run as the other halls in Exeter, but its reception is open daily throughout the week for queries. James Owen is certainly one of the cheapest halls in Exeter and this should definitely be taken advantage of, because its large common room areas, kitchens and all en-suite bedrooms mean it is real value for money.

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 28th March 15
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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 26th March 15
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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 26th March 15
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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 25th March 15
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