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This is a great apartment, the reception staff are friendly, and the apartment is safe.I will strongly recommend my friend to choose this apartment.

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By member656608
On 20th April 21

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Most helpful review

This is a great apartment, the reception staff are friendly, and the apartment is safe.I will strongly recommend my friend to choose this apartment.

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By member656608
On 20th April 21

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How many people are there in each bronze flat?
By member565624 On 24th January 22
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Are there24/7 staff(security guards) in the building?
By member1261873 On 23rd August 21
Reply from The Barn
On 19th October 21

Hello there, thank you for your question. We do not have staff in the building 24/7 but have an out of hours team that can be called should you need any assistance over the evening and night. We also have CCTV covering the building- Laura 

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The room type
By member1343423 On 10th November 19
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Student Review: 3.4 /5
By member1356770 On 23rd April 21

Very modern, well situated, very noisy (due to constructions around)

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Reply from The Barn On 19th October 21

Hello, 

Thank you very much for your review. We are pleased to hear you were happy with our modern accomodation and convenient location. We are very sorry that the local constructions were disruptive to your stay. Such construction work is restricted to 8am-6pm Monday to Friday so we do hope this noise was not too much of a nuisance and apologise for any impact this may have had on your stay with us. 

All the best, Laura


Student Review: 4.9 /5
By member1156761 On 22nd April 21

It is so cool to live here, I meet friends here and the location is great. It is safe and happy to live here for freshers just like me. I love this place. Strongly recommended!!

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Reply from The Barn On 19th October 21

Hi there,

 

Thank you so much for your lovely review and feedback! We are so happy to hear you had such a positive experience whilst staying with us. We are indeed located in a great place with all local amenities, shops, restaurants being just a stones throw away. We pride ourselves on keeping our students safe and are very pleased that you would strongly recommend us to other students. Very glad you loved your stay.

 

All the best, Laura :)


Student Review: 4.6 /5
By member1356758 On 22nd April 21

The barn accommodation is a really nice place, and the property management is very helpful and excellent.

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Reply from The Barn On 19th October 21

Hi there, thankyou for leaving us such a great review. We are very pleased to hear you were happy with both the accomodation and our members of staff. 

Thankyou, Laura 


Student Review: 4.3 /5
By member1156741 On 22nd April 21

The Barn is really close to the city center with international shops and restaurants surrounding it. The reception team is wonderful and very accommodating and help with whatever issue you might face. They also create fun socials and sessions for you to interact in and offer food and snacks sometimes. Any maintenance issue is dealt with as quickly as possible and has made my life easier. The social spaces they offer such as the gym and the communal area is great and spacious. Never had any problem with the WiFi, it’s always been fast and reliable. I would really recommend this accommodation compared to other private ones

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Reply from The Barn On 19th October 21

Hello there, we are so happy to hear you enjoyed your time at the Barn. We are indeed located just on the edge of the city centre and just a stones throw away to any shops or restaurants. Everything is on your doorstep for your convenience. Your kind words will be passed on to the other members of staff. We are so pleased you would recommend us to other students. 

Thankyou, Laura 


Student Review: 3.9 /5
By Sallyyan On 22nd April 21

Great living experience and nice staff. Good management during lockdown at pandemic time.

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Reply from The Barn On 19th October 21

Thankyou for your review. We are very pleased to hear that you had a positive experience whilst staying with us at the Barn. We are happy to hear of your appreciation of our team whilst we all navigated the pandemic. 

Kind regards, Laura.


Student Review: 4.4 /5
By member1256681 On 21st April 21

The size of the room is just right, very comfortable, and the layout of the space is very reasonable. The apartment is located in the city center, which is very convenient. The management staff are very warm and friendly.

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Reply from The Barn On 19th October 21

Thank you very much for your review. Your kind words will be passed on to the members of staff. We are delighted to hear that you were happy with the size and comfort of your room. We are located in an excellent prime position for easy transport links that allow inner and outer city travel whilst living and studying at university.

Kind regards, 

Laura


Student Review: 3.9 /5
By member656669 On 21st April 21

I have really enjoyed my time at the barn, though of course COVID has rather limited the social interactions for a studio flat user like me. Management/reception has been responsive and helpful over my time here and the facilities available are top quality. The location is also excellent, being close enough to walk to uni comfortably but placed centrally in town for easy access to shopping. Internet access is also usually good, though done through a secondary provider that can be a little limiting. Overall, very good though of course not cheap.

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Reply from The Barn On 19th October 21

Hello there and thank you for your review! We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay at the Barn and will pass on your kind words to the other members of staff. We do apologise for the disruption to social activities due to the pandemic. Unfortunately we had to stick to government guidelines and local lockdown measures during the heat of the pandemic. We will however take your feedback on board so that if we are to find ourselves in any more lockdwons due to covid-19 our studio flat occupants do not feel socially isolated. 

Best wishes, Laura 


Student Review: 4.4 /5
By member1356645 On 21st April 21

A very friendly accommodation! The staff are very nice and the rooms and kitchen are quite spacious. The location is also very convenient.

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Reply from The Barn On 19th October 21

Thankyou for your review, your kind words will be passed onto the other members of staff. We are so happy you were pleased with our very convenient location. We are located right in the city centre in close proximity to all shops, restaurants and cafes. We are also in a prime location for transport links to the university, airport and train stations. 

Kind regards, 

Laura 


Student Review: 3.9 /5
By member556643 On 21st April 21

Love the lil gifts (herbs, muffins, chocolate, Easter egg etc) - makes me happy after studying all day!

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Reply from The Barn On 19th October 21

Thankyou for your lovely review. We are glad you enjoyed the gifts and they helped with the studying!- Laura 


Student Review: 4.1 /5
By member756620 On 20th April 21

Staff are very nice, friendly and helpful; Studio rooms are comfortable and spacious.

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Reply from The Barn On 19th October 21

Thank you for your review, your kind words will be passed on to the other members of staff. We are delighted that you were happy with your room whilst staying at the Barn.

Thankyou, Laura


Student Review: 3.6 /5
By member556614 On 20th April 21

It’s a relatively good experience. However, given the covid circumstances where most of facilities were inaccessible, a partial refund on the rent would be good.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By member656608 On 20th April 21

This is a great apartment, the reception staff are friendly, and the apartment is safe.I will strongly recommend my friend to choose this apartment.

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Reply from The Barn On 19th October 21

Hello there, thank you for leaving us such a great review! We really appreicate that our hard work to provide excellent accomodation has paid off. We are delighted to hear that you will recommend us to your friends. I will be sure to pass on your kind words to the reception staff.

Thankyou, Laura


Student Review: 3.1 /5
By member456606 On 20th April 21

The facilities inside the accommodation are really good, but I have not had the opportunity to take full advantage of them due to Covid-19. I wish there were more opportunities to meet other residents.

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Reply from The Barn On 19th October 21

Hi there, thankyou for your review. We are very pleased to hear that you were happy with the accomodation and facilities that the Barn offer. We are very sorry that your stay was hindered by the covid-19 pandemic. This meant we had to stick to government guidelines and restrictions that would have limited opportunities for yourself and others to meet fellow residents. We have learnt alot from the pandemic and how this has effected students and so will endevour to improve resident relations should we find ourselves in any more local or national lockdowns.

Thankyou, Laura.


Student Review: 5 /5
By member656602 On 20th April 21

Management team is very friendly to us. Always helpful. I love enjoying staying here, that's why I have been living in the Barn for 2 years.

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Reply from The Barn On 19th October 21

Hi there, thank you so much for your great review. We are delighted that you have enjoyed your stay at the Barn and have chosen to stay with us for a second year. We are always happy to help with anything you need. 

I will be sure to pass on your kind words onto the staff members.

Kind regards, Laura  


Student Review: 4.9 /5
By JYSK On 20th April 21

Very happy with my experience at the Barn and this is why I have renewed my contract for next year. I love that I get to spend time with my friends in the common social area, have an equipped gym accessible whenever I want to workout, a study space when I need a more quiet space to work. In addition, the location is great since shops aren’t too far away (as well as bars, restaurants, cinemas...).

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Reply from The Barn On 23rd July 21

Hello!

Thank you for remaining with us. We have had quite a few rebookers here at The Barn which is great as we know were are getting things right. 

 

The social spaces are very well desiged with a massive table, cooker, music docking station for playing tunes, vending machine, large TV room and gym. There is also the quiet study room as you say for you and friends if assignments are group-orientated. These spaces allow people to have their friends over and can be booked for special occasions such as birthdays or just relaxing after handing-in essays. There is also the external social area that is secure for gatherings. 

We have had people stay here for up to 3 years so far which means we get to know people really well and are sad to see them leave once their studies are over.

Thank you ever so much for taking the time to leave us a review! We are loving the admiration for the site and our efforts to make you stay here are pleasuarble as possible while you study. 

Cheers!

 


Student Review: 4.3 /5
By member556599 On 20th April 21

The barn Exeter: Good! I like how there’s always free stuff for us!!

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Reply from The Barn On 23rd July 21

Hello!

We do try to put on treats for all our students to enjoy when we have the chance. We also try to make special occasions like Halloween and Chinese New Year special for those many miles from home. We look forward to any suggestions you have to make it a nice place to live and so we can improve on things we may have missed. 

Thanks you again for your lovely feedback!!

 


Student Review: 5 /5
By member1156598 On 20th April 21

First of all, all staffs in The Barn are very nice and helpful! The gym room down stairs is very convenient for me because during lockdown all the gym are closed but I can still go to gym as usual.

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Reply from The Barn On 23rd July 21

Hello! 

Thank you for your review regarding the staff! That was very kind and we're happy you took the time to mention us. 

Yes, the gym is very nice here. Now we are out of lock down (23.7.21) it is open 24/7 so we hope that people use it again without restriction. 

If you liked it here we hope you tell your friends as that means word or mouth is always reassuring to anyone making the big decision of where to stay - STAY HERE!! :) 

Thanks!

 


Student Review: 4.9 /5
By member1345135 On 31st January 20

- clean -supportive staff - loads of activities to get involved in

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Reply from The Barn On 22nd July 21

Hello!

Thanks ever so much for noticing the cleanliness of the premises. I will pass your comments on to Debbie who is great at what she does! 

We also try to be as supportive as we can as we know how much pressure a course of study can be. We try to take away any concerns you have to make sure you have the peace you need. 

We do have a very nice gym that is open 24/7 permitting. We also try to put on events when we can to make sure students mingle and feel like it's a friendly place to be. Your feedback is wonderful as it means we are finding the balance that keeps our students happy and carefree during their stay. 

 

I just want to add that we love doing what we do and it's made soooooo much better by having people stay here that are friendly and relaxed. 

 

Thanks!!! :) 

 


Student Review: 4.4 /5
By member1036223 On 22nd February 19

Occupying a studio in the Barn has been a superb experience six months in. As with everything, what makes or breaks an environment is the staff which run the operation. That is something where the Barn has hit gold. Upon your first arrival, a staff member will greet you by name. This instantly makes you feel welcome, particularly during the trying time that is moving into new accommodation, and is indicative of the usual level of service provided to all residents. The impeccable amenities including a gym (to roll out of bed into), the conscientious of the staff, who go above and beyond, the central city centre location, and the generous size of my studio has made staying at the Barn for the first year of my History undergraduate degree at Exeter University a thoroughly memorable experience.

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Reply from The Barn On 22nd July 21

Hi!

 

Thank you for your lovely feedback and support fo us! We get very excited about meeting new people and looking after the students that have been here for longer - many for up to 3 years now. 

 

Our gym is very good and many students stay here to use this area with it's running machines, rowing machines, cross-trainers, cycling machines and free weights. We are particularly proud of our gym, thank you for appreciating it! 

 

We are lucky to be situatated in such a prime area close to shops, resturants and night-life. 

 

We enjoyed looking after you and if you ever fancy being a student oin this area again we would certainly enjoy having you back! 

 

All the best!! :) 


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