3.69 / 5

3.69 / 5

Devonshire Hall Reviews

42 Reviews by Students
#7 out of 22 halls at University of Leeds

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Don't go here if you're a fun person. Best thing is how close it is to Headingly.

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By member524312
On 17th October 16

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Don't go here if you're a fun person. Best thing is how close it is to Headingly.

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By member524312
On 17th October 16

Devonshire Hall Information

CampusMain Campus
PostcodeLS6 2EQ
CateringSelf-catered
No. of rooms590
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Student Review: 1 /5
By On 30th September 17

DO NOT STAY HERE! anti-social wardens shut down kitchen meet ups by quarter past ten on a Friday night! Not a welcoming start, what happened to northern friendliness! Thought Uni was meant to be work hard, play hard! Spend your money better elsewhere #imnottwelveanymore #notwelcometoLeedsUni

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 11th August 17

Had an amazing 1st year here and would highly recommeny choosing Dev! The food was good and there was plenty (sometimes seconds+fruit and stuff u could stash), wardens were a pain so we just went to James Baillie Hall after 11pm, so that was fine. Was superb having tennis and squash courts there, and the gym was decent. Rooms were nice with enough storage space, although this differed according to the block u were assigned to. Overall, had the best time here!!!

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 7th July 17

Love the place, the facilities and the community spirit- there is so much on offer! However they do enforce the noise warnings at 11pm sharp- so be warned.

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 11th May 17

If you like going out Dev is not the one, you have to be silent by 11pm and the sub wardens/night watchmen are rude and patronising. Although there's loads of facilities, the rooms and kitchens themselves are old and outdated, which makes the price a bit expensive, especially as you can get nicer halls on campus for a cheaper price. There are no cleaners, the bins get taken out everyday but the rest of the cleaning is up to you. I met some great people at Dev but i wish I'd picked other Halls like James Bailie or Henry Price.

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Student Review: 2 /5
By On 17th October 16

Don't go here if you're a fun person. Best thing is how close it is to Headingly.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 3rd August 16

Best university experience. So so happy to have lived in Devonshire. Amazing locatio, quite close to uni and also is a forest nearby. Halls is spread in a big area and you always meet new people. Amazing time spent here. Amazing.

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 3rd July 16

Specifically the orchards, great community but lacks a common room give hate also leaves you feeling sepelarated from the rest of Devonshire

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 17th May 16

Had a great year here, security were a bit of a pain with the 11pm no noise curfew. Others than that it's a good halls!

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 17th April 16

It's a very sociable and friendly atmosphere. Anyone in 2nd or 3rd year you speak to who was in Dev has nothing but love for the place.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 1st April 16

Amazing social atmosphere. Formal dinners and events give the hall a more collegiate feel and brings everyone together. Option of catered or self catered means there is a mix of people. The security staff can be difficult as the noise restriction at 23.00 is taken very seriously and pre drinks are often shut down (depending on the location of your flat I have found)

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 29th March 16

Amazingly social hall in the perfect location, a stones throw away from campus and town

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 29th March 16

Great building but lacks socially and reception is barely open

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 29th March 16

Ehhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 29th April 15

Not the worst, not the best, decent accommodation

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 29th April 15

Very sociable environment, always something going on. It has been a really great year. I never want to leave.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 28th April 15

Very nice traditional halls, however better committed staff need

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 28th April 15

Rooms are decent, beautiful from outside, lots of grassy area, squash and tennis courts convenient and free whenever wanted, noise curfew annoying but wardens generally nice and help with maintenance problems quickly. Safe atmosphere. Food decent but times can be annoying, good location get to know Hyde park etc and headingly plus aware for second year. Loved time here wouldn't pick anywhere else.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 28th April 15

Absolutely fantastic. Expensive compared to other halls but you get so much more. There are events almost every week, and big events about once a month. Additionally the facilities are extensive: gym, tennis courts, dance room, squash courts, fives courts, billiard room, common room, bar, music room, orchards and gardens, etc. Great for people who really want to get involved - there is a choir, orchestra, jazz band, multiple sports teams and they do a musical and a play every year. Loved it!

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 28th April 15

The place looks really good from the inside and the rooms are a good standard. Everyone there is really social and met the best people there and there are some good facilities like the gym and snooker rooms. Definitely glad I got Dev.

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

Really friendly and sociable (especially because I'm catered). Noise restrictions are annoying but you get used to them. Wish Dev was slightly closer to campus.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 28th April 15

What they don't tell you is that music has to be turned off at 11pm but the wardens are a**eholes so expect them to come knocking around 10/10:30. Also all of the catered lot are boarding school snobs.

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 27th April 15

This hall is beautiful, a lot of the people are ex-public school students. The catered food is good and it's nice to have a hot meal after lectures.

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 27th April 15

Loved my time here, my friends made it and we had so much fun, really easy place to get to know people. If you need luxury with modern appliances and bedrooms then maybe not the best place, always ends up a bit dirty, put that's part of it I think. Would recommend to outgoing and independent freshers!

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 27th April 15

Definitely not worth the money as it is extremely expensive, especially for catered residents, where the food is awful and there is hardly any choice each night, the salad and fruit is not fresh and we are mainly served chips every single night. I have resorted to cooking my own meals and not going, although it is a complete waste of money.

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