Whether you are a fresher who is coming to the Exeter for the first time or returning to complete the education, Bonhay House is a great place to live, study and enjoy!

Located at a walkable distance from both the University of Exeter as well as the Exeter's City Centre, the Bonhay House student property is well surrounded by best restaurants, bars, shopping centre and entertainment to explore. Also, the Exeter St David station is also at an easy distance from the property and the Exeter College is barely a 2-minute stroll from Bonhay House. 

The Bonhay House features a range of en-suite and studio rooms. The En-suite room comes with a shared kitchen and living room where students can chill and socialize with the flatmates. Along with this, each of the en-suite room is well-furnished with a comfortable and cosy bed, shelf space, study area, and fun Village Life events. The studio apartment comes with a double bed, private kitchen and living area and an en-suite bathroom. 

The students at Bonhay House get free exclusive access to the propertys facilities including the on-site laundry service, on-site parcel service etc. Also, the rent at the Bonhay House student accommodation is all-inclusive of the water and electricity bills Wifi internet access and content insurance. 

Want to explore the city better? Visit the famous Exeter Cathedral or the Royal Albert Museum, both of which are just a short ride from the property or shop to your hearts content at the Guildhall Shopping centre. Plan a movie night with your flatmates and friends at the Vue Cinema

Distance to

University of Exeter:

  • 15-minute walk

Exeter Airport:

  • 20-minute drive

Exeter Central Train Station:

  • 13-minutes walk

Community Facilities

study area
Shops nearby
Laundry room nearby
En-suite rooms
internet access
contents insurance
parcel service

Apartment Facilities

Desk and chair
Single bed
Double bed


En Suite£155/week
Min. Lease Duration44 week
Available from14-09-2019
Bathrooms1 Bath
Private Room
Private Bathroom
Shared Kitchen

You'll settle into your new uni lifestyle in no time, when you move into one of our modern En-Suite Rooms. Complete with comfortable single bed, study area and wardrobe, you'll have all the storage space you need for your expanding collection of pyjamas, hoodies and even your inflatable banana costume! When you're through studying (or napping), you'll have hours of fun cooking and relaxing in your shared kitchen and dining area. Book now and start making memories in Exeter!

Studio£169 - £179/week
Lease Duration44 week - 51 week
Available from14-09-2019
Bathrooms1 Bath
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen


Do you prefer your own company when you're studying and kicking back? Their Studio Rooms could be the perfect match for you. With comfortable double bed, cosy study area and en-suite bathroom, you'll have plenty of space to relax in, and a private kitchen area where you can cook up a storm. Thanks to our fun Village Life activities, you'll still get to know your building mates too!

Booking Details

Cancellation Policy

You may cancel within seven days of signing your agreement online. You have the right to the return of your deposit and any rental amounts paid in relation to your booking. You will lose your right to cancellation as soon as you collect the keys from the reception team even if this is within seven days of signing your agreement. 

First year students and first time residents If you are a first year student or you are residing in the Building for the first time, you may request to cancel and have any deposit and rental amounts which relate to your booking returned to you if: 

You do not receive an unconditional offer from your University you may request to cancel up to seven days following the release of A Level Results by providing your cancelation request in writing along with supporting evidence that the required results have not been achieved for you to take up your course. 

You require a visa to study in the UK, but your visa application has been rejected, you may request to cancel up to seven days after rejection of your visa application and no later than seven days following the release of A-Level results by providing your cancelation request in writing along with supporting evidence that your Visa application has not been successful. 

Ongoing students and returning residents After seven days of signing your agreement online, if you are an ongoing student or returning resident of the building you may not cancel your agreement. 

We reserve the right to cancel your booking and resell your room if you fail to collect your key within 14 calendar days of the booking start date. You remain liable for all amounts due under the agreement until the room is sold and for any lost rental amounts between bookings which we may deduct from any deposit we hold. 

If the first rent instalment is due prior to the booking start date is not received as cleared funds within seven days of the due date, we reserve the right to cancel your booking and resell the room. You remain liable for all amounts due under the agreement until the room is sold and for any lost rental amounts between bookings which we may deduct from any deposit we hold. If after the start date of your booking you would like to be released from the agreement and a replacement resident is found by you who we believe to be eligible in our absolute discretion, we will release you from the agreement, from the date the new agreement with the new resident takes effect. 

Your deposit will then be refunded and we will charge a fee amount equal to our costs of preparing your room for the new occupant. You will remain responsible for any rental arrears outstanding on the date the agreement ends. If, after the commencement of your booking you would like to be released from the agreement but you have not found a replacement resident (as described above) to take over the agreement then we reserve the right to retain the deposit and you will remain liable for the full rent and other charges detailed in your agreement until the booking ends. All cancelations requests must be made in writing by emailing to the property or sent directly to your village reception team. These terms are for direct bookings only and some agreements may differ.

Payment Details

Payment Info: 

You can set up a direct debit on the student portal which will ensure that the rent is automatically paid on time.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to pay Council Tax?

In the UK, full time students are currently exempt from Council Tax during their studies so thats one less cost to worry about. You will need to supply your village with an exemption form (which will provided at check-in), as well as an exemption certificate from your University if requested. If you dont do this, the local authority may charge us and you will be liable to pay this cost.

How much does internet access cost?

The internet provided is completely free of charge (subject to you meeting the conditions in your rental agreement), so you dont need to pay any extra. To get online, connect to the Ask4 network, open your internet browser and fill in the registration form. Our Wi-Fi is available throughout the building including the study areas and social space.

How much is the weekly rent and what does it include?

We make life simple by charging one weekly rate which includes all your water, heating and electricity bills, internet and insurance. We make sure there are no hidden costs, so you can budget more effectively. The cost of rent will vary depending on what room you select, but the details of this will be contained in your tenancy agreement.

Whats included?

All your utility bills water, electricity and heating

Free in room Wi-Fi

Contents insurance to cover your belongings for up to 3,500

Online maintenance reporting

Onsite maintenance staff

Hospitality welcome and service

Management support team

24 hour security or security on-site*


On-site gym (if applicable)

Village Life events

*Roaming security checks are conducted in some villages

Are personal belongings in my room insured?

We partner with Endsleigh Insurance to provide contents insurance for the duration of your tenancy. Your contents are covered against fire, theft and flood whilst they are in your accommodation. Furthermore you can upgrade your policy to cover your essential items and beloved when theyre outside of your accommodation. Our policy number is HH1225

How do I apply for accommodation?

Applying is easy! All our applications are handled online via our portal and should take you no more than 10 minutes. Please make sure you have all your booking details to hand such as Student ID, bank information and emergency contact information. Go to our book now page to start your application.

Is it possible to choose my room?

You can select which room suits your needs in the student portal. So whether you prefer to live independently in a studio or share a flat with a group of friends its up to you. Our rooms are in high demand so the earlier you book the more choice you will have.

I want to share with friends; can we apply for a flat together?

Yes. Our online application portal enables you to choose your own room. Just follow our simple application process via the portal to ensure that you get the flat and room you all want.

Can I stay here after my first year?

Rooms for the next academic year usually go live at the beginning of November. You can speak to the village team to let them know you are interested in booking again and they will contact you to ensure you get the best choice of rooms at the best rates.

Will I need a guarantor?

All students need to provide a guarantor. This should be an adult who is willing to meet the terms and conditions of your agreement if youre not able to. As part of the booking process, you will be asked to provide your guarantors contact details including email address, home address and telephone number before you can accept your offer. Your guarantor will subsequently receive an email with a link to the Guarantor Agreement page.

Will I have to sign an agreement?

Yes, you will be asked to sign an assured short hold tenancy agreement or a licence agreement for a minimum tenancy period. These are legally binding contracts. You will be able to see the agreement online before you accept the offer.

Will my deposit be refunded if I cancel my booking prior to my arrival?

If you need to cancel your booking with us, you can do so but you may still be liable to pay your rent if you completed your booking and are outside the cooling off period of seven days. You would need to let us know, in writing, as soon as you know you wont be living with us. The cancellation policy is outlined your tenancy agreement.

Will I need to move out over Christmas and Easter?

Your contract will include the Christmas and Easter holidays. There is no need to move out and vacate your room at Christmas or Easter.

What if I have a disability or medical condition?

You should contact our team on +44 (0)161 850 6664 in the first instance to discuss specific requirements. If you need special consideration because of a medical condition, you may be asked to provide a supporting letter from your Doctor. Please include all relevant information on your application.

Do I have to pay anything prior to moving in?

There may be a rent payment which is required before your arrival in addition to your deposit. Full details of the payment schedule can be found in your agreement. You will find a full breakdown of what payments are required and when they need to be made.

When are my fees due?

You can find the full details of your payment plan within your agreement on the student portal. There you will find a full breakdown of what payments are required and when they need to be made.

What happens if I cant pay my rent?

Please make sure you view the payment plan in your agreement before accepting your room to make sure that you will have sufficient funds to support yourself whilst at university. If you find yourself in financial difficulty we urge you to come and speak to us as soon as possible, so that we can discuss your issues and put you in touch with the appropriate support.

What happens if I cant pay because I havent received my loan yet?

We always try to align our payment dates with the receipt of student loans but this may not always be possible and payments will be required from you or your guarantor on the due dates in your agreement.

If you already live with us and have not yet received your loan, please speak to your village team today and they will be able to advise you of your options.

What methods can I use to pay?

You can set up a direct debit on the student portal which will ensure that the rent is automatically paid on time.

You can make additional payments in the My Account section of the portal.

Am I allowed to bring a television for my room?

Yes, youre more than welcome to bring your own television. Dont forget that youll need to buy your own television license. Its worth checking that you can receive a good reception before buying your licence and installing your TV. That way, you wont be out of pocket if you find that youre unhappy with the quality of the picture. Information on TV Licencing can be found at www.tvlicensing.co.uk.

IPTV (an internet TV service) is available in all halls. Residents can access this service for a small additional charge.

Can I bring a pet?

As much as we love cuddly animals, theres a strict no pets policy at all our villages. This includes every type of pet, from goldfish and birds to cats and dogs, with the exception of registered assistance animals.

What household items do I need to bring with me?

The bedroom will have a bed, desk, chair, wardrobe and curtains. You will need to bring your own bedding, cooking utensils, plates and cutlery. You may want to wait until you meet your flatmates before buying certain items as you may be able to buy some of them together.

Some of our villages also provide with a dustpan and brush, hoover, mop, mop bucket, iron and ironing board in your kitchen area, please check the Village Guide to see which villages offer these additional items.

You can purchase everything you need at via our online Village Shop. Simply order all your items when you apply for your room and they will be waiting in your room on arrival.

Does the village run social activities?

Yes. Weve created Village Life, a programme packed with events and activities that will help you settle in and meet new friends.  Our village is your home and we want to provide you with a place where you can live, learn and grow. Its about living somewhere to make new friends, where to have new experiences and, importantly, a place to create memories that will stay with you for years.

We offer welcome BBQs, retro games nights, cookery demos and more: we have a variety of events taking place which appeal to as many of our residents as possible.

Are there any laundry facilities?

All of our villages have laundry facilities onsite. You can purchase a card which can be topped up via and app meaning you never have to worry about having to find loose change!

I am an undergraduate student, can I stay in my room over the summer period?

You may be able to extend your stay over the summer period dependant on availability. Come speak to one of our staff members on site who will be happy to help you.

Who cleans the accommodation?

You will be expected to clean your bedroom, shared kitchen, lounge and bathroom areas. Cleaners will ensure the communal areas such as the stairwells are clean.

In Burley Road (Leeds) and Rusholme Place (Manchester), our team will vacuum, mop and wipe down your kitchen and lounge area once a fortnight.

Are friends and family allowed to visit?

You can have a guest in your room for a maximum of two days. All guests must register with reception on arrival for safety reasons. We would recommend checking with your flatmates too, particularly if you share any spaces with them. Extended visits are not permitted and residents must not in any circumstances allow any other person to reside permanently in their room or the flat common areas.

What security is available at the accommodation?

We know that feeling secure and safe is really important to our residents, thats why we have Service and Safety teams in our villages, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. All of our villages have CCTV cameras inside and outside and we conduct regular safety patrols to ensure the safety of all our guests.

What can I do if I lose my fob/keys?

If you lose your keys or fob please report this to the village team as soon as possible. We will be able to provide you access to your room whilst you try and find them. We can also provide you with a replacement is they are permanently lost.  Please note you will be charged for replacement fobs and keys.