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St John's College

9 reviews
  • Excellent22%
  • Very good56%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible11%
Jul 11, 2017
“Great experience”
Aug 12, 2015
“If you seek luxury, college accommodation is not your thing”
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

These are student dorms with sink in the room, shower and toilet down the hall. Expect no frills but great value for money and a fun experience. I wish I'd gone to university at a place like this, but I got to experience it for...More

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 13 August 2015

I stayed at St John's for two weeks, during a summer school. Let me put this way. You get what you pay for. The location is excellent. Just a minute or two walk from the Durham Cathedral and about 10 min walking to Durham market...More

1  Thank mustafa_hasanov
Reviewed 7 September 2014

I was at the College for 2 nights for a Conference and had a lovely modern student room in a new block with ensuite shower and WC - different from my own student days! Good meals were available and the staff were always friendly and...More

1  Thank Nigel S
Reviewed 24 June 2014

I don't know if I should really write this as I have only visited my offspring (who lived in St John's )but I would hate to think that a prospective student would be put off by the negative reviews. I think she even had the...More

6  Thank Judge80
Reviewed 24 September 2013

Stayed with my daughter in a twin room prior to the university open day. In a lovely picturesque situation near to the cathedral. Lovely building from the outside, but what a let down it was once we went in. There was a function on so...More

5  Thank Jouleshebden
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United Kingdom > England > County Durham > Durham
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