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Friendly reception and great location. Tesco is very conveniently close with great room size and two bedroom apartment

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By member659929
On 10th June 21

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Can you request first years only
By member1157015 On 28th April 21
Reply from The Old Fire Station
On 29th July 21

Yes, we have a number of flats available only to first years as well as female-only, post-grad, and no-alcohol flats available across our properties. If you would like, you can contact us directly at aberdeen@unitestudents.com and one of our staff members will be happy to help you find the perfect flat!

- Ellen

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Assuming some sort of normality resumes by October, is this a good social environment to talk with and meet people, as I will be moving UOA myself, it'll be important I get out there a bit haha
By member455800 On 31st March 21
I found when I stayed there was little socialising outwith flats and people organising their own social events (this was precovid). If you're a sociable person you'll be grand - if you prefer organised events look elsewhere as everything unite planned was at causeway halls
By member1260880 On 11th July 21
Reply from The Old Fire Station
On 29th July 21

The Old Fire Station houses nearly 300 students and has it a common room for communal events and informal meetings! Unite is also hoping to get back to doing events hosted by our Resident Ambassadors across all of our properties - Covid-19 regulations allowing!

- Ellen

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is there a car park?
By member753551 On 19th January 21
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how fast do the spaces get taken up
By member1252003 On 10th November 20
Fairly quickly. But you can always make a reservation!
By member1052972 On 7th December 20
Reply from The Old Fire Station
On 29th July 21

The speed at which the rooms are booked differs a lot depending the time of year and what sort of room you are looking for, but our website is always up-to-date on room availability or you can contact us directly at aberdeen@unitestudents.com!

- Ellen

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Is it loud in the residence cause of the train tracks on Roslin Terrace?
By member448352 On 17th May 20
Hello, no this train line is not a fully functioning train line, there are only one or two freight trains per day but they are not loud.
By member748699 On 26th May 20
Reply from The Old Fire Station
On 29th July 21

The train line is not in regular use and our building is well insulated so our rooms are very quiet!

- Ellen

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 10th June 21

Friendly reception and great location. Tesco is very conveniently close with great room size and two bedroom apartment

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Reply from The Old Fire Station
On 14th July 21

We're so glad to hear that you've enjoyed your time at Old Fire Station!

It is situated very centrally, a mere ten minutes walk to the city centre and fifteen minutes to the beachfront. It is also close to the University of Aberdeen with bus links to Robert Gordon University right on the doorstep, and we are happy you could enjoy its proximity to many of the city's amenities!

Our staff work very hard to create a welcoming and positive atmosphere for all our residents and they will be so happy that they've made such a good impression on your stay.

Thank you for taking the time to leave such a great review!

- Ellen


Student Review: 5 /5
By On 6th March 20

Good central location, good common room for meeting up with friends. Secure and safe. When I arrived for my STL late , Hazel in safety was very helpful checking me in and showing me around.

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Reply from The Old Fire Station
On 22nd July 21

We are very happy to hear that you've enjoyed your stay at Old Fire Station!

The property is located a mere ten-minute walk from the city centre and within twenty minutes of the University of Aberdeen - with bus links to everything further away, including Robert Gordon University, right on the doorstep! Our common room is a very popular feature of this property and we are so glad you were able to make use of it!

Our staff work very hard on creating a friendly and welcoming atmosphere for all our residents and will be so happy to hear that their efforts a your check-in were appreciated.

Thank you so much for your generous feedback and we hope to make all our future students’ experiences as successful as yours!

- Ellen


Student Review: 5 /5
By On 5th March 20

Stayed here for 2 years now and couldn’t recommend the place enough. I feel very safe with the security team and the staff. Hazel is great as once we were locked out and she was a massive help in getting this issue resolved and really put me at ease with the situation.

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Reply from The Old Fire Station
On 22nd July 21

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review detailing your positive experience with us at Old Fire Station!

Our safety team work very hard to ensure they are on-site within fifteen minutes, meaning no student is locked out of their room at night for any longer than necessary as your safety is our highest priority. All our staff will be so pleased to hear that their hard work to create a welcoming and supportive atmosphere has been appreciated!

We hope to make every student's stay as great as yours!

- Ellen


Student Review: 4 /5
By On 27th February 20

The house keeper Angie is great at providing help where needed.

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Reply from The Old Fire Station
On 22nd July 21

We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us at Old Fire Station!

Our staff work very hard to help students with anything they need, whether it's a big or small request, and Angie will be so happy to hear what a positive impression she made on your experience.

Thank you for leaving such a lovely review of our property and staff!

- Ellen


Student Review: 5 /5
By On 27th February 20

Love it here, 100% recommended. Angie is super friendly, approaching and always likes a chat.

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Reply from The Old Fire Station
On 22nd July 21

We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time with us at Old Fire Station!

Our staff work very hard to create the most welcoming and friendliest environment possible for all residents and will be so happy to know they have been appreciated and made such an impact on your stay. We aim to make every student's stay with us as positive as yours!

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review!

- Ellen


Student Review: 5 /5
By On 27th February 20

The Old Fire Station is such value for money compared to uni owned student accommodation. It's a quiet place to live. The staff are so friendly and Angie and Gary are legends and so friendly. TOFS is central and literally only a 10-15minute walk to the city centre, perfect if you enjoy the student night life.

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Reply from The Old Fire Station
On 23rd July 21

We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Old Fire Station!

With only 237 residents, our staff here work very hard to create a close and friendly atmosphere and will be happy to know how much their efforts are appreciated! Located in close proximity to the city centre, the University of Aberdeen, and with bus links to RGU, it is incredibly convenient in its centrality. We keep the prices on our range of ensuite rooms and studios competitive to ensure everyone finds accommodation suited to them and we are glad you found yours!

Thank you for taking the time to leave such generous feedback!

- Ellen


Student Review: 5 /5
By On 27th February 20

I've stayed at the Old Fire Station for 3 years now. Everyone at the site is very friendly and helpful, especially Angie! The location is great. Just a short walk from city centre, AU and Morrisons across the road. There are also regular bus services into town and RGU from outside the front door.

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Reply from The Old Fire Station
On 23rd July 21

We are so happy to hear that you have enjoyed your stay with us at Old Fire Station!

Our staff work very hard to create the most welcoming and friendly atmosphere possible - no request is too big or too small! They will be so pleased to know their efforts have been appreciated.

In close proximity to the city centre, within fifteen minutes walk from Aberdeen University and with bus links to the rest of the city, we are glad you enjoyed its ideal location!

Thank you for taking the time to leave such a lovely review of our property and staff!

- Ellen


Student Review: 5 /5
By On 27th February 20

It's legit an old fire station. love it here :)

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Reply from The Old Fire Station
On 22nd July 21

We are so happy that you've enjoyed your stay at the Old Fire Station!

It was originally built in 1897 and really was a functioning fire station, though now it has been converted into a range of ensuite rooms and studio flats!

Thank you for taking the time to review our property!

- Ellen


Student Review: 5 /5
By On 24th January 20

This place has been everything that I expected from the website. The staff are wonderful and very friendly. You get people here from different universities and different ages which means that the vibe is quite different to the more party focused university owned student housing.

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Reply from The Old Fire Station
On 22nd July 21

We are so glad that you have enjoyed your time with us at Old Fire station!

All our staff will be so pleased to hear that their hard work to create a welcoming and supportive atmosphere has been appreciated. While we have some dedicated first-year-only flats, we are also proud to provide accommodation to students studying at all of Aberdeen's higher education facilities and at all stages in their studies.

Thank you for taking the time to leave such a wonderful review of our property!

- Ellen


Student Review: 5 /5
By On 24th January 20

Been here 2 years and booked again for next year. Security are really nice and Maintenance are quick and efficient whenever there's a problem. Staff are also always very friendly and helpful (Angie and Gary!)

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Reply from The Old Fire Station
On 22nd July 21

We are so happy to hear what a great experience you've had with us at Old Fire Station!

Our commitment to ensuring the safety of the students living with us is very important, as is always having a friendly face in the reception area who can help with any issues, and our staff will be happy to hear that their efforts are recognised!

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review of our property and staff!

- Ellen


Student Review: 5 /5
By On 24th January 20

Have stayed at the Old Fire Station for three years in a row and I couldn't have hoped for a better accomodation. I really wanted an ensuite room and the OFS offers those for a really affordable price! Staff is super nice and helpful (shoutout to Angie and Gary) and there's regularly events held in the common room for everyone to socialize. Overall would 100% recommend!

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Reply from The Old Fire Station
On 22nd July 21

It is so encouraging to hear what a positive experience you've had staying with us at Old Fire Station!

We offer a range of ensuite rooms and studios at competitive prices so that everyone can find something to suit them and their budget and we are so glad that you liked yours so much. Our staff work very hard to help students with anything they need, whether it's a big or small request, they will be so pleased to hear what a positive impression they made on your experience. In-house events are an important part of the student experience and we hope to continue hosting them in the future.

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a great review of our property and staff!

- Ellen


Student Review: 4 /5
By On 16th January 20

The staff is always willing to help

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Reply from The Old Fire Station
On 22nd July 21

We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Old Fire Station!

It's important to our staff to make everyone feel welcome and for students to know that no request is too small, so we are very pleased to see that they made such a positive impression on you and we will be sure to pass this along.

Thank you for taking the time to leave such a positive review, we really appreciate it!

- Ellen


Student Review: 5 /5
By On 16th January 20

I have stayed at The Old fire Station for over 3 years. The location of the property is perfect for jumping on the bus to RGU, there is a bus stop just outside the property. There is a supermarket right next door to the property too - Morrisons. The site is in the city centre and the main shopping centres are 5 minutes away. The property is great, there is a very large common room with a free pool table / football table. There is a an area where you can watch tv and a seperate study area with printers onsite. The staff are very friendly, Angie the housekeeper ensures the property is sparkling, great to chat with too. We recently had a new guy start at reception gary, hes so helpful and very friendly.

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Reply from The Old Fire Station
On 22nd July 21

We are so happy to hear how much you've enjoyed your time with us at the Old Fire Station!

It is located in close proximity to travel links, the city centre, supermarkets, and within twenty minutes walk of the University of Aberdeen - we are glad you found it convenient for all your needs while living with us. The common room is a favourite fixture of the property and is open to all residents.

All our staff endeavour to create the most welcoming and friendly atmosphere possible and our housekeeping team work very hard to keep the property spotless. Your feedback will be passed along and our staff will appreciate hearing how much of an impact their efforts made on your stay!

Thank you for taking the time to leave such a positive review!

- Ellen


Student Review: 5 /5
By On 14th January 20

Great value for money this building is the most perfect location - half way between Aberdeen University and Union Street and also directly opposite Morrisons

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Reply from The Old Fire Station
On 22nd July 21

We are very happy to hear that you've enjoyed your stay at Old Fire Station!

The property is located a mere ten-minute walk from the city centre and within twenty minutes of the University of Aberdeen - with bus links to everything further away, including Robert Gordon University, right on the doorstep! We offer a range of ensuite rooms and studios at Old Fire Station and are so glad you found one to your liking.

Thank you for taking the time to leave such a positive review of your experience with us!

- Ellen


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