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I suppose this depends on the individual really, as I was unfortunately stuck in a flat full of douchey laddish types who would come home at 4am (when I had to be up and at uni by 9) screaming and blaring music (you could feel the bass ripping through your walls), so it was impossible to get any sleep. In fact, I don't think I ever got a moment's silence with that lot! They were also slobs and stole some of my kitchenware - ugh! As for the halls itself, I liked having an en-suite, God knows what state my former flatmates would have left the bathroom if it were shared. Also, it was reasonably close to town, but, like Bath in general, very overpriced.
The Wifi signal is honestly excellent and I would argue that Waterside is the best value for money out of all the private accommodations available in Bath, after seeing the others. The location is pretty good, you could walk to the city centre in 20-30 minutes and it's very close to the Bath Spa directed bus stops and of course, the Lidl! However, the cleaning and maintenance lacks in speed and availability, but the staff are nice enough. There is hardly a common room space here.
Don't be deceived by the lower housing costs and photoshopped images that are portrayed on the website. Yes the building is in a good location for bus routes and walking into the city and the rooms are big enough for you to live comfortably within however for what you get it's hugely overpriced. Management is good but maintenance problems are frequent and usually take a long time to be resolved. Socially, it's okay but most problems you encounter at Waterside are due to the noise, cleanliness and activities of other residents.