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Even amongst the pandemic Bentley was such a great place to live and were so accommodating to make the best out of that scenario, such friendly staff and overall a nice place to live. I wouldn't have chosen anywhere else, and I can imagine it's even better for years to come when all social events can happen again.

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By member1160663
On 2nd July 21

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Even amongst the pandemic Bentley was such a great place to live and were so accommodating to make the best out of that scenario, such friendly staff and overall a nice place to live. I wouldn't have chosen anywhere else, and I can imagine it's even better for years to come when all social events can happen again.

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By member1160663
On 2nd July 21

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How big are the beds? I can find that they're 3/4 but what about the depth because of getting bedsheets that are deep enough to fit?
By member955203 On 13th March 21
Reply from Bentley House
On 29th June 21

Hello! Yes the beds are 3/4 Double beds (sometimes called 'small double') and the depth is 18cm. So the standard bedsheet fit will be fine :) Though if you have got deeper ones they will be ok too! Any other questions just let us know :) The Bentley House team 

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 2nd July 21

Even amongst the pandemic Bentley was such a great place to live and were so accommodating to make the best out of that scenario, such friendly staff and overall a nice place to live. I wouldn't have chosen anywhere else, and I can imagine it's even better for years to come when all social events can happen again.

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Reply from Bentley House
On 4th August 21

Thanks so much for your fab review! Yes it has been a tricky year for everyone but we are so glad you had a great year with us. We are really looking forward to getting back to being more sociable and holding lots more face to face events as we used to. All the best and thanks again! The Bentley House team :)


Student Review: 5 /5
By On 28th June 21

I have stayed at Bentley House for the past 3-4 years and there is a reason I have rebooked every year! Everything you could want from an accommodation is provided here! Staff are very accommodating and friendly and have made every effort to ensure that my stay is as comfortable as possible! Maintenance are always quick and efficient in responding to problems in the flat/room and security are always so helpful and ensure we were always safe! Common room and gym area is always clean and tidy and the rooms are very comfortable and spacious! Highly recommend this accommodation!

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Reply from Bentley House
On 30th June 21

Thanks for your great review! It makes us very happy to know we are doing a good job :) Amazing you have been here for so many years - pretty much from when we first opened! Enjoy the rest of the year and summer and thanks again. The Bentley House team :)


Student Review: 4 /5
By On 28th June 21

Bentley house is a very prestigious university halls, the staff are friendly and have good resources such as the gym. I stayed in the deluxe room which was very spacious and worth the extra money!

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Reply from Bentley House
On 30th June 21

Hello! Thanks for your lovely review. Yes the Deluxe rooms are pretty big aren't they! Its nice to have the 2 windows too for all the extra light coming through. Thanks again and enjoy the rest of the year! The Bentley House team :)


Student Review: 4 /5
By On 28th June 21

Bentley house is a great place to live! The staff are always on hand and extremely helpful. It is close to campus for Aston/BCU students as well and closeby to convenience stores/supermarkets. However, due to the pandemic it has been difficult to socialise with others in the accommodation but hopefully from September 2021 things will be a lot better and Bentley will be able to put on a lot of social events. Overall, a great accommodation and very modern too!

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Reply from Bentley House
On 30th June 21

Thanks for your great review! Yes it is a great location and only 4 mins away from Aston campus amnd 15 or so to BCU and a handy Tesco over the road too. We totally appreciate it has been a tricky year with all the restrictions but as you say - from September all will be back to as it was before and we can carry on with the great events we are famous for! Thanks again. The Bentley House team :)


Student Review: 1 /5
By On 28th June 21

Wost accommodation ever, huge waste of money, go to heights which are way better

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Reply from Bentley House
On 29th June 21

Hello there, sorry to hear you feel this way about Bentley House. Please feel free to contact us if you would like to on 0121 201 3870 or bentleyhouse@thestudenthousingcompany.com Hopefully we can get some further feedback from you and we can rectify some of your thoughts about us!


Student Review: 4 /5
By On 28th June 21

It is fantastic place on a nice location and lovely staff. I recommend Bentley as a nice place with great quality.

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Reply from Bentley House
On 29th June 21

Thanks for your great review! Its nice to know you think we are lovely and the buidling is great quality. We are only a few years old and work hard to keep the buidling looking good and everything working as it should be! The Bentley Hosue team :)


Student Review: 4 /5
By On 5th March 21

Would have been perfect had it not been for COVID-19, however the price for not being able to use the facilities isn't worth it

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Reply from Bentley House
On 11th March 21

Hello! Thanks for your review and its good to know we would have been perfect if not for COVID. We totally agree that it has made this year a little different to all others and we have had to temporarily close the gym and games areas. They were open through the different tiers and fingers crossed we will be allowed to open them very again soon. We guarantee as soon as the Government lifts the restrictions everything will be open so you can have a good workout or just chill with your friends infront of the telly in the common room :) Thanks again and hope you have a great rest of the year! The Bentley House team :)


Student Review: 5 /5
By On 28th February 21

Good facilties and friendly staff

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Reply from Bentley House
On 11th March 21

Hi there. Thanks for your review and feeback on the facilities too. We are pretty well kitted out with everything you need for a successful and enjoyable year with us - be that a good workout in the free gym or a game of pool. Thanks again and have a great rest of the year! The Bentley House team :)


Student Review: 5 /5
By On 27th February 21

Great accomdation couldn't fault it, staff are so friendly.

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Reply from Bentley House
On 11th March 21

Hello! Thanks so much for your great review and it is so nice to hear that you cannot fault us. We are very proud of Bentley House and love you love living here! Thanks again. The Bentley House team :)


Student Review: 5 /5
By On 27th February 21

Very good service and helpful staff

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Reply from Bentley House
On 11th March 21

Thanks for your great 5 star review! We do try to be as helpful as we can as we know that living away from your home for the first time can be difficult at times. So whether it is making sure your heating is working properly so you are nice and toasty, to popping down for a cup of tea and biscuit if you need a chat, we are always around. Thanks again and have a great rest of the year! The Bentley House team :)


Student Review: 4 /5
By On 25th February 21

Bentley House is a great accommodation to live at. The staff are all so welcoming and lovely and always there for you if you need them. They offer many freebies out which I feel is great as they are having student interaction. It really does feel like a home away from home and I am so glad I chose to live her for my final year University experience!

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Reply from Bentley House
On 11th March 21

Thanks so much for your fab review! It really is appreciated to have such feedback and it is lovely to hear you feel like it is a home away from home :) All the team work very hard to make sure every resident feels welcome, safe and secure at Bentley House. We are glad you love the freebies and whether its our cheese and wine nights to handing out cleaning products, we love giving them to you and having a chat. Thanks again and the very best of luck in your final year. The Bentley House team :)


Student Review: 5 /5
By On 23rd February 21

Nice and modern accommodation. Staff are very friendly

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Reply from Bentley House
On 11th March 21

Hey Hey! Thanks for your great review :) We like to think we are a friendly team and we love working in a new modern building. We are only in our 4th year of opening so glad we are still looking fresh. The Bentley House team :)


Student Review: 4 /5
By On 23rd February 21

Living conditions are good and staff are very friendly and polite.

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Reply from Bentley House
On 11th March 21

Thanks for your lovely review. We are very happy you think we are friendly and polite. We firmly believe 'Good manners don't cost a thing' Enjoy the rest of your year with us. The Bentley House team :)


Student Review: 4 /5
By On 22nd February 21

Friendly staff, modern and clean accommodation

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Reply from Bentley House
On 11th March 21

Hello!! Thanks very much for great review. Yes we like to make sure that everything looks fab around the building. We have stepped up the cleaning even more during COVID and we sanitise all communal areas every 2 hours day and night. We get through a lot of disinfectant to say the least! Thanks again and enjoy the rest of the year with us. The Bentley House team :)


Student Review: 4 /5
By On 22nd February 21

Friendly staff, lovely place to stay :)

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Reply from Bentley House
On 10th March 21

Lovely! Thanks very much and we are very happy you love it here and think we are friendly. We have a huge poster in the office which says: "In this office, we are happy, we are helpful, we respect, we do teamwork, we are friends, we communicate, we have fun, we do coffeee and cake, we are a team" Hopefully this comes accross to our residents too *we definitely do the coffee and cake part - probably a bit too much! Thanks again. The Bentley House team :)

 


Student Review: 5 /5
By On 22nd February 21

Staff are really friendly and are quick to deal with any issues. The rooms are very spacious and there's plenty of storage. The kitchens are very modern and spacious. Overall a very safe place to live.

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Reply from Bentley House
On 10th March 21

What a lovely review and thanks very much :) Yes we like to get things fixed as quick as we possibly can. Our Facilities Assistants are a huge asset to the team with their knowledge and chirpy personalities. We have them on site 24/7 too so there is always someone at Bentley House to react to anything that can happen, which as you say hopefully goes a long way to making you feel safe here. Yep storage is pretty good we feel from all the feedback we get. It is a bonus having all under the bed storage with the handy access flaps and the huge wardrobe. Though we don't recommend you try it...... but we have managed to fit 3 of us in a wardrobe, which goes to show how big they are! Thanks again and have a fab rest of the year with us. The Bentley House team :)


Student Review: 3 /5
By On 20th February 21

Very nice staff, comfortable living. Wifi could be faster especially if you live on the further sides of the building but overall great.

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Reply from Bentley House
On 10th March 21

Hello! Thanks for your review and nice to know we are very nice! Sorry to hear about your WiFi issues as it is very rare we have anyone informing us it isn't fast? Every flat has their own router (the little white box on the ceiling of your corridor) so it shouldn't matter where you are in the building as each flat has its own WiFi router. 100mbs and every resident can connect 10 devices so it should be excellent. Just give us a call or pop down to see us we can get our internet company to run some diagnostic checks to see what the issue may be? We'll get it sorted :) The Bentley House team :)


Student Review: 4 /5
By On 20th February 21

Friendly staff and great facilities, definitely recommend!

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Reply from Bentley House
On 10th March 21

Hey Hey! Thanks for your review and lovely to hear your think the staff are nice :) We like to think we are a friendly bunch here too! Love it you like the facilities and we think we are kitted out quite well. Gym is well stocked (free weights as well as all the machines) and along with the pool and table tennis we love our 65 inch telly in the common room. Great for blasting through the Netflix box sets... The Bentley House team :)


Student Review: 5 /5
By On 20th February 21

Has been great living here, very modern and staff are friendly

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Reply from Bentley House
On 10th March 21

Great to hear it has been great! Happy to know we are still looking modern too :) 2017 was the first year we welcomed residents so we are still only 4 this year - which is not much at all in Student Accommodation years. Thanks again for your review and heres to a fab rest of the year! The Bentley House team :) 


Student Review: 4 /5
By On 19th February 21

Good accommodation, value for money!

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Reply from Bentley House
On 10th March 21

Thanks for your review!! We understand its tricky being a student and juggling your finances. We were there too (be that a fair few years back of course...not that many though) But its great to know you feel Bentley House is value for money and we like to think the modern flats, spec of the fixtures and fittings and wellbeing events go a long way towards this. Thanks again and enjoy the rest of the year. The Bentley House team :)


Student Review: 5 /5
By On 19th February 21

Staff are wonderful people who are very welcoming. Place is very modern and homey and there's always events at Bentley to look forward to.

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Reply from Bentley House
On 10th March 21

What lovely feedback and thank you very much. We enjoy work and we like to think we are very approachable :) We love a good chat about anything and everything. Ha! We love events too - from Reptile Zoos to annual Birthday parties (with loads of Colin the Caterpillar cake obviously) all the team love getting involved. Thanks again wonderful resident! The Bentley House team :) 


Student Review: 4 /5
By On 19th February 21

Best place to stay in Birmingham in comparison to other accommodation. Located next to the motorway and near shops

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Reply from Bentley House
On 10th March 21

'Best place to stay in Birmingham' is a great accolade and thank you very much! We always advise our potential residents to do some research - even if its google reviews or chatting to friends and its great to see alll the feedback Bentley House receive. Yes the location is very handy with the 24 hour garage next door and the Tesco literally round the corner, you have everything you need only a minute or 2 away - from getting your tyres pumped to a sandwich meal deal :) The Bentley House team :)


Student Review: 5 /5
By On 19th February 21

I have lived here for 2 years and its been a great experience, the staff are wonderful and rooms are perfect sized and comfortable

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Reply from Bentley House
On 10th March 21

Thanks so much :) We think you are wonderful too! 2 years stay is a fab and we love having our residents stay here year after year. Hopefully you have made great friends for life and have got the know most of the team well too since you've been here. The Bentley House team :)


Student Review: 4 /5
By On 19th February 21

re-booked for next year, really good!!

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Reply from Bentley House
On 10th March 21

Rebooking!! Excellent news :) Really glad you have liked your year here and are staying with us again. We are hugely excited for the next year and the opportunities for all our residents. We are sure it is going to be a happy and successful one. Thanks again! The Bentley House team :)


Student Review: 4 /5
By On 19th February 21

Good experience rebooked to spend another year here.

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Reply from Bentley House
On 10th March 21

Whoo hoo another year! So glad you have enjoyed it and looking forward to another year with us :) Heres to the crew of 21/22 The Bentley House team :)


Student Review: 4 /5
By On 19th February 21

It’s a great accommodation in a good location! I feel safe here and the homeliness of the rooms and kitchens has helped me feel good in lockdown!

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Reply from Bentley House
On 10th March 21

Hey hey! Thanks for your review. Yes we love where we are :) Only 4 minutes and 32 seconds to Aston Campus (we are that sad, we have actually timed it) and that was waiting for the traffic lights too! Then just another 10 minutes through Aston Campus to BCU. We are glad you love the homeliness of the rooms and kitchens. A home away from home hopefully. Glad you are feeling good too :) Sunnier times are coming soon too! The Bentley House team :)


Student Review: 4 /5
By On 19th February 21

Staff are welcoming and extremely helpful on a daily basis

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Reply from Bentley House
On 10th March 21

Hello! Thanks very much for your review and comments. The team all love coming to work and really enjoy working at Bentley House. We were up for the best team in the whole industry back in 2019! Got down to the final 3 which is not bad! The Bentley House team :)


Student Review: 4 /5
By On 19th February 21

It was very good just a shame COVID wouldn’t allow social events

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Reply from Bentley House
On 25th February 21

Hi! Thanks so much for your review and we are very happy you have had a very good year with us. Yes we totally agree it has been a little different this year with our social events mostly being virtual. But we are very much looking to get back to holding our usual wellbeing events we are famous for. Dropping off prezzies/food/cheese/wine/chocolates to your flats isn’t as fun as when we can all get together and enjoy it! Have a great rest of the year with us and thanks again. The Bentley House team :)


Student Review: 5 /5
By On 19th February 21

As usual it’s been very good, just a shame that with covid restrictions, we can’t use the social spaces and gym

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Reply from Bentley House
On 24th February 21

Hi! Thanks so much for leaving your review :) We are happy to hear we are very good as usual. Yes it is a shame with the Goverment restrictions we have have to temporarily close to the gym and games areas. But as soon as the Government lift these, we will open them straight up so you can have a good work out and game of pool with your friends! The Bentley House team :)


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