3.58 / 5

3.58 / 5

Senghennydd Court

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best location close to town, no need for taxis on nights out, close to everything you need, and rent's covered by your loan with money spare. Wouldn't want to be anywhere else.. Especially if you're the sorta person who likes to roll out of bed 5 mins before the lecture starts.

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By member72123
On 11th March 15

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best location close to town, no need for taxis on nights out, close to everything you need, and rent's covered by your loan with money spare. Wouldn't want to be anywhere else.. Especially if you're the sorta person who likes to roll out of bed 5 mins before the lecture starts.

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By member72123
On 11th March 15

Senghennydd Court Information

CampusCathays Park Campus
PostcodeCF24 4DS
CateringSelf-catered
No. of rooms609

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 11th March 15

best location close to town, no need for taxis on nights out, close to everything you need, and rent's covered by your loan with money spare. Wouldn't want to be anywhere else.. Especially if you're the sorta person who likes to roll out of bed 5 mins before the lecture starts.

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 13th November 15

Living in the ghetto makes you appreciate every home comfort. Its lack of any sort of social space is disappointing and the entire place is maintained to a low standard. The outlook onto a train line and brick wall really do hammer home what life is like for the other half

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 30th September 15

absolutely love it here, couldn't have asked for a better first year. Senghennydd Court is really big and really sociable but it's full of sensible people studying difficult courses so no worries about parties next door come exam season. The location we have is second to none. As an engineer I live three minutes away from my lecture hall, three minutes away from dinner, five minutes from town and seven minutes from the su. It's perfect. The rooms are big enough- I was terrified when I first moved that I wouldn't be able to fit all my stuff in. The wardrobe space is tiny and there's hardly any other storage space but it's surprisingly easy to fit in everything and I'm a girl with a lot of stuff. Our kitchen is a really nice size. Some flats have smaller ones but that's just luck of the draw. Because ours is nicer everyone comes here so we have to clean/take out the rubbish more often so it's swings and roundabouts. I absolutely love living here and I can't recommend it highly enough!!

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 27th August 15

Senghennydd seems to be the rather lesser favoured halls that Cardiff University has to offer. It's nick name is suitable 'Senghetto' because thats exactly what it is. Positives: 1. The location of the halls is extremely convenient for any subject, taxis were a thing of the past as we simply walked for 5 minutes to get the centre of Cardiff City. 2. The internet is fast. Negatives: 1. The halls are conveniently located parallel to a railway line so you'll have the luxury of hearing trains screeching past your bedroom every 5-10 minutes. 2. The cleaners have master keys to they are able to access your bedroom / flat whenever they want to. This usually occurred at around 9am on a weekday morning. However, they didn't actually clean, they were more like inspectors who simply handed out fines to people who didn't clean their kitchen. 3. The security of the halls is questionable. My bike was stolen from outside my room on my second day.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 18th August 15

This is pretty cheap accommodation, so don't expect the Ritz, but the all in all it was a nice place to live, and very close to the maths and engineering buildings. The kitchen we had was a little small, but our neighbours had a large one so I think it's just luck of the draw. When cooking the kitchen will get very warm, though, as windows only open a small distance. There is no common room or social area other than the kitchen, so you do end up hanging in one person's room a lot.

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 4th December 16
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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 4th November 16

It's absolutely fantastic. Brilliant location

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 4th November 16
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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 21st October 16
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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 21st October 16
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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 20th October 16
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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 20th October 16
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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 30th September 16
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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 29th September 16
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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 28th September 16
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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 28th September 16
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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 28th September 16
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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 28th September 16

I like it at all , nice and has everything what one need.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 12th June 16

Right in the middle of town, perfect location.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 14th April 16

Had the best fresher's experience! Couldn't imagine being anywhere other then the "Ghetto". The social life here has been amazing! I'm friends with so many people around the building and don't know anyone else from other halls who's had quite the same experience as I have. Location is perfect! So close to the shops and I could get up about 10 mins before a lecture and still be there on time. Will certainly miss Senghetto so much <3

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 18th February 16

Great location.

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 14th December 15

very run down and old, cleaners don't clean, tiny kitchen, no social spaces.

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 1st December 15
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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 1st December 15
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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 1st December 15
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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 14th November 15

When we arrived everything was broken and everything still continues to break

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 13th November 15
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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 13th November 15
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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 13th November 15

Amazing experience, nice halls and people. Flatmates are clean.

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Student Review: 2 /5
By On 13th November 15

Great location if you're crazy lazy or always late. However actual accommodation wise you are essentially living in a hovvel

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 13th October 15

it could be much better for the money spent

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 3rd October 15
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Student Review: 1 /5
By On 28th August 15
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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 5th July 15
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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 4th July 15
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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 3rd July 15

Was very glad I ended up in these halls even though it wasn't my first choice. Small rooms and shared bathroom but so worth it because of how close to the uni and town you are!

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 11th March 15
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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 10th March 15

Love the ghetto

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 8th March 15
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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 8th March 15
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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 7th March 15
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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 7th March 15
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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 7th March 15

perfect location, and the best value for money out of all the accommodation at Cardiff uni.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 6th March 15

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 5th March 15
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