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4.14 / 5

Fferm Penglais

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#5 out of 20 halls at Aberystwyth University


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Rooms are an amazing size with enough storage all around. Shower is bloomin' brilliant and the kitchens are beautiful. The only downside is there isn't a single drawer in the kitchen for cutlery and a blind is needed in the kitchen!

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By member1116301
On 4th October 15

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Rooms are an amazing size with enough storage all around. Shower is bloomin' brilliant and the kitchens are beautiful. The only downside is there isn't a single drawer in the kitchen for cutlery and a blind is needed in the kitchen!

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By member1116301
On 4th October 15

Fferm Penglais Information

CampusPenglais Campus
PostcodeSY23 3FH / 3FJ / 3FN / 3FP / 3FQ / 3FR
CateringSelf-catered
No. of rooms1000

37 Fferm Penglais Reviews


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

Rooms are an amazing size with enough storage all around. Shower is bloomin' brilliant and the kitchens are beautiful. The only downside is there isn't a single drawer in the kitchen for cutlery and a blind is needed in the kitchen!

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 16th November 15

Expensive, and no doorbells or buzzers. Otherwise wonderful. But really, no doorbells? Surely someone has to get the sack for this ridiculous policy....

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 12th November 15

Really modern accommodation with lots of storage space! You get 2 sinks, 2 fridges and 2 induction cookers in the kitchen as well as enough cupboards to have 2 each and a few left over which my flat used as over flow. You're a ten minute walk from campus and depending on how fast you walk a 20ish minute walk from town, but Ow's taxis are only a £1 each if you have 3 or more people in their car/van. The resident support team come around a few times to check that everything is okay and that you're settled, the security guards are always wondering around and so far none of them have been rude that I have met. Also the dishwasher is amazing! The only downfall to this accommodation I would say is that because you can't fully open windows you just have a vent, the rooms get very dusty and in the kitchen/lounge you don't have blinds to the giant window, so people walking passed see right in, but they're just really picky points that are silly because it's the best hall in Aberystwyth!

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

Penglais Fferm has amazing facilities, spacious rooms and is in a prime location for the university. The only drawback is that it's a hell of a trek up and down the hill if you want to go to town!

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 2nd April 16

The parts that aren't sh*te are brilliant but it's a little too much. The white light in the rooms makes it look like a hospital, the too modern floor to ceiling windows mean I've accidentally seen way too many penises because it's ridiculously easy to forget that people can just see into your room. Oh and we have vents instead of windows (because apparently fresh air isn't necessary) But hey! Two fridges, two ovens and a dishwasher!

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 10th July 15

Penglais farm is some kind of new beacon of hope for Aber. Whilst some of the other halls resemble a popular nazi death camp, the new addition to our glorious town stands a top the hill, hidden behind the old student village. Finally getting a much needed upgrade from the town planners first drunken attempt at a student village we now have areas with benches outside, and plants and trees to brighten up the place, instead of scrubs of grass and 10 million s**tty terraced blocks of houses. Inside you'll have brand new kitchens with and induction hobs. That's right, new technology crapping all over the pans you stole off your mum that now permanently smell of bacon making them totally useless! And of course who could forget the full length windows! Joking aside its a really nice.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 4th August 16
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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 17th May 16
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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 11th May 16
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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 9th May 16
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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 8th May 16
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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 7th April 16
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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 3rd April 16

Nothing short of spectacular for student halls, Anyone who things otherwise is because they don't live there or cant afford it.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 3rd April 16
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Student Review: 2 /5
By On 2nd April 16

Poor social side, poor privacy, felt like a prison and very isolated, people also so far up thier own ar**s they brushing thier teeth

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 19th November 15

Lovemy halls, they're so fancy and nice although they are expensive

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 16th November 15
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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 13th November 15
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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 13th November 15
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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 13th November 15
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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 13th November 15
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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 13th November 15
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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 13th November 15
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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 13th November 15
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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 10th November 15

Double bed and a en-suit. That is all.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 27th October 15

Up to date and modern

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 8th October 15
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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 4th October 15
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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 4th October 15
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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 25th September 15

Its such good accommodation, issue is its impossible to sleep in

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Student Review: 1 /5
By On 9th July 15

It's not worth the money. If you're coming in 2015 expect a thick layer of dust, hollow walls, loud noise builders looking through your floor to ceiling windows and showers that refuse to maintain their temperature. Also Block 1 to 4 will probably have swarms of dead flies in all the lights. It's also miles away from town with a 40 minute walk and a 20 minute walk to campus, which is not good for such a small town.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 9th July 15

I think they are absolutely amazing! I know it's a lot to live in but it is so worth it! The rooms have so much storage and it's unbelievable to how much fun you can get up to in these halls

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 17th June 15
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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 24th March 15
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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 23rd March 15
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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 19th March 15
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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 18th November 15
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