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Brilliant student accommodation with well maintained facilities and lovely modern rooms. The Maltings is in a convenient location in close proximity to several amenities. The staff are absolutely amazing, extremely organised and helpful! The reception team always have fun games, competitions and freebies which help to create a vibrant and welcoming environment. I am enjoying my time here and will be sad to leave once I conclude my studies in Essex.

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By member1253130
On 14th December 20

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Brilliant student accommodation with well maintained facilities and lovely modern rooms. The Maltings is in a convenient location in close proximity to several amenities. The staff are absolutely amazing, extremely organised and helpful! The reception team always have fun games, competitions and freebies which help to create a vibrant and welcoming environment. I am enjoying my time here and will be sad to leave once I conclude my studies in Essex.

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By member1253130
On 14th December 20

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can students starting in October 2020 live here or are they still denying access?
By member1049390 On 18th June 20
Hello thank you for your questions. Nobody will ever be denied access to their accommodation. The access control system we have in place at The Maltings means that the fobs will deactivate if not used for 2 weeks. These can only be reactivated by the team at The Maltings and any fobs that have automatically deactivated and are subsequently used will be logged by our access control system.
By member949492 On 23rd June 20
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What is the gym like
By Coco.delle On 15th August 19
There is a fully kitted out gym with treadmills, cross trainers, static bikes and free weights!
By member556261 On 15th April 21
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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 29th March 21

My time at The Maltings has been enjoyable. I stayed here during my third and final year at the university, and have met new friends I'm sure I'll keep in touch with even after I graduate.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 24th March 21

Staffs are lovely. They are very helpful, friendly and professional.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 11th March 21

I have lived at the Maltings for 3 years now. The location is great but the staff are better, especially Debbie, Rebecca, Dave. They are always happy to help and provide great support to all the students. If you are considering studying in Colchester, look no further.

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

Friendly receptionists but all amenities are closed so I couldn’t fully enjoy it, despite paying full price.

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

Brilliant student accommodation with well maintained facilities and lovely modern rooms. The Maltings is in a convenient location in close proximity to several amenities. The staff are absolutely amazing, extremely organised and helpful! The reception team always have fun games, competitions and freebies which help to create a vibrant and welcoming environment. I am enjoying my time here and will be sad to leave once I conclude my studies in Essex.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 11th December 20

Very good, lovely receptionist

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 10th December 20

Lovely student accommodation, very big and great location. Pizza hut and co-op built into the accommodation is a huge plus! Amazing staff, always helpful, huge thanks to Lorraine!

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 10th December 20

I love it here! The staff are so lovely, especially Lorraine! Very very welcoming! Feels like home! Highly recommend!

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 17th November 20

Great front desk services. Accommodating, professional, friendly. Lovely ladies.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 13th November 20

Debby is really sweet and Lorraine is the best property manager ever! They make the maltings worth living! I love it here !

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 13th November 20

Great place, highly recommended for students. There are no annoying noises either during the day, so you can study well, or at night, so you can sleep well. The rooms are complete and have all the essential services and are also comfortable and nice, ideal for spending even long periods. The staff is excellent, I was 14 days in self-isolation and they made me feel welcomed and they always brought me the shopping or food delivered, because I could not leave the house. If I could I would return here every year.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 11th November 20

The staff at The Maltings is awesome. The reception employs two very nice ladies who help in case of difficulties and answer any questions.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 21st July 20

The Maltings is an exceptional accommodation, very well managed by Lorraine and her team providing student with a safe and friendly environment which helped me focus my attention on my Studies with no worries about my surroundings. I recommend this accommodation to everyone as it is also less than 15 mins from the University of Essex Colchester Campus. I really enjoyed my stay the Maltings Lorraine and her Management team were always offering a helping hand when need. Warm and Lovely Environment they have created.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 9th June 20

The maltings is a great place to live, it’s on the pricey side however the place itself and location is great and definitely worth the accommodation. The management, and staff are great. Lorraine and Debbie are my favourite, new addition to the team Michelle is amazing too :), always greeting me with a huge smile. They make me feel like family. Definitely disappointed towards how much the mangement has been bashed. Smh fix up

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 4th June 20

Amazing place, amazing staff. Lorraine will look after you and make you feel at home. Amazing 3 years here , very happy.

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Student Review: 2 /5
By On 2nd June 20

Property management is horrible. Would not recommend living here.

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Student Review: 1 /5
By On 2nd June 20

Appalling staff which left students homeless after denying them access to their flat. Have experienced a lot of rudeness from staff as well as denial to help me when I had an enquiry. DO NOT LIVE HERE.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 29th May 20

My stay at the maltings has been fantastic from the speedy assistance of the site manager and her assistants and the friendly security guards. Very friendly and welcoming and always on hand to help with any Issues

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Student Review: 1 /5
By On 29th May 20

THE WORST! STAY FAR AWAY!

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Student Review: 1 /5
By On 29th May 20

STAY VERY CLEAR OF THIS PLACE AT ALL COSTS!!!

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

I have been living at the Maltings for over two years now and I have just extended for another year. The accommodation is everything a student needs. Spacious rooms, communal areas, and walking distance from a train station, Colchester town and most importantly University of Essex. The staff are efficient and quickly sort out any problems that arise. Although, the accommodation is quite expensive within the local area, you get what you pay for and won't be disappointed.

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

The maltings is great. There's a lot right here on site like a gym, pizza hut, Co op. They often have freebies. Staff here are nice and happy to come back next year.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 26th May 20

Great location, not far from the university. Really helpful that all bills are included and that there are reception staff are available to take in post. It’s easy to submit maintenance issues and they usually get completed really quickly.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 21st May 20

The Maltings is a chilled spot for university students. It’s quite modern compared to other accommodations but I believe the prices could be slightly lower or at least more can be included in the rent, such as regular cleaners in the flats. The staff are very friendly are they are always willing to help solve your problems. I would give the Maltings 100% ratings but I just feel the price of rent could offer just a little bit more. Nonetheless, I would still have the Maltings as my first choice over the Hythe mills or anywhere else in Colchester.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 21st May 20

We stayed in a Double studio and loved that it was all self contained as we were a couple, it also came with a car park which was great as we had a car. Its close enough to the uni and the walk is nice, and the co-op and pizza hut are downstairs, which was really handy. Tescos is also not to far away if you wanted a bigger shop. The staff were all lovely and were helpful whenever we had a problem. They also get to know you and remember your names which makes a difference as you feel more valued.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 21st May 20

Close to the university with a coop and a Pizza Hut next to it , not too far from Tesco , amazing service and properties

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 21st May 20

Super friendly, clean and perfect place to study and communicate

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 18th May 20

This is a comfortable and pristine accommodation - the place is well looked after and the management team are very approachable and caring. Very pleased with my choice. They have also been very on point with handling this pandemic - ensuring that surfaces are cleaned daily. Great job & thank you !

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 17th May 20

This is great accommodation, there is always something to do, the sense of community is just what I needed when being away from home. The rooms are well equipped and very clean, all communal spaces are kept really clean. Staff are always available to help with any problems whether that be with the accommodation or with university.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 17th May 20

Nice sense of community the staff go out of their way to look after you

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