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Nothing but great things about this accommodation. The space is extremely clean and tidy. The staff are very friendly and easy to work with. The social events that they put on are very fun and great opportunity to meet other students. The free 40” tv is nothing but amazing. University can be very lonely but if you have the perfect accommodation, you feel so comfortable that it doesn’t feel lonely. I wish I found it earlier, it’s worth every penny!!!

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Nothing but great things about this accommodation. The space is extremely clean and tidy. The staff are very friendly and easy to work with. The social events that they put on are very fun and great opportunity to meet other students. The free 40” tv is nothing but amazing. University can be very lonely but if you have the perfect accommodation, you feel so comfortable that it doesn’t feel lonely. I wish I found it earlier, it’s worth every penny!!!

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Student Review: 4 /5
By member12110211 On 3rd June 24 verified Verified student

Great facilities, provide everything needed and great additions like AC, the facilities are kept very clean. but as of the new secretaries coming in there has been a shift in how welcoming the accommodation has felt. The new secretaries are act uninterested and sometimes even near hostile towards me. When asking simple inquiries and coming with complaints the staff often act in a way that makes me feel like I've done something wrong and I am met with attitude.

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Reply from Hythe Mills On 4th June 24
Student Review: 3.7 /5
By member10110203 On 3rd June 24 verified Verified student

Amazing accommodation, has Amazing rooms, good services and friendly staff. WiFi is a bit slow though

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Reply from Hythe Mills On 4th June 24
Student Review: 4.9 /5
By member8110202 On 3rd June 24 verified Verified student

Accommodation nice and clean. Everyone is really friendly

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Reply from Hythe Mills On 4th June 24
Student Review: 5 /5
By member6110201 On 3rd June 24 verified Verified student

The accommodation is very clean and the staff are always trying their best to make our stay comfortable and fun with events.

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Reply from Hythe Mills On 4th June 24
Student Review: 4.7 /5
By member5109414 On 23rd May 24 verified Verified student

The factory next to my room usually wakes me up in the morning, other than that everything is fine.

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Reply from Hythe Mills On 4th June 24
Student Review: 4.7 /5
By member11109200 On 21st May 24 verified Verified student

i have thoroughly enjoyed my stay at hythe mills which is why i have decided to stay on next year. the wifi is fast and they are lots of activities for us to do.

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Reply from Hythe Mills On 22nd May 24
Student Review: 5 /5
By member10108984 On 18th May 24 verified Verified student

The ambience here is great , and the vibe of the accommodation is great .

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Reply from Hythe Mills On 22nd May 24
Student Review: 5 /5
By member13108983 On 18th May 24 verified Verified student

Excellent service with good amenities. Fun place to live with lots of events.

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Reply from Hythe Mills On 22nd May 24
Student Review: 5 /5
By member11108980 On 18th May 24 verified Verified student

Great accomodation. Amazing parties and events hosted

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Reply from Hythe Mills On 22nd May 24
Student Review: 4.7 /5
By member6107923 On 2nd May 24 verified Verified student

I like the common room! ping pong is my favorite I enjoy all events they have

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Reply from Hythe Mills On 22nd May 24
Student Review: 4.7 /5
By member7106944 On 19th April 24 verified Verified student

It is an amazing experience since I moved in last year. Staff are nice, sufficient entertainment and social space.

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Reply from Hythe Mills On 22nd April 24
Student Review: 5 /5
By member13106161 On 5th April 24 verified Verified student

Staffs are really friendly, a lot of stuff to play in common room

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Reply from Hythe Mills On 9th April 24
Student Review: 4.6 /5
By member8106051 On 4th April 24 verified Verified student

I think the environment of the studio and also the community area is perfect and comfortable. but there is sometime some garbage on the floor.

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Reply from Hythe Mills On 9th April 24
Student Review: 4.7 /5
By member11105302 On 22nd March 24 verified Verified student

really lovely staff, very fun activities.

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Reply from Hythe Mills On 9th April 24
Student Review: 4.9 /5
By member7105077 On 21st March 24 verified Verified student

Nothing but great things about this accommodation. The space is extremely clean and tidy. The staff are very friendly and easy to work with. The social events that they put on are very fun and great opportunity to meet other students. The free 40” tv is nothing but amazing. University can be very lonely but if you have the perfect accommodation, you feel so comfortable that it doesn’t feel lonely. I wish I found it earlier, it’s worth every penny!!!

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Reply from Hythe Mills On 22nd March 24
Student Review: 4.7 /5
By member9104860 On 20th March 24 verified Verified student

Hythe mills is one of the best accommodation thanks to the staff who’s always here to help.

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Reply from Hythe Mills On 21st March 24
Student Review: 4.7 /5
By member13103286 On 8th March 24 verified Verified student

Great place to live with lot of experience

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Reply from Hythe Mills On 21st March 24
Student Review: 4.7 /5
By member10103259 On 8th March 24 verified Verified student

Friendly staff and great building design. I always feel safe and supported

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Reply from Hythe Mills On 21st March 24
Student Review: 5 /5
By member6103059 On 6th March 24 verified Verified student

Rooms are great quality, common areas often cleaned and the extra social common rooms (gym etc.) really make it worth the stay

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Reply from Hythe Mills On 21st March 24
Student Review: 5 /5
By member7102944 On 5th March 24 verified Verified student

I love the student accommodation.

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Reply from Hythe Mills On 21st March 24
Student Review: 4.7 /5
By member4100216 On 12th February 24 verified Verified student

One of the cleanest and good value for money accomodations, good management team and one of the best social services

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Reply from Hythe Mills On 21st March 24
Student Review: 4.3 /5
By member1399011 On 2nd February 24 verified Verified student

Very nice place, a lot of fun and nice people around

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Student Review: 5 /5
By member598860 On 1st February 24 verified Verified student

I like the place they so accommodating

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Student Review: 4.7 /5
By member1298811 On 1st February 24 verified Verified student

Hythe mills is a place which everyone like and wishes to live, for those who don’t. It is an incredible place and being honest, wouldn’t prefer anywhere else. The only problem is that it gets sold out quickly, so you have to be fast with the room you want :)

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Student Review: 4.7 /5
By member1098809 On 1st February 24 verified Verified student

it is the best one apartment Good living experience Friendly reception

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Reply from Hythe Mills On 21st March 24
Student Review: 1 /5
By member595814 On 29th November 23 verified Verified student

THE WORST STAFF EVER. They gossip constantly with one another, they pick and choose both when they want to do their jobs and how they do their jobs. They are never around and there is no way of contacting them in any emergency that you face. They close at 5, but pick and choose when they want to to finish work, causing us to miss out packages as they can’t leave them with reception. The manager is completely incompetent and has no respect whatsoever, she doesn’t care to deal with any issues you have raised with her. I recently got locked out of my room and had to call someone to open me, i waited 1 hour at midnight and the next morning was told because of this i have to pay £50. I brought this issue up with her and her response was “don’t forget your key then” Another one of the managers has no clue what is going on half the time and is just useless. Generally confused how anyone has comfortably hired these staff members.

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Reply from Hythe Mills On 15th December 23
Student Review: 1 /5
By member886085 On 12th May 23 verified Verified student

Awful staff, no hot water at least every month for few days straight. Cleaning staff have no respect for your personal property and have caused injuries ( I wish I had the energy to explain in more detail but I’m tired) they really try to get on your good side first month and then they just always complain to you and treat this as their workplace and not as your home. It’s just a terrible place and many would agree. I can’t believe some of these reviews they can’t be true

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Student Review: 1.7 /5
By member576999 On 2nd February 23 verified Verified student

This is my second year staying at Hythe Mills and it has recently become a terrible student accommodation. The new manager/s are completely incompetent and careless towards the students. There has been a constant issue of NO HOT WATER and a 24 hour period of no water at all. Currently, we are facing the 9th day without In addition, we were promised security on the premises 24/7 however there is still no security. As the reception closes at 5 with no security on the premises this makes Hythe Mills unsafe. Further, as the reception closes at 5, you will not be able to collect any packages. Also we have heard the receptionist gossip about students for not paying rent. My first year in hythe was brilliant because of the management of Monique and Darren but since the new management had taken over this place is horrible. Wish I had more characters available

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Student Review: 3.3 /5
By member1073978 On 5th December 22 verified Verified student

As one of the most expensive student flats in Colchester, the comfort of the rooms is better than the on-campus halls of residence. As I lived in a studio, I did all the cleaning myself. I won't comment on the cleanliness of the ensuite, but it seemed to me that there were bits of paper in the aisles of the studio that hadn't been tidied up for a long time, which didn't bother me. Most importantly there was some poor property management. The main problem is that if you ask for help out of hours with a problem such as an open door or a tripped power supply, it is usually not resolved in a timely manner because no one at the front desk even calls for help. However, if your problem occurs on a weekday, your problem will be solved properly. Then there is the social environment, where kitchen parties are much less frequent because of the common area. However, in the early hours of the morning you may hear discordant noises from outside the house due to drunkenness. The last thing is that th

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Student Review: 4.9 /5
By member469086 On 20th May 22 verified Verified student

They have the best customer service provided. I lived there while I was studying University of Essex. It's my fault that I forgot to change my address after moving out and parcels are sent to the building. They are really nice, helped me to print out the labels and return to the courier who came for collection. Very responsible and responded to my emails and concerns very quickly. The stay and services are worth the price. Highly recommended!

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Student Review: 5 /5
By member1168884 On 12th May 22 verified Verified student

Great flat, the front desk staff were particularly friendly and they helped me a lot, the flat The flat is modernly decorated.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By member868883 On 12th May 22 verified Verified student

The location is lovely, staff is always friendly and willing to help at all times The accommodation also offers breakfast and snacks throughout the week

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Student Review: 4.6 /5
By member967487 On 22nd March 22 verified Verified student

Great staff and super supportive and friendly!

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Student Review: 2.4 /5
By member1067390 On 18th March 22 verified Verified student

I lived in this accommodation for 3 months, and moved out because the social experience was terrible and I felt extremely isolated. In this time I struggled with a dirty kitchen, poor Internet connection and plumbing which broke 4 times, taking weeks to resolve with no alternative offered. The process of moving out was made extremely complicated and involved scamming out of as much money as possible, even after 4 months of me living elsewhere I was still being sent charges - the process was overwhelming and poorly dealt with. Not worth moving in, I wish I never had.

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Student Review: 4.1 /5
By member765003 On 14th December 21 verified Verified student

Slightly pricey accommodation but good value for money overall. Not great if you happen to have noisy neighbours because the soundproofing leaves a lot to be desired. Very friendly staff.

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Student Review: 3.4 /5
By member464784 On 9th December 21 verified Verified student

Nice place to stay- the rooms are modern and spacious. Other residents make the space quite dirty, like leaving sacks of rubbish in the hall, which is a shame as staff don’t seem to mind.

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Student Review: 4.6 /5
By member962929 On 16th October 21 verified Verified student

The staff are so welcoming , it’s such a clean area and very safe , I like that the accommodation is close to the supermarket and also a few restaurants , the walk to campus isn’t bad because there are things to see , I love how social spaces and study spaces are always neat and always open. I love that the staff doesn’t bother anyone & the management respects peoples privacy.

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Student Review: 4.1 /5
By member762922 On 15th October 21 verified Verified student

The accommodation is very well, but Wi-Fi is not very stable sometimes, and the shower head was fitted on the wall which is so inconvenient.

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Student Review: 4.6 /5
By member1162921 On 15th October 21 verified Verified student

The staff are incredibly friendly and have been a massive help. Darren, Monique and Holly have been exeptional.

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Student Review: 4.9 /5
By member1162920 On 15th October 21 verified Verified student

Highly recommend staying here. The staff are helpful and won’t hesitate to answer questions. On top of that they throw events for the students living here. It shows how much they care.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By member1262918 On 15th October 21 verified Verified student

The staff and friends here are very warm and helpful, and I have received a lot of help and care from them since my stay. In addition, I also like the design and environment of the apartment, and there are many fun activities

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Student Review: 4.1 /5
By member962917 On 15th October 21 verified Verified student

A great place to live as a student. Short walk to the University and tesco. Run by very friendly staff. Highly reccomend!

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Student Review: 4.6 /5
By member1062916 On 15th October 21 verified Verified student

Location is good, facilities are in well condition.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By member762915 On 15th October 21 verified Verified student

Welcoming and the events are very good

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Student Review: 5 /5
By member1262914 On 15th October 21 verified Verified student

Very good accommodation it deserve to live in.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By member962913 On 15th October 21 verified Verified student

Been here for just under a few weeks now and im already loving it!! Looking forward to the rest of my time here!

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Student Review: 5 /5
By member962912 On 15th October 21 verified Verified student

Very welcoming and friendly and love the events they put on

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Student Review: 5 /5
By member1054956 On 4th March 21 verified Verified student

Premises well maintained, routine cleaning, friendly & professional staff, high end furnishings, overall great place to stay!

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Student Review: 4.7 /5
By member754947 On 4th March 21 verified Verified student

Generally speaking Hythe Mills is a bit on the expensive side and i wouldn’t wanna spend this much money on any accommodation to be fair. Paying this much I would’ve hoped for 24/7 on site security and an AC that wouldn’t be limited to a certain number of hours a day. However, even if I went back in time and had to choose where I would live for the next two years, I’d probably pick Hythe Mills again. The staff are lovely, genuinely very helpful. Staff here are one of the main reasons I would recommend Hythe Mills to my friends. There’s a little community that comes with living here and honestly it’s great. Also the location is amazing. It’s not too far but also doesn’t limit you to university campus only. you’re a few mins away from a few bus stops. You’re also a walking distance from Tesco. The location is honestly great. The rooms are nice and big. overall, I’d recommend this to anyone if they got a chance.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By member454901 On 3rd March 21 verified Verified student

The staff are very approachable , very warm and friendly people. Especially during covid time, when we students can find the university time more emotionally challenging than it used to be ,staff's attitude towards us made hythe mills feeling like a home.

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Student Review: 4.6 /5
By member1154628 On 25th February 21 verified Verified student

I am an international student and i can tell you that this is my best stay ever. Every two days, we get good snacks and during the Chinese New Year, we got good food! I am really amazed and the staffs are really friendly and not overwhelming. They also have lots of competitions to win vouchers and all that good stuff. Really like them!

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Student Review: 5 /5
By mv18629 On 25th February 21 verified Verified student

Honestly amazing accomodation. Location wise it is perfect, less than 10 minutes walk from Tesco, a nearby bus stop and train station. University campus is only 10 minutes away, 20 minutes walk to central campus. The building is brand new, and a nice modern design which makes it feel very premium. The rooms are equiped with great bathrooms, a really good TV and air conditioning that works really well to keep the room warm or cool. The team at the building are phenomenal - they are extremely friendly and always available to help with any issues I have. They also give out a lot of freebies every now and then which is really nice. For those that maybe can't stay in uni campus accomodation due to being a second or third year, but want to remain in student halls, this building is perfect. I thoroughly enjoyed my two years that I stayed here, after staying at university campus during my first year, and I would recomend any student to stay here as it is the best private halls in Colchester

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Student Review: 4.6 /5
By member654601 On 24th February 21 verified Verified student

Rooms are new and great. All appliances are top notch, reception team is helpful & friendly and property is well-maintained. They’ve managed to take care of the residents during the pandemic by providing support and lots of goodies. It’s nice that they plan events for the students despite the limitations. Excited to use the rest of the facilities when covid restrictions loosen up. Given that most of us are locked in our rooms, I’m glad that I chose to stay in Hythe Mills.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By member854592 On 24th February 21 verified Verified student

I have loved living at Hythe Mills and it is one of the best decisions you can make when studying at University of Essex!

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Student Review: 2.6 /5
By bigsmile On 5th February 21 verified Verified student

terrible washrooms , were always blocked for both toliet and shower

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Student Review: 4.7 /5
By member751674 On 19th October 20 verified Verified student

the staff werejust awesome help polite and always helpful. i could not have ask fir a better service

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Student Review: 2 /5
By member548908 On 1st June 20 verified Verified student

When I applied for the Hythe Mills accommodation I was very excited to move in. However within a couple of weeks I realised I had potentially made a very grave error. I booked a studio which has a cost of around £9500 for the year. There is no way I have received anywhere near that value in my room, the social spaces, the gym and the quality of building management staff. There is NO active SIA registered security guard onsite, only cameras. Their solution to this was to introduce a student warden, and some people have said that those selected to do the job aren’t even helpful and have been very rude too. The ‘common room’ area was locked at 10pm every night for ‘noise complaints’, and in my experience i haven’t heard anything outside of my own room. So this is purely down to the fact they don’t have a security guard, which they should have. The gym is probably the most sorry excuse for a gym i’ve ever seen. The weights are abysmal and there are ONLY spinning bikes. DONT LIVE HERE.

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Student Review: 4.9 /5
By member548507 On 20th May 20 verified Verified student

Hythe Mills is the newest student accommodation and the most modern. It has been a great experience living here. Although much pricier I would highly recommend the premium studio as they're much bigger and more comfortable when you have people round. The staff are very kind and helpful. They have provided some great events such as game's night which they brought in gaming consoles which stayed for the year and organised a Halloween party. This was a great place to live during my final year at university as I had the space and room to focus on my work and studies.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By member848389 On 18th May 20 verified Verified student

The staff are super lovely, especially the girls on reception. I have very much enjoyed my stay here at Hythe Mills and have recommended to other uni friends to book here for next year. I love my room and it's great location from Uni.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By member848386 On 18th May 20 verified Verified student

Great Place to live, rooms are amazing and communal areas great!

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Student Review: 2.3 /5
By Emily18301 On 18th May 20 verified Verified student

Pros: - The staff are lovely and tried hard to resolve any issues, the problems (which I will list in the cons) were mostly totally out of their control. - Acknowledged that many residents were unhappy and tried to lighten the mood with social events like games nights/pizza, while asking us how they can improve. - Rooms are stylish and modern, big beds, nice showers, ac, tv, etc. - Good location, close to Tesco and uni - (paid) parking on site which is useful. Cons: - Sold on false information - No rooftop bar built (a big reason I chose to stay) - Gym is a room with static bikes - Common room was often closed despite being the only social space actually available - I booked a premium room which was SMALLER than standard rooms - Tenancy agreement was taken down when we started to dispute potential legal issues - Security were sacked due to lack of funding - where is our extortionate rent going? - company higher up deletes negative comments on twitter

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Student Review: 1.9 /5
By member12483801 On 18th May 20 verified Verified student

I lived in FG for an academic year and it was a horrible experience. The price was (and still is ) very high and it is not worth it at all considering the facts that we stayed for more than a month without ac (replaced with a tiny heater) and without hot water for two days. They promised us 24x7 security and no one was there before 9am and after 18pm ( a lot of time no one was at the reception even during 9am-6pm). Sometimes they cleaned the kitchen on Tuesday, sometimes on Wednesday and other times on Thursday (they were supposed to clean every Thursday). They promised us a gym, roof top bar and a common room. In the gym there were just bikes basically, the roof top bar was NEVER opened and the common area for a long time was closed or open just from 9am to 6pm. When they re opened the common room they hosted an event where two people started a fight and it ended up with the police all over the place. My overall experience was horrible, I do not suggest this place at all!

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Student Review: 5 /5
By member448379 On 18th May 20 verified Verified student

a good feeling to live in there for the whole year, staffs r so nice

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Student Review: 4.9 /5
By member948258 On 15th May 20 verified Verified student

My room was a good size and hardly any noise could be heard from outside of it which was good for studying. the building is close to a Tesco's as well as being near the university which is very helpful. the kitchens were kept clean.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By ChannelPupYT On 14th May 20 verified Verified student

Well worth the price. While Future Generation's rent prices may be considered somewhat higher than average, the property management are willing to flexibly co-ordinate payment dates to a certain degree which has given me a completely and very surprisingly stress free renting experience. The facilities are all well above the standard I would expect and well worth the rental price. I recommend going for a studio apartment as the kitchen set up is well worth the extra. There's lots of great facilities in the social spaces which make for some great gatherings. The staff also seem like great people and are extremely helpful. This really is a great standard of living for a student and I absolutely recommend it. One of my uni buddies is going to be moving into Hythe Mills next year after some persuasion. He's going to have a blast.

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Student Review: 4.3 /5
By member548178 On 14th May 20 verified Verified student

Great place to live at. A bit expensive considering the closure of the common area (most important place) most of the year even before the whole corona thing. Didn’t like that fact that reception closes very early. When I applied to live here i was told there is a gym. However, i found a punch of bikes and yoga classes instead.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By member748052 On 13th May 20 verified Verified student

It's clear to see that there have been a few growing pains with Hythe Mills in its first year, as one would expect. Overall the apartments are lovely to live in. The TVs are great, the Combi Ovens are great, the staff are nice, it's stylish, the communal areas are nice, and the on-site maintenance people are hardworking and very patient. The location is ideal just a 20 minute walk from the campus and on the doorstep of the Asian food store, Pizza Hut, etc.

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Student Review: 4.1 /5
By Member8293040 On 12th May 20 verified Verified student

The best looking student accommodation in Colchester. I was first on campus in South Courts but now staying at Hythe Mills it is so much nicer. The only thing I miss about being on campus is the social side of things. Hythe Mills could do with more social events for us as a "Student Accommodation" There is a virtual gym which is pretty cool as I enjoy the classes which run in the studio. The rooms are modern and clean. The common room is a very decent side and I enjoy studying in the quiet rooms it also has pool table, darts and table tennis. I have rebooked for next year, I can't wait to return due to lockdown. There has been a few teething problems such as AC issue but as a new build this is going to happen, I suppose.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By member947972 On 12th May 20 verified Verified student

Great building, no noise through walls like most other accommodations. It was like staying at a hotel. There are two staff living on site always helping when I have been locked out and it gated, so very safe on site. Gym and common room amazing. Staying again this year!!

Covid-19: I did not need assistance as I had loan for accommodation fees and they did offer other options, so very helpful and staff remained on site throughout, so great support.

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Student Review: 3.9 /5
By Member8293040 On 12th May 20 verified Verified student

For my second year, I feel Hythe Mills was the best option for me for accommodation. There was a bit of a situation with sercuirty being removed last year but I have really enjoyed living here. The staff are friendly & have been helpful whenever I needed assistance. The communal area is massive compared to other accommodations I've seen. I have made some great friends and would recommend staying here!

Covid-19: They have been very helpful. I have been struggling with my finances and I have been having a lot of help from the staff whom have put mine and my family worries at ease a little by offering alternative payment plans! Thank you Hythe Mills.

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Student Review: 2.1 /5
By member1047963 On 12th May 20 verified Verified student

Staying at Hythe Mills, in my opinion, was a massive waste of money. Very soon into the academic year, they got rid of the on site security which made you feel really unsafe at night. They didn’t seem to care about any issues you had, and only one of our main email contacts ever responded to their emails. Our cluster kitchen was only ever cleaned a handful of times, even though that cost was included in the rent. The standard en-suite rooms (eg the cheapest one you could get), was tiny and trying to keep it tidy was a nightmare when there’s only 2 vacuum cleaners for the whole building. There’s also only 4 washing machines/dryers for the whole building too which made trying to do laundry an extremely difficult task. They prevented pretty much any social gatherings and limited access to the common room (again, something that was included in our rent) Being able to get onto the on-site parking (when I moved out for example) was impossible as there was no one at reception

Covid-19: They weren’t. I appreciate they closed the common room and gym which of course helped to limit the spread, but then we were sent an email with the exact times our kitchen would be cleaned to help kill the virus. This didn’t happen I moved out a week into the lockdown, and in the time between receiving the email and moving out it wasn’t cleaned once. Furthermore, lots of other university accommodation providers have not required the payment of rent if the tenant moves out before a set date, but Hythe Mills in their ever so desperate attempt to get as much money as they can wouldn’t do this for us.

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