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Priory Hall Reviews

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#10 out of 76 halls at Coventry University

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Priory hall doesn't look like anything special from the outside and the food catered isn't that great. But, from my experience I found this the best place to begin my uni experience. A minute walk from anywhere on campus and within walking distance to all the clubs, Priory hall is the most sociable place to be. Unlike other halls, you only need a key to get into your room. Your student ID allows you access into the building. This means that you could be on the 3rd floor and walk to your friends room on the 5th floor with no problems. I found the only problem would be the security, if they heard you talking in someones room past 11 they would ask you to leave the room if it wasn't yours. Also, the walls are incredibly thin so if your neighbour is playing music, it is guaranteed that you will hear it. But, as I've said a lot, Priory hall is the best and the food is edible just not enjoyable.

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By member95967
On 1st April 15

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Accommodation near Coventry University

Brand new for 2019
Gym, TV room and 10th floor roof terrace
It's only a 11 minute walk from Coventry University


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Most helpful review

Priory hall doesn't look like anything special from the outside and the food catered isn't that great. But, from my experience I found this the best place to begin my uni experience. A minute walk from anywhere on campus and within walking distance to all the clubs, Priory hall is the most sociable place to be. Unlike other halls, you only need a key to get into your room. Your student ID allows you access into the building. This means that you could be on the 3rd floor and walk to your friends room on the 5th floor with no problems. I found the only problem would be the security, if they heard you talking in someones room past 11 they would ask you to leave the room if it wasn't yours. Also, the walls are incredibly thin so if your neighbour is playing music, it is guaranteed that you will hear it. But, as I've said a lot, Priory hall is the best and the food is edible just not enjoyable.

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By member95967
On 1st April 15

Priory Hall Information

Price from£150.00 per week (subject to availability)
CateringCatered
No. of rooms506
CampusCity
PostcodeCV1 5FB

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how much is the deposit for a room please
By member1035581 On 24th January 19
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What is the reception email
By member1335258 On 10th December 18
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what type of food you get In catered accommodation? Priory hall served food from HUB. What is this Hub means? And what are the option you get in Breakfast?
By member431517 On 2nd May 18
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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 12th June 19

I think that priory hall is ideal for first year students as you aren’t limited to flat mates, you can make friends with anyone and everyone in the building. Rooms are a good size, however I found the lack of kitchen an issue. The kitchenette has a microwave, sink, fridge and a kettle, so limits what food you can prepare. It is catered, in my opinion the food wasn’t great however the social aspect of dinners and breakfasts was really good. The staff are friendly and made me feel very at home here, and I made some amazing friends to live with in second year. Overall my time at priory hall has been really good.

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Student Review: 2 /5
By On 7th May 19

My experience at Priory Hall was horrific. I couldn't sleep for more than 2 months straight due to malicious fire alarms that some students decided to set up at night,t sometimes more than 4 activations per day. This situation was not sorted effectively and prejudice my studies and well-being. Priory is not cleaned properly and the food provided at the HUB has an insufficient portion. Moreover, you can't have more than one portion unless you pay extra. The breakfast provided is always the same English breakfast with no variety and the timings available for the meals don't match with the students' schedules.

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Student Review: 1 /5
By On 8th March 19

Priory Hall is the worst place! I paid for my accommodation and when the time was to move out I asked them if i need to send them something to get my deposit back, in reception they told me that i don need to do anything that it will be done automatically. After 1,5 since i din not get my money back I contacted them , they told me that i need to fill out deposit refund form.. I asked them why I got misleading information? their response was I don´t know .. when I send them that I got an email that from my 300 Pounds deposit I will get just 50 back with excel sheet with no explanations. I send them another email asking why? the lady Sue responded that it is because i never paid deposit.. When I called her she was raising her voice so rude. I asked her to explain me the excel sheet.. First she said that I never paid deposit, then she could not understand the sheet got even more angry, then she said that it was used as part of my payment.. which it was not.. do not go there!!!!!!

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Student Review: 1 /5
By On 31st January 19

Do not ever go to Priory Hall!!!!! Priory Hall is an outdated, dirty and inconvenient accommodation with a lack of good facilities. The bathrooms are often shared with more than 5 people, there are garbage shoots on every other hallway, I had one in front of my door and my room constantly smelled like garbage, and the kitchenettes do not provide you with an oven or a cooking stove and thus you are obliged to eat out every weekend, which costs tons of money. Additionally, during my stay, there was someone who deliberately set off the firealarm and over a period of two months this happened almost every night. FutureLets did not succeed in finding the person responsible even though there is a guard on site 24/7. Because of this situation I went home for a whole month. These four months will cost you about €7500 euro’s, so please save yourself the trouble and go somewhere else.

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Student Review: 1 /5
By On 31st January 19

Do not ever go to Priory Hall!!!!!! Priory Hall is an outdated, dirty and inconvenient accommodation with a lack of good facilities. The bathrooms are often shared with more than 5 people, there are garbage shoots on every other hallway, I had one in front of my door and my room constantly smelled like garbage, and the kitchenettes do not provide you with an oven or a cooking stove and thus you are obliged to eat out every weekend, which costs tons of money. Additionally, during my stay, there was someone who deliberately set off the firealarm and over a period of two months this happened almost every night. FutureLets did not succeed in finding the person responsible even though there is a guard on site 24/7. Because of this situation I went home for a whole month, because I was too tired to function. These four months will cost you about €7500 euro’s, so please save yourself the trouble and go somewhere else.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 4th October 17

Clean and Modern however you dont get the full social and flat expierience that other students get ! The security was very high which is good in the sense youre safe however i was questioned almost evey time i entered ( using my un/halls Id) as to whether i really lived there which was a bit intimidating.

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 28th October 16

Cold, cold, cold, cold. This is my life in Priory Halls, where they wouldn't turn the heating on (only about 3 hours a day). If you want a nice social experience where everybody gets to know each other this is clearly your choice, as you'd rather stay in the common room than in your freezing room. On the upside the halls are located in a central location, being literally 2 minutes away from every uni building.

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 13th May 16

The hall is good (J block), don't go for G block. Food is not so good , they told a few friends that there would be Halal food but they don't so Muslim stay away.

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 27th April 16

Really thin walls, you can hear every signle one shut of doors, which makes impossible to sleep without any disturbing

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 31st October 15

It is a great hall for anybody who can afford it. Unfortunately I can't, and expected more from the social life

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 22nd September 15

The staff are lovely and very eager and happy to help you with whatever problem you may have. The location is amazing - you roll out of bed and you're in university! The rooms are the perfect size and very clean.

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

had a great year there, if you leave your door open people in your core end up doing the same and you will make some great friends

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 14th August 15

Amazing hall, clean and beautiful.

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

Constant fire alarms, problems with shower

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

Priory Hall is a great place to make friends. You will literally know everyone. It is the most social accommodation. However, it is a s*** hole to live in. The rooms are nice but everything else is s***

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 21st April 15

Very good hall, you don't need to cook. Your food is ready all the time. Breakfast lunch and dinner

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 1st April 15

Priory hall doesn't look like anything special from the outside and the food catered isn't that great. But, from my experience I found this the best place to begin my uni experience. A minute walk from anywhere on campus and within walking distance to all the clubs, Priory hall is the most sociable place to be. Unlike other halls, you only need a key to get into your room. Your student ID allows you access into the building. This means that you could be on the 3rd floor and walk to your friends room on the 5th floor with no problems. I found the only problem would be the security, if they heard you talking in someones room past 11 they would ask you to leave the room if it wasn't yours. Also, the walls are incredibly thin so if your neighbour is playing music, it is guaranteed that you will hear it. But, as I've said a lot, Priory hall is the best and the food is edible just not enjoyable.

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

the halls themselves are nice. New rooms in J block however the people can suck.

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