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Clayhill may look awful when you first arrive, but it gets better depending on how homely you make your room/flat. Socially, it is very good; it's almost like a little village. The showers are too small.

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By member521702
On 8th April 16

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Most helpful review

Clayhill may look awful when you first arrive, but it gets better depending on how homely you make your room/flat. Socially, it is very good; it's almost like a little village. The showers are too small.

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By member521702
On 8th April 16

Clayhill Information

Price from £143.00 per week (subject to availability)
CateringSelf-catered
No. of rooms715
CampusSurbiton
PostcodeKT5 8DF

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Do people clean your room?
By member642194 On 15th September 19
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parking?
By member741706 On 22nd August 19
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Is the common area big enough and good for socializing?
By member1236180 On 19th February 19
Yes!
By member1037784 On 10th May 19
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French student, I come in England to learn and pass test at English Language School at kingston Upon Thames. I search a room or studio to rent from 5 february to 1st april. Have you available room ? thanks
By member530097 On 28th January 18
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Student Review: 1 /5
By On 28th November 19

Awful isolated place to live in, facilities are disgusting. I came into the dorm with bugs everywhere in the bathroom, they don't even consider cleaning at all. In addition, the mattress you are given is the most uncomfortable thing ever. Honestly guys rethink your decision before staying in such horrible conditions

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Student Review: 1 /5
By On 28th November 19

Really isolated terrible place to live. You’d feel seriously depressed by how bad the living conditions is e.g. the facilities. It is also very isolated, takes you 15 minutes to get to the nearest corner shop. I would recommend you strongly reconsider about living here before making a grave decision. Thank you.

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Student Review: 1 /5
By On 24th September 19

Awful , no sort of management, moved into clay hill and had to change rooms immediately due to the smell, after that I moved into a new room which has a leakage in the ceiling so every time it rained there was rain inside my room.

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 12th June 19

Clayhill is not too bad for a place situated in between a railway, sewage treatment works and a cemetery. It's a 30 minute walk from the uni but there's a free bus which drops you right outside. However if you're doing an art or fashion course which is based at the Knights Park campus, I'd really recommend looking into Middle Mill as the campus (and bar) is right on your doorstep. Surbiton station is close and the are trains quicker than Kingston station. Clayhill is rubbish for parties or even having more than 2 people over as the kitchens are so small - there's no point. I have no complaints about WiFi, worked the whole time I was there. Here's a tip: If you look on the plan when choosing your room there's one on every floor which is slightly bigger than the others. What made it worth it was having my own en suite , even though I felt like I was getting waterboarded every time I had a shower, I've seen the sate of the shared bathrooms and I'd still choose Clayhill over that

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

DO NOT COME HERE, I REPEAT DO NOT COME HERE. The management is s***, they are all lazy and have a horrible attitude.... I don’t know how they got their jobs. Secondly, random men come to your flat to do work, they don’t even give you a 24 hour notice. They do cleaning inspections every Wednesday, and they love to charge you even if you have cleaned. The accommodation is far away from the bus stop and train station. This place is just rubbish, it’s not worth it.

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Student Review: 2 /5
By On 29th April 18

Do not ever think about moving into Clayhill. It's the worst place. We haven't had any hot water or heating for about 11 days (and counting) and they still haven't fixed it. We are talking about two or three blocks that has no hot water (some flats don't even have any water at all) and this is still not enough for them to call it an 'emergency' and do something about it. The halls management has no sympathy and does not even try to help. The place also smells bad and is very far from everything. Also, they charge you 20 pounds every week if you don't clean precisely.

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Student Review: 2 /5
By On 29th April 18

Do not ever think about moving into Clayhill. It's the worst place. We haven't had any hot water or heating for about 11 days (and counting) and they still haven't fixed it. We are talking about two or three blocks that has no hot water (some flats don't even have any water at all) and this is still not enough for them to call it an 'emergency' and do something about it. The halls management has no sympathy and does not even try to help. The place also smells bad and is very far from everything. Also, they charge you 20 pounds every week if you don't clean precisely.

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Student Review: 1 /5
By On 18th February 18

If you're reading this, don't choose clayhill. Worst place ever. Everything is dirty and nasty,internet is very slow, bathrooms are full of silverfish, windows not closing properly, heating not working. When you ask the staff to fix something, it takes months for them to actually come and "try" and help you. Many people switch Seething Wells after living in Clayhill just for a few weeks.

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Student Review: 2 /5
By On 15th November 17

Showers are too small, complained 3 times about leaking shower, they never fixed it. Bathroom floor is ruined. Room was dirty when I moved in. You have to complain several times about a problem before they even bother looking in to it. No hot water for the last few days. The oven keeps making smoke and the management just told us "it's what happens", doesn't seem safe. Very much noise coming from the hot water tank, hard to concentrate when you're in your room because of all the noise. The management keep locking themselves into your room. Maintenance makes a lot of noise and comes in very early and wakes you up, then says they'll be back in an hour and doesn't come back for several hours, and they don't always fix the problem they came to fix

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 8th April 16

Clayhill may look awful when you first arrive, but it gets better depending on how homely you make your room/flat. Socially, it is very good; it's almost like a little village. The showers are too small.

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

I live at home with my husband and children however I have seen the halls and they are much better than I imagined they would be

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 12th April 15

The management is terrible, keep coming into your room. The kitchen cleaning schedule is a joke, but location is good, close to london, but not to close. People nice enough

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Student Review: 2 /5
By On 28th March 15

the place is falling apart but you're in the same boat as everyone else. Most of the people are friendly, but it's difficult to socialise because flats are small and disconnected.

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