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Amazing staff, so welcoming and always takes care of us! Caroline, Darren, Beth, Paul and Aiden are always on hand to help and are fantastic for a friendly chat and coffee. The flats and facilities are brilliant. Wouldnt want to live anywhere else. Could not recommend Calico enough!!!

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By member667326
On 16th March 22

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Amazing staff, so welcoming and always takes care of us! Caroline, Darren, Beth, Paul and Aiden are always on hand to help and are fantastic for a friendly chat and coffee. The flats and facilities are brilliant. Wouldnt want to live anywhere else. Could not recommend Calico enough!!!

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By member667326
On 16th March 22

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how safe are the environs of this location? viewed it today with my daughter (starting uni 09/21) and the facilities are 5 star. slightly disturbed by characters at rear of the buildng near car parks looked like they were dealing drugs in the middle of the day & the area doesnt look great.
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is there car parking available?
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Hi, I was just wondering if there is an onsite laundry room?
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Student Review: 4.1 /5
By member969016 On 17th May 22

Calico has been a brilliant experience for my final year of university. Would highly recommend to anyone

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Student Review: 4.1 /5
By member1169014 On 17th May 22

Nice people friendly staff nice environtment

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Student Review: 4.4 /5
By member1369013 On 17th May 22

Nice and friendly, lovely staff

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Student Review: 5 /5
By member668689 On 5th May 22

nice and tidy room with friendly stuff

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Student Review: 5 /5
By member1168688 On 5th May 22

the environment and facility of the accommodation is quite good. the public area is wonderful. it is comfortable to live here. besides, the staff is really nice and warm.

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Student Review: 4.9 /5
By member1168683 On 5th May 22

I live in calico for about 2 years, the staff is really friendly and the reception can help me solve many problems. It seems like my home and gives me a strong sense of belongings.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By member667326 On 16th March 22

Amazing staff, so welcoming and always takes care of us! Caroline, Darren, Beth, Paul and Aiden are always on hand to help and are fantastic for a friendly chat and coffee. The flats and facilities are brilliant. Wouldnt want to live anywhere else. Could not recommend Calico enough!!!

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Student Review: 5 /5
By member867286 On 15th March 22

Best accommodation ever, would definitely recommend to everyone! Big thanks to stuff, with them I feel like I live in a big family, very professional :)

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Student Review: 5 /5
By member1266633 On 23rd February 22

I really love here, for students studying in Liverpool, I will recommend here instead of other student accommodation in Liverpool. Good facilities and good management, lovely room. Best in Liverpool, good value for money, considering its environment, location, facilities.

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Reply from Calico On 2nd March 22

Student Review: 5 /5
By member565951 On 3rd February 22

Enthusiastic officers and good conditions. The best accommodation have met.

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Reply from Calico On 2nd March 22

Student Review: 5 /5
By member665732 On 27th January 22

Calico is the place to be the staff are so nice and the building is amazing

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Reply from Calico On 2nd March 22

Student Review: 4.7 /5
By member465381 On 13th January 22

We love all the staff in calico, they are all greate

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Reply from Calico On 2nd March 22

Student Review: 5 /5
By member1265079 On 21st December 21

I love social spaces but the wifi doesn't work sometimes.

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Reply from Calico On 2nd March 22

Student Review: 5 /5
By jiawen Huang On 21st December 21

That's a great experience in calico. Every staff is really nice and friendly,they give me many help, and make here like a family. Every facility is new and easy to use.

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Reply from Calico On 2nd March 22

Student Review: 5 /5
By member1265072 On 21st December 21

Calico is a great, sociable accommodation, it has allowed me to feel comfortable as there are many social spaces on site along with great facilities. The location being a 15 minute walk from the town centre allows for easy travel to shops, for food and nights out. Also as calico is a 5 minute walk from my uniform campus at ljmu I can easily get to uninstall and back.

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Reply from Calico On 2nd March 22

Student Review: 4.9 /5
By member1264681 On 7th December 21

Nice environment and good facilities. Maybe a little bit expensive but Calico is a worthy choice

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Student Review: 5 /5
By member1162522 On 27th September 21

Moved in over a week ago now and the staff here are so friendly, welcoming and sort out any issues you have. The gym is great and the rooms are lovely with really good facilities! Definitely a Great choice. Highly recommend

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Reply from Calico On 20th October 21

Student Review: 5 /5
By member761568 On 4th August 21

I highly recommend Calico Apartments to everyone. Every staff at the reception desk is very enthusiastic and professional. Questions will be answered promptly and patiently. Many of my friends live here. The apartment has great entertainment facilities and a gym, reasonable room layout, large toilets, wide views, good sound insulation, and convenient services. If I return to Liverpool, I still choose to live here again!

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Reply from Calico On 4th August 21

Student Review: 5 /5
By member557154 On 29th April 21

Great place to stay with brilliant facilities, my bedroom is nice and the team are amazing!

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Reply from Calico On 20th October 21

Student Review: 4.9 /5
By member956810 On 23rd April 21

Calico is sooo nice for students to live in during the semester! It’s close to Tesco, Sida and Lidl, bring convenience to our life!

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Reply from Calico On 20th October 21

Student Review: 4.9 /5
By member1056793 On 23rd April 21

clean with good facility and service. your good choice.

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Student Review: 4.9 /5
By member856738 On 22nd April 21

great service and environment. totally recommendation!!!

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Student Review: 4.9 /5
By member1256673 On 21st April 21

Block A, Flat 26, the space is fairly large especially for the price it sets. Decorations are all fresh and kitchen equipment is fashionable with good functions. Staffs here are kind and enthusiastic. We’ve received Christmas surprise and gift on that day.

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Student Review: 4.9 /5
By member1256380 On 15th April 21

happy to be here for my last year.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By member656374 On 15th April 21

enviroment is good, stuff are nice!!!

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Student Review: 5 /5
By member656366 On 15th April 21

Good location and management. Good facilities and wifi

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Student Review: 5 /5
By member956354 On 15th April 21

Everything is perfect. I love Calico sooooo much!

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Student Review: 5 /5
By member456350 On 15th April 21

Nice and cozy , a big bathroom and plenty of storage space. Best staff forever and cutest maintainer.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By member1056220 On 14th April 21

The service here is quite warm. And during the corona virus time, I feel protected and very safe with all the measures taken here. The equipment of the room is new and good.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By member1156206 On 14th April 21

Calico have a very good service. Thanks calico staffs.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By member556200 On 14th April 21

Nice view and lovely staff🥰🥰🥰🥰🥰🥰🥰🥰🥰🥰🥰🥰🥰🥰🥰🥰

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Student Review: 5 /5
By member1056185 On 14th April 21

Such a lovely place to live with the absolute BEST staff. Location is also amazing being so close to town and Lime Street station. The rooms are so nice and the gyms and social areas are literally better than any other accom in Liverpool. I have loved living here for the past two years!!

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Student Review: 4.9 /5
By member456171 On 13th April 21

Such a homely place to live with the nicest staff who go above and beyond! Lived here for 2 years now and wouldn’t want to live anywhere else :)

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Student Review: 5 /5
By member456151 On 13th April 21

Staff are super friendly if you ever need assistance, interact with residents frequently with competitions, bingo games etc. Location is brilliant for both universities.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By member456150 On 13th April 21

Staff are really friendly and caring.

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Student Review: 4.9 /5
By member1056148 On 13th April 21

Outstanding! I have even chosen to stay here for another year. The facilities are amazing, the rooms are modern and spacious. Maintenance reports are acted upon very quickly (usually within 1-2 days) and the building is maintained very well. The staff are lovely and friendly; they’re always setting up events (even if they’re virtual) and give out freebies. The 24h security is great and allows you to pick up packages at any time. The location and facilities make it well worth the price. Highly recommended.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By member1056144 On 13th April 21

I rarely have a good time in calico. The bed is quite comfortable for me. And the dining room with the kitchen make me feel at home. And price is not expensive.Which quite suitable for a student.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By member1356143 On 13th April 21

The social space is great and the staff at the reception are nice. Rooms are adequately comfortable with the heating machine.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By member856142 On 13th April 21

Really friendly and helpful staff, plenty of places to study and nice views from rooms.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By member1056141 On 13th April 21

Couldnt fault the staff, made a very enjoyable experience for the last two years! Would 100% recommend

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Student Review: 4.6 /5
By member1256139 On 13th April 21

Had a great year living here. The team is really kind and helpful. The social spaces are great and having a gym in the building is pretty cool

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Student Review: 5 /5
By member456138 On 13th April 21

He was very patient and helped me take out the delivery. The staff in calico were very friendly

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Student Review: 5 /5
By member1356136 On 13th April 21

Very good student accommodation. Everything is new and well-prepared. Staff are nice and efficient.

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Student Review: 4.9 /5
By member456134 On 13th April 21

The best student accommodation in Liverpool. I have been lived in here almost 2 years I just feel like I am at home. Everyone just take good care of me. And it’s nice building, new and comfortable

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Student Review: 4.6 /5
By member456132 On 13th April 21

Very nice place to live, staff are so helpful!!

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Student Review: 5 /5
By member756130 On 13th April 21

The staff are really lovely and friendly. If you ever something on your mind to talk about, they’re they’re to talk to you freely about anything no matter what. They’re very understanding to things, especially if your SFE loan is late. Any Maintenon problems and it’ll get resolved. The gym and cinema room is lovely. Especially the study area and the gaming area in the lounge. It’s really worth the money. The sky lounge is definitely a plus. I’m staying here again next year.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By member1256092 On 12th April 21

I Love Calico! Nice living environment and the staff is very friendly and quick to solve problems.

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Student Review: 4.4 /5
By member756091 On 12th April 21

Staff are really friendly and helpful. It’s a safe environment. Any maintenance work gets done fast. Rooms are lovely and spacious. Walls are thick enough that I can’t hear my neighbour. A bit on the expensive side but still a great place to live.

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Student Review: 4.6 /5
By member1056089 On 12th April 21

Very friendly staff, gym hard to book however lovely place to stay, very modern and good value for your money considering the facilities available.

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Student Review: 4.9 /5
By member456086 On 12th April 21

Calico staff are some of the lovliest people I’ve met during my university experience. I was with them through most of lockdown when everyone else was at home and it really was a home from home. The building is lovely with wifi capable to manage online lessons with ease. Highly reccomended

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Student Review: 5 /5
By member1156081 On 12th April 21

Absolutely amazing service provided at calico. The team always go out of their way to help and especially throughout the pandemic they have provided top-level covid courteous customer service. Friendly and welcoming they’re always on hand with a smile and the kettle brewing

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Student Review: 5 /5
By member956078 On 12th April 21

The reception staff are very friendly and I like them very much! Le personnel de la réception est très sympathique et je les aime beaucoup!

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Student Review: 5 /5
By member756076 On 12th April 21

Calico's staff are very nice and helpful. I'm really satisfied with Calico' everything.

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Student Review: 4.9 /5
By Shaw On 12th April 21

Calico It is a really good place for living.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By member556074 On 12th April 21

this is a good apartment. good location,and also the managers of the apartment is great.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By member1056072 On 12th April 21

nice to see you in the morning and I have a lot of work to do with my work schedule and I have to work on my work schedule for the morning and I have to work schedule for the morning

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Student Review: 5 /5
By member856007 On 9th April 21

I love living at Calico. And reception team is lovely and helpful!

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Student Review: 5 /5
By member555991 On 9th April 21

They are sooooooo good! They are very responsible and will help us deal with everything seriously.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By member1255988 On 9th April 21

Absolutely amazing staff extremely helpful and loved every second staying here, worth every penny! Definitely staying here next year :D

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Student Review: 4.9 /5
By member855953 On 8th April 21

1. Gym is hard to reserve, and the method to book are changing without email notice. 2. Parcel could be check in in time on Sat and Sun. 3. At first accommodation time( first month), the staff came in room without knocking (by their card) 4. The staff are friendly and patient.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By member655952 On 8th April 21

Good ,beautiful room,nice service,

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Student Review: 4.4 /5
By member1055951 On 8th April 21

Great friendly staff in the office. Great location and social spaces. Good onsite gym too

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Student Review: 5 /5
By member555945 On 8th April 21

really good!The best apartment in the Liverpool! Really really good !

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Student Review: 4.9 /5
By member652534 On 24th November 20

The staff are really kind and warm. Rooms are new and clean, and quite, also I like the decoration style. The location is a little far from business school of UoL, but doesn't take too much time.

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Student Review: 1.9 /5
By member1350303 On 6th August 20

Let's start with the 6 weeks not being able to move in and with ONLY 3 weeks being taken off. Put us in questionable accomodation. Strike one of their contract. Place got flooded (wowser) but still not sure why..boiler maybe. It's a new building so I'm like hmmm. Second, the place feels safe within my room but after requesting for my lock to be fixed, their reason for nothing to be done is the contractor has to come in and that the room doors have swollen. Then for my peace of mind they say it's okay. Strike 2. Strike 3 is how I rebooked with them and they asked for my guarantor but since I no longer want to live there, even with signing the tenancy agreement they claim I must find someone to replace it. First off, I don't lol because there is no guarantor signature... You're supposed to have a guarantor signature before a tenancy (breach of contract AGAIN). Please, itsy overpriced so do yourself a favor and not go to this place. I thought it was nice but they treat us like idiots.

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Student Review: 1 /5
By member849913 On 15th July 20

Please steer clear of this s*** hole unless you love getting the absolute worst value for money possible.

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Student Review: 1.9 /5
By member847464 On 21st April 20

To start, we were not being able to move in for a whole 6 weeks of our tenancy and only given 3 weeks off rent. Then my whole floor flooded as the boiler seemed to explode with steam and ruin a lot of our things. Now we have been told after lock down we should move our stuff out, basically being forced out 3 months before end of tenancy. I understand the last is not their fault, but to still expect us to pay our rent is ridiculous. Lots of other student accommodations have been sympathetic to the circumstances, but not this one.

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Student Review: 2.4 /5
By member447462 On 21st April 20

To start, we were not being able to move in for a whole 6 weeks of our tenancy and only given 3 weeks off rent. Then my whole floor flooded as the boiler seemed to explode with steam and ruin a lot of our things. There was boiling hot water all over the corridor and in our flat, we were forced to evacuate in pyjamas and I burnt my feet on the water. A cleaner was sent in. She picked up my soaking belongings and threw them on the shower floor. Good job. Now we have been told after lock down we should move our stuff out, basically being forced out 3 months before end of tenancy. I understand the last is not their fault, but to still expect us to pay our rent is ridiculous. Lots of other student accommodations have been sympathetic to the circumstances, but not this one.

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Student Review: 2 /5
By member1347456 On 21st April 20

Calico DO NOT protect their students at all. Don’t recommend at all.

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Student Review: 1.6 /5
By member647437 On 20th April 20

Such a mistake moving in here, problem after problem!! Not worth the money at all & they’re upping the price! The only good thing about this place is the location, anything else is a 1 star!

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Student Review: 5 /5
By member947341 On 15th April 20

Hello All, Im a Doctor doing a Fellowship at Royal Liverpool Hospital. I will put the Pros below 1. The best living space by far that I have seen 2.Super friendly staff from A to Z 3.Staff has always been super efficient lead by the Manager Caroline ,Karen , Aiden,Scott, Adnan and even the cleaning ladies are super helpful and caring towards me. They went out of the way to accommodate me and some of my housemates even. 4.Location is ideal , views majestic and local grocery shops a stone throw away and my hospital “two stone throws away” 5.Amenities plentiful, one cant get bored here,table tennis, air hockey,playstations and even a gym , what else can one ask for. 6. Made loads of new friends , mostly students of liverpool uni, all very caring and respectful of each other. Cons 1. Slightly pricey , but a bargain when all of the above considered 2.Wish the weather could be better , not sure how Calico can fix that. I am sure nothing in Liverpool could beat what calico has to offer.

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Student Review: 1 /5
By member547237 On 9th April 20

Booking Calico has been the biggest mistake I could have made. The accommodation wasn't ready in time for us to move in and despite the fact this was known for months in advance, we were only announced the night before our move-in date. The compensation package was inadequate. Once moved in, we have encountered plenty of maintenance issues such as leaks, water cuts, power cuts and loud pipe noises throughout both buildings. The security is absolutely rubbish, we have had 2 TVs stolen from the social areas, homeless people walking in and out of the buildings, no security whatsoever in Block B and inappropriate behaviour displayed towards students. The staff is clueless and unable to answer any query - my questions have been continuously met with "I don't know" or "There's nothing I can do". The facilities promised have only been open for a few weeks of the contract length yet we are expected to pay full rent. DO NOT RECOMMEND!!!

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Student Review: 1 /5
By member1147220 On 8th April 20

The worst experience I've ever had with a company! As the other review regarding Calico states, the building was not completed for the set move-in date in September 2018 and we didn't end up moving in until 6 weeks after this. During this time, communication from Fresh Student Living was the absolute minimum it could've been. We were informed the night before move-in that the building wasn't ready, as if that was an acceptable notice period. After move-in, there was nowhere in the bathroom to hang a towel or put toilet paper, and the floor was covered in paint and sealant. I pay £715 per month for my room. Fast forward to now, the COVID-19 pandemic is in full swing and universities across the UK have closed. When this happened, universities urged students to go home, so I did. Now, I'm living at home with my family, unable to travel back to Calico due to travel restrictions, but still being told nothing different than to pay full rent. Absolutely shocking experience.

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Student Review: 2.1 /5
By Student20 On 4th April 20

Calico wasn't ready on time and they only told students the night before, or the day of moving day that it wasn't ready. Calico said that they didn't know it wouldn't be ready which is a lie as they told me a week before, and were moving me into another flat that was "ready". On move in day, that flat was no longer ready as nobody in the whole block was allowed to move in. There was so many maintenance issues, ranging from cupboard doors falling off, the fridge was broke when we moved in, the sink taps didn't work, the shower water pressure is abysmal, the toilet wouldn't flush, there was cracks in the ceiling that they wouldn't fix and multiple leaks and now mould by my bed. Students have vacated rooms due to corona and they can't get their money back while other accommodations have given refunds or discounts. It's run by foreign landlords for profit.LJMU have said they aren't in talks with calico over rent as it isnt even affiliated with the uni so don't waste your time. horrible.

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Student Review: 1 /5
By member446980 On 27th March 20

Absolutely s*** accommodation to live in. Would not recommend what so ever. First of all the accommodation wasn’t built on time and we were put in temporary accommodation which wasn’t ideal because we ended up spending more money on transport etc. The accommodation got flooded at one point and now that we are in the middle of this Coronavirus pandemic they refuse to cancel our contracts. They seem to think it’s ok to pay for a place we aren’t staying in because we have “signed a contract” that they were in breach of to begin with.

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Student Review: 1 /5
By member846978 On 27th March 20

Calico has been a big disappointment for many of us students, constant maintenance issues, late refunds and a failure to create an integrated student environment. We are now looking at other student accomodations compensating their tenants during this corona virus crisis, however we know for a fact Calico won’t do the same. It is these constant examples being show of why Calico fails to create a healthy relationship with their tenants.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By Brandon On 2nd February 20

Calico is an amazing new accommodation offering nothing but the best in terms of value for money. Located very close to the city centre it is slap bang in the middle of the student life in Liverpool. John Moores Byrom street campus is just a short 5 minute walk away. There’s loads of things to do within a short range of Calico. The management team go above and beyond for every one of their students and are always approachable and friendly to talk to about anything. A cup of tea and a chat is all part and parcel of the relaxed and inviting reception environment. The building is kept in top notch condition due to the diligence and commitment of the amazing cleaning/maintenance team who also have an approachable demeanour. From the picturesque sky lounge to the quiet study spaces the social spaces in Calico cater to all types of people. The 3 gyms also remove the need for an excuse to get fit in the gym which is always a positive. What makes it even better is that they are no extra cost.

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Student Review: 1 /5
By member1344299 On 7th December 19

So after living in calico for about a month, I can say that I’m not quite enjoying the accommodation. The sound proof in the sky lounge is absolutely rubbish, people in there always party and play loud music which was really affecting me, I can even hear people talking in there while I was in my room so you can imagine how annoying it is. So my advise is don’t book a room that is near the sky lounge. Also, the staff didn’t really help, they told me that the sky lounge is closed after 23:00 but I always hear people in there until midnight . And also told me that only staffs have assess to the sky lounge but I’ve seen a lot of people walked in there without a staff taking them in . I hope they will do something about it because this is so stressful.

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