3.46 / 5

3.46 / 5

Cambridge Hall Reviews

42 Reviews by Students
#4 out of 18 halls at Manchester Metropolitan University

How do you rate
Cambridge Hall?

Got questions about
Cambridge Hall?

Your question will be answered by current students.

Most helpful review

Had a pool party once in the kitchen

Value for Money
Location
Hall management
Cleaning
Common room / Social spaces
Social experience
Internet / Wifi
By member47057
On 24th April 15

Cambridge Hall Information

CampusManchester Halls
PostcodeM15 6TT / M15 6UU
CateringSelf-catered
No. of rooms757
Get the latest price information sent to your inbox.Check the availability in Cambridge Hall for 2017/18.
You will typically receive a reply within 72 hours

Read Cambridge Hall Reviews


0
Student Review: 2 /5
By On 14th July 17

Awful Uni accommodation, full of drug users and the University doesn't care. Usually a freshers accommodation and it shows. Great if you like a loud environment with security who seem to be on a power trip unless something actually happens. If there is an incident then security don't seem to bother too much. Manager is sarcastic and very rude when addressing issues and seems to pass of poor behaviour down to "that's part of student life." unfortunately I don't quite think that a student defecating on the kitchen floor is part of student life. The price for what you get is rather poor and you can find much better accommodation for the same price if you shop around. The rooms are the same size as prison cells with the same amenities.

Value for Money
Location
Hall management
Cleaning
Common room / Social spaces
Social experience
Internet / Wifi
All reviews are the views of StudentCrowd members, not of StudentCrowd Limited

0
Student Review: 3 /5
By On 11th June 17

Don't go to these halls, security there are just a bunch of tw*ts on a power trip, never felt more oppressed and shunned before in my life. If you want to be treated like a kid go to these halls but if you don't find somewhere else.

Value for Money
Location
Hall management
Cleaning
Common room / Social spaces
Social experience
Internet / Wifi
All reviews are the views of StudentCrowd members, not of StudentCrowd Limited

0
Student Review: 3 /5
By On 11th June 17

Don't go to these halls, security there are just a bunch of tw*ts on a power trip, never felt more oppressed and shunned before in my life. If you want to be treated like a kid go to these halls but if you don't find somewhere else.

Value for Money
Location
Hall management
Cleaning
Common room / Social spaces
Social experience
Internet / Wifi
All reviews are the views of StudentCrowd members, not of StudentCrowd Limited

0
Student Review: 4 /5
By On 23rd April 17

Good halls to live in if you're wanting somewhere that is lively!! Cheapest halls the university has on offer but are still good quality

Value for Money
Location
Hall management
Cleaning
Common room / Social spaces
Social experience
Internet / Wifi
All reviews are the views of StudentCrowd members, not of StudentCrowd Limited

0
Student Review: 3 /5
By On 23rd April 17

Great people but Security are massive dicks.

Value for Money
Location
Hall management
Cleaning
Common room / Social spaces
Social experience
Internet / Wifi
All reviews are the views of StudentCrowd members, not of StudentCrowd Limited

0
Student Review: 3 /5
By On 17th December 16

Very noisy at night, you will 100% be put with people who will not wash up so be prepared for a messy kitchen, especially living with 10 people. Stairwell always smells. But great for social people who like to make lots of friends from different flats. Always some form of flat party going on. Don't live on the bottom floor by the doors, they are very noisy. Also with bedrooms facing out to the courtyard they can get very noisy from 10pm - 4am. Extremely close to MMU.

Value for Money
Location
Hall management
Cleaning
Common room / Social spaces
Social experience
Internet / Wifi
All reviews are the views of StudentCrowd members, not of StudentCrowd Limited

0
Student Review: 3 /5
By On 8th December 16

It's the cheapest of the MMU accom but I'd say for what you get it is expensive. Kitchen is always filthy, even when the surfaces are clear they don't get cleaned. Shower is horrible and sharing a bathroom was never something that would have bothered me. Gets clogged with hair and really grimy, say they get cleaned twice a week but ours must have been done about twice every 3 months! The common room is literally a kitchen dining table which makes it more difficult to chill with your flatmates like I know other flats do because it's so uncomfortable you all just go in your own rooms. If you're looking for cheapness I'd go Daisy Bank because you get a lounge with sofa and an ensuite and the distance you have to travel is a small consolation. But, if you can afford it go Briarfields or Birley because in my opinion it's worth the extra £15-£20 a week. The main reason I was attracted to this accom was the "party" factor but the other halls from what I've heard go for it just as much.

Value for Money
Location
Hall management
Cleaning
Common room / Social spaces
Social experience
Internet / Wifi
All reviews are the views of StudentCrowd members, not of StudentCrowd Limited

0
Student Review: 1 /5
By On 25th July 16

Wifi is non existent, really expensive, hall management are awful, rude and try to scam you out of money through fines, cleaning is terrible and cleaner always refuses to clean because 'too messy', no common room or social spaces just a dirty kitchen, social experience is shocking as not allowed to have people stay round, used to be party halls but not anymore due to unnecessary security making you feel like you are unwelcome in your own flat which you are paying ridiculous amounts for, spoken to like a child by security, fined for everything you do, tried to fine me £50 for my room key when I left it in my room as it 'wasn't there' but I was the last one to move out and it definitely was there. Really wouldn't choose these halls, victoria halls seem a lot better as nice living area and not rude and annoying security on your case all the time.

Value for Money
Location
Hall management
Cleaning
Common room / Social spaces
Social experience
Internet / Wifi
All reviews are the views of StudentCrowd members, not of StudentCrowd Limited

0
Student Review: 3 /5
By On 25th May 16

Hands down best halls for MMU best location with Cavendish just a bit nicer to live here, all the people below exaggerate loads about security they are apparently worse than previous years for security and they used to do checks in first term not as much now unless they hear balloons being cracked, smell weed or music is too loud. We smoked in our flat most the time and only got caught a few times. Balloons are sold in the shop downstairs or used to be all access to drugs is easy after freshers. Just be cautious and your after sessions normally go to plan, have done for me.

Value for Money
Location
Hall management
Cleaning
Common room / Social spaces
Social experience
Internet / Wifi
All reviews are the views of StudentCrowd members, not of StudentCrowd Limited

-1
Student Review: 3 /5
By On 18th May 16

STRICTEST HALLS EVER! If you are someone who likes drinking, socialising or partying within reason, do NOT go to these halls. These halls in the past have got a reputation for having a very social atmosphere which is a good thing if your looking for that sort of thing at uni. Whilst they may have lived up to that reputation in recent years, they are anything but now and very, very strict. After a night out, you'll be expected to go straight to bed, they will do routine checks in the kitchen area and if your playing music and drinking they'll be taking your ID number, accusing you of smoking, noise pollution etc with zero evidence and then issue you a fine. Just about making money of you rather than ensuring you have the best possible experience. Some staff almost get a kick out of doing routine checks and issuing fines. They will shut down any party or gathering very quickly. Me and two of my flat mates were quietly drinking one night and they came in and told us to get to bed.

Value for Money
Location
Hall management
Cleaning
Common room / Social spaces
Social experience
Internet / Wifi
All reviews are the views of StudentCrowd members, not of StudentCrowd Limited

-1
Student Review: 2 /5
By On 25th April 16

Do not apply to these halls they are the worst in Manchester they had a name before for party halls but now there is so much security that if you have music up to load you will get a £50 fine there are people at the end of this year coming out with £900 fines its sh*t

Value for Money
Location
Hall management
Cleaning
Common room / Social spaces
Social experience
Internet / Wifi
All reviews are the views of StudentCrowd members, not of StudentCrowd Limited

1
Student Review: 3 /5
By On 20th April 16

Pros: location is super close to lectures and center Cons: literally everything else - it is a complete sh*t hole

Value for Money
Location
Hall management
Cleaning
Common room / Social spaces
Social experience
Internet / Wifi
All reviews are the views of StudentCrowd members, not of StudentCrowd Limited

-1
Student Review: 1 /5
By On 26th February 16

really cold and dirt nothing that great but it depend on where you stay and live there is good and bad

Value for Money
Location
Hall management
Cleaning
Common room / Social spaces
Social experience
Internet / Wifi
All reviews are the views of StudentCrowd members, not of StudentCrowd Limited

-1
Student Review: 3 /5
By On 30th November 15

Security are unnecessarily strict. They come into your flats unannounced and go through your belongings. You're no longer allowed parties and just generally poor

Value for Money
Location
Hall management
Cleaning
Common room / Social spaces
Social experience
Internet / Wifi
All reviews are the views of StudentCrowd members, not of StudentCrowd Limited

-1
Student Review: 2 /5
By On 15th November 15

Hall management are awful. You're treated like a child. Wouldn't recommend living here if you like to have a bit of freedom. Security checks in your rooms etc, massive invasion of privacy. Plus, we as a flat decided we hated the curtains (they were very old and horrid to look at) so we took them down and stored them in the store room. We were told to put them back up or we would be fined, like I said, treated like a child.

Value for Money
Location
Hall management
Cleaning
Common room / Social spaces
Social experience
Internet / Wifi
All reviews are the views of StudentCrowd members, not of StudentCrowd Limited

0
Student Review: 5 /5
By On 13th November 15

brilliant place to live work and inhabit and yet to meet a fellow student here that i dont like

Value for Money
Location
Hall management
Cleaning
Common room / Social spaces
Social experience
Internet / Wifi
All reviews are the views of StudentCrowd members, not of StudentCrowd Limited

2
Student Review: 4 /5
By On 18th October 15

Really good social halls, you can't not make friends here with 3 flats a floor, 4 floors and 10 people in each flat. The internet is s**t and security are trying to tone down the "party halls" atmosphere.

Value for Money
Location
Hall management
Cleaning
Common room / Social spaces
Social experience
Internet / Wifi
All reviews are the views of StudentCrowd members, not of StudentCrowd Limited

0
Student Review: 4 /5
By On 14th October 15

If you want sleep, don't go here

Value for Money
Location
Hall management
Cleaning
Common room / Social spaces
Social experience
Internet / Wifi
All reviews are the views of StudentCrowd members, not of StudentCrowd Limited

0
Student Review: 4 /5
By On 12th October 15

Best for a social experience most fun halls

Value for Money
Location
Hall management
Cleaning
Common room / Social spaces
Social experience
Internet / Wifi
All reviews are the views of StudentCrowd members, not of StudentCrowd Limited

0
Student Review: 3 /5
By On 9th October 15

issues with water constantly. cleaners don't always clean but definitely the best halls for social experience at MMU. Parties every night

Value for Money
Location
Hall management
Cleaning
Common room / Social spaces
Social experience
Internet / Wifi
All reviews are the views of StudentCrowd members, not of StudentCrowd Limited

0
Student Review: 2 /5
By On 4th August 15

The social experience in halls was great space was very limited and wifi was god awful flats where all very dirty and are flat had a mouse problem for about 2 to 3 mouths

Value for Money
Location
Hall management
Cleaning
Common room / Social spaces
Social experience
Internet / Wifi
All reviews are the views of StudentCrowd members, not of StudentCrowd Limited

0
Student Review: 3 /5
By On 26th April 15

Fun for partying. Don't live here if u like sleep and don't like alcohol.

Value for Money
Location
Hall management
Cleaning
Common room / Social spaces
Social experience
Internet / Wifi
All reviews are the views of StudentCrowd members, not of StudentCrowd Limited

0
Student Review: 4 /5
By On 26th April 15

security were a bit annoying cleaners were f*cking rude! (In my flats but in my mates they were lovely and always cleaned their flat even when it was in a state) good craic though

Value for Money
Location
Hall management
Cleaning
Common room / Social spaces
Social experience
Internet / Wifi
All reviews are the views of StudentCrowd members, not of StudentCrowd Limited

0
Student Review: 4 /5
By On 26th April 15

The halls was very basic however was the ultimate social experiance. It's next to uni and a 5 min walk from many great clubs!

Value for Money
Location
Hall management
Cleaning
Common room / Social spaces
Social experience
Internet / Wifi
All reviews are the views of StudentCrowd members, not of StudentCrowd Limited

0
Student Review: 4 /5
By On 26th April 15

Amazing halls for socialising and amazing location, had a fantastic first year! Some time the cleaners wouldn't come, only fault!

Value for Money
Location
Hall management
Cleaning
Common room / Social spaces
Social experience
Internet / Wifi
All reviews are the views of StudentCrowd members, not of StudentCrowd Limited

0
Student Review: 4 /5
By On 25th April 15

these halls are very sociable and create a great uni experience

Value for Money
Location
Hall management
Cleaning
Common room / Social spaces
Social experience
Internet / Wifi
All reviews are the views of StudentCrowd members, not of StudentCrowd Limited

0
Student Review: 4 /5
By On 25th April 15

Best halls at MMU for social experience by far

Value for Money
Location
Hall management
Cleaning
Common room / Social spaces
Social experience
Internet / Wifi
All reviews are the views of StudentCrowd members, not of StudentCrowd Limited

3
Student Review: 4 /5
By On 24th April 15

Had a pool party once in the kitchen

Value for Money
Location
Hall management
Cleaning
Common room / Social spaces
Social experience
Internet / Wifi
All reviews are the views of StudentCrowd members, not of StudentCrowd Limited

0
Student Review: 4 /5
By On 24th April 15

Halls here we're really good! always a party going on, only problem is when things get broke, it can take a while to fix

Value for Money
Location
Hall management
Cleaning
Common room / Social spaces
Social experience
Internet / Wifi
All reviews are the views of StudentCrowd members, not of StudentCrowd Limited

3
Student Review: 4 /5
By On 26th March 15

The best way to start uni at mmu is in cambridge halls! Dont let the non ensuite situation put you off its really not that bad and better for flat parties. Cambridge halls is where the party starts, because the flat sizes are usually 10 people you make plenty of friends in your flat and the surrounding flats. I have made some of my best friend from cambridge halls. There is a friendly atmosphere, it is secure with 24hr security guards and it one of the cheaper options for mmu students.

Value for Money
Location
Hall management
Cleaning
Common room / Social spaces
Social experience
Internet / Wifi
All reviews are the views of StudentCrowd members, not of StudentCrowd Limited

Considering Cambridge Hall?

We love helping people make the best decisions about University life.
We love helping people make the best decisions about University life.

Keep reading...

Join StudentCrowd for Unlimited Access, to Write Reviews and Help Students.

We'll send you an email so that you can verify your free account.

By joining you agree to our T's and C's. We're committed to protecting your privacy.
Thanks for the feedback!
StudentCrowd is free to use, but in order to report, vote, and leave reviews, you need to create a free account.
Thanks for the feedback!
StudentCrowd is free to use, but in order to vote, comment, and leave reviews, you need to create a free account.