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Briarfields Hall Reviews

15 Reviews by Students
#5 out of 37 halls at Manchester Metropolitan University

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Where do we start? Kitchen space is lacking. Not adequate for 4 people. Tiny cupboards. 1 fridge freezer between us all. Sofa's are extremely uncomfortable. Small TV. Social area inadequate. Hall management could do with a major improvement. Shower breaks and takes nearly a week to sort. Mixing nurses with regular students wasn't there best of ideas. Means that social experience was lacking. Halls could do with a good old clean on a weekly basis as most windows face onto main road and gather dust and become dirty quickly. Reception staff need training as manners are dreadful and don't know anything about halls when asked. Not my best of experiences.

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By AndrewDeyes
On 24th April 15

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Most helpful review

Where do we start? Kitchen space is lacking. Not adequate for 4 people. Tiny cupboards. 1 fridge freezer between us all. Sofa's are extremely uncomfortable. Small TV. Social area inadequate. Hall management could do with a major improvement. Shower breaks and takes nearly a week to sort. Mixing nurses with regular students wasn't there best of ideas. Means that social experience was lacking. Halls could do with a good old clean on a weekly basis as most windows face onto main road and gather dust and become dirty quickly. Reception staff need training as manners are dreadful and don't know anything about halls when asked. Not my best of experiences.

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

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Briarfields Hall Information

Price from£130.00 per week (subject to availability)
CateringSelf-catered
No. of rooms238
CampusManchester Halls
PostcodeM15 6DD

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 8th November 18

One of the best halls I’ve seen.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 5th April 18

No reap social space but great.

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Student Review: 1 /5
By On 11th May 17

Only stay here if you want security letting themselves into your halls and aggressively threatening you. Bunch of criminals, I think theyre all retired bouncers with their licenses taken from them. no one at this university cares about you or your friends. the place Is dirty and cliquey. you will find it hard to make friends here. go to Cavendish halls. much better atmosphere, friendlier people and gets cleaned daily.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 19th February 16

Great accommodation office. Halls are clean and tidy. Grouped with people from the same course

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 28th January 16

would be nice to have a bikeshed behind the fence for apartments not in the courtyard

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

Best place to be on your first year!

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Student Review: 2 /5
By On 13th October 15

Small, dirty, bathroom full with mould, and kitchen generally gross

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

I was constantly I'll from the damp in the carpet. Everyone got charged a crazy ammount for damages that we didn't do and when I asked for the proof and itemised bill they were unable to give them to me - but they threatened to kick me off the course if I didn't pay so I dropped it. Great size, social, met some really great friends there

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

In a perfect location close to uni, this is where I met the love of my life and will never forget the amazing memories I have created in these halls.

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

Although there was mould in my bedroom and bathroom that maintenance never helped with, the accommodation was in walking distance from the university, asda and most clubs.

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Student Review: 2 /5
By On 24th April 15

Where do we start? Kitchen space is lacking. Not adequate for 4 people. Tiny cupboards. 1 fridge freezer between us all. Sofa's are extremely uncomfortable. Small TV. Social area inadequate. Hall management could do with a major improvement. Shower breaks and takes nearly a week to sort. Mixing nurses with regular students wasn't there best of ideas. Means that social experience was lacking. Halls could do with a good old clean on a weekly basis as most windows face onto main road and gather dust and become dirty quickly. Reception staff need training as manners are dreadful and don't know anything about halls when asked. Not my best of experiences.

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

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