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Dalton-Ellis Hall Reviews

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I was in Graham Block - the worst block. Showers frequently flooded, heating often broke and the walls were horrible breeze blocks that didn't keep the heat in. There were NO common rooms in the block. The other blocks weren't so bad, but not ideal. It was expensive even for a catered hall.

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By member109417
On 29th June 15

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Smart TVs, great social spaces & grab and go breakfast
It's a 10 minute walk to the University of Manchester


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Most helpful review

I was in Graham Block - the worst block. Showers frequently flooded, heating often broke and the walls were horrible breeze blocks that didn't keep the heat in. There were NO common rooms in the block. The other blocks weren't so bad, but not ideal. It was expensive even for a catered hall.

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By member109417
On 29th June 15

Dalton-Ellis Hall Information

Price from£96.00 per week (subject to availability)
CateringCatered
No. of rooms287
CampusVictoria Park Campus
PostcodeM14 5RL

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 3rd June 18
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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 28th May 18

I lived in the Sutherland block of DE. First of all, the food is terrible. The portions are a lot smaller than in other halls (i know because my girlfriend lived in owens park). The cathering staff had a terrible attitude - towards the end of the eating times, you could hear them banging stuff in the dining hall so you get uncomfortable and go away. Additionally, they don't throw away the left ovet salads and desserts for days. Reception staff are helpful but they are open 9-5 only on weekdays and you usually need them at another time. My room was terrible - probably smaller than a prison cell, very cold - the heating temperature and working times are controlled by the university and are clearly not sufficient. The bed was old and squeaked a lot. The bathroom had mold and clearly had an engineering flaw so the water would not drain. The shower would be too small even for a 5-year old. Laundry is too expensive for the quality it provides. Kitchens are disgusting. Not worth the £7k.

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 5th May 18

the catering is poison, i can hear my neighbour talking and making love. The rooms feel like a prison cell. May the force be with you if you chose it.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 18th August 17

Lived in DE for my first year, social aspect was bang, internet was super as well, the only downside were an aging canteen and it was a bit chilly in winter.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 14th November 15
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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 14th November 15
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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 21st October 15
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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 17th August 15

I lived in Dalton Ellis first year and it was not that bad. Everyone was really friendly and sociable but the biggest problem was that there was no common room, kitchens were so small - literally two people can fit in there but not be able to move and 1 shower on the whole floor. I lived in Graham. Location wise was a bit scary walking down the road to the bus stop, did know quite a few people who had been mugged - so recommend taking the 50 bus. Cleaners are friendly and cleaned well but the problem is with the students, they do not keep spaces clean. Overall, definitely not worth the price. Oh yeah, the food is terrible

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 29th June 15

I was in Graham Block - the worst block. Showers frequently flooded, heating often broke and the walls were horrible breeze blocks that didn't keep the heat in. There were NO common rooms in the block. The other blocks weren't so bad, but not ideal. It was expensive even for a catered hall.

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

When I got to Manchester, I ended up in Owens Park (tip, if you put OP anywhere on your application, you're likely to get it). Owens Park has a reputation for being a party halls and that's fine if you're into that kind of thing ,but I got fed up with the constant early hours of the morning fire alarms and loud music being played at night. I not seeping, which caused me to miss early morning lectures and I started getting bad migraines. Also, my anxiety got really bad. So I applied for a transfer and ended up with a room at Dalton Ellis, which was a real stroke of luck. It's a very sociable place but not in the way OP is. With it being in Victoria park, it's closer to the university and roughly 20 minutes to walk, or you can get a bus if you're running late. I would highly recommend DE for sociable people who still value getting good sleep!

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 27th March 15
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Student Review: 2 /5
By On 27th March 15
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