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Very modern and comfortable accommodation, in a perfect location with a tesco on the corner and a park right behind the block. I had to isolate due to covid 19 and the staff were so helpful and supportive, post was delivered to our doors along with our bins been taken out when requested. Although we cannot socialise outside our flat we have been provided with other opportunities to meet new people virtually such as a zoom quiz. I would recommend anyone to book here.

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By member1051553
On 15th October 20

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Very modern and comfortable accommodation, in a perfect location with a tesco on the corner and a park right behind the block. I had to isolate due to covid 19 and the staff were so helpful and supportive, post was delivered to our doors along with our bins been taken out when requested. Although we cannot socialise outside our flat we have been provided with other opportunities to meet new people virtually such as a zoom quiz. I would recommend anyone to book here.

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By member1051553
On 15th October 20

Portland Green Student Village Information

Telephone0191 484 0110
PostcodeNE2 1DT
Price from £125.00 per week (subject to availability)
FeaturesA short walk from both Northumbria and Newcastle Universities, on-site shop, social spaces, 24/7 on-site support and study spaces.
Top tipLiving at Portland Green Student Village, Newcastle's largest private student accommodation village, students have the opportunity to take on their university years in a safe, social and stress-free environment. Within easy reach of both Northumbria University and Newcastle University, PGSV is located on edge of a vibrant Ouseburn Valley.                                                                                                        Limited £500 cash back offer now available. Book Now!

Portland Green Student Village Reputation

Living at Portland Green Student Village, Newcastle's largest private student accommodation village, students have the opportunity to take on their university years in a safe, social and stress-free environment.

Within easy reach of both Northumbria University and Newcastle University, PGSV is located on edge of a vibrant Ouseburn Valley – a melting pot of culture, music and the best independent bars/restaurants in town. Home to almost 1,500 students every year, Portland Green is its own bustling student community made up of 5 buildings (each with their own private courtyard), three laundries, two social spaces, a resident’s only gym, two study pods, numerous bike stores and with their friendly reception team.

Catering to students from around the world, our massive range of en-suite rooms and studio apartments means there no shortage of choice at an affordable price. Plus, you’ll love the packed monthly social events, ranging from virtual quiz nights to online cookery lessons, there’s always something going on at PGSV.

  • 10 minutes’ walk to Northumbria University
  • 15 minutes’ walk to Newcastle University
  • Huge community of students
  • High speed WiFi
  • Free gym, common rooms, study spaces
  • Virtual events & giveaways

For more information please visit the website.


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Can I park onsite to unload? Where is the nearest long stay parking for once I have finished unloading?
By member851170 On 16th September 20
Yes we have a car park that you can use on our site when you are checking in and moving in. There is lots of free parking in nearby residential streets too.
By member651252 On 21st September 20
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Where is the nearest safe parking
By member951018 On 8th September 20
We have parking for check in and moving in on site. The residential streets near the Ouseburn and Heaton have free parking too.
By member651252 On 21st September 20
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What block is Flat 20 in?
By member941652 On 20th August 19
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Hello, I'd like to know if it could be possible to book an ensuite room for one semester from around 15th September 2019 to around 29th January 2020 ? And what would be the price for it ?Thank you
By member940236 On 9th July 19
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What floor is flat 49?
By member833638 On 26th August 18
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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 16th October 20

Love portland and the rooms are mint, overall good experience

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 19th October 20

Thanks so much for your review. It's great to hear that you are enjoying your time at PGSV so far!


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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 16th October 20

Amazing place. Rooms spacious and great value for money.

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 19th October 20

Thank you for your feedback! We're happy to hear that you are satisfied living with us!


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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 16th October 20

Mint the best places for students

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 19th October 20

Thank you for your review. It's great knowing that our residents are happy with their accommodation!


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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 16th October 20

A lot of help when we had Covid, went to get our shopping! Brilliant staff

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 19th October 20

Thank you so much for your feedback! We will be sure to pass your comments on to the team!


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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 16th October 20

When in isolation reception went to get our shopping, very helpful when we needed them.

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 19th October 20

Thanks so much for your review. We're so glad that the team could be there for you when you needed it the most!


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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 16th October 20

Can’t say a bad word about the staff, been brilliant about the whole situation and look after all the students to the best of their ability.

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 19th October 20

Thank you for your feedback. We are glad to hear that you feel satisfied with your time with us thus far. We will be sure to pass your comments on to the team!


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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 16th October 20

Really good place to live, love my flat even tho it did need a through clean when I moved in because of the dust. Location is perfect as it’s 10 mins from uni

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 19th October 20

Thanks so much for your feedback. We will be sure to pass this on to the team at PGSV!


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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 16th October 20

Very quick walk to town centre and uni, great staff, great people.

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 16th October 20

Thanks so much for your feedback. We'll be sure to pass it on to the team at PGSV!


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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 15th October 20

Newcastle is a long way from London and I expected it would take a decent amount of time to get used to being so far away from home. While I can't lie and say I'm completely used to it yet, settling in and living at the Portland Green Student Village has been a great experience. The staff are friendly and reply quickly to enquiries, whether you email or ask them in person, there are constantly events going on despite the current situation in England; it is clear that the staff and organisers are making sure that we're having the best experience that we can even with everything going on right now. While I will certainly miss being home in London, I am also looking forward to spending the rest of the year here in my first year of higher education.

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 16th October 20

Thank you so much for your great review! It is excellent to hear that we have helped to make your transition to university as seamless as possible, even in the current climate. We hope that you continue to enjoy your time at PGSV!


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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 15th October 20

nicely sized rooms and good sized kitchen. friendly staff and residents

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 16th October 20

Thanks so much for your review. We're happy to hear that you're satisfied with your accommodation!


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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 15th October 20

Staff are great and friendly. Rooms and living spaces are modern as well.

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 16th October 20

It's great to hear you are enjoying your accommodation. Thanks for your feedback!


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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 15th October 20

Absolutely great. Staff are super helpful and friendly. Maintenance is great and very quick. Very close to both unis and super close to shops/bars.

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 16th October 20

Thank you for your review! We're so glad you're enjoying your time at PGSV!


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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 15th October 20

Really nice flat, and the staff have tried to put on online events to make coronavirus a bit less anti social

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 16th October 20

Thanks so much for your review. We're happy to hear that you're enjoying both your flat and the online events!


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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 15th October 20

I am very happy with the facilities available to us at Portland green, I feel as though it is a homely environment and I am very excited for the rest of the year !

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 16th October 20

We're so glad you're satisfied with your living experience at PGSV. Thanks for the feedback!


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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 15th October 20

Reception staff are so lovely and friendly

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 15th October 20

Thanks so much for your review! We're happy to hear you're having a pleasant living experience with us!


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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 15th October 20

Lovely staff and very clean onsite

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 15th October 20

Thanks so much for your review! We're so glad that you're enjoying your living experience at PGSV!


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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 15th October 20

Friendly staff. Regularly cleaned and maintenance requests are completed quickly. Great location, solid value for money.

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 15th October 20

Thank you for your review. We're so glad that you're enjoying your living experience at PGSV!


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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 15th October 20

Very pleased with the accomdation however some other accommodations at the same price have facilities such as a Tv and iron etc.

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 15th October 20

Hi, thanks for your feedback. It's always helpful to hear what our residents think. We will pass your comments on to the team at PGSV!


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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 15th October 20

I don’t think you’ll find much better for your money in newcastle, especially with the cashback. Big desk and bed, decent floor space, even got a dishwasher in the kitchen!! All basic necessities covered like Hoover, kettle, microwave, toaster. The staff are really friendly as well, I was feeling upset one day with isolation and Elaine just made me feel so much better. Obviously with lockdown it’s hard to judge the social spaces and social experience, but I’m enjoying myself so far. It is 10 mins walk from Northumbria uni and just under 20 to city centre. No complaints, they’re trying their best in a hard time obviously things can’t be perfect considering the circumstance

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 15th October 20

Hello, thanks so much for your feedback. We are so happy to hear that you're having such a positive experience at PGSV thus far and we will be sure to pass your comments on to both the team and Elaine-- They will be excited to hear this!


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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 15th October 20

Staff were excellent in helping get our flat groceries and parcels whilst we were isolating. I felt safe and reassured that I was not alone and if I needed further help it was easy accessible.

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 15th October 20

Thanks so much for your review! It's great hearing that the team at PGSV could make isolation a little bit easier on you, and that you feel safe living with us. We will let the team know what you've said!


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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 15th October 20

The staff at Portland Green was always on hand to help with our deliveries whilst we was in isolation.

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 15th October 20

It's great to hear that you have had a pleasant living experience at PGSV thus far. Thanks for your feedback!


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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 15th October 20

I have enjoyed my time at Portland Green Student Green Village so far as the bedroom, kitchen and facilities are at a high quality and allowed me to settle in quickly.

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 15th October 20

Thanks so much for your feedback! It's excellent to hear that you are enjoying your experience at PGSV.


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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 15th October 20

Rooms and kitchens are very modern, and the site team are very helpful

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 15th October 20

We're pleased to hear that you are enjoying your time at PGSV. Thanks so much for your review!


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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 15th October 20

Very modern and comfortable accommodation, in a perfect location with a tesco on the corner and a park right behind the block. I had to isolate due to covid 19 and the staff were so helpful and supportive, post was delivered to our doors along with our bins been taken out when requested. Although we cannot socialise outside our flat we have been provided with other opportunities to meet new people virtually such as a zoom quiz. I would recommend anyone to book here.

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 15th October 20

Wow, thanks so much for this review! We are so happy to hear that, in spite of these strange times, you've had such a fun and positive living experience at PGSV. We will be sure to pass your comments on to the team!


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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 15th October 20

Despite covid, I’ve still had a great time so far at Portland Green! The staff are helpful and welcoming and are always willing to go the extra mile to help you out. I’ve found the maintenance guys will always do as much as they can to help no matter what the issue is. I would recommend PGSv.

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 15th October 20

Thanks so much for this feedback! We're happy to hear that the team at PGSV have gone above and beyond during these strange times, and that you have had a positive living experience with us thus far. We'll be sure to pass your kind words on to the team!


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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 15th October 20

The staff are all so friendly and helpful. It’s so tough at the minute but they all work so hard, day and night. The evening cleaning staff are so lovely and will happily bump elbows.

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 15th October 20

Thank you for your positive review. We're so glad that you've found living at PGSV a great experience. We'll be sure to pass your comments on to the team!


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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 15th October 20

Whilst in isolation the staff couldn’t help us enough, taking out our bins and dropping off our parcels. Thanks to them we’ve made it through lockdown!

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 15th October 20

Thanks so much for your five-star review! We're pleased that you all have made it through isolation, and that the PGSV team were there to help you along the way. They will be happy to hear that their hard work has not gone unnoticed!


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Student Review: 2 /5
By On 17th April 20

Rooms are tiny, judging by how uncomfortable they are mattrasses could be well over 10 years in use. Had unsufficient hot water supply for months and didnt get fixed until the second term. Bike thefts every week without security being able to do something about it. Garbage everywhere as apparently no proper cleaning services. Laundery rooms were outsourced to Circuit and werent functioning for weeks without anyone on site doing anything about it, despite the fact that 4,50 per washing is incredibly expensive compared to other accommodations. Also laundry rooms exist only in two out of 5 builidings so had to drag all of it into a different building. A single common room with one pool & ping pong table for over a thousand students in five different buildings is simply ridiculous. Access logs for buildings flat and room doors was down for two weeks seemingly without anyone being able to fix it. Had to call reception every time I wanted to get out of my flat or get back into it.

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 24th April 20

Portland Green Student Village is the largest private student community in Newcastle with over 1,400 rooms.  This is a mixture of both ensuites in clusters flats and self-contained studios. 

Thank you very much for your review. 

At Portland Green Student Village we hope all our residents are aware, we endeavour to fix any issues as quickly as possible. 

Our three 24-hour operational laundry rooms do occasionally have technical difficulties with individual machines. Once reported it is logged for an engineer to attend as soon as possible.

We have also increased neighbourhood watch patrols and our onsite security.  When a theft is reported the police are contacted to investigate the matter and a crime reference number is provided for insurance purposes.

We also have two large social rooms across the 5 buildings for our students, which include pool tables, areas to meet and socialise with friends or take advantage of our spacious and quiet study pods.


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

This place is amazing. The Staff, facilities plus its not far from Uni.

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 27th March 20

Thank you for your feedback! It's great to hear you've had such a good experience at PGSV!


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

Great place to live. Home from home with great staff and great facilities.

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 27th March 20

Thank you for your feedback! It's great to hear you've had such a good experience at PGSV!


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

I cannot thank PGSV for all the help with my daughter over the last 2 weeks whilst all this craziness of COVID 19 is going on. The reception staff have been so helpful with making my daughter feel safe and secure when we could not fly her home. The Staff cannot do enough for the residence. The maintenance guys are always on hand for emergencies. The events my daughter attends are amazing. They had a free burger/coffee van on site a weeks back. Plus great prizes and fun with the quizzes each month. My daughter has booked again to stay in September with a great re-booking discount. I can't thank PGSV staff enough. Thank you and stay safe

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 27th March 20

Thank you for your feedback! It's great to hear you've had such a good experience at PGSV!


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Student Review: 1 /5
By On 26th March 20

Very bad customer service, especially in a crisis such as the Covid-19 outbreak. Would not recommend; do not book/rebook with them, only after £££

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 27th March 20

Our number one priority in this ever-changing situation has been the safety of our residents and colleagues. The site team is extremely busy looking after our residents still in situ maintaining the facilities to the highest possible standard. We have increased cleaning measures, individual welfare checks on residents whist keeping the community of PGSV our top priority.

The Abodus team is very busy behind the scenes currently reviewing the COVID-19 situation and how it impacts your lives, now and next term. We will be contacting all residents with further communications as quickly as possible.


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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 7th March 20

The experience has been fantastic overall. The staffs are very efficient and friendly. Management is smooth and there's plenty of amazing events going on around the year. The only down side are the rooms. The can feel a little congested at times. Alao there are no reading lamps anywhere in the room, be that at the study table or over the bed.

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 9th March 20

Thank you for your feedback! It's great to hear you've had such a good experience at PGSV, and will pass your comments on to the site. 


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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 6th March 20

Good general experience, but some delays with promised cash back led to many students not having the money to carry on buying food without getting into further debt. Social events and free food are good. Room and en suite in good condition along with kitchen and social spaces

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 9th March 20

Thank you for your feedback! We will pass your comments on to the site. 


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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 6th March 20

Booking late in Rosedale Court is not something you want to do. I know people who have a TV and bigger fridge in bryson Court and paid less than me. Safety is probably best feature though and gym is alright. One issue I have is fridge size however freezer is more than suitable.

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 9th March 20

Thank you for your feedback! It's great to hear you've what you have to say, and we will pass your comments on to the site. 


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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 6th March 20

I love Portland green as its welcoming, social and there’s always events and stuff going on for students

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 9th March 20

Thank you for your feedback! It's great to hear you've had such a good experience at PGSV!


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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 6th March 20

I have been living in Portland, Rosedale Court. It has been an amazing experience so far. I’ll rebook it for the following year, for sure

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 9th March 20

Thank you for your feedback! It's great to hear you've had such a good experience at PGSV and that you'll be rebooking! 


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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 6th March 20

Good place near Northumbria University. Nice studio, however did not have the best experience moving in as it was dirty, but has since then been handled by the staff very well.

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 9th March 20

Thank you for your feedback! We will pass your comments on to the site. 


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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 6th March 20

Its overall good. The studio is really spacious. The only thing - I wish the fridge was bigger in the studios

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 9th March 20

Thank you for your feedback! We will pass your comments on to the site! 


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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 6th March 20

Great atmosphere perfect staffs and very good security

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 9th March 20

Thank you for your feedback! It's great to hear you've had such a good experience at PGSV!


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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 6th March 20

I’ve really enjoyed my stay. Whenever there has been any problems reception have fixed it straight away.

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 9th March 20

Thank you for your feedback! It's great to hear you've had such a good experience at PGSV!


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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 6th March 20

Really friendly staff, decent social space, good location in terms of nearest shops and university and has security 24/7

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 9th March 20

Thank you for your feedback! It's great to hear you've had such a good experience at PGSV!


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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 6th March 20

"This is my second year at Portland Greene student Villiage, the staff are there for any enquiry, and my experience wouldn't be the same without them. Portland is a second home, and my university experience has been the best because of it!"

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 9th March 20

Thank you for your feedback! It's great to hear you've had such a good experience at PGSV and that you've stayed with us! 


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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 6th March 20

The WiFi isn’t great, always cuts out on me. Only a 5 min walk into the Northumbria uni & staff are lovely

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On 9th March 20

Thank you for your feedback! We will pass your comments on to the site.


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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 6th March 20

The staff and maintenance team areee amaziinggggf

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 9th March 20

Thank you for your feedback! It's great to hear you've had such a good experience at PGSV!


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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 6th March 20

I’ve been here for two years and I have never been in a more perfect place for uni

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 9th March 20

Thank you for your feedback! It's great to hear you've had such a good experience at PGSV and stayed with us! 


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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 6th March 20

Excellent experience. Staff are amazing and really helpful. Great social events all around.

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 9th March 20

Thank you for your feedback! It's great to hear you've had such a good experience at PGSV!


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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 6th March 20

Great accomodation at a great location with great support and socials.

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 9th March 20

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 6th March 20

Very welcoming staff, amazing flat and kitchen Betty good value for money

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On 9th March 20

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 6th March 20

It’s pretty good, would recommend

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 9th March 20

Thank you for your feedback! It's great to hear you would recommend us! 


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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 6th March 20

the staff are so friendly, i really like all of them. everything is good quality

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 9th March 20

Thank you for your feedback! It's great to hear what you have to say and that you are happy at PGSV!


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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 6th March 20

The halls are very good value for money

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On 9th March 20

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 6th March 20

Good place to live really social, lovely staff, hold lots of events for students

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 9th March 20

Thank you for your feedback! It's great to hear what you have to say and such good comments! We will pass your comments on to the site. 


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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 6th March 20

Great moving in experience, value for money and friendly staff!

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 9th March 20

Thank you for your feedback! It's great to hear what you have to say and that you've enjoyed your experience! 


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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 6th March 20

Loved Portland green, definitely recommend

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 9th March 20

Thank you for your feedback! It's great to hear what you have to say and that you have enjoyed PGSV! 


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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 6th March 20

Good size room/ en suite and the kitchen space is good I wouldn’t mind having a lock on the toilet door and being able to keep the radiator on for longer because the rooms are quite cold

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 9th March 20

Thank you for your feedback! It's great to hear what you have to say. We will pass your comments on to the site. 


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Student Review: 1 /5
By On 6th March 20

Really disappointed. Gym is not working. There was no warm water for a few days. Delays in cashback. Parcels just for 4 hours, when there are loong queues. The washing machines usually not working and full. Expensive as well.

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 9th March 20

Thank you for your feedback! We will pass your comments on to the site to discuss. If you would like to discuss any of your comments in your review further, please email megandryden@aboduscm.com


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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 5th March 20

Good place to live. Staff sometimes not on the same page. Halls and lifts could do with more regular cleaning. There has been cobwebs above entrance way doors in Newton Block C since we moved in.

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 9th March 20

Thank you for your feedback! It's great to hearwhat you have to say, and we will pass your feedback on to the site. 


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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 5th March 20

Nice and friendly staff but the cleaning of hall ways could do better.

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On 9th March 20

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 5th March 20

Really happy with my first year experience.

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 9th March 20

Thank you for your feedback! It's great to hear you've had such a good experience at PGSV!


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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 4th March 20

So far i have really enjoyed my stay at Portland green, it’s very modern and homely.

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 9th March 20

Thank you for your feedback! It's great to hear you've had such a good experience at PGSV!


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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 4th March 20

There are so many entertaining events organised by the super-helpful staff, I can't imagine living anywhere else.

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 9th March 20

Thank you for your feedback! It's great to hear you've had such a good experience at PGSV!


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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 4th March 20

WiFi connection needs to be improved as the connection gets poor over the time.

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 9th March 20

Thanks for your feedback, we will pass your comments on to the site. 


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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 4th March 20

There are so many events organised by the super-helpful staff, I can't imagine living anywhere else.

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 9th March 20

Thank you for your feedback! It's great to hear you've had such a good experience at PGSV!


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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 4th March 20

Portland green is a good student location and has good value for money!

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 9th March 20

Thank you for your feedback! It's great to hear you've had such a good experience at PGSV!


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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 4th March 20

I really like living at Portland Green. The staff here is very polite and life's just awesome!

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 9th March 20

Thank you for your feedback! It's great to hear about our staff too! 


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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 4th March 20

Staff make me so comfortable and it’s in a great location too!

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 9th March 20

Thank you for your feedback! It's great to hear you've had such a good experience at PGSV!


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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 4th March 20

The maintenance people are really nice people and are always in a good mood. The people on the desk are always smiling and helpful. Also, the 24-hour desk is quite helpful for nights out or studying late. The couple days of the broken card reader was the only problem I have had with the accommodation, everything else has been great esspically for the price with tge cash back

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 9th March 20

Thank you for your feedback! It's great to hear you've had such a good experience at PGSV! We will pass your feedback on to the site. 


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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 3rd March 20

Pretty average accommodation although expensive for what you're getting. Especially compared to the other university accommodations. Maintenance is pretty good. Lovely guys who are happy and willing to help. There have been multiple issues with keycards not working to the point where everyone has realised that you can just force the doors open if you lush hard enough. We also didn't have hot water for a week and were not compensated for it in any way.

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 9th March 20

Thank you for your review! We will pass all your comments over to the staff to make them aware of your feedback. 


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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 3rd March 20

Love it at Portland green. I’ve stayed at Rosedale Court for the last two years and it’s so cheap!! The rooms are a nice size, loads of storage and the kitchens are a good size too. The best part about Portland green are the staff, they truly cannot do enough for you. They really make it feel like a home away from home and the amount of social events that they have including quizzes, exercise classes etc really make a difference when you’re new and even to me my second year in. Overall, I couldn’t suggest it enough, so close to uni!

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 9th March 20

Thank you for your feedback! It's great to hear you've had such a good experience at PGSV, and that you'd recommend us! 


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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 3rd March 20

Love it at Portland green. I’ve stayed at Rosedale Court for the last two years and it’s so cheap!! The rooms are a nice size, loads of storage and the kitchens are a good size too. The best part about Portland green are the staff, they truly cannot do enough for you. They really make it feel like a home away from home and the amount of social events that they have including quizzes, exercise classes etc really make a difference when you’re new and even to me my second year in. Overall, I couldn’t suggest it enough, so close to uni!

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 9th March 20

Thank you for your feedback! It's great to hear you've had such a good experience at PGSV, and that you'd recommend us! 


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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 3rd March 20

I have enjoyed the warm welcome to my accommodation with very helpful and friendly staff available to help you 24/7 , always clean and hygienic with lots of social spaces. Although it personally hasn’t been the best social experience for me the accommodation and staff itself has been amazing.

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 9th March 20

Thank you for your feedback! It's great to hear you've had such a good experience at PGSV!


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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 3rd March 20

The staff are so helpful and friendly, the flats themselves are spacious and have great social kitchen/living areas. The halls themselves are in a great location with everything within walking distance

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 9th March 20

Thank you for your feedback! It's great to hear you've had such a good experience at PGSV!


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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 3rd March 20

The WiFi is really poor and the gym is not working at all even if they are advertising how great gym they have. Moreover the cash back was delayed which is unfair because, they just give us an extra pizza night for “sorry”. There was no warm water for few days even if we pay so much for that place. Not recommended for that value sorry. I can recommend other accommodation like knoll court, where they are not promise everything but doing just great job, giving student what they need.

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 9th March 20

Thank you for your feedback! We will pass all your comments on to the site. 


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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 2nd March 20

The living experience at Portland green has been a memorable one, with the friendly staff and excellent social interaction with the other occupants.

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 9th March 20

Thank you for your feedback! It's great to hear you've had such a good experience at PGSV!


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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 2nd March 20

Very good, would recommend to a friend. Plumbing is rubbish though.

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 9th March 20

Thank you for your feedback! It's great to hear you would recommend us. We will pass your comments on to the site.


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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 2nd March 20

I have been here for 2 years now and I have to say that I enjoy every moments I have spent here, especially the quiz nights. The staff is great and so friendly so I would recommend this accommodation to a lot of people.

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 9th March 20

Thank you for your feedback! It's great to hear you've stayed with us for a few years and the feedback you have given us is great! 


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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 28th February 20

I love living at Portland Green, I will living here for my 3rd year.

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 9th March 20

Thank you for your feedback! It's great to hear you've had such a good experience at PGSV and that your continuing with us for your third year! 


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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 21st January 20

In my view Portland Green Student Village offers its tenants one of the best experiences that could be found in Newcastle. The team is very friendly and willing to answer any questions at any time. I would definitely recommend PGSV to anyone!

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 24th February 20

Thank you for your feedback! It's great to hear you've had such a good experience at PGSV!


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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 16th January 20

Portland Green is a brilliant place to stay. The location is really good it is a short walk to Uni, the City Centre and shops. I have made a lot of friends while staying here. It has a great balance of activities which are put on by the site. The staff are really friendly and approachable and are always happy to go the extra mile to help. I have booked to stay again next year with £1,300 cash back.

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 24th February 20

Thank you for your feedback! It's great to hear that you've chose to stay with us again and that you've enjoyed living here. 


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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 15th January 20

Part 2: Nevertheless, washing machines are really dirty and I’d never wash my white clothes there. Dryers don’t dry clothes completely what is a shame for this price. It’s definitely not an eco-friendly accommodation as they don’t have any bins outside for recyclable rubbish. I was shown a bigger flat during the viewing and my room turned out to be way smaller. Last year I lived in Rosedale Court which is way cheaper than Newton Court and the reason I decided to change the accommodation was the size of the room. The receptionist changed my room for another one, but I was charged £50 for that. I think it’s disgraceful as my other flatmates got way bigger rooms for the same price.

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 24th February 20

Thank you for your feedback! We will pass your comments on to the site. 


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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 15th January 20

I live in a brand new Newton Court in Shieldfield, Newcastle. The biggest advantage of living here are definitely new, modern furniture, fitness suite and a spacious living room with kitchen. The location is great - it’s just 1-minute walk to Tesco Express, 7 minutes to Northumbria Business School and the library. My flat has a SmartTV, dishwasher and the most important - 2 large fridges! All rooms have an en-suite bathroom. WiFi is really fast. Walls are super thick so even if your neighbours organise a party, you still can study or sleep peacefully. Any problems and faults are repaired immediately. Parcel collection works efficiently. The reception is open 24/7 so even if you lose your key during the night out or have any other problem, they’re always there for you. You won’t get this quality anywhere in Newcastle for this price! Students who rebook for the next year get £1300 cashback that lowers the weekly price for about £30!!! Nevertheless, washing machines are really dirty and

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 24th February 20

Thank you for your feedback! It's great to hear about your experience with us! 


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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 15th January 20

Overall a good place to live with a lot of friendly day staff and night staff who are always helpful

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 24th February 20

Thank you for your feedback! It's great to hear about your experience with us! 


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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 15th January 20

I have lived in Student Accommodation for 4 years now. My first year was £31 more expensive per week. Although the rooms and kitchens were just as good as Abodus, the atmosphere, social events and staff were no-where near the standard of Abodus. The internet is very reliable and they host many events every month such as fitness classes, quizzes, parties. The value for money is good, especially with the cashback offer. It is the cheapest, yet biggest and best student accommodation in Newcastle.

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 24th February 20

Thank you for your feedback! It's great to hear about your experience with us! 


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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 14th January 20

Located right next to a Tesco and subway which is super helpful for shopping. There’s also a Morrison’s and GP within walking distance, it’s only a short walk to the centre of town and both universities which is convenient and it’s located in a nice area close to local pubs and food spots. The accommodation itself is well managed by the on site team who always endeavour to meet needs of all residents and always create events in the social area for free to attend which is a bonus and a good way of meeting new people. The only downside is the cost - without the cashback they’ve had on in previous years it is expensive and there are other alternatives for a cheaper price.

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On 24th February 20

Thank you for your feedback! It's great to hear about your experience with us! 


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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 14th January 20

I believe PGSV to be a place that is a good price for students with a good friendly community atmosphere. They have regular events to get people involved. They also have a great team off staff that get to know you personally. It is this level of service that has made PGSV stand out.

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 24th February 20

Thank you for your feedback! It's great to hear about your experience with us! 


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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 9th January 20

Living in Portland Green Student Village is a great choice if you're looking for high quality rooms and flats. Common space in Bryson Court is good for bigger meetings with a lot of social events every month including free pizza and drinks. The location is excellent - 8 minutes to the Northumbria University, 15' to the city centre and 10' to Morrison's if you need bigger shopping. As the accommodation is close to Ouseburn there is a choice of pubs you can go to on a night out with good food during the day. If there are any maintenance issues, they can be easily logged online and the problem would be resolved in no time

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 24th February 20

Thank you for your feedback! It's great to hear about your experience with us! 


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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 8th January 20

Great accommodation with friendly staff, worth the money for very modern flats, a bit of a walk into the town centre and to Newcastle uni but overall a great place to stay

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 24th February 20

Thank you for your feedback! It's great to hear about your experience with us! 


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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 8th January 20

The staff are absolutely fabulous and always willing to help!!!

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Reply from Portland Green Student Village
On 24th February 20

Thank you for your feedback! It's great to hear about your experience with us! 


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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 8th January 20

Great friendly staff, mostly clean halls, location is only ten minutes from city campus, value for money, great modern rooms and kitchens.

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On 24th February 20

Thank you for your feedback! It's great to hear about your experience with us! 


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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 26th November 19

I live in Bryson Court and absolutely love it. I have stayed there for two years now and wish I could have spent the entirety of my 4 years at University here. The onsite staff are super friendly and will always give you time even if just for a chat. There are several social events ran every single month for the residents. There are several onsite laundry rooms, bin storage rooms and the social spaces offer free pool and ping pong (as well as specific study rooms for when that time of year comes and you can't be bothered to treck to the library). There are also a Tesco and a subway literally a two-minute walk as well as nearby bus stations and metro stations for easy commuting if need be. Honestly couldn't recommend this place enough, especially for the price it is absolutely unrivalled.

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 3rd June 19

Turner Court for me was, what I would best describe as a nightmare when I first moved in. I expected my accommodation to be at least somewhat lively, however at first I believed this wasn’t to be and it was going to be a stinker of a year. Yet all changed when I moved flats. Turner is separated into two blocks, Block A and Block B. Block B from my own personal perspective is the livelier of the two, and I found this out quickly. Turner is what you make it, and it is as clear as that. Moving flats was the single best decision of my life, and what I first believed was going to be an awful year actually has turned out to be the best year of my life. I have met friends for life in this accommodation, and my future house mates. Because Turner has relatively small numbers in flats (5-9) you begin to socialise in other flats, and thats why you shouldn’t be anxious of the social aspect of Turner. Honestly, it’s vital that you don’t hibernate in your room, and make it yours and own it.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 13th May 19

Although not my first choice don’t worry it was never anyone’s if you get it ! It’s perfect location for town and the staff are lovely ! Because use are 20 mins walk away from other newcastle halls it does make you former close friendships- I have met my best friends here and I am so greatful!

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Student Review: 2 /5
By On 26th July 18

Not worth staying here. The further accommodation from the uni, with the least social crowd of people. Would not recommend. Plus they find any excuse to charfe you, over £250 in charges at the end of the year for next to nothing. Save your money.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 20th May 18

Turner Court is very well-decorated and modern, it might be a bit further than most accommodations but a lot closer than where most will live in second and third year. Situated above a Tesco and Subway which is great, close to other accommodation such as Liberty Quay, and only a 15 minute walk away from Quayside. Socially good in freshers, but dies out a bit as most do, probably because nobody ever used the common room if they weren't waiting for their laundry. No cleaner but honestly not a big deal at all. A bit expensive, but all student accommodation is, and a lot cheaper than the similar ones offered.

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 28th February 18

Although the layout of the flats is not particularly social in my experience Turner Court is what you make it, once you mix with other flats it's easy to invite people over and make it more of a social environment. Saying that, the common room is a bit dull and so it isn't really a space where many people spend a lot of time which is a shame. The rooms are modern and have plenty of storage. The bathrooms are sometimes a bit of an issue, my shower backed sometimes and so did a few other people's that I'd spoken to, but it was nothing overly problematic. Laundry is straight forward and I never had any issues with it. Overall though Turner Court is a decent place to live and only 15 minutes away from uni.

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Student Review: 2 /5
By On 5th January 17

Terrible halls. Small, badly designed, unclean, and maintenance don't do anything to help when something is wrong. Countless problems have happened in the first term due to shoddy management and I am still 4 months later waiting for maintenance to replace my missing draw in the kitchen, my broken shower and shelf, my broken lock on my door. The service is terrible for customer service, mail delivery and they are constantly trying to sell you things. Not recommended.

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