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Lovaine Hall Reviews

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Decor and lighting are cold and clinical and really don't make you feel at home at all - e.g. there's no wallpaper or anything, just bricks painted white, so the rooms are often cold and draughty, insulation isn't helped by the ancient windows. No common rooms, just shared kitchens, which don't really work as a social space. Everything's always out of order, e.g. showers, hot water, fridges and freezers, etc. Security waste their time chasing stoners rather than dealing with actual security issues. A friend of mine in Flats had his flat broken into by strangers high on harder drugs (twice), one of whom tried to bottle one of his flatmates. Security were nowhere to be seen either time.

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By member1021766
On 12th April 16

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Most helpful review

Decor and lighting are cold and clinical and really don't make you feel at home at all - e.g. there's no wallpaper or anything, just bricks painted white, so the rooms are often cold and draughty, insulation isn't helped by the ancient windows. No common rooms, just shared kitchens, which don't really work as a social space. Everything's always out of order, e.g. showers, hot water, fridges and freezers, etc. Security waste their time chasing stoners rather than dealing with actual security issues. A friend of mine in Flats had his flat broken into by strangers high on harder drugs (twice), one of whom tried to bottle one of his flatmates. Security were nowhere to be seen either time.

Value for Money
Location
Hall management
Cleaning
Common room / Social spaces
Social experience
Internet / Wifi
By member1021766
On 12th April 16

Lovaine Hall Information

CampusCity Centre Campus
PostcodeNE1 8SU
CateringSelf-catered
No. of rooms156
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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 15th January 17

Cold and clinical as someone already mentioned, a lot of appliances stop working and nothing gets done about it, no social areas so it's hard to make friends, just generally unpleasant.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 25th November 16

Worth the price with moderate quality. Near to library and students union. Great hall management. Very fast wifi.

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 12th April 16

Decor and lighting are cold and clinical and really don't make you feel at home at all - e.g. there's no wallpaper or anything, just bricks painted white, so the rooms are often cold and draughty, insulation isn't helped by the ancient windows. No common rooms, just shared kitchens, which don't really work as a social space. Everything's always out of order, e.g. showers, hot water, fridges and freezers, etc. Security waste their time chasing stoners rather than dealing with actual security issues. A friend of mine in Flats had his flat broken into by strangers high on harder drugs (twice), one of whom tried to bottle one of his flatmates. Security were nowhere to be seen either time.

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Cleaning
Common room / Social spaces
Social experience
Internet / Wifi
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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 2nd April 16

Not bad in all honesty. Great location, awful WiFi.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 19th November 15
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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 30th April 15
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