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Everyone at the reception is really kind and helpful. James,Kyle,Julie,Ádam,…The Organizer of events she’s great too.

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By member782304
On 26th March 23
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Most helpful review

Everyone at the reception is really kind and helpful. James,Kyle,Julie,Ádam,…The Organizer of events she’s great too.

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By member782304
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Do postgrads stay here?
By member1271083 On 25th August 22
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Which floor is best?
By member1068194 On 14th April 22
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What size is the bed?
By member841796 On 26th August 19
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help, are the rooms nice and modern or gross
By member1031465 On 27th April 18
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Student Review: 3.1 /5
By member1291986 On 7th October 23 verified Verified student

Good room overall, good location but the cleaning is absolutely despicable, it wasnt cleaned over the entire of summer and there was food and dirt when we arrived, because of this it is littered with spiders, flies and silverfish, bugs absolutely everywhere, kitchen, rooms, common rooms, constantly seeing them and constantly got your skin crawling. shame because if it was clean it would be a 5 star but more like a 2, would go somewhere else if I had known

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Student Review: 5 /5
By member1191644 On 27th September 23 verified Verified student

Desk people are really nice :)

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Reply from Margaret Rule Hall On 28th September 23
Student Review: 3.6 /5
By member991022 On 12th September 23 verified Verified student

The bedroom was really nice and the staff are very kind to you. But there was mold in multiple places in my room, there was spiderweb covering the window when I arrived, there’s no curtain or anything covering the shower and some things are very old. The stove didn’t get hot enough to boil water in a pot even though I had it on the highest setting for 30 minutes. It’s really not worth it, you can get much better places for the money and I really don’t think it’s okay that they let students pay for and live in rooms like this.

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Reply from Margaret Rule Hall On 14th September 23
Student Review: 4.6 /5
By member782304 On 26th March 23 verified Verified student

Everyone at the reception is really kind and helpful. James,Kyle,Julie,Ádam,…The Organizer of events she’s great too.

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Reply from Margaret Rule Hall On 27th March 23
Student Review: 4.3 /5
By member1375243 On 19th January 23 verified Verified student

Kyle and Julie are always very helpful

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Reply from Margaret Rule Hall On 20th January 23
Student Review: 4.6 /5
By member1375210 On 19th January 23 verified Verified student

I have had to move flats due to the issues I have had with the previous ones, but, since moving to the new flat, I’m more than happy with my accommodation and the team they have working here, especially Julie and CJ

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Reply from Margaret Rule Hall On 20th January 23
Student Review: 5 /5
By member1175142 On 18th January 23 verified Verified student

I love living here! The gym is great and James, Kyle and Julie at reception are so nice

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Reply from Margaret Rule Hall On 19th January 23
Student Review: 5 /5
By member475126 On 18th January 23 verified Verified student

Such a great place to live, James, Julie and Kyle at reception are all super friendly and helpful!

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Reply from Margaret Rule Hall On 19th January 23
Student Review: 4.1 /5
By member873136 On 7th November 22 verified Verified student

Really good location for everything students need, clean, well maintained and friendly staff - Julie on reception was great help when I lost my room card, kind and friendly. The only let down to this accommodation is the laundry as it always seems to busy and is part of a separate company ‘Circuit Laundry’ which is run through an app and regularly crashes.

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Reply from Margaret Rule Hall On 8th November 22
Student Review: 3.9 /5
By member950185 On 31st July 20 verified Verified student

No social spaces. Was slightly difficult to make friends if you did not like your flat mates.

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Student Review: 4.3 /5
By member450175 On 31st July 20 verified Verified student

It has been revamped since I lived there, excellent location

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Student Review: 3.7 /5
By member1050171 On 30th July 20 verified Verified student

Positives: private toilet, good size room. Negatives: shared kitchen was small and there were not enough seats for everyone to sit together, the person in the bedroom nearest the Kitchen could hear all the noise from the kitchen, got charged a ridiculous amount after leaving small blue tack marks on one of the walls.

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Student Review: 3.3 /5
By member950047 On 25th July 20 verified Verified student

Very nice room but very few social spaces

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Student Review: 4.1 /5
By Biojudge2020 On 25th July 20 verified Verified student

Cheap halls but pretty good quality. Lots of flats with decent rooms and a good shared kitchen in each

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Student Review: 2.6 /5
By member1226 On 24th April 20 verified Verified student

During my experience through the year 2019-2020 I had to live with silverfish (bugs) , I asked 3 times for this to be sorted throughout the year however all they done was put more traps down. There was a night where they gave me keys to another room, I was not surprised that I was also greeted by silverfish (bugs) in that room. My flatmates were awful making our kitchen a mess all year long even though I tried to come to terms and keep it tidy.

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Student Review: 4.7 /5
By lizt On 14th January 20 verified Verified student

The best halls for making friends for life. Couldn’t recommend it any higher. Amazing

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Student Review: 4.3 /5
By member944783 On 13th January 20 verified Verified student

My building is good value for money when you compare it to other accommodations as there are other buildings which are more expensive but worse than mine, it is located right by the town centre which is good as it is only a 15 minute walk max to the furthest university building. It is right next to the nightlife making it a lot safer to travel around during your first year. The staff are all friendly. The only downside is the cleaners barely clean our kitchen when they come to do it and we are not sure as to why but they also took our curtains!!

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Student Review: 5 /5
By member644520 On 20th December 19 verified Verified student

The location is fab - and the rooms have recently been updated to modern-esk style!

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Student Review: 4.6 /5
By member742562 On 5th October 19 verified Verified student

Was good value for money had we everything I need and a I got a big room for the price I was paying

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Student Review: 2.7 /5
By member1030987 On 20th March 18 verified Verified student

Definitely b****** enjoying ur midnight cooking roommate n constantly ringing fire alarm. Everyday you can get free exercise cuz the lift will take u five minutes to walk there. Best selling point is that u can chilling as hell during the winter time, thanks to the economic heater. PS, your bed is just below the window, wind will be good for ur health

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Student Review: 4 /5
By member1228569 On 3rd October 17 verified Verified student

Really good location, lovely helpful front desk staff. Not a very good sized kitchen/social space for the 7 members of my flat.

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Student Review: 1.9 /5
By member1328552 On 2nd October 17 verified Verified student

It was horrible and effected my health. Dangerous black mould all over walls, damp mattress, awful experience.

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Student Review: 2.7 /5
By member1125437 On 21st December 16 verified Verified student

Its alright, better than some of the other halls but the majority of the kitchens are too small for the entire flat to be in there, although they're done up nicely. The heating doesn't really work so its freezing all the time, and there is also nobody from unite working in the building after the desk shuts and on weekends. If you have a problem, you have to go across the street to another accommodation building and hope theres someone there. But the furnishing is really nice and there are study rooms and a higher ratio of laundry services :students than in other buildings. It's quite expensive for what you get.

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Student Review: 4.1 /5
By member1223423 On 4th August 16 verified Verified student

Great halls, right near the uni, the city centre and the train station. Loved my time there.

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