3.81 / 5

3.81 / 5

Mackinder Hall Reviews

46 Reviews by Students
#4 out of 14 halls at University of Reading

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Expensive but nice place to live. Not the most sociable of places due to the flat layout. Good cleaning service, but prone to complain about marks on the white corridor walls.

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By member76229
On 19th April 15

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Expensive but nice place to live. Not the most sociable of places due to the flat layout. Good cleaning service, but prone to complain about marks on the white corridor walls.

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By member76229
On 19th April 15

Mackinder Hall Information

CampusWhiteknights Campus
PostcodeRG6 6UR
CateringSelf-catered
No. of rooms563
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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 8th October 17

very nice and new accommodation. Fast response from the staff when anything broke in the flat.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 17th May 17

Highly overpriced but all reading halls are! No social area in flat except kitchen but we've never had a problem and park bar is 2 minutes away. Closest halls to campus, better rooms have views ove playing fields. Mackinder isn't amazing but it's the best you will get - at least out of the park group halls.

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 8th December 16

So noisy - on one side everyone walks past your room to get to/from union shouting and screaming and on the other you are woken by the sports on the field in the morning.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 6th November 16

Perfect location and flats are lovely with lots of space for socialising

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

I love Mackinder cos its premium and its so close to campus. Hardly a 5 min walk to my home building. Park eat is close as well.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 6th September 16

Perfect start to university. Allows comfort and easy access to everything on campus.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 5th August 16

The best halls on campus, near to everything you need and close to Park bar meaning it's great for the social side of uni life

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 22nd December 15

completely overpriced, but so is every other hall in the whole of Reading

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 26th November 15

Great location as it's near everything(mainly park bar). Great bunch of people despite them being posh gits haha.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 16th November 15

I have met many friends from Mackinder and everyone is lovely. Everyone seems to be respectful in regards to noise and you're always welcome over to people's flats even if you don't know them that well! The location is great with it being a five minute walk to the middle of campus where everything is.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 2nd November 15

Lovely accommodation, ideal position on campus, however quite expensive considering the quality of cleaning services and management supplied. Social life is excellent though.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 19th October 15

Very modern Great location Very comfortable

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 10th October 15

Overall lovely place to live but showers are not great, radiator doesnt work

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Student Review: 2 /5
By On 28th September 15

Expensive and small. good for generic people not for alts. Cleaners.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 7th September 15

Loved the halls, on campus. Ideal location and facilities were great

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 12th June 15

Very expensive but an amazing hall

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 30th April 15

no problems at all! If there ever were, they were sorted immediately. Great social environment and location is perfect!

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

great halls, ensuite and double beds

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 19th April 15

Expensive but nice place to live. Not the most sociable of places due to the flat layout. Good cleaning service, but prone to complain about marks on the white corridor walls.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 16th March 15

No lounge area so can sometimes be difficult to socialise

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 16th March 15

Best halls at Reading University, slightly overpriced (like all halls) but nevertheless, best experience of my life.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 14th March 15

Lovely rooms and en suite bathrooms with huge kitchens. Not a huge community feel and the jcr are pretty bad this year but the location is ideal

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