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Brecon Court Reviews

19 Reviews by Students
#9 out of 20 halls at UWE Bristol

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Very expensive for all you get. Would be cheaper elsewhere, many students struggle within these halls to keep on top of money because of how expensive it is. The flats include 6 en-suite rooms with a small shared kitchen and social area. If you think sitting in the kitchen area doing work and socialising with your flatmates is something you'd like to do, this isn't the place. One kitchen top and then a few uncomfortable seats makes it a difficult space to do both. Apart from this the building is nice, nice area only 10 min walk from the local asda or sainsbury's. 20 min walk away from local train station and buses come onto campus making getting around very easy.

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By member725694
On 8th January 17

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Most helpful review

Very expensive for all you get. Would be cheaper elsewhere, many students struggle within these halls to keep on top of money because of how expensive it is. The flats include 6 en-suite rooms with a small shared kitchen and social area. If you think sitting in the kitchen area doing work and socialising with your flatmates is something you'd like to do, this isn't the place. One kitchen top and then a few uncomfortable seats makes it a difficult space to do both. Apart from this the building is nice, nice area only 10 min walk from the local asda or sainsbury's. 20 min walk away from local train station and buses come onto campus making getting around very easy.

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By member725694
On 8th January 17

Brecon Court Information

Price from£145.15 per week (subject to availability)
CateringSelf-catered
No. of rooms564
CampusFrenchay Campus Student Village
PostcodeBS16 1ZG

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 7th June 18

Large rooms with nice social space

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 7th June 18

Needs a communal space for the whole of Brecon Court but otherwise good

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 6th June 18

What you’d expect from halls really. Cleaner not provided and housemates were messy. Common area was lacking as it felt more like a waiting room than a place to chill our.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 2nd June 18

Nice halls. But there was no cleaning service.

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Student Review: 2 /5
By On 2nd June 18

It's quite expensive for what we get and for how long. Hall management is terrible I had a few complaints about the cleanliness of my flatmates. They said they'd act upon the photos I had sent. No action was taken. Unlike other halls on student village brecon does not get cleaning staff. Most social spaces are kinda small and not always open. The wifi we get with studentcom is terrible just like circuit laundry. The amount of times I had to walk to the other end of the village to dry my clothes is unmentionable. Sometimes to find out they don't work either

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 1st June 18

Great location, great bunch of people, fairly well maintained although have had a few issues.

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 8th January 17

Very expensive for all you get. Would be cheaper elsewhere, many students struggle within these halls to keep on top of money because of how expensive it is. The flats include 6 en-suite rooms with a small shared kitchen and social area. If you think sitting in the kitchen area doing work and socialising with your flatmates is something you'd like to do, this isn't the place. One kitchen top and then a few uncomfortable seats makes it a difficult space to do both. Apart from this the building is nice, nice area only 10 min walk from the local asda or sainsbury's. 20 min walk away from local train station and buses come onto campus making getting around very easy.

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 15th May 16

One of the best halls I've been in around the country, security can be a bit strict though

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

Decent accomodation, however our flat was flooded by the boiler from 4th floor. Not much help given, floor was soaked for a few days. WiFi cuts out almost all the time, but fast when connected.

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 3rd October 15

Pretty expensive but other than that very nice halls with really good security. Feels very safe and a very social environment.

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 23rd April 15

Nice, new and modern student accommodation. Facilities are okay, location is great as right next to uni, however very far from city centre so expensive to go out.

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