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Queens is by far the best halls at the uni. They have the biggest bedrooms although some kitchens are smaller than others. The cleaners are great and if you are lucky enough to have Nige then your kitchen will be sparkling all year! Living with 5 other people is fine, even if you don't like them! Although, don't all shower at the same time... Sometimes the hot water doesn't spread far enough... Queens is slightly quieter than Westdowns but is definitely worth slightly more money! Don't listen to anyone on Burma, Queens is definitely better value for money!

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By member66154
On 13th April 15

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Queens is by far the best halls at the uni. They have the biggest bedrooms although some kitchens are smaller than others. The cleaners are great and if you are lucky enough to have Nige then your kitchen will be sparkling all year! Living with 5 other people is fine, even if you don't like them! Although, don't all shower at the same time... Sometimes the hot water doesn't spread far enough... Queens is slightly quieter than Westdowns but is definitely worth slightly more money! Don't listen to anyone on Burma, Queens is definitely better value for money!

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By member66154
On 13th April 15

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CampusKing Alfred Campus
PostcodeSO22 4DQ
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No. of rooms399
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40 Queen's Road Student Village Reviews


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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 13th April 15

Queens is by far the best halls at the uni. They have the biggest bedrooms although some kitchens are smaller than others. The cleaners are great and if you are lucky enough to have Nige then your kitchen will be sparkling all year! Living with 5 other people is fine, even if you don't like them! Although, don't all shower at the same time... Sometimes the hot water doesn't spread far enough... Queens is slightly quieter than Westdowns but is definitely worth slightly more money! Don't listen to anyone on Burma, Queens is definitely better value for money!

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 2nd June 16

Great halls, best rooms of the three self catered options. Wifi and phone signal wasn't great at first but improved throughout the year. Loved living here!

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 17th May 16

Brilliant facilities, good location, secure and well managed. The only major complaint I have is that en-suite showers have quite shallow floors and are prone to flooding at time. Otherwise very really good!

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 24th November 15

Right on campus and decent value for money if you're in a shared room like I was, but I wouldn't want to pay the full price for a single room. The communal space is small and kind of dirty but the kitchen itself is clean and has plenty of space. The wifi and phone signal can be iffy depending on where in the halls you are. E.g. my wifi worked in my room but not the phone signal, and visa versa in the kitchen/communal area.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 14th July 15

Excellent accommodation. Located on campus with a short walk to the town. Cleaners are employed mon-fri and keep the communal areas amazingly clean. The room is fairly large, boasting a huge desk and an ensuite.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 13th June 15

Queens Road is amazing accommodation! Decent sized, good kitchen space and such a sociable location. Wouldn't change it for the world!!

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 4th March 17
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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 5th January 17

Overall, Queens Road is fantastic accommodation. Only problems are the wifi, but that's the same across most universities as Eduroam isn't great. Also, the cleaners aren't too brilliant. They don't do all the jobs they're supposed to do in the kitchen and I often find myself having to do them myself.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 17th December 16

Good location. My flat has 5 people. Nice and safe with key card entry. Not overly sociable but depends on your flatmates. Ensuite are also great - shower basin occasionally floods

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 11th September 16

We had a massive game of hide and seek to meet all our neighbours when we first moved in - best halls at Winchester.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 6th June 16
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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 12th May 16

Absolutely loved my year in Queens, would definitely recommend

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

Excellent modern halls, right on campus. Good sized rooms, all with an ensuite. Would recommend! :D

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 13th April 16

Its good but not ideal for socialising its the only downfall really. Close to town and the location is ideal as it is on campus!

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

For my first year at uni, i cannot imagine living anywhere else apart from Queens.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 30th March 16
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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 7th March 16

Transferred from Burma, much nicer, much bigger room for less money. Great!

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 10th December 15
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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 5th December 15

Fantastic community base, lovely rooms, good kitchen area and social space, really nice rooms!!!

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 25th November 15

I asked for a quiet flat, I was put with 3 other people which was fine. However what angered me is how the university has put people with a disability together! I stated that I have a disability. I do not need an accessible room, I can do everything fine and I stated that but the university decided to put me with three other people with a disability and it feels like segregation ! I feel like I should have hidden the fact I'm disabled..

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 24th November 15

Perfect location, love having everything nearby. Good room size with ensuite.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 18th November 15

no common room or social spaces are in this hall, however we have Facebook chats and the lay out makes it very easy to socialise! my only complaint is that you cant open the windows all the way and we don't have our own launderette (have to use burma roads)

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 17th November 15

Brilliant value for money

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

Convenient and perfectly quiet.

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

Some rooms have VERY VERY bad wi-fi but the rooms are big and very nice in general. the bathroom is small but sufficient.

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

Best halls, biggest rooms and such a good atmosphere!

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 18th October 15

Rooms were great, as were the en suites, however the kitchen and social space was small, dated and tatty.

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

The showers here are absolutely incredible. It's expensive, but I'd say it's worth paying a bit extra just for the shower. Cleaned regularly, it's quiet (at least where I am) but it's not completely dead.

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 26th September 15

Brilliant maintenance. If you have a broken and report it they fix it pretty quickly. I have bad wifi in my flat but Ethernet cable works fine. So close to my lectures. Massive desk space, not much drawer space

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 24th September 15

Dry and sterile. Not particularly friendly. Just flats with 7 rooms and a small kitchen. Usual sort of thing. Doesn't encourage interaction due to lack of proper communal spaces.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 15th September 15
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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 11th September 15

Exactly what I was looking for. Had a wonderful time there and would not really change a thing. As student accommodation goes it was amazing. Even had friends from the other halls (including Burma Road) saying it was better.

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

Fantastic experience. Nice and big single ensuite rooms. Kitchen comes with 16 inch LCD TV with DVD player. If you have lots of stuff, there is a long desk/table where you can pretty much put your PC and TV and console.

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

Hot water isn't always guaranteed. Will be woken up every night by people on the way to the SU

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 10th August 15

Could have done with a common room and a better outside area, but on the whole, loved it.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 29th July 15
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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 29th July 15

Great first year

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 17th July 15

huge scope for socialness, always feels safe

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 28th June 15

I liked it because the ensuite was nice, the desk was huge and it was really cost but the actual halls weren't that great and so expensive!

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