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Brayford Quay Reviews

34 Reviews by Students
#4 out of 20 halls at University of Lincoln

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Excellent location but that is about it. Everything else is overpriced and severely below average.

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By member626258
On 10th April 17

Brayford Quay Information

Price from£109.00 per week (subject to availability)
CateringSelf-catered
No. of rooms402
CampusOff Campus
PostcodeLN1 1YA

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Does anyone know how lenient they are with payments? The second and third payments are due a few days before my loan gets here and I don't want to cause any problems.
By member535196 On 4th December 18
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yes they do :)
By member1133516 On 20th August 18
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Does the accommodation allow visitors to stay overnight?
By member432806 On 12th July 18
yes they do :)
By member1133516 On 20th August 18
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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 9th July 18

Spacious rooms and good location, only 5-10 minutes walk to uni. Bit disappointed with the staff always having to come in the room with different maintenance, sometimes not even announcing 24 hours before they come in. The cleaner as well sometimes comes in a different day than the one specified on the board, which doesn't let the residents be announced and tidy up so she can have space to proper clean around.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 25th March 18

Rebooking for the 2018/19 year and would definitely recommend Brayford Quay to anyone who is looking for student accom in Lincoln. Spacious rooms, the location is superb and close to the main campus, and great facilities such as the onsite gym and common room, and organised events for students living there such as the annual Halloween party. Maintenance is second to none and always gets things sorted out ASAP, and both Carys and Lesley are always incredibly helpful in the main office. :)

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 22nd March 18

Been here for my 1st year of university. Value for money is good - large rooms and not a bad sized kitchen which do vary slightly depending on what flat you are in. Social room is good, and the office do put on Halloween/Christmas events which gives a good social experience. Cleaners do a decent job once a week by cleaning the oven, microwaves etc. Security is 24/7 making all of the accommodation feel safe, with regular checks on flats throughout the night. Lesley, Carys and Lisa are all very welcoming, accommodate every need and make you feel at home. Maintainence is good, with most issues being fixed within a few days. Laundry room is okay, but a little on the small side for the amount of students it is catering for. Location is the best thing! - good distance from town, supermarkets and the train station as well as being above many restaurants and pubs. Would 100% recommend to anybody coming to Lincoln.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 22nd March 18

Honestly think this is one of the best accommodations in Lincoln, cheaper than a lot of the others and for the room size we have it's beyond decent. Carys and Lesley in the office are so sweet and helpful and make you feel right at home.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 22nd March 18

Honestly think this is one of the best accommodations in Lincoln, cheaper than a lot of the others and for the r

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 22nd March 18

Would 100% recommend Brayford Quay as student accommodation, me and my flat loved it that much we're staying again for our 2nd year! The rooms are nice and big with lots of storage and the kitchen is really homely! The showers are amazing

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Student Review: 2 /5
By On 1st March 18

My experience here at Brayford Quay has been appalling. The quality of the rooms are poor - black mould covers the bathrooms, the hot water is temperamental and often results in having to choose between washing up or having a hot shower, carpets and walls are stained, cooking facilities break and are of poor quality, plumbing breaks and the maintenance work is often a quick-fix, not fixing the issue long-term. In terms of the extra facilities, the gym is a nice addition. The laundry room is rubbish - there are barely enough machines for one block, let alone all three and more often than not the room smells disgusting. The common room is a good space to meet friends. The management team have their favourites and if you're not one of them then it makes living here quite awkward. Staff members come across as rude and do not handle issues well and let tenancies be violated by their favourites. I do not recommend living here, it's overpriced and bad-quality.

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Student Review: 1 /5
By On 16th February 18

Absolutely awful accommodation, kitchens are small and cramped the cleaners do a sub standard job and there's mould i showers, maintenance give no notice and neither do other staff. People who run it are rude and incompetent. Avoid like the plague

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 25th August 17

I lived here for three years and it provided an excellent and supportive environment to live and study. The office staff were always helpful and would always go the extra mile to make you feel welcome and address any issues you may have. The cleaners worked tirelessly and always arrived at the same time to our flat every week. However, some students seem to be a little confused. They seem to think that the cleaners' job is to do their piles of washing up, take their bins out, organise their kitchen equipment, throw away their empty alcohol bottles and perform a complete tidy up from a party the previous night. This is not the case. Students are responsible for their own belongings and rubbish; as they would be in their own home. Furthermore, the facilities at Brayford Quays are excellent. There is an onsite gym included in the rent price, a common room, bike storage, wi fi and 24 hour security. I always felt safe here. I would thoroughly recommend.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 24th August 17

My year at Brayford Quay has literally been the best year of my life! This accommodation is ideal for people who are friendly and want to be social. Plenty of events going on throughout the year to get everyone together and a really safe environment to live. The rooms are huge and kitchens are pretty good too. Would completely recommend this to any student thinking of studying at Lincoln

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 23rd August 17

Loved it here! I don't understand how you can leave a bad review. I've only been at Brayford for 1 year. And it's my 3rd. I have lived in two other accommodations. Brayford isn't about what chairs you have and about how big the kitchen is. It's about feeling at home. Knowing there is someone there if you need them. When you go to see them. They know exactly who you are and have a genuine care for you. Walk into any other accommodation office and they ask for ID! Carys and Leslie are diamonds. Security and maintenance is great. Gym included in rent The only thing I would change is the hot water system. It can be a little temperamental.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 18th August 17

Absolutely love it here! The rooms are big with 3/4 sized beds which is awesome, and the kitchens are also big and quite modern. It's less than a 10 minute walk from both the uni and the town which makes the location ideal. The accommodation also has a very friendly atmosphere with lovely staff who do all they can to ensure you're comfortable and settled in, can't wait to stay for my second year!

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 17th August 17

I lived here for three years as I enjoyed living here so much. I moved away from home to a new city and the staff couldn't have made me feel more welcome and at home. Over my three years I stayed in both a shared flat, and a studio, and both were fab, no complaints at all - any issues I did have were dealt with quickly and nothing was too much trouble. I felt safe here, and with security on site overnight this was a great piece of mind. I would certainly recommend Brayford Quays, and with it being so close to campus and on the waterfront, this was a bonus.

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

I have had a fantastic year at Brayford Quay. The rooms are big and light. My flat was a little messy but I guess that's our fault. The lady did what she could for us, when she came once a week to clean. The staff do try so hard to put you with people you will get along with. I loved my flat mates. Cary's makes time for everyone. So if you need help or simply want some company make sure you go to her. I guess she can't fix everything. But she will make you feel better. So glad I booked Brayford Quay again for next year

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 19th July 17

Stayed here for first and second year, for first year everything was great; staff were friendly and super helpful. Staying on for second year however, everything changed. Repairs although done quickly were shabby with my toilet seat falling off pretty much every other week. My flat also spent the majority of the year complaining about the lack of hot water, yet until the very last month of our tenancy despite ours (and numerous others') complaints the water remained ice cold. If this wasn't bad enough, due to the low quality silicon used to repair leaks in my shower I spent the entire year with a shower growing mould, which again Brayford refused to do anything about. It has become clear that the staff at Brayford Quays are extremely unprofessional, obviously showing favouritism to certain students who were allowed to bully other tenants and deliberately damage their flats without any consequence while extorting the rest of us for normal wear and tear on our rooms.

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Student Review: 2 /5
By On 2nd June 17

very bad management, doesn't sort out any issues. mould in shower, very slow internet

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 30th May 17

Fairly good experience, decent flatmates and no deal breaking problems. The kitchen is an awful social space though, awful sofas and chairs and very little space to make food (6 people cramped into this area in the evening is a nightmare), I just feel a separate living room would alleviate this problem completely (and for the price you pay, you'd expect one). Common room is fairly dead most of the time, and suffers from uncomfortable furniture and little space as well. Cleaning is okay, but not great. Staff in general are very nice and from what I can tell there is great security. Laundry facilities are fantastic. Internet is almost always on and stable, inclusive 50mb Download and Upload speeds which is very fast. Lovely location, however that's about it. Expensive restaurants are all you will find on the Brayford Waterfront. Very expensive accommodation, I would live in another accommodation if I was to choose again.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 25th May 17

Stayed here for first year and liked it so much I'm staying again next year. Bedrooms are spacious and the staff are always friendly and willing to help with any queries or problems. Location is fantastic, next to all of the resturants along the Brayford and less than a 10 minute walk to the university and high street.

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 10th April 17

Excellent location but that is about it. Everything else is overpriced and severely below average.

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

Best accommodation in Lincoln! Great value for money!

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

Very nice for students who like the quiet life

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 23rd November 15

Overall I enjoyed my time at Bradford quay I got a little unlucky with my flat mates but over all is a great place to live.

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

You get massive rooms for a decent price! Best accommodation at Lincoln, in my opinion - plus, the ladies who manage the place (Carys and Lesley) are absolutely lovely :-)

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

Management are really nice, super nice rooms for value, best accommodation by far

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 8th November 15

Best location to live on campus can't recommend enough management are amazing and friendly

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

Lovely clean Accomodation, staff are really friendly and helpful. Gorgeous rooms with plenty of space.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 1st July 15

I have absolutely loved living here, looking forward to a second year here

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 21st June 15

Really good! The staff are so friendly and helpful and the rooms are a great size for halls!

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 6th April 15

I've been to so many accommodations in Lincoln, and I think this is the most value for money. It has a gym, a large common room with pool tables and large TVs as well as having huge en-suite rooms. Managers are super nice! Only thing is that the cleaner (who comes once a week) doesn't clean the floors when she is supposed to, but it's only a minor issue. It's a great location - just opposite the Uni and only a short walk to town

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 2nd April 15

Literally the best accommodation in Lincoln at the price it is

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