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St Salvator's Hall Reviews

28 Reviews by Students
#4 out of 18 halls at University of St Andrews

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Most helpful review

Gorgeous hall in the middle of town, close to Buchanan, Swallowgate, Irvine, and many more. Five minutes walk to the library, which is truly ideal in exam/revision period. WiFi connection and heating could be better. Very friendly wardens and staff, and great communal spaces.

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By member422424
On 12th May 16

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John Burnet Hall #1
McIntosh Hall #2
St Regulus Hall #3
St Salvator's Hall #4
Andrew Melville Hall #5
University Hall #6
Agnes Blackadder Hall #7
David Russell Apartments #8
Gannochy House #9
Fife Park #10

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Most helpful review

Gorgeous hall in the middle of town, close to Buchanan, Swallowgate, Irvine, and many more. Five minutes walk to the library, which is truly ideal in exam/revision period. WiFi connection and heating could be better. Very friendly wardens and staff, and great communal spaces.

Value for money
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Property management
Cleaning
Social spaces
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Internet / Wifi
By member422424
On 12th May 16

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Covid-19 Response

TEACHING DELIVERY STATUS:
Confirmed Sept/Oct start
TEACHING MODE:
Blended learning
OPEN DAYS:
Selection of online events
TEACHING NOTES:
Planning for a combination of online and face-to-face learning (small groups socially distanced).
This is the latest available data taken from the st-andrews.ac.uk website on 29th June 2020

St Salvator's Hall Information

Price from £127.28 per week (subject to availability)
CateringCatered
No. of rooms128
CampusTown Centre
PostcodeKY16 9AZ

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Is it okay to get to the Classics building? And how likely is it that I get a single room as a new 1st year?
By member846228 On 2nd March 20
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How many people share a bathroom in St Salvator's?
By member1235471 On 14th January 19
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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 15th April 20

Value for money? No hall, except perhaps self catereds in Gannochy, is well priced. Accommodation is pricy in St Andrews. Sallies has a fab location, 2mins walk to Buchanan lecture theatre for all Arts students, 20mins to science, bit of a drag but still, good location Wardens in halls are a pain, stuck up PHD students who had a serious power complex, main reason I'm moving to private accommodation for 2nd year. Food is fine, social spaces are good, and you make a lot of friends in halls. Sallies committee was fab, lots of nice events, just a shame they didn't plan our end of year ball.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 26th December 19

Sallies is fantastic. A classic oxbridge college style environment. 2 min walk from the library, 30 seconds from Younger Hall and The Quad. Dining hall is beautiful. Very social. All the rooms are regularly cleaned, as are the bathrooms. Only disadvantage is that like 99% of first years share rooms. Single rooms are prioritised for returners.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 30th March 19

A fairly average halls. Quite outdated, odd smell too. Most students were highly anti-social, luckily I knew people in other halls to mix with. The location was good, not too far from all your amenities.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 29th July 18

Amazing room to myself with a balcony.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 7th June 16

Amazing hall spirit, numerous exciting social activities, lovely location and amazing views from rooms - both to the sea and the front lawn. Rooms in great condition and very cosy.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 12th May 16

Gorgeous hall in the middle of town, close to Buchanan, Swallowgate, Irvine, and many more. Five minutes walk to the library, which is truly ideal in exam/revision period. WiFi connection and heating could be better. Very friendly wardens and staff, and great communal spaces.

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

really want to stay here next year!!!

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 9th April 16

A beautiful and loving place to live. Eduroam (the wifi) is terrible, though, but that's a common theme throughout St Andrews. Management and the wardens can also be a little pickey and strange about common spaces and study spaces.

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

my top choice of residence for st andrews!

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 28th November 15

The best location, prettiest building and most iconic.

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

I loved being in the this hall in my first year at uni. Very close knit community! Will always be a home away from home

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

The food is not really good, but really worth to live. Location and community is great

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 28th October 15

Sallies is definitely the best hall the University has to offer; even though it is old, it has an amazing location and traditions associated within its walls.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 11th October 15

Fantastic place to be a first year at St Andrews.

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

There is no such a hall ike this!

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 11th July 15

Amazing community and atmosphere. Lovely people, wardens are the best and just amazing all around.

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

Lovely hall! Real family feel from the wardens and the rooms are lovely

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 3rd July 15

Great group atmosphere allowing for people to make great friends.

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

Such a beautiful fun place to live

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