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Parkside Halls Reviews

17 Reviews by Students
#2 out of 11 halls at Teesside University

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Great location, amazing internet. Previously an old maternity ward, which definitely shows, so decoration would be a definite great addition.

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By member835979
On 10th February 19

Parkside Halls Information

Price from£58.00 per week (subject to availability)
CateringSelf-catered
CampusMain Campus
PostcodeTS1 3LF

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Am a student in teesside need an accommodation
By member1041898 On 1st September 19
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Is this accommodation available for pre-booking
By member935094 On 28th November 18
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is it worth living in student halls
By member1234879 On 12th November 18
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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 10th February 19

Great location, amazing internet. Previously an old maternity ward, which definitely shows, so decoration would be a definite great addition.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 29th January 19

Good for making friends, not amazing but okay for the money!

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 13th January 19

I lived in Parkside Halls (Westside) for a year during my 1st year of uni and it was one of the best experiences of my life! Not only a great place to study and get a degree, but to party everynight and meet people from all over the country! The location is fantastic being next door to Albert Park. We played football here everyday for Glasubalti FC - loved it! There is so much fun you can have with the CCTV cameras at the end of the night, its worth staying just for that! The only problem we had was the wardens do not like you taking the bars off the windows and climbing through. Hamster and dogs are also banned and taken off you “if” you get court! Overall if you want to have the best university experience in the country I would recommend staying here! House 3, Room 1 x

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 3rd October 18

I don’t know about others but personally my experience living in Parkside halls has been amazing so far. It’s a very cozy place. The rooms are wide, my room is huge. The bathrooms are very clean most of the time. The dayrooms and kitchens are also wide and generally just great. The environment is really friendly and warm. Lots of people from all over the world, very social, you get the chance to socialism and make friends. The wardens are very helpful. You have lots of freedom, you basically get to do whatever you want with some restrictions that are of course sensible like no smoking. But it feels like living at home. As a foreign student I have to say I’m impressed. It’s such an affordable place to live in yet so awesome. Totally worth it.

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Student Review: 2 /5
By On 26th August 18

The rooms were big and it was cheap, but it was all a weird tinge of green and used to be an old maternity hospital and still looks like it. It's situated between a park where everyone goes to smoke weed and some of the roughest streets in the neighborhood. My friend had part of his motorbike stolen, we had to call police because we saw a girl get dragged from the car park by three men. The kids that live nearby come here to hang out, ask for cigarettes and bounce up and down on the fire escape to create the most noise possible, they also throw stones at you and my friend was also followed home by men when she walked home at night. This city is one of the worst places imaginable. It was cleaned well at the start but then they just stopped towards the end and occasionally we saw the cleaning woman just sitting on her phone, everything was everywhere and people left huge messes and didn't care. The dayrooms were big but people always stole things. The people were awful. Wifi was good.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 1st December 17

listen, the last reviews are really poor, firstly i lived in parkside my first year of uni and my god it was unreal. you are left to do what you want, there are no rules its everything you imagine a uni halls to be and more. its not pretty its tacky but the beauty of these halls is that it embracess the tackyness. the security woman is lovely and if any faults with the room (I.E. bulbs going or anything, it was sorted the same day) best year of my life so far stopping here... not that i remember much :D

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Student Review: 2 /5
By On 12th November 17

Intermittent wifi Too many people sharing a kitchen so your food goes walkies and you have no idea who the thief is Nosy f****** wardens....never answer a knock on the door unless you are expecting a visitor cos they WILL grass you up for smoking or cooking in your room even though they pretend not to care either way

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 24th May 16

I would recommend any fresher to pick parkside halls because of the social life, you get to meet loads of people and make friends that will last through out university. It isn't a luxury place to live and has its problems with internet going down but so does everywhere around uni.

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 31st March 16

It's hella cheap but just a bit s*** really. You can't escape the noise if you're wanting to get a peaceful sleep and the wardens who tell people to shut up end up losing their authority. There's so many people in one Dayroom that no one owns up to any mess and it's pretty much always a mess. The whole place still feels like it's a hospital and either needs knocking down and rebuilding or completely renovating, I'd like to be able to go to the toilet at night without feeling like I'm a mental patient walking down a cold hospital corridor!

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

Good location, close to town. The rooms were a decent enough size

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 21st April 15

Needs to be done up, the bathrooms are disgusting especially the showers

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