best halls in Aberdeen

The best student halls in Aberdeen revealed

Students in Aberdeen have so many choices when it comes to student accommodation, so we’ve come to the rescue with a list of all of the best student halls in Aberdeen!

Don’t forget that as well as university-owned accommodation, there are private halls like Unite Students who have 8 properties to choose from in the city! Here are some of the best student halls for freshers in Aberdeen.

Farmers Hall Lodge 

Formerly known as Liberty House, Farmers Hall Lodge is home to 147 students. This gives the accommodation an intimate and cosy community feel. The halls are just out of the city centre in a quiet area, only 25 minutes away from the University of Aberdeen’s Foresterhill Campus, making it a perfect choice for medical students. There is the choice of ensuite rooms or shared bathrooms, as well as shared kitchen or contained studio. The halls have ample parking, as well as a courtyard for students. Whilst the building is somewhere peaceful, the hustle of the city is merely minutes away, with both the University of Aberdeen and Robert Gordon University’s campuses short bus journeys away. Prices start at £85 per week!

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The Combworks 

The Combworks boasts a lovely courtyard, great transport links, a friendly team, and loads of social events! You can choose from bronze, silver, gold or platinum studios. These have contained kitchens, double beds, ensuites, and strong, fast WiFi! Plus, the site has secure bike storage and 24 hour CCTV so you can feel safe at all times. The University of Aberdeen is only 15 minutes away by bus, and Robert Gordon’s is a little further afield. Prices start at £150 per week.

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Powis Place

Based 15 minutes away from The University of Aberdeen, Powis Place offers 5 types of room, which range from a classic ensuite room with a shared kitchen, to 2 bedroom apartments, or premium studios. The flats are all self-catered, with ensuites, on-site maintenance, 3/4 beds, desks, and WiFi. On top of that, the site itself has a common room, outdoor area, vending machines, a laundry room, a communal TV, a gym, bike storage and parking. Prices start at £113 per week.

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Fyfe House 

Owned by the University of Aberdeen, Fyfe House is self-catered, with shared kitchen and bathroom facilities. There is free on-site parking, strong WiFi and comfy single beds, plus communal cleaning services. Located in the Hillhead Student Village right next to the picturesque Seaton Park, Fyfe House is a 20-minute walk from King’s Campus. Hillhead Village also has study space, meeting rooms, a gym, a supermarket and a bar, so you have everything you need right on your doorstep. Prices start at £90 per week.

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Wavell House 

Owned by the University of Aberdeen, and also located in Hillhead Village, Wavell has flats with lockable cupboards, shared kitchens and shared bathrooms. The flats are equipped with basic bedroom furniture and white goods, as well as having access to the Hillhead facilities such as study space, meeting rooms, a gym, supermarket and even a bar. Prices start at £90 per week.

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North Court 

North Court is also in the student village, and has flats for 3 to 4 people. Rooms have a sink in, and bathroom and kitchen facilities are shared. Each room is equipped with basic, useful furniture, as well as the kitchen having lockable cupboards. Plus, being in the student village provides access to study space, meeting rooms, a gym, a supermarket and a bar. Prices start at £116 per week.

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Woolmanhill Flats 

Just a 20 minute bus journey from campus, Woolmanhill consists of 11 5-storey blocks, with 9 or 10 flats of 6-8 residents. Students can choose from single ensuite rooms or standard rooms, and each flat has a communal kitchen and lounge. Each flat has a Smart TV and a paid-for TV licence so that flats can watch TV and connect up consoles. Prices start at £85 per week.

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Garthdee Towers 

Garthdee has two buildings: Round Tower and Square Tower. Both buildings are fully equipped with communal lounge areas, and Square Tower has a laundry room for both buildings. Each flat in Garthdee Towers has a communal kitchen, 2 toilets and 2 sinks. Each room has a shower and a sink. In Round Tower, the flats consist of 5 bedrooms, and in Square Tower, the flats have a lounge and 4 or 5 bedrooms. Prices start at £110 per week.

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Crathie Student Village 

Crathie Student Village has 4 blocks of multiple storeys, with 14 flats of 5-8 ensuite rooms. The flats have TVs provided in each flat, as well as a TV licence so that flats can watch TV and connect consoles. Each flat is environmentally focused, with automated lighting in communal areas and solar panels. Prices start at £151.50 per week.

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