best halls in Portsmouth

The best student halls in Portsmouth revealed

Are you moving down to Portsmouth for university? Are you not sure where the best place is to live? We’ve got your back with this list of the best halls in Portsmouth.

Don’t forget that as well as university-owned accommodation, there are private halls like Unite Students who have 5 properties to choose from in the city! Here are some of the best student halls for freshers at the University of Portsmouth.

Chaucer House 

This private halls is home to more than 480 students, perhaps due to its prime location beside the Portsmouth and Southsea rail station putting it a simple 10-minute walk from the University of Portsmouth Guildhall campus. Residents at Chaucer can choose from an ensuite or studio room, both of which are furnished with top of the range modern furniture. The ground floor of Chaucer House also has a common room full of sofas, armchairs and tables, as well as a study space. Prices start at £165 per week.

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Crown Place 

Right on Station Street, within a 10-minute walk from the university, Crown place is an ideal location for everything you would want to do as a student. There is a range of stylish studios and twodios on offer, all of which are furnished to a high standard with en-suites, well-equipped kitchens and a fridge freezer! Add in the cinema room, gym, games area and communal space and it’s clear why Crown Place is a favourite. Prices start at £159 per week.

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St. George’s Way 

Ideal for students attending the Business and Engineering School, this accommodation is opposite both faculties and is a short walk to the university. It is also close to Portsmouth Harbour Station, Gunwharf Quays and all the major bus routes. Residents benefit from an outdoor courtyard, catering, communal areas and a pool table. Prices start at £150 per week.

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Catherine House 

10 minutes away from the university, Catherine house has ensuite rooms in flats of 4 to 6 students with a common room, laundry facilities and shared kitchen spaces. It is 2 minutes away from the Portsmouth and Southsea station and has 24-hour security available for your peace of mind. Prices start at £147 per week.

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Rees Hall

For those looking for a catered hall, Rees has ensuite catered rooms in a sought-after seafront location. Managed by the university, Rees is 12 minutes from the University of Portsmouth and 17 minutes from the station. The rooms are fully furnished, and there are 2 communal TV lounges on-site for the socialites. Catering covers breakfast and dinner every day. Prices start at £175 per week.

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Bateson Hall

If you’d be more comfortable in single-sex flats, then Bateson Hall is for you. The flats are all one sex, with 5 of you sharing bathroom and kitchen facilities. Only 6 minutes from the university, Bateson is one of the closest accommodations available in Portsmouth. Prices start £100 per week.

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