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    Not really, they often cost a fair bit more and a lot of the time you end up with a smaller room because they take up quite a bit of space. Speaking as someone who thought they "absolutely had to have" an en-suite (and got one).

    I mean, it's nice having your own bathroom and all, just not an absolute must, unless you have some kind of medical problem.
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    I had a shared an en-suite and in a way I'm glad I did. I like having my own bathroom and I also had quite a big room too.
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    Yes! I like being able to go to/from the shower naked. And it's useful when you have a special guest. And I have IBS so can't wait if someone else is in there (at home my family have to get out immediately when I need to get in), and don't want to make other people wait either. And there's no chance of finding someone else's vomit when you go for a wee in the morning.
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    I would say no. Although I am going to be staying in an ensuite room next yr. This is purely because the non ensuites were either 50 mins walk or 20 mins bus away and I'm rubbish at getting up early or they were single sex and I wasn't sure single sex would be right for me. They are quite a bit more expensive but the added bonus of an ensuite and closeness to lectures made my choice really. As I get a full grant and a social work bursary I could afford it whilst still having enough money left over. Hopefully next yr I will be sharing a house and will not mind sharing at all.
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    For girls I think it's nicer to have an en suite.
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    It depends. I chose Standard in my first year and so shared a bathroom with four others. It was fine, I never had to wait and it was always clean. Although you do have to run down the hall in your towel.

    One of my mates however had the same type of accomdation and always had a bathroom covered in crap and sick until the cleaners came in the morning. He hated it.

    If your not a fussy person go for standard especially if you know the people your sharing with. If you are especially bothered or don't want to risk it get ensuite.

    This year I'm getting ensuite to spoil myself.
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    I am getting Ensuite and likely won't stay if I get offered standard.

    lol, I don't consider myself overly fussy but I still don't like the idea of being stuck with dirty people who leave their vomit/**** etc in the toilet for me to find.

    Plus I don't know how often the Uni I am going to clean the toilets and don't wish to be stuck in a dirty one or if its gets bad enough that I feel the need to clean it myself o.o
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    How much more expensive is En-Suite than a room without one ?
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    (Original post by mel0n)
    How much more expensive is En-Suite than a room without one ?
    Mine is about £200 extra for ensuite, depends which uni you are going to though.
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    I'd say yes, which is why im going for en-suite.

    I don't really see how people can say shared halls are more sociable than en-suite ones, the only extra time you'll see your flatmates in a shared hall as opposed to an en-suite is when they're taking a **** or washing their feet, and I can't imagine that's a very sociable environment :P
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    (Original post by PirateFlag)
    i hate my laptop so much.
    awww that made me laugh :rofl:

    It depends how fussy you are. I wasn't en suite and didn't mind but it would have been lovely to get out the shower in winter without going down the freeeeezing corridor!
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    (Original post by animals)
    Mine is about £200 extra for ensuite, depends which uni you are going to though.
    £200 extra.. A YEAR right? God if that is monthly/weekly that is scary. :ninja:
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    Not sure en-suite rooms are really worth it to be frank , at least in the self-contained flats where I stayed last year.Things should be fine so long as you're not sharing with too many others , although I'd be certainly more wary if it's in a halls of residence.

    I'm a bit bemused by those who say they have to run down corridors in towels , are the bathrooms not big enough to be able to get dressed in them? That's what I've always done.
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    It's only for a year so I figured yes. I'm loving the fact I can get out of bed, have a shower and be at my lecture within 15 minutes. Potentially. That won't actually be happening... :ninja:
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    (Original post by mel0n)
    £200 extra.. A YEAR right? God if that is monthly/weekly that is scary. :ninja:
    Yea that's £200 a year
 
 
 
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