Average Rating 3.0 out of 5 15 Reviews »
Lifestyle average

Location / Convenience 4.3

Quiet Study Envoirment 3.4

Parties / Social Scene 2.3

Resident Atractiveness 2.9

RAs / House Staff 3.7

Room average

Room Size 2.3

Cleaniness 3.4

Parking 1.1

Bathrooms 4.5

Kitchens 2.5

15 Student Reviews

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Overall Rating 2.1 out of 5
Lifestyle

Location / Convenience 3

Quiet Study Envoirment 5

Parties / Social Scene 1

Resident Atractiveness 1

RAs / House Staff 3

Room

Room Size 1

Cleaniness 1

Parking 1

Bathrooms 4

Kitchens 1

Horrible expereince. Do NOT sign up to live here if you tend to get claustrophobic in small spaces, most closets are bigger than some of the smaller rooms in this building. Personally, the private bathroom is not really worth it since the common ones are fairly clean and are cleaned by housekeeping staff every morning anyway. Definitely not worth the trade-off!

Overall Rating 3.5 out of 5
Lifestyle

Location / Convenience 5

Quiet Study Envoirment 2

Parties / Social Scene 4

Resident Atractiveness 4

RAs / House Staff 5

Room

Room Size 3

Cleaniness 5

Parking 1

Bathrooms 5

Kitchens 1

Tiny rooms, but awesome small floors if you're with good people!

Overall Rating 3.3 out of 5
Lifestyle

Location / Convenience 3

Quiet Study Envoirment 4

Parties / Social Scene 2

Resident Atractiveness 5

RAs / House Staff 5

Room

Room Size 1

Cleaniness 4

Parking 1

Bathrooms 5

Kitchens 3

Overall, I like living in VCW. I love the personal bathroom because I'm a clean freak, but I ended up getting the smallest room on the floor so, I dont like having to have bunked beds!

Overall Rating 2.7 out of 5
Lifestyle

Location / Convenience 4

Quiet Study Envoirment 4

Parties / Social Scene 2

Resident Atractiveness 2

RAs / House Staff 3

Room

Room Size 2

Cleaniness 3

Parking 1

Bathrooms 5

Kitchens 1

Not a bad place to live as a first-year student. I think its the best place to be.

Overall Rating 1.7 out of 5
Lifestyle

Location / Convenience 5

Quiet Study Envoirment 1

Parties / Social Scene 2

Resident Atractiveness 1

RAs / House Staff 1

Room

Room Size 2

Cleaniness 1

Parking 1

Bathrooms 2

Kitchens 1

Horrible living conditions. There are mice on my floor and in the rooms of some of the residents.

Overall Rating 3.2 out of 5
Lifestyle

Location / Convenience 4

Quiet Study Envoirment 3

Parties / Social Scene 3

Resident Atractiveness 3

RAs / House Staff 4

Room

Room Size 2

Cleaniness 4

Parking 1

Bathrooms 5

Kitchens 3

These are small rooms but they have their own bathrooms which is a great perk. The floors contain about 30 people so there is enough volume for a social life but it is not overwhelming when you need to escape and study.

Overall Rating 3.6 out of 5
Lifestyle

Location / Convenience 5

Quiet Study Envoirment 5

Parties / Social Scene 1

Resident Atractiveness 2

RAs / House Staff 4

Room

Room Size 3

Cleaniness 5

Parking 1

Bathrooms 5

Kitchens 5

No the dorm you want to live in your freshman year. Socially doesn't offer much, since everyone spends most of her/his time in the room.

Overall Rating 2.8 out of 5
Lifestyle

Location / Convenience 4

Quiet Study Envoirment 3

Parties / Social Scene 3

Resident Atractiveness 2

RAs / House Staff 4

Room

Room Size 2

Cleaniness 4

Parking 1

Bathrooms 4

Kitchens 1

Village C West was a good dorm to live in overall, but the rooms are really small. Its nice to have your own bathroom though and I loved the floor size because it was easier to become close with people.

Overall Rating 3.9 out of 5
Lifestyle

Location / Convenience 5

Quiet Study Envoirment 5

Parties / Social Scene 2

Resident Atractiveness 5

RAs / House Staff 4

Room

Room Size 3

Cleaniness 5

Parking 1

Bathrooms 5

Kitchens 4

It's great to have your own bathroom! That said, you have to clean it. Everyone seems to get to know their floormates pretty well, although aside from pregames, everyone seems to go elsewhere for nightlifeÑVCW rooms are NOT very conducive to parties. However, it's kind of nice, as there's always a good place to go home to after a night out and you end up spending those early-morning-after-after-party hours hanging out with your floormates. Otherwise, it's a great place to live; DONT'T listen to people who say it's boring, it's not New South, but in a good wayÑstill convenient, but smaller floors and quieter. You can always go elsewhere to drink and actually makes you get OUT, as opposed to being stuck on your floor with the same people.

Overall Rating 2.8 out of 5
Lifestyle

Location / Convenience 5

Quiet Study Envoirment 3

Parties / Social Scene 2

Resident Atractiveness 2

RAs / House Staff 2

Room

Room Size 2

Cleaniness 4

Parking 1

Bathrooms 5

Kitchens 2

VCW has a reputation for being a bit less social, since it has private bathrooms. Like anything else though, it is highly dependent on the floor. Not every floor as a common room as well. Great location though.

Overall Rating 2.8 out of 5
Lifestyle

Location / Convenience 4

Quiet Study Envoirment 3

Parties / Social Scene 3

Resident Atractiveness 4

RAs / House Staff 3

Room

Room Size 2

Cleaniness 2

Parking 1

Bathrooms 4

Kitchens 2

Though you don't get to select your residence hall as a first year student, the best freshman dorm is always a topic of debate once you become an upperclassman. Small rooms are the sacrifice you have to make in order to get private bathrooms your freshman year at Georgetown. VCW is somewhat rundown relative to the other freshman residence halls, but its central location and private bathrooms make it a desirable location. In VCW you are able to get a nice mix of social life and quiet study and can choose how much of your time you want to dedicate to each. Other information: VCW is divided into an X and a Y wing with about 30 or so doubles on each wing (with some exceptions) and a common room with a kitchen. You enter on the 3rd floor. There is also another dorm, Village C East, across the patio where residents of VCW must do their laundry.

Overall Rating 3.8 out of 5
Lifestyle

Location / Convenience 4

Quiet Study Envoirment 4

Parties / Social Scene 3

Resident Atractiveness 4

RAs / House Staff 4

Room

Room Size 4

Cleaniness 3

Parking 3

Bathrooms 5

Kitchens 4

Village C West was an amazing freshman dorm. I had a decently sized room and my own bathroom. Granted New South and Harbin have bigger rooms, but the individual bathroom was a definite asset. Although a slightly older dorm, everything still seemed to work well.

Overall Rating 3.5 out of 5
Lifestyle

Location / Convenience 5

Quiet Study Envoirment 3

Parties / Social Scene 2

Resident Atractiveness 3

RAs / House Staff 5

Room

Room Size 3

Cleaniness 4

Parking 1

Bathrooms 5

Kitchens 4

Living space isn't exactly large, but that's because each room has its own full bathroom (there are no community bathrooms in the dorm). The furniture can't be rearranged too much because desks are built-in under the windows, but it's comfortable. Decent storage space, especially if the beds are raised. The floors each have community rooms with a lounge area and kitchen, and a community refridgerator which came in very handy. Not too many kids live on each floor (maybe around 30), so you get to know each other pretty well. And good security in the building.

Overall Rating 3.6 out of 5
Lifestyle

Location / Convenience 5

Quiet Study Envoirment 4

Parties / Social Scene 2

Resident Atractiveness 4

RAs / House Staff 4

Room

Room Size 4

Cleaniness 4

Parking 1

Bathrooms 4

Kitchens 4

Village C West is probably the best freshman dorm at Georgetown (though everyone says that about their freshman dorm). It is the only one of the four with private bathrooms, which is nice freshman year because sometimes freshmen get a little too wild on weekends and make a mess of the bathroom in the other dorms, but the disadvantage of this is you have to buy toilet paper and clean the bathroom yourself. The building is divided into two separate wings, connected only on the 4th floor, so each floor has no more than 30 people, though it's a relatively big hall. The top two floors on either side are half floors, meaning these only have about 14 people. Personally, I liked the smaller floor because it meant there are fewer people to make noise in the hall while you're sleeping, more space in the fridge, less trash/mess in the hall, etc. VCW is also very centrally located. It's about a 2-5 minute walk to the dining hall, library, chapel, front of campus, and two of the other three freshmen dorms. Almost all classroom buildings can be reached within 10 minutes also. Every floor has a full kitchen in the common room which has been redone in the past few years, so the facilities there are nice. VCW is also home to the Living Well Living and Learning Community and the single sex floors, so if you really want to live here, you can request any of those options to guarantee it. If you're lucky, you might get one of the two rooms for students in this building that are two floors and hold four people. The selection process is random, but I got that room on Living Well my freshman year and it was an amazing place to live, with much more space than a typical room. The biggest downsides to VCW are: the elevators broke frequently, some of the rooms leaked when it rained really hard, and the rooms vary widely in size. I lived there during the 2008-09 year, and I've heard from current residents that the first two problems have been fixed. You still have the chance of getting stuck in a small room here, but you also have a chance at an awesomely-huge room (by dorm standards, over 250 sq ft) with vaulted ceilings if you live on the top floor. But all in all, Village C West is a great place to live your first year.

Overall Rating 2.2 out of 5
Lifestyle

Location / Convenience 4

Quiet Study Envoirment 2

Parties / Social Scene 2

Resident Atractiveness 1

RAs / House Staff 4

Room

Room Size 1

Cleaniness 2

Parking 1

Bathrooms 4

Kitchens 1

Old dorm building- could benefit from some renovations. Nice to have own bathroom!

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