The Concise Oxford Dictionary says….
· v. feel intense dislike for or a strong aversion towards.
Seems reasonable to me that he feels intense dislike or aversion to something he perceives as a dormitory.
Maybe you are confusing the use of the word ‘hate’ in the context of an in animate object, versus a person?
Personally, I like NCW very much.
Now, back to the matter, setting aside the service levels and soft product, how does this new first seat beat the better J seats in your opinion?