Let us help you delve further into Cardiff student accommodation. Making the perfect choice is a tough decision, especially when new students don’t know the area well or aren’t able to visit. Check out this guide to discover the best student halls and accommodation for students at Cardiff University.
We’ve gone ahead and put together a list of our top 7 places to live near Cardiff University – (Please note these are in no particular order!)
Our team love Eclipse! It is a great choice for students accommodation in Cardiff. Being one of Cardiff’s largest student halls it’s a fantastic place to live while studying at Cardiff University.
For the most part, Eclipse is well located for most students. Although a reasonable trek to the main Cardiff Uni campus’ 17 minute walk to the SU and a 26 minute walk to Cardiff Business School it is a perfect choice for students studying at Cardiff Engineering School at the bottom of Richmond Road.
Living at Eclipse, students will get fantastically furnished rooms, access to an onsite gym, a cinema room that doubles as a virtual fitness studio and a nightclub in the building.
It really is an impressive place to live as a student in Cardiff.
Crown Place is ideally located for Cardiff University students. Situated between the City Centre and Park Place, students can easily walk to all parts of the Cardiff University Campus.
Crown Place is one of Cardiff’s newest purpose built student accommodations and its stylish rooms and studios are perfect for student living. The residence comes with all bills included, 24 hour reception and security, a cinema room and free on-site Gym.
The alternative to private student halls is living in shared housing and for Cardiff University students there is no better place to do this than in the heart of Cathays. Thousands of students each us search for homes along Cathays’ terraced streets opting to live with friends they have made over their previous years in Cardiff.
If you’re looking for your own place, you’ll have to take on more responsibilities like organising your bills, however this is a minor price to pay for what will be an amazing student experience. Let’s face it, you can always use Resooma Bills service to make your lives that bit easier.
Just off City Road, The Neighbourhood is situated on the Parade making it perfect for students studying at Cardiff University’s Engineering School. Convenience wise you’ll be a short walk from Tesco Express on City Road and it’s only a 10 minute walk to the centre of student living on Cathays’ Salisbury Road.
Amenity wise The Neighbourhood pretty much has it all. Not only are the rooms big and beautiful but residents will feel safe and secure with round the clock security. If the 20 minute walk to the University’s Main Campus feels too much then you’ll benefit from the Free to Use Bikes on offer from this student residence.
When it comes to winding down, The Neighbourhood has you covered too. The student residence boasts a private cinema as well as laying on events for its community on the fantastic Roof Terrace.
Still need persuading? We’ll as you’re dashing out the door to your morning lectures, students will be able to pick up a breakfast on the go… pretty cool right.
The Fitzalan is one of Cardiff’s huge residences. Dead opposite Cardiff University’s Engineering building, the Fitzalan is very convenient. Only a 12 minute walk and students will reach Cardiff Students Union or lecture theatres along Park Place.
As a residence, The Fitzalan has some of the largest student bedrooms in Cardiff giving its residents a choice of studio and 2 bedroom apartments.
Away from studying, students will find themselves 2 minutes walk from Queen Street, Cardiff’s main shopping street. Inside the residence, students will be able to enjoy a great range of amenities, including a gym, cinema room, music room and large private gardens with BBQ areas.
Those worried about security will be pleased to know the residence has 24 hour security, but if that wasn’t enough each resident will get free contents insurance as well ensuring your belongings are safe and sound.
Arofan House is one of our favourite student accommodations in Cardiff and it also offers students a great value option.
Located near the bottom of City Road in Roath, the residence suits those going to Cardiff University well with easy access to the engineering school.
The residence has great rooms, 24 hour security and concierge, onsite laundry and great communal areas. Students all get access to a courtyard complete with BBQ pits perfect for those hot summer days.
Situated pretty much in Cardiff City Centre, Glendower House is perfectly located as it is a few minutes walk from Cardiff University’s Cathays campus. The location and the price make it perfect for both undergraduate and postgraduate students.
Very popular with overseas students, the halls of residence has amazing amenities for students. Enjoy a choice of great quality studio apartments or 2 bedroom flats complete with en-suite bathrooms and fitted kitchens!
Furthermore, students will get access to an onsite gym, multimedia cinema and communal living areas that are perfect for a quiet night in.
Very close to Salisbury Road, shopping and groceries are no problem, and only practically over the road is a great pub, The Pen and Wig, if you decide the walk to Gassy Jacks is just a little too far (4 minutes max!).
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