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Accommodation


Warwick

  • Warwick accommodation manages our halls of residence and off campus properties in Coventry, Kenilworth and Leamington Spa. We recommend applying before 31st July.
  • Warwick Maths House
    Bedrooms may be available to rent in a House on the Gibbet Hill campus (main University of Warwick campus). The accommodation is self catering and costs £315 per room per week. If you would like to book a room please email Yvonne Collins Y dot Collins at warwick dot ac dot uk or telephone 02476 522681.
  • Private Lodgings
    Warwick Accommodation also provide some information on possible private lodgings
  • ‘Home stay for short stay’
    Warwick Accommodation can organise a ‘Home stay for short stay’. This is basically a room in the home of a local resident (conveniently located to the University) where the tenant is offered bed, breakfast and an evening meal. Cost approx. £250 per week tbc.
  • Hotels and B&B locally - If you need somewhere to stay locally
  • Warwick Vacation Accommodation
    Vacation Accommodation is available for the Christmas and Easter Vacations as well as the first eleven weeks of the Summer Vacation. It is on campus usually in one of the halls with shared kitchen and bathroom facilities. Students can book it from around week 8 of each term.

Alternative accommodation options

Birmingham

The University of Birmingham has a range of student accommodations on offer on their website.

Leicester

Although there are the usual University and private sector accommodations in Leicester, be aware that the University does not offer single-night student accommodation during teaching term times.

University Accommodation

Information about places to live and stay in Leicester can be found on the web site of the University Accommodation Services (contact details below) where you can book University accommodation on-line. Most of the University accommodation at Oadby Student Village (2 miles from main campus) caters for students, especially undergraduates, who will be in residence for the full academic year.

City Living accommodation, catering primarily for postgraduates and international students, is offered in six main locations close to the university campus and the city centre. Each site provides accommodation for both male and female students, however some individual blocks and flats are single gender

    • Freemen's Common, conveniently situated only 250 metres from the main University campus.
    • Mary Gee, primarily for the use of undergraduates.
    • Nixon Court, extremely popular with all students, due to it's convenient location.
    • Salisbury Houses, approximately 750 metres from the main campus and adjacent to Victoria Park.
    • Opal Court, a choice of Standard plus Ensuite, Premium Ensuite and Premium Flats.
    • The Grange

Residence fees include gas, electricity, heating, hot water, furniture and equipment, as well as regular cleaning of communal areas. You are responsible for cleaning your own room, as well as washing up and keeping communal areas tidy. These are self-catered properties; no food or meals are provided.

If you are an academic guest/visitor and will be working with the university, there are a small number of City Living guestrooms available on a short term basis; these are prioritised for visiting academic staff and rooms are let on a weekly basis. eg at Opal Court (walk 10 minutes from rail station; 5 minutes from University).

For more information, please use the contact information below.

Accommodation Office, Charles Wilson Building, University of Leicester, University Road, Leicester, LE1 7RH, Tel: 0116 252 2428, Email: accommodation@le.ac.uk

Private Sector Accommodation

SULETS is a lettings agency that can provide help finding long term private rented accommodation, and is jointly owned and run by the Students’ Unions of De Montfort University and the University of Leicester. With an office based at each campus, SULETS is the number one site for DMU and University of Leicester students looking for private rented accommodation in Leicester.

SULETS brings together the well established brands of DSU Lettings and Leicester Abode into one streamlined service for all students in Leicester. It was established with the aim of being different to the other lettings agencies in Leicester by offering a fair deal to both landlords and tenants.

We have a wide selection of high quality accommodation close to both campuses ranging from Studio and one-bed flats up to large eight-bed properties for groups. We pride ourselves on the service we offer to our students and landlords alike and strive to offer a fair and efficient service to all parties.

Opening hours are: Monday-Friday 9.00am-5.00pm

Tel: 0116 223 1180/1173 Email: enquiries@sulets.com

We are on Floor 0 in the Percy Gee Building. Go through the door to the right of O2 Academy 2.

Western Challenge Housing Association Ltd

This private accommodation is in new purpose-built residences located in the city centre, in a quiet location with off-road parking, opposite the Royal Infirmary; it is only a 10 minute walk from the University and a 10-15 minute walk from the rail station. The Leicester Tigers Rugby and Leicester City Football grounds are both with a few minute walk. This is self-catered accommodation, which is furnished and maintained to a good standard, ranging from single shared accommodation to family flats.

Short-term accommodation is available for £24.50 per night which includes bedding but not food; residents do have access to kitchen facilities and there is a large supermarket within a 10 minute walk.

Contact details;-

Western Challenge Accommodation Office, Walnut Street Residences, Walnut Street, Leicester, LE2 7GJ, Tel: 0116 255 7482, Fax: 0116 275 6436
Email: Leicester.properties@westernchallenge.co.uk 

Other Private Student Accommodation

There are also several other private student-accommodation developments in Leicester. Some are run through the University Accommodation Services, eg Opal Court (above).

B&B Accommodation

Budget price overnight B&B accommodation within walking distance of the University.

Spindle Lodge Hotel: 2 West Walk, Leicester Tel: 0116 233 8801. Fax: 0116 233 8804
Walk: 10 minutes from rail station; 5 minutes from University

Premier Inn: 1 St George’s Way, Leicester Tel: 0871 527 8596 (calls 10p per min)
Walk: 3 minutes from rail station; 15 minutes from University

Ibis Hotel: St George’s Way, Leicester Tel: 0116 248 7200. Fax: 0116 262 0880
Walk: 5 minutes from rail station; 15 minutes from University

Stoneycroft Hotel: Elmfield Avenue, Stoneygate, Leicester Tel: 0116 270 7605. Fax: 0116 270 6067
Walk: 15 minutes from rail station; 5 minutes from University

Holiday Inn Express – Leicester Walkers Stadium: Filbert Way, Raw Dykes Rd, Leicester
Tel: 0116 249 4590. Fax: 0116 249 4591
Walk: 20 minutes from rail station; 20 minutes from University.

Web sites giving lists are;-
Bed and breakfast directory