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Urbanest Hoxton


This hall of residence is a new addition to City, University London accommodation stock. Students who are offered accommodation at Urbanest Hoxton will sign an agreement with urbanest student accommodation and with City, University of London.

Main Features

  • A secure lockable bedroom in a 2 person flat sharing a shower room and a kitchen lounge with 1 other resident in the flat.
  • Located just north of Old Street tube station, and just a short walk from City, University London
  • The bedroom comes featured with a built-in desk, desk chair, comfortable single bed, wardrobe and storage space and underfloor heating.
  • The kitchen comes equipped with a modern ceramic hob and oven, microwave/grill, fridge/freezer and lots of cupboard space.
  • Our private rooms are perfect for anyone sharing with a friend or looking to share with just one other.

In addition, Urbanest Hoxton has the following features:

  • Self-catered - all halls of residence are self-catered, you are therefore responsible for buying and preparing your own food.
  • Non-smoking environment
  • On-site management and staffed reception during business hours
  • Super-fast broadband keeps you connected and the entire building (including all study and social areas) benefits from free Wi-Fi.
  • laundry rooms, fitness room and social spaces.

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What do I need to pay to reserve my room?

  • Just 1-weeks rent

How much deposit do I need to pay?

  • No deposit, just 1 weeks rent secures the room, as above (this is part of the rent and is taken off the last installment).

What the rent installment dates? How many installments is the rent paid?

The payment collection dates for 10 installments are as follows

  • 20th August 2019
  • 1st October 2019
  • 1st November 2019
  • 3rd December 2019
  • 2nd January 2020
  • 3rd February 2020
  • 1st April 2020
  • 1st May 2020
  • 1st June 2020

3 installments are

  • 20th August 2019
  • 2nd January 2020
  • 1st April 2020

How much do I need to pay for each installment?

  • Total rent @ £264/wk : £13,464 / number of installments minus the first weeks rent.

How can I pay for my rent?

  • Bank Transfer & Credit Card

Can I pay by bank transfer?

  • Yes

Can I by installments if I’m an international student?

  • Yes

Do you need a UK guarantor to pay in instalments?

  • No, we accept International Guarantors.

How can I cancel my reservation before my contract starts?

  • Contact urbanest and process our ‘Cancellation Form’ – we will release if within the 14-day cooling off period.

Can I cancel my contract after I have moved into the room?

  • We have an ‘Early Leave Request’ Process residents need to follow-up. Liability for the rooms remains the residents responsibility up to the point the room is re-let for the duration of the current tenancy.

How long do I have to wait to receive a refund of rent & deposit if another student takes over my contract?

  • We will refund within 28-days

What is the size of my bed?

  • 3 ft wide x 6 ft 3 inches long (91 x 190)

Is bedding provided?


What is included in the kitchen?

Comes equipped with a modern ceramic hob, microwave/grill, fridge/freezer, breakfast bar and x2 stools, fold-out ironing board, and lots of cupboard space.

Is there any additional items I need to bring to the hall?

Bedding; Kitchen equipment (Cooking utensils and plates etc)

Can I move in earlier than my contract start date?


Can I have guests stay over?


Can I bring a TV with me?


Can I change my room?

Prior to moving in, if other rooms are available. After check-in we often run an activity that allows residents to move room if swaps can be accommodated.

Can I extend my contract?

You are able to rebook for the following year (appreciate this is more appropriate for 38/40/42 week tenancies).

Is there a cleaning service available?

Yes, bookable online at


urbanest Hoxton has a fantastic location in one of central London’s hippest areas. Hoxton and nearby Shoreditch are the heartland of the capital’s designer creativity, with cutting-edge galleries, great clubbing and live music, slick restaurants and exuberant fashion and interiors stores.

Many residents in Alliance House use one of the regular bus services to get to and from City and benefit from the discounted 18+ Oyster card available to eligible students.

Other students choose to cycle. The Hall offers free secure bike storage. Please also see the City’s Cycling and Green Travel page for details on the free secure bike storage and cycling support on offer to students at City, University of London.

Nearest Stations: Old Street (underground) Moorfields Eye Hospital (Bus)

Approximate distance from City, University of London's main buildings: 20 minutes (including travel on public transport)

For international student’s information on how to get to the City, University of London from major London airports please click here.

Maps on where the halls are relative to City, University of London can be found here.

London public transport uses a top up card system called an ‘Oyster Card’, these can be purchased at most stations, for more information please refer to the TFL’s website.

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Terms and Conditions

Terms & Conditions

Cancellation Policy- Please refer to section 4 in the Terms & Conditions

Additional & Damage Costs

Please note all information was current as of the 31 March 2017.