55 John Street, New York

John St, New York, 10038, United States
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0.4 mi from City Center
0.4 mi from City Center( 9m. 7m. 8m)
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city center | 0.3 mi
Pace University | 0.2 mi
Brooklyn Law School | 1.5 mi
New York University | 1.5 mi
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Fitness Center
ATM in Building
laundry facility
Communal Kitchen
Vending Machines

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About the Property

There are various worthwhile student housing in New York, and one of the prominent ones is 55 John Street 10038. Not only is the location fantastic, but the amenities and facilities offered at 55 John Street are outstanding. There are several room types available at 55 John Street New York student housing, like Lofted triple room, Triple room, Double room, and Double as a single room. The location is very prime as it is close to a lot of the esteemed universities of New York. Brooklyn Law School, New York University, and Hult International Business School are the nearby institutions.

This student housing in New York is surrounded by plenty of public transportation like buses, metro and trains. Getting to places like the university or anywhere else will not be a problem. The Big Apple, AKA New York, has become a huge hub for students and education, and students, both national and international, study here for a bright career. The quality of education and the vast number of subjects make it extremely widespread. The neighbourhood surrounding the stay is lively and safe, along with being a central location. Plenty of cafes, restaurants and clubs line the streets, so the residents of 55 John Street student housing will never run out of places to go. New York City is a mix of cultures from all around the world, and the student life and work opportunities are some of the best you could find. There are world-class Theatres, museums, galleries and cultural venues that host an array of events for the students to visit. The cost of living can be high, but so is the standard of living. 55 John Street, New York, is a buzzing stay for students. Adding to that, it is super convenient and rents out at affordable prices. Confirm your booking today with amber.


55 John Street student housing has plenty of amazing features and amenities that it offers to its residents. One of the biggest features of 55 John Street NYC is the closeness to the top universities in New York. All the rooms at the stay come fully furnished with chic and comfortable furniture, which includes a cosy bed where you can rest after a long day. Along with that, there is also wireless internet so you're always online, A microwave to heat up food at any time of the day, standard student furniture to make students comfortable and AC for the really hot days when you need some cooling down.

There are also some amazing common amenities offered to the residents of 55 John Street, NYC. There is an ATM in the building, so the residents won't have to go too far away to withdraw or deposit money; there is a fitness centre where getting your daily workout in won't seem like a chore. There is a hydration station as well as laundry facilities in the Building. mail & package Services and vending machines are also included in the features. Flat-screen TV and cable channels are offered for the students to enjoy their favourite shows and movies. The professional live-in staff makes sure everything is in order, and the communal kitchen will let you make all your favourite dishes. For safety and security features, there is a 24-hour main entry security desk & surveillance and key-card entry to the building & room. The rent is inclusive of bills like Electricity, Heating, Water and Wi-Fi.

Location and What's Hot?

55 John Street New York student housing holds many fun and exciting places nearby to visit. From clubs and bars to restaurants and grocery stores, everything the residents might need is right at their doorstep. The location is perfect for students, especially the ones studying at Brooklyn Law School, New York University or Hult International Business School, as they are all just a short drive away. Get the most preferred room at this stay with amber, and also get a one-on-one consultation with our experts. Subsequently, other fancied accommodations nearby are Harrington Housing Midtown East and Harrington Housing Midtown Manhattan.

There are a plethora of things to visit in New York near the stay, like restaurants, clubs and cafes. For mouth-watering delicious food, the residents can go to a number of restaurants like Barbalu Restaurant, Golden Wuish, 7 Old Fulton, Cowgirl Seahorse, Joseph’s Restaurant, Route 66 Smokehouse and Crown Shy. For your morning coffee and delicious snacks, you can visit one of the many amazing cafes near the student housing, like Cafe Gusto, Silk Road Cafe, Vineapple, Manon Cafe, Pisillo Cafe, T Cafe, La Parisienne and Cafe Grumpy. Surprisingly, the street is also home to many bars and pubs like The Irish American Pub, Carragher’s, Stone Street Tavern, The Full Shilling, Jeremmy’s Ale House and T, J. Byrnes Bar and Restaurant. The tourist attractions near the stay are One World Observatory, Brooklyn Bridge, SeaGlass Carousel, The Battery and Tenement Museum. Numerous parks and green spaces are located nearby to take a stroll: Brooklyn Bridge Park, City Hall Park, Thomas Paine Park, Squibb Park, Millennium Park, Old Slip Park and Brooklyn Bridge Park. The grocery stores and supermarkets close by- Ctown Supermarkets, Key Food Supermarket, New Your Marts, Target Grocery and Chinatown Supermarket.


The commute in New York is mostly the metro or subway and Taxis. Buses are also a great public transport option. The public transportation system in New York has a well-connected network and is fast and convenient. Walking can also be an option as it is cheaper and healthy but may take longer. Taxis and cabs can be hailed as a mode of transport, but they are a lot more expensive. The closest bus stop to 55 John Street NYC is Park Row & Beekman St, and the closest metro is Fulton St. Citi Bike: Fulton St & William St is the closest bicycle stand.

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Wireless Internet
Fitness Center
Laundry Facilities in Building
Mail & Package Services
ATM in Building
Communal Kitchen

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  • Pay In Instalment
    This property offers 1, 2, 3 flexible instalment plans.
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    Payment via easy transaction modes.
  • Guarantor Requirement
    Guarantor requirements and policy.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a guarantor? Who can be one?

A guarantor is a person over the age of 21, usually a parent, who agrees to be responsible if you are ever unable to fulfill the financial obligations of your housing agreement. If you can’t get a parent to be a guarantor, the next best bet would be a relative or friend.

What documents does a guarantor need to provide?

A guarantor needs to provide a copy of a valid current photo ID and a completed Guarantor Form, which will be sent by the Housing Advisor. Current IDs (valid) are IDs issued by a city/state/federal agencies.

What is included with the room rates?

The room rate includes all utilities (electric, AC/heat, water), a basic student-style furnished room (bed, desk, dresser or closet, desk with chair), Wifi in your room and throughout the building, fitness center, laundry facilities (laundry cost is not included), 24-hour security in the building, microwaves (in all buildings except New Yorker and Hudson Yards), and apartment-style or small refrigerator. Property Student Life staff is on call 24/7 for emergencies and also plans several free and low cost activities each month, which you are invited to attend.

Can I reserve for 9 or 12 months and cancel after the first semester?

You can reserve for 9 or 12 months with property, however if you cancel after the first semester, the guarantor will be responsible to guaranty payment pursuant to the License Agreement and the Guaranty. Cancellations made after the deadline will NOT receive refunds and the client will be responsible for the full cost of the reservation pursuant to the License Agreement.

What happens if I can't get a guarantor?

If you are unable to secure a guarantor, then you will be required to pay for the semester housing in full before moving in.

After reserving my room, when do I receive information about check-in, what to bring, etc?

Most of the information you need to start planning your stay is in the FAQ section or can be found in the Student Life section. You will also receive an email from Student Life providing you with all of the information you need.

Does property offer short-term (daily, weekly, etc.) accommodations to individuals?

They do not offer daily or weekly reservations. However, there may be times when they will offer short-term reservations.

What is the cancellation policy?

To ensure the integrity of your reservation, all cancellation requests MUST be received by property through DocuSign or sent via certified or registered mail (to 55 Clark Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201, Attention Director, Leasing). Your request MUST be processed by DocuSign or via email/fax by 11:59 pm, New York City Time, or postmarked on or before the cancellation deadlines set forth below to be eligible for a refund. Cancellation requests processed or postmarked after the deadline or sent via a different method will result in NO REFUND of monies paid.

Cancellation deadlines by semester:

a. Fall Only Reservations - July 15
b. 9 and 12-month Reservations- July 15
c. Spring Only Reservations- Nov 15
d. Summer Only Reservations - April 15

Cancellations received or postmarked after the deadline will NOT receive refunds and the client will be responsible for the full cost of the reservation pursuant to the License Agreement. If there is a guarantor (required for 9 and 12-month reservations), the guarantor will be responsible to guaranty payment pursuant to the License Agreement and the Guaranty. The client also understands that the Membership Fee is NON-REFUNDABLE and NON-TRANSFERABLE.

All refunds are processed via check within 8-10 weeks and mailed to the client.

What forms of payment are accepted?

All major credit cards are accepted. You may also pay with a Money Order, Certified Check or Traveler’s Check made out to Educational Housing Services, Inc.

What do I have to pay when submitting my reservation? Can I pay monthly?

They do not offer monthly payments. The payment structure for each reservation type is:

When making a Fall Only reservation, we require 50% of the room fee plus the membership fee ($250 if you are a new resident, $125 if you are a returning resident). The second 50% is due August 1.
When making a Spring Only reservation, we require 50% of the room fee plus the membership fee ($250 if you are a new resident, $125 if you are a returning resident). The second 50% is due December 1.
When making a 9- or 12-month reservation, we require 30 % of the room fee plus the membership fee ($250 if you are a new resident, $125 if you are a returning resident). The second 30% is due August 1 and the remaining 40% is due December 1.
When making a summer reservation, we require 100% of the room fee +plus the membership fee ($250 if you are a new resident, $125 if you are a returning resident).
For any other semester or for reservations that are placed after the above dates, please call 1-800-297-4694 and speak to a Housing Advisor for payment options.

How much does it cost to live with property?

Prices are dependent upon which semester, building and room type you choose. Under each of our building pages, you can select each room type to see the exact rate. Keep in mind that rates are given by academic semester and are inclusive of all utilities, cable, Internet, etc.

What is the check-in procedure?

You will receive an email with details from the Student Life department at least two weeks prior to check-in. You will need to show a valid photo ID at check-in. An approved government-issued photo ID can be either a driver’s license or other state-issued ID. Non-US persons can present a passport.

Can I send packages to property before I check in?

You may ship items prior to your arrival, but no earlier than one week.

Can I live with a friend?

Sure! If availability at the time of reservation allows you both to book the same room type, in the same building, they would be happy to put you together. Please make sure that BOTH of you request to live with each other when you are making your reservation with your housing advisor.

How are roommates paired?

Property assigns residents to one of three types of rooms, Female, Male or Neutral. Single gender rooms (Female, Male) are assigned to residents whose gender identity aligns with the gender of that room and who wish to live in a single gender room. Neutral gender rooms allow residents to reside with other residents regardless of gender identity, sex or gender expression. By selecting this option, residents commit to living in a room/suite occupied by other residents who also prefer gender neutral housing and whose gender identity may or may not match their own.

We take several factors into consideration when pairing roommates together such as age, sleep schedule and smoking preference. We always attempt to match roommates based off the information you provide during your room reservation, but it is not always guaranteed. If you have any special requests, please let your Housing Advisor know and we will do our best to accommodate them. If you reserved your room directly with your school/company, they will do all pairing and room allocation.

How does room selection work?

Rooms are assigned on a first come, first served basis depending on your room type. We cannot guarantee views, floor numbers, closeness to elevators, etc. however, if you have any special request, please let us know and we will do our best to accommodate. If you reserved your room directly with your school/company, they would handle all pairing and room allocation.

When do we get our roommate assignment and room number?

Room number and roommate information are provided upon check-in. If you reserved your room directly with your school/company, they would do all pairing and room allocation.

Does property allow pets?

For the sake of cleanliness and safety, residents are not permitted to have pets or animals of any kind, including fish and reptiles, at any time in the building.

Is there a curfew?

There is no curfew; our residences have 24-hour front entrance security and residents can enter with their property ID Card. However, we do have quiet hours that are New York City ordinances which are from 11pm-9am. During final exams we have 24-hour quiet hours in effect.

Can I bring my bicycle?

You are permitted to have a bicycle; however, you must store it in your own room.

Does property offer meal plans? Are there kitchen facilities in the residences?

Since they are not on-campus housing, they do not offer meal plans. However, The New Yorker, St. George Towers, and 55 John Street residences all feature communal kitchens for you to use (cooking supplies not provided). The Marymount and Cooper Square residence offers apartment-style living and includes a kitchen within each apartment.

They also offer a variety of discounts to local restaurants.

What does property provide, and what can I bring? What size are the beds?

Please note property does not provide towels/linens, kitchenware or housekeeping. Outside furniture is prohibited in the residence to ensure fire safety and cleanliness of the rooms.

All of their beds are regular twin size, the mattress is 38" x 75".

What is the alcohol policy?

If you are a resident at the New Yorker, Marymount, or Cooper residence, you are not allowed any type of alcohol regardless of age. For any other residence, alcoholic beverages may be consumed by those who are of legal drinking age of 21 years. Also, all alcohol must stay within assigned rooms. No more than one (1) six pack of beer or one (1) bottle of wine may be allowed within your room. Hard liquor is prohibited. For more information, please visit the Student Life section and review your building’s Code of Conduct guide.

What is the square footage of the rooms? How can I see the rooms?

They do not provide square footage for our rooms since not every room is exactly like another, however they offer tours seven days a week at each of their buildings.

Can I reserve housing for dates outside of the published semester dates?

It is sometimes possible for us to accommodate early arrivals and/or late departures at an additional cost. Approvals are dependent on which residence you are booking, as well as availability. Please make your reservation, and they will do their absolute best to accommodate your request.

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New York City Student Housing

Finding the right student housing in New York City is an essential aspect of the student experience. Opting for off-campus student housing NYC options over on-campus options offers a greater degree of independence, more living space, and the opportunity to immerse oneself in the bustling city life of the Big Apple. Amber steps in to simplify this search, dedicated to matching students with their ideal home away from home.

With amber, the hunt for top-notch student housing NYC is streamlined, connecting students with a variety of housing options, from shared rooms to entire apartments, all conveniently located near key educational institutions. Whether you're attending Brooklyn Law School, City University of New York, or Columbia University, you'll find suitable NYC student housing that caters to your lifestyle and preferences. The amenities available within these student housing NYC properties aim to enhance the living experience, offering features like high-speed internet, modern appliances, fitness centers, and communal study spaces. New York City itself becomes an extended campus where students can thrive academically and socially. Consider properties like Fidi, Midtown East, and June Homes 1000, each offering a unique taste of student life in New York City.

About New York City

New York City in the US, a metropolis steeped in vibrant history and cultural richness, is a global hub for finance, art, technology, and education. Known as the city that never sleeps, New York City brims with iconic landmarks such as the Statue of Liberty, Central Park, and Times Square, forming an urban tapestry of attractions and activities. Renowned for being a melting pot of cultures, it is a city where dreams take shape amidst its towering skyscrapers and bustling streets.

New York City's reputation as a premier student destination is well-founded. An abundance of student housing NYC options cater to a diverse and dynamic student population. Its academic landscape is dotted with prestigious institutions, including Brooklyn Law School, Columbia University, and Lehman College, which contribute to its thriving intellectual community. Aspiring scholars seeking student housing in New York can find a variety of accommodations that resonate with their lifestyles and requirements.

Best student Housing in New York City

Finding the right student accommodation NYC is a critical decision for individuals making the move to New York City for their studies. Settling in a bustling metropolis requires a living space that not only ensures comfort and security but also places you within reach of essential amenities and your educational institution. Embracing independent living in off-campus student accommodation in New York comes with its perks, such as affordability, flexibility, and the invaluable opportunity to become part of a diverse community. For students enrolled at prestigious institutions like the City University of New York and Lehman College, there is a myriad of suitable student housing in New York, including ensuites, student halls, and studio apartments, which promise a home away from home. Some of the best student housing in New York City include:

1. Downtown Manhattan

2. Midtown Manhattan

3. St. George Towers

4. 55 John Street

5. E 7th St

6. 43 Avenue C

7. E 11th St

8. June Homes 11238

9. June Homes 10011

10. Cooper Square

Cost of Living in New York City

Finding a new home in the bustling city of New York can be an exciting yet daunting challenge, particularly when it comes to managing finances. Students should carefully budget and explore options like NYC student housing and food plans to help offset the notoriously high costs associated with living in New York. Here is a breakdown of the expenses:

1. Off-campus Housing: $1,050 - $1,230 per month

2. Transportation: $120 - $150 per month

3. Food: $600 - $738 per month

4. Utility: $115 - $125 per month

5. Entertainment: $65 - $70 per month

6. Groceries: $115 - $135 per month

7. Clothes: $40 - $55 per month

Student Travel New York City

When choosing NYC student apartments, one of the foremost considerations is travel, particularly in a bustling metropolis renowned for its extensive network of public transportation. A prime aspect of NYC student housing is the ease of accessibility to buses, subways, and city bikes, ensuring that students can navigate the city affordably and efficiently. Some modes of transport that are easily accessible from your student residence New York option include:

1. Buses

New York City's buses are reliable and cost-effective modes of transport. With a base fare of $2.75, students can traverse the city and reach various destinations, including educational institutions. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) offers a pay-per-ride MetroCard that students can refill as needed or a 7-Day Unlimited Pass for approximately $33, ideal for regular commuters. You can take the Llegada Bus stop and the 7 Ave/W 31 St bus stop.
2. Subways

New York City's subway system is extensive, providing a fast and convenient way to travel across boroughs 24/7. The standard fare is similarly priced at $2.75 per trip, and with the possibility of transferring between buses and subways, it offers a seamless travel experience. The weekly Unlimited Ride MetroCard is particularly useful for students who travel frequently for classes and part-time jobs. You can take the Times Sq-42St and Brooklyn Bridge-City Hall subway stations.
3. Cycling

Citi Bike offers an attractive option for the eco-conscious or fitness-savvy student. With stations conveniently located near Brooklyn Law School and other key institutions, students can enjoy short—or long-term access with a single ride starting at $3.50 or an annual membership for those seeking an economical and healthy mode of commuting. Additionally, most apartments in New York for students offer secure bike/cycle storage spaces for added convenience.

Student Lifestyle and Living in New York City

As a student settling into the vibrant pulse of New York City, expect a fusion of dynamic culture, educational excellence, and an endless array of social hubs. Renowned for its safe and stimulating environment, New York City offers an unparalleled student living experience, complete with the prestige of academic life and the excitement of urban exploration. The city's boroughs, each a melting pot of culture and community, present an inviting atmosphere where knowledge and diversity are celebrated. Off-campus student housing NYC is conveniently nestled amidst the hustle and bustle, ensuring everything you need is but a stone's throw away. For socialites and foodies, the Big Apple is a haven with eateries like Joe's Pizza for an authentic New York slice or The Halal Guys for mouth-watering street food delights. Hip cafes such as Think Coffee provide a perfect spot for study sessions or catching up with friends.

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1. Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island
2. Central Park
3. Empire State Building
4. Times Square
5. Broadway and the Theater District
6. The Metropolitan Museum of Art
7. 9/11 Memorial and Museum

Universities in New York City

New York City, a vibrant metropolis known for its rich educational landscape, hosts some of the most prestigious and renowned universities in the world, apart from the excellent student accommodation in New York options. Some top universities include:

1. Columbia University
2. City University of New York
3. Brooklyn Law School
4. Brooklyn College
5. Lehman College

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