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Go Britanya Abacus Residence, Brighton
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Go Britanya Abacus Residence, Brighton

Baker St, Brighton, BN1 4JN, United Kingdom
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About the Property

Abacus Residence is an excellent student accommodation in Brighton that offers spacious en-suites near the Brighton Open Market. Moreover, Kings Brighton is 4 minutes away on foot and Bellerbys College is a 7-minute walk away from the property, making it ideal for students attending these colleges.

Features

Rooms at the accommodation have everything that students need and accommodation also provides top-notch facilities. The bedroom comes with a comfortable bed, a study desk, a lamp, bookshelf, a wardrobe, and plenty of storage space. The shared kitchen has all the modern appliances you will need to cook delicious meals. The property provides free high-speed WiFi to enjoy buffer-free content, 24hr CCTV surveillance for safety and security, on-site laundry and an on-site maintenance team. Abacus Residence also has some amazing social spaces such as a roof terrace, a Tv room, a peaceful study area, and a games area to chill with friends.

Location and What's Hot?

The property is based in a popular location in the city and it is surrounded by many restaurants cafes and bars. Bardsley's restaurant is nearby and serves the best fish and chips in town or visit the Bonsai Plant Kitchen for vegan food. The Druids Arms is just around the corner to drink and party with friends. Students don’t need to travel far for grocery shopping as the open market and Taj Grocery store are close by. Baker Street Coffee is a few steps away to get a cup of coffee on way to the university.

Commute

There are many bus stops available in the vicinity which makes getting around the city. Baker Street (Stop K) bus stop is just a minute walk away and London Road Shops (Stop Z) bus stop is a 2 minutes away on foot. Furthermore, Brighton train station is an 8-minute walk away from the accommodation.

What will you get

Your Rent Include

Wifi
Heating
Water
Heating

Common Amenities

TV Room
Regular Social Events
Study Area
Social Spaces
Roof Terrace
On Site Laundry

Cancellation Policies (2)

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Payment Policies (4)

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    This property requires booking deposit.
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    This property offers flexible instalment plan.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I book accommodation in any UK City?

Property has accommodation available in London, Dublin, and Brighton only.

Who can book a room?

Their accommodation open to full time students, intending to study at a UK university, and those coming the UK to do a short-term language course. You must be 18 years old or over.

What is the minimum time I can book?

You can book for a minimum of 2 weeks and up to 51 weeks, which covers a whole academic year. Payment information will be provided to you in the invoice and the contract. And you will be able to make the payment in three ways, including via a payment link on the invoice, a bank transfer or through the property website.

What payment options are available?

They offer residents the option to pay in full, and get a discount, or make up to four equal payments. Please note that paying in instalments will incur additional charges and interest.

When will I receive my Tenancy Agreement?

You will receive your Tenancy Agreement after you have paid the deposit.

When will I know my room number?

Depending on which property you book your room number will be in the Tenancy Agreement or in the Confirmation Letter.

Can I move in before my contract starts?

It is possible but depends on availability. They would advise you to check before you make any arrangements

I have booked a room but failed to obtain a visa, can I cancel my booking?

Yes, you are entitled to cancel your booking, but They will need you to provide proof of your visa being rejected. The Tenancy Agreement outlines their cancelation policies.

Can property arrange an airport pick up?

They can arrange an airport pick up for you or a group and you can make the payment for the taxi to pick you up from the airport when you book your accommodation.

What documents to present on arrival?

Please ensure you have your ID and booking confirmation letter to present on your arrival.

Is there a parking area?

Unfortunately, none of their accommodations have private parking for residents. However, there will be some arrangements made to support the check–in process and parking spaces arranged for new arrivals at some of their accommodation. Please contact your accommodation for more information.

Do you provide bedding & kitchen utensils?

Yes, they do. When you book your accommodation, you will be given the option to add a bedroom and kitchen pack. Once you have made the payment, they will arrange for these to be delivered to your room on your chosen date.

How can I order a taxi?

The team on reception cannot order a taxi on your behalf. They recommend you download the Uber / Bolt apps to order your taxi, which you can do my adding credit and debit cards as well as PayPal, Venmo, digital wallet and Uber gift cards.

Can I send my parcels / belongings before my check in?

You can but they do have limited storage space, so they request you coordinate your deliveries with your arrival date or no more than one day before your arrival.

How do I access the building and my room?

On arrival you will be issued with a credit style room key, that will open the main doors to the building and your room.

Can I access the accommodation 24 hours a day?

All their accommodations are open 24h / 7 days a week using your entry key. There will be someone at reception 24 hours a day to help you.

Can I change rooms or residences?

Yes, you can depend on availability.

How do I connect to the internet?

You will find instructions on how to connect to the internet in the welcome email or by asking the team on reception.

Do I need a tv license?

If you only watch on-demand or catch-up programmes through streaming services like Netflix, then you do not need a TV licence - unless you're watching BBC programmes on iPlayer.

How many people share the kitchen?

If you are renting an Ensuite Room, you will be sharing a kitchen with up to 6 residents.

What is included in the room?

All their studio rooms include kitchenette, with a microwave, bathroom, study space, wardrobe, bed, and mattress. Ensuite rooms include bathroom, shared kitchen, study space, wardrobe, bed, and mattress.

Are bills included in the rent?

The rent is inclusive of gas, electricity, and internet connection to your room and in all the public areas of the building.

Is there an oven?

The shared kitchens with their Ensuite rooms have an oven but their Studio’s don’t have an oven but do have a microwave, that has an oven setting.

Is there air conditioning?

Unfortunately, their rooms do not contain air conditioning, but you can borrow a fan from the team at reception.

What is Council tax?

Council tax is what UK residents pay the government to maintain things like road and street lighting, street cleaning and rubbish collection. Students are exempt from this charge once a letter proving their student status is sent to the relevant Government department. When you arrive you will be asked to provide proof of your student status, which you must provide otherwise you might have to pay the tax.

Are pets allowed?

Unfortunately, you are not allowed to keep any pets in your room or in any of the shared living spaces.

Can I have a guest over?

Yes, you are allowed to have friends over. However, each accommodation has a different guest policy, so ask the team at reception as you may need to sign in your guest using the onsite resident’s portal.

Who is responsible for room cleaning?

You are responsible for keeping your room clean and tidy. Check with the team on reception or refer to your Tenancy Agreement to familiarise yourself with the rules.

Can I request room cleaning services?

You can pay for your room to be cleaned on a weekly basis or from time to time. The team on reception can give you more details.

Can I change my shower head?

Yes, you can, but please inform your accommodation and ask for assistance from the maintenance team.

How do I raise maintenance requests?

To report any fault please report it to reception. Some of their accommodations may provide an app where you can report any maintenance issues.

Can I sublet my room and what is the procedure?

Yes, you can sublet your room if you are up to date with your rent and you pay the subletting fee of £250.00 + VAT. Furthermore, the student subletting from you must be studying in UK and be over 18 years old.

Can I extend my stay?

Yes, you can request an extension depending on availability.

What do I need to do before I leave?

Once you know your check out date, let them know and they’ll get the paperwork ready. And be sure to leave your room as you found it, take all your belongings, and dispose of all rubbish!

When is the check-in and check-out time?

You need to check out of your room by 10am on the end date of your tenancy as they may need to clean your room for another check in the same day. And the check-in time is 3pm. If you arrive before this time, you will not have access to your room.

What if I want to move out early?

Should you wish to leave before the end of the period stated in the agreement, put it in writing and they’ll let you know what options are available to you. However, given the Tenancy Agreement is a legally binding document you will need to pay rent until your tenancy expires.

When do I get my deposit back?

Your deposit will be returned to you within 28 days after the end of your Tenancy Agreement. The money will be paid back to you by the Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS). Damage to your room, beyond normal wear and tear, missing items from the inventory or additional cleaning will result in you being charged and the amount will come out of the deposit

How should I leave my room when I move out?

You should leave your room as clean and tidy as possible. Make sure you remove all your belongings and ensure all rubbish is placed in designated refuse areas. Damage to your room, beyond normal wear and tear, missing items from the inventory or additional cleaning will result in you being charged and the amount will come out of the deposit.

I left something behind in my room, what do I do?

When their specialist cleaners carry out deep cleaning of each room at the end of the tenancy, any valuable items or documentation will be passed to the team at reception who will contact you to arrange collection.

What is the nationality mix and who is living in the Residence?

They are lucky to welcome students from all over the world. Everyone staying in the residence is a student either enrolled in higher education, a language school or doing an internship.

Do you recommend the Bedding Pack?

Once you arrive in your room, you may be too tired to leave again and buy bedding stuff yourself. We recommend you to purchase the bedding pack through us so you can relax and find your pillow and blanket ready waiting for you. It’s up to you, of course.

Do you recommend the Kitchen Pack?

You have two different kitchen packs available through us. The basic option provides you with the min. tools you may need for light cooking. The large option provides you with everything you may need in the long-term. Alternatively, you can purchase it yourself once you arrive.

What will I find inside the room?

Ensuites: A double bed, desk, wardrobe. Please check bedding pack. Shared Kitchen: microwave, oven, fridge. Please check kitchen pack. Studio: A double bed, desk, wardrobe. Please check bedding pack. Kitchen: Fridge & Microwave. Please check Kitchen Pack.

How can I use the Laundry?

There is laundry on site which works with an application you can download and wash whenever you wish to. One wash together with drying is approx. 4£

Is there a reception and security on site?

Every residence has a reception during the day and security 7/24.

What is the difference between Ensuite & Studio?

Ensuite rooms have a Bathroom inside the room. Kitchen is shared with another 6 students who live with you on the same floor. Great opportunity to make friends from all over the world. Studios offer 100% privacy. Enjoy your own Bathroom & kitchen inside the room. Use common facilities to socialize and make friends from all over the world.

What are your room types?

Ensuites: Room with Bathroom. Share the kitchen with another 6 students. Studio: 100% privacy. Kitchen & Bathroom inside the room. Lower Level, Mid. Level, Upper Level: Prices change according to the floor level. Silver, Bronze, Gold: rooms differentiate only in square metre.

What do I need arrival at arrival?

Your confirmation letter and (most important- they can remove this word) your passport or ID.

How to book your short-term room with them?

Take advantage of flexible room-contracts like nowhere else! With property you can book your stay from only 2 weeks onwards and extend while you are in the UK or Dublin. How it works: • Send them the booking form and pay your deposit of 250£ within 48 hours to secure your room. • Pay the outstanding balance 4 weeks prior to arrival and receive your confirmation letter. • Cancel 4 weeks prior to check in, 250£ penalty fee applies. • Cancel 0-4 weeks prior to check in, no refund made.

How to book your long-term room with them?

Book your long-term room up to 51 weeks with them now and take advantage of attractive rates like nowhere else! How it works: • Send them the booking form and pay your deposit of 250£ within 48 hours to secure your room. • Pay the outstanding balance 4 weeks prior to arrival and receive your confirmation letter. • Cancel 4 weeks prior to check in, 250£ penalty fee applies. • Cancel 0-4 weeks prior to check in, no refund made.

How can I book?

Fill in the online inquiry form and they will get back to you with the best option depending on your budget, preferred location and room type. Send them the booking form and pay your deposit of 250£ to secure your room. To finally receive your confirmation letter, pay the outstanding balance 4 weeks prior to check in and you are ready to go!

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