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Botanic Studios, Belfast
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Botanic Studios, Belfast

Dublin Rd, Belfast, BT2 7HP, United Kingdom
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laundry facility
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game room

About the Property

Situated at 78-86 Dublin Rd, Botanic Studios, Belfast BT2 7HP, UK, emerges as a preferred choice for students looking for comfortable and contemporary living spaces in Belfast's heart. These studios come in various configurations, includinga range of Studio options, each fully furnished and designed with the student lifestyle in mind.  Botanic Studios, Belfast accommodation offers students convenience by neighbouring esteemed educational institutions like Queens University Belfast, Ulster University Belfast Campus amongst many others. This Belfast student Accommodation  is top-notch, offering a touch of luxury, making it an ideal home away from home.

Choosing Botanic Studios, Belfast means embracing the vibrant city’s lifestyle, known for its rich history, cultural significance, and dynamic student population. As a city, it ranks highly as an educational hub, with a welcoming atmosphere for both local and international scholars, making it ideal to opt for student accommodation in Belfast. The student accommodation sits close to must-visit attractions such as the Botanic Gardens and Ulster Museum, providing ample opportunities for students to explore and unwind everything the city has to offer. Boasting a wave of social events, a cinema, a games area, and reception & staff readily available, Botanic Studios in Belfast promotes a balanced student lifestyle. With this student accommodation in Belfast, you can experience the perfect blend of study, social life, and cultural immersion within one of the UK's most storied and student-friendly cities, with a lot in store for exploring and unfolding as your student journey goes on. If you are a study abroad student, Botanic Studios Belfast is the student accommodation to check out if the convenience of commute, comfort of accessibility, and social life sound like factors prioritising on your list.


Finding the perfect student accommodation can be daunting, but Botanic Studios, Belfast, offers a stellar living experience for students in the heart of the city. This student accommodation in Belfast caters to all your needs, ensuring a comfortable and hassle-free stay. With a range of room types, including Standard Studio, Standard Plus Studio, Premium Studio, and Deluxe Studio, every student can find the perfect fit for their preference and budget.

Each room at Botanic Studios, Belfast accommodation is fully furnished with a cozy bed, ample room storage. The added convenience of a kitchen with appliances in every studio allows you to whip up meals at any time without the fuss of shared kitchens. Staying connected is a breeze with Wifi availability throughout the premises.

But it's not just about the rooms! The property boasts an array of common amenities that elevate your living experience. Imagine unwinding after a long day of studies in the personal cinema or challenging your friends in lively games room. The property's lounge and courtyard offer spaces for socialising and relaxing, while laundry facilities on-site add to the convenience. A study area designed to provide a private and focused environment for academics.

Botanic Studios, Belfast, also understands the importance of community and hosts regular social events. The reception & staff are always on hand to assist with any needs, ensuring a supportive environment. Its proximity to notable institutions, such as Queens University Belfast and Ulster University Belfast Campus, makes it a top-choice student accommodation in Belfast.

Choose Botanic Studios Belfast for a comfortable, convenient, and enriching student living experience at the heart of Belfast's vibrant community.

Location and What's Hot?

Immerse yourself in the dynamic surroundings of Botanic Studios, Belfast, ideally situated for a rich academic and social life. With Belfast Metropolitan College, Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute and  Irish School of Economics just around the corner, students have unparalleled convenience when it comes to getting to lectures hassle-free with with bare minimum effort in commute.

At a close proximity to your Botanic Studios, Belfast student accommodation, enjoy the culinary delights that adorn the streets of Belfast. Indulge in a coffee break at the cosy cafes or savour international cuisine at bustling restaurants such as Boojum - Lisburn Road or Archana Restaurant. Groceries for your fully-equipped kitchen are no issue with stores like Tesco Express just a short walk away, making your student life both efficient and comfortable.

Health and wellness are also taken care of, with prominent hospitals, including the Royal Victoria Hospital, being readily accessible. Cultural enrichment is just outside your door, with Belfast City Hall and Ulster Museum within reach, ensuring you embrace both study and the lively Belfast heritage. The beauty of nature is echoed in nearby parks like Botanic Gardens, perfect for a serene escape from your studies.

Social life thrives in the area, with an assortment of bars and cafes to unwind after a day at the university. Just take a stroll to The Crown Liquor Saloon or Limelight, where laughter and memories await. Not to mention the curated social events, cinema, and games area at the Botanic Studios, Belfast's common amenities foster a community spirit like no other.

With renowned sites, lively nightlife, and an all-encompassing array of amenities, this is one of the student accommodations in Belfast that provides not just a room but a gateway to a vibrant lifestyle in the heart of Belfast. It's the perfect blend for students looking for top-tier comfort and engagement within this beloved city.


Living at Botanic Studios, Belfast, provides students with an array of convenient travel options right at their doorstep. As they step out of their comfortable Botanic Studios, Belfast student accommodation, they can easily hop onto a bus at the opposite street’s Dublin Road bus stop to explore the city or get to their university. The Botanic Railway Station is a hub of connectivity, enabling quick and hassle-free journeys across and inter-city.


  1. Botanic train station - 2 minute walk
  2. Queen's University Belfast - 5 minute walk
  3. City centre - 10 minute walk
  4. Stanmillis University College - 20 minute walk
  5. Ulster University Belfast Campus - 20 minute walk

What will you get

Your Rent Include

Hot Water
Content Insurance

Common Amenities

Cinema Room
Study Area
Games Room

Cancellation Policies (4)

  • Cooling Off Period
    This property offers cooling-off period.
  • No Visa No Pay
    This property allows cancellation due to visa rejection.
  • No Place No Pay
    This property allows cancellation if admission is not secured.

Payment Policies (5)

  • Booking Deposit
    This property requires booking deposit.
  • Security Deposit
    This property requires security deposit.
  • Payment Instalment Plan
    This property offers flexible instalment plan.

Frequently Asked Questions

I need a guarantor?

Most of properties require residents to have a guarantor. This person will need to commit to paying the rent if you aren’t able to so please make sure you discuss this with them. They do not have to live in the UK but must be over 18 and not live in a property managed by Fresh. Once you have signed the contract your guarantor will be asked to provide proof of ID and their address and also sign a copy of the agreement. Some of properties are able to offer the option to make your full years payment upfront and not have a guarantor. Please speak to our Residents’ Team to check if this is available at your chosen property.

What is the advance rent?

Most of properties require applicants to pay an advance rent at the time of booking. This is refundable should you decide to cancel within the cooling off period or later find your place has been withdrawn or you are not able to obtain a visa to enter the UK.
The advance rent will show as a payment towards your first rent instalment on your account.

How can I choose the best room for me?

Accommodate want you to choose a room you are going to be happy living in and management know everyone has a different wish list – from the floor the room is on to the view and the amenities in the room, Team will be on hand to discuss this with you and help you make the best selection.

What size is a small double bed?

Room descriptions explain whether you will have a standard or small double bed. A small double is the same length as the standard but just a tiny bit narrower. Also known as a 3/4 size bed, small doubles measure approx. 120cm wide x 190cm long. Still plenty of room for a good night's sleep, even if there's two of you sharing.

Can I come to have a look around before I book?

Of course! Management are very proud of properties and would love to show you around. If you want to bring some friends or family members that’s absolutely fine too – just ask that you speak to team in advance so can make sure management have some rooms available to show you. If you find yourself in the area and haven’t had a chance to speak to team you can still pop in, whilst management might not have a room to show you management will still be able to show you around Shared Spaces.
management can also offer online video viewings if you don’t live locally so let team know what works for you!

I have a medical condition which means I have certain requirements for my room?

Please get in touch with team – they are experts on properties and most have rooms with varying levels of adaptations so team will be able to help you. If you book online, and you indicate you have a medical condition, the booking process will automatically pause so you can speak with team.

I will be aged 16 or 17 when the tenancy starts – can I still book?

Yes, but will ask you to complete a few extra steps during the booking process. This will include nominating a Responsible Adult who will be point of contact for you and will recommend monthly meetings with General Manager once you have moved in but that’s up to you!

Can I book together with a group of friends?

Management know that choosing who you live with is really important so in properties with shared apartments group booking can easily be organized by getting in touch with teams.

What are sanction checks? (please check with your chosen property if these checks apply)?

Some of properties require Sanction Checks to be completed on residents and Guarantors before management are able to issue you with an agreement. The checks will be completed after you have signed the agreement. They use Government sanction databases to identify and list individuals who have been convicted of serious crimes and terrorism offences. The checks are conducted by Veri-Check on the Landlords behalf.

What if I want to cancel my booking?

Please refer to your chosen properties' Terms and Conditions for details of when and how you are able to cancel. Team will be happy to discuss this with you if you have any questions.

How will I know when payments are due?

All your payment dates are listed in your agreement and on portal. It’s really important you understand these payments must be made on time. Management ask for a portion of your rent in advance of your tenancy starting, usually at the beginning of August.
If management haven’t received your first rent instalment and Tenancy Deposit payment, your booking may be cancelled. Management also won’t be able to let you have your key so it’s important to make sure you have everything in place especially as you may not receive your student finance or bursary until after these dates.

How can I make payment?

If you don’t have access to a smartphone, you can log into Portal on a laptop.
If you will need to make payment by bank transfer, please contact Team at least two weeks before your payment due date for more information. Bank transfers take longer to reach Team so any payments made using this method will need to be done in advance.

Will I need to pay a deposit?

Property ask all residents to pay a Tenancy Deposit – please check your agreement for the date this payment will be due. The good news is that you will get the Tenancy Deposit back at the end of the tenancy if nothing is owing for damages or outstanding rent. The value varies across properties so please take a look at the Fee Schedule for your chosen property for more information. Deposits are fully secured by the Tenancy Deposit Scheme (Custodial) in England and Wales or the My Deposits Scheme in Scotland.
In the Republic of Ireland your Booking Fee automatically converts into your Damages Deposit at the start of the tenancy.

When Can I Move In?

A few weeks before the start of your tenancy management will get in contact to ask you to watch induction video and book a move-in slot. You will need to do this so management can make sure management are expecting you!

What payments will I need to make before I move in?

Please check your agreement for your first rent instalment and tenancy deposit payment dates. If you have any questions about your rent instalment due dates please contact team. You must pay your first rental instalment before you will be allowed to move in.

Can I order bedding and kitchen packs?

Yes! Order bedding, kitchen packs and other uni essentials from shop.

Do I need a tv licence?

Yes, unless management tell you team is covering it, if you watch or record programmer as they are being shown, watch catch up TV such as iPlayer or watch live TV online you will need a license.
This applies to any provider you use and any device, including a TV, desktop computer, laptop, mobile phone, tablet, games console, digital box or DVD/VHS recorder.

Can I have a pet?

Student accommodation is often not a suitable environment for pets and that’s why pets of any shape or size aren't allowed.

Can I invite guests to stay in my room?

All grown-ups here so of course occasional overnight guests are allowed. Please don't invite someone to stay for more than three consecutive nights though, and always check with your flatmates first that they're ok with extra house guests.

Will my room be inspected?

Yes, management conduct inspections at least three times during your tenancy. management will keep an eye on cleanliness and hope not to see any damage and missing items. After each inspection management will tell you if any charges need to be made to put something right. You will be invoiced immediately for recharges for the first two inspections and on the final inspection a deduction will be made from your Tenancy Deposit. The cost of recharges for cleaning, damages and missing items can be found in the Residents’ Handbook.

Do I need to move out over the Christmas and Easter holidays?

No, your room is yours for the whole of your tenancy. You only need to move out at the end of the agreement. It will be your responsibility to check with the local Council if Council Tax will be due if you stay during the holidays.

Will I be charged for damages?

As part of your contract you have agreed to look after your room and not cause any damage. Management know accidents do sometimes happen so a list of possible damage charges are available in portal.

Can I smoke/vape?

All properties are smoke free and this includes all types of E-cigarettes and Vapes. Smoking is not allowed in any private or communal area including bedrooms, bathrooms, kitchens and all internal social spaces. Designated smoking areas can be found outside the building. If you do have an e-cigarette or Vape, please ensure that the charger conforms to British or EU safety standards, or they will be removed during room inspections. All drug use, including the use of Laughing Gas, is prohibited at our properties.

What do I do if I am not totally satisfied?

Management hope you will love living with us but there may be times when management don’t always get it right. management take all complaints seriously and will try best to fix any issues the first time. If you need help and advice, please speak with your General Manager first.

Can I live with fresh once I have graduated?

In most cases student properties are purely for students, however, management do offer rental homes in locations across the UK which are perfect for recent graduates, offering great value rent, on-site Residents' Teams and the fantastic service you would expect from Fresh.

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Student Accomodations in Belfast

Belfast Student Accommodation

Opting for Belfast student accommodation is a choice many scholars make to enhance their university experience. In Belfast, students discover the advantages of off-campus housing, such as greater independence, a variety of living spaces, and the chance to immerse themselves in the local community. Amber steps in to simplify the oftentimes complex search for the ideal private student accommodation in Belfast, connecting students to a host of suitable housing options close to key educational institutions like Queens University Belfast, Belfast Metropolitan College, and the Ulster University Belfast Campus.

Amber's platform is designed for ease of use, ensuring that students can quickly find accommodations tailored to their needs, whether they prefer a studio, en-suite room, or a shared apartment. The available properties come equipped with a plethora of amenities to support students' lifestyles, including high-speed internet, laundry facilities, communal study areas, and more.

Some notable examples of student housing in Belfast offered via Amber include options near the American Musical Theatre Academy (Belfast) and the Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute. Living in these strategic locations means that students not only reduce their commute times but also enjoy the vibrant city life of Belfast, Northern Ireland’s cultural capital.

With Amber, the path to finding your next student home in Belfast is just a few clicks away.

About Belfast

Belfast, the vibrant capital of Northern Ireland, is a city steeped in rich history and culture. From iconic landmarks such as the Titanic Belfast and the grandeur of Belfast City Hall to its strong industrial heritage, Belfast has long been a centre of activity and growth. It's a locale that celebrates a legacy of shipbuilding, arts, and education, making it an attractive hub for students from around the globe.

The city is home to a dynamic student population who attend prestigious institutions, including Queens University Belfast, Ulster University Belfast Campus, and the American Musical Theatre Academy (Belfast). Each of these universities contributes to Belfast's educational prowess, making it an excellent choice for higher learning. Students looking for student flats in Belfast will find a range of options to suit their needs. The city's vibrant neighbourhoods, from the bustling Queen's Quarter to the trendy Cathedral Quarter, offer welcoming communities where young academics can thrive.

Best Student Accommodation in Belfast

Relocating to Belfast for your studies requires a leap into independence, and a crucial part of that transition is finding the perfect student accommodation. By choosing the right student housing in Belfast, students can immerse themselves in local culture, enjoy greater freedom, and often find more wallet-friendly options compared to on-campus residence halls. Belfast, a vibrant city with a rich history and buzzing student life, offers a myriad of student housing options close to top educational institutions like Ulster University and Belfast Metropolitan College. From private ensuites that offer a personal touch to lively studio apartments and student halls that cultivate a community spirit, there's an array of accommodations to meet every student's needs. Below are the top student housing in Belfast that promise a comfortable and enriching living experience.

1. Great Patrick Street

2. The Edge

3. Aster House

4. LIV Student Belfast

5. Bradbury Place

6. Botanic Studios

7. Vita Student Bruce Street

8. John Bell House

9. Swanston House

10. Alma Place

Cost of Living in Belfast

Understanding the average cost of living in Belfast is crucial for students when planning their finances and lifestyle during their studies. Understanding the average cost of living in Belfast is crucial for students when planning their finances and lifestyle during their studies. Belfast offers a vibrant city life and is known for its rich culture and history, but like any city, living costs can vary. This estimation greatly influences accommodation choices, with private student accommodation Belfast options varying in price and offerings to suit different budgets and preferences. Students must factor in recurring costs like groceries, utilities, transportation, and personal expenses. Below is the breakdown of the many expenses you might incur while staying in Belfast:

1. Off-campus Accommodation: £740 - £780 per month

2. Transportation: £50 - £65 per month

3. Food: £440 - £465 per month

4. Entertainment: £35 - £45 per month

5. Groceries: £120 - £135 per month

6. Clothes: £70 - £85 per month

Student Travel Belfast

When it comes to student accommodation in Belfast, one of the crowning features is the reliable and affordable student travel near Belfast options. Getting around the city is convenient and stress-free thanks to a variety of public transportation choices. Whether you're commuting to one of Belfast's reputable educational institutions or simply exploring what this dynamic city has to offer, here's how you can easily navigate the area around your Belfast accommodation. The main modes of transportation include:

1. Bus: Operated by Translink Metro, buses cover extensive routes across Belfast, and you're never too far from a bus stop. You can take the Europa Buscentre bus stop and the North Street bus stop. With fares starting from £2 and day tickets averaging around £3.50, buses are an inexpensive option for students. For frequent travellers, a multi-journey Smartlink card or a monthly mLink ticket provides additional savings.
2. Train: For longer distances or travel outside the city, the train is an excellent choice. With student discounts and a variety of travel cards available, such as the link card for 16 to 23-year-olds, you can save up to 1/3 of train journeys. The train station network connects you conveniently to different parts of Belfast and Northern Ireland.
3. Cycling: Belfast is becoming increasingly bike-friendly, offering many cycle lanes and paths. There are also bike-sharing schemes in the city, like Belfast Bikes, with costs as low as £1.00 for a 30-minute ride.

Student Lifestyle and Living in Belfast

Belfast, a city steeped in history and brimming with youthful energy, is an inviting tapestry for students looking for excellent student accommodation in Belfast. Renowned for its friendly populace and compact size, Belfast offers a warm, secure, and student-friendly environment. The vibe here is enlivening yet comfortable, making it an ideal setting for students to immerse themselves in their academic and social lives. Students in Belfast are never far from a variety of hangout spots that cater to every preference. The Cathedral Quarter, with its cobblestone streets, is the cultural heartbeat of the city, offering an array of cafes and bars where students can unwind after a day of studies. Meanwhile, Botanic Gardens provides a serene green space for picnics and casual strolls, offering a refreshing escape from the bustle of city life. Just a stone's throw away, the Queen's Quarter boasts trendy coffee shops like Common Grounds, where students can sip on artisanal coffee and bond over coursework.

For those in search of a lively night scene, the pubs along Dublin Road and the student-friendly establishments at Bradbury Place are hotspots for weekend revelry. The Empire Music Hall is a particular favourite, offering everything from live music gigs to comedy nights, ensuring students are well-entertained. Additionally, the annual Belfast Film Festival and the Belsonic Music Festival bring a splash of culture and fun, adding to the breadth of student life here. The allure of student rentals in Belfast is enhanced by the closeness to several institutions, such as the American Musical Theatre Academy and Ulster University, fostering a thriving student community. Those residing in student flats in Belfast find a city ripe with opportunity, brimming with intellectual stimuli, and a rich social fabric that makes their student years unforgettable.

Belfast Tourist Attractions

Belfast, the vibrant capital of Northern Ireland, is a city steeped in history and culture. It's an exciting destination that beckons travellers with its mix of Edwardian and Victorian architecture, the historic shipyards where the Titanic was built, and a wealth of pubs and eateries. Visitors to Belfast can enjoy a wide range of tourist attractions that reflect the city's past and present. These include:

1. Titanic Belfast
2. Crumlin Road Gaol
3. Belfast City Hall
4. Ulster Museum
5. Belfast Castle & Cave Hill Country Park
6. St. George's Market
7. Botanic Gardens
8. SS Nomadic
9. Grand Opera House
10. Victoria Square Shopping Centre

Universities in Belfast

Belfast, a vibrant hub in Northern Ireland, is renowned for its dynamic student life and premier universities. The city offers excellent Belfast student houses to rent, catering to a diverse international community pursuing higher education. A few best universities in Belfast include:

1. Queen's University Belfast
2. Ulster University Belfast Campus
3. Belfast Metropolitan College
4. American Musical Theatre Academy (Belfast)
5. Irish School of Ecumenics

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