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Cambrian Point, Cardiff

Maindy Rd, Cardiff, CF24 4HJ, United Kingdom
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1.3 mi from City Center
1.3 mi from City Center( 26m. 13m. 6m)
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Royal Welsh College of Music an... | 0.6 mi
Welsh School of Architecture | 0.6 mi
Cardiff University | 0.7 mi
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About the Property

Located on Maindy Rd, Cardiff CF24 4HJ, UK, Cambrian Point Cardiff stands as a premium choice for student accommodation in Cardiff. Popular among students for its modern living spaces, the property offers room types such as Premium Range 1 Ensuite and Premium Range 2 Ensuite, tailor-made to suit the lifestyle of university goers. Strategically positioned, this accommodation ensures that students have easy access to several universities, including Cardiff University, Cardiff Metropolitan University (Cyncoed), University of South Wales, and the Welsh School of Architecture, making it an ideal base for those studying in Cardiff.


The city of Cardiff, known for its charming blend of historical landmarks and contemporary living, is an excellent setting for Cambrian Point. As the capital of Wales, Cardiff is home to a vibrant student community, boasting universities that regularly feature in prominent academic rankings. This city’s rich cultural tapestry, combined with its friendly and welcoming atmosphere, makes it a highly sought-after destination for students from across the globe. Living at Cambrian Point Cardiff accommodation in Cardiff, provided by Unite Students, places residents in proximity to attractions like the majestic Cardiff Castle and the bustling Cardiff Bay, offering a wealth of experiences outside the academic sphere. Cambrian Point is more than a place to crash after a long day of lectures. Here, you'll be surrounded by Cardiff's excellent schools, the electrifying passion for rugby that seems to grip the entire city on match days, and a ton of cultural festivals that celebrate the city's unique spirit. At Cambrian Point, your student journey is about more than just textbooks. It's about becoming part of Cardiff's cool scene, immersing yourself in the city's energy, and making memories that will last a lifetime. You'll be living in the heart of the action, with everything you need for an unforgettable student experience right on your doorstep.

Features

Residents of Cambrian Point Cardiff can choose from a selection of cosy room options such as the Premium Range 2 Ensuite and Premium Range 1 Ensuite. Each room is a haven of relaxation and productivity, featuring fully furnished interiors with ample storage, an efficient heating system, and entertainment essentials like a TV point for your television. The private rooms provide a personal sanctuary where students can study, relax, and unwind. At Cambrian Point Cardiff, enjoy the comfort of your own private room and private bathroom, complete with a cozy double bed and convenient under-bed storage.


The convenience extends beyond the private rooms with the availability of excellent common amenities. Dedicated laundry facilities ensure that students can easily manage their daily chores, while the on-site vending machine offers quick snacks and beverages. Staying connected is a breeze thanks to the complimentary Wi-Fi. Additionally, residents can socialize and collaborate in the outdoor social space, perfect for meeting new friends and engaging with peers.


With safety and security measures like CCTV, secure access, and a fire system in place, you can rest assured that you'll be safe during your stay here. Plus, with maintenance support, onsite service teams, contents insurance, and 24/7 assistance, students can focus on their studies worry-free. Managed by Unite Students, one of the leading property management groups, the Cambrian Point Cardiff accommodation offers peace of mind with its commitment to student welfare and building a vibrant community. Students will find no shortage of amenities or comfort at this exceptional accommodation, making it an ideal choice for both academic focus and a balanced lifestyle.

Location and What's Hot?

Located on the bustling Maindy Rd, Cambrian Point Cardiff puts students at the center of everything Cardiff has to offer. The property is enviably close to prestigious institutions such as the Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff & Vale College, Cardiff University, Cardiff Metropolitan University (both Llandaff and Cyncoed campuses), University of South Wales, and the creative hubs such as Trinity College Bristol Campus and Bristol Old Vic Theatre School.


Imagine living just around the corner from a multitude of gastronomic pleasures, such as the exotic dishes at Societi Bistro or the delicious treats at Pettigrew Tea Rooms. The energetic student community can hop to The Flora for a vibrant bar experience or idle away in the reflective ambiance of Artigiano Espresso & Wine Bar.


For day-to-day essentials, students can wander down to local grocery stores like Tesco Express and Sainsbury’s Local. If healthcare is a concern, rest easy knowing top-notch facilities such as the University Hospital of Wales are a stone's throw away. Nature lovers will relish the green embrace of Bute Park and Rhodda's Meadow, while history enthusiasts can explore the timeless walls of Cardiff Castle, all just outside your door.


Need a caffeine fix? The area boasts cafes like Clayton Hotel Cardiff and Premier Inn Cardiff City South Hotel for cozy study sessions or casual hangouts. When it's time for a cultural excursion, students can explore the rich history of Cardiff at museums like the National Museum Cardiff and St. Fagans National Museum of History. From ancient artifacts to contemporary exhibitions, there's something for everyone.


But it's not just about academics and exploration—this accommodation offers a thriving social scene. With fellow students just steps away, impromptu gatherings and movie nights become the norm. Plus, the vibrant city life of Cardiff awaits, with its bustling streets, lively pubs, and eclectic eateries offering endless entertainment options. Whether it's studying, socializing, or soaking up the local culture, this accommodation provides the perfect hub for students to create lasting memories and forge lifelong friendships.

Commute

At Cambrian Point Cardiff, traveling around the city is a breeze. With bus stops like Blackweir, Maindy Stadium, and Colum Road nearby, getting around is convenient and efficient. If you plan on travelling to a nearby city for a weekend getaway, the Cathays train station isn’t far from the accommodation. Additionally, for those traveling from afar, Cardiff Airport and Signature Aviation CWL - Cardiff Airport are within reach, ensuring easy access for international students. Whether you're exploring the city or jetting off on an adventure, this housing offers convenient proximity to transportation hubs, making it an ideal choice for students seeking accessibility and convenience.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What bills do I need to pay?

Most bills, including electricity, water, heating and Wi-Fi, are included in your rent.
If you choose to watch live or on demand television you will need to pay for a TV license.

Do students have to pay for a TV license?

If you are bringing a Television and planning to watch live or on demand TV, the Television Licensing Authority requires that you buy a license.

Do I need to buy contents insurance for my room?

When you book with them the personal items inside your room are automatically insured against fire, flood, theft and accidental damage by our partners Endsleigh.
More information on your cover, including your full policy documents.

Can I share a studio room with someone else?

They have a small number of dual occupancy rooms in some of their properties. However, outside of these rooms, we do not allow more than one person to live in their rooms, nor can they accommodate under 16's living in any of their rooms with a parent or guardian.

Can I extend my tenancy?

Yes, if the same room that you are currently in is available they are happy to extend your stay. Your property team will be happy to arrange this for you.

Can I choose who I live with?

When you book with them, your room will be allocated at random. If you have a preference on who you'll be living with for example same sex flatmates or postgraduate flatmates please Contact and they will see what the options are for you.
They will try to meet your preferences where they can, but they can't guarantee this as it is dependent on availability.

Can I book a flat with friends?

Yes, you can book the room with friends.

Is there parking available at my property and how much does it cost?

Some of the properties have parking available which students can reserve on a first come first serve basis. The cost of the parking space is dependent on the property.

What happens if I can't make a payment?

Your installment due dates are outlined in your tenancy agreement and by accepting the terms and conditions of your contract, both customer and guarantor are accepting responsibility for payment on the dates provided. If you are unable to make payment for your rent, please speak to your property team. They will be able to discuss with you your payment options and advise you of any future implications depending on how late the payment will be.

Can I view the property and room before booking?

Looking to view first? They've created virtual tours for most of our properties but if you would like to see the property in person, you can book this online for your chosen property.
If you would like to see the property and view the available rooms in person, connect with your amber agent to arrange a viewing.

What should I do if I am going to be arriving late at night or early in the morning?

If you are arriving late at night or early in the morning, simply call them and they’ll arrange for someone to come out and let you in.

What will happen when I arrive?

Their team will be ready and waiting to check you in when you arrive, and give you the keys to your new room. If you have been asked to book a time slot for arrival, please make sure you stick to this.
You will receive information on your new home and city and they'll let you know what to do if you need any help or support while settling in.

Can you store my luggage if I have it delivered ahead of my arrival?

They will be preparing your room for your arrival, and will not be able to store any luggage for you before you arrive.
LOVESPACE provides storage and packing solutions for all residents at properties without the hassle. You book online, they collect for free, store your stuff and deliver back to any UK address.

Will I get my advance rent back?

If you paid advance rent at the start of your tenancy, they put this towards your first rent installment. It wasn’t a deposit, so they won’t return it to you when you check-out.

Can I check-out before the end of my tenancy?

Yes. You can leave any time before your contract ends, and they will process your check-out early. You’ll need to return your keys and check-out in the Management’s App, or tell a member of staff you’re leaving early.
If you do decide to check-out early and surrender your tenancy, you won’t be entitled to any rent refund.

Is cleaning provided?

It’s your responsibility to clean both your room and the shared areas of your flat.
Find guidance on keeping your room and flat clean and tidy on the Common Room.

How much does it cost to use the laundry facilities at my property?

The cost to use the laundry facilities in your building may differ slightly. Pricing information will be available once you've checked into your property.

Do you provide bedding or do I need to bring my own?

Bedding is not provided in their properties. You will need to bring your own bedding to use when you arrive.
They have partnered with UniKitOut, the UK's leading Student Kit supplier, so whether you need bedding, kitchen, bathroom, or everything - they have something for you. You can buy them online.

How do I collect my key?

You can collect your keys from reception when you arrive. Remember, if you have been asked to do so, make sure you have booked a check-in slot. At your allotted time, just come straight to the main reception with your photo ID and the team will have your keys ready and waiting for you.

Can someone else pick my key up for me?

No. For security reasons, they can only give your room key directly to you.

Can I move in early?

Their standard tenancies have fixed dates and cannot be changed. However, if you are looking to move in earlier it may be possible to book an additional short stay tenancy and you will be charged for any additional nights. Check availability for your property.

I'm going to be late - do I need to let you know?

If you are running late on your arrival day, don’t worry - They will still be able to check you in.
As you will have missed your check-in slot you may have to wait to move in later on in the day though, when they can welcome you to the property safely.

Can my family or friends stay for a few nights after dropping me off?

All customers should follow their property’s rules on having guests. Please speak to your property team if you don’t know what these are.

Is there anything I can't bring with me when I move in?

Please leave anything illegal out of your new home. Candles and other hazardous items are not allowed either.
Unfortunately you'll need to leave any pets at home too. If you need a guide dog or working dog to assist you, please get in touch to discuss your options.
Fridges are another no-no. However, they do make some exceptions, for example if you’ve got a medical reason to have one. You'll need to check this with your property team before you move in.

Are things like pots, pans and cutlery provided in the kitchen?

You’ll need to bring your own pots, pans and other kitchen items
They have partnered with UniKitOut, the UK's leading Student Kit supplier, so whether you need bedding, kitchen, bathroom, or everything - they have something for you. You can buy them online.

Can I bring my pet with me?

No, unfortunately, pets are not allowed.

Can I sublet my room to someone else?

No, subletting your room is not allowed. If you do wish to leave your contract early you will need to find a replacement tenant and provide them with their details so that they can release you from your contract and create a new tenancy agreement for them.

How do I accept my tenancy agreement?

Once you have booked your room with them you will receive an email, titled 'Booking Offer Confirmation' and Acceptance. In that email, you will find a link to 'View' your agreement.

Do I need to read the tenancy document?

Yes, it's really important you understand what you're agreeing to. If there's any terms or conditions which are unclear, or if you're still unsure, they recommend you get in touch with them. Once you've accepted your tenancy agreement, you have entered into a contract. If you want to change or cancel your tenancy at a later date, you'll need to check the cancellation policy.

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Student Accomodations in Cardiff

Cardiff Student Accommodation

Exploring student accommodation Cardiff reveals a diverse array of choices for those pursuing their studies at key institutions like Cardiff University and the University of South Wales. One of the primary advantages of opting for off-campus housing is the independence and freedom it provides, along with often more spacious living conditions compared to on-campus options. Amber is your indispensable companion in navigating the market of student housing in Cardiff. It meticulously simplifies the hunt for the perfect student halls in Cardiff, presenting a bouquet of options nestled within convenient locations across the city. From private studios to student apartments in Cardiff, there's a home for every preference and lifestyle. Amenities integral to student life, such as high-speed internet, on-site laundry facilities, and communal study spaces, are standard features of the various properties. Proximity to academic campuses and vibrant city life is an additional perk you can expect. Specifically, accommodations like Collegiate The Neighbourhood, Zenith, Collegiate Eclipse, Bridge Street Exchange, and Ty Pont Haearn cater to students' need for a seamless transition into their academic and social life in Cardiff.

About Cardiff

Cardiff, the vibrant capital of Wales, boasts a rich heritage of history and culture, making it an intriguing destination for students worldwide. Known for its striking architecture that spans from historic castles to modern developments, Cardiff encapsulates an ever-evolving urban landscape. This city in the UK prides itself as a hub for commerce, media, and education, flourishing with opportunities and experiences for its diverse population. As a critical centre for research and learning, Cardiff accommodates a thriving student community, drawn to its esteemed educational institutions and lively social scene. The heart of Cardiff's educational excellence is Cardiff University, a prestigious member of the Russell Group renowned for its impactful research and high academic standards. Cardiff student accommodation options are plentiful, catering to lifestyles and budgets of all kinds. From contemporary apartments to traditional halls, students can find a home that suits their preferences. Each area within Cardiff has its intrinsic charm, with students often gravitating towards accommodations in Cardiff that offer convenience, culture, and a sense of community. Amber is the go-to platform that simplifies the search for student housing in Cardiff and ensures that every student finds their perfect match in this dynamic city.

Best Student Accommodation in Cardiff

Finding the perfect off-campus student accommodation is crucial for those relocating to Cardiff. The move towards off-campus Cardiff student housing offers students the advantage of independence, often proving more affordable while immersing them in a broader sense of community outside university walls. For those studying in Cardiff, proximity to institutions such as Cardiff University, Welsh School of Architecture, and University of South Wales is a coveted convenience. Varied Cardiff student accommodation options range from shared ensuite rooms to private studio apartments, ensuring each individual's needs are met with an ideal living situation. Private student accommodation Cardiff offers modern amenities, connectivity, and the perfect environment for both study and socialising. Below are some of the top-notch Cardiff accommodation options that have become a favoured choice for students:

1. Howard Gardens
2. Zenith
3. Collegiate Eclipse
4. Bridge Street Exchange
5. Vita Student Park Place
6. Collegiate Crown Place
7. Collegiate The Neighbourhood
8. The West Wing
9. The Bakery
10. The Fitzalan

Cost of Living in Cardiff

Cardiff provides students with affordable living costs while maintaining the excitement of city life. Discover a balanced lifestyle in Cardiff, where affordability meets a dynamic atmosphere. £1038-£1293/monthly is the average cost of living in Cardiff as a student. You can also avail of several offers and discounts while booking your student accommodations in Cardiff with amber helping you save even more! Cardiff is the perfect destination for students seeking an enriching, budget-friendly experience.

1. Food: £30 - £40 / week
2. Gas and Electricity: £15 - £25 / week
3. Internet & Mobile Phone: £15 - £20 / week
4. Dinner at a Restaurant: £10 - £15 / week
5. Laundry: £5 - £10 / week
6. Stationery and Textbooks: £10 - £15 / week
7. Clothing: £50 - £60 / month
8. Travel (buses, trams, trains): £40-£60 / month

Student Travel Cardiff

For students residing in or around Cardiff student accommodation, efficient and cost-effective travel options are paramount to ensure seamless connectivity to various educational institutes and local amenities. Cardiff, the bustling capital city of Wales, is equipped with a diverse range of public transport services catered to the needs of students for both daily commutes and occasional exploration across the city. Whether it's reaching Cardiff University or exploring the landmarks of Cardiff, students benefit from the comprehensive transport network. The following outlines the transportation options available:

1. Buses: Cardiff boasts an extensive bus network, with frequent services running across the city and beyond. The city has made it easy for students to navigate with the Cardiff Bus app, offering real-time updates, and the option for cashless travel with a Cardiff Bus card. Single fares begin at around £2, but a 'Day to Go' ticket can be purchased for approximately £4, offering unlimited travel. Moreover, the 'IFF card', a rechargeable smart card, provides reduced fares for students.

2. Cycling: For those who prefer a more sustainable and active way of travelling, Cardiff offers Nextbike, a bike-sharing service with rental stations across the city. A great choice for short trips, students can benefit from their 24-hour rate at just £5, with the first 30 minutes of each ride being free.

3. Trains: For longer distances or trips outside the city, students have easy access to Cardiff's rail services. Cardiff Central and Cardiff Queen Street stations are the main hubs, with regular services to major cities and towns. The Student Railcard is a savvy investment for frequent travellers, offering up to 1/3 off rail fares. Prices vary depending on the destination but look out for off-peak discounts for cheaper travel options.

Student Lifestyle and Living in Cardiff

Cardiff is recognised for its thriving student nightlife. With over 31,000 students enrolled at Cardiff University, the city comes to life after hours. There is a spot to suit every taste and mood, including bustling clubs, cosy pubs, and hip bars. Join your fellow students for spectacular beer crawls and live music performances. Dance the night away in Cardiff at the popular student hangouts listed below. The students should also explore various tourist attractions in the city, including Castell Coch, National Museum Cardiff, etc. Full of character and history, one can also take a stroll through Cardiff Bay. The Live Lounge is one of the most popular hangouts in town and a staple of Cardiff student life. They feature some of the best live music acts, DJs who play until 4 a.m., and a lively atmosphere. What's not to love about this? Enjoy the restaurant and extensive bar, which includes inexpensive drinks. Cardiff University nightlife would be incomplete without a massive party, and Tiger Tiger's seven-party spaces will keep you thoroughly entertained. There's an Ibiza-inspired dance area, a graffitied room from the 1990s, an urban Blanca Bar, and much more. Everyone should go to this wonderland at least once. Clwb Ifor Bach, also known as the Welsh Club, features the best in local music and entertainment. It's a rock club with live, 10-minute acts and dance music only a 10-minute walk from Cardiff University.

Cardiff Tourist Attractions

Cardiff is located on the River Taff banks and it is also Wales's capital city. It offers a variety of tourist sites that enthral visitors with its rich history and cultural riches. Experience the city's bustling music and arts scene while exploring interactive museums and mediaeval castles. Cardiff offers visitors of all ages an amazing experience with its stunning parks, shopping districts, and warm Welsh hospitality.

1. Cardiff Castle

2. St. Fagans National Museum of History

3. Principality Stadium

4. Cardiff Bay

5. National Museum Cardiff

6. Cardiff Bay Barrage

Universities in Cardiff

Cardiff is ranked in the top 50 universities in the world for architecture, communication, psychology, the environment, and media studies, with a few top universities including the following:

  1. University of South Wales
  2. Cardiff University
  3. Cardiff Metropolitan University
  4. Cardiff and Vale College
  5. Welsh School of Architecture
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