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Collegiate Crown Place, Cardiff

St Andrew's Pl, Cardiff, CF10 3BE, United Kingdom
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0.5 mi from Cardiff
0.5 mi from City Center( 10m. 10m. 3m)
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Celtic English Academy | 0.1 mi
Cardiff University | 0.2 mi
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About the Property

Located at St Andrew's Pl, Cardiff, UK, Collegiate Crown Place, CF10 3BE is a highly sought-after student accommodation option known for its convenience and quality of living. With a range of room types available, including the Standard 2-bed Apartment and ensuites, students enjoy a comfortable and stylish living environment that caters to their needs. Situated within easy reach of several universities, this property is an ideal choice for students studying at the Celtic English Academy, Cardiff University, and Kings Monkton School, making it perfect for those looking for quality student accommodation in Cardiff.


Cardiff, the flourishing capital city of Wales, offers a unique blend of Welsh culture, historic landmarks, and academic excellence, making it an ideal destination for students from around the world. With a spirited student community and institutions like Cardiff University and Cardiff Metropolitan University ranking high among the UK's universities, it is a city teeming with educational opportunities. The city centre is compact and easy to navigate, with efficient public transport connecting it to Cardiff Bay and the surrounding countryside. Cardiff is brimming with culture and heritage. The Old Library in The Hayes hosts the Museum of Cardiff, chronicling the city's history from its 1300s origins to the present day through stories, photographs, films, objects, and interactive exhibits. Within the walls of Cardiff Castle, you'll find the intriguing Firing Line Museum, which explores over 300 years of Welsh military history through displays, events, exhibitions, and educational programs. The New Theatre, Cardiff's oldest theatre, dates back to 1906 and presents classic and contemporary plays, pantomimes, ballets, and musicals. Chapter Arts Centre is a vibrant hub offering independent films, theatre, and dance performances, workshops and classes, a gallery, and a bookshop.


Cardiff is rich in live music and DJ venues. Womanby Street is home to iconic music venues and nightclubs like Clwb Ifor Bach and The Moon, while Jacobs Roof Garden offers rooftop gigs with city centre views. Cardiff's arcades, nearly a kilometre long and dating back to Victorian and Edwardian times, weave through the city. These arcades house independent shops, family-run cafes, and charming boutiques. The presence of Crown Place within this vibrant city means that students not only benefit from top-tier academic institutions but also enjoy proximity to iconic attractions.

Features

Designed with a modern touch and equipped with top-notch facilities, Collegiate Crown Place Cardiff offers a stellar student accommodation experience in the heart of Cardiff. Each private room features either a spacious 3/4 size double bed or a single bed with underbed storage, providing ample space for rest and organisation. The ensuite shower room ensures privacy and easy access to personal hygiene facilities. For culinary needs, the shared kitchen is equipped with a 2-ring hob, combi microwave oven, and a personal fridge freezer, allowing students to prepare and store their meals. A breakfast bar offers a dedicated dining space, while built-in desks with under-desk power points create an efficient study area.


Collegiate Crown Place Cradiff student accommodation goes above and beyond with its extensive common amenities, creating a vibrant and supportive community environment. Entertainment options are plentiful, featuring two cinema rooms for movie nights and a games room for socialising. Health-conscious students can maintain their fitness routine in the private fitness suite, while bike storage encourages eco-friendly transportation. The courtyard provides a serene outdoor space for relaxation. Academic success is supported by a dedicated study room and high-speed broadband & Wi-Fi throughout the complex. For communal gatherings, there's a dining room and a cosy communal lounge. Practical needs are met with a laundry room, and in today's health-conscious world, regular cleaning routines and sanitising facilities ensure a hygienic living space. The Crown Place Cardiff accommodation also hosts exclusive social events, fostering friendships and a strong sense of community among residents.

Location and What's Hot?

Centrally located in the energetic heart of the city, Collegiate Crown Place Cardiff offers a prime spot for students seeking a lively and convenient university living experience. With the prestigious Cardiff University, the University of Wales, and the Welsh School of Architecture a breeze away, this Cardiff student accommodation superbly caters to academic needs.


Just outside your door, you'll find an array of culinary delights and social hubs. Indulge in gastronomic pleasures at local favourites like the celebrated Jollibee Cardiff and Breatos, or enjoy a coffee break at Brodies Coffee Co. The neighbourhood boasts vibrant spots such as Pen & Wig and Daffodil for nights out and social gatherings. Convenience is at its peak, with several grocery stores like Sainsbury's for quick shopping sprees.


For wellness and medical needs, top-notch facilities like the reputable University Hospital of Wales are readily available. Leisure and relaxation spots are abundant, with lush greens such as Bute Park just a stroll away, perfect for unwinding after a busy weekday. Students can also embrace local culture and history at renowned sites like Cardiff Castle and Principality Stadium without venturing far. If shopping is something you enjoy, visit the Morgon Quarter, Castle Quarter Arcades, and City Link Retail Park. Book lovers can head to WHSmith or Waterstones. Other popular spots near the property that you can explore include Old Bishop's Palace, The Jetty, and Roath Park Wild Gardens. Collegiate Crown Place Cardiff student accommodation doesn't just offer convenience; it ensures a rich student life with its proximity to everything you need. From impromptu adventures around the city to the daily grind of academic pursuits, this property has you covered. The eclectic energy of Cardiff and the charm of being in the midst of action make Collegiate Crown Place Cardiff an unparalleled choice for students embracing all aspects of university life.

Commute

Living at Collegiate Crown Place Cardiff means enjoying the convenience of having a variety of public transport options right on your doorstep. Cardiff's efficient transport network ensures that students can navigate the city with ease. Within a short distance from Collegiate Crown Place Cardiff student accommodation, you'll find several bus stops that connect you to different parts of the city. You can take the Gorsedd Gardens and Dumfries Place HX bus stops. The proximity of these stops to Crown Place accommodation ensures a hassle-free commute, whether it's to universities or weekend hangout spots. Moreover, the central location places you within reach of the main railway stations like Cathays train station and Heath Low Level train station, opening up connections to the wider region and beyond.

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Two cinema rooms
Private Fitness suite
Games room
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Courtyard
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Frequently Asked Questions

What's included in the 'inclusive rate'?

All utilities  electric, gas and water are included in the rent on a fair usage allowance with hot water available 24-hours per day. Heaters are controlled individually by the tenants in their rooms. High-speed internet and Wi-Fi throughout the building, including bedrooms and ethernet cable connection in bedrooms. Council Tax students are exempt from paying council tax, however some councils may charge tenants out of term time, therefore the tenant is liable for any council tax charges that may be incurred. Contents insurance is provided through Endsleigh insurance to cover your belongings for up to 10,000.

Is there a TV?

A flat-screen TV with 40 channels is provided in most of their apartments and studios. Please check with the management team at your accommodation what is provided. If you've brought your own TV, you'll be pleased to hear that there's a TV aerial point in your bedroom, but please note, you are responsible for providing your own TV licence.

Do I have to pay for a TV licence?

You will be responsible for providing a TV licence should you use a TV in your room/apartment.

Will I have internet in my room?

Broadband and Wi-Fi is available throughout the building, 24-hours a day.

How do I access the internet?

Wi-Fi is available throughout the accommodation. Wired connections are available via an Ethernet cable, and connected to the wall socket in your room simply open your web browser and follow the instructions. Upgrade options are also available. Internet is provided by third party companies and they have a 24-hour support line should you need it; details will be given out with the welcome pack.

Are kitchen essentials, bedding and towels included in my room?

You will need to provide your own bedding, kitchen equipment, towels etc. But, they know that being a student means there's a lot going on and a lot to organise. This is doubly true if you're coming from overseas. So you can buy these items from them to make settling into your home a little easier. You can choose one of their collections that cater for your exact requirement, from The Kitchen Collection which contains all the kitchen essentials through to The Luxury Collection which was curated for the ultimate in superior living. You don't even have to worry about unpacking it all. They will have it all made up and ready for your arrival so you can enjoy the way of living from the moment you walk through your door.

Will my room be cleaned?

Room cleaning is not included in your rent, so will be responsible for cleaning your room. If you're not a fan of doing the cleaning yourself, they offer a range of room cleaning services. You can choose from weekly, monthly, ad hoc and end-of-tenancy cleans.

Are the fitness suites and other social spaces free to use?

Many of their student accommodation properties have their own on-site fitness suites, as well as a whole host of additional social spaces. Access to these areas is free for residents whenever you like.

I am paying my rent in full, when is my payment due?

If you are unable to provide a guarantor in the country of your accommodation, your rent payment will need to be made in advance, in full, 10 days prior to your tenancy start date.

I don't have a guarantor, can I still live in your accommodation?

Of course! If you are unable to provide a guarantor in the country of your accommodation, your rent payment will need to be made a year in advance, in full,10 days prior to tenancy start dates.

When can I move in?

Your accommodation will have a dedicated Move In weekend which coincides with the start of your tenancy. Details of this will be communicated closer to the time. Don't worry if you are not able to move in on the dedicated Move In weekend, you can still pick up your keys during office hours outside of this. Please just contact the helpful on-site accommodation team to let them know when to expect you and to ensure moving in is a hassle-free experience for you.

What documents do I need to check in?

Please ensure that, before you move in, you have * Paid your deposit * Signed your tenancy agreement * Paid your first rental instalment (or full rent if applicable). Please be aware, no keys will be issues to you if rent has not been paid. * Provided 1x photo ID and 1x proof of address for yourself (and your guarantor if applicable) * Provided 1x proof of Visa if required * Provided 2x passport photos and 1x proof of student status.

What do I have to bring?

You will need to provide your own bedding, kitchen equipment, towels etc. If you have specific questions about what to bring, such as sizes for bedding, or whether to bring induction or standard pots and pans, please contact your on-site accommodation team.

What happens if I fall behind on my rent payments?

Your contract with them is legally binding so please make sure you’re clear on its terms and conditions. Here’s an overview of some of the key facts: You are bound to the full contract period – if you leave before the contract ends you will not receive a reduction in rent. You must pay your accommodation fees on the due dates stated on your contract – outstanding debts will eventually be passed on to an external debt collecting agency. Once your debt has been passed on to the agency, you will be liable for all legal charges.

This will be my first time living in this new country and I'm nervous as I don't know anybody...?

Communal student living is all part of the university experience. But the property thinks they’ve arranged things to ensure that you have a great environment, friendly people and a real sense of community. They want you to enjoy the now and look back with fondness when the time comes to move on. To help make sure you have the best of times, the accommodation team will arrange events throughout the academic year to help you get to know your flatmates while having a good time – and even learning something new and different from your studies. Keep an eye on the Facebook page for your student residence and on-site notice boards for up-coming events.

I would like to be situated close to my friends in the same apartment block - is this possible?

Absolutely! Please let them have details at the time of booking and they will do their best to accommodate friends and students from the same university together.

What kind of students will be living in accommodation?

A wide range of students live in student accommodation, including undergraduates, postgraduate students and international students.

Are there monthly events or activities planned for residents?

To help make sure you have the best of times during your time with Property, the accommodation team will arrange events throughout the academic year. These events are created for their residents to get to know each other and to help bring learning and networking opportunities to you – so you can learn something new and different from your studies. Keep an eye on the Facebook page for your student residence, speak to the on-site accommodation team or check out the on-site notice boards for up-coming events.

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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 student housing Cardiff 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 student housing Cardiff property is crucial for those relocating. The move towards off-campus student rooms in Cardiff 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 socializing. Below are some of the top-notch Cardiff private student accommodation options that have become a favored 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. Additionally, most accommodation in Cardiff for students come with designated cycle/bike storage spaces for added convenience.

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

In addition to having some of the best options for student rooms in Cardiff, this locality also has a number of universities. 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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