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Greyfriars House, Coventry
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Greyfriars House, Coventry

Greyfriars Ln, Coventry, CV1 2GW, United Kingdom
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Cinema Room
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About the Property

Greyfriars House, located at CV1 2GW, United Kingdom, is a comfortable and affordable student accommodation in Coventry. The property offers a wide range of budget and standard studios, premium single apartments, and deluxe studio apartments near the Wah Yan Hong supermarket. Moreover, Coventry University, Coventry College, and the University of Warwick are located near Greyfriars House Coventry student accommodation.

Based in central London, Coventry is a populated city in the West Midlands area of England. Regionally, the city is known as The Three Spired City, named after the church and cathedral spires that form the most striking landscape. In 2021, it was shortlisted among the best 10 cities to live in the UK. It was considered one of the best places for Coventry student accommodation options. It also accommodates some excellent universities for students to get a quality education as well.

Coventry is a hub for many grocery stores, student-friendly restaurants, cafes and leisure places. The Coventry Transport Museum, Coventry Cathedral, War Memorial Park and St. Mary's Guildhall are among Coventry's famous heritage sites and streets. The city is populated by over 365,000, making it the eleventh-largest city in the country. The city also holds several cultural events, such as Sunday markets and exhibitions. Additionally, students with green thumbs will be glad to find that this medieval town has several green spaces, making it a great place to relax. Coventry offers its diverse student population the chance to feel at home and enjoy a diverse range of experiences.


Rooms in Greyfriars House Coventry student accommodation are specially designed for students. Each room comes with a comfortable bed, wardrobe, notice board, shelving unit, study desk, lamp, bookshelves, and plenty of space for storage, and if you prefer more privacy, the en-suite comes with an en-suite bathroom and more living space.

The property provides free high-speed WiFi, on-site maintenance, bike storage, 24hr CCTV surveillance for safety and security. Greyfriars House Coventry student accommodation also has some fantastic social facilities such as a cinema room to watch movies on a big screen and a gym to work out and stay fit.In addition to all these amenities, the rent for your accommodation will also cover gas, water, and electricity bills, so you don’t have to worry about anything and can make the most of your stay

Location and What's Hot?

Greyfriars House Coventry student accommodation is located conveniently close to a number of well-known colleges and universities, such as City Coventry College, Coventry University, and the University of Warwick.

Greyfriars House Coventry student accommodation is also located in the prime location of the city, and many restaurants, cafes and bars surround it. Wagamama restaurant is just around the corner to eat delicious cuisines, or you can visit My Dhabba for amazing Indian food. Tesco Express is a few steps away so students don’t need to travel far for grocery shopping. The Castle Grounds pub is a short walk away to drink and party with friends. Starbucks is also nearby to get a coffee on the way to the university.

All in all, there are various eateries situated close to Greyfriars House Coventry student accommodation for students to explore. In addition, there are various attractions as well, like the Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, the Wave Waterpark, the Coventry Transport Museum, and the Belgrade Theatre, where students can spend their weekends!

Coventry is a student-oriented city. It is also known for having one of the best nightlife experiences around. In fact, there are at least 5+ bars and pubs located at a ten-minute distance from universities in Coventry, such as Kasbah, JJ’s, and Catch Twenty Two. For students in particular, there are various places for them to explore or spend time at, which are budget-friendly, such as Teezers mini-golf, War Memorial Park, Coombe Alley, Stratford-Upon-Avon, and more.


The accommodation is well-connected to public transport due to its central location. Some of the bus stops located near Greyfriars House Coventry student accommodation are Magistrates Court (Stop LP1) bus stop, St. John’s Church bus stop, Ironmonger Square bus stop, Trinity / Sainbury’s bus stop, Well St bus stop, and Quadrant (Stop BY1) bus stop. With so many bus stations near the Coventry student accommodation, traveling in and around the city becomes much easier for students and cost-effective.

What will you get

Your Rent Include

Content Insurance
Regular Cleaning of Communal Area

Common Amenities

Onsite Gym
Cinema Room
Study Space
Bike storage space
High-Speed internet and WI-FI
Social Space

Cancellation Policies (5)

  • 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.
  • Delayed Arrivals & travel restrictions
    Cancellation due to delay in arrival or travel restrictions is allowed.

Payment Policies (5)

  • Booking Deposit
    This property requires booking deposit.
  • Security Deposit
    This property requires security deposit.
  • Payment Instalment Plan
    This property offers 1, 5 flexible instalment plans.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I request a tenancy amendment after the tenancy is confirmed?

Sorry, they are unable to amend your tenancy once it is confirmed by both parties unless unexceptional circumstances (e.g. dalay of course start date, delay of Visa application). In case of unexceptional circumstances, you are only allowed to amend your tenancy for once maximum for free before the rent due date. All requests must be sent in person by email quoting your Name, Room NO., and name of the property in the subject of email, with relevant proof and specific requests in the content of that email. All requests will be checked on a case by case basis. From the second time that any amendment is made, a £50.00 admin fee will be charged for each amendment under unexceptional circumstances.

Can I pay my rent with Student Finance?

This is acceptable. Please let them know before making your application. You still need to provide them with required documents from your British guarantor for reference check purpose. In addition, your student finance schedule will also be needed. If your student finance payment arrives later than the tenancy starting date, they may consider asking you to pay some amount of the rent (at least 4 weeks) and security deposit to check you in. The remaining balance of your installment shall be paid on the day when your student finance arrives.

Who can book a room of this student accommodation?

Any person who is over 18, and who is a student enrolled with an educational institution can live with this property management. When you book a room, you may be asked to provide certificates of student status (e.g. university offer, CAS(Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies, student ID, valid student visa, etc.)

Do you have any Covid-19 measures in the accommodation?

Installing signage throughout their buildings to aid social distancing Ensuring that staff and residents wear masks throughout the building Changing the way that they operate to minimise the virus spreading through their buildings Enhanced cleaning and disinfecting of all communal areas Additional Covid-19 training for all of their ‘onsite management Teams A new mode of socializing and a more delicate wellbeing programme for residents An updated induction and move-in programme to ensure everyone is Covid-Courteous Additional support for tenants in self-isolation.

How do I make the payment?

You can either pay online through their portal using Western Union or Alipay. Or you can ask their booking consultant for their bank details (shown in your tenancy agreement) to make the transfer.

Can I choose where I wish to live?

Yes. As long as there is availability, your requirement will be fulfilled to the most extent. Please contact their booking consultant before you make the booking.

Can I choose whom I wish to live with?

Yes. As long as there is availability, your requirements will be fulfilled to the most extent. If you want to stay with your friends, please let their booking consultant know before you make the booking.

Apart from the rent, what else do I need to pay?

The reservation fee to secure your room is £100.00 which forms part of your rent. There is another £350 security deposit payable with the rent, which will be put into the government-authorised deposit protection scheme, TDS Custodial (Tenancy Deposit Scheme) (Normally for Tenancy Agreement only) for protection and is refundable when you check out if nothing is owing for damages or outstanding rent . All utility bills (gas, water and electricity), super-fast Wi-Fi and contents insurance for your belongings are included. Regular cleaning in the communal area is also included in your rent. You will need to pay for the laundry machine if you decide to use it.

How long can the tenancy be?

The standard length of this property management tenancy agreement is 43/44, 47 and 51 weeks. Some accommodations and room types are available for short let (6 weeks or above), please contact their booking consultant for more details via online chat, emails or phone calls if you are interested.

What happens if I can’t make my payment on time?

They will always work with you to find the best way for you to make your payment. It may be possible to change payment plan to adapt to your requirements. Given the tenancy agreement is signed, if you fail to pay on time without informing or negotiating with us, they reserve the right to cancel the booking or resort to a third party debt collect agency. There might also be interest charges incurred on the rent arrears.

Can a couple share one room?

Most of their accommodation do support dual occupancy as long as both tenants are university students over 18. but the number of rooms are limited and it’s usually for a specific room type, on a first come first serve basis. There’s usually a £15 per week extra charge for dual occupancy. Please ask their booking consultant for confirmation.

When do I need to pay reservation fee, security deposit and the rent?

Reservation fee: If you book it online, this will be done at the same time when you make the application. If you choose to apply offline through their application form, this needs to be paid within 48 hours of after the application form is submitted, or they reserve the right to cancel the booking for you. 

Rent: Normally for the September intake, the due date for the total rent or the first instalment should be on the August 15th. If this date has already passed, the payment needs to be made as soon as possible. The due date will be specified on your tenancy agreement. 

Please note: Paying rent by instalments is only allowed to the students who can provide guarantor information. The guarantor should be based in the UK; or a qualified UK guarantor service providing agency. You can choose 2 or 3 instalments as you wish, but you need to provide the following documents: filled guarantor forms, proof of ID, proof of address and proof of income. Please contact booking consultant for more information if needed.

How much is Reservation Fee?

They only take £100.00 Reservation Fee to take the room off the market and secure it for you. The fee is non-refundable once paid but it will be deducted from your total rent or your first instalment and will be shown on the “payment plan” part of your tenancy agreement.

Can I have guests to stay?

Due to COVID-19 they are not allowing guest at all. In normal circumstances, they would allow guests to stay overnight for up to two consecutive nights but they will need to sign in with the management team at reception and cannot have their own key/fob. Any guests must be with you at all times and cannot be left alone in your room – this is due to only you as the resident being fully aware of their health and safety processes and policies. They will notifying their residents of any changes.

What do I need to bring?

All their apartments come complete with high-quality furnishings that provide ample storage and comfort. You can contact their booking consultant for a full inventory list before you move in. You will need to bring your own beddings and kitchen utensils as these are not provided. You can also purchase the kits from their partner Unikit Out with their exclusive discount code.

Can I store my luggage in the room during summer holiday?

If you have renewed with them for the new academic year, they can store your luggage for your free of charge during the summer holiday. Contact their booking consultant for more details.

Am I allowed to keep pets in my room?

Unfortunately, they are not allowed to have pets in their accommodation.

Is there any social space?

Yes, this property management student accommodation has fantastic social space for students to socialise. There are usually on-site events held for tenants to meet more people, to understand the culture from all over the world and to be connected with property staff. Unfortunately, due to the Covid-19 they have suspended hosting face-to-face social events this year. You are still welcome to use their social spaces, such as Karaoke room, cinema room, communal study area, etc., but just make sure all the government guidelines are followed. *Note: However, whether part of or all the communal areas and facilities can remain open may depend on current governmental instructions. They will keep consistent with the government's instructions. The final decision lies with property accommodation management team.

Does this property management student accommodation provide cleaning service?

Regular cleaning services are provided in all communal areas including cluster kitchens. Residents are responsible for the cleaning of their own bedrooms. Please also be considerate to your flatmates and clean after yourselves in the communal kitchen if you’re staying in an ensuite bedroom. If you would like to book in additional deep cleans in your room, please speak to a member of the management team who can discuss the options with you and book in an additional clean at a time to suit you. Normally you will be responsible for taking your own rubbish to the bin. However if you’re in self-isolation, please report to the management team and they will arrange the rubbish collection from your door.

What happens if there is a problem with my room?

There are several ways of reporting maintenance issues; 

This property management's APP: Log a ticket, add a picture if you wish and the onsite Facilities Manager will respond as soon as possible. Email: You can send an email to the site email address which will be on the welcome letter. 

Telephone: You can call the site number which will be on your welcome letter 

In person: You can go the reception or site office and talk to a member of staff.

Is the room furnished?

All their apartments come complete with high-quality furnishings that provide ample storage and comfort.

Do you have laundry facilities?

All their residences have an on-site laundry room with washing and drying machines. It costs on an ad-hoc basis and around 4.00 GBP per wash and dry, except for 8-bed clusters in The Foundry where they provide free washing machines in the communal kitchens.

Can I smoke in my room?

No. As per your tenancy agreement and the UK legislation, it is not permitted to smoke inside any building. There are designated smoking areas at each of the developments which you are welcome to use.

Is my booking fee fully refundable? Will I be charged if I cancel before the agreement starts?

Once you pay your reservation fee, the amount is not refundable. If you have already signed the tenancy agreement, you'll still be responsible for the full rent unless an eligible replacement tenant is found. If you're unable to study in the city booked due to rejected visa or university offer, you may be eligible to be released from the agreement. However the reservation fee remains un-refundable. Documents below must be provided within 7 days from the date the results are published. a written rejection letter from the chosen university/college or UCAS or a screenshot of the UCAS status which confirms that the required results were not achieved; or a copy of the proof of acceptance of the new university by UCAS adjustment before rent due date.

Can I move out during the agreement?

Yes, you can. However, please note you are still responsible for paying the rent until you find another student to be your substitute tenant. You and your substitute tenant must inform the landlord and accomplish administration works accordingly. The administration fee is applied.

Can I sublet my room?

No, subletting your room without their written permission is against your tenancy agreement. If you want to be released from your tenancy and you have already found a suitable replacement tenant, please come speak to them so they can make sure all the paperwork is in place. An 50.00 GBP administration fee might be applicable.

Can I move in early than the check-in date shown on the website?

Yes, they can be quite flexible in terms of move-in date. Some rooms might be ok for early check-in subject to availability but you need to double check with their booking consultant for confirmation. They might also be able to allocate you another room temporarily if the specific room you booked is not available for early-move in. Please note, once you've signed up your tenancy agreement, an administration fee could be applicable if you decide to change the check-in/check-out date.

Can I pay in instalments?

Yes, they can accept maximum 3 instalments for tenancy no less than 43 weeks if you have an eligible British guarantor. Please let the property know before making your application. Then documents from your British guarantor will be required for reference check purpose. The documents may include: 1. Photo ID 2. No less than 3 months Payslips and bank statements 3.A guarantor form to confirm with the guarantee Please speak to their booking consultant for more information.

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Student Accomodations in Coventry

About Coventry

Nestled in the heart of England, Coventry is a city with a rich history and a vibrant present. Located in the West Midlands, it is renowned for its resilience and regeneration. Historically, Coventry played a pivotal role during the Industrial Revolution, becoming a key centre for manufacturing and innovation. The city's population has grown steadily, with diverse communities contributing to its multicultural atmosphere.

Coventry is home to several universities, each contributing to its academic prowess. Coventry University, recognised for its cutting-edge research and innovative programs, stands as a prominent institution. City College Coventry, Arden University, and the prestigious University of Warwick further enhance the city's educational landscape. Amidst its urban landscape, Coventry boasts several green spaces and national parks. Memorial Park, with its serene surroundings, provides a peaceful retreat. Coombe Country Park offers picturesque landscapes, ideal for strolls. The city's commitment to green initiatives aligns with its historical significance.

Coventry has become a hub for international students, drawn to its academic excellence and cultural diversity. The presence of various universities caters to a broad spectrum of disciplines. Coventry University, in particular, emphasises creating a welcoming environment for international students. With a range of budget-friendly student accommodation options available, the city ensures that students have a comfortable and affordable stay. Thus, Coventry blends its historical charm with modern innovation, making it an attractive destination for both students and residents alike. The city's commitment to education, green initiatives, and cultural diversity underscores its dynamic and inclusive character.

Best Student Accommodation in Coventry

Student accommodation plays a pivotal role in the academic journey, significantly influencing a student’s overall well-being and academic success. The choice of private student accommodation in Coventry is very crucial. Factors such as proximity to the university, affordability, and facilities offered are essential variables to consider. Student housing in Coventry caters to diverse needs, providing options ranging from studios to private residences. People often seek tailored options, making it imperative to find Coventry accommodation for international students.

Navigating the myriad of student flats in Coventry choices can be daunting, but platforms like amber simplify the process, offering a one-stop solution for finding ideal student accommodation in Coventry. This ensures that students not only have a comfortable stay but also a conducive environment for their academic pursuits. Choosing the right student accommodation in Coventry is an investment in a student's overall university experience. Here are a few private student accommodation in Coventry you can check out:

1. The Apollo Works

2. Calcott Ten

3. Broad Lane House

4. Collegiate Burges House

5. Collegiate Corporation Village

6. Singer Hall

7. Raglan House

8. Gosford Gate

9. Millennium View

10. Canvas Coventry City Point

Cost of Living in Coventry

Navigating the cost of living for students in Coventry involves considerations such as accommodation expenses. Your cost of living depends on several factors, such as the cost of the student housing in Coventry, the location of the student accommodation in Coventry, and your personal spending habits. Students can explore private student accommodation in Coventry for cost-effective living. There are a range of choices for budget-friendly student accommodation in Coventry, ensuring a comfortable stay. With a variety of housing solutions, including budget-friendly options, students can find suitable student housing in Coventry for themselves. Here is a breakdown:

1. Food: £350 - £370 per month
2. Electricity and Gas: £180 - £211 per month
3. Transportation: £45 - £60 per month
4. Utilities: £250 - £280 per month
5. Internet: £25 - £30 per week
6. Entertainment: £40 - £50 per month
7. Groceries: £110 - £120 per month
8. Clothes: £65 - £75 per month

Student Travel in Coventry

Navigating Coventry is a breeze for students, with easy access to essential amenities and the renowned Coventry University. The city offers a range of student-friendly transportation options, ensuring seamless connectivity from various student accommodations in Coventry. You will find a variety of travel options such as bus, train, taxi, and bicycle. The city's commitment to providing accessible travel, coupled with numerous options for accommodation, enhances the overall student experience. This blend of convenience and homes for students’ Coventry options makes the city an ideal destination for students pursuing their academic journey. Here is a list of the different modes of transport along with their estimated cost.

1. Bus: Coventry's extensive bus network covers the entire city, such as Pool Meadow Bus Station, Wright St, and Coventry Train Station Bus Interchange. Students can easily reach anywhere around the city and explore the city using buses. Adult fares typically start at £2.50 per journey. A few bus stops near private accommodation in Coventry include the Corporation St (Stop BS1) bus stop, White St Coach Park bus stop, and Swanswell Pool bus stop.

2. Train: The city is well-connected to train stations like Coventry, Coventry Arena, and Canley, making it convenient for students to access. The cost of train travel varies based on routes and zones. Adult fares typically start at £2.30 per journey.

3. Bicycle: Coventry encourages cycling routes like City Centre to Rowley’s Green and Keresley, Canal Basin to Longford and Hawkesbury Junction, and City Centre to Henley Green and Potters Green routes to cycle-friendly routes. Students can rent bicycles through various schemes, with prices starting at £2 per day.

Student Lifestyle & Living in Coventry

Student life in Coventry is a vibrant and enriching experience, making it an ideal city for students. Known for its safety, Coventry provides a secure environment for students pursuing their education here. The city is home to Coventry University, and the abundance of chill spots and restaurants makes it a perfect blend of academics and recreation. Notable hangout places like The Botanist and The Castle Grounds offer students a relaxing atmosphere. Coventry boasts diverse events throughout the year, including the Godiva Festival and Coventry Food and Drink Festival, providing entertainment and cultural exposure.

The city is adorned with green spaces like War Memorial Park, offering a refreshing escape for students. When it comes to the nightlife, Coventry doesn't disappoint, with clubs like Kasbah and The Empire attracting a lively crowd. Additionally, the city hosts music festivals like the Coventry Music Festival, adding a rhythmic touch to student life.

What sets Coventry apart is its commitment to student welfare. The availability of diverse student homes Coventry, including studio and shared apartment options near Coventry University, ensures that students have a comfortable stay. There are private and affordable accommodations catering to diverse needs, making Coventry a welcoming city for both local and international students. With its thriving cultural scene, diverse events, and student-friendly amenities, Coventry goes beyond academics, offering a holistic and memorable experience to those pursuing education in this dynamic city.

Coventry Tourist Attractions

Coventry has become a hotspot for tourists, offering a blend of rich history and modern attractions. Visitors also find the lively atmosphere around Coventry University, with various amenities and attractions. While exploring Coventry's charm, one can easily access homes for students Coventry, ranging from studio options to private residences, ensuring a comfortable stay for international students and those seeking affordable options near Coventry University. Here is a list of the tourist attractions:

1. Coventry Cathedral
2. Coventry Transport Museum
3. The Herbert Art Gallery & Museum
4. St. Mary’s Guildhall
5. War Memorial Park
6. Coombe Abbey Park
7. Belgrade Theatre
8. The Coventry Music Museum

Universities in Coventry

Coventry is home to some of the prestigious universities offering excellent education. Students come here to pursue undergraduate, postgraduate, and research programs across disciplines. Here is a list of the top universities in Coventry.

1. University of Warwick
2. Arden University
3. CU Coventry
4. Warwick Business School

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