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Guilden Village, Guildford

Lido Rd, Guildford, GU1 1FQ, United Kingdom
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About the Property

Situated at Lido Road, Guildford GU1 1FQ, UK, Guilden Village stands out for its prime location and convenience for students. This coveted student accommodation in Guildford offers an array of room studios and ensuites to make sure every student enjoys their experience of studying abroad. It's ideally positioned for students from the University of Surrey, just a short distance away, and Guilden Village Stoke Park is also near other universities, like the University for the Creative Arts. Beyond the academic convenience and appeal, Guilden Village Guildford allows the students to embrace the dynamic lifestyle and environment of the location. Needless to say, Guilden Village student accommodation is an excellent choice for enjoying the best of both worlds!

Guildford, a picturesque town nestled in Surrey, England, is renowned for its academic allure. Positioned just southwest of London, it attracts students seeking a blend of serene countryside living and proximity to the bustling capital. Its reputable educational institutions and vibrant student life make it a prime choice for learners. Students flock to Guildford for its diverse academic offerings, spanning arts, sciences, and professional disciplines. The town hosts renowned universities and colleges known for their excellence in research and teaching. Its vibrant student community fosters collaboration and networking opportunities, enriching the learning experience. Guildford's strategic location provides easy access to London's myriad cultural, professional, and recreational opportunities. Yet, its tranquil surroundings offer a conducive environment for focused study and personal growth. The town boasts a rich historical heritage, charming architecture, and verdant landscapes, creating an inspiring backdrop for academic pursuits. Moreover, Guildford's amenities cater to students' diverse needs, ensuring a comfortable and fulfilling lifestyle. From affordable accommodation options to vibrant social scenes, the town nurtures a sense of belonging and well-being among its student population. Overall, Guilden Village Guildford ensures a blend of academic excellence, scenic beauty, and vibrant community spirit, making it an ideal destination for students seeking a fulfilling educational experience and a well-rounded university life.

Features

Welcome to Guilden Village, your ultimate student sanctuary in Guildford! Step into the ensuites such as Classic or Standard and unwind in style with a cosy small double bed, complete with bed storage for your convenience. Get down to studies at your desk area, equipped with modern shelving units to keep you organised. Wind down with your favourite shows on the Samsung TV or breeze through your assignments with blazing fast 250 Mbps Wi-Fi. Stay cool and comfortable with air conditioning while keeping your wardrobe organised with our open wardrobe concept. Need a quick refresh? Head to our laundry room for hassle-free washing. Plus, with ample underbed storage, you'll have plenty of space to stash your belongings.

Upgrade to studios like Premium or Standard for added amenities. Enjoy a double bed, large study desk, and a dedicated dining space and lounge space for relaxing. Your rent includes essentials like electricity, water, 250Mbps* WiFi, and gas, so you can focus on your studies without any worries. Venture outside your room to discover a plethora of common amenities designed to enrich your student experience. Take in the views from our roof terrace or enjoy some fresh air in our garden. Need to get around? Hop on our free shuttle bus service for easy access to campus and beyond. Stay active in our dance studio or catch a flick in our cinema room. Need a quiet space to study? Our study room is just what you need. Plus, with amenities like ping pong, mini golf, and arcade games, there's never a dull moment at Guilden Village Stoke Park. Your safety and security are our top priorities with CCTV surveillance, safety deposit boxes, and onsite maintenance. Say goodbye to worries and hello to peace of mind at Guilden Village, your home away from home.

Location and What's Hot?

Set against the backdrop of the picturesque town of Guildford, Guilden Village student accommodation is surrounded by everything a student could wish for. Being in such an advantageous location also means that prestigious institutions like the University of Surrey, Royal Holloway, St Mary’s University, and Kingston University are within the vicinity, making Guilden Village a coveted address for students seeking both convenience and culture. The area is dotted with a myriad of restaurants, such as Positano, Turtle Bay, and Park Room Restaurant offering delightful culinary experiences right at your doorstep.

For caffeine lovers, lovely cafes like The Hideaway Café and Canopy Coffee are perfect spots close to Guilden Village Guildford to pull out a laptop or enjoy a book over a steaming cup. Shopping for essentials is a breeze with local grocery stores like Waitrose & Partners and Tesco Superstore easily accessible from this prime Guildford student accommodation. Also, Sainsbury's Local, Tesco Express, Waitrose & Partners, and Aldi are not far away from Guilden Village Guildford. If health and well-being are your concerns, the Royal Surrey County Hospital is ready to serve your medical needs. For outdoor enthusiasts, Stoke Park provides an urban oasis where one can jog, picnic, or simply unwind amidst nature. Students interested in culture will find Guildford Castle and G Live offering a slice of history and an array of entertainment selections, respectively. A few blocks away from Guilden Village Guildford, you can drop by Guildford Town Centre, The Friary Guildford, and Tunsgate Quarter for retail therapy. Moreover, for financial emergencies, you can find ATMs like HSBC Bank, Barclays Bank, Lloyds Bank, and Santander Bank Guilden Village Guildford encapsulates the best of student living — where education, leisure, and lifestyle converge seamlessly. Living here, you get more than just a room; you get a vibrant, dynamic community to make your university years unforgettable.

Commute

Students living at Guilden Village Guildford are perfectly placed for convenient travel throughout the city. Embracing the ease of movement, students here can access a variety of public transport options nearby. Whether it's the bustling Guildford Railway Station for train journeys or the frequent bus services from nearby Guildford College Bus Stop, Queen’s Road, Ennismore Avenue, and Guildford College (Stop C2) Bus Stop, getting to lectures or exploring the city is a breeze. With these transport stops in close proximity, students at Guilden Village Guildford enjoy a seamlessly connected lifestyle that matches their dynamic student life.

What will you get

Your Rent Include

250Mbps* WiFi
Electricity
Water
Gas

Common Amenities

Roof Terrace
Air Conditioning
Garden
Free Shuttle Bus Service
Courtyard
Dance Studio

Cancellation Policies (4)

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Payment Policies (4)

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    This property doesn’t require booking deposit.
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    This property offers 1, 3, 4, 10 flexible instalment plans.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I Apply For Dual Occupancy?

Dual occupancy is available on most rooms over 23sqm. Both occupants would need to apply and mention in their application that they are applying for dual occupancy so that the price can be amended. The price would be the total rent plus an additional £50 and then divided by two for each occupant’s weekly cost unless otherwise stated.

What Do I Do If I'm A First Year Student And I'm Still Waiting For My Exam Results?

If you’re still waiting for your exam results and you’re not sure whether your place at university is confirmed, don’t worry, you can still apply.

If you are a prospective first year Undergraduate or Postgraduate student and your offer of a place at your preferred University or Higher Education Institute is withdrawn by the University or Higher Education Institute because you do not achieve the required entry grades, you may be eligible to be released from this agreement.

You must provide written evidence from the University that you do not have a place within 3 days of your results being published (and no later than 28th August, whichever date is sooner) and they will release you from the contract without penalty and refund the deposit paid.

You may also be eligible to be released from this agreement if you are a prospective first year Undergraduate student and you choose to go to a different University because you have exceeded your expected grades.

To apply to be released from this agreement in the circumstances referred to above, you will need to supply us with a copy of: · A written or email confirmation that you wish to cancel your reservation, stating full name and full details of the property booked; · A written rejection letter from your chosen university/college or UCAS, a screen shot of your UCAS status which confirms that the required results were not achieved, or a copy of the proof of acceptance of your new university by UCAS adjustment. These document(s) must be received by us within 3 calendar days from the date your results are published. On receipt of the required documentation it will be verified and, provided they are satisfied, they will cancel your agreement and refund your deposit in full.

What Do Do If I'm A First Year Post-graduate Student And I'm Still Waiting For My Exam Results?

If you’re still waiting for your exam results and you’re not sure whether your place at university is confirmed, don’t worry, you can still apply.

If you are a prospective first year Postgraduate student and your offer of a place at your preferred University or Higher Education Institute is withdrawn by the University or Higher Education Institute because you do not achieve the required entry grades, you may be eligible to be released from this agreement.

You must provide written evidence from the University that you do not have a place within 3 days of your results being published (and no later than 28th August, whichever date is sooner) and they will release you from the contract without penalty and refund the deposit paid.

You may also be eligible to be released from this agreement if you are a prospective first year Undergraduate student and you choose to go to a different University because you have exceeded your expected grades. To apply to be released from this agreement in the circumstances referred to above, you will need to supply us with a copy of: · a written or email confirmation that you wish to cancel your reservation, stating full name and full details of the property booked; · a written rejection letter from your chosen university/college or UCAS, a screen shot of your UCAS status which confirms that the required results were not achieved, or a copy of the proof of acceptance of your new university by UCAS adjustment. These document(s) must be received by us within 3 calendar days from the date your results are published. On receipt of the required documentation it will be verified and, provided they are satisfied, they will cancel your agreement and refund your deposit in full.

What If Want To Cancel My Booking?

Their full termination policy is within your online account.

You can cancel your tenancy agreement for up to 14 days after the date of your booking (the Initial Cancellation Period). For bookings made from 1st August to 30th September ahead of the academic year the booking is for, the Initial Cancellation Period reduces to 7 days. They will refund the full security deposit.

Please note, £20 will be deducted from the refunded amount to cover any international bank charges for deposit refunds made to non-UK banks.

If you cancel your booking after the Initial Cancellation Period, you remain liable for the weekly rent (for each and every week or part week) until you are able to find another tenant that is acceptable to accommodation and they are able to re-let the room. The replacement tenant must be over the age of 18 and a have the necessary student status (it is your responsibility to find another tenant and provide them with the correction information). If you find a suitable replacement tenant and the room is re-let they will refund your deposit, less any appropriate charges, as well as a deduction of £50 for the variation of the contract.

Can Book If I'm Under 18?

If you turn 18 in the first semester of university, they can accept your booking with no restrictions other than an adult over the age of 18 must be a co-signatory on your tenancy agreement and must accept the terms of it.

They can accept under 18s in some of their properties subject to their Policy for Students under the Age of 18.

How Do You Allocate Rooms?

When applying for a room you will be asked a series of questions to determine the type of room/flat that you require, along with any special requests you may have. Please note that special requests cannot be guaranteed except where you have disability as defined and covered under the Equality Act 2010. They will attempt to meet your allocation needs as far as practicably possible, should you have a defined disability.

If you have a disability, medical condition or special request that affects your accommodation requirement please inform us in the additional notes section when completing your application, either online or by paper form.

You are encouraged to disclose any special requests for your stay such as your preferences regarding culture, religion, sex, gender, etc. to enable us to make an informed decision about your room allocation. Where appropriate, an applicant may be prioritised through the allocation categories as a result of disclosing a disability to us.

How Do Book A Viewing?

You can book a viewing using their online viewing tool or by contacting the sales team.

Can I Book A Room Without A Viewing?

Yes.

How Long Does A Viewing Take?

A viewing usually takes around 15 to 20 minutes, however you can spend as long as you wish viewing the property.

What Will Be Shown On My Viewing?

The property team will guide you around the building and show you the social areas, outdoor spaces and on-site facilities as well as the rooms you would like to see (dependent upon availability). Please be aware that some rooms and apartments that you view may be occupied by their current residents.

I'm In A Different Country How Do View A Property?

They offer a Online viewings for those who cannot view in person. Just click 'Arrange a Viewing' and from there you can choose the Online option and organise a time and date that suits you. A member of the team will skype call you at your arranged time.

How Do Pay My Rent?

  • Online.
  • At the property reception desk
  • By telephone to the property team
  • By bank transfer (please ensure you use      your name and student ID as the payment reference). International bank      transfers may incur a charge from your own bank, so please make sure you      account for this amount.
    You may also make payment by bank transfer.      Please contact your property team directly or request bank details  
    Please note, you will never be asked to      make a payment to any other bank account for any reason.

    They do not accept cash payments for any      reason.

    If you are ever asked to make a payment      into a different bank account, or if you are ever asked to pay cash to      anyone for any reason, DO NOT make any payment.

Can Pay In Instalments?

If you have a valid UK Guarantor, you can choose to pay your rent in three instalments, which are due in September, January and April.

If you don’t have a valid UK Guarantor, you are required to pay the full rent in August, 14 days prior to your contract start date.

Please note you must have paid the rent due by the time you arrive to check in.

Other instalment options may be available.

When Do Pay My Rent?

When you accept your room offer, you’ll be given two options: · To pay your rent in full · To pay your rent in instalments spread throughout the year You can choose whichever is most convenient for you.

Whats Included In My Rent?

· All utility bills such as gas, electricity, water are included in your rent. Unlimited Wi-fi* is also included. Your TV licence is not included in your rent as this is not classed as a utility and is your responsibility to purchase.

All of our properties offer a Wi-fi connection at the stated level** included within the rent and there is no additional charge for use of the on-site internet. Some providers may offer more services and packages at an additional charge which you are under no obligation to use. If you choose to add additional features to your internet package, that relationship is with you and the service provider directly and does not fall under the terms of your tenancy.

For information on the speed of your internet connection, please ask your Property Team for more information.

*a one off connection fee may apply dependent on property. Please see your property page and your tenancy agreement for more information.

** the internet speed is the maximum stated speed available into the property

Can I Move In Before Pay My Rent?

All rent that is due must be paid before check in. if you are having difficulties, please contact the property team prior move in to enable them to assist you

What If Don't Have A Uk Guarantor?

If you are unable to provide your own UK Guarantor, they recommend the service of Housing Hand you can find further information, prices and how to apply.

They do not accept YourGuarantor.com.

Who Can Be A Guarantor?

To be a guarantor you must: · Be resident in the UK for a minimum of 1 year · Be over 21 years of age · Be a homeowner or in full time employment · Provide a copy of photographic identification, such as a passport, driving licence or ID badge · Provide a copy of proof of your UK address which must be less than 3 months old, such as a utility bill (e.g. electricity, water, gas, telephone), a bank statement or a Council Tax bill.

Can Pay My Rent From Overseas?

You can pay your rent either online, by bank transfer or by credit or debit card over the phone.

Do I Need A Guarantor?

If you wish to pay your rent in instalments, you will need a UK guarantor.

What Can Do If My Student Loan Hasn't Arrived Yet?

You can defer your rent instalments to be in line with your student loan payments if you wish. All requests for deferred payments must be made by 1st August in each academic year to the property team.

You will be required to provide evidence of your student loan schedule to the property team in order for the payment plan to be set up.

You will be required to pay two weeks rent 14 days prior to your contract start date, which will be deducted from the balance of your first instalment on the agreed date.

A one off admin fee of £50 will be charge and payable with the initial 2 week rent payment and this £50 admin fee will not be deducted from the balance of rent due.

Please note deferring your rent must be pre-arranged and agreed with the property manager prior to your move in date. If no arrangement has been made, rent is due as per your tenancy agreement.

Do I Need A Guarantor If I'm A Sponsored Student?

They may be able to accept sponsors in place of guarantors in some cases, however this depends on the terms of your sponsorship and whether your sponsor is willing to guarantee rent payments. If you are a sponsored student, please contact your chosen property directly to enquire about using a sponsor in place of guarantor.

Can I Pay My Rent Weekly?

Weekly rent payments are not available, however accommodation offers a number of instalment options for students to pay their rent.

When Does The Discount Come Off My Rent?

All discounts offered will be deducted off your final instalment of rent.

How Much Are Deposits?

Deposits vary by property and your deposit is placed into a deposit protection scheme, where it is held safely throughout the academic year and will be returned to you at the end of your contract subject to the contract terms.

The deposit you pay when making the application cannot be used towards a rent instalment as this is secured with a deposit protection scheme for the duration of your tenancy.

What Happens To My Deposit?

Your deposit is placed into a deposit protection scheme, where it is held safely throughout the academic year and will be returned to you at the end of your contract subject to the contract terms.

When Do Get My Deposit Back?

Your deposit will be returned to you after your tenancy agreement has ended and your room has been inspected. The amount returned to you will depend on any outstanding charges and any damage found in your room or the communal areas of your apartment. Please see your tenancy agreement for more information. The deposit can take up to 30 working days to be credited at the end of your tenancy period.

All deposits are secured with a deposit protection scheme, such as the Deposit Protection Service or Letting Protection Scotland. You will be contacted by the deposit protection scheme and asked to authorise the refund and submit your bank details to them. For this you will require your deposit repayment ID, which will have been sent to you via email at the time of registering your deposit.

Please be aware, the deposit refund process is managed by the deposit protection scheme and is not able to be influenced by Essential Student Living. Should you have any queries regarding your deposit repayment ID, you should contact the deposit protection scheme directly: Deposit Protection Service or Letting Protection Service.
Please note if you ask for your deposit to be repaid to a non-UK bank account, bank charges will apply. Please see deposit protection scheme FAQs:
Deposit Protection Service (England and Wales) Letting Protection Service. (Scotland)Is There Car Parking Facilities For When I Move InSome properties have car parking facilities available for a small charge, please speak to your property team directly if you would like to reserve car parking.

Can I Live At property?

You must be a full-time student to live with us. You can book with them whether you have a conditional or unconditional offer. However, please be aware of their cancellation policy prior to booking should your place at university not yet be confirmed.

Does My Rental Price Include Room Cleaning?

Room cleaning services are available at some properties for an additional charge, unless stated as being included with the rent.

Are Pets Allowed?

No pets of any kind are permitted at accommodation, except registered assistance dogs.

What Can I Bring?

You can bring most of your belongings but some electricals aren't suitable for their properties. Non UK compliant electricals such as rice cookers are not suitable for use with UK power outlets and this can cause fire risks.

Can I Choose Who I Live With?

If you are applying to live with friends, please ensure that you follow their ‘create application’ link online, list the friends that you would like to live with and they will then contact them and make the arrangements for you!

Can I Choose My Room?

If you follow the ‘book now’ process you can select the room of your choice or you can make special requests within the ‘create application’ route which they will do their best to accommodate, however all requests and subject to availability and conditions.

Can I Request To Move Rooms During My Tenancy?

You would need to make a formal request to the accommodation team of the property you are residing in. If you request to move rooms during your tenancy you will also be issued with new documents confirming the details of the room move which you will need to sign or accept online.

Should your new room be more expensive, then you and your Guarantor shall be liable for the higher rent from the date you are given access to it.

Do You Provide Summer Accommodation?

Yes, their summer bookings usually open around March. Keep a look out for pricing and information or contact the property team.

Do I Have To Move Out During The Holidays?

Your room is yours for the full contract period and you don’t need to move out during academic breaks.

Can Move In Before My Contract?

If you wish to arrive earlier than your contract start date, you need to email or call the sales team. If early arrival is possible your contract will be adjusted and you will need to accept it then pay the additional charges prior to arrival. Please note, not all requests can be accommodated.

Does My Rental Price Include Insurance?

Contents insurance is included at some properties which will be specified in your tenancy agreement.

Do I Need To Pay Council Tax?

If you are a qualifying full time student, you will be exempt from paying Council Tax. You must provide us with your council tax exemption certificate which your university will be able to arrange.

If you do not have this when you move in because you have not yet enrolled on your course, please ensure that you bring with you the name of your university and your university student ID number.

Does My Rental Price Include Car Parking?

On-site car parking is available at some properties, but is not included within the rental price unless explicitly stated and confirmed in writing. Payments for car parking permits are separate to your tenancy agreement. Please speak to the property team if you wish to purchase a car parking space. Car parking spaces are very limited and are strictly on a first-come first-served basis.

Does the accommodation comply with the Scottish letting Agent Code of Practice?

Yes they do.

What kind of social amenities does Guilden Village have?


At Guilden Village, Stoke Park, you’ll find a range of fantastic social spaces and amenities that are perfect for connecting with friends and enjoying your time:
  • Private Study Rooms:Benefit from a distraction-free environment in our private study rooms, allowing you to concentrate on your university work.
  • Co-work Study Area:Collaborate with fellow students or work on group study projects in our co-work study area, designed to foster a more collaborative approach to studying.
  • Cinema Room:Indulge in a movie night with your friends after a long day of studying in our very own cinema room.
  • Comfy Common Room:Relax and socialise in our comfortable common room, where you can unwind and forge new friendships.
  • Central Landscaped Garden:Take in the beauty of our central landscaped garden, providing a serene outdoor space for relaxation and enjoyment.
In addition to the social spaces, we also provide study-focused amenities to support your academic responsibilities:
  • Private Study Rooms:Benefit from a distraction-free environment in our private study rooms, allowing you to concentrate on your university work.
  • Co-work Study Area:Collaborate with fellow students or work on group study projects in our co-work study area, designed to foster a more collaborative approach to studying.

How safe is Guilden Village?


To ensure your total safety, we have security and staff on-site 24/7, as well as CCTV and a fob entry system. Our site is private and gated off meaning the public cannot just walk into our site, we ask all guests to always sign in and be with the resident. Our on-site maintenance team is always available to address any questions or concerns, ensuring a comfortable and stress-free stay. Guilden Village is the true essence of luxury student living.

How often are amenities cleaned?


All shared communal areas and amenities are cleaned every day to maintain a clean and pleasant environment for all residents. Every two weeks your communal kitchen will be cleaned but in between those deep cleans it is down to the residents to keep it as clean as possible.

How fast is the internet connection?


We provide a 1Gbps broadband connection with a wired connection. While Wi-Fi speeds may vary, an estimated speed of 250Mbps is typically maintained, depending on the time of day and the number of users on the network. This is all included within the bills and rent, meaning no extra cost.

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Student Accomodations in Guildford

Guildford Student Accommodation

Finding suitable student accommodation in Guildford can be time-consuming. However, thousands of students fly to the beautiful town of Guilford, which offers spectacular educational facilities through its top-notch universities and institutes. Student accommodation Guildford is situated in close proximity to the University of Surrey, Kingston Business School, etc. However, during the peak periods of high student intakes, it becomes increasingly difficult to land a university student accommodation in Guildford. Amber offers a variety of affordable, comfortable student accommodation options at fair prices and simplifies the process of finding the perfect student accommodation in Guildford.

The student's comfort is the primary design goal for all Guildford student accommodations. Everyone can find something to do in the city. Private halls of residence, public halls of residence, and student accommodation make up student accommodation in the city. Private student accommodation options in Guildford include studios, communal apartments, and comfortable yet cost-effective en suites that include all utilities. Students seeking private student accommodation in Guildford can easily find their home away from home. When compared to other cities in Britain, it is quite easier to find short-term student accommodation in Guildford. Few of the most amazing options for student accommodation in Guildford are Guilden Village, The Bridge, Scape Guildford and many more!

About Guildford

Guildford is a historic town located in the country of Surrey, England. Known for its charming cobblestone high streets, the city lies on the edge of the beautiful North Downs. The city centre of Guildford nestles the enchanting Guildford Castle, which is a mediaeval marvel surrounded by well-kept grounds. It offers breathtaking panoramic views in front of the square tower. This provides a perfect blend of the 17th Century and the present 21st Century and proves as an escapade for many. Home to institutions such as the University of Surrey, the city boasts a well-regarded research centre that attracts thousands of students from all over the world.

Along with this, the city also has a very capable and well-connected transport network. It is quite easy for students in Guildford to travel back and forth between their universities. Along with this, the city of Guildford also has a vibrant nightlife along with various cultural events happening around the year. It also houses numerous theatres, art galleries and music venues, which clearly indicates the city's love and regard for art. There are also some exceptional places to visit in Guildford, including Guildford Cathedral, Guildford Castle, Surrey Hills and much more. Guildford also has renowned shopping options with a lively atmosphere. Surrounded by picturesque countryside, it's a heaven in disguise for nature lovers. With an affordable cost of living, the city also provides a comfortable living experience for the students by providing comfortable and chic student properties in Guildford.

Best Student Accommodation in Guildford

Guildford student accommodation is known for the outstanding facilities & amenities it provides to its students. However, it is important to look for student housing in Guildford before it gets booked. With a huge demand for student accommodation in Guildford, students should always shortlist the options based on their tastes & preferences. However, all the options available are loaded with facilities and chic infrastructure that makes the stay comfortable. Another good thing about student accommodation Guildford is its proximity to many universities hence, travelling wouldn't be an issue for students. If you are looking for student housing in Guildford, then check out the below-mentioned options:

1. Guilden Village

2. Scape Guildford

3. The Bridge

4. iQ The Pad

5. Hox Park

6. iQ The Podium

7. Straits Garden

8. Room in a 6 Bedroom Apartment, Victoria Ave, Hounslow TW3 3ST

9. Parish Hall

Cost of Living in Guildford

The city offers excellent student accommodation Guildford options, although the cost of living in the area can be high. With proper planning and budgeting, students can effectively manage their expenses and avoid exceeding their budget. It is recommended to allocate around £1,000 to £1,200 per month for accommodation and other personal expenses that would happen throughout the month.

1. Food: £100-£150/week

2. Gas and Electricity: £50-£70/week

3. Internet & Mobile Phone: £30-£50/week

4. Dinner at a Restaurant: £50-£150/week

5. Laundry: £25-£40/week

6. Stationery and Textbooks: £20-£30/week

7. Clothing: £50-£75/month

8. Travel (buses, trams, and trains): £90-£150/month

9. Movie Ticket: £7-£10/ticket

Student Travel Guildford

Guildford benefits from a well-established bus and rail network that systematically connects the city. Offering a convenient way to use public transportation, the city's public transit helps locals and visitors navigate the area. The city's public transportation system connects the town and especially helps students get to their universities from their student accommodations in Guildford.

1. Rail: Guildford railway station is a major hub that provides regular train service to London. This is an easy and convenient option for commuters travelling to and from London. The fare is based on the distance travelled by the passenger. You can also opt for daily, weekly or monthly passes to save your pocket money.

2. Bus: Guildford has an extensive bus network connecting the town's various main stops. The service providers include Arriva, Stagecoach and others. The buses serve different routes and connect Guildford to the nearby towns and countryside. The fare usually ranges from £2-£3 for a short one-time journey. If you are planning on travelling by bus more often, you can get a daily, weekly or monthly pass, which is more affordable.

3. Cycling: Cycling comes as a very pocket-friendly and eco-friendly way to transit across the city of Guildford. With designated cycling paths, the city's infrastructure supports the riders to stroll their way through the city quite comfortably. Owning a bike is actually the most cost-effective way to travel in Guildford.

Student Lifestyle and Living in Guildford

The city of Guildford offers numerous opportunities for students to hang out and make memories with friends and loved ones. Several hotspots in the city are close to the student housing in Guildford. The Guildford High Street Boasts an impressive array of upscale shops with renowned brands. The side streets also offer a charming experience that branches off from the main thoroughfares. You can explore a lot of unique and independent businesses to shop from. When it comes to dining and eating out, Guildford doesn't disappoint, as the town offers a wide variety of culinary delights.

Along with an array of ethnic British menus, the cuisine also includes diverse cooking from across the globe. The University of Surrey attracts a huge student population, which makes the city even more interesting. Most of the student accommodations are based near the university to make it convenient for the students. The town is well known for offering various cultural opportunities for the students to explore. Guildford houses various beautiful parks and green spaces that provide students with an opportunity for outdoor activities. It also helps them to unwind after their hectic university schedule every day. Several parks, such as Stoke Park, offer peaceful environments for relaxation. Apart from this, the city also boasts a very happening nightlife scene. There are numerous bars and clubs where the students can unleash their party animal.

Guildford Tourist Attractions

Guildford offers a great environment for students to study; at the same time, it attracts a lot of tourists every year. If you are looking for some of the best places to visit during the weekend, then here are a few options for you to visit from Guildford student accommodation.

1. Guildford Castle

2. G Live

3. Albury Organic Vineyard

4. Watts Chapel

5. Loseley Park

6. Dapdune Wharf

7. JStoke Park

Top Universities in Guildford

Guildford is known as the education hub for the most renowned universities it has. If you are planning to study in Guildford, then have a look at some of the best universities.

1. University of Surrey

2. University for the Creative Arts

3. Royal Holloway

4. Kingston University

5. St Mary's University

6. Kingston Business School

7. Richmond University

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