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Hillfort House, Brighton
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Hillfort House, Brighton

Moulsecoomb Way, Brighton, BN2 4PB, United Kingdom
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About the Property

At Hillfort House Brighton (BN2 4PB), indulge in the epitome of contemporary student living. Choose from an array of ensuite rooms: bronze, silver, or gold, each tailored to suit your preferences. Situated within proximity to the University of Brighton and the University of Sussex, convenience is at your doorstep. Experience the ease of commuting with these esteemed educational institutions nearby. Immerse yourself in a thriving academic atmosphere while enjoying the comforts of modern accommodation. From spacious communal areas to meticulously designed living spaces, this Brighton student accommodation promises a harmonious blend of comfort and convenience, ensuring an enriching student lifestyle.


In the eclectic city of Brighton lies Hillfort House, a beacon of comfort and convenience for students seeking the perfect accommodation. Located amidst the vibrant streets, this residence stands out as a sanctuary of student life. Adjacent to Hillfort House lies the bustling streets of North Laine, a kaleidoscope of independent shops, cafes, and street art that never fails to inspire. Just a stone's throw away is the iconic Brighton Pier, where students can unwind with friends or indulge in seaside treats. For those seeking a cultural fix, the illustrious Brighton Museum & Art Gallery beckons with its diverse exhibitions and historical treasures.


What sets Hillfort House apart is its unwavering commitment to student well-being. Unlike other accommodations, it offers more than just a place to rest one's head. With dedicated study areas, communal spaces for socializing, and a supportive staff always ready to lend a hand, it fosters a sense of community and belonging that enriches the student experience. Here, students aren't just residents; they're part of a vibrant and thriving student community that makes Hillfort House Brighton the ultimate choice for those seeking more than just a room.

Features

With high-speed WiFi ensuring seamless connectivity, residents can effortlessly stay connected. The communal laundry, conveniently coin-operated, takes the hassle out of chores. A dedicated maintenance team ensures prompt solutions to any issues, while the in-house housekeeping keeps the premises pristine. Spacious communal areas invite social gatherings, complemented by a well-equipped gym boasting refreshing A/C. The tranquil courtyard offers a serene escape, while the communal kitchen fosters culinary adventures. Secure bike storage and on-street parking cater to commuters.


From reception to common spaces, A/C ensures comfort year-round. A dedicated study room provides a conducive environment for academic pursuits, complete with heating. Regular communal events foster a sense of community, while an elevator per block ensures easy access. An entertainment area and outdoor space offer avenues for relaxation. With wheelchair access and fully furnished accommodations, inclusivity is prioritized. Student support services and 24/7 staff availability ensure assistance is always at hand. Comprehensive contents insurance and CCTV surveillance bolster security, further reinforced by controlled access gates and on-site security officers conducting round-the-clock patrols. With this student accommodation in Brighton, enjoy a secure and comfortable living environment where every need is met.

Location and What's Hot?

Located at the nexus of academic vitality, Hillfort House Brighton stands as a beacon of convenience for students of both the University of Brighton and the University of Sussex. Situated merely a stone's throw away from these prestigious institutions, it offers an unparalleled advantage in terms of accessibility. With University of Brighton's Falmer campus and the University of Sussex within a short minute stroll, students residing at Hillfort House find themselves at the epicenter of educational excellence. This strategic location not only saves valuable commuting time but also fosters a vibrant student community, making academic pursuits seamlessly integrated into everyday life.


Residents of Hillfort House Brighton wake up to the aroma of freshly brewed coffee from nearby artisanal cafes like Small Batch Coffee Roasters, where the ambiance is as inviting as the beverages. After a leisurely breakfast, they might stroll down to the bustling North Laine area, where quirky boutiques and vintage shops beckon. For those craving a bit of culture, the Brighton Museum & Art Gallery is just a stone's throw away, showcasing everything from local history to contemporary art exhibitions. When hunger strikes, options abound. From sampling fresh seafood at The Salt Room to indulging in global cuisine at Food for Friends, Hillfort House residents are spoiled for choice. And for those evenings when they prefer a quiet night in, a short walk to the nearby grocery stores like Sainsbury's or Waitrose ensures they have everything they need to whip up a delicious meal in their fully-equipped kitchen.


But the social life doesn't end with food and shopping. The iconic Brighton Palace Pier offers endless entertainment, from arcade games to thrilling rides, while events at the Brighton Dome provide opportunities to enjoy live music and performances. And when they're ready to unwind, the peaceful surroundings of Hillfort House await, offering a tranquil retreat from the city's hustle and bustle.

Commute

With bus stops like Moulsecoomb Way, Ringmer Road, and Hodshrove Place nearby, guests can easily explore the city's attractions. The property's proximity to Brighton City Airport and BRIGHTON AIRPORTS DIRECT ensures smooth arrivals and departures for travelers. Additionally, On Wing Aviation Ltd provides aviation services for those preferring air travel. Whether guests are arriving from afar or simply exploring the city, transportation options are readily available. This strategic location enhances the guest experience, making Hillfort House an ideal choice for both leisure and business travelers seeking convenience and comfort in Brighton.

What will you get

Your Rent Include

No hidden costs
Wifi
Water
Electricity
Heater

Common Amenities

High speed WiFi
Communal Laundry (Coin-operated)
Maintenance team
In-house house keeping
Spacious Communal Areas
Gym with A/C

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Frequently Asked Questions

What room types do you have?

Whether you want to share with friends, or have your own private Studio, our Property offer a great selection of room types for everyone. Our rooms range depending on where you decide to book and you can view these through our individual property pages. For more information, please visit our About Property page.

What communal spaces do you have?

They know making new friends is a must! That’s why they offer great communal spaces where you and your neighbours can get to know each other. Facilities are site specific however each property guarantees a fun-packed and fully inclusive social calendar for all our students to enjoy, all year round… free of charge! Visit our individual property pages to find out what each Property has to offer.

What if I have a disability or special requirements?

Property’s top priority is making sure you have a comfortable and safe stay, so please declare any medical information or disabilities on your application. All properties offer rooms types with additional and accessible facilities. When creating your application, please make sure you tick the ‘DDA’ box and enter in as much detail as possible so our teams can ensure you reserve the most suitable Property for your requirements.

Some studio rooms offer dual occupancy - can my friend come to live with me?

Yes! Check with the property whether your studio room is eligible for dual occupancy, but please note that both individuals who occupy the room must be students.

What is the difference between bronze, silver, gold and platinum rooms?

How big it is. Specifically the floor space. Each room has the same furniture, features, and decor, but it will differ in size. There are some exceptions; at John Bell House for example, the rooms are categorised using a mix of reasons such as location and layout as well as size. Some rooms look and feel bigger/smaller because of their shape so they’ve taken this into consideration when categorising them.

Can I change rooms if I don’t like mine?

It would be possible if someone drops out or someone else wants to swap with you. Please contact your property team and they will do their best to accommodate your needs. Remember that all rooms are effectively the same apart from the floor space.

Do they provide the TV license in the shared flat kitchen?

Property do not provide any TV Licenses for the studios or shared flats so you’ll need to register for your own TV licence.

How close is my accommodation to the university?

All of the properties are in convenient, central, locations. Whether it’s close to your campus depends on where you’re studying! Check out the relevant property page on this website or get in touch with the on-site property team for details. All of our cities have excellent transport links and secure bike storage if you don’t fancy walking.

What should I bring with me to live at a property?

Bedding is not provided unless included in an offer (check with the relevant property team or Ts & Cs), so bring a sheet to cover the mattress, a duvet and pillows. Information about bed sizes can be found on the room pages. You can get a bedding pack, kitchenware or bathroom accessories before your arrival from UniKitOut, a UK based company that will deliver your items before your check-in date. This will be delivered to your room or the property reception desk ready to use from day one of your arrival (if items are ordered before the deadline).

What is covered by my insurance policy?

They understand students have a limited budget so Endsleigh have launched brand new, unique student insurance options. They have been designed to cover the risks that you may encounter whilst living in student accommodation and away from home. Your contents. Covered. By partnering with Endsleigh, the No.1 student insurance provider, they’ve arranged contents insurance for all our students staying with us in our residence at no cost to you. It is important all students confirm their cover to ensure you understand what is and isn’t covered. Plus you’ll also be entered into a prize draw specifically for residents, courtesy of Endsleigh! Visit confirm your cover to see: What is and what isn’t covered Key exclusions - where cover isn’t provided Policy excess – the amount you pay when you make a claim How to make claim Personalise cover.

What counts as an act of anti-social behaviour?

Anti-social behaviour can be any behaviour that causes, or may cause, distress, nuisance, annoyance, alarm or harassment to other residents, Property team members, contractors, visitors to the property or the wider community. For example, playing loud music late at night, using illegal drugs, smoking in your flat or using threatening or abusive language towards other residents or Property team members. There are specific obligations in your tenancy agreement addressing anti-social behaviour that you must comply with. Failure to do so is a breach of your tenancy. They are: Not to cause, or allow visitors to engage in, anti-social behaviour, which means any conduct causing or capable of causing a nuisance or annoyance to the Landlord, other occupiers, neighbours or people engaging in lawful activity within the locality. Examples of anti-social behaviour include (but are not limited to) not properly disposing of rubbish and inconsiderate use of the property, as well as more serious problems such as noise, violent and criminal behaviour, the supply and use of controlled drugs and intimidation, harassment or victimisation on the grounds of a persons’ race, sex (gender), sexual orientation, disability, age, religion or belief, pregnancy or maternity status, or socio-economic status. And Not to cause any nuisance, offence, disruption, harassment, annoyance or persistent disturbance to others.

How do I report an act of anti-social behaviour?

Property teams are available 24/7 to support you with any concerns around anti-social behaviour in your property. You can contact us via our property telephone, live chat or email or speak to one of the team in reception. They can then take appropriate action. This might include speaking to the resident(s) in question about the obligations in their tenancy agreement and the effect of their behaviour on others, or informing their guarantor, university or other authorities. If you witness an incident where there is immediate risk to others, you should alert emergency services by ringing 999 immediately.

Where do I access relevant support if I have been affected by an act of anti-social behaviour?

Property teams will be able to guide you to the support available within your area. They have great links with student services at the university and the local police. They would also encourage you to contact a family member or friend for additional support. (Student Minds is the UK’s student mental health charity. Their website is a great source of information and advice. Your property team, and student services will also have further signposting guidance that can support you during your time at university.)

How do I book with my friends?

Property welcomes group bookings of any size! When using the Book Now option, please make sure you tick you are part of a group. If you are the first, they’ll ask you for the names and email addresses for everyone in your group (so come prepared!). Your friends will then be invited to register with our website too! When all applications are received, our Property Teams will ensure you are offered the perfect Property for you to rule! Just to note when it comes to dual occupancy in studio rooms, both individuals who occupy the room must be students.

Can I arrive earlier than my tenancy start date?

Early arrivals are possible depending on the availability of the room you have booked. If you wish to arrive earlier than your tenancy start date, please contact the property team. They will do their best to accommodate your needs.

When do we have to pay deposit?

When you accept your booking you’ll need to pay your deposit.

Do you do flexible tenancies/semester lets?

Many of our properties offer flexible tenancies. Visit the relevant property page on this website or get in touch with the property team for details.

When rent is due, does it come out as a direct debit?

Rent does not come out of your bank automatically. You have to log on to your Property portal to set up your payment, or you can pay by card at reception. They do allow bank transfer but this is usually only in special cases, they prefer the first two options. You will choose your payment plan when booking.

Can I sublet (tenancy takeover) to/ from my friend?

No, you are not permitted to sublet any part of your accommodation, as per your accepted tenancy agreement. If you need to move out early, you should contact the reception team to discuss the option of a tenancy takeover.

When will I get my deposit back?

Your deposit payment is uploaded into a deposit protection scheme until you check out. This will be returned to you after your tenancy end date based on a successful check-out inspection (i.e. no damage or cleanliness related issues).

What is a guarantor and why do I need to provide one?

Your guarantor is a person who agrees to pay your rent or make other payments due under your tenancy agreement if you are unable to. They’re standard practice for rental accommodation, particularly for students. they will only contact your guarantor if there is a delay in payment or they are concerned that the terms of your tenancy are not being complied with. Your guarantor should be over 18 years of age. They should be in full time employment and a homeowner and/or renting accommodation. Property welcomes international guarantors.

What does my guarantor need to do when I book?

They’ll send your guarantor a separate form to fill in once you’ve made your booking and provided their details. They’ll need to complete this form to prove they are eligible. If your guarantor needs to see a copy of this form before you book, then they can ask a team member in your property, who’ll be happy to provide a copy to read in advance. They’ll also be able to answer any questions that you or they have about this document.

What happens if they don’t or can’t sign the form?

If the person a resident names as a guarantor would prefer not to sign the agreement or isn’t eligible to act as a guarantor, they ask them to nominate someone else. If they’re not able to find a guarantor, they’ll then discuss this with the resident, they may need to cancel the booking, or they may be able to agree with the resident that because of their individual circumstances the tenancy agreement can proceed without a guarantor.

When might you contact my guarantor?

Unless you’ve asked us to notify them of other issues, they’ll only contact your guarantor if there’s a delay in payment or they are concerned that the terms of your tenancy are not being complied with. Typically delays in payment will relate to rent, but it would also cover issues like any damages to your room that haven’t been paid for. More information is explained in the agreement they’ll send to your guarantor.

Can my parent/guarantor ask questions about my tenancy on my behalf?

If you’ve signed a tenancy agreement with us, they will communicate with you directly. They’ll only contact your guarantor if there’s a delay in payment, if they’re concerned that the terms of your tenancy are not being complied with, or if you’ve specifically given your consent for us to discuss your tenancy with a named third party. However, they can provide general information about our tenancies and processes.

How to pay?

Here at Property, they believe in being flexible. That means you get the choice on how you pay your rent. You can choose from annual, termly and monthly payment plans across the year. And don’t worry, they’re different! Your instalment dates will never fall before your student finance and there’s no small fee when checking in.

Does this property have any certifications or accreditation?

Yes, the property is registered with ANUK and National code. The Accreditation Network UK is a central resource for tenants, landlords and scheme operators interested in accreditation of private rented housing.

How do I report maintenance issues?

Sometimes things fail to work. You might experience an issue with your heating or hot water, or simply just need a light bulb changing. Don’t worry, They are here to help! Each property has its own on-site Maintenance Team who are only too happy to get things fixed as quickly as possible. If you experience a maintenance issue, please see your friendly team at reception and they will take down the relevant details and have the Maintenance Team take a look ASAP! If you experience an issue out of hours, their on-site night owls will be able to assist. While they try to resolve any issue as quickly as possible, they sometimes require the assistance of an external contractor. If that’s the case, they will let you know. All emergency repairs are tended to within 4 hours.

What speed is my broadband and how many devices can I connect?

Bandwidth speeds, together with the number of devices that can be connected, are detailed below. Please note that the bandwidth speed detailed below is “up to” the stated wireless speed. Provider:ASK4Devices:6Bandwidth (Wireless Speed MB): 100Bandwidth (Wired Speed MBps): 200 You may find your broadband speed varies during the time of day, for example during the peak time of 7pm to 11pm or there may be other factors affecting your speed (e.g. uploads running in the background, security features performing scans etc). However, upon check-in you will receive details on how to contact the internet provider directly so that they may be able to troubleshoot any problems. Your personal Wi-Fi connection is available in your flat. If you wish to connect to Wi-Fi in common areas, please contact your reception team who will be able to give you the guest log-in details.

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Student Accomodations in Brighton and Hove

Brighton and Hove Student Accommodation

For students seeking quality Brighton and Hove student accommodation, there's a plethora of choices beyond the university dorms. Opting for off-campus housing in Brighton and Hove can offer greater independence, space, and a chance to immerse in the local culture. Amber is at the forefront of facilitating this shift, providing a seamless search experience for those pursuing studies at nearby educational institutions such as Bellerbys College, Kings Brighton, University of Brighton, and University of Sussex.

Amber is the perfect platform to simplify the hunt for the perfect student accommodation in Brighton and Hove. It showcases a range of room types, from en-suite rooms to fully-fledged studio apartments, all situated in convenient locations that cater to students' lifestyles. These accommodations come packed with amenities to support students' academic and leisure pursuits. Properties like the modernistic Ravilious House, iQ Brighton, Promenade Student Living, and many other vibrant student apartments in Brighton and Hove exemplify the top-notch living spaces available. These accommodations not only meet the high standards for comfort and security but also place students in the heart of Brighton and Hove, ensuring a memorable student experience.

About Brighton and Hove

Brighton, with 2.9 million people, ranks 26th and received the highest score for the Student Mix indicator thanks to its sizable and diverse student body. The two highly regarded universities in the city have a sizable foreign student body, with 27% of the total enrollment originating from countries other than the UK. Despite being primarily recognised for its colourful beachfront, the south coast city is more than just a coastal resort. Brighton and Hove offers various activities and tourist attractions like the Royal Pavilion, Brighton i360 and Brighton Palace Pier. One of the two central regions that make up the City of Brighton is the beach resort of Brighton, which is situated on the south coast of England.

The variety of independent restaurants and nightlife locations in Brighton are worth the visit. To make the most of their time at school, students who attend the University of Brighton and the University of Sussex reside in Brighton. The Brighton and Hove student accommodations can cater to all your preferences, like prices, tastes, and styles to match. Brighton is renowned for being a location that has always provided an escape. It has always been unique. There is a lot of attitude in these cities. Freethinkers, business people, and entertainers call this place home. The city is vibrant, innovative, and bohemian. 20 thousand students are living there, both local and international.

Best Student Accommodation in Brighton and Hove

Brighton and Hove is home to many major universities, and students flock to the city from all around the world every year. At such events, university housing is overflowing with students, leaving them on waiting lists for months and months; the private student accommodation in Brighton and Hove provided by amber will help you find affordable and convenient housing near your university. You can filter your search by choosing the amenities you prefer and room types and then come across the desired results. Below, we mention the popular student apartments in Brighton and Hove:

1. Holden Court

2. Vogue Studios

3. IQ Abacus House

4. Crown House

5. iQ Sawmills

6. The Stoneworks

7. Alumno Falmer

8. Britannia Study Hotel

9. Pavilion Point

10. Brighton Beach Suites

Cost of Living in Brighton and Hove

Brighton and Hove have an average cost of living in the top 22% of global cities. Although your estimated cost of living may not turn out as expected, you must keep a record to be safer and make the process of choosing student accommodation in Brighton and Hove easier.

1. Rent: £195 to £270 /month
2. Groceries: £100 to £150 /month
3. Food: £350 to £450 /month
4. Transport: £40 to £50 /month
5. Laundry: £25 to £40 /month
6. Stationery and textbooks: £20 to £30 /month
7. Clothing: £50 to £75 /month
8. Movie ticket: £7 to £10

Student Travel Brighton and Hove

The University of Brighton has four campuses: Eastbourne, Falmer, City, and Moulsecoomb. Students can quickly go to the surrounding areas because the Brighton and Hove campus is located on Grand Parade, just a few minutes away from the city centre and off campus student accommodation in Brighton and Hove. The extensive Stoke Park Road network, which spans the entire city and includes the University of Brighton, is well known. The Brighton and Hove transportation system is separated into numerous zones encompassing the city's prominent areas. Most transportation options are tied to the student housing options we provide in Brighton to make your stay and travel simple. Make your stay a little less expensive by considering the travel costs, which are also very reasonable.

1. Bus: In Brighton, a single trip costs £2.70 per standard. The bus operator National Express can take you in and out of Brighton. You must issue a card and check the bus schedules for hassle-free travel. If you tend to use cash, make sure you keep the exact amount of the fare.

2. Rail: A single person's daily train costs range from £15 to £20.  If you are a first-year student, you should speak with the local railroad authority and request a discount. The Brighton and Hove PlusBus pass is an electronic ticket that may be used on buses, the underground, and some overground train lines.

3. Bicycle: Riding your bike to the university or running errands will be more convenient and affordable. Bike stands are available at prominent blocks and have separate lanes on the road, you could easily rent a bike and use it for small commutes around the city.

Student Lifestyle and Living in Brighton and Hove

Brighton and Hove are among the world's most energetic cities. Capturing students' interest as soon as they enter this warm and pleasant setting. The University of Brighton offers a hugely diversified culture, a rich legacy, a vibrant and dynamic nightlife, museums and galleries, sports facilities, theatres, and music halls for students to enjoy. Every area of the city is covered in greenery. Some of England's most stunning parks can be found in Brighton and Hove City, including Withdeen Park, which is only a short distance from the university campus and is the ideal place to unwind and breathe fresh air after your lectures.

Preston Park is yet another fantastic option, commuters who prefer a little more peace will find this place to be excellent. The best of both worlds may be found in Preston Park.

If you're strapped for cash and want to visit a low-cost bar or restaurant, consider Kooks Restaurant and The Witchez Restaurant in Brighton and Hove, where you can find mouthwatering cuisine at reasonable prices, like pizza, burritos, and other Italian and continental fare. Want to experience Brighton and Hove's nightlife? Visit East Street Tap Pub or Zahara Nightclub for the newest tunes and an engaging musical experience from well-known local DJs and musicians.

Brighton and Hove Tourist Attractions

Brighton and Hove has a rich history and monuments. These cities are well known for their culture, sustainability and landmarks. One must always indulge in the curiosity of knowing new cultures and history to enjoy visiting a foreign country truly. Once you find the perfect accommodation in Brighton and Hove for students to rent, add these places to your itinerary:

1. Royal Pavilion
2. The Lanes
3. British Airways i360
4. Brighton Beach
5. Brighton Palace Pier
6. North Laine
7. Brighton Dome

Universities in Brighton And Hove

Brighton and Hove are home to some renowned universities with specialised courses; students flock here to expand the horizons of their career opportunities. Some of the top universities in the city are:

1. University of Brighton (Grand Parade Campus)
2. Kings Brighton
3. BIMM, Brighton and Hove
4. University of Brighton
5. University of Brighton (Moulsecoob Campus)
6. University of Sussex

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