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Holden Court, Brighton
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Holden Court, Brighton

Hollingdean Rd, Brighton, BN2 4QY, United Kingdom
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About the Property

Welcome to Holden Court, your luxury student accommodation in Brighton, strategically situated for easy access to university campuses. A mere 17-minute bus ride or a 10-minute car journey takes you to the University of Sussex, while the University of Brighton is just a 15-minute bus journey away, ensuring you spend less time commuting and more time focusing on your studies!

Now, let's delve into the range of exceptional features designed to enhance your living experience at Holden Court.

Unwind and catch up on your favourite shows in our communal TV area, perfect for cosy movie nights with friends or relaxing downtime between lectures.

Looking for a space to socialise and connect with fellow residents? Our communal lounge & social spaces are the ideal spots to hang out, study, or simply relax and unwind after a busy day on campus.

You can also challenge your friends to a game of table tennis in our vibrant games area, where you can enjoy some friendly competition and make lasting memories!

We know how busy libraries can get during exam season, which is why our dedicated study area, equipped with everything you need will help you stay focused and motivated throughout your study sessions!

We also offer bicycle storage facilities, offering convenient access for students who prefer cycling around the city.

Now, when you're not hitting the books or enjoying the amenities at Holden Court, there are plenty of things in Brighton that will keep you occupied!

Take a leisurely stroll through The Lanes and North Laine, where you'll discover a maze of narrow streets lined with quirky shops, vintage boutiques, and cosy cafes – perfect for a spot of retail therapy or people-watching.

For some seaside relaxation, head to Brighton Beach, where you can soak up the sun, take a refreshing dip in the sea, or enjoy a leisurely stroll.

Art enthusiasts will love the Brighton Museum & Art Gallery, home to an impressive collection of art, artefacts, and exhibits that showcase the city's rich cultural heritage.

With so much to see and do in Brighton, you'll never be short of things to explore and experience during your time at Holden Court. Book your room today and experience luxury student living in this vibrant and exciting city!

What will you get

Your Rent Include

Water
Wifi
Electricity
Heating

Common Amenities

Laundry Room
Bike Storage
Communal Lounge
Games Area
Communal TV
Study Area

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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 your full name and full details of the property booked;

* a written rejection letter from your chosen university/college or UCAS, a screenshot 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 I 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 Homes for Students 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.

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.

What do I 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.

How do I book a room?

To book a room, create an online account and select ‘book now’. You can choose the property, your room and the required tenancy length, then pay your deposit and accept the room offer within a few minutes. If you have any special requests or requirements please use the 'create application' route instead.

Do I have to pay a booking fee?

The accommodation does not charge a booking fee. When you accept your room offer, you’ll be asked to pay a deposit to secure your room which is secured with a deposit protection service and refunded at the end of your tenancy.

Can I 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.

Can I live at this accommodation?

You must be a full-time student to live with us. You can book with us 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 this accommodation except registered assistance dogs.

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 in the holidays?

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

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.

Can I 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 and 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.

What is the process for dealing with complaints?

* Stage 1 - Where possible please make your complaint in person at reception or by telephone. Their staff on-site will attempt to investigate and deal with the matter immediately. If you are unhappy with the solutions or explanations given you can escalate your complaint to Stage 2 by letter or email to the site within 10 working days.

* Stage 2 - Your complaint must be in writing. Their staff will pass your communication to a senior member of staff within the property, who will investigate further and provide a written response within 10 working days where possible. You must state why you think your complaint has not been treated fairly or correctly.

* Stage 3 - Your complaint must be in writing. In the event that you still feel your complaint has not been treated fairly or correctly, you can write to the Complaints Panel within the proeprty at: Operations Director, Homes for Students, The Clock Tower, Longmoor Lane, Fazakerley, Liverpool, L10 1LD. The Panel will normally notify you of their decision within 10 working days. You must state why you think your complaint has not been treated fairly or correctly to this point.

* Stage 4 - The property is a member of the Accreditation Network UK (ANUK). If, after giving the property a chance to respond to your complaint you are still not satisfied, you can ask for an independent decision from ANUK.

* Stage 5 - STUDENTS WITHIN SCOTLAND can apply to the First-tier Tribunal for Scotland (Housing & Property Chamber) if they have breached the Scottish Letting Agent Code of Practice and you remain dissatisfied once the above stages have been exhausted, or if they do not process your complaint within a reasonable timescale.

How do I pay my rent?

Your rent can be paid in a number of ways:


* Online via by logging into your student account

* 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. They always recommend making your rent payments through your account page on our web portal. You may also make payment by bank transfer. Please contact your property team directly or request bank details here. 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, and contact us.

Can I 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 I 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.

What is 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 their 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 depending on the property. Please see your property page and your tenancy agreement for more information.

** The internet speed is the maximum stated speed available on the property

Can I move in before I pay my rent?

All rent that is due must have been paid when you check in. If you are having difficulties or this will be a problem, please contact the property as early as possible who will assist you.

What if I 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 on their website.

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 I pay my rent from overseas?

You can pay your rent either online by logging in to your student account, by bank transfer or by credit or debit card over the phone. Your bank may charge you a fee to make an international payment so please make sure you check their terms and conditions first.

What can I 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 charged and payable with the initial 2 weeks rent payment and this £50 admin fee will not deducted from the balance of rent due. Please note deferring your rent must be pre-arranged and agreed upon 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 you wish to pay your rent in instalments, you will need a UK guarantor.

Do I need a guarantor if I am 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 the property 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 do I book a viewing?

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

How do I cancel or re-arrange my viewing?

Please use the link on the viewing confirmation email or contact the sales team.

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 I 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 I view a property?

They offer 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.

What do I need to bring with me?

When you come to pick up your keys you need to bring some photographic ID. To find out what else you may need to bring check out their kindly contact the onsite team.

Are there car parking facilities for when I move in?

Some 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.

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.

* Deposit Protection Service (England and Wales)

* Letting Protection Service (Scotland)

When do I 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.

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Student Accomodations in Brighton and Hove

Brighton and Hove Student Accommodation

Brighton and Hove is an excellent choice if you're seeking a liberal, carefree, and fun-loving city to call home throughout your academic years. This dynamic city, known for its stunning beaches, makes the ideal student hangout thanks to its alluring blend of beaches, bars, pubs, and boutiques.

Amber provides accommodation in properties like Pavilion Point, one of Brighton's liveliest neighbourhoods, and the LGBT+ community's hub is a popular student location. One of the most sought-after neighbourhoods for Brighton student accommodation is Holden Court. This results in slightly higher rent costs, but given that it is in the centre of Brighton and has excellent access to other parts of the city, it is well worth the extra cost. Crown House is nearby and a fantastic spot to stay if you want quick access to the city centre and a residential, family-like atmosphere.

IQ Brighton, surrounded by independent cafes and restaurants, is located just north of the city centre. Several regional restaurants make it one of the most incredible places to eat. The nearby city of Hannover has charming Victorian houses and well-known bars. Hollingbury House and Alumno Falmer are excellent choices as well. They provide a somewhat less expensive alternative to those in the city centre for students looking for Brighton student accommodation that is a little easier on their budget.


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 offer 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 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. Twenty thousand students are living there, both local and international.

Best Student Accommodation in Brighton and Hove

Brighton and Hove are home to many major universities, students flow in 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 Brighton provided by amber will help you find affordable and convenient housing near your university.

Some recommended student accommodation Brighton include;

  1. Holden Court, Brighton
  2. IQ Brighton
  3. IQ Abacus House, Brigton
  4. Crown House, Brighton
  5. Vogue Studios, Brighton

Cost of Living in Brighton and Hove

Brighton and Hove have an average cost of living in the top 22% of all global cities. However, by setting and adhering to a budget, students may maximise their time in this metropolis. Although your estimated cost of living may not turn out to be as expected, one must keep a record to be safer.

  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 three minutes from the city centre. 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 one in and out of Brighton city, one 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.You should speak with the local railroad authority and request a discount if you are a beginning student. 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 city areas.

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 and quiet 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. Some tourist attractions in the cities of Brighton and Hove are:

  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 specialized courses, students flock to these cities 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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