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Hythe Mills is one of the most popular student accommodation in Colchester City Centre, providing students with a truly exceptional experience. Present near the River Colne, you will find a wide range of stylish studios and two beds apartments on offer; all fully furnished with en-suite studio rooms and fitted kitchens. Hythe Mills also offers students some of the largest bedrooms available to rent in Colchester. High-speed Wi-fi throughout the building and all utility bills are included in the rent. Hythe Mills has some of the most amazing social spaces including a cinema and games room, private gym and music practice room to balance your social and academic life in the Colchester student housing options. There are also communal study rooms for you to have a group study with your friends, bookable dining rooms and a beautiful urban garden with BBQs.


The University of Exeter Colchester Campus building is at a 3-minute distance to the property, and Hythe Mills is present at a distance of 30-minutes from the University Campus Suffolk that makes it a great student housing in Colchester.  You will find many Colchester restaurants and bars in this popular area, not very far from Hythe Mills. Many cities' retail and leisure hubs are near this and another popular road called Royal Parade. Furthermore, you can hop onto the 5-minute reach Colchester Hythe Railway station to spend your time in nearby cities like Ipswich or catch a bus from Station Road Bus Stop which is only a short walk away from the property, And Colchester Cabs Taxi Service is a 5-minute distance from the student accommodation. 


This property is not only spacious but also perfect for University students. Along with amazing amenities included in the bills, the staff here is very accommodating and helpful. The 24*7 assistance gives you a comfortable student life. Security services and CCTV makes your stay safe and secure. The peaceful surroundings and lively study room helps you in your studies. In all Hythe Mills student housing provides the best accommodation experience, to keep the right balance of study and social life.

distance

University of Essex


Traveling time by bicycle 4 min

Traveling time by walking 15 min


Community Amenities

Air Conditioning
Cinema Room
Common Room
Gym
On Site Maintenance
Safety Deposit Box
Bike Storage
Laundry Room
Parking

Apartment Amenities

WiFi
Cooker
Microwave​/​Oven
Desk & Chair
TV in every bedroom
Freezer

Bills Included

Wifi
Electricity
Water
Heater

Configurations

Standard En-Suite£143 - £179/week
Sold Out
Offers2
Private Room
Private Bathroom
Shared Kitchen
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1

Room Facilities

Air Conditioning
Common Room
On Site Maintenance
Gym
Freezer
WiFi
Cooker
Microwave/Oven
Desk & Chair
TV in room

 Stunning premium studios offer complete privacy. The self-contained studios are designed with a personal en suite and fully fitted kitchenette. With a range of different sizes available to suit your needs, these studios allow you to live independently and comfortably.

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Duration:44 week
Move in:17 Oct, 2020
Sold Out£159/week
Duration:48 week
Move in:17 Oct, 2020
Sold Out£143/week
Duration:46 week
Move in:31 Oct, 2020
Sold Out£157/week
Duration:44 week
Move in:14 Nov, 2020
Sold Out£159/week
Duration:48 week
Move in:17 Oct, 2020
Sold Out£143/week
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Premium En-Suite£165 - £185/week
Sold Out
Offers2
Private Room
Private Bathroom
Shared Kitchen
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1
Deposit£29

Room Facilities

Air Conditioning
Desk & Chair
Common Room
Gym
WiFi
Cooker
Microwave/Oven
TV in room
On Site Maintenance

Each premium en suite has its own private bathroom in a communal 8-9 bedroom flat arrangement. Kitchens are cleaned weekly by our helpful on-site cleaning team, meaning your deadlines can have more attention! Your spacious shared kitchen will give you the perfect opportunity to cook a delicious meal for you and your friends.

Duration:48 week
Move in:17 Oct, 2020
Sold Out£165/week
Duration:46 week
Move in:31 Oct, 2020
Sold Out£167/week
Duration:44 week
Move in:14 Nov, 2020
Sold Out£169/week
Duration:51 week
Move in:25 Sep, 2021
Sold Out£179/week
Duration:37 week
Move in:2 Jan, 2021
Sold Out£185/week
Looking to book this unit? Join Waitlist
Premium Plus En-Suite£185/week
Sold Out
Offers2
Private Room
Private Bathroom
Shared Kitchen
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1
Deposit£29

Room Facilities

Air Conditioning
Desk & Chair
TV in room
Common Room
Gym
Cooker
Freezer
Microwave/Oven
WiFi
On Site Maintenance

If you choose our stunning premium plus en suite option, you get your own private bathroom to enjoy. The communal 8-9 bedroom flat arrangement means you can socialise and make new friends easily. 


A spacious shared kitchen will give you the perfect opportunity to cook you and your friends a delicious meal too! Kitchens are cleaned weekly by our friendly on-site cleaning time, meaning less cleaning for you, and more studying. 

Duration:51 week
Move in:25 Sep, 2021
Sold Out£185/week
Looking to book this unit? Join Waitlist
Premium Studio£199 - £225/week
Sold Out
Offers2
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1
Deposit£29

 Stunning premium studios offer complete privacy. The self-contained studios are designed with a personal en suite and fully fitted kitchenette. With a range of different sizes available to suit your needs, these studios allow you to live independently and comfortably.

Duration:51 week
Move in:25 Sep, 2021
Sold Out£225/week
Duration:48 week
Move in:17 Oct, 2020
Sold Out£199/week
Duration:37 week
Move in:2 Jan, 2021
Sold Out£219/week
Looking to book this unit? Join Waitlist
Standard Studio£205 - £219/week
Sold Out
Offers2
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1
Deposit£29
Duration:51 week
Move in:25 Sep, 2021
Sold Out£209/week
Duration:48 week
Move in:17 Oct, 2020
Sold Out£205/week
Duration:44 week
Move in:25 Sep, 2021
Sold Out£219/week
Duration:37 week
Move in:2 Jan, 2021
Sold Out£205/week
Looking to book this unit? Join Waitlist
Accessible Studio£209 - £229/week
Sold Out
Offers2
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1
Deposit£29
Duration:51 week
Move in:25 Sep, 2021
Sold Out£229/week
Duration:44 week
Move in:31 Oct, 2020
Sold Out£209/week
Looking to book this unit? Join Waitlist
Standard Plus Studio£215/week
Sold Out
Offers2
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1
Deposit£29
Duration:51 week
Move in:25 Sep, 2021
Sold Out£215/week
Looking to book this unit? Join Waitlist
Luxury Studio£216 - £235/week
Sold Out
Offers2
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1
Deposit£29
Duration:51 week
Move in:25 Sep, 2021
Sold Out£235/week
Duration:44 week
Move in:31 Oct, 2020
Sold Out£216/week
Looking to book this unit? Join Waitlist
Luxury Plus Studio£239/week
Sold Out
Offers2
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen
Lease Duration51 week
Available from25 Sep, 2021
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1
Deposit£29
Looking to book this unit? Join Waitlist
Deluxe Studio£247 - £265/week
Sold Out
Offers2
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1
Deposit£29
Duration:51 week
Move in:25 Sep, 2021
Sold Out£259/week
Duration:48 week
Move in:17 Oct, 2020
Sold Out£247/week
Duration:37 week
Move in:2 Jan, 2021
Sold Out£265/week
Looking to book this unit? Join Waitlist
Deluxe Studio Plus£269/week
Sold Out
Offers2
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen
Lease Duration51 week
Available from25 Sep, 2021
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1
Deposit£29
Looking to book this unit? Join Waitlist

Booking Details

Cancellation Policy:-(2021-22AY)


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, GBP 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 GBP 50 for the variation of the contract.

 


Payment Details

Deposit Fees: 

Pay Deposit to confirm your booking


Rent Payments: 


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 dont 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, however admin fees may apply.


Mode of Payment: 


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).

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I live here?

You must be a full-time student, and be 18 years or older to live in the property. You can book with this property whether you have a conditional or unconditional offer. However, please be aware of the cancellation policy prior to booking should your place at university not yet be confirmed.

Are pets allowed?

No, pets are not permitted in the buildings.

What are your contract lengths?

Each of the properties offer different contract lengths and room types.

Can I choose who I live with?

If you are applying to live with friends, please ensure that you enlist the details of friends that you would like to live with in the booking form with us, they will then contact them and make the arrangements for you!

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 at. If you request to move rooms during your tenancy please note there is a room move admin fee of 50.00, you would also be issued with new documents confirming the details of the room move.A room move would be impacted by the availability at the time of the request and if there is a waiting list for the requested room or flat type.Should your requested room move result in moving to more expensive accommodation then yourself and the Guarantor shall be liable to pay the higher rent from the date the Tenant is given access to the more expensive accommodation.

Do you provide summer accommodation?

Yes, the summer accommodation of the same provider usually opens around March.

Do I have to move out in the holidays?

No, your room is yours for the full contract period! You wont have to move out in the holidays, so you wont have to remove your belongings every term.

How do I book a viewing?

You can book a viewing of any selected property by sending us an email.

How do I cancel or re-arrange my viewing?

By dropping us an email for the same.

Can I book a room without a viewing?

Absolutely. However, they would always recommend booking a viewing wherever possible.

How long does a viewing take?

Usually up to 30 minutes. However, the sales team are always happy to spend as much time as is needed assisting you with your booking.

What will I be shown on my viewing?

All communal areas and room types requested (dependent upon availability).

I'm in a different country, how do I view a property?

All the properties of the provider have access to Skype option, so you can view a property from wherever you want. Just drop us an email the date & time that suits you and they would arrange a viewing for you.

What do I do if Im a first-year student and Im still waiting for my exam results?

If youre still waiting for your exam results and youre not sure whether your place at university is confirmed, dont worry! You can still apply. You just need to ensure that if you do not get your place at university, you let us know on your chosen property in writing a maximum of 3 days after the A Level results day, to cancel your booking. You must provide a UCAS letter to verify your change in circumstances. In this instance, you will receive a full refund of your deposit. If you dont let us know within 3 days, your tenancy agreement will remain in place, and you will be liable for the rent on your room for the entire contract period.

Can I book if Im under 18?

The bookings from students who are under 18 are accepted only if they will turn 18 in the first term of the academic year. Unfortunately, for health and safety reasons, applications from students who wont turn 18 in their first term are not accepted.

What is included in my rent?

All utility bills are included in your rent such as gas, electricity and water and unlimited wifi*. However, your TV license is not included and this is the sole responsibility of the resident as this is not classed as a utility. 

Can I  pay my rent from overseas?

You can pay your rent either online, or by bank transfer depending on your chosen property. Please note that if you make your payment using a credit card or an overseas debit card, you will be required to pay a surcharge of 1.5%.

Can I pay my rent weekly?

The largest instalment plan with this provider is 10, the total contract value is divided into 10 equal amounts and this is paid across 10 months.

What do I need to provide to be a guarantor?

Please note to be a guarantor you must be in full time employment or a homeowner and lived in the UK (England or Wales) for more than 5 years.You can provide:A copy of proof of identity (with photograph) such as:
  • Passport
  • Driving License
  • ID Badge
A copy of proof of address (less than 3 months old) such as: Utility bill statement (i.e. Electricity, Water, Telephone)
  • Bank statement
  • Council tax bill for current year

Can I move in before I pay my rent?

Students who are up to date with their rental schedule are only allowed to move in early.

What do I do if my student loan hasnt arrived yet?

A deferred rent payment option is available for students paying their rent instalments with student finance.Please note the following steps in order to request a deferred rent instalment plan if you are student who has rebooked to live in a Homes for Students property.In order to defer your 1st, 2nd and 3rd rent payments you will be required to do the following:
  1. Provide evidence of your student loan finance schedule, showing when you will receive your 1st payment, please forward this by email to the property you will be living at in September.
  2. Make a payment of 2 weeks rent, 14 days prior to your contract starting, the date of your tenancy can be found on your tenancy agreement.
  3. The 2 week rent payment will be deducted from the 1st instalment and the remaining balance will need to be paid in line with the date your student finance will be paid.
  4. You will also need to advise if you wish to defer the date of the 2nd and 3rd rent payments in line with your student finance, this request also needs to go to your property team.
There is no additional charge for the deferred payment plan for rebooking student

Do I need a guarantor?

If you wish to pay your rent in three instalments, you will need a guarantor. Your guarantor must be a homeowner or in full-time employment.

What happens to my deposit?

Your deposit is placed into a Deposit Protection Scheme, where it is held safely throughout the academic year.

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 damages found in your room or the communal areas in your flat. Please see your tenancy agreement for more information. The deposit can take up to 30 days to get credited. 

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