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Inka Studios, Leicester
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Inka Studios, Leicester

Percy Rd, Leicester, LE2 8FP, United Kingdom
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About the Property

Located on Percy Rd, Leicester, LE2 8FP lies one of the best student accommodations in Leicester by the name of Inka Studios! This Leicester student accommodation provides silver studios and gold studios that are filled with various amenities that make your stay as comfortable as possible! Inka Studios Leicester is also close to the two renowned universities in Leicester, the University of Leicester and De Montfort University, which ensures that you will never be late for any of your classes! This student accommodation is also close to various restaurants, clubs and bars, meaning that you will always have a great time at Inka Studios!

Leicester is one of the best cities to live in the world, as it is filled with historic landmarks and iconic monuments. It is also home to the famous Leicester City FC and their home Kings Power Stadium. There are also plenty of restaurants, clubs, cafes and other hotspots that you can visit during your free time easily by walking or using the public transport available. Leicester is also home to two renowned universities called the University of Leicester and De Montfort University. While you stay at Inka Studios, you can explore what this amazing city has to offer at your ease. With the city centre close to Inka Studios, you will be able to explore the city easily and also never miss out on anything happening in the city! The city is loved by many due to its cost of living as it is lower than many other major cities, like London, Manchester and others! With great transportation services throughout the city, you can easily travel within and outside Leicester at an affordable cost! So, what is the wait? Book your stay with amber at Inka Studios Leicester and explore Leicester at your own pace!

Features

Inka Studios, nestled in the vibrant city of Leicester, offers a contemporary student living experience enriched with an array of amenities. Double storage beds and fully furnished desks provide both comfort and functionality, while the inclusion of super high-speed broadband ensures seamless connectivity for academic and leisure pursuits. Each room boasts a lockable bedroom for privacy and security, complemented by wardrobes for ample storage space. Residents enjoy the convenience of an en suite bathroom and the practicality of a tumble dryer for laundry needs. Communal living is facilitated through a communal kitchen, fostering social interactions and culinary adventures. Bike storage encourages eco-friendly transportation options. Safety and security are paramount with 24-hour security and CCTV surveillance, along with the provision of safety deposit boxes for added peace of mind. Inka Studios epitomizes modern student living, combining comfort, convenience, and security in the heart of Leicester.

Location and What's Hot?

Ensconced in the bustling heart of Leicester, Inka Studios, Leicester accommodation in Leicester, represents a prime choice for students looking to immerse themselves in the city's vibrant lifestyle. With a number of universities, including the esteemed University of Leicester, the innovative De Montfort University, and the dynamic Leicester College, just a stone's throw away, it is the perfect base from which to launch your academic journey.

But the perks of living at Inka Studios, Leicester, stretch far beyond its proximity to educational institutions. Students are perfectly positioned to explore an array of local delights. Satisfy your palate with various cuisines at famous restaurants like Happy Chef and Blue Ocean Chippy. If casual dining or a caffeine fix is in order, you'll find cosy coffee shops such as Munchies Cafe & takeaway that dot the streets. Weekends can be lively, with high-energy hangouts like The Cricketers offering spirited atmospheres.

Day-to-day conveniences are well catered to, with grocery stores like Tesco Express taking care of your essentials. Health comes first, and thanks to nearby medical centres such as the Leicester Royal Infirmary, you are always covered. For nature enthusiasts, tranquil escapes await at Victoria Park and Bede Park, where strolls or morning jogs can become part of your routine. When in the mood for a cultural infusion, engage with the rich history at the Leicester Museum & Art Gallery found within the vicinity.

The excellent location of Inka Studios, Leicester, further edges into entertainment, with several cinemas and theatres providing a dose of art and culture. Whether indulging in the latest blockbuster or revelling in live performances, there's never a dull moment for residents here. The culmination of convenience, culture, and connectivity makes Inka Studios, Leicester, not just a smart housing choice but a lifestyle pick for those who crave the quintessential student living experience.

Commute

Victoria Views Leicester has excellent connectivity to public transport, making it easier for you to get around. You can easily catch a bus from the many bus stops next to the accommodation, like Recreation Ground, Aylestone Leisure Centre, and Lansdowne Road. You can even catch a train from the Leicester Railway Station, which is also close by! The connectivity of Inka Studios Leicester makes it one of the best student accommodations in Leicester! With various modes of travel, you will be able to travel around the city with ease, and if you are travelling out of the city, the trains are well-connected to various other cities!

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Bike Storage

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Frequently Asked Questions

What documents will I need?

UK Students: They will need you to provide a copy of your passport, University acceptance letter, student ID and if you choose to pay using the installment option, they will need your guarantor passport copy and proof of address. Guarantor proof of address must be dated within 3 months. Non-UK Students: They will need you to provide a copy of your passport, University acceptance letter, student ID and if you choose to pay using the installment option, they will need your guarantor passport copy and proof of address. Guarantor proof of address must be dated within 3 months.

I have booked a room but failed to obtain a visa, can I cancel my booking?

Yes, you are entitled to cancel your booking, but they will need you to provide evidence of your visa rejection.

Are there any fees or penalties I should be aware of?

Unpaid Rent: If you are late making your rental installment payments, you will also be charged interest of 3% above the rent due date until you make the payment. Please Note: As a gesture of goodwill, this interest charge will not be levied until the rent is more than 14-days in arrears. Variation of Contract (Tenant’s Request): £50 (Inc. VAT) per agreed variation. To cover the costs associated with the preparation and execution of new legal documents. Change of Sharer (Tenant’s Request): If you are sharing a dual occupancy room and want to change the person you share with or are leaving with a replacement tenant to take over the remaining term of the contract, they will charge £50 (Inc. VAT) per replacement tenant, or any reasonable costs incurred if higher. Lost Key(s) or other Security Device(s): Tenants are liable for the cost of replacing any lost keys or other security devices. If the loss results in locks needing to be changed, the actual costs of a locksmith, and new lock, and replacement keys for the tenant, landlord, or any other persons requiring keys will be charged to the tenant. There will also be a charge of £15 per hour (inc. VAT) for the time taken to administrate replacing lost key(s) or other security device(s).

What is a guarantor and do I need one?

A guarantor is someone who agrees to be responsible for your rent and your other legal obligations within a tenancy agreement. So, for example, if you damage the property or don’t pay your rent, your guarantor may have to pay anything you owe. You can discover everything you need to know about this.

Who do I report maintenance issues to?

In an emergency where there is a threat to life such as a fire, please call the UK Emergency Services. If you discover a major fault that means you are unable to access or safely live in your home such as a flood or electrical fault, please call them immediately on the number provided in your room and on notices around the entrance areas of your property. If you discover a maintenance issue that does not require their immediate attention such as a leaking tap or minor damage, please report it on their and they will arrange the necessary maintenance professional to attend with 48 hours.

How, when and where do I pay my rent?

To pay your rent you will need to visit your student portal, here you can pay via BACS, direct debit, or card payment. Rent is paid in line with your tenancy agreement, for example, if you have a UK guarantor and have selected installments you pay on the portal each term.

What is the move in process?

They will be in communication with you ahead of your arrival, the moving-in process is simple, once your 1st rent instalment is paid and documents are completed, they will arrange your check-in date.
They will meet you and issue all the necessary information you will need. If you are arriving outside of office hours, arrival arrangements must be made in advance.

What is the move-out process?

They will remind you of your contract end date as it approaches. You should leave your room/ flat clean and tidy and remove any items that you no longer want that were not present upon your check-in. They will share information on the steps they will need you to take, they will also complete an inspection at after you have left. Your keys can be returned to a member of the team or using the mailbox which you will find in the communal areas of the building you are living in.

What happens over the summer before and after each academic year?

During this period, they are focused on getting the rooms ready for the September intake of students. If you wanted to stay in the same room over the summer period, please let them know so that they can check availability for you.

What is the move-in process?

They will send out a series of welcome communications to their incoming student residents prior to their move-in date so that they will have plenty of time to prepare for the move. This includes welcome emails and their Welcome Handbook, which provide comprehensive information about the move-in day, the residence, and the community in detail.

Is there somewhere to park when we are unpacking?

If you are traveling with your loved one on move-in day, they will inform you in advance whether there’s a drop-off bay at the residence for you to unload their belongings. If there isn’t a drop-off bay available, they will send you the location of the nearest car park. It’s important that a move-in slot is reserved with them in advance so that they can make sure there are people available to help direct you on the day. Look out for their communications about this in the weeks prior to the move-in date.

What if we are arriving out of hours?

They understand that sometimes students will need to arrive outside of arrival hours. They ask for the student to contact them at the earliest possible opportunity with their planned arrival time so they can provide all the necessary information and ensure that they have everything ready for their smooth arrival. Please note that they need to prepare access and ensure that they have received all relevant documentation and first installment of rent before it is possible to move in. If they do not know when you are arriving or have the necessary documentation and payment in place, they cannot guarantee a smooth and hassle-free out-of-hours move-in experience.

Is there any specific information for international students?

They’re proud that many international students choose Property and they have over six years of experience in supporting students as they transition into and through their university career in the UK. Their dedicated International Students page provides information specific to international students including details of visas, rental guarantors, and UK bank accounts.

What is a uk rental guarantor?

A guarantor is someone who agrees to be responsible for your rent and your other legal obligations in a tenancy agreement. So, for example, if you damage the property or don’t pay your rent, your guarantor may have to pay anything you owe.

Who can be a qualified uk guarantor?

A resident and ordinary resident of the United Kingdom being Northern Ireland, Wales, Scotland, and England. Please note that people living in Crown dependency and overseas territories do not qualify as being UK residents. A resident and ordinary resident is someone who has resided within the UK for more than three years and is recognised as a resident and/or ordinary resident for tax purposes with the government department called HM Revenue and Customs. The guarantor must have a fixed abode and proof of address (less than three months old), as well as a photo ID. The guarantor must also be in full-time employment or able to provide evidence that they can support the tenant should the tenant get into financial difficulty. Copies of the last 3 months’ payslips and/or a recent bank statement showing available funds must be provided.

Do I need a guarantor?

You only need a guarantor if you do not pay your full rent in advance. There are two payment options available at Property – full Payment or by installment. If you are paying for the full year ahead, you do not need to provide them with a UK guarantor. If you choose the installment option, they will ask you to provide them with a qualified UK guarantor, which is a common practice in the UK. This provides them with the security and knowledge that the rent will be paid in full even if you find yourself unable to pay for whatever reason.

Can you explain more about the relationship between housing hand and property?

Housing Hand works in partnership with Property as your UK rental guarantor. Property requires all students paying their rent in instalments to have a qualified UK guarantor.

How much does the service cost with housing hand?

Housing Hand charges a one-off fee of 80% of a month’s rent. Up to 45% of this is returned to you at the end of your tenancy (first year 15%, second year 30% and third year 45%), subject to the length of your tenancy. Terms and conditions apply.

Am I eligible to apply for the service with housing hand?

Housing Hand require that you provide the following documentation to be eligible for The Guarantor Service: FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS: You will need a copy of your passport and a university acceptance letter (or student card). You will also need a co-signer who will sign the agreement with Housing Hand. This is normally a parent or guardian. The co-signer will need to provide a copy of their passport and proof of address. FOR UK STUDENTS: You will need a copy of your passport or driving license, and a university acceptance letter (or student card). You will also need a co-signer who will sign the agreement with Housing Hand. This is normally a parent or guardian. The co-signer will need to provide a copy of their ID and proof of address.

  • Student Studying in the UK or Ireland
  • Have proof of identity: a passport or a driving licence
  • Have proof of study documents from UCAS or a letter from your University
  • Have a proof of address document dated within the last two- months
  • Have a Co-signer ready.

For international students: You will need a copy of your passport and a university acceptance letter (or student card). You will also need a co-signer who will sign the agreement with Housing Hand. This is normally a parent or guardian. The co-signer will need to provide a copy of their passport and proof of address. For uk students: You will need a copy of your passport or driving license, and a university acceptance letter (or student card). You will also need a co-signer who will sign the agreement with Housing Hand. This is normally a parent or guardian. The co-signer will need to provide a copy of their ID and proof of address.

Who cleans my room and our communal areas?

Each property has different services available with some including room and communal cleaning. Check out the individual page on your selected property, here you will find information on who cleans which areas. It is important to note that they mostly promote independent living therefore clean communal areas only in most properties.

Which room types are suitable for dual occupancy?

Many of their residences have rooms that are suitable for dual occupancy. You can discover where this is available on the residence and room pages. If you are taking a dual occupancy, then both occupants must be full-time students attending a UK educational Institution.

Can I book a place with my friends?

Yes, you can book your accommodation with your friends as a group. This is always popular and is subject to availability, they recommend you secure your preferred rooms or flat as early as possible to avoid disappointment. To reserve rooms next to each other or in a shared flat, they will need all your friends’ details including full name, contact details and university I.D.To make a group booking please call them.

Am I allowed to have guests?

Yes. It is your home, so you are allowed to have guests to visit you. They allow a maximum stay of 3 days with no additional charge. Visitor stays longer than 3 days are not allowed, sorry.
Please remember that you are sharing your home with other students, and so whilst visitors are welcome, you will be responsible for ensuring they do not disturb any other residents or neighbours. You also take full financial responsibility if they cause any damage.

What’s provided in the bedroom? Do I need to bring my own bedding?

Facilities and features can vary from property to property, you can find out more on the residence and room pages. Typically, you are provided with a bed, a study desk and a chair, bookshelves, a wardrobe, and plenty of storage. Bedding is not provided, so please bring a sheet to cover your mattress, a pillow and duvet.

Can I bring my own electricals?

Your big appliances are provided so there’s no need for a mini fridge! Hair styling electricals are allowed of course They do ask that you do not bring rice cookers or deep fat fryers for health and safety reasons.

What are my options if I am struggling to live happily with my flatmates?

If you are experiencing difficulties living with your flatmates, first they can help you to discuss the challenges and find a way forward that is suitable for everybody. Most of the time, this is very effective.If you continue to have trouble with your flatmates get in touch and they can discuss what options are available to you.

Can I smoke in the accommodation?

Smoking is prohibited throughout all their residences including in your own room and in all common and shared spaces. If you wish to smoke, please do so outside of the residence.

Is there always a member of staff available?

Their office hours are between 8:45am – 5:00pm Monday-Friday and 9:00am-2pm on Saturdays.
Out-of-office hours are supported by their 24/7 emergency number.

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Leicester Student Accommodation

Leicester is an ideal opportunity with an abundance of affordable amber student accommodation Leicester options and incredible career opportunities for students all over the globe. Locating Leicester student accommodation is quite simple with amber. Leicester has a variety of affordable Leicester student accommodation options with a variety of services. Leicester is blessed with prestigious universities like De Montfort University, Leicester College and Loughborough University. The United Kingdom's student population enjoys places like London, Birmingham, Manchester, and Leeds. The most astounding recognition comes from Leicester, a city in Britain's Northwest.

The metropolis served as the heartbeat and soul of the non-European nation for hundreds of years and is recognised as a student's favourite place. Leicester student accommodation is not relatively expensive. It is simpler to reserve short-term student homes in Leicester than in any other city in England. Ben Russell Court, Rose House, Oxford House and Pennine House are well-known examples of Leicester student accommodation. The latter is an excellent option for a great deal.

About Leicester

The English city of Leicester is located in the East Midlands and has an intricate aura, intertwining the old-world charm with the vibrant and modern student life. Richard III was reburied in 2015 in Leicester Cathedral, which has been at the city's heart for more than 900 years. The King Richard III Visitor Center, which is nearby, provides information about the king's life and death as well as displays the location of the original tomb. The remains of Leicester Castle, where Richard III spent some of his dying days, were located in Castle Gardens near the River Soar. To keep students entertained in between lectures, Leicester has a great student community that offers a variety of events, from festivals and walking tours to distilleries and historical places. If students are looking for an affordable meal, they are at the right place because there are many delicious food options to suit their demands and budget.

It is a hub for many grocery stores, student-friendly restaurants, cafes and leisure places. The Leicester Cathedral, King Richard III Visitor Centre, Great Central Railway and Attenborough Arts Centre are among Leicester's main sites and streets of Leicester. The city's culturally diverse population makes it an ideal location for students.

Best Student Accommodation in Leicester

Looking for Leicester student accommodation can be challenging, but not with amber. Finding comfortable yet affordable Leicester accommodation can be quite a challenge with so much competition. With the help of amber, students can pick from a wide range of student accommodations in Leicester. Whether you’re looking for private or shared accommodation, you’ll find it with amber. Not only do the Leicester accommodations come fully furnished, but residents also get access to several common amenities that elevate their student experience in Leicester. Let’s take a look at some of the best options for amber student accommodation in Leicester:

1. Hops House

2, Julian Court

3. Queen's Park House

4. City Village

5. The Zip

6. Castle Court

7. Filbert Village.

8. Ben Russell Court

9. The Wool Factory

10. Tudor Studios

11. iQ Grosvenor House

Cost of Living

Here is a list of the approximate living costs for students. Budgeting is the key to maximising your student experience in Leicester. The possible expenses are listed below to help you in finding the right financial balance. Choosing student accommodation in Leicester offered by amber is one way to reduce your cost of living in the UK:

1. Food: £30 - £40 / week

2. Gas and Electricity: £10 - £15 / week

3. Internet & Mobile Phone: £20 - £30 / week

4. Dinner At a Restaurant: £10 - £20 / week

5. Laundry: £5 - £10 / week

6. Stationery and Textbooks: £10 - £15 / week

7. Clothing: £50 - £100 / month

8. Travel (Buses, Trams, Trains): £40 - £60 / month

Student Travel in Leicester

Getting around the town of Leicester is straightforward. There are many travelling options. From public transport to private, choose anything that can suffice their needs from public transport to private. Public transportation is preferable, which can get them from one place to another relatively peacefully and economically. Here is a list of transportation options for students living with us at Leicester student accommodation:

1. Bus: These services operate between Leicester city centre and most other parts of the city, including the University campus. Several companies operate buses - the two largest companies are Arriva and First Leicester. The average bus fare is around 3 per day. The annual Arriva City Student Tickets are sold by the Students' Union, which can offer savings to students who regularly use Arriva bus services.

2. Cycling: Cycling is fun, affordable, and good for the environment. Many students choose to cycle to and from the University. In the UK, students cycle on the left side of the road. Cyclists can use footpaths only if a cycle lane is marked. The University campus has a 300-space secure cycle park, shower facilities, and tools to help students keep their bikes secure. The Leicester student accommodation options also include secure bike parking in most of the student homes Leicester offered by amber.

3. Taxis: Leicester City Council issues licences for taxi operators and carries out inspections to ensure that standards are maintained. Taxis must display their licence details, and students usually see these next to the registration plate at the vehicle's rear and inside the car above the front passenger seat.

4. Walking: If students travel by foot, Leicester offers well-maintained and safe pedestrian routes. Leicester's New Walk was the first pedestrian-only route in the United Kingdom, and it still provides a tree-lined walk between the University and the city centre.

Student Lifestyle and Living in Leicester

Living in Leicester isn't a problem as students can find many different places to meet their expectations and budgets. Student housing facilities and dorms have allowed all students to have a roof over their heads for nominal rates. Also, a student house share is another option for Leicester student accommodation. Leicester student accommodation facilities and dorms have allowed all students to have a roof over their heads for nominal rates. Also, a student house share is another option for Leicester student accommodation. A student could do so many things in and around the city of Leicester.

Leicester has some lip-smacking cuisine and fantastic eateries at student-friendly prices, like The Joiners Bruntingthorpe, OGGI Simply Italian London Road and Knight & Garter Hotel Street. King Power Stadium is a prominent spot for fans to experience extravagant football matches. A nostalgic tour through the evolution of country music and dance performances can be experienced at the Let's Dance International Frontiers and Country Night In Nashville.

Also, plenty of theatres and plays happen in and around the city. Not only this but then tours of prehistoric places and other museums next to the city centre. Living in one of the options for student homes in Leicester makes it easier for the explorer in you to experience the length and breadth of the city. You can also take public transport to the nearest cities like Nottingham and Loughborough and enjoy being in the middle of history surrounded by architectural marvels and serenity. With these ample options to exploit, your stay couldn't be any better!

Leicester Tourist Attractions

Leicester's music and sporting scenes will soothe those who want their society to be peaceful. Kasabian is only one of Leicester's many musical talents who have honed their skills in the city's thriving live music. Leicester is spoiled for elite football, hockey, basketball, and cricket teams, from the roars in the concert hall to the outcries in the stands. In this area, it's not just the sporting arenas making headlines. The city's fantastic dramatic venues include the ground-breaking architectural marvel Curve Theatre, which attracts national shows and produces sell-out productions. Some popular Leicester attractions near the amber student accommodation Leicester are:

1. National Space Centre

2. Twinlakes Family Theme Parks

3. Belvoir Brewery

4. The Cookie and the Attic

5. Curve Theatre

Universities in Leicester

The city is home to some of the best universities and colleges in the UK and the world. Here are some of the top universities in Leicester:

  1. University of Leicester
  2. Derby College
  3. Aston University
  4. University Warwick
  5. Leicester College
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