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iQ Bristol, Bristol
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iQ Bristol, Bristol

Marlborough St, Bristol, BS1 3EQ, United Kingdom
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About the Property

Enviably located at Marlborough St, BS1 3EQ, in the heart of the city, iQ Bristol is renowned for its prime location and state-of-the-art living quarters. This student accommodation offers a range of luxury en suite and studio options, including the Gold En Suite, Silver Studio, and Platinum Studio, catering to different preferences and budgets. Conveniently situated within a short distance of several universities, students at BIMM Bristol, TEG English Bristol, and the University of Bristol can enjoy a brief commute to their campuses. Even institutions like EC Bristol English Language School and the University of Law are located at a convenient distance, making iQ Bristol student accommodation an ideal choice for students.

Bristol itself is a bustling hub of culture and education, known for its significant historical landmarks, innovative industry, and vibrant student scene. From the iconic Clifton Suspension Bridge to the bustling harbor vibe of Bristol Harbourside, the city is a canvas of attractions aligning perfectly with student life. Holding a mesmerising mix of historical charm and modern innovation, Bristol provides not just educational excellence but also a rich quality of life. The city is steeped in academia, with a thriving student population of over 50,000, drawn to its top-ranking universities and a multitude of colleges. Choosing iQ student accommodation Bristol not only means comfortable living spaces but also immersing oneself in a city with a heartbeat that matches the academic and cultural aspirations of its students. Provided by iQ student accommodation, Bristol iQ student accommodation stands as a testament to quality student living in a city celebrated for its educational accolades and cultural significance.

Features

Discover the vibrant student lifestyle at iQ Bristol, where sleek design meets practicality in the heart of Bristol. Offering a variety of room types, including the Gold En Suite and Studio, Silver Studio, Studio Plus and En Suite, Platinum Studio, and Bronze Studio this accommodation ensures that every student finds their perfect match. The hassle of moving is eased with fully furnished rooms, complete with essential amenities like a small double bed, mirror, study desk and chair, sink, and wardrobe.

Optimize your university experience with iQ Bristol and its common amenities. Break a sweat in on-site gym, then unwind and socialize in the common social spaces, or dive into your academic work in the serene study spaces. Bringing convenience to your doorstep, the property also offers bike storage and an in-house laundry facility. Ensure you keep your perishables fresh with the help of the freezer, enjoy a meal in the private dining space, socialise at the regular social events, and rock it out in the music practice rooms. This property is close to universities. What's more? This place has a games room too! This property has a no-pets-allowed policy. The 24/7 staff presence and CCTV ensure your safety. Students can rest assured knowing expenses such as water, electricity, WiFi, and heating are all included within your rent.

Location and What's Hot?

Bristol iQ student accommodation is at the epicenter of urban living, entertainment, and academic life, making it a prime choice for students attending some of the city's top educational institutions. Just outside your door, you'll find an eclectic mix of culinary experiences with restaurants such as the adored Za Za Bazaar and The Canteen, serving up an array of flavors that cater to every palate.

When the evening beckons for a social outing or a pint with friends, bars like The Apple and Left Handed Giant Brewpub offer vibrant spots to unwind. Cafes peppered around the vicinity, including Full Court Press for coffee enthusiasts and Spicer & Cole for a quick bite, are perfect for those study sessions or lazy weekend brunches.

iQ Bristol is surrounded by convenient grocery stores such as Sainsbury's and Tesco Express, ensuring you never run out of the essentials. In terms of medical facilities, the Bristol Royal Infirmary is nearby, ready to serve any health-related needs.

To break away from the urban rush, students can escape to Castle Park or The Downs for a breath of fresh air, or indulge in some cultural sights at the Bristol Museum & Art Gallery. Moreover, renowned institutions such as the University of Bristol, BIMM, and the University of Law are all within easy access.

Deserving special mention for those arts-inclined, the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School is just a stone’s throw away, while film buffs will appreciate the proximity to Screenology. Not to mention, amenities at the iQ Bristol property itself—including a fully-equipped gym, study areas, and social spaces—offer the utmost convenience for student living.

With everything from daily necessities to leisure activities surrounding iQ Bristol, this is undoubtedly a stellar place to call home during your academic journey. With its plethora of nearby attractions and student-focused amenities, your student life is set to be engaging, comfortable, and full of new discoveries.

Commute

Traveling around Bristol from iQ Bristol accommodation is a breeze thanks to the excellent transport links that service the area. Students have easy access to a range of public transport options to explore the city and beyond. Key transport hubs such as Bristol Bus & Coach Station and Bristol Temple Meads Railway Station are just a stone's throw away, connecting residents to local and national routes. Whether it's hopping on a bus to class or taking a train for a weekend getaway, accessibility is one of the prime highlights of this student accommodation. The closest bus stops are the Bristol Royal Infirmary (H1) and Broadmead. With these efficient transport services so conveniently located, iQ Bristol, a stellar Bristol student accommodation ensures that students have a smooth commute for both academic and leisure purposes. Boarding a tram, catching a subway, or reserving a ride, the journeys are set to be as comfortable as they are quick.

What will you get

Bills Included

Water
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Wifi
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Common Amenities

Close To Universities
Games Room
Laundry Facility
Social Spaces
Bicycle Storage
Study Area

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    This property offers flexible instalment plan.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Are sites secure?

Each site is covered by CCTV and has onsite security staff, with staff present 24 hours a day. There is also a digital entry system at each building. You should not allow people to ‘tailgate’ – that is, hold the door open for people behind you as you enter

Can I book if I'm under 18?

Property does not accept parental responsibility for occupiers under the age of 18. they require that all tenants living at one of our properties in England and Wales to be over the age of 17 or turning 17 during the academic year booked to live at accommodation, and tenants living in our Scottish properties to be age 16 or over. Exceptions to this rule are available in selected cases through prior arrangement. If in doubt, please contact your preferred site and the team will be able to advise you.

Can I bring a TV?

If you want to bring a TV, check that your room has a TV point and don’t bring one larger than 21”. You can’t mount your TV on the wall, so make sure it’s free-standing. While all TVs provided by Property in communal areas accessed by all residents are covered by a TV Licence, you will need to buy your own licence if you bring your own TV or if there is one already in your room or shared kitchen & living area. If you’re unsure, please check with your site team. For details of licensing requirements regarding catch-up TV and online streaming, please refer to your resident handbook, ask your site team or contact TV Licensing.

Can I bring my bike?

Yes – most  sites have a secure bike store that is free to use for all residents. You will need to register and tag your bike with our team when you arrive.

Can I bring my car?

Some of our sites have limited parking, including in some cases disabled parking bays. However, as our locations are generally close to universities and local amenities, a car shouldn't really be necessary. If you do want to arrange parking, speak to your site team as soon as possible - any spaces available are likely to be reserved very quickly.

Can I bring pets?

Sadly, they do not allow pets at Property. However, they make an exception for residents who require the assistance of a trained and registered Service Dog or Assistance Dog. Any requests for emotional support animals that are prescribed by a licensed mental health professional are assessed on a case by case basis.

Can I choose where my room is in the building?

Yes, you can specify where you would like your room to be – from those which are still available – at the time you book.

Can I choose who I live with in a shared flat?

Our online booking system will show the gender of those who have already booked a room in your chosen flat, if this information is available. If you want to make a group booking with people you already know, our group booking procedure will help you do this.

Can I have overnight guests?

Yes, it's your home so you can have guests staying over occasionally. All overnight guests should only stay in your own room and for no more than 3 nights within a 7 day period. they would ask you to respect your fellow residents and let your flatmates know as well as sign in your guest at reception.  You are responsible for the behaviour of any guests you bring to your site. Due to COVID-19, they may need to make changes to our guest policy in accordance with Government guidance.

Can I make a group booking?

Yes. If you’d like to share with friends, you can find and select rooms in the same flat on our booking portal. Alternatively, please speak to a member of the site team and they will be happy to help you.

Can I move in early?

Yes, they can often arrange this. Please contact your property site directly to see if they have availability or alternatively login to the resident portal to see it is possible to book your room for an early move in.

Can I move out early?

You can move out whenever you are ready but the contract you have with Property is a Fixed Term Tenancy Agreement and you will still need to pay the full rent until the end of the agreement. The only way to release yourself from the Tenancy Agreement is to find a replacement tenant who will take on the full contractual obligations under the Tenancy Agreement. they will only permit you to do this in the period starting one month after your Tenancy Start Date and two months before your Tenancy End Date (“Permitted Period”).

Can I share my room with my partner?

They offer free dual occupancy across a limited number of our studios where both residents are students. You'll see the dual occupancy symbol next to the room number if it is available when you select the room via the floorplan. We'll ask for your partner's details during the booking stages. Both you and your partner must sign our tenancy agreement and have student status for the duration of the booking. If your partner is not a full time student as well then unfortunately they cannot live with us.

Can I smoke in my room?

No, all accommodation is non-smoking. You may smoke outside in designated smoking areas. Please do not smoke anywhere near other residents’ windows, as the unwelcome smell of smoke can drift into their rooms.

Can I store my stuff with you over the holidays?

Yes, they can arrange temporary storage for possessions you don’t want to take home with you. Just ask your Reception team for details. Alternatively, you can use the Pinglocker app for storage and relocation services they provide nationwide.

Can I sublet my room to someone else?

No. So please don’t try. If you do find yourself needing to move out for any reason, your site team can advise you on making arrangements to find a replacement tenant.

Can I swap my room?

It may be possible to swap or change your room once you have moved in, subject to availability. A room change fee will apply. To find out if it’s possible for you to change room, please speak to the accommodation manager at your site.

Do I have to be home by a certain time each night?

No, it’s up to you when you come in. If returning late at night, please respect your fellow residents and keep noise to a minimum between 11pm and 7am.

Do I need to clean my accommodation when I move out?

Yes, please make sure your accommodation is clean to avoid any cleaning charges. You can find a checklist  of things to take care of here. For our London residents, if you wish to save time you can use the Pinglocker app to arrange a room clean at an additional cost.

Do you have laundry facilities?

Yes, the vast majority of our sites have a laundry room where you can wash and dry your clothes. These are operated by an independent provider, Circuit Laundry or Miele. You will need to pay to use the machines via a top-up card or their mobile app. For our London residents, Pinglocker provides convenient collection & delivery service for dry cleaning and laundry at an additional cost. You can book these services through Student Sevices on the app – or you can visit PingLocker’s website.

Do you provide bedding?

No, so please bring your own sheets, duvet, pillows, towels etc when you move in – or you may prefer to buy them locally on arrival. Alternatively, you can order a bedding pack online from Pinglocker (along with many other useful items), and it'll be ready and waiting for you when you move in.

Does Property permit the use of drugs at its accommodation?

No, drugs are not permitted and prohibited items will be confiscated. The tenancy agreement gives Property the right to confiscate substances, including ‘legal highs’ without the consent of the resident.

How can I make a complaint?

Complaints can be made directly through the App or by sending an email to the site team or where the appropriate member of Property will seek to find a resolution. They try to resolve any complaints internally, but understand there may be times when this is not possible. Our complaints procedure is detailed here.

How do I get my post / mail?

Your post will be delivered to a lockable post box for your flat. Larger items or those that require a signature on delivery will be retained by Reception. You will be notified if Reception receive an item for you, and you should collect it as soon as possible.

How do I qualify to live at Property?

To qualify as a resident for Property you must confirm that you are a student at a higher education establishment in the UK.

How do I update my marketing preferences?

If you would like to hear from us by email, telephone or SMS please let us know by contacting Email with your preferred contact details.

How much does it cost to live at Property?

Prices vary according to the site and type of accommodation you need – please check the property page of your chosen site to see the current prices and any offers which may be running. Rent is payable in instalments throughout the year, and includes utility bills, contents insurance and free WiFi. Access to most facilities on your site, including gyms and cinemas where available, is included.

How will I get to know people at Property?

Sites are home to an international community of students, often studying at a variety of different institutions, and it’s this diversity which can make living with us such a rewarding experience. They organise regular social events where you can get to know your fellow residents. You will find posters on site telling you what’s coming up soon – or just ask at Reception.

In the event of a fire, how can I trust that my accommodation is safe?

The safety and security of our residents is our number one priority. All of our sites are fully compliant with current safety standards. Our accommodation has fire alarm systems in place as well as fire prevention equipment, and they carry out regular testing and evacuation drills. Our buildings are also regularly audited by external, independent consultants. Property has a full-time, highly qualified, Health and Safety team who visit sites regularly. they also use accredited national providers to service and maintain life safety systems. Additionally, all sites have staff present 24 hours a day, seven days a week. they are continually reviewing our programme of security, fire and safety standards. If you would like further information about our ongoing fire safety programme please read our fire safety update.

Is food and drink available on site?

Sites don’t have restaurants or cafeterias, but most sites provide vending machines where you can buy chocolate, crisps, drinks, ice cream and other snacks.

Is there internet access on site?

Yes, all our sites are equipped with WiFi, accessible throughout the building at no extra charge. This service is provided by our internet partners, ASK4. If you have any issues with connecting, you can find their contact details in the welcome pack you will receive on arrival.

There’s damage in the flat, will I be charged for it?

They know accidents can happen, but any intentional damage to property will result in costs being passed onto residents. The cost to remedy any damage to communal areas will result in equal charges if no one accepts responsibility. It’s best to be proactive to avoid any surprise charges for damages. Report any repairs or damage as soon as possible so they can fix it and discuss whether there will be any charges. You can log any repairs via the maintenance section of your resident portal, or on the app.

What can’t I bring?

Your resident handbook contains a list of prohibited items. This includes many items prohibited for fire safety reasons, such as candles, oil burners, gas appliances and fan heaters. Please see the full list below. If you need further guidance on whether an item is permitted or not, please ask your site team before you move in. No weapons or drugs (including ‘legal highs’) are permitted under any circumstances.

What do I need to bring?

You can see what’s included in your room on the room details page for your site. Among the things you will need, or may want, to bring are bedding, towels, toiletries, toilet paper, basic kitchen equipment, hangers, and a computer or laptop. They have compiled a checklist of things you may want to bring - or buy when you arrive.

What happens if I can’t afford my rent?

If you find yourself in financial difficulties, you should speak to your site team as soon possible. Likewise, if the dates your rent instalments are due do not align with the dates you receive your student loan, please let us know and they will try to come to a solution. All residents are required to register a guarantor, who will be ultimately responsible for your rent if you do not make payment. The guarantor will need to provide identification and sign a Guarantor’s Agreement, confirming they agree to act as your guarantor.

When are my instalments due?

Your rent is taken as four instalments spread out throughout the year to make the payments more manageable for you. Click below to find out more about our instalment structure.

Who can be my guarantor?

Your guarantor can be UK or International based, but must be aged 21 or over; not a full time student; or a current resident in an property. If you are unable to pay your rent and/or do not act in accordance with the terms of the your tenancy agreement, your guarantor will be under an obligation to pay any outstanding amounts.

Will my flat be cleaned?

No, that’s down to you and your flatmates. We’ll keep the common areas of the building, like the social spaces, reception and laundry, clean and tidy. Many residents put a rota together so each person in the flat does their bit to keep it clean. If you would prefer to get someone in to do it, you can book cleaning services through the app (provided by Pinglocker  at certain locations) at an additional cost.

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Student Accomodations in Bristol

Bristol Student Accommodation

Bristol encompasses all sorts of student accommodations, ranging from affordable to luxurious ensuites, shared apartments, and studio flats. All the student accommodations in Bristol are built with the motive of providing uber comfort to the students. We can further categorise Bristol student accommodations into halls of residencies, private halls of residencies, and private housing. Many Bristol student accommodation options are located near renowned universities such as the City of Bristol College, Bath College, University of Bath, Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, Bristol Language Centre, and many more. With amber, you can easily find the perfect student accommodation in Bristol, catering to your varied preferences. Student housing alternatives also include options for students looking for short-term accommodation in Bristol. The city has a lot to offer for anyone coming here with the aspiration to pursue their academic dream. If you want to make the best of your student living experience, you can consider Collegiate Tower, Zinc Quarter, and The Port On The Square, among others.

About Bristol

Bristol is one of the most charming and most prominent cities in England, United Kingdom. It is also one of the oldest cities in the world, stretching its history from two millennia. Founded after the country's early medieval history, Bristol has now turned into a beautiful metropolitan area located between two channels of the River Avon. The city boasts a vast financial sector as England's economic, transportation, and cultural trade epicentre. This way, Bristol has a wide range of importance in the country. Being the 10th largest populated city in England, Bristol is one of the most visited cities in the UK after London, Edinburgh, and Manchester. Bristol also shares its borders with nearby popular cities such as Bath, Newport, and Cardiff, making it a highly connected city. Besides, the city has a vibrant historical influence, allowing the town to enjoy a mixture of the early 19th and 20th centuries. Apart from this, the city has always had a very welcoming stance for international students. Every year, Bristol welcomes around 50,000 international students, making it one of England's most-liked international educational destinations. It provides specialised education in engineering, arts, fashion, and psychological science. Booking your private student accommodation in Bristol will leave you enchanted and lost in the town's scenic and cultural dynamism.

Best Student Accommodation in Bristol

In order to minimise the time and money spent on commuting, it is always wise for students to find Bristol student accommodation near the top universities. This can be quite challenging, particularly when seeking student accommodation in Bristol, as the city is home to a significant number of international students. Fortunately, for students pursuing higher education, there are several Bristol student accommodation options available in close proximity to the campus. Amber offers a range of student flats in Bristol, including suites, en-suites, studio apartments, and shared rooms. With a wide variety of housing options, students can easily find a suitable living arrangement that meets their individual needs. Following are the student accommodation Bristol you can consider:

1. Zinc Quarter

2. Vita Student Zed Alley

3. Stonebridge House

4. Studio 58

5. iQ Bristol

6. iQ Water Lane House 

7. Tamarillo House

8. Charlton Court

9. Centurion House

10. iQ Twerton Mill

Cost of Living in Bristol

Bristol is a vibrant city in the southwest of England. The cost of living in Bristol can be relatively high for a student, but it is certainly manageable. According to recent surveys, the average monthly living expenses for students in Bristol can range from £700-£1000. This estimate includes Bristol student accommodation, food, utilities, transportation, and leisure activities. However, the cost of living can vary depending on your lifestyle, accommodation preferences, and social activities. While looking for student accommodation in Bristol, you should consider the estimated cost of living:

1. Gas & Electricity (Utility Bills) - £150 - £200/month

2. Internet & Phone Bills - £33- £40/month

3. Dinner at an inexpensive restaurant - £15/meal

4. Travel & Conveyance - £100- £150/month

5. Clothing & Shoes - £200- £250/month

6. Grocery Bills - £50- £100/month

Student Travel Bristol

Discussing transportation options is crucial when considering living in Bristol. As part of the UK, Bristol has a well-connected and affordable transportation system that covers all major parts of the city. There are plenty of ways for students to get around the city, and their Bristol student accommodation is also in proximity to the city’s transport systems.

1. Bus: Bristol has three notable bus companies: Stagecoach Bus Services, Wessex Bus, and First West of England. With over 150 buses running around the clock, catching a bus from any part of the city is convenient.

2. Metro: Bristol is home to MetroWest, one of the oldest railway systems in the UK, dating back to 1987. The city has a well-established underground and suburban railway network that connects the city centre with all the surrounding areas, making it convenient to travel to any part of the city.

3. Boat: Bristol is renowned for its beautiful harbour, which offers a prominent water transport system in the city. The Bristol Ferry boat system connects to all the nearby ports, making it an exceptional experience for students who want to explore the city through water transport.

4. Cycle: Additionally, exploring the local parts of the city can also be done through cycling. Not only is it an excellent way to experience the town at your own pace, but it also gives you the freedom to choose your destination. Bristol offers cycling enthusiasts exclusive cycling areas such as the well-known Riverside Park.

Student Lifestyle and Living in Bristol

Bristol is a city with a reputation that precedes itself, particularly among international students, given its many dynamic features. With a range of vibrant spots catering to people of all ages, the town is an ideal place to live. Bristol is also a paradise for Instagram lovers. There are plenty of opportunities to indulge your inner shopaholic and explore the local city malls and shops. Over a dozen coffee shops can be found all around town, each offering a different type of caffeine fix. If you're a hardcore coffee lover, you must visit Full Court Press, Little Victories, New Cut Coffee, and Small Street Espresso.

As mentioned before, if you're in Bristol, a ferry tour of the harbour via Bristol Ferry Boats, which operates 364 days a year, is a must. Bristol's eateries will leave you in awe, as they offer a wide variety of cuisine and drinks from almost every corner of the world. The greenhouse is the perfect place to enjoy a drink while watching a football match, while Basement Nightclub, located right next to the City Centre, offers trendy disco beats. Don't miss out on the Gelato from Swoon if you have a sweet tooth. The Gelato Bar offers an incredible selection of desserts, pastries, and chocolate cakes. The Woky Ko: Cargo is a popular Chinese restaurant in the area, while St Nick's Market is the perfect place to satisfy your hunger for different cuisines. If you like to try different foods, all the places mentioned above have you covered.

Bristol Tourist Attractions

Bristol, located in the southwest of England, is a city that has been captivating tourists from all over the world with its rich history, diverse culture, and breathtaking sights. The city is a hub of creativity, boasting a thriving arts scene, and is home to numerous museums, galleries, and theatres. Below are the famous tourist attractions:

1. Clifton Suspension Bridge

2. Bristol Zoo Gardens

3. Brunel's SS Great Britain

4. Cabot Tower

5. St. Nicholas Market

Universities in Bristol

Bristol is home to many prestigious universities which offer undergraduate and postgraduate degrees to their students. Some of the colleges and universities are listed below;

1. University of Bristol

2. Trinity College (Bristol Campus)

3. University of Law

4. The Bristol Language Centre

5. TEG English Bristol

6. EC Bristol English Language School

7. BPP University

8. BIMM

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