Nimi Halls, Leicester

London Rd, Leicester, LE2 0QR, United Kingdom
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£85
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1.1 mi from City Center
1.1 mi from City Center( 21m. 17m. 8m)
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city center | 0.9 mi
University of Leicester | 0.6 mi
Echo Factory University | 0.6 mi
De Montfort University | 0.7 mi
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Cookers
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Washer dryers
Microwave ovens
laundry facility

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About the Property

Situated on London Rd, Leicester, LE2 0QR, Nimi Halls is a cosy and affordable student accommodation Leicester. The stay offers numerous private halls and non-ensuites. Specifically, 1,3,4,5,6 bedroom private halls and 3,4,5,6, non-ensuite bedrooms. One can choose any with respect to their accordance. Nimi Halls Leicester is a short drive from De Montfort University, the University of Leicester and Leicester College. Additionally, this student-friendly property offers a wide range of room options, all equipped with modern amenities and features, providing students with a comfortable and convenient place to live while they study.

Located in a prime location, Nimi Halls Leicester is close to several universities, making it an ideal student accommodation Leicester option. Subsequently, Leicester is a popular tourist destination due to its rich history, culture, and landmarks. It is one of England's oldest cities; evidence of the Romans can still be found here. The city has a history dating back more than 2,000 years. Leicester is also a major global centre for business, finance, and arts, making it an attractive destination for students and professionals worldwide. A fact about the city: Every year, Leicester celebrates the largest Diwali festival outside of the country of India; due to the vast majority of the Indian population, this event attracts almost 50,000 people annually. Another interesting fact about the city is that the University of Leicester was the first to discover DNA fingerprinting. With its world-class universities and a thriving job market, it is an ideal place for students to study and for young professionals to start their careers. With 24/7 security and a dedicated on-site team, Grange Lane Apartments is a safe and secure option for students seeking quality accommodation in Leicester. 

Features

Nimi Halls, student accommodation Leicester, provides completely furnished rooms suited to student needs. You can choose from a wide variety of private halls and non-ensuite bedrooms. Nimi Halls Leicester is equipped with basic in-room amenities like a bed and mattress, desk & chair with shelving, fitted wardrobes to accommodate all your clothes and belongings, free high-speed internet to cover up all the lag in life and many more. However, one needs to be informed that private halls and non-ensuite bedrooms are private bedrooms with shared kitchens and bathrooms.

Besides the room amenities, Nimi Halls Leicester also offers a bunch of common amenities to make the stay as comfortable as possible. Some of the common amenities include free laundry facilities and washers and dryers. Additionally, there are cookers, toasters, kettles, and microwave ovens available. The stay also facilitates communal showers and separate WC facilities for the students. The utilities like Wi-Fi, water, heating, electricity and gas bills will be included in the rent. There is a good safety and security system too: CCTV, smoke and heat detectors. Nimi Halls Leicester furnishes all the facilities mentioned above and is all-inclusive in your rent with no extra charges.

Location and What's Hot?

This student accommodation Leicester is a short drive away from the University of Leicester and De Montfort University. Nimi Halls Leicester provides easy access to various shops, restaurants, and other amenities, making it an ideal choice for students looking for quality student accommodation  Leicester. The property is in a prime location, close to several universities, making it an ideal option for students studying in Leicester. These universities are very famous for some courses and attract students from around the world, with the accommodation carefully situated at a vital place, long commutes or taking public transport won't be a concern anymore.

As we know, Nimi Halls Leicester is situated at a prominent place. Here are a few things one should know about the city. Regarding dining options, the property is surrounded by various restaurants, cafes, and takeaways, serving different types of cuisines to suit all tastes and budgets. There's something for everyone, from traditional British pubs to international cuisine options. Mitsuki serves delicious Asian cuisine in a bright setting. Ustad Hotel is a warm Indian place. Tawakkal Takeaway is another soothing restaurant in the area. Some must-visit tourist attractions include the National Space Centre, Leicester Museum and Art Gallery, King Richard III Visitor Centre, De Montfort Hall, Social Climbing, and many more. A few parks around the area are Castle Gardens, a riverfront place with shaded paths, Leicester Cathedral Gardens, and Monks Rest Garden, a place for apple and blackberry picking. One can come to the garden for a stroll or a quality reading time to escape the city noise and enjoy nature. In summary, Nimi Halls Leicester is an ideal location for students studying in Leicester, with its prime location, variety of amenities, and easy access to transportation.

Commute

Leicester has a modern and efficient public transport system; one can get around the city easily without facing any hassles. All the major commute points, like railway stations and bus stops, are well-connected and close to the property, making student travel more fun and hassle-free. The closest train station to the accommodation is the Leicester train station for travelling long distances and within city limits. Saxby Street (Stand A) and Prebend Street are the nearest bus stops. Students can also rent bicycles to take strolls around the city and areas near Nimi Halls Leicester.

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CCTV
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Microwave ovens

Cancellation Policies (2)

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Frequently Asked Questions

What happens to my deposit?

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

What is a deposit protection scheme?

By law, if you pay a deposit to your landlord or letting agent then they must protect it in a government-authorised tenancy deposit protection scheme. It applies to all landlords and agents in England and Wales who have an Assured Shorthold Tenancy (AST) agreement (the contract) with their tenant. It was introduced to ensure that you are able to get your deposit back from your landlord or agent when you move out.

What happens if I change my mind after booking the room? Before/after I move in, before/after I send my contracts back?

If you choose to not proceed before returning the signed paperwork, you can let us know and we will cancel the booking and return your deposit. Once you have signed the contract you will be bound by our cancellation policy if the 14 day cooling off period has elapsed.

Do I count as a full-time student? What is the definition of a full-time student?

Your university/college can usually tell you this.

Is my reservation fee fully refundable?

Yes, your reservation fee is fully refundable all year round.

Can I move out during the agreement?

At any point you can move out during the License Agreement, but please note you are still responsible for the rent until a new student moves in. 

Will I get a refund if I move out early?

If you move out early then a refund is calculated from the day a new student moves into your room. Please note there is an initial cancellation fee. 

Does the Reservation fee guarantee me a room?

The reservation does not guarantee you a room, but it allows you to be kept up to date with availability so you do not miss out on the chance to secure your chosen room type. 

Can I choose where I wish to live?

Yes. As long as there is availability then you are eligible to choose to stay.

Are there any additional fees to pay?

No additional fees are charged to move in. Still if any additional fees has to be charged for any extras, the same will be mentioned in the property description.

How long is the agreement?

The standard length of the License agreement is 50 weeks.

What facilities do you offer?

The property provides you with many facilities such as Television Point, Fire Alarm, CCTV - Cameras, Smoke alarm, Central Heating, Internet/Broadband and so much more. There is always something to do at your new home. 

Can I move in early?

If a room is ready, then we will try and move students in early but generally it is not possible although we do try. 

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.

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.

Can I choose my room?

Rooms are allotted on first cum first served basis.

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 depending on the property owner, 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.

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.

What do you need from me to book a room?

1. Register with us.
  2. Tell us your preferences and then select your chosen room
  3. Complete all of your personal information and pay your deposit
  4. Accept your tenancy agreement
  5. Provide a UK guarantor (Only if youre requesting to pay by instalments)
 

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.

Can I pay my rent weekly?

The largest instalment plan 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.

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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Student Accomodations in Leicester

Leicester Student Accommodation

For students studying in Leicester, opting for student accommodation Leicester options outside the university campus can offer numerous benefits. Not only does off-campus housing present a more diverse range of living experiences, but it also allows for greater independence and the opportunity to explore the city’s vibrant culture and amenities. Amber simplifies this search by providing students with an easy-to-navigate platform for finding suitable accommodation options.  With amber, finding student accommodation Leicester choices near top educational institutions such as Leicester College, Arden University, and Coventry University, is straightforward.

Amber’s listings showcase a variety of room types and properties strategically located to ensure students' convenience. Whether you opt for a private studio or a shared student apartment in Leicester, comes with amenities designed to support student lifestyle needs, such as Wi-Fi, laundry facilities, and common study areas. Some of the top student accommodation Leicester options include Salisbury Road, Tudor Studios, Regent Road, and many more.

About Leicester

Leicester, a city steeped in rich history, stands prominent in the heart of England. Renowned for its grand Leicester Cathedral and the discovery of King Richard III's remains, Leicester is a tapestry of past and progress. With a bustling student population, Leicester is alive with youthful energy, contributing significantly to the local ethos. Leicester's educational landscape is illustrious, with established institutions such as Leicester College and acclaimed universities like Coventry University and The University of Nottingham International College located nearby. This city has become a hub for higher learning, attracting an international student community. As a result, student accommodation Leicester choices have flourished, providing diverse living solutions that cater to varying needs and preferences. From the architectural wonders of the New Walk to the lively streets of the Narborough Road locality, each area presents a unique charm, enhancing the living experience for Leicester's inhabitants. The blend of historic allure and academic excellence makes Leicester an attractive destination for students seeking a vibrant city life alongside a commendable education. Thus, the Leicester student housing options offered through amber are designed to meet the diverse needs of this active learner community, ensuring a comfortable and enriching stay in this illustrious English city.

Best Student Accommodation Leicester

Relocating to Leicester for higher education brings the thrilling opportunity to explore off-campus student accommodation. These living quarters are crucial for those desiring a blend of independence, affordability, and a sense of belonging away from home. Student accommodation Leicester options provide students the freedom to carve their own space, manage their personal and academic lives, and immerse themselves in diverse cultures. Moreover, with options ranging from ensuite rooms in communal student rooms to self-contained studio apartments, every student can find their perfect fit, fostering an environment conducive to both study and social life. Here are some of the top student accommodation Leicester options:

1. Filbert Village, Leicester

2. Collegiate Merlin Heights, Leicester

3. Upperton Road, Leicester

4. The Summit, Leicester

5. The Tannery, Leicester

6. Newarke Point, Leicester

7. Liberty Park, Leicester

8. Ben Russell Court, Leicester

9. iQ Grosvenor House, Leicester

10. Nimi Halls, Leicester

Cost of Living

Understanding the cost of living in Leicester is crucial for students planning their finances while studying away from home. Housing, as a significant part of the expenses, can be managed through options for Leicester student accommodation, but day-to-day costs must also be anticipated. The average cumulative monthly cost of living in Leicester is approximately £850 - £900 per month, affecting students' lifestyle choices and overall experience in this vibrant city. Other expenses include:

1. Food: £140 - £160 / month

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

When planning for student accommodation in Leicester, an important factor is the ease of travel to and from your university and around the city. Leicester boasts a well-connected and student-friendly public transport system that makes getting around both simple and affordable. Students residing in the many student accommodation Leicester options can take advantage of various transportation options, including buses, trains, and an extensive network of cycling routes. Let's delve into the specifics of these transportation modes:

1. Buses

Leicester’s bus network provides frequent services to key areas in the city and surrounding regions. Travelling by bus is cost-effective, with fares typically starting from around £1.20. Students can benefit from travel cards such as the 'Flexi Adult Day' or 'Group Day' tickets for unlimited travel, allowing for budget-friendly commutes to universities.

2. Trains

The city is served by Leicester Railway Station, which offers excellent connectivity to various parts of the UK. Students commuting to Coventry University or Nottingham Trent University's Clifton Campus may find trains a convenient option. Costs can be reduced with railcards such as the 16-25 Railcard, which offers up to a third of rail fares.

3. Cycling

With dedicated bike lanes and cycle paths, cycling is a popular and environmentally friendly way to get around Leicester. It allows students to bypass traffic during peak hours and promotes an active lifestyle. Additionally, most student accommodation Leicester options also come with dedicated bike storage spaces for added convenience.

4. 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.

Student Lifestyle and Living in Leicester

Delving into the student lifestyle and living in Leicester offers a glimpse into a vibrant, multi-cultural city teeming with life and academic vigour. Students can readily find student accommodation Leicester choices that are not only convenient but designed to meet their specific needs, ranging from shared student apartments to private studios. Hangout spots are abundant, with a collection of delightful cafes and eateries such as The Coffee Counter and popular student bars like Soar Point within a comfortable radius. Leicester's famed Victoria Park serves as a green oasis, perfect for a restful afternoon or a break between lectures. Furthermore, the cultural scene booms with energy, offering everything from the annual Leicester Comedy Festival to immersive arts events at the Curve Theatre.

Catering to a cosmopolitan palate, the student accommodation Leicester range offers easy access to the city's diverse restaurants, where students can savour flavours from around the globe. The buzzing arcades and shopping venues ensure retail therapy is always an option. And for music lovers, Leicester doesn't disappoint, with festivals and live gigs adding to the locality's dynamic charm. Whether it's the history woven into the pavements of the Old Town or the modern appeal of the Highcross shopping centre, student life in Leicester is as enriching as it is entertaining. This city, steeped in culture and innovation, makes Leicester student accommodation not just a place to stay but a significant chapter in the storied university experience.

Leicester Tourist Attractions

Leicester is replete with historical treasures and modern attractions. It is the perfect backdrop for those who are looking for student accommodation Leicester options close to educational institutions. Here are some top attractions:

1. Leicester Cathedral

2. National Space Centre

3. King Richard III Visitor Centre

4. Leicester Market

5. New Walk Museum & Art Gallery

6. Jewry Wall Museum

Universities in Leicester

Leicester, renowned for its academic excellence, is home to some of the most prestigious and revered universities. Students from around the globe choose Leicester for its vibrant student life and varied educational opportunities. Here are some of the top universities near Leicester student accommodation options:

1. Leicester College

2. Arden University

3. Coventry University

4. Nottingham Trent University (Clifton Campus)

5. The University of Nottingham International College

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