Orion Point, Southampton

St Mary's Rd, Southampton, SO14 0GE, United Kingdom
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£158
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0.3 mi from Southampton
0.3 mi from City Center( 7m. 7m. 3m)
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Southampton Solent University | 0.3 mi
City College | 0.6 mi
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About the Property

Orion Point, previously known as Liberty Point, located at the heart of 78-82 St Mary's Rd, SO14 0GE, UK, is a contemporary student accommodation in Southampton. Renowned for its comfort and modern amenities, Orion Point stands as a premier choice among students. With a diverse range of room types, including amazing en-suite and studio apartments, Orion Point caters to the unique preferences and needs of every student. Its strategic location ensures easy access to nearby educational institutions such as the Southampton Solent University, City College, and the University of Southampton, facilitating a seamless integration of academic and social activities.

Located in the bustling city of Southampton, renowned as an academic nucleus in the country, Unite Students Orion Point offers students a home in an area rich in history and cultural vibrancy. A significant student population contributes to its lively and youthful atmosphere, blending educational excellence with maritime heritage and modern allure. Orion Point, situated near these educational institutions, grants students access to landmarks like museums and art galleries, as well as a plethora of shopping venues, parks, and extensive library networks that define the city's character. Opting for student accommodation in Southampton means immersing oneself in a dynamic student community with abundant resources at hand. Whether it's exploring the city's rich cultural heritage, engaging in rigorous academic pursuits, or enjoying recreational activities, this student accommodation in Southampton UK provides an ideal base for students to thrive in Southampton's dynamic environment. From its location to its modern amenities and vibrant surroundings, Southampton Orion Point offers students a comfortable and enriching living experience, making it the perfect choice for those seeking to make the most of their time in Southampton.

Features

Orion Point boasts an impressive array of luxurious amenities meticulously crafted for students who value both style and practicality. From the cozy confines of the Classic Ensuite to the expansive luxury of the Premium Range 2 Studio, each room is adorned with a touch of sophistication, ensuring that every resident enjoys a private retreat useful for both focused study and relaxed downtime. At the student residence, the focus is on enriching the student experience. Orion Point Southampton boasts an impressive range of room amenities, including a bed, a bedroom bin, a desk chair, curtains, a desk, a full-length mirror, under-bed storage, and a wardrobe.

The commitment to student convenience through Orion Point ensures that every aspect of student living is expertly managed and that’s why the common amenities here are awesome and include wi-fi, a gym, car parking on site (extra charge), laundry, a vending machine, bike storage, recycling, a common area, a communal study space, and a TV lounge. Orion Point is safe and secure with facilities such as CCTV, 24/7 assistance, a fire system, secure access, an onsite service team, and contents insurance. Your rent at the student residence includes wi-fi, water, electricity, and heating.

That’s the reason why, Orion Point Southampton reviews are always coming in positive.

Location and What's Hot?

Located in the pulsating heart of the city, Orion Point helps students with its unparalleled access to an abundance of local amenities and popular student haunts, ensuring a vibrant and fulfilling student lifestyle. Prestigious academic institutions like Winchester, Portsmouth, Bournemouth, and Portswood are located close by, making your daily commute hassle-free. For those with discerning palates, Orion Point is a haven of gastronomic delights. Students can embark on a culinary voyage, tantalising their taste buds with diverse cuisines at Greeko Southampton, savoring aromatic brews at The Nest Coffee House, or indulging in mouthwatering gourmet burgers at 7Bone Burger Co. When it comes to convenience and leisure, Tesco Express and the tranquil oasis of Palmerston Park are mere steps away.

The area surrounding Orion Point offers students the perfect blend of practicality and relaxation. Meanwhile, culture enthusiasts can immerse themselves in the rich tapestry of arts and history at the esteemed SeaCity Museum and Southampton City Art Gallery. As evening descends, the city comes alive with a buzzing nightlife scene, inviting students to create unforgettable memories at hotspots like London Road Brew House and The Giddy Bridge - JD Wetherspoon. In Southampton, students enjoy an enriching lifestyle enriched with diverse experiences. The New Forest National Park offers stunning natural scenery and outdoor activities just a short journey away. Live music enthusiasts can catch performances at popular venues like The Joiners Arms, while thrill-seekers can enjoy a day out at Paultons Park, home to the famous Peppa Pig World. Orion Point Southampton address places students in the heart of Southampton where they can embrace the essence of student life and make the most of their time in Southampton.

Commute

Living at Orion Point Southampton means easy access to a variety of transportation options that can help students navigate through Southampton with ease. You are just a walk away from major bus stops, such as Giddy Bridge, Above Bar (Stop AC), AFDA & Marlands, and Central Station (Stop SA), among others. If you want to board trains for weekend getaways or long journeys, the central station is near Orion Point. Additionally, you also have access to private taxis, Uber, cycling, and walking as a mode of commuting, living at Orion Point.

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Cancellation Policies (4)

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Frequently Asked Questions

What bills do I need to pay?

Most bills, including electricity, water, heating and Wi-Fi, are included in your rent.
If you choose to watch live or on demand television you will need to pay for a TV license.

Do students have to pay for a TV license?

If you are bringing a Television and planning to watch live or on demand TV, the Television Licensing Authority requires that you buy a license.

Do I need to buy contents insurance for my room?

When you book with them the personal items inside your room are automatically insured against fire, flood, theft and accidental damage by our partners Endsleigh.
More information on your cover, including your full policy documents.

Can I share a studio room with someone else?

They have a small number of dual occupancy rooms in some of their properties. However, outside of these rooms, we do not allow more than one person to live in their rooms, nor can they accommodate under 16's living in any of their rooms with a parent or guardian.

Can I extend my tenancy?

Yes, if the same room that you are currently in is available they are happy to extend your stay. Your property team will be happy to arrange this for you.

Can I choose who I live with?

When you book with them, your room will be allocated at random. If you have a preference on who you'll be living with for example same sex flatmates or postgraduate flatmates please Contact and they will see what the options are for you.
They will try to meet your preferences where they can, but they can't guarantee this as it is dependent on availability.

Can I book a flat with friends?

Yes, you can book the room with friends.

Is there parking available at my property and how much does it cost?

Some of the properties have parking available which students can reserve on a first come first serve basis. The cost of the parking space is dependent on the property.

What happens if I can't make a payment?

Your installment due dates are outlined in your tenancy agreement and by accepting the terms and conditions of your contract, both customer and guarantor are accepting responsibility for payment on the dates provided. If you are unable to make payment for your rent, please speak to your property team. They will be able to discuss with you your payment options and advise you of any future implications depending on how late the payment will be.

Can I view the property and room before booking?

Looking to view first? They've created virtual tours for most of our properties but if you would like to see the property in person, you can book this online for your chosen property.
If you would like to see the property and view the available rooms in person, connect with your amber agent to arrange a viewing.

What should I do if I am going to be arriving late at night or early in the morning?

If you are arriving late at night or early in the morning, simply call them and they’ll arrange for someone to come out and let you in.

What will happen when I arrive?

Their team will be ready and waiting to check you in when you arrive, and give you the keys to your new room. If you have been asked to book a time slot for arrival, please make sure you stick to this.
You will receive information on your new home and city and they'll let you know what to do if you need any help or support while settling in.

Can you store my luggage if I have it delivered ahead of my arrival?

They will be preparing your room for your arrival, and will not be able to store any luggage for you before you arrive.
LOVESPACE provides storage and packing solutions for all residents at properties without the hassle. You book online, they collect for free, store your stuff and deliver back to any UK address.

Will I get my advance rent back?

If you paid advance rent at the start of your tenancy, they put this towards your first rent installment. It wasn’t a deposit, so they won’t return it to you when you check-out.

Can I check-out before the end of my tenancy?

Yes. You can leave any time before your contract ends, and they will process your check-out early. You’ll need to return your keys and check-out in the Management’s App, or tell a member of staff you’re leaving early.
If you do decide to check-out early and surrender your tenancy, you won’t be entitled to any rent refund.

Is cleaning provided?

It’s your responsibility to clean both your room and the shared areas of your flat.
Find guidance on keeping your room and flat clean and tidy on the Common Room.

How much does it cost to use the laundry facilities at my property?

The cost to use the laundry facilities in your building may differ slightly. Pricing information will be available once you've checked into your property.

Do you provide bedding or do I need to bring my own?

Bedding is not provided in their properties. You will need to bring your own bedding to use when you arrive.
They have partnered with UniKitOut, the UK's leading Student Kit supplier, so whether you need bedding, kitchen, bathroom, or everything - they have something for you. You can buy them online.

How do I collect my key?

You can collect your keys from reception when you arrive. Remember, if you have been asked to do so, make sure you have booked a check-in slot. At your allotted time, just come straight to the main reception with your photo ID and the team will have your keys ready and waiting for you.

Can someone else pick my key up for me?

No. For security reasons, they can only give your room key directly to you.

Can I move in early?

Their standard tenancies have fixed dates and cannot be changed. However, if you are looking to move in earlier it may be possible to book an additional short stay tenancy and you will be charged for any additional nights. Check availability for your property.

I'm going to be late - do I need to let you know?

If you are running late on your arrival day, don’t worry - They will still be able to check you in.
As you will have missed your check-in slot you may have to wait to move in later on in the day though, when they can welcome you to the property safely.

Can my family or friends stay for a few nights after dropping me off?

All customers should follow their property’s rules on having guests. Please speak to your property team if you don’t know what these are.

Is there anything I can't bring with me when I move in?

Please leave anything illegal out of your new home. Candles and other hazardous items are not allowed either.
Unfortunately you'll need to leave any pets at home too. If you need a guide dog or working dog to assist you, please get in touch to discuss your options.
Fridges are another no-no. However, they do make some exceptions, for example if you’ve got a medical reason to have one. You'll need to check this with your property team before you move in.

Are things like pots, pans and cutlery provided in the kitchen?

You’ll need to bring your own pots, pans and other kitchen items
They have partnered with UniKitOut, the UK's leading Student Kit supplier, so whether you need bedding, kitchen, bathroom, or everything - they have something for you. You can buy them online.

Can I bring my pet with me?

No, unfortunately, pets are not allowed.

Can I sublet my room to someone else?

No, subletting your room is not allowed. If you do wish to leave your contract early you will need to find a replacement tenant and provide them with their details so that they can release you from your contract and create a new tenancy agreement for them.

How do I accept my tenancy agreement?

Once you have booked your room with them you will receive an email, titled 'Booking Offer Confirmation' and Acceptance. In that email, you will find a link to 'View' your agreement.

Do I need to read the tenancy document?

Yes, it's really important you understand what you're agreeing to. If there's any terms or conditions which are unclear, or if you're still unsure, they recommend you get in touch with them. Once you've accepted your tenancy agreement, you have entered into a contract. If you want to change or cancel your tenancy at a later date, you'll need to check the cancellation policy.

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Student Accomodations in Southampton

Southampton Student Accommodation

Finding the right Southampton student accommodation can be a pivotal aspect of your university experience. Choosing off-campus student housing Southampton properties offers flexibility, independence, and often a broader range of amenities compared to on-campus options. Amber, with its extensive listings and user-friendly website, simplifies the search for Southampton student accommodation, ensuring you find a perfect match for your needs and lifestyle. Student flats Southampton options are located near many world-renowned universities like the University of Southampton, Southampton Solent University, the University of Winchester, City College Southampton, and Highbury College.

This city is divided into wards, suburbs, and other less formal areas with various parks and green areas, affordable Southampton student housing, bustling nightlife, annual summer festivals, and fun fairs. It makes this city an ideal spot for Southampton student accommodation. The property offers various suites, studios, rooms, and private housing. The city has everything, from comfortable accommodation options to budget-friendly student housing. There are also short-term tenancy options for students, such as The Cavendish, Stanley Studios, Green Wood Court and more!

About Southampton

Located in the southeastern part of England, Southampton is a port city in the English county of Hampshire. Diverse natural habitats and other metropolitan areas, including major UK cities such as London and Portsmouth, surround the city. Southampton is also one of the world's oldest cities, founded after the country's early mediaeval history. As the epicentre of the United Kingdom's economic, transportation, and cultural trade, the city also has an important economic sector and a high level of importance in the country.

Furthermore, Southampton shares borders with nearby popular cities such as Coventry, Birmingham, and Leicester, making Southampton a well-connected city. The city is said to be influenced by historical and modern economic and warfare history, allowing Southampton to enjoy a blend of the early nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The National Motor Museum, The Needles Landmark Attraction, New Forest National Park, and Paultons Park, Home of Peppa Pig World, are some of Southampton's most famous heritage sites and areas, attracting thousands of visitors annually.

In addition, among these visitors are a large number of international students. Southampton welcomes over 70,000 students each year, with international students accounting for 40% of the total, making it one of the most popular international education destinations in England. From science to engineering to the arts, fashion to psychology, Southampton is home to many advanced institutions, along with some of the best options for Southampton student accommodation.

Best Student Accommodation in Southampton

The daily necessities are enough to distress any student. Student accommodation Southampton, however, is one of the primary necessities for students. And because each student has different needs, most choose a student-friendly area to live in while attending college. Amber offers a variety of Southampton student housing. The Southampton student accommodation options offered by amber are 100% safe and secure. When you book your Southampton student accommodation with us, you'll be provided with a booking executive. Some excellent options are:

1. Orion Point

2. Emily Davies

3. Hamwic Hall

4. Mercury Point

5. Yugo Crescent Place

6. The Walls

7. Green Wood Court

8. Yugo Austen House

9. Vincent Place

10. Stanley Studios

Cost of Living in Southampton

Navigating the cost of living for students in Southampton involves considerations such as accommodation expenses. Students can explore private housing for cost-effective living. There are a range of student accommodation Southampton options, ensuring a comfortable stay. With a variety of housing solutions, including budget-friendly options, students can find suitable living arrangements for themselves. Here is a breakdown-

1. Food: £70-£150/month

2. Gas and Electricity: £20-£40/month

3. Internet & Mobile phone: £10-£30/month

4. Dinner at a restaurant: £10-£50/week

5. Laundry: £15-£25/month

6. Stationery and Textbooks: £10-£30/month

7. Clothing: £50-£75/month

8. Travel (Buses, Trams, and Trains): £60-£80/month

Student Travel Southampton

England's transportation system can be one of the most efficient globally. On the other side, Southampton is cleverly linked to every major transportation network, making it simple to get within walking distance of every university from your Southampton student accommodation. The renowned Southampton Metrolink, buses, and taxis are just a few available transit choices for students in this city. To help you, we've included Southampton's main transit options along with their typical fares. Students must know that the prices can change depending on the day.

1. Ferry

The Southampton Ferry connects a wide range of ferry small river cruise systems. Southampton's local ferry system is one of the most exotic in the UK and provides an affordable mode of transportation for all young minds.

2. Train

A dedicated metro rail system serves the city's central railway station and all nearby city stations. These are train stations that are concisely connected. So you don't have to worry about weekend trips to nearby cities from your student accommodation Southampton property.

3. Bus

The city's bus network operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week, with over 100 buses running up and down the city. Hundreds of local bus stops are located throughout the city, catering to local and national travellers. Southampton's average bus fare is around £1-1.20 per day. You can also choose a 'SmartCities Card' travel pass, significantly reducing local transportation costs.

4. Cycling

Cycling is another way to get around the city. You can visit Southampton's exclusive cycling areas, such as the well-known Southampton Common. Additionally, most student accommodation Southampton properties offer secure and dedicated bike/cycle storage spaces for added convenience!

Student Lifestyle and Living in Southampton

The city holds an esteemed reputation amongst international students regarding student life in Southampton. With numerous dynamic and vibrant spots for the crowd, the town is ideal for all ages to explore and travel. Those who like spending quality time around calm water bodies can visit the famous Lepe Country Park, where you will find astounding natural beauty that suits all Instagram lovers.

The city centre makes for the perfect location for student accommodation in Southampton UK. While shopping in neighbourhood stores and city centres, you may be astounded by Southampton's restaurants, which serve a vast range of foods and beverages from practically every country. Thanks to Southampton's most well-known eateries and takeaway joints at affordable prices, your dining options will be plenty. Southampton is a very friendly, walkable city. Cycle routes and Unilink buses make it easy to get around town.

The best part about staying in Southampton student accommodation is the calm, green spaces, which add to the quality of living as a student. The city is filled with beautiful parks and waterside walks. Southampton is known to be one of the UK's sunniest cities, so bring your summer wear! Southampton has a strong student community, so you know you will always have something to do! The Black Phoenix Pub and the exciting clubs in Popworld Southampton, directly near the City Centre, are great places to watch your city's football side play while sipping a beverage. With so many Southampton student accommodation alternatives available, your experience won't be anything but fantastic!

Southampton Tourist Attractions

Southampton's growing reputation as a city break destination is no surprise, given its mix of culture, nightlife, and history. Some of the most popular Southampton Attractions are:

1. SeaCity Museum

2. Titanic Engineers' Memorial

3. Ocean Village

4. Solent Sky Museum

5. Mayflower Theatre

6. St. Mary's Stadium

Universities in Southampton

Below are some of the best universities in the city and amber offers quality student accommodation Southampton options near these universities. These universities offer a variety of programs and also focus on the overall development of students. They are:

1. University of Southampton

2. Southampton Solent University

3. University of Winchester

4. City College Southampton

5. Highbury College

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