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Palamon Court, Canterbury
Standard Studio - Bedroom
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5.0
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Palamon Court, Canterbury

Rhodaus Town, Canterbury, CT1 2YA, United Kingdom
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laundry facility
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About the Property

Located at the heart of the city, Palamon Court is bespoke student accommodation in Canterbury offering a range of studio and en-suite rooms. Palamon Court is situated near to its sister properties: Rhodaus Court which opened in 2021 and the brand new Currus Court opening in 2022. As a resident of Palamon Court, you’ll be able to travel freely through both and make use of all of their fantastic on-site facilities. Currus Court also has a cinema room where you can bundle up and watch a movie under the stars.

Features

You’ll never be lonely here, as Palamon Court has space for over 500 students and is located next to Canterbury Christ Church University Library, as well as being on the 24 hours university bus route, allowing you to get the University of Kent or the city centre at any time of the day or night. If you like a quiet night in, Palamon Court includes a private gym and bookable kitchen and dining room, as well as communal study areas with games tables and TVs, ensuring that you have everything you need to make the most of your time as a student in Canterbury.

Location and What's Hot?

Great location in the city centre, near the beautifully landscaped Dane John Gardens, the historic Canterbury Castle and the high street

Commute

The local commute is never a problem at Palamon Court student accommodation as Oxford Road Bus Stop is a short walk of 9-minute from the property, where you can get on a bus to visit nearby places. One can also hop onto a train from Canterbury East Railway Station, which is hardly a 3-minutes walk from the property.

What will you get

Bills Included

Electricity
Up to 100Mbps free Wi-Fi and broadband
Water
Heating
Contents insurance

Common Amenities

On-site management
On-site laundry facilities
Cinema room
Variety of communal spaces
Bookable communal kitchen
5 mins walk to the university

Cancellation Policies (5)

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Payment Policies (4)

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is the Holding Deposit and what happens to it?

PMG asks you to pay a Holding Deposit to secure your room. When your tenancy commences, the Holding Deposit will convert into a refundable Security deposit. All deposits are registered with TDS which is a government accredited Tenancy Deposit Protection Scheme provider. At the end of your tenancy a final inspection of your room will be carried out prior to your move out and if any deductions are required they will be discussed with you at this point. Assuming the room and its belongings are in the same condition as when you moved and you have provided your bank details within PMG Portal you will get your deposit back within 10 working days. If you cancel your room booking within 14 days of your Accommodation Offer then you will be entitled to a full refund. After 14 days, the Holding Deposit is non-refundable*. *not applicable for bookings made at properties in Scotland.

Is there an age limit for booking?

PMG only accept bookings if you are over 18, with the exception of properties in Scotland where you must be 16 or over. This is due to the legally binding tenancy agreement that every tenant is required to sign when living at Property. They also can only accept people in full time education.

Do you provide female only accommodation?

PMG do provide female only accommodation in some of their schemes but it is not guaranteed that this will be possible. Please speak to the site team to find out more information.

Can I choose who I live with?

PMG’s are more than happy to accommodate groups as well as individuals. Where you're not booking in a group, they understand your flat mates will be key to your experience so when you book as an individual, PMG will ask you a series of questions to help us to match you with the perfect flat mates.

Am I allowed to have guests?

Yes. It is your home so you are allowed to have guests visiting you.

Is there always a member of staff available?

Their standard office hours are between 10am 5pm. Out-of-office hours are also supported by emergency contacts.

Are there social events organized for the residents?

Absolutely! They want their community to suit you, so they wont force you to come to their events but you are always welcome. If you have your own suggestions for them even better.

Can I bring my own electrical equipment for cooking, i.e. rice cooker?

No we do not advise you to bring your own electrical cooking equipment for health and safety reasons.

Who cleans the room and the communal area?

The students are responsible for their own rooms and communal kitchen within the flat. All other rooms and communal areas are cleaned by the site cleaner.

Can I smoke in the accommodation?

Smoking is not allowed within the accommodation, however there is a designated smoking area outside the building.

What happens if I don't get on with my new flat mates? Can I swap rooms?

If you are having any issues please contact the Accommodation team in the first instance, we will do all we can to help. In exceptional circumstances it may be possible to move you; however we would look to resolve any issues with you all.

What if something in my flat breaks or isn't working?

Drop them an email or pop into the office to let them know, their on-site Maintenance team will be able to deal with most things.

Can I have pets?

No pets are permitted under the term of the tenancy agreement.

Can I have my groceries delivered to site?

Yes. Groceries can be delivered to the reception area, but you are to ensure that you are available to take receipt of the delivery. Delivery drivers are not to be given access to the flats.

Is contents insurance included?

Some of their accommodation include contents insurance with Endsleigh. By partnering with Endsleigh, the No.1 student insurance provider, they have arranged contents insurance for all their students staying with them in their residence at no cost to you. It is important to find out exactly what you are covered for, as you may find that the contents cover is not sufficient and you need to extend it to protect all of your possessions both inside and outside of your room.

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Student Accomodations in Canterbury

Canterbury Student Accommodation

Canterbury is a bustling city where finding student accommodation can be an overwhelming task. But not with amber, as we have got you covered with a range of comfortable rooms at affordable prices. Canterbury is one of the most student-friendly towns in the United Kingdom. Some private student accommodations in Canterbury are close to prestigious institutions like Christ Church University, Stafford House Canterbury, Canterbury College and the University of Kent.

You will get a range of options to choose from. When browsing student accommodation in Canterbury, you will find a broad range of comfortable, luxurious, yet budget-friendly ensuites, studios, shared apartments and private student residences. The student houses in Canterbury range from options that are easy on the pocket to include all bills. The city comprises all the student accommodation in Canterbury UK, that cater to every basic need of the pupils. Housing options are also available for students looking for short-term tenancies in Canterbury. Some of the best options for student apartments in Canterbury include Parham Student Village, Canterbury, Canterbury Student Village, Canterbury, Riverside, Canterbury, and Alma Court, Canterbury.

About Canterbury

Canterbury is a historic town in the United Kingdom and has been a major pilgrimage site for over 800 years. It is also known as the cathedral and university city of England. Thousands of students flock to Canterbury to make their careers in prestigious universities in the town. Canterbury’s picturesque is something one can experience while walking down the cobbled streets, shopping in some traditional marketplace and eating a native Canterbury treat. The city is also home to some of the best universities in the world.

Canterbury offers green spaces like Westgate Gardens, providing students with a serene retreat for both study and relaxation. Boasting a pedestrian-friendly city centre, it provides easy access to numerous cafes, restaurants, and pubs, catering to diverse tastes and budgets. The city's strategic location ensures excellent transport connectivity, facilitating exploration within the region and beyond. Canterbury's arts and entertainment scene, encompassing theatres, galleries, and live music venues, adds a cultural dimension to students' experiences. With a commitment to student well-being, both universities offer robust support services, including counselling and career guidance, ensuring that students thrive academically and personally in this dynamic and welcoming city. Canterbury is not just a city with a rich history and stunning architecture; it's a dynamic and welcoming place for students, offering a blend of academic excellence, cultural diversity, and a vibrant lifestyle.

Best Student Accommodation In Canterbury

Whether you’re looking for private student accommodation in Canterbury or shared, you’ll find a wide variety to choose from when booking with amber! We provide a selection of ensuites, non-ensuites, and student studios in Canterbury, each with its own level of privacy and community living, ensuring you don’t compromise on your new home away from home. Not only do these options for student accommodation in Canterbury come fully furnished, but they also come with a variety of common amenities that the residents of that particular Canterbury student accommodation have access to, making their day-to-day experience a lot more enjoyable and comfortable. Let’s take a look at some of the best student homes in Canterbury:

1. Riverside, Canterbury

2. Canterbury Student Village

3. Parham Student Village

4. Alma Court, Canterbury

Cost Of Living

Canterbury is one of the most affordable cities in the United Kingdom. Compared to other cities in the world, living a comfortable life in Canterbury is pretty easy if you know how to manage your budget. Below is a list of some expenses you should keep in mind as a student living at a student accommodation in Canterbury.

1. Restaurants: £12-60/month
2. Groceries: £100-120/month
3. Transportation: £80-100/month
4. Utilities: £200-240/month
5. Clothing: £40-100/month

Student Travel Canterbury

The local bus system that runs in Canterbury and East Sussex is Stagecoach. Canterbury is Kent's central public transport, so commuting for students will be straightforward. Students can look for information regarding routes and timings on Canterbury West and East railway stations, and Google is always there to rescue them. Additionally, some universities have partnerships with Stagecoach to provide students with concessions in daily travel as well. Have a look at some additional modes of transport available:

1. Bus

The city has an efficient public bus system that connects different parts of Canterbury and the surrounding areas. A bus ticket for a single day will cost around £4.30 as a regular traveller and £3.30 as a student.

2. Train

Canterbury has a railway station, providing students with easy access to train services. The train station connects Canterbury to other major cities in the UK, making it convenient for students who want to explore beyond the local area.

3. University Shuttle Services

Some universities in Canterbury offer shuttle services for students, connecting different campuses and facilities. These services can be especially useful for students who need to commute between different parts of the university.

4. Walking and Cycling

Canterbury is a pedestrian-friendly city with well-maintained sidewalks and designated cycling lanes. Many students prefer walking or cycling, especially within the city centre, as it's a convenient and eco-friendly way to get around.

5. Carpooling and Ride-Sharing

Carpooling and ride-sharing have become popular among students. Various platforms allow students to share rides, reducing transportation costs and contributing to a more sustainable and communal travel experience from their student accommodation in Canterbury.

Student Lifestyle And Living In Canterbury

Canterbury provides students with all-encompassing experiences in the form of global exposure, socialisation and unique opportunities. The area ensures that students get a unique experience while living comfortably. The city has a plethora of options and opportunities to find the best version of yourself. The best part about Canterbury is that it has some of the best locations to hang out with friends. The city is crammed with clubs, bars, events and cafes. Some include Club Chemistry and Chill Nightclub and the University of Kent’s own campus nightclub, The Venue. Based on the reviews, the favourite pub of students would be The Penny Theatre which serves good grubs, exciting quiz nights and excellent food. The town is lively and filled with festivities taking place every now and then.

Some notable places for students to explore while staying at their student accommodation in Canterbury include Westgate Gardens, a picturesque spot for relaxation and study, and the Marlowe Theatre, which hosts a range of cultural events. Canterbury Cathedral, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, stands as an iconic landmark and a source of inspiration for students. The city's pedestrian-friendly layout makes it easy for students to navigate, and the well-connected transportation system allows for exploration beyond the city borders. Canterbury's cultural diversity, coupled with its rich history, creates a dynamic atmosphere that fosters personal growth and academic success, making it an ideal and enriching location for students.

Canterbury Tourist Attractions

Canterbury has a rich cultural heritage and history associated with it. It is one of the few things that attracts explorers and students from all over the world. Some of the tourist attractions in Canterbury are listed below.

1. Westgate Towers Canterbury

2. The Old Weavers House

3. Canterbury River Cruise

4. Crooked House of Canterbury

5. The Parrot

6. Canterbury Cathedral

Universities In Canterbury

The main aim of students coming to Canterbury is they want top-class education from the world’s most prestigious universities. Studies and the university lifestyle and opportunities they provide attract students the most. Some esteemed universities to aim for are listed below.

1. Christ Church University
2. Canterbury College
3. University for the Creative Arts
4. University of Kent
5. University of Essex
6. University of East London(Dockland campus)
7. Stafford House Canterbury
8. St. Peter's School of English

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