The Manchester Piccadilly Collection, Manchester

Piccadilly, Manchester, M1 2GH, United Kingdom
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£770
per week
0.6 mi from City Center
( 13m. 10m. 11m)
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International House Manchester | 0.2 mi
BIMM Manchester | 0.3 mi
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gym
Reception
Gym access
On-site café
dual occupancy
bills included

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About the Property

The Manchester Piccadilly Collection is an excellent student accommodation in Manchester that offers spacious 1 and 2-bedroom apartments for you to choose from. The property is located within a short walk from BIMM and the University of Law, making it an ideal student housing.

Features

Every apartment comes with comfy beds, large enough windows, and wooden chairs. You can watch your favourite shows with friends on TV in the lounge and cook some amazing dishes in the fully-equipped kitchen. A dishwasher is available in every kitchen. Have coffee in the on-site cafe and use laundry facilities to wash & dry your clothes. The reception/ concierge desk will be there to help you with everything needed and a weekly maid service is also available. The gym is accessible and all bills like free high-speed wifi, water, heater and electricity will be included in the rent. Plus, the stays are flexible with no UK guarantor.

Location and What's Hot?

The property is surrounded by many shops, pubs and restaurants. Enjoy your fast food meals at LEON and have delicious noodles Chopstix - Manchester Piccadilly. Buy groceries from Marks and Spencer Simply Food and spend weekends with friends at Piccadilly Central Bar and Kitchen. Grab a cup at Starbucks Coffee and visit Victory Over Blindness on a Sunday.

Commute

The accommodation is well-linked to public transport in Manchester. Piccadilly Rail Station bus stop is just down the lane. Or you can catch a tram from Piccadilly which is within a 5-minute walk. To travel far away, you can reach Manchester Piccadilly train station within a 2-minute walk. 

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Frequently Asked Questions

Accommodation- can only students stay?

No, of course not - all are welcome. While they mostly host students with typically larger budgets they also have many working professionals and corporate clients seeking luxury apartments for their extended stays in London.

It seems expensive?

First and foremost let us begin by reiterating that they are not a provider of traditional student accommodation. Instead, they offer an upmarket alternative to those with higher budgets seeking a more private, luxurious stay for their studies. If you are looking for apartments under £500 per week they probably won’t be able to assist you further with your accommodation search. Our rates are based on the quality, the location and the service of each apartment. they are at the upper end of the market price-wise, and you will of course be able to find cheaper accommodation alternatives with other providers - but these would not pass the qualifying criteria for a apartment.

Is bedding & linen provided?

Yes. 5 star hotel-standard bedding is provided. If you would like to bring your own let us know and they can make special arrangements.

Are kitchen utensils provided?

Yes. All of our apartments come fully furnished, with fully-equipped kitchens. They have all the necessary pots, pans, cutlery, glasses, etc that you might need.

What expenses are NOT included?

While all bills are included in our rates, other expenses like your travel, food, tuition, airport transfers etc are not.

Do I have a cleaner?

Yes. Our maid cleaning service is included with every Accommodation stay. This includes fresh linen for the bedroom, towels and toiletries for the bathroom

Is there any extra charge for Dual Occupancy?

No. Accommodation offers free dual occupancy on all apartments.

Can I have friends or family stay over?

Yes. The apartment is yours for the period of your contract. Friends & family can visit and make use of any additional sofa beds provided.

What is the Minimum Contract period ?

Management offer flexible contracts that are catered to student term times, and our minimum contract length is currently 3 months. Speak to us to get tailored quote for your chosen dates.

Do I need a UK guarantor ?

No, they appreciate that many of our guests are not from the UK, so they do not require UK guarantors.

Could you provide the available rent payment plans?

Minimum 90 nights at a time. Of course they can pay in 1, 2 or 3 installments over the year. Please remember there is no UK guarantor required.

What is the cancellation policy?

Our cancellation is as follows: 30 days before check in: 4 week cancellation fee. Less than 30 days before check-in: no refund. For cancellations after the check-in date has passed the first 90 days of reservation will be charged.

How many tenants can fit into an apartment?

they offer a price for a whole apartment, max number of guests are restricted depending on types of apartment. Studio- 2 guests Some of our properties can be stayed up to 3, for in stance, 1 bed apartment- 2 guests Some of our properties can be stayed up to 4, for in stance, 2 bed apartment-4 guests 3 bed apartment-6 guests And there is no extra cost. Noted- they don't offer a shared apartment. A guest would need to match their flatmates to stay if they like to split rents.

What are our rents covered?

Our prices are inclusive of all bills, tax, water, electricity, gas, wifi , weekly housekeeping, fully equipped kitchen, replenished essentials. No hidden cost.
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Student Accomodations in Manchester

Manchester Student Accommodation

For students considering Manchester student accommodation, this cosmopolitan city offers an array of choices for off-campus housing. Choosing student accommodation in Manchester provides a level of freedom, independence, and immersion in the local community that typically exceeds on-campus living options. This is where amber comes in, providing a comprehensive solution to meet the diverse accommodation needs of students in Manchester in the UK. These accommodations range from private studios to shared apartments, all varying in room types to suit individual preferences and needs.

Amber offers a vast selection of high-quality student accommodation in Manchester tailored to the unique preferences and budgets of students. All student flats in Manchester are strategically located near major universities like UCFB Etihad Campus, University of Law, INTO, dBs Institute Manchester, and Arden University.  Additionally, many of these student apartments in Manchester feature dedicated study areas, communal lounges, and recreational facilities, fostering a balanced lifestyle and an enriching student experience. A few best student housing in Manchester include Moss Court, Canvas Manchester, and MSV South.

About Manchester

Situated in the Northwest of England, this historic city holds a significant place in the heritage of the United Kingdom. Nestled along the banks of the River Irwell, this metropolitan area radiates beauty and charm. Manchester's prominence extends beyond its historical significance. It serves as a vital hub for the country, boasting a thriving economy, robust transportation networks, and a vibrant cultural scene. Its strategic location allows for easy connectivity with neighbouring cities like Huddersfield and Halifax. The city's unique blend of past and present, shaped by its economic and wartime heritage, offers a captivating fusion of the 19th and 20th centuries.

Every year, over 96,200 students choose this city as their educational destination, with 17,500 hailing from different parts of the world. The Imperial War Museum North, Manchester Cathedral, National Football Museum, and Chinatown are among the renowned sites that draw thousands of visitors each year. Also, you will find stellar options for student accommodation near Manchester Metropolitan University. Manchester's universities, including esteemed institutions like the Manchester School of Art, Arden University, BIMM, and BPP University, offer a diverse range of programs spanning various disciplines. With its compelling blend of history, culture, and world-class education, Manchester continues to captivate both travellers and students alike with its incredible student accommodation Manchester options, leaving an indelible mark as a city that embraces perfection.

Best Student Accommodation in Manchester

Relocating to Manchester for your studies presents an exciting chapter, and finding the perfect student accommodation is a significant aspect of this new journey. Off-campus housing in Manchester offers students the chance to embrace independence, often proving to be a more affordable option than on-campus alternatives. Manchester is an ideal choice for students, as it is home to numerous esteemed institutions and universities. Amber offers a range of student accommodation in Manchester, matching the high standards of infrastructure found in the city and its surrounding areas. Here are some top recommendations for student flats in Manchester and some of the most comfortable private student accommodation Manchester options:

1. City Edge Manchester

2. MSV South, Manchester

3. iQ Manchester Gardens

4. Manchester Student Village

5. iQ Lambert & Fairfield House

6. Vita Student Circle Square

6. Vita Student First Street

7. Manchester Court

8. Oxney House & Gardens

9. Moss Court Manchester

10. Sir Charles Groves Hall

Cost of Living in Manchester

When it comes to the cost of living in Manchester, several factors shape the overall expenses. Student housing is a significant factor, with rent and property prices varying depending on the area and proximity to the city centre. The student accommodation Manchester option, whether it's a shared flat, a studio, or a larger apartment, also influences housing costs. Understanding the cost of living in Manchester is crucial for students to manage their budgets and lifestyle choices effectively. On average, students can anticipate a monthly cost ranging from £1,000 to £1,300. Additionally, the cost of essential goods and services, such as groceries, utilities, and transportation, can fluctuate based on one's lifestyle choices and location within the city. Furthermore, factors like transportation costs, whether relying on public transit or personal vehicles, can have a substantial impact on monthly expenses. Below are the expenses you might incur, apart from the rent for your student accommodation Manchester option:

1. Off-Campus Accommodation: £760 - £800 per month

2. Food: £470 - £500 per month

3. Groceries: £120 - £140 per month

4. Transportation: £80 - £100 per month

5. Entertainment: £40 - £60 per month

6. Clothes: £70 - £80 per month

7. Sports & Leisure: £30-£60 per month

8. Utilities (including WiFi): £40-£60 per month

Student Travel in Manchester

When selecting student accommodation Manchester options, one significant factor that needs consideration is ease of travel. Located in the heart of Greater Manchester, the city provides a plethora of public transport options that are efficient and reliable, ensuring students can navigate the metropolis with little to no hassle. To help you out, below is a list of some of the major transport systems and their average fares:

1. Metrolink

Known as the tram service, it links major areas of the city and is a favoured mode for quick and frequent travel. Tram fares can vary, but students can take advantage of season tickets that significantly reduce the cost per ride. The "get me there" smart card provides a contactless way to travel without needing to buy a paper ticket each time. The average tram fare in Manchester is £3.80.

2. Train

This city has a dedicated metro rail system covering Victoria and Piccadilly Station. These stations are concisely well-connected train stations, so students staying at amber-provided student accommodation Manchester options won't have to worry about travelling to nearby cities on weekends. The average train fare is £19.

3. Bus

Manchester's extensive bus network connects the entire city. Students usually opt for the Stagecoach or First Manchester buses, which offer frequent services across various routes. A single bus fare starts at approximately £1.50, with daily, weekly, and monthly passes available at discounted rates. With the System One travel card, students can access unlimited travel not just on buses but on trams and trains as well.  Hundreds of local bus stops are at every corner of the city, designed to cater to local, national, and international travellers.

4. Cycling

Manchester is becoming increasingly cycle-friendly, with dedicated lanes and bike hire schemes such as Mobike. Cycling is sometimes the quickest way to navigate the city, and it's free if you own a bike. Otherwise, affordable bike hire options are available, offering both health benefits and savings on transport costs.

Student Lifestyle and Living in Manchester

Manchester, a vibrant hub of culture and innovation, presents students with a unique blend of academic excellence and urban excitement. With an array of trendy cafes and eateries around your Manchester student accommodation, a variety of tastes and preferences are catered to. The Northern Quarter is a favourite among students, known for its bohemian vibes and eclectic coffee shops, perfect for study sessions or social meetups. Authentic food joints like This & That offer budget-friendly, hearty meals, while HOME serves as a cultural hotspot with its art-house cinema and theatre. Manchester's student nightlife is equally vibrant, boasting numerous bars and clubs that offer exclusive student nights. The Deaf Institute, with its indie anthems, is a student accommodation in Manchester staple, whereas Fifth Nightclub tempts with its themed events. For a more relaxed experience, head over to The Font, renowned for its affordable cocktails and quirky decor. Recreational spots around Manchester provide a welcome break from academic rigours. Platt Fields Park and Whitworth Park are within easy reach for a stroll or a picnic with friends. Meanwhile, Peel Park, located near the Salford campus, is an excellent green space for outdoor activities. Manchester's calendar is dotted with music and cultural festivals that inject a dynamic spirit into student accommodation in Manchester. From the world-famous Manchester International Festival to the vibrant Pride celebrations, there's always an event to look forward to, ensuring the student experience here is never dull. Those who appreciate serene waterfronts can enjoy the picturesque River Irwell, which boasts a natural beauty that is sure to captivate Instagram enthusiasts. If you have chosen this city for your study abroad experience, rest assured that as a newcomer, you have nothing to worry about. With Manchester student accommodation being as diverse as the city itself, every student can find their perfect home base to explore, learn, and grow in this remarkable corner of the world.

Manchester Tourist Attractions

From historic landmarks to contemporary art galleries, each attraction tells a tale of Manchester's diverse character. With so many captivating tourist attractions and things to do in Manchester, it's no wonder the city is among the most admired cities in the world. Around 20 million tourists visit Manchester every year. Students can easily Immerse themselves in the local culture, sports enthusiasm, and artistic innovation that make these locales must-visit spots. Some famous attractions accessible from your Manchester student accommodation include:

1. Museum of Science and Industry

2. People's History Museum

3. Knowsley Safari Park

4. The John Rylands Library

5. Manchester Opera House

6. Manchester Art Gallery

7. Etihad Stadium

8. Heaton Park

Universities in Manchester

Many well-known and respectable universities in and around Manchester provide various degrees and courses to students. With a large international student population, Manchester caters to diverse needs. Manchester is also among the best student cities in the world. Below is a list of some popular universities in Manchester:

1. University of Law

2. Arden University

3. BIMM, Manchester

4. BPP University

5. University of Manchester

6. Manchester Metropolitan University

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