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Queen Alexandra’s House, London
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Queen Alexandra’s House, London

Kensington Gore, London, SW7 2QT, United Kingdom
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About the Property

Situated at Bremner Rd Kensington Gore, South Kensington, Queen Alexandra's House, London SW7 2QT provides a prestigious and sought-after address for student accommodation in London. It offers a variety of fully furnished rooms including Medium Room, Large Room, Small Rooms, and Premium Double. This accommodation stands as an excellent choice for students from various institutions such as Imperial College London, the Royal College of Music, and the Royal College of Art. The proximity to these universities assures students a convenient and comfortable living experience during their academic pursuits.

London is an epicentre of culture, history, and education, making Queen Alexandra's House, London student accommodation a prime choice for both local and international scholars. With an illustrious student population, the city boasts some of the world's top-ranked universities and colleges. London's vibrant cultural scene is complemented by its historic landmarks like the British Museum, the Royal Opera House, and the Serpentine Gallery, all within easy reach of Queen Alexandra's House London. Students living in this accommodation can enjoy a well-rounded lifestyle that encapsulates the academic rigour and cultural richness of the city. This property is proudly managed by Mezzino, ensuring a comfortable and hassle-free living experience for all its residents.

Features

Stepping into Queen Alexandra's House London provides students with an extraordinary living experience nestled in South Kensington, the heart of London's academic and cultural hub. This student accommodation proudly presents a suite of room options, including Medium Room, Large Room, Small Room, and the upscale Premium Double. Each fully furnished room offers students personal space that feels like a true home away from home.

With a focus on creating a comfortable and efficient living space, amenities at Queen Alexandra's House London accommodate every aspect of a student's lifestyle. Comfort meets convenience with features such as Room Storage solutions to keep personal belongings organized and accessible. The property ensures a seamless stay with a proactive Reception & Staff at one's service, complemented by amenities like Television for downtime entertainment and Wifi to stay connected effortlessly.

Not just confined to the rooms, the accommodation extends a range of Common Amenities to foster a vibrant student community. A communal Dining Area is a perfect spot for residents to mingle over meals, while the Kitchen with Appliances allows the culinary-inclined to craft their delights. Convenience is a top priority, with Parking facilities for those bringing their vehicles and a Laundry Facility to easily manage chores without stepping out.

Queen Alexandra' sAlexandra's House London accommodation is not just about the amenities but also about the strategic location. It's a snug hub nestled near London's leading universities, like Imperial College and the Royal College of Art, making it ideal for students looking to minimize commute time and maximize university life. The property is managed by Mezzino, a reputable UK property management group, ensuring a high standard of living and peace of mind for residents.

Location and What's Hot?

Centrally located in the heart of South Kensington, Queen Alexandra's House, London, offers students the quintessential London living experience. With the city's most popular attractions and cultural icons just outside your door, you'll find yourself immersed in the buzzing life London is renowned for. Enjoy a day out at the nearby Victoria and Albert Museum or soak up some history at the Natural History Museum and the Science Museum, which are favourite spots for both locals and visitors alike.

Food enthusiasts residing at Queen Alexandra's House, a student accommodation in London, will appreciate the plethora of dining options available. Delight your palate with delectable dishes at upscale restaurants such as Dinner by Heston Blumenthal, or enjoy a casual bite at cafes like The Muffin Man Tea Shop. For those who prefer a lively evening, local bars such as The Queen's Arms offer the perfect retreat.

Lush green spaces like Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens are a tranquil escape from your studies, where you can relax or jog along scenic paths. Need some groceries? You'll find everything you need at nearby stores like Whole Foods Market and Waitrose & Partners. Students' well-being is also catered to with top-notch medical facilities such as The Royal Marsden Hospital within reach.

When it comes to your academic pursuits, numerous prestigious universities, including Imperial College London, The Royal College of Art, and The Royal College of Music, are within the vicinity. This Queen Alexandra's House, London accommodation in London also lies in close proximity to King's College London and The London School of Economics and Political Science, making it an ideal base for students. To cap it all, this residence is a fantastic place to call home, thanks to its central location and the vibrant community surrounding it.

Commute

Navigating London's bustling cityscape is a breeze for residents at Queen Alexandra's House, London. The convenience of this student accommodation is unparalleled, with an array of public transport options at your fingertips. Just steps away, South Kensington Station provides easy access to the London Underground's District, Circle, and Piccadilly lines. Students can also hop on local buses at the nearby Victoria and Albert Museum Bus Stop or catch a train at the well-connected Kensington (Olympia) Station. With these transport hubs so close, the entire city is within reach, ensuring that residents at Queen Alexandra's House, London Accommodation in London, can enjoy the diverse experiences London has to offer without a hitch.

What will you get

Bills Included

Electricity
Water
Heating
Wifi

Common Amenities

Reception
TV Room
Internet and Wi-Fi
The Drawing Room
The Dining Room
The Ring

Cancellation Policies (2)

  • Cooling off period
    This property offers cooling-off period.
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  • Early termination
    Termination of the tenancy contract before the end date is allowed.
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Payment Policies (5)

  • Booking deposit
    This property doesn’t require booking deposit.
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  • Security deposit
    This property requires security deposit.
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  • Payment instalment plan
    This property offers flexible instalment plan.
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Frequently Asked Questions

When should I book?

You should book well in advance to avoid disappointment. They do accept late bookings, however this is based on availability which may be limited.

Can I stay over the summer months?

Yes, many of their properties offer extended stays through the summer months.  Please contact individual property for details.

What is the waiting list?

If you select a room type that is currently unavailable their team will contact you to offer you another room type, or they can place you on a waiting list free of charge for your original room choice.

What is the likelihood of getting a waiting list room?

It is impossible to predict as it is dependent on cancellations.

When do applications usually open?

They accept applications all year round.

Is there an advantage to booking early?

Booking early will ensure you have the best chance of securing your preferred room type.

Can I extend my stay?

Yes, please contact reception if you need to extend your stay and they will be happy to advise. However, this is subject to availability.

What if I have a special requirement?

They are committed to assisting everyone and to be inclusive to everyone who wants to stay with us so if you have a special requirement then please don’t hesitate to ask us ahead of your booking or please mention this on your application form and they will do our best to accommodate your requirement.

Can I make group bookings?

Yes, they accept groups. Please contact the property before making your reservation to discuss availability.

Can I share with my friends?

Yes – please make it clear on the application form who you would like to share with. It is best to book early so that this can be arranged as it is subject to availability.

Is there a discount if a group of us want to book a full apartment?

While they don’t have a group discount scheme, from time to time they have special deals and other promotions which may be in place when you are booking (eg.‘Refer a Friend’ and ‘Early Bird’ promotions) so please ask our property manager if any of these will apply to your booking.

Can I choose a specific room?

In all cases you can choose a specific ‘room type’.  Dependant on the property, you may also be able to choose a specific room of your choice.  Please contact the property for details.

Who will I be allocated with?

They try our utmost to allocate likeminded students together (eg based on year of study).  Single-sex apartments are also available. However, this is subject to the type of rooms booked by our students and may not always be possible.

Can I request a room move if I do not get along with the people I am sharing with?

They will always first try to establish if there is anything that can be done to help you and your housemates to live in harmony without anyone moving room. However, move requests will be accommodated whenever possible, subject to availability and a cleaning/admin charge.

When is my rent due?

To allow you to avoid paying one big lump sum and to co-inside with student loan payments, rent is collected in instalments at different times of the year depending on the property you are living in. Please review your license agreement which clearly details rent due dates for your property.  Full details are available on request from your chosen property.

When are my first payments due?

In order to secure your booking, the deposit is payable at the time of signing tenancy agreement.

What if I do not pay the initial payment within 7 days?

If you do not pay the booking deposit within 7 days any room being held will be automatically released. Do contact us as soon as possible in order to avoid the room being released to someone else.

Are the rates negotiable?

Rates are set to offer our students the best possible value and unfortunately cannot be negotiated.

What is included in the rent?

Weekly rent quoted is inclusive of utility bills and broadband services (subject to a fair usage allowance). Republic of Ireland Weekly rent quoted is exclusive of utility charges an additional fixed (subject to a fair usage allowance) utilities charge applies. Consult the what they offer section of each property’s webpage for specific details.

What is the cancellation policy?

They apply a 14 day ‘cooling off period’ to bookings during which time all monies paid are refundable. Please refer to your tenancy agreement or the sample agreement on our website for your specific property for cancelation details in relation to your booking.

What if I leave early?

If you decide to leave early you remain responsible for the rent for the duration for your tenancy. However, if you are able to find a suitable replacement for your room, then the tenancy will be cancelled. In line with your tenancy agreement refunds will only be given when a suitable replacement is found.

Are there Laundry facilities?

Please check your specific property for details. In some locations our apartments have their own washing machine however in general each property has an on-site self-service laundrette (usage charges apply).

Is parking available?

Properties generally have limited or no parking facilities but this will vary from property to property. Please enquire at your specific property for details.  However, all our properties are well served by public transport.

Can I receive deliveries/post?

Yes, they will sign for them and keep them at reception for you to collect.

What utilities and amenities are in the apartment?

Utilities and amenities vary from property to property, specifics for your property are details on the specific property page.

Do you provide bedding?

They do not provide bedding.

Do I need a TV Licence?

No, they provide the TV licence and this is included within your rent.

Will the apartment/room be cleaned during my stay?

No, students will be expected to maintain the cleanliness of the shared facilities and their own bedroom. If however you would like to have your apartment cleaned for you it may be possible to arrange this for an additional charge

What do I do if something is not working in my apartment?

Our on-site maintenance team will try to resolve any issues you raise with us on the same day as you log the issue with us. All issues must be logged via our student portal. Where they need to arrange parts and the issue cannot be resolved that day they will keep you informed at all times as to what the likely timescales are.

Can I have pets?

Sorry, they do not allow pets.

How can I get to the city centre?

There are public transport options on your doorstep and the city centre is also within walking and cycling distance.  Your welcome pack will provide full details.

What are resident co-ordinators?

Resident co-ordinators are students just like you who live here but are employed by us for a small number of hours each week to help us support residents. Being a resident co-ordinator involves reception duties and assisting with our busy events programme.

How do I become a resident co-ordinator?

Email your CV and covering letter to our Accommodation Manager and they will be in touch with further information.

Am I allowed overnight guests?

Yes, please register overnight guests in advance. Length of stay restrictions are in place and some terms and conditions apply.

Will my apartment be inspected?

Yes, inspections will be carried out in each apartment a number of times during your stay and any damages or cleanliness issues will be addressed by the management team. Additional charges may be incurred for damages and/or cleaning services.

Is there a curfew?

No, students may come and go as they please. However, they must carry their student ID with them for verification purposes.

Until what time can a visitor stay?

Visitors can stay until 11pm, unless they have been registered as an overnight guest.

Can I have friends stay over?

Yes, but for health and safety reasons requests for overnight guests must be submitted to reception. As your apartment is shared with other residents and to ensure peaceful living for all it is intended that this policy operates on a ‘fair use’ basis.

Is the property safe?

The property is staffed 24/7 and is fitted with CCTV surveillance systems. All bedrooms contain their own locking system. During the hours of darkness, the entrance is locked, and access is only available to registered student ID holders.

When can I move in?

They will contact all students with a move-in slot prior to arrival.

What do I need to bring for check in?

They will require proof of student status eg a student ID or a letter from your university, and a valid passport or driving licence. They must have received payment of your deposit and any rent due (as set out in your tenancy agreement) before they are able to give you access to your room.

What do I need to bring with me?

Apartments are fully furnished but check your student handbook for specific equipment schedule for your building.

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Discovering appropriate student housing in London can be tedious, but it's not complicated. Students can find a great deal of affordable and comfortable London student accommodation options at a reasonable price with amber. Student accommodation in London is located near many world-renowned London universities like Imperial College London, University College London, King's College London, King's College London - Guy's Campus, Fordham University London, University of Arts, London, Coventry University, London, London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts and London School Of Economics and Political Science.


Students can find pocket-friendly London student accommodation options in Zone 3 to Zone 9. It has something for everybody. Student accommodation in London is further divided into halls of residence, rooms and private housing. Student accommodation in London options consist of comfortable, luxurious, yet budget-friendly en-suites, studio apartments, and shared apartments in London for rent, including various amenities. Student accommodation in London is available in a variety of price ranges. London student accommodation is built for the comfort of students. Some of the most recommended accommodations in London are Chapter Aldgate, Chapter Portobello, Spring Mews, and others. It is much easier to book short-term student accommodation in London than in any other city in England with amber.

About London

With the world's most significant institutions and over 350,000 international students, London is a global centre of excellence for education. International students from all over the world favour London as their preferred educational destination. It is an influential capital for its historical architecture, culture, and music. Students are free to explore the city's network of friendly neighbourhoods. The people in London's city centre are known for being kind and welcoming to visitors, especially students.


London is the capital of the United Kingdom and is among the oldest cities in the world, stretching its history for almost two millennia. London is a beautiful metropolitan area based upon the River Thames and has been located in the Southeastern part of England since its inception. Being the core of the United Kingdom's economic, transportation, and cultural trade, the city boasts a vast economic sector and great importance in the country.

Moreover, students will find that London also shares its borders with popular cities near student accommodation in London such as Coventry, Birmingham and Leicester, making London a highly connected city. Besides, the city is also said to be influenced by historical and modern economic and warfare history, allowing London to enjoy a mixture of the early 19th and 20th centuries.


The city also hosts a large flock of international students amongst these travellers. London also offers many renowned institutions, including the Royal College of Art, Goldsmith's University, and Royal College of Music, which never let a student settle for anything less than perfect.

Best Student Accommodation in London

One of the most important things to do before moving abroad is to find a good, well-equipped student accommodation. Before you book your London student accommodation, look at different factors like distance from the university, location, nearby commute, etc. Amber has a very easy, fast, and streamlined process of bringing the best accommodations to you in just three easy, actionable steps. Amber is committed to providing you with the best student experience through its range of accommodation types, i.e. studios, flats, and other options for student accommodation in London. Our properties offered for London student accommodation are some of the best in the city. All the choices for student accommodation in London are catered to every student’s needs. Some of the best options for student accommodation in London are:

1. Axo Camden

2. IQ Tufnell House

3. IQ Shoreditch,

4. Bloomsbury Janet Poole House

5. Pacific Court

6. AXO Islington

7. AXO New Cross

8. Chapter Portobello

9. Helen Graham House

10. Goldsmith House

Cost of Living in London

London student accommodation is ideal for students due to the affordable cost. If you live in student accommodation in London offered by amber, you can save on your commute and many other bills.  Living in London could be expensive but careful assessments and planning can help students from spending extra pounds. For student apartments in London, it is recommended to have a budget of £1,000-£1,300 per month. Below is the breakdown of the monthly expenses in London:


1. Food: £400-£600/ month

2. Gas and electricity: £200-£280/ month

3. Internet & mobile phone: £120-£200/ month

4. Dinner at a restaurant: £200-£400/ month

5. Laundry: £100-£160/ month

6. Stationery and Textbooks: £80-£120/ month

7. Clothing: £200-£375/ month

8. Travel (buses, trams, and trains): £360-£600/ month

Student Travel London

England's transport system, in general, is potentially one of the most effective. The city is smartly connected to every central transportation system readily available within walking distance from all the universities in London. From the world-famous London Underground Tube and DLR (a machine-driven light railway) to trams and buses, students can explore a wide range of transport services in London.

To help students, we have enlisted the major transport systems in London below:

1. Train: London has a dedicated metro rail system which ranges from all the zones in London, covering London City Centre to Waterloo, Strand and Piccadilly Circus Station. These stations are concisely well-connected train stations. So students don't have to worry about travelling to nearby cities on weekends. The average ticket cost is  £4.40- £9/ day

2. Bus: London's bus network runs 24 hours daily, with more than 100 buses running up and down the city. Students can take buses from Victoria Bus Station near the City Centre that connect to all national highways of England. The bus stops near the London student accommodation can help you travel daily to and from the student accommodation in London for just £3/ day. Hundreds of local bus stops are at every corner of the city, designed to cater to local and national travellers. The average bus fare in London is around £2- £5/day. Students can also choose an 'Oyster Card' bus pass that significantly reduces local transport expenses.

3. Cycling: Students can also explore local parts of the city via cycling. Students can visit London's exclusive cycling areas like London's famous Jubilee Park & Garden.

Student Lifestyle and Living in London

With London's abundance of cultural institutions and academic offerings, its buzzing student life and global community, it's no wonder that the city has come out top. London is an excellent city to network and make connections with professionals around you. London is home to more than 1,27,000 international students. During your studies at university, there may be opportunities to work or intern for companies in your desired career. This is a great way to build upon your skills and develop your CV. 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 popular Thames Riverside, where students find astounding natural beauty that suits all Instagram lovers.


Meanwhile, exploring local shops and city malls can also leave students in awe of London's eateries, which offer a wide variety of cuisines and drinks from almost every corner of the world. Granaio Leicester Square—Italian Restaurant and Pizza Pilgrims Waterloo are two of London's most popular restaurants and takeout places if students crave a sufficient dining experience at affordable prices.

One can also enjoy a drink watching the city's football team match at Brewmaster or groove to the trendy disco beats in the vibrant clubs in The Roxy situated right next to the City Centre.


Most students prefer London student accommodation in the city centre. The Amber Student Accommodation website allows students to discover a wide range of housing options to make their stay satisfying.

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1. London Eye

2. Big Ben

3. The Shard

4. Trafalgar Square

5. Buckingham Palace

Universities in London

London is home to several prestigious universities known for their academic excellence and diverse courses. Some of the renowned universities in the city include Imperial College London, University College London (UCL), King's College London, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), and Queen Mary University of London. These institutions offer a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs, attracting students from all around the world. With its cutting-edge research, world-class faculty, and vibrant campus life, studying in London provides an enriching and unforgettable educational experience.

1. London Film School

2. BPP university

3. City University of London

4. BPP University London (Holborn)

5. Kaplan International English (London Covent Garden)

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