The Combworks, Aberdeen

George St, Aberdeen, AB25 3YB, United Kingdom
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£199
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0.7 mi from City Center
0.7 mi from City Center( 13m. 10m. 5m)
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city center | 0.6 mi
North East Scotland College | 0.3 mi
Marischal College | 0.5 mi
University of Aberdeen | 0.8 mi
No Visa No Pay
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CCTV
House Puppy
Friendly Team
Lovely courtyard
Secure bike storage
Secure Bike Storage

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About the Property

Located at 455 George St, Aberdeen AB25 3YB, UK, The Combworks Aberdeen stands out as a premium choice for student accommodation in Aberdeen. The student accommodation in Aberdeen boasts a selection of room types suitable for various tastes and budgets in stunning studios. The Combworks Aberdeen is in close proximity to several academic institutions—Marischal College, North East Scotland College, and the prestigious University of Aberdeen, all within accessible distance, ensuring a convenient lifestyle for students. You will also find yourself closer to important cities and areas, such as Dundee, St. Andrews, Edinburgh, and Old Aberdeen.

Choosing The Combworks Aberdeen means immersing yourself in a city with a rich educational landscape. Each year, Aberdeen attracts over 20,000 students from across the globe, drawn by its top-tier universities and welcoming environment. The city's affordable lifestyle is a key advantage, with living costs significantly lower than in larger UK cities, making it easier for students to manage their finances. Student accommodations like The Combworks Aberdeen offer cost-effective living options, equipped with modern amenities that cater to the needs of contemporary students. The combination of affordable housing and vibrant city life, featuring cultural events, historical sites, and natural beauty, ensures that students enjoy a balanced and fulfilling experience. From its bustling city centre to the historic charm of Old Aberdeen, the city is not just about academia; it's also known for its lively arts scene, picturesque granite architecture, and proximity to scenic coastline and countryside. Students can relish their downtime visiting famous tourist attractions like the Aberdeen Maritime Museum and Duthie Park. The amenities and services at The Combworks Aberdeen to the needs of the modern student, making The Combworks Aberdeen accommodation in Aberdeen an excellent choice to carve out their academic journey.

Features

At The Combworks Aberdeen student accommodation, students will discover a comfortable and vibrant living experience designed to complement their academic journey. The range of room types at the Coombworks Aberdeen student accommodation includes spacious rooms in head-turning studios. Room amenities include a kitchenette, wardrobes, bed, storage space, microwave, 4-ring hob, fridge, and gas radiator.

All the students at The Combworks enjoy world-class facilities, like a lovely courtyard, secure bike storage, a house puppy, great transport links, regular social events, and a friendly team. The Combworks Aberdeen is secured with CCTV camera surveillance. Your rent at the student accommodation in Aberdeen includes water, electricity, heating, and wi-fi.

Location and What's Hot?

Anchored in the bustling city of Aberdeen, The Combworks Aberdeen accommodation offers more than just a place to stay; it's a hub for students to experience the city's vibrant culture and conveniences. Located on George Street, this prime student residence is mere steps away from a plethora of amenities that are sure to cater to every student's desires and needs. For those moments when cravings hit, a variety of culinary delights await. Savor a delightful Italian meal at Sus Chophouse Residence, indulge in a spicy Mexican feast at Feel Godo Restaurant and Karaoke Night, or relish the classic American flavors at Foodstory.

The local jewel, Balaclava Bar and Coopers Bar is ideal for a craft beer and burger, while Sugar and Creme is the perfect spot for an ice cream indulgence. Students who prefer a cosy cafe experience will find solace in the aromatic brews at Mojo Coffee and Foodhouse or Foodstory. For everyday essentials, the nearby Sainsbury's Local and ASDA Aberdeen Beach are convenient for grocery shopping. When it's time to unwind, several parks, including the serene Duthie Park and historical Seaton Park, offer green spaces to relax or study in the open air. And for those culturally inclined, The Lemon Tree and Aberdeen Art Gallery showcase the artistic and cultural side of the city. Aberdeen's surroundings offer rich natural escapes like Cairngorms National Park for hiking and camping. The nearby River Dee provides picturesque riverside walks. Students can enjoy live music at the Aberdeen Jazz Festival and cultural events at the Aberdeen Performing Arts. This blend of nature and culture enriches the student experience at The Combworks. Not to forget the academic institutions that are easily accessible from The Combworks Aberdeen student accommodation. Pacing the educational landscape are prestigious centres like Marischal College, The James Hutton Institute, North East Scotland College, Robert Gordon University, and, of course, the historical University of Aberdeen.

Commute

When it comes to convenient city travel from The Combworks Aberdeen, students are perfectly placed for easy access to various modes of transportation. With bus stops, such as George Street, Nelson Street, Union Terrace Gardens (Stop D2), and Union Terrace Gardens (Stop D1), conveniently peppered around the area, you’ll find seamless connectivity to different parts of the city. Those who prefer rail travel will appreciate the proximity of Aberdeen railway station, making trips to distant destinations a breeze. The convenient location of The Combworks Aberdeen student accommodation allows walking and cycling to college and around.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Do I have to be a student to live here?

Yes, you must be a student, enrolled in a college/university and be 17 years or older at check-in.

Do I need to have a guarantor?

Yes, but only if you have requested to pay in instalments. Without a guarantor, you’ll be required to pay your rent in full in July.

Can I extend my stay?

If there are rooms available, you should be able to extend your stay after you have moved in. Please speak to the accommodation team while in the building to arrange an extension.

What do I do if something isn't working in my apartment/flat?

If you have any maintenance issues, you can simply log into the portal and select the "maintenance" option at the top. Once you've done that, then log in your issue and give as much detail as possible.

Can I receive post?

Absolutely, you’ll have your own post box in reception and will be given a key to check your post at any time of the day/night. Parcels can be delivered to reception for them to look after, just bring your ID when coming to collect them. However, please be aware of their postal policy when using this service.

Can I park my car?

There’s no parking on site. Please contact the local council regarding local permits and restrictions.

Is there somewhere to keep my bike?

There is! You’ll find plenty of secure bike storage available for you to use throughout your time.

Will I be sharing a room?

All their non studio accommodation with the exception of twin rooms are only for single occupancy. They are happy to accept Dual occupancy requests for selected studios

Who is responsible for cleaning my studio?

That’s down to you – you can bring your rubbish/recycling to the bin store, and all collections are included in your rent.

Who cleans the communal area?

The property team will take care of that, but please respect these living areas, as they’re proud of what they’ve done with them.

Where Can I smoke?

Their buildings and grounds are strictly non-smoking but you’re welcome to smoke outside of the building at least 5 metres away from doors and windows.

Can I arrange to live with my friends?

Yep, They want you to be as comfortable as possible when you’re with us. Just let them know you wish to live on the same floor when making your booking. If you don’t know anyone else moving to the residence, don’t worry – most students come on their own and soon make friends once they’re here.

Can I choose what floor I live on?

Yes, you’ll be able to let them know your preference at the time of booking.

Who is responsible for the guests while they are in the premises?

You are responsible for your guest. They must be signed in/out and follow all property regulations while on the property.

What is the payment schedule and will I need to pay a deposit?

As Summer stays are limited to 10 weeks, you will need to make a full payment up front, before you arrive at the residence. Your booking is not complete until payment is made and until payment is made the room is not secured. Summer stays do not require a deposit payment.

What time can I arrive and what time is check-out?

You can check into the room at 16:00 on the day of your check-in. On the day of your check-out you will have to vacate the room by 10:00. If you do arrive early for your check in, you may be able to get your keys early if the room is ready, if not you can relax in one of their communal areas until it is clean.

Will anyone be at reception to meet me?

Their receptions are staffed 8AM to 5PM. However, if you are planning to arrive at the weekend or out of office hours it is best to either phone ahead or email first. If the reception is closed when you arrive it is most likely as the team member is helping another resident. In this case you should press the buzzer and call the security number for assistance.

Can I leave early?

Yes, you are free to leave when you like, however you will not be liable for a refund unless another student takes over your booking. Please let their team’s know when you are planning on checking out.

What do I need to bring?

Their rooms are not like a traditional hotel, and do not come with bedding, towels, bathroom supplies or cooking equipment, so they advise you to either bring your own or purchase in advance from their partners, UnitKitOut. All rooms will come with a toilet roll.

How do I book a viewing?

They’d love to show you around! Please book a viewing on their website.

How long does it take to view the accommodation?

Usually about 30 minutes.

What if I need to re-arrange or cancel my viewing?

No problem, just give them a call and let them know.

Will my property have wifi?

Indeed, it will. With their standard package, you will get free high-speed WiFi connection throughout the property, including bedrooms that have a wired connection. You can connect up to 3 devices, so it's perfect for browsing Instagram, watching your favourite Netflix series and studying of course! The Internet is provided by their reliable partner, Ask4 and they give you the option to upgrade your package for a small fee if you need extra speed for those gaming nights. Please speak to your residence team for further information. Speeds over WiFi may vary depending on several factors, such as the type of device you use and where you are when you’re trying to connect. The average attainable speed at peak times (8 pm – 10 pm ) is 80% of the internet access speed**

How do the laundry facilities work?

The laundry service is super easy to use! Download the Circuit Laundry app and head down to the Laundry Room. All the instructions you need will be there to fully utilise the service.

Can I personalise my room?

Absolutely! They want you to be as comfortable as possible, so turn your room into a space you love to live in. Just make sure its returned to them the way you found it upon checkout. If not, damage charges will apply.

Can I pay my rent monthly?

They prefer to receive rent in four instalments throughout the year. Their instalment dates are aligned with the University term if you are receiving student loan support or a scholarship.

Can I move in before my tenancy starts?

Please, contact the property to check availability.

Can I change my tenancy/licence dates to work around my university start and end dates?

Their tenancy/licence dates are set and can’t be changed once they’re in place.

Is a Tv provided

Yep, you’ll find a TV in all studio rooms, as well as in the communal lounge, but you’ll be responsible for paying the TV Licence before you binge on that new BBC series.

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Aberdeen Student Accommodation

Finding suitable Aberdeen student accommodation, Scotland, may feel a challenge; however, amber eases the process for students coming from around the world. Thousands of students enrol at the University of Aberdeen, Robert Gordon University, and many more universities, creating a shortage of suitable Aberdeen student accommodation for many. Since off campus student accommodation in Aberdeen is affordable, you can choose from a range of room configurations available, including ensuites, studios, and bedroom apartments.

Located in Scotland, the port city of Aberdeen is pocket-friendly compared to other cities in the United Kingdom. All student houses in Aberdeen are built keeping in mind student's comfort and needs. The city has something for everybody, and you can find shared room options and private studios according to her budget. While offering comfort and top-class amenities, the student apartments in Aberdeen are also close to facilities such as cafes, eateries, bars, and shopping stores. Some of the popular Aberdeen student accommodation options near the city centre are Spring Gardens, Trinity Court, Mealmarket Exchange, and many more

About Aberdeen

Situated in North East Scotland, Aberdeen, a city steeped in cultural heritage and economic prowess, stands as the third most populous city in Scotland. Known for its maritime history and as a global centre for offshore oil expeditions, this Granite City boasts impressive architecture, rich in granite structures that twinkle under the sun. Aberdeen's economic growth is closely tied to its oil industry, but it's also a bustling hub for education, with a sizeable student population contributing to the lively academia.

Students looking for Aberdeen student accommodation will find a plethora of options that cater to diverse needs and preferences. From vibrant neighbourhoods in the city centre that offer a mix of contemporary living and historical charm to tranquil spots ideal for focused academic pursuits, accommodation in Aberdeen encompasses a spectrum of selections. As a city with a QS Student Cities index ranking that attests to its desirability for students, Aberdeen continues to blend tradition and modernity, making it an excellent locale for those seeking academic achievement amidst a backdrop of cultural richness and economic stability.

Best Student Accommodation in Aberdeen

Students require a number of essential things while studying at universities. The daily needs can stress a student, but one of the essential requirements for students is finding an ideal student accommodation. A good student accommodation impacts the whole student journey as well as shapes a student’s personal and social growth. While choosing the perfect Aberdeen student accommodation, you must consider factors such as sustainability, lifestyle, and commuting services before choosing an ideal student accommodation. With amber, you can find a range of Aberdeen student accommodation options that cater to their specific needs and preferences. The options for private Aberdeen student accommodation is easily accessible to an array of cafes, restaurants and stores, making it an ideal choice for students. Here are some of the popular accommodation options to include:

1. Linksfield 

2. Powis Place

3. Pittodrie Street

4. Justice Mill Studios

5. Fraser Studios

6. The Combworks

7. Caledon Court

8. 207 King Street

9. Froghall

10. 403 King Street

Cost of Living in Aberdeen

Aberdeen student accommodation offers some of the most economical student lifestyles. A lot of factors, such as the location of the Aberdeen student accommodation, the rent, personal preferences and spending habits, come into play when it comes to the cost of living. Below is the detailed guide to the expenses that you must consider:

1. Food: £100-£150/week

2. Gas and electricity: £50-£70/week

3. Internet & mobile phone: £30-£50/week

4. Dinner at a restaurant: £50-£150/week

5. Laundry: £25-£40/week

6. Stationery and Textbooks: £20-£30/week

7. Clothing: £50-£75/month

8. Travel (buses, trams, and trains): £90-£150/month

Student Travel Aberdeen

Getting around the city of Aberdeen is relatively easy and doesn't require much effort at all. Almost all the student apartments in Aberdeen are located in and around the city and are well-connected via the city’s public transport. Students choose to travel by public transport as it is inexpensive, and transit cards are offered such that they become economical. Besides commuting by bus or train, students can also use cycles or walk to get around the city. Hiring private cars or carpooling can also be another way to get around the city from your student housing Aberdeen property. Here are some transport links near your Aberdeen student accommodation:

1. Bus

Stagecoach Bus and First Bus are listed city bus services in Aberdeen. These buses run from the north and south of the city. Students can go for either contactless or cash payments for the bus fares. Single-journey ticket prices start from approximately £2 for adults. You can take the Aberdeen Bus Station, Airyhall Drive bus stop, and Erskine Street bus stop located near your Aberdeen student accommodation

2. Train

Aberdeen railway station is the leading UK rail network, and Abellio ScotRail has frequent direct trains to major cities where you can travel. Students can book their tickets in advance or buy them when they travel. The anytime single fare is approximately £41.80, and the booking fee can be as low as £5.

3. Cycling: Cycling is the most popular and sustainable way of travelling. There are several beautiful and safe cycling trails available in and around the city. In addition, you will also find secure bike/cycle storage spaces and facilities at your student accommodation in Aberdeen.

Student Lifestyle and Living in Aberdeen

Aberdeen is one of the busiest cities in Scotland. The hustling and bustling can be heard loudly until late at night in this city. The city has a wide range of cultural activities, amenities, and museums. Various options Aberdeen student accommodation are in prime locations where students can easily explore the best parts of the city.

Apart from this, there are many places where students can relax and have a peaceful time. Bars and pubs are everywhere to give students the time of their life. You can visit the Union Cafe & Bistro, Cafe Society, Cafe Cognito, and The Long Dog Cafe when you’re craving good coffee. Enjoy a good meal at The Braided Fig, Chaophraya, Mi Amore, and No.10 Bar and Restaurant. Love to party? Then head to Northern Bar, Molly Malones, and Prince of Wales. Malls, open spaces, and other recreational centres are all up for grabs for students to enjoy their leisure time peacefully. The Aberdeen Art Gallery, The Aberdeen Maritime Museum, and the Marischal Museum are widely renowned museums in the city. It is also home to many cultural and youth festivals like the Aberdeen International Youth Festival, The Aberdeen Student Show, and InterVarsity Folk Dance Festival. If you love the outdoors, you can explore Duthie Park, Johnston Gardens, and Garden Roof Park. Students can see what suits them best and get the best out of what the city offers.

Aberdeen Tourist Attractions

With so many captivating tourist attractions and things to do, it's no wonder Aberdeen is among the most famous cities in the world. The picturesque views, historical palaces, green spaces, and traditions make it intriguing and attract a large group of people, especially students new to the city. Some popular attractions accessible from your student accommodation in Aberdeen include:

1. Aberdeen Maritime Museum
2. The Gordon Highlanders Museum
3. Aberdeen Art Gallery
4. Slains Castle
5. His Majesty’s Theatre
6. Hazlehead Park

Universities in Aberdeen

There are many universities in Aberdeen offering a range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees across disciplines like marketing, law, business, medicine, and engineering. Here are a few universities situated near your Aberdeen student accommodation:

1. University of Aberdeen

2. Robert Gordon University

3. Marischal College

4. North East Scotland College

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