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The Westwood is a modern student accommodation which is located in the popular student area of Galway. A 12-minutes walk will take you straight to the National University of Ireland Galway, so you will have plenty of opportunities to explore your surroundings. Also, UCHG with GMIT is only a short bus/bike ride away from the residence. 

The accommodation is thoughtfully designed, assuring the students a relaxed and comfortable stay throughout. The accommodation also features state-of-the-art laundry facilities, making it easy to breeze through the mundane task of washing your clothes. Invite your friends for a night stay and watch your favourite movie on the big screen in the cinema room equipped with the latest in audiovisual technology. The Res-life programme is jam-packed with social events for the residents to enjoy.   

The accommodation is well-connected to the entire city via public transport, with the nearest bus stop just 2-minutes walk away. Take the train from Galway station, which is a 14-minutes bus ride away when you want to visit the nearby cities. Galway Airport is a 16-minutes car ride away, which is perfect for students who are moving to the city for the first time. Youve got no excuse to get fit as there is a fully-equipped gym with resistance and cardio machines, free weights. When you wish to enjoy the evenings with your friends, head to the Sliding Rock bar located just a 15-minutes walk away. 

Apartment Facilities

All utility bills
Internet and Wi-Fi
Fully fitted kitchen
Student lounge
Safe and secure

Community Facility

Social events
On-site maintenance team
Bike storage
On-site SPAR and Insomnia coffee shop
On-site laundry (local charge applies)
Postage service and deliveries
Private gym and aerobics studio
Cinema room
Games lounge
Private gym and aerobics studio
Private and group study hubs
Wifi

Safety and Security

24hr Security
CCTV

Bills Included

WiFi
Electricity
Water
Heating

Configurations

Classic En Suite for Two Ground Floor€164/week
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Offers1
Shared Bathroom
Shared Room
Shared Kitchen
Lease Duration51 week
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1
Area25 - 35 sqm

For friends who want to share or couples this room type is the perfect solution.

This is a large (25-32m2) modern design room fully furnished to include to include two twin beds or a king-size double bed, wardrobe, shelving, study desk with integrated magnetic whiteboard and chair, USB ports and adjustable lighting by the bed, coat hook, mirror and additional built-in storage under each bed. All rooms have floor to ceiling glazing providing lots of natural daylight. Each room has a large en suite bathroom and includes WC, shower, sink and accessories.

There are only a limited number of these rooms available so if you want to share a room with someone, you'll need to be fast!

Note: This is a room for two people, both people must make an individual booking and both bookings must be made at the same time with the sharing requirement detailed in the notes section of each reservation.

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Classic En Suite Ground Floor€218/week
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Offers1
Private Room
Private Bathroom
Shared Kitchen
Lease Duration51 week
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1

Offering great value for money, the ground floor double en suite is a modern 13m2 ground floor single occupancy room with plenty of integrated storage and a private study area. Each room is fully furnished to include a 46 double bed, wardrobe, shelving, study desk with integrated magnetic whiteboard and chair, USB ports and adjustable lighting by the bed, coat hook, mirror and additional built-in storage under each bed. All rooms have floor to ceiling glazing providing lots of natural daylight. Each room is en suite and includes WC, shower, sink and accessories. 

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Classic En Suite Upper Floor€239/week
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Offers1
Private Room
Private Bathroom
Shared Kitchen
Lease Duration51 week
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1
Area13 sqm
Deposit€250

 The Classic en suite upper floor room type is a modern 13m2 single occupancy room with plenty of integrated storage and a private study area. Each room is fully furnished to include a 46 double bed, wardrobe, shelving, study desk with integrated magnetic whiteboard and chair, USB ports and adjustable lighting by the bed, coat hook, mirror and additional built-in storage under each bed. All rooms have floor to ceiling glazing providing lots of natural daylight. Each room is en suite and includes WC, shower, sink and accessories. 

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Classic En Suite Top Floor€249/week
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Offers1
Private Room
Private Bathroom
Shared Kitchen
Lease Duration51 week
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1
Area13 sqm
Deposit€250

 

If you want to be elevated these rooms located on the top floor are perfect for you. This room is a modern 13m2 single occupancy room with plenty of integrated storage and a private study area. Each room is fully furnished to include a 46 double bed, wardrobe, shelving, study desk with integrated magnetic whiteboard and chair, USB ports and adjustable lighting by the bed, coat hook, mirror and additional built-in storage under each bed. All rooms have floor to ceiling glazing providing lots of natural daylight. Each room is en suite and includes WC, shower, sink and accessories.

In addition, shared lounges in this room type include a supersized flat screen tv, gaming console and gourmet coffee machine for you and your housemates to enjoy.

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Classic En Suite Plus Upper Floor€265/week
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Offers1
Private Room
Private Bathroom
Shared Kitchen
Lease Duration51 week
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1
Area17 - 22 sqm
Deposit€250

If you want to be elevated these rooms located on the top floor are perfect for you. This room is a modern 13m2 single occupancy room with plenty of integrated storage and a private study area. Each room is fully furnished to include a 46 double bed, wardrobe, shelving, study desk with integrated magnetic whiteboard and chair, USB ports and adjustable lighting by the bed, coat hook, mirror and additional built-in storage under each bed. All rooms have floor to ceiling glazing providing lots of natural daylight. Each room is en suite and includes WC, shower, sink and accessories.

In addition, shared lounges in this room type include a supersized flat screen tv, gaming console and gourmet coffee machine for you and your housemates to enjoy.

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Classic En Suite Plus Top Floor€275/week
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Offers1
Private Room
Private Bathroom
Shared Kitchen
Lease Duration51 week
Area16 - 18 sqm
Deposit€250

 

 

Located on the penthouse level our Classic en suite plus rooms are large (16.5 18m2) modern single occupancy rooms with plenty of integrated storage and a private study area. These rooms are perfect if you want that extra personal space!

Each room is fully furnished to include a 5ft queen-size bed, wardrobe, shelving, study desk with integrated magnetic whiteboard and chair, USB ports and adjustable lighting by the bed, coat hook, mirror and additional built-in storage under each bed. All rooms have floor to ceiling glazing providing lots of natural daylight. Each room is en suite and includes WC, shower, sink and accessories.

In addition, shared lounges in this room type include a gaming console and a gourmet coffee machine for you and your housemates to enjoy.

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Booking Details

COVID-19 Cancellation Policy

If enrolment onto your intended course is withdrawn as a result of coronavirus, they shall release you from your signed contract subject to you supplying written evidence from your place of study.

If you are unable to start University due to a government-imposed travel ban in place in either your home country or here in England they will allow you to cancel your contract.

If you do not get your Visa they will allow you to cancel your contract (subject to you sending them official written proof within 7 days of notification).



Regular Cancellation Policy:-

-If you do not pay the booking deposit within 7 days any room being held will be automatically released.

-We apply a 14 day cooling off period to bookings during which time all monies paid are refundable. Please refer to your tenancy 

 agreement

-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.

Payment Details

They make paying your rent easy from bank transfer to card payment and cheque. They have a payment method which will suit your needs. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Whats included with your rent?

Utility Bills-Your rent is all-inclusive of utility bills (subject to a fair usage allowance) so you shouldn't receive any bills for electricity, gas, or water. No need to argue with your flatmates over bills! Wi-Fi Internet Access-Every one of their sites offers high-speed WiFi internet access as part of your rent. Contents Insurance-Your rent includes personal contents insurance from student insurance specialists Endsleigh. 24-Hour On-Site Accommodation Teams-Each property is staffed 24-hours.They have someone ready to help you no matter when you need it. Site-specific security arrangements are also always included in rent.

How do I book a room?

You can apply to either Arrange a Viewing or Book a Room online. Their Accommodation Team will get right back to you with processes and options available to suit your circumstances.

Signing your contract?

Once you've worked with their team to choose a room, you will be sent a Tenancy Agreement that you sign to secure your room with them. At this point, They require a returnable deposit alongside a non-returnable booking fee. Your deposit is refundable subject to a satisfactory inspection at the end of your stay. This deposit is protected by The Deposit Protection Service for the duration of your tenancy. Your deposit will be protected in the MyDeposits or the DPS, this will depend on the building you reside at, for the duration of your tenancy. If you need any information on the deposit scheme please ask your Accommodation Team. The information you have supplied will be used to process your application and manage any subsequent Tenancy Agreement accepted by you. Please note that this form only constitutes as an application, and not until your Tenancy Agreement is signed and your deposit paid is your accommodation guaranteed. If you cancel your application after paying the deposit & booking fee you will forfeit both the deposit & booking fee.

Can I share with my friends?

They understand that friends like to stay together. Therefore if you are applying as a group please: Make it clear on the application form of the names of your group; Size of apartment you require. Talk to your accommodation team early as many buildings sell out quickly.     

Can I stay for multiple years?

Many of their residents are returning students who just don't want to leave us. If you choose to stay for more than one year they often offer an early booking incentive. They cant prioritise when were handing out rooms though, so apply as early as you can to improve your chances. And if you are staying they can give the rooms a thorough inspection, clean them and attend to any maintenance ready for when you return.

When my rent due?

They collect your rent four times a year in August, October, January, and April. This allows you to avoid paying one big lump sum and also coincides with the issue of loan payments. Some of their sites require you to provide a guarantor, if appropriate, you'll be provided with details when you enquire about booking.

How do I become a Resident Co-Ordinator at my building?

As part of their Accommodation Team, they employ several students at each of their sites to take on emergency call outs, post, administration support, student support duties. These roles are vital and contribute to forming a happy community at all their buildings. If you would like to become part of their Accommodation team, gain valuable experience and get paid to live at their building then forward a copy of your CV to your local Accommodation Manager who will be happy to provide a Job Description and remuneration details. 

International Students?

They would like the opportunity to extend a very warm welcome. they hope to be able to assist in making the most of your stay in the UK. they pride ourselves on giving their international students a very pleasant, productive, and enjoyable experience whilst making the most of their diverse culture. Their friendly, Accommodation Team are on hand 24/7 for any questions and are always happy to assist in pointing you in the right direction. Their Resident Co-Ordinators are fellow students who live in their buildings and are always on hand to provide practical as well as emotional support. They will always try to house There international students in a warm and welcoming environment. Therefore if you have any specific requests with your accommodation please let us know. Great! They offer the opportunity for students to stay on over the summer. There are restrictions in terms of date and availability however if you speak with the local accommodation team they will advise you on availability and how you can book.  

What happens if I cant start college due to Covid-19 travel restrictions?

If you are unable to start college due to a government-imposed travel ban in place in either your home country or here in Ireland they will refund any deposit and rent paid in full.

What happens if my college start is delayed due to Covid-19 restrictions?

If your college start date is delayed as a result of Covid-19 as seems now likely for incoming 1st years, don't worry. They will not be insisting that license agreements start as planned on the 29th of August. License agreement start dates will be delayed to allow you check-in just before college starts and rent will only be charged from this new agreed date.

If college starts late and as a result my exams run-on past 15th of May can I stay for longer?

Yes, if you need to stay on a little longer that wont be a problem. All their rents are charged weekly.they will just extend your tenancy by the number of weeks you require.   

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