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Tribu Kingston, Kingston upon Thames
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Tribu Kingston, Kingston upon Thames

Old London Rd, Kingston upon Thames, KT2 6SN, United Kingdom
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Bike Storage

About the Property

Located at Old London Rd, Kingston upon Thames KT2 6SN, UK, Tribu Kingston upon Thames stands out as a highly popular student accommodation in Kingston upon Thames. This property offers a variety of variety of ensuites and studios tailored to meet every student's needs. Residents can enjoy fully furnished rooms with amenities like storage, microwaves, laundry facilities, and WiFi, ensuring a comfortable living experience. Strategically situated, Tribu Kingston upon Thames is conveniently close to numerous notable educational institutions such as Kingston School of Art, Kingston Business School, Kingston University, St Mary's University, Richmond University and the University of Roehampton.

Kingston upon Thames, located in southwest London, is a historic market town and the principal settlement of the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames. The town offers a blend of historical charm and modern amenities, featuring landmarks such as the ancient Coronation Stone and the Kingston Bridge. Kingston is also a vibrant shopping destination, home to the Bentall Centre and a variety of boutique stores. The town's cultural scene includes the Rose Theatre and numerous festivals throughout the year. With its excellent transport links, including rail connections to central London, Kingston upon Thames is both a desirable residential area and a popular tourist spot.

Kingston upon Thames is an idyllic student city, steeped in history and bustling with cultural significance. With a vibrant student community, the city is home to top universities and colleges, making it an educational hub for local and international students. Tribu Kingston upon Thames accommodation offers an unrivaled location where history meets modern living. Students have the advantage of living in a city renowned not only for its top-ranking universities but also for its proximity to attractions such as Hampton Court Palace and the scenic Thames River. This locality, provided by Prestige Student Living, is also packed with cafes, restaurants, and shops, perfect for students to explore and enjoy. A blend of quality education, rich history, and a lively cultural scene makes living in Tribu Kingston upon Thames a wise and appealing choice for students pursuing academic excellence and a memorable university experience.


Tribu Kingston upon Thames student accommodation shines as a beacon of modern living in the historical town of Kingston upon Thames. This property takes student living to the next level, offering a range of room types to suit different preferences and budgets, from Excellent, Awesome Plus, Awesome, and Extraordinary Studios and ensuits, among others. Each room is thoughtfully designed to be a comfortable haven for studying and relaxation, featuring a plethora of room amenities, including fully furnished interiors with a double bed and desk area, storage space including bed storage to keep one's belongings organized, as well as essential appliances like a microwave. Students can also enjoy the more convenience offered by Extraordinary Plus room, such as  laundry facilities and an internet connection of up to 100Mbps* to stay connected

The common amenities at Tribu Kingston upon Thames accommodation are just as impressive, with a welcoming communal lounge to socialize, a meeting room for collaborative study sessions, and outdoor spaces like a roof terrace where students can enjoy the fresh air, a laundry room for hassle-free living. Entertainment is within reach with a communal TV, and the communal kitchen and private dining room make communal meals and cooking with friends a delightful experience. Should one need to make a call, there is also a private phone booth at hand. Tribu Kingston upon Thames truly sets a new standard for students living in the heart of Greater London. Water, heater, electricity, wifi and onsite maintenance bills are included in your rent.

Location and What's Hot?

Student housing Kingston upon Thames is perfectly situated to give students a rich and convenient living experience. For students at Kingston University, this student accommodation in Kingston upon Thames is an excellent choice, making commutes to campus a breeze. Even prestigious institutions like St Mary's University and the University of Roehampton are within the vicinity, providing an impressive array of academic options.

Fancy a caffeine boost or a spot of brunch? Iconic cafes such as The Wych Elm and Canbury Arms are just outside your door, offering the perfect setting for study breaks or leisurely afternoons. Delve into diverse cuisines at nearby restaurants like Woody's Bar & Kitchen and Roz Ana - perfect for dining out with friends or celebrating the end of exams.

Everyday essentials are well within reach, with several grocery stores like Tesco Express and Waitrose ensuring you're never short on supplies. Health and wellness are also taken care of with nearby Kingston Hospital. Need to unwind after a week of studies? Lush green spaces such as Canbury Gardens and Richmond Park provide serene escapes within the cityscape. When in the mood for cultural excursions or touristy day-outs, the magnificent Hampton Court Palace offers an enriching peek into history and architecture.

With abundant culture, history, and student life around, Tribu Kingston upon Thames embodies the perfect student hub—a vibrant community, engaging social scene, and everything you need just a walk away.


Student accommodation Kingston upon Thames enjoys excellent connectivity to various modes of public transport. Convenience is right on your doorstep, with multiple bus stops such as Fairfield Bus Station (Stop D) and Eden Street (Stop E3 and E2) within easy reach, facilitating easy travel across the city and beyond. Kingston Railway Station is also just a short walk away, ensuring that students can quickly access suburban and regional train services. Whether heading to classes, shopping ventures, or nights out, Tribu Kingston upon Thames accommodation positions students perfectly for a hassle-free city living experience.

What will you get

Your Rent Include

Up To 100Mbps* Internet
Content Insurance

Common Amenities

Communal Lounge
Bike Storage
Meeting Room
Roof Terrace
Communal TV
Communal Kitchen

Cancellation Policies (4)

  • Cooling Off Period
    This property offers cooling-off period.
  • No Visa No Pay
    This property allows cancellation due to visa rejection.
  • No Place No Pay
    This property allows cancellation if admission is not secured.

Payment Policies (4)

  • Security Deposit
    This property requires security deposit.
  • Payment Instalment Plan
    This property offers 1, 3 flexible instalment plans.
  • Mode Of Payment
    Payment via easy transaction modes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I apply for dual occupancy?

Dual occupancy is available on most rooms over 23sqm. Both occupants would need to apply and mention in their application that they are applying for dual occupancy so that the price can be amended. The price would be the total rent plus an additional £50 and then divided by two for each occupant’s weekly cost unless otherwise stated.

Can I book if I'm under 18?

If you turn 18 in the first semester of university, They can accept your booking with no restrictions other than an adult over the age of 18 must be a co-signatory on your tenancy agreement and must accept the terms of it. They can accept under 18s in some of our properties subject to our Policy for Students under the Age of 18.

Can I live at accommodation?

You must be a full-time student to live with us. You can book with us whether you have a conditional or unconditional offer. However, please be aware of our cancellation policy prior to booking should your place at university not yet be confirmed.

Does my rental price include room cleaning?

Room cleaning services are available at some properties for an additional charge, unless stated as being included with the rent.

Are pets allowed?

No pets of any kind are permitted at accommodation, except registered assistance dogs.

Can I choose who I live with?

If you are applying to live with friends, please ensure that you follow our ‘create application’ link online, list the friends that you would like to live with and They will then contact them and make the arrangements for you!

Can I request to move rooms during my tenancy?

You would need to make a formal request to the accommodation team of the property you are residing in. If you request to move rooms during your tenancy you will also be issued with new documents confirming the details of the room move which you will need to sign or accept online. Should your new room be more expensive, then you and your Guarantor shall be liable for the higher rent from the date you are given access to it.

Do you provide summer accommodation?

Yes, our summer bookings usually open around March. Keep a look out for pricing and information or contact the property team.

Do I have to move out in the holidays?

Your room is yours for the full contract period and you don’t need to move out during academic breaks.

Does my rental price include car parking?

On-site car parking is available at some properties, but is not included within the rental price unless explicitly stated and confirmed in writing. Payments for car parking permits are separate to your tenancy agreement. Please speak to the property team if you wish to purchase a car parking space. Car parking spaces are very limited and are strictly on a first-come first-served basis.

Does my rental price include insurance?

Contents insurance is included at some properties which will be specified in your tenancy agreement.

Do I need to pay council tax?

If you are a qualifying full time student, you will be exempt from paying Council Tax. You must provide us with your council tax exemption certificate which your university will be able to arrange. If you do not have this when you move in because you have not yet enrolled on your course, please ensure that you bring with you the name of your university and your university student ID number.

Can I pay in instalments?

If you have a valid UK Guarantor, you can choose to pay your rent in three instalments, which are due in September, January and April. If you don’t have a valid UK Guarantor, you are required to pay the full rent in August, 14 days prior to your contract start date. Please note you must have paid the rent due by the time you arrive to check in. Other instalment options may be available.

When do I pay my rent?

When you accept your room offer, you’ll be given two options: To pay your rent in full, To pay your rent in instalments spread throughout the year, You can choose whichever is most convenient for you.

What is included in my rent?

All utility bills such as gas, electricity, water are included in your rent. Unlimited Wi-fi (a one off connection fee may apply dependent on property. Please see your tenancy agreement for more information.) is also included. Your TV licence is not included in your rent as this is not classed as a utility and is your responsibility to purchase. All of our properties offer a Wi-fi connection at the stated level (The internet speed is the maximum stated speed available into the property) included within the rent and there is no additional charge for use of the on-site internet. Some providers may offer more services and packages at an additional charge which you are under no obligation to use. If you choose to add additional features to your internet package, that relationship is with you and the service provider directly and does not fall under the terms of your tenancy.

Can I move in before I pay my rent?

All rent that is due must have been paid when you check in. If you are having difficulties or this will be a problem, please contact the property as early as possible who will assist you.

What if I don't have a UK guarantor?

If you are unable to provide your own UK Guarantor, They recommend the service of Housing Hand you can find further information, prices and how to apply on their website.

Who can be a guarantor?

To be a guarantor you must: * Be resident in the UK for a minimum of 1 year * Be over 21 years of age * Be a homeowner or in full-time employment) * Provide a copy of photographic identification, such as a passport, driving license or ID badge * Provide a copy of proof of your UK address which must be less than 3 months old, such as a utility bill (e.g. electricity, water, gas, telephone), a bank statement or a Council Tax bill.

Can I pay my rent from overseas?

You can pay your rent either online by logging in to your student account, by bank transfer or by credit or debit card over the phone. Your bank may charge you a fee to make an international payment so please make sure you check their terms and conditions first.

What can I do if my student loan hasn't arrived yet?

You can defer your rent instalments to be in line with your student loan payments if you wish. All requests for deferred payments must be made by 1st August in each academic year to the property team. You will be required to provide evidence of your student loan schedule to the property team in order for the payment plan to be set up. You will be required to pay two weeks rent 14 days prior to your contract start date, which will be deducted from the balance of your first instalment on the agreed date. A one off admin fee of £50 will be charged and payable with the initial 2 weeks rent payment and this £50 admin fee will not deducted from the balance of rent due. Please note deferring your rent must be pre-arranged and agreed with the property manager prior to your move in date. If no arrangement has been made, rent is due as per your tenancy agreement.

Do I need a guarantor?

If you wish to pay your rent in instalments, you will need a UK guarantor.

Do I need a guarantor if I am a sponsored student?

They may be able to accept sponsors in place of guarantors in some cases, however this depends on the terms of your sponsorship and whether your sponsor is willing to guarantee rent payments. If you are a sponsored student, please contact your chosen property directly to enquire about using a sponsor in place of guarantor.

Can I pay my rent weekly?

Weekly rent payments are not available, however accommodation offers a number of instalment options for students to pay their rent.

When does the discount come off my rent?

All discounts offered will be deducted off your final instalment of rent.

Can I book a room without a viewing?

Yes, you can.

How long does a viewing take?

A viewing usually takes around 15 to 20 minutes, however you can spend as long as you wish viewing the property.

What will I be shown on my viewing?

The property team will guide you around the building and show you the social areas, outdoor spaces and on-site facilities as well as the rooms you would like to see (dependent upon availability). Please be aware that some rooms and apartments that you view may be occupied by our current residents.

I'm in a different country, how do I view a property?

They offer a Online viewings for those who cannot view in person. Just click 'Arrange a Viewing' and from there you can choose the Online option and organise a time and date that suits you. A member of the team will skype call you at your arranged time.

Is there car parking facilities for when I move in?

Some properties have car parking facilities available for a small charge, please speak to your property team directly if you would like to reserve car parking.

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Student Accomodations in Kingston upon Thames

Kingston Upon Thames Student Accommodation

Relocating to a different country or city and finding student housing can be challenging. However, finding student accommodation in Kingston upon Thames is a breeze because the town serves as a hub for students attending Kingston University. Amber allows you to search for various options for low-cost student accommodation in Kingston Upon Thames, with universities such as Kingston University, Kingston Business School, St Mary's University, and the University of Roehampton in proximity. Student accommodation in Kingston upon Thames is designed with the student's comfort as a priority. Private student accommodations Kingston upon Thames include - cosy, efficient, affordable en-suites, studios, shared apartments, etc, with a bunch of common amenities and utilities that encompass all bills. There are also a number of options for private student accommodation in Kingston upon Thames. Some of the notable stays in the are Arbury Court, Kingston, Davidson House, Bright House, iQ Kingston, etc.

About Kingston Upon Thames

Kingston upon Thames, a picturesque and historic borough located in Greater London, is a desirable location that combines a rich heritage with modern amenities, making it an ideal spot for Kingston upon Thames student accommodation. Known for its beautiful riverside scenery and bustling market square, Kingston upon Thames is a vibrant community with a plethora of retail outlets, restaurants, and cultural hotspots.

With a significant student population, the area has tailored its environment to meet the needs of its academics, offering a variety of student-focused services and vibrant nightlife. Local universities, including South Thames College, Goldsmiths (University of London), University of the Arts (Camberwell campus), St Mary's University, and University of Roehampton, contribute to the town's educational prestige. These reputable institutions draw a large number of students, who then benefit from the convenient accommodation in Kingston upon Thames provided by various housing options.

Students in the borough live amidst history while enjoying the contemporary comforts Kingston upon Thames offers. From riverside walks and ancient markets to the easy access to London's central areas, this locality strikes a balance between studious endeavour and leisurely lifestyle, making it a sought-after destination for domestic and international students alike.

Best student accommodation in Kingston Upon Thames

Kingston upon Thames offers an exceptional array of student accommodation options, catering to the diverse needs of students attending the town's renowned universities and colleges. Whether you're an undergraduate or a postgraduate, there is a wide range of comfortable and convenient living spaces to choose from. From modern apartments to cosy ensuites and studios, the student accommodation in Kingston upon Thames ensures a welcoming and enriching environment for your academic journey. A few of the student accommodation near Kingston upon Thames include;

  1. Arbury Court, Kingston
  2. Davidson House
  3. Bright House
  4. iQ Kingston
  5. AXO Islington
  6. iQ Sterling Court
  7. Malden Hall
  8. Tribu Kingston

Cost of Living Kingston Upon Thames

Given that Kingston Upon Thames is located within London, it should be a bit pricey, but if the money is carefully planned and managed, it can be handled. The average expense for a week can be estimated to be around £500-£900. The following is a list of expenses you will undoubtedly have:

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: £20-3£0/week

7. Clothing: £50-£75/month

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

9. Movie Ticket: £7-£10/ticket

Student Travel in Kingston Upon Thames

When it comes to student travel near Kingston upon Thames, affordability and connectivity are key concerns, and the area does not disappoint. Being a student hub, Kingston upon Thames provides an array of public transport options that are both economical and efficient, ensuring students can easily traverse between their Kingston upon Thames student accommodation and various educational institutions, including South Thames College and Goldsmiths, University of London.

1. Buses: Serving as the lifeline of local transportation, buses in Kingston upon Thames offer comprehensive coverage with routes connecting to virtually all major destinations. The frequency of service means minimal wait times, with buses running every 10-15 minutes during peak times. Fares start at about £1.55, with daily capped charges when you use a contactless payment or Oyster card, creating a cost-effective travel solution. Additionally, night buses provide safe transit options during the later hours for those late-night study sessions or social outings.
2. Trains: The Kingston train station is a pivotal gateway for students, offering swift and frequent connections to London and other major areas. Trains run approximately every 10-20 minutes, whisking residents to Central London within 30 minutes. Standard off-peak fares start around £3.10, with travel cards and discounts for rail cards bringing down the cost for regular commuters. The seamless connection from Kingston upon Thames accommodation to the heart of London is a significant perk for students residing in the locality.
3. Cycling: With Kingston being a cycle-friendly town, many students choose to bike to campus or around town. Secure cycle storage at student accommodation and numerous cycle lanes make this a healthy and environmentally friendly option. Cycling also provides a flexible way to travel without the constraints of bus or train timetables, offering the freedom to explore Kingston upon Thames's scenic routes at one's own pace.

The eclectic mix of buses, trains, and cycling options near Kingston upon Thames ensures that regardless of your preference, you'll find a mode of transport that aligns with your schedule, budget, and lifestyle.

Student Life in Kingston Upon Thames

Students are mostly tied to their given deadlines, tests, and exams at universities. They do, however, include many enjoyable activities that sharpen their interests in various regions. You can visit the Riverside Walk to relax and take a break from your monotonous life, admire the peaceful Thames in the evening, and call it a day. You can also visit the Canbury Gardens along the river, a paradise for those who want to be in nature and away from the hustle and bustle of city life. Visit the Rose Theatre - the Elizabethan-style theatre is home to great plays and has hosted some of the UK's most famous names. Eat at Fish Kitchen - This warm and friendly local serves tasty and classical fish and chips. We highly suggest the fish butty for a rewarding lunch. The nightlife here is pretty hype, too; clubs like PRYZM Kingston and Bacchus Late Bar are a must-visit.  Kingston has a distinctive culture, from large-scale shopping at the Bentall Shopping Centre to local independents and boutiques. Relish a park run - with several significant organised events throughout the parks each year, including a well-known Parkrun at Bushy Park and weekly local running clubs, and this is a great place to begin or hone your running skills.

Tourist Attractions in Kings Upon Thames

There are plenty of tourist attractions in Kingston Upon Thames. You will never be out of options when it comes to visiting new places and unwinding after a long week. Here are some of the best tourist attractions you could take a trip from your student accommodation in Kingston upon Thames to make your weekends worthwhile:

1. Hampton Court Palace

2. Richmond Park

3. Bushy Park

4. National Trust - Ham House and Garden

5. Dorich House Museum

Top Universities in Kingston Upon Thames

Kingston Upon Thames is home to a number of notable universities that offer knowledgeable courses and are taught by a world-renowned faculty.

1. Kingston University

2. Kingston Business School

3. University of Roehampton

4. St Mary's University

5. South Thames College

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