City of London Residence (Sebastian Street)

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Key Info
  • Located in the heart of the 'City of London' which is the historical centre of London and one of the cities' coolest and most vibrant areas. This zone 1 residence boasts 188 rooms consisting of single en-suite and single studio rooms that come complete with cooking facilities within the room.
  • The building has been recently refurbished and comes complete with on-site laundry, a management team, a staffed reception, CCTV throughout the building and 24-hour security. Wi-Fi is included in the price of the room as is access to a modern external gym just a couple of minute’s walk on St. John's Street.

Location

The residence is located in Farringdon/Clerkenwell, just moments away from London’s City University, Cass Business School, UAL Golden Lane campus and London School of Business and Finance. Both Angel and Old Street Stations are within a short walk, as is Southampton Place in Holborn and London’s vast array of English Language schools. There are buses right on your doorstep which can take you directly to Waterloo or King’s Cross, or hop on the Central Line for a couple of stations and you can be shopping on Oxford Street or partying in London’s famous West End, Soho area.

There is plenty to do locally, the area is home to a wide variety of quirky shops, boutiques, restaurants, cafes and independent shops stocked with fresh, local produce. London Bridge and St Paul’s Cathedral are iconic features of London’s skyline and are only 20-minutes’ walk away from the residence.

Click here for our informative location guide on Angel & High Holborn

Features

This residence offers over 180 rooms, which have all recently undergone a full refurbishment and all come with private en suite bathrooms. The premium option being studios, which are larger and come complete with a kitchenette. All rooms are furnished with a comfortable bed, a study desk with chair, a wardrobe and storage space.

Fancy burning off some excess energy with a workout? Then just head out and use the gym facilities on St John’s Street with full 24/7 gym membership included.

Student safety is a priority, the residence monitored by CCTV, along with 24/7 staff presence at the reception from either the residence staff or onsite security not to mention the onsite maintenance team. There is an on-site laundry, bicycle storage and Wi-Fi in every bedroom and throughout the building.

What's Included

  • Bedding pack
  • Bills Included
  • CCTV
  • Common Room
  • Cooking Facilities
  • Cycle Storage
  • Gym
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Maintenance Team
  • Secure Door Entry
  • Vending Machines
  • Wi-Fi

Room Pricing & Availability

The City of London residence at Sebastian Street offers a range of room types including Single En Suite and Single Studio.

More details below:

Sebastian Street - Single Studio - Short Stay
Sebastian Street - Single Studio - Short Stay

This is a self-contained, studio style room measuring around 15m². The room has a single bed and comes fully-equipped with a spacious desk area, flat-screen television, a wardrobe and under-bed storage. The studio comes complete with cooking facilities within in the room. There is also free Wi-Fi of up to 50Mbps.

Available from: 24 Aug 2019 - 31 Aug 2019

Price From: £329 per week
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  • Bills Included

  • Wi-Fi Included

  • Storage Space

  • Private Kitchen

  • Private Bathroom

  • No flatmates

  • Single Bed

  • Television

  • Bills Included

  • Wi-Fi Included

  • Storage Space

  • Private Kitchen

  • Private Bathroom

  • No flatmates

  • Single Bed

  • Television

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Sebastian Street - Single Studio - 6 weeks minimum
Sebastian Street - Single Studio - 6 weeks minimum

This is a self-contained, studio style room measuring around 15m². The room has a single bed and comes fully-equipped with a spacious desk area, flat-screen television, a wardrobe and under-bed storage. The studio comes complete with cooking facilities within in the room. There is also free Wi-Fi of up to 50Mbps.

Available from: 20 Jul 2019 - 31 Aug 2019

Price From: £289 per week
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  • Bills Included

  • Wi-Fi Included

  • Storage Space

  • Private Kitchen

  • Private Bathroom

  • No flatmates

  • Single Bed

  • Television

  • Bills Included

  • Wi-Fi Included

  • Storage Space

  • Private Kitchen

  • Private Bathroom

  • No flatmates

  • Single Bed

  • Television

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Sebastian Street – City Studio
Sebastian Street – City Studio

This is a single en-suite studio measuring around 11m². The room has a comfortable single bed, a desk area and private bathroom, as well as a wardrobe, under-bed storage and plenty of shelving and storage. The studio is fully equipped with a private kitchenette. There is free Wi-Fi in each bedroom and throughout the building.

Available from: 11 Aug 2018 - 25 Aug 2018

Price From: £279 per week
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  • Bills Included

  • Free Wi-Fi

  • Storage Space

  • Private Kitchen

  • Private Bathroom

  • No Flatmates

  • Single Bed

  • Bills Included

  • Free Wi-Fi

  • Storage Space

  • Private Kitchen

  • Private Bathroom

  • No Flatmates

  • Single Bed

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Sebastian Street – Classic Studio
Sebastian Street – Classic Studio

This is a single en-suite studio measuring around 12.5m². The room has a comfortable small double bed, a desk area and private bathroom, as well as a wardrobe, under-bed storage and plenty of shelving and storage. The studio is fully equipped with a private kitchenette. There is free Wi-Fi in each bedroom and throughout the building.

Available from: 11 Aug 2018 - 25 Aug 2018

Price From: £325 per week
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  • Bills Included

  • Free Wi-Fi

  • Storage Space

  • Private Kitchen

  • Private Bathroom

  • No Flatmates

  • Small Double Bed

  • Bills Included

  • Free Wi-Fi

  • Storage Space

  • Private Kitchen

  • Private Bathroom

  • No Flatmates

  • Small Double Bed

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Sebastian Street - Single En Suite - Short Stay
Sebastian Street - Single En Suite - Short Stay

This is a single en-suite room measuring around 14.5m². The room has a comfortable small double bed, a desk area and private bathroom, as well as a wardrobe, under-bed storage and plenty of shelving and storage. There is free Wi-Fi in each bedroom and throughout the building. You will also have access to the communal living and kitchen areas which you will share with 9 flatmates.

Available from: 17 Aug 2017 - 14 Sep 2017

Price From: £279 per week
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  • Bills Included

  • Wi-Fi Included

  • Storage Space

  • Shared Kitchen

  • Private Bathroom

  • Up to 9 Flatmates

  • Small Double Bed

  • Bills Included

  • Wi-Fi Included

  • Storage Space

  • Shared Kitchen

  • Private Bathroom

  • Up to 9 Flatmates

  • Small Double Bed

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FAQs

Can I select my room?

If you are booking for a full academic year you can select the type of room you stay in.

However, you cannot request specific details such as what floor the room is on or who your flatmates are, as the rooms are allocated on a first come, first served basis.

If you are booking for a shorter period e.g. a single semester or a summer stay, you will be allocated the room type (single studio, twin studio, single en suite etc) you have booked but the exact specification may be subject to availability. This can include the floor the room is located on, the direction the room is facing, if the room is classed as a standard, a club, a premium, an accessible, a premium accessible etc.   

If you do have a special request, please let us know and we will do our best to help you.

Can I view this residence prior to booking?

Yes, you can, however, it would need to be arranged with at least 48 hours notice.

Can I smoke in the residence?

Smoking is not permitted in any indoor area in the UK. Please use the designated smoking areas found outside the residence.

Are pets allowed?

Unfortunately, no pets are permitted in any of our residences.

Where can I wash my clothes?

This residence offers dedicated laundry facilities where you can wash and dry your clothes.

Are bills included in the price? 

Yes, all utility bills are included in the price of the room, including gas, electric and Wi-Fi internet.

Does this residence have internet? 

Yes, there is wireless internet in every bedroom and throughout the building.

What’s the difference between Studio rooms and the Single En-Suite room types?

Both rooms have private en-suite bathrooms. The difference is that studios have cooking facilities within the room, while the single en suite rooms have access to a shared kitchen.

Is there a curfew?

No, there is no curfew. You will be living independently, you will have your own key and can come and go as you please.

Is there always a member of staff available?

Yes, the reception staff usually work during office hours Monday to Friday. However, when the reception is closed, there will always be a member of the customer service or security team on hand, either to assist you in person or for you to contact by telephone.

Can I stay in this residence if I am under 18?

Yes, under 18s are welcome to stay at this residence. For guests who are 16 or 17 years old we will require a parental consent form to be completed. This form will state that your parents are happy for your to stay in this residence.

What do I need to bring with me?

Please be sure to bring your towels, toiletries and any electronic equipment you may need, such as a laptop or tablet.

Is there cycle storage?

The residence comes with plenty of secure bike storage.

Does this residence have a gym?

Guests staying in this residence have unlimited access to the gym at nearby St. John’s Street.

Which London train stations are located near this residence?

Barbican Station – 11-minute walk
Old Street Station – 15-minute walk
Angel Station – 11-minute walk
Farringdon Station – 15-minute walk
Chancery Lane Station – 23-minute walk

Which London universities are located near this residence?

City University of London – 2-minute walk
SOAS University of London – 32-minute walk
University of Liverpool in London – 23-minute walk
Hult International Business School – 19-minute walk
BPP University Law School – 24-minute walk

Which London tourist attractions are located near this residence?

Sadlers Wells Theatre – 8-minute walk
St Paul’s Cathedral – 22-minute walk
Royal Opera House – 35-minute walk
Barbican Theatre – 16-minute walk
Fabric – 14-minute walk

Which London language schools are located near this residence?

The Paul Noble Language Institute – www.paulnoblelanguages.com – 9-minute walk
Islington Centre for English – letslearnenglish.org – 13-minute walk
ESL Language Studies Abroad – www.esl.co.uk/en – 14-minute walk
British Study Centres – www.british-study.com – 29-minute walk
Inlingua London – www.inlingualondon.com – 12-minute walk

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