Archway residence

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Key Info
  • A hard to miss building, boasting a variety of colours on the windows of its modern exterior, this residence offers a variety of value shared flats for students. Close to a number of bus routes and underground stations, the accommodation is ideal for those looking to make the most of their stay with the residence being only a short distance away from a number of iconic London landmarks and entertainment venues.
  • With both en-suite rooms and studio flats on offer, this residence of 149 rooms can cater to the needs of any student looking to study in London.


Located on Islington’s Holloway Road, on the border of zones 2/3, the residence is an ideal accommodation for students who want to experience as much of London as they can. With both Holloway Road and Archway Underground stations being only a 10-minute walk away from the accommodation, public transport to a number of London Universities is made for students. However, trains are not the only means of getting to your University quickly, London Metropolitan University is a short 10-minute walk away from the residence.

Ease of travel to Universities aside, the location is ideal for any student who is aiming to make the most out of their stay in London as the residence is surrounded by many entertainment venues. An Odeon Cinema is within walking distance of the residence, making the location ideal for film lovers or just those trying to stay up to date with the latest movie releases. Should students want to venture out a little further, London’s iconic Camden Town is a 20-minute tube journey away, boasting a multitude of music venues, bars, clubs and of course, the ZSL London Zoo. Camden Town is a brilliant experience for those wanting to see the many different cultures and subcultures that London has to offer. Finsbury Park is also less than a mile away. This boasts huge public park for most of the major music festivals such as the infamous Wireless Festival, which just this year saw the likes of Post Malone, Stormzy and Drake among others take to the stage.

Other amenities local to the residence would be include gyms/leisure centres, banks, fast food and fine dining establishments and other high street stores.

Click here for our informative location guide on Archway


The residences main room type is an en-suite room. En-suite rooms offer residences their own private bathroom, study area, double bed and personal space for storage. Those who have booked the en-suite rooms have access to a shared kitchen and living areas, perfect for socialising and meeting new friends. Should a student be more leaning towards the independent/private side of living then studio flats are also available which provides students with their own living area, bathroom and kitchen.

The residence boasts a large common room which is great for socialising or chilling out and catching up on your programmes on the giant widescreen TV. The management team also arrange regular social events for the residents during the year to encourage all to meet new people. Not only that, you can make plenty of new friends whilst doing your washing in the laundry room – friends that wash together, stay together. For those of you who do not want to take advantage of the excellent travel connections and would rather venture your way around on a bicycle, there are storage facilities for you to house your bike.

Your safety will never be compromised with 24/7 CCTV throughout the whole residence along with a friendly onsite management and customer service team to help guide you in all areas both inside and outside the residence. Not only that but for those of you sharing communal kitchens – these are cleaned once a week by the on-site house-keeping team, although you’ll still need to wash those dishes of yours!

What's Included

  • Basic Contents Insurance
  • Bills Included
  • CCTV
  • Common Room
  • Cooking Facilities
  • Cycle Storage
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Maintenance Team
  • On-site Security
  • Secure Door Entry
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi

Room Pricing & Availability

The Archway residence offers a range of room types including Single En-suite.

More details below:

Archway - Classic En Suite
Archway - Classic En Suite

This is a single en-suite room measuring around 12-13m². 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 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 up to 8 flatmates.

Available from: 22 May 2019 - 31 Aug 2019

Price From: £299 per week
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  • Bills Included

  • Free Wi-Fi

  • Storage Space

  • Shared Kitchen

  • Private Bathroom

  • Up to 8 Flatmates

  • Small Double Bed



Frequently Asked Questions

Can I select my room?

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 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?

If you are staying for 12 weeks or longer, we will be happy to request an appointment with the residence team for you to view the residence.

Unfortunately, we are not able to provide viewings for stays under 12 weeks.

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?

Unfortunately, this residence is only available to students aged 18 or over.

On occasion, subject to management approval, an exception can be made for students who turn 18 during their stay.

What is provided in your en suite room?

En-suite shower, toilet and washbasin
Bedroom furniture including a bed, wardrobe/storage, desk and chair.
There is also a data point for internet access.

How big are the rooms?

Room sizes rooms are typically between 12-13 sq meters.

Is there cycle storage?

The residence comes with plenty of secure bike storage.

What London train stations are located near the residence?

Archway Underground Station – 14-minute walk
Upper Holloway Station – 9-minute walk
Arsenal Underground Station – 24-minute walk
Finsbury Park Station – 19-minute walk

What London language schools are located near the residence?

Language Study Centres Ltd – 31-minute walk
London Speaks Languages – 29-minute walk
SKOLA English in London – 43-minute walk
TTi School of English – 38-minute walk

Which London Universities are located near the residence?

London Metropolitan University – 16-minute walk
Central St Martins (Archway Campus) – 13-minute walk
University of Leeds (London Campus) – 16-minute walk

Which London tourist attractions are located near to the residence?

Finsbury Park – 20-minute walk
Emirates Stadium – 20-minute walk
The Dome – 17-minute walk
Karl Marx’s Tomb – 22-minute walk
Thierry Henry Statue – 17-minute walk

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