Glasgow’s club and bar scene competes with top cities like Manchester and London. It is no secret that the Glaswegians are extremely fond of their pubs and a good time all round and this residence is right in the heart of the city centre so you will never be far from the action.
The residence is located on Miller Street within the centre of Glasgow where you will find literally hundreds of places to eat out with a variety of cuisines from all over the world – meaning that there really isn’t a need for you to cook EVER! You will find wonderful Japanese cuisine in Ichiban; great food and cocktails at Max’s Bar and Grill, and even a 60’s inspired restaurant in Strata. If you venture out just slightly you will find an even bigger selection of places to eat at George Street.
If you just want some good old comfort food and something a little more familiar there are an assortment of national chain favourites including Nando’s, AST, TGI Friday’s, Wagamama and Five Guys. There is something for all tastes and budgets – making this the perfect residence for all those foodies out there.
Glasgow has an astonishing 35 museums and art galleries, the most popular of them all being The Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum; it is one of the most visited free (yes FREE) museums in the UK and just a 10-minute drive away from the residence.
Live music in Glasgow is very popular and there are a variety of venues which offer live entertainment. The O2 Academy Glasgow is just over a 15-minute walk away from the residence and plays host to loads of famous acts. For a real taste of Glasgow’s music scene visit King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut – which can proudly boast that the band Oasis were first discovered there!
The residence has 181 rooms which are a combination of a selection of En-suite rooms, along with some Studios too. The En-suite rooms all have your own bathroom within the room of which the resident’s then have access to a fully fitted kitchen with a large living/communal area built in which you would share with nine flatmates. There are three different sizes of En-suite rooms within the residence, so depending on whether you have more than the normal amount of shoes, clothes and books you can always choose a Deluxe En-suite to still have room for yourself! Studios include your own en-suite bathroom and private kitchenette. All rooms are fully furnished with a comfortable small double bed (a double bed in the larger en-suite rooms), a study desk with a chair and a wardrobe.
The residence comes with an on-site laundry room and wireless internet in every bedroom and throughout the residence – so you’ll be able to still check your twitter from the Wi-Fi whilst doing your laundry at the same time. As you have everything right on your doorstep without the need to commute extensively, you may wish to utilise those travel moments to incorporate a routine of riding a bike to mix things up from walking or taking the bus – well do not fret about the safety of your bicycle – there is an on-site cycle storage as a little home for your bike!
Not only does your bike get safety within the residence, you will find 24 hour CCTV monitoring along with 24 hour staff presence (whether it is the residence team, or security), so you never need to feel alone or unsafe! You will also find the residence has its own maintenance team who will fix anything that goes wrong in your room at a time that is suitable for you! You’ll never want to leave the residence to go home with the mass amount of support networks you have within this residence!
The Glasgow Argyle Street residence has a range of en suite and studio rooms available.
More details below:
This is a single en-suite room measuring around 14m². 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 9 flatmates.
Available: 22 Jul 2018 - 01 Sep 2018
This is a single en-suite room measuring around 16m². The room has a comfortable double bed, a desk area and private bathroom, as well as a wardrobe, under-bed storage and plenty of wall 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: 22 Jul 2018 - 01 Sep 2018
This is a premium en-suite room measuring around 16m². 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 9 flatmates.
Available: 22 Jul 2018 - 01 Sep 2018
This is a single en-suite studio measuring around 17m². 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. The studio is fully equipped with a private kitchenette. There is free Wi-Fi in each bedroom and throughout the building.
Available: 22 Jul 2018 - 01 Sep 2018
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.
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.
Smoking is not permitted in any indoor area in the UK. Please use the designated smoking areas found outside the residence.
Unfortunately, no pets are permitted in any of our residences.
This residence offers dedicated laundry facilities where you can wash and dry your clothes.
Yes, all utility bills are included in the price of the room, including gas, electric and Wi-Fi internet.
Yes, there is wireless internet in every bedroom and throughout the building.
No, there is no curfew. You will be living independently, you will have your own key and can come and go as you please.
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.
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.
En-suite rooms include features such as a private bathroom, a comfortable small double bed (with a double bed in the larger rooms), your own desk for study and Wi-Fi connected work space.
The minimum stay is 1 week.
Rooms are typically 14-17 square meters.
Really, we are very happy with our room at the residence. James in the residences team has helped us with all aspects of our booking and we would like to say, big thank you from the bottom of our hearts!!!Dmitriy and Maria, two students from Russia: Residence booking
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