King’s Cross Features
urbanest King’s Cross offers a range of features and benefits. From a great on-site support and customer service, to high specification finishes and furnishings, there is a lot packed into every urbanest property.
- 200Mbps Broadband
- 24/7 On-Site Support Team
- Communal Relaxing & Study Areas
- Bike Store & Free to Use Bicycles
- Electronic Key Fob Entry System
- Underfloor Heating
- Microwave & Oven Combi
- Luxury Shower Room
- Fridge & Freezer
- Laundry Room
- Ironing Board
- Disabled Access
- Gaming Area
Each of the stunning lockable bedrooms features a built-in desk and desk chair in front of a panoramic window, a bed with memory foam mattress, lots of storage and under floor heating. In addition, each bedroom has a separate luxury en-suite shower room. The residents of this shared apartment share a large kitchen with island and living area including microwave/grill, ceramic hob, fan oven and a dishwasher.
Starting from: £379pw
Each open plan apartment features a built-in desk and desk chair, a comfortable small double bed with memory foam mattress, wardrobe, lots of storage and even a panoramic window with incredible views of London. This studio apartment features a luxury shower room and a modern kitchenette featuring a ceramic hob, fridge/freezer, microwave/grill and plenty of storage space.
Starting from: £529pw
AvailableLuxury Studio Apartment
Each beautiful luxury studio features a built-in desk and desk chair, a comfortable double bed with memory foam mattress, lots of storage and a panoramic window with stunning views of London. The luxury studios at urbanest King's Cross also have an individual luxury en-suite shower room and a modern kitchen.
Starting from: £599pw
Canal Reach, King's Cross, London N1C 4BD
Features at urbanest King's Cross
When you’re making a home away from home, you want to make sure you’re comfortable. Not to worry, though – our King’s Cross accommodation offers ensuite rooms, modern studios, and a plethora of extra features that make life much easier. All student flats have access to:
- 200Mbps broadband for all your studying needs, throughout the entire building
- Great beds and mattresses to help keep you well rested
- Underfloor heating – no more chilly feet in winter!
- Microwave and oven combi, perfect for roasting and quickly heating meals alike
- Fridge freezers for food and drinks
- Electronic key fobs for entry and exit – no fiddling with keychains!
- Luxury shower rooms for a great experience
- Disabled access
- Bike storage
- On-site laundry – no hunting for a laundromat
- Communal study and relaxation spaces, for work and play alike
- On-site Café for a quick coffee fix
- Bike storage on the ground floor and free-to-use bikes
- Gaming areas, great for tourneys or board game nights
- And a 24/7 On-site team, ready to support you
We also strive to keep all our accommodations safe and secure, making it easy for you to rest well. Want an insight into how? Check out our guide all about choosing safe student accommodation.
Universities Near King's Cross
urbanest King’s Cross is perfectly located next to all the top London universities. . It’s only a short walk to Central St. Martins, University College London, the University of London, and the Royal Veterinary College.
You can also travel a short distance and reach:
- London School of Economics
- King’s College London
- Imperial College London
- London Metropolitan
- …And more!
If you want to know more about all the universities, check our London Universities List to see their specialisations.
Things to do in King's Cross
When it comes to student life at King’s Cross, there’s a lot to do and see. Not only is the King’s Cross Quarter filled with amazing day and nightlife, but it’s easy to get out and explore the excitement in the surrounding areas.
Barnsbury sits to the north and is home to fantastic pubs and coffee shops, whether you’re on an evening out or in need of a quiet study spot. Clerkenwell and Islington are to the east, the latter of which is a cultural powerhouse, with must-visit locations like the Chinese Laundry and Arsenal FC. Holden is to the south, known for legal affairs and the Diamond Centre, and Euston (to the west) holds some of the best museums in the city.
If you want to stay in King’s Cross itself, there are lots to do. The Granary Square Fountains are a beautiful summer sight and a great way to cool off. At night they light up into an amazing show, so don’t leave just because the sun’s gone.
There’s also amazing restaurants, fantastic coffee shops, beautiful scenic walking routes and a number of parks and waterways to explore. Music venues also feature big and small bands, from local favourites to international tours, so keep your ears to the ground.
There’s so much to do and see in and around King’s Cross that we just can’t list them all here. We’ve made a quick guide to the best things to do and see in King’s Cross, however, if you want more ideas!
Local amenities in King's Cross
King’s Cross may be a gateway to adventures in and out of London, but there’s a lot of good amenities for day-to-day life as well. Getting to know your local supermarket should be a key part of your first week, as well as locating a pharmacy, a doctor, and so on.
Thankfully, King’s Cross has plenty of amenities right at its door. Finding a place for food shopping is no hard task, with many options just a 5-minute walk away. There are also great takeaways, coffee shops and restaurants all around.
King's Cross Transport Links
Located in the borough of Camden, King’s Cross is one of the major transport links in the entire city. This makes it a fantastic spot for transport links both across and in or out of the capital. Our residents know a thing or two about how to get around urbanest King’s Cross, but let’s break down some basic information for you here!
Six London Underground lines stop at the station – Circle Line, Hammersmith and City, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line and the Victoria Line), and the station itself is only a 12 minute walk away.
If you want to get out of London for a weekend, King’s Cross is one of the big ways to do just that. Routes from the capital to Cardiff, Bristol, Manchester, Leeds, Edinburgh and more start at this location, making it a great start to any weekend adventure.
For those looking to take a trip abroad, a quick walk over to St. Pancreas will give you access to the Eurostar trains that head right to Brussels and Paris. There are also fantastic links to all the London airports, perfect for our international students.
There are also great bus connections, with the 390 and 274 routes stopping nearby. These are perfect for getting across London if you want to see more of your surroundings and are handy routes to many key links in the area.