King’s College London
KCL is one of the most popular universities in London, welcoming roughly 30,000 students from across the world since it was founded in 1829. As of 2021, King’s College London ranks within the top 50 universities in the world and the 7th best university in the UK.
urbanest Student Accommodation and King’s College London have been working in partnership for the past 5 years to offer premium KCL accommodation in the heart of the city. All of our properties offer easy access to KCL campuses across London and offer a wide range of rooms and facilities with support teams on-site 24/7 to ensure you make the most of your time in London.
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Central London Living
Kings Cross Studio Rooms
Live Close to the Action
Strand, London WC2R 2LS
King’s College London Accommodation
If you are one of the lucky students heading off to King’s College next semester, then finding the right student accommodation in London will be the top of your priority list. urbanest has been delivering high-quality accommodation for students since 2008, so we know a few things about what matters when it comes to picking a place to live.
Our Hoxton accommodation is an easy 25-minute journey to the KCL Strand campus and located in a fantastic part of east London. Within a short distance of some of the most up-and-coming areas, you’re surrounded by hip bars, restaurants, and cafes, as well as art galleries, music venues, and some must-see London landmarks.
Hoxton Room Types
There are four types of rooms available in our Hoxton accommodation, so we’re sure you’ll find the right place for you. All of our rooms come with underfloor heating and a memory foam mattress to ensure you stay comfy and cosy all year.
For those who want a more social experience, then take a look at the ensuite rooms in our 6-person flats. While you get a completely private bedroom and bathroom space, your kitchen and lounge area are communal, so you can get to know your flatmates in no time. You can also share a two-person flat, which is perfect for anyone looking to move in with a friend, or if you want to go for a lower cost option.
Many of us appreciate our time alone, this can especially be the case for post-graduates or those looking for wheelchair accessible student accommodation. Our large studio apartments have the most space and come with a wet room, which is fully accessible. Studio flats have the added benefit of private kitchen space with a fridge/freezer, microwave, hob, and dishwasher, so you can cook and clean at your pace.
At urbanest we pride ourselves on providing one of the highest quality student accommodations in London, which means we have a number of luxury comforts to make your stay with us much more enjoyable.
On site there is a laundry room, gym, and café, as well as other communal spaces for both socialising and studying. This means there is no need to go off-site to find a good study space or some food, instead, you can get your work done at home without any worries.
Your safety is our top priority, so there is also a 24/7 on-site support team to help you with any worries or questions that you might have while with us.
Benefits of living in Hoxton
Hoxton is celebrated for its indie art community and is well suited to students and young professionals looking to make a base in the capital. If you enjoy vintage shopping, perusing markets, and finding delicious independent restaurants, then Hoxton is the place for you.
Close to bustling Shoreditch, there is plenty of choices when it comes to socialising and nightlife. Whether you prefer clubs, bars, the pub, or cocktails with dinner, there is something for everyone in this popular part of London. However, Hoxton itself is generally a quieter neighbourhood, which means that you can feel safe when returning home, and don’t have to worry about the city noise. Read our guide to Hoxton student life to get a feel for what it’s like living in this area.
Living here, you are also well connected to many lively and interesting areas like Islington, Hackney, and the City of London, so there is no shortage of things to see and do. urbanest Hoxton is just five-minutes walk from Old Street tube station, which connects you to the Northern Line to stops like Tottenham Court Road, Charing Cross, and London Bridge.
|Strand / Waterloo Campus||2.4 miles||–||16 mins||24 mins||42 mins|
|Guy’s Campus||2.1 miles||21 mins||13 mins||19 mins||43 mins|
|Denmark Hill Campus||4.8 miles||36 mins||30 mins||51 mins||–|
|KCL Student’s Union||2.1 miles||–||15 mins||24 mins||43 mins|
|Columbia Road Flower Market||1 mile||18 mins||7 mins||18 mins||20 mins|
|Brick Lane Market||0.9 miles||22 mins||8 mins||24 mins||24 mins|
urbanest King’s Cross
Another fantastic choice for King’s College student accommodation is urbanest King’s Cross. Located half an hour from both the Strand and Guy’s campuses in the sought-after Coal Drops Yard, next to King’s Cross station, this is one of the best-connected places to be in London.
King’s Cross Room Types
In our King’s Cross building there are multiple room options to suit your needs. Our private and ensuite rooms are in clusters of 4 or 8, where you will have communal kitchen and living spaces, but your own private shower room. These are a great choice for making new friends and creating a community with the people in your flat, many of whom may be from a very difference place than you!
The studio flats are perfect for those wanting more space and a quieter experience. With these you get your own bathroom, living room, and kitchen facilities.
King’s Cross Facilities
There are two main communal areas in our King’s Cross building: on the mezzanine is a study space that has private and communal workspaces, as well as iMacs and internet for residents to use freely. Secondly, the 13th floor is dedicated to a large social space with a TV, gaming area, and plenty of seating. No matter what kind of experience you are looking for, our King’s Cross accommodation is perfectly designed to meet the social and academic demands of student life.
On a more practical note, urbanest King’s Cross also has security at the forefront. There is a bike storage and free bikes, an electronic key entry system, and 24/7 on-site support team to help with anything that may come up.
Benefits of living in King’s Cross
When thinking about where to live in London, King’s Cross is a top choice for many people. A few minutes’ walk from King’s Cross and St. Pancras station, you have access to multiple tube lines, as well as overground travel, and the Eurostar into Europe.
Living in King’s Cross, you’re perfectly situated for both tourist hotspots like Oxford Street, the British Museum, and London Zoo, and discovering hidden gems in east London’s Shoreditch and Hackney. Read our top things to do and see around King’s Cross for more information on the wealth of activity going on in this busy part of London.
|Strand / Waterloo Campus||2.4 miles||27 mins||17 mins||29 mins||40 mins|
|Guy’s Campus||3.4 miles||31 mins||24 mins||40 mins||55 mins|
|Denmark Hill Campus||5.4 miles||39 mins||34 mins||–||–|
|KCL Student’s Union||2.4 miles||27 mins||17 mins||29mins||48 mins|
|Camden Market||1.6 miles||–||13 mins||19 mins||22 mins|
|The British Museum||2.2 miles||23 mins||12 mins||24 mins||35 mins|
|Regent’s Park||1.8 miles||38 mins||15 mins||24 mins||32 mins|