KCL Student Accommodation

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 luxury rooms and facilities with support teams on-site 24/7 to ensure you make the most of your time in London.

As one of the top universities in the world and one of the oldest in the UK, it’s no wonder King’s College London is such a keystone for study in the city. Welcoming over 29,000 students from over 100 countries worldwide, it is a powerhouse in the world of academia.

Central London Living

Central London Living

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King's Cross Studio Apartment Kings Cross Studio Rooms

Kings Cross Studio Rooms

Live Close to the Action

Live Close to the Action

Strand, London WC2R 2LS

Our King’s College London Accommodation

You’ve worked hard to get your place at King’s College London, and now you want to get everything settled and ready for the big starting day. We have worked closely with KCL to provide their students with a premium experience throughout their studies; you can even be placed in flats exclusively reserved for King’s students while socialising with residents studying across the many different institutions in the capital. The two closest locations are urbanest City and urbanest King’s Cross, both with unique facilities to make your stay as comfortable as possible.

Urbanest City

Our City of London accommodation is an easy 15-minute journey to the KCL Strand campus and is located in the heart of the financial district, near the Thames. Within a short distance of some of the most central areas, you’re surrounded by hip bars, restaurants, and cafes, as well as art galleries, music venues, and must-see London landmarks.

Why Live In City?

This KCL-approved accommodation is in one of the most sought-after areas of London, near Fenchurch Street station and the iconic Spitalfields Market. It’s one of the best-connected places to live, just a few minutes from tube stops on different lines, national rail terminals like Liverpool Street Station, and even international connections.

So close to campus and everything that London has to offer, City urbanest is hard to beat for the ultimate student experience. Explore our City area guide to find out more of the best places to visit.

 Types Of Rooms At urbanest City

There are three types of rooms available in our City accommodation: private rooms, en-suite rooms and studios (with a large studio option also available). All 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, take a look at the ensuite rooms in our shared 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 and have friends over. You can also share a two-person flat, which is perfect for anyone looking to move in with a friend or for a cost-effective option.

Our large studio apartments have the most space and come with a wet room, which is fully accessible for wheelchair users. 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 own pace.

What’s Facilities Are Available At urbanest City?

At urbanest, we pride ourselves on providing one of the highest quality KCL accommodations in London, which means we have a number of luxury comforts to make your stay with us much more enjoyable.

You’ll be able to enjoy a variety of on-site facilities designed to make your day-to-day effortless, like super-fast Wi-Fi throughout the building, communal and private study spaces, laundry, and free bikes and bike storage. London has fantastic infrastructure for cyclists, encouraging people to reduce emissions and get active, so take advantage of your proximity to KCL and take the scenic route!

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.

Place Distance Tube Cycle Bus Walk
Strand / Waterloo Campus 2 miles 14 mins 12 mins 11 mins 40 mins
Guy’s Campus 1.1 miles 19 mins 6 mins 14 mins 21 mins
Denmark Hill Campus 4 miles  30 mins 23 mins  34 mins  1 hour
KCL Student’s Union 1.9 miles 17 mins 13 mins 29 mins 39 mins
Columbia Road Flower Market   1.6 mile 25 mins 10 mins 23 mins 32 mins
Brick Lane Market 1 mile 17 mins 6 mins 15 mins 20 mins


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urbanest King’s Cross

Another fantastic choice for King’s College student accommodation is urbanest King’s Cross. We’re located half an hour from both the Strand and Guy’s campuses in the sought-after Coal Drops Yard. And of course, we’re right next to King’s Cross station making this one of the best-connected places to live in London.

Why Live In King’s Cross?

King’s Cross is such a central and iconic location in London. Not only is it great for transportation around London, thanks to having access to multiple tube lines, but it also means you’re super close to King’s Cross and St. Pancras station. This makes the whole country your oyster, and with the Eurostar into Europe, you can even go beyond that for an amazing weekend!

There’s also so much to do in King’s Cross itself. You’re perfectly situated for tourist hotspots like Oxford Street, the British Museum, and London Zoo, alongside other gems in east London such as Shoreditch and Hackney. For more information, explore the best things to do and places to see in King’s Cross too.

Of course, the fact that it’s close to all the key KCL locations is another upside of our King’s Cross location. The KCL Strand Campus, for instance, is only a 17-minute cycle away or roughly 30 minutes via public transportation. This means less time travelling and more time focused on your studies and your future.

 Types Of Rooms At Urbanest King’s Cross

Our King’s Cross location has two main kinds of room: en-suites and studio apartments. We also offer a luxury studio option for those that need the extra space.

Our ensuite rooms are in clusters of 4 or 8 and include a communal kitchen and living spaces. You’ll also have your own private shower room, giving you privacy where you need it most. These are a great choice for making new friends and creating a community with the people in your flat, which is especially great when you’re new to a city as big as London!

For those who want a bit more space to themselves, our large studio apartments make a great alternative. You get your own bathroom, living room and kitchen, as well as a quieter space perfect for studying and relaxing alike.

What’s Available At urbanest King’s Cross?

Our King’s Cross accommodation features two main communal areas: on the mezzanine is a study space that has private and communal workspaces with free WiFi available for residents. On the 13th floor is a space dedicated to social gatherings, with a TV, gaming area, and plenty of seating.

We also have a large reception space, perfect for meeting up with friends, and an on-site restaurant that serves your culinary needs.

On a more practical note, urbanest King’s Cross also has security at the forefront. There is bike storage and free bikes, an electronic key entry system, and a 24/7 on-site support team to help with anything that may come up, alongside all the standard facilities you’d expect from KCL student accommodation.


KCL Student Accommodation FAQs

What should I look for in KCL accommodation?

When looking for KCL student accommodation, you want to consider how long it’ll take for you to reach your main campus of study. You’ll also want to consider the facilities available, the local amenities, and your budget.

 When should I book my KCL accommodation with urbanest?

Once you have your offer confirmed, you should look to book your student accommodation ASAP. This will give you more time to decide what kind of room you want or need for your stay with urbanest, as well as give you the most options.

How can I book a place at one of urbanest’s KCL residences?

Booking a room with urbanest is simple. Just click the “Get in touch” button below, and we’ll walk you through the options available and where would be best for your stay. Please note availability is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Have more questions? Check out our full FAQ.

Place Distance Tube Cycle Bus Walk
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
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