King’s College London
urbanest Student Accommodation and King’s College London have been working in partnership for the past 5 years to offer Kings College London students the best accommodation in the city, and look forward to welcoming hundreds more King’s students to London in September.
From the cafe culture of Hoxton to the iconic Tower Bridge; the riverside skyline of Westminster Bridge and Vauxhall to the bustling new quarter of King’s Cross with urbanest’s student rooms you can live in the area of central London that suits you.
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. There has never been a better time to choose urbanest – speak to the team today!
Central London Living
Kings Cross Studio Rooms
Live Close to the Action
Strand, London WC2R 2LS
urbanest Hoxton is an easy 25 minute ride by either tube or bus from King College London’s Strand campus. It is also located in one of central London’s hippest districts. Within easy reach of the building are Shoreditch, with its cutting edge bars, galleries, restaurants, live music venues and cafes, and Old street, home to London’s burgeoning tech start-up community.
Old Street is the closest underground station for urbanest Hoxton residents – just a 5 minute walk away. This provides quick access to many central locations such as London Bridge or Euston via the Northern line. There are also many buses that leave from right outside the front door.
Things to do
Hoxton is celebrated for its indie art community, offering many contemporary galleries to stroll around during a day off. As well as the art scene, the area is home to some of London’s best markets, including Columbia Road Flower Market and Brick Lane Market. Here you can browse a range of floral or craft gifts, vintage clothing, record stalls and street food outlets. For a quiet afternoon in the summer why not grab an artisan coffee from one of the many coffee shops nearby and relax in Hoxton Square or Shoreditch Park which is just 7 minutes from your door.
Finally, urbanest Hoxton boasts a range of facilities to make you want to stay indoors. The building offers excellent communal areas in which you can socialise with fellow students, including a roof terrace and a gym room. On the ground floor is the newly refurbished café offering several delicious street food options. All rooms and studios at urbanest Hoxton offer many home comforts including large beds, plenty of storage, underfloor heating and a luxury shower.
|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
Also ideal for King’s College students, our urbanest King’s Cross accommodation is situated just a 25 minute journey away from Strand capus, including the student’s union and the main educational buildings. On top of that, you’re in the heart of London, so there are plenty of things to do and see.
King’s Cross Transport Links
Urbanest King’s Cross is only 15 minutes’ walk from King’s Cross St Pancras Underground Station, where you can access the Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern, Piccadilly and Victoria line. On top of that, King’s Cross train station is just a 13-minute walk from your door. This allows you to get across the UK easily. If you fancy venturing further, St Pancras is home to the Eurostar, offering trains to Germany, the Netherlands, France and Belgium.
Related – How to get around King’s Cross
Things To Do Near King’s Cross
You’re never short on things to do in King’s Cross. People from all over the world come to this area due to famous sights, including the renowned platform 9 ¾ from Harry Potter, which is based inside the King’s Cross and St Pancras International Station. You’re also a 30 minute tube ride away from Regent’s Park, which is perfect for a picnic in the summer.
Related – A Student Guide to King’s Cross
You can also expect a range of restaurants within walking distance. For example tapas restaurant Camino King’s Cross, or Bombay style café Dishoom. For a more unique night, Bloomsbury Lanes, a 1950’s inspired bowling alley, is just 20 minutes away on the tube.
Urbanest King’s Cross Facilities
At urbanest King’s Cross, we offer a variety of rooms for every budget, from en-suite rooms to luxury studio apartments. These King’s College London student accommodation rooms boast facilities such as superfast broadband, underfloor heating and a luxury shower room. There’s also a 24/7 on-site support team should you need any help. All urbanest accommodation comes with contents insurance but if you’d like to learn more about why it’s important, check out our guide to student contents insurance.
|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|