UCL Accommodation

University College London, or UCL, was founded in 1826 and has since become the third largest university in the UK, with over 42,000 students from all over the globe.

With such a large number of students to house, urbanest are proud to offer UCL accommodation for undergraduates and postgraduates within walking distance of all the notable locations. Our two closest properties are our St Pancras accommodation and our King’s Cross accommodation.

University College London is just a 26-minute walk from urbanest St Pancras and a 29-minute walk from urbanest King’s Cross, ideal whether you’re a fresher or a UCL postgraduate student. On rainy days, a quick jump on the tube and you’ll quickly arrive at your university campus.

As well as being close to campus for UCL students, these UCL accommodation spots are also close to a plethora of London landmarks and things to do. From urbanest St Pancras you are just a 17-minute walk from the renowned Camden Market. Whereas our King’s Cross property is just a 20-minute tube from the British Museum.

Rooms on offer are all equipped with a range of facilities, including underfloor heating, gaming areas and our 24/7 on-site support team. They’re also ideal as UCL postgraduate student accommodation, offering relaxing study spaces and private studios perfect for the times you really need to concentrate.

To book this UCL student accommodation, please fill in our booking form. If you would like to visit any urbanest property before booking, simply drop in between 10am – 6pm Monday – Friday or arrange a virtual viewing.

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urbanest St Pancras

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urbanest King's Cross

urbanest King's Cross


Urbanest St Pancras for UCL Students

Urbanest St Pancras is a great location for UCL students. All major points of campus are less than 26 minutes’ walk away and just over 15 minutes via tube. This includes the School of Pharmacy and the Students’ Union. As well as being close to campus, this UCL student accommodation boasts riverside views, a perfect location for when you want a study-break stroll.

St Pancras Transport Links

When choosing student accommodation, it’s important to ensure you’re well connected in terms of transport links. Urbanest St Pancras is just a 15-minute walk from Camden Town station, allowing you to get across London in a matter of minutes via the Northern Line. On top of that, Euston Station is less than 20 minutes’ walk away, meaning you can easily visit friends and family, or sightsee around various cities in the UK during weekends.

Things to do near St Pancras

Urbanest St Pancras is also in a perfect location for UCL accommodation if you’re after exciting things to do around London. The British Library, which is the largest library in the world, is just a 17-minute walk away. On days where you’d like to sit in the sun, St Pancras garden is just a stone’s throw away, only a 3 minute walk from your door.

If you fancy some shopping, Camden Market offers over 1000 stalls full of food, crafts and unique gifts and is just 17 minutes’ walk away. On top of that ZSL London Zoo, which is the world’s oldest scientific zoo, is a 13 minute cycle or a 20 minute tube from your accommodation.

Related – A Student Guide To St Pancras

In terms of nightlife, Egg London hosts weekly student nights and is only 11 minutes’ walk from your door. Also several restaurants nearby are perfect for a weekend brunch, including Skip Garden and Kitchen, perfect for veggies and vegans.

Safety is always a key concern for those new to the UK capital, so check out our guide to staying safe in London.

Urbanest St Pancras Facilities

On days where you want to stay in and study, you can enjoy a range of facilities at our St Pancras UCL student accommodation. For example, communal spaces where you can relax with your flatmates, such as study rooms or gaming areas.

Each accommodation also offers underfloor heating, superfast broadband, a luxury shower room and a fully equipped kitchen, including a microwave and dishwasher. We offer a range of rooms to suit every taste and budget, from a twin room to a studio apartment.

Place Distance Tube Cycle Bus Walk
UCL School of Pharmacy 1.5 miles 18 mins 8 mins 25 mins 22 mins
UCL Institute of Education 1.3 miles 17 mins 10 mins 26 mins 26 mins
UCL Students’ Union 1.3 miles 21 mins 8 mins 24 mins 24 mins
Bloomsbury Campus 1.8 miles 24 mins 10 mins 27 mins 29 mins
Royal Free Campus 2.6 miles 25 mins 17 mins 28 mins 47 mins
Whittington Campus 3.1 miles 25 mins 17 mins 26 mins 49 mins
Euston Station 1.1 miles 17 mins 7 mins 21 mins 19 mins
Camden Market 1.2 miles 10 mins 18 mins 17 mins
The British Museum 1.8 miles 21 mins 11 mins 28 mins 32 mins
Regent’s Park 1.3 miles 29 mins 12 mins 24 mins 27 mins
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Urbanest King’s Cross for UCL Students

Also ideal for UCL accommodation, our urbanest King’s Cross accommodation is situated just 30 minutes’ walk away from campus. With a 15-minute bus ride you can access all the major points on campus, 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 UCL 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.


Place Distance Tube Cycle Bus Walk
UCL School of Pharmacy 2.0 miles 29 mins 9 mins 18 mins 25 mins
UCL Institute of Education 1.7 miles 33 mins 11 mins 20 mins 28 mins
UCL Students’ Union 1.7 miles 32 mins 9 mins 15 mins 27 mins
Bloomsbury Campus 2.2 miles 28 mins 11 mins 18 mins 32 mins
Royal Free Campus 2.7 miles 29 mins 18 mins 35 mins 49 mins
Whittington Campus 2.3 miles 42 mins 17 mins 21 mins 45 mins
Euston Station 1.6 miles 24 mins 8 mins 14 mins 23 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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