The Hottest Student Accommodations Near Cardiff University That Students Just Can’t Get Enough Of

The Hottest Student Accommodations Near Cardiff University That Students Just Can’t Get Enough Of

Written by Pierre Noronha

Born and raised in Mumbai, Pierre Noronha thought that he was destined to be a Chartered Accountant, but all that changed when he discovered his love for writing. Taking this new found passion forward, he started working as a content writer for UniAcco.

June 24, 2020

Cardiff – the capital city of Wales is one of the most advanced cities in the country. So be ready to be spoilt for choice when it comes to selecting the best student accommodation in Cardiff. The most prominent university in Cardiff – Cardiff University – attracts students from all over the world. In the 2018/19 academic year, the university saw an undergraduate enrolment of 23,960 and a total enrolment of 33,190 (according to HESA data for 2018/19), making it one of the ten largest universities in the UK. If you’ve got your eyes fixed on attending Cardiff University, then feast your eyes on this list of the best and hottest student accommodations near Cardiff University.

The West Wing

The Hottest Student Accommodations Near Cardiff University That Students Just Can’t Get Enough Of

Who wouldn’t want to live in a student accommodation that offers a stunning range of room configurations like en-suite rooms, studio rooms and even penthouse apartments? Apart from a host of modern amenities and high-quality service, every room comes with a WiFi connection, a bed and a wardrobe. Students’ lives will be considerably easier because Cardiff University is just a short 6-minute drive away. 

Location –

The West Wing Glossop Rd Adamsdown Cardiff, CF24 0JU

Room Types – 

  • En-suite rooms
  • Studio rooms
  • Penthouse apartments

Amenities – 

Bike storage, communal area, study area, electronic key fob entry system, an on-site gym, CCTV security system, contents insurance, all-inclusive utility bills, a dining room and 24/7 dedicated support. 

Price Range –

£119 – £262/week

Nearby Restaurant/Pub/Nightclub – 

  • I Giardini Di Sorrento
  • The Salad Bar
  • The Ernest Willows

City Heights

The Hottest Student Accommodations Near Cardiff University That Students Just Can’t Get Enough Of

This is an ideal accommodation for students, as Cardiff University is only a 5-minute drive away. You can always commute to your university by bus (nearest bus stop – Strathnairn Street) or simply walk it down! On weekends, students can make use of the main on-site amenities or visit tourist attractions like National Museum Cardiff, Bute Park and Cardiff Castle. 

Location –

City Heights 199-209 City Road Roath Cardiff, CF24 3JR

Room Types – 

  • Studio rooms
  • One bed apartments

Amenities –

Communal area, study area, bike storage, specially-abled access, 24/7 dedicated support, social events, a games room, contents insurance, all-inclusive utility bills, electronic key fob entry system, vending machines, a garden, an on-site gym and CCTV security system.

Price Range –

£189 – £229/week

Nearby Restaurant/Pub/Nightclub – 

  • Saray Express
  • Royal George
  • PRYZM

Crown Place

Apart from being just a 4-minute walk away from Cardiff University, this student accommodation is surrounded by other universities like the University of Wales and Wales International Academy of Voice. The rooms at Crown Place are exquisite and come with a WiFi connection, a study desk and a bed. Besides, there is 24/7 dedicated staff available at the beck and call of students.

Location –

1-6 St Andrew’s Pl, Cardiff CF10 3BE, United Kingdom

Room Types – 

  • Studio rooms
  • Apartments 

Amenities –

All inclusive-utility bills, pool and air hockey tables, study spaces, an on-site gym, communal space, on-site laundry facilities, bike storage, a courtyard, a cinema, contents insurance, free breakfast on Thursdays and a gaming area.

Price Range –

£135 – £310/week

Nearby Restaurant/Pub/Nightclub – 

  • Pen & Wig
  • Park House Restaurant & Wine Bar
  • Thirty Three 

Livin

Livin provides the best ‘bang for your buck’ for student accommodation in Cardiff. Despite its low price point, Livin offers excellent studio rooms along with modern amenities. What’s more, it takes just 5-minutes to reach the city centre. 

Location –

Livin 21-27 City Road Cardiff, CF24 3BJ

Room Types – 

  • Studio rooms

Amenities –

All inclusive-utility bills, study spaces, an on-site gym, bike storage, TV in the communal area, communal space, on-site laundry facilities, contents insurance, gaming area, on-site maintenance and vending machines.

Price Range –

£145 – £159/week

Nearby Restaurant/Pub/Nightclub – 

  • Bombay Grill
  • The Four Elms – J W Basset Pub 
  • Pulse

The Fitzalan

The Fitzalan is located just outside the city centre, close to Cardiff University. This student accommodation strives to give students the best living experience. This can be seen in their unique private gardens with BBQs and music practice rooms. Besides, their amazing on-site staff will make you feel like royalty.

Location –

The Fitzalan Newport Rd Cardiff, CF24 0AN 

Room Types – 

  • En-suite rooms
  • Studio rooms

Amenities –

All inclusive-utility bills, study spaces, an on-site gym, a games room, a music practice room, a cinema, private gardens with BBQs, contents insurance, bike storage, laundry facilities, communal area and social events. 

Price Range –

£139 – £193/week

Nearby Restaurant/Pub/Nightclub – 

  • The Clink Cymru
  • The Central Bar
  • Pulse

Glendower House

This student accommodation provides a wide range of studio rooms that come fully furnished with a WiFi connection, study desk and a bed. The staff at Glendower House is highly receptive to your needs, so don’t hesitate to ask for help. Cardiff University is just a 5-minute walk away, making Glendower House very popular among students.

Location –

Glendower House St Andrews Lane Cardiff, CF10 3DJ

Room Types –

  • En-suite rooms
  • Studio rooms

Amenities – 

all inclusive-utility bills, a games room, bike storage, communal space, a cinema, an on-site gym, on-site laundry facilities, contents insurance and a study room. 

Price Range – 

£150 – £208/week

Nearby Restaurant/Pub/Nightclub – 

  • Barn Rotisserie Peruvian
  • Fairyland Chinese Restaurant
  • Tiger Tiger Cardiff 

Lumis Student Living

Lumis Student Living is the epitome of “comfort living on a budget”. Although they provide only en-suite rooms, the standard of these rooms is really high. You can expect a microwave, an electric stove, a fridge, a bed, a study desk & chair and a WiFi connection in every room. There is a dedicated on-site staff that is always ready to help you out! 

Location –

Lumis Student Living Capital Quarter Tyndall St Cardiff, CF10 4BZ

Room Types – 

  • En-suite rooms

Amenities –

A games room, communal space, on-site laundry facilities, an on-site gym, bike storage, contents insurance, all inclusive-utility bills, a cinema room, meeting rooms, on-site maintenance, study spaces and parcel service. 

Price Range – 

£118 – £122/week

Nearby Restaurant/Pub/Nightclub – 

  • The Customs Shed
  • Viva Brazil Cardiff
  • The Great Western

54 Malefant Street

54 Malefant Street is a charming student accommodation located in the outskirts of the Cardiff city centre. That being said, Cardiff University is only a 6-minute drive away. Getting around the city is a breeze thanks to Cathays train station and Gladstone School bus stop.

Location –

54 Malefant Street, Cardiff, CF24 4QH

Room Types – 

  • En-suite rooms

Amenities –

A garden, CCTV security system, paid laundry, communal relaxing & study area, 24/7 dedicated staff and parcel receipt service. 

Price Range –

£100/week

Nearby Restaurant/Pub/Nightclub – 

  • Mowgli’s Crwys Road Indian Restaurant Cardiff Premier Cuisine
  • Domino’s
  • Crwys

9 Llantwit Street

If you are on a tight budget, 9 Llantwit Street is your saviour. They offer excellent en-suite rooms with many useful amenities like free laundry facilities, 24/7 on-site staff, and much more. Cardiff University is right next to this property so you can hop, skip and jump directly to class! 

Location –

9 Llantwit Street, Cardiff, CF24 4AJ

Room Types – 

  • En-suite rooms

Amenities –

Communal areas, a study area, 24/7 dedicated service, a garden, free laundry facilities, all-inclusive utility bills and CCTV security system. 

Price Range –

£118/week

Nearby Restaurant/Pub/Nightclub – 

  • The Hellenic Eatery
  • The Flora
  • Domino’s

Ty Pont Haearn

Ty Pont Haearn is located right on the edge of the city centre. This provides easy access to restaurants, nightclubs, supermarkets and theatre that are in the heart of the city. Students can reach Cardiff University in only 8-minutes. On weekends, you watch a game of football at the iconic Principality Stadium. 

Location – 

Pellet Street, Cardiff, CF10 4FS

Room Types –

  • En-suite rooms
  • Studio rooms

Amenities – 

Paid laundry, contents insurance, vending machines, bike storage, social events, electronic key fob entry system, communal area, study area, CCTV security system and 24/7 dedicated staff. 

Price Range – 

£115 – £167/week

Nearby Restaurant/Pub/Nightclub – 

  • Chapel 1877 Bar & Restaurant
  • Wahaca Cardiff
  • The Smoke Haus
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