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From £135 / week
2 Offers + Bills Included
Newport Road Lane, Cardiff, CF24 0SP
Distance from Kings Monkton School
5 mins
5 mins
2 mins
Dual Occupancy
Fast Selling
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Introducing Eclipse

Eclipse Overview

Eclipse, a highly regarded student accommodation in Cardiff, is specifically designed to meet the unique needs and preferences of university students. Situated in the heart of the city, Eclipse student accommodation offers convenient access to top universities, attractions, and points of interest. Throughout their stay, students at Eclipse can fully immerse themselves in the vibrant city, discovering an array of entertainment options and engaging in weekend activities.

Cardiff, the capital city of Wales, serves as an appealing destination for students from around the globe. With its renowned universities, lively social scene, and rich cultural heritage, Cardiff attracts a substantial student population. Cardiff University, Cardiff Metropolitan University, and the University of South Wales are among the institutions that contribute to the thriving student community. Whether one seeks bustling nightlife, picturesque outdoor spaces, or world-class cultural sites, Cardiff offers something for every student. From its diverse culinary scene to its dynamic arts and music scenes, Cardiff provides an all-encompassing student experience.

Eclipse Location

Eclipse is conveniently situated just a 7-minute drive from Cardiff University and a mere 3 minutes from the University of South Wales. Surrounding the area are numerous student hotspots, including popular restaurants, bars, and cafes. One such gem is the Waterloo Tea Cafe, a trendy spot offering a wide selection of teas and delicious food. Those looking to experience Cardiff's vibrant nightlife will find an array of clubs and bars within walking distance, particularly in the Greyfriars Road area where Walkabout, Pryzm, and Tiger Tiger await. Cardiff also boasts several notable tourist attractions, such as the historic Cardiff Castle, a mere 15-minute walk from Eclipse, and the National Museum Cardiff, housing impressive art and natural history exhibits, which can be reached with a pleasant 20-minute stroll.

Eclipse Transportation

Eclipse Cardiff is ideal for those studying at the University of Cardiff and is conveniently located with easy access to campus. Students can hop on the D bus, which runs every 10-15 minutes and takes around 15 minutes to reach the Streatham campus, making it a quick and convenient commute. The nearest bus stop, Cardiff Royal Infirmary 4, is just a stone's throw away from this student housing in Cardiff. Moreover, the city centre is within walking distance, providing access to the train station and bus connections. With regular bus services operating throughout the day and evening, students can easily explore all the exciting things Cardiff has to offer.

Eclipse Features

This Cardiff student accommodation offers students a range of modern amenities for a comfortable and enjoyable living experience. The rooms feature double beds with under-bed storage, double wardrobes with shelves and mirrors, electronic room keys, and luxury adjustable study chairs. The kitchen/living areas are well-equipped with 50" smart televisions, combination microwaves, breakfast bars, under-counter fridges, and induction hobs. The accommodation also provides social spaces such as a party room, terrace, and private cinema, as well as a 24-hour concierge, gym, and grab-go breakfast service. Additional amenities include on-site laundry facilities, a Karaoke room, high-speed Wi-Fi, and plenty of shelving space. Eclipse is the perfect place for students to call home while studying in Cardiff.

Eclipse Room Types

Eclipse provides a variety of student-friendly accommodation options, including en-suite rooms, studios, one-bed apartments, and two-bed apartments. Whether you prefer the privacy of a studio or the social atmosphere of shared living in an apartment, Eclipse has the perfect choice for you. The accommodation is designed with students in mind, offering amenities that promote productivity, relaxation, and socialization. 


Nearby Places of Interest:

  • Cardiff Castle - 1.6 miles
  • National Museum Cardiff - 1.8 miles
  • Cardiff Bay - 3.2 miles
  • Roath Park - 0.9 miles
  • Wales Millennium Centre - 3.4 miles


Nearby Transport Options:

  • Cardiff Queen Street Station - 1.1 miles
  • Cathays Train Station - 0.6 miles
  • Albany Road Bus Stop - 0.2 miles
  • City Road Bus Stop - 0.4 miles
  • Newport Road Bus Stop - 0.1 miles


Nearby Universities:

  • Cardiff University - 1.1 miles
  • Cardiff Metropolitan University (Cyncoed Campus) - 2.9 miles
  • University of South Wales (Cardiff Campus) - 1.3 miles
  • Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama - 2.1 miles
  • Cardiff and Vale College (City Centre Campus) - 1.1 miles

Eclipse is managed by Collegiate

Price Trend

Studio Plus
Studio Plus
Ground Floor 6 Bed Ensuite
6 Bed Ensuite
Compact Studio
Compact 2 Bed
Linked Studio
Premier 2 Bed Apartment
2 Bed Ensuite
3 Bed Ensuite
Square Studio
Studio Plus
Penthouse Studio
Premier Studio
Premier Studio Plus
Ultra Studio
Ultra Studio Plus
1 Bed Apartment

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Newport Road Lane, Cardiff, CF24 0SP

Room Types in Eclipse

 UniAcco Exclusive
Generic Room
Studio Plus
  • Entire-PlaceEntire Place
  • Double-bedDual Occupancy Available
  • in-room-tvIn Room TV
  • study-deskStudy desk and chair
  • underbed-storageUnderbed Storage
Move - InDurationRentDeposit
2023-09-0951 week£194 / week£100
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Generic Room
Ground Floor 6 Bed Ensuite
  • in-room-tvIn Room TV
  • study-deskStudy desk and chair
  • underbed-storageUnderbed Storage
  • wardrobeWardrobe
  • wc-accessibleWheel Chair Accessible
Move - InDurationRentDeposit
2023-09-1051 week£135 / week£100
2023-09-1044 week£145 / week£100
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What to expect at Eclipse

Electric Stove
Utility Bills Included
Communal Relaxing & Study Area
Garden / Courtyard
Bike Storage
Karaoke Room

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Eclipse FAQs

In order to pay rent in three instalments, you will need to provide evidence of a guarantor based in the country of your accommodation, such as a family member or friend. The first rent instalment must be paid 10 days prior to your tenancy start date. Your second rent payment will be due in January, and your third and final rent instalment will be due in May.

If you are unable to provide a guarantor in the country of your accommodation, your rent payment will need to be made a year in advance, in full, 10 days prior to your tenancy start date.

For those students paying in instalments, the rent payment dates are:

1st instalment – 10 days prior to your tenancy start date
2nd instalment – the following January
3rd instalment – the following May

If you are unable to provide a guarantor in the country of your accommodation, your rent payment will need to be made in advance, in full, 10 days prior to your tenancy start date.

Of course! If you are unable to provide a guarantor in the country of your accommodation, your rent payment will need to be made a year in advance, in full,10 days prior to tenancy start dates.

Please ensure that, before you move in, you have :

Paid your deposit
Signed your tenancy agreement
Paid your first rental installment (or full rent if applicable). Please be aware, no keys will be issued to you if rent has not been paid.
Provided 1x photo ID and 1x proof of address for yourself (and your guarantor if applicable)
Provided 1x proof of Visa if required
Provided 2x passport photos and 1x proof of student status

A wide range of students live in Collegiate student accommodation, including undergraduates, postgraduate students and international students.

You will be responsible for providing a TV licence.

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