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Located in Surrey, in southern England, Guildford is a large town complete with the bustle of a big city and serene scenes of nature. With around 30,000 students calling it home, it houses some of the best universities in the United Kingdom namely, the University of Surrey, Guildford College, University of Law, Guildford School of Acting to name a few. The student accommodation in Guildford provides the best facilities and ensures students can comfortably ease into their new homes and the city.

Guildford strikes a perfect balance with a place preserving yet taking from the old and transforming it into a modern, thriving city with its roots steeped in history and culture. There’s a list of interesting sights to see and things to do in Guildford. The Guildford Castle, Guildford Cathedral, Guildford Museum, Watts’ Gallery are some of the popular sites to visit in the city.

Strategically located student houses in Guildford are an added perk because they make daily amenities, university and a social life easily accessible to students. Student flats in Guildford come at an affordable rate and are another reason the city is a top choice for students.

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Student Accommodation Guildford

You can find any student accommodation on UniAcco, where you can compare student housing options basis price, amenities, distance from universities, features and more. Feel free to consult our super-friendly team of experts over a call, chat or email who can suggest you the top options as per your requirements. Choose from over a thousand student housing options across Guildford. Whether you are looking for private studios, halls or flats to share with other students, we have got it covered.

Cost of Living in Guildford

  Expense  Monthly Cost (GBP) 
  Off-Campus Accommodation   640
  On-Campus Accommodation   632
  Food (60 meals)     340
  Utilities  224
  Groceries  68
  Transportation  63
  Entertainment  50
  Clothes  38


Student housing experience in Guildford

Guildford has maritime weather which means it has cool summers and mild winters. Guildford House Gallery is an art gallery on High Street operated by the council from a 17th-century Grade I listed townhouse. Guildford Museum houses archaeology, local history and needlework displays. Yvonne Arnaud Theatre is the town's principal commercial theatre. The Electric Theatre opened in 1997 and hosts performances by musicians and amateur drama groups, it hosts regular film, family and music festivals as well as comedy, a Riverside Cafe Bar and Terrace are also present. Guildford has an Odeon cinema multiplex, which in June 2007 was the first cinema in the world to show digital 4K films to the public.

What makes Guildford unique?

Due to recent development running north from Guildford, and linking to the Woking area, Guildford now officially forms the southwestern tip of the Greater London Built-up Area, as defined by the Office for National Statistics.

Universities to study in Guildford

University of SurreyUniversity of Law, Guildford

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I apply for student accommodation?

Applying for student accommodation with UniAcco is very easy. Figure out which property you like, after that you can make a request to book the room or flat for the dates you need it. After clicking "Book Now", we'll ask you to leave your contact details so that one of our experts can call you and take you through the next steps and eventually sign the contract.

You don't have to worry about costs as UniAcco does not charge you anything for this service, you'll only need to pay the rent to your chosen landlord.

Can I get any options for my contract length?

Most property contracts last for one academic year. If you have a plan for a longer or shorter stay, You can contact our team, and our property consultants will be surely able to provide information regarding which properties are open for different contract lengths.

Are my bills included in the rent?

This depends on the property you rent, but most of our London properties have bills included, so you're only going to pay the rent and nothing else. Remember to make sure that this is the case with the property you have chosen.

What do our different room types mean?

Ensuite: Private room with private bathroom and shared kitchen and living area.

Non-Ensuite: Private room with shared bathroom, kitchen and living area.

Studio: Private room with private bathroom as well as a kitchen.

Standard(6 bed & 4-bed sharing): Private room with shared bathroom, kitchen and living area.

Twodio: Private room (in a 2 bedroom flat) with Private bathroom and a kitchen that is shared between 2 people.

Threedio: Private room (in a 3 bedroom flat) with Private bathroom and a kitchen that is shared between 3 people.

Twin Ensuite: Room (shared between 2 people) with attached bathroom where the kitchen and living area shared with more tenants.

Dorms: 4 or more people sharing the same dormitory.

Two Bedroom and 3 bedroom Apartments: Private rooms with Private/Shared bathrooms (varying from property to property) and a communal kitchen and living area

How safe is it to rent student accommodation in the private sector?

We cautiously choose our properties before featuring on a website. Our student accommodation providers are trustworthy, and they provide housing options which are safe to use.

What is a guarantor? Do I need one?

A guarantor is a person (often a family member) that signs an agreement of being financially responsible for paying the rent in case the tenant is unable to. Many properties require a guarantor if the tenant wishes to pay the rent in instalments.

Can I schedule a tour of a property before I book?

Of course! To arrange a viewing of a property, we need you to complete an application form on our website. As soon as we have all your details, you can contact our booking experts, and they will arrange a property viewing for you.

What if my questions are not included here?

In this case, you can directly contact our property consultants. They will be happy to help you out.


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