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iQ Opal Court

From £138 / week
2 Offers + Bills Included
60 Lancaster Rd, Leicester LE1 7HA, United Kingdom
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Introducing iQ Opal Court

iQ Opal Court Overview

iQ Opal Court is a popular student accommodation in Leicester and a best option for overseas students looking for high-quality, comfortable housing. This modern and purpose-built student accommodation provides a variety of fully furnished and self-contained studios and apartments that are intended to satisfy the needs of today's students. With convenient access to public transportation and near proximity to the University of Leicester and De Montfort University, iQ Opal Court is an excellent choice for students seeking convenience, comfort, and a dynamic community.

As an international student, studying and living in Leicester can be a terrific experience. The city is well-known for its diversified culture, welcoming atmosphere, and low cost of living. It provides students with a unique and fascinating experience by offering a variety of cultural and recreational activities such as museums, galleries, parks, restaurants, and shopping centres. IQ Opal Court, located in Leicester, provides pleasant and modern housing with a variety of amenities, making it a good choice for international students.

iQ Opal Court Location

IQ Opal Court is ideally placed on Eastern Boulevard, between the Universities of Leicester and De Montfort. There are various neighbouring restaurants serving Italian, Indian, and Chinese food, as well as retail stores and supermarkets where you may get your daily essentials. There are various pubs, cafés, and movies close for students' enjoyment. A short bus ride away is the city centre, which offers a broader selection of cultural and leisure activities such as museums, galleries, parks, and retail centres.

iQ Opal Court Transportation

IQ Opal Court is conveniently located near several public transport options, making it easy for students to get around the city. The closest bus stop is just a few minutes walk away, with frequent buses to the city centre and other destinations in Leicester. The Leicester train station is also within easy reach, providing connections to other major cities in the UK, such as London, Birmingham, and Manchester. Additionally, the accommodation is located near the St. Margaret's Bus Station, which offers connections to the surrounding areas and airports. With these transport options, students can easily explore Leicester and beyond.

iQ Opal Court Features

There are lots of communal areas to relax in on-site, as well as a gaming room, study area, and private dining room. All rooms provide the necessities of student life, such as a bed, a study space with a desk, chair, and storage, and a shower room with a sink and toilet. Residents at Opal Court get access to iQ's frequent online and onsite social activities, as well as free WiFi, all-inclusive bills, and onsite maintenance services. 

iQ Opal Court Room Types

iQ Opal Court has a wide range of en suite rooms, studios, and apartments. Silver En Suites and bigger Gold En Suites both have all of the requirements of student life, such as a compact double or double bed. There is also a study space with a desk, chair, and storage, as well as an en suite shower room with a washing and toilet. Each room provides access to an adjacent communal kitchen and sitting space with a TV. 


Nearby Universities:

University Name Distance
   The University of Leicester       1.1 miles   
   De Montfort University       1.2 miles   

*Please note that the distances listed above are approximate and may vary depending on the specific location within the universities.

Nearby Transport:

  • Eastern Boulevard (Bus Stop) - 0.1 miles
  • St. Margaret's Bus Station - 1.1 miles
  • Leicester Train Station - 1.3 miles

Nearby Places of Interest:

  • Victoria Park - 1.1 miles
  • King Power Stadium (home of Leicester City Football Club) - 1.4 miles
  • Highcross Shopping Centre - 1.6 miles
  • Leicester Cathedral - 1.7 miles
  • New Walk Museum and Art Gallery - 1.9 miles

Price Trend

Gold En Suite
Gold En Suite
Silver En Suite
Bronze En Suite
Bronze En Suite Plus
Silver En Suite Plus
Gold En Suite Plus
Two Bed Apartment
Bronze Studio
Silver Studio
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Data Source: UniAcco historical data (For reference)


60 Lancaster Rd, Leicester LE1 7HA, United Kingdom

Room Types in iQ Opal Court

Generic Room
Gold En Suite
  • study-deskStudy desk and chair
  • underbed-storageUnderbed Storage
  • wardrobeWardrobe
  • windowWindows / Curtains
  • BedDouble Bed
Move - InDurationRentDeposit
2023-09-1644 week£164 / week£100
2023-09-1642 week£169 / week£100
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Generic Room
Silver En Suite
  • study-deskStudy desk and chair
  • underbed-storageUnderbed Storage
  • wardrobeWardrobe
  • windowWindows / Curtains
  • BedSmall Double Bed
Move - InDurationRentDeposit
2023-09-2350 week£148 / week£100
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What to expect at iQ Opal Court

Dining Room
Storage Cabins
Communal Relaxing & Study Area
Lounge Area
Social Events
Electronic Key Fob Entry System

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iQ Opal Court FAQs

Yes, you can specify where you would like your room to be – from those which are still available – at the time you book.

Yes. If you’d like to share with friends, you can find and select rooms in the same flat on our booking portal. Alternatively, please speak to a member of the site team and they will be happy to help you.


No, all iQ accommodation is non-smoking. You may smoke outside in designated smoking areas. Please do not smoke anywhere near other residents’ windows, as the unwelcome smell of smoke can drift into their rooms.

No, drugs are not permitted and prohibited items will be confiscated. The tenancy agreement gives iQ the right to confiscate substances, including ‘legal highs’ without the consent of the resident.

Yes. It's your home so you can have guests staying over occasionally, but we would ask you to respect your fellow residents and let your site team know. You are responsible for the behaviour of any guests you bring to your iQ site.

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