Student Accommodation Bristol
Why Book Student Accommodation in Bristol?
Bristol is a real treasure for students thanks to its high-level language institutions, colleges, and universities; for example, the City of Bristol College, University of Bristol, and the University of the West of England. It is also only 90 minutes away from London which makes it a central and important location for students looking to experience more than just studying in the city.
Universities in Bristol
Weather and Temperature
The average temperature is 10.4 °C | 50.8 °F. Heavy rainfall is present throughout the year. February is considered to be the driest month in the city while the heaviest rainfall happens in October. July is the warmest with an average temperature of 16.9 °C | 62.4 °F and February is the coldest with an average temperature of 5.0 °C | 41.0 °F. Make sure when booking your student accommodation in Bristol to ask if there are available heating systems.
What to Pack
Pack the basics for any cold weather as you find it fitting. Rain gear is a must in Bristol as the rainfall is continuous throughout the year. Thermals, scarves, jackets, coats, gloves, and heat preserving shoes are your best friends.
What are Some Must-Visit Places in Bristol?
The city also has a lot of free and cheap things you can do as a student to enjoy your time. Bristol City Museum is one of the places that you can visit; it is in the heart of the university district of the city and it includes everything from the normal stuffed animals to Egyptian mummies and art galleries and exhibitions. The museum also has a small cafe in front of the kids' area for a quick cup of coffee during your visit. The Clifton suspension bridge is the landmark of the city and it is, of course, free if you wish to visit the bridge and walk around it, you can. You should try and visit Clifton Village; it is a beautiful village that is just a 5-minute drive from the city, a quick visit won’t cost much and you can visit the Clifton Observatory and the Zoo while you are there.
The city has a lot of festivals that international students would love to visit. Bristol Balloon Fiesta is one of these festivals; it attracts hot air balloons from all over the world and it is the largest hot air balloon festival in Europe. It is held yearly in August. Another good festival is the Bristol Harbour Festival; It is the biggest festival in the city and it’s been ongoing for more than 45 years now. It includes a great combination of music stages, food markets, water display teams, dance areas, and circus acts.
Transportation In Bristol
If you intend to live in Bristol as a student, you are definitely concerned about transportations. First Bus is the main bus operator in the city with many bus stops close to university campuses. Traveline is a good app you can use to plan your transportations inside the city and if you are a cycling lover, you can plan your cycling trip and check the maps for cycling roads on the betterbike website. There are also a number of boat companies that operate in the city: Bristol Ferry Boats is the most popular of them.
Other Student Accommodation In UK
Besides having facilities for student accommodation in Bristol, Casita offers student accommodation in these UK cities:
London, Birmingham, Glasgow, Liverpool, Edinburgh, Manchester, Aberystwyth, Aberdeen, Belfast, Bradford, Bath, Brighton, Bedford, Bournemouth, Cambridge, Carlisle, Colchester, Canterbury, Cheltenham, Coventry, Cardiff, Chester, Derby, Dundee, Durham, Egham, Exeter, Falmouth, Gloucester, Guildford, Hatfield, Huddersfield, Hull, Ipswich, Kingston, York.
1. How much do the rooms cost?
The average cost of a student room in Bristol is £150 per week for a single room. Other room types including en-suites, studios, and flats are available as well.
2. Do you have studios /ensuites available?
Each building has its own range of room types varying between single rooms, en-suites, studios, twin rooms, shared flats, and private flats.
3. Can I pay in installments?
Yes, you can pay in installments; however, some providers could require you to have a UK guarantor. Ask your accommodation expert for help if you are not sure.
4. How many people will be in the same apartment /unit with me?
This depends on the room type you choose, you can choose in a private room, studio, or flat, and you can choose to share a flat with 1-6 other students or share a room with 1-3 other students.
5. How to complete my booking?
Once you enquire on our website, one of our accommodation experts will contact you to proceed with your booking for your chosen room or offer you alternatives if the room is not available for your dates. To enquire, simply choose a room and click on the " Enquire" button, then fill the inquiry form you see in front of you.
6. What anti-COVID measures are in place at student accommodations in Bristol?
Most providers now have intensified cleaning and sanitizing measures of student rooms and communal areas while other providers provide weekly cleaning free of charge. Ask your accommodation expert for details on the COVID measures implemented in your building.
7. Can a tour be arranged for student rooms in Bristol?
Almost all providers have the option of online viewings through Skype or Zoom while other providers offer virtual tours of the property so you can get to know your new home.
8. Who can book with Casita?
All university students over the age of 18 can book with Casita and if you are under 18, contact our accommodation experts to find you properties that accept students under 18.