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Student accommodation in Coventry City Centre, Coventry

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Belgrade Theatre


Coventry Cathedral


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Belgrade Theatre


Coventry Cathedral


Coventry University


The Phoenix


About student living in Coventry City Centre


Student accommodation in Coventry city centre is just a seven-minute walk or a three-minute bus ride away from Coventry University, making it the perfect location for students studying there. It’s also just over twenty minutes away from the University of Warwick on the bus. As Coventry train station is close by it’s easy to get around the wider city or jump on a train home for the weekend.


While Coventry is a very urban city, there are several green spaces you can escape to when living in Coventry city centre student accommodation. Lady Herbert’s Garden offers a tranquil escape from the hustle and bustle of the city while Swansell Park and Pool is the perfect place for a relaxing stroll by the water. But by far the crowning jewel of Coventry city centre is the Cathedral, where you can explore the ruins of the 14th-century Cathedral and enjoy its impressive restoration.

Food and Drink

Student houses in Coventry city centre are surrounded by varied places to eat and drink. There’s something for everyone to enjoy in this city of vibrant cuisine. Head to FarGo Village to explore the markets and independent food sellers, or try Jinseon Korean BBQ to enjoy big flavours cooked right at your table. If you’re looking for a local watering hole, try the Phoenix, an excellent craft pub serving a delicious selection of food and drink. With so much to sample, you’ll never be short of choice living in Coventry city centre student accommodation.


There’s loads of culture on the doorstep of student accommodation in Coventry city centre. Soak in some history at the Coventry Transport Museum or enjoy the exhibitions at Herbert Art Gallery and Museum. The Belgrade Theatre is the place to go for a live show, or you can watch the latest flicks at ODEON Coventry. The city centre also has plenty of nightlife to enjoy. Head to Kasbah for student nights and £1 drinks every Monday or get stuck into the diverse range of events the Students’ Union puts on every week.


Coventry city centre has everything you could ask for when it comes to shops, from supermarkets and high street stores to independent boutiques and charity shops. Browse the many shops at West Orchards Shopping Centre and Lower Precinct Shopping Centre, or hunt for bargains and unique finds at Coventry Market and FarGo Village. With so many shops a stone’s throw away from student houses in Coventry city centre, you’ll never have to go far to pick up what you need.

Student Housing

The wide range of student accommodation Coventry city centre has to offer means there is something for everyone. There are Coventry city centre student properties to suit every taste and budget, from shared student houses to purpose-built apartments. Have a browse of our student houses in Coventry city centre and find your next home, today.

FAQs about student accommodation in Coventry City Centre

Is Coventry city centre a student area?

As the area is so close to Coventry University, Coventry city centre student accommodation is very popular.

How big is Coventry city centre?

Coventry is the ninth largest city in the UK, but the city centre is still small enough to explore comfortably on foot.

Is Coventry city centre a nice place to live?

Coventry city centre is a lively and vibrant place to live. Packed with pubs, bars, restaurants, and clubs, there’s always something new and exciting to explore when living in student houses in Coventry city centre.

Does Coventry University provide accommodation?

Coventry University has three halls of residence for undergraduate students and a separate hall exclusive to postgraduate students. Typically, students will live in halls near the campus in their first year, before moving to independent student houses in Coventry city centre and the surrounding areas for the rest of their time at university.

Is Coventry city centre safe?

Coventry city centre has a fairly high crime rate. However, as long as you take sensible precautions like locking your doors and windows when leaving your property and walking with others at night, you should feel perfectly safe living in student houses in Coventry city centre.

Is Coventry city centre affordable for students?

Student accommodation in Coventry city centre is generally more expensive than student houses in areas situated slightly further out. However, you do benefit from extremely close proximity to the University of Coventry and you can take advantage of various student discounts and deals from hospitality venues in the area.

Are bills included in the cost?

Many student houses in Coventry city centre are now advertised with bills included in the price. Where this is the case, your rental price could include electricity, gas, internet, TV licence and water bills and this is clearly stated on the listing. Properties without bills included are also available, giving you the flexibility to choose your own energy and water suppliers and internet service provider.

Do I need to pay a deposit?

It is normal for property managers to require you to pay a security deposit at the time of booking or before you move in. Where a deposit is required and you are signing a tenancy agreement, your property manager must protect your deposit in a legally recognised tenancy deposit scheme. As long as you look after the property and have no deductions for damage or unpaid rent, your deposit will be returned to you after your tenancy agreement ends. Whilst tenancy deposits are legally capped at five weeks' rent per person, it is more common for student deposits to be in the lower £100-250 range.

How long does a tenancy agreement last for?

The majority of student accommodation in Coventry city centre can be rented for fixed contract lengths. For purpose built student accommodation, 43 and 51-week fixed-term contracts are the most common. For shared houses, 52-week contracts are the most common and generally start in July to September.

Do you offer student accommodation for short-term stays?

Short-term student rentals in Coventry city centre are becoming more popular every year. As a result, property managers are increasingly offering shorter tenancy lengths, whether for the summer period or for individual semesters and terms. This is more common in the purpose-built student accommodation sector than in shared student rental houses across Coventry.

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