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Student accommodation in Hull City Centre, Hull

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Hull New Theatre


Prospect Shopping Centre


Queen's Gardens


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Hull New Theatre


Prospect Shopping Centre


Queen's Gardens


Hull Train Station


Hull Waterside & Marina


About student living in Hull City Centre


Hull city centre is an extremely well-connected area, with its own train station and lots of local bus routes. Student houses in Hull city centre are just a twenty-minute walk or a ten-minute bus ride away from Hull Royal Infirmary, making the area ideal for medical students. It also takes just twenty-five minutes on the bus to get from the city centre to the University of Hull.


Hull city centre is a busy urban area but there are still some tranquil spots where you can escape the hustle and bustle. Head to Queen’s Gardens to relax with friends and enjoy the beautiful flowers. Or, you can walk down to Hull Waterside and Marina to take a stroll by the water.

Food and Drink

There are lots of bars, pubs, and restaurants close to Hull city centre student accommodation. Make sure to visit Tanyalak Thai Street Food to sample their delicious dishes, or head to Ambiente Tapas for some stunning Spanish cuisine. Brew is the perfect place for a beer, while The Brain Jar serves up a brilliant selection of cocktails. If you fancy a relaxed drink with friends, you can’t go wrong with the Old English Gentleman or Bar82.


You’ll never get bored living in student accommodation in Hull city centre, as there’s so much to get stuck into. For some culture, explore the art exhibitions at Humber Street Gallery or Ferens Art Gallery, or watch a play at the Hull New Theatre. Or, you can catch a concert or live performance at Connexin Live. Plus, who could forget the Hull nightlife? Head to ATIK or Fuel for a great night out with friends.


If you love shopping, student houses in Hull city centre are perfect for you. There are three shopping centres in the area: Prince’s Quay, St Stephen’s Shopping Centre, and Prospect Shopping Centre. You’ll find all the high street shops you could possibly want, as well as a selection of interesting independent stores and supermarkets.

Student Housing

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

FAQs about student accommodation in Hull City Centre

Is Hull city centre a student area?

Lots of students choose to live in Hull city centre as it has convenient transport links, a vibrant nightlife, and lots of shops, pubs, and restaurants to enjoy. As student accommodation in Hull city centre is conveniently located close to Hull Royal Infirmary, the area is particularly popular with medical students.

Is Hull city centre safe?

As with most other busy city centres, there is some crime in Hull city centre. However, you should feel safe living in student houses in Hull city centre, as long as you take sensible precautions like properly securing your property when you leave.

Is Hull city centre a nice place to live?

With a wide selection of pubs, restaurants, bars, and shops in the area, you’ll never get bored living in Hull city centre student accommodation.

How far is the University of Hull from Hull city centre?

The University of Hull is just over 3.5km from the city centre. You can get from the city centre to the campus in about twenty-five minutes on public transport.

Does the University of Hull provide accommodation?

The University of Hull has over 2,300 campus rooms. Typically, students will live in halls of residence in their first year before moving into private student accommodation in Hull city centre and the surrounding areas for the rest of their time at university.

Where do students live in Hull?

There isn’t just one area where students live in Hull, as they are spread across much of the city. Generally, students will live in student houses in Hull city centre, Cottingham Road, Newland Avenue, and Prince’s Avenue.

Are bills included in the cost?

Many student houses in Hull 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 Hull 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 Hull 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 Hull.

Latest student property news in Hull

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