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Urbanest - London

From the cafe culture of Hoxton to the historic monuments of Tower Bridge; the iconic skyline of Westminster to the thriving new quarters of King’s Cross and Vauxhall – even a peaceful haven on the banks of Regent’s Canal, with urbanest you can choose to live in the area of central London that suits you.


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Scape Bloomsbury

Bloomsbury sits right in the heart of the campus of one of the world's leading universities, UCL. With great transport links and its central location, it’s also just a short distance from SOAS University of London, University of Westminster and more. From our stylish rooms and study spaces to 24/7 reception and on-site gyms. We’ll make sure you feel right at home here at Scape. All our rooms come with your own bathroom, double bed, super fast WiFi, study desk and more.

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Scape Greenwich

Situated on the Greenwich Peninsula, Scape Greenwich is a short walk from The O2 and Ravensbourne University. University of Greenwich, GSM and Trinity Laban are also close by with North Greenwich tube station just a short walk away. With great transport links you can also get to Birkbeck, University of Westminster and Kings College, Goldsmiths, LCC, Kaplan and LSBU within 25 minutes.

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Scape Mile End

Just across the road from Queen Mary University, Scape Mile End is just a one minute walk to campus. We’re conveniently located in Zone 2 with other universities close by, such as University of the Arts, London School of Economics and City University.

Fancy being that extra bit closer? Our Scape Canalside property sits along the Regent’s Canal inside Queen Mary campus. With stylish rooms, modern spaces and on-site facilities, you’ll have everything you need to feel right at home with us.

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Scape Shoreditch

Scape Shoreditch in central London sits in a quiet urban island only a three minute walk from Old Street tube station and a short walk or cycle from City University, University of Law, London Met, UCL and London College of Fashion.

All of our rooms come with a private bathroom, double bed, plenty of storage and a desk. We also have plenty of spaces to relax, study and socialise, not to mention our free on-site gym and 24/7 reception. With us your student living got a whole lot better!

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Scape Wembley

Scape Wembley is just a 5 minute walk from Wembley tube station meaning there's great connections into central London and beyond. Its stunning building has 27 floors with draw-dropping views towards Wembley Stadium and the London skyline. With Euston Square, King’s Cross and Bond Street only 20 minutes tube ride away, Scape Wembley is perfect for students at University of Westminster, UCL and more.

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Nido Student - London

London, the capital city where living at Nido will help you feel right at home. We are thrilled to have 3 buildings in the city’s capital. Choose from West Hampstead, located 5 mins walk from the over-ground granting you access to all the city has to over and located nearby to ESCP Business School or Alliot House, our brand new student accommodation less than a mile from Blackhorse station (Victoria Line) or Barnard Point, situated in the heart of Wembley and less than a 10 mins tube ride to central London. The Nido offer includes all bills included, super fast wifi, 24/7 CCTV, study and social spaces, on-site gym, annual events program and safe & secure living. Book now with exclusive offers that won’t last long!

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