Arofan House is a stylish and modern student accommodation in Cardiff located on Vere Street in. It is at a 10-minute walking distance from Cardiff University and takes about 17 minutes to reach Cardiff Metropolitan University. It offers good amenities like bike storage, outdoor courtyard, TV Room, a weekly kitchen clean service and a common room. This student housing offers studio and en-suites.
Students can choose to live in either Studio apartments or En-Suite apartments at this Cardiff uni accommodation. You can choose to live a comfortable and independent life by opting for a Studio apartment. It offers a personal bed, study area, kitchen and bathroom all for your personal use. Arofan House student accommodation also provides En-Suite apartments where you will have to share your living area, kitchen and bathroom with other flatmates. The biggest advantage of opting for an En-Suite is that all shared apartments come with a TV in the living room. So, if you and your flatmates love to watch live football matches or are fan-obsessed with Prison Break, just switch on the TV and enjoy your shows. Arofan House student accommodation, Cardiff provides you with good amenity like Post and Parcel service where your important delivery packages will be taken by the reception staff. Don’t we all hate it when the internet is at the speed of a Tortoise when we are in the middle of watching a movie? Fret not, as Arofan House student accommodation, Cardiff provides High-speed Wi-Fi where you can stream your favourite movie and TV shows at lightning fast speed. One doesn’t have to roam around campus finding safe parking spots as there is an on-site bike storage facility. Get to socialise with fellow residents or just relax with your friends in the spacious common rooms. You don’t have to feel threatened by anything or anyone as there is an on-site Security and Maintenance team to look after your well-being and solve all security and maintenance related problems.
Art lovers can head to the famous National Museum Cardiff where you can get information about the culture and art of the city. History buffs can visit the Cardiff Castle to know about the cultural past of the beautiful city of Cardiff and also get a clock tour.
Arofan House student housing is close to some of the favourite student hangouts. You can celebrate the end of your semester exams with your friends by going to Peg and Wig which serves Beer and other drinks at affordable prices. For those who are non-alcoholics, you can head to Mowlanais to enjoy a good meal with friends.
Arofan House student accommodation,Cardiff is perfect for those who love to study and explore the city’s historical past.
Private Room(3 types to choose from)
1 single bed
1 single bed
1 single bed
Studio Flat(3 types to choose from)
1 single bed
1 double bed
1 single bed
Shared Room(2 types to choose from)
Premium Studio - Dual Occupancy
1 single bed
Standard Studio - Dual Occupancy
1 single bed
Booking Deposit of £250, to confirm your booking.
This is converted into a refundable security deposit at the start of your tenancy.
Pay in Full, to get 2% discount
Pay in 4 installments
Mode of Payment
Pay online by debit or credit card (2% surcharge), direct debit or bank transfer.
You get 7-days cool off period (Free cancellation period) to cancel your booking after you sign the tenancy agreement. If you cancel within the 7-days period, your deposit is refunded.
If you are outside the 7-days cool off period, but would like to cancel before the 31st of July 2017, you may do so. Your deposit of £250 will not be refunded. But you will not be liable to pay any other fees.
If you are outside the cool off period and would like to cancel after the 31st of July 2017, you can do so, but you will need to find a replacement student to take over your tenancy. Until a suitable replacement has been found, you will be liable to pay any accommodation fees or rent that becomes due. The deposit and booking fees are not refunded.
If you cancel after moving in, you will need to find a replacement student to take over your tenancy. Until a suitable replacement has been found, you will be liable to pay any accommodation fees or rent that becomes due. Any paid rent is refunded after a suitable replacement is found, however the £250 deposit is forfeited. The landlord can also charge £100 for cleaning and preparing the room for the new tenant.
If you do not meet the grade requirements of the university, you may cancel, provided you provide a proof of this to the landlord by 24th August, 2017. Your deposit of £250 is returned.
BOOKING A ROOM
How do I book a room?
Booking a room is simple, all you need to do is provide us with the details & we will be more than happy to do booking for you.
What do you need from me to book a room?
It is a simple four-step process:
Complete the application form and pay an £50 application fee.
Complete your booking information and pay your deposit of £250.
Sign your tenancy online.
If you’re requesting to pay by instalments, you will need to provide the guarantor's information.
Please have all your personal details handy.
Upon completion of booking your room, you are bound by the contract you have agreed to.
Can I live in the residence?
You must be a full-time student, and 18 years or older at check in. However, please be aware of the cancellation policy prior to booking should your place at university not yet be confirmed.
Do you provide summer accommodation?
It is always worth checking if there is any availability.
Can I sub-let my room for the summer?
Students are not allowed to sublet their rooms during their tenancy period.
Do I need to have a UK-based guarantor?
Yes, if you choose to pay in instalments. If you choose to pay annually then you do not need to have a guarantor.
How can I send you my guarantor information?
You can send the same to us via email.
Can I pay in instalments?
Yes, if you have a UK based guarantor you can pay in four instalments. Students without a guarantor are required to pay their rent in full at a 2% discount.
What is the payment plan for rent?
£250 Booking fee/deposit. Payable when you apply.
There are four installment dates as follows:
21st August 2017
2nd October 2017
2nd January 2018
3rd April 2018
What is the damage deposit for?
This amount is a refundable deposit taken to ensure that during your tenancy the fabric of your room is kept to an acceptable standard, taking into consideration wear and tear. A full list of charges on check out is available on your student portal.
What’s included in my rent?
Your fabulous en-suite room, all bills, 100Mb broadband wired and/or WiFi (Free upgrade to 100MB from September 2017) , contents insurance, 24 hour security and on-site maintenance.
What’s not included in my rent?
Pizza on demand or any food, laundry costs, TV license, parking, room-cleans.
How can I pay my rent?
You will be able to pay your rent online through your student portal, by direct debit, credit (2% charge) or debit card, BACS or bank transfer.
Can I change my rent instalment plan?
No. However, if you are struggling to make your payments, please email us regarding the same.
Can I pay my rent with my student loan?
The payment due dates should be in line with student loan payments. However, if this is not the case please let us know about the same.
How can I find out how much I owe?
You can see a full breakdown of payments made and due through your student portal.
What if I don’t pay?
We would request you to update us with the same, we would like to ensure that your payments are made on time.
Can I live with my friends?
Yes; to live with your friends all you need to do is mention their details under group booking section.
How do you decide who I live with?
Rooms are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. Should you have preferences we would be happy to consider those on application. However, meeting those expectations is based on availability at the time of booking.
Do you allow couples?
Yes. This is only available in the studio rooms.
Can I choose which room I live in within the residence?
No. However, we endeavour to meet your requests depending on the availability at the time of booking.
Can I move in before my contract starts?
It completely depends upon the availaibility of the room.
What do I need to bring with me on arrival?
All your stuff! The room is furnished but you will need to bring items for you kitchen, linen and all your other worldly belongings.
Is there somewhere to park when I am unpacking?
Yes, for limited period of time. Further information on arrivals will be emailed to you two weeks before check-in so that you can plan accordingly.
Will there be someone to collect my keys from?
Yes, the full team will be there to help you on arrival. If you are arriving out of hours, it is advisable to let us know, but you will still be greeted by a member of staff.
Can I change rooms if I am not happy with my allocated room or flatmate?
Yes you can. However, there are no moves until 4 weeks after the contact start date and there is an administration charge of £50. There is some flexibility on this if there are cultural reasons or in exceptional circumstances.
What cooking equipment is supplied?
A microwave, hob and oven.
What kitchen equipment is not supplied?
Crockery, utensils, pots/pans and other small appliances.
Kettles and toasters are not provided. It is recommended before purchasing these that you get together with your flat mates to purchase these items together saving money and space.
Is bedding supplied?
No, you will need to bring your own bedding. All the rooms have a small double bed so you will need to bring double size bedding.
Can I personalise my room?
As long as you are able to return it to its original state on check-out or you will be charged for damages.
Can I keep a fridge in my room?
No, unless it is for storing prescribed medication.
Can I bring my own washing machine/tumble dryer?
No, there are laundry facilities on site.
Can I bring a pet?
Tenants are not allowed to bring pets into the building.
Are there laundry facilities?
Yes. A wash costs around (tbc) £2.70 and a dry £1.20 (50 mins).
The laundry services are provided by Circuit. You will need to buy a top up card (£5 of credit) before you are able to use the machines.
Is there a post service?
Yes, you will have a post box in reception for your flat. Parcels can be delivered to reception. However, please be aware of the postal policy in using this service.
Where can I smoke?
Outside, in the smoking shelter. The buildings are non-smoking and incidents of smoking indoors will be dealt with strictly.
Do I have Wifi?
Yes, WiFi comes as standard.
Is a TV provided?
In communal kitchens and studio flats with freeview TV subscription. However, a TV licence is not provided and students are responsible for paying for this annual charge.
Who is responsible for cleaning my flat?
You and your housemates are.
Who is responsible for cleaning the communal areas?
The onsite maintenance team is responsible for the same.
Can we have a party?
Yes, as long as you are mindful of other students living in the building and clean up after yourselves.
Are there spare rooms for visitors to stay in?
No, unfortunately the buildings are filled to the brim with fun-loving students every year.
Can I park on site?
There is no permanent parking on site. If you require disability parking then please contact onsite maintenance team.
How do I report maintenance?
You can report maintenance through your student portal.
What happens once I have reported maintenance?
When things go wrong in buildings the onsite maintenance team would fix the same at the earliest.
How do I report a maintenance issue out of hours?
Online through your student portal or via email and the same would be dealt at the earliest. If it is an emergency please call the emergency number provided to you in your welcome book.
What do I need to do before I move out?
Book your check-out appointment at reception, over the phone or email giving at least 7 days' notice.
Can I pay extra for my room to be cleaned?
Yes. Your room must be left in the same state as when you arrived to avoid charges to your damage deposit. Please contact the management team to request details for the same.
How do I return my keys?
Hand them in at reception on check-out.
Will I get a deposit returned to me?
Yes, provided your room is left in the same state in which you found it on check-in. A list of charges that may be applicable are available on your student portal.
Can I store stuff in my room and collect it later?
Unfortunately not. Information is available at reception as the does not have available storage space onsite, even if you have re-booked for next year.
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