Urbanest- King's Cross

urbanest King's Cross, York Way, King's Cross London N1C 4BD   View Map

Urbanest King's Cross, like all Urbanest properties, has a high quality specification. The rooms are extremely well finished, where comfortable beds are complimented by under-floor heating (controlled by an individual thermostat in your room). Each room has a spacious study desk, benefitting from up to 50mb broadband (the entire building is also wireless), plenty of storage for clothes, shoes and books and, depending on the room you choose, either a private or a shared kitchen with first class appliances. Within studio flats there is a high specification galley kitchen which features a hob, microwave and fridge.
Rooms with shared kitchen facilities within a larger apartment feature a kitchen and living area with fridge/freezer, microwave oven, hob, extensive cupboard space, stone worktops and a dishwasher. It should be added that the views from several of the shared living areas are some of the best in London!

The bathroom facilities are of the highest specification too. The communal facilities are very generous with two areas, the first just above reception and the second on the thirteenth floor (with great views of London). There is a very big lounge with TV, soft seating, table tennis and other activities, as well as wi-fi and iMac stations, private study rooms and tutorial rooms available.

There will be a full accommodation team at Urbanest Kings Cross 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to assist you, either settling into London and/or helping you throughout your stay, as required.



Bike Storage

Wheelchair accessible


Common Room

Free Content Insurance

On-site laundry facilities

Secure Door Entry

Study Rooms

Vacuum Cleaner


24-hour security


Onsite maintenance

Onsite security

Secure Door Entry

Price Also Include

Bike Storage

Electricity Bill

Gas Bill

Heating Bill

Water Bill


Book your room

Ensuite room - City view apartment

A stunning 8 bed apartment with your own private bedroom featuring a luxury en-suite shower room at urbanest King's Cross. 
Weeks 51
Move-in 13/Sep/17
Move-out 04/Sep/18
Per week £289
Total £ 14739.00

Ensuite room in a 4 person flat

A stunning en-suite room in a comfortable 4 bedroom apartment at urbanest King's Cross. Each lockable bedroom features a built-in desk and desk chair in front of a panoramic window, a bed with memory foam mattress, lots of storage and under floor heating.
Weeks 51
Move-in 06/Sep/17
Move-out 28/Aug/18
Per week £289
Total £ 14739.00


A modern and spacious self-contained apartment based at urbanest King's Cross, offering incredible views of London.
Weeks 51
Move-in 13/Sep/17
Move-out 04/Sep/18
Per week £490
Total £ 24990.00

Luxury Studio

A beautifully appointed large self-contained studio apartment on the top floors of the 26 storey urbanest King's Cross, offering incredible views of London. Each studio features a built-in desk and desk chair, a comfortable double bed with memory foam mattress, lots of storage and a panoramic window with stunning views of London.
Weeks 51
Move-in 13/Sep/17
Move-out 04/Sep/18
Per week £575
Total £ 29325.00

Ensuite room - City view apartment

Room Details

Select Tenancy to book:
51 Week (13/Sep/17 - 04/Sep/18)
£289 per Week (£ 14739.00 total )

Ensuite room in a 4 person flat

Room Details

Select Tenancy to book:
51 Week (06/Sep/17 - 28/Aug/18)
£289 per Week (£ 14739.00 total )
Select Tenancy to book:
51 Week (13/Sep/17 - 04/Sep/18)
£490 per Week (£ 24990.00 total )

Luxury Studio

Room Details

Select Tenancy to book:
51 Week (13/Sep/17 - 04/Sep/18)
£575 per Week (£ 29325.00 total )


1-week rent is paid to confirm the booking.

The rent paid is non-refundable, and is adjusted in the final installment of the rent payment.


Rent Payments

Pay in Full

Pay in 3 installments

Pay in 10 installments


Mode of Payment

Pay using a debit card or a credit card (with 1.5%-2% surcharge by your bank) online, over the phone or at the reception.

Or pay via easy bank transfer

Within 14-days of paying your 1 week rent and accepting your tenancy agreement, you may cancel your booking. If you cancel within the 14-day free cancellation period, your booking deposit is duly refunded to you.


If you’d like to cancel outside the cool-off period, you can cancel if you can provide a replacement tenant to take over your tenancy. Until a suitable replacement is found, you are obligated to pay any dues as per the contracted agreement.


In case you need to a VISA to study in the UK, you may cancel before 31st July 2017, by providing relevant proof. In this case, your advance rent is refunded and you are released from your tenancy agreement.

Q. How much do I need to pay to book?
A. To book, payment of 1 weeks upfront rent and then you can pay the rest in instalments.

Q. Will I get this back?
A. No, the upfront rental payment gets applied to your last rent instalment – meaning you don’t need to wait around for a deposit refund.

Q. What form of payment do you take?
A. Payments made by credit/debit card or bank transfer are accepted. There is no charge when paying with a UK debit card and a 1.5-2% charge (by your bank) is added to all other card payments. Additional fees on bank/wire transfers will depend on your bank so check with them beforehand. We take either forms of payment, so long as it’s not cash.

Q. What is included in my rent?
A. The rent covers your room, use of the communal facilities, all utility bills such as electricity, hot water and heating, and contents insurance cover. It also includes your 50mbps broadband and wifi connection.

Q. Do I need to buy a TV licence?
A. Every household or apartment in the UK must have a TV license if they intend to watch live TV.

Q. What internet service do you provide?
A. 50Mbps connection to each room with unlimited downloads is provided. A fair and acceptable usage policy applies.

Q. Do I have to pay council tax?
A. Students are exempt from council tax, so no, you do not have to pay it.

Q. Who can be my guarantor?
A. The guarantor needs to be someone in full-time employment either based in the UK or based in your home country. Your guarantor could be your parent or guardian for instance however it cannot be yourself.

Q. I don’t live in the UK and don’t have a UK bank account – what should I do?
A. You can pay your rent by credit card or transfer the amount of rent to our client account.

Q. When do I need to pay my first rental instalment?
A. We offer 3 instalment types:
• Fully upfront
• 3 Instalments
• 10 Instalments
The first instalment always needs paid 14 days before the tenancy begins.

Q. Do you offer a cleaning service?
A. Yes

Q. Is there a curfew?
A. No, there is no curfew at urbanest, your secure access fob allows you to enter and leave whenever you wish.

Q. Can I have a party?
A. Yes. You are allowed to socialise in your room, but other residents must be respected and therefore noise levels will be controlled.

Q. Can I have guests to stay?
A. Yes, so long as they are guests and do not live permanently on the premises.

Q. Can I live in an urbanest building if I am not a student?
A. Urbanest buildings are designed as student accommodation and so we can only accommodate full-time students.

Q. Is there a car park?
A. It’s very hard to park in London as there are congestion and parking fees, however all of our properties are close to public transport links.

Q. Can I smoke in my room or in the building?
A. Urbanest properties is no-smoking building.

Q. If I vacate the property over the university holidays do I need to move my possessions out?
A. No. During the term of the tenancy the room is for your use only and you will only need to move out your belongings on the tenancy end date.

Q. What comes with the room? What will I need to purchase before the move in date?
A. All the rooms are fully furnished but you will need to bring your personal belongings including bedding, towels, crockery, cutlery and cooking utensils. You can pre-purchase bedding and kitchen items.

Q. How secure is my room?
A. Each room has an electronic swipe fob entry/locking system so that your belongings are safe. You need to use your pass to get into the building, then the lift lobby, then your room – so it’s very secure.

Q. What is the cost of the laundry?
A. The washing machine costs £2.50 and the dryer is £1.50.

Q. What is the tenancy agreement?
A. The tenancy agreement is a legally binding document between the landlord (owner) and the tenant (you). It sets out clearly defined rules of the building and the obligations of the Landlord and Tenant. This is useful because if there are any disputes, both the Landlord and Tenant will refer to the Tenancy Agreement.

Q. When do I move in?
A. You can move in any time after 3pm on the tenancy start date.

Q. Can I extend my tenancy?
A. If you would like to extend your tenancy you must notify urbanest as early as possible to ensure your room has not been let to someone else. Bookings happen early every year, so we recommend you rebook early to avoid disappointment.

Q. Can I vary the tenancy period?
A. Once you have signed your tenancy agreement you cannot shorten the tenancy period.

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