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Over 1.5 million student rooms across the US, UK, Ireland, & Australia
The world's largest student housing provider
Trusted by students in 177+ countries
24x7 personalised support, Lowest price guaranteed, No booking fee, Free cancellation
Student-certified: on Trustpilot

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St James's Street Portsmouth

10 St James's St, Portsmouth, PO1 3AP Distance From University

About St James's Street

Book St Jamess Street student accommodation with the world’s largest student housing provider and get offers upto . Starting at £159/week. No booking fee, free cancellation! You can choose from ensuites, studios, shared rooms, and apartments. St Jamess Street is the top choice for students from around the world, and houses students from Portsmouth University and many more of Portsmouth’s top universities.

St James's Street is a popular student accommodation located at 10 James's Street, Portsmouth. It is in close proximity to Portsmouth University. It offers good amenities such as social space, on-site gym, bedding and linen packs, personal digital TV and high-speed Wi-Fi. In addition on all weekdays you will be able to enjoy free grab and go breakfast. It offers twin studios, studios and 2-bedroom apartments. 

One can opt for various student-living options at St James's Street Portsmouth. If you and you sibling want to live together, you can opt for twin studios where you can lie down in your fully furnished bedroom and use your private bathroom whenever you like or sit in the comfortable study area to complete your tasks. However, you will have a common kitchen and living area which you will share with your sibling or friend. Not just this, each room comes with a wall fitted Smart TV with free Netflix and TV liecence. So Netflix and chill whenever you need a break from the books. St James's Street student accommodation also offers an independent studio where you will have your private fully furnished bedroom with en-suite shower room, study space, kitchen and lounge area. So, you can study in the living area with your TV on or listen to music while making a meal for yourself. St James's Street Portsmouth student accommodation also provides a 2 bedroom apartment where you can read your novel in your fully furnished personal bedroom or take a long bath in the private en-suite bathroom or get down to completing important work in the study space.However, you will have to learn to share the living and kitchenette area with your flat mate. St James's Street Portsmouth provides a big social space where you can interact and discuss pop culture with fellow residents or tone up that flabby area in the on-site gym. St James's Street student accommodation also provides free bedding and linen packs to make you feel at home and gives you high-speed Wi-Fi so that you don’t miss your favourite shows and can be in touch with long distant friends and family members. The property also knows how to keep you happy with free treats round the year. Just like its Christmas all year round. One doesn’t need to feel scared about anything as St James's Street Portsmouth student accommodation provides CCTV and secure door entry system.

International students in Portsmouth must visit Portsmouth Naval Dockyard where your ticket is valid up to a year and one can explore Britain’s maritime history by visiting the National Museum of the Royal Navy and the HMS victory to see the world’s oldest ship. Others can head to Gunwharf Quays and Portsmouth City Centre.

Give your friends and yourself an Italian treat by visiting Frankie and Benny’s which is close to St James's Street student accommodation. Get a tipsy start to the weekend by going to the Isambard Kingdom Brunel with friends and classmates.

St James's Street Portsmouth is ideal for students who love to stay in a quiet yet an eventful surrounding.

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Rooms from
£159 Per week
Payment Info


Booking Deposit:

£100 required to confirm your booking.

Rent Payments:

1st instalment – 10 days prior to your tenancy start date
2nd instalment – the following January
3rd instalment – the following May

Please note that we don’t accept cash.

Mode of Payment:

Pay by Credit Card, Debit Card or Bank Transfer.

Booking Info

To apply for and book, a flat or bedroom at the property, you must pay £100 to reserve the room (described herein as “Reservation Rent”). 

You will have 15 days from making your booking to sign the Tenancy Agreement. The Reservation Rent is fully refundable if you cancel your booking within this period. 

Once the Tenancy Agreement has been signed, the Reservation Rent will be held until the first rental payment falls due under your Tenancy Agreement, and will be offset against the amount due. 

To cancel your booking you must tell us in writing by sending an email to us :

You may be eligible to be released from your agreement if: 

Your offer of a place at your preferred University/Higher Education institution is withdrawn as a result of you not achieving the required entry grades, you have surpassed your required entry grades and choose to go to a different University or you have extenuating circumstances that prevent you taking your place at University. 

In order to meet the criteria you will need one of the following: 

• To provide a written rejection letter from your chosen university/Higher Education Institute 

• To provide a copy of the acceptance letter from your new university 

• Evidence as to why you cannot take your place 

You will be required to pay a deposit (“Deposit”) at the commencement of the Residential Period. This payment will be collected with your first rental payment. 

Your Deposit will be held under a Tenancy Deposit Protection Scheme and will be used as security against any damage to the Room, the Flat or the Property (fair wear and tear excepted), any damage to the furnishings or other equipment provided (fair wear and tear excepted) and any unpaid Rent or other charges incurred during the duration of your Tenancy Agreement. The balance of the Deposit will be paid to you within 28 days after the termination of the Tenancy Agreement, less any reasonable costs incurred for the breach of any obligation under the Tenancy Agreement.

It is important that you understand that when you sign your Tenancy Agreement, you are entering into a legal agreement with the Landlord, and are liable for the full rent due for the Residential Period. 

Cancellation of your Booking by Property

Our terms and conditions reflect that you are required to sign your Tenancy Agreement within 15 days of completing your online booking and paying your Reservation Rent. 

If you have failed to sign your agreement within the above period, we may give you notice by email of your failure to do so which may lead to the cancellation of your booking, and no refund of the Reservation Rent. 

Your Reservation Rent will be refunded by us if we cancel your booking.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Who can book a student studio?

You can book a studio with us if you are a student aged 18 and over and in full-time education, whether studying an Undergraduate or Postgraduate course for our long term lets.  

If you are interested in viewing a studio then you can easily arrange a viewing in person or through Skype.  We aim to make it as simple and hassle free to book with us.

Q.How can I cancel or re-arrange viewing?

It’s not a problem we understand that things can change and will be only too happy to cancel or re-arrange your viewing.

Q. Can I book a studio without having viewed?

Of course, this isn’t a problem. We can provide you with lots of pictures and floor plans of each studio type, we can also arrange live Skype viewings. If you arrive and change your mind, we will do our best to accommodate you but subject to availability and additional administration charges.

Q. Are pets allowed?

Unfortunately, in the buildings we do not allow pets, the exception being assistance dogs.  Please let our team know at the time of booking.

Q. How long is the contract?

We have a limited number of Studios with flexible terms available (from 40 weeks) so you can choose the term that suits you best. Our typical contract is 51 weeks.

This includes all your bills and makes living simple.

Q. How do I pay?

Once you’ve made the easy decision to live in one of our studios, to confirm your booking we ask you to pay a deposit with the first month’s rental payment. You can then have a few options of how you would like to pay your rent:

  • Upfront in one go, this includes all administration charges and you’ll benefit from a 2% discount on your total rent
  • Termly payments - Payment dates usually coincide with the Student Finance UK payments, so it makes budgeting easier. 
  • Monthly payments (if you have a UK guarantor), just speak to our Sales Team and we can explain what additional documents will be needed.

We accept payments by Bank transfer, debit or credit card and have partnered with ''TransferMate' who offers a free currency exchange service with very competitive rates, guaranteed to lowering your transaction fees. 

Q. How much will the deposit be?

When you confirm your booking you will be asked to pay a £300 refundable bookings deposit, which will be converted into your refundable security deposit when you move in. Your refundable security deposit is protected by MyDeposits, a UK government recognised scheme. 

Q. What is the tenancy deposit protection scheme?

The Tenancy Deposit Protection (TDPS) is a piece of legislation introduced by the UK Government in April 2006, for landlords in England and Wales. The purpose of the scheme is to protect tenants from unscrupulous landlords, who have been accused in the past of taking amounts from deposits unfairly. The legislation ultimately protects you and allows us to follow a very streamlined process for disputes after check out.  

Q. When do I get my refundable deposit back?

At the end of your tenancy, assuming the studio and its belongings are in the same condition as when you moved in, and you’ve paid all your rent, your deposit will be refunded within 10 working days.

Q. What does my weekly rent cover?

Our ‘All Bills included’ guarantee means that your rent covers your studio and shared facilities all your utility bills (water, heating, and electricity), contents insurance (through Endsleigh insurance) and unlimited Super-fast wired and wireless internet access.

You will also have your own 32″ SMART TV in the studio, including the TV license.

Q. What do I need when I check-in?

Once you have confirmed your booking, signed and returned all the paperwork (including the copy of photo ID – we are sorry if it seems a lot), and paid all charges and deposits then you are ready to move in. Our Team will be on hand to help where we can when you move in, it doesn’t extend to unpacking, unfortunately.

Q. Are student studios furnished?

Yes, our studios are furnished to a very high standard and all in great taste.  Each studio has plenty of storage, lovely comfy mattress, and a double bed, a large well-designed bathroom and kitchen area.  Everything you will need to make it your home, the ultimate in student living.

Q. Will there be an inventory when I move in and out?

Yes, we have an independent company who takes care of this. They will provide you with an inventory when you move in and when you move out.

Q. Do I need to pay council tax?

No. As a full-time student, you do not need to pay council tax. You will be provided with a council tax exemption form by your University during your enrolment. However, if you are occupying couples sharing a studio and one of you is not a student you will be required to pay council tax fees.  Please just speak to a member of our Team if you are unsure.

Q. What internet service do you provide?

Unlimited and Super-fast wired and wireless internet, we don’t think you should ever have a problem accessing the internet whilst in any of our buildings. You can also enjoy our free-Wifi parks around our buildings! 

Q. Can I have a TV? Will I need a TV license?

We have included a 32″ Smart TV in your room. Your TV license is included on our “All Bills included” promise – And it gets better! Your TV license covers any device you watch TV on, wherever you are.

Q.  Is linen included?

We don’t include linen within your studio furnishings.

Q. Can I smoke?

No, our buildings are smoke-free.

Q. Who will clean my studio?

You are responsible for cleaning your studio together with communal areas of your shared studio. However, for those students that would prefer to have a cleaner come to their studio on a regular basis, we can arrange this for you with our dedicated cleaning services team at each location, as you would expect subject to availability and additional charges.

Q. Who will maintain the building?

Most of the maintenance we carry out is scheduled and proactive in nature. Should anything break down, we guarantee a speedy response. If you experience any problems, no matter how small (a broken fridge bulb for example) then report it immediately to our Housing Manager or create a ticket on our Portal and we will arrange for any issue to be resolved as quickly as possible and will try to ensure you experience the least amount of inconvenience.

Q. Will the building have videophone entry system and CCTV?

Every one of our buildings has 24 hour CCTV cameras and each studio has a Videophone entry system, your safety is of the utmost importance to us. 

Q. Is there an onsite laundry?

Yes each building has laundry facilities.  All we ask is, once your washing is finished that you consider your fellow residents and remove your items straight away.

Q. What happens if I lose my keycard or get locked out of my studio?

We know that this happens, all you will need to do is make a quick call to our Housing Manager and we can get you back into your studio as quickly as possible. We will ask you to pay £12 for a new key card. 

If you lock yourself out of your studio or building outside working hours (Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm) there is a charge of £30 for your first lock out and £60 for any subsequent lock outs.

It is important that you keep your room key card with you at all times

Why book St James's Street with Unilodgers