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City Heights – Cardiff, Cardiff


8 reviews

Student Accommodation

199-209 City Road,Roath, Cardiff, Wales CF24 3JR

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Property ID: S01427366
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Basic Info

150 Beds

Built in 2019

Gym Parcels collect Double Occupancy (Extra Fee)

City Heights is a cosy student accommodation in Cardiff, offering Studio and one-bedroom apartments, 2 types of rooms that students can choose freely. All rooms are equipped with basic furniture and electrical appliances to help students quickly adapt to life in their new environment. The flats are ideally located in an active neighbourhood with plenty of supermarkets and restaurants, as well as a variety of entertainment venues and attractions. It is also within walking distance of Cardiff University and the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, making it ideal for students.



City Heights offers new, modern facilities with 200 megabytes of high-speed Wi-Fi throughout the flats, and each room is furnished to the highest standards and with student comfort in mind. The largest Studio in Cardiff (38 sq m) and the one-bedroom apartment (45 sq m) are favourites for those who like to be alone and offer a fully self-contained living space with a bedroom, kitchen, and bathroom. On the other hand, the One-Bedroom Apartment provides a more luxurious living experience, with large rooms that allow students to move around freely and enjoy being at home.


City Heights Apartment offers more than just a place to sleep. It's an inspiring environment that supports students' academic and social lives. Secure bike storage encourages green commuting, while study rooms provide a quiet haven for students to focus and be productive. A well-equipped gym is ideal for keeping fit, while the games room and courtyard offer ample relaxation and social interaction opportunities. This Cardiff student accommodation provides student accommodation and creates a community.


Location and What's Hot? 

City Heights is situated on the north side of Cardiff city centre and is surrounded by a wide range of amenities to help students improve their quality of life. Several supermarket chains such as Tesco, Iceland and Sainsbury's, within a 10-minute walk from the flats, offer a wide selection of daily necessities. Downstairs, restaurants such as Afrikana Cardiff, Chilli Basil and Hana provide delicious food for those who prefer to avoid cooking. In addition, pubs such as Sticky Fingers Street Food, The Royal George and The Andrew Buchan provide space to relax anytime.


City Heights apartment is not within the downtown area, but the surrounding neighbourhood encompasses an array of fascinating activities and iconic landmarks. From the imposing The Great Hall to the historically significant The Globe, there are a variety of experiences for students to explore. Nature lovers will find solace in the lush greenery of Roath Recreation Ground, Alexandra Gardens and Bute Park. Each of these parks has its unique character and offers a peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. For those with a thirst for knowledge, the National Museum of Cardiff acts as a beacon, providing information about the culture and history of the city.



City Heights is located northeast of Cardiff University and can be reached in 18 minutes on foot. To get to the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, it is a 20-minute walk. Cardiff Metropolitan University is a little further away and is a 21-minute bus ride. When travelling to other cities, Cathays train station is a 7-minute walk away.


Security & Services

City Heights is equipped with a 24-hour surveillance system to ensure the safety of our students. The front desk is operated by a staff member, and outsiders are not allowed to enter. A professional maintenance team is also on standby to help students solve problems.



8 reviews

Amazing facilities · 6
Super-fast internet · 4
Amazing area · 6
Great customer service · 4



19 Sep 2023

very clean and big, better than expected
very clean and big, better than expected



27 May 2023

This apartment has a very large room area, high cost performance, and there are many supermarkets and restaurants nearby. It is very convenient for life. It is really recommended.
This apartment has a very large room area, high cost performance, and there are many supermarkets and restaurants nearby. It is very convenient for life. It is really recommended.



04 May 2023

The largest room in Cardiff, very good stay
The largest room in Cardiff, very good stay
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House Rules

Cancellation Policy

No Visa No Pay

If you fail to obtain a UK Visa before the start date of your tenancy, we will cancel your Tenancy Agreement and refund any rent payments made, so long as you provide within 72 hours of receiving your official confirmation:
• Supporting official evidence that your Visa was declined
• Written confirmation that you wish to cancel your booking

No Place No Pay

If you are a first year prospective undergraduate student and your offer of a place at your preferred University/Higher Education institution is withdrawn because of you not achieving the required entry grades or you have surpassed your required entry grades and choose to go to a different University. To meet the criteria, you will need:
o To provide a written rejection letter from your chosen university/higher education institute within 72 hours of your exam results being published
o To provide a copy of the acceptance letter from your new university.
Where proof is provided in accordance with these terms and conditions and to our and the landlords reasonable satisfaction, you will be entitled to cancel the booking and you will not be liable for the contractual obligations laid out in the Tenancy Agreement from the date of cancellation.


If you choose to cancel your booking with us, you have 14 calendar days after receiving the original Accommodation Offer to do so and get a full refund of the Holding Deposit paid.If you have made your booking less than 14 days before your scheduled check-in date, you may cancel your booking until the earlier of (a) 14 days after receipt of the Accommodation Offer email and (b) the Tenancy Start date on your Tenancy Agreement.You may cancel your booking by sending an email
to the relevant Accommodation Office email address.We will refund your Holding Deposit within 7 calendar days of cancellation. If you cancel your booking after the cooling off period has expired, you will not get your Holding Deposit returned to you and you, and your guarantor if reasonable, will be required to meet the obligations set out within the Tenancy
The Landlord and Students reserve the right to not return your Holding Deposit and cancel your booking on
notice if:
2.1 We take all reasonable steps to enter into the Tenancy Agreement before the deadline and you fail to do so, for example, if you fail to complete your application or provide guarantor details and supporting documentation in good time;
2.2 You provide us with relevant false or misleading information; and/or
2.3 We are prohibited from entering to the Tenancy Agreement because of the Immigration Act 2014.
Cancellation for any other reason
If you have entered into the Tenancy Agreement and you wish to cancel your booking after the cooling off period has expired andyou do not fit into our eligible criteria above, you will not get your Holding Deposit returned to you, and you and your guarantor, will be required to meet the obligations set out within the Tenancy Agreement regardless of whether you have collected your keys.If you cancel your booking and can find an eligible replacement tenant, subject to our agreement, you will be released from the contractual obligations as set out in the Tenancy Agreement.Any overpaid rent will be refunded to you, less an amount equalto your Holding Deposit as a cancellation fee. The site team will confirm your official release date.
3.1. We hope you have a happy stay in your accommodation, but if for any reason you decide to leave during your contracted term, the landlord may agree to release you from your contract. Providingthe conditions set out below are met:
3.1.1. You agree that you will not transfer or sublet the tenancy created by the Tenancy Agreement to anyone else without obtaining our written consent in-line with point 11.1(m) of the Tenancy Agreement.
3.1.2. You find a suitable replacement to take a new Tenancy Agreement for your room for the remaining period of your contract. Replacement tenants must be 18years old or over and enrolled as a full time student in a university or college in proximity to the accommodation. Where the accommodation has agreements with set universities, the replacement may be restricted to that university - Please check with your Accommodation Team. The incoming tenant must enter into a Tenancy Agreement with us and pay sums due within this agreement.
3.1.3 Refunds due will not be processed until the replacement taking over the contract has signed the Tenancy Agreement,paid and moved into the accommodation.
3.1.4. If you do find someone to take over your contract, you will need to pay a £50 administration fee.
3.1.5. If you fail to find someone to take over your tenancy, you will be responsible for paying thefull rent until the end of your contracted time at the accommodation.
Our terms and conditions require you to sign your Tenancy Agreement online within 14 calendar days of receiving the Offer of Accommodation. If you fail to sign your agreement within this timescale, we may cancel your booking, giving notice by email and you will forfeit any booking fee paid if it is outside the cooling off period above.
If you fail to check-in on your accommodation start date and you have not signed your agreement, we may cancel your booking at any time by giving notice by email. If you are outside the cooling off period, your Holding Deposit will not be refunded.Once you have signed your Tenancy Agreement, it may only be terminated if we mutually agree to do so or in the circumstances set out in point 3 above.

Double Occupancy Policy

Double occupancy rooms:

Superior One Bed Apartment: Increase of £10 per Week

City Heights – Cardiff FAQs

When is the due date for rent payment?

The student's apartment account has a deadline for paying rent. And it will be marked on the contract of the students. It is recommended that students download a PDF version when confirming the contract and save it for themselves!

How to pay rent?

Students can log in to their apartment accounts, and pay rent online by swiping their visa or master credit cards. At the same time, you can also remit foreign exchange to the apartment offline

I have a special discount for the apartment when I make a reservation, how can I redeem it?

Please refer to the corresponding activity details provided by the apartment when you make a reservation, and then please accept the corresponding details with the apartment. If you can’t remember clearly, you can consult the reservation consultant or after-sales teacher
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Will I have to pay a deposit for Cardiff student accommodation?

Some student accommodations in Cardiff will require a deposit (which may start out as a reservation fee) but not all – it depends on which accommodation you choose. If you are asked for a deposit, it will be capped at five weeks’ rent.

Can I get discounts for student accommodation in Cardiff?

Yes, students who book early or a while in advance are eligible for good deals and pay lower rent in Cardiff. You can also save on rent by making a group reservation. Other offers are constantly available; we recommend you keep an eye out for the latest ones on our website!

How much does student accommodation cost in Cardiff?

The amount you pay will depend on the type of student accommodation you choose. A shared house in Cardiff will cost you £167.03 per week. A halls of residence will cost, on average £167.03 per week, but could cost more depending on what type of room you select.