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Vita Student Lawrence St., York

4.6 (99 reviews)

Student Accommodation

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Lawrence Street, York, England YO10 3FT

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Property ID: S00221990
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Basic Info

No Service Fee Near bus station Gym 24 hours security Breakfast included Bills included Parcels collect Double Occupancy (Extra Fee)

644 Beds

Built in 2017

Block ALH(Allerton House), AP(Apple House), BA(Barley House), CH(Cherry House), CL(Collentines House), CW(Cawood House), EV(Everingham House), GH(Goldie House), HW(Hazelwood House), KM(Knavesmire House), KP(Kiplin House), LI(The Library), ME(Merchant House), MN(Minster House), MTH(Middlethorp, PH(Pear House)

Vita Lawrence Street is a beautiful student accommodation in YorkWithin a short stroll, one finds the prestigious University of York, an institution renowned for its academic excellence and commitment to student welfare and development. The surrounding area is a tapestry of culture, blending the old with the new, where medieval walls and serene river walks sit alongside vibrant cafes and eclectic boutiques. Beyond its immediate conveniences, it is a gateway to York’s rich heritage, offering easy access to landmarks such as the awe-inspiring York Minster and the picturesque Shambles.

 

Features

Each Vita Lawrence Street flat has an LCD wall-mounted TV offering a wide range of channels. There is also a telephone with direct dialling to an outside line and broadband speeds of up to 250 M. In addition, the flats offer a large internal courtyard for socialising and entertaining.

In addition, all utilities such as water and heating, cable TV and insurance are included in the rent. There are no additional fees, and maintenance management is provided year-round.

The interiors have basic amenities, beds (including mattresses), wardrobes, desks, chairs, bookcases, and bedside tables. Kitchen packages include an induction hob, fridge, BOSCH kettle, 3-in-1 microwave oven and toaster, extractor hood, and more.

 

Location and What's Hot? 

The Vita Lawrence Street flat is approximately a 6-minute walk to the nearest Waitrose supermarket for necessities. It is a 10-minute walk to the city centre pedestrian mall with large shopping centres such as Coppergate Shopping Centre and shops and boutiques for almost all famous brands.

In the city centre, close to the Cathedral, there is also the Bettys Café Tea Rooms in York, known throughout the UK as Bettys Afternoon Tea, where you can experience the most authentic English afternoon tea. The city centre has several cocktail-focused speciality pubs along the River Usse with a twist.

 

Transport

Nestling within the historical heart of York, Vita Student Lawrence St. is remarkably positioned, not just for its cultural richness but also for its seamless connectivity. A mere 10-minute walk will bring you to the University of York. For those venturing to York St John University, a brief 15-minute cycle or a 20-minute bus ride through picturesque streets will suffice.

When it comes to exploring beyond academic boundaries, the York Railway Station is an easy 20-minute bus ride away, serving as your gateway to the UK’s vast landscapes and cities. Culinary adventurers and social butterflies will find solace in the myriad of restaurants and cafes that are but a gentle 5 to 10-minute stroll away, offering everything from hearty English breakfasts to exotic international cuisines.

For students flying in or out, the Leeds Bradford Airport is the closest air link, approximately an hour away by car or taxi, ensuring that home is never too far away, no matter where you hail from. 

 

Security & Services

At Vita Student Lawrence St., we understand that a sense of security is fundamental to your peace of mind and academic success. Our commitment to providing a safe, secure environment is unwavering, with 24/7 on-site security personnel, CCTV surveillance across common areas, and secure key card access to all entrances, including individual apartments and bedrooms.

 

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4.6

99 reviews

Amazing facilities · 36
Super-fast internet · 24
Amazing area · 40
Great customer service · 30

LIAO**

5.0

05 Apr 2024 14:55:35

Most of the employees are very friendly. vira in york is quite comfortable like a domestic community.
Most of the employees are very friendly. vira in york is quite comfortable like a domestic community.

CUI**

5.0

21 Mar 2024 18:41:39

Very satisfied with the stay experience, the first
Very satisfied with the stay experience, the first
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House Rules

Cancellation Policy

No Visa No Pay

If you are declined a Visa to study in the UK, by UK Visas and Immigration, you may cancel and obtain a full refund if notice is provided to Student Accommodation Supplier before 16th August 2024, unless:
·You did not complete all necessary steps required by UKVI to complete your visa application
· Your university was unable to issue you with a CAS Number to obtain your visa owing to you not completing all necessary steps to complete your application to study.

Refund Guarantees Time Limit

Cooling-off period
Unless you have booked a Clearing Room (see special cancellation terms for Clearing Rooms below) you can cancel free of charge if you are within your cooling off period; your cooling off period is 5 days from the date of booking, for bookings made until 27th May 2024, and 48 hours for bookings made on or after 27th May 2024.

No Place No Pay

If you are declined a place to study at a university located in the same city as your accommodation, you may cancel and obtain a full refund, unless:
·You are declined a place for any reason other than not meeting the academic requirements to obtain a place (including, but not limited to, academic or other misconduct, financial reasons, your place being revoked or withdrawing from your application or course)
·You did not complete all necessary steps required by your university to complete your application in time
·The Occupation Period outlined in your Licence Agreement has begun.
If you are initially declined a place to study at university, or progress into the next academic year, you must immediately notify Student Accommodation Supplier if you intend to appeal the decision. Student Accommodation Supplier will confirm to you whether you will continue to benefit from this additional policy during and subsequent to your appeal being made.

Details

24/25 Academic Year
1.Cooling-off period
Unless you have booked a Clearing Room (see special cancellation terms for Clearing Rooms below) you can cancel free of charge if you are within your cooling off period; your cooling off period is 5 days from the date of booking, for bookings made until 27th May 2024, and 48 hours for bookings made on or after 27th May 2024.

2.You can also cancel free of charge under the below additional policies:
2.1 “No Place, No Pay”
If you are declined a place to study at a university located in the same city as your accommodation, you may cancel and obtain a full refund, unless:
·You are declined a place for any reason other than not meeting the academic requirements to obtain a place (including, but not limited to, academic or other misconduct, financial reasons, your place being revoked or withdrawing from your application or course)
·You did not complete all necessary steps required by your university to complete your application in time
·The Occupation Period outlined in your Licence Agreement has begun.
If you are initially declined a place to study at university, or progress into the next academic year, you must immediately notify Student Accommodation Supplier if you intend to appeal the decision. Student Accommodation Supplier will confirm to you whether you will continue to benefit from this additional policy during and subsequent to your appeal being made.
2.2 “No Visa, No Pay”
If you are declined a Visa to study in the UK, by UK Visas and Immigration, you may cancel and obtain a full refund if notice is provided to Student Accommodation Supplier before 16th August 2024, unless:
·You did not complete all necessary steps required by UKVI to complete your visa application
· Your university was unable to issue you with a CAS Number to obtain your visa owing to you not completing all necessary steps to complete your application to study.

Under both additional cancellation policies:
You must supply suitable proof to Student Accommodation Supplier in writing within 48 hours of being made aware of the change in circumstances and Student Accommodation Supplier may request additional information to support your cancellation request to satisfy ourselves of the circumstances of your request.
If at any point you have checked in to your Accommodation, you are unable to cancel your Agreement free of charge and must find a replacement student.
Should you need to make a request to cancel your accommodation under any of the above policies, you should send your request in writing (with supporting evidence attached) to Student Accommodation Supplier.
Once you have booked and your cooling period has elapsed, you are bound into a legal licence agreement which requires you to pay for the full period of the licence agreement.
If your cancellation request is accepted for one of the above reasons, any Advance Licence Fee Payment will be fully refunded to the account from which it was paid.

3.Clearing Room Cancellation Policy
There is no cooling-off period for Clearing Rooms.
You can only cancel free of charge in line with the “No Place, No Pay” policy above.
Outside of these terms, in order to cancel you must organise a replacement student to take over your contract and take over the liability for the License Fee (and you will still be responsible for all payments until a replacement is found). For the avoidance of doubt, if at any point you have checked in to your booking, you are no longer eligible to cancel free of charge and must find a replacement student.
If your cancellation request is accepted for one of the above reasons, any Advance Licence Fee Payment will be fully refunded to the account from which it was paid.

4.Can I leave early and get the remainder of my license fee back?
Unfortunately, you are committed under the license period to pay the full license fee. Student Accommodation Supplier cannot refund your license fee until a replacement is found to take over your booking.

Pets Policy

No Pet

Double Occupancy Policy

Double occupancy rooms:

Classic: Increase of 20% per Week

Premium: Increase of 20% per Week

Deluxe: Increase of 20% per Week

Classic Plus: Increase of 20% per Week

Accessible Room: Increase of 20% per Week

Ultimate Vita: Increase of 20% per Week

Premium Plus: Increase of 20% per Week

Vita Student Lawrence St. FAQs

What is the Advance License Fee Payment I paid when I booked?

When booking an apartment, you need to pay 2 weeks room rate as a deposit. The deposit will be deducted from the total room rate. The payment method is credit card, debit card or bank transfer.

How to pay rent?

The apartment supports logging in to the account, using the TransferMate platform that cooperates with the apartment to pay, or paying by bank wire transfer. 1. To use the TransferMate platform to pay, please log in to your apartment personal account, then select Pay Now on the Booking interface to jump to the TransferMate platform payment interface, then please fill in the relevant information and complete the payment. Please note that the payment mode is that you pay to the TransferMate platform, and then pay to VITA STUDENT after the TransferMate platform receives the student's payment. Therefore, it is estimated that the arrival time after payment is about 3-5 working days. In case of statutory holidays in China and the UK, it will be postponed. 2. Wire transfer payment Vita official currently accepts bank transfers, Chinese wire transfers or transfers from UK bank accounts. The transfer and remittance in the UK generally takes about 1 week to check the update, and the arrival cycle of China's wire transfer generally takes 1-2 weeks. Please note that currently VITA does not have a Chinese bank account, only a British company account. Please use VITA's official account for remittance operations, and operate in strict accordance with VITA's information, and do not trust any information provided by any third party.

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What is the Advance License Fee Payment I paid when I booked?

When booking an apartment, you need to pay 2 weeks room rate as a deposit. The deposit will be deducted from the total room rate. The payment method is credit card, debit card or bank transfer.

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Student Accommodation in York

What is the best time for students to start searching for student accommodation in York?

The best time for students to start searching for student accommodation in York depends on several factors, including the start of the academic year, availability of accommodation, and personal preferences.

 

Typically, the academic year in the UK starts in September, so it's advisable for students to start searching for accommodation a few months before that. This gives them enough time to compare different options, make decisions, and secure their accommodation before the start of the term.

 

Additionally, York being a popular student destination, accommodation can get snapped up quickly. Therefore, starting the search earlier can give students an advantage in securing their preferred accommodation.

 

It's also important for students to consider their personal preferences and budget when searching for accommodation. They may want to live close to their school or university, or they may prefer a particular area of York for its amenities or social life. Taking these factors into account when starting the search can help students find the perfect accommodation for their needs.

 

Overall, it's advisable for students to start searching for accommodation in York at least a few months before the start of the academic year, to give themselves enough time to make informed decisions and secure suitable accommodation.

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Are short-term stays an available option in York student housing?

Yes, short-term stays are an option in York student housing. York, a popular student destination, offers a range of accommodation options to cater to different needs, including short-term stays.

 

Some student accommodation providers in York offer short-term rental options, which are typically suitable for students who need accommodation for a shorter duration, such as a few weeks or months. These options can benefit students attending a summer program, doing an internship, or visiting York temporarily.

 

However, it's important to note that short-term stays may have some limitations and conditions attached to them. For example, they may be subject to availability, and the cost per night or week may be higher than longer-term rentals. Additionally, some providers may require a minimum stay period or have other specific requirements.

 

Suppose you're interested in a short-term stay in York student housing. In that case, it's advisable to start your search early and contact accommodation providers directly to inquire about their availability and terms. You can also explore uhomes, which specialises in short-term rentals, to find a suitable option.

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Can I pay the rent for my York accommodation in instalments?

Absolutely, understanding the financial pressures that can come with managing accommodation costs, we've tailored our payment system to be as flexible as possible. Tenants at our York accommodations have the option to pay their rent in instalments that align with their financial inflow, such as student loans or pay schedules, ensuring peace of mind and allowing them to focus on their academic and personal growth without the burden of a singular, lump-sum payment. 

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