Short-Stay Accommodation

We offer short-term lets, from anywhere from 1-51 weeks, for students, academic staff and also business professionals or tourists and visitors to Portsmouth or Southampton. Our short-stay residents range from Erasmus students studying at the University of Southampton and Southampton Solent University as well as students from the the University of Portsmouth. Our Southampton accommodation is also a very popular option for visiting academics and postgraduate PhD students studying at any of the cities universities.

For short-stay visitors who are seeking fully serviced accommodation from 1-11 weeks we are also able to provide a unique and cost effective alternative to traditional hotel accommodation. Our serviced studio accommodation is available to students and business professionals and is right in the heart of Portsmouth and Southampton, offering the ideal base for any visitor looking to visit the area. For further information on our serviced studio accommodation please visit our Home by Unilife website.

Spaces are limited so please contact our Sales Manager – Hannah on 0845 5195 100, or e-mail to check studio availability and answer any questions you may have.


Short-Stay Prices

Premium Studio Luxury Studio VIP Suite Studio
Price From £205 per week* From £260 per week* From £3o0 per week*
Size 17-18 m² 26 m² 36 m²
Views Variety of views Great views Excellent park views
Occupancy Suitable for individuals Suitable for couples, add £15 weekly supplement Suitable for couples, add £15 weekly supplement
Reservation terms £200 admin fee, no deposit £200 admin fee, no deposit £200 admin fee, no deposit
Contract terms Minimum term 12 weeks Minimum term 12 weeks Minimum term 12 weeks
Payment terms Monthly payment plan, first month in advance Monthly payment plan, first month in advance Monthly payment plan, first month in advance
Included Extras Free reserved on-site parking
Kitchen, Dining and Bedding pack
Netflix subscription
Bose Music Speaker

*Prices are subject to studio availability and only applicable to tenancies ending on or before 31st August 2017.

What is included in the price?
Each of our buildings are situated right in the heart of the city. Our studio apartments offer our residents a stylish self-contained environment to relax and enjoy their time with us. With our studios you can expect personal service, innovative design, spacious layout, ample storage, comfortable beds, en-suite bathrooms and all studios are fully equipped creating a peaceful and safe space just for you.

For visitors seeking a fully comprehensive service, we also provide serviced studio apartments which include all linen, towels, weekly cleaning and everything you may need from a home away from home. We offer a range of studios types including single rooms and double rooms which are suitable for couples. Throughout the summer months our studios are available to rent for periods of anywhere from 1 week to 11 weeks. For further information on our serviced studio accommodation please visit our Home by Unilife website.

Here’s the full list of what we offer:

  • All bills included
    All our rentals include electricity, heating and water, rates, contents insurance and even your TV licence, so there are no hidden extras.
  • Netflix in your studio
    Enjoy FREE Netflix from the comfort of your own studio.
  • CCTV security monitoring
    Externally and in the shared spaces internally, the buildings are monitored 24/7.
  • Digital TV
    All our studios include a NEW smart TV for your use.
  • Free contents insurance
    Your items are covered inside your room against fire, flood and theft. The total insurance cover for the student is up to £6,000.
  • Unlimited, super high-speed Wi-Fi
    For work, for fun, for staying in touch, unlimited Wi-Fi will keep you connected.
  • Double bed with under bed storage
    Get a good night’s sleep every night with our quality beds. And with great storage under your bed, there is a place for your suitcases and much more.
  • Laundry and cleaning facilities
    FREE laundry credits included. Each building has a shared laundry room and a vacuum cleaner on every floor.
  • Kitchen and dining pack
    Everything you need to make full use of your kitchen, includes all kitchen and dining utensils, crockery, cutlery, kettle toaster and lots more.
  • Bedding and linen pack
    FREE bedding and linen pack containing all linen, duvet and pillows to ensure you are ready to settle in as soon as you arrive.
  • Large wardrobe
    Each studio has ample storage, including a roomy double wardrobe.
  • Well equipped kitchen area
    Why not cook something special? Your kitchen area comes complete with microwave combination oven, fridge, hot plates and extractor fan.
  • Individual fridge-freezer
    Plan ahead with shopping and save money. Your own combination fridge-freezer gives you more flexibility.
  • En-suite shower, toilet and washbasin
    Even our twin rooms have en-suite facilities.
  • Desk, comfy chair and bookshelves
    You’ll have no trouble getting work done in your comfortable workspace.
  • Wheelchair access
    Wheelchair access in both Portsmouth & Southampton.
  • Video door intercom system
    Friends or pizza delivery, each studio has its own intercom so you’ll feel safe knowing who’s calling.
  • Electronic door entry systems
    Highly secure electronic doors with key fob access mean no more fumbling for keys.
  • Access to Unilife gym
    There is an on-site gym in some of our buildings and all students have access to the gym facility.
  • Access to Unilife social hub
    Unilife has a great place for all our students to enjoy the great games facilities, sky and netflix together with your friends.
  • Mailbox
    Unilife provides students with their own mailbox where they can collect their letters from.

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