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Kings Bournemouth
Accommodation

In Bournemouth we have a wide range of accommodation options: three year-round student residences plus an additional residence available in summer and homestay solutions.

Kings Town Centre Residence (Year-round)

This new residence is located in the heart of the city, just 10 minutes from both the beach and the College. It is a stylishly converted historic building which offers light, spacious, high-quality accommodation. There is a communal, fully-equipped kitchen and dining room.

Facilities

  • Single and twin rooms
  • En suite rooms
  • On-site laundry (supplement applies)
  • Cleaning of common areas (typically weekly)
  • Bed linen provided
  • TV lounge
  • Free wireless internet

Minimum age: 18
Meal options: Self-catering

Please note: students under 18 must be back at their accommodation by designated times each evening.

  • Students aged between 16 - 17: 11.30pm
  • Students aged between 14 - 15: 10.30pm

Download the factsheet for the Town Centre Residence

Kings Charminster Residence (Year-round)

The Kings Charminster Student Residence is a brand new purpose-built premium residence used exclusively by Kings. It is just 5 minutes’ walk from the vibrant Charminster area, where many of the city’s students live, and a 20 minute walk from the College. The residence benefits from an in-house chef, who freshly prepares breakfast and dinner, and includes a lounge with DVD and games consoles.

Facilities

  • Single and twin rooms
  • En suite rooms
  • On-site warden
  • On –site laundry (supplement applies)
  • Cleaning of common areas (typically weekly)
  • Bed linen provided
  • TV lounge
  • Free wireless internet

Minimum age: 16
Meal options: Half-board

Download the factsheet for the Charminster Residence

Kings Beach Residence (Year-round)

 The residence offers high quality, recently refurbished rooms which all contain a TV. It enjoys a fantastic location just a 20 minute walk from the College and 3 minutes from the beach. Those who stay there have access to the swimming pool nearby (supplement applies). There is a comfortable student lounge with flat-screen TV, DVDs and games consoles, and self-service hot drinks and snacks. There is also a dining room where meals are served.

Facilities

  • Single and twin rooms
  • En suite bathrooms
  • On-site warden
  • On-site laundry (suppl. Applies)
  • Bedlinen and towels provided
  • Cleaning of common areas (typically weekly)
  • TV lounge
  • Free wireless internet

Minimum age: 18
Meal options: Half-board

Download the factsheet for the Beach Residence  

Lyme Regis House Residence (Summer only)

 A modern, high-quality residence with self-contained apartments, each containing five en suite bedrooms and a fully-equipped kitchen / dining /lounge area. There is also a common room with pool table and TV. Lyme Regis House is only 15 minutes’ walk to the town centre, beach and College. Self catering or half board options are available, with meals served at carefully selected restaurants within walking distance.

Facilities

  • Single rooms
  • En suite bathrooms
  • On-site warden
  • On-site laundry
  • Cleaning of common areas (typically weekly)
  • Bed linen provided
  • TV lounge
  • Free wireless internet

Minimum age: 16
Meal options: half-board or self-catering

Download the factsheet for the Lyme Regis Residence

Homestay half-board/full-board

Our homestays are all very carefully selected and regularly inspected by our experienced Accommodation Officers.
We have strong, long-term relationships with many local hosts including working families, couples, single people and retired people.

All our hosts offer a warm welcome and comfortable accommodation.

Included in the price.

  • Comfortable, welcoming accommodation
  • Single rooms year-round. Twins are available during the summer period
  • Breakfast and dinner (half-board), breakfast, lunch and dinner (full-board)
  • Fully furnished room
  • Bed linen provided
  • Internet usage
  • One laundry wash per week

Average location from college: Up to 30 minutes' walk or short bus ride.

Please note:

  • Accommodation is available from Sunday to Sunday
  • Bedding is provided but you should bring your own towels.

Homestay extra

With Homestay Extra you get all the facilities of our normal Homestay plus a few extra home comforts, including a private bathroom or shower room.

Included in the price.

  • Comfortable, welcoming accommodation
  • Large, well-furnished bedroom
  • Double bed
  • Television in the bedroom
  • Private bathroom or shower room
  • Bed linen provided
  • Breakfast and dinner (half-board), or breakfast, lunch and dinner (full-board) every day

Average location from college: Up to 30 minutes' walk or short bus ride.

Please note:

  • Accommodation is available from Sunday to Sunday
  • Bedding is provided but you should bring your own towels.

 

Curfews for under 18s

Students under 18 must be back at their accommodation (residence or homestay) by designated times each evening.

The following curfews apply:

Students aged between 16 - 17: 11.30pm

Students aged between 14 - 15: 10.30pm