urbanest King's Cross

urbanest King's Cross, Canal Reach, London, N1C 4BD


Contract length: 50 weeks

Distance to campus: 2.8km

Room types

  • 344 Bed spaces in total
  • 91 Single
  • 55 Single studio
  • 198 Single en suite


  • 24-hour staff cover
  • Accessible rooms
  • Bicycle storage
  • Common room
  • Communal TV
  • Computer room
  • Lift access
  • Non-smoking
  • Printing facilities
  • Quiet study space
  • Secure entrance
  • Self-catered
  • Self-service laundry
  • WiFi

urbanest King's Cross is a modern hall offering high-quality, comfortable rooms in the heart of London’s thriving King’s Cross Quarter. It is surrounded by exciting new bars, restaurants, coffee shops and clubs. The best of London’s West End is also within easy reach. urbanest King's Cross is independently managed and owned by urbanest Student Accommodation. LSE has a representative on site to support LSE students.

View urbanest King's Cross local area guide

Travel time to campus
On foot: 45 mins 
By bike: 17 mins
By public transport: 26 mins

Closest London Underground stations
King's Cross

Who can apply to urbanest King's Cross?
Graduate and undergraduate students.

Virtual tour images
To view a virtual tour of urbanest King's Cross, select the 'view 360° tour' button on this page. 

Catering and kitchens
urbanest King's Cross is a self-catered hall. Depending on your room choice you will have access to either a private or a shared kitchen. Kitchens contain an oven, a stove with grill and a fridge/freezer. There is also a microwave and a dishwasher. You will have to supply your own utensils and crockery, but utensil packs are available for purchase. For details of what's in the kitchen, see What we provide in each hall [PDF].

Corridor-style with rooms along a corridor and flat-style with rooms grouped into flats. More about hall layouts.

What's included in the rent?
Wi-Fi, insurance and utility bills.

Prices for 2022/23
Prices on this page are for 2022/23. To see prices for 2021/22, please review our table of accommodation fees

Communal areas are cleaned daily. You are responsible for cleaning your own room.

Planned refurbishment
To see if any works are scheduled for this hall, see Planned refurbishment works in halls.

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  • Single room

    Shared bathroom

    £ 246.60 -
    £259.65 p/wk


    Contract cost: £12,330.00 to £12,982.50
    Contract length: 50 weeks
    Size approx: 12m²

    Room contains a built-in desk, desk chair, underfloor heating, wardrobe and a single bed. You must provide your own duvet, pillows, bed linen and towels.
    Also see:
    What we provide in each hall [PDF]
    Table of bed sizes [PDF]

  • Single en suite room

    Private bathroom

    £ 272.69 -
    £285.73 p/wk


    Contract cost: £13,634.50 to £14,286.50
    Contract legth: 50 weeks
    Size approx: 12m²

    Room contains en suite bathroom, built-in desk, desk chair, underfloor heating, bed and plenty of storage space. You must provide your own duvet, pillows, bed linen and towels.
    Also see:
    What we provide in each hall [PDF]
    Table of bed sizes [PDF]

  • Single studio

    Private bathroom

    £ 390.12 p/wk


    Contract cost: £19,506.00
    Contract length: 50 weeks
    Size approx: 19m²

    Open plan apartment featuring a built-in desk and desk chair, underfloor heating, double bed, wardrobe, en suite bathroom and a kitchenette featuring a hob, fridge/freezer, and microwave/grill. You must provide your own duvet, pillows, bed linen and towels.
    Also see:
    What we provide in each hall [PDF]
    Table of bed sizes [PDF]

Additional costs

  • card operated laundry - a wash costs £2.50 and a dry £1.50

What students say

"I had a great experience during my stay at King's Cross. The location of the hall is good and so near to everything."  

Visit urbanest King's Cross

If you would like to visit any urbanest property before booking, simply drop in between 10am – 6pm Monday – Friday.

Travel directions and contact details

Travel to urbanest King's Cross

For travel options from where you are, visit: urbanest King's Cross on Google Maps

Taxi travel

For a fare estimate and to book with an eco-friendly taxi company, visit Green Tomato Cars.

Nearest Underground stations

King's Cross and St Pancras (Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern, Piccadilly and Victoria lines)

Nearest railway stations

King's Cross
St Pancras International

To urbanest King's Cross by car

The address for your satnav is: Canal Reach, London, N1C 4BD


Parking is very limited in Central London. To see the nearest car parks and on-street parking, visit: Parkopedia

Congestion Charge and Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ)

urbanest King's Cross is located outside the London’s Congestion Charge/Ultra Low Emission Zone area.

It's a charge you'll need to pay if you drive into Central London during the week (Mon-Fri). Visit: Congestion Charge 

You also need to pay the ULEZ charge, if your car doesn’t meet ULEZ emissions standards. The ULEZ charge operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. To check if your car meets the emission standards visit: ULEZ vehicle checker

Travel from here to LSE campus

Directions from urbanest King's Cross to LSE campus on Google Maps

Contact details

Tel: +44 (0)20 7042 7890
Email: enquiries@urbanest.co.uk


Book accommodation

For information about rooms for the next academic year, visit: Book accommodation in halls

For rooms during the current academic year, visit: Mid-year room vacancies

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