Student Accommodation in Liverpool

At Sanctuary Students, we have a great choice of student rooms in the heart of Liverpool putting you at the centre of all this top student city has to offer. Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU), Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts (LIPA), Liverpool Hope University (LHU) and the University of Liverpool are all just a few minutes’ walk away. 

Whether you’re looking for a budget option that will leave you with more money for partying or a luxury double en-suite room that is perfect for studying and relaxing, Sanctuary Students has a student room for you.

Take a look at our student housing in Liverpool:

Marybone Student Village 1
All inclusive bills
Common room with Sky TV
Free broadband and Wi-Fi throughout
On-site laundry
Free contents insurance
On-site security and CCTV
24-hour maintenance

7 Marybone, Liverpool, L3 2BX

Marybone Student Village 1 offers affordable student accommodation in Liverpool allowing you to enjoy the best university experience possible.

Our student rooms are fully furnished and weekly rent includes your bills, contents insurance and free WiFi so there’s no additional costs to worry about.

Grenville Street
Great location
All inclusive bills
Common room
Free broadband and Wi-Fi throughout
On-site laundry
Free contents insurance
On-site security and CCTV
En-suite double bedrooms

2 Grenville Street South, Liverpool, L1 5JR

By choosing to live at Grenville Street student accommodation, you’ll have everything you need right on your doorstep including LJMU, LIPA and Liverpool city centre just a few minutes’ walk away.

Grenville Street offers luxury double en-suite student rooms and studios, with all-inclusive bills and free 250MB WiFi.

Short term lets are available for 2023/24.

Marybone Student Village 2
All inclusive bills
Common room
Free broadband and Wi-Fi throughout
On-site laundry
Free contents insurance
On-site security and CCTV
En-suite bedrooms
24-hour maintenance

14 Marybone, Liverpool, L3 2BY

Choosing to live at Marybone Student Village 2 will provide you with more than just a room. Located at the heart of Liverpool, you will find all the amenities needed to live your student life to its fullest, right outside your door.

We offer great value en-suite student rooms with all-inclusive bills, including free 250MB Wi-Fi.

Marybone Student Village 3
All inclusive bills
Common room
Free broadband and Wi-Fi throughout
On-site laundry
Free contents insurance
On-site security and CCTV
Double beds available
24-hour maintenance

4 Marybone, Liverpool, L3 2BY

Located in the heart of Liverpool, with the LJMU library and Resource Centre situated just across the street and LJMU a short walk away, Marybone Student Village 3 is an ideal place to call home.

Our student rooms are fully furnished with a comfy double bed and a private en-suite.


Our Liverpool properties offer great benefits, ranging from a free on-site gym to 250MB Wi-Fi and all-inclusive bills, so you don’t have to worry about any unexpected bills.

By choosing to live with us, you’re guaranteed to find a welcoming, friendly team, great facilities and a jam-packed events calendar so you can make friends and settle in quickly.

It’s also only £1 to secure your room*!

Our Rooms: Liverpool City Centre | Liverpool Student Studios | Liverpool Private Student Halls

Student life in Liverpool FAQs

Liverpool is a fun and exciting city to enjoy student life. With so much to do, here are a few tips and FAQs to help you.

Our centrally located properties mean you’ll find everything you need close by but if you fancy exploring the North West of England or want to travel home to see family and friends, this is easily done with Liverpool Lime Street station just a short walk away.

From bistro and gourmet to oriental and quick bites, Liverpool has something for everyone.

Liverpool’s Hope Street Quarter is the perfect place to enjoy bistro and gourmet dishes. We recommend The Side Door or 60 Hope Street for a perfect setting to enjoy a meal out with family or friends.

Liverpool’s famous Chinatown – the oldest Chinese community in Europe - offers an oriental feel, including the multi-award winning, authentic Japanese restaurant, Etsu which is a particular favourite for locals.

Sometimes you just want to grab a quick bite to eat and Liverpool One offers just that with great cafes and tapas bars available.

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Liverpool One Shopping Centre sits by the iconic waterfront and is home to over 170 shops, bars and restaurants, with both high street and designer favourites. Our accommodation is just a 10 minute walk away, so you can easily pop in anytime.

You’ll never be stuck for something to do in Liverpool. We have some top attractions nearby that are worth a visit, such as the Royal Albert Dock, the Cavern Club and Liverpool One shopping centre, as well as restaurants, bars and clubs.

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Student life in Liverpool is vibrant which shows in the varied cultural places and exciting nightlife on offer. It’s the perfect place to enjoy all that student life has to offer.

We recommend looking for Liverpool student accommodation as soon as your place is confirmed. The typical time of September or October would still work, but our accommodation is exceptionally popular, so we would recommend visiting and booking as soon as you possibly can.

The best areas for student accommodation in Liverpool depend on what you’re looking for. We recommend areas like Liverpool City Centre, Mount Pleasant, Baltic Triangle, Paddington, Wavertree, Ropewalks, Knowledge Quarter and other areas like that. Read our article for more information on cheap Liverpool student accommodation.

Everything is included in the rent with Sanctuary Students. All our Liverpool student accommodation is fully inclusive. That means the rent you see is the rent you pay. No bills, no fees, no hidden extras.

Rent includes heating, water, electricity, contents insurance, cleaning of communal areas, building maintenance, security, CCTV and broadband.

Living with Sanctuary Students is about so much more than just a room too!

Sanctuary Students’ student accommodation in Liverpool is located in Marybone and Grenville Street South.

Both are excellent options within a short distance of the University of Liverpool, Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts, Liverpool Hope University, Liverpool John Moores University, city centre shopping, dining and entertainment, buses, trains and transport links throughout the city.

Yes, Liverpool is safe for students. While it’s a big city with some big city problems, most student areas are perfectly safe to live and work in. As long as you take the usual precautions and stay out of the inner-city estates, your time in the city should be nothing but enjoyable!

More than just a room is our way to offer more to students who stay with Sanctuary Students. It’s a programme that offers discounts with Student Beans and a student advice line with Health Assured.

We want your time with us to be as productive as possible, so what better way to do that than help you bank cheaply and save money while also looking after your overall well-being?



You can find out even more in our handy Liverpool City Guide.

There are more than 50,000 students studying in Liverpool and more than 1,000 of them live with us. Join the huge student community in Liverpool at one of our city-centre properties.

Local Areas: Liverpool | Liverpool City Centre

Local Rooms: Liverpool Student Studios | Liverpool Private Student Halls

Local Universities: Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) | University of Liverpool | Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts (LIPA)


Featured Neighbourhoods

Some key neighbourhoods in Liverpool include:

Baltic Triangle is known for being home to creatives, musicians and artists. It’s a relaxed part of town close to Chinatown and a short walk from the city centre. There’s a lot of individual shops, cafés and bistros here, as well as galleries and places to chill or explore, depending on your mood.

Liverpool city centre is where the action is at. It’s a convenient place to live but might be noisy and a little too lively at times. It’s busy, energetic, friendly and interesting with plenty of shopping, dining, takeaways, pubs, bars, clubs and things to see and do.

The Knowledge Quarter of Liverpool is another predominantly student area sandwiched between Islington and the Georgian Quarter. It’s full of shops, cafés, an e-sports club, music, pubs, bars and John Lennon’s old haunt, Ye Cracke. It’s a relaxed area with a cool vibe, so it's a nice place to spend time in.

Ropewalks was voted one of the UK’s ‘hippest’ areas, but don’t hold that against it. The area is an eclectic mix of independent stores, bohemian businesses, bakeries, cafés, bistros, the Michael Jackson Moonwalker mural and St Luke’s the bombed-out church.

Wavertree is a very popular student area with lots going on. It’s geared up for students, so has plenty of shops, pubs, bars, cafés, takeaways and supermarkets. It’s a short walk or bus ride to the University of Liverpool and is a nice place to spend time in.

The Liverpool University area, as the name suggests, is ideal for University of Liverpool and Liverpool John Moores University. It’s a city centre location, close to shopping, eating, buses, Central Library, World Museum and the Walker Art Gallery.

Nearby Universities

Liverpool has four major universities. They include:

Liverpool John Moores University is a well-respected university based in the city centre. It’s a good university known for business, law, sports and exercise sciences, teaching and learning, physical education and for its research.

It has over 25,000 students, both undergraduates and postgraduates.

Liverpool Hope University was created by merging Saint Katherine's College, Notre Dame College and Christ's College. It’s known for accounting and finance, drama, dance, fine art, education, geography, health science and computer science but offers many more courses.

Liverpool Hope University has around 5,000 students, both undergraduates and postgraduates.

Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts was founded by Paul McCartney and Mark Featherstone-Witty in 1996. It’s in the city centre and is best known for offering courses in acting, dance, music and related theatrical courses.

Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts is rated #1 in the country for its specialist degrees.

The University of Liverpool is based in the city centre and has a long and illustrious history stretching back to 1881. It’s known for having 10 Nobel prize-winners as former students and for chemistry, computer science, engineering, food science, medicine and English.

The University of Liverpool has around 30,000 students, both undergraduates and postgraduates.

Living with Sanctuary Students

Sanctuary Students gives you extra help and support, whether that’s by giving you money in your pocket through our exclusive discount website with or providing confidential care through our Student advice line with Health Assured. 

You can find out more on our More than just a room page.

With Sanctuary Students you’re guaranteed to find a friendly, welcoming team, well-maintained facilities and a great range of social opportunities to help you make friends and settle in quickly.

Just so you know, they all come with 250MB Wi-Fi, contents Insurance, on-site laundry, security and maintenance as standard. The weekly rent covers all bills and students staying at Marybone Student Village can make use of the free on-site gym and cinema room.


Building-wide Wi-Fi and Ethernet broadband service are included in your rent and offer you a reliable and secure internet connection suitable for all your academic and personal needs, including browsing the internet, sending emails, downloading and streaming.

The broadband service is provided by Glide, a leading provider of managed internet services to student accommodation.


*£1 is advance rent and will be deducted from your total rent amount.