Sanctuary Students has some of the best value student accommodation Liverpool has to offer.

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.

If you’re looking for the best student accommodation Liverpool has to offer with no bills and no worries, contact Sanctuary Students today!

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Grenville Street
Grenville Street
2 Grenville Street South, Liverpool, L1 5JR
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Marybone Student Village 1
7 Marybone, Liverpool, L3 2BX
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Marybone Student Village 2
14 Marybone, Liverpool, L3 2BY
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Marybone Student Village 3
4 Marybone, Liverpool, L3 2BY
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Baltic Triangle

Baltic Triangle is known for being home to creatives, musicians and artists. It’s a relaxed part of town close to Chinatown, Quirky Quarter and Albert Dock. Just a short walk away 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.

The Baltic Triangle is an awesome place to stay and you won’t find cheaper student flats of this quality anywhere close. Find out more.

Liverpool City Centre

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.

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Knowledge Quarter

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.

Liverpool University area

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.

Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU)

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

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 (LIPA)

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.

University of Liverpool

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.

Why Liverpool?

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.

When is the best time to look for Liverpool student accommodation?

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.

What are the best areas for student accommodation in Liverpool?

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.

What’s included in the rent with Sanctuary Students?

Everything is included in the rent with Sanctuary Students. 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.

In return for competitive rents, you’ll find some of the best student flats in the city, complete with en-suite bedrooms, all furniture and bills included.

The private student halls have social spaces too, with a TV room, kitchen and laundry area. You have everything you need on site to take care of the essentials while making new friends.

What's included in my Liverpool accommodation?

All Sanctuary Students accommodations 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.


Where is your student accommodation in Liverpool located?

Located close to the Baltic Triangle and just north of the city centre, our student apartments offer plenty of options for shopping, dining, culture, getting to class and generally making the most of your time as a student in Liverpool.

Location is everything and Sanctuary Students has you covered. You won’t find better student accommodation in Liverpool anywhere!

Our student accommodation in Liverpool is located in located in Marybone and Grenville Street South, minutes from Moorfields train station and a short walk to the University of Liverpool and Liverpool John Moores University.

It’s also close to the World Museum, the Cavern Club, LiverpoolONE and all the shopping, dining and entertainment you could squeeze into two years.

Is Liverpool safe for students?

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!

What’s ‘Where people choose to live’ all about?

Where people choose to live 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?

What are the transport options in Liverpool?

You have lots of transport options in Liverpool. The city is very easy to get around thanks to plentiful trains, buses and the underground. You can also walk most places from your student halls as they are close to class and the city centre. You could also cycle, Uber or drive if you need to, which is all your bases covered!

What’s the food and drink scene like in Liverpool?

The food and drink scene in Liverpool is some of the best in the north. You have lots of options covering every taste and cuisine. There are hundreds of cafes, restaurants and bistros in the city, hundreds more takeaways and food delivery options too. Then there’s the pubs, bars, clubs and event venues all offering a great night out.

How is Liverpool for shopping?

Liverpool is the best for shopping! LiverpoolONE is a large shopping mall in the town centre close to our student halls. Then there’s the Bluecoat, Royal Albert Dock, Bold Street, Red Brick Market near our Baltic Triangle student halls, Lark Lane farmer’s market, the Metquarter and the hundreds of unique stores, boutiques and stalls dotted around the city.

What are the entertainment options in Liverpool?

Liverpool has some of the best entertainment options anywhere. The list is endless but some of the best options include Hot Water Comedy Club, Laughterhouse Comedy, the Invisible Wind Factory, Tate Liverpool, Maritime History Museum, Spare Rib Burlesque & Cabaret Show, Route 66 Drive In, Breakout Liverpool and so many more!

Cost of living in Liverpool

Liverpool is a very reasonable city to be a student when it comes to living costs.

If you factor in the fact you’re getting fully inclusive student housing when you stay at one of Sanctuary Students properties, the only expenses you need to worry about are to do with your course or lifestyle.

Accommodation - £85 per week
A fully furnished en-suite room in Liverpool from Sanctuary Students can cost as little as £85 per week. Considering the quality on offer, that’s extremely competitive!

Travel - £40 per month
This price varies depending on where you live, a monthly student bus pass can cost around £40 per month.

Food - £50 - £80 per week
This will vary depending on your food choices, we would recommend a food budget of anywhere between £50 - £80 per week.

Mobile Phones and Internet - £15- £50 per month
If you stay in one of our 4 properties in Liverpool, internet is included in the rent. So, you will only need to pay for your phone contact, which can cost anywhere between £15 - £50 per month (depending on how much data you use!).

Leisure and Entertainment - £50 - £300 per month
This is another cost that varies depending on how much leisure and entertainment you want to do. A reasonable estimate is anywhere between £50 - £300 a month, we think this would be enough to experience all the best activities Liverpool has to offer. 

Study Costs and Supplies - £50 - £150 per month 
Study costs and supplies cover all the little things you need as a student, this can range from stationary and course books.

Gym Membership - £15 - £50
Msst Universities have their own gym and this can bring the cost down significantly for a membership. But, if you want to go to a private gym or one of the larger chains this can cost anywhere between £15 - £50 per month, depending on the gym.

Useful links

• Find your nearest National Health Service (NHS) Doctor or Dentist on the NHS Services website

• If you need free legal advice, please contact the Citizens Advice Bureau

• Travelling in and around Liverpool

What's on in Liverpool guide

• Applying for your student visa.

UK Border Agency

• UKCISA - UK Council for International Student Affairs

Guide to Culture Shock

National Union of Students (NUS)

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