Liverpool City Centre Student Accommodation

Looking for convenient Liverpool city centre student accommodation? Want to be close to the University of Liverpool, John Moores University, Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts or Hope University? Sanctuary Students can help!

Sanctuary Students provides high-quality, low-cost student accommodation in Liverpool city centre. We’re close to universities and colleges, within walking distance of shopping, bars, restaurants, parks and entertainment and close to transport links. All the benefits of city centre living!

Liverpool city centre student accommodation includes all bills, Wi-Fi, laundry, secure entry, CCTV and everything you’ll need to begin living right away. This is the simplest way to start your new life as a student in the city.

Find out more about our properties below and then apply online to book your student housing in Liverpool today!


About Liverpool

Liverpool is a vibrant city in the north west of England. It’s a port city with a long and illustrious history that has given the city a unique viewpoint and an acceptance of people from across the world. It’s a friendly, inviting city with a lot to offer.

Liverpool has one of the best nightlife scenes in the country. Bars, pubs, bistros, clubs and more are all across the city, many within walking distance of our Liverpool city centre student accommodation. As the birthplace of The Beatles, Liverpool is naturally home to a host of buzzing music venues.

With four universities and several colleges, plus lots of culture, arts, music and more, you’ve chosen an amazing place to study!

Transport in Liverpool

Thanks to its port, Liverpool has plenty of transport links to everywhere in the country.


Arriving by air will bring you into John Lennon Airport or Manchester Airport. Both are a short distance outside the city but are accessible by car, bus or train.

The road network in Liverpool is pretty good. It gets busy at peak times like any city, but outside those times it’s easy to get around. You’ll find M62, M47 or M58 motorways close by for when you need to go further afield.

Liverpool Lime Street train station serves both local and intercity trains. The station has services linking London, Leeds, Birmingham, Manchester, York and many metropolitan areas.

Buses are plentiful too. Stagecoach Merseyside and Arriva North West run local services, while Megabus and National Express can take you further afield.

There are also plenty of taxis and Ubers to help you get around too.

Student life in Liverpool

Liverpool is an amazing city to be a student. The locals are friendly, there are thousands of students and the atmosphere and local culture is one of optimism and energy. It’s a unique city that offers a unique student experience.

The city also has an excellent cultural scene, superb nightlife and entertainment and lots of shopping.

City highlights include Albert Dock, Liverpool waterfront, Chinatown, Canning, Pier Head, Anfield and six UNESCO World Heritage sites.

Shopping will be at Liverpool ONE or one of the hundreds of independent stores and national chains surrounding the city. You should also visit Bold Street, Red Brick Market, Probe Records, Metquarter, Lark Lane and The Baltic Market.

Want to hang out and enjoy the sunshine? Visit Otterspool Park, Sefton Park or Calderstones Park. Each is accessible from the city and a short distance from your Liverpool city centre student accommodation.

Liver building in Liverpool

Universities in Liverpool

Liverpool has four universities: the University of Liverpool, John Moores University, Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts or Hope University plus several colleges.

The University of Liverpool specialises in a number of subjects and is highly rated. The computer sciences and chemistry faculties are rated #1 in the UK!

Liverpool John Moores University is equally highly regarded. With a wide variety of subjects to choose from and a highly rated faculty, LJMU is a very popular place to study.

The Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts, LIPA, has Sir Paul McCartney as its patron. It is regarded as one of the best schools in the UK for dance, acting, applied theatre and filmmaking.

Liverpool Hope University is a research university that also offers undergraduate courses across science, health and business. It’s a well-established university with a solid reputation for delivering great teaching.

Each of these universities offers high standards of education across a huge selection of subjects. Whichever school you get into, you’re in good hands!

Liverpool City Centre Student Accommodation FAQs

Here are some of the most common questions asked about student accommodation in Liverpool city centre:

Our Liverpool city centre student accommodation includes single rooms and double en-suite rooms. Each offers a private space that’s just yours or you can share with friends. Our buildings also include social areas for hanging out and catching up with friends, and secure access to keep everyone safe.

With Sanctuary Students, you’ll be surrounded by a friendly, welcoming team and well-maintained facilities, with a fun-filled events calendar to help you make friends and quickly feel at home in our student halls. Check out our More than just a room page for further information!

Costs vary depending on the type of accommodation you choose. We believe our student housing in Liverpool offers amazing value for money considering the quality, cleanliness and amenities. Plus, the city centre location has to be worth a lot.

If that wasn’t enough, all rents include Wi-Fi, heating, water, electricity and insurance too!

Yes, it is! You’ll need to bring your own bedding, towels, clothes and personal items, but everything else is here. We provide appliances, a laundry, kettle, ironing board and furniture.

There are no bills! All rent for your student accommodation in Liverpool is fully inclusive. That includes utilities, insurance, cleaning for communal areas, security and insurance.

You’ll have enough going on in your life with studying and enjoying the city, so not having bills is one less thing to worry about.

As there are four universities and some colleges, there are a few student areas in the city. Popular areas include Chinatown, the Georgian Quarter, Vauxhall, Baltic Triangle, and Lark Lane.

Our student accommodation in Liverpool is located in Marybone Student Village, which is a short walk to LJMU and the University of Liverpool. The Grenville Street building is by LIPA and Baltic Triangle.

Both locations offer convenient access to class and to the wider city.

We recommend booking your Liverpool city centre student accommodation as soon as you’ve been accepted by your university. Our student housing is exceptionally popular, so the earlier you can book, the higher the chances of finding a space.

This is especially true if you want to live with friends. The faster you can tell us who you want to live with and where you want to live, the faster we can book you in.

You certainly can view before you book. Contact a member of our team and we’ll arrange a viewing. If we can’t show you the exact accommodation you’ll be living in, we’ll show you a comparable version, so you know exactly what you’re getting.

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)