Spitalfields Student Accommodation

If you’re looking for warm, comfortable accommodation in Spitalfields for students, you’re in the right place! Sanctuary Students has superior student accommodation in Spitalfields that’s ideal for nearby universities.

Spitalfields is in the East End of London and is within easy reach of King’s College London, Queen Mary University of London, Coventry University, London campus, Liverpool Street Station and other city landmarks.

All our Spitalfields accommodation for students provides private rooms, many being en-suite, in convenient positions around town.

All rooms are fully furnished and equipped and all rents are inclusive. The price you see is the price you pay. No bills, no hassle, no worries!

Staying with Sanctuary Students is also about much more than just a room!

Don Gratton House

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

82 Old Montague Street, Whitechapel, London, E1 5NN

Don Gratton House provides excellent value zone 1 student accommodation. It is ideally located in Whitechapel allowing you to enjoy a central London living experience, whilst also being just moments away from the attractions of London’s vibrant East End.

Our shared student flats are equipped with comfortable small double beds, en-suite bathrooms, 250MB WI-FI and all-inclusive bills at a great price.

From £266.00 p/w

The Craft Building

Great location
All inclusive bills
Free broadband and Wi-Fi throughout
On-site laundry
Bike storage
Free contents insurance
On-site security and CCTV
En-suite bedrooms

12 Greatorex Street, London, E1 5NF

For the 2022/23 academic year, the accommodation is open to all students studying in London. This student accommodation is conveniently located near to Aldgate East underground station in zone 1, with easy links to all major London universities.

From £241.50 p/w

About Spitalfields

Spitalfields is in the East End of London in Tower Hamlets. It’s a lively area that includes Brick Lane, Christ Church, Toynbee Hall, Spitalfields Market, Old Spitalfields Market, Brick Lane Market, Petticoat Lane Market, Liverpool Street Station and a range of other landmarks.

The area is busy and continually moving and evolving. It’s a great place to live and study and adds a touch of colour and culture to anyone’s life.

Spitalfields is between Whitechapel, Shadwell and Finsbury and is a short tube, bus or walk from all city landmarks. Some of the best shopping in the city can be had at the local markets or within the many hundreds of independent boutiques and stores.

Our accommodation in Spitalfields for students is well placed to let you explore this entire area.

Transport in Spitalfields

Spitalfields is in London’s East End. There’s easy access to public transport all around.

Rail links are provided mainly by Liverpool Street Station, which is a major railway station serving the east coast. There’s also a London Underground station within the station that links to the entire underground network.


Shoreditch High Street also has a tube station, as does Aldgate East to the south and Whitechapel to the south east.

Buses are plentiful and run along Commercial Street and the A10 as well as local roads around the area.

London City Airport is a short underground ride south east, while London Heathrow and London Gatwick are accessible via rail services from Liverpool Street.

All student accommodation in Spitalfields is within a short walk or bus ride of most locations or railways stations within the capital.

Student life in Spitalfields

Spitalfields may not have the glamour of other areas of London but it has a definite appeal. The East End is famous across the world for its culture and character, and this could be your chance to experience it first-hand.

There are plenty of students and residential streets within Spitalfields with good transport links throughout London.

There are also supermarkets, markets, stores, pubs, bars, cafés, independent stores and lots to see and experience.

With tube stations all around and Liverpool Street a few minutes away, getting around is easy too. It doesn’t really matter where in London you’re studying, as you’re never far away.

Spitalfields attractions

If you’re staying in our student accommodation in Spitalfields, you’ll have easy access to a range of local landmarks.

They include Spitalfields Market, Old Spitalfields Market, Brick Lane Market, Petticoat Lane Market, the Truman Brewery Markets, Wentworth Street Market, the Royal London Hospital, Spitalfields City Farm, Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience, Jack The Ripper Museum, Tobacco Dock, Tower of London, Devonshire Square, Finsbury Circus Gardens, Monument to the Great Fire of London, Whitechapel Gallery, the Brick Lane Gallery, Espacio Gallery, Pure Evil Gallery, Dennis Severs' House, Spitalfields Charnel House, and a whole lot more.

With easy travel throughout London, all of the city, with its many hundreds of bars, pubs, clubs, cafés, museums, galleries and other highlights, is never far away!

Local Areas: Central London | Bloomsbury | Islington | King's Cross | London Bridge  | Mile End | Russell Square | Shoreditch | Spitalfields | Southwark | Waterloo

Local Rooms: London Student Halls | London Student Studios | London Short Term Student Accommodation

Local Universities: Birkbeck University of London | University of London | Imperial College | Kings College London | London Metropolitan University | London School of Economics | Queen Mary University | University College London

Local Accommodation: Manna Ash House | Coopers Court | Don Gratton House | The Craft Building | Dinwiddy House | Paul Robeson House | Alliance House | Lillian Knowles House