There are a number of rooms at Lansdowne Point at Bournemouth University International College that are available as direct lets from the college. These rooms are not part of the catered BU accommodation offering. You will be renting your room here directly from the college, and as such are free to choose whether you also pay for catering.
As it is located in the heart of the Lansdowne Campus, it is within easy reach of university buildings, as well as being on the university bus route that travels to Talbot Campus. Living here, you're also just a short walk from Bournemouth town centre and the main train station.
How to book
If you would like to book a room in Lansdowne Point, you need to contact Bournemouth University International College and remember to quote your booking reference: IAMBU_LANSDOWNE
Tel: +44 (0)1202 068651
The flats are four, five or six-bed cluster flats, each with a communal kitchen and living area that’s equipped with comfy seating, plenty of storage space and all the appliances (fridge, freezer, cooker and microwave) you’ll need. There are also a small number of self-contained studio flats with their own kitchenette and living area.
You can choose to book your room on a catered basis, which means you'll be served all of your meals in the refectory on the building's ground floor. The additional cost for catering will give you a daily allowance to spend on a variety of healthy, fresh hot and cold food for breakfast, lunch and dinner - or brunch over the weekends. Take a look at the sample menu (pdf 2.1mb) to get an idea of the types of meal on offer.
The rooms themselves are fitted with a four-foot bed, which has plenty of storage space underneath it, a wardrobe, desk, shelving and mirror, and are all ensuite.
There are two common rooms within the Bournemouth University International College building - one on the first floor with various games facilities, including a ping pong table, table football table and several games consoles and big screens; and the other on the 12th floor where you will find comfy seating areas and even a secure outdoor roof terrace. There’s also a coin-operated laundry room that is accessible 24 hours a day.
The reception in the building is located by the entrance/exit and is manned 24 hours a day. The staff operate a concierge service and are always happy to have a chat at any time of the day or night. For your security, CCTV is positioned throughout the building and there is secure entry via turnstiles to the flats.
Kaplan, who own and run Lansdowne Point at Bournemouth University International College, have signed up to the National Codes of Standards, which provide housing suppliers (owners and managers) and their tenants with a framework of transparent undertakings about how they are going to do business with one another. Find out more about the National Codes and how they benefit you.