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Accommodation rooms and prices

49 Clarence Street

Choose Clarence Street for a short commute and friendly environment.

Exterior shot of 49 Clarence Street accommodation

49 Clarence Street is a small, modern block with 20 rooms. This is one of the closest sites to York St John University and only a short walk to York St John University Sports Park. Located opposite the library and IT facilities in Fountains Learning Centre, this accommodation is ideal for students on intensive courses.

Less than 0.1 mile from campus


  • Ensuite bathrooms
  • Launderette facilities on site
  • Bike storage available
  • Disabled access

Your room options

Standard ensuite

45 weeks

£135.27 per week | £6,087.15 per year

Large ensuite

45 weeks

£145.88 per week | £6,564.55 per year

What's in the room

What we provide

Each room at 49 Clarence Street includes:

  • Single or double bed
  • Desk
  • Chair
  • Drawers
  • WiFi
  • Built in wardrobe
  • Shelves
  • Notice board

The bathroom facilities are ensuite and include:

  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Sink
  • Space to hang towels

What to bring with you

Below is a short list of items you may want to bring with you.

  • Basic kitchen equipment, such as crockery, cutlery, pots and pans, mugs and glasses, chopping board
  • Bedding
  • Basic first aid kit
  • Towels
  • Toiletries
  • Toilet rolls
  • Basic cleaning materials
  • Things to make it feel like home, such as pictures of your friends and family

We have partnered with UNIKITOUT to bring you an easy online shop to get everything you would need for your accommodation. For 10% off your purchase quote YORKSJ10 at the checkout.

UNIKITOUT online shop

Location and key facts

Location and nearby interests

49 Clarence Street is right across the road from our campus, so you have all of York St John's facilities on your doorstep.

You are also close to Gillygate, part of York's Fifth Quarter, a district full of independent shops, cafes and businesses.

Key facts

  • Self-catered
  • Located just off the York St John University campus
  • En suite bathrooms
  • Standard and large rooms available
  • 20 rooms available
  • Laundrette facilities on site
  • WiFi
  • Bike storage
  • Outdoor courtyard and seating area

Safety and accessibility


The city of York was voted the safest city in the region for students (Complete University Guide 2017).

Where you live is a big part of being at university. This is why York St John University has registered to The Student Accommodation Code.

The Code protects your rights to safe, good quality accommodation and makes sure you get the best out of your time living here.

It outlines everything you can expect from our accommodation as well as your responsibilities as a tenant.

We are committed to providing a quality environment for you to live in.


We can offer assistance for students with disabilities or additional needs on a case-by-case basis, ranging from allocation of a fully accessible wheelchair room, to minor alterations such as supplying a fridge for medication.

We are able to make adjustments to nearly every room that we have, depending on your requirements.

For more information about the accessibility of these rooms and flats please contact the Accommodation team at or on 01904 876 660.

Life in York

The Shambles
York Minster

A city like no other

York is a city that feels like a town; it's a place where you will come to feel like a local very quickly. Our independent spirit shines through in our history and architecture; everything has a story. People have been going to Betty's for tea and a fat rascal for 100 years; people have been walking down The Shambles for thousands. Despite this, we've also got the chains you know and love (just in quirky little buildings with wonky staircases). Everything in York is a little bit more interesting.

If you have a pie and a pint in a pub built in the 17th century, you'll learn about life in York from the locals hanging out at the bar. You can swing your legs by the river with a drink from The Kings Arms, a pub that floods most years yet stays open as long as it can (sometimes you might need wellies to get to the bar!) You can take a football to the Millennium Bridge or Clifton Ings for a kick around or cycle a scale model of the Solar System spread along the route of an old train line. If you prefer hanging out somewhere particularly modern, we've got cultural hubs based in redeveloped shipping containers, shrouded in a canopy of fairy lights. York is ever changing and developing. We're innovative. We'll keep you interested.

Location and nearby interests

49 Clarence Street

49 Clarence Street, York YO31 7EL

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York Shambles 0.7 mile

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