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Accommodation rooms and prices

The Boulevard

Choose The Boulevard for modern rooms and relaxing garden spaces.

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Exterior of the Boulevard accommodation site with bike storage.

2022 accommodation applications

Our accommodation sites and waiting list are now full for 2022 and you can no longer apply for rooms on our accommodation system.

We provide a comprehensive package of support for students who choose to live at home and commute to university. Find out more on our Commuting students page.

The Boulevard is located on Hull Road, in an area with a high student population, so you can be surrounded by friends. Its common areas include space to get fresh air in a garden and courtyard, and all rooms are ensuite.

1.2 miles to campus


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

Your room options

Ensuite - bronze

51 week contract

£180 per week | £9,180 per year

What's in the room

What's included

Each room at The Boulevard includes:

  • Double or three-quarter width bed (depending on availability)
  • Private ensuite shower room with shower, toilet and sink
  • Study desk and chair
  • Wardrobe
  • Drawers
  • Under bed storage

Find more details and images on the Student Roost website:

Student Roost - The Boulevard

What to bring with you

Below is a shortlist 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 need for your accommodation. For 10% off your purchase quote YORKSJ10 at the checkout.

UNIKITOUT online shop

Communal rooms

The modern communal areas include:

  • Kitchen and living area shared with 3 to 7 other students
  • Common area with comfy seating, book-sharing station and table football
  • Garden space with seating
  • Spacious outdoor courtyard
  • High speed WiFi

Kitchen at the boulevard, with range of wall cupboards, oven, microwave, fridge freezer and large table.

Location and key facts

Location and nearby interests

The Boulevard is located midway between York's 2 university campuses, so you can find plenty of student-friendly amenities nearby. There are convenience stores and supermarkets a few minutes away, and it's just under a mile into the city centre. 

Bus routes are easily accessible from this site, so you can get anywhere you need to go by affordable public transport. Once you start exploring the city centre, you can find something new around every corner. Independent shops and cafes sit alongside your favourite high-street brands, and the city streets are dotted with incredible historic landmarks. 

Key facts

  • Self-catered
  • 1.2 miles from the York St John University campus
  • From £180 per week
  • 51 week contract
  • Double or three-quarter width beds in every room
  • Laundrette facilities on site
  • High speed WiFi

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 most 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

The Boulevard

6-18 Hull Road, York, YO10 3JG

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York city centre 1 mile
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