Chesil House

It's an adventure that feels like home.

ALP 9998

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What’s on offer at Chesil House

Cluster Room

Studio Apartment

Live on campus at Chesil House.

Chesil House Bournemouth is run in partnership with Bournemouth University and is located on the Lansdowne Campus.

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There’s a bus stop directly outside our student accommodation taking you to Talbot Campus in a 15-minute bus journey. For journeys further afield, you can walk to Bournemouth Coach and Rail station in less than 10 minutes.

You’ll have access to the exclusive ResLifeBU events and wellbeing programme, only available in Bournemouth university student accommodation, which is designed to help you enjoy your time in student accommodation to the fullest. 

There’s a mixture of undergraduate and postgraduate residents at Chesil House which has a chilled and relaxed vibe. A day at the beach is just a 20-minute walk away with seven miles of stunning sand to walk along. Convenient local shops are available, with an on-site Co-Op supermarket and an ASDA that’s a five-minute walk away as well as other local amenities. 

Booking your accommodation is easy using the Bournemouth University online accommodation portal. You can find more details to help you secure your BU accommodation here, and you can also read the booking FAQs if you get stuck for any reason. 

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All inclusive rooms

Everything and everyone, all in one place.

  • Rent, bills, furniture included
  • 24/7 Security
  • ResLifeBU programme
  • Contents insurance
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Common room
  • Laundry facilities
  • Near the city centre and beach
  • Free Wi-Fi
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Explore your new neighbourhood

Only a short walk from the city centre and beach, you’ll have great access to peaceful and vibrant areas whenever you want. A bus pass is also included in your rent (although you do have the option to opt-out), meaning that the entire city is at your fingertips. 

Seven miles of sandy beaches, pier attractions, and Westbourne’s BH2 Centre all consistently prove themselves as brilliant days out with exciting activities. With so much to explore, Bournemouth never runs dry of ways to create experiences. 

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Don't just take it from us

Hear what other residents have to say

"Chesil was a quieter halls which is what I wanted. Most of the staff were friendly. There was a few maintenance issues, but they were addressed promptly"

"Been a nice place to live in first year at uni!"

"Chesil House is amazing for the money you pay to go here - not much different from Dorchester House just a lot cheaper"

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Are you an international student?

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Whether you want to know about ways you can pay your rent, how to apply for a visa or how you can get your luggage delivered, plenty of international students come to us with similar questions.  

We’ve got answers, helpful tips, and handy tricks to help you get your head around life in the United Kingdom.

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Your safety is our priority

Your safety is our priority

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We are accredited National Code members

We are accredited National Code members

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