Enjoy stylish studios in Leicester with a prime location. Merlin Heights is a home to be proud of.

If you’re still looking for student accommodation in Leicester, Merlin Heights is a great choice and we still have some availability. If you can’t see exactly what you are looking for on our website get in touch with the team who will be happy to help you find the perfect room for you.

Our studio rooms offer private student accommodation close to De Montfort University, the University of Leicester and Leicester city centre.

Make your home in one our  studios, with high quality fixtures and seriously stylish interiors. You’ll have a work space, small double bed, bags of storage and an en-suite shower room and your very own well-equipped kitchen area, and if you come as a couple, you don’t have to pay any extras!

There’s way more to Merlin Heights than just your room. With plenty of social spaces, inside and out, you’ll be spoilt for choice. Hang out in the stunning sky lounge with roof-top views, perfect for catching the sunset over the city. And for those post-uni moments head over to the games room or coffee area!

Our students love living at Merlin Heights, and we are sure you will too. 94% of students said they enjoyed interacting with our staff friendly in the NSHS 2020. And there’s more:

  • 98% of students loved our convenient location
  • 98% enjoyed using our communal spaces with friends
  • 95% were happy with the size of their room
  • 94% felt we offered a good learning environment throughout their studies


Take a look around with the photos and videos in our gallery. Ready to book? It’ll take you a couple of minutes – here!


What's included...

Your Room

  • Double beds in studios
    Our platinum and Gold Plus studios come with a full double bed - take up as much room as you like or big enough to share…
  • Small double beds in shared apartments
    The shared apartments have a small double bed, much better than your single bed back home!
  • Workspace
    No excuses, this workspace is just perfect for keeping up with all that essay writing.
  • Spacious storage
    Ample storage solutions make student living simple. Comes with under bed storage for all the things you simply couldn't leave behind!
  • En-suite shower room
    Freshen up any time of the day or night and no waiting around until it’s empty.
  • Mini-kitchen in all studios
    With combi-microwave oven, decide whether it's Bake Off or Masterchef that's right for you!
  • Shared kitchen/living spaces
    Space to chill out and refuel.
  • Full length mirrors
    Check you out!
  • USB wall socket
    Make sure your gadgets are always fully charged and raring to go.
  • Comfy arm chair
    And relax...with our tub chairs in each studio, and comfy sofas in shared living rooms.
  • In-room TV
    Each studio has a smart TV and there's one in every shared-kitchen too - grab a seat for quiet nights in.

Your Property

  • Social space
    Our 12th floor Sky Lounge is the hub for all things fun.
  • Quiet study area
    Always be among friends, even when it’s time to study in this dedicated area.
  • Outdoor social space
    For fresh air and fun, come outside to catch a few rays.
  • Games room
    The hub for tournaments, step up to the table and become a games master at pool. There's also a huge TV for movie nights!
  • CCTV
    For your peace of mind we're always watching out for you.
  • Security team
    Overnight security teams are there for you whenever you need them.
  • Laundry
    The card and app operated machines can wash and dry so there's no excuse for washing going home to mum!
  • Bike Store
    Your bike gets a home that's as safe and secure as your own.
  • Dedicated on-site team
    Our friendly, switched-on staff are here to help you whenever you need it.
  • Social events
    Our social calendar is buzzing with events to give you a great time and leave you feeling far from bored.
  • Vending machines
    Whether you're a night owl or an early riser there's just no need to venture out for a snack.

Your Rent

  • High Speed Broadband
    Fast broadband means buffering will never stop you finding out just how that movie ends.
  • Wi-Fi
    Our extensive service will keep you connected wherever you are in the building.
  • All bills*
    No need to stress over bills or ever running out of hot water. *In some locations, Council Tax is payable outside of term time. Please contact your accommodation team for details.
  • Contents insurance
    Keep everything safe with inclusive contents insurance with Cover4Insurance.
  • Secured deposits
    You can trust us; we're part of the Tenancy Deposit Scheme.
  • ANUK accreditation
    We're signed up to the ANUK code, so you know we're a legit landlord. Find out more at www.nationalcode.org
  • Free dual occupancy
    With fixed price rooms, there's no additional charge if couples share a studio.
  • High Speed Broadband
    100Mbps broadband means buffering will never stop you finding out just how that movie ends.

We think we’re pretty great, but here’s what some of our students have to say about living with us

Cosy environment with sweet staff. I feel like I am at home when staying here.

Zehong, Final Year

I couldn't have picked a better place to stay.

Susan, 2nd Year

Living here comes at an amazing price, in a brilliant location and offering modern living. Plus, the most welcoming staff you could ever ask for.

Vincent, 4th Year