Farranlea Hall Student Accommodation FAQs

What are reception opening hours?

Reception is open from 9am to 6pm Monday to Friday excluding bank holidays. Our telephone number is +353 21 4817900 or dial 100 from the internal apartment phones.

Is there security on site?

Yes, we have residential security wardens that are on duty from 6pm to 9am Monday to Friday and all day Saturday and Sunday as well as on Bank Holidays. They are contactable on +353 21 4817904 or +353 87 9268038 and they live in Apt 4 of Block A.

Is there parking?

Yes, we have secure basement parking spaces available. Please contact reception for details.

How far is it to UCC?

It is a 5 minute walk to UCC main campus.

How far is it to CIT?

It is a 10 minute bus journey to CIT main campus. You can get the No. 205 bus at the top of the road or the No. 8 across the road – the No. 208 stops outside the main gate on your return journey.

Is there a shop nearby?

Yes, there is a Tesco Express across the road and Wilton Shopping Centre is only a 15 minute walk away.

How far is the Mardyke Arena?

The UCC student leisure centre is only a 5 minute walk away.

Is Smoking allowed?

No, smoking is forbidden in our 2 complex buildings and all rooms are fitted with smoke detectors.

Where can I put my bike?

All bicycles can be locked on bicycle racks located in the secure gated car parks.

Is there a bus stop nearby?

Yes the No 8 goes to and from the city every 15 minutes, the bus stop for going into the city is at the main gate and the bus stop on your return to Farranlea Hall is across the road. The No 8 and No 5 both service CIT also. Timetables are available to download under our useful links section.

How do we get to the bus or train station?

You can get the No. 208 bus outside Farranlea Hall to Patrick Street which is only a 5 minute walk from the bus station. If getting a train, you should get the No. 205 bus which stops at Kent Train Station.

Are credit cards accepted?

No. The methods of payment that we accept are cheque, bank transfer or cash paid at Reception only.

How do we get to Farranlea Hall from the airport?

You have two options
a) You can get a Taxi direct costing approximately €20.00.
b) You can get a bus into the city centre for approximately €6.00 and then the No. 208 bus from Patrick Street to Farranlea Hall for approximately €2.00.

What If I vacate my room early?

The booking/security deposit will not be refunded if a student decides to leave before the period of residence is complete. Rent and Utilities payments will only be refunded if and from when the room is re-let.

Can I deduct booking deposit from rent payment?

No, deposit and rent are two separate payments.

What is the size of a single bed?

W: 90cm, L: 190cm.

What is the size of a double bed?

W: 140cm, L: 190cm.

Is there a TV in the apartment?

There is one TV in the living room. There are TV sockets in all bedrooms so you can have your own TV.

Do I have my own bathroom?

Yes, each student has their own bathroom and bedroom with only the kitchen and living area shared amongst the residents of each apartment.

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