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Make yourself at home

Located in central Bristol on the Harbourside, Favell House is very close to all main bus services and a 15 minute walk to University of Bristol. The vibrant nightlife in the city centre and Stokes Croft, including the pubs, clubs, bars and restaurants, are all right on your doorstep. The floating Harbourside is a fantastic place to be, with the Hippodrome, The Apple bar and The Glass Boat restaurant - just some of the favourites that Bristol has to offer!
Here you'll find everything you need to know about your new home and the surrounding area, as well as important information on check-in day, specific to your property.

What you will find in your flat


  • At least one oven with four hobs (depending on how many people are sharing the flat)
  • At least one cupboard per person
  • At least one fridge freezer
  • Microwave
  • Rubbish bin
  • Recycling bins
  • Sofa(s)
  • Breakfast bar 
  • Stools 
  • Ventilation system


  • Beds are three-quarter size
  • Desk with drawers 
  • Chair 
  • Wardrobe
  • Coat hook
  • Mirror 
  • Shelving
  • Bedside table
  • Under bed storage
  • Noticeboard
  • Desk lamp 
  • Bin 
  • Ethernet cable in some rooms
  • Mattress protector


  • Shower
  • Washbasin
  • Mirror
  • Toilet
  • Toilet roll holder
  • Shelf
  • Towel hook


  • Vacuum cleaner
  • Mop and bucket
  • Iron and ironing board

Facilities at Favell House

Our friendly reception will be open Monday to Sunday 8am - 8pm.
Common Room
Students have access to the common room in The Rackhay which is located across the road. This includes a TV, pool table, ping pong, sofas and a cinema room. Favell House has a separate study room. 
Laundry Facilities
The laundry room is located on the ground floor next to the lifts. Machines are operated through the MyUnite app.
Outside Space
The property is on the harbourside and there is plenty of seating along the waterfront.
There is no parking available on site throughout the year. There is an NCP car park underneath Waverley House (opposite Favell House) and on street parking available outside of the property.
Bike Storage
Bike storage is at The Rackhay - just over the road from Favell House. 
Recycling facilities are available at Favell House. Please take care not to contaminate with different types of refuse.
Fire Test Day
Fire alarms are fitted throughout the property. Your fire alarm test day is Tuesday at 1pm. Your fire assembly point is located at the war memorial on the Welshback.
Key Type
You will receive a key card on arrival at the property, which you can use to access your room and communal areas.
Our Emergency Contact Centre is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Just call 0300 303 1611 for assistance.

Important information for check-in day at Favell House

Where do I collect my key?

You will need to go to Reception to check-in. Once you have checked in you will receive your key in the form of a key card.

Where can I park and unload my car?

Parking is located onsite as a drop off service with a 10 minute maximum stay. As parking is limited, customers are asked to unload and then move their car to NCP, Queen Charlotte Street, Bristol BS1 4ES.

Where is Favell House?

Favell House
Crow Lane

When can I move into Favell House?

You can check in at any point from the start date of your tenancy. You can find your tenancy start date in your tenancy agreement or by logging into MyAccount here.
You will be required to book an arrival slot through the University of Bristol website, the university will be in touch about this. If you are going to be arriving much later than the start of your tenancy, just let us know and we will arrange for someone to be there to greet you and make sure you get the keys to your new home. If you are planning to move in outside of our reception opening hours, please contact our emergency contact centre on 0300 303 1611

Getting online

Get online as soon as you arrive by registering for your Wi-Fi before you get there.

Checking in guide

You can find all the essential information you need for checking in here.

Download the app

From maintenance requests to laundry machines, there's plenty you can do with the MyUnite App.

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