Mobility, security & maintenance

  • Security officer
  • Secure door
  • CCTV
  • Wheelchair access
  • Lifts
  • Onsite maintenance

Bills included

  • Room WiFi
  • Water
  • Heating
  • Electricity

Facilities

  • Laundry
  • Reception
  • Outdoor area
  • Communal study
  • Entertainment area
  • Bike storage
  • Gym

General Description

Dorchester House is a large modern purpose built hall of residence, comprising of 68 self-contained studio flats and 531 ensuite bedrooms arranged in cluster-flats.

The student contract of accommodation is with Bournemouth University, who is the landlord for all residents but the hall is owned and operated for BU by iQ Students. It benefits from having a recently refurbished common room, various private study spaces and a gym which opened in 2019.

The ResLifeBU programme and annual bus pass is included in rent.

Prices are based on 2020/21 and may be subject to change for the 2021/22 cycle.

Local area

Located opposite the Travel Exchange at the Lansdowne Campus, well placed for the uni bus stop for travelling to Talbot Campus as well as walks to the beach, town centre and nightlife.

Room options available

Bournemouth University Logo

Bournemouth University

in partnership with iQ Students
Freshers guaranteed
Dorchester House Studio

DH Standard Studio

Price from
£182 p/w

  • Private flat
  • Private bathroom
  • Wifi
  • Desk
Bournemouth University Logo

Bournemouth University

in partnership with iQ Students
Freshers guaranteed
Dorchester House studio

DH Premium Studio

Price from
£190 p/w

  • Private flat
  • Private bathroom
  • Wifi
  • Desk
Bournemouth University Logo

Bournemouth University

in partnership with iQ Students
Freshers guaranteed
Dorchester House flat

DH Standard Room

Price from
£152 p/w

  • Private bedroom
  • Private bathroom
  • Wifi
  • Desk

Terms and conditions

Please visit website for full details of the Terms and conditions and building rules. https://www.bournemouth.ac.uk/why-bu/accommodation/contracts-codes-practice 50 week contracts for studios and 42 weeks for ensuite rooms £250 prepayment of rent to secure room booking Rent payments are split into 3 equal instalments and are due by the beginning of each term (they are aligned with expected loan dates). Arrivals weekend 19/20 September 2020

Prices are based on 2020/21 and may be subject to change for the 2021/22 cycle.