6 room types to choose from.

The Glassworks
Top-location. Secure. Modern.

Current availability 2017/18: We currently have some Standard En-suite rooms available via tenancy takeover. Please contact reception for further details.

Bookings now open for 2018/19! However, bookings for Standard and Premium En-Suites won’t open until March and must be booked via De Montfort University rather than directly with Host. Click here for more information. 

You couldn’t live any closer to De Montfort University if you tried. It’s less than a minutes walk. And The University of Leicester isn’t much further. So, relax. You’ll never be late for lectures. Located right in the middle of Leicester’s melting pot, whatever your taste in food, culture, nightlife – you will find it all here. Just begging to be explored. Try stretching your student budget at the largest outdoor fresh food market in Europe and catch a game at Leicester City Football Club.

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All our rooms have been designed to help you make the most of your time at university. They will be ultra modern, and include lots of little luxuries like high-tech kitchens and beautiful bathrooms. All pictures are indicative as all rooms slightly vary.

Bookings for Standard and Premium En-Suites won’t open until March and must be booked via De Montfort University rather than directly with Host. Click here for more information. 

The Facilities
The Glassworks


  • 24/7 Security, caretakers & CCTV cameras
  • Study room
  • Common room with large TV and seating
  • Cinema room
  • Gym with cardio equipment
  • Vending machines
  • Bicycle parking with plenty of spaces
  • Laundry room with washing and drying facilities

What's it like?


A student city that prides itself on diversity, Leicester really is a melting pot of cultural influences. And while it might be rich in history – not least as the burial ground of King Richard III – it’s a place with a firm eye on the future. As seen in its award-winning venues, contemporary restaurant scene and buzzing nightlife.

What’s around
the local area?

Our people. Your Hosts.

Welcoming, helpful, kind. That’s us. Our people work tirelessly behind the scenes to make sure your Host home is a calm, stress-free and fun place to be. From our building managers to security guards, support team to maintenance guys, we’re here for you, 24/7, whenever you need us. We’ll be there. Ready to solve any problems and soothe away those worries. We know what’s it’s like being a student, because we’ve all been there and done it. Think of us as one big family, here to make you feel at home.

What our residents say


I think this place is great friendly staff willing to help at the drop of a hat. Any problems sorted within 24hrs. Two minutes from town and uni.


Service provided by reception staff and the caretakers is excellent – everyone is friendly and helpful.


After having lived in three types of student accommodation in Coventry this is by far my favourite, reception staff are always available between their stated hours, all the staff on site are lovely!


The friend’s I’ve made at Paul St East have been great and we love the area. One of the best things about PSE is the staff; always friendly and willing to help!