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EC Brighton: Standard Student House Portland Place

EC Students Only

Photos show samples of available rooms. Fixtures, fittings and sizes may vary.

Accommodation Features

Building Facilities

  • Communal Kitchen
  • Communal Lounge
  • Study Room
  • Games Room
  • Multimedia room and lounge
  • Public computers
  • Fitness centre
  • Free WIFI facilities in common space
  • Concierge on site
  • Lift
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Cleaning service provided
  • 24-hour on site security
  • ATM in building
  • Parking Space
  • Kitchen utensils are provided

Description of accommodation

25 Portland Place is a mixed gender residence which is located in a beautiful four storey, spacious Georgian building. There are 5 modern bathrooms with showering facilities, a fully fitted kitchen with dishwasher and a microwave as well as a dining area. The spacious living room has sea views and comfortable seating as well as a television and separate utility area where there are two machines for the use of the students.

Description of local area

25 Portland Place is a 20 minute walk from the city centre or a 17 minute journey using public transport.

Within 5 minutes’ walk from the residence one can find a shopping area with a supermarket, butcher shop, cheese shop, delicatessen, chemist, newsagent, caf├ęs, bars and restaurants.


25 Portland Place,
BN2 1DH,

Phone Number

+44 (0) 1273 601 647

Emergency Number

+44(0) 7714 459 205

Arrival and departure

  • Arrival day: Saturday
    Check in: after 2pm
    Departure day: Saturday
    Check out: before 10am
    Early check in is not allowed. Luggage can be stored in the residence and the student can either wait in the lounge area or go into the city prior to the room be made ready.Late check in is allowed. Students will be shown to their room by the supervisor but we advise that they send their arrival details in advance in order to inform the supervisor. late check out is not allowed. Sunday  arrival is possible on request.

Journey to school

25 Portland Place is approx. 15/16 minute walk from EC Brighton school or a 8 minute journey using public transport.


Cancellation prior to arrival

Students cancelling or postponing within 14 days of arrival date, for reasons other than visa denial, will be charged a one-week accommodation fee at the standard accommodation rate and the accommodation placement fee.

Cancellation after arrival

Students leaving their accommodation must give notice in writing 4 weeks prior to termination. After deducting the price of accommodation used, including the required notice period, charged at standard accommodation rates, students will be refunded the remaining accommodation costs. If the 4-week notice period is not provided, a cancellation fee equal to 4 weeks of the accommodation cost will apply.

Airport Pickup

 If you have booked accommodation with EC you must arrive at the airport between 08:00 and 20:00. Late/early arrivals may be asked to book alternative accommodation.
You will meet an EC transportation representative holding an EC Brighton sign in the arrivals hall.
If after 10 minutes you cannot see the EC representative, just call +44 (0)7714 459205 (from the information desk or a mobile phone). 
If your flight is missed, delayed, or cancelled, or if there is any other problem, you  should notify EC by calling +44 (0)7714 459205 (from the information desk or a mobile phone) to rearrange your transfer time and avoid additional cost.

Other ways to get to your residence

 20 mins walk from Pool Valley Coach Station/25 mins walk from train station.

Arrival Procedures

Upon arrival please call the EC Brighton emergency number +44 (0) 7714 459205 when you are approximately 30 minutes away from Brighton and a member of staff will meet you at the residence, show you to your room and provide you with your residence keys.Please give arival details prior to arrival so the supervisor is present to let the student into the residence.


  • Mixed Gender: Male and female students share common areas and facilities, but bedrooms are single gender.
  • Students should bring their own beach towels.
  • Residences are suitable for students aged 18 - 28 years.
  • The student should not use residence towels for trips to the beach/ gym/swimming.
  • All bedrooms have locks on them
  • You will be required to sign a tenancy agreement on arrival to the residence. No credit card or bank details are required on arrival however, payment for damages must be effected immediately.
  • If you are unable to check into your residence on the pre- booked day of arrival, please call the emergency number and advise our staff of your intended check in date and estimated time of arrival.
  • Luggage drop-off is allowed.
  • Guests are allowed until 11 pm, no overnight guests.
  • Smoking is not permitted in the residence
  • Utility bills are included
  • Parking space on request
  • Weekly cleaning service of bedrooms & communal areas at no extra charge
  • There are 2 washing machines. (Free usage)