There is a wide range of bars, pubs and nightlife on your doorstep when you stay at St John’s Street. Clerkenwell is home to a range of delicious restaurants and pubs, some student favourites which are within walking distance include; Jamie’s Italian, Wagamama and Sports Bar and Grill.
Both Angel Station and Farringdon Station are within a 10 minute walk away from the residence. Along with Holborn being a short 25 minute walk away, and Leicester Square 35 minutes away on foot, which is perfect for nightlife entertainment. Shoreditch is also a short distance away from the residence and has a range of bars, restaurants, clubs and pubs for you to choose from. The area of Islington has a selection of entertainment to choose from, with some of the best bars and pubs in London. Live music venue, the O2 Academy can be found here along with The Garage and Union Chapel – just a 20 minute walk away from the residence.
The residence comes with a large common area which houses a foosball and pool table, which are both free to use; along with a vending machine and study area. There is also a gym for those fitness fanatics out there. Both are open 24/7 in order for all resident’s to be able to get maximum use. You staying when the weather happens to be nice? Well there is an external courtyard area, so there’s plenty of opportunity to get some quiet time or catch a tan. Of course, as we said earlier – this is completely British weather dependent.
You will find a reception area which is manned 24 hours of the day, seven days a week; with staff present Monday to Saturday, and security outside of this. There is CCTV around the entire residence and a dedicated, experienced on-site maintenance team to deal with all issues. There is a large onsite laundry room where you will find free use of ironing boards and irons, along with a sofa to relax on and watch TV whilst waiting for your washing to be done.
The Angel Residence (St John Street) has a choice of a studio rooms.
More details below:
This is a single en-suite studio measuring around 9.5m². The room has a comfortable single bed, a desk area and private bathroom, as well as a wardrobe, under-bed storage and plenty of shelving and storage. The studio is fully equipped with a private kitchenette. There is free Wi-Fi in each bedroom and throughout the building.
Available from: 21 Apr 2017 - 16 Jun 2017
This is a single en-suite studio measuring around 12m². The room has a comfortable small double bed, a desk area and private bathroom, as well as a wardrobe, under-bed storage and plenty of shelving and storage. The studio is fully equipped with a private kitchenette. There is free Wi-Fi in each bedroom and throughout the building.
Available from: 11 Aug 2018 - 25 Aug 2018
This is a single or double en-suite studio measuring around 18.4m². The room has a comfortable small double bed, a desk area and private bathroom, as well as a wardrobe, under-bed storage and plenty of shelving and storage. The studio is fully equipped with a private kitchenette. There is free Wi-Fi in each bedroom and throughout the building.
Available from: 11 Aug 2018 - 25 Aug 2018
This is a single or shared en-suite studio measuring around 21m². The room has two comfortable single beds, two desk areas and a private bathroom, as well as a wardrobe, under-bed storage and plenty of shelving and storage for two people to share. The studio is fully equipped with a private kitchenette. There is free Wi-Fi in each bedroom and throughout the building.
Available from: 21 Apr 2017 - 16 Jun 2017
You can select the type of room you stay in.
However, you cannot request specific details such as what floor the room is on or who your flatmates are, as the rooms are allocated on a first come, first served basis.
If you do have a special request, please let us know and we will do our best to help you.
Yes, you can, however, it would need to be arranged with at least 48 hours notice.
Smoking is not permitted in any indoor area in the UK. Please use the designated smoking areas found outside the residence.
Unfortunately, no pets are permitted in any of our residences.
This residence offers dedicated laundry facilities where you can wash and dry your clothes.
Yes, all utility bills are included in the price of the room, including gas, electric and Wi-Fi internet.
Yes, there is wireless internet in every bedroom and throughout the building.
Both rooms have private en-suite bathrooms. The difference is that studios have cooking facilities within the room, while the single en suite rooms have access to a shared kitchen.
No, there is no curfew. You will be living independently, you will have your own key and can come and go as you please.
Yes, the reception staff usually work during office hours Monday to Friday. However, when the reception is closed, there will always be a member of the customer service or security team on hand, either to assist you in person or for you to contact by telephone.
Yes, under 18s are welcome to stay at this residence. For guests who are 16 or 17 years old we will require a parental consent form to be completed. This form will state that your parents are happy for your to stay in this residence.
All utility bills (telephone bill or TV licence not included)
Access to complimentary gym facilities at Liberty House (St John Street)
FREE internet and Wi-Fi access
FREE personal contents insurance
Fully fitted kitchen
2-ring hob / extractor fan
Microwave / Oven (Combi-grill)
Fridge / Freezer
En-suite shower, toilet and washbasin
Bedroom furniture including a bed, wardrobe, desk and chair
Data point for high-speed internet access
Television point with connection to Freeview channels
The residence comes with plenty of secure bike storage, so there’s no excuse not to bring yours and get some exercise.
Angel Station – 10-minute walk
Farringdon Station – 10-minute walk
Holborn Station – 20-minute walk
Russel Square Station – 20-minute walk
Kings Cross St Pancras Underground Station – 24-minute walk
The British Library – 28-minute walk
Charles Dickens Museum – 16-minute walk
St Paul’s Cathedral – 18-minute walk
Russell Square – 25-minute walk
Covent Garden – 30-minute walk
City University of London – 5-minute walk
The Urdang Academy – 6-minute walk
Hult International Business School – 14-minute walk
University College of London – 35-minute walk
London Metropolitan University – 23-minute walk
ESL Language Studies Abroad – 14-minute walk
British Study Centres – 24-minute walk
International House – 28-minute walk
Kaplan International – 23-minute walk
Malvern House – 19-minute walk
Really, we are very happy with our room at the residence. James in the residences team has helped us with all aspects of our booking and we would like to say, big thank you from the bottom of our hearts!!!Dmitriy and Maria, two students from Russia: Residence booking
“We have been working with London Homestays for over 5 years. With their support, we have managed to achieve a high level of customer satisfaction. We strongly recommend London Homestays to anyone who’s looking for quality, reliability and exceptional customer service.”Alex Fernandes, Accommodation & Visa Compliance Manager, Malvern House London
“Having worked with them since 2013, I can state that London Homestays have always taken care to match our students with suitable host families. They have a very friendly yet professional approach to their work. Our students have enjoyed staying at their homestays. Overall, students say that their host families are attentive and welcoming.”Carl Roberton, Principal, Stafford House School of English
“We at Burlington School have worked with London Homestays since 2014, and I professionally know the team since 2009 when I worked for another company in the education and accommodation industry. Having had the opportunity to work with London Homestays since the company started operations in London, all of the enquiries have been dealt with in a dedicated and timely manner, the team members are customer-oriented and always provide an exceptional accommodation experience to our students. I have no hesitation to recommend London Homestays as excellent accommodation providers and business partners.”Eliane Tomasi, Accommodation & Welfare Officer, Burlington School
“LSC Stanton has been working with London Homestays since 2011 and we are very pleased with the quality of accommodation and service they give to us. We have a good relationship with the team and they are always on hand to deal with any last-minute requests.”Nick Bray, Managing Director, London Study Centre
“Cooperation with London Homestays is always great! We highly appreciate proactive approach and effort to ensure the best possible services for our groups. We always had a great clean accommodation, friendly family and smart local organisers. Students of our groups were satisfied and they enjoyed staying in London very much. We would like to recommend this agency. The whole team is very kind.”Miroslava Foltýnová, Owner, CK Bus Tours
“We offer internships in London to European students and looked for a reliable partner to provide accommodation to our candidates. We have been very happy with the services provided by London Homestays, as have our candidates, as they have always received quickly information on families, the possibility to book a room in a short delay and also a good quality of families. I would recommend without any doubt this agency. The team is very professional, efficient and friendly :). We hope to send new trainees soon!”Stéphanie Frassanito, Program Manager, Work Overseas
“Our school from the Czech Republic has had great experiences with London Homestays. They are one of the only hosting agencies who would accept our very young guests (under 12). The host families were generally welcoming, kind, and accommodating. The service provided by the coordinator Kate O’Connor and other admin staff is second to none.”Kate Powers, Vice Principal for English Studies, Sunny Canadian International School
My homestay host Debra transformed my stay into the most amazing experience of my whole life!Florian, student from Belgium: Homestay booking in Zone 3
My stay with my host family makes my time at UK much more fun and exciting! Life is happening!Bao, student from China: Homestay booking in Zone 4+
It was an amazing experience, I’ve found a new home where I feel as comfortable as I do in my own home!Laura, student from France: Homestay booking in Zone 2
Shanghai Chelsea International Consulting (SCIC) has worked with Home from Home many times and they have provided a very professional service.Chan Sen, Director at Shanghai Chelsea International Consulting
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