Bayswater residence

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Key Info
  • Located just a couple of minutes away from Bayswater Underground Station (Zone 1), this hostel style residence offers a fantastic option for those people who to stay in a prime tourist location of London.
  • This property comprises of single, two, three or four bedded rooms available for either short or long-term bookings. All rooms have shared bathrooms and shared pantry, with access to an onsite gym and common room. Not only that but included is a continental breakfast and a three-course evening meal too!

Location

This residence is set in Bayswater which is a bustling cosmopolitan area of West London.  It is home to Whiteleys (which happens to be London’s first department store), many restaurants (particularly of Chinese and Middle Eastern cuisine), café’s, pubs and a few high-street retail chains.

A must to visit in terms of food would be the Royal China restaurant.  This is a chain of restaurants which all have incredibly high standards of food preparation and service; you are guaranteed a first class meal when you visit.  The Bayswater restaurant of Royal China specialises in Dim Sum, and it remains the best in London, if not in Europe.  On weekends you will find the queues start to form well before opening, but the wait is definitely worthwhile for the superb food on offer.

If you possibly need to burn off all of the Dim Sum consumed at Royal China, then a walk in Kensington Gardens will be one of the most calming things you will do.  One of eight of the Royal Parks, George the Second’s wife, Queen Caroline, engineered the introduction of water to the park by channelling a stream to create the Long Water and Serpentine.  Public use of the park was banned in the 18th Century and only introduce years later to ‘respectably dressed folk’.  Nowadays you can find anything from formally dressed horse-riders to scantily dressed sunbathers – everyone is welcomed.  This is one of the most colourful, dynamic and fascinating green spaces in London, with a complement of events including free guided walks, concerts, workshops and entertainments which complete the picture.

If it is something active you want to do then you will definitely want to visit the Queens Skate, Dine, Bowl where you will find a huge indoor ice rink, 12 bowling lanes, plenty of retro arcade machines and a British diner by the well-known MEATliquor.  This venue has been entertaining Londoners since the 1930s and underwent a massive refurbishment at the end of 2016.  With an interior that pays homage to ice skaters and bowling lovers of decades gone by, this place is 45,000 square feet of pure entertainment.  Two bars have been designed as well in an industrial, British-retro style, with pool tables, fruit machines, table football and dart boards at the ready (just do not forget the assignments that may be building up at your desk whilst you are here!)

Click here for our informative location guide on Bayswater

Features

Located in a classic London townhouse, this residence comes with a communal area which is a great place to catch up on your daytime/evening television or a study room in order to get a change of scenery from doing assignments or revision in your bedroom.  You can enjoy super-speedy Wi-Fi on seven devices (should you be lucky enough to own seven), throughout the whole residence.

As well as not having to worry about any extra costs of the Wi-Fi (unless of course, you own MORE than seven devices), rest assured that all utility bills such as water and electricity are all included in the price of the rent, as well as contents insurance – so you do not have to worry about any of your items whilst you are residing here.  Not only that, but there is a weekly room clean included in the cost of your room – really making this a home away from home.

For those of you who just can’t get enough from the bowling and skating that is available to you in Bayswater, you will find an onsite gym exclusive to all residents within the building.  You will find a selection of fitness machines such as treadmills, rowers and weight sections.  So feel free to burn off the continental and three-course evening meal which is included in your stay!

There is a laundry room on-site for everyone who likes to keep their clothes fresh and clean on a regular basis, where you will find both washer and dryers for a fraction of a price to what it would be outside the residence.  It does not matter what time of the day or night it is, you can access the laundry room whenever you like to wash your clothes.  If you do happen to be having a last minute laundry day as your pyjamas are the only clean item you have and you find yourself short of washing powder, do not despair as the friendly bilingual reception team will have some to hand at any time of the day or night.

What's Included

  • Basic Contents Insurance
  • Bills Included
  • CCTV
  • Common Room
  • Gym
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Maintenance Team
  • On-site Security
  • Outdoor Area
  • Secure Door Entry
  • Wi-Fi

Room Pricing & Availability

The Bayswater residence has a range of non en-suite rooms (with shared bathroom).

More details below:

Bayswater - Single Non En Suite (30 Weeks+)
Bayswater - Single Non En Suite (30 Weeks+)

This is a single non en-suite room with access to a shared bathroom. The room has a comfortable single bed, a desk area, drawers, as well as a wardrobe and sink with vanity unit. There is free Wi-Fi in each bedroom and throughout the building.

Available from: 26 Jul 2019 - 01 Sep 2020

Price From: £269 per week
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  • Bills Included

  • Free Wi-Fi

  • Storage Space

  • Catered Residence

  • Shared Bathroom

  • Multiple Flatmates

  • Single Bed
Bayswater - Single Non En Suite (12 Weeks+)
Bayswater - Single Non En Suite (12 Weeks+)

This is a single non en-suite room with access to a shared bathroom. The room has a comfortable single bed, a desk area, drawers, as well as a wardrobe and sink with vanity unit. There is free Wi-Fi in each bedroom and throughout the building.

Available from: 26 Jul 2019 - 01 Sep 2020

Price From: £279 per week
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  • Bills Included

  • Free Wi-Fi

  • Storage Space

  • Catered Residence

  • Shared Bathroom

  • Multiple Flatmates

  • Single Bed
Bayswater - Single Non En Suite
Bayswater - Single Non En Suite

This is a single non en-suite room with access to a shared bathroom. The room has a comfortable single bed, a desk area, drawers, as well as a wardrobe and sink with vanity unit. There is free Wi-Fi in each bedroom and throughout the building.

Available from: 26 Jul 2019 - 01 Sep 2020

Price From: £289 per week
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  • Bills Included

  • Free Wi-Fi

  • Storage Space

  • Catered Residence

  • Shared Bathroom

  • Multiple Flatmates

  • Single Bed
Bayswater - Twin Non En Suite (30 Weeks+)
Bayswater - Twin Non En Suite (30 Weeks+)

This is a twin non en-suite room with access to a shared bathroom. The room has two comfortable single beds, a desk area, drawers, as well as a wardrobe and share a sink with vanity unit. There is free Wi-Fi in each bedroom and throughout the building.

Available from: 26 Jul 2019 - 01 Sep 2020

Price From: £189 per week
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  • Bills Included

  • Free Wi-Fi

  • Storage Space

  • Catered Residence

  • Shared Bathroom

  • Multiple Flatmates

  • 2 Single Beds
Bayswater - Twin Non En Suite (12 Weeks+)
Bayswater - Twin Non En Suite (12 Weeks+)

This is a twin non en-suite room with access to a shared bathroom. The room has two comfortable single beds, a desk area, drawers, as well as a wardrobe and share a sink with vanity unit. There is free Wi-Fi in each bedroom and throughout the building.

Available from: 26 Jul 2019 - 01 Sep 2020

Price From: £199 per week
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  • Bills Included

  • Free Wi-Fi

  • Storage Space

  • Catered Residence

  • Shared Bathroom

  • Multiple Flatmates

  • 2 Single Beds
Bayswater - Twin Non En Suite
Bayswater - Twin Non En Suite

This is a twin non en-suite room with access to a shared bathroom. The room has two comfortable single beds, a desk area, drawers, as well as a wardrobe and share a sink with vanity unit. There is free Wi-Fi in each bedroom and throughout the building.

Available from: 26 Jul 2019 - 01 Sep 2020

Price From: £209 per week
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  • Bills Included

  • Free Wi-Fi

  • Storage Space

  • Catered Residence

  • Shared Bathroom

  • Multiple Flatmates

  • 2 Single Beds
Bayswater - Triple Non En Suite
Bayswater - Triple Non En Suite

This is a larger non en-suite room with access to a shared bathroom. The room has three comfortable single beds, a desk area, drawers, as well as a wardrobe and share a sink with vanity unit. There is free Wi-Fi in each bedroom and throughout the building.

Available from: 26 Jul 2019 - 31 Dec 2019

Price From: £189 per week
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  • Bills Included

  • Free Wi-Fi

  • Storage Space

  • Catered Residence

  • Shared Bathroom

  • Multiple Flatmates

  • 3 Single Beds
Bayswater - Dorm Non En Suite
Bayswater - Dorm Non En Suite

This is a larger non en-suite room with access to a shared bathroom. The room has five comfortable single beds a desk area, drawers, as well as a wardrobe and share a sink with vanity unit. There is free Wi-Fi in each bedroom and throughout the building.

Available from: 26 Jul 2019 - 31 Dec 2019

Price From: £169 per week
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  • Bills Included

  • Free Wi-Fi

  • Storage Space

  • Catered Residence

  • Shared Bathroom

  • Multiple Flatmates

  • 4 or More Beds

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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I select my room?

If you are booking for a full academic year 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 are booking for a shorter period e.g. a single semester or a summer stay, you will be allocated the room type (single studio, twin studio, single en suite etc) you have booked but the exact specification may be subject to availability. This can include the floor the room is located on, the direction the room is facing, if the room is classed as a standard, a club, a premium, an accessible, a premium accessible etc.   

If you do have a special request, please let us know and we will do our best to help you.

Can I view this residence prior to booking?

If you are staying for 12 weeks or longer, we will be happy to request an appointment with the residence team for you to view the residence.

Unfortunately, we are not able to provide viewings for stays under 12 weeks.

Can I smoke in the residence?

Smoking is not permitted in any indoor area in the UK. Please use the designated smoking areas found outside the residence.

For the non en-suite rooms, how many people share bathroom facilities?

Generally speaking, between 5 and 6 people share the bathroom facilities at the residence.

When are meals served?

Evening meals are served from Monday-Friday 18.30-20:30, however, on weekends a lunch is served instead from 12:30 to 13:30. A vegetarian option is available.

Are pets allowed?

Unfortunately, no pets are permitted in any of our residences.

Where can I wash my clothes?

This residence offers dedicated laundry facilities where you can wash and dry your clothes.

Are bills included in the price? 

Yes, all utility bills are included in the price of the room, including gas, electric and Wi-Fi internet.

Does this residence have internet? 

Yes, there is wireless internet in every bedroom and throughout the building.

What’s the difference between Single rooms and the Shared room types?

Both rooms have shared bathroom facilities on each floor of the residence. Single rooms are not shared, whereas Twin, Triple and Quad rooms are shared with other members of the same sex.

Is there a curfew?

No, there is no curfew. You will be living independently, you will have your own key and can come and go as you please.

Is there always a member of staff available?

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.

Can I stay in this residence if I am under 18?

Unfortunately, this residence is only available to students aged 18 or over.

Which London train stations are located near this residence?

Bayswater Underground Station – 6-minute walk
Queensway Underground Station – 4-minute walk
Lancaster Gate Underground Station – 13-minute walk
Paddington Underground Station – 17-minute walk
Notting Hill Gate Underground Station – 12-minute walk

Which London universities are located near this residence?

Imperial College – 18-minute walk
Boston University – 22-minute walk
Royal College of Art – 19-minute walk

Which London language schools are located near this residence?

ETC English To Go Language – 4-minute walk
Discovery Summer – English Language Courses – 17-minute walk
TEFL England – 7-minute walk
Study In Cambridge – 6-minute walk

Which London tourist attractions are located near this residence?

Queens Skate Dine and Bowl – 4-minute walk
Hyde Park – 6-minute walk
Paddington Basin – 20-minute walk
Portobello Market – 23-minute walk
Serpentine Gallery – 15-minute walk

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