Nestled cosily in between the well to do area of Hampstead and the more alternative area of Camden Town, you can get the best of both worlds here but at a fraction of the price! Belsize Park however is home to some of the most unique and authentic eating experiences with a wide range of restaurants offering food from all over the world.
Jamon Jamon is a quaint Spanish restaurant which boasts the best tapas and paella in London. Right next to Belsize Park Station you will find XO which is part of the successful Ricker Restaurants and offers a large menu of Asian-inspired dishes with a Thai/Japanese/Chinese fusion. There is then Ginger and White which is a family-friendly coffee shop which serve artisan coffee and tea along with home-made sandwiches, breakfast and lunch.
If you fancy a classic old Victorian pub with a contemporary twist, then the Washington is the place to go! It is most definitely a local favourite due to their comfy squishy sofas, cask ale selection, and nothing makes a pub more traditional than a weekly Quiz night! The food is good quality pub grub which has a modern edge to it.
Whilst Belsize Park is not known for its shopping (due to Oxford Street only being a few miles of an easy commute away), it does have some beautiful independent shops that are worth a visit. So fancy being seen in an outfit that you won’t worry you’ll see someone else in – then these shops would definitely be visit worthy to you.
A short walk away you will find the infamous Primrose Hill Park which offers an amazing view of Central London along with beautiful views of Belsize Park and Hampstead. This is the park that every local will flock to on those odd summer days in abundance!
This residence is spread across two beautiful Victorian style buildings and comes with a large communal area which not only comes with a sociable seating area, but a TV as well to catch up on your programmes or to just relax and watch. There is free high speed WiFi throughout the residence which residents can use over seven devices on their account at any one time. All bills are included in the price as well such as your TV licence (yes, you have TV’s in your rooms) and also general cleaning of your room and maintenance. On those days when the weather is nice and you want to get some fresh air (and believe it or not, but this is a part of London where you can get fresh air), then pop outside to the beautiful gardens where you can dine alfresco, study or just get some peace and quiet.
The residence team are all multilingual and make the residence feels like home, and when they are not around then you will always find the area being covered by a night porter – so rest assure that there is always a member of staff on-site. Not only that, but as well as 24-hour key fob access for you, there is 24-hour CCTV giving you the feeling that you have your own guardian angel watching over you always.
There is a large onsite laundry room available for use by all from the early hours of the morning, through until the moonlight evening – and bear in mind that washing powder can be purchased at reception in case you have forgotten that off your shopping list! For those of you who wish to feel the wind in their hair, the breeze in their face and the courage of a lion, there is a bicycle storage area for you to secure your bike using your own lock.
The Belsize Park residence has a range of en-suite and non en-suite rooms (with shared bathroom).
More details below:
This is a single non en-suite room with access to a shared bathroom and a shared kitchen. 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: 23 May 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
This is a twin non en-suite room with access to a shared bathroom and a shared kitchen. 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: 23 May 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
This is a larger non en-suite room with access to a shared bathroom and a shared kitchen. 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: 23 May 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
This is a larger non en-suite room with access to a shared bathroom and a shared kitchen. 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: 23 May 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Unfortunately, this residence is only available to students aged 18 or over.
On occasion, subject to management approval, an exception can be made for students who turn 18 during their stay.
Gloucester Road Station – 5-minute walk
South Kensington Station – 12-minute walk
Earls Court Station – 10-minute walk
High Street Kensington Station – 15-minute walk
West Kensington Station – 20-minute walk
Imperial College London – 8-minute walk
Boston University (Study Abroad Program) – 8-minute walk
Royal College of Music – 12-minute walk
Royal College of Art – 14-minute walk
The College of Psychic Studies – 9-minute walk
Frances King School of English – 5-minute walk
Language Boost – 9-minute walk
Discovery Summer – English Language Course – 11-minute walk
Language Link – 10-minute walk
Educa – 12-minute walk
Natural History Museum – 7-minute walk
Science Museum – 13-minute walk
Royal Albert Hall – 13-minute walk
Serpentine Gallery – 19-minute walk
Victoria and Albert Museum – 13-minute walk
As this is a catered facility offering both breakfast and dinner, the kitchen facilities are limited to a basic ‘pantry’ style room. This is ideal for heating up food or preparing sandwiches or salads for lunch but not cooking full meals (as these are provided in the dining area).
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
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