The residence is located in the heart of Birmingham’s University district in the popular area of Edgbaston. The residence is just a 15-minute walk from the city centre and within easy walking distance of the cities universities. If you are feeling a little lazy, however, you can also get around thanks to the excellent transport links as well.
Birmingham is thriving with entertainment venues. The NEC, Birmingham Hippodrome, and The Barclaycard Arena are well within easy reach from the residence. The NEC is widely known in Birmingham for staging concerts, sporting events, conferences and much more. The NEC can be reached by train in 10 minutes from Birmingham Grand Central and Five Ways stations.
If you’re a chocolate lover, you’ve come to the right place. Birmingham is home to the world famous Cadbury’s chocolate factory, and luckily it’s only a short 15-minute taxi ride away. Cadbury’s World offers visitors a guided tour, with some delicious free samples – definitely worth a visit during your free time.
Birmingham has 571 parks and open spaces, more than any other European city. One of Birmingham’s most popular parks is Cannon Hill Park. It has loads to see and do and it’s less than a 10-minute drive from the residence.
The residence has 337 rooms which are predominantly Classic En-suites. The Classic En-suites all have your own bathroom within the room which offers you plenty of privacy. Residents have access to a fully fitted kitchen along with a large living area which you would share with no more than five of your fellow flatmates. So you can either enjoy the quietness of your own room, or the sociability of the communal space.
You will find both an indoor and outdoor communal areas within the residence. So on the days when the sun is shining, you can chill outside for some fresh air and top up your Vitamin D; and on the days when it is not quite as nice, you can relax indoors and utilise the wide range of activities that exist. Be prepared for plenty of social experience events every week which involve copious amounts of food, drink and fun.
There is a laundry room onsite, along with a 24 hour manned reception and CCTV. Plus the added benefit of an onsite experienced maintenance team who are on hand to repair anything that does wrong in your room when is suitable for you.
The Birmingham Queen’s Hospital Close residence has a range of en-suite rooms available.
More details below:
This is a classic en-suite room measuring around 11m². 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. There is free Wi-Fi in each bedroom and throughout the building. You will also have access to the communal living and kitchen areas which you will share with 5 flatmates.
Available from: 19 Aug 2018 - 02 Sep 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.
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.
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.
En-suite rooms include features such as a private bathroom, a comfortable three-quarter sized bed, your own desk for study and Wi-Fi connected work space.
The minimum stay is seven nights.
Rooms are typically 11 square meters.
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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