Bloomsbury is an area of Central London which is located between Euston and Holborn, and famous for the large number of museums, universities, colleges and language schools. Just moments away from the Eurostar terminal at King’s Cross St. Pancras Station, Cartwright Gardens is also a short walk from SOAS, UCL, Central St Martins, University of London, St Giles, Bloomsbury International, just to name a few.
Locally, the British Library and the art galleries of King’s Place are all on your doorstep. In addition, Camden Town is also close by with world-class music venues, comedy clubs, pubs, bars and restaurants. Famous attractions such as London Zoo, Camden Market, Madame Tussauds, and Regent’s Park are all just moments away.
Rebuilt in 2011, this high-quality accommodation has been commended for it’s outstanding facilities, and won a national award for its design and functionality. Accommodation options include single en-suite bedrooms, townhouses, cluster flats, accessible studios and apartment bedrooms.
The residence now provides in excess of 1,200 student rooms. All guests are able to benefit from the facilities, which include a cinema room, games room, launderette, music rooms, group study rooms, quiet study lounges, dining facilities, four tennis courts and landscaped gardens. The residence is fully catered and able to provide breakfast and dinner. In addition to this, you will find a pantry on each floor perfect for preparing hot drinks and snacks.
The Bloomsbury residence has both single and double en suite rooms available.
More details below:
This is a single en-suite room measuring around 13m². The room has a comfortable single bed, a desk area and private bathroom, as well as a large wardrobe and additional storage. There is free Wi-Fi in each bedroom and throughout the building. You will also have access to the communal living areas and a kitchen pantry. Breakfast and dinner options are available upon request.
Available from: 05 Aug 2018 - 02 Sep 2018
This is a double en-suite room measuring around 14m². The room has a comfortable small double bed, a desk area and private bathroom, as well as a large wardrobe and additional storage. There is free Wi-Fi in each bedroom and throughout the building. You will also have access to the communal living areas and a kitchen pantry. Breakfast and dinner options are available upon request.
Available from: 05 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.
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 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.
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.
Kitchens will be cleaned weekly, including rubbish removal.
Individual rooms will not be cleaned and it is up to the residents to keep them clean and tidy.
All bathrooms in common spaces (i.e. ground and lower ground floors) will be cleaned regularly.
The residence is security patrolled and CCTV is used.
Cycling is encouraged; there is secure bike storage available on the lower ground floor with capacity to hold a maximum of 600 bikes.
Russell Square Underground Station – 5-minute walk
Euston Square Station – 12-minute walk
London’s Kings Cross St. Pancras Station – 10-minute walk
Goodge Street Station – 13-minute walk
Warren Street Station – 14-minute walk
Language Link – 4-minute walk
International House – 19-minute walk
UCL Centre for Languages and International Education – 6-minute walk
St Giles International – 10-minute walk
British Study Centre School of English – 13-minute walk
University College of London (UCL) – 13-minute walk
Royal Academy of Music – 28-minute walk
London School of Economics and Politics – 23-minute walk
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine – 11-minute walk
SOAS University of London – 11-minute walk
Covent Garden – 28-minute walk
British Library – 5-minute walk
BT Tower – 17-minute walk
The Cartoon Museum – 16-minute walk
Dominion Theatre – 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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