Located moments from King’s Cross St. Pancras Station in Central London Zone 1, this residence is situated right in the heart of one of London’s hottest neighbourhoods. Just a short walk from SOAS, University of London and Central St Martin’s college of fashion the area is a hub for tourists and students alike. From the excellent Granary Square, filled with fountains and art students to the fantastic selection of restaurants, bars, cafes, and nightclubs, this area has it all.
King’s Cross has become one the most sought after places to live in London with every convenience on your doorstep. If that isn’t enough you have almost every major university and language school in London within easy reach.
A modern, purpose-built residence for students offering accommodation to almost 1,000 students, this residence provides facilities you would associate more with a top hotel than a student residence.
There are plenty of places to relax, study or meet new people. From the expertly designed grounds to the lounge complete with a pool table, large cinema style TVs and bean bags ideal for movie nights. There is also a range of private and group study areas all complete with free-to-use Apple computers.
Guests benefit from free membership to the onsite gym helping you to work off the lattes and snacks from the excellent on-site cafe. There is also electronic entry systems throughout the building as well as onsite security staff.
The King’s Cross residence (Pentonville Road) has both Single and Twin studios.
More details below:
Studio rooms with ranging from 16 to 19 square metres, complete with a private kitchen, living area, Hypnos single bed and study area. Free unlimited Wi-Fi is also provided.
Available from: 22 May 2019 - 01 Sep 2019
Twin Studio rooms with ranging from 17 to 19 square metres, complete with a shared kitchen, living area, Hypnos single bed and study areas. Free unlimited Wi-Fi is also provided.
Available from: 22 May 2019 - 01 Sep 2019
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 throughout 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.
The residence management are proud to offer a full range of regular social events within the residence. There are also some of the best bars, restaurants and night clubs in London all within walking distance.
24 hour on-site staff presence, secure entry systems to all floors and CCTV in all major areas of the building. You’ll be in one of the safest residences in London.
This residence goes above and beyond. There is a movie screening room with comfortable beanbags to help you enjoy the weekly film nights. Work to do? Then why not take advantage of one of the study lounges? Need to refresh the body after all that studying? Then take advantage of the free in-house gym and fitness classes. This residence specialises in going one step further to ensure your stay goes smoothly.
Each room comes with two single beds with bedding, private shower room/ WC, storage space, a microwave and some cooking utensils. You also have access to a large communal kitchen which contains your own private, lockable fridge.
Angel Station: 0.95
King’s Cross Station: 1.3 km
Euston Station: 1.3 km
Liverpool Station: 3.3 km
Paddington Station: 4.5 km
Malvern House: 0.03 km
Islington Centre for English: 0.85 km
Bloomsbury International Language School: 2.1 km
SKOLA English in London: 2.4 km
Speak Up London English School: 2.8 km
City, University of London: 1.6 km
University College London: 1.7 km
University of London: 1.7 km
School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS): 1.8 km
London School of Economics and Political Science: 2.6 km
Platform 9¾: 0.6 km
The British Library: 0.8 km
Charles Dickens Museum: 1.1 km
Covent Garden: 3.0 km
Camden Market: 2.7 km
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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