Since it’s regeneration in 2011, King’s Cross has transformed into one of the most popular and fashionable areas of the city. Formally the industrial heart of the city, the area is now full of shops, galleries, bars, restaurants and even a couple of universities.
As soon as you step outside the door of the residence you will be within walking distance of a wide range of London attractions, ranging from The Scala nightclub to the British Library. Need to relax? Why not enjoy a coffee near the fountains at Granary Square or take a relaxing walk along the canal. This residence could not be in a better location for you to enjoy Central London.
Modern and contemporary, this residence offers student living at its finest. Offering a range of studios and two-bedroom apartments all with private en-suite bathrooms and kitchen facilities. All bedrooms have been designed with students in mind, come with contemporary furniture and appliances, including kitchens with touch-function hobs. You’ll get your own bathroom, a large bed and private study area. In addition, each room comes with a flat screen HD TV.
There is a large common area, ideal for socialising, a fully equipped laundry and bicycle storage. All bills are included as well as Wi-Fi in every room and throughout the building. There is even a private garden to relax in.
The King’s Cross residence has a range of studio rooms to choose from.
More details below:
This is a single en-suite studio measuring from around 16m²-17m². The room has a comfortable ¾ double bed, a desk area and private bathroom, as well as a large wardrobe and under-bed storage. The studio is fully equipped with a private kitchenette and comes with a licenced television with Freeview included. There is free Wi-Fi in each bedroom and throughout the building.
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.
Telephone Bill and Television License are NOT included
The residence comes with plenty of secure bike storage, so there’s no excuse not to bring yours and get some exercise.
For bookings of less than 4 full weeks a booking fee of £50 will be added to the invoice.
Angel Station – 9-minute walk
Kings Cross St Pancras Underground Station – 10-minute walk
Farringdon Station – 20-minute walk
Chancery Lane Underground Station – 21-minute walk
Russell Square Station – 17-minute walk
Malvern House London – 4-minute walk
The Paul Noble Language Institute – 10-minute walk
Islington Centre for English – 8-minute walk
EC London – 19-minute walk
St Giles International – 20-minute walk
City University of London – 18-minute walk
London School of Economics and Politics – 30-minute walk
University of London – 22-minute walk
Hult International Business School – 16-minute walk
University of the Arts (Central St Martins) – 16-minute walk
O2 Academy Islington – 11-minute walk
The Crystal Maze Live Experience – 8-minute walk
Chapel Market – 8-minute walk
Scala – 6-minute walk
Exmouth Market – 11-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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