Lancaster Gate residence

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Key Info
  • A small, homely residence located close to zone 1 Paddington Station, this residence is perfectly located for anyone studying or visiting Central London. The residence borders Hyde Park close to the Lancaster Gate entrance near the beautiful Italian Gardens and the serpentine waterway.
  • This is a 'budget' hostel-style residence which means it offers basic but clean accommodation at a very reasonable price. It also means the residence not only offers single rooms but shared twin and multiple rooms as well. This provides an even wider range of budget-friendly options in one of the most expensive areas of London.

Location

Lancaster Gate sits on the northern edge of Hyde Park, and is one of the grandest and most stylish Victorian housing areas. The streets are lined with traditional white British terrace houses made famous in films such as Mary Poppins, Paddington and Notting Hill. The local area is filled with boutique 5-star hotels as tourists flock to the location due to its proximity to a large number of tourist attractions and the famous shopping districts of Oxford Street, Carnaby Street and Bond Street.

The residence could not be situated in a more convenient part of central London with both zone 1 Lancaster Gate Station and the huge ‘London Paddington Station’. This not only gives you access to all of London via four underground lines but also all of the UK via the excellent overground rail and coach services from the station.

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Features

This residence is situated in a large traditional Victorian terraced house, giving it a homely and welcoming atmosphere. There is even a small garden at the back perfect for taking a break from the busy city. This is a ‘low budget residence’ meaning it offers basic but excellent value accommodation in a prime area of London. The residence offers a range of single, twin and multiple rooms. There is a TV room to socialise in and a study area for when you prefer some peace and quiet. Guests are welcome to use the large communal kitchen to cook meals, although locally you can find a plethora of restaurants and cafes serving food and drinks from around the world.

Within the residence, an onsite laundry, reception team, CCTV and onsite security. All utility bills, including Wi-Fi and basic contents insurance, are encompassed in the price.

What's Included

  • Basic Contents Insurance
  • Bedding pack
  • Bills Included
  • CCTV
  • Cleaning Service
  • Common Room
  • Cooking Facilities
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Maintenance Team
  • On-site Security
  • Secure Door Entry
  • Wi-Fi

Room Pricing & Availability

The Lancaster Gate residence has a range of en-suite and non en-suite rooms (with shared bathroom).

More details below:

Lancaster Gate - Single Non En Suite
Lancaster Gate - Single Non En Suite

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 wardrobe, drawers, and sink with vanity unit. There is also a safe in the room. There is free Wi-Fi in each bedroom and throughout the building.

Available from: 17 Nov 2019 - 01 Sep 2020

Price From: £249 per week
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  • Bills Included

  • Free Wi-Fi

  • Storage Space

  • Shared Kitchen

  • Shared Bathroom

  • Multiple Flatmates

  • Single Bed
Lancaster Gate - Single Non En Suite (12 Weeks+)
Lancaster Gate - Single Non En Suite (12 Weeks+)

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 wardrobe, drawers, and sink with vanity unit. There is also a safe in the room. There is free Wi-Fi in each bedroom and throughout the building.

Available from: 17 Nov 2019 - 01 Sep 2020

Price From: £239 per week
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  • Bills Included

  • Free Wi-Fi

  • Storage Space

  • Shared Kitchen

  • Shared Bathroom

  • Multiple Flatmates

  • Single Bed
Lancaster Gate - Single Non En Suite (30 Weeks+)
Lancaster Gate - Single Non En Suite (30 Weeks+)

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 wardrobe, drawers, and sink with vanity unit. There is also a safe in the room. There is free Wi-Fi in each bedroom and throughout the building.

Available from: 17 Nov 2019 - 01 Sep 2020

Price From: £229 per week
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  • Bills Included

  • Free Wi-Fi

  • Storage Space

  • Shared Kitchen

  • Shared Bathroom

  • Multiple Flatmates

  • Single Bed
Lancaster Gate - Twin Non En Suite
Lancaster Gate - Twin Non En Suite

This is a twin non-en-suite room which is perfect for sharing. It comes with access to a shared bathroom and a shared kitchen. The room has two comfortable single beds, wardrobes, drawers and a shared sink with shaving/vanity unit. Each twin room comes with an in-room safe to keep your personal belongs and documents secure. There is free Wi-Fi in each bedroom and throughout the building.

Available from: 17 Nov 2019 - 01 Sep 2020

Price From: £189 per week
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  • Bills Included

  • Free Wi-Fi

  • Storage Space

  • Shared Kitchen

  • Shared Bathroom

  • Multiple Flatmates

  • 2 Single Beds
Lancaster Gate - Twin Non En Suite (12 Weeks+)
Lancaster Gate - Twin Non En Suite (12 Weeks+)

This is a twin non-en-suite room which is perfect for sharing. It comes with access to a shared bathroom and a shared kitchen. The room has two comfortable single beds, wardrobes, drawers and a shared sink with shaving/vanity unit. Each twin room comes with an in-room safe to keep your personal belongs and documents secure. There is free Wi-Fi in each bedroom and throughout the building.

Available from: 17 Nov 2019 - 01 Sep 2020

Price From: £179 per week
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  • Bills Included

  • Free Wi-Fi

  • Storage Space

  • Shared Kitchen

  • Shared Bathroom

  • Multiple Flatmates

  • 2 Single Beds
Lancaster Gate - Twin Non En Suite (30 Weeks+)
Lancaster Gate - Twin Non En Suite (30 Weeks+)

This is a twin non-en-suite room which is perfect for sharing. It comes with access to a shared bathroom and a shared kitchen. The room has two comfortable single beds, wardrobes, drawers and a shared sink with shaving/vanity unit. Each twin room comes with an in-room safe to keep your personal belongs and documents secure. There is free Wi-Fi in each bedroom and throughout the building.

Available from: 17 Nov 2019 - 01 Sep 2020

Price From: £169 per week
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  • Bills Included

  • Free Wi-Fi

  • Storage Space

  • Shared Kitchen

  • Shared Bathroom

  • Multiple Flatmates

  • 2 Single Beds
Lancaster Gate - Triple Non En Suite
Lancaster Gate - Triple Non En Suite

This is a triple non-en-suite room which is perfect for sharing or for staying on a budget and meeting new people. It comes with access to a shared bathroom and a shared kitchen. The room has three comfortable single beds, wardrobes, drawers and a shared sink with shaving/vanity unit. Each triple room comes with an in-room safe to keep your personal belongs and documents secure. There is free Wi-Fi in each bedroom and throughout the building.

Available from: 17 Nov 2019 - 31 Dec 2019

Price From: £149 per week
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  • Bills Included

  • Free Wi-Fi

  • Storage Space

  • Shared Kitchen

  • Shared Bathroom

  • Multiple Flatmates

  • 3 Single Beds
Lancaster Gate - Dorm Non En Suite
Lancaster Gate - Dorm Non En Suite

This is a multiple non-en-suite room which is perfect for sharing or for staying on a budget and meeting new people. It comes with access to a shared bathroom and a shared kitchen. The room has several comfortable single beds, wardrobes, drawers and a shared sink with shaving/vanity unit. Each multiple room comes with an in-room safe for each person to keep your personal belongs and documents secure. There is free Wi-Fi in each bedroom and throughout the building.

Available from: 17 Nov 2019 - 31 Dec 2019

Price From: £139 per week
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  • Bills Included

  • Free Wi-Fi

  • Storage Space

  • Shared Kitchen

  • Shared Bathroom

  • Multiple Flatmates

  • 4 or More Beds

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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I select my room?

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.

Can I view this residence prior to booking?

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.

Can I smoke in the residence?

Smoking is not permitted in any indoor area in the UK. Please use the designated smoking areas found outside the residence.

Is there a damage deposit for this residence?

Yes, please note that a damage deposit of £200 will be taken by the residence when you check-in. The residence will refund the deposit after your stay providing your room has not been damaged and the rules of the residence have been observed during your stay. The arrangement of the damage deposit is between you and the accommodation supplier (the residence). Please ask the residence upon check-in for the full terms and conditions on the arrangement and for details on how and when the deposit will be refunded.

For the non en-suite rooms, how many people share bathroom facilities?

Generally speaking, between 5 and 6 people share the bathroom facilities at the residence.

Are pets allowed?

Unfortunately, no pets are permitted in any of our residences.

Where can I wash my clothes?

This residence offers dedicated laundry facilities where you can wash and dry your clothes.  

Are bills included in the price? 

Yes, all utility bills are included in the price of the room, including gas, electric and Wi-Fi internet. 

Does this residence have internet? 

Yes, there is wireless internet in every bedroom and throughout the building. 

What’s the difference between Single rooms and the Shared room types?

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. 

Is there a curfew?

No, there is no curfew. You will be living independently, you will have your own key and can come and go as you please. 

Is there always a member of staff available?

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. 

Can I stay in this residence if I am under 18?

Unfortunately, this residence is only available to students aged 18 or over.

Which London train stations are located near this residence?

Lancaster Gate Station – 6-minute walk
Paddington Station – 6-minute walk
Queensway Station – 9-minute walk
Bayswater Station –11-minute walk
Notting Hill Gate Station – 17-minute walk

Which London universities are located near this residence?

University College London – 17-minute train journey
University of London – 19-minute train journey
University of Westminster – 20-minute train journey
London South Bank University – 32-minute train journey

Which London language schools are located near this residence?

London School of English – 19-minute train journey
International House London – 20-minute train journey
English School EC London – 20-minute train journey
Tti School of English – 28-minute train journey
DZ English Courses, Dagmara Zimnoch – 28-minute train journey

Which London tourist attractions are located near this residence?

Marble Arch – 7-minute walk
The Sherlock Holmes Museum – 13-minute train journey
Madame Tussauds London – 16-minute train journey
Trafalgar Square – 21-minute train journey
Big Ben – 22-minute train journey

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