The residence is located on New Cross Road and is just a short five minute walk away from Goldsmiths University and a few minutes’ walk from local amenities and transport links including New Cross Station.
New Cross Gate is one of London’s hottest neighbourhoods thanks to its flourishing arts scene and abundance of hip eateries and places to hang out. Head towards New Cross Gate Station where you will find a number of trendy bars/pubs like The Rose and New Cross House with their cosy outdoor areas and fine selection of craft beers and spirits. For live must of a more discerning nature, visit the Amersham Arms, where established and unknown bands, DJs and comedians ply their trade. The Venue – the town’s famous nightclub – has had a revamp recently, although it still hosts tribute bans and pumps out those cheesy dance floor fillers that we all know and love well.
There is no shortage of food along the streets with some amazing speciality stores selling ingredients from all around the world. There is The Allotment which sells fresh, seasonal and local produce along with a selection of craft beers, gluten-free and organic goods. As strange as it may sound, head over to Lewisham College car park where Brockley Market stallholders sell street food, fish, cheese, fresh fruit and vegetables. On top of that Deptford runs a weekly market, and high street stores can be found nearby at Surrey Quays and Lewisham.
The residence has 87 rooms which consists of Single En-suites and Studio rooms in a cluster flat layout. The Single En-suites all have your own bathroom within the room which offers you plenty of privacy. Residents have access to a fully fitted kitchen with a large adjacent lounge room which you would share with no more than 5-11 flatmates. Studios include your own en-suite bathroom and private kitchenette. All rooms are fully furnished and come with a comfortable small double bed and all of the storage and study needs to make it home for you.
You will find a large indoor communal area with a separate study area within the residence. You will also find a lovely outdoor communal area for those days when you want to build a snowman on those snowy days, or get some vitamin D on the not so snowy days. So whether you want to meet new friends indoors or outdoors, there is no lacking of social space at the residence.
There is a laundry room onsite, along with onsite maintenance and management teams. There is CCTV and security throughout the entire residence so your safety never needs to feel compromised. If you are feeling super adventurous and decide to brave the streets of London on a bicycle, there is a super secure cycle storage to home your snazzy set of wheels.
The New Cross residence offers a range of room types, including en-suite and studio rooms.
More details below:
This is a single en-suite room measuring around 12sqm and located on the upper levels. The room has a comfortable small double bed, a desk area and private bathroom, as well as a wardrobe 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 between 5-11 flatmates.
Available from: 21 May 2018 - 21 May 2018
This is an accessible en-suite room measuring around 16sqm. The room has a comfortable small double bed, a desk area and private bathroom, as well as a wardrobe 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 5-11 flatmates.
Available from: 21 May 2018 - 21 May 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.
Yes, the residence is wheelchair friendly and there are rooms especially made with wheelchair access in mind. Please note that these rooms are limited therefore if your require a room with wheelchair access, we would advise booking early.
Yes, within reason short stay (2 to 3 night) overnight guests are permitted. This is subject to the residence manager’s permission and you will be responsible for providing a bed for your guests.
New Cross Gate Station – 6-minute walk
Greenwich Station – 20-minute walk
New Cross Station – 3-minute walk
Deptford Bridge Station – 10-minute walk
St Johns Station – 17-minute walk
Embassy English London – 17-minute walk
Oxford International Education Group – 24-minute walk
ISIS Studycentres Greenwich – 24-minute walk
European School of English – 31-minute walk
Goldsmiths University – 6-minute walk
South London Universities Catholic Chaplaincy – 3-minute walk
University of Greenwich – 29-minute walk
Cutty Sark for Maritime Greenwich – 26-minute walk
Royal Observatory Greenwich – 34-minute walk
Odeon Cinema Surrey Quays – 36-minute walk
Greenwich Market – 28-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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