Situated in the heart of the world-famous Notting Hill district of West London and just a short walk from Zone 1 Notting Hill Gate underground station, this hostel style residence offers a unique opportunity to live in an exclusive part of London at an affordable rate.
The local area is cosmopolitan and has a unique charm. You can find everything from world-famous events such as the annual carnival to restaurants, cutting-edge galleries and theatres. Just a couple of minutes walk, you have Portobello Road which is home to the world’s largest antiques market with over 1,000 dealers selling every kind of antique imaginable. Travel a little further and you can be relaxing in Hyde Park or shopping in Knightsbridge.
With the Central Line just a short walk away, Oxford Street and Central London are just moments away.
The words ‘Notting Hill’ and ‘great value’ are rarely found together in the same sentence. However, this hostel style residence not only meets that brief, it also offers clean and comfortable rooms with some excellent facilities within the building as well. This includes unlimited (20MB ) Wi-Fi internet, a TV room, an on-site Gym, study rooms, laundry facilities and vending machines. The prices includes all bills and basic contents insurance. Guests can also enjoy a continental breakfast and an evening meal each day included in the rate. As this is a catered facility the ‘shared kitchen’ is a basic pantry style facility, ideal for heating food.
Each room is protected by 24-hour electric key fob access. There is CCTV throughout the building and an on-site security team for your comfort and safety.
The Notting Hill residence has a range of en-suite and non en-suite rooms (with shared bathroom).
More details below:
This is a single bedroom with access to a shared bathroom and a shared kitchen. The room has a comfortable single bed and a desk area with chair. There is also storage space for your clothes including a wardrobe, drawers and sink with vanity unit. There is free Wi-Fi in each bedroom and throughout the building.
Available: 25 Oct 2018 - 31 Aug 2019
This is a twin bedroom (shared with one other person of the same sex) with access to a shared bathroom and a shared kitchen. The room has two comfortable single beds and a desk area with chair. There is also storage space for your clothes including a wardrobe, and you will share a sink with shaving and vanity unit. There is free Wi-Fi in each bedroom and throughout the building.
Available: 25 Oct 2018 - 31 Aug 2019
This is a triple bedroom (shared with two other people of the same sex) with access to a shared bathroom and a shared kitchen. The room has three comfortable single beds and a desk area with chair. There is also storage space for your clothes including a wardrobe, and you will share a sink with shaving and vanity unit. There is free Wi-Fi in each bedroom and throughout the building.
Available: 01 Nov 2018 - 31 Aug 2019
This is a dorm bedroom (shared with 3-5 other people of the same sex) with access to a shared bathroom and a shared kitchen. The room has comfortable single beds and a desk area with chair. There is also storage space for your clothes including a wardrobe, and you will share a sink with shaving and vanity unit. There is free Wi-Fi in each bedroom and throughout the building.
Available: 01 Nov 2018 - 31 Aug 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 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 shared bathroom facilities with the floor of the residence. Single rooms are not shared, whereas Twin, Triple and Quad rooms are shared with other members of the same sex.
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.
Notting Hill Gate Station – 5-minute walk
Holland Park Station – 6-minute walk
Ladbroke Grove Station – 17-minute walk
Shepherds Bush Station – 20-minute walk
Bayswater Station – 16-minute walk
Imperial College London – 33-minute walk
London Business School – 45-minute walk
Regents University – 50-minute walk
Cactus Language Courses London – 6-minute walk
The London School of English – 14-minute walk
LSC Stanton – 18-minute walk
Discovery Summer – 14-minute walk
London Lessons – 26-minute walk
Kensington Palace – 19-minute walk
Serpentine Gallery (Hyde Park) – 27-minute walk
Westfield Shopping Centre – 24-minute walk
Natural History Museum – 36-minute walk
O2 Empire, Shepherd’s Bush Green – 25-minute walk
As this is a catered facility offering both breakfast and dinner, the kitchen facilities are limited to a basic ‘pantry’ style room. This is ideal for heating up food or preparing sandwiches or salads for lunch but not cooking full meals (as these are provided in the dining area).
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
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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