The property is ideally located to experience the best nightlife and entertainment in central London, and is just 20 minutes’ journey to Leicester Square for West End theatres and Soho nightlife and Covent Garden for restaurants, bars, street entertainment, live music and comedy.
There is Wifi in every room, plenty of vending machines throughout the building offering snacks and drinks, an on-site laundry, bike storage and onsite security and maintenance.
Finsbury Leisure Centre is just around the corner from East Central House, located on Central Street. The facilities include gym and leisure centre halls, outdoor hockey and football pitches and badminton courts.
Old Street has a selection of single studios.
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Perfect for students who want to live by themselves, our studios are ideal homes for studying and living independently. A typical room is 19 metres squared with a double bed, or 24.9 metres squared with a single bed. As well as your own bathroom and fully fitted kitchen/dining area, you’ll have a well-equipped and Wi-Fi connected work space. You’ll also find plenty of room for your belongings, with a wardrobe, under-bed storage, drawers and shelves.
Available: 14 Aug 2017 - 11 Sep 2017
Perfect for students who want to live by themselves, studios are ideal homes for studying and living independently. A typical room is 19 metres squared with a double bed, or 24.9 metres squared with a single bed. As well as your own bathroom and fully fitted kitchen/dining area, you’ll have a well-equipped and Wi-Fi connected work space. You’ll also find plenty of room for your belongings, with a wardrobe, under-bed storage, drawers and shelves.
Available: 16 Sep 2017 - 23 Jun 2018
Perfect for students who want to live by themselves, our studios are ideal homes for studying and living independently. A typical room is 19 metres squared with a double bed, or 24.9 metres squared with a single bed. The accessible studios have facilities that can be used with ease and include a larger bathroom and lowered surfaces in a modern fully fitted kitchen/dining area.
Available: 16 Sep 2017 - 23 Jun 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 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.
You will need to bring sheets, pillows and bedding, also all kitchen equipment and utensils.
Yes you can, one guest can stay two nights per week. You will need to liaise with management beforehand, and sign them in and out every time the leave.
Yes, although you are also responsible for paying your TV license.
Unfortunately it is not possible to swap rooms in hall, if you have issues with the room you have been allocated please contact the hall management.
Old Street Station: 0.65 km
Barbican Station: 1.0 km
Liverpool Street: 1.6 km
King’s Cross Station: 2.5 km
Highbury & Islington Station: 2.6 km
City, University of London: 0.6 km
Coventry University London: 2.1 km
University of the Arts London: 2.2 km
GCU London: 2.2 km
The University of Law: 3.1 km
Central London School of Languages: 1.1 km
InTuition Languages: 1.2 km
ESL – Language Studies Abroad: 1.4 km
Islington Centre for English: 1.5 km
London Bridge: 2.7
Tower of London: 3.1 km
Covent Garden: 3.3 km
London Eye: 4.0 km
Big Ben: 4.6 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
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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