Waterloo residence

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Key Info
  • Situated in SE1, close to zone 1 Waterloo Station, this award-winning residence offers over 180 en suite rooms at an affordable price. Located just walking distance from London's famous South Bank you will be living just moments away from tourist attractions such as The London Eye, Tate Modern, the Globe Theatre and Big Ben. You will also be within easy reach of King's College London, London School of Economics and Political Science and the plethora of language schools located in Holborn.
  • With single en-suite rooms, twin en-suite rooms, gym membership included, 24-hour security, utility bills and super-fast Wi-Fi all included in the price of the room, the Southwark Residence offers an excellent affordable way to live in Central London.


Nestled on the south bank of the River Thames, Southwark is one of London’s most popular and coolest areas. Moments away from Waterloo Station and walking distance from London Bridge Station, it is also one of the City’s best-connected locations. It is home to one of the most beautiful walks the city has to offer. Strolling along the Thames path you will walk past the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, The London Eye, Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, the Tate Modern ending up at the iconic Tower Bridge.

Travelling to your school should not be an issue, not only do you have some of the best transport links in London but you are also very close to a number of schools, colleges and universities, such as King’s College London, London School of Economics and Political Science and The University of the Arts.

Click here for our informative location guide on Waterloo


The Waterloo residence is a modern architectural award-winning building offering both single and twin en-suite rooms. Rooms come equipped with a wardrobe, drawers, a sink with vanity unit and a mini-fridge. They are arranged around a central courtyard containing a pool and fountain which reflect light and produce a gentle white noise sound, providing calm and tranquility in one of the busiest and most popular areas of London. In addition to the water garden, there’s a TV room, bicycle racks and a quiet study area perfect for catching up on coursework or revision.

Each building within the residence has 24-hour key fob access, CCTV, reception staff and night onsite security. Gym membership is included in the price as are utility bills and Wi-Fi in every room and throughout the building.

What's Included

  • Basic Contents Insurance
  • Bills Included
  • CCTV
  • Common Room
  • Cooking Facilities
  • Cycle Storage
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Maintenance Team
  • On-site Security
  • Outdoor Area
  • Secure Door Entry
  • Wi-Fi

Room Pricing & Availability

The Waterloo (Southwark) residence has a range of single and twin en-suite rooms.

More details below:

Southwark - Single En Suite
Southwark - Single En Suite

This is a single, private bedroom with an en-suite shower and toilet. The room has a comfortable single bed, a desk area, drawers, as well as a wardrobe, a sink with vanity unit and a mini-fridge. There is free Wi-Fi in each bedroom and throughout the building.

Available from: 01 Sep 2019 - 31 Dec 2019

Price From: £279 per week
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  • Bills Included

  • Free Wi-Fi

  • Storage Space

  • Shared Kitchen

  • Private Bathroom

  • 2-4 Flatmates

  • Single Bed
Southwark - Twin En Suite
Southwark - Twin En Suite

This is a twin room which is perfect for sharing. It comes with an en-suite shower and toilet. The room has two comfortable single beds, a desk area, drawers, as well as a wardrobe, a shared sink with vanity unit and a mini-fridge. There is free Wi-Fi in each bedroom and throughout the building.

Available from: 01 Sep 2019 - 31 Dec 2019

Price From: £189 per week
View Room

  • Bills Included

  • Free Wi-Fi

  • Storage Space

  • Shared Kitchen

  • Private Bathroom

  • 2-4 Flatmates

  • Two Single Beds



Frequently Asked Questions

Can I select my room?

If you are booking for a full academic year 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 are booking for a shorter period e.g. a single semester or a summer stay, you will be allocated the room type (single studio, twin studio, single en suite etc) you have booked but the exact specification may be subject to availability. This can include the floor the room is located on, the direction the room is facing, if the room is classed as a standard, a club, a premium, an accessible, a premium accessible etc.   

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 £300 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?

Lambeth North Underground Station – 5-minute walk
Elephant and Castle Underground Station – 6-minute walk
Borough Station – 8-minute walk
Southwark Station – 10-minute walk
Waterloo Station – 14-minute walk

Which London universities are located near this residence?

London South Bank University – 1-minute walk
London College of Communications – 8-minute walk
London School of Economics and Political Science – 21-minute bus journey
University of London – 29-minute bus journey

Which London language schools are located near this residence?

EF International Language Campus – 14-minute walk
Bell London – 14-minute walk
English Institution Tower Bridge – 19-minute bus journey
Delfin English School London – 21-minute bus journey
International House London – 26-minute bus journey

Which London tourist attractions are located near this residence?

Imperial War Museum – 12-minute walk
The Shard – 18-minute walk
St Paul’s Cathedral – 25-minute walk
Big Ben – 28-minute walk
Westminster Abbey – 30-minute walk

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