Staying in an English host home is a great way to discover the English way of life and practise your English language.
Homestay for language students in London
- Breakfast included
- Private bathrooms for some rooms
- Dinner at extra charge
- Television in some rooms
- Wireless internet in some homes
Distance to school
Average 30 minutes on foot or by local transport from LAL London.
An excellent network of local buses and trains connects the whole of London. A weekly ticket costs about £23.
5-10 minutes away
Facilities immediately surrounding our hosts’ homes will vary depending on the location.
Varied locations less than 45 minutes from school: Twickenham, Whitton, Teddington, Richmond, Hounslow, Brentford, St Margarets, Hounslow, Isleworth, Feltham, Hampton, Hanworth and other surrounding areas.
Type of accommodation
Homestay, arranged by a partner accommodation agency.
Age of students
16 years and over. Younger students by arrangement.
Check-in and check-out
Check-in on Sundays 09.00 – 23.00. Check-out Saturdays 08.00 – 11.00.
Breakfast and half board available. Full board available: price on request.
Students are not normally expected to use the kitchen. Students can use facilities for hot drinks.
Single or shared rooms available. Each room also has a bed, desk a chair and storage facilities. Shared accommodation is only offered when two people book together.
Rooms have either shared bathrooms or, at an extra charge, private bathrooms. Facilities will vary, but students always have access to a shower, basin and WC.
Electricity, heating and lighting are included in the price. Electricity is 230V, 50Hz AC.
Internet and phone
All hosts offer internet access. Use of telephones is by arrangement.
Bed linen and towels are provided by and washed weekly by the hosts. Hosts may not do the student’s laundry for the first two weeks of their stay but after that, the host will wash one load per week. Public launderettes are also available.
Security and keys
Keys to the house are issued to students aged 18 and older on arrival, but bedrooms do not normally have locks.
Bed linen, towels and cleaning
Bed linen provided by the host. Towels are not provided. The rooms will be cleaned by the host.
Deposit & Damage Charges
No deposit is required. Damage charged at the student’s expense.
Visitors are allowed at each host’s discretion, and with their permission.
Noise and restrictions
Students should discuss any house rules or restrictions with their host. 16 and 17 year olds will be required to comply with a curfew.
Available all year to students aged 16 and older.
A fee will be charged to store luggage or keep possessions in a room if students take holidays away from the school.