12 - 17

Homestay in Berkhamsted

Average 25 minutes to the school

Staying in a host’s home is a great way to discover the local way of life. At Berkhamsted, hosts provide two evening meals per week, while the rest of the week students will eat lunch and dinner at the school.

  • Two evening meals per week included
  • Private bathrooms for some rooms
  • Television in some rooms
  • WiFi in most homes


Your homestay accommodation is going to be located in and around Berkhamsted.

  • Distance to school

    Average 25 minutes to the school. PS: If you're staying further than walking distance, LAL will drive you to & from the school

  • Local Transport

    Local bus and train services available.

  • 5-10 minutes away

    Facilities immediately surrounding our hosts’ homes will vary depending on the location.

Further Details

Type of accommodation
Host Home with bed and evening meal.

Age of students
12 – 17 years old.

Check-in and check-out
Check-in Sundays 16.00-23.00.

Check-out Sundays 05.00 – 11.00.

Two evening meals per week are included.

Kitchen/cooking facilities
Kitchen facilities are not usually available for students to use.

Single, double and twin rooms are available. All have a bed, a wardrobe, a workspace and drawers.

Rooms may have private or shared bathrooms. Facilities will vary, but students always have access to a shower, basin and WC.

Electricity is 230V, 50Hz AC.

Internet and phone
Some, but not all, hosts offer internet access. Use of telephones is by arrangement.

Hosts will wash bed linen, towels and a reasonable amount of the student’s personal items. Public launderettes are also available.

Security and keys
Students are usually issued with a key to the house on arrival, but bedrooms do not normally have locks.

Bed linen, towels and cleaning
Hosts will clean the students’ rooms. Hosts supply clean bed linen once a week and bath towels twice a week. Beach towels are not provided.

Deposit & Damage Charges
No deposit is required. Damage must be paid for at a cost agreed with the Host.

Visitors are allowed at each host’s discretion.

Noise and restrictions
Students should discuss any house rules or restrictions with their host.

Available only during the Summer School dates.

There is a deposit of £60 or €80 in cash payable on arrival. This is returned on the day of departure.

Visitors are not normally allowed.

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