Are you going to live and study in London?

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What are the best areas for students to live in London?

London offers a plethora of neighbourhoods catering to the diverse needs of students. Regardless of your choice, you're guaranteed a vibrant student experience. Key areas like Camden, Bloomsbury, Brixton, Waterloo, Westminster, Mayfair, and Kensington stand out as top choices for their popularity, affordability, and cultural richness. It's crucial, however, to factor in both your budget and the commute to your university when making your decision.

Which is the best month for the accommodation hunt?

In London, the ideal period for students to commence their search for shared housing is typically around October. However, it's important to note that options for student accommodation are available throughout the year. Mainly, newcomers and international students often initiate their search for halls of residence starting in January.

Cost of student accommodation in London?

The cost of student accommodation in London varies depending on the accommodation type. For shared houses, the average cost is around £190 per week. In contrast, the average cost for a room in a hall of residence is approximately £284 per week, although prices can vary based on the specific room type chosen. Just take a look at our Hallbookers London Residence Halls.

Deposit costs for accommodation in London

The deposit amount required varies based on your selected accommodation type. Legally, the maximum deposit that can be charged is equivalent to five weeks' rent. Specific halls of residence in London may require no or a small deposit.

What is the best way to search for student accommodation in London?

Easy, you can start here in Hallbookers. We have over 70 residence halls listed.

Is it possible to have a short-term or summer room in London? Yes, there are various options available. A selection of the student accommodation listed on Hallbookers will offer short-term stays. You can ask our team if you need help.

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