Academic House, London

Academic House Herne Hill London SE24 9QH

Academic House, London - Review

Academic House, London - Room Details

Academic House, London - Management's Description

Academic House, London - booking info

Ranked #15 of 40 halls in London

Home from home

"Academic house has been my home for just over a month now and it really does feel like a home. I am a postgraduate student with a busy schedule, when I was looking for accommodation the location r"- Anonymous

Best place to live

"I love living here! The area is so lovely with many shops and a fantastic park. The environment here is so friendly. Also Isaac (the manager) makes our life so easy, he's so friendly and helpf"- Anonymous

Accomodation rating: 0 5 3.875 - 8 ratings
Overall Rating
3.875
  • Quality of rooms
    3.625
  • Fun/Atmosphere
    3.9375
  • Location
    3.9375
  • Safety
    4.1875
  • Management
    4.3125
  • Value
    3.75

Rooms and Prices

Type Price /
Per Week
Start date length of stay
(weeks)
Deposit
amount
Availability Book
Bedroom Ensuite £200.00 10/09/2016 51 Weeks £250.00 SOLD OUT Book Now
Bedroom Ensuite £202.00 10/09/2016 51 Weeks £250.00 SOLD OUT Book Now
Bedroom Ensuite £219.00 10/09/2016 51 Weeks £250.00 SOLD OUT Book Now
Studio £235.00 10/09/2016 51 Weeks £250.00 SOLD OUT Book Now
Studio £238.00 10/09/2016 51 weeks £250.00 SOLD OUT Book Now
Studio £247.00 10/09/2016 51 weeks £250.00 SOLD OUT Book Now
Studio £250.00 10/09/2016 51 weeks £250.00 SOLD OUT Book Now

Property Description :

Academic House is the ideal location to study away from the busy life of Central London. With 69 well equipped en-suites and studios, Academic Hou

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Academic House is the ideal location to study away from the busy life of Central London. With 69 well equipped en-suites and studios, Academic House is a London student accommodation property offering a variety of room options to suit all student budgets. Set in a quiet leafy suburb, Academic House provides a quiet environment to complete your university studies whilst also being within easy reach of all the student life in central London has to offer.

Much like our other London properties, Academic House has a fantastic cross-section of resident nationalities from as far afield as China, India and Thailand and closer to home from all corners of the UK and Europe. It's this diversity that adds to your stay, making new connections, friends and contacts for years to come.

The strong transport links around Academic House make it easy to travel to numerous universities including: UAL, Kings College London, London College of Communication and University of Westminster. Trains run regularly from Herne Hill station directly into central London meaning you can be in the middle of all London has to offer in less than 15 minutes.

The local area around Academic House has lots to offer. Brockwell Park is just 5 minutes from the accommodation, with the famous Brockwell Lido, a large outdoor pool. For the gig-goers out there, the Brockwell Park organises many festivals and fun fairs throughout the year; the O2 Academy Brixton is around 7 minutes away on the train; for some culture, Clapham Picture House: an arthouse cinema and café-bar is around 20 minutes away or for the latest films, Odeon Streatham is around 25 minutes away.

With all of the comforts of home – including fully fitted kitchens, on-site laundry, high speed Wi-Fi, en-suite bathrooms and lots of storage space; Academic House is an ideal base for your university studies. Everything at this accommodation is included in your rent - and for total peace of mind there is on-site management, 24 hour CCTV and electronic key card entry systems.

 
 
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Property Description :

Academic House is the ideal location to study away from the busy life of Central London. With 69 well equipped en-suites and studios, Academic Hou

Academic House is the ideal location to study away from the busy life of Central London. With 69 well equipped en-suites and studios, Academic House is a London student accommodation property offering a variety of room options to suit all student budgets. Set in a quiet leafy suburb, Academic House provides a quiet environment to complete your university studies whilst also being within easy reach of all the student life in central London has to offer.

Much like our other London properties, Academic House has a fantastic cross-section of resident nationalities from as far afield as China, India and Thailand and closer to home from all corners of the UK and Europe. It's this diversity that adds to your stay, making new connections, friends and contacts for years to come.

The strong transport links around Academic House make it easy to travel to numerous universities including: UAL, Kings College London, London College of Communication and University of Westminster. Trains run regularly from Herne Hill station directly into central London meaning you can be in the middle of all London has to offer in less than 15 minutes.

The local area around Academic House has lots to offer. Brockwell Park is just 5 minutes from the accommodation, with the famous Brockwell Lido, a large outdoor pool. For the gig-goers out there, the Brockwell Park organises many festivals and fun fairs throughout the year; the O2 Academy Brixton is around 7 minutes away on the train; for some culture, Clapham Picture House: an arthouse cinema and café-bar is around 20 minutes away or for the latest films, Odeon Streatham is around 25 minutes away.

With all of the comforts of home – including fully fitted kitchens, on-site laundry, high speed Wi-Fi, en-suite bathrooms and lots of storage space; Academic House is an ideal base for your university studies. Everything at this accommodation is included in your rent - and for total peace of mind there is on-site management, 24 hour CCTV and electronic key card entry systems.

 
 
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Rooms and Prices

Type Price /
Per Week
Start date length of stay
(weeks)
Deposit
amount
Availability Book
Bedroom Ensuite £200.00 10/09/2016 51 Weeks £250.00 SOLD OUT Book Now
Bedroom Ensuite £202.00 10/09/2016 51 Weeks £250.00 SOLD OUT Book Now
Bedroom Ensuite £219.00 10/09/2016 51 Weeks £250.00 SOLD OUT Book Now
Studio £235.00 10/09/2016 51 Weeks £250.00 SOLD OUT Book Now
Studio £238.00 10/09/2016 51 weeks £250.00 SOLD OUT Book Now
Studio £247.00 10/09/2016 51 weeks £250.00 SOLD OUT Book Now
Studio £250.00 10/09/2016 51 weeks £250.00 SOLD OUT Book Now

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Disclaimer

*Prices & availability are subject to change. information provided is for academic year rents only and does not include information about short stays. For the most up to date info and info about short stays please visit the hall provider’s website.

Academic House, London

Property Description :

Academic House is the ideal location to study away from the busy life of Central London. With 69 well equipped en-suites and studios, Academic Hou

Academic House is the ideal location to study away from the busy life of Central London. With 69 well equipped en-suites and studios, Academic House is a London student accommodation property offering a variety of room options to suit all student budgets. Set in a quiet leafy suburb, Academic House provides a quiet environment to complete your university studies whilst also being within easy reach of all the student life in central London has to offer.

Much like our other London properties, Academic House has a fantastic cross-section of resident nationalities from as far afield as China, India and Thailand and closer to home from all corners of the UK and Europe. It's this diversity that adds to your stay, making new connections, friends and contacts for years to come.

The strong transport links around Academic House make it easy to travel to numerous universities including: UAL, Kings College London, London College of Communication and University of Westminster. Trains run regularly from Herne Hill station directly into central London meaning you can be in the middle of all London has to offer in less than 15 minutes.

The local area around Academic House has lots to offer. Brockwell Park is just 5 minutes from the accommodation, with the famous Brockwell Lido, a large outdoor pool. For the gig-goers out there, the Brockwell Park organises many festivals and fun fairs throughout the year; the O2 Academy Brixton is around 7 minutes away on the train; for some culture, Clapham Picture House: an arthouse cinema and café-bar is around 20 minutes away or for the latest films, Odeon Streatham is around 25 minutes away.

With all of the comforts of home – including fully fitted kitchens, on-site laundry, high speed Wi-Fi, en-suite bathrooms and lots of storage space; Academic House is an ideal base for your university studies. Everything at this accommodation is included in your rent - and for total peace of mind there is on-site management, 24 hour CCTV and electronic key card entry systems.

 
 
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Home from home

5

Quality of rooms - 5 Fun/Atmosphere - 5 Location - 5
Safety - 5 Management - 5 Value - 5

Academic house has been my home for just over a month now and it really does feel like a home. I am a postgraduate student with a busy schedule, when I was looking for accommodation the location really appealed to me as a place to come back, unwind and relax after studying, feeling like a little village in one of the biggest capital cities in the world.



Having lived in London for my undergraduate degree also, this is by far the best area which I have come across to live- with galleries, live music and a beautiful park with an outdoor pool on your doorstep. Plus it only takes me 30 minutes door to door to get to my university in South Kensington and the train is so quick to Victoria ( you also don't have the sweaty tube travellers folk and get a seat at rush hour!)



I really do love everything about the accommodation and having your own space with kitchen/bathroom/lots of storage and great desk is such an advantage. The rooms are really light, clean and modern and would recommend the halls to anyone!!



  • 18 Oct 2016
  • Anonymous
  • UNITED KINGDOM
  • Female
  • Would recommend this property

Best place to live

5

Quality of rooms - 5 Fun/Atmosphere - 5 Location - 5
Safety - 5 Management - 5 Value - 5

I love living here! The area is so lovely with many shops and a fantastic park.



The environment here is so friendly. Also Isaac (the manager) makes our life so easy, he's so friendly and helpful with all the students.



I would definitely recommend Academic House to other students.

  • 16 Oct 2016
  • Anonymous
  • UNITED KINGDOM
  • Male
  • Would recommend this property

Worth the money - for me!

3.5

Quality of rooms - 3 Fun/Atmosphere - 3 Location - 3.5
Safety - 3 Management - 4 Value - 3.5

I've lived in private halls throughout my university life and I can say that Academic House was one of my favourites. Cheap, calm and friendly staff made my stay there very comfortable.



The halls are much smaller than some giant housing blocks found in Central London, meaning overall, noise isn't an issue (although sound does travel in the building). A nice balance between postgrad and undergrads, as well as being slightly further out than other halls, brings some much needed peace and quiet (especially during exam season!).



That being said, the on-site manager was constantly hosting events downstairs for students who wanted to meet up and celebrate Halloween, Christmas or chill in the lounge downstairs. A fresher's meet and greet was also planned, for new students. The atmosphere was overall very friendly, but mostly subdued.



Herne Hill is decently located in Zone 3 of London, with direct links through London to Victoria and King's Cross by train, or by northbound bus to Euston through south London. The halls themselves are under 5 minutes away from the station (the bus stop is literally on your doorstep) and both a Tesco Express and Sainsbury's Local can be found directly next to the building. The area has recently gentrified so pubs and cafes are all lovely, if not a bit pricey. Decent bargains can be found if you travel 10minutes south walking though! The further out you go, the rougher it gets. The lovely Brockwell Park is nearby but at night, perhaps walk through with a friend just to be safe (as with all parks really!)



The only real cons of this place for me were the rooms. Although the studio was spacious, there was no oven to cook real food in (unless you were in a shared flat), no breakfast bar/table at which to eat and I had numerous issues with my key jamming in the door. Although the key issue was resolved promptly, it was frustrating for a new build to show wear and tear so quickly.



Furthermore, other halls I have been at had had more amenities - gyms, pool tables, dance studios, music rooms etc... But they were also far far more expensive. For a new student or lover of on-site leisure, this might not be for you.



In summary, friendly staff, good atmosphere, good amenities - but if you're not an independent sort of person, you can find rowdier more luxurious places in central (at a cost!)



  • 10 Oct 2016
  • Anonymous
  • UNITED KINGDOM
  • Female
  • Would recommend this property

My New Adventure

4

Quality of rooms - 4 Fun/Atmosphere - 5 Location - 4
Safety - 5 Management - 5 Value - 4

Academic House is a lovely, friendly, safe and warm student accommodation located just outside Herne Hill station. This area of London is full of parks, local independent shops and stores that make the place lively and nice.

The accommodation itself is a new building with Tesco and Sainsbury's literally below the premise and it is a colorful warm environment. My room feels like my real bedroom at home. The wooden floor and the two windows make the room warm and bright. All the very essential facilities are in place, the bathroom is very practical and the desk is huge, I love having many shelves to put my books and notebooks. The bed is super comfy as well!!!

The view is stunning, from where I am I can see all Herne Hill and Dulwich, it does not feel like being in the overcrowded city centre and yet I am in London. Just get on the train and in 10 minutes you will find yourself in Victoria station: amazing!

If you study at King's College then this is the place to live whether you are undergraduate or a master student. If you study at London South Bank university this is still the place to be because thanks to the two buses, 68 (to Euston) and 468 (to Elephant & Castle), whose stops are just outside the main door (pretty cool, eh!) you will be wherever you have to or want to be in London.

The management team is simply wonderful, friendly and very easy to talk to. If you have a problem just talk to them and they will help you in every possible way.

Even if you feel homesick, just talk to them and you won't feel alone!



Academic House feels like home!

  • 09 Oct 2016
  • Sara
  • ITALY
  • Female
  • Would recommend this property

Happy here

4.5

Quality of rooms - 3.5 Fun/Atmosphere - 5 Location - 5
Safety - 5 Management - 5 Value - 4

I am so happy I chose Academic house because it's perfect for what I need. The location means I can easily get to central London quickly (the train station is a 30 second walk away, and there are bus stops outside the front door) yet it's quiet outside, and there's beautiful Brockwell park 5 mins away.



The rooms are expensive, yet I think they are very reasonable for London. I definitely think the decoration could be improved (there are paint marks on my floor etc) but, honestly, I love my room and I am happy to pay the price I pay for my rent. It's VERY quiet (I'm on the first floor) and you can't hear the rooms above, or next door, which I really like. There's a really nice roof terrace where you can meet other people & everyone is really friendly. I also really like how quickly everything is fixed here, which is due to the house manager (Isaac). If something is broken, he'll get it fixed quickly.



Overall, I recommend it here. I love my room, how quiet yet accessible the area is & I've had a good experience with CRM. Isaac, the house manager, has been a massive help and he's very friendly! You can ask him anything and he'll try his best to help.

  • 08 Oct 2016
  • Bea
  • UNITED KINGDOM
  • Female
  • Would recommend this property

Great place to stay

4

Quality of rooms - 3.5 Fun/Atmosphere - 4.5 Location - 4.5
Safety - 4.5 Management - 5 Value - 4

Academic house is a great place to live in, the transport links are amazing and it's only 15 minutes away from central London. There is a lovely park here both for fitness and relaxation. Management is lovely, always very friendly and helpful. The pricing is very reasonably for a Zone 2 private accommodation, and has 2 local supermarkets, cash points, takeaways and a local market every Sunday.

  • 08 Oct 2016
  • Kyenaht
  • UNITED KINGDOM
  • Female
  • Would recommend this property

Nice place

4

Quality of rooms - 4 Fun/Atmosphere - 3.5 Location - 3
Safety - 4.5 Management - 5 Value - 3.5

Herne Hill is aa bit outside central London but a very sweet area with a few lovely pubs, a nice park, some shops and the train station right next door.

The rooms are clean and well kept, and of a reasonable price considering other accommodations in London and the fact that all bills are included.

The manager on site is very helpful and forthcoming!

Overall a nice accommodation

  • 11 Jun 2016
  • Anonymous
  • LUXEMBOURG
  • Female
  • Would recommend this property

Not worth the Price

1

Quality of rooms - 1 Fun/Atmosphere - 0.5 Location - 1.5
Safety - 1.5 Management - 0.5 Value - 1

Disappointed with the accommodation, the room sizes are pretty small and quite different from whats shown on the website (pics are misleading)....No beddings were provided to me which was disappointing as i had gone there for summer accommodation and had not expected this.....There is no attendant to look after the hall post evening time and on weekends, so you are there all by yourself....There is no student atmosphere or fun atmosphere as I rarely found anyone in the hall and there are no recreation facilities at all (not even a gym)... Location is quite away from central London.....They also created problems for me whiIe refunding the deposit amount....I found it not at all worthy of the high price they ask...

  • 03 Sep 2015
  • Nikhil
  • INDIA
  • Male

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Academic House, London

Property Description :

Academic House is the ideal location to study away from the busy life of Central London. With 69 well equipped en-suites and studios, Academic Hou

Academic House is the ideal location to study away from the busy life of Central London. With 69 well equipped en-suites and studios, Academic House is a London student accommodation property offering a variety of room options to suit all student budgets. Set in a quiet leafy suburb, Academic House provides a quiet environment to complete your university studies whilst also being within easy reach of all the student life in central London has to offer.

Much like our other London properties, Academic House has a fantastic cross-section of resident nationalities from as far afield as China, India and Thailand and closer to home from all corners of the UK and Europe. It's this diversity that adds to your stay, making new connections, friends and contacts for years to come.

The strong transport links around Academic House make it easy to travel to numerous universities including: UAL, Kings College London, London College of Communication and University of Westminster. Trains run regularly from Herne Hill station directly into central London meaning you can be in the middle of all London has to offer in less than 15 minutes.

The local area around Academic House has lots to offer. Brockwell Park is just 5 minutes from the accommodation, with the famous Brockwell Lido, a large outdoor pool. For the gig-goers out there, the Brockwell Park organises many festivals and fun fairs throughout the year; the O2 Academy Brixton is around 7 minutes away on the train; for some culture, Clapham Picture House: an arthouse cinema and café-bar is around 20 minutes away or for the latest films, Odeon Streatham is around 25 minutes away.

With all of the comforts of home – including fully fitted kitchens, on-site laundry, high speed Wi-Fi, en-suite bathrooms and lots of storage space; Academic House is an ideal base for your university studies. Everything at this accommodation is included in your rent - and for total peace of mind there is on-site management, 24 hour CCTV and electronic key card entry systems.

 
 
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Type Price /
Per Week
Start date length of stay
(weeks)
Deposit amount Availability Book
Bedroom Ensuite £200.00 10/09/2016 51 Weeks £250.00 SOLD OUT Book Now
Bronze En-Suite is a private room nicely built in approximate 11m2 size. The room is featured with all modern amenities attached for easy and comfortable living. It includes 5 lockable private bedroom having a single bed with under bed storage, wardrobe, private bathroom, shared kitchen. The en-suite also includes TV, study space having a desk and a chair. Bronze En-Suite is perfectly featured for sharing between 5 students with good storage and living space. Residents will have access to the following communal areas/facilities: bike store, laundry room, ground floor common room, roof terrace.
Bedroom Ensuite £202.00 10/09/2016 51 Weeks £250.00 SOLD OUT Book Now
Silver En-Suite is a private room nicely built in approximate 11m2 size. The room is featured with all modern amenities attached for easy and comfortable living. It includes 4 lockable private bedroom having a single bed with under bed storage, wardrobe, private bathroom, shared kitchen. The en-suite also includes TV, study space having a desk and a chair. Silver En-Suite is perfectly featured for sharing between 4 students with good storage and living space. Residents will have access to the following communal areas/facilities: bike store, laundry room, ground floor common room, roof terrace.
Bedroom Ensuite £219.00 10/09/2016 51 Weeks £250.00 SOLD OUT Book Now
Gold En-Suite is a private room nicely built in approximate 16m2 size. The room is featured with all modern amenities attached for easy and comfortable living. It includes lockable private bedroom having double bed with under bed storage, wardrobe, private bathroom,shared kitchen. The room also includes TV, study space having a desk and a chair. Gold En-Suite room is perfectly featured with good storage and living space. Residents will have access to the following communal areas/facilities: bike store, laundry room, ground floor common room, roof terrace.
Studio £235.00 10/09/2016 51 Weeks £250.00 SOLD OUT Book Now
Ruby StudioSold Out Ruby Studio is nicely built in approximate 16m2 size. The room is featured with all modern amenities attached for easy and comfortable living. It includes a lockable private bedroom and has a double bed with under bed storage, wardrobe, private bathroom, private kitchen having fridge, 2 ring induction hob, microwave grill. The room also includes TV, study space having a desk and a chair. Ruby Studio is perfectly featured with good storage and living space. Residents will have access to the following communal areas/facilities: bike store, laundry room, ground floor common room, roof terrace.
Studio £238.00 10/09/2016 51 weeks £250.00 SOLD OUT Book Now
Gold Studio is an extra bright studio nicely built in approximate 17m2 size. The room is featured with all modern amenities attached for easy and comfortable living. It includes lockable private bedroom having a double bed with under bed storage, wardrobe, private bathroom, private kitchen with fridge, 2 ring induction hob & microwave grill. The studio also includes TV, study space having a desk and a chair. The room is perfectly featured with good storage and living space. Residents will have access to the following communal areas/facilities: bike store, laundry room, ground floor common room, roof terrace.
Studio £247.00 10/09/2016 51 weeks £250.00 SOLD OUT Book Now
Diamond Studio is nicely built in approximate 16m2 size. The room is featured with all modern amenities attached for easy and comfortable living. It includes lockable private bedroom having double bed with under bed storage, wardrobe, private bathroom, private kitchen having fridge, 2 ring induction hob, microwave grill. The room also includes TV, study space having a desk and a chair. Diamond Studio is perfectly featured with good storage and living space. Residents will have access to the following communal areas/facilities: bike store, laundry room, ground floor common room, roof terrace.
Studio £250.00 10/09/2016 51 weeks £250.00 SOLD OUT Book Now
Platinum Studio is an extra bright studio nicely built in approximate 22m2 size. The room is featured with all modern amenities attached for easy and comfortable living. It includes lockable private bedroom having a double bed with under bed storage, wardrobe, private bathroom, private kitchen with fridge, 2 ring induction hob & microwave grill. The studio also includes TV, breakfast bar with stools, study space having a desk and a chair. The room is perfectly featured with good storage and living space. Residents will have access to the following communal areas/facilities: bike store, laundry room, ground floor common room, roof terrace.

HALLBOOKER'S DESCRIPTION

Academic House is the ideal location to study away from the busy life of Central London. With 69 well equipped en-suites and studios, Academic House is a London student accommodation property offering a variety of room options to suit all student budgets. Set in a quiet leafy suburb, Academic House provides a quiet environment to complete your university studies whilst also being within easy reach of all the student life in central London has to offer.

Much like our other London properties, Academic House has a fantastic cross-section of resident nationalities from as far afield as China, India and Thailand and closer to home from all corners of the UK and Europe. It's this diversity that adds to your stay, making new connections, friends and contacts for years to come.

The strong transport links around Academic House make it easy to travel to numerous universities including: UAL, Kings College London, London College of Communication and University of Westminster. Trains run regularly from Herne Hill station directly into central London meaning you can be in the middle of all London has to offer in less than 15 minutes.

The local area around Academic House has lots to offer. Brockwell Park is just 5 minutes from the accommodation, with the famous Brockwell Lido, a large outdoor pool. For the gig-goers out there, the Brockwell Park organises many festivals and fun fairs throughout the year; the O2 Academy Brixton is around 7 minutes away on the train; for some culture, Clapham Picture House: an arthouse cinema and café-bar is around 20 minutes away or for the latest films, Odeon Streatham is around 25 minutes away.

With all of the comforts of home – including fully fitted kitchens, on-site laundry, high speed Wi-Fi, en-suite bathrooms and lots of storage space; Academic House is an ideal base for your university studies. Everything at this accommodation is included in your rent - and for total peace of mind there is on-site management, 24 hour CCTV and electronic key card entry systems.

 
 

Overall Rating
3.875
  • Quality of rooms
    3.625
  • Fun/Atmosphere
    3.9375
  • Location
    3.9375
  • Safety
    4.1875
  • Management
    4.3125
  • Value
    3.75