Live with an English-speaking host. Practise your English over meal times and immerse yourself in British culture.
Homestays offer the most cost-effective way to stay in London and improve your English. Hosts are carefully selected and regularly visited by our staff to ensure quality*
Standard homestays offer comfortable accommodation with shared bathroom facilities. Choose from a range of home cooked meal options including bed and breakfast (B&B) and Half-board (HB). A maximum of 4 students are placed in any one homestay at any one time.
|Laundry||Included (once per week)|
|Bed linen and towels||Included|
|Meals||B&B and Half-board options available|
|Utilities||All bills included|
|Minimum booking duration||1 week|
|Distance from school||Up to 55 mins using public transport|
|Estimated travel cost between homestay and school||£3.30 (single journey using contactless payment)|
|Single occupancy price per week||£225 B&B
£266 B&B + 4 evening meals
|Shared occupancy (twin) price per week||£192 per person for B&B
£233 per person B&B + 4 evening meals
£263 per person Half-board
Twin rooms can only be offered to students travelling together.
Summer supplements are chargeable for stays during the high season of July and August. For the full list of options and prices please download our 2023 price list and Factsheet.
Distance from school
Standard homestays are typically located in Zones 2-4 London. Some homestays maybe located in zone 5 or 6 but you would have the option to choose your preferred location at the time of booking.
*In some cases, IH London may use an accredited homestay agency to help find your accommodation in London.
Book your accommodation with your course
Select your course and follow the book online instructions on every course page or contact us and we’ll help you with your booking.
Do you need some help?
We are always happy to help you. Contact our team who can speak many languages.Contact us