Nearby University Accommodation Options

University College London (UCL) Residences

When it comes to budget summer accommodation in London, UCL Residences is hard to beat. As London’s Global University, UCL offers a range of accommodation in amazing central London locations. With many of the capital’s attractions on your doorstep and excellent transport links, it is ideal for groups as well as individuals looking to explore the city. UCL accommodation is available in student residences at UCL available to book between late June and early September. For more information or to make a reservation visit UCL Residences.

Birkbeck, University of London Residences

Over the summer, most halls of Birkbeck’s residence operate as bed and breakfast accommodation which is available to members of the public. This will be advertised on the organisation’s website – please visit Unite and other private halls.

London School of Economics (LSE), Carr-Saunders Hall

LSE Carr-Saunders Hall offers single, double and twin rooms with shared bathroom facilities. Carr-Saunders offers communal TV room with games. Each floor also provides a kitchen area with microwave, toaster and kettle. There is also a coin-operated laundry. For more information, please visit Carr-Saunders Hall and other LSE accommodation options.

Chain Hotels

easyHotel Victoria

easyHotel Victoria is the ideal choice for those looking for cheap accommodation in central London. The rooms are small but clean and modern, and equipped with air-conditioning, ensuite shower. WiFi is available for a surcharge. Victoria Station can be reached in an 8-minutes walk.

easyHotel Old Street

Located a 5-minute walk from Old Street underground station, EasyHotel Old Street offers budget accommodation in London between Shoreditch and Farringdon. The Barbican is an 8-minute walk away and the City of London can be reached within a 13-minute tube journey.

easyHotel Paddington

easyHotel Paddington offers accommodation a minute’s walk from Paddington Rail and Tube station and St Mary’s Hospital. Every room at this hotel is air conditioned and comes with a flat-screen TV, en-suite bathroom and free toiletries.

Holiday Inn Express London City

The Holiday Inn Express London City is 4 minutes’ walk from Old Street Underground station. The hotel offers spacious rooms, a modern bar and lounge.

Holiday Inn Express London Victoria

Set in a Grade II listed building just a 10-minute walk from Victoria Railway Station, Holiday Inn Express London Victoria has a 24-hour front desk and modern rooms with internet access. Pimlico Underground Station is just 300 meters away.

ibis London Blackfriars

With free Wi-Fi throughout, a 24 hour reception and a 24 hour meal and drinks menu, the Ibis London Blackfriars offers modern rooms in central London. Just 5 minutes’ walk from Waterloo Station, the Tate Modern is within 10 minutes on foot.

ibis London City - Shoreditch

Just 20 m from Aldgate East London Underground Station, ibis London City – Shoreditch has modern, air-cooled rooms. Liverpool Street Station is a 10-minute walk away.


Travelodge offers no-frills rooms for as little as £29 a night (if you book in advance online). The chain is expanding rapidly, with more than 50 hotels in London. Rooms at these bargain hotels in London are clean with king-sized beds, ensuite, TV, tea and coffee making facilities and optional extras such as breakfast and Wi-Fi available. Kids eat free at the breakfast buffet with a paying adult.

Hotels in the Local Area

The Montague on the Gardens Hotel

This family-owned award-winning boutique hotel is located just a short walk from 20 Bedford Way on a quiet road. The Montague team are passionate about service and hospitality while their 88 deluxe rooms deliver on elegance and luxury. Each room is uniquely decorated with incredible attention to detail.

  • 15 Montague Street, London, WC1B 5BJ
  • Phone: +44(0)20 7637 1001
  • Special rates for UCL guests are available here.
Euston Square Hotel

The Euston Square Hotel has a superb location, just a short walk from the British Museum, Regent’s Park, British Library, Oxford Street and the theatres of the West End. Camden, with its eclectic mix of bars, restaurants, shops and markets is 10 minutes away by bus. Euston Square London Underground station is just metres away and the hotel is also just over 500 m from King’s Cross and St Pancras International stations.

Arran House Hotel

Set in the heart of elegant Bloomsbury, this Georgian townhouse is just 5 minutes’ walk from The British Museum. Guests can enjoy full English breakfasts, and free WiFi. Each bright room at Arran House includes an LCD TV, tea/coffee facilities and a hairdryer. Traditionally furnished, some rooms also include period features such as Georgian fireplaces. Euston Square Underground Station is just a 5-minute walk away, while King’s Cross Station is a 15-minute walk. Regent’s Park and Oxford Street are both 15 minutes away on foot.

Euro Hotel

Built in 1807, rooms at The Euro Hotel each have a TV, tea/coffee facilities and a radio. Some rooms have views across the leafy Cartwright Gardens, and most have a private bathroom. Delicious full English breakfasts are served daily in the bright and airy dining room at Euro Hotel. Light continental options are also available, featuring fresh coffee and fruit juice. The Euro Hotel is situated just a 10-minute walk from The British Museum. Lively Camden is a 20-minute stroll away, and Covent Garden, with its shops and theatres, is just a kilometer away.

The Judd Hotel
Housed in 2 elegant townhouses, The Judd Hotel overlooks gardens and tennis courts, which guests may use. Guests may be allocated a room in the Jenkins annex which is directly opposite the Judd Hotel. The hotel reception and breakfast room is located in the Judd Hotel. The hotel is a 20-minute walk from Regent’s Park, and guests can reach Oxford Street in 10 minutes via public transport. The West End is 20 minutes from the hotel, where guests will find theatres and a multitude of shops and restaurants.

Harlingford Hotel

Situated in Bloomsbury, London, the family-run Harlingford Hotel features free WiFi and is just 700 m from British Museum. With a 24-hour front desk, this Georgian styled hotel is also just a 6-minute stroll to Euston Train Station and Russell Square Underground Station.

Alhambra Hotel

Alhambra Hotel is situated in central London, right next to King’s Cross St Pancras station. It offers an affordable hotel 5 minutes’ walk from the Eurostar at St Pancras International. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the building, and there is a 24-hour reception desk. A full English breakfast is available.

Ruskin Hotel

The Ruskin Hotel is located next to the British Museum and London University. Close to Russell Square and Holborn underground stations, it offers easy access to Waterloo, Euston, and St Pancras stations. Situated in Bloomsbury, the hotel is close to many of London’s attractions. Covent Garden, Oxford Street, and Leicester Square can be reached in 20 minutes’ walk. Guests can enjoy free Wi-Fi in public areas of the building.

Avonmore Hotel

Just a 10-minute walk from King’s Cross and St Pancras Stations, Avonmore Hotel has a 24-hour front desk and traditional rooms with free Wi-Fi. The British Museum is just half a kilometer away.
Set in an elegant Georgian terrace, the compact bedrooms at Avonmore each have a TV and tea/coffee facilities. All rooms also feature a private bathroom with a hairdryer.