For a young student looking to leave home for higher education, finding a new temporary can be quite overwhelming. Especially if the university is in the largest city in the UK – London. Sure, you can stay at your university’s student halls of residence, but that might not always be the right fit.
A great option for accommodation is private housing. They provide unparalleled service and hotel level facilities. Furthermore, staying at private student accommodation in London absolves you from paying council tax, something that will definitely help you combat the high cost of living in London.
Here are some of the best student accommodations in London –
1) Spring Mews,
10 Tinworth Street London SE11 5AL.
About Spring Mews
This sprawling property is located just around the iconic River Thames. Its fantastic location makes it the ideal student accommodation as Vauxhall tube and several bus stations are quite nearby. Several universities like King’s College, University of Westminster, Imperial College, London School of Economics can be reached by foot. The area is filled with cultural attractions including Tate Britain and Westminster Abbey. The Leicester House is a fantastic spot to cure your hunger pangs. Spring Mews proffers studio and en-suite rooms. There is an exclusive on-site gym, swimming pool, study room and projector room. The enormous social space features table tennis, pool tables, foosball table and iconic tube carriage.
2) The Hub, London student housing
The Hub 21-25 South Lambeth Rd London SW8 1SU.
About The Hub
The Hub pride themselves on ensuring students have the most comfortable stay with them. They have one of the best student rooms in London, so much so that students already living in London don’t mind moving here! Apart from them offering a host of amenities like a modern kitchen, a washing machine, a WiFi connection and a 24/7 team available at the beck and call of students, The Hub is very close to universities like Chelsea College of Arts and University of Wales Trinity St David. Vauxhall underground and mainline stations can be reached on foot.
3) Sailmakers (Ostro Tower), London
31 Harbour Way, London, England E14 9ZP
About Sailmakers (Ostro Tower), London
Sailmakers (Ostro Tower), London provides a wide range of stunning rooms. Keeping up with the latest trends, every room comes with a WiFi connection, a study desk and a bed. There is a 24/7 on-site staff available at the beck and call of students. This property is especially beneficial for students of the University of Sunderland in London and the University of Wales as these universities are just a stone’s throw away from the property. Getting around the city is incredibly easy thanks to the nearby train station (South Quay DLR) and bus stop (Admiral’s Way). Add Additional amenities provided include a resident’s lounge, a 24-hour reception, a 24-hour business lounge, social events, an on-site gym with a yoga room and a theatre.
4) Mannequin House, student accommodation London
5 Blackhorse Lane, Walthamstow, London, E17 6SX, United Kingdom.
About Mannequin House
This accommodation provides en-suite and studio rooms. Whatever your room choice, expect a high-tech kitchen, a WiFi connection and a common room with a large TV and seating area will be provided. There is a 24/7 on-site staff available at the beck and call of students. The London Metropolitan University, University College London and New College of the Humanities are very close to the property. In the mood for some eclectic food? Head over to Yasar’s Restaurant, Sea Eyer’s Fish Bar and BG Zakuska Walthamstow. Football aficionados can visit the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium to watch the high octane matches being played there.
5) Greenford Quay – Tillermans, London
Leasing Suite, Unit A Tillermans Court, Grenan Square, London, England UB6 0FT
About Greenford Quay – Tillermans, London
At Greenford Quay – Tillermans, London you can expect world-class standard rooms that come with super-fast WiFi, a bed and a study desk. This is one of the few properties in London that is pet-friendly. Having close links to the University of West London and the University of Westminster, many young students choose Greenford Quay – Tillermans, London to be their ideal accommodation. Students can enjoy a plethora of additional amenities such as a resident’s lounge, a 24-hour concierge, a rooftop terrace, a games room and an on-site gym. There are many restaurants, cafes and pubs in the area like The Blackhorse, Lahori Bites, The Office. Students are bound to have the time of their lives here at Greenford Quay – Tillermans, London.
230 Shepherds Bush Road Hammersmith London W6 7NL United Kingdom
This student accommodation comes with an incredible 13 room variants. Students can choose from a stunning range of studio rooms that contain a private room, a private kitchen, a private bathroom and a small double bed. Communal amenities include a gym, games room, dining rooms, cinema, social events and even a yoga studio This property is just 2-minutes away from the tube, buses and countless shops, bars and restaurants, and 10 minutes from the River Thames. Students will be spoilt for choice when it comes to eating out as there’s Starbucks, Subway, Suzu House and countless other restaurants just a few blocks away.
iQ Shoreditch, 2 Silicon Way, London N1 6AT United Kingdom
Very few properties in London offer students all three room configurations. Students can choose from en-suite rooms, studio rooms and even apartments! Located just 2-minutes from Old Street Tube station, this student accommodation boasts a variety of accommodation with a suite of impressive social spaces including a sky lounge. There are also excellent amenities for students like a gym, cinema room, art and dance studios, a courtyard and a spacious top-floor sky lounge with incredible views across the city. The nearest universities to Shoreditch are the London College of Fashion and City, University of London. To cure your hunger pangs head on over to some of London’s best restaurants, bars and nightlife.
8) The Hive, student halls London
The Hive, 65 Three Colts Lane, London E2 6BF.
About The Hive
The Hive has all the amenities to ensure students have the most comfortable stay during their time here. Large desks, bookshelves, a pin-board, plenty of electrical sockets for all your electrical appliances and broadband internet connections are available in every room. Apart from all this, students get a fully equipped modern kitchen, washing machines and dryers. Their friendly on-site management team are trained to handle every query of students and ensure that every moment here at The Hive, turns out to be a memorable one.
9) Newington Court, student housing London
Newington Court, 173 Green Lanes, London, N16 9DE.
About Newington Court
Its perfect location means that the London Metropolitan University, University College London, Royal Veterinary College and the University of London are very close to this property. Canonbury is the nearest train station and there are several bus stops that connect the whole of London. The room types available here are the studio and en-suite rooms. Students can enjoy free WiFi, inclusive utility bills, 24 hour CCTV, bicycle parking, key card access, housekeeping and laundry. The buzzing area of Camden town is a must-visit place for students. A great watering-hole in this area is Jerusalem Tavern which is a British pub serving you with ales and fruit beers.
10) McMillan Student Village
McMillan Student Village, Creek Road, Greenwich, London, SE8 3BU.
About McMillan Student Village
McMillan Student Village has wonderful studio rooms that have a variety of amenities. The Studio apartments are the speciality at McMillan Village, with a choice from silver, gold or platinum. Amenities offered include a laundry room, a games room, bike storage, wheelchair access and 24/7 security. Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance is the most popular and nearest university here. For some much-deserved relaxation, students can visit the Greenwich Market to buy unique gifts and trinkets.
11) Dashwood Studios, student flats London
Dashwood Studios, 120-138 Walworth Road, London, SE17 1JL.
About Dashwood Studios
This student accommodation is located in Zone 1 of London, Dashwood Studios is very well connected to some of the city’s best tourist attractions. Being a walking city, students are encouraged to walk to nearby hotspots like Borough Market or Shakespeare’s Globe. The studio rooms offered here are filled with all sorts of amenities that include a wardrobe, spacious beds, shared kitchen and clean bathrooms. Apart from this, students can enjoy the games room, the cinema room and the roof terrace with a panoramic view of the city’s skyline. Universities like Kings College, London School of Economics and Political Science and the University of Westminster are a stone’s throw away.
12) Urbanest Westminster Bridge, student apartment London
203 Westminster Bridge Road London SE1 7FR.
About Urbanest Westminster Bridge
If you want a spectacular view of The Shard, The Big Ben and The Westminster Abbey then look no further than Urbanest Westminster Bridge. For students, this is one of the best accommodations as several world-class universities like Kings College London, London School of Economics and Political Science, London South Bank University are all within walking distance. Travelling around the city is a breeze as Underground stations at Lambeth North and Westminster are very close-by. Several of London’s best shopping and social districts including Soho and Covent Garden, are in the vicinity. Urbanest Westminster Bridge proffers studio rooms, en-suite rooms and even apartments. Apart from all your basic amenities, this property also offers a sauna and a swimming pool.
13) Torquay House, student accommodation in London
Torquay House, 1 Torquay Street, London, W2 5EJ.
About Torquay House
The studio and en-suite rooms being offered have been crafted by award-winning architects. They provide you with amenities like 24hr CCTV security, common room, laundry service, among others. The Imperial College London -St Mary’s Campus, Royal Academy of Music and the University of London are the nearest universities here. There are many restaurants in this area like the Oriental Canteen, a small budget-friendly Chinese food restaurant and the Rum Kitchen with the Caribbean style amazing cocktails.
14) AXO Camden, London Nest
North London: Zone 2.
About AXO Camden, London Nest
They provide premium studios and one-bedroom apartments at the vibrant area of Camden. Its location means that Central London including Euston & King Cross Railway Station and Leicester Square are very close-by.
This accommodation is the perfect choice for students of the University of London, London Metropolitan City and University College London. The Axo Camden offers a vast collection of spacious studio and deluxe fully furnished rooms with all the amenities including a private kitchen area, a personal bathroom and WiFi. Students can explore the world-famous Camden Market and Camden Lock Market where you can visit up to 1000 unique stalls full of merchandise and British’s biggest vintage store.
15) Halsmere Studios, student halls, London
10 Halsmere Road, London SE5 9LN.
About Halsmere Studios
Perfectly located for students of King’s College London, University of the Arts, London South Bank University, and many more. The bright lights of the West End and trendy Camberwell are only a short bus journey away. The studio apartments here have super-fast WiFi, all utility bills and spacious beds. Students can utilise the laundry service, bike storage and communal living area.
16) Francis Gardner Apartments, student studio London
89-91 West End Lane, West Hampstead, London NW6 4SY.
About Francis Gardner Apartments
This property proffers 2 & 3 bed non-en-suite apartments and 2 to 6 bed en-suite flats. Irrespective of your room choice, you can enjoy fast WiFi and spacious beds. For students studying at The University of London and the University of Westminster, this is the perfect accommodation for them. The proximity of Brondesbury train station makes getting around the city a breeze. Food from different ethnicities and cultures can be enjoyed at nearby restaurants.
17) Fulham Palace Studio, London Nest
West London: Zone 2.
About Fulham Palace Studio, London Nest
Situated on Fulham Palace Road in Central London, Fulham Palace Studios is an excellent accommodation option for students of Imperial College London and the University of Westminster. The property offers a wide range of premium quality studios that are fully furnished and provides various amenities including a private bathroom, kitchenette, large comfortable beds, a mini-combi oven and study area. There is no dearth of restaurants, clubs and theatres while living at Fulham Palace Studios. A great stress-buster – taking a pleasant stroll along the River Thames and taking in the spectacular view of the Hammersmith Bridge. To experience excellent night-life and concerts, students can visit the Hammersmith Apollo. A trip to Stamford Bridge is definitely recommended as world-class football teams play here every week.
18) AXO Islington, London Nest
North London: Zone 2.
About AXO Islington, London Nest
This scenic property is just a 10-minute walk away from London Metropolitan University and is easily accessible for students who study at the London School of Economics and Central Saint Martins. This uber-stylish student accommodation offers fully furnished premium en-suite and studio apartments. Some of the amenities included are a well-fitted kitchen, spacious living area, personal bathroom and WiFi. Living at Axo Islington, London is as amazing as it can get as you can explore the beautiful Finsbury Park nearby or catch a glimpse of spectacular Emirates Stadium in North London.
19) Chapter Portobello, London Nest
West London: Zone 2.
About Chapter Portobello, London Nest
Chapter Portobello offers the best university experience in London as it is situated in the heart of Notting Hill. The picturesque canalside view of this property is severely underrated! It provides easy access to many universities, including the University of Westminster, Imperial College and University College London. With free shuttle bus rides at your service, you can reach Notting Hill station in few minutes. All the studio rooms are fully-furnished and have ample space, including a study area, a personal bathroom and a well-fitted kitchen. The student accommodation provides various amenities like private mailboxes, WiFi, laundry, on-site maintenance team, 24-hours
security service, CCTV and electronic entry system. On weekends, students can visit the iconic Victoria & Albert Museum.