London School of Economics (LSE)
The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) is in Westminster, so an excellent location near to Covent Garden.
LSE was founded in 1895 by Sidney Webb, Beatrice Webb, Graham Wallas and George Bernard Share “for the betterment of society”. In 1900 it joined the University of London and started its first degrees in 1901.
The school briefly relocated to the University of Cambridge, during World War II.
LSE’s alumni include former or current heads of states, as well as other industrial leaders. Names include Canada’s Rt Hon Pierre Trudeau, founder of EasyJet, Stelios Haji-Ioannou and Denmark’s HM Queen Margrethe II was an occasional student.
LSE’s halls of residents are in an ideal location for those wanting to shop or soak in London’s famous culture.
8-24 Fitzroy Street
Recently refurbished in 2016, the halls of residence can be found in Fitzrovia, a perfect location for those travelling to London King’s Cross / St Pancras. Shoppers will be delighted to know that Carr-Saunders is just a stone’s throw from the famous Oxford Street.
Those wanting to enjoy some of London gorgeous green areas, may want to grab a sandwich and go for a walk over to Regent’s Park. Roughly ten minutes away on foot, you can be sure to find some time out from the city’s bright and fast lifestyle.
Single, double and twin rooms with shared bathroom facilities are available.
The nearest tube station is Warren Street, Euston.
Edward VII Rooms
8a Northumberland Avenue
This Grade II listed building offers en-suite single, twin and double bedrooms, where guests share kitchen facilities.
Nicely located in in the City of London, Northumberland Avenue is famous for being a square on the traditional Monopoly board as well as being mentioned in Sherlock Holmes novels, including The Hound of the Baskervilles.
Perfect for shopping and excellent tourist opportunities, Northumberland House is within close walking distance of Trafalgar Square, Piccadilly Circus, the Houses of Parliament and Buckingham Palace.
The nearest tube stations are Charing Cross and Embankment.
1-7 Endsleigh Place
Passfield Hall has 226 bedrooms, the majority of which share a bathroom. With 96 single rooms, 80 twin rooms and 42 triple rooms, this is a great hall if you’re going with friends. Ensuite facilities are available.
Situated in Bloomsbury, the halls of residence is in a perfect location for those wanting to visit the West End, the British Museum as well as for those travelling to and from London King’s Cross / St Pancras.
Nearest tube station is Russell Square, King’s Cross/St Pancras.
178 High Holborn
With over 400 rooms, High Holburn Hall offers single and twin rooms, sharing a bathroom, as well as single, twin and triple en-suites bedrooms.
Many of the rooms were recently refurbished in 2016, all of which remain within keeping of this Georgian listed building.
Due to being located next to Covent Garden, High Holborn is in the perfect location for those visiting the West End or shopping and dining at Leicester Square and Piccadilly Circus.
Nearest Tube station is Covent Garden.
141-143 Drury Lane
Grosvenor House offers 225 double, single and twin studios, in the heart of Covent Garden.
Oxford Street’s shops and the West End’s theatre are within walking distance and the city’s main attractions are all within easy access.
The nearest tube station is Covent Garden
90 Rosebery Avenue
Split into two wings: Rosebery and Myddelton, Rosebery Hall is in Clerkenwell in central London, near to the Angel district. With almost 300 rooms, Rosebery Hall single, twin and triple rooms, some of which offer ensuite facilities.
Clerkenwell is popular for restaurants, cafes, independent shops and a street food market. Opposite Rosebery Hall is Sadler’s Wells Theatre, which is famous for its dance programme.
The nearest tube stations are Angel, King’s Cross/St Pancras and Farringdon.
24 Sumner Street
On the Southbank of the River Thames, Bankside House is a great solution for those solo-travellers and those going in a group.
With single, twin, triple and quad rooms, including some with ensuite facilities, the halls is brilliantly located near to the Tate Modern, the London Eye and Borough Market are all within walking distance.
The nearest tube stations and London Bridge and Southwark