A home away from home

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Choosing the right type of accommodation for your stay is really important and we offer a wide variety of homestay, student residences and private accommodation. 

In addition to our homestay and student residence accommodation, we can also book accommodation for you at The Struan House Catholic Hostel suitable for unmarried women aged 18 - 30.

Alternatively, in the summer months, if you're looking for a luxury student residence just outside of Wimbledon and close to the river, there is One Penrhyn Road - our Kingston summer residence.  

To find out more about these, click the accommodation option below or get in touch with our Accommodation Manager, Julie.



Staying with a British family is a very popular accommodation option. It allows you to practise your English in real-life situations and experience a new way of life. With homestay accommodation, you can also stay with other students of a different nationality to yourself. Around 40% of our homestay accommodation is within walking distance and we have four different types of homestay to choose from. All of these options are also available as twin rooms, based on two people travelling and sharing together.


Student Houses

Share a house with other students from Wimbledon School of English. All of our student houses have a comfortable living room where you can relax and watch TV with your housemates. You will also have a fully equipped kitchen, laundry facilities and a garden! Bed linen is provided for all students and all bedrooms are complete with a wardrobe and a desk so you can study at home. This is a good way to make new friends and practise your English with other international students while maintaining some independence. Student houses are subject to availability on your travel dates.


Catholic Hostel

The RMI sisters offer you a place to stay in this big city of London. It is located in South Kensington, which is 33 mins to the school by public transport. This is a safe, budget-priced residence for women only, aged 18 - 30.


Kingston Summer Residences

Kingston Summer Residence is a luxury student residence located in the heart of Kingston and just minutes away from the banks of the Thames River, cafés and shopping centre. It is only 12 minutes by train to the School.



There are a number of very nice hotels and guest houses in Wimbledon. Please ask if you would like a list of all hotels and guest houses in Wimbledon. Please note: The school is not responsible for the flats, apartments, hotels and guest houses listed on our site.


How do we choose our host families?

All of our host families are carefully selected by our specialist staff and while each family is different, they share a genuine desire to welcome students into their homes and their lives.  The UK has a rich history and is very proud of its cultural diversity. Our homestay providers are a reflection of our society and come from different backgrounds, age groups and socio-economic groups. We do not discriminate and welcome all homestays that fit our basic criteria.

We do our best to match students with the right hosts so it is important to book early and to tell us about your requirements (e.g. dietary requirements, whether you smoke and whether you’d like to stay with a family with children or pets). 

"I was very happy with my host mother, she is a wonderful lady and we had a lot of conversations. She helped me to improve my English." - Hanna Kravchenko, Ukraine

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