London is a cosmopolitan city of many nationalities and cultures, and. our host families will reflect this diversity but they would have been selected for their experience in providing you with the warmest, welcome within the safe environment of their home. The individual profiles of our families are very varied. You could find yourself staying in a house with a family who have children at home or perhaps with a couple whose children no longer live at home or in an apartment with a couple who have no children but might have pets. Please make sure to inform us of any specific requirements you may have, when filling your application form. You will always be provided with the profile of your host family, in advance of your arrival.
You will be provided with your own room, which will include study and storage facilities as well as been given your own key to the house or apartment. Your bed linen will be changed once a week, and you will be allowed to do your laundry on a weekly basis.
Our families are located across London in zones 1-5. Approximate journey times on the London Underground/Rail network to central London are as follows:
- Zone 4/5 - 35-40 mins
- Zone 3 - 25 mins
- Zone 2 - 15 mins
We offer three main categories of accommodation:
Mainly zones 3 and 4, this is a very good level of family accommodation. It will usually be within good residential areas and mostly in houses.
Mainly zones 2, 3 and 4 and will be a higher standard of accommodation, some with the added advantage of a private bathroom. This will be either in houses or apartments.
Mainly zones 1 and 2 and will be of a very high standard of accommodation, some with the added advantage of a private bathroom. This will be either in houses or apartments
All categories of accommodation offer the same meal options to all visitors:
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Guest prepares own meals and has an allocated storage area for food in the kitchen. Times for use of kitchen to be agreed with host family.