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Accommodation in University Colleges and Student Residences is a unique website offering visitor accommodation options in university and college halls of residence. It provides both short-stay and long-stay accommodation options in over 400 university colleges and student residences in 120 cities around the world.  UniversityRooms’ aim is to fill empty rooms in student halls during the academic year and in the summer vacation. You don’t have to be a student to book through UniversityRooms. It’s a convenient budget accommodation option for travellers and groups and an interesting opportunity to experience life within a university and benefit from use of the facilities. The site is powered by SpeedyBooker.

  • Simple website
  • Easy registration via SpeedyBooker
  • Advanced search so that you see detailed day-by-day availability
  • List of Greater London Residences
  • Some residences have bars & leisure facilities which visitors can use
  • You don’t need to be a student to book a room
  • Choice of single, twin or family rooms
  • Many rooms have ensuite bathrooms and are available on a bed and breakfast or self-catering basis
  • Website in English, French, German, Italian and Spanish
  • Universityrooms offers accommodation across the UK, Europe, Canada and Australia
  • Revenue from your stay is invested into the upkeep of the accommodation
  • F.A.Q page
  • Facebook and Twitter pages

Site Pros

  • Accommodation in 120 cities worldwide
  • Short-stay and Long-stay
  • Secure online bookings
  • Best prices guaranteed
  • No booking fees
  • Choice of budget rooms or more luxurious accommodation in historic buildings

Site Cons

  • Some rooms can be a bit pricy
  • The site’s style is a bit old fashioned
  • Some of the colleges only have availability during the holidays, when students

Other Tips

  • It’s a good option for students who may need a room whilst they complete a course or internship during the summer period
  • Before booking, have a look through the net to see if you can find a promotional code for SpeedyBooker. Promotional codes are only issued in very exceptional circumstances, by individual venues, and not in response to requests.

Overview is an interesting accommodation site for those looking for somewhere to stay, short-term or long-term in London. If you are looking for bed and breakfast or self-catering rooms for one night or several months, a double room or a flat, or just the experience of staying in a historic university college for a weekend, then look no further.

Go back to our Student Accommodation in London category to find more websites offering accommodation solutions in London.