WHERE TO STAY IN LONDON




Where to stay in London
House and flat share - Low-fi party house project is a very good solution and often a choice of an alternative lifestyle in London. A house has usually a better structure, cause it has a garden and is distributed in several floors. Is it important that you chose a house or a flat not just considering the area, price and size of the room, but taking in consideration the atmosphere and the people you live with, which is often what makes the difference and help creating a strong sense of security in a big town such as London. GOOD FOR FRIENDSHIP AND SAVINGS
Where to stay in London
Staying in Hostel, is not the ideal if you are planning to stay in London for long term, expensive but is a matter a few days or a week. Some hostels are quite cheap and Earls’ Court is a really good area for hostel. Amongst the favourite hostels in a very central position, you could try the Generator in Russel Square. The type of rooms that could be found is dormitory/twins/and single. The price in general ranges between 15 pounds to 30 per person. An ideal solution for travel is working and living in a hostel, while sticking around a very international and friendly environment. GOOD IF YOU DON’T STAY LONG TIME
Where to stay in London
In the same way, you could work and live in a hotel. The pay would be lower or higher depending on the hotel star rating and the experience you have. However, the atmosphere is going to be much more strict and you should be aware that. Your work mates and bosses and whole life, is going to evolve around the hotel environment. So if you like having fun, make sure they do not watch you when you do silly things…you could lose your bed and job in one shot. GOOD FOR WORK EXPERIENCE
Where to stay in London
If you like baby sitting, house holding and the feeling of protection given by a family nucleus and you want to realize the need to speak English with native speaker, you could opt for au pairing, even though this is not the only option. A family will offer you a shelter in exchange of some work or a little money. Some families though are very strict and they will decide at what time you need to come back, treating you with the same responsibility they have with their kids. In this case you will feel trapped and therefore in an uncomfortable situation. So make sure you chose the right family. GOOD FOR ENGLISH LEARNING VERY BAD FOR PRIVACY
Where to stay in London
Squatting is probably the cheapest and most extreme solution. If you are new to it, you should find out more about squatting and their rights. Beware, squatting is something that you usually do in a group, possible a group of chosen friends, that you know are reliable and constructive people. So make sure the situation is under control, it could end up in tears, since squats are easily accessible to anybody. GOOD FOR LIFE EXPERENCE BAD FOR A BAD LIFE EXPERIENCE
Where to stay in London
A Flat does not have a garden and usually in flat/apartment there are more neighbours to cope with. If you are a family and you are staying for a short period then the apartment is the ideal. It usually has 2-3 rooms and a lounge, kitchen and a toilet. If you are by yourself you could share a room in an apartment with other people. Sharing a flat is similar to sharing a house but in a flat the amount of people fitting is much smaller. If you are only two people and you are looking for your privacy, then the solution could be a studio apartment, which is a flat designed only for one/two people. GOOD FOR PRIVACY
Where to stay in London
A residence is a big block of separated rooms that during wintertime are occupied by students. They are really cheap, especially if you find the rooms through your university. However, during summer time, they can be rent to external. The environment is young and usually the people you would find there are those that feel like eternal students. The kitchen and the toilets are shared with the people living in your floor. GOOD FOR SOCIALICING AND SAVINGS. BAD FOR PRIVACY.
where to stay in london
WAREHOUSE a live-work space that gathers a group of people who decide to dedicate and invest energy into a project that puts in common not only some equipment but also the life-style and interest of all the others. The selection of people is the highest. GOOD IF YOU HAVE A GOOD PROJECT TO WORK WITH THE OTHER