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Accommodation in the UK

There are a number of accommodation options available throughout London and the United Kingdom. These include flat and house shares, furnished or unfurnished apartments and houses, hostels and self-contained apartments. With endless options, there’s something to suit every budget.

 

Temporary accommodation

Hostel World

If you are looking for inexpensive, conveniently located, temporary accommodation, we recommend Hostel World’s network of properties. Offering travellers a choice of 20,000 hostels in over 170 countries, you can use Hostel World to find your feet when you land in the UK or travel further afield.

Permanent accommodation

If you’re looking for a more permanent option, we’d recommend the reliable service providers below to help you find your dream home. Their websites will give you an idea of what is available and what you are likely to get for the rent you are able to pay.

Accommodation in London

Accommodation in London is a well-known house share provider, helping everyone from professionals to working holiday makers find a spot in London. Offering clean and well-maintained rooms, you’ll find them in Zone 2 in North West London, Willesden Green and the Kilburn area.

Ultimate Housing

Ultimate Housing is a leading house-share provider, offering a variety of rooms in clean, modern houses around South East London’s Canada Water, Canary Wharf and the Docklands. Ultimate Housing offers the ideal accommodation solution for newcomers to London who are finding their feet and looking to meet like-minded travellers.

If you’ve purchased one of our Kickstart packages, you’re entitled to a great deal from Ultimate Housing. Instead of paying a six week deposit, you’ll only need to pay for one month. In addition to this, the once-off admin fee is only £165. If you would like to enquire, click here.

Arrive Homes

Established in 2009, Arrive Homes has quickly grown into one of the city’s largest and most popular property lettings companies. Specialising in providing shared accommodations, Arrive Homes lets over 40 properties across London, offering affordable, clean and spacious shared living for professionals.

Their friendly team will help you find the right room for your needs and is on hand to meet you on your move-in day, or when you arrive in London. Arrive Homes will also ensure you’re introduced to the other tenants in the house. If you have any general queries or maintenance and repair needs, they’ll be happy to help.

RoomMatesUK.com

RoomMatesUK.com is a house and flat sharing website that assists expats and international students looking for rooms to rent in London and other cities across the UK. 

The website brings a unique social approach to flat sharing, allowing online chat between flatmates, detailed comparisons of members’ profiles, auto-matching listings, and many more advanced features that provide an easy solution for London newcomers. 

In addition to the accommodation listings on RoomMatesUK.com, their dedicated team will gladly also assist you in finding a room to rent in London for medium or long term periods, as they connect tenants and flatmates with trusted letting agencies in the UK.

EasyRoommate

EasyRoommate, the world's leading flat share website, was founded in 1999 with the aim of matching people advertising a spare room with those looking for a room. EasyRoommate will help you find the perfect roommate through their extensive search features. Over the last 18 years, they have served over 25 million customers and organised more than 5 million flat shares.

EasyRoommate offers a basic and a premium membership. There is no charge for the basic membership. For more information, head over to their website

Movebubble

Movebubble is the app to find, view and rent properties in London. The Movebubble team are on a mission to make renting better for renters, and have designed an app with this in mind. You can book viewings, chat to agents, and make your offer, all within the app. Movebubble can also advise you on how to get the best rental price. What’s more, you get  a free takeaway meal on your first night in your new home! Download the app today to get moving with Movebubble!

Do-it-yourself

If you’d prefer to find your own accommodation in London, there are a few helpful websites you can use:

www.gumtree.com
www.zoopla.co.uk
www.primelocation.com

If you can afford to spend a little extra, you can go through a real estate agent, who will be able to show you more exclusive options. It’s free to register with an agent, but keep in mind that if the agent that finds you a property you wish to rent, you will be charged an additional administration fee.

 

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