• WELCOME TO LONDON PROGRAMME

    WELCOME TO LONDON PROGRAMME

    HOMESTAY FOR AS LONG YOU NEED FROM WHEN YOU ARRIVE IN LONDON

Host Family Stay's popular Welcome to London Programme allows a student 

arriving in the UK for university studies to stay with a British family in London 

before deciding to move to other accommodation or just extend the homestay

Host Family Stay's popular Welcome to London Programme allows a student arriving in the UK for university studies to stay with a British family in London before deciding to move to other accommodation or just extend the homestay

WHY THIS IS SO POPULAR

WHY THIS IS SO POPULAR

Arriving to the UK knowing you have a safe and secure place to stay

Ease of adjustment to British way 
​of life

No need to engage in long-term contracts from outside the UK

Freedom to decide on accommodation once you are in the UK

It's cost-effective! 

Flexibility of the homestay contract - stay for as long as you need

HOMESTAY THAT WORKS FOR YOU

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Fortnight Plan

Ideal for a student considering a temporary solution before deciding on long term accommodation options.


  • 2 week stay in a private room in the home of a British host family.  Possibility to extend for as long as needed.
  • A choice of Bed and Breakfast or Half Board meal plans
  • A Complimentary UK sim card with pre - loaded balance for International calls.

Semester Plan

Ideal for a students arriving to the UK for university, summer school or language school


  • 3-4 months of homestay in a private room in the home of a British host family.  Possibility to extend for as long as needed.
  • A choice of Bed and Breakfast or Half Board meal plans
  • Complimentary gym membership for the duration of the homestay
  • A Complimentary UK sim card with pre - loaded balance for International calls.

HOMESTAY THAT WORKS FOR YOU

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Fortnight Plan

Ideal for a student considering a temporary solution before deciding on long term accommodation options.


  • 2 week stay in a private room in the home of a British host family.  Possibility to extend for as long as needed.
  • A choice of Bed and Breakfast or Half Board meal plans
  • A Complimentary UK sim card with pre - loaded balance for International calls.

Semester Plan

Ideal for a students arriving to the UK for university, summer school or language school


  • 3-4 months of homestay in a private room in the home of a British host family.  Possibility to extend for as long as needed.
  • A choice of Bed and Breakfast or Half Board meal plans
  • Complimentary gym membership for the duration of the homestay
  • A Complimentary UK sim card with pre - loaded balance for International calls.

Start an application

FREE relocation if any irreconcilable issues.

PRICING

Fortnight

(2 weeks fixed price)

Semester Plan

(10 -14 weeks)

Twin Room B&B Stay

Homestay in a twin room​.  Sleep in one of 2 single beds, includes breakfast every morning.

£339

£159

Twin Room Half Board Stay

Homestay in a twin room​.  Sleep in one of 2 single beds, includes breakfast and an evening meal every day.

£389

£184

Single Room B&B Stay

Homestay in a single room, includes breakfast every morning.

£395

£190

Single Room Half Board Stay

Homestay in a single room, includes breakfast and an evening meal  every day.

£449

£219

PRICING

fortnight

(2 weeks fixed price)

Twin Room B&B Stay
Homestay in a twin room​.  Sleep in one of 2 single beds, includes breakfast every morning.

£339
Twin Room Half Board Stay
Homestay in a twin room​.  Sleep in one of 2 single beds, includes breakfast and an evening meal every day.
£389
Single Room B&B Stay
Homestay in a single room, includes breakfast every morning.
£395
Single Room Half Board Stay
Homestay in a single room, includes breakfast and an evening meal  every day.
£449

SEMESTER PLAN

(10 - 14 weeks)

Twin Room B&B Stay
Homestay in a twin room​.  Sleep in one of 2 single beds, includes breakfast every morning.

£159
Twin Room Half Board Stay
Homestay in a twin room​.  Sleep in one of 2 single beds, includes breakfast and an evening meal every day.
£184
Single Room B&B Stay
Homestay in a single room, includes breakfast every morning.
£190
Single Room Half Board Stay
Homestay in a single room, includes breakfast and an evening meal  every day.
£210

HOW IT WORKS

HOW IT WORKS

1

You register at

hostfamilystay.com/welcome

2

You receive suitable homestay options and make your selection

3

You receive an invoice or a link to clear the payment

4

You receive booking confirmation and get ready for your homestay!

READY TO SIGN UP?

READY TO SIGN UP?

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ARE YOU AN AGENT?

ARE YOU AN AGENT?

AGENT REGISTRATION FORM
REFER A STUDENT

WHO ARE THE HOST FAMILIES

Host families are eligible friendly city residents who are keen to welcome overseas guests into their homes and treat them as part of the family. Host families can be large or small and come from different cultural backgrounds reflecting the diversity of London.

All host families are carefully selected by the Host Family Stay team to ensure they meet our property and homestay requirements. As part of our commitment to child safeguarding all hosts accommodating guests under 18 are DBS checked