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Staff Accommodation
LSE Residential Services
London School of Economics and Political Science
Houghton Street
London
WC2A 2AE 

LSE Vacations
Tel: +44 (0)20 7955 7575

Samantha Da-Costa
Tel: +44 (0)20 7955 7023
Email: s.e.da-costa@lse.ac.uk| 

Please see Who's who| for further contact details.

 

 

Accommodation for staff and visiting academics

LSE Residential Services offer a range of accommodation to staff and academics visiting the School.

Who is eligible for LSE staff accommodation? 

  • All current and new LSE staff members, visiting researchers, teachers and lecturers, and official visitors to LSE. If you are unsure of your eligibility, please contact us or have a look at our FAQ. 
  • If you are a new member of LSE staff and about to move to London to take up your post, you may like to read the LSE relocation policy for new staff [PDF].
  • For all other bookings including students’ family and friends, please book via LSE Vacations.

What accommodation is available?

  • We offer a wide range of accommodation including rooms, studios and apartments, available both on campus and in our halls of residences. Detailed information on each property is available via the links on the right hand side.
  • To check current rates and availability, please visit our online reservation system

How long can I stay in LSE staff accommodation?

  • This accommodation is primarily offered for stays of 28 days or more. We offer a limited number of rooms for shorter stays at increased rates, subject to availability. To check current rates and availability, please visit our online reservation system.

Samantha Da Costa

Contact details for staff accommodation

Samantha Da-Costa is our dedicated member of staff who is overseeing staff accommodation at LSE Residential Services.

Please do not hesitate to get in touch with her, should you have any unanswered questions about our facilities, or require help to find the most suitable accommodation option for you.

Contact details: staff.accommodation@lse.ac.uk|

 
Staff accommodation locations on and off LSE campus

LSE staff accommodation map
  • LSE - George IV apartments - LSE Campus
  • BA - Bankside apartments and rooms – South Bank
  • CS - Carr-Saunders apartment – Fitzrovia
  • GH - Grosvenor apartments – Drury Lane
  • HH - High Holborn apartments – Theatreland
  • NH - Northumberland apartment and rooms – Trafalgar Square
  • PH - Passfield apartment - Bloomsbury
  • RA - Rosebery  apartments - Angel
  1. How do I make a booking?
  2. Do I need to pay a deposit?
  3. What is your minimum/maximum stay?
  4. Can I have pets?
  5. Can I smoke in the apartment?
  6. Who is eligible to stay in Staff and Visitor accommodation?
  7. Can students stay in Staff and Visitor accommodation?
  8. How can I pay?
  9. Can a department book accommodation?
  10. Can I view the accommodation prior to booking?
  11. Is there air conditioning?
  12. Is there car parking?
  13. Is there access to the LSE network?
  14. Are meals included or available?
  15. Is the accommodation serviced and/or cleaned?
  16. Can you provide advice on finding accommodation in the private sector?
  17. Are there lifts?
  18. When can I check in/out?
  19. I own an apartment, can you list it?
  20. I still have questions, how can I contact you?

 

  1. How do I make a booking?
    To make a reservation, visit our online booking system. You will need a credit or debit card to make a confirmed booking.
  2. Do I need to pay a deposit?
    The deposit required and payment frequency depend on the length of stay, for more information please check the payments section of the terms and conditions.
  3. What is your minimum/maximum stay?
    Short stays from just a single night are available. The best rates in most accommodation are available for a stays of 28 days and more. The maximum stay in staff accommodation is one year.
  4. Can I have pets?
    Unfortunately, pets other than guide dogs are not allowed in any of the halls.
  5. Can I smoke in the apartment?
    All our properties , on and off campus, follow a strict non-smoking policy. This includes the apartments, studios, and rooms for staff and visitors.
  6. Who is eligible to stay in Staff and Visitor accommodation?
    Any LSE staff members; visiting researchers, teachers and lecturers; and visitors to administrative divisions. If you are not sure about your eligibility please contact us.
  7. Can students stay in Staff and Visitor accommodation?
    Unfortunately not but we have lots of student accommodation available both during term time and in the vacation periods. For more details contact the Accommodation Office.
  8. How can I pay?
    We accept most credit and debit cards, LSE Internal Debit Notes (IDN) and cheques. We cannot accept cash or American Express.   
  9. Can a department book accommodation?
    Yes, the online booking system allows you to book on somebody else's behalf. You can also pay using an Internal Debit Note (IDN).
  10. Can I view the accommodation prior to booking?
    We will always try our best to allow you to view the accommodation if you want to. Please bear in mind though that if we are fully booked this may not be possible. The photographs on these pages provide a good representation of the accommodation. 
  11. Is there air conditioning?
    Unfortunately not, also please bear in mind that due to health and safety legislation, window restrictors are in place in some buildings which limit the extent to which a window will open.
  12. Is there car parking?
    Most of the accommodation does not have on site parking. Bankside House and Carr-Saunders offers guest car parking for a small charge. Where available, parking is offered on a first come, first served basis and cannot be booked in advance. Guests bringing vehicles must notify reception staff as to the details and registration number of their vehicle to avoid being clamped. It should also be noted that London operates a 'Congestion Charge' of £8 per day for vehicles entering the centre of the capital during peak hours. For more information please visit www . cclondon . com .
  13. Is there access to the LSE network?
    All of the accommodation have a work desk with a data connection to the LSE network. The Anchorage apartments also have LSE PCs available. SeeHalls Network connection  for more details.
  14. Are meals included or available?
    The staff and visitor accommodation is sold on a self-catering basis. At Bankside , Carr-Saunders and Passfield there is access to a student restaurant. The Campus Apartments are also very close to LSE Central Catering outlets. The meals served vary seasonally, for more details please contact us.
  15. Is the accommodation serviced and/or cleaned?
    All the accommodation will be cleaned prior to your arrival. Linen and towels will be provided. Cleaning and servicing frequencies vary between sites so please contact us for more information.
  16. Can you provide advice on finding accommodation in the private sector?
    There is lots of useful information on our other assistance page. (Hyperlink)
  17. Are there lifts?
    Most of the accommodation has step free elevator access with the following exceptions:
    The Anchorage – several narrow flights of stairs to the apartments
    Carr-Saunders Hall – several steps up to the main entrance but then lifts
    George IV apartments – several flights of stairs to the apartments
    Passfield Hall – three narrow flights of stairs to the apartment
  18. When can I check in/out?
    Our normal check-in time is from 15.00 with check-out before 10.30. However if you need to arrive early or leave late this may be possible. Please contact us in advance of booking. If we cannot arrange early check-in/late check-out we will be able to store your bags for you.
  19. I own an apartment, can you list it?
    We can't list it on this page but you can list it via the Accommodation Office on NetLet LSE. We direct people to NetLet LSE when we are fully booked.
  20. I still have questions, how can I contact you?
    Residential services have a dedicated member of staff available to look after staff accommodation queries. The contact details are available in the how to contact us box on the left hand side.
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