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Houghton Street
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Tel: +44 (0)20 7955 7531

Halls of residence queries: accommodation@lse.ac.uk

Private housing queries: private.housing@lse.ac.uk

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Residences Fees Team
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Houghton Street
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Tel: +44 (0)20 7955 7532 or,
Tel: +44 (0)20 7107 5252

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Temporary accommodation for LSE students

Flat hunting in London? Stay in halls while you look for a place to live

Stay with us short-term while you look for a place to live in London. 
Our halls are a central, affordable place to stay while you search for a London property to rent. You'll be close to transport links and can also network with fellow students in the hall to start a flat-share.

Who is temporary accommodation for?
You need to be a future or current LSE student to qualify, and you must not have a  place in one of our halls (if you do, see below). You need to show your LSE student ID or offer letter when you check in. Without proof of LSE student status, you will be charged the best available commercial rate. 

Who is temporary accommodation NOT for?
Do not book this if you have a place in LSE halls. Instead, log into your Hallpad account and follow the instructions to book an earlier arrival. Visit: Hallpad

What if I am a student at another university?
You can still book accommodation but will be charged our standard best available rate. Visit: www.lsevacations.co.uk 

How to book and get your discount

To receive the special rate, enter the discount code 'TRANSIT' into the box marked 'Promo' on the LSE Vacations website. Remember that you must show your student ID or offer letter when you check in. Without proof of student status, you will be charged the best available commercial rate. To check prices and availability, and to book with your discount code, visit: www.lsevacations.co.uk


Key facts for LSE student short-term bookings

  • Available only to registered and future LSE students and students attending a pre-sessional programme at LSE.
  • Full payment in advance.
  • Credit or debit card required, no other payment methods accepted.
  • At check-in, you must provide an LSE course offer letter or LSE ID card, or we will have to charge your booking at the best available commercial rate. 
  • Linen and towels provided.
  • Breakfast included only where shown, no other meals included.
  • Extensions possible subject to availability. Ask at reception as soon as you know that you want to extend your stay.
  • Check in from 3pm to 8pm. Let us know if you're running late, so that we can hold your booking.
  • Check out before 10.30am.  If you fail to check-out by this time, you will be charged extra.
  • You may cancel a booking in writing. We will refund you the full amount paid less a cancellation fee if you notify us at least 72 hours before check-in time. The cancellation fee equals your first night's stay. You will receive a cancellation number to confirm that you've cancelled. For full terms and conditions, see: LSE Vacations Terms and Conditions 
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