I have stayed at LSE Northumberland House each year for about 8 years. The location 1/2 block from Trafalgar is great and, for London, the price is very reasonable. It's close to museums, opera, theatres, a Tesco for food and miscellaneous items, places to eat, and a pleasant walk to South Bank. Staff are very nice and helpful. The community kitchens have everything needed from items to make a cup of tea/coffee to ample fridge/freezer storage and equipment for preparing meals. There is often spoiled food in the fridge that previous guests have left. The bed is OK--fairly comfortable, two pillows, but a narrow, single mattess. Towels and bed linens are always clean. The all-in-one-bathroom pods installed in rooms to make them into en suite rooms are very SMALL. Shower curtains could use magnets or weights so the curtains don't cling. There is no Internet access for anyone who travels without a laptop, smart phone, etc. There are frequently minor problems with a room--burned out light bulb, missing lamp, etc., but staff are usually helpful in solving the problem. Some of the bulbs in a lift were not working for at least 5 days. I have stayed at 3 other LSE residence halls over the years.