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Reviewed January 8, 2017

Very basic student accomodation, exactly as advertised - dated but clean. Shared bathrooms and toilets were also basic but clean. Great location near Imperial War Museum and felt safe to walk around. Access to a kitchen was a big plus. Lovely friendly and helpful staff.

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Valence, France
Reviewed January 4, 2017

Extremely well situated, near a Tube station, a bus stop, and within easy walking distance of Waterloo station, the London Eye, the Southbank Centre, the BFI, the Old Vic etc., opposite the Imperial War Museum. There are onvenient shops and restaurants nearby. The room I was in was a student's room, simple. It had a washbasin in a cabinet. Toilet...

Thank JoAnn026
Sampford Peverell, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 24, 2016

Stayed for two nights with adult daughter. The accommodation was quite dated but very clean and warm. The facilities were basic but understandably as it's student accommodation. The reception staff were friendly and efficient. Really, given the price, it offered an ideal place to stay. We'd certainly go back.

1Thank CyndySophieandGrace
Reviewed December 16, 2016 via mobile

I have stayed happily in a number of University rooms in London and Cambridge but nothing prepared me for the horror of this place, and I lived through the 1970's. International House would be in a time-warp if it had not gone downhill for 40 years. The staff at reception are pleasant and seem unaware of how bad this place...

1Thank articulate_this
Greater Hobart, Australia
Reviewed November 22, 2016 via mobile

From its name, one could expect something quite grand. And a grand thing about it is its location. And the price. After that, be prepared for the most basic accommodation. We found our rooms to be clean and the bed was comfortable enough. Be prepared to use a shared bathroom and lavatory. On our floor, it was one of each...

1Thank Helen B
County Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 3, 2016

I attended the glamoursly named "International House Waterloo" as part of an overnight stay in the Capital with work. We were holding a conference for our clients and we needed somewhere that was large enough to hold the group but also within a reasonable budget. Having read mixed reviews on here and keft with little options due to timings, we...

Thank Daryl T
Scottish Borders, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 27, 2016

Staff were pleasant but didn't seem to be aware of the booking which was not very reassuring. The room was on the fifth floor (although one of our party was older and they had been advised of this). We were left to find the room ourselves. Shabby, stained and torn carpets, dirty walls, no sink in room etc all made...

1Thank Chirrup1
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 11, 2016

I stayed here for four weeks whilst interning down in London and struggled to find fault. International House was, in my opinion, well worth the price-although basic, my room was spacious and clean with plenty of storage space for clothing, books and toiletries. The accommodation is less than a ten minute walk from Waterloo station and there are a selection...

1Thank CaraB96
Reviewed August 11, 2016

I stayed in London on a Thursday night as was seeing friends. London accommodation is, in general, quite costly so I thought I would think outside the box a little and try something different. I looked at hostels, and private rooms in hostels but then thought about looking at university accommodation. This was when I stumbled across International House. The...

1Thank skintmuso
Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

This is a very basic room. Great if you are looking for somewhere cheap in London if going out sight seeing all day. It's not a hotel remember it's student accom! Staff were OK would stay here again. Bed sheets and duvet were provided. Sink in room very handy if someone is using bathroom

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Additional Information about International House

Address: 1-5 Lambeth Road | University of Westminster, London SE1 7DQ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London
Price Range: $45 - $70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — International House 3*
Number of rooms: 28
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“This is not a hotel, it is students' lodgings.”
 of 5 bubbles JoAnn026, Jan 4, 2017 | Read review
“stay somewhere else”
 of 5 bubbles Chirrup1, Sep 27, 2016 | Read review
“Higher floors with better rooms”
 of 5 bubbles skintmuso, Aug 11, 2016 | Read review
“Higher floor rooms maybe a bit quieter”
 of 5 bubbles travetelic, Sep 11, 2015 | Read review
“Ask at the reception for password to the free WIFI!”
 of 5 bubbles mikeyhui, Jul 4, 2015 | Read review
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