Live and learn in comfort.

Our experienced Homestay Hosts will help you live like a local.

Living in Homestay accommodation is a great opportunity to experience the culture and live like a local. Practise your English with our friendly Homestay Hosts whilst living close to the school in a relaxed and cosy environment. 

Key Features


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Convenient location

WiFi included

Key Facts

  • Private bedroom
  • Shared bathroom and common spaces
  • WiFi
  • Bed linen and towels
  • Located 30 to 45 minutes to the school in Manchester & York and located 30 to 60 minutes to the school in London
  • Minimum age - 16
  • In London and Manchester we use a partner agency (Hosts International) to accommodate student homestay requests

Most Homestays are located 30-40-minutes away from your BSC school and students will use public transport to get to the school.

Room Details

Homestays will often offer single or shared rooms (only available to 2 students booking together). A comfortable and simply furnished room contains a desk and storage space for your clothes. Bed linen is provided by the host. Your Homestay Host will clean your room, but you should keep it neat and tidy too by making your own bed and putting your clothes away. 

You can choose between half-board (breakfast and evening meal included daily) or breakfast only (breakfast daily). Cooking facilities are not included and access to these is at the host's discretion. 

Breakfast is not usually cooked. It is often toast and marmalade, cereal, fruit juice and tea or coffee. Dinner is the main meal of the day and should include meat, fish or poultry unless you have asked in your application form for vegetarian meals. Special dietary requirements are available on request. Please let us know at the time of booking.  


Students should be able to do one washing machine load of laundry per week. Please discuss with your Homestay Host whether you should do it yourself in their machine or whether they will do it for you. 

There are shared bathroom facilities. Everyone in the house needs to use the bathroom and there is often only one bathroom in the home, you will need to ask your host when the best time is to use the bathroom. Towels are provided by your host. 

Please ask your host if they will allow you to use the telephone. Internet access is available in most Homestays. Please check with us at the time of booking. 

Prices & Dates

Check pricing for all our accommodation options.