UCL Summer Residences



  • Click on individual residences below for further information.
  • Please note catering for groups may be available at a catered hall for those staying in self-catered residences.
  • View the residences on a map




Shared bathroom


General information

General Residence information

  • Check in is from 3pm. Check specific residence pages above for latest check-in time.
  • Check-out is by 10am.
  • All bedrooms in all halls have WiFi.
  • There is no smoking inside any UCL building. Smoking is permitted in courtyards with consideration for other guests.
  • All residences have laundry facilities on site or at an adjacent site.
  • Some residences may have limited parking facilities - see specific residence pages above.
Special requirements

Guests with special requirements

  • Under 18s must be accompanied by a responsible adult (see terms and conditions).
  • Unless expressly requested and confirmed, rooms will not necessarily have disabled access. UCL can provide accessible rooms on some sites, subject to availability. You must inform UCL if you or a member of your group have limited mobility or any other impairment which may affect their ability to self-evacuate their room in the event of an emergency.
  • Not all residences have lifts. Please specify in your booking if you require a room with lift access.

Self-Catering Residences

  • All residences offering self catering facilities include use of communal kitchens. These kitchens are fully equipped and all have refrigerators, freezers, cookers, and microwaves and a kettle. 
  • Kitchens are cleaned frequently (at least once weekly), but guests are responsible for their own washing and tidying up.
  • Kitchens and communal rooms can be used 24 hours a day, but we would like to point out that use after 11pm at night might cause disturbance to other guests.
  • Guests staying at Ian Baker House/ Schafer/ Astor & Gower Street Residences may purchase meal vouchers from the reception desk.
Catered residences

Catered Residences

  • Bed and breakfast options include either an English or Continental breakfast buffet.
  • Lunches are available as packed lunch or two course meal with a choice of each course, and are served in the dining room of the residence in a buffet style.
  • Dinners are composed of three courses with a choice at each course, and are served in the dining room of the residence in a buffet style.


  • Bedrooms are serviced and the bed linen changed after each guest departure or weekly for stays over 7 nights.
  • All rooms are furnished in student style, and although not of a hotel standard they are comfortable and clean.
Common rooms

Common Rooms

  • All common areas in the residences are available for our guest use when not in use for conferencing.
  • Some residences have a television lounge, some have music rooms, and others have libraries (see specific residence pages above).
  • Meeting rooms and classrooms are also available for hire in a selection of our residences. Contact guest-bookings@ucl.ac.uk for details.