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melbourne
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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...

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Sampford Peverell, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

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London
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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...

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Greater Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 23 November 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...

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Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 November 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...

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Borders, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 September 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...

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 September 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...

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Stowmarket
Reviewed 11 August 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...

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Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 July 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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Address: 1-5 Lambeth Road | University of Westminster, London SE1 7DQ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London
Price Range: $58 - $91 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — International House 1*
Number of rooms: 28
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“This is not a hotel, it is students' lodgings.”
 of 5 bubbles JoAnn026, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“stay somewhere else”
 of 5 bubbles Chirrup1, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Higher floors with better rooms”
 of 5 bubbles skintmuso, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Higher floor rooms maybe a bit quieter”
 of 5 bubbles travetelic, 11 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Ask at the reception for password to the free WIFI!”
 of 5 bubbles mikeyhui, 4 Jul 2015 | Read review
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