Stay over the summer

Imperial students can stay in Evelyn Gardens, Kemp Porter and Xenia, with availability ranging from one week to the whole summer.

Summer accommodation is available from Saturday 29 June until Saturday 21 September.

Frequently Asked QuestionsCollege Summer Accommodation Licence 2024 [.doc, 237kb]

Summer Accommodation for Imperial Students

Summer accommodation applications will open at midday on the 29 April 2024. 

Experience a summer in London and take advantage of our halls' location! Choose between Evelyn Gardens, nestled in the streets of Chelsea, Xenia in the heart of Waterloo, minutes away from the Southbank, or Kemp Porter our newest halls of residence, located in North Acton.

Rooms can be booked in weekly blocks of between 1 to 12 weeks. Prices will vary depending on the length of your stay.

To be eligible for a place in halls over the summer you must be enrolled as an Imperial student for the duration of your stay. If you are a final year student at Imperial, you will not be eligible and you will need to arrange alternative accommodation in the private sector.

Due to limited availability, only one block is available for student summer accommodation at Kemp Porter.

How to apply

Applications for summer accommodation 2024 will open at midday on the 29 April.

Rooms are provided on a first-come-first-served basis and allocation of specific Halls and rooms are at the discretion of the Accommodation team (based on availability). We recommend you apply early for the best availability. 

Ensure that you apply a minimum of 10 days prior to the beginning of your stay, due to offer turnaround time. Offers will be sent via email and will be subject to registration checks.  

Summer weekly rents (2024) and hall information

Evelyn Gardens

Room type Short stay (1 - 4 weeks) Standard stay (5 - 9 weeks) Long stay (10 - 12 weeks)
 Single standard (<8sqm)  £263.25  £234.00  £195.00
 Single standard (between 8 and 15sqm)  £298.35  £265.20  £221.00
 Single standard (between 15 and 20sqm)  £326.70   £290.40  £242.00
 Single En-suite (<15sqm)  £311.85  £277.20  £231.00
 Single En-suite (between 15 and 20sqm)  £334.80  £297.60  £248.00
 Premium standard (>20sqm)  £344.25  £306.00  £255.00
 Premium En-suite (>20sqm)  £368.55  £327.60  £273.00
Last updated 20/03/2024

Arrival information

Check in is from 14.00, apart from Saturday 29 June when it is after 16.00.
Check out time is 10.00.

There is a 24 hour concierge services at Evelyn Gardens.

Xenia

Room type Short stay rate (1 - 4 weeks) Standard stay (5 - 9 weeks) Long stay (10 - 12 weeks)
 Single standard small (<10sqm)  £245.00  £218.00  £182.00
 Single standard large (>10.1sqm)  £254.45  £226.40  £189.00
 Single En-suite small (<10sqm)  £323.30  £287.60  £240.00
 Single En-suite large (>10.1sqm)  £339.50  £302.00  £252.00
 Twin standard* (<12sqm)  £284.15  £252.80  £211.00
 Twin standard* (>12.1sqm)  £296.30  £263.60  £220.00
*All twin rooms at Xenia for summer accommodation 2024 will be let as single occupancy.
Last updated 20/03/2024
Rent per week - Summer 2023

Arrival information

Check in is from 14.00, apart from Saturday 1 July when it is after 16.00.
Check out time is 10.00.

Out of hours a member of security will assist with access needs or emergencies, however they won't be able to resolve any general queries.

Kemp Porter

Room type Short stay rate (1 - 4 weeks) Standard stay (5 - 9 weeks) Long stay (10 - 12 weeks)
 Single En-suite   £231.50  £206.00  £172.00
 Twin ensuite*  £177.50  £158.00  £132.00
*All twin rooms at Kemp Porter for summer accommodation 2024 will be let as twin occupancy.
Last updated 20/03/2024
Rent per week - Summer 2023

Arrival information

Check in is from 14.00, apart from Saturday 1 July when it is after 16.00.
Check out time is 10.00.

More about the Halls

Evelyn Gardens

Holbein, Southwell, and Willis Jackson residences in Evelyn Gardens will be available for Imperial students over the summer. Evelyn Gardens is set around a traditional London townhouse square in Chelsea and is a short walk from South Kensington campus. 

Xenia

Xenia is a hall of residence located in Waterloo. Students can be walking along the River Thames in just a matter of minutes, with its famous and iconic backdrop of cultural attractions including the Houses of Parliament, the London Eye, Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre and the Tate Modern gallery to name but a few.

Kemp Porter

Kemp Porter is our newest halls of residence, located in North Acton. Located only a two-minute walk from North Acton station (Central Line), giving easy transport links to the South Kensington campus, Notting Hill, and Oxford Circus.  

Further information

Please email the Student Accommodation team at studentsummeraccom@imperial.ac.uk if you have any queries. 

Alternatively please telephone +44 (0)20 7594 3300 to speak to one of our team directly.