Summer in Halls

Stay over the summer

Imperial students can stay in Woodward in North Acton and Xenia in Waterloo, with availability ranging from one week to the whole summer.

Summer accommodation is available from Thursday 27 June to Sunday 22 September 2019

Frequently Asked QuestionsCollege Summer Accommodation Licence 2019 [.doc, 237kb]

Summer Accommodation for Imperial Students

If you're a registered Imperial student planning to stay in London during your summer break, you can stay in Halls. Whether you're looking for a few days or an extended stay, you can enjoy exclusive student rates to make your summer in London enjoyable, convenient and familiar.

Please note that to be eligible for a place in the Summer Halls you must be enrolled as an Imperial student for the duration of your stayIf you are a final year undergraduate at Imperial or not an Imperial student you can book via our Summer Accommodation websiteRooms in Block B in Woodward Buildings (North Acton) and Xenia* (Waterloo) are available from Thursday 27 June until Sunday 22 September 2019. 

How to apply 

Applications are now open for Student Summer Accommodation 2019, to apply please visit the application page you will need to log in using your Imperial details, i.e. and then your password.

Please note; this application form may not launch fully on certain mobile devices, for best results use IE or Chrome on a PC.

If you will be registered at Imperial on a Pre-sessional course or Medical Elective, then please contact for advice on how to apply.

During the application process, you will be asked to list your preferences of accommodation. Whilst we try to meet your preferences, please be aware that we cannot guarantee you will get the room preference you list nor for the exact period you have requested. 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). 

*Due to a shortage of short-stay rooms in Xenia, it is extremely likely that short-stay requests will be allocated a room in Woodward.

Weekly rent prices

Woodward (per week)
Room typeShort stay (5 weeks or less)Standard stay (over 5 weeks, up to 10 weeks)Long stay (10+ weeks)
 Single en suite  £180.20  £160.40  £134.00
 Twin en suite (per person)  £137.00  £122.00  £102.00
Last updated 29/04/2019
Woodward prices - summer 2019


Xenia (per week)
Room typeShort stay* (5 weeks or less)Standard stay (over 5 weeks, up to 10 weeks)Long stay (10+ weeks)
 Single en suite (<10sqm)  £262.55  £233.60  £195.00
 Single en suite (>10.1sqm)  £276.05  £245.60  £205.00
 Twin en suite (per person)  £186.95  £166.40  £139.00
 Single standard (Band A)  £203.15  £180.80  £151.00
 Single standard (Band B)  £211.25  £188.00  £157.00
 Twin standard (Band A, per person)  £158.60  £141.20  £118.00
 Twin standard (Band B, per person)  £165.35  £147.20  £123.00
Last updated 29/04/2019
Xenia weekly rent - summer 2019


More about the Halls


Woodward (Block B)

Woodward Buildings (Block B), located in North Acton, is Imperial's newest hall of residence complex and is part of a vibrant community of 1,600 science and arts students.  All Block B rooms are en-suite and you can choose from single or twin. Woodward also features a 24-hour concierge service.

Woodward Buildings are located just two minutes walk from North Acton tube station as well as a short walk from five major bus routes. 

Please note that some of the rooms and kitchens in Woodward Buildings overlook Acton Cemetery. During the summer, Woodward Blocks C & D are let as guest accommodation - please be aware that these residents will also have access to common rooms and other communal facilities.  


Xenia is a hall of residence located in the heart of London: 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. There are a range of standard, en-suite, single and twin options available.

Please note that check-in for Xenia is only available 08.00 to 18.00 Monday to Friday and 10.00 to 18.00 on Saturday . Check-ins will not be available outside of these times.

Further Information

Please read our Summer Accommodation Terms and Conditions 2019

Please email the Student Hub team at if you have any queries. Alternatively please telephone + (0)20 7594 9444 to speak to one of our team directly.