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    Hi,

    I have a French friend who is looking to stay in London for three months over the Summer (July-September). She will travel alone and has money to pay for accommodation. She'd rather stay somewhere with plenty of other young people (so not a homestay) and considering she's staying for so long - probably not a youth hostel?

    Does anybody have any advice that I can pass on?

    Thanks
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      Don't go with Unite.
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      (Original post by ritchie888)
      Don't go with Unite.
      Oh, that was one of the options that I was thinking of... why do you say this? :confused:
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      Some London unis rent out their accommodation during summer....
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        (Original post by openmind_10)
        Oh, that was one of the options that I was thinking of... why do you say this? :confused:
        Bad reputation. From what I hear they try to use every method to try and keep your deposit.
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        (Original post by PJ991)
        Some London unis rent out their accommodation during summer....
        Yeah I looked at this. My worry was is she going to be stuck with a load of 50 year old German tourists? And are there generally good kitchen facilities etc?
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        (Original post by ritchie888)
        Bad reputation. From what I hear they try to use every method to try and keep your deposit.
        OK will avoid. Any good options that you know of?
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          (Original post by openmind_10)
          OK will avoid. Any good options that you know of?
          Try:

          Rightmove
          Gumtree
          spareroom (I'd recommend this one most)
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          (Original post by ritchie888)
          Try:

          Rightmove
          Gumtree
          spareroom (I'd recommend this one most)
          cheers
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          Marylebone Hall (University of Westminster) is available to people over the summer. It's on Baker Street so perfect for a tourist.
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          Get her to share with some students. East london is pretty cheap. That's where my cousin stayed when he was on placement year with Morgan Stanley.
         
         
         
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