Spare room: the UKs number 1 flat and house share website.
Room-Hunters: housing rental site, dedicated to helping people to find and offer accommodation.
Flatmate Rooms: flat share, house share, rooms to rent and flats to let.
Room Buddies: online database advertising rooms to rent.
Airbnb: a trusted community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book unique accommodation all over the world.
Hostel Bookers: online travel agents with booking service to help travellers find hostels across the globe.
Booking.com: another accommodation website with its own section on hostels for visitors to search.
Other Useful Links
Cheap accommodation with private or family rooms at over 200 city, coast and countryside UK locations. Several locations in central London.
Some YMCAs provide accommodation suitable for tourists/ overnight visitors throughout the UK and around the London area.
Hotel directory to make hotel reservations online. Book your hotel accommodation in London and across the UK, Europe, US and the rest of the world.
Find flat and house share listings, UK jobs and a wide range of services for people in London and cities throughout the UK.
Affordable rates for short and medium stay hostel accommodation in London, single person studious also available.
Rental Information – Helpful assistance on renting accommodation, property renting from Letting Agents and Private Landlords.
LondonNet’s guide to the best London accommodation. Hotels, apartments, bed and breakfast, budget options. Online booking and advice.
Footloose: Hostels, bed and breakfast and flat shares
Loot: a newspaper that covers all aspects of renting and buying
Another option is that of the Rental Agencies who will have knowledge of facilities available. They will of course charge you a finders or registration fee. You may also be requested to pay a bounty/one months/rental before you are able to enter a property. Below are just a few:
Tel. 020 7491 775 107 – Park St. London W1
Tel. 020 7795 6525 Website: www.interlet.com/