Useful Websites and Sources
www.Gumtree.com – possibly the best site to find pretty much anything, including flats, rooms, furniture, removal companies, etc. Gumtree makes finding a flat very easy with Google map attatched to most ads (places to rent) which makes it very convenient for you to find the place you wish to view.
www.RoomMatesUK.com – good site if you’re looking for a flatmate or you want to become one and looking to rent a room. This site is especially popular with foreign students living and studying in London.
www.travelsupermarket.com – comparison site for hotels and hostels anywhere in London allowing you to find the cheapest price on the market
www.hostelbookers.com – offering cheap hostels shared and private rooms to choose from (no booking fees)
www.trivago.co.uk – compares the prices form various websites for you
www.lastminute.com – if you have guest and quickly need to find a hotel room
www.homelesslondon.org – provides information for foreign nationals in need of accommodation including a section on your rights