At a glance
- 149 bed spaces
- Standard single, en-suite single, standard twin, en-suite twin
- £115 - £215 per week
- located near Waterloo
Xenia – a Greek word which means hospitality or courtesy shown to those who are far from home – 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.
Xenia is owned and managed by Chapter 1, a charity that provides student accommodation and support.
Xenia in more detail
Room types and rents
Xenia offers self-catered study accommodation for 149 undergraduate students.
The rents for 2017/18 are as follows:
|Type of room||Number of bed spaces||Weekly rent*|
|Top floor en-suite single||15||£215*|
|En-suite twin||2||£136* per person|
|Standard twin||24||£115* per person
£120* per person
|* Hall Activities Fund (£2 per student per week) is a mandatory charge which is used to facilitate social activities and events throughout the year. This charge is included in the weekly rent rate.|
Bed sizes at Xenia are 2'6" x 6'3" (0.75m x 1.91m) and 3' x 6'3" (0.90m x 1.91m)
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Xenia offers a choice of 39-week or 51-week contract options, giving you the chance to extend your stay in London over the summer.
Page last updated: 23/02/2017
Features and facilities
Hall features and facilities:
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2 Secker Street
London, SE1 8UF
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Xenia is located in Waterloo, in the heart of central London, just beside the River Thames. The surrounding area is a bustling hub of restaurants, theatre and business.
The Old Vic, Young Vic and Globe theatres are nearby, as well as Bankside and the world-famous Southbank Centre which offers a wide range of music, dance, art and cultural performances throughout the year. The London IMAX cinema is also only a 3 minute walk away.
Xenia is a short walk to the tube station (5 minutes) which will take you to the main South Kensington campus in half an hour. It is also a 30 minute bike ride away.
To view more photos of Xenia, visit the 360 tours page.