Beit Hall, Hyde Park, London

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Beit Hall, Hyde Park, London

Located on Prince Consort Road, next to the Royal Albert Hall and moments away from Hyde Park, Beit Hall is one of Imperial's oldest and most historic building.


  • 20th century buildings
  • Breakfast (at additional cost)
  • Private car parking for a charge (on site)
  • No smoking
  • Minimum age 18
  • B&B
  • Room Only (no kitchen facilities)
  • 4 Star Official Rating
  • Historic Property
  • Lifts


  • Free broadband access (wired)
  • Free broadband access (wifi)
  • Shared gardens
  • Squash court
  • Gym
  • Swimming pool
  • Luggage storage
  • 24 hour security
  • Linen included
  • Towels included
  • Common room
  • Sitting room
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Hair dryers
  • Elevator
  • Clothes dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Telephone
  • Central heating

Food and Drinks

  • Restaurant
  • Cooked breakfast (additional cost)
  • Continental breakfast (additional cost)
  • Lunch available (at additional cost)
  • Dinner available (at additional cost)
  • Bar
  • Picnic area

Nearby recreations

  • Recommended walks
  • Pub (walking distance)
  • Museums (walking distance)
  • Historic houses
  • Gardens
  • Tennis courts (walking distance)
  • Recommended restaurants (walking distance)
  • Theatre (walking distance)
  • Theatre (a short drive)

Offering summer accommodation in Central London, the historically listed Beit Hall is one of Imperial College’s most prominent buildings. Hyde Park and the Royal Albert Hall are less than a minute walk away.

Many of the bedrooms offer pleasant views over Beit Quadrangle or the Royal Albert Hall. Each bedroom features free tea and coffee making facilities. Linen, towels and toiletries are provided.

Beit Hall is located within easy walking distance of South Kensington and Gloucester Road Tube stations and attractions including the Natural History Museum, Science Museum and Victoria and Albert Museum and Harrods department store.

It is a great place for diverse activities, with the tranquility of Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens, the racey pace of Kensington and Knightsbridge and the ever educational world of renowned Museums in South Kensington.

Beit Hall is one of Imperial College London Student residences and is open to the public as a hotel during the summer holidays.

Please note that under 18's are not allowed at Beit Hall.

Please note that overnight parking on site is limited and needs to be pre-booked at least 7 days in advance. Please refer to the "Arrival information and how to find us" section for further details. 

Please note that between 3 July and 24 Sept 2017, there will be window repair works taking place in Beit Hall. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

History to the present day

Founded in 1907, Imperial is the UK's leading science, technology and medicine university.

Food and Drinks

Buffet Style Full English and Continental is available to book. Breakfast is served in the Sherfield Building on campus, which is approximately a 3-minute walk from the accommodation. Breakfast times: between 7.00am and 10.00am on weekdays and 7.30am - 10.00am on weekends.

Snacks and light meals are available on campus throughout the day from various outlets.

Food and drink vending machines can be found onsite.

Eastside Bar and Restaurant

The Eastside Bar and Restaurant serves a delicious range of 'gastro-pub' style dishes perfect for lunch or dinner, as well as a superb range of ales and wines, teas and coffees. Conveniently located on the ground floor of the Eastside Halls of Residence, this venue is on the doorstep of any guest staying in Prince's Gardens or Beit Hall. Eastside is open daily from 12.00 to 9.00pm Monday to Thursday and from 11am.00 to 11.00pm on Fridays.

Grounds and gardens

Guests staying in Beit Hall, can enjoy use of the leafy Prince's Gardens themselves. As London's only privately-owned public square, the Gardens offer a beautiful green tranquil space in the heart of central London. For those who want to venture out of the College grounds, Hyde Park is a short walk away and offers vast green space and with its own lake.

Other facilities

Free Internet access is available to guests for the duration of your stay. To access internet in bedrooms will require an ethernet cable. Communal areas have WIFI internet connection. Cables can be purchased at reception for an additional cost.

Cashless laundry facilities available. A wash cycle is £2.10 and a dry cycle is £1.10. Internet access in each room.

Guests staying in Beit Hall receive complimentary access to Ethos gym and swimming pool (charges apply for the rest of the facilities). Located on the north side of Prince's Gardens, Ethos Sports Centre offers 25m swimming pool complete with sauna, steam room and spa, fitness gym, exercise studio for classes, sports hall for badminton, table tennis, basketball and 5-a-side football, climbing wall, three squash courts, treatments.

Unfortutunately no bike storage is available and for health and safety reasons, guests are unable to store bikes in their rooms.

Please note: Ethos will be closed on Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th August 2017 for maintenance work. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Arrival information and how to find us

Address: Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, London, SW7 2BB, United Kingdom

Check-in: From 2.00pm.     Check-out: By 10.00am.

Reception is open 24 hours, 7 days a week.

Please note that overnight parking on site is limited and needs to be pre-booked at least 7 days in advance. The cost is £3.00 per hour or £30.00 per day. To book your parking, please email attaching your accommodation booking confirmation receipt and vehicle registration number.

Nearest Underground Station: South Kensington Station.

Directions: At South Kensington station, turn right into the subway sign-posted for the museums and continue for approx. 5 minutes until you reach the very end of the subway (Exit 3). At the exit, cross the road and turn left up Exhibition Road walking towards Hyde Park. Take the second side street on the left, Prince Consort Road. Beit Hall is located on your right hand side, the red-brick building right after you pass the steps of the Royal Albert Hall.

By Car: Unfortunately, we do not offer parking. Please note that central London operates a Congestion Charge zone between the hours of 7.00am-6.30pm Monday to Friday, excluding Public Holidays. The current daily charge when entering the zone is £11.50, to find out more and how to pay please visit the following website 

Cancellation Terms

Customer loses a night (or more) if the booking is cancelled after a certain time.
If customer cancels giving more than 2 day(s) notice: £10.00 admin fee
First 1 night(s) non-refundable if the customer cancels within 2 day(s) of arrival date, plus £10.00 admin fee.
Customer loses full amount if they cancel on day of arrival date or if they don't show up.

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Customer feedback

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, July 2017: Would recommend this accommodation without hesitation . Many thanks , Dan at reception was particularly helpful 5/5

, July 2017: I felt like a student again! A well run efficient business right in the heart of London. 4/5

, July 2017: We completely enjoyed staying at Beit Hall. They were able to hold our luggage until check in time (2:00pm) and the room was ready when we arrived back. The rooms are basic but very clean with good beds, coffee and tea, and strong wifi. The water in the taps is not potable, but water bottles are provided daily and refills can be done in the lobby if needed. Updated bathrooms with towels and toiletries. Staff are very helpful and eager to please. Excellent location. The breakfast at the Imperial College building is standard cafeteria fare and is very good value. There are also shops available beside the cafeteria for other basic needs. We also tried the bar in the Beit quad and it had a nice quick lunch menu. Very pleased with the overall experience. 4/5

, July 2017: My thanks, once again, for an excellent stay. 5/5

, July 2017: Thoroughly enjoyed my stay. Will book again 4/5

, July 2017: Good value for money, especially considering the location. Student dorms are, of course, a bit run down and totally basic, but the experience was enjoyable. 3/5

, July 2017: Perfect location. Staff all very helpful. Would definitely stay again. 5/5

, July 2017: wonderful stay - staff very helpful 5/5

, July 2017: Fantastic location , stayed in Biet Hall a lovely building. Good clean room, helpful FOH staff, bar serving discounted beer and a generous breakfast. A good value break, I would stay there again. 5/5

, July 2017: Good accommodation in central London location. Check in staff very helpful. 4/5

, July 2017: Everything went smoothly. Great location for Albert Hall and Hyde Park. 4/5

, July 2017: Thoroughly enjoyable visit. Happy to return and recommend. 5/5

, July 2017: A little busy on arrival (everyone booking in circa 14.00, can't be helped). Desk staff were excellent and took time to carefully explain all aspects of the stay and provide additional info/directions where necessary. Noted external security in place for the evening/overnight - nice touch. No air-conditioning but fan was provided in the room, ensuite was functional and happily recommend facilities to others. 5/5

, July 2017: We only got to stay one night and had to catch our plane before breakfast. We would like to stay longer next time. Excellent place. 5/5

, July 2017: Spotlessly clean. Lovely large room with en suite. Friendly reception staff. Brilliant value for money, right by Hyde park. 5/5

, July 2017: As usual I was greeted with courtesy and made to feel welcome. 4/5

, July 2017: Superb. Clean, en suite, comfortable, superb location & good value. Will use again. Recommended. 5/5

, December 2016: Good location, a few minutes walk to Kensington High Street, tube is a bit further away. Bearing in mind that this is a university res, the accommodation was clean and perfectly adequate, and are serviced every day. Good inexpensive meals available from the res pub. 4/5

, October 2016: We enjoyed trying something new and what an fabulous location. Thank you for making these rooms available when school is out. 4/5

, September 2016: Excellent location, food / service was very good in the union bar. My kettle did not work I asked reception for a new one & when I got back it had been replaced. 4/5

, September 2016: I was made to feel welcome and valued. Staying next door to Royal Albert Hall was hugely convenient. Thank you 5/5

, September 2016: First time to stay here and will hopefully be back, great location, great staff, rooms clean and shower very good. Our third year in university rooms and they are wonderful value for money, nothing bad to say about these halls. 5/5

, September 2016: The reception staff were very helpful. The rooms were as expected for student accommodation . Very please to have found accommodation at a reasonable price in the centre of London , will be booking again next year . Thank you 4/5

, September 2016: Easy access to museums and Hyde Park. Efficient booking in every one very helpful. 5/5

, September 2016: I was extremely impressed with the whole experience. I used the accommodation for The Last Night of the Proms and it just made everything so easy as it was literally on the doorstep. I will definitely use the accommodation next year and recommend to friends. Thank you. 5/5

Ms Nicola W, September 2016: Comfortable and good value 4/5

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