If you would like to experience the British way of life and have the added benefit of your own private bathroom, our Homestay Superior option could be the right choice for you.
You will live with a friendly and welcoming homestay provider (host).
Have a comfortable bedroom and enjoy the added benefit of your own private bathroom.
Be able to use the lounge to relax and unwind in
Have the opportunity to improve your English by talking with your hosts and watching British TV
Have the chance to experience the British way of life first-hand and learn more about British culture
Receive breakfast and an evening meal (and also a packed lunch if you choose full-board).
Own room with en-suite bathroom
Daily breakfast and evening meal
Towels and bedding
Communal living area
A desk and a chair
Location: Usually within 6 miles (9.6km) of the academy
Meal Plan: Half board or full board (Full board is compulsory for under 18s).
Travel time to the academy: Between 15 and 45 minutes
Travel cost to the academy: visit Local transportation in Cardiff page
Our hosts will do their best to make you feel at home. They know the local area well, so they will do their best to provide you with useful information about the city and places to visit. Some hosts also allow students to prepare their own food in the kitchen, but this will depend on the host that you stay with. All our homestay hosts are fully-checked and trained and we inspect our homestays regularly.
|Price per week||Extra night|
|Superior room - Single room with private bathroom||£185||£27|
|Superior room - Shared room with private bathroom||£170 (per person)||£25|
|Summer supplement (29th May – 25th September)||£15||£3|
|Full board supplement (required for under 18s)||£15||£3|
|Room retention fee*||£70||-|
* A weekly retention fee is payable if the student wishes to keep homestay accommodation while she/he is away. A minimum of 2 weeks’ notice is required and is not available from June to September.
• Shared rooms are only available on request if students are from the same household.
• We must be informed of any special dietary requirements (halal, vegan, vegetarian, gluten free, dairy free, lactose intolerance, nut allergy, shellfish allergy, etc.) at the time of booking.
Download our Homestay Handbook for students to find out more useful information.
Visit our advice for a successful homestay section.
If you choose full-board, this will consist of breakfast and dinner at your homestay. For lunch, you will receive a packed lunch. This usually consists of a simple sandwich and other suitable items which you can eat in the academy.
Download our homestay FAQs.
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