Do You Have a Spare Room?

Earn Some Extra Money

Make Extra Money from
Your Spare Room

Becoming a homestay host with Britannia is one of the best ways to make extra money from your spare room. We help accommodate thousands of international guests every year in homestays all across London. Guests range from foreign students such as English language students to international youth travellers who prefer to stay in a London home (rather than a hostel or hotel) and experience local culture while visiting the city.

  • Benefits

    Year-round income

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    Good rates of pay

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    Bookings to suit your schedule

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    Flexible short or extended stays

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    On-going assistance and advice

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    24-hour emergency helpline

What Do I Need to Be a Host?

Our hosts come from many different walks of life, but they all share a common interest in accommodating guests in a warm and welcoming environment. By recruiting the best homestay hosts in London, we can offer a fantastic service to everyone who books accommodation through Britannia, and this, in turn, means more bookings for our hosts!

  • Benefits

    A clean, comfortable, well-equipped home

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    A friendly, welcoming atmosphere

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    Free internet and TV access

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    Weekly cleaning and towel and bed linen change

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    Meals if you would like to provide them

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    Access to a living room

Become a Host Now

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    How Do I Sign Up?

    Click on Sign Up Now and fill in our online form (you can also call our office on +44 (0)20 7436 7738, and one of our friendly team will contact you to arrange a visit to your home. Our accommodation assessor will view the room(s) you want to use, take some photos and discuss the hosting process in more detail. We will then review the assessor’s notes and (subject to suitability and demand) will start placing guests with you.

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    How Much Will I Get Paid as a Host?

    The amount of money you can receive will depend on several factors such as the type of room(s) you have, the area you live in and whether you’re willing to offer meals. We will confirm your rate with you after your assessment.

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    How Long Does It Take?

    We will contact you soon after you have submitted the sign-up form and let you know how long it will be before we can visit you. Some areas, such as those in Zone 2, are in higher demand than those further out of London, so the amount of time it will take before we can assess you may vary.

Why Choose Us

Britannia is Your Best Accommodation Choice

accommodation type
Widest variety of accommodation types
Personally Checked
All accommodation personally checked by our expert team
Specialising in flexible lengths of stay
No Guarantors
No Guarantors
No need for a guarantor to book accommodation
British Council
British Council
British Council approved and recognised
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