About the Homestay

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When visiting London I highly recommend staying in Barkingside. It really is the best place to get a real flavour of true London life. I enjoy travel and television and will be more than happy to give you some tips to enjoy your trip in Barkingside. I have 1 Single and 1 Double available with Mirror, TV, Closet / Wardrobe, Radio, Fridge, and Desk and Lamp.

Kam is 39. He speaks English, Hindi, Kashmiri, Panjabi, Spanish, and Urdu and enjoys socialising, cooking, watching movies, music, gigs, festivals, learning foreign languages, travel, television, gardening, and car, bike racing

I work as a self employed financial advisor/ accountant in london.

Additional Info

The room rate includes the following services: washing machine usage and internet access

Additional available services at an extra charge (payable directly to your host on arrival):

Regular room cleaning: 10.00 GBP per day
Pick up service: 50.00 GBP one-way

House Facilities
  • Garden
  • Laundry
  • Parking
  • Internet Access
  • Smoke alarm
  • Carbon monoxide detector

Bedrooms available for booking

Minimum stay is for 3 nights

Maximum stay is for 365 nights

Available for given dates

Room 1
From £27 per night
Single Room
Sleeps 1

Bathroom shared (with family / other guests)
1 Single Bed

Bedroom availableNot available for dates

Size: 3 m2 ( 32.3 ft2 )

Facilities
  • Desk and Lamp
  • TV
  • Closet / Wardrobe
  • Mirror
  • Fridge
  • Radio
 1 guest
Nightly Price
£29
Weekly Price
£200
Monthly price
£820
Room 3
From £29 per night
Double Room
Sleeps 2

Bathroom shared (with family / other guests)
1 Double Bed

Bedroom availableNot available for dates

This room is a large double room for 1 person or for a couple. It is on the ground floor facing the quiet street.

Facilities
  • Desk and Lamp
  • TV
  • Closet / Wardrobe
  • Carpet / Moquette
  • Mirror
  • Hair-dryer
  • Radio
 1 guest
2 guests
Nightly Price
£31
£35
Weekly Price
£210
£240
Monthly price
£895
£1,000
Room 2
From £33 per night
Double Room
Sleeps 2

Bathroom shared (with family / other guests)
1 Double Bed

Bedroom availableNot available for dates

Size: 6 m2 ( 64.6 ft2 )

Facilities
  • Desk and Lamp
  • TV
  • Closet / Wardrobe
  • Mirror
  • Fridge
  • Radio
 1 guest
2 guests
Nightly Price
£34
£41
Weekly Price
£235
£275
Monthly price
£990
£1,150
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About the Area

I can help with transport tips too from central London if you want, just send me a message. Once you confirm your booking you will get an email with our complete address so you'll have no problem finding us.

Local Area Facilities
  • Park
  • Gym
  • Swimming
  • Bowling
  • Cinema
  • Library
  • Museum
  • Shopping Centre
  • Restaurant
  • Bus Stop
  • Train station
  • Hospital

Meals

Hosts can offer a complimentary light breakfast at their discretion. All other meals will incur an additional cost. Meals and any additional payment should be arranged directly with your host.

Included in the stay
  • Complimentary Light Breakfast
  • Use of Kitchen

House Rules

Please keep our home secure and double-lock the front door when entering and leaving the house

Please do not adjust the heat settings yourself, ask me and I will happily do it for you

Keep noise to a minimum after midnight please

Please do not invite strangers into our home; if you would like to invite a friend over just agree it with me in advance

Please enjoy your stay and treat our house as you would your own home!

Smoking is allowed outdoors only.

12 Reviews

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    Kenya
    Age 35 - 44

    5 hearts
    December 2017

    Being the first time in London, i wanted to stay at a place that had that homely feel.
    As i reviewed many homestay options, i kept returning to Kam's place at barkingside.It just felt right.So when i got to the place and stayed, i was convinced it was the right place.

    Kam is a gentleman, very thoughtful and considerate. He goes to great lengths to make a person feel at home with great conversation and tips for London.His home is very confortable, homely and clean. It is situated in a serene environment.

    I would definitely recommend Kam's home to anyone.

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    Hungary
    Age 35 - 44

    5 hearts
    July 2017

    Good host. Kind and helpful. The accommodation is well equipped and easily accessible. Thank you Kam! We are waiting in Hungary!

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    Scotland

    5 hearts
    October 2016

    My stay was really good, a home stay in the real sense.
    Kam is a gentle man to the core, socially interactive and very helpful.
    The house itself is clean , warm and cozy, with a bonus feature of a small, beautiful garden.
    Loved my stay , thanks to Kam

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    Nigeria
    Age 35 - 44

    5 hearts
    July 2016

    Nice host and clean house

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    Germany
    Age 25 - 34

    5 hearts
    July 2016

    We stood for 4 days in the double bedroom. The room is pretty and really comfy. Our stay in London was totally great! Kam was such a friendly host, we felt so welcome and comfortable from the very beginning. The house isn't in the center of the city, but we enjoyed to get to know some parts of London which aren't touristic.
    We totally recommend that place if you like to have nice conversations and don't have problems with the distance to the citycenter. We loved it! :)

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    France
    Age 45 - 54

    5 hearts
    April 2016

    We stayed four days and we really enjoyed our staying. Kam is a very nice host, the best you can find, helpful and friendly. His home is comfortable and in a quiet area.
    A bit far from the centre of London but the bus stop is just near the home. We highly recommend Mr Kam !!!

  • 5 hearts
    August 2015

    I highly recommand this acommodation for a nice and relaxed staying. A very cosy and friendly home, with a beautiful lounge, very nice kitchen and very relaxed atmosphere. The house is perfect situated, in a calm neiberhood, with great connections and easy access. Kam is a very good host, and has a very warm "hommy", wonderfull for anybody who wants a relaxed and chill time.

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    China

    5 hearts
    August 2015

    Kam is really nice! We like his warm house and we would visit him next time also! :)

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    United Kingdom
    Age 25 - 34

    5 hearts
    July 2015

    I can't fault Kam at all! The room was excellent value in a nice home with use of a fully equipped kitchen and a pleasant bathroom. His home is located very near good bus connections and is only a short bus ride, or medium length walk, from the tube station. As for Kam's hospitality, it was fantastic. Treated me more like an 'old friend' than someone paying for a room. Very helpful, friendly and very easy to get on with. Highly recommend!

  • 5 hearts
    March 2015

    Mr.Kam is a gentleman with warm heart. He kindly took me sightseeing to many places in London by his car and gave me very interesting information. It was wonderful experience for me because I am a lecturer of Japanese University.
    Indeed,HOMESTAY is a best way to know English people's real life.

How do I book?

Contact the host to check their availability and ask them any questions you have about staying with them. Once the host confirms they’re available for your dates, you can complete your booking.

When do I pay?

Once a host confirms they're available, you can go ahead and pay the 15% booking fee (maximum of 199 $£€ for longer term bookings) and a 25% deposit using a choice of payments: Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Maestro, Laser, JCB & PayPal. The deposit is collected in advance on behalf of the host to protect against no show or late cancellations (within 7 days of arrival). You then pay your host the balance due on arrival. The 25% deposit payment is made to the host 2 business days after your scheduled arrival date. This deposit payment will only be refunded if you cancel the booking at least 7 full days prior to arrival.

When can I share my contact details?

Host and Guest email address, phone number and home address will be exchanged in a confirmation email sent to both immediately after a booking is completed. It's against our policy for Guests and Hosts to exchange direct contact details via our messaging system.

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