My stay was lovely, terrific! Well-informed beforehand and very helpful staff. I loved the sessions on the course, the tutor was amazing and engaging. It was a joy to take part in her lessons.

- Janine Teunissen, the Netherlands
Professional Development Course

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Accommodation

Accommodation options and prices
Homestay AccommodationDetailsCost per week
Standard Single room, half-board (full-board weekends) £170 (£175 in 2018)

Standard Twin

(only available for people booking together)

Twin room, half-board (full-board weekends)

£160 per person (£165 in 2018)

En-suite
Single room, private bathroom, half-board (full-board weekends)

£210 (£215 in 2018)

En-suite Twin Twin room, private bathroom, half-board (full-board)

£200 per person   (£205 in 2018)

If you pay your homestay direct, in cash (GBP), there are no extra charges. If you pay your homestay through the Lake School, we will add a service charge of 30 GBP to your invoice.

Homestay Accommodation

Your accommodation is booked from the Sunday before your course starts to the Saturday after your course finishes. This means that you check in to your homestay on Sunday and check out on Saturday.

If you arrive in Oxford or leave Oxford on different days, you are responsible for arranging your own extra nights’ accommodation. It may be possible to stay for an extra night in your homestay. There is an extra charge for this. Please contact the school to check availability. 

Hosts cannot accept students between 23.00 and 07.00. If you are arriving in Oxford late, please make alternative arrangements to stay in a hotel.

If you choose to pay your accommodation yourself, you should pay on arrival and then every two weeks in advance. If you want to leave your accommodation before the date booked, you must tell your homestay and the Lake School, at least one week in advance.

Occasionally, because of situations beyond our control, we may need to change your accommodation either before you arrive or when you are here. We promise to provide accommodation for the period you have booked but this may not be with the same host for the whole period.

If you decide take a holiday during your course, we may charge a room retainer fee or ask you to change to different accommodation when you return. Please ask the school for details before booking your holiday.

Hotel or Self-Catering Accommodation

Some students prefer to stay in hotel or self-catering accommodation. The Lake School doesn't arrange this, however we can give you advice and make suggestions if you want to book your own own hotel or self-catering accommodation in Oxford. 

This accommodation is only recommended for students aged 18+.