Welcome to St Dorothy's International Student Residence in Hampstead, London

St. Dorothy’s Residence offers accommodation to young ladies between the ages of 18 and 35, single, of any creed or nationality, coming to study in London. 

As Sisters of St. Dorothy all over the world, we live in a family spirit in simplicity to create a welcoming, safe and friendly place to live while you face the challenges of city life in your studies and to assure the well-being and comfort of the students.

The Residence is a historic, listed building in attractive grounds.  Situated in a very pleasant area of Hampstead it is only a three minutes’ walk from Hampstead Underground Station and a twenty minutes' ride from Central London

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Hampstead has long had literary and artistic connections; many were eminent residents of Hampstead including Robert Louis Stevenson, John Keats, Gerard Manley Hopkins, H.G. Wells to mention but a few. Our house was the residence of General Charles De Gaulle during his years in exile in World War II. It is only a few minutes’ walk from the famous Hampstead Heath and other beautiful parks and gardens.

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The Residence caters for about thirty students in single and shared rooms. A Chapel, a large panelled study room, a television room, a kitchenette for very light cooking, laundry facilities, showers on all floors, and a large secluded garden are all available for the students’ own use. It has central heating throughout during the winter months.

The Residence is well kept and all amenities are cleaned daily. The students and staff are very friendly, thus creating a warm and welcoming environment.

Our Residence

To stay in the Residence, there are certain guidelines we ask everyone to consider.

The full guidelines can be downloaded here. Our fees, terms and conditions are here.


Opening & Closing Times

The hours of opening for all residents are as follows:

SUN 07:00 - 22:30
MON 07:00 - 22:30
TUE 07:00 - 22:30
WED 07:00 - 22:30
THU 07:00 - 22:30
FRI 07:00 - 23:30
07:00 - 23:30