Short Term & Summer Lets

We currently have short term lets and summer lets available in a number of locations


If you’re thinking about staying in London and want contemporary accommodation for a great price, Downing’s value for money short-term lets could be the answer.

Whether you’re an international student attending a pre-sessional language course before term starts, a current student taking part in an internship in the city or you simply want to stay and study, take a look at short-term lets at The Lyra.

Our studios offer stylish self-contained living space and free wireless internet within our modern and secure purpose-built student property in North Acton. Located next to North Acton tube station on the Central Line, you’ll be just 20 minutes from Oxford Circus and all that the city has to offer, with plenty of local amenities on hand too.

Short term tenancies are available from £249 per week:

Short term bookings can be made online or if you would like to discuss your requirements please contact us via the booking enquiry form.


Studios and shared apartments are available during the summer at New Park Summer Stays .  This makes for a perfect base to explore Edinburgh during the Fringe Festival.


Book your summer let at The Railyard from £170 per week.  Accommodation is available between 15th July & 9th September 2017 from 2 to 8 weeks.  More information can be found here.


The Arch has accommodation available between 9th July & 2nd September 2017 from £80 per week.  View the tariff sheet here.

A limited number of silver studios are available for 33 weeks from January.


Rooms are available between 9th July & 3rd September from £99 per week.  For more information click here.


Summer accommodation is available at both The View and Verde from £80 per week.  Tariff information can be found here for Verde and The View.


West Village has en-suite and studio accommodation available from £110 per week.  Find out more here.


The Kingfisher has studio accommodation available during the summer between 21st July to 1st September 2017 for £210 per week.  Find out more here.

Looking for a studio in January 2018? We have accommodation available for 33 weeks from 12th January.