Homestay accommodation in Portsmouth


Live the experience of full immersion living with a British host family in Portsmouth, England


  • The best option for full immersion is staying with a British host family in Portsmouth, England.
  • Living with a host family in Portsmouth will allow you to experience the culture of Ireland.
  • All our families are carefully selected to ensure you have a pleasant stay.
  • Host families in Portsmouth are vetted, and homes must be at an acceptable level to ensure high standards.
  • A host family in Portsmouth can be a couple with or without children, a widow, a single mother, and a single adult living alone. In all cases, students get to enjoy the full lifestyle experience.
  • We choose families in Portsmouth based on their suitability as hosts, who enjoy having international students in their homes, and who like to share their time and experiences with students.
  • The homestay accommodation in Portsmouth may be a single woman, a single-parent family, a young family, a working couple, or a retired couple.
  • There are single and shared bedrooms with private bathrooms (En-suite) and single and shared bedrooms with shared bathrooms, which are cheaper.
  • Halfboard consists of Breakfast and Dinner Monday to Sunday.
  • Lunch is also included on Saturdays and Sundays.
  • Kitchen facilities are not available for the students to cook.
  • Laundry is carried out in the home once a week.
  • Special requests regarding allergies, family location, and diet (vegetarian, vegan, celiac, halal, etc.) may have an additional supplement but are catered for.
  • You can book the same number of weeks of accommodation as the course or less, but never more.
  • Your host family details will be sent to you two weeks before arrival.


AccommodationHomestay accommodation in Portsmouth
SchoolLSI Portsmouth - IH Portsmouth


Washing Machine Washing Machine
Towels Towels
Bedding Bedding
TV Lounge TV Lounge
Heating Heating
Wifi Wifi


Minutes school by foot15-30
Weeks minimum2
Weeks maximum50
Check in day nameSaturday/Sunday
Check out day nameSaturday/Sunday
Year 2024
Holidays (school)21/Dic - 05/Jan
Holidays (country)01/Jan, 29/Mar, 01/Apr, 06/May, 27/May, 26/Aug, 25/Dic, 26/Dic



Year 2024

Low season

Single room shared bathroom and halfboard (per week)180£ ≈ 0
Single room ensuite bathroom and halfboard (per week)290£ ≈ 0

High season

High season period homestay01/Jun/2024 → 23/Aug/2024
Single room shared bathroom and halfboard (per week)190£ ≈ 0
Single room ensuite bathroom and halfboard (per week)290£ ≈ 0


Special diets supplement (per week)20£ ≈ 0

Pick up at the airport and transfer to the accommodation

Transfer from Southampton (SOU) (32km, 25min)90£ ≈ 0
Transfer from Heathrow (LHR) (107km, 1h:5min)150£ ≈ 0
Transfer from Gatwick (LGW) (107km, 1h:25min)150£ ≈ 0
Transfer from Luton (LTN) (160km, 1h:45min)200£ ≈ 0
Transfer from Stansted (STN) (205km, 2h:5min)220£ ≈ 0