FAQs

Please click on the headings below to expand the section and find out more information on each topic.

ARE TOWELS AND LINEN PROVIDED?

Mile End: Yes, both linen and towels are provided in all rooms on the Mile End site.

Whitechapel: Please note that bed linen and towels are NOT provided if you are staying in Floyer House at Whitechapel. You will need to provide these yourself. If you need to purchase these items when you arrive, you can do so from the local Argos store which is a short 10 minute walk from the accommodation. Please use the links below for more information: 

DIRECTIONS TO ARGOS STORE [opens in new window] 
ARGOS OPENING HOURS [opens in new window]

CHECK IN/CHECK OUT TIMES

Your room will be available to check into from 14:00 hrs and check out is 10:00 hrs on your day of departure.

** Please note that photo ID is required when checking in, so please ensure that it is readily available when you arrive. ** 

WIFI ACCESS

WiFi is available free of charge at Stay QM. Please select the 'QM-Events' network. You will be prompted to enter a password which will be available from Reception at Mile End or the Site Manager's Office if you are staying at Whitechapel.

Please note that the password changes every Wednesday at 10am.

BREAKFAST SERVING TIMES

Breakfast is served in the Curve restaurant at Mile End from 07:00hrs - 10:30hrs Monday - Sunday. Both a full English breakfast and continental breakfast are available.

If you are staying at our Whitechapel site the Nucleus cafe is a 3 minute walk from Floyer House. It is open Monday - Friday, 8.30am  - 3pm. Click here for directions [opens in new window]

FACILITIES/APPLIANCES IN KITCHENS

A microwave, a kettle and a toaster are available to use in the kitchen. Please note we do not provide crockery, cutlery or utensils - you would need to provide these yourself.

APPLIANCES AVAILABLE AT RECEPTION

We offer various items for sale and for hire, these are available from Reception 24 hours a day. Items for hire include:

  • Irons
  • Hair dryer
  • Fans

We also offer a number of Items for sale including UK adapters. More information is available on the

TERMS & CONDITIONS

Please click here to view the STAY QM TERMS & CONDITIONS [PDF 233KB] for individual guests Stay QM.

RESIDENTIAL GUESTS COMPLAINTS PROCEDURE

We are committed to providing a high quality service to all our guests. When something goes wrong we would like to hear from you; this will help us improve our standards. If you have any concerns about your stay with us, please refer to the RESIDENTIAL GUEST COMPLAINTS PROCEDURE [PDF 153KB] which gives details of how to formalise your concerns.

PARKING

Parking is extremely limited at both Mile End and Whitechapel, therefore we advise you to take public transport to QMUL wherever possible. Parking is available at weekends and evenings at the Mile End site. Details of public parking in the vicinity can be found at: www.towerhamlets.gov.uk/lgnl/transport_and_streets/parking.aspx

POST AT STAY QM

A post box is located on campus outside the Joseph Priestley building (no. 41 on our Mile End campus map [PDF 945KB]).

We regret that QMUL is unable to accept any postal deliveries.

NEAREST TUBE STATION

The Mile End site is located equidistant from Mile End and Stepney Green tube stations both in zone 2. To walk from either station to the campus is approximately 8 minutes.

The Whitechapel site is located closest to Whitechapel Station (zone 2) and is an 8 minute walk from Floyer House.

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NEAREST MAINLINE STATION

Liverpool Street is 2 stops (5 mins) on the Central line from Mile End tube station, or 2 stops (5 mins) on the Hammersmith & City line from Whitechapel.

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NEAREST AIRPORT

For details on public transport options from UK airports, please visit: our Location pages:

MILE END

WHITECHAPEL

DISABLED ACCESS

QMUL buildings are compliant under the Equalities Act. Should you have guests with specific requirements please let the Sales team know so they can ensure the facilities are suitable / advise you of specific details.

LOCAL AREA INFORMATION

If staying on campus local tourist information can be found at Reception in the Student Village. Additional local information can be found at: www.visitlondon.com or in our 'Things to do in London section'.

SPORTS FACILITIES

Qmotion is a fitness centre at the Mile End site. Details can be found at: www.qmsu.org/qmotion

EATING AT STAY QM

There are a number of café's and catering outlets on the Mile End site, as well as a Cafe at Whitechapel. Visit www.catering.qmul.ac.uk for more information.

There are also several restaurants just a few minutes walk from the Mile End site under the green bridge close to Mile End station.

NEAREST SWIMMING POOL

Mile End: Mile End Park leisure Centre is a short walk from QMUL. Details can be found at:
http://www.better.org.uk/leisure/mile-end-park-leisure-centre

Whitechapel: St George's Leisure Centre is a 15 minute walk from Floyer House. Details can be found at:
http://www.better.org.uk/leisure/st-george-s-leisure-centre

NEAREST CINEMA

The nearest cinema is the Genesis just a short walk from the both Mile End and Whitechapel. Details at: 

WWW.GENESISCINEMA.CO.UK

MEDICAL FACILITIES

In an emergency please dial extension 3333 and QMUL Security will either call a first aid officer or an ambulance as appropriate.

There is an NHS Walk-in Centre at:

St. Andrews Health Centre
2 Hannaford Walk
London 
E3 3FF
(020 8980 1888)

This is open 08:00–20:00, 7 days a week. 

www.standrewshealthcentre.nhs.uk

The closest Accident & Emergency (A&E) department is located at: 



The Royal London Hospital

Whitechapel Road
London 
E1 1BZ

This is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 

www.bartshealth.nhs.uk

EMERGENCY DENTAL TREATMENT

Emergency dental facilities are located at the Royal London Hospital 

WWW.BARTSHEALTH.NHS.UK/OUR-HOSPITALS/THE-ROYAL-LONDON-HOSPITAL

THE LOCAL AREA

Some of our favourite things to visit/do in the area:

Also take a look at our 'Things to do in London section' to discover all the attractions that the Capital has to offer!