What is a “City Host ” ?

Our City Host programme is a cross between Student Residence and HomeStay.
You will live with a local native Irish person in City centre accommodation. You will have an independent stay. You are completely independent, shopping, cooking and cleaning for yourself, you also benefit from getting to speak with a native English person, local knowledge and the comforts of a home from home.

During your independent stay, you will have your own bedroom and access to the bathroom, laundry and kitchen. You can use the home equipment, the host will provide the bed linen, however, you have to buy your own food to eat and cook. Perhaps once per week you will cook with the host and share some time, it is totally up to you, how much time you wish to spend with your host.

It’s a really good experience, you can improve your English speaking with your host and you are independent. Furthermore, all your hosts live in the city centre and so you are going to live near to O’Connell Street, Grafton Street or Temple Bar. In your independent stay, unlike to a Host Family, you will not need to follow the schedule of your host or the house rules (aside from some basic cleaning rules and normal rules of co-sharing accommodation). You will have to keep your bedroom, bathroom clean. It’s not polite to leave your stuff everywhere, just be respectful.

As you know, Irish people are very friendly, welcoming, stubbornly polite and like to keep things simple. It’s a good choice to join a city host if you want to improve a lot your English.

Benefits of City Host ( independent stay)

Living with a local Native English speaker


Learn and participate in Irish lifestyle and culture

All bills are included

Cook your own meals

Comfortable owner-occupied homes


Find out more:

Host Families Become a Host Family
Student Residence Shared Accommodation City Host Erasmus Booking Process Gallery Contact Us

HomeStayIreland.com is part of International Student Accommodation in Dublin go to www.isaccommodation.com for further details.