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George Eliot

George Eliot is our newest Hall. These modern townhouses offer more space for relaxing and socialising than other Halls, including a lounge area and kitchen. There are two bathrooms per landing, meaning you'll share with just one other student.





Band type


Single superior standard Band D (undergraduates only)                                                                                                                                                  

Band V (postgraduates only)

Room type

Single superior standard

Single superior standard

Catering option



Let length

38 weeks

50 weeks

Price (2017/18)



Price (2018/19)



Accommodation type

Townhouses for between nine and twelve students with communal kitchen and lounge area. Bathrooms are shared with one other student (two bathrooms per four bedrooms)

Townhouses for between nine and twelve students with communal kitchen and lounge area. Bathrooms are shared with one other student (two bathrooms per four bedrooms)



The George Eliot Halls are located on the northern side of the main campus at Royal Holloway. 

Find out where the Halls are located on the Campus map.

GE plan


What will be in my room?

There’s a variety of furniture provided for you in the room, but you’ll have to bring a few bits yourself.

George Eliot Hall furniture

    • large bed (198cm x 137cm) with storage – for one student only_DOB2482_rt
  • fitted work station, bookcase, cabinet and desk lamp
  • desk chair
  • fitted wardrobe

  • waste paper bin

  • shared bathroom on each landing, two per four bedrooms comprising a sink, toilet and shower

  • mattress protector

  • double duvet (single if adapted room), pillow(s) and pillow protector(s)

What should I bring?

You’ll need to bring your own:

  • sheets

  • double duvet cover

  • pillowcases

  • towels

Wi-Fi is also available in all of the rooms in George Eliot Hall.



What is already in the shared kitchen?


We’ll provide:

  • double sink with draining boards

  • microwaves

  • work surface and breakfast bar

  • pantry space for each student

  • electric cooker (oven and hob)

  • kettles and toasters

  • rice cookers
  • two fridge freezers

  • iron and ironing board

  • recycling bins and a vacuum cleaner

  • The kitchens are fitted with 13 amp sockets

What will I need to bring?

You’ll need to bring your own:

  • cups

  • plates and bowls

  • pots, pans, roasting tins and cooking utensils
  • cutlery and other utensils

  • washing-up materials and tea towels.

The kitchens are cleaned periodically each term, but it’s also your joint responsibility to ensure the shared areas of the flat are kept clean and tidy!

Can I bring my car to Halls?

No. If you live on campus, you can’t bring your car with you to your Halls of Residence. You can bring your car to campus for up to one hour, however, if you stay any longer you’ll receive a parking fine.

For more information about parking on campus, please visit our parking webpages.


All mail arrives at the Main College Post Room in Founder's and is distributed to the appropriate Halls of Residence within 24 hours. In George Eliot Hall, any letters you receive will be placed in the pigeon holes in the George Eliot Centre. If you receive a parcel or registered mail, we'll email you to let you know that it's arrived and is ready for collection from the George Eliot reception desk. Remember to bring valid ID when you come to collect your mail.

Don't forget to use your full name, Hall address and room number when stating your address for a delivery. We have a lot of incoming and outgoing mail at the College and without this information your mail might get lost.

George Eliot Halls address:

George Eliot Hall

Harvest Road            

Englefield Green



TW20 0BN

Laundry facilities 

There are laundry facilities in the George Eliot reception building and also on the main campus.

We recommend using the mobile app if you have iPhone or Android devices. Alternatively, your Hall reception can provide you with a laundry card which can be topped up online.

Find out more.

College security 

College Security is available on campus 24-7 with their main office located in the Founder's Building. Officers monitor campus activities on CCTV and with frequent patrols responding to any fire alarm activations and disturbances on campus, as well as ensuring that areas are safe and secure.

Royal Holloway is undoubtedly one of the safest campuses in the UK.


Where is the Halls reception?

Each Hall has a reception point where residents can report maintenance problems, top up their College Card, and get advice on any issues or concerns.

The George Eliot Reception is located on the ground floor of the George Eliot Centre, Block D. Open Monday to Sunday, 7am to 10pm.


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