Housing - Houston TX

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Tel: 1(713) 331-7690
E-mail: hou@ELS.edu

  • Residence provides resort-style accommodations with two (2) lounging swimming pools with poolside Wi-Fi and outdoor grill kitchens
  • Residence has a 24 hour facility.
  • Residence has Wi-Fi and a business center
  • Each apartment is fully furnished with Wi-Fi and cable, clothes washer and dryers, at door trash pick-up and private patios


Location: Homestays in the area
Room Type: Singles
Meals: 14 meals per week (breakfast and dinner).
Min Age: 18
Students younger than stated minimum might be considered upon request. Approval must first be obtained from the Center Director before confirming.
Key/Damage: None

Students are placed in single occupancy rooms and may share a bathroom with other family members or students. Travel time to/from homestays vary but generally take anywhere from 35 - 60 minutes via Houston's Metro bus system. Homestay students are responsible for their own transportation to/from ELS/Houston.

Student Residence (off campus)


Kimpton Apartments
7500 Kirby Drive
Houston, TX 77030

Room Type: Doubles
Meals: Meals not included
Min Age: 18
Key/Damage: Not required, but students are expected to sign a housing damage form indicating responsibility to pay for any damage they may cause.

ll apartments at Kimpton have been completely renovated. The property is located closer to the Language Center and is a short commute by METRO bus. The bus stop is located directly in front of the apartments.

Kimpton Apartments are located in the safe neighborhood of Braeswood/The Texas Medical Center and are a short 13.5km (11 miles) from ELS Houston.
Students will enjoy an apartment community surrounded by lavishly landscaped courtyards, manicured grounds and resort-style amenities. Nearby dining and entertainment are also just minutes away - as well as The Galleria (4th largest shopping mall in the US).

Additional amenities include:

  • Swimming pool
  • Club house
  • Fitness center
  • Sundeck/garden
  • Business center and much, much more.

All students checking into the Kimpton Apartments should e-mail our housing coordinator, Burak Irez, at Burak@houstonupscalerentals.com before arrival to let him know when to expect them. When the student(s) arrives at the airport, they must then call Burak on his cell phone at 1-713-360-9190.
Reserved by: Reserve through ELS Central Admissions at the time of the application. Housing deposit is required to reserve.