Rodolph, Nalini, and Meg are an eco-conscious family with years of experience in hospitality. Rodolph is co-hosting properties as owner & manager; he is an HR and employment law associate CIPD qualified practitioner and has been running an international recruitment agency for the last 12 years; he was a chef in the Cayman Islands and a chef consultant for 15 years, 2 of which he spent cooking for Kate Middleton and her family in Berkshire. Nalini has been an NHS registered nurse with a nursing degree and clinical site manager at Reading Hospital for the last 12 years; Nalini keeps working in various wards and keeps her skills up to date.
Their 17-year-old daughter, Meg, is an ambitious student at Kendrick grammar school in Reading, acknowledged as one of the best schools in the UK and now attending the prestigious London School of Economics and Political Science since Sept 2022, currently ranked in the top three universities in the UK; she is also working as a Math & English teacher for the last 2 years and can also provide tuition on weekends at home or online.
Their family has been police-checked and holds Enhanced DBS certificates, allowing them to work with children and vulnerable people. Nalini's cousin, a police officer for the Thames Valley Police, introduced them to the neighbourhood watch scheme, which they are now part of.
Rodolph completed Homestay Host safeguarding certification via the British Council in 2022, and they are fully insured for guests.
Located West on the official London tube map, in the business capital of the Thames Valley, their 6-bedroom homestay in Reading was beautifully refurbished in the summer of 2021 to high standards.
Reading is one of the most dynamic and prosperous towns in the UK and Europe, recognised for its entrepreneurial spirit and productivity, from Hollywood film studio to the UK's leading tech location, making it one of the best locations for economic expansion and business growth in the country!
Students who study in Reading and its surrounding will enjoy top schools, colleges and universities, riverside bars & restaurants, a lively city centre, a multicultural students community and beautiful biking paths.
With Rodolph and Nalini's vast experience in hospitality, you can be sure you'll be well-fed and well-taken care of during your stay in Reading.
School and Airport transport
Spacious Student Accommodations with 5x private bedrooms with workspaces
Fully furnished and equipped, 1 Gbps internet speed and smart TVs
Dedicated Student bathroom and toilets
Breakfast, dining and bar sitting area
Host family Guardian - Homestay Guardian:
e-bike, language courses, trips, Pub.
From 1110 € / week