learn french with a host family in montpellier

Living with a French host

Would you like to discover French culture day to day?  Just for you, we have selected hosts living within a convenient distance to the school (40 minutes maximum) who will warmly welcome you in their house or apartment.  A language stay with a French family is the best opportunity for total immersion and rapid progression in French skills.

French host with breakfast

Sharing breakfast with your hosts and  taking advantage of their recommendations for discovering Montpellier will enrich your language stay and help you to progress in French. This option lets you retain your independence and is perfect for those who want to discover Montpellier’s many restaurants where it is always a pleasure to dine. 

  • Single room accommodation
  • Breakfast with your host

Price bed and breakfast : 150€ per week.

French host with half-board

Adopt the daily rhythm of a French family and share in discussion over the dinner table with the half-board option.  

You’ll be able to practice your French with native French speakers who are always friendly and patient with their guests.  The perfect way to take advantage of our warm Montpellier evenings.

  • Single room accommodation
  • Breakfast and dinner with your host

Upon arrival, your host will give you a set of keys, make you feel at home and show you how to get to IFO.  

Price half-board : 190€ per week.

independant accommodation in Montpellier

Independent accommodations

Whether you’re coming with someone else or you just want to remain independent during your French language stay in Montpellier, we’ve selected just for you a variety of independent accommodations with trustworthy landlords, offering comfortable accommodations close to the school.   

When you enroll at IFO, you will complete a questionnaire that will allow us to pre-select accommodation options that best fit your needs.  Once you’ve made your choice, we’ll take care of booking the reservation.

Two weeks before your arrival in Montpellier, we’ll send you a confirmation with all the necessary information.  

We’ll meet you upon arrival and take your to your lodgings, showing you the easiest way to get to IFO on Monday morning.  

Between 350 and 500 euros/ 1 – 2 persons per  week 

hotel du palais montpellier

Hotel Accommodations

Just for you, we have discovered small hotels with a typically French charm that will allow you to take full advantage of your French language stay in the south of France.  Upon your arrival, we will be glad to accompany you to your hotel and to show you the way to IFO.

Hôtel le Guilhem ***

Hôtel le Guilhem, located just a few minutes’ walk from IFO in a small medieval street, will give you a warm welcome.  In the heart of the city center but in a quiet street away from the bustle of the place de la Comédie, Hôtel le Guilhem is the perfect base for exploring the Ecusson, the oldest and most lively quarter of Montpellier.  

Check the hotel’s website before contacting us and then let us take care of your reservation.


Approximately 700 euros per week


Hôtel du Palais***

Hôtel du Palais, located just 5 minutes from our school in the heart of the historic city center, has a warm, friendly atmosphere.  Enjoy breakfast on the exterior terrace overlooking the famous and picturesque place de la Canourgue. It’s the perfect place for a total immersion experience in the Montpellier lifestyle.    

Check the hotel’s website before contacting us and then let us take care of your reservation.


Approximately 700 euros per week

hotel montpellier