-Hotel: Relatively expensive.
-Flat: Requires a 10-month deposit (possible to negotiate for less) and involves investments in household items. The monthly rent will probably be higher than for a PG house and charges for water/gas/electricity must often be added.
-Paying-guest house: In general, the rent is lower and household items are provided. Some PG houses also offer food. Most house/flat-shares are exclusively for girls or boys. Visitors might not be allowed during the night (sometimes even during the day).