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Over 1.5 million student rooms across the US, UK, Ireland, & Australia
The world's largest student housing provider
Trusted by students in 177+ countries
24x7 personalised support, Lowest price guaranteed, No booking fee, Free cancellation
Student-certified: on Trustpilot

The world's largest student housing provider

Why should you book your student housing with us?

Finding and booking your student home can be overwhelming, and we are committed to making it safe and easy. That is why over 5 million students from over 177 countries trust us each year to find a place suitable to their needs!

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Student Accommodation Options in Darwin

Book student accommodation in Darwin with the world’s largest student housing provider. You can choose from over 375+ student rooms options in Darwin. No booking fee. Best deal guaranteed! Explore student housing options which include ensuites, studios, shared rooms, student halls and student flats that meets your budget from accommodations ranging from - AU$222 per week and get offers up to AU$50.

Get the best student accommodation in Darwin with Unilodgers as you plan to head for this vibrant, multicultural city. Home to nearly 140,000 people hailing from close to 60 countries, it is really popular among students pursuing their higher studies. With plenty of cultural, sporting, entertainment, accommodation and travel opportunities, Darwin also boasts one of the highest employment rates in Australia, making it ideal for students to find a job. The city offers international students some of Australia's finest higher education institutions. Owing to this, student accommodation in Darwin has witnessed massive growth. So, if you're looking for accommodation near Charles Darwin University, we have a plethora of options to pick from. Find hundreds of student rooms from en suites, studios, shared flats for Darwin Universities on Unilodgers. 

Here your accommodation options:

  • Shared rooms: Students share a bathroom, kitchen, and common space
  • Private rooms: Offer a personal study space and shared common kitchen and living room
  • Studio flats: Studio accommodation offers students complete privacy with a sleeping area, study space, bathroom, and kitchen
  • Entire flat: Offers a bedroom, study space, ensuite bathroom, and wardrobe

The apartments are equipped with student-friendly facilities personalised just for you! Sweat it at the gym or socialise in the common room, rooftop terraces and games room. After a long day at college, you can always come back to relax in the lounges and bond with others over a cup of coffee. Sit down and dive into your books in the private study spaces or unwind at communal spaces like the cinema rooms.

Living in Darwin as a Student

  • Cost of living: Darwin is quite a pocket-friendly city to live in for students. If you’re wondering about the living cost for students here. To give you an idea, 1 litre (1 qt.) of whole fat milk will cost around $1.24 approximately. 
  • Student-friendly locations: Casuarina and Holmes are some of the most sought after neighbourhoods in the city offering comfortable student living options.
  • Rent for students: We understand the needs of a student. Keeping that in mind, our student flats to rent in Darwin starts from AU$222 and have offers up to AU$50 to make it affordable and convenient. 

Student Life in Darwin

Bordered by desert landscape and the ocean, Darwin is a small city with a population of just 130,000. The city is known for its multicultural activities and markets, while also being a hub for students providing a plethora of opportunities to explore. You’ll love the city for its laidback lifestyle and humble atmosphere. 

  • Parks and Picnics: You can take a day tour to the National Park in Darwin. There are plenty of tours to choose from, one such is the Kakadu and Litchfield National Park tour. You can go for a bushwalk or swim in the waterfalls, discover hundreds of species of fauna that have a home here.
  • Restaurants and Cafes: With trendy new cafes and street food markets that serve up fresh food produce and delicious eateries, you’ll never run out of options. Head to Cafe Four Bird or taste some delicious coffee at The Coffee Club Cafe. You can also enjoy a hearty meal at Phat Mango or Berry Springs Tavern.
  • Markets: Mindil Beach Sunset Market is worth a visit. It opens on Thursday and Sunday evenings offering a vast variety of food stalls. You can expect anything from giant paellas, Indian Food, crepes, Vietnamese Food, Greek Food to fresh oysters and more.

For an exciting living experience in Darwin, book with Unilodgers and find a range of options to pick from!

Student Travel in Darwin

  • Buses: To use public bus transport you can purchase a Tap and Ride Card for unlimited travel in a week before your credit runs out. You can also purchase daily tickets that give you one full day of unlimited travel. 
  • Biking and Walking: Darwin is smaller in size as compared to Australia’s major cities, making walking and biking a convenient way to get around the city.

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Frequently Asked Questions


Can only students book with Unilodgers?


Students studying in a university in the city can stay and book a student accommodation in Darwin with Unilodgers. You can get tons of discounts and offers by booking student rooms with Unilodgers too.

What’s the average rent for student accommodation in Darwin?


On average, student accommodation in Darwin rents for about $164 per week. With Unilodgers, you can find discounts up to $200.

How can I find affordable student accommodation in Darwin?


To find student hostels in Darwin that have everything you want and fits your budget, you can use Unilodgers’ search filters. You can choose the type of apartment, the location, as well as the maximum rent.

Where do students live in Darwin?


Darwin has many chic, trendy neighbourhoods that are close to its many college campuses, as well as fun to live in. Some neighbourhoods great for students are Casuarina and Holmes. With great bars and joints to hang in, a huge student population, and much much more, these neighbourhoods are a cut above the rest for students.

What are the different types of student accommodations available in Darwin?


Student apartments in Darwin offer a wide range of options. You can choose shared or private rooms where you will share common spaces such as kitchens, bathrooms, and living rooms. Alternatively, if you prefer more privacy, you can opt for a studio flat. You can also find many apartments that you can share with friends.

Does Unilodgers have short-term stays in Melbourne?


Yes, some of the student accommodations on Unilodgers do offer short stays in Melbourne. You can filter these accommodations using the Tenancy Duration filter and find what you’re looking for.

Can I get a furnished student room in Darwin?


Yes, you will find furnished student rooms in Darwin. To view these rooms, choose your preference using the filters on top of the page.

What are the best student housing options near Darwin CBD?


Darwin CBD is a great place to live for those who would like to stay near the best markets and cafes in the city. One of the most popular student accommodations near the Darwin CBD is UniLodge Darwin.

Does Unilodgers have any offers on accommodation in Darwin?


Yes, we have a lot of great value deals and bonus add-ons available with our student homes in Darwin. For details, you can visit the property page and look at the offers listed.

Is there any benefit or discount/offers in group bookings?


Yes, group bookings usually have offers, discounts and cashback. To check the same please visit the individual property pages.

When should I book my student accommodation in Darwin for the tenancy starting from January next year?

If you’re looking to move into student accommodation in January, we suggest you book a student room in October- November itself.

What if I could not book a room until December last week?

If you’re unable to book a room till December, you can scroll up the page and look for available rooms on Unilodgers. We recommend you book a room as soon as you get confirmation from your university to avoid any delays.

Until when will I be able to cancel my student room booking?

Room cancellation depends on the cancellation policy of your accommodation. We suggest you check the same before you book a room at the accommodation.

What all is included in the rent?

Most accommodations include WiFi, security and bills in accommodation rent. Although, we recommend you check individual property pages for more details.

How to find accommodations that provide car parking space?

To find accommodations that provide car parking spaces, just use the filter on top or visit this link.

What’s the best mode of transportation in Darwin?

Use public bus transport you can purchase a Tap and Ride card for unlimited travel in a week before your credit runs out. You can also purchase daily tickets that give you one full day of unlimited travel. Darwin is also smaller in size as compared to Australia’s major cities, making walking and biking a convenient way to get around the city.

Do these accommodations provide WiFi to all residents?

Most accommodations provide WiFi and include the same in the rent. Although, we recommend you check the details on individual property pages before booking. 

Are these accommodations secure?


Yes, your safety at these accommodations is our topmost priority. Our accommodations make sure you stay safe indoors with 24x7 security staff and other safety features.

What anti-COVID measures are in place at student accommodations in Darwin?


Our accommodations in Darwin are taking strict precautionary measures to keep students safe from COVID infections. These measures include social distancing PPE kits for staff, the compulsion of masks and regular sanitization of common areas.

Can a virtual tour be arranged for a student apartment before booking?


Yes, you can view your apartment virtually before booking a room. To do so, you will have to mention your request in the “special needs/requests" section of the booking form. This will enable our student advisors to check with the accommodation team and request them to give you a virtual tour if possible.

Can I and my friend stay together in student accommodation in Darwin?


Yes, you can stay with your friend in student accommodation in Darwin as long as you’re both students in a university in the city. To book a shared flat, click here.

How to book a student room in Darwin on behalf of my friend?


You can book a room on behalf of a friend by scrolling on top and choosing accommodation according to their preference. If you’re still confused, just give our student advisors a call and they’ll help you book the right room for your friend.

Can my parents or guardian stay for the first few days when I arrive?


We understand you might like your parents or guardian to stay with you for the first few days. Although, every accommodation has its own set of rules for guests staying in a room and we recommend you check with them before planning for your parents or guardians to stay with you. 

How to find student living in Darwin that allow pets?


To find student accommodations in Darwin that allow pets, please visit the individual property pages.