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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
Safe stays and flexible bookings + cancellations with Unilodgers Pandemic Shield. Read more
Student-certified: on Trustpilot

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Scape Carlton

Private Room/ Studio Flat

551 Swanston Street, Carlton VIC 3053, Australia Distance From University

About Scape Carlton

Book Scape Carlton student accommodation with world’s largest student housing provider. You can choose from ensuites, studios, shared rooms, and apartments. No booking fee. Best deal guaranteed. Starting at AU$369 per week. When you book Scape Carlton with Unilodgers, you get more than just a room. For starters, you get some incredible exclusive offers worth up to . Plus, and that’s some serious insta-cred. Scape Carlton is the top choice for students from around the world, and houses students from University of Melbourne and RMIT and many more of Melbourne's top universities.

The Walkthrough
Scape Carlton student accommodation is located at Swanston Street in Melbourne. You can book a room at this property at just AU$369 per week. Some of the most popular locations and major universities accessible from this property are:

We Love a Lil’ Extra
The impressive Scape Carlton building provides a safe and secure home for students with a variety of apartments that are designed with the student lifestyle in mind. There are three types of studio apartments on offer, giving students the space they need to rest and study in the comfort of their own room which comes with a kitchenette and en-suite bathroom. Adjust the heat controls, connect to the Wi-Fi, and spread out your books to work on your spacious desk. Alternatively, catch up on your reading on your double bed or take in the sweeping views of the city from your bedroom window. Enjoy Scape’s signature event calendar and meet friends in the communal lounge area. At Scape Carlton, you’ll have a year that lasts a lifetime!

  • WiFi
  • Lounge
  • Study room
  • Cinema room
  • On-site security

Know Thy Neighborhood
Nothing is too far when you live at Scape Carlton. Be it fancy tourist spots, gardens, parks or markets, you’ll have it all within a walking distance. So just put on your walking shoes, and get ready to explore!

  • Spots: Federation Square: 6-minute drive, National Gallery of Victoria- 8-minute drive, Southbank- 9-minute drive, Melbourne Cricket Ground- 7-minute drive, Melbourne Skydeck- 8-minute drive
  • Gardens: Royal Botanic Garden- 9-minute drive, Fitzroy Gardens- 5-minute drive
  • Markets and malls: Block Arcade- 5-minute drive, Royal Arcade- 5-minute drive

Wheeling Your Way around Scape Carlton
Getting around town is super easy with so many options for local transportation. When you stay at Scape Carlton, you get to access bus stops, train stations and more that will help you access all corners of the city very conveniently and at a minimal cost.

  • Bus Stop- La Trobe Street- 3-minute drive
  • Train Stop- Russell Street- 5-minute drive
  • Melbourne International Airport- 22-minute drive

Living It Up at Scape Carlton
At Scape Carlton, you get nothing but the best of student life. When you’re not busy with lectures, assignments and exams, you will have tons to do around your new student home. Be it restaurants serving the most delicious dishes from around the world, cafes serving brilliant coffee or pubs and clubs for you to party like there’s no tomorrow- you’ll have it all around Scape Carlton.

  • Restaurants: Universal Restaurant- 2-minute drive, Epocha Restaurant- 4-minute drive, De Guido La Pasta- 3- minute drive
  • Cafes: Seven Seeds Coffee Roasters- 2-minute drive, Little Bang Espresso- 3-minute walk, Coffee on Drummond- 2-minute drive
  • Pubs and Bars: The Last Jar- 4-minute drive, Loch & Key- 4-minute drive, The Shaw Davey- 5-minute drive

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Features

Close to City Centre

Close to Universities

Lounge Area

On-Site Laundry Facilities

Study lounge

Cinema Room

Communal kitchen

Wifi

Safety

Secure Door Entry

Price also includes

Electricity Bill

Heating Bill

Water Bill

Wifi

Rooms from
AU$369 Per week

Private Room(5 types to choose from)

4 Bedroom Apartment - Room
1 double bed
Ensuite Bathroom

4 Bedroom Apartment - Room is nicely built holding good storage and living space. The apartment offers private bedroom, bathroom with shared kitchen and living area. It also offers study desk & chair, kitchenette and wifi for a comfortable stay at the property.

Price AU$419/week

Move in

Move out

Total

16 Feb 2023

10 Jul 2023

AU$8,619

Stay 21 weeks

Price AU$419/week

Move in

Move out

Total

2 Feb 2023

10 Jul 2023

AU$9,457

Stay 23 weeks

Price AU$419/week

Move in

Move out

Total

19 Jan 2023

10 Jul 2023

AU$10,295

Stay 25 weeks

Price AU$389/week

Move in
19 Jan 2023

Move out
15 Feb 2024

Min. Stay 52 weeks

Price AU$429/week

Move in

Move out

Total

15 Feb 2021

14 Feb 2022

AU$22,308

Stay 52 weeks

Price AU$419/week

Move in
30 Jan 2023

Move out
3 Aug 2023

Min. Stay 26 weeks

Price AU$389/week

Move in
30 Jan 2023

Move out
31 Dec 2023

Min. Stay 48 weeks

Price AU$389/week

Move in
19 Jan 2023

Move out
15 Feb 2024

Min. Stay 52 weeks

2 Bedroom Apartment - Room
1 double bed
Ensuite Bathroom

2 Bedroom Apartment - Room is nicely built holding good storage and living space. The apartment offers private bedroom, bathroom with shared kitchen and living area. It also offers study desk & chair, kitchenette and wifi for a comfortable stay at the property.

Price AU$399/week

Move in

Move out

Total

16 Feb 2023

10 Jul 2023

AU$8,208

Stay 21 weeks

Price AU$399/week

Move in

Move out

Total

2 Feb 2023

10 Jul 2023

AU$9,006

Stay 23 weeks

Price AU$399/week

Move in

Move out

Total

19 Jan 2023

10 Jul 2023

AU$9,804

Stay 25 weeks

Price AU$369/week

Move in
19 Jan 2023

Move out
15 Feb 2024

Min. Stay 52 weeks

Price AU$429/week

Move in

Move out

Total

15 Feb 2021

14 Feb 2022

AU$22,308

Stay 52 weeks

Price AU$399/week

Move in
30 Jan 2023

Move out
3 Aug 2023

Min. Stay 26 weeks

Price AU$369/week

Move in
30 Jan 2023

Move out
31 Dec 2023

Min. Stay 48 weeks

6 Bedroom Apartment - Room
1 double bed
Ensuite Bathroom

6 Bedroom Apartment - Room is nicely built holding good storage and living space. The apartment offers private bedroom, bathroom with shared kitchen and living area. It also offers study desk & chair, kitchenette and wifi for a comfortable stay at the property.

Price AU$419/week

Move in

Move out

Total

2 Feb 2023

10 Jul 2023

AU$9,457

Stay 23 weeks

Price AU$389/week

Move in
19 Jan 2023

Move out
15 Feb 2024

Min. Stay 56 weeks

Price AU$429/week

Move in

Move out

Total

15 Feb 2021

14 Feb 2022

AU$22,308

Stay 52 weeks

Price AU$419/week

Move in
30 Jan 2023

Move out
3 Aug 2023

Min. Stay 26 weeks

Price AU$389/week

Move in
30 Jan 2023

Move out
31 Dec 2023

Min. Stay 48 weeks

6 Bedroom Apartment - Room with ensuite
1 double bed
Ensuite Bathroom

6 Bedroom Apartment - Room with ensuite is nicely built holding good storage and living space. The apartment offers private bedroom, bathroom with shared kitchen and living area. It also offers study desk & chair, kitchenette and wifi for a comfortable stay at the property.

Price AU$459/week

Move in

Move out

Total

15 Feb 2021

14 Feb 2022

AU$23,868

Stay 52 weeks

Price AU$439/week

Move in
30 Jan 2023

Move out
3 Aug 2023

Min. Stay 26 weeks

Price AU$409/week

Move in
30 Jan 2023

Move out
31 Dec 2023

Min. Stay 48 weeks

2 Bedroom Apartment - Room + City Views
1 single bed
Ensuite Bathroom

2 Bedroom Apartment - Room + City Views is nicely built holding good storage and living space. The apartment offers private bedroom, bathroom with shared kitchen and living area. It also offers study desk & chair, kitchenette and wifi for a comfortable stay at the property.

Price AU$439/week

Move in

Move out

Total

15 Feb 2021

14 Feb 2022

AU$22,828

Stay 52 weeks

Price AU$409/week

Move in
30 Jan 2023

Move out
3 Aug 2023

Min. Stay 26 weeks

Price AU$379/week

Move in
30 Jan 2023

Move out
31 Dec 2023

Min. Stay 48 weeks

Studio Flat(6 types to choose from)

Medium Studio Apartment
1 single bed
Ensuite Bathroom

Medium Studio Apartment is nicely built holding good storage and living space. The apartment offers private bedroom, bathroom, kitchen and living area. It  also offers study desk & chair, kitchenette and wifi for a comfortable stay at the property.

Price AU$519/week

Move in

Move out

Total

16 Feb 2023

10 Jul 2023

AU$10,677

Stay 21 weeks

Price AU$519/week

Move in

Move out

Total

2 Feb 2023

10 Jul 2023

AU$11,715

Stay 23 weeks

Price AU$519/week

Move in

Move out

Total

19 Jan 2023

10 Jul 2023

AU$12,753

Stay 25 weeks

Price AU$489/week

Move in
19 Jan 2023

Move out
15 Feb 2024

Min. Stay 52 weeks

Price AU$519/week

Move in
30 Jan 2023

Move out
3 Aug 2023

Min. Stay 26 weeks

Price AU$509/week

Move in

Move out

Total

15 Feb 2021

14 Feb 2022

AU$26,468

Stay 52 weeks

Price AU$489/week

Move in
30 Jan 2023

Move out
31 Dec 2023

Min. Stay 48 weeks

Studio Apartment
1 single bed
Ensuite Bathroom

Studio Apartment is nicely built holding good storage and living space. The apartment offers private bedroom, bathroom, kitchen and living area. It  also offers study desk & chair, kitchenette and wifi for a comfortable stay at the property.

Price AU$459/week

Move in

Move out

Total

16 Feb 2023

10 Jul 2023

AU$9,442

Stay 21 weeks

Price AU$459/week

Move in

Move out

Total

2 Feb 2023

10 Jul 2023

AU$10,360

Stay 23 weeks

Price AU$459/week

Move in

Move out

Total

19 Jan 2023

10 Jul 2023

AU$11,278

Stay 25 weeks

Price AU$429/week

Move in
19 Jan 2023

Move out
15 Feb 2024

Min. Stay 52 weeks

Price AU$489/week

Move in

Move out

Total

15 Feb 2021

14 Feb 2022

AU$25,428

Stay 52 weeks

Price AU$459/week

Move in
30 Jan 2023

Move out
3 Aug 2023

Min. Stay 26 weeks

Price AU$429/week

Move in
30 Jan 2023

Move out
31 Dec 2023

Min. Stay 48 weeks

Large Studio Apartment - (Queen Bed)
1 double bed
Ensuite Bathroom

Large Studio Apartment (Queen Bed) is nicely built holding good storage and living space. The apartment offers private bedroom, bathroom, kitchen and living area. It  also offers study desk & chair, kitchenette and wifi for a comfortable stay at the property.

Price AU$669/week

Move in
30 Jan 2023

Move out
3 Aug 2023

Min. Stay 26 weeks

Price AU$669/week

Move in
30 Jan 2023

Move out
31 Dec 2023

Min. Stay 48 weeks

Price AU$669/week

Move in

Move out

Total

15 Feb 2021

14 Feb 2022

AU$34,788

Stay 52 weeks

Medium Studio Apartment (Queen Bed)
1 single bed
Ensuite Bathroom

Medium Studio Apartment  (Queen Bed) is nicely built holding good storage and living space. The apartment offers private bedroom, bathroom, kitchen and living area. It  also offers study desk & chair, kitchenette and wifi for a comfortable stay at the property.

Price AU$699/week

Move in

Move out

Total

15 Feb 2021

14 Feb 2022

AU$36,348

Stay 52 weeks

Price AU$529/week

Move in
30 Jan 2023

Move out
3 Aug 2023

Min. Stay 26 weeks

Price AU$499/week

Move in
30 Jan 2023

Move out
31 Dec 2023

Min. Stay 48 weeks

Medium Studio Apartment - City Views
1 single bed
Ensuite Bathroom

Medium Studio Apartment - City Views  is nicely built holding good storage and living space. The apartment offers private bedroom, bathroom, kitchen and living area. It  also offers study desk & chair, kitchenette and wifi for a comfortable stay at the property.

Price AU$529/week

Move in
30 Jan 2023

Move out
3 Aug 2023

Min. Stay 26 weeks

Price AU$519/week

Move in

Move out

Total

15 Feb 2021

14 Feb 2022

AU$26,988

Stay 52 weeks

Price AU$499/week

Move in
30 Jan 2023

Move out
31 Dec 2023

Min. Stay 48 weeks

Studio Apartment - City Views
1 single bed
Ensuite Bathroom

Studio Apartment - City Views  is nicely built holding good storage and living space. The apartment offers private bedroom, bathroom, kitchen and living area. It  also offers study desk & chair, kitchenette and wifi for a comfortable stay at the property.

Price AU$499/week

Move in

Move out

Total

15 Feb 2021

14 Feb 2022

AU$25,948

Stay 52 weeks

Price AU$469/week

Move in
30 Jan 2023

Move out
3 Aug 2023

Min. Stay 26 weeks

Price AU$439/week

Move in
30 Jan 2023

Move out
31 Dec 2023

Min. Stay 48 weeks

Payment Info

Bond payment: The bond is equivalent to 4 weeks rent and must be paid by the time the student check in.

Holding fee: An initial holding fee of one weeks’ rent has to be made to secure the room. This payment is non-refundable and forms a part of the rent when the student checks in.

Rent payment: You can either pay fortnighly by setting up direct debit prior or upon check in or pay in 2 equal instalments, one due prior to check in and the second half way through your stay as specified on your payment schedule (only applicable to 52 week bookings).

Payment methods: The following payment methods are accepted by the property:

Debit cards (international debit cards will incur a 1.25% surcharge)

Mastercard and Visa (a 1.25% surcharge will be added)

Union Pay (1.9% surcharge will apply)

Flywire (enabling you to pay via many international methods or local bank transfer)

Bank transfer

Contact a Unilodgers specialist for more information.

Booking Info

If you need to cancel your booking with us for one of the reasons detailed below, all you need to do is email us no less than 14 days before your contract start date and the property will cancel your booking and provide a full refund of any fees paid.

The property will provide flexibility to defer or cancel if you are impacted by any of the below reasons, all you need to do is provide supporting documentation: 

Flight Cancellation/Travel Ban

If your scheduled flight is cancelled and an alternate flight is not available, or if there is a travel ban preventing travel from your country of origin or in Australia preventing you from arrival.

Visa Denied

If your visa application is rejected or the visa centre remains closed in your respective country.

Intake delay of University/Education Provider

If the start date of your course has been postponed to a later date or semester, or the university does not offer face-to-face learning.

Cancellation Policy is only available to new students with a booking commencing in Semester 1, 2023, who have not previously stayed with us at one of our Scape Group properties and are currently located outside of Australia. Please note that once your contract commences, this policy no longer applies. This policy relates to individual bookings only; group bookings are not subject to the same terms and conditions.

Contact a Unilodgers specialist for more information

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What is included in the rent?

Your stylish room, access to our vibrant communal spaces, all utility bills (i.e. electricity, water, heating) and unlimited Wi–Fi internet are all included.


Q. What facilities do you have?

Communal lounges, study areas, communal kitchen, CCTV, electronic swipe card access, cinema area, laundry access, free bike storage and outdoor courtyard.

Q. What are the tenancy lengths?

There are both 26 and 52 week contracts.

Q. What does my bond cover and when will I get it back?

The bond is registered with the appropriate state based authority and covers any damage you may cause to your room; this excludes normal wear and tear. It is refundable at the end of your stay with us as long as there are no damages, your room is left clean and there is no outstanding rent. You will receive an email when your bond is ready to be returned. 

Q. Do you allow pets?

No, pets are not allowed.

Q. Is there any curfew?

No, curfew is not available.

Q. Can I have guests overnight?

Yes, you may have guests to stay up with you for up to 7 nights.

Q. Is there a car parking?
No.
Q. Can I smoke in my room or in the building?
No, this scape building is smoke-free.

Q. Can I let my friend live in my room when i am away?
No, you must accompany your guests all the time.
 

Q. Can I take my bicycle?
Yes, bicycle storage is available.
 

Q. If I go away for university holidays, do I have to pay rent for that period?
Yes, you have to pay the rent for the entire duration of your contract.

Why book Scape Carlton with Unilodgers