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With over 1.5 million student rooms, we have something to suit every preference. Studios, private rooms, shared apartments, shared rooms - we’ve got them all.
Book one of 35000+ student accommodations in Melbourne at the coastal capital of the Australian state, Victoria and home to museums that will transport you back in time. With a plethora of student housing in Melbourne near RMIT, University of Melbourne, and Monash University, you'll never run out of choices! We've got the widest range of Melbourne student houses starting at AU$148 including private flats, studios, shared flats and ensuites.
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Our desirable student accommodations in Melbourne are affordable, especially when you hear of the extravagant amenities included. Lovely, landscaped gardens? Check. Rooftop terraces to soak in the sweeping city views? Check. How about a BBQ area to flex your grilling skills and whip up a craft cocktail for your mates? Yup, we’ve got that too. And you’ll love the pools! Co-ed’s can be found chillin’ for a dip during hot summer days, recharging for the week ahead. All these extras come along with the wide range of private rooms and shareable flats, fully furnished with chic interiors at our student housing in the city. Awesome.
Weekends call for fun after a hectic week at the university. You can either hit the bars and clubs near your student residence or party with the gang at one of the trendy restaurants in the city. We won’t be surprised if our recs turn into your go-to hangouts post-lecture. Consider the above merely a teaser for what’s to come when you book your student housing in the city through Unilodgers.
So what are you waiting for? Book a room, already! Didn’t we tell you, Unilodgers will make it super-easy to find your perfect student accommodation in Melbourne!
Getting around Melbourne is easy once you find your best student accommodation in the city. No matter which mode of public transport you use, you can pay for all of them with one payment method: a myki card.
Can only students book with Unilodgers?
Yes, only students can live in student accommodations and these student homes can be booked easily from Unilodgers! Every year thousands of students book their student rooms across 177 countries with us. We make finding the right student room a simple, secure and smooth process.
What’s the average rent for student accommodation in Melbourne?
On average, accommodation in Melbourne rent for about AU$290 per week. With Unilodgers, you can find options starting at just AU$160 per week.
How can I find affordable student accommodation in Melbourne?
To find best accommodation in Melbourne that has 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 Melbourne?
Melbourne has many vibrant and lively neighbourhoods that are close to its many college campuses, as well as fun to live in. Students especially like Abbotsford, Carnegie, Hawthorne and Clayton where you can find a variety of comfortable and budget accommodation in Melbourne for rent.
What are the different types of student accommodations available in Melbourne?
Homes for rent in Melbourne 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 Melbourne furnished apartments that you can share with friends.
Does Unilodgers have short-term stays in Melbourne?
Yes, some of the student residences on Unilodgers do offer short stay 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 Melbourne?
You can easily find furnished rooms in Melbourne with Unilodgers. All you need to do is use the filter on top and choose the feature you need in your student room.
What are the best student housing options near Melbourne CBD?
The Melbourne CBD is a great place to live and allows you to be around the best restaurants, markets, and more. Some of the best housing options near Melbourne CBD are Journal Central Melbourne, 65 Elizabeth Street and 3506/33 Rose Lane. Alternatively, check out other student apartments near Melbourne CBD here.
Does Unilodgers have any offers on accommodation in Melbourne?
Yes, we have a lot of great value deals and bonus add-ons available on our budget accommodation in Melbourne. 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, you will find many discounts, offers and cashback on group bookings at various properties. To see more details, please visit the property pages.
When should I book my student accommodation in Melbourne for the tenancy starting from January next year?
We recommend you start looking for accommodations around October- November to get the best option of accommodations offering January tenancy.
What if I could not book a room until December last week?
If you were not able to book a room till December, you can browse through your options on the top of this page. Choose a room that suits you and book it as soon as you get a confirmation from your university to avoid further delays.
Until when will I be able to cancel my student room booking?
Each student accommodation has its own cancellation and booking policies. We recommend you to go through the cancellation policy of the property before you book a room.
What all is included in the rent?
Most of our student accommodations in Melbourne include utilities such as electricity, water, and gas in the rent, while some also offer WiFi and insurance at no extra cost. However, for specific rent inclusions, please refer to the property pages.
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 Melbourne?
No matter which neighbourhood you choose, Melbourne is walkable and has great 24/7 public transport. Trams operate throughout the day and offer multiple routes that criss-cross the city. You can also board Melbourne's buses and trains with the same ticket that you'll use for trams.
Do these accommodations provide WiFi to all residents?
Many of our youth hostels in Melbourne offer WiFi at no extra cost, or include it in the rent. For details, you can check the property pages.
Are these accommodations secure?
Our properties ensure your security with features like CCTV and secure door entry. Many of our student Melbourne accommodation also have on-site staff to keep you safe. You can find specific details about security features on individual property pages.
What anti-COVID measures are in place at student accommodations in Melbourne?
Many of our university housing in Melbourne are covered under Unilodgers’ Pandemic Shield, which protects you from any COVID-related uncertainties. The features of Pandemic Shield include deep cleaning, social distancing markers, temperature checks, staff PPE kits, and more. For accurate details on what Pandemic Shield facilities are offered at a particular property, you can refer to the property page. Alternatively, you can use the Pandemic Shield filter options or shortlist properties that offer the facilities you are looking for.
Can a virtual tour be arranged for a student apartment before booking?
Yes, you can view your student room virtually before booking, if the accommodation allows it. All you need to do is mention the same on the “special needs/requests" section of the booking form. This will enable our student advisors to confirm from the property if they can arrange a virtual tour for you.
Can I and my friend stay together in student accommodation in Melbourne?
Yes, if you and your friend are both students studying in one of the universities in Melbourne, you can stay together. Check out our shared room options in Melbourne here.
How to book a student room in Melbourne on behalf of my friend?
You can book a room for a friend in Melbourne by choosing their preferences on the filters on top of the page. If you still can’t find the right one, just give one of our student advisors a call and they’ll help you out.
Can my parents or guardian stay for the first few days when I arrive?
We understand that you might need help in setting up your place or your parent/guardian would like to stay after a long journey. Although, each accommodation has its own set of rules and regulations and we suggest you speak to your accommodation team for confirmation of allowance.
How to find student living in Melbourne that allow pets?
To find student accommodations in Melbourne that allow pets, please visit the individual property pages.