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Arncliffe, Sydney

John St, Mascot
3.6 mi from City Center
( 1h 11m
27m )
rooftop terrace
laundry facility
4 Room Options
Instant Booking
2 Offers
Old Canterbury Rd, Lewisham
4.5 mi from City Center
( 1h 42m
47m )
bills included
laundry facility
on-street parking
5 Room Options
Instant Booking
1 Offer
Flinders St, Darlinghurst
6.4 mi from City Center
( 2h 21m
39m )
6 Room Options
Instant Booking
1 Offer
Allen St, Pyrmont
6.3 mi from City Center
( 2h 22m
46m )
TV area
Shared lounge
2 Room Options
Instant Booking
1 Offer
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Victoria St, Potts Point
7.3 mi from City Center
( 2h 42m
34m )
bills included
5 Room Options
Instant Booking
1 Offer
Charlotte St, Ashfield
5.0 mi from City Center
( 1h 53m
50m )
Location Benefit
bills included
14 Room Options
Instant Booking
1 Offer
Carlton Cres, Summer Hill
4.2 mi from City Center
( 1h 36m
42m )
Space to Study
bills included
laundry facility
2 Room Options
Instant Booking
2 Offers
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Mountain St, Ultimo
5.5 mi from City Center
( 2h 6m
45m )
fitness centres
bills included
study area
7 Room Options
Instant Booking
1 Offer
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Wattle St, Ultimo
5.5 mi from City Center
( 2h 4m
46m )
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bills included
5 Room Options
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1 Offer
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Gibbons St, Redfern
4.7 mi from City Center
( 1h 45m
25m )
game room
laundry facility
7 Room Options
Instant Booking
5 Offers

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How can a student rent Arncliffe student accommodation?

Select, pay, and book. After making a short choice from our selection of student housing, our team of experts will offer free assistance throughout the entire booking procedure. For more information, click here.  

How much rent does a student pay for Arncliffe student accommodation?

Several factors decide student housing rent, and one of the essential aspects is location. Students can expect to pay around AU$187 to AU$1010 per week. Apart from the location, the rent also depends on the various amenities and facilities provided by the accommodation and the room’s configuration. Watch this video to know more.  

What are the best areas for students to live near Arncliffe?

No matter where you live, amber provides all the amenities necessary for successful student life. Some of the most well-liked, reasonably priced, and ethnically diverse neighbourhoods nearby include Wolli Creek, Banksia, Rockdale, Kogarah, Canterbury, and Marrickville. You must consider your budget and commute to university to choose what's ideal for you. 

How much rent will I spend on bills?

Depending on the rental, you may only have to pay the rent; however, the majority of our Arncliffe student accommodation includes all utilities. WiFi and other amenities, including a gym, game room, movie theatre, and social areas, are all included in the costs.  

Can I get discounts for Arncliffe student accommodation?

Yes, students who reserve housing in advance frequently receive good discounts and pay significantly lower rent. You can also benefit from bulk booking savings and cashback. 

Can I stay with a friend at my Arncliffe student accommodation?

You can share accommodations with friends, but depending on the resort, you might have to pay a small premium. You can choose dual occupancy studios or share an apartment. You may also be eligible for a discount if you live in a group. 

How do I pay for my Arncliffe student accommodation?

Numerous payment options are available, including debit cards or net banking. We can help you with the procedure by using our own payment portal. Here’s a video to answer your question.  

What are the different types of Arncliffe student accommodation available?

Our student housing options are classified into three major types:


A shared room is where two or more students can share a single room, washroom, kitchen, and other common spaces.

En-suite/Private room

An en-suite is where you get a private bedroom and bathroom, whereas the kitchen and living areas are shared with others.


A studio is a self-contained unit with a bedroom, a kitchen, and a private washroom. Two students may book a single studio together, subject to the policies of the accommodation provider.

You can thus make an informed decision based on your interests. You can choose between shared and private apartments depending on your budget. Watch this video to get a better idea.  

Can I view my Arncliffe student accommodation before booking?

Yes. Get in touch with one of our booking specialists, and we will set up a virtual tour for you if you’d like to arrange a viewing before making a reservation. 

Student Accomodations in Arncliffe, Sydney

Arncliffe Student Accommodation

Residents of this well-liked residential suburb 12 kilometres southwest of Sydney's central business district like the mix of established, older neighbours who have lived in the area for years and the arrival of younger professionals and families. Amber offers a wide range of options for Arncliffe accommodation. Many of the listed homes offer both shared and private accommodations, and we offer a variety of possibilities for Arncliffe accommodation. Finding and reserving Arncliffe accommodation with amber is simple.

Our search tool has made it easier for you to find the perfect student house for your needs and budget, enabling you to browse for apartments in a given city, neighbourhood, or close to a specific university. You can also sort the accommodation according to their cost and distance from the school, or let us propose the best options. You will have a fantastic home base from which to enjoy student life and the pleasures of living in Arncliffe in a cultural city when you reserve your ideal student house with us. These student accommodation in Sydney options are also close to universities such as the Centre for Continuing Education, The University of Sydney, Taylor College, Sydney Film School, the University of Tasmania, and The University of Notre Dame.

About Arncliffe

This Sydney locality, found in New South Wales, is located approximately 10 km from the capital Sydney, covering an area of 2.943 square kilometres. This area has a recorded population of 10590 residents and is within the Australian Eastern Daylight Time zone Australia/Sydney. The name Arncliffe is derived from a tiny English village of the same name in North Yorkshire. The name, written as "Arneclif" in the Domesday Book of 1086, refers to Eagle Cliff. Among the social venues in this Sydney locality are the Arncliffe RSL, Arncliffe Scots Sports & Social Club, Rowers on Cooks River, formerly the St George Rowing Club, and Kogarah Golf Club. Being a popular destination among international students, it has a growing student population, leading to the ease of students finding Arcliffe accommodation.

Best Arncliffe student accommodation

Amber provides students in and around this Sydney neighbourhood with studios, apartments, and other reasonably priced student accommodation options in Sydney. You should only choose the best when studying abroad. Amber provides luxurious en-suites, student flats and studios in this locality. Carefully picked out and built specifically for students, most of the properties have a shared or private kitchen and include several additional amenities such as gyms, game rooms, study rooms and WiFi. Conveniently located in hip neighbourhoods with plenty of cafes, restaurants, and stores, these rooms are certainly not far from several top universities in this locality. Some of amber’s top Arncliffe accommodation options include

  1. Iglu Mascot Student Accommodation, Sydney
  2. Y Suites on Gibbons, Sydney
  3. BELONG Strathfield, Sydney
  4. Western Sydney University Village Parramatta, Sydney
  5. Sydney University Village, Sydney
  6. UME Redfern, Sydney

Cost of living in Arncliffe

The cost of your Arncliffe accommodation will likely be the largest of your expenses after your college tuition. To help plan out your budget and expenses, we have provided rough estimates of a few other mandatory costs you will have to bear while living as a student in the city. Most of these estimated prices will vary depending on personal preferences but are helpful to gauge how much you could be spending.

1. Food and Groceries: AU$ 53- AU$106 /month

2. Transportation / Conveyance: AU$100-AU$200/ month

3. Internet / Mobile Tariff / Electricity: AU$ 60- AU$160 /month

4. Electricity / Gas: AU$140-AU$200

5. Clothing: AU$150-AU$450

6. Inexpensive Restaurant: AU$17 / meal

7. Mid-range Restaurant: AU$100/ meal

Student Travel in Arncliffe

The city has a well-developed public transport network that students can use to get around. To save on travel, finding Arcliffe accommodation near your university or public transport is the best way to go. Even when travelling only within Sydney's central business district and inner suburbs, public transit can be challenging. In the CBD, walking can often be quicker than taking public transportation for short distances. Applications for smartphones like Google Maps, TripView, Moovit, and Arrivo Sydney, which use real-time transit data for all forms of transportation, are highly helpful for excursions, including public transportation inside the Sydney region.

1. Bus

Buses are the most pocket-friendly mode of transport for students to use. A weekly bus pass will cost around AU$ 10 - AU$30, depending on the service. Transit Systems' bus lines 473, 420, and 420N also provide service in this Sydney locality.

2. Metro

The city also has a metro system that runs through it and is convenient for students. It runs mainly underground and has 13 different significant stations. The metro network is constantly growing, with new lines and stations being built to improve connectivity within the city.

3. Train

Trains service every station in the metropolitan area at least every 30 minutes. Peak times (7-9:30 AM and 4:30-7 PM) have more frequent and crowded trains and some express services that skip more stations. The Arncliffe train station is located on the Sydney Trains' Illawarra line.

Student Lifestyle & Living in Arncliffe

A rising star in Sydney's south, this Sydney locality may appear unassuming at first appearance, but that couldn't be further from the truth. This suburban neighbourhood, bounded to the north by Rockdale and Banksia and to the south by Wolli Creek and Sydney Airport, is a shining example of a diversified community. There are numerous ethnic restaurants, delis, and bakeries, with Wollongong Road serving some of Sydney's top Lebanese cuisine. In the nearby city of Rockdale, a wide variety of delicious (and reasonably priced) cuisines are available, including favourites from Europe and Asia as well as Macedonia, Nepal, and Serbia. Belmore Street and Wollongong Road hold several hotspots with excellent Lahm Bi Ajin and other Lebanese delicacies and staples.

Although you can give it a good go, you can’t live on bread and pastries alone, so head over to Arncliffe Food Barn on Forest Road. This sprawling grocer stocks for international eaters, with a strong line in Macedonian and Middle Eastern staples. This Sydney locality is only 20 minutes from Sydney's CBD and even less from the thriving neighbourhoods of Newtown and Erskineville, thanks to well-connected public transportation and easy access to major highways. Brighton-Le-Sands Beach's white sands and Sydney Airport are both a short distance apart. Arncliffe offers a good selection of retail establishments, and Wolli Creek and Rockdale Plaza, two more, are close by. Then there are the hiking and bike paths that crisscross the Bardwell Valley, Cooks River, and Wolli Creek, as well as the sports fields and golf course that are located in and around this Sydney locality. The best part is, you will find all of these hangout spots extremely close to your Arncliffe Sydney student accommodation.

Arncliffe Tourist Attractions

Located in Sydney, New South Wales, this Sydney locality has an excellent assortment of activities and experiences that make it well worth a visit.

1. Powerhouse Museum

2. Girrahween Park

3. Tempe House

4. Scott Marsh Mural

5. Riverine Park

6. Royal Botanic Garden

7. Darling Harbour

8. Hyde Park Barracks

Universities in Arncliffe

Finding accommodation in Arncliffe Sydney is quite easy with amber. Arncliffe is a popular student destination mainly since it is located close to several of the top universities of Sydney, such as:

1. Centre for Continuing Education

2. The University of Sydney

3. Taylor College

4. Sydney Film School

5. University of Tasmania

6. The University of Notre Dame

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