Student Accommodations in East Melbourne, Melbourne

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Scape Carlton, Melbourne

Swanston St, Carlton
( 37m. 20m. 10m)
12 Room Options
3 Offers
Instant Booking
Pay In Instalment
No Visa No Pay
study area
Study Area
Games Lounge
Social Lounge
dual occupancy
bills included
Events program
Management Community
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From AU$429/ week

Scape Peel, Melbourne

Peel St, North Melbourne
( 49m. 33m. 13m)
9 Room Options
1 Offer
Instant Booking
Pay In Instalment
No Visa No Pay
Game Room
study area
Social Lounge
dual occupancy
bills included
Events program
Rooftop Lounge
Management Community
Taking 2023 Bookings-Enquire!
From AU$379/ week
Upto £500 Cashback

Scape Franklin, Melbourne

Franklin St, Melbourne
( 38m. 16m. 12m)
8 Room Options
3 Offers
Instant Booking
Pay In Instalment
No Visa No Pay
study area
Study Spaces
bills included
Communal Lounge
Communal Kitchen
State of The Art Architecture
From AU$459/ week

Campus Melbourne, Melbourne

Bell St, Preston
( 1h 47m. 36m. 21m)
2 Room Options
1 Offer
Instant Booking
No Visa No Pay
A Garden
BBQ Deck
Bean bags
free parking
85' Smart TV
dual occupancy
Fitness Studio
4 Meeting rooms
free shuttle bus
Basketball Court
Linen And Towels
High Speed WI-Fi
A Co-working Area
Blackout curtains
Friendly Community
Community Kitchens
Plenty Of Fun Events
Weekly House Keeping
Lounge And Chill Areas
weekly cleaning service
Free Shuttle Bus To CBD
The heated Swimming Pool
Yard Eatery And Swim Club
Access To Washers And Dryers
3300 Sq. M Of Common Social Space
From AU$364/ week

Carric Hostel, Melbourne

Victoria St, Melbourne
( 37m. 21m. 13m)
5 Room Options
Instant Booking
Quiet Space
Quiet Space
Clean rooms
Cooking areas
Storage units
Desk and chair
From AU$250/ week

Walsh Residence, Melbourne

Walsh St, West Melbourne
( 45m. 29m. 14m)
4 Room Options
1 Offer
Instant Booking
Pay In Instalment
Bike storage
Outdoor Deck
bills included
laundry facility
Tram and bus stops
Open Air Clotheslines
20 minutes walk to RMIT
20 minutes walk Melbourne University
Complimentary weekly cleaning in common areas
From AU$275/ week
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AU$230 - AU$5000

Carric House, Melbourne

Howard St, North Melbourne
( 44m. 35m. 12m)
5 Room Options
1 Offer
Instant Booking
Digital TVs
Board games
Lounge room
BBQ machine
Books in Lounge
laundry facility
Alfresco Terrace
Bicycle Storage Room
Entertaining lounges
Full furnished rooms
Heating In All Rooms
Cooling By Way Of Fans
Fully functional kitchen
Fully Functional Kitchen
Within the free tram zone
Laundry & Dryer facilities
Located on the edge of Melbourne CBD
Just opposite to Queen Victoria Market
Private Food Lockers With Crockery Items
From AU$275/ week

Bouverie Residence, Melbourne

Bouverie St, Carlton
( 36m. 22m. 11m)
5 Room Options
1 Offer
Instant Booking
Pay In Instalment
Bike Storage
bills included
Rooftop Terrace
laundry facility
Open Air Clothesline
24/7 Fully Equipped Gym
From AU$285/ week

Scape Melbourne Central, Melbourne

La Trobe St, Melbourne
( 39m. 14m. 12m)
6 Room Options
Instant Booking
Pay In Instalment
No Visa No Pay
Game Room
study area
Shared lounge
Events program
Rooftop Cinema
laundry facility
Management Community
Taking 2023 Bookings-Enquire!
From AU$339/ week

Scape Victoria Street, Melbourne

Victoria St, Melbourne
( 29m. 21m. 8m)
7 Room Options
3 Offers
Instant Booking
Pay In Instalment
No Visa No Pay
Events Program
Rooftop Terrace
Resident Lounge
breakfast included
All-inclusive food offering
From AU$609/ week
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How can a student rent student accommodation in East Melbourne?

Select, pay, and book. After you shortlist from our catalogue of more than 5000+ rooms in East Melbourne, you will be provided free service throughout the entire process from our experienced team. You can contact us for any further queries and guidance, and we'd be happy to assist you.  

How much rent does a student pay for student accommodation in East Melbourne?

Several factors decide student accommodation in East Melbourne’s rent, and location is one of the essential aspects.

What is the most affordable rent I can pay for student accommodation in East Melbourne?

Unilodge @ Melbourne offers the best accommodation for a reasonable price while providing you with a decent range of facilities. You can check out more affordable student accommodations in East Melbourne here.

When should I book my student accommodation in East Melbourne for the September intake?

Usually, 6 months before is the ideal time to book your student accommodation in East Melbourne. Most of these accommodations start their intake in February but will let you book rooms at the last moment if they have available rooms. But booking earlier will be the best bargain because the more you wait, the more you pay.  

How much money will I spend on bills?

This depends on the property you rent, but most of our student properties in East Melbourne have bills included, so you'll only have to pay the rent and nothing else. The bills include WiFi and other facilities such as a gym, gaming room, cinema room, and other shared spaces. For more information, get in touch with our team of experts.  

Can I get discounts for student accommodation in East Melbourne?

Yes, students who book early often get good discounts and pay much less rent for their accommodation. You can also leverage the discounts and cashback from group bookings.  

Can I stay with a friend at my student accommodation in East Melbourne?

Yes, you can share student accommodation with your friends, but depending on the property, you may be imposed with a minimal extra charge. You can share an apartment or opt for dual occupancy studios. Living in groups might earn you a discount as well.  

Can I get furnished student accommodation in East Melbourne?

Yes, all student accommodations are fully furnished.  

How do I pay for my student accommodation in East Melbourne?

You can pay via numerous modes, including net banking or debit cards. We also have our payment portal, where we can assist you with the process. 

Can I view my student accommodation in East Melbourne before booking?

Yes. If you wish to schedule a viewing before booking a property, contact our booking experts, and we will arrange a virtual tour for you. 

What are the different types of student accommodation in East Melbourne?

3 major configurations classify our Student accommodation options:

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

Studios: 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.

Student Accomodations in East Melbourne, Melbourne

East Melbourne student accommodation

Finding perfect student accommodation in East Melbourne can be time-consuming but is not difficult. With amber, students can find perfect student accommodation in East Melbourne according to their preferences and needs. With 24/7 student services provided by amber, this time-consuming task becomes easy and hassle-free. You can find many comfortable and affordable student accommodation options in East Melbourne at reasonable prices. Amber's student accommodations in East Melbourne are built with the requirements and uber comfort of the students kept in mind. Student accommodations in East Melbourne are divided between resident halls, private and shared rooms, en-suites and non-en-suites.

Moreover, the student housing options include budget-friendly to luxe studios, shared apartments, suits and non-en-suites with all the utilities included in the rent. Everyone can find something according to their preferences and needs. Some of the amber-recommended student housing options are Scape Melbourne Central, Carric House, Unilodge @ 550 Lygon, Unilodge on Cobden, and Dwell Village.

About East Melbourne

A small portion of inner Melbourne called East Melbourne is situated between Richmond and the Central Business District. Its general boundaries are Brunton Avenue, Punt Road/Hoddle Street, Spring Street, and Victoria Parade. East Melbourne, one of Melbourne's earliest suburbs, has long been the location of numerous important governmental, medical, and religious institutions, including the Victoria State Government and the Parliament of Victoria. One of Melbourne's original suburbs was East Melbourne. Robert Hoddle, a surveyor, initially devised a plan for it in 1837, but it wasn't settled until 1840, sometime after its neighbours Fitzroy and Collingwood. Due to East Melbourne's close proximity to the city, its compact size, and its comparatively unspoiled streetscapes, its real estate is pricey and in high demand. Many well-known Melbourne landmarks can be found in East Melbourne. Treasury Place is well-known for the government structures there, including Parliament House of Victoria on Spring Street. St. Patrick's Cathedral, Catholic Theological College, and numerous other previous religious structures that now serve mixed uses are located in the neighbourhood of Cathedral Place.

Best student accommodations in East Melbourne

This area provides students with comfortable and budget-friendly student accommodation options. The student accommodations in East Melbourne are built with the comfort and needs of students in mind. Here is a list of some of the best-recommended student accommodations in and near East Melbourne.

  1. Scape Berkeley One
  2. Student Village
  3. Lincoln House
  4. Scape Swanston
  5. Student Living- 570 Lygon
  6. Unilodge on Flinders
  7. Scape Peel
  8. University Square
  9. Scape Queensberry
  10. Scape Berkeley 2

Cost of living in East Melbourne

The benefits of student housing in Melbourne are significant. Although the cost of living in this city may be high, smart preparation and assessment can assist them in avoiding incurring additional Australian dollar costs. It is advised that students set aside between AU$2,500 and AU$5,000 per month for all living expenses and other personal expenses.

1. Food:  AU$100-AU$150 per week

2. Gas and Electricity: AU$150-AU$250 per week

3. Internet and Mobile Phone: AU$70-AU$100 per month

4. Dinner at a restaurant: AU$60-AU$120 one time

5. Laundry: AU$15-AU$50 per week

6. Clothing: AU$100-AU$1000 per month

7. Travel (buses and trains): AU$150-AU$300 per month

8. Movie Ticket: AU$40-80 per month

Student Travel in East Melbourne

This city offers a variety of transportation alternatives, making commuting and living as a student simple and convenient. Travelling to any part of the city is hassle-free for residents and students because of the well-connected and extensive transit infrastructure of trains, buses, and taxis. Additionally, the cost of driving is far less expensive than in other cities. For a simpler journey, students can purchase railcards and a student travel pass.

1. Bus: The accessibility of this service makes it convenient for students to travel. The concessionary cost is AU$2.25, and the standard bus fare is AU$5.

2. Rail: Most of Melbourne's 218 suburban stations—located along 16 lines—are subway stops. Flinders Street Station is the busiest train hub in all of Australia, a well-known landmark and gathering spot in Melbourne. A concession, elderly, or kid myki costs AU$3, while a full-fare myki card costs.

3. Cycle: Students can also choose to cycle their way in and around their way in East Melbourne.

4. Taxi: Taxis are the most efficient mode of transport to travel around the city. You have the liberty of fetching a cab or booking a taxi through applications like Uber. Additionally, you get privacy and reach your destination on time. But keep in mind that will all these perks, it also isn't cost-efficient.

Student Lifestyle and Living in East Melbourne

There is a reason why Melbourne is considered the most livable city in the world. Melbourne, the energetic capital of Victoria, Australia, is well-known for its multiculturalism, international vibe, and burgeoning art and culinary sectors. It is widely regarded as the world's sporting capital and the cultural centre of Australia. Students do not need to be concerned about relaxing after a long week. Melbourne's student population is diverse, and the city is home to several active and energetic areas. Melbourne welcomes a large number of students from all over the world, giving students the chance to network and gain more cultural awareness. Melbourne is renowned for its live music and comedy scenes.  Among the city's prominent cultural institutions are the National Gallery of Victoria, the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI), and the Melbourne Museum. In addition, the city often stages exciting festivals like the Melbourne International Comedy Festival and the Melbourne Fringe Festival. Melbourne unquestionably has some of the best cuisines in Australia. You'll have a tonne of options because so many individuals now call the city home. Whether you purchase food from a food truck, market stall, or upscale restaurant, the quality is outstanding. The decision of where to go will be your toughest challenge. Red Spice Road, Lake House, and Chin Chin are just a few of Melbourne's top eateries that serve mouth-watering cuisine if you want exquisite dining. If one is looking for a place to unwind with some cocktails and live music, The Toff in Town and Prince Bandroomise are two recommended establishments.

East Melbourne tourist attractions

There are many things to do and places to see for students to discover in and around this area. Students can take the bus or train to some popular restaurants or cafes. Additionally, they can go to some famous museums and galleries. The following are some of the must-see sights in and near East Melbourne:

  1. Melbourne Cricket Ground
  2. Melbourne Museum
  3. National Gallery of Victoria
  4. Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria
  5. Fitzroy Gardens
  6. Shrine of Remembrance
  7. Royal Exhibition Building
  8. Fed Square
  9. Cook’s Cottage

Universities in East Melbourne

Many notable and prestigious universities in and around East Melbourne offer students various degrees and courses. Some of the universities are listed below.

  1. Oxley Christian College
  2. Torrens University Australia
  3. University of Melbourne
  4. Australian Catholic University Melbourne Campus
  5. RMIT University Melbourne
  6. South Cross University Melbourne

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