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UniLodge Darwin, Darwin
2 Bedroom Multi Share Apartment External (With View) - Bedroom
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UniLodge Darwin, Darwin

Dripstone Rd, Casuarina, 0810, Australia
0 mi from City Center
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Study Rooms
Bicycle storage
Security Cameras

About the Property

Darwin is a hotspot for students in Australia, and finding student accommodations in Darwin can be daunting! With so many options to choose from, UniLodge Darwin is the goldmine that you are searching for!

UniLodge Darwin provides you with a wide range of studios and shared apartments to choose from, with all the necessary amenities you will need and even more! UniLodge Darwin is located in one of the best neighbourhoods in the city. You are also close to the renowned university, Charles Darwin University (an 18-minute drive). You will also be able to experience everything that Darwin has to offer from this lovely neighbourhood!

You will be living in the lovely neighbourhood of Casuarina in the city of Darwin. The area is lovely since it is home to the largest shopping centre in the Northern Territory, called Casuarina Square, which attracts students throughout the city! Darwin is a choice for many students due to simple reasons! The city has a lower cost of living than other cities in Australia, like Perth and Sydney. The city is also home to various universities, like Charles Darwin University, Menzies School of Health Research, and the Australian Centre for Indigenous Knowledge and Education, which attract students from all over the globe, which makes it a vibrant city with a diverse community. You will surely meet someone from a new country every time you step out of your Darwin student accommodation! The city is also safe for students with a low crime rate which allows students to experience the city to the fullest! Darwin also has various beaches, national parks, and wildlife reserves that you can visit during your free time to enjoy your day with your mates. The city also has a laid-back vibe which is refreshing from the hustle and bustle of Australia's major cities, like Sydney and Adelaide.


UniLodge Darwin has many amenities that you need and a few you didn't even know you would require! Every studio room and shared apartment in this Darwin student accommodation comes with a comfortable bed, a desk to study hard, and an air conditioner is also available! There are bookshelves to keep yourself organised and neat. There is a kitchenette available to cook some delicious food!

You will find a vending machine out of your student accommodation in Darwin to grab a bite if you are not in the mood to cook. You can relax in the common area, watch some TV or head to watch the new blockbuster movie in the cinema room, or play games like pool, table tennis, and much more! You can organise a group study session in the study room or head to the library to study in peace. You can even make barbecues in the outdoor BBQ area. There is also a laundry facility with ironing, which you can easily use. There is also a printing service, so you won't have to worry about your notes. Regarding security, you will have access through the Darwin student accommodation with security cameras monitoring throughout UniLodge Darwin with an after-hours emergency staff!

Location and What's Hot?

Living at UniLodge Darwin means living close to Charles Darwin University, you will also be able to travel to the university easily by using public transportation! The city of Darwin and the neighbourhood of Casuarina are filled with various restaurants to eat your fill at, clubs to dance your heart out, cafes to grab a cup of coffee, parks to relax, and so much more! While living at UniLodge Darwin, you can be sure that no day will be boring with the things you can do in the city! 

If you are bored, you can head out to the largest shopping mall in the Northern Territory, Casuarina Square, where you will surely be entertained. If you are hungry and not in the mood to cook, you can head out to the various restaurants around this Darwin student accommodation, like Thai Thai, for some great Thai food; Taste Of Viet, where you will find lovely Vietnamese food; Yummy Noodle, for some great Chinese food; and Grill'd Casuarina, for some juicy burgers! After eating your fill, you can hop on a bus from UniLodge Darwin and visit the various attractions in the city, like the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin Waterfront Precinct, Crocosaurus Cove, George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens, and many more! 

On the weekends, you can even head out to the various beaches in the city and sit back and relax and enjoy the sea; Darwin's beaches include Mindil Beach, Casuarina Beach, and Lameroo Beach. After a long day, you can visit the many bars and pubs in the city, like Hibiscus Tavern, Casuarina All Sports Club, Dollys Bar, and Breezes Bar & Bistro. UniLodeDarwin's unique location makes it one of the best student accommodations in Darwin.


Darwin has a great transportation network which allows you to travel from UniLodge Darwin to other parts of the city with ease. You can use the bus service, which will cost you AU$3, and you can use the bus services for 3 hours without paying any more money! You can even get a concession if you have a valid student ID card. Travelling from UniLodge Darwin will be easy due to its proximity to many stops! Travelling around the city will not be an issue as Casuarina Interchange Bus stop is just a 7-minute walk, and Darwin Passenger Rail Train Station is just a 21-minute drive from the property. Which makes UniLodge Darwin student accommodation one of the best there is!

What will you get

Bills Included


Common Amenities

Bicycle Storage
Outdoor BBQ areas
Pool Table and Tennis Table
Laundry room with ironing facilities
Coin or card operated laundry
Multilingual staff

Cancellation Policies (4)

  • Cooling off period
    Free booking cancellation in stipulated time
  • Early termination
    Termination of the tenancy contract before the end date
  • Travel restrictions
    Delay in arrival or travel-related restrictions

Payment Policies (2)

  • Security deposit
    Deposit property holds during the tenure
  • Guarantor requirement
    Guarantor requirements and policy.

Frequently Asked Questions

Does this property have an Application fee?

No. Sorry, the RTA does not permit charging tenants a fee for processing an application

Is an advanced payment required?

Yes. To secure an apartment, the Tenant must pay a Security Deposit equivalent to 4 weeks rent. Prices vary depending on the room type.

Is there a cancellation fee once I have secured an apartment?

Yes cancellations with less than 2 weeks’ notice will incur a cancellation fee equal to 2 weeks rent.

Are car parking spaces available?

Car parking is available but spaces are limited. Bicycles are parked in a secure bike store room with camera surveillance.

Do I need to pay a departure clean fee?

Yes - The departure clean fee is $150 per room.

If I wanted to break my lease, what are the costs associated with this?

A signed contract is a legal commitment and not to be taken lightly. Therefore, there are serious penalties if you choose to end your lease early. For starters, your responsibility to pay rent continues until the rental contract ends or a new renter is found. Penalties also include advertising costs, and lease break fees. The decision to lease break could also prove damaging to your credit rating and rental record.

What utility costs am I responsible for?

Utility charges are included in your rent.

Who is the internet provider and how much do I have?

Unlimited internet is included in weekly rent for lease agreements that are 6 months or longer. The internet provider is Vostronet.

Do I need a mattress protector?

A FREE mattress protector is provided for you at commencement.

Do I need to organise my own Contents Insurance?

Yes, you will need to select an insurance provider that best suits your needs. This is not included in your rent.

Where can I find resources to manage my health and wellbeing?

The accommodation has listed a number of resources on our Student Health and Wellbeing page.

What are your check-in times and days?

Residents may check-in Monday to Friday from 2pm to 4pm (except public holidays).

Do you offer after hours check-in?

Yes - by prior appointment.

What is the process for arranging an after hours check-in?

Please email reception at least five working days before the arrival/check-in date. Upon arrival, please call from the intercom located on the left side of the entry door and follow instructions. Our after-hours staff will come down to assist you.

What else do I need to do if I checked-in after hours?

In order to have access to an after-hours room key, the resident will need to sign the Occupancy Agreement. The resident will have access to the room until the next working day at which point the resident must-see reception to finalise all remaining paperwork.

Do you accept couples?

We accept couples at this accommodation if at least 1 resident is a currently enrolled student studying at any tertiary level institution in the Darwin region. Couples will be assessed for NRAS to ensure they meet the required limits for two adults within the one dwelling.

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Student Accomodations in Darwin

Darwin Student Accommodation

Darwin is a beautiful, student-friendly city, welcoming thousands of international students annually. Amber offers a range of options for Darwin student accommodation so that students can begin their housing search quickly. These Darwin student housing options are located close to several universities that are located both within Darwin as well as those in the surrounding cities. With a simple three-step booking process, we make booking your Darwin student housing as simple as possible. We have a wide range of options where you can browse through a selection of luxurious, budget-friendly and fully furnished student accommodations. On our website, you can find studios, en suites, non-en suites, and student flats options for various Darwin student apartments. Many Darwin student housing options offer various utilities and amenities, like swimming pools, rooftop terraces, 24x7 building security, games rooms, cinema rooms and study lounges. Students who are looking for short-term rentals can also exploit these amazing options for Darwin student accommodation!

About Darwin

Capital of Australia’s Northern Territory, Darwin is achieve port city. Located on a low peninsula and has a popular waterfront with several beaches and green spaces, including the Bicentennial Park. Darwin also operates as the gateway to the large Kakadu National Park. If you’re in search for interesting nautical history, you can check out Darwin’s Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, which displays an impressive collection of seafaring vessels in addition to Southeast Asian and Pacific art. John Stokes, a surveyor on the HMS Beagle, founded in 1839 and named it after Charles Darwin, the famous British naturalist.

At Darwin, you’ll find everything right from Asian food markets to sunset cruises and open-air movies. If you’re someone who enjoys outdoor adventure, Darwin might just be the perfect study destination for you! With rich Aboriginal cultures and crocodile encounters, you’ll never have a dull day during your stay in Darwin. The city even has several pieces of Aboriginal art on display throughout the city’s museums, galleries and even streetscapes. Since this city is located quite close to Asia, you’re bound to find strong Asian influences on the food and markets.

Best Student Accommodation in Darwin

With many famous universities, many students flock to the city to pursue their dreams and careers. Finding Darwin student accommodation can become a daunting task for many. Amber helps you find the best Darwin student accommodation in three easy steps: picking, booking and paying. We make the tiresome and lengthy process of booking student accommodation as easy as pie. Amber offers purpose-built studios, flats, and other affordable Darwin student accommodation. When planning to move to the Northern Territory in Australia, students should look for Dawin student accommodation that’s located close to their university. Students can easily do this using the sorting feature. Let’s take a look at some of the best Darwin student accommodation options available:

1. UniLodge Darwin: Located on Dripstone Road, you can pick from a variety of 4 bedroom apartments, 2 bedroom multi-share apartments, and a range of studios, close to Charles Darwin University. No matter which option you choose, you get fully-furnished air-conditioned rooms which come with several room amenities. And that’s not all! You even get access to a selection of common amenities such as outdoor BBQ areas, pool table, tennis table, laundry room, library/reading room, and a theatre/cinema room.

Cost of Living in Darwin

Darwin is among the more inexpensive big cities in Australia for students to live in, and careful budgeting will enable you to stretch your dollars further. Remember that this is an estimate, and the actual prices may vary. The expenses can be reduced significantly by utilizing the student university ID wherever applicable.

1. Accommodation: AU$170 -AU$250 per week

2. Food and groceries: AU$40 - AU$100  per week

3. Travel: AU$10 - AU$50  per month

4. Phone plan: AU$30 - AU$60 per month

5. Clothes: AU$60 - AU$140 per month

6. Leisure: AU$30 - AU$60 per month

Student Travel in Darwin

Even though Darwin is the smallest of Australia's major cities, there are still several ways to get around, including buses, cars, bicycles, and foot. How to navigate Darwin like a local is shown here. The Darwin public bus system is well connected to all our student accommodations near Charles Darwin University and all of the city's key attractions. Students can easily acquire a discounted Tap and Ride card, which can be used on buses.

1. Bus: The NT Department of Transport operates consistent bus services between Alice Springs, Palmerston, and Darwin. Students at CDU are eligible for the bus travel discount seven days a week. The bus driver must see your student ID card. International university students are not eligible for the discounted ticket. The Casuarina Shopping Center, Palmerston interchange, and Darwin interchange are home to the main bus interchanges. To use Darwin's public bus network, students can buy a Tap and Ride card or single tickets on board (cash only). Once they have the Tap and Ride card, it can be used for 10 bus rides or seven days of limitless travel before its credit expires. Students can  Tap the card on the reader when they get on the bus to begin the ride.

2. Cycling: You can also explore local parts of the city via cycling. Darwin’s streets are lined with cycle paths to make it easier for cyclists to get around the city. Students can even rent bikes to make their commute easier.

3. Train: When travelling to nearby cities or towns, you might want to opt for a train instead of other means of transport. This is a convenient and reliable way of getting around, and luckily for students, Darwin is well-connected by rail networks.

Student Living & Lifestyle in Darwin

Darwin is one of the world's most bustling cities. As a result, it is able to capture students' interest as soon as they enter this welcoming and friendly environment. The student experience in this city is rich in cultural diversity and art. Students of Charles Darwin University will also get the chance to participate in diverse student activities, including student-led organisations, art societies, sports and health clubs, and music and theatre ensembles and is exciting and charming at all times. There is plenty for students to do in this city apart from academics.

The city’s streets are lined with restaurants and cafes offering a variety of cuisines that can satisfy your cravings. As mentioned earlier, you’ll find plenty of Asian restaurants and markets throughout the city. Darwin is also home to some amazing tourist attractions that help you explore the city and get to know its history better. You can visit the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory to learn more about the region’s culture and history. Stroll through the Mindil Markets for some authentic local food. Beat the heat with a dip in the Darwin City Lagoon or the Wave Pool. Seek out crocodiles on the Jumping Croc Cruise or visit the Crocosaurus Cove.

Darwin Tourist Attractions

There are many things in the city for tourists and students to enjoy. It is renowned for its unspoiled scenic beauty, vibrant cities, welcoming residents, and active outdoor lifestyle. Some must-visit attractions near Darvin university are:

1. Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory

2. Mindil Beach

3. Crocosaurus Cove

4. Berry Springs Nature Park

5. Wave Lagoon

6. Chinese Temple and Museum

7. George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens

Universities in Darwin

Darwin is home to one of the best universities in the area, and amber’s Darwin student accommodations are located close to plenty of renowned universities nearby.

1. Charles Darwin University

2. University of South Australia (Mawson Lakes Campus)

3. Australian Catholic University

4. University of South Australia

5. The University of Adelaide

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