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Y Suites on Gibbons, Sydney

Gibbons St, Redfern, 2016, Australia
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About the Property

Located at Gibbons St Redfern, Australia, Y Suites on Gibbons, 2016, is a premier choice for student accommodation in the heart of Sydney's vibrant suburb of Redfern. This sought-after property offers a range of living options, including ensuites and studios. Ideal for students, Y Suites on Gibbons Sydney is conveniently situated near top educational institutions such as The University of Notre Dame, Sydney Film School, and the University of Technology, making it an ideal residence for students seeking proximity to their campuses.

Sydney in New South Wales, known for its iconic landmarks and strong educational framework, is an exceptional city for students who choose to live at Y Suites on Gibbons. With its rich history, diverse culture, and bustling student population, Sydney consistently ranks as a top destination for higher education. Famously photogenic, Sydney is Australia's largest city and the capital of New South Wales, the country's most visited state. Originally the traditional land of the Gadigal people of the Eora Aboriginal Nation, Sydney began as a British penal colony in 1788 and grew into a thriving port city. Sydney boasts iconic attractions like the Sydney Opera House, with its unique white "sails," and the Sydney Harbour Bridge, affectionately called the "coat hanger." But there's much more to discover in this stunning waterside metropolis. With a moderate climate and numerous beaches and parks, Sydney is ideal for outdoor activities.

Sydney's love affair with artisan coffee means you can easily find a perfect brew. Some say the flat white (espresso with steamed milk and a thin layer of cream) originated here. Although undergoing redevelopment to become Australia's top seafood destination, the Sydney Fish Market (set to reopen in 2024) remains operational. It features seafood retailers, restaurants, and cooking classes. Y Suites Sydney ensures a comfortable and convenient living experience, complete with modern amenities like fully furnished rooms and high-speed Wifi. Living in Y Suites Gibbons not only means easy access to numerous universities but also immersing oneself in the dynamic mix of history, art, and culture that characterises Sydney.


Discover the quintessential modern living experience at Y Suites on Gibbons Sydney student accommodation, where the buzz of Redfern meets the dynamic Sydney student lifestyle. Every corner of this Sydney student accommodation is designed with the comfort and convenience of students in mind. It offers a range of ensuites and studios. The well-appointed rooms at Y Suites on Gibbons offer a comfortable and convenient living experience for students. Each room features a cozy king single bed, ensuring a restful night's sleep. Unlimited high-speed Wi-Fi keeps students connected for studying or entertainment, while a dedicated study area provides a conducive space for focused work. Large storage spaces, such as wardrobes and shelves, offer ample room to keep belongings organised. Thoughtful additions like USB charging ports and full-length mirrors cater to modern needs. The kitchenette area is equipped with a fridge, microwave oven, induction cooker, rangehood, pantry & sink, allowing students to prepare meals effortlessly. The en-suite bathroom, complete with a shower, offers privacy and convenience.

Y Suites Sydney also offers an impressive array of common amenities designed to enhance the overall living experience for its residents. Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy the BBQ pits and secured bike storage facilities, while indoor entertainment options include a cinema, games area, pool table, and table tennis table. For fitness and wellness, the accommodation boasts a fully-equipped gym, dance/yoga studio, and a music room. Communal spaces such as the laundry room, communal kitchen and dining area, and multi-purpose rooms foster a sense of community and provide spaces for socialising and collaborative activities. The accommodation also features dedicated study areas and unlimited high-speed Wi-Fi, ensuring a conducive environment for academic pursuits. Convenience is prioritised with a digital parcel management system and an on-site cafe. Outdoor spaces like the terrace offer a refreshing retreat. With such a comprehensive range of amenities, Y Suites on Gibbons Sydney aims to create a vibrant and well-rounded living experience for its residents, catering to their diverse needs and interests.

Location and What's Hot?

Located at the bustling heart of Redfern, Y Suites on Gibbons Sydney offers students a dynamic urban experience. With the iconic University of Sydney just outside your door, your academic pursuits are well-catered for. For those studying at the University of Technology or the University of Notre Dame, the proximity to these institutions is a significant boon, making your daily commute a breeze. When it comes to leisure and lifestyle, students of Y Suites Sydney are spoilt for choice. Savour the culinary delights at vibrant restaurants such as Flyover Fritterie, RaRa, and Ciccone & Sons, or enjoy a leisurely brunch at the cosy Seventhwave Coffee & Tea or Saint Germain Patisserie. For those keen on live music and a festive atmosphere, bars like The Bearded Tit, Atomic Brewery, and The Noble Hops are perfect spots to unwind.

If you prefer a tranquil park setting, Prince Alfred Park is ideal for a picnic or a study break beneath the trees. Essentials like grocery shopping are easily covered, with Romeo's Food Hall IGA and Woolworths Redfern Station just a short walk away. The nearby Surry Hills Shopping Village caters to all your retail needs. In case of any medical emergencies, the accommodation is also conveniently close to healthcare facilities like Redfern Health Centre. For culture enthusiasts, the proximity to landmarks such as the White Rabbit Gallery and the Carriageworks cultural hub means that inspiration is never far away. For panoramic views of the city skyline, the Sydney Tower Eye provides a breathtaking vantage point from its observation deck. Nature enthusiasts can immerse themselves in the wonders of Australia's unique flora and fauna at the WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo and the tranquil Royal Botanic Garden Sydney. Darling Harbour, a vibrant waterfront precinct, offers a diverse range of dining, entertainment, and shopping options, while the SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium allows visitors to explore the mesmerising underwater world. Experience the city's heartbeat at Y Suites on Gibbons Sydney accommodation, where every convenience is just around the corner, offering the perfect combination of study and urban lifestyle.


Living at Y Suites on Gibbons Sydney ensures that connectivity across the city is incredibly convenient for students. The strategic location offers access to myriad public transport options mere moments away. Students residing at this Sydney student accommodation can easily catch a ride from the Redfern railway station to reach educational institutions or explore the city. When it's time to unwind and visit local attractions, the nearby bus stops, including Redfern Station, Gibbons St, Stand B and Redfern Station, Regent St, Stand C, allow for easy travel to Sydney's bustling hotspots. Those favouring eco-friendly transit will appreciate the proximity to bike-share services, complementing the connectivity offered by Y Suites on Gibbons. The array of transport options ensures that no part of Sydney is out of reach, making life here both comfortable and convenient.

What will you get

Your Rent Include

Unlimited High Speed Wi-Fi

Common Amenities

BBQ Pits
Secured Bike Storage
Common Laundry Room
Communal Kitchen & Dining
Dance/Yoga Studio

Cancellation Policies (3)

  • Cooling Off Period
    This property does not offer cooling-off period.
  • No Visa No Pay
    This property allows cancellation due to visa rejection.
  • Deferring Studies
    This property doesn’t allow cancellation due to deferring studies.

Payment Policies (5)

  • Booking Deposit
    This property requires booking deposit.
  • Security Deposit
    This property requires security deposit.
  • Mode Of Payment
    Payment via easy transaction modes.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much is the deposit?

To secure an apartment, the Tenant must pay 2 weeks of advance rent. The 2 weeks of advance rent will go towards the initial rent payment. This payment is non-refundable.

How much bond/security deposit do I have to pay?

Depending on the property and room type, the bond amount you pay is different. Security Deposit amount equals to Four (4) weeks of rent Once paid, the bond amount will be lodged with the relevant state’s Rental Tenancy Bond Authority. The bond will be held until after you depart from the property. The bond will be returned to you, less any amounts owed to property (including but not limited to rent arrears, departure cleaning or damages done to the leased apartment).

Do I have to be a student to stay at property?

Yes, only students are allowed to stay at property. They are a Purpose-Built Student Accommodation. They welcome all students to stay with them, even if you are doing an internship/placement year or part time course.

I would like to have a room tour before making my booking. How do I arrange for a visit?

Currently, they only offer physical tours on-site.

As a disabled person, I have specific requirements for my living needs. Is property able to cater to this?

They make every effort to ensure that their accommodation is accessible and inclusive for all including persons with disabilities. If you have any specific accessibility requirements, please specify it in your booking and be as detailed as possible so that they can assign a room with accessibility fittings for you.

I have a temporary guest who would like to stay with me. What should I do?

If you are staying in a studio apartment and have a temporary guest, they can stay up to three (3) nights for free. Kindly inform their front desk in advance and have the guest register at our reception as part of their security measures. If the guest is looking to stay for more than three (3) nights, contact to management Do note that they are unable to accommodate additional guests for non-studio apartments.

I have a guest who would like to stay with me throughout my lease. What should I do?

The rates indicated on the website are for per week and per person. You can indicate in your booking process that you wish to add an additional occupant (sharer). The additional sharer is required to pay $49/week for rental. Do note that the additional occupant (sharer) needs to be a student.

Does property accommodate a family?

They are a Purpose-Built Student Accommodation. Its environment and facilities are specially designed for students. Hence, they are unable to accept family stays.

I am under 18 years old. Am I allowed to stay at property?

The minimum age to stay at property is 18 years old. Their properties are currently not approved to take in any students under 18 years old.

How do I check in after business hours?

Enquire them at least 2 working days in advance via email should you wish to check in after business hours or on Public Holidays. Their business hours: Monday to Friday, 9.00 am – 5.30 pm.

What do I need to do before my arrival?

They require you to submit your identification documents, certificate of enrolment and student visa on their guest portal. Refer to your What’s Next email for all necessary actions.

Do I need to organise my own Contents Insurance?

They currently do not offer Contents Insurance and it is not included in your rental. However, it is highly recommended that you apply for it.

What does the rent cover?

The rent covers: 1. Unlimited high-speed Wi-Fi internet 2. All utility bills including electricity, water and gas 3. Usage of all communal facilities 4. Events provided for their residents The rent is not inclusive of laundry. There is a launderette in the property and it is AUD$4 per wash / dry cycle.

What does the room include?

In-room provisions include: 1. Bed and Mattress 2. Mattress Protector & Shower Curtain (Chargeable) 3. Chair and study desk 3. Air-conditioning 4. Wardrobe 5. Ensuite/Shared bathroom 6. Kitchenette including fridge and microwave (only for certain room types) 7. Rubbish bin 8. Secure key card access

Can I smoke on the property?

Their properties are designated as non-smoking.

Can I bring my pet into the property?

No pets are allowed at any time, on their properties.

How do I pay rent and how often do I have to make payment?

You may pay your rent via two payment methods: 1. Telegraphic transfer via your preferred bank 2. Credit card via their online student portal Depending on the property you are staying, the frequency of rent payment differs.

How do I receive my promotional incentives?

Approach the front desk to receive your laundry credits. For rent rebates, it will be given according to the terms and conditions of the promotion.

I would like to change rooms. What should I do?

Room changes are subjected to availability. Reach out to their friendly help desk staff to find out more. Do note that you will be charged of one (1) week rent and departure cleaning.

I would like to break my lease. What should I do?

You are liable for a lease break fee equal to two (2) weeks of rent with GST. You are still liable for rent payment until the apartment is leased again. They always recommend for you to find someone to take over your lease. Any rent rebate or laundry credits given will be charged back to your account.

What time should I check out on my lease end date?

Their check out timing is at 10:00am on the morning of your lease end date.

Upon checking out, do I have to pay for departure cleaning?

You may be expected to pay for departure cleaning. Please approach the property’s reception for more information.

I have decided to cancel my booking. What are the penalties?

If you need to cancel your booking with them for one of the reasons detailed below, all you need to do is email them at least14 daysbefore your contract start date and they will cancel your booking and provide a refund. They will provide flexibility to cancel if you are impacted by any of the below reasons, you are required to provide supporting documentation: VISA Rejection If your visa application is rejected. Property reserves the right to charge any cancellation after the given deadline.

I have decided to change/defer my booking dates. Is it possible?

Unfortunately, they don’t allow any deferral for their confirmed bookings. 

Is parking available onsite?

This property do not offer on-site parking.

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