Independent Accommodation Darwin

International House Darwin

Located on campus, International House Darwin (IHD) is set within tropical gardens and Australian bush. Its community is vibrant, relaxed and caring and thrives within the context of the Territory’s lifestyle.

All CDU students are welcome at IHD – higher education (undergraduate and postgraduate) and VET. Long and short-term accommodation is available. Guest apartments provide short-term accommodation for university staff, visiting academics and professionals.

International, domestic and indigenous students populate 17 low-rise buildings spread across a spacious campus. Rooms are fully-furnished. Rates include Wi-Fi, utilities (water, electricity) and the full range of IHD events and activities.

Around 40 nationalities make up our community. Everyone at IHD is encouraged to connect. Embracing opportunities ensures a broad and rich educational, social and cross-cultural experience. We are more than just a place to live.

Travel from Airport: Students may use the Navitas English offered airport pickup service. Alternatively, students can take a taxi from the airport.

Travel to Navitas English Darwin: 5 minutes walk.


Terms and Conditions:

  • No meal plan included. Subject to application approval and availability.
  • A $200 bond or a valid credit card and full prepayment is required for a confirmed short term reservation and a 4 week bond is require for a semester reservation.
  • All weekly rate applicant must adhere to a minimum commitment of 28 consecutive nights.
  • A minimum of 2 weeks' notice is required to change the agreed departure date. No changes will be made to agreed departure date within the last two weeks of the reservation.
  • Cancellation fee applies if there is not 48 hours notice.

Facilities include:

  • communal kitchens
  • computer labs
  • swimming pool
  • BBQ area and games room
  • free laundry facilities (except dryers)
  • bedrooms have communal bathrooms
  • each bedroom includes a bed, desk, lamp, wardrobe, air conditioning and small fridge
  • wireless internet is accessible from most rooms


Prices are per person, and may vary depending on the season.
Weekly rate applies to any stay of more than four (4) weeks.
Daily rate applies to any stay less than four (4) weeks.


Short term rates 

  • Standard room (single occupancy): A$262.50 per week, A$50 per night
  • Single room with shared ensuite: A$318.50 per week

Semester rates (applies for minimum contract dates 12/02/2018 – 05/11/2018)

  • Standard room (single occupancy): A$189.00 per week
  • Apartment Single standard (single occupancy) - A$210 per week


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UniLodge Darwin

UniLodge Darwin is a stylish, safe and convenient home away from home for students. It is only a 10 minute walk to the Charles Darwin University, Casuarina Campus. UniLodge is just a short one minute walk to Casuarina Square Shopping Centre, with all your entertainment needs covered. This includes state-of-the-art cinemas, cafes and restaurants, a gym, and over 190 specialty stores. 

Travel from Airport:  Students may use the airport pickup service offered by Navitas English offered or take a taxi from the airport.

Travel to Navitas English Darwin:  10 minutes by walking.

Accommodation Conditions:

UniLodge Darwin offers lease agreements from 2 to 11 weeks for Navitas students. Short term rates apply.

UniLodge Darwin also offers standard leases for 6 months/42 weeks (to match the Academic Year) or 12 months. No meal plans included. Subject to application approval and availability. Security deposit required.

Terms and Conditions:

  • Special 10 week lease agreements available for Navitas English Darwin students
  • 26 week or annual lease agreements also available
  • No meal plans available
  • All reservations are subject to application, approval and availability
  • 4 weeks rent required to secure accommodation, which is held as security deposit
  • Cancellation fees apply

Facilities include:

Apartment facilities

  • Furnished room
  • Air-conditioning
  • Television
  • Private bathroom
  • Private kitchenette
  • Desk and study chair
  • King Single or Double bed and mattress

Common facilities

  • Security access & 48 CCTV cameras
  • Media room with Foxtel
  • Outdoor terrace with BBQ's
  • Pool tables and table tennis
  • Gourmet communal kitchen
  • Laundry facilities
  • Wireless internet throughout the building

Utilities & Internet

  • Electricity Included
  • Water Included
  • 10GB/month Wi-Fi Internet Included
  • No Monthly Bills



Prices subject to change without notice.
Prices subject to change.


  • Studio: $231 - $295 per week/per room
  • Double Studio (suitable for couples): $315 per week/per room
  • 2 Bedroom Apartments: $194 - $215 per week/ per person
  • 4 Bedroom Apartments: $184 per week/ per person


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Courses are delivered by Navitas English Services Pty Ltd (ACN 002 069 730), CRICOS Provider 00289M.