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 fantastic home away from home for students looking for convenient and safe accommodation, only a ten minute walk to the front gates of Charles Darwin University, Casuarina Campus. UniLodge Darwin adjoins Casuarina Square Shopping Centre so all your entertainment needs are covered with state-of-the-art cinemas, coffee shops, restaurants, gym, and over 190 specialty stores. All of this is just a short one minute walk from your own front door at UniLodge.

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: 10 minute walk.

Accommodation Conditions:  No meal plan included. Subject to application approval and availability. Four weeks rent payment is required to secure accommodation at UniLodge, which is held as a security deposit. Standard rates apply to leases 3 months or longer. Minimum lease for Navitas students is 2 weeks. Short term rates apply.  Cancellation fees apply.

Available Facilities:

Apartment Facilities

  • Furnished Rooms
  • Air-conditioning
  • Television
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Cooking Hobs
  • Kitchenette
  • Desk and study chair
  • Bed and Mattress
  • Studios with private bedroom and bathroom 

Furnished Apartment inclusions:


  • All utilities with free air-conditioning
  • Unlimited Internet per month
  • Your own air-conditioned room
  • Lounge and study rooms
  • Studios with a private bathroom and kitchenette
  • Multi-share room with a private bedroom and bathroom
  • Multi-share rooms share a large lounge room and kitchenette with dining table and flat screen TV 

Common Facilities

  • Media Room with Foxtel
  • Outdoor Terrace with BBQ’s
  • Pool Tables, Air Hockey and Table Tennis
  • Gourmet Communal Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Vending Machine for Snacks
  • Wireless Internet throughout the building (External provider)

Furnished Apartment inclusions:

  • Includes ALL utilities including FREE AIR CONDITIONING
  • Includes UNLIMITED internet per month
  • Your own Air-conditioned room
  • Lounge and Study Rooms
  • Studios with Private Bathroom and Kitchenette
  • Multi-share with Private bedroom and Bathroom sharing with only 1 other Student
  • Multi-Share Rooms share a large Lounge Room and Kitchenette with dining table, flat screen TV



Prices are per room.
Prices include utilities and water (no monthly bills).
Prices are subject to change.

  • Studio Standard – Start at $231 per week
  • Studio Accessible – Start at $231 per week
  • 2 Bedroom Apartments - Start at $195 per week (per room)
  • 4 Bedroom Apartments – Start at $184 per week (per room)

UniLodge Darwin also offers short term leases for Navitas students* and FREE unlimited Internet for one month lease or longer. Short term Navitas rates apply for leases under 3 months.


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