Who stays at Deakin

Our apartments and units aren't just for Deakin students. Deakin Staff, other students, school groups and businesses stay with us throughout the year.

Stay at Deakin all year round

All of our wonderful locations can accommodate larger groups who are looking for accommodation for conferences, school or sporting groups down to individual stays.

We welcome

Whether you choose to stay with us for one night, a week or a month our facilities can cater to your accommodation needs.

  • Deakin staff and visiting academics

  • Students from other universities undertaking placements near our campuses,

  • Large groups travelling for business, education purposes, school camps and sport tournaments and

  • Families and friends (whole unit bookings only).

Please note: Each campus is unique and may be better equipped to accommodate some stays more than others. To learn more about each campus see below.

Learn more about our campuses

Melbourne Burwood Campus

We have three types of accommodation to choose from (studio apartments, shared apartments and units) and each is conveniently located to all campus facilities.

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Geelong Waterfront

Our apartments offer central, quality accommodation at affordable rates. It’s just a short walk from the waterfront, all major transport links and the CBD.

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Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus

Our terraces and units are perfect for visitors to the area, and are close to our conference centres and extensive sporting grounds.

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Our units are located nearby the Hopkins river, surf beaches and our sporting facilities – making it a great place to bring families school groups or staff.

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Groups, families, and individuals welcome.

The benefits

24/7 support and security
Secure buildings
Communal areas and meeting spaces like BBQs and more
Fully furnished, clean and well maintained
Large number of single private bedrooms at each campus
State of the art meeting rooms (must be booked separately)
Access to Deakin facilities (must be booked prior)

What else do I need to know?

Although we offer accommodation to external guests that aren't students, our residences are slightly different to hotel accommodation. We don't offer room service or wake up calls, but all bedding and linen is provided (cost is included in room price) and you can receive a full refund up to 72 hours prior to check in.

Smoking is prohibited on all University grounds and inside any University buildings, including rooms. Residents and short-stay guests however, have access to designated smoking areas.