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Student Living - 800 Swanston, Melbourne

4.5 (4 reviews)

Student Accommodation

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800 Swanston St Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3053

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Property ID: S00690639
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Basic Info

No Service Fee Elevator Walk to school Flexible move-in Near school bus Gym 24 hours security Short lease

553 Total Units

Highest Floor 10

Built in 2007

Block Stage1, Stage2

Student Living - 800 Swanston is a modern and luxurious student accommodation in Melbourne, offering 553 meticulously designed units ranging from inviting studios to comfortable 1-2 bedroom apartments. Each room is thoughtfully furnished with essential amenities. The property provides a wealth of community spaces, such as study rooms, a gym, and a well-equipped game room, ensuring your academic and recreational needs are met. Conveniently located, it's near tram stops, making it easy to access various universities, including the University of Melbourne (Parkville Campus) and RMIT University (City Campus). At Student Living - 800 Swanston, security is a top priority, with a gated community and 24/7 CCTV surveillance.


Student Living - 800 Swanston, an architectural gem constructed in 2007, boasts 553 meticulously designed units. Within this splendid abode, you'll discover diverse living spaces, encompassing inviting studios and comfortable 1-2 bedroom apartments. These finely appointed rooms are graced with a wealth of essential amenities. Experience the warmth of heating, the culinary convenience of gas stoves, the indulgent embrace of plush beds, the practicality of functional desks, and the comfort of inviting chairs. Bountiful storage awaits within spacious closets and storage rooms while relaxation beckons on cosy sofas. The practical side of living is adorned with convenient microwaves and refrigerators, ensuring your every need is met in style.

Experience a world of convenience and delight at Student Living - 800 Swanston, where thoughtful community spaces elevate your student life. With two quiet and well-equipped study rooms, academic focus and collaborative projects have the perfect setting. A laundry room keeps your clothes fresh on-site, while secure bike storage encourages eco-friendly adventures. Elevators simplify access to different floors, and a vending machine offers quick snacks. On-site retail spaces provide convenience, and the welcoming lounge is ideal for relaxation and socializing. Stay organized with the dedicated mailroom. Enjoy fitness and recreation in the well-equipped gym, table tennis area, a game room, and a basketball court. Your student life at Student Living - 800 Swanston is enriched with amenities and services that cater to your academic, recreational, and everyday needs.


Location and What's Hot? 

Student Living - 800 Swanston enjoys a prime location at 800 Swanston Street. This vibrant neighbourhood is brimming with exciting places and attractions to explore. The historic City Baths Gym is within walking distance, a fantastic place to work out and unwind. A short stroll away is Lygon Street, often called "Little Italy," where you can savour delicious Italian cuisine and experience a charming European ambience. For shopping enthusiasts, the bustling Melbourne Central and QV shopping centres offer a diverse range of retail options, including popular fashion brands and dining choices. If you're in the mood for some greenery and relaxation, the tranquil Carlton Gardens is nearby, providing a perfect setting for picnics and leisurely walks. The Royal Exhibition Building and Melbourne Museum also offer a rich cultural experience in this area. For those interested in history and heritage, the iconic Glenferrie Hotel is within walking distance, sharing its historical significance. Overall, the neighbourhood surrounding Student Living - 800 Swanston is a captivating blend of culture, dining, shopping, and entertainment, ensuring a dynamic and enriching lifestyle for residents.



Student Living - 800 Swanston boasts easy access to various public transportation options. The property is conveniently located near several tram stops, including the Queensberry Street/Hayward Lane tram stop, just a short walk away. This tram stop allows residents to connect to Melbourne's extensive tram network, making it a breeze to travel around the city. The Melbourne Central Train Station is also within walking distance, providing access to train services for more extensive travel options. This strategic location lets residents explore Melbourne and its surroundings quickly and conveniently.


With the help of nearby various public transportation options, Student Living - 800 Swanston can have easy access to several educational institutions, making it an excellent choice for students. 


1. University of Melbourne (Parkville Campus)

   - Distance: Approximately 1.5 kilometres.

   - Transportation: Accessible by tram or within a 20-minute walk.


2. RMIT University (City Campus)

   - Distance: Approximately 2.5 kilometres.

   - Transportation: Accessible by tram or a 30-minute walk.


3. Melbourne Polytechnic (Preston Campus)

   - Distance: Approximately 11 kilometres.

   - Transportation: Accessible by tram and train, requiring around 45 minutes of commute.


4. Australian Catholic University (Melbourne Campus)

   - Distance: Approximately 3 kilometres.

   - Transportation: Accessible by tram or a 20-minute walk.


5. Swinburne University of Technology (Hawthorn Campus)

   - Distance: Approximately 7 kilometres.


   - Transportation: Accessible by tram and bus, with a travel time of approximately 30 minutes.


Security & Services

At Student Living - 800 Swanston, your well-being and security are paramount. You can bask in the comforting embrace of a gated community and controlled access, ensuring residents can enter the charming courtyard with an added layer of peace and tranquillity. The safety of residents is diligently upheld with round-the-clock CCTV surveillance, providing an extra layer of protection and reassurance. Moreover, the property offers lightning-fast Wi-Fi to keep you effortlessly connected and productive. 


4 reviews

Amazing facilities · 2
Super-fast internet · 1
Amazing area · 1
Great customer service · 1



16 Feb 2024 19:39:54

Thank Jessica for helping me keep in touch with the apartment I want to live in, my very responsible little sister.
Thank Jessica for helping me keep in touch with the apartment I want to live in, my very responsible little sister.



06 Sep 2023 17:30:05

Very nice apartment, cost-effective
Very nice apartment, cost-effective
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House Rules

Cancellation Policy


Once you have entered into an offer and acceptance agreement with the owner, you are legally bound by the Residential Tenancies Act and deemed to be in a leasing arrangement.

We understand that from time-to-time issues can arise with your entry into Australia.

Cancellation without penalty is possible if:

you fail to meet student status requirement;
you fail to gain lawful entry into Australia
you cannot enter Australia due to border closures or restrictions
If you are unable to arrive on your selected date due to flight cancellations, we may be able to move your lease commencement date. Depending on the length of delay, there may be some financial penalties incurred. This is handled on a case-by-case basis. If your flight is delayed, please email the property directly.

Cancellation due to:

providing false or misleading information during your application or booking process
failure to pay your bond or rent in advance
failure to sign the Residential Tenancy Agreement when required
a change of mind will result in a monetary penalty. This may include forfeiting some or all of your advance rental payment and/or bond payment and is negotiated on a case-by-case basis.
Please note any refundable fees will be processed within 14 days of finalization of refund.

Pets Policy

No Pet

Double Occupancy Policy

Double occupancy rooms:

No double occupancy rooms.

Student Living - 800 Swanston FAQs

Can I keep pets?

No pets allowed. Under no circumstances are you allowed to bring any pets or animals into the building, including fish.

Is there a kitchen in my room?

The studio unit has an independent kitchen, and the multi-person room has a large communal kitchen

Do I still have to pay if my visa is not approved?

If you are unsuccessful in obtaining an Australian student visa by the rental start date, we ask that you write an email requesting visa cancellation, which must be submitted to you along with the email within 24 hours of being notified by the Home Office The apartment informs you that you have been refused to study in Australia. You will then be officially notified and your tenancy agreement will be canceled without penalty.

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Student Accommodation in Melbourne

What is the student acceptance rate at the University of Melbourne?

Around 70% - University of Melbourne Admission 2024 Highlights

How close to The University of Melbourne can I find student accommodation?

There are numerous accommodation options within walking distance to the University, providing convenient access to classes and campus activities.

What types of student accommodation are available near The University of Melbourne?

You can find a variety of accommodation types ranging from on-campus dormitories, private apartments, and shared houses to purpose-built student living complexes.