Recommended accomodations in Sydney
All of the below houses are close to public transport and shopping facilities, within 15-30 min. travel time to Sydney city.
Prices include all bills and internet. All the rooms are fully furnished, kitchens are fully equipped and there is a washing machine in all of our houses.
Allawah is a nice little suburb 16 kilometres from the CBD of Sydney, easily reachable by railway. The name Allawah comes from the Aboriginal phrase ’Stay here!’. It is mainly a residential area, but the business and commercial centre of southern Sydney, Hurstville, is only 15-20 minutes on foot.
Our Allawah house is located only a few minutes stroll to the train station, and a little more walk to the huge Westfield shopping mall where everything is available from groceries and a large variety of retail shops, to restaurants and movie entertainment. The house itself is a 2 story building of 7 rooms and 2 bathrooms located in a quiet suburban side street, with a nice little garden to sit out and enjoy some leisure time. It is most ideal for those who value their space and wish for a quiet and peaceful location, yet with easy access to all amenities and the city.
- Number of beds: 12
- Number of bathrooms: 2
- Distance from city centre: 20.5 km; 30 min
- Distance from public transport: 0.3 km; 4 min
- Distance from shops: 0.5 km; 5 min
Ashfield is about 9 kilometres south-west of the Sydney central business district, easily reachable by trains within 20 minutes.
Our house is a 2 story block of 4 units, all occupied by students of StudentStay Australia, and thereby providing the classic student residence experience. It is located right in front of Ashfield mall, and just a few minutes walk to Ashfield station, so shopping for everyday necessities cannot be easier, and commuting is breeze with very frequent trains that take only 20 minutes to the city. Ideal for those who like the hustle and bustle of a busy location and value to ease of access to all transport and amenities.
The delightful Ashfield Park features big phoenix palms and it is home to the Ashfield Bowling Club and provides opportunities for passive and active recreation. The Ashfield Aquatic Centre offers a range of opportunities for recreational swimming, lap swimming, aqua aerobics and swimming lessons.
The district’s major shopping centre is Ashfield Mall next to Ashfield Railway Station, which is on the Inner West Railway Line.
- Number of beds: 24
- Number of bathrooms: 4
- Distance from city centre: 9 km; 18 min
- Distance from public transport: 0.6 km; 7 min
- Distance from shops: 0.1 km; 1 min
Maroubra is a seaside suburb with the main attraction of its wonderful ocean beach with white sand, a surfers paradise. It is situated 10 kilometres to the south of Sydney CBD from where it is easily reachable by the frequently running buses.
On long summer days, we can enjoy different cuisines ranging from the local speciality, the fish and chips through hamburgers to more elegant restaurants. Further on, on Anzac Parade, you can find busy shopping centres, shops and supermarkets.
The Maroubra house sits high and mighty on the hill just along Anzac Parade, right in front of the bus stop to the city, and a comfortable 10 minutes stroll to both shops and the famous and breathtaking Maroubra beach. Sydney city is also just a 30 minutes bus ride away, and UNSW even half that. The house itself is large and spacious, harbouring 8 rooms spread over 2 levels, and serviced by 3 bathroom, 2 kitchens and 2 living rooms for easy and comfortable living. Ideal for those who cherish the company of their fellow students from all over the world and want to be close to one of Sydney’s best beaches while also having easy access to the city centre.
The beach of Maroubra gives the opportunity to practise water sports but it is also a perfect and safe place for those who love swimming and bathing.
Just imagine how well you can start your day by jogging along the beach, listening to the sound of the waves and the seagulls, being filled with energy by rays of the rising sun. If you want to live close to a beautiful beach, Maroubra is the perfect choice for you.
- Number of beds: 15
- Number of bathrooms: 3
- Distance from city centre: 8 km; 25 min
- Distance from public transport: 0.5 km; 6 min
- Distance from shops: 0.9 km; 10 min
Marrickville has a multicultural atmosphere owing to its rich and variable history. The city centre is 8 kilometres away and easy to reach by train or bus within 15 minutes. The inhabitants of this suburb enjoy a wide range of choices of affordable restaurants, friendly and cosy cafés. It is easy to find almost anything in the surrounding shopping centres, markets and smaller shops. Marrickville is a relatively big suburb with huge green parks, playgrounds and a swimming pool, making life enjoyable for those who live here.
The Marrickville house is tucked away in a quiet side street just 2 minutes from the train station. The 4 bedroom 2 bathroom main house and a separate 2 bedroom unit ensures privacy and separation for those who wish for a secluded and peaceful living, in a location that is very close to the city and all necessary amenities.
The variable national and cultural environment will make those feel good in Marrickville who wish to be involved in the intensive artistic community of this area.
- Number of beds: 10
- Number of bathrooms: 2
- Distance from city centre: 8.3 km; 16 min
- Distance from public transport: 0.2 km; 2 min
- Distance from shops: 0.6 km; 8 min