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Short Stay Accommodation Information

Our Locations

Short stay accommodation is available in two locations: Sandy Bay (Hobart) and Newnham (Launceston) between November and January each year.

On-campus accommodation in Hobart is located at the top of College Road, Sandy Bay. It is within walking distance of Wrest Point Casino and the Sandy Bay shopping precinct, and 7 minutes' drive from the Hobart CBD.

The campus enjoys sweeping views of the Derwent River from Wrest Point to the Tasman Bridge, with Hobart's Mount Wellington as an impressive backdrop.

Please note: Bedding and towels are supplied on arrival only. Rooms are only serviced for extended stays (5+ nights).

University Apartment (whole apartment - 6 single bedrooms) 3.5 stars

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Each 6-bedroom apartment is self-contained, with two bathrooms, a kitchen and dining area, an outdoor balcony and lounge complete with TV and DVD.

  • Each bedroom contains a study area, double robe and king-single bed.
  • Bedrooms are private and secured by swipe card access.
  • Laundry facilities are located on site in close proximity to the apartments and include washing machines, ironing boards, dryers and irons (detergent is not provided).

Guests can either cook for themselves in the apartment's self contained kitchen, or purchase low cost, tasty meals and snacks from the onsite Pepperz Cafe Bar Restaurant, open 7 days.

Bedding and towels are supplied on arrival only. Extended stays (5+ nights) include servicing of rooms.

Group booking are available.

8-bedroom Lodge 2.5 stars

The eight-bedroom lodge is self-contained with 3 bathrooms, a dining area, outdoor balcony area, self-contained kitchen and lounge complete with TV and DVD.

The lodge contains 3 double bedrooms and 5 single bedrooms. Each bedroom contains:

  • a king-single bed (single bedroom) or double bed (double bedroom)
  • a study area
  • a double robe.

Bedrooms are private and secured by swipe card access.

Guests can either cook for themselves in the lodge's self contained kitchen, or purchase low cost, tasty meals and snacks from the onsite Pepperz Cafe Bar Restaurant, open 7 days.

Bedding and towels are supplied on arrival only. Extended stays (5+ nights) include servicing of rooms.

Group booking are available.

2-bedroom Flats 2.5 stars

Each self-contained flat has:

  • 1 double room
  • 1 single room (2-bedroom flats only)
  • a lounge room
  • a self-contained kitchen and dining area
  • a bathroom and toilet.

Bedrooms are private and secured by swipe card access.

Guests can either cook for themselves in the self-contained kitchen, or purchase low cost, tasty meals and snacks from the onsite Pepperz Cafe Bar Restaurant, open 7 days.

Bedding and towels are supplied on arrival only. Extended stays (5+ nights) include servicing of rooms.

Group booking are available.

Single Room 2.5 stars

Hobart College Room

Single rooms in John Fisher and Christ colleges are ideal for the budget-conscious guest.

  • Each room is complete with study area, double robe and king-single bed.
  • Rooms are private and secured by swipe card access.
  • Communal showers and toilets are situated within close proximity to bedrooms.
  • Laundry facilities are available and include washing machines, dryers, iron and ironing boards (detergent is not provided).

Guests can purchase low cost, tasty meals and snacks from the onsite Pepperz Café Bar Restaurant, open 7 days.

Bedding and towels are supplied on arrival only. Extended stays (5+ nights) include servicing of rooms.

Group bookings are available.

Accommodation on the University's Newnham campus is set on spacious grounds. Sports grounds and barbecue areas are on site; ideal for sporting groups.

Please note: Bedding and towels are supplied on arrival only. Rooms are only serviced for extended stays (5+ nights).

Single Room 2.5 stars

Single rooms in Kerslake Hall and Leprena are geared towards the budget-conscious guest. This style of accommodation consists of a single room, complete with study area, double robe and single bed

  • Rooms are private and secured by swipe card access.
  • Communal showers and toilets are situated within close proximity to bedrooms.
  • Communal laundry facilities are available and include washing machines, dryers, iron and ironing boards (detergent is not provided).

Guests can purchase low cost, tasty meals and snacks from the onsite Saltz Cafe Restaurant.

Launceston college room

3-bedroom Unit 2.5 stars

Each unit consists of:

  • 1 double bedroom and 2 single bedrooms
  • a self-contained kitchen
  • a dining and lounge area
  • a bathroom.

Each bedroom contains a bed, a wardrobe and a desk.

Communal laundry facilities are available and include washing machines, dryers, iron and ironing boards (detergent is not provided).

Guests can either cook for themselves in the self contained kitchens, or purchase low cost, tasty meals and snacks from the onsite Saltz Cafe Restaurant.

5-bedroom and 6-bedroom Units 2.5 stars

Multi-bedroom units house five/six guests with self-catering facilities. Each unit consists of:

  • a self-contained kitchen
  • a dining and lounge area
  • a bathroom

Each bedroom contains a single bed, a wardrobe and a desk.

Communal laundry facilities are available and include washing machines, dryers, iron and ironing boards (detergent is not provided).

Guests can either cook for themselves in the self contained kitchens, or purchase low cost, tasty meals and snacks from the onsite Saltz Cafe Restaurant.

Launceston Shared Accommodation

All Newnham guests please note

Bedding and towels are supplied on arrival only. Rooms are only serviced for extended stays (5+nights).

Car parking is provided on site.

Also on site is Saltz Café Restaurant open to the public and accommodation guests.

Group bookings are available.

We welcome short stays for University staff and academics, conference guests, visitors, school and sporting groups and casual guests. Casual stays are available at both the Sandy Bay, and Newnham campuses.  Short stays are an ideal opportunity to stay on university campus and enjoy a well deserved holiday, without breaking the bank.

Please read the following information carefully as facilities vary from site to site. Inclusions and exclusions also vary according to accommodation styles.