Casual and Visitors Accommodation

International House building

Situated in the heart of Sydney, on the main campus of The University of Sydney, International House is the ideal place to stay if you are visiting Sydney either for academic or leisure purposes. International House welcomes academics and students who are coming to Sydney to do research, short lectures, attend conferences or doing an internship. Other guests on a leisure trip to Sydney are also welcome to stay in the House.

Come and stay at International House and enjoy its convenience, sumptuous meals and comfort or simply to experience our multicultural environment. It is a co-educational residential college for International and Australian students of the University of Sydney, as well as visiting academics and scholars worldwide.

Casual accommodation at International House is available during University vacation periods as well as during the semester depending on room availability. Summer break usually starts towards 3rd week of November till 3rd week of February the following year. Winter break is around end of June till mid-July of each year.

Group Bookings

During the University vacation periods International House also caters to group bookings. It has a fully equipped function rooms for conferences and trainings. Conference packages can be customised to include meals and use of function rooms, AV equipment and other requirements.

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International House is located on Darlington campus within walking distance to all key University departments. Surrounding International House are the vibrant suburbs of Newtown, Glebe and Broadway with excellent shopping precincts, cafes and award winning restaurants. Travel to the city centre is only a 15 minute bus ride, with the bus stops located right in front of the House.

Amenities and Facilities

International House has a fantastic range of facilities for visitors and residents to enjoy, including meeting and conference rooms. For detailed information about the facilities please click here.


Guest rooms and single rooms are available to be booked for casual stay. Guest rooms are equipped with a double bed, study desk, telephone, bar fridge, tv and an ensuite bathroom inclusive of a shower, toilet and basin. Single rooms have a single bed, study desk, telephone, with communal toilet and shower. All rooms have internet access available through the University IT services. To utilise this service it requires a UNIKEY account to login.