Temporary Accommodation

Planning a summer trip to Sydney? International House is centrally located on the University of Sydney campus and offers affordable accommodation for groups of all sizes. As the House operates as a residential college during University semesters, it is perfectly suited for school camps, tour groups, conference attendees, and academics or students who are in Sydney to do research.

International House offers:

  • flexible short and long-stay group accommodation options
  • single, twin-share, partial and full ensuite rooms
  • a 5% discount for long stays (minimum of 7 consecutive nights)
  • single rooms starting at $60 for students
  • on-site kitchen and cleaning facilities
  • direct access to public transport
  • a safe, secure building in a convenient location.

Packages can be negotiated to include meals and use of function rooms, AV equipment, entertainment, tours and other requirements. Large groups are encouraged to book early for the best chance of being lodged together in the House.

International House is located on City Road in Chippendale, directly next to the Seymour Theatre and a short distance to Broadway Shopping Centre, Redfern Station and the cafes and restaurants of Glebe. Victoria Park, a 9-hectare inner-west precinct, borders the House and contains vast parkland, a playground, basketball half-court and 50m swimming pool.

Temporary accommodation will be offered from 5 December 2016 to 19 February 2017.

For enquiries regarding group bookings contact us at

Student and Visitor Rates for Summer 2016-2017

  • Costs are inclusive of GST.
  • Minimum stay is three nights.
  • Students must show a valid student ID card.
  • There is a 5% discount for long stays (minimum of 7 consecutive nights).
Room Type Student Rate Visitors Rate
Single Room $60 $75
Twin Room (limited availability) $100 per room $120 per room
Room with partial ensuite (C Room) (limited availability) $65 $120
Room with full ensuite (D Room) (limited availability) $70 $130

Group Bookings

Small Group Bookings (10 to 20 people)
Single rooms with shared bathroom from $65 per night
Twin room with shared bathroom $100 per room per night

Large Group Bookings (20+ people)
Discounts may be applied depending on the number in the group and requirements.