Residence Iglu Chatswood Sydney


Residential accommodation in Sydney with gym, table tennis, Cinema room, BBQ and high-speed WIFI 29 minutes from the school by public transport


  • The minimum age to book self-catering accommodation in Sydney is 18.
  • The Iglu Chatswood in Sydney is the best place for students seeking a more independent life in Sydney.
  • The Iglu Chatswood in Sydney offers high-quality bedrooms, bathrooms, a kitchen, and a living room with a TV.
  • The bedroom is ready upon arrival with a towel, clean sheets, a duvet, and a pillow.
  • The kitchen has all the appliances: a cooker, oven, fridge, microwave, toaster, cutlery, and cooking essentials.
  • Students must tidy their rooms and clean the kitchen after cooking.
  • Apartments are for students only undertaking a course in the school.
  • Reservations for accommodation can be less than the course time, but students can not reserve accommodation over the course term.
  • A deposit is required on arrival or on the school’s first day.
  • Your accommodation details will be sent to you two weeks before arrival.
  • The apartment must be left in the same condition it was found upon arrival, clean and tidy; otherwise, a penalty will be charged.

The Iglu Chatswood residence location

  • The Iglu Chatswood residence is adjacent to the Chatswood train station.
  • With trains to Town Hall departing every three to ten minutes and taking twenty minutes to get there, students can get from their bedrooms to their classrooms in less than thirty minutes!
  • Chatswood is a contemporary, multicultural, and energetic area that offers every amenity a student might want.
  • A five-minute walk from the residence is a large, upscale shopping centre with a movie theatre, restaurants, and grocery stores.

The Iglu Chatswood common areas

  • Cinema room.
  • Gym.
  • Landscaped courtyard with BBQ.
  • Large student lounge.
  • Modern building with free unlimited high-speed wifi.
  • Modern laundry.
  • Reception is open from 09.00 AM to 7.00 PM.
  • Secure bike storage.
  • Secure swipe card access and intercom.
  • Security staff are onsite 24/7. Resident student leaders can assist with early/late check-ins.
  • Study rooms.
  • Table tennis.
  • Vending machines and more.

The Iglu Chatswood bedrooms

  • Acoustic louver windows.
  • Built-in reading light.
  • Built-in wardrobe.
  • Full-length mirror.
  • King single bed with under-bed storage.
  • Personal setting for air-conditioning.
  • Pinboard and bookshelf.
  • Plenty of storage.
  • Private bathroom.
  • Room size 12-14 m2.
  • Secure swipe card access.
  • Single room with a private bathroom.
  • Study desk, chair, and lamp.
  • Towel and bed linen provided.

The lounge and kitchen area facilities include

  • Cleaning equipment.
  • Dining table and chairs.
  • Fully-equipped modern kitchen.
  • Lounge area with couch/coffee table.
  • Main kitchen equipment: oven, microwave, stovetop, large refrigerator, freezer, kettle and toaster.
  • Secure swipe card access.
  • Television with Apple TV.
  • The lounge and kitchen area are cleaned by residence staff fortnightly.

The Iglu Chatswood Sydney Residence is ideal for students who

  • want higher standards and access to modern facilities.
  • want to enjoy top quality ensuite single rooms and are happy to be just outside the city centre.
  • want to experience life in a student residence and a shared apartment.
  • want to have an intercultural experience with students from all over the world.

The Iglu Chatswood Sydney Residence’ main terms

  • There is a minimum stay of 4 weeks.
  • Upon arrival, you must sign a copy of the residence rules.
  • A security deposit will be collected at school on your first day.
  • The deposit refund will be processed after checkout, minus any fees for damages to the property.
  • Students should expect bank charges to apply for both deposit transactions.
  • Min 8 weeks’ notice applies for any changes before arrival and for early departures.


AccommodationResidence Iglu Chatswood Sydney
Address73 Albert Ave, Chatswood New South Wales
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SchoolEnglish Language Company - ELC Sydney


Cleaning Commons Service Cleaning Commons Service
On-site Laundry On-site Laundry
Full Kitchen Full Kitchen
Shared Kitchen Shared Kitchen
Fridge Fridge
Microwave Microwave
Towels Towels
Bedding Bedding
TV Lounge TV Lounge
Air Conditioning Air Conditioning
Heating Heating
Wifi Wifi
Gym Gym
Study Room Study Room


Minutes school by bus29
Weeks minimum4
Weeks maximum50
Check in day nameSunday
Check out day nameSaturday
Year 2024
Holidays (school)23/Dic-27/Dic
Holidays (country)01/Jan, 26/Jan, 29/Mar, 01/Apr, 25/Apr, 25/Dic, 26/Dic
Year 2025
Holidays (school)20/Dic-04/Jan
Holidays (country)01/Jan, 26/Jan, 18/Apr, 21/Apr, 25/Apr, 25/Dic, 26/Dic



Year 2024

Low season

Single room ensuite bathroom (per week)550$ ≈ 0

High season

High season period residences01/Sep/2024 → 30/Apr/2025
Single room ensuite bathroom (per week)615$ ≈ 0


Deposit500$ ≈ 0

Pick up at the airport and transfer to the accommodation

Transfer from Sydney Airport (SYD) (11km, 32min)220$ ≈ 0
Year 2025

Low season

Single room ensuite bathroom (per week)550$ ≈ 0

High season

High season period residences01/Sep/2025 → 30/Apr/2026
Single room ensuite bathroom (per week)615$ ≈ 0


Deposit500$ ≈ 0

Pick up at the airport and transfer to the accommodation

Transfer from Sydney Airport (SYD) (11km, 32min)185$ ≈ 0