Iglu Melbourne City

229 Franklin Street, Melbourne

Brand new in 2018, Iglu Melbourne City combines all the fantastic benefits of independent living with the supportive framework of student accommodation. Purpose-built for student living, this fresh new space has everything a student needs: an ultra-convenient location, contemporary interiors, and fantastic facilities.

Located right across the road from the popular Queen Victoria Market, you can catch a tram, walk or cycle from the University of Melbourne campus in Parkville. You can select from a range of flexible living opportunities – from private studios to shared apartments, all well-equipped and fully furnished. There’s one easy bill every month to cover all your utilities, internet and regular Iglu events, leaving you all the time you need to enjoy your new student experience. Iglu is more than just a cool place to live.

Accommodation features

Building facilities

Study centre

Y

Private study rooms

Y

Computer lab

N

Print / photocopying

10c/ sheet

Library

Y

Music practice room

N

Gym

Y

Cinema / TV room

Y

Courtyard / terrace

Y

Pool

N

Games room

Y

Bike store

Y

Mail service

Y

Parcels

Reception

Communal kitchen

Y

BBQ

Y

Café

N

Vending machines

Y

Electricity included

Y

Water included

Y

Gas included

NA

Internet included

Unlimited

Laundry

$4/ wash

$3/ dry

Entry system

Key card

Reception staffed

8am-8pm

Building staffed

24/7

Room facilities

Studios

Single 6B6B

Oven

N

Y

Microwave

N

Y

Convection microwave

Y

Y

Dishwasher

N

N

Stovetop / hob

Y

Y

Fridge

Y

Y

Freezer

Y

Y

Kettle

Y

Y

Toaster

Y

Y

Separate dining table

Y

Y

Full length mirror

Y

Y

Washing machine

B

B

Wardrobe

Y

Y

Desk

Y

Y

Office chair

Y

Y

Lounge / couch

N

Y

TV

Y

Y

Vacuum cleaner

Y

Y

Ironing board

Y

Y

Cooling

Air con

Y

Heater

Y

Y

Lockable safe / locker

N

N

Intercom

Y

Y

B = available for use in building, but not room

Room types and costs

52 weeks

Single studio (standard)

$462

Single studio (premium)

$483

Single 6B6B

$380

  • All rates are in $AUD, per person, per week
  • Single (1) and twin (2) refer to the number of beds in a room – note that the weekly rate is always per person
  • Studio refers to a room that includes a kitchenette and bathroom
  • All rooms described as xBxB are in shared apartments. The first B refers to the number of bedrooms in the apartment, and the second B to the number of bathrooms. All rooms share a kitchen. For instance:
    • Single 4B2B describes a single room in a four bedroom cluster with two bedrooms
    • Single 6B6B describes a single room in a six bedroom cluster with six bathrooms –typically this will be ensuite
    • Twin 4B4B describes a twin room in a four bedroom, four bathroom apartment – this means 8 people will share this cluster.

Iglu Melbourne City
229 Franklin Street, Melbourne

Location

Address

Distance

Walk

Cycle

Public Transport

The University of Melbourne.

Stop 1 (Parkville)

0.69km

10min

6min

10min

The University of Melbourne (Southbank Campus).

Stop 1 (Southbank)

2.86km

40min

16min

25min

The University of Melbourne Sports Centre.

0.78km

15min

6min

12min

Closest UoM Library.

Giblin Eunson Library

0.3km

6min

3min

N/A

Closest Supermarket.

FoodWorks Melbourne University

0.32km

5min

2min

N/A

Closest Bank.

Commonwealth Bank Royal Melbourne Hospital  

0.24km

4min

3min

N/A

Closest ATM.

Commonwealth Bank Royal Melbourne Hospital  

0.24km

4min

3min

N/A

Queen Victoria Market

0.51km

7min

3min

4min

Melbourne CBD.

Melbourne Central Station

1.22km

18min

9min

13min

Iglu Melbourne City images

Iglu Melbourne City exterior

Living and kitchen

Lobby

Bedroom

Lounge

Courtyard

Gym

Study

Media viewing space

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