Temporary and short-term

Further information

Finding other temporary accommodation 


Several bus routes connect with or run direct services to UWA.

UWA is about five kilometres from the city.

A bike path around the river is available.


The following list of temporary accommodation has been compiled from the Yellow Pages and accommodation websites.

We cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information and do not necessarily recommend the services of the businesses listed. You should contact the businesses directly to find out if they are suitable for your needs.

  1. Apartments
  2. Bed and breakfast
  3. Hotels
  4. Residential college accommodation
  5. Backpackers' accomodation


Apartments offer self-contained facilities and discounts for longer stays, and those listed are located close to the city centre.

Other Local Temporary Accommodation booking sites:

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Bed and breakfast

These bed and breakfasts offer a bedroom and sitting room or self-contained facilities, within a larger house, not far from the University.

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Located in the city or in suburbs close to the University, most of these hotels have private bathrooms but do not have kitchen facilities. Breakfast may be included.

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Residential college accommodation

Short term guest accommodation is offered by all UWA's residential colleges during vacation periods, depending upon availability. Trinity College offers motel style accommodation year round. The colleges offer a range of single, twin/double (some with en-suite) and limited family accommodation. Check with the colleges for rates and availability.

If you are staying in temporary accommodation for one week or more, ask if a discount is available.

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Backpackers' accommodation

The following backpacker hostels have full kitchen and laundry facilities, shared bathroom and internet access. Storage is available (luggage, lockers and / or safe at reception), and a supermarket is within walking distance. Dormitory sizes vary from place to place.

The busy period for backpackers in Perth is usually January to April when you may want to book far in advance.

Perth city centre





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