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Unilodge @ UC Short Stays

2.5 out of 5
Guests rated this property 3.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Kitchen
  • Laundry
  • Outdoor Space
  • Barbecue grill
  • Parking available
  • Restaurant

Explore the area

    Popular LocationUniversity of Canberra12 min walk
    Popular LocationAustralian Institute of Sport3 min drive
    Popular LocationCanberra Stadium4 min drive
    AirportCanberra, ACT (CBR-Canberra Intl.)24 min drive

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Single Room in a Shared 7 – 9 Bed with Shared Bathroom

4.3/5 guest room rating
  • 65 sq ft
  • 9 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Twin Bed

Apartment, 2 Bedrooms

No guest room rating
  • 538 sq ft
  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Double Beds

7 Bedrooms Apartment

  • 614 sq ft
  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 7 Twin Beds

Single Room in a 5 Share Apartment with Shared Bathroom

3.8/5 guest room rating
  • 129 sq ft
  • Studio
  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Twin Bed

Twin Room in a 5 Share Apartment with Shared Bathroom

4.4/5 guest room rating
  • 129 sq ft
  • Studio
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 Twin Beds

Apartment, 5 Bedrooms

  • 1001 sq ft
  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 Twin Bed

Double Room in a 5 Share Apartment with Shared Bathroom

4/5 guest room rating
  • 151 sq ft
  • Studio
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed

Apartment, 1 Bedroom

4.2/5 guest room rating
  • 452 sq ft
  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

About this area


In the suburbs, Unilodge @ UC Short Stays is in a walkable area with great shopping. National Museum of Australia and National Gallery of Australia are cultural highlights and National Zoo and Aquarium is a popular area attraction. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Canberra Stadium or Manuka Oval.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • University of Canberra - 12 min walk
  • Australian Institute of Sport - 3 min drive
  • Canberra Stadium - 4 min drive
  • Australian National Botanic Gardens - 9 min drive
  • Telstra Tower - 13 min drive

Getting around

  • Kingston Canberra Station - 20 min drive
  • Canberra, ACT (CBR-Canberra Intl.) - 24 min drive


  • Chatterbox Expresso Bar — 12 min walk
  • Bella Vista — 13 min walk
  • Crust — 13 min walk
  • Wok It Up — 14 min walk
  • Zambrero — 14 min walk

About this property

Unilodge @ UC Short Stays

Suburban Canberra aparthotel in Bruce, near University of Canberra
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free aparthotel has a coffee shop/café and a conference center. Other amenities include self parking, a business center, and laundry facilities. Each apartment features a balcony and a kitchen with a refrigerator, a stovetop, and a microwave. Guests can appreciate conveniences like a dining area and a sitting area, and other amenities include wired Internet and a coffee/tea maker. The bathroom is shared and weekly housekeeping is available.
Unilodge @ UC Short Stays offers 27 accommodations with coffee/tea makers and shared/communal kitchens. Rooms open to balconies. Accommodations offer separate sitting areas and include desks. Kitchens offer full-sized refrigerators/freezers, stovetops, microwaves, and separate dining areas.

Guests have access to shared bathrooms. Bathrooms include showers. In-room wired Internet access is available for a surcharge. Housekeeping is offered weekly and irons/ironing boards can be requested.

Property amenities


  • Wired Internet available (AUD 5.95 per day)

Parking and transportation

  • Self parking on site (AUD 5.00 per day)


  • Refrigerator (full size)
  • Stovetop
  • Microwave
  • Shared kitchen access
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils


  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/café


  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower
  • Towels provided

Living spaces

  • Dining room
  • Sitting area


  • TV in a common area

Outdoor areas

  • Balcony
  • Barbecue grill
  • Garden
  • Picnic area


  • Laundry facilities

Work spaces

  • Business center
  • Desk
  • Conference center


  • Service animals only (pets not allowed)


  • No elevators
  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Housekeeping (weekly)
  • Luggage storage
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Front desk (limited hours)

Location highlights

  • In the suburbs


  • 27 rooms
  • 3 floors
  • 4 buildings
  • Built in 2009
  • Property does not allow children



Check-in from 2 PM - 5:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open Monday - Friday (9 AM - 5:00 PM)
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children 17 and younger are not allowed at this property; All guests older than 17 are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: AUD 100 per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for in-room wired Internet: AUD 5.95 per day (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wired Internet in public areas: AUD 5.95 per day (rates may vary)
  • Self parking fee: AUD 5.00 per day
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 0.64 percent

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property only accepts debit or credit cards and credit cards for all onsite payments; cash is not accepted

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties
Children 17 years old and younger are not permitted at this property

Property is also known as

University Canberra Village
University Canberra Village Bruce
University Canberra Village Hostel
University Canberra Village Hostel Bruce
University Canberra Village Aparthotel Bruce
University Canberra Village Aparthotel
Unilodge Uc Short Stays Bruce
Unilodge @ UC Short Stays Bruce
Unilodge @ UC Short Stays Aparthotel
Unilodge @ UC Short Stays Aparthotel Bruce

Frequently asked questions

Rating 5 - Excellent. 40 out of 280 reviews
5 - Excellent 14%
Rating 4 - Good. 100 out of 280 reviews
4 - Good 36%
Rating 3 - Okay. 75 out of 280 reviews
3 - Okay 27%
Rating 2 - Poor. 42 out of 280 reviews
2 - Poor 15%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 23 out of 280 reviews
1 - Terrible 8%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, room comfort
Stayed 4 nights in Feb 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great location, great staff, dominos 35 steps away
Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2021

1/5 Terrible

Disliked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Not a clean place. The bedsheets and the room was messy and untidy.
Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2020

4/5 Good

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2020

4/5 Good

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020