Feel at home at International House Darwin. Have the peace of mind knowing you are supported in a safe community environment. We offer competitive and affordable prices.

You get more than a room at IHD

It’s easy to manage your expenses when you live here as so much is included when you pay your weekly rent including the following below.  

Rates cover all utilities

Unlimited WiFi

In-house events

Communal spaces

24/7 support


Choose your ideal room from one of our fully furnished bedrooms spread across multi-level buildings. Unpack your bags, set things up as you prefer, and feel your space becoming home.

Room 2024 Short term rate 2024 Long term rate
Standard room $60 per night | $255 per week $200 per week
Standard room apartment $70 per night | $325 per week $220 per week
Medium room apartment $235 per week
Medium room apartment with ensuite $85 per night | $450 per week $270 per week^
Large room $230 per week^
Large room apartment $250 per week^
Large room with ensuite $255 per week^

All rates are in Australian dollars, and are subject to change. 

^ Applications from couples accepted. The second occupant of the couple will incur an additional $50 charge per week.

Paying your rent

To ensure your rent is paid on time, please complete a Payment authorisation form to authorise direct debiting from your account. Alternatively, you can pay your rent by Visa or Mastercard at the IHD Office ahead of the Rent Payment Schedule. Download the 2024 Rent payment schedule.

Accounts for all weekly and daily bookings must be paid in full two weeks prior to arrival, and all contract bookings must be kept two weeks in advance at all times.

Rent discount

A 5% discount is available for full-semester payments made before the following payment dates: 

  • 5 February 2024 for Semester 1, 2024
  • 24 June 2024 for Semester 2, 2024
  • 28 October 2024 for Semester 3, 2024

2024 contract dates

  • Semester 1 accommodation contract: 19 February – 17 June, 2024
  • Semester 2 accommodation contract: 8 July – 4 November 2024
  • Semester 3 accommodation contract: 11 November 2024 – 17 February 2025

Cancellation policy

For long-term residents, the $70.00 application fee is non-refundable. Please read “Cancellations” mentioned in all the Terms and Conditions of Residency for the cancellation policy applicable to your contract.


The IHD Scholarships aim to provide financial support to continuing students who have demonstrated academic and community excellence as a resident of IHD. Applications are open from November to March each year. 

Study NT - Accommodation grant

Are you an international student moving to Darwin? You might be eligible for Study NT International Student Accommodation grant. The grant covers the first six weeks of students accommodation fee.