55 Symonds

This purpose-built student accommodation, on the corner of Symonds and Wakefield Street, has recently opened its doors.

About the residence

Our new apartment complex offers modern, comfortably furnished, air-conditioned deluxe and deluxe double studio apartments just a short walk from the City Campus.

The accommodation management team are available during office hours.

Resident advisors live onsite and provide personal support throughout your stay. They also arrange social and recreational activities during the year.

Residence profile

Residence profile 55 Symonds
Student type Undergraduate (not first year high school leavers) and postgraduate students
Total students 343
Catering Self-catered residence.
Facilities on site
  • TV/theatre room.
  • Study room.
  • Games room.
  • Large communal lounge
  • Communal kitchen and dining.
  • BBQ area/courtyard.
  • Modern coin operated laundry.
  • Bike storage available.
  • Internet - wireless, included in your fees.
Location 53-55 Symonds Street, Auckland Central
Distance to University General Library (Bldg 109) 800m (8 minute walk).
Residential agreement period
  • Academic Year (42 weeks).
  • Semester One (21 weeks).
  • Feb/Feb (52 weeks).

Residence profile

  • Each apartment comes furnished with bedroom furniture, a wall-mounted flat-screen TV, and wireless internet connection.
  • You will need to provide your own linen and towels, however a linen pack can be purchased from the residence prior to arrival.
  • Power, water, internet and recreation centre membership is included.
Room type 2018
Weekly rate
Studio Deluxe $355.00
  • your own private studio
  • ensuite bathroom
  • kitchenette provided with cooking hobs.
Studio Deluxe Double* $376.00
  • your own private studio with a double bed
  • ensuite bathroom
  • kitchenette provided with cooking hobs.

*Note: Studio Deluxe Double apartments are designated to couples only.

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For more information

  • This residence offers a special discounted rate for a 52 week residential period.
  • See Accommodation Fees.