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In order to apply for a place at 55 Symonds Street, you can apply through the University of Auckland accommodation website.
At 55 Symonds Street we have Studio Deluxe and Studio Double Deluxe apartment rooms.
Rental fees include reasonable use of all electricity, heating , gas and water charges.
You will need to bring with you:
55 Symonds Street does not offer meal plans.
Residents are responsible for cleaning their own rooms. We have a vacuum cleaner that can be borrowed from the customer service desk.
User-pays laundry available with washers, dryers and ironing facilities.
55 Symonds Street does not arrange airport pickup. You will need to either contact your school to make these arrangements or make your own arrangements, the easiest option to get here from the airport is by shuttle (approx. NZ$35-$40) which you share with other people so takes longer or taxi (approx. NZ$80-$90) which is direct.
When you arrive at 55 Symonds Street, please come to the customer service desk located at 55 Symonds Street, Grafton Auckland 1010 and we will check you in, give you the necessary paperwork to complete and show you to your room. If you are arriving after hours or on the weekend, you will need use the afterhours/emergency phone on +64 27 405 0442 and the duty Residential Advisor will meet you and check you in .
Along with your usual luggage and personal belongings, please remember to bring your passport with you, any other required paperwork with you.
When you arrive, we will give you a swipe key tag for your room.
All details will be arranged and confirmed by the University of Auckland prior to your arrival.
The Resident Handbook is designed to help you to get to know the building and familiarise yourself with your rights and responsibilities as a resident. We hope that this Handbook will prove useful to you in answering any questions you have, and in assisting you with the most common concerns that you may have.