UniLodge Wattle Lane Frequently Asked Questions

What do I need to do to reserve a room at UniLodge Wattle Lane?

Booking is easy! There are a few ways that you will be able to do it:

What's included in my occupancy fees?

Your rent includes:

  • Electricity
  • Water
  • Unlimited Internet
  • Our Residential Life Program membership

What is a Security Deposit?

A Security Deposit is payable, equivalent to 4 weeks occupancy fees. A Security Deposit is money that the resident pays at the beginning of your residency which UniLodge can claim on behalf of the owner if the resident owes money for occupancy fees, damages, or other costs at the end of your residency. The Security Deposit is not the same as paying occupancy fees in advance. The Security Deposit will be refunded to the resident once the apartment is vacated and is in good condition following the completion of the Exit Condition Report.

What ways can I pay for occupancy fees?

You can pay by direct deposit into our account.

What contracts are available?

The contract period available is a minimum of 6 months. There are some limited shorter term options available – contact us to discuss your needs.

How do I receive mail?

Your'll be provided your own personal mailbox accessible by key.

How much is car parking?

Car parking is not available at the property.

Is there bike parking space at the property?

Unfortunately there are no bike racks available at the property.

What items will I need to buy before I move in that are not in the apartment or not available at UniLodge to buy?

You will need to bring with you:

  • Cutlery
  • Crockery
  • Saucepans and other cooking utensils
  • Cleaning products
  • Linen
  • Towels
  • Pillows and Doona/Blanket

You can order most of these products from Your Shop and have them ready in your unit when you arrive!

Is there a phone in my apartment?

No there is no phone or intercom in the apartment.

Is there TV in my room?

Yes every apartment features an HD LED TV.

Do you offer apartment cleaning?

Don’t like cleaning? That’s ok!  For an additional fee we can assist in organising a regular clean of your apartment so you have more time to hit the books, mingle with your friends in the great common areas, or explore Sydney!

Can I make a photocopy or printing at the property?

If you need to make a photocopy or print off an assignment, one of our friendly customer service staff at the reception can assist – charges apply.

Is there Residential Life program available?

Yes and our Residential Life Program membership is included in your occupancy fees! The program offers a great range of activities and events – ranging from day trips (Luna Park, National Park, Blue Mountains), BBQs, dinners, helping charities, game competitions and much more!

How close is the nearest supermarket?

UniLodge Wattle has many local amenities within walking distance, including Broadway Shopping Centre – 400m and Central Park Retail – 600m which both include supermarkets.

Where is the closest cinema?

Check out all of the latest movies at Hoyts Cinemas Broadway – only 900m away which is a leisurely 10 minute walk up Broadway.

Where is the closest gym/ pool?

iTrain Gym in Broadway – 6 minute walk, 500m offers discount membership to UniLodge Wattle Lane residents; Victoria Park Pool – 7 minute walk, 550m; Prince Alfred Park Pool – 11 minute walk, 800m; Ian Thorpe Aquatic Centre (Pool & Sauna) – 12 minute walk, 950m.

Is there extra storage outside my unit?

Unfortunately there are no extra storage spaces at UniLodge Watte Lane.

After I move in who is the best person to ask if I have any questions?

If you have any questions or need any help at all while staying at UniLodge Wattle Lane, you can talk to our friendly Customer Service staff in person at reception, or by email at wattlelane@unilodge.com.au.

What do I have to do when I have a visitor?

You are required to advise Reception in advance of any visitors. It is essential that we know who is in the building at all times in case of an emergency. Overnight guests are not permitted.

Where can I find resources to manage my health and wellbeing?

UniLodge has listed a number of resources on our Student Health and Wellbeing page.
 

Further Resident Information

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.