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UniLodge Stafford House

40 The Terrace 6011 Wellington New Zealand

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ASB Bank

174-180 Lambton Quay, Wellington

NZ Police

41 Victoria Street, Wellington

Reading Cinemas

100 Courtenay Place, Wellington

Wellington Museum

3 Jervois Quay, 3 Jervois Quay

Countdown Cable Car Lane

280-284 Lambton Quay, Wellington

New World Railway Metro

2 Bunny Street, Wellington

New World Willis Street Metro

68-70 Willis Street, Wellington

Boulcott Street Bistro Restaurant

99 Boulcott Street, Wellington

Kelburn Park

Salamanca Rd, Kelburn, 6012

Wellington Botanic Garden

101 Glenmore Street, Wellington

Capital on the Quay

226-262 Lambton Quay, Wellington


Wellington Regional Hospital

Riddiford St, Newtown, Wellington 6021

Central Wellington Medical Centre

8/ 111 Customhouse Quay, City, Wellington

Wellington Dentists Ltd

124A Willis Street, Wellington

Victoria University of Wellington

50 Kitchener Street, Auckland 1010

Le Cordon Bleu New Zealand

52 Cuba Street, Wellington

Wellington Institute of Technology

11 Church Street, Wellington 6011

UniLodge Stafford House offers affordable student accommodation in Wellington close to several university campuses. Ideal for students looking to experience inner-city living, it’s in close proximity to Le Cordon Bleu New Zealand and Wellington Institute of Technology.
Our convenient location features a combination of comfortable rooms and shared spaces.
Learn more about our student accommodation in Wellington and discover the perfect place to call home.

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University In Wellington

Victoria University of Wellington


Kelburn, Wellington 6012, Nouvelle-Zélande


Ranked as the number one university in New Zealand for excellence in research, the Victoria University of Wellington (VUW) is renowned around the globe for its distinction in teaching, inclusiveness, internationalisation, arts and culture, and more. You’ll be pushed to think independently and be inspired to be the best in your field.

If you’re starting at VUW, finding the right accommodation is key to having the best uni experience possible. The UniLodge Stafford House is located conveniently near campus, making it the perfect home away from home.

Travel Times and Transport Options

UniLodge Stafford House is situated approximately 1km down the road from VUW, so it’s easy getting to and from university each day. Whether you’d prefer to walk, ride or bus in, you’ll always make good time on the commute.

Travel times to Victoria University of Wellington:

  • From UniLodge Stafford House: 23-minute walk, 11-minute bike ride, 11 minutes by bus

The best bus to catch to VUW is the 22 (from The Terrace at Bolton St bus stop), which comes every 10 minutes in peak time. When you’re not in class, getting around the city to explore is easy with Wellington’s public transport system. Hop on Metlink to plan your journey, see public transport timetables and maps, and get real-time updates.

Local Attractions

Wellington is a diverse, vibrant and compact city that’s ideal for student living. While it may be a small city, it’s certainly mighty. With rolling greenery, scenic mountains and a wide sweep of bay, you’ll be surrounded by natural beauty everywhere you turn.

And you won’t ever run out of things to do on your days off uni. Wellington has a spectacular coffee and brunch culture, so you can spend every weekend trying out a different café to get your breakfast fix. Be sure to take the Wellington Cable Car up to Kelburn Lookout where you’ll take in gorgeous panoramic city views during the quaint journey. The Museum of New Zealand is teeming with the history and culture of the Maori people, along with a wealth of interesting exhibits to explore.

Combining affordability with a very high standard of living, Wellington is the perfect playground for international students.

UniLodge Facilities

Located right in the city centre and just down the road from VUW, UniLodge Stafford House will make sure you have a great uni/life balance. Cafés, restaurants, clubs and shops are all within easy walking distance, so you can truly experience life as a Wellington local. Our UniLodge apartments are self-catered, each containing a fully equipped kitchen, bathroom and small common area.

Interested in our Victoria University of Wellington accommodation? Contact UniLodge today.

University In Wellington

Wellington Institute of Technology

Contact info

0800 935 832


11 Church Street


As one of New Zealand’s oldest tertiary education institutions, Wellington Institute of Technology (WelTec) is a place where you’ll be given the skills you need to pursue your career goals. WelTec takes in about 8,000 students each year.

If you happen to be one of the lucky few attending this year, the UniLodge Stafford House apartment building is located conveniently close to the WelTec campus. You’ll be able to experience the best Wellington has to offer and still make it to your classes with time to spare.

Travel Times and Transport Options

UniLodge Stafford House sits right in the heart of Wellington. It’s approximately a 35-minute bus ride (including walk time) to WelTec, so you don’t have to dedicate hours and hours each day to the commute. The Lambton Quay North (Stop B) is just a 2-minute walk from UniLodge Stafford House and the 81 bus will take you to Jackson St – right near campus. This bus comes approximately every 15 minutes so if you happen to just miss your bus, you know there’ll be another soon. There’s also the option of catching a train part of the way.

The Wellington public transport system makes it easy to get around. Whether you’re planning your journey to uni or looking to get out and explore Wellington, the Metlink journey planner will help you get where you need to be.

Local Attractions

Featuring a gorgeous waterfront promenade, rolling green hills and a charming harbour, Wellington is postcard perfection. There’s plenty to explore on days you’re not in class. You can’t go past a ride in the historic Wellington Cable Car (it’ll take you to the top of a lookout), and the waterfront district is utterly charming, dotted with cafés, parks and ice cream vendors.

You won’t want to miss a visit to Zealandia, an ecosanctuary home to some of New Zealand’s most extraordinary and rare wildlife. And you can read up on Wellington’s rich maritime history and city evolution at the Museum of Wellington City & Sea.  

A compact and walkable city flaunting beautiful open spaces, Wellington is an incredible place to study. People from all over the world choose to live here, making it a diverse palette of people and cultures.

UniLodge Facilities

UniLodge accommodation is perfect for international students hoping to strike the best balance between studying and socialising. Our apartment buildings are completely secure, so you always feel safe at home. With a fully furnished apartment, everything thing you need is already there for you.

Interested in securing a room? Contact UniLodge today to find out more about our WelTec accommodation.

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So You've Just Landed...

Welcome to Wellington Airport! Wellington Airport is 8km away and approximately 20min drive from the Central Business District (CBD).

Taxi / Ride sharing:
Taxi ranks can be found directly outside the baggage claim area on Level 0 of the main terminal; whilst ride sharing pick-up is located on the ground level of the terminal.

Airport Flyer Bus:
The Airport Flyer is an express bus service that takes you to Wellington Railway Station in the city centre from the Wellington International Airport. From there, you can take local bus or book an Uber to UniLodge Stafford House.