Short stays at UWA

UWA offers a number of short term accommodation options close to campus for UWA staff, students and visitors. Stays are available from as little as one night to a maximum of two months.

UWA-managed properties

Forrest Hall

A number of modern self-catering apartments are now available at Forrest Hall to visiting fellows, researchers and academics for short stays of up to two months.

The serviced studio rooms and two bedroom apartments offer panoramic views of the Swan River, and are complemented by exceptional common spaces that include dedicated study and lounge areas; as well as a library and resource centre.

Conditions apply. Refer to the FAQs below or contact us for further details.

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Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

Still have questions? Find some answers below.
Am I eligible for UWA Short Stay accommodation?

Forrest Hall short-term accommodation is available to:

  • Visiting fellows, researchers and academics from any of the five WA universities
  • Staff members referred by HR/Head of Department of any of the five WA universities
  • Family members visiting Scholars or Fellows residing at Forrest Hall
  • PhD students (Higher Doctorate, Professional Doctorate, etc) visiting any of the five WA universities
  • Conference attendees to any of the five WA universities
  • Guests invited by Executives or faculties from any of the five WA universities
What are the payment terms?

A non-refundable 25 per cent deposit is to be paid within seven days of the enquiry to confirm the booking. Payment of the outstanding balance is required at least three working days prior to the check-in date.

What is your cancellation policy?

A non-refundable 25 per cent deposit is to be paid within seven days of the enquiry to confirm the booking. Payment of the outstanding balance is required at least three working days before the check-in date.

  • All cancellations must be received in writing.
  • Deposits are non-refundable and non-transferable unless otherwise arranged.

Cancellation payments will be charged as follows:

Days prior to check-in date Payment required
90 days or more Deposit
89-60 days Deposit plus 25% of outstanding
59-30 days Deposit plus 50% of outstanding
29-3 days Deposit plus 75% of outstanding
< 3 days Deposit plus 100% of outstanding
Is breakfast included in the price?
Crawley Village units and Forrest Hall apartments are self-catered and include a well-equipped kitchen. Shopping facilities available within easy walking distance or via public transport.

Other short-term accommodation options

UWA-affiliated residential colleges also offer short-term accommodation options for visitors to UWA, as well as business and leisure travellers. Follow the links to their respective websites for further information including pricing and contact details.


St Catherine's on Park

St Catherine’s on Park offers 21 modern studios and apartments for visitors to UWA and Perth. Indulge in our outstanding collegiate facilities with complimentary Wi-Fi and breakfast throughout your stay. All our rooms are fully self-contained and serviced daily.

St Catherine's room

Room types

  • Executive Studio
  • Premium Studio
  • Executive Apartment
  • Premium Apartment

In-room features

  • Queen-sized bed and ensuite bathroom
  • Kitchenette (fridge, kettle, sink, microwave and induction cooktop)
  • Study nook and lounge area with LCD TV
  • Private balcony (Premium rooms only)

Complimentary daily breakfast and internet access included.

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St George's College

Conveniently located within walking distance from QEII Medical Centre and Hollywood Hospital, with easy transport to Mount Hospital and the city, the College sits enviably between Kings Park and the Swan River, with beautiful leisure facilities right on your doorstep.

St George's room

Room types

  • Standard single (one shared bathroom between two rooms)
  • Ensuite single

In-room features

  • Single bed
  • Desk
  • Fridge
  • Air-conditioning

Complimentary daily breakfast and internet access included.

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Wonil Hotel Perth – Handwritten Collection


Sitting on the banks of the Swan River, the Wonil Hotel Perth offers a variety of spacious accommodation options. Through a unique operating model, net revenue from the hotel will be reinvested back into the Forrest Research Foundation (FRF) to support current and prospective scholars and fellows.

Located in the Forrest Hall Precinct on The University of Western Australia (UWA) campus, wonil, a word used by the First Nations Noongar translates to 'Peppermint Tree'. These trees populate the banks of Swan River surrounding the hotel which has traditional medicinal value. The wonil is a symbol of learning that the hotel has embodied where guests and locals come together to live, learn, work and play with sustainable and locally sourced dining, multifunctional spaces and outdoor areas.

21 Hackett Drive, Perth

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DoubleTree by Hilton Perth Northbridge

Image of a twin room in the DoubleTree by Hilton hotel

Experience a warm welcome with a chocolate chip cookie at DoubleTree by Hilton Perth Northbridge. Enjoy award-winning service in a 4-star hotel, with 206 well-appointed guest rooms and stunning city skyline views. Unwind at the rooftop bar or James St Bar + Kitchen for a delightful dinning experience.

Location: Northbridge

Room type: twin room with a maximum of 2 people per room

Other room types: other room categories may be available, subject to a supplement payment charge and availability

Room rates: $145 per night

To be eligible, the length of stay must be a minimum of 7 nights

House keeping: housekeeping service occurs every 7 days

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