The Accommodation Office assists students in finding a suitable place to live. The service provides information and guidance to students on the accommodation most appropriate to their needs. If you would like any information on the student apartments, you can also contact them directly, see above link for details. The shared housing/lodgings list is available to students in early May and it is updated regularly. Please scroll down this page to view listing.


While every effort is made to facilitate students seeking accommodation, the Institute is not involved in any agreement/contracts entered into between students and landlords. We are happy to discuss any problems students may have in their accommodation and try to help resolve them in a reasonable manner. Information Leaflets on Tenants Rights, Student Possession Insurance & Fire Safety in Rented Accommodation are available from the Accommodation Office which is located on the first floor of the MTU Student Centre in the Bishopstown Campus.


Please note that our phones are extremely busy during peak times. Please leave a message and we will respond to your query in strict rotation. If you would like any information on the student apartments you can also contact them directly. The shared housing/lodgings list is available to students in early May and they are updated regularly.



Deirdre Falvey
Accommodation Officer
MTU Student Centre, 1st Floor
Bishopstown Campus
T: 021 4335750
Opening Hours
Monday to Friday
9.00am – 1.00pm
2.00pm – 4.30pm



Choosing a place to stay

The most popular ways of finding accommodation are:


Types of Accommodation

There are three main types of accommodation to choose from

  1. Lodgings/Self Catering Lodgings
  2. Shared Houses/Flats
  3. Student Apartments/Hostels


Lodgings/Self Catering Lodgings

(Living in a family home)
The Accommodation Office provides a register of lodgings for the academic year. This register is updated throughout the year. Many houses are within walking distance of the University.



Where a student receives breakfast, evening meal and light supper.
Prices for this year are approximately:

  • Single 5 day: €140
  • Twin 5 day: €100
  • Single 7 day: €180
  • Twin 7 day: €120



  • It can be a home away from home
  • All bills are included in the price
  • You will have two good meals a day.



  • Privacy can be a problem
  • Friends are usually not allowed to stay or call
  • Lack of freedom.


Self Catering Lodgings

Where a student lives with a family but has use of the kitchen to cook meals.
Prices per week for this year are approximately:

  • Single room: €120
  • Twin room: €90


Shared Houses/Flats

A list of houses/rooms in houses is available throughout the year and this updated regularly and especially during the summer months. As there is a high demand for this type of accommodation, it is advisable to contact the Accommodation Office regularly for an updated list.


The approximate price per week for this year is:

  • Single room: €120
  • Twin room: €100



  • You can eat when/what you like
  • More freedom.
  • Friends can stay over



  • Bills for ESB, telephone, tv licence, heating, refuse etc.
  • Sharing with strangers
  • Doing your own cooking/cleaning/shopping


Student Apartments/Hostels

Student Apartments

There are a large number of student apartments in close proximity to the University,


It is advisable to look into this option early in the intended academic year. Bookings should be made directly with the Student Apartments and they go on sale in February/March.


Payment is normally made in two instalments. The approximate price range per academic year is €4,500 to €8,000. The cost depends on what type of room you choose (Standard Single, Single Ensuite, Double Ensuite, Twin Standard, Twin Ensuite etc). The average number of rooms per apartment is 3, 5 or 7. Students are advised to look at apartments before booking and to read leases carefully before signing them.



  • Normally situated near the college or on the bus routes
  • Comfortable
  • Bedrooms are designed to accommodate study
  • Good way of making friends



  • Can be expensive for the average student (payment upfront)
  • Noise can also be a problem in apartment complexes
  • Fixed 9-month lease and rent is non-refundable


Student Apartment Listing

Bishopstown Campus Area

Parchment Square
Model Farm Road
T: 021 4545 200


Melbourn Point
Uninest Student Residences
Rossa Avenue
T: 021 234 4420

Abbeyville Apartments
Model Farm Road
T: 021 4346 346

Edenhall (The Village)
Model Farm Road
T: 021 4342 727

T: 021 4819 500

Student Village Apartments
Victoria Cross
T: 021 4345 344

Bottleworks - Novel Student
Carrigrohane Road
T: 021-2063183



Farranlea Hall
Dennehy’s Cross
T: 021 4817900

Brookfield Apartments
College Road
T: 021 4344 032

Courtville Student Apartments
Rossa Avenue, Bishopstown


Curraheen Point
Farranlea Road - T12 AY95
T: 021 2028097
Michelle O Connell (general manager)
Róisín Phelan (assistant manager)






City Centre

(Suit CCAD | CSM )

DeansHall Apartment
City Centre
Crosses Green
T: 021 4312 623

South Mall Court, Island House
Beasley/Copley Street
Morrissons Island
T: 021 4298023 
M: 086 1083306

Blackmore Court
Prime Property Management
Sullivan’s Quay
Tel: 086 2998022

Fullers Lodge Apartments
12 College Road
T: 021 4525997

Amnis House
Western Road
T: 021 2345999

Lee Point
South Main Street
T:  021-2344420

Arcadia Hall
Lower Glanmire Road
(Opposite the train station)
T: 021 4279729

Seven North Mall
7 North Mall
T: 086 4076890


The Spires
51 Bandon Road
T: 021 4525952
Davcon Court
Barrack Street
T: 021 4345497
Monastery Hill Apartments
Monastery Hill
T: 087 8168064

Copley Court HATCH @ Copley Court

North Quay Place
Popes Quay Apartments
T: 087 8168064

Broga House
Washington Street - T12 Y6YX
T: 021 2028097

Ashlin House
Bandon Road
T12 FX0D

T: 021 2028097
Michelle O Connell (general manager)




Short to Medium Term Accommodation

  • Suitable for International & Erasmus students
  • Also suitable for SOLAS students
  • Minimum Stay is 2 weeks
  • All-inclusive rent – no extras
  • Properties are based mostly in the city centre


EazyCity Cork
112 Oliver Plunkett Street, Cork
T: 021 4222243


Student Hostels

There are some student hostels in the city centre. Many students use them as a stop gap until they find permanent accommodation.

Kinlay House Hostel
Shandon Street
T: 021 4508966
Sheila’s Hostel
4 Belgrave Place
Wellington Road
T: 021 4505562
BruBru Bar & Hostel
57 MacCurtain Street
Cork City Central.
T: 021 4559667
Aaran House Tourist Hostel
Lower Glanmire Road
T: 021 4551566
An Óige Hostel
Western Road
T: 021 4543289


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