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Family & Friends Free Accommodation
Free Accommodation for Family & Friends
At Saints we understand that separation can be difficult for both you and your children. To assist you to keep positive contact with your children we have made free accommodation available for family and friends to visit. These are limited to 2 nights per semester and are of course subject to availability.
There are strict rules regarding stayover guests and rooms can not be shared at any time, even for family members etc. The rooms we offer for family and friends accommodation are standard student style rooms with a King Single Bed, so if multiple rooms are required this must be communicated at the time of booking. This also means that if two rooms are required for the same visit, accommodation is only offered free of charge for a single night as this is seen as two nights worth of accommodation.
This offer is NOT available during O-Week periods as we do not have any casual accommodation stays during O-week. For O-week periods you will need to find Off-Campus accommodation. There are numerous hotels etc in Townsville, however, there are none within walking distance of the College, so make sure to plan your stay (and hire car if needed) carefully. There are regular bus services that run from the University, so again check these routes to ensure you select a hotel close to or on these routes. Sunbus Website
Whilst the Resident Courtesy Car is available to Residents only (not family or friends), it will be heavily booked during O-week, so do not depend on this service during your stay. Whilst we do try to prioritise its use for airport pickups and drop offs, we do recommend that you have your child book this early to avoid disappointment.
We look forward to welcoming you at the College whenever you do decide to visit. We also have our own Travel Agency to assist with flights and hotel bookings if you want so make sure to take advantage of this service.