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Rooms for rent in Melbourne

Melbourne is a long-established hub for digital nomads with an extensive and welcoming network for newcomers. The sleek metropolis features trendy coliving and coworking spaces aplenty, in a clean and healthy environment. While life in Melbourne can be pricey, those looking to work locally as well might like to know that Australia pays the world’s highest minimum wage. In Melbourne, you can be in a different environment at a drop of a hat: from the leafy suburbs to the bustling center and the Great Ocean Road beach to the vineyards of the Yarra Valley. Phillip Island is just a day trip away as well. Melbourne attracts some of the most talented people for you to network with.
With no language barrier and the famous Australian coffee culture to sustain you in your work, Melbourne is a perfect choice for remote workers looking to stay in an English-speaking environment that still feels like a different world. There are so many different cuisines on offer here and you are sure to find evening activities and events to suit your interests.

Here are some fun facts about Melbourne:
- Melbourne is famous for having four seasons in a day.
- Melbourne was Australia’s capital once, but only for 26 years!
- The city is named after British Prime Minister, William Lamb, who was the second Viscount Melbourne.
- Brunch and caffeine are almost a religion here.
- Melbourne has the largest population of Greeks and Italians outside of Greece and Italy respectively.
- During the Gold Rush, Melbourne was the richest city in the world.
- Melbourne’s original name was ‘Batmania’.
- The highest temperature ever recorded in the city was 46.6ºC.
- One of its most famous restaurants moves: it’s a tram!
- Melbourne has the world’s largest China Town.
- Until 1966 pubs in Melbourne had to close at 6 pm!
- Its drinking water is one of the best in the world.
- Melbourne has the most foxes per square kilometer.

Melbourne has been named the most liveable city by the Economist Intelligence Unit for six consecutive years. Many digital nomads have already flocked here to enjoy a comfortable and easier lifestyle and the coliving trend will only increase as more spaces open all the time.

Renting a room in a room-share in Melbourne from $1,406

Discover an expanding selection of rooms for rent in Melbourne. Browse our comprehensive apartment share listings to find the perfect roommate in Melbourne. Our apartment shares, available for a minimum of 1 month, typically feature 3 or more bedrooms. Home-sharing or room-sharing is often more flexible and can be rented on a monthly basis. Choose between rooms with private bathrooms or those with shared facilities. With the rising cost of living in Melbourne, sharing an apartment becomes an economical choice, making our listings ideal for student accommodations. To find your next room in Melbourne, start your roommate search with us today.

Finding affordable communal living in Melbourne

Finding affordable housing in Melbourne can be tough, especially in cities with high rent prices. One solution that many people turn to is communal living with shared spaces and roommates. This can be a cost-effective way to have a private room while still being able to afford rent in a desirable location. There are a few different options for finding a shared living arrangement in Melbourne. One option is to look for a private room for rent in a coliving home. This can be a good option for people who want some privacy, but still want to be part of a community. Another option is to look for a shared room, where you'll be sharing a bedroom with one or more roommates. This can be more affordable, as you'll only be responsible for paying for your own bed. The downside is that you'll have less privacy, as you'll be sharing a bedroom with others. You can find both accommodation options on We can help you find a compatible roommate based on your preferences and lifestyle. Some hosts do background checks and eviction history checks to ensure that the roommates you're living with are trustworthy individuals. When looking for a shared living arrangement, it's important to do your due diligence and make sure that you're comfortable with the living arrangement and the people you'll be living with.

What is coliving?

Coliving is a new trend amongst millennials for renting shared apartments. Whether you're moving to Melbourne for work or just looking for a new apartment, coliving in Melbourne is a good way to save money and live with like-minded people. Co-living places people from different backgrounds together and encourages them to interact, collaborate and form new friendships. When compared to dorms, coliving is much more attractive, since it's relatively inexpensive, all-inclusive and allows you to rent a furnished room with an individual lease.

Affordable and social housing in Melbourne

Looking for an affordable and social housing option in Melbourne? Consider coliving, a trend in shared apartment rentals that brings together individuals from diverse backgrounds to live, work, and form new friendships. Coliving in Melbourne is a cost-effective alternative to dorms, offering furnished rooms with individual leases and all-inclusive pricing.

How it works

3 simple steps


Discover your perfect community.
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Reserve your room.
Move in and enjoy


A welcoming community awaits in your new home.

Why stay with us

  • Flexible Monthly stays Choose the convenience and flexibility of monthly stays – our short leases make it easy to relocate quickly if your job demands it.
  • Convenient Move-in-ready Don't move around with heavy furniture. All coliving spaces are fully furnished for comfort and convenience.
  • Affordable All-included Affordable rent without having to compromise on quality. Utilities, Wi-Fi, and cleaning costs are included in one price.
  • Social Built-in community Join a built-in community that is supportive and welcoming – Sharing with others helps you find meaning, belonging and acceptance in life.


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