To help you on your move to Dublin, we have a range of accommodation options for short and long term stay to suit your preferences and budget.
These include:
  • Short or long term stay
  • Homestay with an Irish family
    (single room if you are travelling alone, or shared room if you are travelling with a companion) 
  • Student residences – shared room

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Types of student accommodation

Irish Homestay


Ideal for short or long term stay, staying with an Irish host family is like staying in a home away from home!

Choose this type of accommodation with one of our many host families for a welcome, Irish experience. Enjoy home-cooked Irish meals, Irish culture, and have the opportunity to improve your English with locals at the same time.

Our host families are carefully selected and matched with you, to ensure you can make the most of your stay.

All our homestays are near public transport in the leafy suburbs of Dublin.

You can choose from:

  • Half Board
  • Shared twin room
  • Single room

Most homestay accommodation includes:

  • Breakfast and dinner every day
  • Laundry once a week
  • Duvets, pillows and bed linen
  • Utility bills (like gas and electricity) and WI-FI are included



Student residences are ideal for those who are looking for an independent living experience while studying. 

All residences are located around the city, where you have a choice of a private or shared room. You will be living with other students from all around the world, giving you a broader experience while living in Ireland.

All apartments and houses are well serviced by public transport, and are within easy reach of both our campuses.

Student residences include:

  • Fully equipped shared self-catering kitchen with all pots, pans, crockery etc.
  • Duvets, pillows and bed linen
  • Gas, electricity and WI-FI
  • Safe and secure houses 
  • Shared Bathroom


There are a lot of other options in Dublin for you to find your own accommodation.
These external sites include:

Be careful when you are organising your own accommodation. The above websites are not affiliated with IBAT College, and we do not endorse the accommodation that is advertised on these sites.

Citizens Information - Housing is a Government resource that can give you advice and unbiased information about finding a room to rent in Ireland, your rights and responibilities.