Senior Hall

Senior Hall is for students aged 20 and above who are in their first year of study. This hall is open to students of all tertiary institutions in Wellington.

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  • Cost
    $11,586 - $15,186 per year
    $11,586 - $15,186
    per year
  • Furniture
    Fully furnished
    Fully furnished
  • Ideal for
    20+ years old
    20+
    years old
  • Catering
    Self-catered
    Self-catered
  • Walking time
    10 minutes to campus
    10 minutes
    to campus

Senior Hall is centrally located in Wellington city, just a 10-minute walk from Massey’s Wellington campus. The hall has self- catered shared apartments and studios for 280 residents.

Overview

  • Two- and four-bedroom shared apartments, and self-contained studio apartments
  • Suitable for first-year students, aged 20 or more
  • Single and mixed gender apartments available
  • Budget option of inward facing studios and two-bedroom apartments
  • Fully furnished
  • Self-catered
  • Large common rooms, movie room, barbeque area, study room and atriums
  • Suitable for students with accessibility requirements
  • Located very close to the central city and transport links, and a 10-minute walk from Massey University’s Wellington campus

Rooms and furniture

Studios

Senior Hall’s self-contained studios are furnished with a private ensuite bathroom with a toilet, basin and shower.

Each room includes:

  • single bed with a new mattress protector
  • wardrobe
  • shelves
  • desk and chair
  • cooking plate with two elements
  • small fridge
  • sink
  • microwave
  • radiator heating
  • secure lockable doors.

Most Senior Hall studios face the building's internal atrium and receive less natural light. These studios cost less than outward-facing rooms.

Apartments

Senior Hall’s shared apartments have either two or four bedrooms.

Each room includes:

  • single bed with a new mattress protector
  • desk and chair
  • wardrobe
  • pinboard
  • radiator heating.

Each apartment has:

  • full-sized fridge/freezer
  • stove with two elements
  • oven (four bedroom apartments only)
  • microwave
  • sink
  • dining table and chairs
  • one bathroom with a shower, basin and toilet.
  • secure lockable main doors.

Some Senior Hall two-bedroom apartments face the building's internal atrium and receive less natural light. These apartments cost less than outward-facing rooms.

Items you should bring

You should bring your own bedding and towels, kitchen utensils, a kettle and a toaster. International students will receive a room pack containing bedding, towels and a few utensils.

You should also bring coat hangers, cleaning materials and a small set of drawers or shelves, and may choose to bring a bathmat and drawing pins.

Communal spaces and shared facilities

Senior Hall has spacious, modern common rooms, a movie room, study room and atriums including a barbeque area.

Residents have access to four shared laundries located on four different levels. Payment for washing machines and dryers is by debit card.

Chest freezers are available in common spaces.

Car parking and bike storage

Car parking is not available at Senior Hall.

A limited number of bikes can be stored securely at Senior Hall at no charge. Contact the accommodation office before you arrive to arrange storage . Bikes are not allowed inside the hall.

2021 pricing

2021 pricing for Senior Hall.
Room type Full year*
Studio unit $15,186
Budget Studio unit $13,836
Single room (two-bedroom apartment) $12,486
Budget Single room (two-bedroom apartment) $11,586
Single room (four-bedroom apartment) $12,261

* Full year fees include deposit amount.

Room rates include:

  • wifi
  • electricity (residents who use more than a reasonable amount of electricity will be charged extra)
  • an activity fee that contributes to Senior Hall events and activities throughout the academic year.

Laundry facilities are not included in room rates. A meal package can be purchased separately.

Payment options

Domestic students can choose from four payment options, outlined below.

  • Deposit and one lump sum payment for the 45-week agreement.
  • Deposit and four payments for the 45-week agreement.
  • Deposit, lump sum payment, then 36 weekly payments of $200 from 4 March to 4 November 2021.

International students must pay all accommodation fees in full.

Deposit

To secure your accommodation, you will need to pay a deposit by the date stated in your letter of offer.

The deposit includes an administration fee, bond, and internet and activity fees.

Deposit amounts are below.

Deposit amounts for Senior Hall.
Room type Deposit
Studio unit $2,476
Budget Studio unit $2,716
Single room (two-bedroom apartment) $2,236
Budget Single room (two-bedroom apartment) $2,156
Single room (four-bedroom apartment) $2,216

If you need to cancel, there is a cut-off date in order to secure a refund of the bond, internet and activity fees – the administration fee is non-refundable. Download:

2021 occupancy dates

2021 occupancy dates for Senior Hall.
Term Duration Start date End date
Full year 45 weeks 1 February 13 December

Your accommodation contract term must reflect your study programme – if your programme of study is full year you must apply for full year accommodation.

More information

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Take a virtual tour of a 2 bedroom apartment.

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Take a virtual tour of a budget studio apartment.

Take a virtual tour

Take a virtual tour of a budget 2 bedroom apartment.

Location

222 Willis Street, Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand

Contact the office

Senior Hall

Phone

+64 4 801 5799 extension 63355

Location

Physical and Postal address
222 Willis Street
Te Aro
Wellington 6011
New Zealand

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