Accommodation BROWNS English Language School

Accommodation Choices for BROWNS, Gold Coast – Australia

With campuses on the Gold Coast and Brisbane, BROWNS has so much to offer students!

The Gold Coast, with its beautiful beaches and rainforests, is every visitor’s dream. Beautiful sunny weather 300 days a year, students will enjoy being close to the beach and shopping centres. With direct frontage to the beautiful Southport Broadwater Parklands, BROWNS students can take advantage of the location with sports activities and BBQ’s.  

Southport Central is a tower of accommodation located in Southport, and just a 10 minute walk to the Gold Coast campus.  It offers twin share rooms, with all kitchen amenities and free WiFi access.

In Brisbane students will find a cultural city with a relaxed lifestyle. Students can enjoy a city lifestyle, with many nature trails and botanical gardens nearby. The BROWNS Brisbane campus is located in the heart of the city, and overlooks the Museum of Brisbane and King George Square.

The Brisbane student apartments range from Double Twin Share Apartments, Twin Share Studios, and Single Room Apartments. They are close to transport and an easy walking distance to campus.

Other Accommodation

Student AccommodationStudentBNB

If you don’t want to pay a placement fee, a bond or optional extras then StudentBNB provides students with the ultimate in flexibility, payment options and selection.

To search, browse and book accommodation near to BROWNS, head to StudentBNB booking portal. StudentBNB have fixed national pricing so you don’t have to hunt for better deals or wonder about inclusion. Each Student BNB includes Linen, laundry use, kitchen, lounge, private bedroom and shared or private bathroom. You also have the choice of room rental only and self catering or you can also purchase a range of meal options if desired, all flexible.  With StudentBNB you just pay as you go, you can extend fortnightly or monthly to help manage your budget.

  • * You are NOT required to pay a bond or sign a lease.
  • * Electricity, water and bed linen are provided as part of your weekly rental.
  • * Simply book for the time you require and pay securely online or via direct banking transfer – SEARCH NOW

student accommodation gbsHomestay

Homestay provides the opportunity to live and experience life in Australia with an Aussie family. This service is provided through GBS assisted booking, where we will help match you to a suitable family and home based on your preferences. There is a small administration fee for this service to ensure a quality homestay match.  Homestay provides you with not only a cultural experience but also meal options and additional family support while you settle into Australia.

Safer Options. When booking accommodation through StudentBNB or Homestay you have peace of mind that the properties have been selected through and inspection and certification process to ensure they are suitable for student accommodation – BOOK NOW


You can rent properties through real estate agents, sharing with other students or direct to with the public but please be aware of the following additional  costs and requirements.

  • Costs to Add:
  • * Bond – 4weeks rent plus two weeks rent in advance. Bond can be kept if property is not vacated in a suitable condition.
  • * Lease – contract committing to a set amount of time typically a minimum of 6 months
  • * Internet connection and monthly cost
  • * Electricity connection and monthly cost
  • * Water monthly cost
  • * Food
  • * Transport

Public Transport

Transport options around BROWNS consist of local buses and there are also options for light and heavy rail nearby (trains). To access public transport you will require to purchase a GOcard. This is a tap on/ tap off transit card that you can purchase and top up at 7Eleven, Local train and bus stations and newsagent. To search transport bus and train number go to Google maps and type in your departure and arrival address and arrival time and you will see distance and transport times. See the website translink for further bus and train information.

Local cafes and eating options in and close to Browns.

Clifford’s Grill & Lounge

Surfers Paradise

De Vito Waterfront Restaurant




Jasmine Room


Bella Donna Italian Restaurant


Swannie’s Restaurant & Lounge Bar


Izakaya Sumi


Quan 55 & Bar


Anglers Arms Hotel


Vinnies Italian Restaurant


The Cecil Hotel


Bombay Affair