Student Accommodation in Carlow

Moving away from home can be stressful and challenging, so finding the right accommodation is important to help you build your home away from home. 


Not only is Carlow one of the most vibrant student towns in Ireland, it is also considerably cheaper to live here with average rents 25% cheaper than the national average (, fourth quarter 2021). Any savings you can make on your accommodation means you have more to enjoy your student life. 


Types of Accommodation

Student Village

Carlow is serviced by HATCH Student Living which offers vibrant living spaces for students at just a 5-minute walk to campus. These are self-catering student apartments with ensuite or shared (with just 1 other student) bathrooms and an apartment of new friends. 

Full details are available at 


This is a popular choice with students, particularly when moving away from home for the first time. Digs is where you live with a local family in their home. Some may include meals, some may not. A great place to start your search is at  

Private Rentals

The most popular way to find accommodation is through accommodation websites. There is a large selection of private apartments and houses around Carlow. This is organised directly through private landlords or property management companies. The following is a list of websites that you may find helpful:


For advice in making your renting experience a positive one and tips on how to avoid internet fraud, please refer to the following consumer help:


Disclaimer: By providing links to other sites, Carlow College, St. Patrick’s does not guarantee, approve, or endorse the information or products and services available on these sites.

On-Campus Accommodation - Lennon House

Carlow College on-campus accommodation – Lennon House – is reserved for International and Erasmus students. The College does not provide on-campus accommodation for Irish students.

Please note accommodation is fully booked for 2023/2024.

Accommodation is available at Lennon House, situated within a short distance from the main College building and within easy walking distance of Carlow town centre. In addition to housing during the academic term, Lennon House is also available for short-term summer groups.