Student Rates 21/22 Academic Year

 Standard Rooms 

Room Type

Double Ensuite

Single Ensuite

Twin Ensuite

Twin Ensuite

for Single Occupancy

1st Moiety 

 €3,520

 €3,300

 €2,420

€4,840

2nd Moiety

 €2,720

 €2,550

 €1,870

 €3,740

Total rent for 20/21

 €6,240

 €5,850

 €4,290

 €8,580

         

 

 

Deluxe Rooms 

Room Type

Double Ensuite

Single Ensuite

Twin Ensuite

Twin Ensuite

for Single Occupancy

1st Moiety 

 €3,630

 €3,410

 €2,475

€4,950

2nd Moiety

 €2,805

 €2,635

 €1,913

 €3,825

Total rent for 20/21

 €6,435

 €6,045

 €4,388

 €8,775

         

 

 

 Deluxe Rooms - We have undertaken a full  internal refurbishment project on a limited number of apartments in Dunaras in summer 2019 with more to be completed in summer 2020. Contact the office for further details. 


Deposits and Utilities 

BOOKING / DAMAGE DEPOSIT

There is a Booking/Damage Deposit in the amount of €250 due within 48 hours of being assigned a room. The booking deposit becomes the damage/security deposit on signing the rental agreement. This is returned, less any deductions, 6-8 weeks after the end of the lease agreement. The Booking/Damage Deposit is not included in the Moiety payments listed above.

ELECTRICITY DEPOSIT / BILL MANAGEMENT FEE

There is an Electricity Deposit / Bill Management Fee due in the amount of €400 on or before 13th August 2021. €350 is held on deposit towards electricity usage and any unused portion will be refunded 6-8 weeks after the end of the lease. €50 is a non-refundable fee and covers administration and payment of electricity, WIFI, TV and refuse bills throughout the term of the lease. The Electicity Deposit / Bill Management Fee is not included in the Moiety payments listed above. 

UTILITIES

There are Utilites in the amount of €390 are due in full with the Moiety 1 payment. This charge covers services to the property, is fixed and is non refundable. It includes the TV licence, WIFI, shuttle bus and refuse. Utilities are not included in in the Moiety payments listed above

 

TO MAKE A BOOKING

When selecting your room preferences DO NOT choose a room type that you are not willing to accpet, if offered.

The twin rooms in Dunaras Village are not suitable for social distancing, please do not apply for one of these rooms if you are not prepared for this.

The first step will be to enter an e-mail address to receive an application code – it must be an e-mail address you have immediate access to, to retrieve the code, and does not have to be the e-mail address of the student applying.

If you do not receive your application code straight away please check your junk-mail folder.

Proceed to complete application using the code given, deposit payment will be requested on booking. 

 

 

 

TERMS & CONDITIONS OF LIVING AT DUNARAS 2021-2022

 

Booking & Allocation of Room

 

Dunaras accommodation is available to all third level training institutes. Rooms will be offered to existing students as priority initially and then booking lines will be open publicly and we invite all other applicants to book. Once booking lines are open publicly, rooms will offered on a lottery system and not a first come first served basis. If your application has been successful you will be informed by email of the room type you have been allocated and requested to pay your deposit. A receipt for deposit payment can be printed from your student portal account.

 

Moiety Payments

All First moiety payments must be made in full by 5:00pm on 13th August 2021. Failure to make payment by this date will result in the bed space being released for resale without deposit refund.

 

Applications made after the 13th August 2021 will need to be paid in full within 24 hours. The booking/damage deposit is to be made on application and the moiety to be paid within 24 hours. Dunaras reserves the right to release your room for resale if the moiety payment is not made within 24 hours.

 

No access will be given to the room on the start date of the tenancy unless payment is received in full.

 

Payment Methods

  • Payments must be made online
  • Payments can only be made by debit/credit card
  • Unfortunately, it is not possible to facilitate bank transfers

 

Payment terms

The Academic Year is paid in two Moiety payments.  The First Moiety payment is due before 5.00pm Friday 13th August 2021. 

The Second Moiety payment is due before 5.00pm Friday 3rd December 2021.

We do offer payment plans, terms and conditions apply. Please enquire direct with the office. 

 

Application Cancellation Policy

If the applicant is unsuccessful in their application to their chosen college and wishes to cancel the accommodation, the applicant must cancel by email by close of business on the 13th August 2021. Cancellations by telephone will not be accepted.

 

In the event of cancellation by the aforementioned date, a €100 cancellation fee will be deducted from the booking/damage deposit and the remainder refunded. Refunds will be issued by bank transfer only. If the applicant cancels after the cut-off date outlined above, no refund will be issued and the full €250 deposit will be retained.

 

Tenant Cancellation Policy

If the tenant cancels after having paid the first moiety, or at any time during the course of the lease agreement, a refund of rent will only be made after the bed-space has been resold and paid for. The cancelling tenant is responsible for rent for any period up until the new tenant moves in. Dunaras is not obliged to find a replacement tenant.

 

Failure to refill the bed space will result in the tenant losing all monies paid. If a replacement tenant is found partial rental refund will be processed from when the new tenant moves in.  No refund on the €250 booking/damage deposit will be issued after 13th August 2021 as per cancellation policy.  After check in, any electricity prepayment applied to the pre-paid meter cannot be refunded. The utilities and bill management fee will be refunded on a pro rata basis from the date of the payment of the replacement tenant.

 

Please note that when a student leaves, management has the right to move another resident into that student’s vacant room.  If this occurs, the student must still find a replacement for the room which is vacant.

 

Late applicants

For any late applicants booking after the 13th August 2021 where spaces have become available due to cancellation, full payment must be made within 24 hours of offer of room or the room will be forfeit. There will be a 24 hour cooling off period after which no refund will be given in the event of cancellation.

 

Semester 2

Any applicant who is successful in securing a bed space for Semester 2, once the booking / damage deposit is paid to secure the room there will be a 24 hour cooling off period after which no refund will be given in the event of cancellation.

 

 

Eviction

If a student is evicted, no refund will be made.

 

Lease Agreement

A standard Lease Agreement is entered between the student and their Landlord.  The lease is obliged to follow the terms and conditions of the Village Rules, which outline the Rules & Regulations in place for the development and which forms part of the lease. It is a requirement that all students residing at Dunaras MUST have a signed lease. The lease is available within your student portal. It must be signed by both Tenant and their Guarantors. The witness can be any person in the house hold over 18 years old. We do not require the lease to be signed in the presence of the office staff at check in. To avoid delays on check in, we require the lease to be fully completed and returned to the Dunaras office no later than 20th August 2021.   

 

Wi-Fi access codes and maintenance service will not be provided until the signed lease agreement is returned to the office.

 

Checking In & Key Collection

Dunaras will issue an email to successful applicants before arrival date detailing check in dates & times and what you will need to check-in. A key will be issued on arrival which will permit access to the allocated room.  No access will be given to apartment unless payment has been received in full. 

 

Inventory & Maintenance Form

An itemised list detailing all inventory items in your unit is available to each resident at the beginning of the student year for your reference.  All maintenance issues are to be logged separately under maintenance on your online student portal within 24 hours of arrival.  

 

COVID-19 - Coronavirus

Students must adhere to government (www.gov.ie) and university guidelines in order to act in a responsible way to ensure the health and safety of all our residents and staff. Dunaras Village requires students to adhere to company COVID 19 protocols, safety measures and social distancing at all times.

 

House inspections

House inspections are carried out during the academic year with prior inspection notice being issued to each unit. Students are asked to have their unit in a clean and tidy condition for the inspection.

 

Insurance cover

You are required to take out Insurance cover for your personal belongings as they are not insured on the Dunaras policy.  We would recommend that your personal items are covered under your parent’s policy or USI recommend cover4insurance.com 

 

Room Moves

The Management company reserves the right to move a tenant to another property of the same room type within the complex should the property suffer a decrease in occupancy at any stage during the academic year

 

On Departure

Dunaras has a duty to provide accommodation to you the student and to also care for the units on behalf of our landlords. It is expected that houses/apartments be returned to Dunaras in a similar condition to which they were received at the start of the year.  Dunaras staff carry out a thorough check on all units following student departure with a focus on cleaning, painting, inventory and maintenance. The condition in which the unit is returned will have a strong bearing on deposit monies returned and on future accommodation applications being accepted and accommodation references being issued

 

  • Please pay attention to the cleaning of your hob, oven, grill pan and extractor throughout the year.
  • Painting charges can also escalate so please take care of walls & woodwork throughout your unit. Each student is responsible for his/her individual bedroom. General wear and tear is taken into consideration for the common areas but excessive damage is payable by the student.
  • Maintenance damages are to be reported throughout the year.
  • Curtains – please be aware of smoke damage - smoking is not permitted indoors at Dunaras.

 

 

We do offer payment plans, terms and conditions apply. Please enquire direct with the office.