If you are looking for student accommodation in Castlebar, Hawthorn Village have apartments for you to book at affordable rates. Hawthorn Village offers modern single, double and sharing rooms with Internet access points and a high quality fitted kitchen and living area.
You can choose between two bedroom or four bedroom apartments - which are ideal for living with friends, or making new ones.

Stay with us and enjoy the following features and services:

•Internet access
•Located beside the train station and within walking distance of the college.
•Morning bus service to the college.
•Telephone facilities in each apartment
•Access to gym as well as a recreation room with a pool table
•Free parking
•Furnished apartments with spacious living rooms and all rooms en-suite
•Self-service laundrette on-site
•On-site manager available should you require assistance
•CCTV cameras in operation

Kitchen/Living Room

Each apartment features a stylish galley kitchen and is fully fitted with modern kitchen appliances, and comes complete with utensils and crockery. The living room of each apartment is provided with comfortable furniture and a television.
All apartments on upper floors feature generous balconies.


All bedrooms feature ample storage space and an en-suite bathroom. Each bedroom is supplied with a desk, lamps, built in wardrobes and a heater.


Hawthorn Village features a number of apartments which have been specially adapted for people with disabilities. For further details, please contact our office.

Rental Period

Our rooms may be rented on a monthly basis, or by semester. Please see the Prices tab for full information on pricing.

Key Holders

If you are locked out of your apartment or lose your key outside of office hours, there are key holders on site 24/7. Contact numbers are posted on the doors to the front office.

Additional Costs

•There is a €350 utility payment to be paid at the commencement of the contract which will cover the bus service, broadband access, refuse services, security, television licence and maintenance.
•There is an additional €350 to be paid at the start of the contract which will be added to your electricity account as credit. Each apartment features a monitor which can be used to view usage and top up your electricity account. All electricity fees are shared equally between students sharing an apartment.
•There is an on-site laundrette service with token operated machines. Tokens may be purchased at the office or from a dispenser in the recreation room for €2.
•In the event that you must avail of the key holder service to access your apartment, please note that there is a €5 fee which may be paid directly to the key holder or the front office at a later date.

We offer a variety of rooms which are priced to suit your needs. Please see below for a full listing.
Rooms may be paid for monthly, or by semester in advance.

Room Per Month Per Semester Utility Payment Electricity Pre-payment
Single Room €370 €1,640 €350 €350
Premium Room €450 €1,800 €350 €350
Shared Room €300 €1,325 €350 €350

Frequently Asked Questions:

Q. How do I pay for my electricity?

A. The meters are pre-paid with Pinergy at the commencement of the term on an equally shared basis amongst students in the apartment. The account is displayed on a monitor in the apartment and may be accessed for viewing or topping up online.

Q. How are roommates allocated?

A. If you have a friend that you wish to share an apartment with, Hawthorn Village will endeavour to accommodate you as best possible. Please clearly mark details on your application form provided. Roommates are typically allocated on basis of gender, academic year, course and age. We'll do our best to facilitate all request.

Q. Do I have to leave at Christmas and Easter?

A. No. The room is exclusively yours for the duration of the academic year.

Q. What happens if I pay for accommodation and fail to be offered a place in G.M.I.T.?

A. In the chase where a student has paid for accommodation and fails to be offered a place at G.M.I.T. the amount will be refunded in full.

Q. Can I book a room by telephone?

Yes. Please call +353 94 904 3900

Q. Is there a curfew?

A. No. There is no curfew.

Q. Can I obtain my apartment number or roommate's details before I check in?

A. Yes. Once you receive confirmation of your booking, email us with your booking reference number and outline any specific requests.

Q. Is insurance for my belongings provided by Hawthorn Village?

A. There is currently no mandatory insurance?