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Student accommodation Elefanten

Student accommodation Elefanten

In Elefanten, with a unique location just 500 m from University West and the city center, you find Eidars largest student accommodation with 272 student apartments.

This is where you get the absolute student fellowship, but at the same time have your own apartment with a private kitchenette and bathroom/WC. The apartments are bright with white walls and a plastic mat with wooden pattern on the floor.

Elefanten is one of our most popular student accommodation with a short distance to several restaurants, cafes, pubs, stores and entertainments such as cinema, bowling and different kind of sports. A few minutes’ walk takes you to the train- and bus station, with departures to Gothenburg and other nearby cities. 

The apartments

The apartments intended for international students are rented furnished. They are equipped with bed, desk, chair and a small table in the bedroom, kitchenware, table and chairs in the kitchen, armchair/couch and table in the living room and the necessary cleaning equipment is included. But you need to bring your own pillow, duvet, bed linen, towels etc.

Three of the houses in Elefanten were built in 2009 offering 245 student apartments, and in 2017 another 27 apartments for students were ready to rent in the brick house called ”Ingenjörshuset”.

An apartment with white walls and wooden pattern on the floor

Each apartment has a private kitchenette


The rent is payed monthly in advance. Heating, cold water, cable TV via Tele2 and internet (100Mbit) is included in the rent.  Electricity and hot water is measured separately and charged by consumption with two months delay

Hot water and electricity is measured separately and charged by consumption with two months delay. This is added to the rent. 

A picture of a property

Gärdhemsvägen 26 & Mjölnaregatan 10, 12, 16

272 student apartments

  • 257 studio apartments with your own kitchenette and bathroom/WC.
    Area 20-39 sq.
  • 15 private one bedroom apartments with your own kitchenette and bathroom/WC.
    Area 35-50 sq.

Some apartments are rented furnished.

Quick facts

Distance to University West:
500 m
Possibility to rent a storage area at Gärdhemsvägen 26, via Eidar´s queue.
Laundry room:
On the ground floor at Mjölnaregatan and in the basement at Gärdhemsvägen
Bicycle parking:
Indoor bicycle parking in separate buildings just outside the apartment buildings
Parking space:
Possibility to rent a parking space via Eidar’s queue.
Community room:
Possibility to rent a community room with its own entrance in the 16-story building. Book via kundservice@eidar.se