IMPORTANT DISCLAIMER:
Conestoga College makes no warranty or representation regarding any premises, landlords or leasing agents that are listed on this website or any links provided herein. The listings are simply provided as a convenience to assist students in locating possible housing opportunities.
Conestoga has not inspected or investigated any premises or links in any way, and inclusion of these various websites or links shall not be construed as an endorsement or approval by Conestoga College.
Conestoga College disclaims any responsibility, among other things, for the condition of any premises, terms of any leases, or compliance with any municipal or provincial rules or regulations established in the Landlord Tenant Act of Ontario.
All prospective tenants are strongly encouraged to exercise common sense and good judgment when evaluating prospective rental units and landlords.
If you have questions about signing a lease or any other rental documents, you may wish to seek legal advice.

There are lots of housing options for you to choose from depending on your needs and preferences. Be sure to find a place close to your campus and easily accessible by regular and frequent public transit.

Possible Options:

Doon Campus Residence

  • Who Can Apply?
    All students enrolled full-time at Conestoga can apply to Residence. Please note the Residence building is convenient to only Doon (Kitchener) and Cambridge campuses. For other campuses, please check other options provided on this page.
  • How to apply?
    Apply through My Housing Portal
    Take a look at Residence Rooms
  • Cost?
    Residence Cost
    Your Conestoga College tuition account is separate from your residence fees account. Please do not instruct your banking institution to pay Conestoga College for your housing costs.
  • Contact
    Please contact Residence if you have any questions:
    Conestoga College Residence
    99 Conestoga College Boulevard
    Kitchener, ON
    N2P 2N5
    Phone: 519-895-2272 | Fax: 519-895-2688
    Email: info@conestogarez.ca
    For more details, visit: Doon campus Residence

Brantford Campus Residence:

Brantford campus students are able to apply to the Laurier University Residence in Brantford, subject to availability. This option is approximately $900/month, with additional costs for food.
Need more information? Email Housing Officer

Resources for your reference:

For more information, email internationalstudenthousing@conestogac.on.ca.

Homestay program

Homestay is a program that matches international students with local host families to live with while studying at Conestoga.
Conestoga College partners with Canada Homestay Network Inc. (CHN) to administer our Homestay program.

Includes:

  • a private bedroom
  • food for three meals per day and
  • the opportunity to live with a Canadian family

Cost:
Effective September 1, 2017, homestay fees will be $825 for four weeks with a minimum eight-week placement required, plus a $220 placement fee.

To apply:
Canada Homestay Network

Contact Homestay Regional Manager Irene Frezell by email or call 519-489-7051 ext. 2029

 

Didn’t secure housing before you arrived?

Hotel options for a temporary stay:

For Doon and Cambridge campus students

Book in advance with a valid credit card by phone or online through the hotel’s website or other booking websites such as booking.com, expedia.ca and hotels.com. Identify yourself as a Conestoga student when booking to receive discount rates.

Four Points Sheraton
210 Preston Parkway, Cambridge ON, N3H 5N1
1-519-635-2690
Free Shuttle Bus to Conestoga College during Orientation Week
This hotel is about 6 minutes by taxi (approximate taxi fare is $16) or 15 minutes by public bus ($3.50) from Doon Campus.


Best Western Plus Kitchener
2899 King Street East, Kitchener, ON N2A 1A6
1-866-373-4910
Free daily hot breakfast
This hotel is about 11 minutes by taxi (approximate taxi fare is $25) or 30 minutes by public bus ($3.50) from Doon Campus.


Sunbridge Hotel Cambridge
200 Holiday Inn Dr, Cambridge ON, N3C 1Z4
1-866-375-8241 extension 518, Corporate and Group Sales
Free Wi-Fi, pool, gym and coin laundry.
This hotel is about 11 minutes by taxi (approximate taxi fare is $27) or 1 hour by public bus from Doon Campus.

For Waterloo campus students

Book in advance with a valid credit card by phone or online through the hotel’s website or other booking websites such as booking.com, expedia.ca and hotels.com. Identify yourself as a Conestoga student when booking to receive discount rates.

Comfort Inn Waterloo
190 Weber St N, Waterloo, ON N2J 3H4
1-519-747-9400
This hotel is a 10 minute walk to Waterloo campus.


Best Western Plus Kitchener
2899 King Street East, Kitchener, ON N2A 1A6
1-866-373-4910
This hotel is 1 hour bus ride away from Waterloo Campus.


St. Paul's University College
195 Westmount Road Waterloo ON N2L 3G5
519-885-1460
Hotel-style guest rooms are offered all year round. This hotel is 15 minutes by bus to Conestoga’s Waterloo campus.


Hotel Laurier
200 King Street North, Waterloo, ON N2L 3C5
1-519-884-0710
This hotel is only available from May to August and is about a five minute walk to Conestoga’s Waterloo campus.

For Guelph campus students

Book in advance with a valid credit card by phone or online through the hotel’s website or other booking websites such as booking.com, expedia.ca and hotels.com. Identify yourself as a Conestoga student when booking to receive discount rates.

Comfort Inn Guelph
480 Silvercreek Parkway, Guelph, ON N1H 7R5
1-519-763-1900
This hotel is about 10 minutes from Guelph campus by public transit.


Super 8 Motel Guelph
281 Woodlawn Road West, Guelph, ON H1H 7K7
1-519-836-5850
Email: super8.guelph@rogers.com
This motel is about 10 minutes from Guelph campus by public transit.


Days Inn Guelph
785 Gordon Street, Guelph, ON N1G 1Y8
1-519-822-9112
This hotel is about 45 minutes from Guelph campus by public transit.


University of Guelph Conference Services (only available from May to August)
University of Guelph, University Centre 432, Guelph, ON N1G 2W1
1-519-824-4120 Ext. 52353
Email: spevent@uoguelph.ca
This option is only available from May to August.

For Brantford campus students

Book in advance with a valid credit card by phone or online through the hotel’s website or other booking websites such as booking.com, expedia.ca and hotels.com. Identify yourself as a Conestoga student when booking to receive discount rates.

Days Inn Brantford
460 Fairview Drive, Brantford, ON N3R 7A9
1-519-759-2700
This hotel is about 10 minutes from Brantford campus by taxi (approximate taxi fare is $25) or one hour by public transit.


Best Western Brantford Hotel and Conference Centre
19 Holiday Dr., Brantford, ON N3R 7J4
1-519-753-8651
This hotel is about 10 minutes from Brantford campus by taxi (approximate taxi fare is $25) or 30 minutes by public transit.