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.
Please note that on-campus Residence facilities are only offered to students at our Doon and Cambridge students, subject to availability. Students at other campuses must find off-campus or homestay placements.
Please contact Residence if you have any questions:
Conestoga College Residence
99 Conestoga College Boulevard
Phone: 519-895-2272 | Fax: 519-895-2688
For more details, visit: Doon campus Residence.
Live off-campus with other students or in your very own apartment! There are many options for off-campus housing in the community.
Where to find advertisements for student housing:
Please note: the following are not affiliated with, or monitored by Conestoga College.
Please note that the following groups are not affiliated with, or monitored by Conestoga College, but many students find them useful for finding a roommate:
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.
Effective September 1, 2017, homestay fees will be $825 for four weeks with a minimum eight-week placement required, plus a $220 placement fee.
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?
If you do not find housing before you arrive in Canada, you must book temporary accommodation. 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. Don’t forget to identify yourself as a Conestoga student when booking to receive discount rates.
Four Points Sheraton
210 Preston Parkway, Cambridge ON, N3H 5N1
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.
2899 King Street East, Kitchener, ON N2A 1A6
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.
Comfort Inn Waterloo
190 Weber St N, Waterloo, ON N2J 3H4
This hotel is a 10 minute walk to Waterloo campus.
2899 King Street East, Kitchener, ON N2A 1A6
This hotel is 1 hour bus ride away from Waterloo Campus.
St. Paul's University College
195 Westmount Road Waterloo ON N2L 3G5
Hotel-style guest rooms are offered all year round. This hotel is 15 minutes by bus to Conestoga’s Waterloo campus.
200 King Street North, Waterloo, ON N2L 3C5
This hotel is only available from May to August and is about a five minute walk to Conestoga’s Waterloo campus.
Comfort Inn Guelph
480 Silvercreek Parkway, Guelph, ON N1H 7R5
This hotel is about 10 minutes from Guelph campus by public transit.
Days Inn Guelph
785 Gordon Street, Guelph, ON N1G 1Y8
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
This option is only available from May to August.
Days Inn Brantford
460 Fairview Drive, Brantford, ON N3R 7A9
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
This hotel is about 10 minutes from Brantford campus by taxi (approximate taxi fare is $25) or 30 minutes by public transit.
There are many ways to choose a rental:
Costs differ based on the size of the room, utilities, amenities offered (pool, gym, etc) and location. Don’t forget to check Google Maps to find out how you can travel to campus, and how long it will take you.
Utilities (payments for heating, air-conditioning, water and electricity) as well as Wi-Fi may be additional to the rent you pay, so please ask your landlord before you sign papers.
For more accommodation information, email Conestoga’s International Transition Coordinator.