If you like to be around people, but still need a bit of privacy, then Rideau residence is for you!
Rideau outside view
Facade of the Rideau residence.
Rideau lobby
Welcome to the residence and ask your questions to our client service team.
Rideau bedroom
Meet a new friend in your shared bedroom.
Rideau bedroom
Bedroom desk
Create a space of your own in your residence room.
Rideau bathroom
Enjoy some privacy with your in-suite shared bathroom.
Rideau kitchen
Prepare a good meal with the spacious and modern kitchen on the ground floor.
  • 8 months (September to April)
  • 325 beds
  • Vibrant common areas
  • Close to Byward Market and Rideau Centre
  • Close to many amenities (pharmacy, cinema, grocery store, library, bus routes)
  • Formerly a hotel converted to a residence

Your room

  • Double bed (bedding not included)
  • Desk (one per person)
  • Chair (one per person)
  • Dresser (one per person)
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Mini-fridge
  • Television
  • What to bring in residence
Rideau lounge
Common room
Relax and spend time with your friends in this welcoming lounge.
Rideau floor plan layout
Floor plan
An example of the location of the common rooms and units.
Rideau room layout
Bedroom plan
An idea of the layout of a shared bedroom.
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Room type

Large double room

In-unit bathroom (shared only with roommate)

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Meal plan and kitchen

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In-building laundry room (free)

Welcoming lobby

Multi-purpose lounge area

Co-working centre

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Cleaning up your unit is your responsibility.

Floor and building common areas are cleaned once a week.

Learn more.

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24/7 Reception

Card access

Guest registry

Security guard at night

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Green campus

Sort your compost


Throw away things that does not fit in any category

Learn more.

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The Residence Life Team consists of many Community Advisors, Peer Supports and Coordinators. They help you out in many ways to create a community atmosphere in your building.