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Student housing, apartments, and rooms for rent in Montreal

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Room at 2250 Guy St, Montreal, Quebec H3H 2M3, Canada

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Room at 1575 Summerhill Avenue, Montreal, Quebec H3H 1C5

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Room at 3555 Ch. de la Côte-des-Neiges, Montréal, QC H3H 1V2

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Room at 2250 Guy St, Montreal, Quebec H3H 2M3, Canada

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Room at 2075 Lincoln Avenue, Montreal, Quebec H3H 1J1

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Room at 3421 Drummond St, Montreal, QC H3G 1X7, Canada

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Room at 315 Boulevard René-Lévesque Est, Montréal, QC H2X 3P3

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Room at Av. Summerhill, Montréal, QC H3H 1C5, Canada

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Room at 2100 Boulevard de Maisonneuve Ouest Montreal, Quebec H3H 1K6

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Room at 3435 Drummond St, Montreal, QC H3G 1X8

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Room at 1575 Summerhill Avenue, Montreal, Quebec H3H 1C5

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Room at 1955 Av. Lincoln, Montréal, QC H3H 0C7, Canada

Information about Montreal

Montreal is the second-largest city in Canada and the largest in the province of Quebec. Its name means “Mount Royal”, named after the mountain in the city’s centre. Both English and French are spoken here, giving you a great opportunity to improve or learn both languages ​​during your stay.

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Private room Montreal160€672
Residence Montreal151€897
Studio Montreal14€985
Entire place Montreal66€1107
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Montreal attracts many international students because of its high quality of life and excellent education system. Known as a university city due to the number of young people it receives every year, it has a cosmopolitan atmosphere along with beautiful natural surroundings.

Are you looking for student accommodation in Montreal? One important thing to check is whether the rental price is listed per week or per month. Some landlords list prices per week, so you’ll need to calculate the monthly cost to know how much it will be. Keep reading to discover important details to consider when looking for accommodation in Montreal. By the end of this article, you’ll have a better idea of what will be the ideal place for you!

Student apartments for rent in Montreal

In this Canadian city, you have two main options for student rental apartments. On one hand, there are one bedroom apartments and studio flats for one person or a couple, which offer more privacy since you don’t have to share the space with other students but tend to be more expensive. On the other hand, there are apartments with multiple rooms to share with other students. In shared apartments, the rental cost and utility bills (gas, electricity, internet, water, etc.) are split among the occupants, making the monthly cost per person more affordable.

For reference, studio flats start at $760 per month, while apartments with multiple rooms start at $2150 per month.

Student room for rent in Montreal

Looking for a student room for rent in Montreal? There’s a wide variety of options available. Make sure to check the features of each room to find the one that meets your needs. The Erasmus Play housing search engine lets you filter by characteristics and see the images, prices, locations, and details of each option.

Prices for rooms in shared flats usually range from $350 to $1500 per month, depending on the characteristics of the room, the apartment, and the building, and its location.

Student housing in Montreal

Choosing the right area to live in Montreal can be overwhelming at first if you aren’t familiar with the city, so here are some of the favourite neighbourhoods among international students to live in Montreal:

Apartments for rent in the Quartier Latin

This neighbourhood is known for being home to many students and offers a vibrant nightlife, theatres, exhibitions, cinemas, bars, and restaurants. It’s also very close to downtown Montreal.

Apartments in Plateau-Mont-Royal

This picturesque, colourful, and bohemian area features traditional architecture and several parks. It’s known for having many local stores, as well as cafes, restaurants, and bars frequented by young people.

Rooms for Rent in Mile End

This multicultural neighbourhood is a bit farther from the centre but close to several university campuses. It has an artistic vibe with plenty of restaurants and entertainment options for both day and night.

Accommodation near the universities of Montreal

Here are some of the top institutions in Montreal:

University of Montreal

The unique campus of this institution is located on Mount Royal and has about 40 buildings for its faculties. Check out this article if you want to know more about the best neighbourhoods to live near the University of Montreal, and here's information on its faculties and schools.

University of Québec in Montreal (UQAM)

The central campus of this institution and the Pierre-Dansereau Science Complex are located in downtown Montreal, in the Latin Quarter and Quartier des Spectacles. The other three campuses are farther from the centre, in Laval and Lanaudière, with Longueuil being the closest.

McGill University

McGill University is situated at the foot of Mount Royal, close to the city centre, with all its departments located on this campus. In this article there's more information to help you find convenient housing near McGill. Also, here's a list of its faculties and schools.

University residences in Montreal

Some universities in this Canadian city offer spots in residences for international students who will be attending classes there. Compare the amenities and prices of university residences with those of private apartments to choose the one that best suits your preferences.

Frequently asked questions about Montreal

How much does a student flat cost in Montreal?
Studio flats start at $760 per month, while shared apartments with multiple rooms start at $2150 per month.
What are the best areas to live in Montreal as a student?
Popular neighbourhoods among international students are Mile End, Downtown, Latin Quarter, Village, Plateau-Mont-Royal, Golden Square Mile, and Milton Park.
What's student life like in Montreal?
One of the best things about this Canadian city is that it suits all preferences. Here you can party every night, visit multiple museums, art galleries, and historical sites, explore the surrounding nature, and study in quieter places. This makes student life in Montreal very dynamic and lively.
What's the approximate monthly expense for a student in Montreal?
The cost of living in Montreal depends on your lifestyle and the type of accommodation you choose. On average, budget between $900 and $1000 per month for rent, food, and entertainment.
Why study in Montreal?
In this city in Canada, you’ll enjoy an authentic university atmosphere with a wide variety of activities that are usually available all year-round. Plus,you’ll have the chance to practise both English and French and might even consider applying for permanent residence in Canada.

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