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Fast and stable Internet, great air quality, safety, cleanliness and the welcoming aura of the capital of Canada, Ottawa, makes it deeply loved by the digital nomads and a popular destination for those seeking a coliving environment. Coliving hubs have been thriving in Ottawa recently. Massive gardens, green parks and wide-open spaces help bring solace from the routine work life. Language exchange and cultural meet-ups help people from across the globe mingle and share. What could sound better than drinking in the breath-taking splendor of the landscapes
while having exquisite butter tarts? Ottawa demonstrates the pristine and well-preserved nature remarkably, with a fantastic blend of culture, history and stunning landscapes. If you fancy some outdoor activities, it’s easy to bike, jog or rollerblade along the welcoming city paths of Ottawa. The ample number of walking tours can be found here as well as festivals including Bluesfest and Chamberfest, International Animation Festival, International Children Festival (May-June), Dragonball Boat Race Festival and Folk Festival (September). All these activities carry an obvious appeal for both the visiting tourists and the remote workers choosing both short and long-term stays.

Fun Facts about Ottawa:
- The fourth largest city in Canada
- The original name was Bytown
- Chosen by Queen Victoria I 1857 to be the Capital of Canada
- Ottawa means ‘trade’ and comes from the Algonquin word “Adawe”
- Seventh coldest capital in the world
- Summer solstice sees the sunrise at 5.14 AM and set at 8.54 PM while on the winter solstice the sun rises at 7.39 AM and sets at 4.23 PM
- About 25% of residents were never born in Ottawa
- Almost 50% of the population is under 35, making it one of the youngest cities in Canada
- 35 major festivals are celebrated with the Canadian Tulip Festival, held every May, is the most famous.
- Ranked as the fourth cleanest city in the world
- Rideau Canal is a UNESCO World heritage site
- Tobogganing is the popular pastime on plenty of hills
- It’s largest skating rink, the gorgeous Rideau Canal, flows through the city and freezes during winter
- Despite being the capital, it offers the lowest cost of living in Canada

There could be no office better than the one amidst beautiful nature. The stunning nature, reliable transport system and numerous coliving opportunities attract nomads from across the world to Ottawa.

Renting a room in a room-share in Ottawa from $637

Discover an expanding selection of rooms for rent in Ottawa. Browse our comprehensive apartment share listings to find the perfect roommate in Ottawa. Our apartment shares, available for a minimum of 1 month, typically feature 3 or more bedrooms. Home-sharing or room-sharing is often more flexible and can be rented on a monthly basis. Choose between rooms with private bathrooms or those with shared facilities. With the rising cost of living in Ottawa, sharing an apartment becomes an economical choice, making our listings ideal for student accommodations. To find your next room in Ottawa, start your roommate search with us today.

Finding affordable communal living in Ottawa

Finding affordable housing in Ottawa can be tough, especially in cities with high rent prices. One solution that many people turn to is communal living with shared spaces and roommates. This can be a cost-effective way to have a private room while still being able to afford rent in a desirable location. There are a few different options for finding a shared living arrangement in Ottawa. One option is to look for a private room for rent in a coliving home. This can be a good option for people who want some privacy, but still want to be part of a community. Another option is to look for a shared room, where you'll be sharing a bedroom with one or more roommates. This can be more affordable, as you'll only be responsible for paying for your own bed. The downside is that you'll have less privacy, as you'll be sharing a bedroom with others. You can find both accommodation options on We can help you find a compatible roommate based on your preferences and lifestyle. Some hosts do background checks and eviction history checks to ensure that the roommates you're living with are trustworthy individuals. When looking for a shared living arrangement, it's important to do your due diligence and make sure that you're comfortable with the living arrangement and the people you'll be living with.

What is coliving?

Coliving is a new trend amongst millennials for renting shared apartments. Whether you're moving to Ottawa for work or just looking for a new apartment, coliving in Ottawa is a good way to save money and live with like-minded people. Co-living places people from different backgrounds together and encourages them to interact, collaborate and form new friendships. When compared to dorms, coliving is much more attractive, since it's relatively inexpensive, all-inclusive and allows you to rent a furnished room with an individual lease.

Affordable and social housing in Ottawa

Looking for an affordable and social housing option in Ottawa? Consider coliving, a trend in shared apartment rentals that brings together individuals from diverse backgrounds to live, work, and form new friendships. Coliving in Ottawa is a cost-effective alternative to dorms, offering furnished rooms with individual leases and all-inclusive pricing.

How it works

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A welcoming community awaits in your new home.

Why stay with us

  • Flexible Monthly stays Choose the convenience and flexibility of monthly stays – our short leases make it easy to relocate quickly if your job demands it.
  • Convenient Move-in-ready Don't move around with heavy furniture. All coliving spaces are fully furnished for comfort and convenience.
  • Affordable All-included Affordable rent without having to compromise on quality. Utilities, Wi-Fi, and cleaning costs are included in one price.
  • Social Built-in community Join a built-in community that is supportive and welcoming – Sharing with others helps you find meaning, belonging and acceptance in life.


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