Stylish apartment near the University of Alberta
South Central Edmonton

Stylish apartment near the University of Alberta

5.0 (18) Apartment
Bed 10
Bed 4
Bed 10
Bed 150 / 50
Bed 9 months min.

Welcome to our Sir John Franklin residence, the epitome of an ideal living space for students and young professionals. Situated in a prime location, this residence offers unparalleled convenience with easy access to the University of Alberta campus, an LRT station, the vibrant Old Strathcona district, and downtown Edmonton. Within minutes, you'll find yourself surrounded by local boutiques, entertainment venues, a diverse range of restaurants, and well-stocked grocery stores, ensuring that everything you need is right at your doorstep.

Our residence is designed to provide a great environment for both work and play. Stay active and maintain your fitness goals at our fully equipped fitness center. After an invigorating workout, unwind and rejuvenate in our relaxing sauna. For added convenience, we offer underground parking, ensuring hassle-free transportation and peace of mind.

One of our popular options is the Flex Plus room, catering to those seeking a budget-friendly choice without compromising on quality. The room features a full-size bed and a smart TV for your entertainment needs. It is thoughtfully separated from the rest of the suite by a smart bookcase system, providing you with complete privacy. Please note that while the bookcase system ensures privacy, there is a small gap at the top of the partition area to allow for airflow and natural light. The Flex Plus room is in high demand due to its exceptional price-to-performance ratio, ample natural daylight, and the possibility of enjoying a relatively good view.

Indulge in luxury living with our Deluxe Room, our signature offering. This spacious room provides premium privacy and comfort, with ample space to accommodate a full-size bed, a study desk for productive work sessions, a nightstand for your essentials, a 50" smart TV for immersive entertainment, and a streaming device for seamless access to your favorite shows and movies. The large windows invite an abundance of natural light, creating a warm and inviting atmosphere.

In addition to the outstanding amenities and comfortable living spaces, our Sir John Franklin residence offers residents the opportunity to immerse themselves in the beauty of Edmonton's River Valley. Experience some of the most scenic walking trails the city has to offer, right at your doorstep.

Discover the perfect blend of convenience, comfort, and luxury at our Sir John Franklin residence. Whether you choose the budget-friendly Flex Plus room or opt for the indulgence of our Deluxe Room, rest assured that your privacy, satisfaction, and access to all the amenities you need are our top priorities. Reserve your space today and elevate your living experience in Edmonton.


Air condition
Air condition
Cable TV
Cable TV
Dining area
Dining area
Fast WiFi
Fast WiFi
Gym/fitness studio
Gym/fitness studio
Parking (chargeable)
Parking (chargeable)


We specialize in purpose-built co-living for students, interns, and young professionals. With us, you become part of a welcoming family, gain a new social network, and engage in orientation and social activities. Experience a supportive and enriching environment tailored to your needs.

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Room options

You'll be sharing this coliving with up to 9 other residents.

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Private rooms

  • Flex Basic Room

    Private room · Single occupancy · Full bed · 235 sq. ft. · Shared bathroom
    Air conditioning · Chair · Desk/workspace · TV · WiFi
  • Flex Plus Room

    Private room · Single occupancy · Full bed · 235 sq. ft. · Shared bathroom
    Air conditioning · Chair · Desk/workspace · TV · WiFi
  • Deluxe Room

    Private room · Single occupancy · Full bed · 235 sq. ft. · Shared bathroom
    Air conditioning · Chair · Closet/drawers · Desk/workspace · TV · WiFi

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87 Ave NW (South Central Edmonton), Edmonton
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South Central Edmonton

Discover the ideal off-campus housing choice in the heart of Garneau, a vibrant "university town" nestled just a short walk away from the esteemed University of Alberta and its renowned teaching hospital. Immerse yourself in a dynamic and energetic atmosphere, with a plethora of dining options, entertainment venues, and charming cafes right at your doorstep.

At our residence, we take pride in hosting students not only from the University of Alberta but also from neighboring institutions such as NAIT, Concordia, and MacEwan. Whether you're pursuing your academic endeavors or embarking on a new chapter of your educational journey, we provide the best in flexible and comfortable living spaces to cater to your needs.

Experience the convenience of a short stroll to campus, allowing you to maximize your study time while minimizing your commute. Enjoy the vibrant energy that Garneau exudes, with its lively ambiance and an abundance of social and cultural activities to explore. From engaging in lively discussions with fellow students to immersing yourself in the local arts scene, Garneau offers a dynamic environment that fosters personal and intellectual growth.

When it comes to sustenance and relaxation, you'll be spoiled for choice with a wide array of dining options to satisfy your cravings. Whether you're seeking a quick bite between classes or indulging in a leisurely meal with friends, the neighborhood offers a diverse range of culinary delights to suit every palate.

Entertainment is also at your fingertips, with an impressive selection of venues that host live music, theater performances, and cultural events. Immerse yourself in the local arts and entertainment scene, expanding your horizons and enriching your university experience.

When you need a moment of respite or a quiet spot to study, the charming cafes scattered throughout Garneau provide the perfect retreat. Grab a cup of coffee, find a cozy corner, and let the soothing ambiance inspire your creativity and focus.

Choosing our residence means joining a vibrant community of like-minded students, creating lasting friendships, and building connections that extend beyond the classroom. Embrace the opportunities for personal growth, cultural exploration, and academic success that Garneau and its neighboring universities offer.

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Things to know

House rules

• Move-in: 16:00
• Min. stay: 9 months
• Min. age: 18
• Parking: Parking On Street (Free)
• Kids not allowed
• No shoes inside
• No smoking inside
• Pets not allowed
• Quiet after 10pm

Property info

• Energy-saving appliances
• Fire extinguisher
• Gated property
• Smoke detectors

Security deposit

• 100% of one month's rent.
• Paid directly to host before move-in.

Cancellation Policy

Before Host Approval
  • No charges will be incurred
After Host Approval
  • No refund of the 1st month's rent.

Frequently asked questions

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  • Once you’ve been accepted and confirmed your ideal moving-in date, the host will be there to welcome you to your new home. They will help you settle in your room, show you around the space, and introduce you to the other community members. Once we’ve answered your questions, you will be given time to get settled and make yourself at home.
  • It’s enough that you accept our Residents Terms.
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    Some hosts have contracts that you need to sign before moving in in case you wish to commit to a long-term stay.
  • The room you will be assigned might differ slightly from the photos but will match the room type. You are booking a room/bed by type, not a specific unit.
  • You may book a shorter stay first and then extend once you know more about your needs.
  • You have 24hrs to let us know if everything is okay. If you think you’ve been missold to, or the listing was significantly different to what you got, we’ll help you find somewhere else to live, or refund your money.
  • You may cancel with no fees until you have paid. Once you have paid for your booking, the Cancellation Policy needs to be followed.
  • Top Questions
  • All guests have a bedroom within the home for more privacy. Guests are to share the furnished common areas respectfully. Each room is suitable for single occupancy and private.
  • Even though we love pets, a co-living environment does not allow us to be pet friendly. Our current or future guests might be allergic to pets.
  • Our rooms are single occupancy only. We may suggest our entire apartment options (one bedroom or studio) for couples, available at limited locations.
  • We do the placements according to like-mindedness as much as we can. We will pick roomates for you, doing our best to match like minded individuals like students and young professionals.
  • You have plenty of flexible workspace options to suit your mood and your requirements for the day.
  • Booking
  • For earlier check-ins (early arriving flights)

    You can call / message the coordinator via WhatsApp and let them know your arrival time. You will be able to leave your luggage in the common area of the apartment and return later once your room is ready.
  • You need to provide a written request to extend your stay, preferably with a 30-day notice. Extensions are based on availability and we do our best to accommodate our guests.
  • We ask for ID proof of guarantor for the verification process but we do not require any credit scores from international applicants and students.
  • The deposit will be returned within 21 business days after the rooming agreement term stays, provided that the contractual obligations have been met and mandatory cleaning and depreciation fees deducted.
  • We look for open-minded, considerate individuals who are looking for an opportunity to share a beautiful home with other exciting people.
  • Policies
  • Smoking of any kind; is not permitted in the residence buildings, by residents and their guests.
  • As this is essentially a working environment, our facilities aren’t baby-proofed or child-friendly. Having kids around can be a major distraction for other colivers and you. So, it’s a no.
  • Even though we love pets, a co-living environment does not allow us to be pet friendly. Our current or future guests might be allergic to pets.
  • Due to the unique living environment at our premises, constant overnight guests are not allowed. You are able to have friends and family visit you. However, overnight guests overpopulate the apartment and are not permitted.
  • On the weekday, quiet hours are from 10 pm to 7 am, and 12 am to 9 am on weekends. As with any shared housing scenario, the golden rule is to be respectful of others in your community and not wake them up or disturb them if they’re trying to have a quiet night.
  • Amenities
  • All rooms are fully furnished and include all the utilities.
  • Laundry rooms are available.
  • Meal plans are not provided. Our apartments have fully furnished kitchens with standard appliances including pots, pans, dishes, and cutlery. There are grocery stores nearby.
  • Prior to moving in, your room is cleaned and you are provided with fresh linens. It is up to all roommates to keep their rooms and common areas clean.
  • You have access to a kitchen that you can use anytime you want to prepare your food.
    We ask that you clean up any mess you make during and after food preparation.
  • Community
  • Most people are staying with us for a while. Between [3] and [12] months on average.
  • Safety
  • Even though we have been lucky that nothing has gone missing, we recommend to all our members to keep their valuable belongings in their rooms.
  • Our coliving home is in a perfectly safe neighborhood where you can walk by yourself in the evening without any problem.
  • Nearby
  • You can take a taxi or use other transportation methods.
  • Even though our location is good if you'd like to walk or bike, it's a short distance to [fill in bus/train/subway stations/stops]
  • With just a few minute's walk, you have a selection of good and cheap restaurants.

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