Rooms for rent


Some info about the accomodations

Our Mission:
To offer quality, affordable, professionally managed off-campus rental housing solution to McMaster Students.

Rental Accountability Program:
Rental Accountability Program enrollment shows our commitment to provide students with quality top notch off-campus rental accommodations at fair and affordable cost.

Rental House Info:
The house is divided into 2 separate and independent rental apartments which can be rented by individual students or groups of students. Both upper and lower student rental apartments have kitchens, bathrooms, living rooms and laundries. For larger groups both student rental units can be easily combined creating large living space with a lot of room for tenants to enjoy. The rooms are well lit and have large windows. Our rental rooms can be rented individually or together as apartment.

For more information about upper rental apartment and lower rental apartment please click below:

Upper Level Apartment
Lower Level Apartment

We will be adding more pictures soon but we can assure you that our rooms for rent are spacious, comfortable and furnished. In the event that you have your own furniture you would like to use we will gladly remove our furnishings from the room of your choice.

We make effort to make sure any issues are dealt with quickly. We will try to arrange for any repair as soon as possible to keep our accommodations in top notch shape. We are local landlords with years of experience in student accommodation rentals. This means that we can be at the house when you need us for repair or maybe just locked keys, it happens to everyone.









  • The room was perfect for my needs — a single bed, a usable desk, closet space with some hangers, a decent shower, and nice kitchen area with plenty of fridge space.
    Julian, Republic of South Africa, 2014
    Walter was great and very helpful with everything. I was visiting McMaster University so the location was perfect! Check in and check out was easy and the room was clean.
    李, China, 2014
    My stay with Walter had been very pleasant. The room, kitchen and common area is as described, clean, with all the necessities and Walter was always within reach to answer any questions. The public transit bus stop is within a minute walking distance outside his home. The surrounding area has restaurants, a bar, a convenience store and a coffee shop. I would definitely stay with Walter again.
    Olesksiy, Toronto, 2014
    I enjoyed my stay in 165 Emerson. I felt that landlord did a great job in maintaining the place and attending to tenants’ needs when required. The house was very nicely done, and I think overall it was a very good setting.
    Jeremy, Singapore, 2012
    Room is exactly what was advertised and close to McMaster campus!
    Gregory, USA, 2014
    Good location. Nice room!
    William, Waterloo, 2015
    Once again, thank you very much for everything you did during our stay, the place really was spectacular. I have seen enough places in the area and your house is by far the best out there! Keep up the great work!
    Ray, Toronto, 2012
    Nice house very close to McMaster University.
    Jan, Australia, 2016
    165 Emerson is a great house with a fabulous landlord. He’s an extremely approachable man who does not hesitate to solve any of your problems during your stay. I was very pleased with his response time when there was a problem. The house was extremely clean during my first move in which to me was a big thumbs up. The price is fair for the location of the house and amenities available nearby. Overall, it was a very nice experience.
    Aseeb, Toronto, 2014
    Nice bed and plenty of space in the room. Walter was very friendly and helpful.
    Erik V, Netherlands, 2012
  • Walter was great and very helpful with everything. I was visiting McMaster University so the location was perfect! Check in and check out was easy and the room was clean.
    Carl, USA, 2014
    Ample appliances, furniture & storage space; clean & newly renovated; and a great location makes 165 Emerson an ideal place for short or long-term stays. The landowner was very friendly and accommodating, and was always looking for ways to improve the place.
    Priscilla, BC, 2012
    I am Thierry; a student at the Mc Master campus, I had lived at 165 Emerson street from September 2011 to April 2013 and loved every minute of my stay at this location. Walter, the landlord, is a very polite man and he makes himself available to the tenants. When his help is needed, he takes immediate actions. Added to the convenience of being located near the University, 165 Emerson is located in a nice neighborhood, and the house’s atmosphere feels like home. I wish all new tenants to have the same fun and success with their studies that I had while living at 165 Emerson.
    Thierry, Hamilton, 2013
    The house is bigger than it looks on the outside, it has 8 bedrooms spread over 2 floors (each floor has its own bathroom and kitchen). I believe the rooms on the main floor are a bit more expensive but I would say its definitely worth it. My room was nice, enough space and view on the back yard. I also appreciated was the house’s location: if you’re studying at McMaster you can easily walk to campus or otherwise take the bus that stops right before the front door. Hamilton’s city center is also close by bus. Another plus is the convenience store that opened just across the street before I left — great people and yummy subs!
    Jorine, Netherlands, 2013
    Great landlord, readily available when needed.
    Marieke, Netherlands, 2012
    Pros: 1. The house is very close to McMaster and I was able to walk to work in under 10 mins. 2. Good wifi reception. 3. Walter was very nice and friendly and checked in to see if I needed anything. 4. The price was reasonable. 5. Access to laundry facilities …
    Roxanne, South Africa, 2016
    The listing description was accurate, the room I stayed in was in the basement with bathroom & kitchen. Although the room is in the basement, it is nice & clean. I arrived when Walter wasn’t there but he made sure I knew how to get to place, and left keys for me. Next day he stopped by and made sure I had everything I needed to enjoy my stay.
    Alena, Russia, 2015
    Una habitación cómoda, muy cerca el campus y bien comunicada, Una casa tranquila y  con todo lo necesario para qualquier tipo de estancia, con cocina, lavadora, etc..
    Maria, South America, 2014
    Walter was very helpful. Everything was taken care of and very convenient.
    Shelby, Colorado, 2014
    I am Luke. I have lived happily at 165 Emerson Street for about 8 months while studying at Mc Master University. My experience there was definitely positive. Walter was our landlord. He treats everyone with respects and addresses every concern quickly.
    I wish success to all new tenants.
    Luke, Brampton, 2012