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.









  • 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
    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
    Good location. Nice room!
    William, Waterloo, 2015
    We had a very good 1 night spent at Walter’s place. Walter was very attentive to our needs and the overall experience was well-organized. Very we-situated for McMaster students.
    Roojin, Toronto, 2014
    I had a great time at Walter’s. I had a nice room with a single bed. Although certain spaces were shared, it felt very private. Walter went above and beyond to make sure that I was comfortable.
    Kat, Ontario, 2016
    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
    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
    Walter is a very nice person and great landlord. Everything was well explained and as said. Location is perfect if you need to be close from McMaster University.
    Jean, Montreal, 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
    Nice bed and plenty of space in the room. Walter was very friendly and helpful.
    Erik V, Netherlands, 2012
  • Walter was very friendly and accommodating during our stay in Hamilton.
    Lauren, Niagara Falls NY, 2014
    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
    Exactly as described, location was good, shopping mall and McMaster U in walk distance, library and theatre is 10 minutes if ride bike.
    Mike, Taiwan, 2014
    Walter is a nice landlord and very helpful.
    Hm, Canada, 2014
    Beautiful place renovated by the landlord, nicely maintained he has turned this house into a home! You’ll be lucky to find accommodation like this or an landlord like him.  Walter is an outstanding host, being quick to reply to any issues and always asking if there anything more he can do to keep you happy.  Great location with the bus stop just outside the door and McMaster just down the road. My stay ay 165 Emerson has more than exceeded my expectations!
    Kyle, Ontario, 2013
    Walter is a great host. He’s very friendly and helpful (he even picked me up from the train station when I couldn’t figure out the transport in Hamilton ;), and the place was very nice and really close to McMaster. Fully recommended!
    Jadwiga, Poland, 2013
    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
    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
    Great landlord, readily available when needed.
    Marieke, Netherlands, 2012
    A great landlord, always asks if we need anything, quick to respond to our requests, and did a great job renovating the house. Overall a fantastic experience at 165 Emerson.
    Michael, Ottawa, 2013