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Comfortable apartment with comfy bedding, near Wilfrid Laurier University

  • Free WiFi and free parking

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8.2.Very good.
  • Property was nothing like the pictures. Upstairs couple had a violent fight that I could…

    Mar. 13, 2021

  • This property is a beautiful place to stay, as advertised and well appointed. From the…

    Mar. 9, 2021

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Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Property uses a professional cleaning service
  • Contactless check-in is available

Guests rated location

  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Non-smoking
  • Air Conditioning

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 5 smoke-free apartments
  • Air conditioning
  • Self-serve laundry
  • TV in a common area
  • Free WiFi and free parking

Feel at home

  • Television
  • Washer/dryer
  • Laundry facilities
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Hair dryer
  • Coffee/tea maker

What’s around

  • University of Waterloo - 41 min walk
  • Wilfrid Laurier University - 29 min walk
  • Clay and Glass - 24 min walk
  • Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics - 25 min walk
  • Waterloo Central Railway Station - 25 min walk
  • St. Mary's Church - 33 min walk

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Enter dates for 2 guests

  • Luxury Apartment, 2 Queen Beds (Unit 1)
  • Luxury Apartment, 2 Queen Beds (Unit 2)
  • Luxury Room, 1 Queen Bed (Unit 4)
  • Luxury Room, 1 Queen Bed (Unit 5)
  • Luxury Apartment, 2 Queen Beds (Unit 3)

What’s around


  • University of Waterloo - 41 min walk
  • Wilfrid Laurier University - 29 min walk
  • Clay and Glass - 24 min walk
  • Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics - 25 min walk
  • Waterloo Central Railway Station - 25 min walk
  • St. Mary's Church - 33 min walk
  • Waterloo Park - 34 min walk
  • Centre In The Square - 35 min walk
  • Kitchener City Hall - 35 min walk
  • Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery - 35 min walk
  • Conrad Centre for the Performing Arts - 2 mi / 3.2 km

Getting around

  • Pearson Intl. Airport (YYZ) - 66 min drive
  • Kitchener, ON (YKF-Region of Waterloo Intl.) - 15 min drive
  • John C. Munro Hamilton Intl. Airport (YHM) - 62 min drive
  • Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport (YTZ) - 80 min drive
  • Kitchener Station - 7 min drive
  • Guelph, ON (XIA-Guelph Train Station) - 26 min drive
  • Guelph Central Station - 26 min drive

At a glance


  • 5 apartments


  • Check-in time 3:00 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 72 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions and an access code. The host will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free onsite self parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
*See small print for additional details or extra charges

The manager

Speaks: English

At the property


  • Laundry facilities


  • Television in common areas

Languages Spoken

  • English

In the apartment

Home comforts

  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Washer/dryer

Sleep well

  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Pillowtop mattress

Freshen up

  • Shower only
  • Hair dryer

Be entertained

  • 55-inch Smart TV
  • Netflix
  • Digital TV channels

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water

Small print

Also known as

  • Ellis Waterloo
  • Ellis Apartment
  • Ellis Apartment Waterloo


Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a security system on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

The property is professionally cleaned; disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

This property accepts credit cards.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:
  • A damage deposit of CAD 200 will be collected before check-in.

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.


  • Yes, Ellis does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Yes, there's free self parking.
  • You can check in from 3:00 PM - midnight. Check-out time is 11:00 AM. Contactless check-in and check-out are available.
8.2.Very good.
  • 2.0.Poor

    Worst ever

    Landlord came in my room without knocking. My puppy barked, came out of bathroom and seen the door somewhat opened, checked and some guy started telling im not to have a puppy(was cleared when booking) he then tells me my puppy open the door. Called the owner and it was nothimg but lies. I let her know i was leaving the property and will not br staying for the remaining nights, didnt care and i think they do this on a regular basis... stay away unless you want invasion of privacy.

    Ishwar, 2 night trip, Dec. 27, 2020

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  • 2.0.Poor

    I stayed in this unit over the weekend I had experienced an issue with a nest of flying ants in the master bedroom. I had my cat with me so the property manager messaged me and requested $90 which I sent but then when I messaged them explaining there was bugs they never messaged me back clearly they only care about money.

    Drew, 3 night trip with friends, Dec. 5, 2020

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  • 2.0.Poor

    Unfortunately, this stay was one of my worst stays. This is NOT a hotel, it's like a multi-plex unit with rooms that are used for stays. Walls are paper-thin. Pro: Check-in was smooth (door code). Room is basic - had microwave, mini-fridge, bottled water. Didn't look like pictures. I had an issue with clogged sink which was fixed same day by management and I appreciate that. Con: DURING COVID, I had neighbours that were loud and having a party. I called property management who said they will address this issue, but the noises didn't settle down until 2 am (I went and personally spoke to the renters). The second day I tried calling management about loud noise and couldn't reach anyone. During the day, starting early morning these was a lot of loud noise outside the room as well, affecting my sleep significantly. Walls are paper thin, so you can hear footsteps, shower etc in other units near by. Bedsheet had small damage to it. Towels were not very absorbent (if you care about that). What I found more disturbing is getting an email from management saying not to review if we were having a bad stay and to contact them directly (which I understand may affect rating) but this is why maybe there's less "bad reviews" online. Renters should be able to express honest reviews. I personally don't see myself stay her again, but I hope they improve, make it more sound-proof for future renters.

    JJoseph, 3 night business trip, Nov. 20, 2020

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  • 2.0.Poor

    Extremely loud we couldn’t sleep as the people below us where party inside

    Emma, 1 night business trip, Oct. 31, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional staff not knowledgeable

    I had a confusion because of the app not being very clear and the staff when I called were not very knowledgeable about the place I was staying. So they created some confusion for me. Otherwise the apartment that I rented was excellent and very beautiful and clean.

    Kelsey, 1 night trip, Sep. 13, 2020

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  • 8.0.Very good

    Quiet building. Renovated and modern feel. Deck was great - gets full morning sun.

    RM, 2 night family trip, Jul. 25, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Great rental. Perfect location. Clean, thoughtful management. Check in instructions were prompt and straightforward. Appreciate that after long travel. Had an issue come up and the management looked after it promptly and was very quick in communications. I recommend it. Clean, safe, and comfortable. The price point can't be beat given that hotels in area at similar and even higher price point have cleanliness/bugs issues. Would stay again!

    Damon, 7 night trip with friends, Jun. 30, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional


    It was great very peaceful

    Alexis, 1 night trip, Jun. 29, 2020

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  • 6.0.Good

    Be careful when matching room booking to photos.

    Positive: Staff; Large tv; comfy chair; spacious shower. Negative: There are over 100 photos -- make sure the correct ones correspond to your actual room/suite; not soundproof; people don't obey laundry hours; bathroom sink clogged easily.

    14 night trip, Apr. 7, 2020

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  • 6.0.Good

    Hello. Quite surprised at the room condition. No desk or work area. It was clean and fine for a place to put your head down but other than that it was not as usable as needed.

    John, 1 night business trip, Feb. 18, 2020

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