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La Citadelle

La Citadelle

All student rooms are fully furnished and include private bathrooms, air conditioning, and a flatscreen TV. In addition to the shared kitchen, students in La Citadelle enjoy a large common area on the first floor and a quiet study room, both surrounded by windows. Situated in the center of the downtown area, La Citadelle is a recently renovated, hotel style residence building that opened its doors for move-in weekend of 2012.  La Citadelle is located two blocks east of McGill campus.


Lease is for a period of 8 months from September to April.

Fees include electricity, hot water, heating and Internet.


  • The building hosts 288 students in 58 single rooms and 115 double rooms.
  • Modern dormitory-style housing with private bathrooms, full communal kitchen, study room, gym and lounges.
  • Rooms are furnished with double size bed and mattress, desk, chair, dresser, bookshelf, lamp, drapery, wastepaper basket and a small fridge. Please Note: Beds in double rooms will be deep pocket double. Beds in single rooms will be queen. 
  • La Citadelle has a cafe in the building. Students living at LC are on the mandatory meal plan and have access to all the dining halls and on-campus restaurants.
  • 24-hour front desk with card reader access turnstiles.
  • On-site maintenance staff, card-operated laundry facilities.

Photos and Tour


La Citadelle bedroom

La Citadelle study room

La Citadelle common area

La Citadelle laundry room

La Citadelle gym

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