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New all-inclusive uOttawa off-campus student housing steps from downtown Ottawa.

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Located at 256 Rideau Street, steps away from Ottawa University (uOttawa) and downtown workplaces, this new building brings awesome suites and amenities for students, recent graduates, and young professionals. Not only are Envie Rideau’s all-inclusive furnished suites located in prime spots right in the heart of the action, they’re also modern, trendy, and clean. Life at Envie is simple, with one bill, one simple price. Join the Envie family today.

Limited Leases Left!



Sign a 12-month lease and receive
1 month free on select suite types.


Sign a 12-month lease at Envie Rideau or Little Italy and receive one month FREE on select unit types. You will also be automatically entered in a draw to win a $250 Uber Eats Gift Card!

  • Not combinable with any other offer.
  • Applicable to NEW applicants of 12-month leases only with a move-in date before May 1.
  • Lease deposits must be submitted before April 30, 2024, at 5 pm.
  • On month FREE applicable in your first year only.
  • The draw is to take place on May 7, 2024.
  • Upon move-in, the draw winner will receive a $250 Gift Card for Uber Eats.
  • Need a roommate? Ask us about our matching program!

See the leasing manager for more details.


All-Inclusive Studios Starting at $1,900

Turn the page on your new chapter with our suites. These studio apartments for rent in Ottawa encompass all of your needs in one open space. Designed with exposed concrete walls, grey accents, and bold white features, each space has a unique chic industrial look.

We provide everything you need in a fully-furnished apartment complete with a kitchen, living, and dining area as well as dedicated desk space for any and all of your projects. Cook your own meals with a fully stocked kitchen, complete with stainless steel appliances. Enjoy the luxury that comes with in-suite laundry, wash and dry your clothes quickly, and easily keep your wardrobe organized. Studio apartment living is typically minimalist, but not with Envie.

What’s Included:

  • Bed
  • Desk & Chair
  • Wardrobe
  • In-suite Bathroom
  • Sofa
  • Accent Table
  • Flat Screen TV
  • WIFI
  • Hydro
  • Gas
  • Water
  • Dining Table
  • 2 Dining Chairs
  • Washer/Dryer
  • SS Kitchen Appliances
  • Dishes & Cookware
  • Bike Storage

All-Inclusive Studio + Den Starting at $2,250

A slight layout change from our suites, we have configured this version to accommodate a den, which you can use as a makeshift office, crafting room, gaming space, or whatever else happens to pique your interest! Our fully-furnished apartments in Ottawa are made to fit your lifestyle with stylish and comfortable furniture that fits perfectly in your space.   Easy-to-use stainless steel appliances make cooking a breeze, and other perks include an in-suite washer and dryer so you never have to worry about heading out to the laundromat. The monochromatic look of white walls against exposed concrete gives the space an urban vibe, complete with textured accents tiles for a unique appearance. Explore our exceptional amenities steps from your door and an elevator ride away to fill your free time with fun and excitement.


All-Inclusive Shared Suites Starting at $1,300/Person

Shared suites are here! A new way to experience your own space while still enjoying the company of friends. A shared space is great if you’re looking to meet new people and make lasting connections. Designed with a chic industrial look and feel and integrated storage claim it first, there is nothing like living somewhere shiny and new!

What’s Included:

  • Bed
  • Desk & Chair
  • Wardrobe
  • In-suite Bathroom
  • Sofa
  • Accent Table
  • Flat Screen TV
  • WIFI
  • Hydro
  • Gas
  • Water
  • Dining Table
  • 2 Dining Chairs
  • Washer/Dryer
  • SS Kitchen Appliances
  • Dishes & Cookware
  • Bike Storage

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Envie Rideau Amenities 

  • Ground Floor Lounge with Pool Table and Sitting Area
  • 3rd Floor Fitness area A (Cardio)
  • 3rd Floor Fitness area B (Weights)
  • 3rd Floor Study Lounge / Kitchen
  • 9th Floor Study Lounge
  • 9th Floor Outdoor rooftop
  • 29th Floor Penthouse SkyLounge (for Young Professionals and Graduates)







Envie Rideau Amenities



Why Live at Envie Rideau All-Inclusive Student Apartments? 


  • 24/7 security
  • Luxurious and well-maintained student apartment
  • Fully furnished apartments with modern designs
  • In-suite laundry
  • All-inclusive pricing includes your hydro, gas, water, internet, maintenance and WIFI
  • Underground parking
  • High-end fitness centre
  • Close to uOttawa, Byward Market and Rideau Centre

Join a friendly community with a unique lifestyle program!


  • Weekly activities: movie nights, sundae bars, sports parties, bingo night & more!
  • High-end fitness centres
  • Yoga
  • Penthouse Lounge with pool tables, a huge tv and communal kitchens
  • Lobby lounge
  • Lounges with work/study nooks, pool tables, TVs, bar and kitchen areas
  • Outdoor terrace
  • Study Rooms
  • Games area
  • Housekeeping of common areas


The capital of Canada is a cosmopolitan city filled with plenty of small-town charm. You don’t have to look far to find green space, historic monuments, a new sports team to cheer for, unique restaurants and shopping experiences, and a vibrant nightlife scene. The culture within the city means that whether you are headed out for a Saturday afternoon or grabbing a coffee on Monday morning, there is always something new to discover.

If you are a student or young professional looking for a studio apartment in Ottawa, we would love for Envie to be the place you call home. Contact us today to learn more about our fully-furnished suites!

National Art Gallery

The Gallery has a large and varied collection of paintings, drawings, sculpture and photographs. Although its focus is on Canadian art, it holds works by many noted American and European artists, notably some of Andy Warhol’s most famous works, Barnett Newman’s Voice of Fire, and a sculpture of a giant spider, Louise Bourgeois’s Maman.

Rideau Canal

Did you know that Ottawa is home to the largest naturally frozen skating rink in the world, as designated by Guinness World Records? It’s true! Each year, from roughly January to late February or early March, the scenic Rideau Canal – Ontario’s only UNESCO World Heritage Site – freezes and welcomes nearly one million visitors for winter fun.

17 Museums!

Ottawa has an enormous amount of history and culture, and our museums are world-renowned. You will leave awe-struck by the power and beauty of our planet at The Museum of Nature, or you can discover the Nation’s culture and history at The Museum of History, or honour the sacrifices of those who have served our country at The Canadian War Museum.

Rideau Centre

CF Rideau Centre offers a one-of-a kind shopping experience in a newly renovated and expanded premise. The shopping centre is home to 170 retailers including Nordstrom, Simons, Harry Rosen, Anthropologie, Disney, kate spade new york, Tiffany & Co., Zara and includes an 850-seat Dining Hall with 16 premium branded eateries. CF Rideau Centre welcomes close to 20 million visitors each year and is open seven days a week including most holidays.

Parliament of Canada

Parliament Hill, known as The Hill, is an area of Crown land on the southern banks of the Ottawa River in downtown Ottawa. Its Gothic revival suite of buildings is the home of the Parliament of Canada and has architectural elements of national symbolic importance. Parliament Hill attracts approximately 3 million visitors each year.

Gatineau Park

Gatineau Park, the Capital’s conservation and outdoor recreation park, is just 15 minutes from downtown Ottawa-Gatineau. Year-round, enjoy a range of activities -swimming, hiking, biking, camping, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing – as well as heritage sites and nature interpretation. One of the few places in Quebec with such rich biodiversity, the Park is a sanctuary for more than 100 species of plants and animals at risk.

National Arts Centre

Experience the best in music, theatre and dance. The National Arts Centre collaborates with artists and arts organizations across Canada to help create a national stage for the performing arts, and acts as a catalyst for performance, creation and learning across the country.

Casino du Lac Leamy

Located in Gatineau, a short 10-minute drive from Parliament Hill, Casino du Lac-Leamy presents a lively evening out with your friends. Poker! Roulette! Craps! All your favourite games are here, alongside more than 1,800 slot machines waiting for you to take a crack at winning the jackpot. The Casino also hosts a number of concerts, entertainment, and a number of top-notch dining options.

Byward Market (Downtown)

Unique eclectic shops, boutiques and restaurants offer something for everyone. Experience the small neighbourhood feel in secluded courtyards or find high quality, trend setting products on our bustling streets. Unique shops, restaurants and nightclubs surround a thriving outdoor market featuring fresh flowers, fruits and vegetables and local artisans.

Farmers’ Markets

The Ottawa Farmers’ Market opened its first market in 2006 with 19 vendors at Lansdowne Park. With the support of the community, the market has grown to four locations – Lansdowne Park, Westboro, Orléans, and Riverside South – and more than 100 vendors of locally-grown produce, grass-fed beef, heritage pork, spring lamb, game, honey, maple syrup, eggs and grains and locally-made baking, chocolate, jams, preserves, arts and crafts.

Nightlife & Entertainment

From sports bars where you can grab a beer and watch the game, to special events that only happen once in a while, to the hottest nightclubs in town, Ottawa has something to offer everyone!

Lansdowne Live

Lansdowne Live is Ottawa’s new, centrally located destination for live events, shopping, dining and recreational activities. There’s over 30 shops and restaurants open for business at Lansdowne, the greatest patio space in the city, events in the 18-acre park, concerts, sporting events, the Ottawa Farmers’ Market three days a week and ample underground parking at very low rates.

Ottawa Senators (Hockey)

The Ottawa Senators are a professional hockey team of the National Hockey League (NHL). The Senators play their home games at the 17,373 seat[2] Canadian Tire Centre. Once you move into Envie, you may find yourself becoming part of the “Sens Army” and wearing red for game days!

Ottawa Fury (Soccer)

Ottawa Fury Football Club is a Canadian professional soccer club based here in Ottawa. Founded in 2011, and named on February 26, 2013, the team made its debut in the North American Soccer League in 2014. It moved to the United Soccer League in 2017 as the affiliate of the Major League Soccer club Montreal Impact. The team also competes for the Canadian Championship.

Ottawa Redblacks (Football)

The Ottawa Redblacks are a professional Canadian football team based in Ottawa. The team plays in the East Division of the Canadian Football League (CFL). You can enjoy a bite at Landsdowne and cheer on the team at TD Place Stadium!

Ski Hills

From beginner-friendly and challenging cross-country ski trails, to exciting downhill ski centres, the Ottawa-Gatineau region is a skier’s delight once the snow arrives! With vast green spaces and the famous Gatineau Park, located just 20 minutes from the downtown core, Canada’s Capital region has something to offer the speed addict downhill skiers and those who prefer a more leisurely pace on a scenic snow-covered trail. Even the city’s public parks such as Mooney’s Bay offer groomed cross-country skiing trails.

Salty. We have all types at Envie.

Sassy. Nap Guru. Queen. Unicorn. Clean Freak. Boss. Brunch Captain. Scholar. Dreamer. Creative. Team Player. Pro. Tilted. Salty.
Free coffee in the lobby? Yes please! ☕
837 Somerset St W (5 min drive or 20 min walk from Envie Little Italy). Hours: Sun-Wed: 8am-8pm; Thurs-Sat: 8am-11pm.

Lovin’ the vibes here! Large windows, hanging plants, and brick walls created a cozy and inviting atmosphere. They even have ice cream pints, vintage clothing, plus wine and beer to purchase. You’ll also find a laundromat at the back of the shop (not that Envie residents would need it, but it’s still a cool concept!). 

They host many events including trivia nights every Friday (free to attend with prizes to be won). 

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