Room rentals and private apartments in Ottawa





What is Coliving in Ottawa?

Common’s Ottawa apartments are located in the innovative Zibi Waterfront Community, a revolutionary city within a city complete with plenty of green space. Our coliving rentals are the best of both worlds not only in location, but in their communal living style. Meet your neighbours, hang with suitemates, or host meetups in spacious common areas like the rooftop terrace or movie room. Then, enjoy some alone time in the privacy of your own bedroom.

Rooms for rent in Ottawa

Common’s Ottawa studio apartments, coliving suites, and 1- or 2-bedrooms are found in Common at Zibi, a brand-new highrise in the unique, masterfully planned Zibi Waterfront development. With amazing amenities like a fitness center, free parking, community lounge, and onsite laundry, you’ll have everything you need and more right at your fingertips. Whether you’re working from home in the lounge or taking in incredible views from the furnished rooftop deck, Common at Zibi is a modern combo of comfort and convenience.

Frequently asked questions

What is Ottawa known for?

Canada’s capital city is located on the banks of the eponymous river between Toronto and Montreal. Ottawa’s name, "Odàwà&quot", means person in the First Nation's language.  The Ottawa River, was a well known trade route superhighway serving a large part of Eastern Canada and extending south as far as Ohio. That influence extends to the city’s present-day convergence of many regional cultures. From diverse cuisines to notable museums, the blend of historic and contemporary attractions make Ottawa a vibrant place to live.

What is the public transportation in Ottawa?

From public transit lines to bike sharing apps, there are many ways to travel around downtown Ottawa. The light rail train runs two lines on the Ontario side of the Ottawa River, while the STO provides bus service on the Quebec side. It’s easy to buy tickets or passes onsite or at local grocery stores and pharmacies. Various buses take riders between each area, with connections at larger stations. Our Ottawa room rentals are conveniently located near several bus and train stops.

What are some fun things to do in Ottawa?

Take advantage of the city’s high concentration of green space and easy access to nature at public parks or nearby waterways. Ottawa is also home to a dedicated cycling community thanks to the numerous bike lanes and trails throughout the city. From weekday commutes to weekend adventures, there’s no shortage of gorgeous paths to take. Spend an afternoon at one of the capital’s many museums, like the renowned National Gallery or the Canadian Museum of Nature. Browse vintage markets and local boutiques, or catch a performance at the National Arts Centre. Then grab a bite at a delicious restaurant or cafe, from casual eateries to upscale kitchens. Sample local ales at Flora Hall or Tooth and Nail Brewing Company, or finish the night at cocktail lounges like Rabbit Hole or Q Bar.