Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Off Campus Housing Rentals

Off campus rentals

Finding off-campus housing can be difficult and time consuming. We would like to help make the process as easy as possible for you. Here is the list of the resources and information for the off-campus housing rentals.

Where should I look?

When looking at the addresses of potential rentals, or touring the area, the following are some of the different streets that are close to the university, and generally within walking distance or a quick bus ride.

Near campus
  • Columbia Street (some locations are walking distance, some by bus)
  • McGill Road
  • Pemberton Terrace
  • Greenstone Drive
  • Dalhousie Drive
Downtown

Most of these streets have a bus route nearby that runs directly to the university via Columbia or Battle Street.

  • St. Paul Street
  • Nicola Street
  • Battle Street
  • Pine Street
North Kamloops

The North Shore TRU Express, which runs on Tranquille Road, makes this area handy for students looking for a good deal on rentals. Some apartment blocks are right on Tranquille Road, while others can be found on nearby streets such as Kitchener Crescent and Schubert Drive.

Sahali and Aberdeen

These main streets are south of campus and on/near direct bus routes to the university with average 5-10 minute ride.

  • Gleneagles Drive (Sahali)
  • Hugh Allen Drive (Aberdeen)
  • Springhill Drive (Sahali)
  • Pacific Way (Aberdeen)
  • Robson Drive (Sahali)
  • Aberdeen Drive (Aberdeen)

Hotels near TRU

Nearby hotels/motels provide a temporary solution to short term housing needs arising at the last minute. Monthly/weekly rental works best for temporary stay.

*Rates are subject to change, please check with the establishment.If you would like to book a room at other hotel/motel than the ones listed above, please contact ISA for information of the property.

HotelDistance to TRUKitchenetteServicesFacilitiesRate

Howard Johnson Hotel

530 Columbia St
1-800-533-9233
hjdowntownkamloops@yahoo.ca

10-15
minutes
by bus
available bedding,
cookware,
portable hot stove
Laundry nearby,
wifi
$850/mo
$350/wk
$70/day

Panorama Inn

610 Columbia St W
1-800-663-3813
info@panoramainn.ca

15-20
minutes
walking
available bedding,
bath linen,
cookware
available
wifi, cable tv,
coin laundry,
fridge, stove, microwave
$1200/room
$1500/suite
No restrictions
on occupancy
Canada's Best Value
Inn & Suites
1200 Rogers Way
1-250-374-8100
canadasbestvalueinn@shaw.ca

10-15
minutes
by bus
available bedding,
cookware,
bath linen
free wifi, laundry,
fridge, stove, microwave,
phone, local calls,
cable tv, coffee maker
$1200/ 3 queen beds with kitchenette
$900/ 2 queen beds with Kitchenette
$800/ 2 queen beds no kitchenette

Grandview Motel

463 Grandview Terrace
1-250-372-1312
info@grandviewmotel.com

15-20
minutes
walking
available bedding,
cookware,
bath linen
free wifi, laundry,
fridge, stove, microwave,
phone, local calls, cable tv,
coffee maker
$1200/room
double occupancy

Quality Inn

1860 Rogers Place
Debbie: 1-250-879-1098
debbiedaniels@yahoo.com
Please CC: gm.cn517@choicehotels.com

10 minutes
to TRU,
5 minutes to
Aberdeen Mall and Cineplex,
bus stop in front of property
common area
with 2 large kitchens
bedding,
cookware, microwave,
fridge
laundry on site,
wifi, hot tub,
pool, 24-hour gym
$1200/month*
$350/week
$70/day
Double occupancy
*Long term rate available
upon request ($1000/month double occupancy)

Country View Motor Inn

176 Comazzetto Rd
1-250-374-7222
info@countryviewmotorinn.com

30 minutes available bedding,
cookware,
bath linen
free wifi, laundry,
refrigerator, stove,
microwave, phone,
local calls, cable TV, coffee maker,
indoor pool,
hot tub
$1150/month for double kitchen, double occupancy
$950/month for single kitchen, double occupancy
$850/month for single non-kitchenette, double occupancy

Private apartments

Apartment ComplexAddress in KamloopsManager/Contact
Columbia Manor 1336 Columbia St Dave Marshall
250-299-8740
Hillsview Apartments Arrowstone Dr Shawn Curtis
250-819-3691
Kelson Manor Apartments 465 & 481 Greenstone Dr Adam
250-682-0450
Stetson Place & Dufferin Terrace 595 Dalgleish Dr Rose Lemieux
250-374-7907
Summit Village Residences 1415 Summit Dr 250-320-0538
Columbia Property Management Office: #101-388 First Avenue 250-851-9310

TRU Students' Union housing registry

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