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10 Bay Residence

McMaster University’s upper-year students, graduate students, and postdoctoral fellows now have a new year-round housing option with the opening of 10 Bay Residence.

Located at 10 Bay Street, this state-of-the-art 30-story building will create a thriving student community in the heart of downtown Hamilton. 10 Bay has 644 bed spaces in fully furnished studio, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom apartments, with discounted rates on two-bedroom apartments for couples and families.

Living at 10 Bay Residence, you’ll enjoy fully-furnished apartments and extensive building amenities, including a fitness centre, outdoor rooftop running track, movie theatre room, study spaces, music room, games room, and a rooftop barbecue area. Monthly rent includes all utilities, high-speed internet, 24/7 building security, and live-in McMaster residence support staff.

The residence is steps away from local restaurants, shops, and other McMaster locations, including the David Braley Health Sciences Centre. The building is designed to meet Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) Gold standards and includes green roofs and bicycle storage.

Learn more about how 10 Bay has opened its doors to upper-year undergraduate students.

Read More: 10 Bay expands housing options for upper-year undergrads

Learn About 10 Bay's Leasing Requirements and Pricing Options

10 Bay Location

Located in the Heart of Downtown Hamilton

10 Bay Residence is located at:

10 Bay Street South
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
L8P 0C8

On the southwest corner of King Street West and Bay Street South in downtown Hamilton, the location of 10 Bay Residence makes travelling to campus easy. Steps from James Street, residents will be immersed in local culture as they enjoy the close proximity to restaurants, shops and services.

Easy Access to Campus

The city-centre location provides convenient access to public transportation to all McMaster campuses and the Greater Toronto Area. 

Book a Tour at 10 Bay

Tours at 10 Bay Residence can be booked through the Microsoft Booking page at the right.

Staff will guide you through residence spaces and amenity spaces, as well as answer questions about leasing, community, and more!

Visit the Booking Page

View a Virtual Tour

You can view an embedded virtual tour of 10 Bay and its amenities below. The tour can also be viewed at this link.

Move-In Ready

Each apartment comes with:

  • A double bed, chair and desk with a bookshelf and a wardrobe/dresser (per bedroom).
  • A three-piece washroom (sink, mirror, toilet and shower).
  • Couch seating, ottoman/coffee table, kitchen table and chairs, in shared apartment space (depending on unit size)*
  • Kitchen appliances: fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher and a stove with oven.
  • Access to a shared laundry facility.
  • 24/7 access to all building amenities.
  • High-speed Wi-Fi internet access.

Note: Studio Type A, B, and C do not have couches. Studio suites do not have ottomans, except Studio E types. Two-bedroom studio suites C, D do not have ottomans.

Please bring your own bed linens and bath linens along with any cookware or utensils you may need.

10 Bay Two Bed Type B Floor Plan

10 Bay's Wellness and Community Amenities

10 Bay Residence was designed after an in-depth consultation with students to ensure their housing environment met their needs and supported their academic goals. We are proud to offer extensive wellness amenities to support our residents.

10 Bay includes:

  • Fitness centre
  • Yoga and music room
  • Study and meeting spaces
  • Movie theatre
  • Rooftop park with outdoor running track and BBQ area
  • Lounge spaces
  • Beautiful event spaces
  • Communal kitchens
  • Targeted to receive Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) Gold Certification