The 10 Most Luxurious Student Housing Communities in North America

Monday, October 12, 2015

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Over the past decade, we've witnessed the trend of luxury student housing and its exponential growth. Virtually every major college and university town is now home to at least one purpose-built, luxury-laden student housing community. Here’s a look at some of the most luxurious student housing properties in North America. 


  1. The Hub at Tuscon - Tuscon, AZ

    Talk about luxury! This fully furnished student housing facility has everything from a sparkling rooftop infinity edge pool to a 22-Foot LED Outdoor TV Screen amongst the comfort of hammocks. Not only does it have a variety of great amenities and is in a convenient location, it has all the security features most parents could ever ask for. A student’s paradise and a parent’s dream!

  2. The Lorenzo, Los Angeles, CA

    The Lorenzo is a brand new, jaw-dropping student housing Renaissance. It exhibits a Dancing Water Bellagio Style Interactive Fountain, a spa with steam showers and high intensity tanning domes. It has a spectacular balance between social activities and creative study accommodations. It accommodates commuting needs until wee hours of the morning.

  3. Micro Boutique Living, NS

    Micro Boutique Living takes a unique, creative approach to luxury student housing. They offer minimal, yet highly functional, suites with cutting-edge designs. The suites have gorgeous kitchens, chic bathrooms with massage showers, queen beds with plush pillow-top mattresses, as well as floor-to-ceiling wardrobes and shelving units. Micro Boutique Living accommodates any desired length of stay from a few days to year round. These fully furnished suites are hidden gems.

  4. Westmar Lofts, Atlanta, GA

    Westmar Student Lofts gives students the choice between a standard, luxury or elite apartment; each apartment featuring a private bedroom and bathroom, a washer and dryer, and a full kitchen. It has both impressive community and unit amenities, and even has Atlanta’s Biggest Swimming Pool! To ensure the greatest comfort possible, they go to the extent of providing a Roommate matching service!

  5. Evo Montreal, Montreal, QC

    Evo Montreal has two properties in the area; one is in the heart of downtown and the other in Old Montreal. Evo Montreal delivers all amenities along with Get-Together Lounges and Kitchens, a Theatre Room and an Evo Restaurant. They really promote a sense of community and belonging! Flexible leases are offered to best accommodate students.

  6. The Varsity on Charles, Baltimore, MD

    The Varsity on Charles has more than 49 different layouts; students choose as if they were designing their own home! All units have full sized kitchens and most have private individual bathrooms. The iconic designed community goes to the extent of free paper and printing, a game lounge, an indoor bike room and a furnished terrace with panoramic views. The Varsity on Charles places emphasis on the fine details and thinks well outside of the box!

  7. GEC Viva, Vancouver, BC

    GEC Viva is located in downtown Vancouver. This fully furnished, luxury facility really complements one of Canada’s finest cities. It has 18 bright apartment suites with weekly house cleaning, an outstanding balcony and unit views of the serene mountain backdrop. The abundance of large windows takes advantage of these phenomenal surroundings. GEC Viva also offers a variety of attractive guest amenities. 

  8. The Castilian, Austin, TX

    The Castilian has been completely renovated to accommodate the rising luxury expectations of students. This community has a recreational center, arcade games, a DVD library, vending machines and much more! It offers a variety of services such as in-unit house keeping, full service dining meal plans, courtesy patrol and community events. Since 1993, American Campus has been the nation’s leading provider of student housing. I’m sure you can see why!

  9. Evo Philly, Philadelphia, PA

    Evo at Cira Centre South offers studios, as well as 1, 2, 3 and 4 bedroom apartments. This luxury high-rise student building has 11 study lounges with business and printing centers, extended cable with HD, community wide events, and a rooftop lounge with a pool. It has a 24-hour, two-story fitness center that offers free studio fitness classes. It is pet friendly with 1 acre of green pet-friendly space, allowing your furry friend to also live in luxury! 

  10. Luxe I & Luxe II, Waterloo, ON

    The Luxe Waterloo offers a variety of floor plans, including private and shared bedrooms in 3, 4 and 5 bedroom suites. It has a roof top patio with a fire pit, theatre room, study lounge, free tanning and a Steam Sauna. All units are fully furnished with flat screen TVs, sofas and loveseats, stainless steel appliances, individual locking doors and much more! To top it all off, The Luxe Waterloo is walking distance to Waterloo’s largest universities.

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The Team