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Waldron Tower

 Mailing Address:

Waldron Tower, Student room #

17 King St. West
Queen’s University

Kingston, ON K7L 2W4

Front Desk: 613-533-6724

Waldron Tower was built in 1968, and is located at the corner of King and George streets, near City Park. Originally a residence for nursing students at Kingston General Hospital, it is a now a mixed gender residence with 290 single rooms. There are 240 rooms in the 11 story tower and 50 rooms in a recently renovated section attached the the bottom 3 floors only.  The building was designed so that practically every window (in the tower) looks south over Lake Ontario.


  • mixed gender environment with single rooms
  • Sinks in most bedrooms
  • Bedroom size is typically 10 x 11 – please note that rooms can vary in terms of size and furnishings


  • Washrooms – three communal washrooms (no specific gender) on each floor
  • Laundry – located on the lower level
  • Kitchens –snack kitchens with microwave and fridge are located on some floors
  • Wireless Internet – available in first, second and third floor lounges
  • Vending Machines – located on the main level


  • Windows in most bedrooms face south, with a view of Lake Ontario
  • Located next to hospital, across from waterfront and close to city parks
  • Easy walking distance to downtown shopping
  • Piano lounge on main level

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