Adelaide Hall

Adelaide Hall or “Addy” as it is affectionately called by its residents, is the second oldest residence on campus, and it is an all-female identified community.

History of Adelaide Hall

Located at the corner of University Avenue and Stuart Street, Adelaide Hall is named for its benefactor, Adelaide McLaughlin, wife of R.S. McLaughlin. Opened in 1952, Adelaide Hall, or “Addy” as it is affectionately called by its residents, is the second oldest residence on campus.

Room Types Available:






Bathroom Type

Communal washrooms


Ban Righ Dining Hall and retail dining locations nearby.


Stauffer & Douglas Libraries, classrooms, and the Kingston waterfront.



Community Type

All female identified community


115 residents

# of Dons


Flooring Type

Individual rooms are carpet free. Hallways are carpeted.


Wired internet. Router purchase encouraged.


Stair access

Adelaide Hall entrance
Adelaide Room
Adelaide Room


  • Historic residences with unique room features/sizes.
  • Indoor access to Ban Righ Hall and Ban Righ Dining Hall.
  • Common rooms and kitchenettes with microwaves and fridges.
  • Steps away from the Agnes Etherington Art Centre.

Included Items

  • Adjustable bed (Twin XL)
  • Desk and chair
  • Armoire or closet space and clothing drawers

Included Items:

  • Curtains
  • Garbage and recycling bins
  • Indoor access to laundry in Ban Righ.

Things to Pack

  • Bedding (Twin XL sheets)
  •  A small fridge (7cubic feet or smaller)
  • Wireless router and ethernet cable.

How to Find Adelaide Hall:

Mailing Address:

Adelaide Hall, Student room #
137 Stuart St.
Queen’s University
Kingston, ON K7L 3N8

Front Desk:

Leggett Hall
Open 24 hours per day

What does the front desk provide?

Please Note:

  • This building has a freight elevator, but no passenger elevators.
  • Queen’s has 17 unique residence buildings built between 1925 – 2022. Each building varies in size, layout, and room furnishings. Design elements such as flooring type, window sizes and window coverings, and storage solutions change from room to room.
  • The photos and videos provided are a sample our room types. Please understand that your specific room may vary in size and appearance.
  • The fees listed above are subject to change. Any discrepancy between fee information listed above and in the Fee Schedule, the Fee Schedule will be deemed correct.
  • Beds require Twin-XL sized sheets. Please order linen packages 1A to 3B from Campus Linens.