As a student or young professional, convenience is everything!

Ottawa may not be the biggest city, but when you’re moving out on your own for the first time…it feels like it is! There are a ton of neighbourhoods to choose from and it can become overwhelming to choose which area is right for you.

For students and young professionals, Centretown is one of the best neighbourhoods to move to. From shopping and restaurants to some of Ottawa’s best features like the Rideau Canal and the Byward Market being right around the corner.

Here’s our guide to living in Ottawa’s Centretown.

Everything You Need to Know About Ottawa’s Centretown

Centretown is the most residential neighbourhood that is closest to the downtown core. It’s bordered by the Rideau Canal on the east side. You’ll be living right in the heart of a mixture of beautiful Victorian homes and new high-rise and low rise condos.

This neighbourhood offers its residents the perfect mix of work-life balance. It’s well-connected to transit, so it’s easy to get around and you have full access to major bus routes and the LRT.

Enjoy the Unmatched Convenience of Living at 400 Slater Street

400 Slater Street, also known as Centretown Place, is an apartment complex that is perfect for young professionals and students in Ottawa. Located on Slater Street, it offers residents affordable, spacious and convenient living that is unmatched in the area.

Centretown Place has a Walk Score of 90, meaning most daily errands do not require a car.

Some of the Best Restaurants in Centretown Include:

Some of the Top Employers in the area include:

  • Adobe
  • Shopify Inc.
  • Government (Statistics Canada, Shared Services Canada & More)
  • CBC/Radio-Canada

If you’re interested in moving to Centretown, get in touch with Ottawa Apartments to learn more about our available apartments.