Sunday, May 29, 2011

Welcome to Homestays in Canada

Homestay can be a wonderful experience for international students in Canada. There are some excellent Canadian families that take a genuine interest in the international students and provide a wealth of experience and care to the students.

Homestay is accommodation for international students with Canadian families while studying ESL English in Canada. Students can use the registration form for homestay with a Canadian homestay family.

Example Student Homestay Residence in Toronto

picture of international student homestay residence


  • 2 private bedrooms $400 each per month with own cable TV
  • Shared bathroom with fellow ESL student
  • Central air conditioning
  • Unlimited high speed Internet and Pentium computer
  • Quite and friendly established west end neighborhood
  • One bus ride to subway, 35 minutes to downtown Toronto
  • Walking distance to Cineplex Theatre and shopping malls
  • Share modern kitchen for meal preparation
  • Laundry facility
  • grocery shopping can be arranged with the Homestay family
  • Smoke free and pet free

Bed Room 1

Student's Bedroom 1

Bed Room #2

Student's Bedroom 2

picture of international student homestay kitchen


Living and dining Room

Living and Dining Room

Student's PC with Internet

Student's PC with unlimited high speed Internet

How to List your Homestay Family for 2011-2012

International students have requested a wide variety of accommodations. Some students want; kids, pets, roommates and farm setting. Some students want a single room, downtown, and be able to walk to school. Most requested homestay cities are: Toronto, Vancouver, Victoria, Niagara Falls, Rocky Mountains Banff, Montreal, Ottawa, PEI, Halifax, Calgary, London, Canada, North America

Canadian Homestay listings should present and explain the house facilities, location and amenities. Pictures and description of the Family homestay, lifestyle and expectations.

For Host Families that want a listing Please include the following information when using the Homestay Registration Form:

Pictures: house, rooms, family
Descriptions: house, family, neighborhood, access to public transportation
Rules: host family rules for the student
Procedures: phone, TV, Internet, Laundry
Activities: what students can expect to be included into.

Prices for a seven day week
1. Room only
2. Room + Breakfast
3. Room + 2 meals a day
4. Room + 3 meals a day

Link to Homestay Registration Form

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