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Queens University, Kingston

4.6
Take a pleasant stroll around campus at Queens University, one of Canada's top learning institutions. Guided tours bring your visit alive with stories and information, including the fact that the university actually predates the founding of Canada by 26 years. Pay special attention to the architecture here: the university has retained its limestone structures built during its initial founding. If you get the opportunity, eat at the main dining hall--an affordable all-you-can-eat buffet with excellent food. To visit Queens University on your holiday in Kingston, and find out what else Kingston has to offer, use our Kingston vacation builder site .
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  • Not sure how it happened but I was invited to my 35th Queens Homecoming. What a treat and I am so glad my daughter and I attended. We met up with all sorts of past Queens friends, ate at some great re...  more »
  • Just stopped in to revisit the university and buy some souveniers. Parking is a problem especially since we were there during Homecoming! There was a fair bit of construction going on but many of the ...  more »
  • Take the time to stroll the campus which is full of both modern and historical buildings. It is a lovely area which is somewhat different to its dark past. A lovely place to while away an hour Orr two...  more »
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  • Did an exchange here, vibrant university culture! In a great town Kingston! You'll feel so homely here!
  • As users have indicated below, infrastructure is falling apart both on and off campus. Bathroom systems overflow, flooding the floors on campus. Students are barbaric in their use of the property. NO climate control/hygiene in the poorer faculty infrastructures. They grade relatively generously, but if you end up with a Prof that LOVES to discriminate, you can kiss your future goodbye. If you're ethnic, pick a more diverse academy, as Queen's is not diverse and does not uphold equal treatment imo. If you're disabled, anticipate a lack of understanding and empathy form the Profs and admin. No proper system in place for exam accommodations. Very dinky, and underdeveloped. The city itself lacks food and is full of ex-criminals. Expect to be robbed in the middle of the night.
  • Such a beautiful campus with both new and old architecture. Walking around Queen's feels like it's Hogwarts and the atmosphere is very lively. Thrilled to be studying here in the fall!
  • Staff are friendly but 2/3 times my accommodations smelled like I was staying in a cesspool and the wc I shared with the guest next door clogged up and overflowed seeping into the rooms. At least the shower only sprayed clean water all over the wc that puddled on the carpet of my room of which had no temperature control. So it was a long warm stinky night. And sitting on the bottom foot of the bed only flipped the head side way up in the air leaving my belongings to roll right off the end into the muck. The complimentary bar of soap was just big enough to almost wash an entire limb of my body before disintegrating. Great security, nice people, access to the gym. No nighttime staff to deal with overflowing toilets. Don't plan on staying there again. Too much hassle for such a brief stop. Broken beds and toilets just don't make the cut in Canada. Enjoy your stay. May want to bring diapers, wet naps, and piece of wood to traverse the carpet. Ug😝!
  • This has been mentioned in a review below. But, this also has happened to me recently. The students at Queens have not mastered the art of crossing the road apparently.
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