Living in Madrid – Accommodation for students
There are various possibilities for a student
to stay in Madrid. You can choose between halls of residence, apartments,
rooms in shared flats, youth hostels, housing with families, etc.
Another possibility are online
housing lists, where you can search for accommodation within your
personal price range.
Following pages offer you the possibility to search for flat share rooms or apartments, or you can place an advertisement for free (very good but unfotunately only in Spanish)
In case you prefer halls of residence, we can help you with following information.
RESA – Residencia
de Estudiantes S.A. - Alojamiento y Servicios Universitarios –
Giner de los Ríos
More halls of residence:
The Colegio Mayor Juan Luis
Vives of the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid is located close
to the university and Plaza de Castilla and it disposes of 130 rooms (double
and single rooms). You can use various services, e.g. cafeteria, computer
room, fitness room, etc.
The Universidad Carlos III disposes of following residence halls:
The Colegio Mayor Residencia de Estudiantes “Fernando de los Ríos” (at the campus of Getafe) disposes of 160 double rooms, 26 single rooms, 10 apartments and 4 rooms for handicapped people. The furnished rooms are equipped with bathroom and kitchen (no kitchen if you have full board), heating, air conditioning and telephone.
The Colegio Mayor Residencia de Estudiantes „Fernando Abril Martorell” (at the campus of Leganés) disposes of 100 double and 100 single rooms; 6 of them are especially equipped for physically disabled students. The rooms dispose of a bathroom (a double room has 2) and a living room with sofa and table.
The Colegio Mayor Residencia de Estudiantes „Antonio Machado” (at the campus of Colmenarejo) is equipped with 100 double and 100 single rooms with bathroom, as well as 6 rooms for physically disabled students.
More information about the three residence halls at: http://www.fundacion.uc3m.es/residencias/La_habitacion/la_habitación.htm#resigetafe
The Residencia Lucas Olazábal of the Universidad Politénica de Madrid is located in the north of the city in Cercedilla and disposes of 36 single and 45 double rooms, furnished and equipped with bathroom and kitchen. Moreover, there are parking places and a large green area. More information at this website.
In case you are planning a shorter stay or if you are looking for a temporary place to stay during your flat search, you can choose one of the various youth hostels in Madrid.
If you prefer to stay in a hotel during your flat search, or in case you are looking for a nice hotel for your visitors, then have a look at our hotel recommendations.