Best student residencies in Madrid
If you decide that what suits you best is to live in a residence, you have made a great decision. It will be the perfect opportunity to meet new people, live in a totally university environment and enjoy this experience. Now all you have to do is decide which student residence you are going to live in. This decision depends mainly on which university you are going to attend, since proximity is very important.
Residencia Universitaria Erasmo: This is the ideal residence if you are going to study at the Autonomous University of Madrid or at the Pontifical University of Comillas. It is on the Cantoblanco campus itself, a few minutes walk from the UAM and just one commuter stop from Comillas. Therefore, if what worries you most is the distance and the time spent traveling, it is great for you. In this residence, you can choose between single and double studios with their own fully furnished bathroom and kitchen. It is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, so you can have total freedom every day and at all hours.
Residencia Universitaria Claudio Coello: If you are going to study in the center of Madrid, this is one of the residences that can be quite appealing to you. It is located in the Salamanca district, very close to Ciudad Universitaria and Moncloa. Its facilities are exceptional, with study and work rooms and even an outdoor swimming pool. The best thing about this residence is its location, you will be very close to many universities: UCM, UPM, CEU, Nebrija and EAE Business School.
Residencia Universitaria Giner de los Ríos: This residence is located in Alcalá de Henares, a few minutes from the faculty. If you are going to study at the University of Alcalá, this residence is ideal for you. You can get to the center by commuter train or by bus, so that won't be a problem.
Residencia Universitaria Vallehermoso: It is located in the Chamberí area, also very close to University City and therefore to most of the UCM faculties. It is one of the most modern and complete student accommodations in Madrid, and one of the biggest advantages is that it is in the heart of the city, so you will have access to any neighborhood. In the same area, you will find bars, restaurants and shops and you will not miss anything.
These are the main residences in Madrid, you can also consider the option of staying in a Colegio Mayor but in them the rules are usually somewhat stricter and you will not have as much flexibility as in these residences, which are open 24 hours a day and have all kinds of facilities and provide all necessary services such as full board and room cleaning.