Shared apartments, spare rooms and roommates in Castelldefels
Flatshare in Castelldefels

Shared apartments, spare rooms and roommates in Castelldefels

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Life in Castelldefels is ideal for students attending the Polytechnic University of Catalonia campus in Castelldefels who want to have a quieter life than in Barcelona however, at the same time, have easy access to everything that Barcelona has to offer.

Most young people who choose to live in this city with a beach prefer to live in shared apartments with other flatmates, since this way their day to day becomes more lively. In addition, it should be noted that the cost of renting in Castelldefels is not the cheapest, so sharing an apartment is more affordable for the student budget.

Advantages and disadvantages of sharing a flat in Castelldefels

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In this section we advise you on the pros and cons of living in shared flats in the Catalan city:

Advantages of sharing a flat in Castelldefels

  • Thanks to the savings on the monthly rent, you will be able to enjoy not only everything this city has to offer but also everything Barcelona has to offer. You can reach the Catalan capital in approximately 30 minutes by train.

  • The available shared flats are usually scattered around the city, so you can choose one that is close to the train station, the university campus or the beach.

Disadvantages of sharing a flat in Castelldefels

  • Some shared apartments in Castelldefels do not have a good heating system, so you may have to buy an electric heater for the winter months.

  • It is often difficult to find an empty flat with several rooms in which you choose your flatmates.

Erasmus App for your exchange in Castelldefels

Planning your exchange to Castelldefels will be easier if you use one of the Erasmus+ Apps at your disposal. In them you can manage various procedures (such as filling out the Learning Agreement or requesting a new exchange), read useful information for life at the university and access advice from students from previous years. One of these tips is that you should buy a monthly transport card for an area, in order to be able to go and return to Barcelona as many times as you want in the month.

How to meet people in Castelldefels?

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If you want to be accompanied as soon as you arrive in the city, we recommend that you consider renting a room in a shared apartment to be able to connect with your flatmates. In addition, you can meet people in the following ways:

Student associations in Castelldefels

The campus of the Polytechnic University of Catalonia in Castelldefels has several cultural and sports delegations that you can join. However, we recommend that you join the associations for international students that are available in Barcelona, ​​such as the ESNs of the universities, to meet more people in the area.

Facebook groups for Erasmus in Castelldefels

You should join the Facebook groups for Erasmus in Barcelona ​​so that you can get in touch with students from all over the world who go to Barcelona to study. Remember that you can get there in just 30 minutes by train or bus, so take advantage of everything the city has to offer.

WhatsApp groups for Erasmus in Castelldefels

Join the WhatsApp groups available to directly contact with other young people. This way it will be easier for you to organize spontaneous plans.

Tips for sharing a student flat in Castelldefels

Keep these tips in mind when living in a shared flat in Castelldefels:

  • The beaches of this city receive many people during the high summer season, especially on weekends. You have to take this into account when looking at the location of your flat if you prefer to be in a quieter area.

  • Try to be clean as much as possible even if you go to the beach a lot! It is normal to bring a little sand when you return home, but nobody wants the floor to be full of sand. Maybe they can allocate a space to leave all the typical beach items and keep them there.

Frequently asked questions about sharing a flat in Castelldefels

How much does a shared flat cost in Castelldefels?
The cost of the rooms, in residences or private shared flats, usually starts at €350 and up. The average is around €450 per month, although it always depends on the amenities of the flat itself and the building in which it is located.
What are the advantages of sharing a flat in Castelldefels?
AThe cost of renting in this Catalan city is usually high, so sharing a flat is a good idea if you want to make your exchange more affordable and if you want to be able to enjoy a greater number of activities and experiences.
What to ask before entering to share a flat in Castelldefels?
You must ask what is the heating system that the apartment has in case you go in winter, as well as if it has a fan or air conditioning for the hottest months. Of course, also make sure you know if the cost of utility bills is included in the rental price or not.
How to choose ideal roommates in Castelldefels?
Try to get your roommates to be of different nationalities than you, so you can learn about their culture and way of life. It is also a good idea for everyone to get along and do some activities together, to make it more fun for everyone.
What are the best apps to find roommates in Castelldefels?
Erasmus Play is one of the best websites/apps that you can use for your Erasmus in Castelldefels, both for searching for roommates and for the room or flat that you are going to share.