Flatshare in Castellón de la Plana

Shared apartments, spare rooms and roommates in Castellón de la Plana

type.private_room 9 580/month
stats.apartment.3 1 750/month
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This city in the Valencian Community is usually chosen by students who want to enjoy its culture, leisure, beaches and mountains with other young people. Another advantage of Castellón de la Plana is the prestige of its university, which is why many students choose this city to live in for their international mobility.

Sharing a flat in Castellón is a very good option if you want to be surrounded by a fun atmosphere and enjoy the experience with other students. It is a quiet city, but it has a lot to offer. Also, if you decide to share a flat and save on the monthly cost, you will have an easier time visiting Valencia or Barcelona, ​​two cities that are very well connected by public transport.

Advantages and disadvantages of sharing a flat in Castellón de la Plana

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These are the advantages and disadvantages of living in a shared flat in the Valencian city:

Advantages of sharing a flat in Castellón de la Plana

  • Already the cost of living in Castellón is cheaper than in other cities in Spain, and by sharing a flat you will be able to save even more on the monthly cost of rent and utility bills.

  • Being cheaper, you will be able to choose neighbourhoods with a good location to live, such as the centre, the East Zone or Grao if you want to be near the beach.

Disadvantages of sharing a flat in Castellón de la Plana

  • The locals do not usually speak much English, so if your roommates are going to be from Castellón we recommend that you learn at least a little Spanish before arriving in the city. Of course, people from Castellón are usually very friendly and open, so you will surely find a way to communicate.

  • The only complete space for you will be your room because the other areas of the house are shared. Make sure you have a desk in the room if you are going to study a lot from home.

Erasmus App for your exchange programme in Castellón de la Plana

There are different apps that you will be able to use before, during and after your Erasmus in Castellón de la Plana, such as the European Commission's Erasmus+ app. These applications provide help to students, such as instructions to carry out procedures, tips and news about the city they are going to go to.

How to meet people in Castellón de la Plana?

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We tell you about some of how you can meet people in Castellón, apart from bonding with your flatmates:

Student associations in Castellón de la Plana 

The most prominent association for international students is the Erasmus Student Network, the ESN Castellón. It is an organization of volunteers who help young people by planning different activities and promoting intercultural activities.

Facebook groups for Erasmus in Castellón de la Plana 

On Facebook, there are several groups created for Erasmus. One of them is the ESN Castellón, where you will be able to see the activities they plan. Others are those that are divided by academic semesters and years, in which you can connect with students who will be in the city at the same time as you.

Whatsapp groups for Erasmus in Castellón de la Plana 

Generally, associations and Facebook groups create WhatsApp groups so that young people can keep up to date with everything that is happening and organized activities. In them you can meet people with the same interests and propose plans that you want to do, you will surely find someone who wants to join!

Tips for sharing a student flat in Castellón de la Plana

Here are some keys to keep in mind when sharing a flat in the Valencian city:

  • Try to choose accommodation near the centre or the university you are going to attend to avoid using public transport since it does not have the best system.

  • The university area is quieter to live in than the city centre, so maybe sharing a flat would be a good idea so you don't feel alone.

  • If you go to the beach a lot, try not to fill your apartment with sand when you come back!

Frequently asked queries about sharing a flat in Castellón de la Plana

How much does a shared flat cost in Castellón de la Plana?
The cost is cheap compared to other cities in Spain, but it depends on the number of students living in the apartment since the cost of rent and bills are divided among all.
How to find roommates in Castellón de la Plana?
We recommend that you look for partners in online communities such as Erasmus Play, or that you join associations and groups on Facebook and Whatsapp, where you will be able to meet like-minded people.
Where to look for shared flats in Castellón de la Plana?
In the Erasmus Play housing search platform that we put at your disposal, you will be able to find both rooms in already rented flats and apartments with several rooms to share. You will be able to compare their characteristics, locations, prices and images, being able to choose the ideal one for you easily.
What to ask before entering to share a flat in Castellón de la Plana?
You have to find out what the house rules are regarding cleanliness, parties, pets, visitors and smoking inside. You can also ask about the interests of your peers, to find out if their lifestyles are compatible.
What are the best apps to find roommates in Castellón de la Plana?
We recommend that you use apps/websites such as Erasmus Play, where you will be able to find accommodation to share with other students.