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

Shared apartments, spare rooms and roommates in Colmenarejo

type.private_room 10 782/month
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stats.apartment.3 3 900/month
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If you are going to the Colmenarejo campus of the Carlos III University of Madrid, you should look for accommodation in that city and not in the Spanish capital, to save time and money. However, you have to bear in mind that majority of students choose to live in shared apartments, not only because it allows you to live with roommates from different parts of the world, but also because it allows you to save on the cost of rent and travel to Madrid as many times as you want to enjoy everything it has to offer.

Advantages and disadvantages of sharing a flat in Colmenarejo

Here are some of the most outstanding pros and cons of living in shared flats in this Spanish city:

Advantages of sharing a flat in Colmenarejo

Take advantage of savings on rent to enjoy various activities in Colmenarejo and the surrounding area, and the entire leisure offer of Madrid, which is approximately one hour away by public transport.

Some rooms are part of houses that have access to facilities such as a garden, terrace, and even barbecues.

You will find accommodation in the preferred areas by students, which are usually the centre of the city, the area that extends to the south of it and the Santiago Urbanization.

Disadvantages of sharing a flat in Colmenarejo

There are still no student residences in this city, so you will not be able to choose a room in that type of accommodation.

Shared rooms may have a small space, so you will have to live with a partner in a few square meters, without having your own space.

Erasmus App for your exchange programme in Colmenarejo

To find information about what is necessary for the exchange to Colmenarejo you can easily use different apps for Erasmus+. In them, you will find a variety of information to have everything in order when you arrive, as well as procedures and paperwork that must be done during and after the exchange in Colmenarejo. You will also be able to read tips and experiences from students who have already been there, who suggest that you purchase the B3 transport voucher to move to Madrid, since you will visit the Spanish capital very often to enjoy its offer of day and night leisure.

How to meet people in Colmenarejo

The following are some of the ways you have to meet people in this city of the Community of Madrid, in addition to sharing moments with your flatmates:

Student associations in Colmenarejo

In addition to joining the ESN Spain, you can also join the ESN UC3M of the University of Carlos III of Madrid. Both associations give support upon your arrival in Colmenarejo, resolving your doubts and facilitating the process. With them, you can be part of numerous activities they plan for better experience and integration of international students.

Facebook groups for Erasmus in Colmenarejo

You will find groups on this platform that you can join, such as the one from ESN UC3M. In it, you will be able to check all the planned activities that you can join, many of those that take place in Madrid or even excursions to nearby places.

Whatsapp groups for Erasmus in Colmenarejo

You can find WhatsApp groups that you can join to be in more direct contact with other students in the Spanish city. Connecting with them faster and proposing the plans you want, meeting other young people who have similar interests to yours.

Tips for living in a shared student apartment in Colmenarejo

We suggest you take the following into account:

Take a good look at the characteristics of the flat where the room is located, because some are part of family apartments in which there is a difference from a flat where everyone is a student.

Coexistence is usually not easy. Therefore, we recommend that there are certain rules established from the beginning. This regarding, for example, cleaning, visiting conditions and the use of common spaces.

Frequently asked questions about sharing a flat in Colmenarejo

How much does a shared flat cost in Colmenarejo?
The average price for a spare room is around €450 per month, although the minimum can be around €390 per month.
How to find roommates in Colmenarejo?
We suggest you search in online communities such as Erasmus Play, where you will also be able to see the verified and available apartments to share in Colmenarejo.
How to meet people in Colmenarejo?
You can get in touch with other Erasmus in Facebook groups, Whatsapp or through student associations.
What are the advantages of sharing a flat in Colmenarejo?
One of the most important advantages is that it allows you to save on rent, so you will be able to have more of your budget to explore Colmenarejo, the surroundings and even Madrid. Also, living with roommates helps prevent loneliness.
What should I know when entering a flat share in Colmenarejo?
Find out what are the rules to follow in the most important areas for you, which can be visits, cleaning, smoking, and rest hours, among others. You also have to ask if utility bills are already included in the price or if you have to add an amount at the end of each month.