Palma de Mallorca

Student accommodation, flats and rooms for rent in Palma de Mallorca

Palma de Mallorca is a city located in the Mediterranean, on an island that has more than 500 kilometres of coastline. It is one of those places where you will find activities for all tastes, which is why many students choose it to live their Erasmus experience. If you are into partying, you will find a lively nightlife with a different range of bars and clubs. 

Do you prefer nature and adventure? In addition to the island's beaches, you will also be able to explore its mountains and enjoy hiking and other activities. On the other hand, if you are interested in doing cultural visits, in Palma you will find a very extensive historical legacy, with incredible buildings to see such as the Cathedral or the Royal Palace of Almudaina.

At first, the city may seem small. However, with everything being relatively close is an advantage, besides you will be able to explore the rest of the island to make the most of it.

Are you looking for student accommodation in Palma de Mallorca? We recommend that you start doing it well in advance since during the summertime the city is full of people and there is a lot of demand. You can do it easily through our search engine, where you will surely find the ideal accommodation for you.

Student apartments for rent in Palma de Mallorca

The price of a rental apartment in Palma de Mallorca varies a lot depending on both the characteristics and the location. You will find, for example, an apartment with two rooms to share with other students for € 1,400 per month, but also a studio apartment for € 2,000.

We recommend that you pay attention to the characteristics of each apartment, such as whether it has a balcony, terrace, equipped kitchen and/or good access to public transport networks. Of course, most usually have basic appliances (refrigerator, oven, microwave, etc.) and air conditioning or fan for the hottest months.

We also suggest that you start your search several months in advance since Palma de Mallorca receives many students every year and the accommodation offer is not very high.

Student room for rent in Palma de Mallorca

Are you looking for a student room for rent in Palma de Mallorca? Thanks to Erasmus Play you can compare all the available verified room options, from a multitude of companies and online accommodation platforms, quickly and easily.

Most of the rooms for rent have a wardrobe and a desk, and some of them also include other features such as a private bathroom or a window with good views. The price of a room in an apartment shared with other students ranges from € 300 onwards, with an average of € 400 per month.

Student accommodation in Palma de Mallorca

We advise you on which are some of the most convenient neighbourhoods to find accommodation in this Majorcan city, both for the location and the atmosphere they have:

Apartments for rent in La Bonanova

This residential area is a bit removed from the city but has access to the beaches and mountain views. Besides, it has a good connection to the centre, in approximately 20 minutes you can reach the most central neighbourhoods. An apartment with two rooms to share in this area has an average price of € 1,400 per month.

Rooms in shared apartments in the centre of Palma

If you choose this area to live in, you will be close to many of the cultural visits and leisure sites, as well as having good communication with the rest of the city. A room in a shared apartment in the centre of Palma de Mallorca has an average cost of € 425 per month.

Rooms for rent in Foners

This neighbourhood is one of the most suitable if you want your accommodation to be located near the beach and in the centre of Palma, as it is situated a few minutes walk from both. A room in a shared apartment at Foners has a price ranging from € 350 onwards, with an average of € 400 per month.

Erasmus accommodation near the University of the Balearic Islands

The campus of the University of the Balearic Islands in Palma de Mallorca is located in a rural area, between the districts of Son Espanyol and Sa Garriga, to the north. It has a metro stop at the entrance, so it has a good connection to the city centre, which you can reach in approximately 15 minutes.

Other buildings are located in neighbourhoods closer to the centre of Palma, such as the Faculty of Medicine, or in the very centre of the city.

University residence in Palma de Mallorca

In this city, you will find little offer related to residences for students, since it is not the most chosen alternative by international young people who move here. The average price of a shared room in a residence in Palma de Mallorca is € 550 per month. They usually include service costs and have an equipped kitchen to share and shared bathrooms. Besides, they are generally located in neighbourhoods close to the centre with a good public transport connection.

Frequently Asked Questions about Palma de Mallorca

How much does a student room cost in Palma de Mallorca?
The price of this type of accommodation depends both on its location and on the characteristics it presents. As a reference, the monthly cost ranges from € 300 onwards, the average being € 400.
Where to look for student accommodation in Palma de Mallorca?
We recommend you to use the Erasmus Play search engine, where you will be able to compare the different verified accommodations, seeing their prices, characteristics, locations and images. Start your search well in advance to be able to find the ideal one for you more easily, since the best accommodations sell out quickly.
What are the best areas to live in Palma de Mallorca if you are a student?
Probably the city centre and its surroundings are the most chosen areas by students, as they have good public transport connections with the University of the Balearic Islands. However, if you want to live near the beach, you can choose neighbourhoods like Foners or La Bonanova.
What is the approximate monthly cost for a student in Palma de Mallorca?
Keep in mind that many services, bars and restaurants are geared towards tourists, so you have to look for the cheapest places. As a reference, adding accommodation expenses, utility bills, food and some entertainment, think that you should have between € 600-700 per month.
Why go on Erasmus to Palma de Mallorca?
The island's capital has a wide variety of activities for all tastes, including nature, sports, nightlife and cultural visits. Also, the climate in Mallorca is very good and it has delicious cuisine that you cannot miss.

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