Student accommodation, flats and rooms for rent in Las Palmas
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Student accommodation, flats and rooms for rent in Las Palmas

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This city is the capital of the island of Gran Canaria and one of the capitals of the Autonomous Community of the Canary Islands. Many international students choose to live their Erasmus experience in Las Palmas for various reasons. First of all, because the weather is very good all year round and it is never usually cold. Secondly, because, in addition to having cities, in Las Palmas, you will be able to enjoy nature with its beaches and mountains. Finally, because the leisure offer for students is very good, with a multitude of activities to do and discos, parties and bars to go to.

Surely you are wondering, how much does it cost to live in Las Palmas if you are a student? This depends, mainly, on the lifestyle you lead and the monthly rent you have. In this article, we tell you some details that you have to take into account when searching, such as the types of accommodation that there are, the best areas to live in and the characteristics you have to pay attention to.

Student apartments for rent in Las Palmas

Are you looking for cheap apartments for students in Las Palmas? Finding an apartment for rent is usually a difficult task since the prices of accommodation in this city tend to be higher as the start of classes approaches. For this same reason, young people who move here prefer to rent a room in a shared flat.

However, if what you want is to have a complete apartment for yourself, from Erasmus Play we make it easy for you! In our search engine, you will be able to filter between the verified floors, according to the characteristics that interest you the most. You will be able to compare between the different accommodations offered and, once you find the ideal one for you on the platform, do not hesitate! Book it before someone else rent it before you, with the peace of mind of booking it with total security.

Student room for rent in Las Palmas

Most of the accommodation offered in this Canarian city is rooms in flats shared with other students. And this is usually the preferred option for international young people since you can save on monthly rental expenses and bills by dividing the cost between everyone who lives there.

Most rooms typically include basic appliances such as a refrigerator, oven, and microwave, but they may also have other features that are important to you.

Regarding the price, the monthly cost of a room goes from € 230 onwards, for one in a neighbourhood away from the centre, or from € 250 onwards for a more central one. The average is usually around € 320 per month.

Student accommodation in Las Palmas

Next, we will tell you which are the best areas to find student accommodation in the capital of Gran Canaria.

Apartments for rent in Alcaravaneras

This central neighbourhood is very close to different beaches in the city and has a very good public transport connection with the university campuses. In addition, it is very close to the most popular entertainment venues for young people.

Apartments in Lugo 

Lugo is still part of the centre, although it is a little further south. It is also close to the beach and has different parks that you will be able to enjoy.

Rooms for rent in Vegueta 

This is the old part of the city, the first neighbourhood founded in Las Palmas. Therefore, here there are several places of cultural interest, and also interesting bars and restaurants for university students.

Erasmus accommodation near Las Palmas universities 

These are the most chosen universities by international students in Las Palmas:

University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria 

On this island, the university has four different campuses:

  • Campus del Obelisk: it is located in the centre, between the neighbourhoods of Lugo and Canalejas. Here the classes of faculties of the area of ​​Humanities and Social Sciences are taught.
  • Tafira Campus: it is the largest and is to the south of the city, on the outskirts, about 30 minutes by public transport. It has, for example, the faculties of Architecture, Marine Sciences, Engineering, Economics and Legal Sciences. You can look for accommodation in the neighbourhoods of Dragonal or Tafira Baja.
  • San José Campus: this is the Health Sciences campus, located further south of the capital. A convenient neighbourhood to live nearby is Vegueta.
  • Montaña Cardones Campus: here are the faculties related to Veterinary Medicine. It is towards the northwest of the city, in the municipality of Arucas. From the centre of Las Palmas, you can get there in about 30 minutes by public transport.

Universidad del Atlántico Medio 

This institution is also known as the Universidad Internacional de Canarias. The campus is located south of the city of Las Palmas, next to the Tarifa Campus of the University of Las Palmas, about 30 minutes by public transport from the centre. Therefore, you can choose to live in the centre or areas such as Tarifa Baja or Dragonal.

University residence in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria 

The University of Las Palmas offers students who move to the island the possibility of staying in residences. However, the supply is limited and the demand is usually high, making it very difficult to get a place. Don't worry if you can't get one, most students prefer the option of living in private shared flats with other students. You will have no problem finding your ideal accommodation in the Erasmus Play search engine!

Frequently asked questions about Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Why share a flat with other students in Las Palmas?
The offer of rooms is much greater than that of a flat, so it will be easier to find the ideal one for you. In addition, in this way, you will be able to save on rental costs and monthly bills.
How much does a student room cost in Las Palmas?
The price of a room in a shared flat goes from € 230 onwards, with an average of € 320 per month.
How to find accommodation near the University of Las Palmas?
First, you have to determine which campus you will go to. Then, access the Erasmus Play search engine and compare between the verified accommodation offers in the areas closest to your campus.
How much does it cost to live in Las Palmas for a student?
The cost of living is usually relatively low, although it always depends on your lifestyle. If you rent a room in a shared apartment and you add expenses for bills, food and some entertainment, it means that you should have about € 650 per month.
Why study in Las Palmas?
This city of Gran Canaria has everything a student could look for: a wide range of leisure activities in the university environment, nature with its beaches and mountains, a good university, low prices and a large number of young international people living the experience.