La Laguna, Tenerife

Student accommodation, flats and rooms for rent in La Laguna, Tenerife

San Cristóbal de la Laguna is a city located in Tenerife, in the Canary Islands. It is a site that has many attractions, such as its historic centre that was declared a World Heritage Site, as well as its proximity to the beach and other natural sites on the island. Being more than 500 meters above sea level, La Laguna's climate is usually a little colder than in other cities in Tenerife.

This Canarian city is small, but during the year it is full of Spanish and international students, so you will always find something fun to do. From discos and bars to parks and squares, passing through markets and various shops, in La Laguna you will find activities for all tastes. Besides, it has a good public transport connection with Santa Cruz de Tenerife and with the rest of the island, so you will be able to explore it without problems.

Are you looking for student accommodation in La Laguna? Next, we give you the keys to find accommodation easily and quickly.

Student apartments for rent in La Laguna

Do you want to rent a complete apartment in La Laguna? If you prefer to have your place without having to share a bathroom, kitchen and living room, then this would be the best option for you. However, the most frequent option among students is to rent a flat with several rooms to be able to share it with other people.

On average, the price of a flat with three or four bedrooms has a cost of € 1,100 per month.

Student room for rent in La Laguna

If you have a tight budget or prefer to save on rental costs and bills, renting a room in an apartment shared with other students is the most convenient alternative for you. It is usually the most chosen one by young people since it allows you to live the Erasmus experience up close with other students.

When using the Erasmus Play search engine, be sure to compare the features of both the room and the entire apartment. Each accommodation has particular details, choose the one that best suits your preferences!

Student accommodation in La Laguna

We advise you on which are some of the neighbourhoods most chosen by students to live in during Erasmus. But first, you have to take into account the following: the city of La Laguna is at the top, in the middle is La Cuesta and below is Santa Cruz de Tenerife, the capital of the island. Here are some of the available areas where you can find accommodation:

Apartments for rent in the centre of La Laguna

If you choose this area to live in, you will be close to the most frequented leisure areas by young people, such as bars, restaurants, shops and nightclubs. Also, you will be close to the University of La Laguna.

Apartments in La Cuesta

As we mentioned earlier, this area is located between La Laguna and Santa Cruz. Here, the apartments for rent tend to be cheaper than in the other two areas, but the atmosphere is usually much quieter.

Rooms for rent in Santa Cruz de Tenerife

A very good option if you want to live near the beach and have many plans surrounded by other students. Being the capital of Tenerife, you will surely find more options in terms of shops and entertainment venues. Besides, the price of accommodation is usually similar to that of La Laguna and you will be able to easily reach the different campuses of the University.

Erasmus accommodation near the University of La Laguna (ULL)

This institution has five different campuses on the island of Tenerife. We advise you on the nearby neighbourhoods to find accommodation in each one:

  • Central Campus and Anchieta: they are separated by the Autopista del Norte. The Central is located in the Barrio Nuevo de La Laguna and the Anchieta campus in El Coromoto. Both neighbourhoods and the city centre are convenient to find accommodation.
  • Guajara Campus: it is located in the area called La Cuesta. You can choose to live there or in the neighbourhood of Guajara, Gracia or Finca España. On the other hand, from the centre of La Laguna, you arrive in 10 minutes by public transport or in 30 on foot.
  • Ofra Campus: this campus is in the Santa Clara area, closer to Santa Cruz de Tenerife. However, from La Laguna you can get there in just over 10 minutes by public transport, so you can also look for accommodation there.
  • Santa Cruz de Tenerife Campus: as its name says, it is located in the centre of the island's capital. The closest neighbourhoods are San Sebastián, Cuatro Torres, Duggi and el Toscal. But, if you want to stay in La Laguna, you will be able to reach this institution in less than 30 minutes by public transport.

University residence in La Laguna

The University of La Laguna offers its students a residence hall and three which you will be able to apply for a place. However, the number of available sites is not very wide so, if this is your preferred alternative, try to apply for your place as soon as possible.

Regarding the price, the monthly fee in a residence has an average of € 240 and that of a Residence Hall is a little higher, being the average of € 480 per month.

Frequently Asked Questions about La Laguna

What is the price of a student room in La Laguna?
The price will depend on the characteristics of the apartment and its condition (more modern or older). For reference, the monthly rental price will be € 300-350. Access our website and compare all the available rooms.
Where to live in La Laguna as a student?
You can look for accommodation both in the centre of La Laguna and in La Cuesta or Santa Cruz de Tenerife since the public transport connection is very good. Determine which campus your college will be on and find the closest neighbourhoods on the map.
How to find accommodation near the University of La Laguna?
This institution has five different campuses on the island, so you first hav e to determine where your faculty is located. Then, access the Erasmus Play search engine where you will see the verified accommodations nearby.
What is the cost of living for a student in La Laguna?
Assuming you rent a room with an average of € 250 per month, and adding food, leisure and transport, estimate that you should have around € 500-600 per month.
Why study in La Laguna, Tenerife?
This Canarian city has a very good environment for students, including many different activities to do. Besides, from here you will be able to visit the rest of the island, enjoying all its cities and natural spaces.

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