Santander

Student accommodation, flats and rooms for rent in Santander

Santander is located in the north of Spain and the presence of numerous training centres, both public and private, have made it an important university city within the territory, attracting students from all over the world, as may be your case.

The city is very prepared to receive students and young professionals from anywhere in the world and that is why finding a flat, apartment or room for rent in Santander should not be a complicated task. However, from our experience we know that the offer of accommodation for rent in Santander is not very wide and that is why we are here, to help you find a rental easily.

From Erasmus Play we give you access to 100% verified Santander accommodation so that you can make the reservation online in a secure way.

Next, we explain everything you need to know to rent accommodation in Santander in an easy way.

Student apartments for rent in Santander

In Santander, you can find a variety of apartments for rent for students but prices will vary greatly depending on the area and the characteristics of the apartment. This is common in most cities and is that the centre has a higher cost as it is where most of the daily activity and the most emblematic areas of the city are concentrated.

Living in the centre of Santander is not the most affordable option that we can find, being that there are more convenient than other neighbourhoods on the outskirts of the city where we can save a little money on the monthly rent. An apartment for rent is usually around € 600 on average, depending on the number of rooms this price will increase. Finding studios or apartments with a single room is not so easy and that is why we recommend that you look for a room to rent, which will also be much cheaper.

Student room for rent in Santander

As for student rooms for rent in Santander, there are several options and the prices are much cheaper. The average price of a room for rent is usually around € 300, being more expensive in the city centre.

We recommend that once you know that your destination is Santander, you start looking for accommodation as soon as possible and do not wait until the last minute because only expensive accommodation will remain. We help you find accommodation according to your budget, from Erasmus Play you can find rooms for rent from € 250 per month. There are rooms with private bathroom and balcony but they have a slightly higher price than the rest.

Student accommodation in Santander

Santander is a wonderful city to live in, surrounded by sea and mountains, good gastronomy and very friendly local people, who will help you with everything you need. Any place in Santander where you choose to live safely is going to be wonderful, you can have a pleasant stay, and the cost of living is not high so you can do countless leisure activities. Below, we show which are some of the most chosen areas to live in Santander:

Apartments for rent in the El Sardinero neighbourhood

The El Sardinero neighbourhood is the most famous in Santander since it is close to the beach of the same name and others such as La Concha or Mataleñas. It is also an ideal area as it is very close to the main faculties of the University of Santander.

Erasmus accommodation in Santander centre

If you want to enjoy the city in all its heyday, the centre of Santander is the best option. The price of housing in this area is somewhat expensive but you can find good options both in the Cabildo de Arriba and in Puertochico, the two neighbourhoods in the centre. You will have all the services nearby and communication with the rest of the city is very good through public transport.

Rooms for rent in the El Alisal neighbourhood

El Alisal is one of the residential neighbourhoods that we can find in Santander. It is not far from the centre and is ideal for those who are going to study at the European University of the Atlantic, because its campus is located here. All the life contributed by the campus and the Science and Technology Park has made the area have a good range of shops and restaurants.

Apartments in Cazoña

To get away from the hustle and bustle of the city, you can choose Cazoña, and in this area, the accommodation is much cheaper. It is an old rural area that over time has become one of the dormitory neighbourhoods of the Santander capital. You make sure you live near Santander but with the comfort of being in what would be like a town.

University residence in Santander

The range of student residences in Santander is also quite wide, although the prices are usually much higher than if you rent a private room in a shared flat. It is not on a whim, it is that they include a meal plan, laundry service and other amenities that have an extra price. To qualify for a room in a university residence, you will have to send an application and if it is approved, you will have access to a place to move in during your academic year.

Frequently asked questions about Santander 

Why study in Santander?
Santander has two public universities, the University of Cantabria and the Menéndez Pelayo International University, both of which have considerable national recognition. The student environment is very good and the cost of living is low-medium.
How much does it cost to live in Santander?
Living in Santander can be quite cheap if you know how to do it. Our advice would be to opt for a room for rent that can be around € 250-300 and be able to live with an extra € 250 a month for food, travel, leisure, etc.
Where to find cheap rooms for rent for students in Santander?
The best ally you will find to find rooms for rent for students in Santander is the Erasmus Play search engine. All the accommodations that appear have been verified so that you can securely make an online reservation.
How is the student atmosphere in Santander?
Santander is one of the most important university cities in the north of Spain and this is evident in the atmosphere of the city, full of both national and international students who come to its universities. The nightlife is very good and you will have a great time!
How much does a university residence cost in Santander?
The price varies depending on the service they offer and if you opt for a single or shared room. The average price is € 650 per month. Access the search engine to see which one suits you best.

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