Venice

Student accommodation, flats and rooms for rent in Venice

Venice, the Italian city known for the canals that separate the small islands that make up the capital of the Veneto region, is waiting for you to fulfil your illusion of spending a season in this wonderful city. 

Whether you travel with a scholarship or not, we will advise you on how to get the best out of your budget, finding cheap rentals of flats, apartments and rooms for students and young professionals in Venice.

Student apartments for rent in Venice

Undoubtedly, the first steps that a student or young professional should take when they are about to start their adventure, is to leave two issues tied: the flight and the accommodation. In the case of Venice, you will find different types of accommodation, below, we explain what the best options are.

If you are going to travel with friends or with your own partner, perhaps you want more privacy and therefore, renting an apartment for yourself is a very good option, although it may be somewhat more expensive.

In Venice, you will find both apartments and studios whose prices will vary greatly depending on the area in which you settle. To give you an idea, the average price of the flats is around 800 euros. 

You must take into account when renting your apartment in Venice if the expenses are included in the price or not, which is very important before making the final choice. All the information of interest appears in the description of each of the accommodations in Erasmus Play.

Student room for rent in Venice

Sharing a flat with people from other countries and cultures is a challenge that not everyone dares to do. Venice is a relatively expensive city and the rent is no different. It is true that there are cheaper areas such as Mestre or Marghera but, if you want to stay on the main island, the truth is that rents can go up a lot, up to 500 euros for a room.

To make this expense even lower, there is a second option, which is to rent shared rooms for students. It is a good option when you are already going with a partner from your home city because risking sharing the same room to sleep with a stranger is not something that sounds very appetizing.

To rent a good room in Venice you will have to be quick, since they are rented out soon, and take into account the location where you are going to spend the rest of your stay in the Italian city. For that Erasmus play is at your disposal, through our search engine you can access all the accommodations quickly.

Student accommodation in Venice

As you already know and we have commented previously, Venice is made up of a set of small islands separated by its famous canals. The most important one is Venice itself, the first place you can look for student accommodation in the city centre. Of course, you should bear in mind that it is a more expensive area and the houses are usually older and smaller.

The rest of the options can be found in the rest of the islands, which are the ones that we will see below.

Apartments for rent in Mestre

Mestre is a good location for those students with a limited budget and it is one of the most economical regions in terms of apartment rental in Venice. It also has nightlife, which is not very common around here, and that is why many Erasmus choose to rent flats in Mestre.

Apartments in Marghera

If Mestre does not convince you or you do not find exactly what you are looking for, Marghera is a very similar option to find rental apartments in Venice. You can carry out numerous leisure plans, and its location is very good, it is located quite close to the centre, which is accessed through public transport.

Room rental in Lido

Lido is a privileged place for renting rooms for students and it has that special aura that the centre of Venice has, but without being so bustling. For those looking for tranquillity during their stay and good communication with the rest of the regions, Lido is the right option to rent accommodation.

Erasmus accommodation in Giudecca

Just 5 minutes by Vaporetto from Venice, we have Giudecca, one of the most recommended regions for young people looking for accommodation. It is very close to the universities, so there is a very good atmosphere throughout the day.

University residence in Venice

Residences are not the most acclaimed by young people, although there are as many experiences as people have passed through Venice. Whether you choose to live in a residence hall or share a flat with other students will depend on your preferences.

Most of the Erasmus student residences are in old buildings and the rooms are quite small. This, together with the fact that the price is not excessively cheap, does not convince many students, who prefer the option of renting a room.

Without a doubt, one of the best-known student residences in the city is the Gesuiti University Residence.

Frequently asked questions about Venice

Where to find cheap room rental in Venice?
The best option you have to find a cheap rental in Venice is to use the search engine that we put at your disposal on Erasmus Play, full of verified accommodations.
Where to live in Venice?
If you want to have everything at hand, the main island, the centre of Venice can be a great option. For the most affordable accommodations, Mestre or Marghera is the solution and if you want to be close to the university, we recommend Giudecca.
Is it expensive to live in Venice?
The answer is yes. It is one of the most expensive regions in Italy and it shows on a day-to-day basis. As you get used to it, you will find ways to save but, in general, it is considered an expensive city.
What is public transport like in Venice?
Venice needs to have good communication between its small islands through public transport such as the bus, tram or its famous vaporettos.
How much does it cost to rent a studio in Venice?
The price of the studios varies greatly depending on their location and equipment. In our search engine you can find from the cheapest with a price of 600 euros to the most expensive exceeding € 1000.

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