Accomodation Guide

Achieving your dreams through higher education

Barcelona is a big and cosmopolitan city, such a place offers a great number of different kind of accommodations, from hostels, to students’ residencies, shared flats and so on. The kind of accommodation will depend on your budget and preferences.

C3S Business School Barcelona can provide you with information and contacts for you to find a safe and affordable accommodation, where you will feel like at home. We can also arrange the accommodation for your firsts days in Barcelona, in order for you to be able to look for a place to rent when you reach Barcelona. Please kindly inform the admission department in advance if you require this service.

The Search

Regarding the search for accommodation, it is a pleasure for us to share some tips with you. First thing first, we recommend to start searching early enough. You need to consider that: If you are an international student you will need about two months to find accommodation. If you are a Spanish student it will take you around three weeks. As a student, you have several ways to find an accommodation, such as:

  • Search for accommodation in a dormitory or students’ residency.
  • Search for a room in a shared flat or an apartment through online agencies.
  • Search for a room through the city council website.

Below you will find a list of contacts to help you through the process.

Looking for Accommodations?​

Spotahome is a platform with an exhaustive list of apartments, rooms, studios, and student residences. Spotahome removes the need for in-person viewings, saving both tenants and landlords time and expense. They show real photos and high-quality videos of the properties and neighborhoods. They also design floor plans and write detailed descriptions about the home and local area. They eliminate communication and language barriers between local landlords and foreign tenants by offering excellent customer support in several languages on both sides. Spotahome is one of the safest platforms to find an accommodation with everything you need. C3S Business School has a partnership with Spotahome and we can offer a discount code to our students. If you are a C3S student looking for accommodation, you can ask us for the discount code via email.

+34 911 23 28 73 | |

Uniplaces was created in 2013 by three friends with the goal of making it easier for students to rent a new place to live. They have many options of verified accommodations in Barcelona that can fit any budget. This platform is easy, fast and safe, for total peace of mind.  C3S Business School has a partnership with Uniplaces and we can offer a discount code to our students. If you are a C3S student looking for accommodation, you can ask us for the discount code via email |
Uniresidences, Student Residences made for students A marketplace for student residences designed to create communities that value wellbeing, ease of mind and sustainability. They are a safe space to meet new friends and make life in a new city easier. C3S Business School has a partnership with Uniplaces and we can offer a discount code to our students. If you are a C3S student looking for accommodation, you can ask us for the discount code via email |

Barna Students Place (BSP) offers students ​​rooms for rent in flats located in the best areas of the city. Barna Students Place also offers host family accommodation, with breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
The student will live near to our school and will share a flat with students from the school or students with the same profile.

+34 620 054 888 | |

Sant Jordi Hostels has three hostels namely Rock Palace Hostel, Sagrada familia, and Sant Jordi Gracia located in Downtown Barcelona with modern facilities, a convenient location, a vibrant atmosphere, and world-renowned services. Designed for hostel lovers and enthusiasts: We’re talking a roof-top pool, a famous bar and club themed common area, a guitar collection, Wi-Fi everywhere, guest laptops up the wazoo, sound-proofed rooms intended for optimal hostel comfort, new EVERYTHING, enormous guest kitchen, spacious perfectly cleaned bathrooms, all of the world-famous Sant Jordi Hostels’ Services, and much more… all in one of Barcelona’s best locations.

C3S Business School has a partnership with Sant Jordi Hostels and we can offer a discount code to our students.

+34 933 424 161 | |

C3S Business School has collaborated with BarcelonaStudents to offer International Student Support Services and a complete housing solution to prepare for your move to Barcelona. You have the option to choose between a Basic and Premium housing plan and can expect services like accommodation search, municipal registration, student TIE card, legal support, student insurance, and much more… You can find more information about their services by visiting

+34 935 145 461 | |

The Student Hotel is a hotel and home for the young at the heart of the world! Flashpackers, interns, students or life lovers are welcome to enjoy from a night to 12 months of their stay in Barcelona. Our students can also receive a discount on accommodation charges. If you are a C3S student looking for accommodation, you can ask us for the discount code via email.

+34 93 309 9830 | |

Looking for a co-living or flat sharing experience? Check out our selection of beautiful rooms in shared flats and studios available for mid-term rental! Safely book your room now entirely online! Discover the different cities’ accommodations with their features and main sightseeing attractions, and find out which area is best for you to live in! Well-renovated apartments in private studios or flatshare in the city center of Barcelona. Discount code is C3S23

Students" Residencies/Dormitories

As for the dormitories, you may know that there are several dormitories where you can find a single or shared room. According to the residences, you can have an individual toilet, kitchen, and living room, own or shared one, as well as other complementary services. Prices will depend on these criteria and needs.

Residencia RESA

Address: c/ Roger de Llúria 118, 1 – 08037 – Barcelona
Phone number: +34 902 444 447

Residencia Universitaria Sarrià

Address: c/ Esports 1-7, 08017 – Barcelona
Phone number: +34 932 065 540

Residencia San Marius

Address: c/ Muntaner 507, entrel., 08022 – Barcelona
Phone number: +34 607 927 937

Sant Jordi Pisos

Address: c/ Cister 1, 2º B, 08022 – Barcelona
Phone number: +34 932 541 280

Residencia Onix

Address: c/ Sardenya, 101-137, 08013 – Barcelona
Phone number: +34 932 666 100


Address: c/ Sardenya 326-328 entl. 2º, 08025 – Barcelona
Phone number: +34 934 367 739

Residencia Nostra Senyora de Núria

Address: c/ Roger de Llúria 147, 1º, 08037 – Barcelona
Phone number:  +34 932 171 322

Àgora BCN

Address: Passeig del castanyers 21, 08035 – Barcelona
Phone number:  +34 931 669 000

Residencia Erasmus Gràcia

Address: c/ Torrent de l’Olla 212-214, 08012 – Barcelona
Phone number: +34 934 151 203

Residencia Temple

Address: c/ Joan Güell 86-88, 08028 – Barcelona
Phone number: +34 934 094 027

Residencia Melon Distric

Address: Av. Paral·lel 101, 08004 – Barcelona
Phone number: +34 932 178 812

Inmoglobal Red

Address: c/ Pere IV 6, (corner with Marina street), 08005 – Barcelona
Phone number: +34 931 813 946 – 633 035 620

If what you want to rent a room or an apartment through online searching,  we recommend this top six housing platforms:

Also, there are specialized agencies that you can consult. They will help you to find a suitable accommodation for you, but remember, as they are agencies, they may charge some fee for their services. Please find a list of agencies below


Address: c/ Mallorca, 304, entl. 1º
Phone number: +34 932 530 427 / +34 661 285 892


Address: c/ Providència 111, Bajos E, 08024 – Barcelona
Phone number: +34 932 448 260


Address: c/ Torrent de l’Olla 219, 08012 – Barcelona
Phone number: +34 932 389 072


Address: c/ Viladomat 89-95, entrl. 3, 08015 – Barcelona
Phone number: +34 94 231 270


Address: c/ La Granada del Penedés 19, entrl. 2º, 08006 – Barcelona
Phone number: +34 934 150 048

COLUMNEA – Housing

Address: c/ Provença 101, 1º 2a, 08029 – Barcelona
Phone number: +34 934 949 436

Other option is to find an apartment or room-mates through the Citys Council’s Barcelona webpage. It’s called HabitatGejove. This is an organization created by leading universities of Barcelona, together with the Generalitat of Catalunya and Barcelona City Council, with the aim to support international students who come to Barcelona. You can find information and advices, rooms in share flats or the options to stay with a family form Barcelona, dormitories and colleges campus and so on. For more information, you can check the website,
Or visit their offices:
c/ Enric Granados 19, 08007 – Barcelona
Phone number: +34 933 239 068

TO SUM UP, SMALL TIPS:           
– Remember to start searching with enough time before your program starts.
– Compare prices and services if you are planning to rent in a dormitory.
– If you are looking for an apartment, the estimated price for a studio starts in around 600€. If you are looking for a room in a shared flat, the price can go between 350€ and 500€.
– Look for warrants, if you are going to share a room or flat, make sure to talk to the landlord first and get the information about their house and renting rules.
– Last but not least:

Enjoy your time in Barcelona!


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