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Coliving in Barcelona

The bustling Catalonian capital of Barcelona is quickly becoming one of the most popular cities for digital nomads. The city's vibrant international feel and its young and hip population attract freelancers from all over the world. The nomad community in Barcelona is expanding every day and hundreds of coworking and coliving spaces are opening up to meet the demand. With the low-cost of living and easy going way of life, it's no wonder the city's expats have ranked amongst the happiest in the world.

For those times away from the laptop, Barcelona has a lot to offer. The city is divided into distinct neighborhoods that each have its own characteristics. Intricate modernista buildings from the famous artist Gaudi line Passeig de Gràcia, alongside some of the flagship stores of the hottest names in high fashion. The traditional Gothic Quarter has managed to retain all of its medieval charms over the centuries. No matter where you choose to hang your hat in Barcelona, there are sure to be plenty of cafes and tapa bars where you can soak up the ever-present Spanish sun. Barcelona is pedestrian friendly, bike paths are plentiful and public transport is cheap and efficient. Between the friendly locals and the thriving expat community, it's very easy to meet like-minded people in Barcelona.

Facts about Barcelona
- Catalan is an official language alongside Spanish
- Architect Frank Gehry designed the Golden Fish Sculpture for the 1992 Olympics
- The city's beloved beaches were created as part of a construction project also for the 1992 Olympics
- The popular tourist stop Park Guell was intended to be a luxury gated community.
- The local soccer team, FC Barcelona plays in the largest stadium in Europe, Camp Nou
- The large stadium makes sense considering FC Barcelona's fan base, the FC Barcelona museum is the most visited in Barcelona, beating out Picasso and Dali!
- Barcelona is LGBTQ tolerant and the site of many large LGBTQ club festivals.
- The massive church that dominates the Playa Espana, The Sagrada Familia, will take 133 years to complete.
- The city of Barcelona has the special distinction of being recognized for its stunning architecture by Royal Institute of British Architects. Barcelona was awarded the prestigious Royal Gold Medal in 1999.

Finding affordable communal living in Barcelona

Finding affordable housing in Barcelona can be tough, especially in cities with high rent prices. One solution that many people turn to is communal living with shared spaces and roommates. This can be a cost-effective way to have a private room while still being able to afford rent in a desirable location. There are a few different options for finding a shared living arrangement in Barcelona. One option is to look for a private room for rent in a coliving home. This can be a good option for people who want some privacy, but still want to be part of a community. Another option is to look for a shared room, where you'll be sharing a bedroom with one or more roommates. This can be more affordable, as you'll only be responsible for paying for your own bed. The downside is that you'll have less privacy, as you'll be sharing a bedroom with others. You can find both accommodation options on Coliving.com. We can help you find a compatible roommate based on your preferences and lifestyle. Some hosts do background checks and eviction history checks to ensure that the roommates you're living with are trustworthy individuals. When looking for a shared living arrangement, it's important to do your due diligence and make sure that you're comfortable with the living arrangement and the people you'll be living with.

What is coliving?

Coliving is a new trend amongst millennials for renting shared apartments. Whether you're moving to Barcelona for work or just looking for a new apartment, coliving in Barcelona is a good way to save money and live with like-minded people. Co-living places people from different backgrounds together and encourages them to interact, collaborate and form new friendships. When compared to dorms, coliving is much more attractive, since it's relatively inexpensive, all-inclusive and allows you to rent a furnished room with an individual lease.

Affordable and social housing in Barcelona

Looking for an affordable and social housing option in Barcelona? Consider coliving, a trend in shared apartment rentals that brings together individuals from diverse backgrounds to live, work, and form new friendships. Coliving in Barcelona is a cost-effective alternative to dorms, offering furnished rooms with individual leases and all-inclusive pricing.

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Why stay with us

  • Flexible Monthly stays Choose the convenience and flexibility of monthly stays – our short leases make it easy to relocate quickly if your job demands it.
  • Convenient Move-in-ready Don't move around with heavy furniture. All coliving spaces are fully furnished for comfort and convenience.
  • Affordable All-included Affordable rent without having to compromise on quality. Utilities, Wi-Fi, and cleaning costs are included in one price.
  • Social Built-in community Join a built-in community that is supportive and welcoming – Sharing with others helps you find meaning, belonging and acceptance in life.


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