The keys to choose the best university residence in Barcelona

All the secrets you must know to choose the best university residence in Barcelona that will make your academic experience unforgettable

Barcelona is a wonderful city to live in at any time of the year, whatever you do. Therefore, if you are thinking of coming to spend an academic season in the Catalan capital, perhaps one of the best cities in Europe to study, you have to know very well what your real options are where you can live here and with all the comforts that you really need.

For that reason, today at TheLofttown we share with you an interesting post to teach you how to correctly choose the best student accommodation that allows you to carry out your academic activities with total confidence, maximum comfort and total security. Here are some simple tips to keep in mind before starting your academic adventure in Barcelona. You want to know more? Welcome to our blog #TheLofttowner!


The importance of location and services

When you are a foreign student in Barcelona, ​​the economic factor is one of the main priorities. All this, because it will depend on the budget you have when choosing a suitable university residence, which also correctly satisfies all your needs. Therefore, when choosing the best accommodation for you, you should also make sure that it has the basic services that every good residence should have, such as: cleaning and laundry, extra-academic activities, restaurant service, recreational and study rooms, high-speed internet, 24-hour surveillance, among others.

Likewise, the location where the university residence you will choose is located also becomes another important factor when making a final decision. Consequently, it is essential that you value the proximity that the residence will have with the campus where you will study. Remember also that Barcelona is the best city in Spain if we talk about communication with public transport, both at the level of the bus, metro or tram service respectively. Likewise, it has thousands of bike lanes, where you can go with your own bicycle, skateboard or skates, or if you prefer you can also use the bicing service of the Barcelona City Council.

And what is the best of all? The Lofttown is located in the heart of downtown Barcelona, ​​from where you can go to your university campus with ease and at your own pace. However, we want you to know how to differentiate between what is a low cost accommodation or shared apartment and a true university residence, with exclusive services that offer you all the comforts you need.

In our university residence, we want to become for you the best student accommodation in Barcelona that will make your academic experience an unforgettable stage in your life. Therefore, we have for you the perfect room that will make your stay here the best possible, so we have a wide variety of rooms for all tastes and budgets, with the best style and interior design, always clean and tidy, suitable for both: your study moments and your leisure time.

All services included

As we said in the previous point, the services that your university residence includes are essential. And therefore, finding the perfect university residence you need in Barcelona will only depend on you and your personal requirements. At The Lofttown we know very well that all students are different people both in needs and cultural issues; Consequently, we recommend that you always prioritize your comfort to the maximum above all things.

First of all, one of the factors that our residents value the most when choosing our accommodation is, without a doubt, the exclusive food service that we have. Surely you have ever heard that phrase: “You are what you eat” Well, for us a correct nutrition of our young residents is the most important priority, since it directly influences the quality of life and their academic performance. In this way, what we are looking for is that you only focus on your academic responsibilities and fully enjoy the city with total freedom.

Accommodation even on holidays

It is clear that Barcelona is a perfect city to study. But can you imagine what will happen when your long-awaited vacation arrives? What do you win, right? Well, we assure you that here you will live perhaps the best vacation of your life.

For that reason, in our university residence, many of our residents decide to stay longer than normal, beyond the academic season, and that is why if you prefer that your university residence also offers you full availability during the holiday season, we are your ideal destination and we will be by your side.

However, if you already have in mind to stay much longer in Barcelona, ​​don’t waste time and ask us for a quote to offer you the best accommodation options so that you can enjoy the city to the fullest on your summer holidays. We remind you that at The Lofttown we are always available for you throughout the year.

Enjoy total freedom

If you have chosen for a university residence, do not think that you will live in a convent or in a strict campus for school children. We know that what young students in Barcelona want most is to enjoy their freedom to the fullest. Therefore, this aspect is important when choosing a university residence that meets all your expectations.

However, we remind you that you should always check that your residence allows you a reception 24 hours a day, providing you with all the facilities both in access and exit with total security. Of course, with the rules well established by the management

At the same time, it is also essential that you always follow all the essential rules of the university residence. Remember that you will live here with many other young students, who like you are always looking for collective respect, so that coexistence is correct at all times and there are no problems of any kind. For this, it is important that you choose a university residence that always adapts to your lifestyle so that your experience here is always satisfactory.



If you come to Barcelona you will not only do it to prepare yourself academically and you know it. You are moving to an exceptional city that is characterized by having a population, basically foreign, where young students and workers from all over the world and who come from the five continents predominate. So, you have to be prepared because your social life here will be quite active and entertaining, which will not leave you indifferent at all.

Therefore, you must value this point in your future university residence, because while you live here you will also create new friendly ties every day, interacting with fantastic and interesting people in an ideal international environment. In turn, do not forget that it is a unique opportunity to learn about new cultures, start new professional projects and even learn new languages.

At The Lofttown we want our residents to always integrate with each other, while living in our facilities with total freedom and comfort. To do this, we organize collective activities, both leisure and sports activities. In this way, the young residents will enjoy total harmony and in the best possible environment.

A healthy mind in a heathy body

A busy mind with academic responsibilities also needs a healthy body that allows you to perform at your best in your day-to-day life. For this reason, we consider that it is important to choose a university residence that gives you the opportunity to develop sports activities, either in its facilities such as its gyms and outdoor areas that are part of its infrastructure, or if not also that have places Public areas around, such as beaches and parks that are nearby so you can practice group activities.

Remember that if you exercise frequently while you are a student, you will optimally improve your physical response, you will increase your respiratory capacity and this will benefit to speed up your mind, which you will see translated into your academic performance.

And the best of all is that in our residence you will find all this and much more in one place.

With today’s post, we hope you have learned how to correctly choose the best university residence in Barcelona that meets all your needs. And we look forward to seeing you here to become a new #TheLoftowner!

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