Ready to find a room in Jaén? If so, I assume you have already read our post about why doing Erasmus in Jaén.
One of the advantages of looking for a room in this city is that being small, getting a room or a shared apartment will not be a problem. Several options of residence and cheap accommodation await you, most of them you will find here.

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El Valle – Nearest Neighborhood
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Peñamefecit – Cheapest Neighborhood
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Colegio Mayor Domingo Sevio – Residence
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Edificio Lope de Vega – Apartament

If you are going to do Erasmus on the Universidad de Jaén

Located in the northeast of Jaén, it is the largest university and, as you can imagine, the one with the largest number of Erasmus students.
If you decide to study at this institution you will feel a student and international atmosphere from the first moment, since around this are the majority of student residences, in addition, the nearby buildings are occupied by the students.

El valle – Nearest neighborhood.

  • Average price per room –> € 250
  • Location –> A few meters from the university.
  • With parks, supermarkets and a sports hall nearby, make this sector the preferred one for Erasmus students.
  • Quiet and safe –> A student and youth area.
  • How to get to the university by public transport? 
    •  🚌 Bus → Line 7 or 9, takes 8 minutes.
    • 🚶🏻‍♀️By Walk → 13 minutes.
  • How to go downtown with public transport?
    • 🚌 Bus → Line 9, 10, 15 or 4, takes 15 minutes.

Peñamefecit – Cheapest neighborhood.

  • Average price per room –> € 170
  • Location–> Many Erasmus students who prefer to save or just be closer to the center prefer this sector.
  • Nightlife centers in establishments less than 20 minutes walk
  • Youth Environment → Flats and rooms in very good condition and price.
  • How to get to the university?
    • 🚌 Bus → Line M16-1, takes 12 minutes.
  • How to go downtown with public transport?
      • By Walk → takes 30 minutes.
      • 🚌 Bus → Line M16-1, takes 15 minutes.

Residences

Colegio Mayor Domingo Savio

  • Price:
    • Single room –> € 665
    • Room for two people –> €  565
  • Includes:
    • All the foods
    • Sports facilities
    • Wifi
    • Study room, television and computing
    • Laundry
  • How to get to the university by public transport? 
    • 🚶🏻‍♀️By Walk → The residence is less than 5 minutes walk from the university.
  • How to go downtown with public transport?
    • 🚌 Bus → Line M16-1, takes 15 minutes.
  • Colegio Mayor Domingo Savio

Lope de Vega Apartments

  • Price:
    • Single room –> € 473
    • Room for two people –> €  383
  • Includes
    • Furnished and with Television.
    • Wifi.
    • Classroom.
  • How to get to the university by public transport? 
    • 🚶🏻‍♀️By Walk → The residence is less than 5 minutes walk from the university.
  • How to go downtown with public transport?
    • 🚌Bus →  Line M16-1, takes 15 minutes.
  • Apartamentos Lope de Vega website.
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Av de Madrid – Nearest Neighborhood
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Av de Andalucía – Cheapest Neighborhood
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Virgen de la Capilla – Residence

If you are going to do Erasmus in the Official College of Agricultural Technical Engineers or Illustrious Official College of Administrative.

The most recommended in this case is to live in the center, since these university schools are in the south of the city, an advantage, since you will experience the culture of Jaén closely.

Avenida Madrid. Nearest neighborhood.

  • Average per room -> € 200
  • Location-> In one of the most important avenues.
  • Quiet and safe → as an Erasmus student if you decide to live in a shared apartment this neighborhood will be to your liking with supermarkets, shops and restaurants nearby.
  • Green areas → a few streets away you can go for a walk, exercise and relax in the Concordia Park.
  • It is one of the best areas to live.
  • How to get to the university?
    • 🚌 Bus → Line 12, 07,04 or 09, takes 12 minutes.
  • How to get to the center by public transport?
    • 🚶🏻‍♀️By Walk → takes 22 minutes.
    • 🚌 Bus → Line 09 or 10, takes 9 minutes.

Avenida Andalucía – Cheapest neighborhood.

  • Average per room-> 150 
  • Location->  If you like to go out dancing, go clubbing at any time of the week or simply prefer not to travel too much to take advantage of your free time, do not hesitate to look at this option.
  • Youth Environment → A neighborhood with several students.
  • How to get to the university? 
    • 🚌 Bus → Line 14, takes 27 minutes
  • How to get to the center by public transport?
    • 🚶🏻‍♀️By Walk → takes 28 minutes.
    • 🚌 Bus → Line 06 or 08, takes 11 minutes.

Residences

 Virgen de la Capilla  – Residence

  • Price:
    • Single room -> € 650
    • Room for two people -> € 550
  • Includes
    • Study and leisure room.
    • Laundry.
    • Private bathroom.
    • Room cleaning.
    • Solarium and landscaped patios.
  • How to get to the university by public transport? 
    • 🚌 Bus → Jaén – Martos Line, takes 12 minutes.
  • How to get to the center by public transport?
    • 🚶🏻‍♀️By Walk → takes 8 minutes.
  • Virgen de la Capilla University Residence website

⚠️ Neighborhood to avoid looking for accommodation / room in Jaén

As in all cities, there are areas or places in Jaén that it is preferable to avoid walking alone at night, such as downtown or dark alleys. However, we recommend that you avoid the following neighborhood.

  • Antonio Díaz

Time to close the post

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