Are you a student looking to find temporary accommodation in Paris? Housing in one of the biggest cities in the world can be a nightmare, but is easily solved when you find the right places to look. Here, at Speaking-Agency, we have 10 years experience of working with students and have picked out the best websites for student accommodation in Paris.
Bemynest – student accommodation in a family home…
What is so great about Be my nest is that, not only do they offer an efficient service, but it provides students the chance to live with Parisian people. It’s a fantastic way of perfecting your language skills, making lifelong friends and finding out the city’s best kept secrets.
Be my nest’s rooms can be found on their website, sorted by arrondissement and there are plenty of photos, as well as information on the host. Those looking to rent out a room can be anyone from young students to families with kids to retired couples.
You will be assigned a member of Bemynest staff to find you the best possible room and you can even be put in contact with the host to have a viewing.
Spotahome – view Paris accommodation from home!
With locations all over Europe, Spotahome is a housing beast. With over 2,000 choices in Paris, ranging from
€450 to €6500, there’s something for everyone. The website’s filters allow you to browse by price, characteristics, number of bathrooms, bills and house rules so that the quantity of options isn’t overwhelming.
One feature that Spotahome prides itself on is that all their rooms and apartments have been checked by a member of staff. The vast majority of listings offer a video tour by the visiting staff which is handy for those unavailable to visit in person.
Appartager – find your student flat share in Paris…
For those looking specifically for a flat share, Appartager is the place to find your new housemate. Once signed up to the website,
you are able to post an ‘annonce’ describing what, where and when you are looking for a room. Once posted, you can browse house shares and will receive a bombardment of messages from people with rooms to fill. When chatting on the site, you are free to arrange viewings and take your search to the next step.
Bien’ici – looking for your own Parisian studio?
If you’re looking for your own studio in Paris, bien’ici could well be the best option for you. The large website covers a wide area and
offers options to buy and rent, the latter of more interest to students. There are some good deals to be found on the website and anyone can browse without an account.
Facebook groups – find your student flatmates on Facebook
Facebook is an application universally used in 2018 and is therefore a hotspot for finding accommodation. Searching ‘colocation à Paris’ will bring up a number of handy Facebook groups. Unfortunately, actual room offers are hard to come by, with the ones that do male their way to social media being snapped up immediately.
However, if you’re looking to meet a future flatmate before starting your search for housing, this is the perfect place. Hundreds of students preparing to move to France’s capital share what they are looking for online in the hope of meeting others in the same situation.
If you’re a student preparing to live in the the magical city of Paris, why not work with us at Speaking-agency? We offer part-time, flexible, English-speaking babysitting jobs in Paris and across France, and have years of experience working with students like yourself – it’s the perfect way to share your language skills and passions with children! We’d love to hear from you now.