Services at the Aleu University Residence in Barcelona
YOUR RESIDENCE IN THE CENTRE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF BARCELONA CAMPUS, WITH ALL SERVICES INCLUDED
]You have absolutely all services included if you come to live with us at the Aleu University Residence. We are just a stone’s throw from the main faculties at the University of Barcelona (UB), so it won’t cost you a thing to get to your classes.
We assure you that you’ll have the best university experience if you live with us.
At the Aleu University Residence in Barcelona, you’ll have all these services
INTERNET AND WIFI
High-speed, reliable cable internet and WiFi throughout the residence – even on the terrace! Additionally, we have an emergency network in case of any issues, so you’ll never lose connection.
ALL YOUR MEALS
Full board, 7 days a week: breakfast, lunch and dinner, with the best quality local produce and healthy, varied menus. We can adapt to any type of diet, so don’t hesitate to let us know if you have any specific requirements.
All the bedrooms at our residence are individual and have a complete bathroom with toilet, shower and sink.
HEATING AND AIR CON
Each room has its own heating and air conditioning, so you feel comfortable in your room, no matter what the temperature is outside.
We have a super cleaning team who leave your room spick and span every week. Everything will be left spotless: the bathroom, the kitchenette area in your room, the sleeping area and the study area. The residence’s common areas will be cleaned daily, so you can enjoy them at any time.
CHANGE OF SHEETS AND TOWELS
Our team will leave clean, fresh sheets and towels every week when they come to clean your room. Your room has a duvet, and they will also change the cover.
All household expenses are included in the price of your room: water, electricity, internet, WiFi, etc. What’s more, consumption is unlimited, and we will not charge you more under any circumstances. We only ask that you use these services responsibly for the sake of the environment, as the planet’s resources are limited.
The staff are always at your service, whenever you need them. From Monday to Friday (excluding bank holidays), you will have the management and administration team. The security staff are available to help you on evenings and weekends.
The residence is your home, and as such no-one will put restrictions on your coming and going. We are open every day of the week, 365 days a year.
24-HOUR VIDEO MONITORING
Security is fundamental for everyone who works at Nexo Residencias, and so the residence have 24-hour CCTV in all the common areas, for your safety and that of everyone who lives and works there.
Your room will be delivered to you fully furnished. And that’s not all; we’ve taken good care of the interior design so you’ll feel as comfortable as possible. All the furnishings are designer, and you’ll have everything you need: a bed with Memory Foam mattress, a large desk with an ergonomic chair, a kitchenette (fridge, freezer, microwave, sink and cupboard space), ample storage space and plenty of light.
If anything is damaged or not working properly, we are able to act fast, as our maintenance team is always on hand.
We have various study rooms, in case you are the kind of person who prefers a shared space to studying alone in your room. There are silent study spaces for full concentration, and other areas where you can work as a team.
The residence are full of common areas where you can share your time with other residents, study and spend time with your friends or classmates. There are living rooms, study spaces, outdoor areas, a restaurant, a bar, etc.
As well as making friends for life, at our residences you can also find your future business partners. That’s why we’ve designed multifunctional spaces where you can imagine, work and create. We want to be the incubator for future businesses – the businesses that you’ll be leading.
Right on the corner of Pau Gargallo and Martí y Franquès streets we have a bar that are open both to students and anyone else who wants to visit us. There you can have an afternoon coffee, or whatever you fancy, before heading down to Camp Nou to see a Barça game. There’s nothing like a good bar!
Our restaurant, Plan Eat, is where all the delicious breakfast, lunch and dinner menus are served. But that’s not all: we also organize cookery courses so you can learn the best Master Chef tricks, and we use the space to hold the university campus’ best parties.
A gym that is open 24 hours a day, exclusively for your use. With the latest machines, you can exercise all muscle groups. The treadmills, exercise bikes and elliptical trainers have full HD screens and internet connection, in case you prefer to motivate yourself with YouTube videos, connect to Netflix or simply listen to your favourite music while you train.
CINEMA AND REHEARSAL ROOM
A totally soundproofed room with a projector so you can watch a good film or an episode of your favourite series with a group of friends. If you’re a super star in the making, you can rehearse with your band without being bothered (or bothering anyone else). After the rehearsal, we want to see a live show!
With so much studying, you deserve a break once in a while. This is the perfect place to relax playing pool or table football, watch a film with your friends or have a PlayStation tournament. You can also play ping pong or board games, read one of our books or just have a coffee and a chat.
If you’re the kind of person who buys everything including their shampoo online, or if you’re so vintage that you still send postcards to your friends abroad, we have a post and package collection service at reception. The postman won’t have to ring twice.
Barcelona, the sun, fresh air… what more can we say?
We’ve organized an exclusive activity plan for our residents, at no extra cost to you. We have everything from sports activities (tournaments, group classes, yoga, etc.) to talks by professionals, language exchange, charity and social events, and more. We suggest activities so you can get to know each other at the start of the year, and then we organize events according to your tastes and interests. We want to hear your suggestions!
The laundry with washing machines and driers is always open and available to you. You can pay with coins or via the app. You can choose washing machines with detergent and fabric softener already included, or those in which you put your own products. You can request an iron at reception.
There are parking spaces available for both cars and motorbikes, in case you want to bring your own vehicle. The number of spaces is limited and we have a special price for our residents.
If you really want to enjoy and discover Barcelona, we recommend you get around by bike. It’s cheap and eco-friendly! There is a Bicing station 5 minutes’ walk away, or you can also bring your own bike and park it for free at Aleu Residence. Just remember to bring your padlock!
ENJOY ALL THE SERVICES THAT ALEU RESIDENCE OFFERS YOU
Living in the heart of the UB campus at our student residence is synonymous with tranquillity and comfort. You have everything on your doorstep and you won’t have to worry about a thing: shopping, cooking, cleaning… not a single thing.
You can concentrate on what’s really important: your studies, meeting interesting people from all over the world and making the most of Barcelona, which has so much to offer educationally, professionally and personally. We want to accompany you in this important stage of your life, and we want to make things as easy as possible for you.
Remember that all the services you see above are included in the price. The only extras are washing your clothing – which you can do at your residence’s laundry or with an external service, if you prefer – and parking for cars and motorbikes.
Don’t hesitate – join the Aleu University Residence. We have one of the best locations in Barcelona and absolutely everything is brand new. Contact us if you have any doubts about our services, or if you want more information.