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Xior Diagonal Besos, Barcelona
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Xior Diagonal Besos, Barcelona

Avinguda de Francesc Botey, Sant Adrià de Besòs, 08930, Spain
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swimming pool
laundry facility
Multimedia Room

About the Property

Nestled in the vibrant city of Barcelona, Xior Diagonal Besos, 08930, stands as a stellar student accommodation option, offering an exceptional living experience tailored to the needs of students. The renowned Universitat de Barcelona, a few minute's drive away, opens up a world of academic possibilities for residents. Pompeu Fabra University, a prestigious university, is also located in close proximity, offering a seamless blend of proximity and quality education. Boasting a diverse range of studio rooms, this accommodation goes beyond the conventional, providing not just a place to stay but a vibrant community for academic growth and personal development. Situated strategically, Xior Diagonal Besos takes pride in its proximity to key educational institutions, making it an ideal choice for students seeking convenience in their daily lives. Additionally, Harbour Space University, a cutting-edge institution, is also located just a few miles drive from Xior Diagonal Besos, further enhancing the accessibility of educational resources for residents.

Beyond its academic advantages, Xior Diagonal Besòs envelops residents in a captivating tapestry of diverse amenities and attractions that contribute to an enriched living experience. Positioned strategically, the accommodation serves as a gateway to a multitude of culinary, entertainment, and cultural offerings, ensuring that students not only thrive academically but also relish a well-rounded lifestyle. The prime location of Xior Diagonal Besòs facilitates seamless access to an extensive array of dining options, ranging from quaint local eateries to international culinary delights. Whether students seek a quick bite or a leisurely dining experience, the diverse gastronomic landscape in the vicinity caters to every palate, enhancing the overall quality of life for those residing in this dynamic student community. Entertainment enthusiasts will find themselves spoilt for choice as Xior Diagonal Besòs Barcelona situates residents within reach of various venues that host a spectrum of events and activities. From live performances to cultural exhibitions, the accommodation's locale fosters a vibrant social scene, allowing students to unwind and immerse themselves in the rich cultural tapestry of Barcelona. Moreover, the accommodation's proximity to cultural hotspots ensures that residents can easily explore the city's historical and artistic treasures.


Within the confines of Xior Diagonal Besos, each residence is thoughtfully designed to cater to the diverse needs and preferences of students. The Basic Study studio option in Xior Diagonal Besos offers a private haven, complete with a comfortable bed for restful nights, a dedicated desk and chair for focused study sessions, and a spacious wardrobe for efficient storage. The equipped kitchen provides the convenience of preparing meals on-site, featuring essential appliances such as a microwave and fridge. The private bathroom adds an extra layer of comfort and privacy to the living space, ensuring residents have all the necessary amenities for a seamless living experience. For those who opt for the double studio room or superior double studio in Xior Diagonal Besos, a shared arrangement enhances the communal living experience. Shared rooms come equipped with shared bathrooms, fostering a sense of camaraderie among residents. The shared kitchen area is designed for collaborative cooking and socialising, while bedrooms offer cosy retreats for personal downtime.

In addition to the room-specific features, the student accommodation boasts an array of common amenities that contribute to an enriched living environment in Xior Diagonal Besos. On-site laundry facilities eliminate the hassle of finding external services, ensuring convenience for all residents. An attentive maintenance team is available on-site to promptly address any concerns, maintaining the overall well-being of the Xior Diagonal Besos accommodation. The recreational aspect of student life is also catered to with a swimming pool and terrace, providing spaces for relaxation and socialising. A multimedia room offers a hub for entertainment and collaborative activities, while bike parking encourages environmentally friendly transportation options. Moreover, residents at Xior Diagonal Besos can rest easy with the inclusion of security measures, including CCTV surveillance and a dedicated security team. These provisions ensure the safety and well-being of all residents, creating a secure and welcoming atmosphere within the student accommodation. With bills conveniently included in the package, the Xior Diagonal Besos not only offers a plethora of amenities but also strives to simplify the living experience for students pursuing their academic journeys.

Location and What's Hot?

Situated in a location of strategic advantage, Xior Diagonal Besos emerges as an academic haven, providing students with a unique blend of proximity and convenience. Its strategic placement in close proximity to renowned educational institutions such as the Universitat de Barcelona, RMIT Europe, and Harbour Space University establishes it as an optimal residence for those prioritising accessibility. This carefully considered locale allows residents to seamlessly navigate their academic commitments while enjoying the comfort of a nearby home base. The strategic positioning of Xior Diagonal Besos not only enhances the ease of commuting but also empowers students to optimise their time efficiently, striking a harmonious balance between study and leisure. In essence, this accommodation stands as a beacon of convenience, offering a seamless integration of academic and personal pursuits in a location tailored to enrich the student experience.

The surrounding neighbourhood emerges as a haven for daily living, adorned with a plethora of grocery stores strategically positioned for convenient access to essential needs. Beyond the confines of academic responsibilities, cafes present themselves as inviting spaces, whether for leisurely afternoons or collaborative study sessions that extend beyond the walls of one's personal room. Moreover, the landscape unfolds with museums and cultural hotspots, providing residents with opportunities to take enriching breaks from rigorous academic pursuits. This infusion of culture into their daily lives adds a layer of depth to their experiences, fostering a sense of intellectual curiosity and a well-rounded perspective. The accommodation's locale serves as a catalyst for a dynamic social life, seamlessly blending academic endeavours with the vibrant tapestry of nearby entertainment venues. Residents can immerse themselves in the local scene, attend events, and explore recreational activities, ensuring that their daily lives extend beyond the traditional boundaries of study. In this carefully curated environment, each day becomes a harmonious blend of scholarly pursuits and social exploration, contributing not only to academic success but also to the cultivation of a holistic and fulfilling lifestyle.


Commute concerns become a distant worry for residents of this student accommodation, where seamless travel is woven into the fabric of convenience. Navigating the city becomes a breeze as the bus emerges as the swiftest and most efficient mode of transportation. With the closest bus stops, Campus Diagonal-Besos and Sant Ramon de Penyafort-Ronda Litoral, situated within a few minutes of each other, residents enjoy unparalleled accessibility. This strategic proximity not only ensures quick and hassle-free travel but also opens up a network of routes, connecting residents to various city destinations with ease. In this way, the Xior Diagonal Besos fosters a lifestyle where the city is at one's fingertips, effortlessly enhancing the overall living experience.


Places which are Less than 10 minutes walking:-

Mart Diagonal Mar, leisure center, cinema, restaurants, supermarket and shops.

Forum Pharmacy .

24-hour supermarket in front of the residence.

CCIB Convention Center.

Museum of Natural Sciences.

Port Forum.

Frum beach .

Hospital del Mar.

Primary care center.

Ibec, Irec, international research centers.

What will you get

Common Amenities

Laundry Facilities
On-site maintenance Team
Swimming Pool
Multimedia Room
Bike Parking

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Payment Policies (2)

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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I choose my room?

You choose the type of studio or apartment, we assign the number depending on availability and how far in advance the reservation is made, however, we always take your preferences into account.

Is the meal services included in the price?

The monthly payment includes accommodation and expenses for electricity, water, Wi-Fi. If you want to add the half board or full board service you can do so upon arrival. There is the possibility of taking breakfast, lunch and dinner for individual services. Check our rates in the Restaurant section.

Can my family come to visit me?

Of course! We have specific apartments for our residents’ family and friends at a special price. They can also stay in the resident’s study using the existing bed.

I have a bicycle, where can I keep it?

We have a bicycle parking in our residence. Limited spaces.

Is there a parking lot in the residence?

It is currently not available, but there is the BSM parking 200 meters away from the residence. It offers special monthly rates for Xior residents.

Is the bathroom shared?

Each studio has a private bathroom. If you choose the double studio or the apartment option, you will only share it with your roommate.

Does the kitchen include kitchen ware?

Each resident must bring their own kitchenware. However, the kitchen is fully equipped with a ceramic hob, a fridge, a small freezer, a microwave, a sink, storage space, a kitchen table and two chairs. For short stays: parents, teachers and researchers ; we have a few items for rent under availability.

Is there air conditioning and heating in the studios?

Yes, all rooms have a climate control system that acts as a heater during winter and as air conditioning during summer. It has an individual temperature control per apartment and studio.

When do I get my room key?

The day of your arrival, at the front desk. Arrival times are from 15:00 h onwards, but if you want to arrive earlier, contact us.

Are there time restrictions to enter or exit the residence?

There is 24 hour access. Our residents can enter and exit whenever they want through the available gates thanks to their personal key.

Can my friends stay the night?

Yes, a friend can stay in your room for a maximum of 4 free nights per month, using the existing bed. Another extra 4 for 20 € x night.

* If they must stay longer, you must rent one room at special prices. For security reasons they must register at reception.

*If you share a room you must have the approval of your roommate.

Where is the nearest supermarket?

There is a 24h supermarket and a bakery at 5 minutes by foot from Xior. There is also a large supermarket 10 minutes away, located in Diagonal Mar shopping center.

Where do I buy the ticket for public transport?

Depending on the length of your stay and the distance you are going to travel, you must choose the type of ticket you need. All travel cards are for sale at any public transport station (except at bus stops).

Can I redecorate my room?

Yes, as long as you follow the rules of the residence and without damaging the furniture.

For example: it is not allowed to make holes in the walls or furniture, paint the room or bring appliances with fire hazard; Ex: a stove. You can bring a coffee maker, a mixer and so on.

Is there a washing machine in the room?

No, but we have a laundry room inside our facilities, exclusively for our residents’ use. They can use it 24/7 through the Cclean application. € 3 washing machine and € 3 dryer. Soap and softener included.

Is there a telephone or television in the studios?

No but there is a multimedia room for all residents to see together your favourite series and sports competitions. The internet connection is suitable for you to connect your computer to your room, and you can always bring a screen.

If I share a study, can I choose my roommate? How are they assigned?

Yes, you can make the reservation with a friend. If you don’t know anyone yet, roommates will be randomly assigned according to the order of reservation and proximity in terms of age and studies.

Can I bring friends to the residence?

Yes, with restrictions. Bringing a large group of guests is not allowed as the use of the common areas is exclusively for residents.

Can my guests from outside the residence use the swimming pool?

Yes, with prior authorization of the residence’s management, in order to control the capacity.

How long does it take to get to the city center?

About 25 minutes by public transport, depending on the exact destination.

How far am I from the beach?

Approximately 5 to 10 minutes on foot from the residence.

When is the cleaning service done?

Cleaning is done every 15 days. The assigned day cannot be changed. The cleaning team will come to your room between 9:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. At that time, you will need to vacate the room for approximately 30 minutes so they can work.

It is important that your room is tidy and there is nothing on top of the bed. Housekeeping staff are not allowed to touch or move your belongings.

If for any reason you cannot vacate the room or decide not to have cleaning done that day, you will have to wait until the following week.

*May be modified during holidays.

Can I rent an apartment for a long stay?

Yes, but these types of rooms are reserved for the residents’ families and short stays for teachers. Furthermore, there are a limited number of them; so it will also depend on the availability. 

Are pets allowed?

No, bringing pets is prohibited.

If my kid gets sick, what can you do to help ?

In case of an emergency, our staff is always available and thanks to that we can act quickly. In addition, we can facilitate your stay by bringing food from the restaurant to your room. In case of having already contracted a half or full board: at no extra cost.

What security system do you have at the residence?

We have an active night surveillance staff, 62 cameras throughout the building, and we are also inside the Diagonal – Besòs University Campus, which also has its own security.

Can I send packages to my kid?

Yes, you must send them.  Do not forget to write the name and surname of the person to whom it is addressed, and if you know it, their room number.

I have to stay in Barcelona for a few days for work, can I rent a room?

Yes, the residence offers short-term accommodation to professionals from the academic environment at special prices.

Are there any personal hygiene amenities?

Despite being in a student residence we have a pack of personal hygiene amenities at your disposal that you can receive on the day of your arrival. You can book it on our website by adding it to your reservation or you can tell us on arrival.

Can I cook in the studio or apartment?

Yes, we have kitchenware for rent for short stays (under availability). You can also enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner in the restaurant.

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Locating an affordable Barcelona student housing option is key if you plan to pursue further studies. Having an entire room from a Barcelona student residence for yourself that provides a quiet and relaxing environment aids the learning process and helps you concentrate while studying. Reliable student housing in Barcelona guarantees an exciting student life by supporting and stabilizing international students away from home. It is an additional bonus if you share your Barcelona student accommodation as living together generates a sense of belonging. It is a great opportunity for making reliable friends and networking with individuals. Students should consider location, pricing, amenities, and availability while analyzing housing options. After all, finding suitable student housing in Barcelona is a crucial component to consider while planning further studies, as it can greatly influence a student's academics and personal life in this city.

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  3. Internet & mobile phone: €20-€25 / week
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  5. Laundry: €5-€10 / week
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  7. Clothing: €50-€75 / month
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Barcelona is a lively city with a wide variety of public transport choices that make getting about simple and economical for students. The city's well-connected metro system, buses, trams, and trains make it simple for students to get around the city. Students in Barcelona should budget between €30 and €40 per week for travel costs, which vary depending on their lifestyle, personal preferences, and location. The following are the various modes of transport available near most Barcelona student accommodation:

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