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Studies, internship or first job: young tenants have many reasons of searching for accommodation. But finding an apartment isn’t easy and student residences in Rennes are in high demand. Studapart is here to help you with your search.  



Student residences in France


An increasingly popular hosting solution 


Looking for accommodation in a student residence? More than 1,200,000 students search for accommodation in France each year. 

Student residences have advantages that other types of dwellings on the rental market don’t have. These advantages are very attractive to the young, students in particular, who turn to this solution for accommodation. 


Student residences are privately owned. These private promoters own several residences everywhere in France. Among them, we can refer to StudélitesCardinal Campus or MACFS. Student residences are generally located close to universities and study hubs. This allows their student clientele to live close to their place of study. You will find in these student residences accommodation of all sorts, meeting all different tastes and needs. 


French student residences: state of the market 


Real estate promoters know this well: investing in student residences is profitable. Around 2% of students add to the rental market each year, and building student residences is a solution to add supply and house these students. According to estimates, the number of dwellings in student residences increases yearly of 30%

Although many still choose to live in an individual private apartment, 20% of students choose to live in a residence. In 2014, hardly 15% of student tenants turned to student residences for accommodation: a sign that this solution for accommodation is growing popular. 

 This may be explained by the fact that student residences are more and more modern and are built to meet modern life needs. But it is particularly explained by the rise of international students in France, who turn to this solution at it is the most convenient for a tenant coming from abroad. Indeed, student residences make it possible to book accommodation remotely from abroad, without a physical visit. Knowing this, it is no surprise this solution is preferred by internationals, who aren’t always at ease with the french rental market. 

Zoom on student residences in Rennes 

The rental market in Rennes 


The city of Rennes is at the top of many rankings. According to the latest rankings of 2019, it is one of the Top 3 student cities, where it is good to live but also good to invest. Rennes School of Business welcomes thousands of students each year. 
Counting students and young workers,  around 70 000 people are entering the rental market in Rennes. Unfortunately, supply isn’t meeting this strong demand and it is not that easy to find accommodation in the capital of Brittany, where you have to plan a budget that is 10% higher than average in the rest of the region. 
Regarding the kind of accommodation rented in Rennes, 60% tenants prefer to rent an individual apartment than a flatshare. Individual apartments in student residences are also part of this figure. 


What student residences are there in Rennes?


There are many student residences in Rennes, and they’re a good alternative to traditional housing. Rennes schools and universities are located everywhere in town. So are student residences, who make sure to be located close to the campuses. Among them, we can mention Easy student’s Saint CômeSuitétudes and its building Suitétudes Metropolis is located in the west. In the south of the city, you can find the Estudines de Bretagne

Studapart is partner with many more student residences in Rennes, and you will be sure to find what you need. 


Student residences have many advantages

Ideal location and diverse offers 

Student residences are a very practical solution, especially for students seeking accommodation for their studies. 


The buildings are often located close to schools and universities. Proximity to the place of study is indeed one of the main criteria for student tenants. It is a way for student residences to stand out from housing offered by other landlords.

Each facility includes several types of accommodation. The goal is to satisfy as many tenants as possible. There 1, 2 or 3-room apartments, shared flats, individual accommodation with a shared kitchen... There is something in store for all tastes and budgets

Convenience and simplicity: a winning combination

Student residences often make every effort to simplify the rental of their occupants. Everything related to service charges in general, such as heating, running water and internet, is taken in charge by the residence and tenants don’t have to bother with administrative procedures. It’s also easier for them to have a clear idea of their budget, as all service charges are directly included in the rent

Student residence also usually offer additional services. Many of them have gyms, vending machines, laundry facilities, study spaces… Everything is reunited so you can make the most of your study years. 

Finding accommodation in a student residence with Studapart

Exclusive offers for our users


For all these reasons, student residences in Rennes are very popular, and they are usually taken by storm. It’s nothing to worry about: Studapart is a partner of many of them, allowing us to offer you exclusive access to accommodation in these residences. 


A seamless experience with Studapart


Searching for accommodation can be frustrating. The lingo isn’t usually straightforward and documents requested to file applications aren’t always easy to obtain. 

But at Studapart, you will benefit from unfailing follow-up. Studapart catalogs available student residences in Rennes for you. Once you’ve come across the ones that interest you, don’t be long to file a request. It will be fully taken in charge by our team of multilingual experts, available 6/7 days. Once your booking is made, we will remain available for support and guidance until the end of your rental.


Our priorities: trust and safety 


Who hasn’t pondered before making an online transaction? To answer this concern, we chose to use the Stripe online solution. A 100% secured payment method, allowing our users to have peace of mind. But renters too need to be reassured by having information on your guarantor. You don’t have a guarantor? No worries: you can use the Studapart Certification & Guarantee

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Frequently asked questions

What is the average rent for student accommodation in Rennes?

For the most part, students looking for student accommodation in Rennes are looking for studios from € 371 to € 471

What type of accommodation should you choose to stay in Rennes?

Students looking for student accommodation in Rennes outside the family home are looking primarily for a studio with an average rent of € 421 or a T1, a one-room apartment, with a average rent of € 558. Shared accommodation is also in great demand, since it is the cheapest solution to obtain a more spacious and comfortable student apartment in Rennes.

FAQ on student residences in Rennes

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