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Coliving in Beijing

Beijing, the capital of China, is known for the best and most well-preserved culture and history. It is also a very popular choice for coliving accommodation for digital nomads and remote workers. Though the Internet isn’t expensive or bad in Beijing, yet the Great Firewall exists here, blocking access to many sites like Google, Facebook etc. However, this need can be easily addressed with a VPN service. There is a heap of shared offices and coworking spaces in Beijing to address the needs of digital nomads wishing to vary their daily view. Aside from that, the cafés offer free Wi-Fi making Internet access even more convenient. The cultural hub of China, with its long history and extremely deep cultural roots, Beijing has an exquisite collection of architecture, arts and cuisine along with many other facets. Sightseeing opportunities are vast including the seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites like The Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace, Ming Tombs,
Zhoukoudia, Grand Canal to name a few. Despite being a communist government, Beijing is filled with discos and nightclubs for everyone to enjoy. The reasonable cost of living, easy visa norms, rich heritage and facilities like coliving and coworking hubs, lure many digital nomads to stay in Beijing. Despite its traffic congestion, pollution and extreme temperatures, nomads don’t refrain from choosing it as their destination.

Fun Facts about Beijing:
- Capital and the seat for political power in the People’s Republic of China
- One of the oldest cities of the world - 3000 years old
- Beijing wasn’t always Beijing. Peking is not the only other name of Beijing - it is the 16th name given to this city!
- The second largest city in China
- Joins Amsterdam as the bicycle capital of the world
- 'Wang' is the most popular surname
- Beijing Capital International Airport is the world’s second busiest airport
- Chinese rose and chrysanthemum are the two official flowers
- The Forbidden City is the world’s largest palatial structure
- About 370 miles of the Great Wall is located here
- The Temple of Heaven built in 1420 is Beijing’s holiest imperial temple
- The longest traffic jam lasted 9 days and spanned 100 kilometers
- In 2004, 240,000 manhole and street drain covers were stolen
- Beijing is sinking at a rate of 4 inches per year
- One has to win a ‘car lottery’ to qualify to buy a car
- Mandarin is based on the dialect of Beijing

Despite all its population, crowded roads/traffic and pollution, Beijing comes with a plethora of opportunities for work as well as leisure. The city has worked hard to make itself inviting for digital nomads wish to colive here.

Finding affordable communal living in Beijing

Finding affordable housing in Beijing can be tough, especially in cities with high rent prices. One solution that many people turn to is communal living with shared spaces and roommates. This can be a cost-effective way to have a private room while still being able to afford rent in a desirable location. There are a few different options for finding a shared living arrangement in Beijing. One option is to look for a private room for rent in a coliving home. This can be a good option for people who want some privacy, but still want to be part of a community. Another option is to look for a shared room, where you'll be sharing a bedroom with one or more roommates. This can be more affordable, as you'll only be responsible for paying for your own bed. The downside is that you'll have less privacy, as you'll be sharing a bedroom with others. You can find both accommodation options on Coliving.com. We can help you find a compatible roommate based on your preferences and lifestyle. Some hosts do background checks and eviction history checks to ensure that the roommates you're living with are trustworthy individuals. When looking for a shared living arrangement, it's important to do your due diligence and make sure that you're comfortable with the living arrangement and the people you'll be living with.

What is coliving?

Coliving is a new trend amongst millennials for renting shared apartments. Whether you're moving to Beijing for work or just looking for a new apartment, coliving in Beijing is a good way to save money and live with like-minded people. Co-living places people from different backgrounds together and encourages them to interact, collaborate and form new friendships. When compared to dorms, coliving is much more attractive, since it's relatively inexpensive, all-inclusive and allows you to rent a furnished room with an individual lease.

Affordable and social housing in Beijing

Looking for an affordable and social housing option in Beijing? Consider coliving, a trend in shared apartment rentals that brings together individuals from diverse backgrounds to live, work, and form new friendships. Coliving in Beijing is a cost-effective alternative to dorms, offering furnished rooms with individual leases and all-inclusive pricing.

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Why stay with us

  • Flexible Monthly stays Choose the convenience and flexibility of monthly stays – our short leases make it easy to relocate quickly if your job demands it.
  • Convenient Move-in-ready Don't move around with heavy furniture. All coliving spaces are fully furnished for comfort and convenience.
  • Affordable All-included Affordable rent without having to compromise on quality. Utilities, Wi-Fi, and cleaning costs are included in one price.
  • Social Built-in community Join a built-in community that is supportive and welcoming – Sharing with others helps you find meaning, belonging and acceptance in life.


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