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Rooms for rent in Berkeley

If you're a digital nomad who specializes in web development or creative design then Berkeley might be the perfect coliving destination for you. Located only 10 minutes north of Oakland and 20 minutes from San Francisco, this small city is only home to about 115,000 residents and a quick drive to two major cities and Silicon Valley. Both Bayer and Siemens also have large offices here and Berkeley is home to one of the University of California’s leading schools.

Surrounded by the tech capital of the world this is a great hub for remote workers on all kinds and walks of life. This is a relatively active and healthy community as well, with bicycle paths all around the city to get you around. If you're looking for nightlife or world-class cuisine you won't have to look too far. If you can't find what you're looking for in Berkeley, then just hop on the freeway for a quick drive south and in no time at all, you can be exploring the city of Oakland or downtown San Francisco.

Transport here is mostly limited to bikes and cars as there is no mass transit system in the town. But there are still public buses and the interstate 80 runs right through the town which can take you from San Francisco to New York City in a straight shot. Living close to Oakland and San Francisco gives you great access to two major international airports as well. With San Francisco being a hub for United Airlines, you can get anywhere by direct flights through one of these airports.

Fun facts about Berkeley:

- Standing at 307 feet tall, the Campanile is the third tallest bell and clock tower in the world
- Home to the original Peet’s Coffee. If you're a coffee lover then you know what we're talking about
- UC Berkeley is the oldest branch in the University of California system

Finding affordable communal living in Berkeley

Finding affordable housing in Berkeley 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 Berkeley. 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 Berkeley for work or just looking for a new apartment, coliving in Berkeley 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 Berkeley

Looking for an affordable and social housing option in Berkeley? Consider coliving, a trend in shared apartment rentals that brings together individuals from diverse backgrounds to live, work, and form new friendships. Coliving in Berkeley 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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