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Coliving in Chongqing

Chongqing is Chengdu’s smaller cousin in western China and though it might be less popular it has a lot to offer to digital nomads and many coliving and coworking spaces are available in this city, whose name means “Double Celebration”.

The financial sector with over 200 firms based in Chongqing in 2019 and the logistics sector are two important pillars of the local economy. Recently, there has also been a strong focus on green manufacturing in the city.

In their free time, remote workers can join the many Yangtze River cruises that start from Chongqing and go down to the famous Three Gorges Dam with some stunning scenery along the way.

Outside the city visitors can also enjoy hiking in the surrounding mountains or discover the Buddhist carvings at the Dazu Rock UNESCO World Heritage Site. Out on the Ming mountain intrepid travelers can also roam Fengdu Ghost City. According to legends, the ancient town is over 2,000 years old and that should guarantee plenty of ghosts.

Here are some fun facts about Chongqing:

- Over 8 million people live in Chongqing.
- During World War II Chongqing was temporarily the capital of China when the Japanese occupied Nanjing.
- Chongqing used to a part of Sichuan province but became a directly managed municipality in 1997. You can still find plenty of spicy food though.
- The city’s climate is subtropical with many monsoons throughout the year. In fact, it’s China’s rainiest city!
- Chongqing is built across many hills.
- Harvard University partnered with the city to renovate a banknote printing factory into a trendy art space called TestBed 2.
- Chiang Kai-Shek’s former military headquarters just outside Chongqing are now a popular museum.
- Chongqing might just be perfect the city for digital nomads who love trainspotting. The Chongqing Rail Transit No.2 line goes right through a block of flats. Liziba station is right in the middle of floors six to eight in a residential tower block with 19 floors.
- Those who are up for the challenge can try the so-called “Hello Kitty Hot Pot from Hell”, which is quite possibly one of the spiciest dishes on Earth.

Over the last years, China’s rainiest city and fourth-biggest municipality, after Shanghai, Beijing, and Tianjin, has attracted many foreign workers. Coliving spaces and other services aimed at ex-pats have increased.

Finding affordable communal living in Chongqing

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

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