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El Faro Residence

The forthcoming Residencia Universitaria El Faro is ideally situated in the Moncloa neighbourhood of downtown Madrid where the university campus meets the city centre. El Faro will have the latest in services and full-board accommodation for students. It will have 358 beds in individual and twin rooms, several study rooms, a gym, games and common room as well as an onsite laundry. There will be super fast broadband and WiFi throughout the building.

Given its location, El Faro will be ideally suited to students at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, la Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, CEU, ICADE, ICAI, and St Louis University Madrid Campus. Moreover, the shuttle buses to the Universidad Francisco de Vitoria, among other universities leave from the door of the Residence.

El Faro is in the neighbourhood of Moncloa and very close to the commercial areas and nightlife of Argüelles and Princesa. Place of interest in the area include the Corte Ingles Princesa, Museo del Traje, Museo de América, Rectorado of the UCM, Hospital Fundación Jiménez Díaz, Hospital el Clínico, Constitutional Court and the Parque del Oeste.

The nearest metro station is less than 100m away and there is also a large bus station where the regional buses leave to the Somosaguas campus of the Complutense university and the U-TAD.

El Faro residents can also opt to use the Car Sharing service provided by Respiro Madrid Car Sharing.

El Faro will open in academic year 2016/2017. Bookings will open in January 2016 and the show flat will open for visits in March 2016.

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Rooms & Price

The room types and prices of our accommodation in Moncloa

El Faro our student accommodation in Madrid, offers a choice of single or twin rooms in the heart of Moncloa. All rooms have a private bathroom , bed , study area , plenty of room to store your stuff , air conditioning and heating , a mini kitchen with microwave, refrigerator and plenty of natural light. Your rent includes full board every day of the week (except Christmas and Easter holidays), high-speed internet cable and WiFi throughout the building plus room cleaning and linen change weekly.

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What's included?

Services offered at El Faro Residence

24 hour staff

A member of our team will be available day or night. We hire our staff based on integrity and friendliness so they will be happy to help with any requests you may have.

Internet & WiFi

High speed broadband will come as standard, WiFi and cable access will be available throughout the building.


All our rooms come with central heating and air conditioning.


Every room will have its own deluxe ensuite bathroom with a large shower cubicle.


The residence will be staffed and monitored by CCTV 24 hours a day. The residence and rooms will all be protected by electronic lock entry.

All Bills

That’s water, electricity, gas and internet all included for you.


If things break or go wrong in our buildings, we fix them quickly and cheerfully.


All rooms will be furnished with comfy beds, spacious desks, and plenty of drawer and wardrobe space.

Post Service

Our reception staff will happily take in and look after all your post for you.


There will be laundry facilities on-site, for use as and when you need them.

Common Areas

We will have state of the art common room spaces, more details to come.

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Catering at the El Faro Residence


The Residence will offer full board catering 7 days per week.

Breakfast: hot and cold morning buffet

Lunch: choice of starters, mains and desserts plus breads and salad

Dinner: choice of starters, mains and desserts plus breads and salad

El Faro

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