The Colegio Mayor Padre Poveda is one of many student residences in the cuidad universitaria, or the University City, on the western side of Madrid. The area relfects the presence ofthe almost one hundred thousand students who live and study there during the academic year at the Complutense University, with its myriad cafes, shops, bookstroes, and night spots. Nearby subway and bus stops connect students to downtown Madrid as well as all the major points of air, rail, and bus travel.
Students may choose between a single room and a double room (shared with a roommate). Towels and bed linens are furnished. The front desk is staffed twenty-four hours a day.
All meals will be provided Monday through Thursday in the dining hall at Padre Poveda; on week-ends, breakfast only is provided. All efforts are made to meet individual dietary restrictions and preferences, including vegetarian options. In addition to the main dining hall, students may buy refreshments and gather at the more informal café/bar as well as the outside terrace, with tables and colorful umbrellas. Students also have access to the colegio’s swimming pool..
All rooms have internet access for students who bring laptop computers.