Shared Student housing in Medellin

More than just housing in Medellin 


Joining the Tellanto houses means meeting friends and exploring the culture. These are our upcoming events for Casa Jaguar tenants and friends in Medellín


Living with Friends





18 May

fruit tasting

Taste and learn all kinds of rare Colombian fruits.


Coffee Tasting

We’ll ask a barista to come over to explain about Colombian coffee and how to impress our friends making it.


Colombian Games

Let’s play some Colombian games, while having a few beers, wines or cocktails.

Student Houses in Medellin

Casa Jaguar near EAFIT in Poblado

 7 Rooms

 Starting from €220,-

Casa Tellanto near UPB in Laureles

 11 Rooms

 Starting from €280,-

Rent a Student Room in Medellin

Tellanto selects houses in Medellin specifically catering to students so that you can be part of a close-knit community of international students in a shared student house. Here you get access to top-notch amenities in a lively atmosphere within a reasonable price range.

With a shared student house, you get the company of Colombian and other international students while retaining your privacy and comfort with your own large bedroom with private bathroom. The common spaces in the student houses typically include a living room, garden, kitchen, and a terrace that provide a great spot for the students to chill together. Amidst the busy schedules and hectic internships in Medellin, the students can enjoy a relaxing time with their fellow housemates as these student houses offer plenty of space for get-togethers, barbecue parties, and many more leisure activities.

Also, the favorable location of the shared student accommodations makes it very convenient for students to commute to their universities. As we have houses in Poblado near EAFIT Universidad and in Laureles near UPB, you will always be able to find your perfect home in Medellin. Feel free to get in touch with us if you have any more questions about the accommodation.

Best Neighborhoods in Medellin for International students

Housing in El Poblado

El Poblado is almost always at the top of the lists of the best neighborhoods in Medellin. It is more expensive but offers all the comforts of the western lifestyle. El Poblado is very popular for its nightlife in Parque Lleras.

Also, the University EAFIT is located in Poblado Medellin. Very well located near the train station, bars and restaurants. In this neighborhood, you will also find many internship opportunities as it a commercial district. Due to these reasons, you will find many international student houses in Poblado. You have the option to choose from numerous fully furnished shared student houses including Casa Jaguar By booking a room in one of these houses, you get easy access to EAFIT university and also enjoy the perks of living in one of the best neighborhoods in Medellin.

Housing in Laureles

Laureles is another popular neighborhood in Medellin, which is less touristy but offers all the necessary amenities. This is the area often preferred by students and expats who stay here longer than 6 months. The Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana is located in this neighborhood. So if you are attending a semester exchange program in Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana, you can stay close to your university by easily booking any of the student rooms in the student house located in this Laureles,  Casa Tellanto. The Universidad de Antioquia and the Medellin campus of the Universidad Nacional de Colombia are also located within reasonable distance from Laureles.

Housing in Envigado

Envigado is a quieter residential neighborhood which offers affordable housing options. Parque Envigado is a popular spot in this neighborhood that has many restaurants and bars surrounding it.

Semester Exchange or Internship in Medellin Colombia

Medellin is home to some of the best universities in Colombia like the University of Antioquia, EAFIT University, and Pontifical Bolivarian University. Through exchange programs, more and more international students are able to study abroad in Medellin.

Medellin is considered an important economic center in Colombia and many multinational companies are increasingly starting their operations in the city. As a result, there are numerous internship opportunities available for international students.

About Medellin

With one of the most amazing and rapid transformations ever, Medellin has become a popular spot for international students. Continuous urban development and investments in improving the infrastructure are the major factors contributing to the betterment of the city.

Living here will allow you to witness the drive for improvement and innovation that makes the city so special. The pleasant climate, friendly people, cheap cost of living are among the many factors that make Medellin such an attractive place for studying and living abroad.

Our Student Reviews

“Medellin is the place to be. It’s getting more popular among students and tourists for its cheap cost of living and even better nightlife. My university (UPB) was close to my house, which was great! I can recommend this to others!”

Raymond Lemieux

Student from France

“My time abroad was really nice. Thanks”

William Espinoza

International student

“At first I wasn’t completely sure about everything, but after having arrived and meeting the owners of Tellanto I felt totally sure about my decision. Thanks guys”

Eloisa Long

Internship in Medellin

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