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Student Residence The school's student residence offers a range of options from fairly small singles to large executive rooms, all with en-suite facilities. Most rooms have direct-dial phones, most have balconies and the executive rooms also have double beds, fridge, bath (instead of shower) and a few nice surprises.
The 24-hour reception allows the guests to come and go as they please and receive messages. This also provides a high degree of security. There is a daily maid service and bed linen is changed once a week. As the residence is on the same site as the school, it is extremely convenient and allows students to use the swimming pool, sun terraces, bar, cinema, etc. without having to go more than 50 yards. The residence is very popular among the students and the executive rooms in particular offer an excellent alternative to the more expensive city centre hotels.

The cafeteria is open at lunchtime, during the winter, and in the evening as well, during the busier times of the year. It serves freshly cooked fish, meat and pasta dishes at very reasonable prices. The bar is the meeting point for most of the students. It is not only a place to meet, drink and chat (in Spanish!), but you can also play chess, dominoes, pool, etc. All meals and drinks are at additional cost.

* In the reception area you can also make use of the following services:

o Reconfirmation of flights
o Hire car rentals
o Instructions on how to use the self service laundry
o Rent a safe-deposit box, a TV, fridge etc
o Ask for information about bus and train times, opening times of museums, art galleries, recommendations of bars and restaurants, etc.

* To put you in the right frame of mind for studying you can first relax by the pool or on the terrace, making the most of the fabulous Mediterranean climate of the south of Spain.

Homestays For the serious student who is prepared to be flexible and wants to live a truly Spanish lifestyle during his/her stay in Malaga, staying with a host family can be the best option. Eat Spanish food (at the times that Spaniards eat), meet Spanish people and have an excellent opportunity to practice newly acquired Spanish in real-life situations. In exchange for these benefits students will have to fit in with the host family's way of life and customs and this sometimes requires a good deal of tact and flexibility.

Some host families live in private houses with gardens, others in town houses or flats: most are within walking distance of the school and, if not, a maximum of 30 minutes travel. They have all been selected and visited by the school's staff. Host family accommodations are available on a half-board basis in single or twin rooms.

Student Apartments Available on request. Share an apartment with up to 5 other students. Students can choose to have a single or twin room, the kitchen and other facilities are shared with the other students. The apartments are only for students aged 18 years and over and the school suggests that someone aged 25 or over might prefer other types of accommodation.

Type A apartments

* Within 10 minutes walk of the school
* Air conditioning
* Higher level of furnishings and facilities
* Access to swimming pool (usually from May through October only)
* Single or twin rooms, self catering
* Shared bathroom(s), living room and kitchen
* Safe deposit box in each bedroom

Type B apartments

* Within 30 minutes travel time to the school
* Easy access to public transport and shops/services
* Comfortable furnishings
* Single or twin rooms, self catering
* Shared bathroom(s), living room and kitchen

All our apartments are guaranteed to have the following minimum standards and services:

* Kitchen gas or electric cooking rings and micro-wave or conventional oven
* TV and clothes washing machine
* Maintenance unlike privately rented apartments, we provide a maintenance service at no extra cost
* Services there is NO extra charge for electricity, gas, water ,etc. We clean the general area and bedrooms (as and when possible) once every 2 weeks. Sheets are changed each week. Otherwise the students are responsible for keeping the apartments tidy.

Note Apartments are available for 2 weeks to 8 weeks.

Executive Apartments Available on request. For students who would like an apartment for themselves or who would like something more luxurious, the school can rent other apartments. Whatever the length of stay the minimum rental period will always be a calendar month starting from the first day of the month.


Arrival Information

Arrival transfer from the Malaga airport is available upon request and at additional cost. Lodging information is sent 7-14 days prior to departure. Information of where to go and how to get there will be sent to students prior to departure.


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