Accommodations and Hostels
In this topic, we will provide some tips about the best accommodation and hostel options for the exchange students
that study at USP.
As for neighborhoods indications, we suggest Vila Madalena, Pinheiros and the surroundings of USP (Butantã and
Jaguaré). On the link below, you will find a description of these places: click here.
On the same map, there are some apartment and “república” (something similar to fraternity and sorority houses)
vacancies in where some Poli students live. Besides that, there are the locations of all USP entrances to make your localization easier.
For the ones that need provisory installation, we suggest hostels.
CityLights Hostel: for the ones looking for a provisory place, iPoli has an agreement with CityLights Hostel and we offer a 10% discount to all Poli students. If the hostage is monthly, there is a 15% discount. People consider CityLights one of São Paulo’s best hostels and it is very well located in the Pinheiros neighborhood. To obtain a discount voucher it is necessary to fill out the following form: [Formulário].
UniCoruja: for the ones searching for a long-term acommodation, this is certainly the best way to look for it! UniCoruja’s mission it is to connect university students with compatible roommates. The platform combines the people with matching lifestyles and personalities so they can live together in a pleasant and harmonious way.
Cafofo AZ: is a “república” (similar to a sorority house) only for girls. Poli students have discount. It is very well located in the Vila Madalena neighborhood, near to the metro. For further information, contact them by telephone (+55 11 980193132 / +55 11 996742250) or e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Some other hostels options are:
Near to Paulista Avenue:
Some other places to look for hounsing:
For the ones that are looking for a long-term accommodation, we suggest checking iPoli’s map and joining some
Facebook groups in which you can find some “repúblicas” and apartments vacancies divulgation. Their links are:
EasyQuarto (accomodation through Brazil);
We do not take responsibility for the choice of any of these installations, once our team did not previously check
them. We strongly recommend you to inform yourself and ask for references before choosing any of these places as a place to live.