All the information you need, to get a jump start on your new life within the Urban Campus Community, and more especially in Saint So' Coliving, our first coliving in Lille!
Your move-in is getting close and we are ready to welcome you to the Saint So' Lille Coliving! We have created this welcome guide to make your move-in easier and to help you settle in.
🚀 How to get to the coliving?
Lille Saint So’ is in the Saint Sauveur neighborhood. The address is 97, rue de Douai 59000 Lille.
The closest metro is Porte de Douai (Red line 2), located at 400m from the residence.
Tip: 🗺 Download the Google Maps map of Lille before you arrive, to be able to consult it offline, if you find yourself without wifi upon your arrival in the city.
- From the Lille-Lesquin airport
Taxi: The taxi is the best option if you arrive at night or if you are in a hurry. The taxi station is located in the drop-off area of the air terminal (Floor 2).
The price is fixed at 25€ during the day and 30€ from 20.00 to 6.00, no matter where in the center of the city you are headed.
The taxi will drop you off right outside our coliving, in around 25 min.
Airport shuttle: The shuttle enables you to reach the center in 20mn, everyday, including bank holidays.
It stops at the train station area (Gares Lille Europe et Lille Flandres), where you can easily take public transportation (métro / bus / tram).
In Lille : The shuttle will pick you up in front of the CIC building, facing the Place des Buisses square, very close to the train and metro station "Lille Flandres".
At the airport: The shuttle will pick you up at the drop-off area, next to the A door entrance, near the check-in desks and Departure zones.
- One way : 8 €
- Round trip: 10 €
You can buy the tickets from the driver only, by cash or credit card.
- From station TGV Lille Flandres and Lille Europe
The 2 train stations are located at 3mn walk away from one another.
To take public transportation in Lille, you have to provide yourself with a "Pass Pass" card, at 4€. With this card, you will be able to purchase tickets.
From Lille Europe station
Taxi: The taxi stop is on the 1st floor of the station, Boulevard de Leeds, near the Novotel Suites.
It is 15mn around to reach the coliving.
Métro : Take the line 2 (the red one) and stop at the "Porte de Douai" station.
It is around 15mn to reach de coliving.
- 1,15€ for a 3-station journey (« ticket ZAP »)
- 1,80€ for a longer journey (more than 3 stations).
You can buy your Pass Pass card and your tickets at the automatons inside the metro station.
Metro is open from 5:12 AM to 00:30AM, everyday.
From Lille Flandres station
Taxi: Taxi stations are located at the station's exits, place des Buisses, and rue de Tournai.
It is 15mn around to reach the coliving.
Take the line 2 (the red one) and stop at the "Porte de Douai" station.
It is around 14mn to reach de coliving.
- By car
You will have to pay for parking in Lille. The price depends on the zone in which you want to park. Coliving Saint So' is located in the yellow zone: parking is charged from 9.00 to 19.00, Monday to Saturday. You can park for 5 hours maximum.
Price: The first hour is 2€ ; Fixed rate of 17€ for 5 hours.
Here you will find all the information relative to Lille park rules.
- By bike
Bike racks are available for free inside the Coliving, next to the gym, at the bottom of the shared courtyard.
You can also use the shared bike service, V'Lille, for your daily trips into the town and in the outlying towns. From the two train stations, it is around 12mn by bike to reach the coliving. A V'lille docking point is 40 meters away from the residence (114, rue de Douai).
To learn more about V'Lille, do not hesitate to have a look at this page!
🏠 How to access the coliving?
Move-in is autonomous. We made it as easy and hassle-free as possible!
On the day of your move-in, go directly to the coliving: 97, rue de Douai 59000 Lille.
To open the main door, use the code that has been communicated to you by email.
Once you enter into the building, you will find little black lockers on the wall on your left side. Open it using the code given to you by email: you will find the key of your new home inside!
⚠️Take deep care of your key: Any damaged or lost key will be charged 45€.
To open common and private spaces doors, you can put your key on the key reader or use the following codes:
- Common spaces: 2023#
- Private spaces: 1990#
You can access the private areas by opening the right door of the left building. Take the stairs to access your apartment (the floor has been given to you in the email we sent you).
You can use the key like a classical one: insert it into the lock, turn right et voilà!
🗝 You can open the doors of all the common spaces with your key. They lock automatically when you leave, except for your apartment (in order to avoid being stuck outdoor), so do not forget to close your apartment with your key each time you leave!
🎊 Welcome Home!
Congratulations and welcome to your new room! We hope you like it.
We even left a few cleaning basics as a welcome gift: toilet paper, bin bag, sponge, and a totebag. So you can relax a bit before going to buy it by yourself. ☺️
A few days before move-in, you have received by email your move-in document. Read it carefully, and do not hesitate to add the things you think relevant and not indicated in the document: maintenance issue, lack of cleaning... Do not wait before letting us know, the Urban Campus team is here to help you.
Then sign the document online. This must be done on the 1st day of move-in.
Once it is done, you have 10 more days to report other potential remarks/problems you may not have noticed on your first day. If so, please contact the Support team (specifying your room number). This document will be used as well on the day of your move-out.
👯 Discover the rest of the coliving!
From day 1, do not hesitate to meet and talk with your news colivers! You will meet them in the common areas, they will be able to give you more details regarding the day-to-day life inside the residence.
Here you will find all the information relative to recycling in Lille.
On the ground floor is the living room, the coworking area, the shared kitchen, the dining room, and the little library on the mezzanine.
The gym is at the bottom of the shared courtyard.
In the basement is the projection room and the laundry room.
🏘 Discover the neighborhood!
Time to take a walk around and maybe do some shopping.
You will find everything you need close to the coliving:
- Carrefour Express: small supermarket, 1mn walk away from the residence
- Supermarché Match: big supermarket, 8mn walk away from the residence. They also have a Drive-through service.
Other shops in the area
- Printing shop Corep: to print, scan, copy, 5mn walk away from the residence
- Pharmacy Moulins: 5mn walk away from the residence
- Bakery Artisan Boulanger-Pâtissier "Didi": 3 mn walk away, open on Sundays until 14.00, perfect for any brunch craving!
📝 Where to find the information relative to your subscription?
You have access to all your subscription information via your member area. Log in with the email you used for the booking and you'll have instant access to everything you need to handle your subscription: contracts, bills, payment information, etc.
👀 And remember
You are joining an amazing community! The other residents are your best allies for this new adventure. Feel free to ask them anything, they will be more than happy to share more tips, good practices, and all you need to know about Lille and the neighborhood.
Anything else you'd like to know? Check out the rest of the Urban Campus Guide 📗! Remember that if you have any questions or requests, or if you just want to say hello, the Urban Campus team is here for you!