Perched on the southeastern coast of Spain, the port city of Valencia is one of the country’s most popular destinations, offering a heady mix of art, culture and history along with an idyllic setting complete with several beaches and green public spaces. As in most of Spain, food in Valencia is a big deal too, with the city laying claim to being the birthplace of the iconic Spanish rice-based dish, paella.
Valencia also has a buzzing entrepreneurial and commercial scene, with many self-starting creatives and solo workers basing themselves here. This has led to a number of coworking spaces popping up across the city, each offering communal working environments for people living here. If you’re planning to work in Valencia and would like to make use of a coworking space during your stay, we’ve picked out 10 of the best.
Nestled in the heart of Valencia, with all that the city has to offer on your doorstep, Llum Coworking promises to bring a fresh philosophy to your working day. It strives to create a calm and productive environment, making use of natural light and ergonomic office furniture to optimise your working performance. Offering access all year long, the venue features spacious individual tables that are ideal for those requiring more than one screen, or even a printer or filing cabinet. A range of pricing options provide maximum freedom and flexibility, with one week’s access costing €60 and one month priced at €160. Day passes are also available for €15, as well as half-day passes (morning or afternoon). On-site amenities include meeting rooms, fibre optic internet, a well-equipped kitchen, and free water, tea and coffee.
LOCATION Carrer de Colón, 10 WEBSITE www.llumcoworking.com
Situated in Valencia’s atmospheric Old City district, 1punto6 combines a great location for enjoying some of the city’s finest attractions with a welcoming, collaborative environment where creative entrepreneurs, freelancers and small businesses can make important connections, fulfil their potential and get stuff done. The venue offers hot desking as well as six exclusive offices, and meeting rooms, each well equipped for presentations, interviews, client recruitment or training. Hot desking rates start at €200 per week and there are also day passes costing €40 per day. On-site services and amenities include 24/7 access, colour and b/w printing, fibre optic internet speed, a kitchen, a Nespresso Coffee corner, and mineral water. Children are also allowed, meaning parents who are stuck for childcare can still get work done.
LOCATION Carrer de les Garrigues, 8 WEBSITE www.1punto6.com
Located in the bustling business centre of Valencia and surrounded by plenty of services and amenities, this coworking space is characterised by a personal touch and an ability to adapt to the needs of each client. The venue offers fixed private offices and a selection of independent offices with hot desking. These can be rented with vouchers that run by the hour or by individual days with no expiration date, allowing workers maximum flexibility while ensuring they never pay for time that’s not being used. As an example, 10 hour vouchers can be purchased for €100. The space also offers a range of facilities, including a training room and meeting room, a kitchen, high speed wired internet and Wi-Fi, and access to a printer, scanner and photocopier.
LOCATION Gran Via del Marqués del Túria, 49 WEBSITE www.centrocoworking.com
Headquartered in the city’s Ruzafa district, well connected to the rest of the city, this interior architecture and design studio also doubles up as a flexible, multi-purpose shared space designed to encourage professional synergies and help creative ideas flourish. It’s full of comforts and has put in place stringent sanitary measures to create a safe and, above all, quiet space, where you can work connected with nature thanks to the tranquil interior garden. Inside, the venue’s aesthetic is distinctively classic post-modernist, with eclectic artistic flourishes inspired by varying eras adding to the flow of creative juices. Rates are €115 per month for part time access and €190 for fulltime, or if you pay on a yearly basis these rates drop to €90 and €160 respectively. All members gain access to a desk and chair, fibre optics internet, a printer/scanner, meeting room use, and an on-site kitchen, with a few extras for fulltime members such as lockable desk draws. As part of its multi-use purpose, the venue can also be hired for workshops, exhibitions, talks and photoshoots.
LOCATION Carrer del Pintor Gisbert, 8 WEBSITE www.tiovivocreativo.com
Set on one of Valencia’s main shopping streets, and surrounded by bars and cafes, International Coworking encourages professional growth among a community of like-minded people. The space offers a range of packages catering to individual needs, with weekly access priced at €30 per week, allowing use from Monday to Friday, 9am to 7pm. For more extended access, monthly membership packages cost €90, which provides 24-hour access. Day passes are €10 per day. Everyone who uses the space gains access to the venue’s rooftop terrace, open desk workspace and high speed internet. Monthly members can also benefit from meeting rooms, and private lockers. Other services include on-site Spanish lessons.
LOCATION Carrer de Colón, 18 WEBSITE www.internationalcoworking.net
This city centre coworking space caters for both freelancers and small teams working on joint projects. The venue features a choice of several beautifully designed work areas that have been tailored to provide maximum comfort and work efficiency. Those only requiring limited use can purchase a €72 membership which gives them access to the space for 6 working days across 3 months. For unlimited use, membership is €196 per month for a fixed desk, including 6 hours’ meeting room access per month. All members can make use of the on-site kitchen, high speed internet, printer & scanner, and a locker. There are also day passes priced at €17 per day.
LOCATION Carrer d’Espinosa, 13 WEBSITE www.boston-coworking-valencia.com
Positioned in the historic city centre, next to the Botanical Gardens, this creative coworking space invites freelancer, self-starters and entrepreneurs to develop professionally and create synergies with likeminded folk. With a strong focus on nature and openness, the venue’s expansive space features white walls and plenty of natural light, while the outdoor terrace is dotted with green plants and is a popular spot for getting work done. As for membership, dedicated desks are priced at €150 per month, offering 24/7 access as well as the use of individual desks with private drawers, meeting rooms, printing/scanning, and free tea & water. Friends or colleagues can also enjoy big discounts by hiring a private desk for two or more people for €250 per month. There are also day passes costing €12 per day, designed for those who are passing through the city.
LOCATION Carrer del Túria, 53 WEBSITE www.coworkingbotanico.com
Self-styled as more than a coworking space, Vortex are a community of professionals committed to sharing, collaborating and growing as professionals and as people. Their two bright, vibrant Valencia spaces are both located in popular neighbourhoods with excellent public transport links nearby. Each venue offers a choice of fixed desks and hotdesks, daily passes, private offices, and meeting rooms. Hot desking prices start at €70 for a week’s access to a shared desk and meeting rooms. Day passes cost €20. Other notable services and amenities include a relaxation area, a kitchenette, a patio garden, soundproof cabin booths and lockers. There are also regular events, workshops and exhibition, as well as monthly or weekly afterwork socials in local neighbourhoods.
LOCATION Vortex Playa, Carrer de la Reina, 10; Vortex Centro, Calle Sorní, 12 WEBSITE www.vortexcoworking.es
Positioned in the neighbourhood of Ruzafa, close to shops, restaurants and the green expanse of Valencia’s central park, Garzón is a dynamic working environment that’s home to a range of professionals spanning a variety of sectors. Premium desk membership packages start a €150 per month, which allows 24-hour weekday access, as well as the use of meeting rooms, fibre optic internet, and printing equipment. For sustenance, a well-equipped on-site kitchen invites you to prepare your own food and a dedicated relaxation area is ideal for kicking back and unwinding, as well as meeting other members.
LOCATION Calle del Pintor Gisbert, 14 WEBSITE www.garzoncoworkingvalencia.es
Self-described as a “place”, not a “space” and far removed from your average conventional coworking venue, W.I.L.D features a large work space spread over two islands, as well as a separate multi-purpose room equipped with a projector and chairs and is ideal for meetings, both formal and informal. Dedicated desk membership is priced at €150 per month. Other on-site amenities include a kitchen complete with fridge, sink, Nespresso coffee machine, microwave and other kitchen utensils, and a well-lit terrace that’s ideal for relaxing and socialising.
LOCATION Carrer de Borrull, 16 WEBSITE www.wildvalencia.com