Besides being the world capital of wine – which is no small feat – Bordeaux is also a dynamic city, with a large student population, a thriving gastronomy industry as well as many leaders in aeronautics and the military and space sector basing their headquarters there. With its countless historic monuments and beautiful architecture, Bordeaux should be on everyone’s list. Whether you’re planning to visit the ‘perle d’Aquitaine’ for just a few days or several months, Remotely Serious has gathered together all the best coworking spaces from which you’ll be able to stay productive during your stay.
WIGI Bordeaux - Coworking Cafe
With 3 locations across Bordeaux, WIGI is a staple of coworking in the city. In the historic neighborhood, WIGI Grands-Hommes is the largest, offering 20 hot desking spaces in its colorful and cozy open space, from 4,50€/h accessible 24/7 (with special rates for people looking for work and students). You can buy 10 days at once at advantageous prices, or choose a monthly subscription without commitment for 264€ (you pay less the longer you commit). Alternatively, you can pay for a dedicated desk, and meeting rooms and private offices are also available. Coffee, tea, a kitchen with utensils, fridge and microwave, are at your disposal.
Coolworking - Coworking Bordeaux Centre
Putting the accent on community and well-being, Coolworking is located in the center of Bordeaux and was established in 2012. Its bright and plant-filled rooms provide a peaceful environment in which to work, with printer, scanner and other essentials, whether just for a day (24€), Monday-Friday 9am-6pm, or more regularly: to come one day per week, a membership costs 78€/month and grants you 24/7 access, the use of meeting rooms, call boxes, a bathroom, an equipped kitchen, and a lounge space. A ‘Mi-temps’ membership at 171€ gives you access for half a month, while a full-time membership costs 342€. Any membership also comes with free massages as well as accounting and legal services on demand. You can book a free trial day.
Now Coworking Bordeaux
Located in a former navy terminal in the center of town, this Now Coworking coworking space extends over 4,000m2 and its many additional features make it particularly attractive: a terrace with a view of the Garonne river, a gym, a relaxation room, a yoga room, a bar, as well as a hairdresser on site, are just some of these extras. As in other Now Coworking locations across France, the ‘Nomade’ memberships start at 49€ for 10h per month Monday-Friday 8am-7pm. The unlimited 24/7 ‘Globe Trotter’ membership comes at 249€/month. Meeting rooms, alcoves for more private conversations, and private offices are also available.
La Ruche Bordeaux
In addition to being an incubator for new entrepreneurs, La Ruche Bordeaux is a convivial coworking place offering flexible options to match your needs. Starting at 95€/month (with a 3-month commitment) for a quarter-time membership, granting you 5 days or 10 half-days on access to hot desking per month, the offers go up to 260€/month (with 3-month commitment, or 240€ with 6-month commitment) for full-time access to a dedicated desk. Meeting rooms can also be booked for 100€/day, and an event room is also available.
Seven Coworking Bordeaux
The very trendy and chic Seven Coworking is a flexible offering located near the center of town, providing its visitors with both the opportunity to focus and to interact with others. Hot desking starts at 5€/h and costs 26€ for a 9am-5pm day of work. You can also book a private 1-2-people office for 42€ for 2 hours, up to 95€ for a 9am-5pm day, which can be great when you urgently need some privacy. These ‘nomade’ offers also grant you access to the common areas, which include call boxes, the kitchen, the relaxation/game room, and showers. A dedicated desk in the open space, accessible 24/7 without commitment, costs 249€/month and comes with a locker.
Ocube Coworking Bordeaux
The very stylish Ocube Coworking space, in the Chartrons neighborhood of Bordeaux, is a particularly beautiful space suitable whether you’re looking for a few hours of concentration or a place to call work. Hot desking can be done either in a large and bright open space (for 33€/day or 330€/month, or on semi-private desks with a view of the open space (330€/month). Those semi-private desks can also become dedicated for 450€/month. Private offices/meeting rooms are also available for 120€/half-day, 200€/day, or 500€/month. Access is 24/7, and visitors can make use of the bike storage, showers, callboxes, printers, and scanners.