Known as the ‘capital of the Alps’, Grenoble has long been an important economic hub in France and Europe. Today, the city is a center for research, innovation and technology in the region, and high-tech companies also have their headquarters there. If you are ever lucky enough to spend some time in this beautiful historic city, Remotely Serious has your productivity needs covered with this list of coworking spaces to try out!
Cap Cowork La Caserne de Bonne
Located in the shopping mall Caserne de Bonne, Cap Cowork is a luminous, modern and easily accessible but small coworking place offering many options depending on your needs. An emergency appointment? The space offers 3 coworking spots starting at 8€/h, accessible Monday-Sunday, 8am-8pm, and up to 20€/day. A meeting room for up to 10 people is also available. A coffee corner lets you mingle with other coworkers, and a printer is available.
THE BABEL COMMUNITY – Grenoble Bastille
The coworking giant Babel is present in the center of Grenoble, in the Bastille/Saint-Laurent neighborhood, and offers its typically flexible options. A day pass at 20€ grants you access Monday-Friday 9am-6pm and comes with free coffee or tea, call boxes, and meeting rooms to book on the day. A monthly membership comes at 199€ and a closed desk for up to 2 people at 300€/month without commitment. Common areas include a terrace, a kitchen and a gym, and members get discounts at the restaurant.
A highly original and adaptable space, GrenobLE LAB offers a wide range of options for coworking and meetings. Various desks are available depending on the kind of work you intend to do: the brainstorming office at 35€/day (or 20€/half-day), the ‘bureau de travail’ at 45€/day (25€/half-day) with a more sober design, the ‘bureau de direction’ for more serious meetings (50€/day) and the ‘bureau Perret’ offering a Haussman-style space in which to have meetings with up to 4 people. The use of the common areas starts at 4€/hour or 15€/day, with many options to have coffee included or choose to work 5 days per month. It’s worth looking up the many options yourself to make sure you don’t miss out on the best possible setting for your next work session!
Le Sénevé Cowork Associatif
Specifically aimed at young workers and students aged 18-35, Le Sénévé offers coworking at very competitive prices and the chance for visitors to pay for their spots by contributing to the space. Open Monday-Friday 9am-8pm, Le Sénévé consists of an open space as well as a café where festive events are regularly organized. Young professionals pay 2,50€ for 2 hours of work or 8€ for a day, but can also pay per week (25€) or month (80€). Students unwilling to help with cleaning up or dishwashing can use the space for 1,50€ for 2 hours, 6€/day or 40€ per month. The space also has a chapel for religious people, but everyone is welcome.
New Work'in Grenoble
With locations in other French cities, New Work’in Grenoble, in the center of town, is a reliable and comprehensive offer, created by commercial developers for maximum comfort and productivity. Hot desking starts at 20€ per half-day or 25€/day, and all offers are without commitment. A great plus: hot desking memberships can be weekly as well, for extra flexibility, for 120€. A private office for one person and for the day costs 30€; bigger offices (for up to 16 people) can also be booked, for a day, a week, or 1, 3 or 6 months. Meeting rooms from 200€ per half-day and dedicated spaces from 450€ are also available, and events for members take place each week for networking and socializing.
A feminist and dynamic space, Intrépide House strives for a homely atmosphere that promotes creativity and connection. A half-day of coworking costs only 9€, while a day comes at 18€, and both options come with free hot drinks, access to a color printer, a locker, a free meeting room and more. Students benefit from discounted prices, and the first day is always free. Memberships are also available: a pack of 10 days comes at 150€, and a monthly membership costs 200€. Also, dogs are allowed and activities are planned almost everyday!