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Españole International House
Valencia, Spain

Calle Caballeros, 36 - 46001 Valencia - see on map
From 170€ per week
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Españole International House - School

Rating: 4.5/5.0

Overall school rating of Españole International House, Valencia
Ranked #5 of 27 Spanish schools in Valencia
Location of the school

Rating: 4.7/5.0


Rating: 4.3/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 3.9/5.0


Rating: 4.1/5.0

Quality of teaching

Rating: 4.2/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 4.1/5.0


Rating: 4.2/5.0

Shared Flat (apartment)

Rating: 3.7/5.0

Overall school rating by student age group
Students < 18 years

Rating: 4.0/5.0

Students 18-30 years

Rating: 4.8/5.0

Students 31-49 years

Rating: 4.6/5.0

Students 50+ years

Rating: 4.7/5.0

What we like about the school
  • Every afternoon free organized leisure activities for adults and juniors
  • Electronic whiteboards in all classrooms.
What we dislike about the school
  • Private lessons are a bit more expensive than in other schools.
How we create the points regarding what we like/dislike about a school

Location: Españole International House is situated to the north of the centre of Valencia. It is a lively neighbourhood, with bars, restaurants and cafes all around. There are a number of central features of the city including Valencia Cathedral, The Central Market of Valencia and La Lonja de la Seda which are within walking distance of the school. There are some attractions in Quartre Carreres to discover. This area is around 30 minutes from the school by public transport.

Getting around: Valencia has a tram, metro and intricate bus network. The closest station to the school is Túria, which has both metro and tram services running through it. This is reachable in under 15 minutes by foot from Españole International House. There are a number of bus stations around the school that run to most parts of the city.

Course structure: The school has a large selection of Spanish courses. There are general Spanish classes, private lessons, semi-private programmes, Spanish classes in the teachers home, university pathway courses, Spanish exam preparation packages for the DELE exam and SIELE exam, Spanish with an activity as well as a volunteer programme.

School facilities: The school is housed in an ancient building with an original arab wall running through the structure. Españole International House’s classrooms are all bright and spacious, there are patios and terraces to enjoy the outside space, student areas for socialising, work stations for further learning after class as well as a reception area.
  • The language school Españole International House was founded in Valencia, Spain in 2006.
  • Legal name / parent company: TODO IDIOMAS S.L.
  • Tax registration ID: B97711691
  • Abbreviated name of school: IH Valencia
  • The school is an official exam center
    The following language examinations can be taken directly at the school:

Spanish Courses

General Language
Work & Study
Exam Preparation
Language Plus Activity

Information for all courses offered by Españole International House

Comments about courses

Private classes that are combined with a group course are EUR 35 per lesson.

Lesson duration
50 minutes
School's administrative fee
50.00 €
Course material
Generally course material is distributed free to students and will stay in student property.
Individual classes
Single individual lessons of tuition can be reserved at 45 €. The combination of group and individual lessons is highly recommended. Individual lessons will encourage you to actively speak the foreign language and will offer you the opportunity to discuss individual problems and weaknesses.
Days without class
In 2023 (including national and regional bank holidays):
06 Jan. 2023, 07 Apr. 2023, 10 Apr. 2023, 01 May 2023, 12 Oct. 2023, 01 Nov. 2023, 08 Dec. 2023, 23 Dec. 2023 - 31 Dec. 2023.
School policy regarding bank holidays:Private classes are recuperated or refunded. Same as for nearly all language schools, group classes falling on bank holiday are not refunded and not recuperated.
Please note this school reserves the right to cancel confirmed bookings if a minimum number of students is not reached. Notification of such cancellation would happen at least 0 days before the course is due to start.
Level test
A test to assess your exact language level takes place before the start of the course via an online form.

Lessons needed per Spanish language level

Level (CEFR) LESSONS needed per level WEEKS needed
(20 lessons per week)
A1 Beginner A1 to A2 80 4
A2 Elementary A2 to B1 160 8
B1 Intermediate B1 to B2 180 9
B2 Higher Intermediate B2 to C1 200 10
C1 Advanced C1 to C2 220 11
C2 Profiency
Data above gives some guidance. For more details consult our page How long does it take to learn a language or reach a specific level.

Our price includes

  • INCLUDED Organized activities
  • INCLUDED Internet access and use of school computers
  • INCLUDED Wireless LAN zone at school
  • INCLUDED Free certificate of course attendance
  • INCLUDED Free airport pickup for all junior courses (both ways)
  • INCLUDED Language level placement test at first day of classes
  • INCLUDED Language level placement test before arrival
  • INCLUDED For junior courses: every afternoon free organized leisure program
  • INCLUDED For adult courses: every afternoon free organized leisure program
  • INCLUDED For adult courses: a minimum of one free organized leisure activity per week
Note: All courses offered by International House, Valencia can be reserved online with In case a course is not listed above, just let us know.

Videos & Photos

  • Españole International House - School Presentation1/5
  • Españole International House - General School Video2/5
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  • Españole International House - Boutique residences Resiolé located in the city centre4/5
  • Españole International House - ESPAÑOLÉ Paella cooking workshop in the school garden5/5
  • School
  • Españole International House school building
    Españole International House school building 2/51
  • cafeteria
  • Canoe
  • Main square
    Main square 5/51
  • Patio
  • Sunny patio
    Sunny patio7/51
  • Relaxing
  • School entrance
    School entrance 9/51
  • Excursion in Valencia
    Excursion in Valencia 10/51
  • Enjoying a meal outside
    Enjoying a meal outside 11/51
  • School Lounge
    School Lounge12/51
  • Group photo
    Group photo13/51
  • Group activity
    Group activity14/51
  • School classroom
    School classroom15/51
  • Welcome to Españole International House
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  • Lesson in progress
    Lesson in progress17/51
  • Teaching
  • Study area
    Study area19/51
  • at the beach
    at the beach20/51
  • Españole International House students
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  • Bicycle trips
    Bicycle trips 22/51
  • Boat trip
    Boat trip23/51
  • On the balcony
    On the balcony24/51
  • Certificates!
  • Private lesson
    Private lesson26/51
  • School grounds in Valencia
    School grounds in Valencia 27/51
  • Interior of classroom
    Interior of classroom28/51
  • Touring Valencia
    Touring Valencia 29/51
  • Beautiful sights
    Beautiful sights 30/51
  • Residence double room
    Residence double room31/51
  • Residence dining area
    Residence dining area32/51
  • Residence twin room
    Residence twin room33/51
  • Example of weekly school activities
    Example of weekly school activities34/51
  • Beach
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  • Group class
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  • Residence bathroom
    Residence bathroom43/51
  • Valencia
  • School interior
    School interior 45/51
  • Beachvolley
  • Host Family
    Host Family47/51
  • Hall
  • Mini group lesson
    Mini group lesson49/51
  • Waterfall
  • Corridor

Españole International House (IH)

Accreditations and Quality seals
FEDELEIALCSistema de Acreditación de Centros Instituto Cervantes (SACIC)Preferential Terms in Case of Visa RefusalISO 14064
Spanish teacher qualifications
100% hold a university degree
100% hold a recognised language teaching qualification
Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school)
First day of course
Students should arrive at 8:30
Student gender mix
37% male / 63% female
Offer for returning students
You will be refunded/waived the school's administration fee If you already attended previously a course at Españole International House and you book here.
Payment methods accepted for payments made directly to the school
Visa - logoMastercard - logoMaestro - logoCash payment - logoVisa Debit - logoBank Transfer - logo

General school facilities

  • Cafeteria

  • Microwave for student use

  • Fridge for student use

  • Snack vending machine

  • Drink vending machine

  • Computer lab

  • Movie room

  • Games room

  • Lounge

  • Garden

  • Rooftop terrace

  • Balcony / terrace

  • Student support desk

  • Copy machine

  • Printer for student use

  • Business centre

  • Self-study areas

  • Free water dispenser

  • Free WIFI

  • Non-smoking (all indoor and all outdoor areas of school)

  • Tourist information

  • Assistance with entrance ticket purchases

  • Assistance with reservations for restaurants, bars, clubs

  • Assistance with organizing transportation

  • Guidance for further higher education (paid)

  • Internship placement guidance service (paid)

  • Facilities for islamic students

    • Available area to pray at the school

    • Homestay option that can prepare halal food

    • Halal diet available on request
  • Classroom equipment

    • TV in all classrooms

    • Electronic whiteboard in all classrooms

    • Air conditioning in all classrooms

    • Heating in all classrooms

    • Ample natural light in all classrooms

    Number of classrooms: 28
    Number of public PC workstations: 2
    Paid parking (<500m)

    Facilities for disabled students

    • Wheelchair access to classroom

    • Accessible Toilet

    • Wheelchair access to reception

    • Wheelchair access to cafeteria

    • Adapted for students with learning difficulty

Additional comment about facilities of school

The school is located in a renovated Gothic Palace in Valencia old town. The building is placed where the 11th century Arab walls were standing and still have a large part of them running through the school, creating an atmosphere of history and mystery Españolé has 2100m2, 28 classrooms with interactive whiteboards, plenty of natural light, air-conditioning and every other amenity to make it perfectly equipped for Spanish language lessons. We also have a large terrace, two different patios and our own café for students to relax in and enjoy a snack or coffee while interacting in Spanish.

Student Age / Nationality

Average number of students
In summer: 400
Throughout the year: 300
Junior courses - In summer: 150
Minimum age of students
16 years
13 years for specific Junior courses
Average number of levels
Adult courses In summer: 7
Adult courses Throughout the year: 7
Junior courses In summer: 7
Junior courses Throughout the year: 7
Average age of students
In summer: 19 years
Throughout the year: 23 years

Top student nationalities

Age of students

Airport transfer

Valencia Airport:
80 € one way
160 € return (both ways)
More information about airports around Valencia and how to get from the airport to Valencia on your own here on our Valencia page.

Visa Documents

Nationals from USA do not require a visa to study short term courses up to 90 days.
Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.
Nationals from countries that require a visa will receive documents from the school, related to booking confirmation, which is required for the visa application.
Full payment of all fees required before school dispatches documents required for visa application
Express shipment fee (via courier)
100 €
Preferential cancellation terms in case of visa refusal
School agreed that students booking online on this site will benefit from preferential cancellation fees in case of visa refusal, and in this case will never exceed EUR 180.

Leisure activities

activity possibledistance from school
Field Hockey-
Football (soccer)-
Horse riding-
Ice Hockey-
Sailing5 km
Swimming2 km
Table Tennis-

Examples of leisure activities organized by the school

Adults - Free activities

City tour, Yoga, visit several sights in the historical center "El Carmen", volleyball at the beach, fitness training, visit the Museum of Fine Arts, visit the City of Arts and Sciences, visit to Botanical Garden, Las Fallas tour (traditional festival of Valencia in March), Language exchange

Adults - Paid activities

Tapas evening, Excursion to Albufera (natural park of Valencia) with bicycle and boat tour, Paella or barbecue evening with dancing Bachata or Salsa at school, Quiz evening at school, excursion to Alicante or villages near the city of Valencia, Cooking course of Spanish gastronomy, Sailing course in the own boat of the school, wine tasting at school, visit of the Oceanogràfic (biggest aquarium of Europe). Each activity is between 7 € and 35 €.

Junior - Free activities

Excursion to Albufera (natural park of Valencia) with bicycle and boat tour, games at the beach (at least once per week), go to swimming pool, paella in school terrace, dancing class, sightseeing (City of Arts and Sciences, Museum etc.), excursions to other cities or villages (Peñíscola, Sagunto etc.), go to the beach, quiz tour, picnic, barbecue and icebreaking games

Junior - Paid activities

All activities for juniors are included in the programme.
Leisure programme for juniors (sample):
 Schedule of activities - juniors (PDF)
Schedule of activities - juniors (PDF)
Leisure programme for juniors (sample):
 Schedule of activities - juniors (PDF)
Schedule of activities - juniors (PDF)