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Outstanding Offices: 6 of the Coolest Co-Working Spaces Around the World

Whether you’re in Melbourne looking for the best managed office suites or in Bali searching out a co-working space, there…

By Richard , in Lifestyle , at October 7, 2022

Whether you’re in Melbourne looking for the best managed office suites or in Bali searching out a co-working space, there are loads of flexible offices around the world. Let’s take a look at six of the coolest. 

1. The Great Room in Singapore

As the name suggests, The Great Room in Singapore is a co-working space full of grandeur. Situated inside an old bank, it feels like a stately hotel from some bygone era. The interior is black and gold, with plenty of dark wood accents. Plus, there’s quite an impressive collection of art. 

On top of providing all you need for co-working – open space, great wifi, and plenty of tables – The Great Room also offers special coffee blends during the day and hot chocolate and cookies at night. What’s not to love?

2. Hubud in Ubud

Nestled on the beautiful island of Bali, Hubud is one of the most popular co-working spaces in the world. It’s easy to see why. First off, it’s situated in paradise right next to the Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary. Secondly, its uniquely Balinese design is made with eco-friendly bamboo. Thirdly, it has all the amenities you could ever need. These range from standing desks and hammocks to its very own podcasting room. 

3. Crew Collective Cafe in Montreal

In the heart of Montreal lies the Crew Collective Cafe. Spanning over 12,000 square feet, this place is brimming with architectural style and history. A former bank, the century-old building is full of marble, bronze, and chandeliers hanging from 50-foot vaulted ceilings. 

Henri Cleinge, the architect who retrofitted the old bank, made sure to update it for the age of co-working. Rather than one big room, he partitioned it into smaller spaces for co-workers, cafe customers, and those who want to rent the meeting rooms. 

4. Betahaus in Barcelona

Betahaus in Barcelona is not only a fun phrase to say, but it’s also an incredible co-working space that spans over four floors. Situated in the artsy Gracia neighborhood, Betahaus has everything from Skype booths to a private office for 24 to a fully-stocked cafe. Not only that, but each floor has relaxing terrace areas to soak in the sun and network with others. The building is structured so that the higher you go, the quieter it gets. This culminates on the rooftop, where you can look out over the city. 

5. Cocovivo in Panama

If you’re seeking a secluded place to get some work done, look no further than Cocovivo in Panama. This co-working space in the rainforest is located on San Cristóbal Island. About an hour from Panama City by flight, it’s part of an eco-resort with great wifi, a lounge area, communal tables, and a kitchen. As you’re working, you can enjoy the sight of sloths and coral reefs. After work, you can hike through the jungle or take to the ocean for snorkeling, kayaking, or paddleboarding. 

6. NeueHouse in Los Angeles

NeueHouse Bradbury in Los Angeles is a creative space located inside an equally creative city. The building dates back to 1893 and, as you might imagine in the city that’s home to Hollywood, it has been in countless TV shows and films ranging from Blade Runner to Chinatown. That’s because the ironwork is superb and the atrium is full of light. 

Its 25,000 square feet includes communal areas and private studios for work, lounges and cafes for breaks, and a wellness room to unwind. 

Keep the above six co-working spaces in mind the next time you’re traveling around the world.