The Curial was the only thing offered to most British students, cost 440€/month and there were several problems - e.g. the internet connection was free, but rarely worked for some people; also the "kitchenette" didn't have an oven or freezer, and several rooms were smaller than others paying the same amount.
It being a "hotel", it was difficult to have parties etc in the Curial, because there were non-students staying there, and the owners were very strict on noise.
If you're already going there don't worry too much, it's easy to meet other students there, and I enjoyed that, but I wish the surroundings had been different.
If it's possible, I would recommend that you avoid a privately-run residence like the Curial and, if you can, come to Chambery beforehand to arrange an apartment/house (perhaps with fellow Erasmus students from your university, if any). It's certainly what I would have done, and although you're not living near other students, you'd get more space and wouldn't have to deal with the wardens/'helpful' people who run halls.
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