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15 Best Gifts For Roommates ‘College & Office Colleagues’ In 2023

Are you looking for a gift for a person you probably see more than your family members? Yes, we are talking about your college/office roommate. In this guide, we have handpicked some of the unique and personalized gifts for roommates that for sure they will please receive. So let’s check out these roommates’ gift ideas;

Gifts For Roommates

Top Gifts For Roommates

1. Wireless Bluetooth Headphones

Wireless Bluetooth Headphones - Gifts For Roommates

This noise-canceling headphone is an excellent gift idea for your roommate to enjoy super crispy music without disturbing you when you are busy doing your own stuff. It’s compatible with all devices that support Bluetooth functions. Backed by a strong rechargeable battery (800mAh) that offers up to 32 hours of playtime. Also, the soft ear cushions make you feel comfortable so definitely a great deal to grab.

2. Gift Card Gift Card

If you yet have not got your fingers crossed about what to gift your roommate, go confidently with this Amazon gift card that can be redeemed for any online purchase on It comes packed in a nice ribboned gift box.

3. Mini Espresso Maker

Mini Espresso Maker - Best Gifts For Roommates

Let’s your roommate surprise who is an avid coffee drinker gifting this portable espresso machine. It’s easy to carry anywhere and prepare instant fresh and super delicious cappuccino drinks.

4. Lunch Box Bag

Lunch Box Bag - Personalized Gifts For Roommates

The mates at work, as well as residents, are the right candidates for this awesome lunch bag gift. It features an overall great design and built quality. Looking at its size, it seems small but has a large capacity to hold two standard-size tiffins and water bottles (330ml). There is a wide color collection to choose from.

5. Laptop Lap Desk

Laptop Lap Desk - Gifts For College Roommates

Do you see your roommate always struggling with his laptop to find the right zone to work comfortably especially when he is in the bed? Get him this portable laptop lap stand that will make his life way easier than ever. Being lightweight, it’s more sturdy and durable. Its built-in handle is for easy moveability and the pad can be removed for cleaning. Available in 6 beautiful colors including mint, black, pink, and others.

6. The Roommate Book

The Roommate Book

We love this book as it’s filled with some hilarious stories, drawings, and illustrations that give you an idea of having a roommate. A perfect gift for college students.

7. Bath Bombs Gift Set

Bath Bombs Gift Set

This bath bomb is the best gift idea to welcome your new roommate who is fond of fragrances. The set includes 16 pieces and each one has unique color and smell.

8. Golf Toilet Toy

Golf Toilet Toy

Whether your roommate is a professional golfer or just an enthusiast fan of the game, this golf practice kit is a perfect gift to stun him on his birthday. It’s ideal to practice golf indoors at home or any other place with a feel like real-time practice on a golf course.

9. Pick Your Poison Card Game

Pick Your Poison Card Game

If you are living a hostel life in shared accommodation with other roommates, this card game is a true time killer that consists of more than 250 unique cards with thousands of unexpected card combinations that’s the charm of the game. So have one to spend some quality fun time with.

10. Unisex Fashion Scarf

Unisex Fashion Scarf

Stay cozy and look cool at the same time in this classic fashion scarf. Both hand and machine washable. It measures 70×12 (HxW) inches. You have various color and design patterns available to make a choice according to your roommate’s close favorite one.

11. Best Roomie Ever Mug

Best Roomie Ever Mug

Simply amazing cup with a nice imprint quote “Best Roomie Ever” makes it an automatic gift choice for college roommates. It’s made of ceramic that’s microwave and dishwasher safe so no matter whether the beverage is hot or cold, you will have a good performance from it.

12. Pokemon Wall Decals

Pokemon Wall Decals

Excellent wall decals to decorate your little roommate’s brother or sister’s bedside walls who is a crazy fan of pokemon. It includes 12 stickers and all are easy to peel off and stick on any smooth surface.

13. Throw Pillow Cover

Throw Pillow Cover - Cheap Gifts For Roommates

Throw this soft pillow on the sofa, bed, or chair, you will have an ultimate comfortable feel. The big humorous print “Home is where the pants aren’t” makes it a great gag gift for a roommate at this price point.

14. Roommate Key Chain Gift

Roommate Key Chain Gift

Cheap yet a nice personalized present that comes along with an attached note “World’s most awesome roommate” will bring more respect to you in their eyes.

15. Roommate Vintage Shirt

I Love My Roommate Vintage Shirt Gift

If the person is just not a roommate but more than dear to you, pick this shirt to express your love for her/him. It’s constructed using pure cotton fabric so extremely soft and comfortable to wear. Sizes range from S-3XL and come in 5 elegant colors (purple, dark heather, black, navy, & royal blue.).

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