Welcome to Rotterdam
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How to rent a flat in Rotterdam?
List of documents:
- University Proof of enrollment
- Income statement
- Contact information
Where to look for housing:
Before signing up for any student housing platform, we advise you to look for student housing offered by your university. Almost all universities collaborate with SSH. It has various buildings (very close to uni) at very good prices (450-600) and the quality of the rooms is very high (we could add some pics??). Unfortunately, there are not many spots available so you have to register very early in April and keep your phone at hand to reserve a spot as soon as they give you access to the platform.
Platforms to search on:
- Housing Anywhere: Most options
- Kamernet: Ideal to find a room if you don’t have housemates yet
- Pararius: Agency Fees
- Xior: Individual studios, with private bathroom and kitchen
- TSH: if you don’t want to worry too much about housing, The Student Hotel is the perfect solution, prices average around €800/month
Where to live:
Kralingen: family district, very safe, close by supermarkets and cafes
De Esch: cheaper neighbourhood, very close to EUR campus
Blaak: city center, a bit more expensive
Alexander: Very close to uni and Alexander train and metro station, residential area with a lot of cheap but good apartments.
Rotterdam North and West: closer to Central Station, cheaper options, very young districts
Rotterdam South: commonly considered the unsafe part of the city. All students are recommended to stay in the area above the river.