If you rent an apartment in Utrecht, a city right in the heart of The Netherlands, you will easily reach every corner of the county. The central location along with the good connections makes the city attractive for a lot of people, from expats to international students. However, the city is also beautiful because of it’s historic city center, the impressive Dom Tower and lovely canals. You can also count on the fact that Utrecht is a city full of students and that there is always a concert or party to go to. Living in Utrecht if fun and amazing.
Rental prices in Utrecht
The price of rent in Utrecht is on the higher side of the Dutch average. Especially if you live in the more historic city center, you will pay a lot for the rent. On average, you will pay €18,54 per square meter, the average in the Netherlands is €15,12. So, rental prices in Utrecht are more expensive than in other places in the Netherlands. A lot of (international) students share their apartment. They do this because it saves them money and usually they enjoy the company of one or more roommates. You can rent a 2 or 3 bedroom apartment in Utrecht through Kamernet, just start your search on the website. If you want to rent an apartment near Utrecht, you should try to rent an apartment in Maarssen or rent an apartment in Houten. These cities are well connected with the center of Utrecht and are just a 10-minute train ride removed from the central station. The rental prices of apartments are lower in these
Where to rent an apartment in Utrecht as a student
The city of Utrecht is a big city but is also known to be cozy and fun. Some districts and neighborhoods are quite popular with students. Of course the city center is very popular, but also the most expensive district to live. One of popular neighborhoods in Utrecht is Wittevrouwen. Here you will find trendy lunch and coffee spots, great bars but also beautiful town houses. A lot of student houses occupy these town houses; in that case they live with a lot of roommates in such a house. The neighborhood Lombok in Utrecht is also a very popular one; it is known as a small village in a big city. It is a very multicultural district, so you will see that a lot is going on. This is also what makes the district fun and interesting. Finally, the neighborhood De Uithof is located near the university district. It is a 15-minute bike ride to the city center of Utrecht, but you will find everything you need there like a supermarket, restaurants and cafes.