As the Leiden University is located here, we can understand that you would like to rent a room in Leiden. The city is known as a cosy city with a lot of students. From Leiden, other parts of the Netherlands are easily reached. In Leiden, there are a lot of student associations. They live in large students houses in the center of Leiden. You can find a room via Kamernet, also rooms that are posted by roommates in a student house of the student associations. Below, you can find more information about living in Leiden.
Rental prices in Leiden
The rental price of a room in Leiden is higher than the average in The Netherlands, but lower than other popular student cities like Rotterdam and Amsterdam. So, renting a room in Leiden is not cheap, but also relatively not too expensive. As Leiden is a true student city, it is worth it to move there and live in the city center. A lot of students in Leiden live in the city center, for example in the large town houses that are located by the canals. This will add to your experience in Leiden, especially when it is the summer time and you can hang out around the canals. You can find available rooms in the center of Leiden on Kamernet.
Leiden as a student city
As mentioned before, there are a lot of students that live and study in Leiden. That is why renting a room in Leiden is not only fun but will be a necessary addition to your time as a student in the Netherlands. As the city is not that large, you will bump in to classmates and friends all the time in the city center. There are also a lot of coffee spots, great concept stores, a wide range in restaurants and loads of bars for you to pick from. You will not be bored quickly in such a city.
Renting a room in Leiden from a distance
If you want to rent a room in Leiden, you can do that from you home country as well. While a lot of students come to Leiden and then start with their search for a room, it is usually a big hassle and students end up paying a lot more money on a room than necessary. You can arrange your housing through Kamernet, as you are directly linked to the landlord or the roommates. We also have example rental agreements that you can use and adjust. This way, you will have a singed contract to feel more secure before you see your new room.