Studying in a country abroad can be exciting and sometimes a little bit scary. We will take away all your fears and questions from the first moment till your last days in Holland. Didn’t found your answer in the frequently asked questions? Don’t hesitate to contact us directly. We are there for you at any moment of the day.
For the upcoming school year, rooms are available for the following periods:
From 01-08-2017 until 31-07-2018
From 01-08-2017 until 15-01-2018
Are you following an internship at a company or do you need accommodation for another reason? Please contact us so that we can discuss the possibilities.
We offer full student houses with several rooms. It is therefore sometimes possible to rent a full student house or several rooms in one house together with your friends. Please contact us so that we can discuss the possibilities.
Most organizations charge booking costs of 1 month rent excl. VAT. We ask a one-time booking fee of €250,- including VAT. This includes administration costs during booking process, contract costs, any visits to the rented property, checking in and out of the rented property, making and completing the delivery report and inventory of fixtures at the preliminary inspection. This cost is mandatory for every resident and payable in the initial payment.
We like to keep our properties tidy and clean. Every 2 weeks our cleaning and maintenance team will clean the common areas like kitchens, bathrooms and hallways. This package is mandatory for every resident and payable in the initial payment. Cost for 1 year are €475,-.
The bedding package contains: mattress protector, fitted bedsheets, 4 seasons duvet, 1 pillow and 1 towel. So everything you need for a clean and comfortable bed! This package is not mandatory and you can buy our bedding package for €75,-, payable in the initial payment.
We offer three different room options on our webpage Accommodations; Silver Windmill, Golden Windmill and Diamond Windmill. Use the ‘’Booking’’ button to take you to our booking page. You need to fill in some personal information and preferences so we can help you find a room quickly and efficiently. You may think of it as a first introduction between friends! We will answer your booking request within 24 hours and we’ll inform you about the availability and further booking procedure.
Our rooms are exclusively for students who are already approved and registered at a Dutch university. Please send us a copy of your student registration (acceptance letter) along with a copy of your passport so we can complete your booking. If you currently can’t provide a copy of your registration at the university and you want to book a room, ask us for the possibilities. We are happy to inform you about the upcoming available rooms.
After we received your acceptance letter from university, copy of your passport and the initital payment your booking is complete and the room is yours! We will send you a signed copy of the lease contract within a week.
If you have chosen to book a room at Student Housing Holland and we’ve received your acceptance letter of university and copy of your passport, the last step is to make your initial payment by bank transfer.
To finalize your booking we require 3 months' of rent, 1 month deposit, €250,- booking costs and €475,- yearly cleaning costs.
You have to pay a deposit for the use of the furniture. We like to offer comfortable student accommodation and that includes furniture for which we are mindful. If any furniture is broken we will replace it immediately. Please note that the costs will be deducted from your deposit.
You will receive your full deposit back within two weeks if:
If you want to cancel the booking of your room you have to let us know at least 2 months before the rental period starts. After this period, it’s not possible to cancel the room anymore. If you cancel before the 2 months period we will refund your initial payment within 2 weeks. Please note that you will lose your booking costs.
Housing allowance is a compensation given by the Dutch government to people who have a lower income and a relatively high cost of rent.
As an international student it can be hard to receive housing allowance because of the extensive registration process (bureaucracy is something where the Netherlands is known for). The most important rule in order to be eligible for housing allowance is that you are 23 years or older and that you live in a studio or apartment with own facilities. The rental price may not exceed €710,68.
We offer student rooms in student houses with shared facilities so you can't obtain for housing allowance.
Our rooms are fully furnished, so you only need your clothes, books, towels, toiletries, laptop and your favorite stuffed animal. Don’t forget to bring some fun decorations and personal stuff with you so that you feel immediately at home in your new room.
You don’t have to bring a bed linen package. We ensure that all rooms will have new bed linen and clean beds!
Every room will have everything you need for a comfortable stay. All rooms are included with:
The Silver Windmill rooms will have the standard furniture package as mentioned above.
The Golden Windmill rooms have more space. All rooms have a couch and coffee table so you have a sitting area where you can hang out in front of the TV.
The Diamond Windmill rooms are very spacious, have more extras and have an even better sitting area with bigger TV.
Yes, every kitchen is fully equipped with dishes, cutlery, glasses, pots and pans and kettle. You will also have a stove, fridge and freezer, microwave/oven and rice cooker.
You can start cooking immediately after your arrival!
If you want to live in the Netherlands for a period exceeding four months, you are required to register with your local municipality. This means that you are registered at your physical address in the city where you live. This registration is free and takes place by appointment at the town hall. In order to do this, you must present a valid passport or identity card and a copy of the lease contract. In exchange, you will get a social security number (BSN nummer). This is your citizen social security number and is unique to every individual registered in the Netherlands. This number is used to register at DUO or for your health insurance.
Note: If you don't register at the municipality then you are obliged to pay tourist tax to your landlord.
You don't have to worry when you leave your home country because everything is well arranged for you. At the same day of your arrival in Holland you can start your Dutch adventure right away!
When you arrive at the airport someone of our team is waiting for you at the arrival gate and will bring you and your luggage to your new room. One of us will show you the accommodation and explains how things work. Your bike, the public transport card, sports membership, Dutch sim card and the SHH membership will be hand over to you along with all kinds of practical information.
The city tour and the opening of your Dutch bank account will take place within a week after your arrival.
If you have any questions or issues during your stay our team is happy to help you out!
Yes, you are allowed to have your friend over but no longer then 3 days.
Note: You are responsible for the people that visit your accommodation in case of nuisance or damage.
All our rooms are fully equipped and we always provide you with our Everything you need service. Do you still have any further questions or wishes, contact us to discuss the possibilities. We are always here to help!
The bed linen, pillow and duvet set costs €75,- and is obliged to buy so we can ensure clean and comfortable beds!