Rotterdam, with a population of 620,000, is a dynamic and flourishing city in South Holland in the Netherlands around one hour away from Amsterdam.
With a growing expat population, hordes of international students and a refreshing lack of tourists, Rotterdam is more international than most cities with as many as 51% of the population being expatriates or foreign students.
It should be no surprise then that in Rotterdam apartments for rent long term can come in all shapes and sizes, and those in Zuid are very popular for expats and business professionals.
Properties range from warehouse-transformed apartments to newly-designed, modern apartment blocks. The area has a cozy atmosphere with lots of entertainment venues.
North-west of the city centre lies Blijdorp, a prime location for expats working in the city.
At the moment, Blijdorp is one of the most popular districts for young expats, students and young families. The apartments in Blijdorp are housed on cosy, neighbourhood streets and within well-crafted buildings.
Hillegersberg also boasts two large lakes, where there’s endless boating and sailing in summer and skating in winter.
More experienced expats and long-term international residents can enjoy food, entertainment, networking sessions, informative workshops and access to a wide range of groups and clubs.
Whether you are new to the expat lifestyle or an old hand, Expatica’s fair is about easing and enriching your life abroad, providing instant access to the international community.
The city centre is attractive, with a focus on entertainment and shopping as well as lush green parks.
Many expats and working professionals are looking for apartments for rent in Rotterdam, and whether you are in need of student housing in Rotterdam or interested in fully furnished apartments, Nestpick has something for you. Apartments in Rotterdam town centre are a mixture of traditional buildings dating from around 1900 and new minimalist: simple buildings with shared staircases, spacious villas and modern apartments overlooking the water.
Finding Rotterdam apartments to rent can prove rather tricky.