Yeah right! Rotterdam is not at all cheap anymore… The rental prices are increasing even faster than in Amsterdam. All the more important to know in which neighborhoods rent is still affordable. And since the differences are significant, you could save yourself a lot of money by reading this guide about cheap apartment rentals in Rotterdam.
We have collected, filtered and analysed all data from the start of this year to bring you the important information. We filtered out all properties in the social housing sector, because who can afford to wait 10 years before getting an apartment. This brings the average m2 price up, but makes it more realistic, as it makes no sense to include data for property that you can’t rent anyway. So if you are looking for cheap apartment rentals in Rotterdam, read on:
Not bad, not bad at all. Hillegersberg-Schiebroek is a nice area to live, and still it is in the top 3 cheapest neighborhoods of Rotterdam. With an average m2 price of €16,89 it is not exactly cheap, but at least it is still much cheaper than it’s 3rd spot counterparts in Amsterdam and Utrecht. However, who knows for how long…
Feijenoord is very diverse. Every neighborhood is different from the next, and places like “De kop van Zuid” are starting to become very popular. Regardless, Feijenoord is still in second place when it comes to rental prices with an average m2 price of €15,62. Don’t hesitate, it is a very nice part of Rotterdam and definitely worth considering.
Nr.1 Prins Alexander and Ijsselmonde
Not 1, but 2 winners. That is right, shared glory for Prins Alexander and Ijsselmonde. With average m2 prices of €13,88 and €13,73 the difference is so small that they both take the 1st spot. So there it is, now you know where you need to find your next apartment in Rotterdam if you are on a tight budget.
BONUS: Cheap apartment rentals in Rotterdam – list
Below a list of the m2 prices for all neighborhoods. Now you can decide for yourself which ones to include and which to skip.
Centrum € 21.17
Charlois € 21.11
Delfshaven € 17.69
Feijenoord € 15.62
Hillegersberg-Schiebroek € 16.89
Ijsselmonde € 13.73
Kralingen-Crooswijk € 17.55
Noord € 17.99
Overschie € 18.39
Prins Alexander € 13.88
How Rentslam can help?
It is not that difficult to find cheap apartment rentals in Rotterdam. The issue is being able to rent them. You have to find them faster then everyone else, or they will be rented out by the time you apply. The listings are spread out over so many different websites and new listings are added at any time during the day. This makes it extremely difficult to be the first to respond. With RentSlam you no longer have to face these problems. You can simply focus on applying to those listings that you really like. We use artificial intelligence to find the houses the minute they come online and then send the ones that match your criteria immediately. Also, we only work with safe sources, so you don’t need to worry about scams. Renting an apartment with RentSlam is so much easier and it saves you loads of time.