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Apartments for rent in Amsterdam

Rental properties in Amsterdam are in high demand because of its vibrant atmosphere, diverse cultural scenes and lively city life.

If you are looking for a rental property in Amsterdam, RentSlam is the right place. We understand that finding a suitable property in this popular city can be challenging. That’s why we can provide you with a specific offer of rental properties in Amsterdam if you specify the right requirements. Below are a few examples of how you will receive the properties by e-mail or WhatsApp.

Van hallstraat
€1400 p.m.
Staatsleidenbuurt modern 2 room flat. Fully furnished. Brand new kitchen, dining area, washer-dryer combination, good shower, fast wifi, large balcony with seating. Westerpark, Westergas, tram and bus in front of the door.
36 m²
1 bedroom
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€2250 p.m.
Bright 3-room flat (65 m²) with large private garden, in the heart of Amsterdam. Open kitchen with a large living room, a large bedroom and a second smaller bedroom that is good to use as a work/study or children’s room. Both bedrooms open onto the balcony, leading to a large private garden.
65 m²
2 bedrooms
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€1510 p.m.
Rent is 1510 euros per month + ~70eur service charge excluding utilities (energy, water, heating, internet). Newly built, completed in summer 2022 3 rooms, 2 bedrooms. The neighborhood ia very nice and calm.
73 m²
2 bedrooms
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Rent an apartment in Amsterdam fast and easy

At RentSlam, we strive to make finding a rental property in Amsterdam as easy as possible. Our platform continuously gathers new offers from landlords and brokers in the city. Whether you want to rent a flat in the bustling city centre, look for a family home in a quiet suburb or find a studio close to the university, if you specify the right requirements, we will provide you with a suitable offer! We will also help you if you prefer to find a rental property in Haarlem.

Find an apartment for rent using RentSlam

With our handy filter system, you can refine your search based on your specific requirements regarding rental price, number of bedrooms, area and location. If we find rental properties in Amsterdam that suit your needs, we’ll notify you by email and WhatsApp. Because we search properties using artificial intelligence, you can be the first to be notified of new rental properties in Amsterdam that meet your criteria. That way, you won’t have to miss a single property.

Our goal is to make the entire process of finding a rental property in Amsterdam as easy as possible. By monitoring the most reliable websites, we can provide you with a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of available rental properties. This saves you precious time and energy, as you no longer have to search multiple websites dozens of times a day. With just a few clicks, you can receive the full offer and quickly respond to the properties that interest you.

Many people are looking for a rental property in Amsterdam

Amsterdam, known for its picturesque canals, cultural heritage and diverse population, is a popular city for house seekers. Demand for housing exceeds supply, resulting in a competitive rental market. Many house seekers experience frustration and lengthy searches. It is therefore important to be determined when finding a property in this sought-after city. We can help you with that; create a profile on our website and before you know it, you will receive countless rental properties in your mailbox! All you have to do is respond to the properties that interest you.

The advantages of in Amsterdam

Renting a property in Amsterdam offers several advantages. Renting a property is more flexible than buying, as people can find suitable housing without committing to long-term ownership.

In addition, renting offers the opportunity to experience different neighbourhoods before choosing a permanent location. Moreover, the Amsterdam rental market has a diverse range of properties for different preferences and budgets, so there is bound to be something that suits you.

How to find an apartment for rent in Amsterdam?

Finding rental properties in Amsterdam can be an intensive process, but with the right approach, it is achievable. You can of course search the many websites yourself, looking for a rental property, but if you enlist our help, finding a rental property in Amsterdam becomes a lot easier. Our online platform is designed to offer available rental properties in the city. It features extensive search filters to help you find the most suitable rental properties in Amsterdam.

Types of houses for rent in Amsterdam

There are all kinds of properties for rent in Amsterdam. From small studios to immense single-family houses. Flats can be found in every size, even on the canals. Which type of property suits you and in which neighbourhood are most of them located?


If you are looking for a property on your own or with your partner, you will mostly look for a 2-bedroom house, i.e. a property with 1 bedroom and a living room. But you might also consider a studio. Yes, your living and bedroom will not be separated, but there will be more on offer and often the prices will be a bit lower.
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Example of a studio in Amsterdam


Are you looking for a flat with your partner and child, or with a friend? Then you probably need a flat with several bedrooms. Bear in mind that if there are three of you looking, it will be even trickier because of the extra rules that apply to sharers. Renting a flat in Amsterdam.
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Example of an apartment in Amsterdam

Family homes

If you are looking for a rental property for you and your family, or with several friends or girlfriends, you are in for a tricky task in Amsterdam. Not only is it inconvenient, it is also expensive. If you plan to share, keep in mind that not all homes are meant or suitable for sharing.
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Example of a family home

Tips for finding a rental property in Amsterdam

Start searching early

Start your search early to increase your chances of finding the ideal rental property. The clearer the picture is of your budget and other preferences, the easier the rental property search will be. Attend viewings to assess the condition and atmosphere of potential rental properties.

Be proactive

Not to forget, prepare the necessary documents, including identification, proof of income and references. And be proactive and reactive when contacting landlords or letting agents to increase your chances of success. Have you been searching for a rental property for a while and can’t find it? Then consider using RentSlam to help you find a rental property in Amsterdam.

Insights into the rental market of Amsterdam

The rental market in Amsterdam is characterised by high demand and limited supply, leading to high competition for potential tenants. It is important to be aware of market trends, average rental prices and the popularity of different neighbourhoods. By staying abreast of market trends, tenants can make informed decisions and increase their chances of securing a good rental property.

Rental prices in Amsterdam vary depending on factors such as location, size of the property and amenities available. According to the latest data, the average monthly rent in Amsterdam for a one-bedroom flat in the city centre is around €1,600, while a similar property in Amsterdam’s suburbs can be found for around €1,300. Larger flats with two or three bedrooms can range from €1,600 to €3,500 per month.

Renting in Amsterdam South, North or in theCenter?

Amsterdam is divided into seven districts and each district is unique. The houses have a different look, the composition of the residents is different and the average income and level of education will vary from neighbourhood to neighbourhood. But perhaps most important of all is the atmosphere. And that is just so personal. Some people love Amsterdam Oost, while others would never live anywhere else but Oud Zuid.

1. Amsterdam Centrum

Amsterdam city centre is truly the most unique part of Amsterdam according to many. The beautiful canals in the city centre, also known as the Venice of the North. The cosy Jordaan and the hip 9 streets. For everyone, there is a favourite neighbourhood within the city centre.

2. Amsterdam Noord

Many think Amsterdam Noord is unsociable and grey, but the opposite is true. On the contrary, there is a lot of greenery and more and more nice places to be. For some, Noord is already “the place to be”. In terms of rental prices, Amsterdam Noord is also a lot cheaper than the centre, east and west, while being close by. There is a good metro connection and parking in Noord is a lot easier.

Amsterdam Noord
3. Amsterdam Oost

How many cosy pubs you have in Amsterdam Oost. In terms of nightlife, there is much more to do here than most people think. And then there is the beautiful Oosterpark, Artis and so on. It was not a popular district, but in recent years that has changed a lot.

4. Amsterdam West

You would think that it should be a lot easier to rent a property in Amsterdam West, but nothing could be further from the truth. West is definitely one of the top three most popular districts in Amsterdam. With Westerpark, Westergas, Ten Katemarkt and de Hallen, among others, it has a lot to offer, but is also pricey to rent.

5. Amsterdam Nieuw-West

It always sounds so far away when people say they live in Nieuw-West, but it’s not so bad, depending on the part where you live. You really are in the centre in no time, by bike or tram. And apart from an array of nice places and tasty eateries, there is a big advantage to New West. It is one of the cheapest parts of the city to rent a house.

6. Amsterdam Zuid

It is a favourite part of the city for many: Amsterdam South. Oud-Zuid in particular is chic, beautiful, cosy and simply a very nice place to live. Perhaps the nicest part of Amsterdam, with its beautiful Vondelpark, but that also has a downside: it is among the most expensive parts of the city in terms of rents. It also has a lot to offer in terms of nightlife, restaurants and cafés. Almost everything is just a bit fancier and a bit more expensive, but definitely worth it, if you can afford it.

7. Amsterdam Zuidoost

Unfortunately, there is a perception that Amsterdam Southeast is unsafe. And in fairness, it certainly used to be. But a lot has changed in recent years. It has become safer. Lots of greenery, new buildings and shopping opportunities. But especially attractive are the rental prices. For years, Zuidoost has been one of the cheapest districts to rent in Amsterdam.

8. Amstelveen, Diemen en Duivendrecht

Of course, these are not districts of Amsterdam, but for many, these 3 are a good alternative because they are so close to Amsterdam that they are sometimes even mistaken for Amsterdam. Homes in Amstelveen, but especially in Diemen and Duivendrecht, are often cheaper than in most of Amsterdam’s boroughs.

The best areas for rental apartments in Amsterdam

Amsterdam has several neighbourhoods that have unique characteristics and cater to different lifestyles. An example of a popular neighbourhood for rental properties is the Jordaan, known for its picturesque streets, art galleries and trendy boutiques.
Or would you rather live in De Pijp? De Pijp is a lively neighbourhood with a cosy atmosphere, with a wide range of international eateries and famous for the Albert Cuyp market. Of course, you can also opt for a rental property in Amsterdam West: a mix of residential and commercial areas with beautiful parks, cafés and restaurants. Amsterdam Oost is also an option! A rapidly developing neighbourhood with a growing creative scene and cultural diversity. Of course, you can also live in Amsterdam Zuid: home to Amsterdam’s famous museums, including the Rijksmuseum and the Van Gogh Museum.
It should be clear then: actually, you can find rental accommodation in any neighbourhood in the capital. Which neighbourhood is best for you depends entirely on your own preferences and budget.

“Which neighbourhood is best for you depends entirely on your own preferences and budget

At RentSlam, we believe in transparency and ease of use

We are happy to provide you with detailed information on each rental property in Amsterdam by means of photos, dates and links to the letting site with contact details of the landlord or agent. You can then contact the provider to arrange a viewing or request more information. If you are looking for rental properties in Amsterdam, we at RentSlam can help. With our comprehensive platform with handy filters and quick search functionality, you are only a few steps away from finding your ideal property in the vibrant capital of the Netherlands. Start your search today and discover the possibilities Amsterdam has to offer.

Please note: The supply of rental properties in Amsterdam Zuid and rental properties in Amsterdam Noord, as in other popular neighbourhoods, can change quickly. If you have created a profile, we recommend you set as wide a search profile as possible, then you will get the most offers. If you would rather search for rental properties in Rotterdam, rental properties in The Hague, a rental property in Leiden or if you would rather rent a property in Utrecht, you can of course also simply use RentSlam.