Room for rent in Copenhagen

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Frequently asked questions

Statistics on the development of available rooms for rent in Copenhagen over the past month

Below you can see the development of available rooms for rent in Copenhagen over the past month. In the first column you see the date. In the second column you see the total amount of rooms for rent in Copenhagen on the date. In the third column you see the amount of new rooms in Copenhagen that was available for rent on the date. In the fourth column you see the amount of rooms in Copenhagen that was rented on the date. Also see aggregate statistics on all available rooms in Copenhagen over time, aggregate statistics on new rooms in Copenhagen over time, aggregate statistics on rented rooms in Copenhagen over time

Date All rooms for rent New rooms for rent Rented rooms
19. April 2024 185 6 6
18. April 2024 185 4 6
17. April 2024 187 20 20
16. April 2024 187 15 0
15. April 2024 172 0 11
14. April 2024 183 0 0
13. April 2024 183 0 1
12. April 2024 184 4 2
11. April 2024 182 6 10
10. April 2024 186 5 2
9. April 2024 183 11 14
8. April 2024 186 7 0
7. April 2024 179 0 5
6. April 2024 184 2 5
5. April 2024 187 3 7
4. April 2024 191 7 9
3. April 2024 193 16 14
2. April 2024 191 11 0
1. April 2024 180 1 4
31. March 2024 183 0 6
30. March 2024 189 0 2
29. March 2024 191 1 5
28. March 2024 195 9 13
27. March 2024 199 6 0
26. March 2024 193 14 12
25. March 2024 191 8 0
24. March 2024 183 1 6
23. March 2024 188 3 5
22. March 2024 190 4 4
21. March 2024 190 6 8
20. March 2024 192 3 0

What is a room for rent?

A room for rent is a room that is being rented out, typically in the form of a sublease. It can be a room in an apartment or house, or in a property that exclusively has rooms like, for example, a dormitory or an apartment set up as club rooms. The rental of rooms is often time-limited, and people usually rent a room for a shorter period, which can be from a few days to several months.

When you rent a room, you typically have to pay a deposit and a monthly rent. The deposit is security for the owner in case you do not pay your rent. You also need to ensure that you cover all your costs, including water, electricity, gas, and other services.

When living in a rented room, you also need to comply with all the rules and laws that apply to the lease. These could be rules about noise, cleaning, and other issues. It is also important that you follow specific rules that apply to your room rental, such as keeping the room clean and tidy.

What are the benefits of rooms for rent in Copenhagen?

Renting a room instead of an apartment offers several benefits. Here are some of the main ones:

  1. Price and economy: Renting a room can often be more economically manageable than renting an entire apartment. The money you save can be used on other things like food, study books, experiences, vacations, or savings. By renting a room, your financial risk - e.g., lost deposit, rent increase, or depreciation - is less than if you were renting a larger apartment or even buying a property.
  2. Less maintenance: When you only rent a room, there is a smaller area to clean and tidy up than if you were renting a whole apartment. It saves you time and energy.
  3. Easy moving: It is often faster and less troublesome to move into a room since it might require fewer furniture and personal belongings compared to an entire apartment.
  4. Community: Renting a room can often involve more social interaction with others, which can be an advantage if you are someone who values social communities.
  5. Access to facilities: Even though you only rent a room, you often still have access to the same facilities available to other residents of the property - such as laundry, kitchen facilities, or courtyard areas.

If you are considering other types of housing, you can instead search for an apartment for rent, house for rent, room for rent.

How do you find a student accomodation in Copenhagen?

Finding the right room to rent requires a well-considered approach and detailed research.

Start by considering what is most important to you in terms of a room. It might be location, size, price, or other facilities.

Then conduct a careful survey of the available rooms on the market so that you have access to various options that match your criteria.

You can get an overview of available rooms for rent on Housingtarget.com, which gathers almost all available rental properties, including rooms for rent, on the market.

Once you have decided which room best meets your needs, contact the landlord quickly to ensure that it does not get rented out to someone else in the meantime.

For more tips and guidance on renting a room, check our guide: How to find a room for rent – The 8 most important steps.

Find an available room in Copenhagen online

When you are looking for a room to rent, the first step in your search process is to get an overview of the available rooms on the market. With a detailed overview, it is easier for you to find the room that best meets your requirements and preferences.

Whether you are looking for a smaller room or something more spacious, and whether you are looking for student accommodation in a housing organization, a room from a private landlord, an apartment to share with others, or other types of rooms, you can easily find options that suit your needs on our platform.

To optimize your search, you can take advantage of various filtering options available here, and you can also set up automatic search agents for rooms to rent. This will notify you about new available rooms that match your criteria, giving you the opportunity to be one of the first to contact the landlord, thereby increasing your chances of securing the room you desire.

Find cheap student housing in Copenhagen

If you want to find a cheap room for rent, it will require a bit of extra effort on your part. It is important to explore many options so you can find the cheapest rooms and then negotiate the price with several different landlords. Contact a wide spectrum of landlords - including housing associations, private landlords, property managers, and others offering rooms for rent.

Let your friends and acquaintances know that you are looking for a room to rent; they may potentially assist you in your search. It's also a good idea to utilize social media to spread the word about your search.

By having several options open at the same time, and receiving offers from several different landlords, you increase your chances of finding a landlord who is willing to offer a rent that suits your budget. It is important that you present yourself as a reliable and responsible tenant in your application if you want the landlord to grant you a favorable lease agreement. Even though you may not be able to reduce the actual rent price, the landlord might offer other benefits, such as a lower deposit.

Find a room with the right size and furnishing

When you are looking for a room to rent, you should consider both your current and potential future needs. The room should not only be appropriate in size for your current life situation but also be able to adapt to any changes you might be planning for the period you intend to live there, such as studies, job changes, or personal circumstances.

The size and layout of the room greatly affect your daily well-being and overall quality of life. Therefore, consider carefully what furnishing options are available when you move into the room.

Get additional inspiration on how to furnish your new room in the guide: 12 Steps to furnishing your room - Create a personal space that reflects your lifestyle.

Use your common sense when looking for room rentals

When renting a home, it is very important to check the landlord before transferring money to them. Always get legal help to review your lease agreement before you sign it. Arrange a viewing of the property, check the landlord's background, and get documentation of the landlord's right to rent the property before you sign or transfer money to the landlord. Most importantly: Use your common sense.

We have compiled a series of tips on what to be aware of in this guide: Guide: Check the landlord before payment.

About moving to a new room

Once you have made the decision to move into a rented room, it is time to start planning your move from your current home to the new room.

Moving to a room typically requires less organization compared to a whole apartment, but there are still important aspects to consider. We have created this checklist that you can use when you are moving: Room Moving Checklist. Read the guide well in advance before you move, so you are ready when it matters.

Room rental in Copenhagen

If you have a vacant room that you want to rent out, you can find your new tenant via Housingtarget.com, which is one of Europe's leading online platforms for renting private homes. It is used by property administrators, property companies, real estate agents, housing associations, and private landlords who have vacant properties – including rooms for rent.

When you advertise your room for rent on Housingtarget.com, it is exposed to a wide segment of tenants. If you have a vacant room for rent, you can always create a property ad directly here. You can also actively search for potential tenants looking for a room here. Moreover, you are more than welcome to contact us via email at [email protected] for a quick dialogue. We are ready to assist you with good advice on your rental.

We have created this guide that describes the rental process from A-Z for you: Rent out your room – A 10-step guide.

What is student housing?

Student housing is a residence that is suitable for student accommodation. It will typically be a room - for instance, a dorm room - but it can also be a smaller apartment. Larger apartments, houses, and townhouses can also be used by students if several team up and share the dwelling. Some student accommodations and youth residences in general organizations and dormitories can only be rented to students and require documentation that you are enrolled in an approved study before you can apply for the residence.

Student housings can vary greatly in size and facilities. Some student housings offer individual rooms with shared kitchens and bathrooms, while others offer independent apartments with private kitchens and bathrooms. Additionally, some student housings have facilities such as libraries, study areas, communal rooms, laundries, etc., designed to support students' academic and social lives.

Some student housings are managed by educational institutions themselves, while others may be privately owned or managed by third-party companies that specialize in student housings.

How to find student housing in Copenhagen

To find a residence suitable for student housing, you first need to get an overview of the market. Search online for housing associations and property companies offering student accommodations, and sign up at all relevant places. You can also set up a search agent on Housingtarget.com, so you are notified of properties suitable for student housing – e.g., vacant rooms and apartments for rent - in your area. Also, use social media in your search. Be generally active in your search process, as there can be many interested parties.

Learn more about how to find student housing in our guide: How to find a student accomodation.

What is youth housing?

Youth housing is a type of residence reserved for young people, often those who are undergoing education or are newly graduated. These homes are typically smaller and cheaper than other residences, so young people can afford to rent them.

Find a roommate or roomie in Copenhagen

It can be a good idea to find a roomie or a roommate if you would like the option of renting a larger home but cannot afford to pay the rent yourself. You can try to find a roommate or roomie on our page with housing seekers looking for rooms to rent, including roommates.

Useful to know when you are looking for room in Copenhagen

What is Copenhagen?

Copenhagen (København) is the capital of Denmark and what many people consider to be the most livable city in the world. It’s a beautiful city with a rich history that’s home to many world-famous attractions, including the Little Mermaid statue and Tivoli Gardens.

Copenhagen is also a very modern city, with a lively nightlife scene and a thriving foodie culture. There’s something for everyone in Copenhagen, making it the perfect place to visit for a city break or longer holiday.

The population of Copenhagen is just over 1.2 million people, making it the largest city in Denmark. The city is located on the east coast of Zealand, the largest of the Danish islands.

When you have to find out where to rent rental properties in Copenhagen, you can easily get confused. Because Copenhagen is not just one city, like many other cities. Copenhagen consists of several districts, each with its own style and atmosphere.

The largest districts in Copenhagen are:

Frederiksberg
Østerbro
Vesterbro
Nørrebro
Inner City/Copenhagen K
Amager


Rent a rental property in Frederiksberg - get a rental property right next to CBS

It is very popular to rent a rental property in Frederiksberg, as Frederiksberg is one of the trendiest places in Copenhagen.

Some of the city's most expensive and most exclusive rental properties are in Frederiksberg. In addition, Frederiksberg is an area where you will find good shopping opportunities in the form of the Frederiksberg Center, quick access to public transport in the form of both buses and metro lines.

And last but not least, a large number of faculties from the University of Copenhagen and, not least, Copenhagen Business School are located in the middle of Frederiksberg, which makes it a very desirable area to live in for special students.

Rent a rental property on Østerbro - rental properties right by the lakes

Another place where it is very popular to rent a rental property is on Østerbro. On Østerbro you will find plenty of cozy streets with small niche shops, beautiful nature in the form of the Fælledparken and, not least, a cozy night and city life that is dominated by small bars and smaller clubs.

Østerbro is also one of the quietest neighborhoods in Copenhagen. You could say that Østerbro is 'boring' compared to both Nørrebro and Vesterbro, but if you like it to be quiet in the evening, you will not be disappointed.

On Østerbro you will also find the district of Nordhavn, which is one of the places in Copenhagen where the most construction has taken place these years.

Rent a rental property in Vesterbro - The district that never sleeps

Vesterbro is in many ways the opposite of Østerbro. There is always life here - and it is no exaggeration to say that Vesterbro is the district that 'never sleeps'. Vesterbro has many exciting rental properties and it is very desirable to rent a rental property in Vesterbro.

In the old days, Vesterbro was a working and industrial quarter, where the butcher industry in particular dominated the meat city. But it's not like that anymore. The district has undergone major development and today the old meat town has completely changed. Today, you will find plenty of good restaurants, bars, clubs and, not least, cinemas here. There is always life here, and with its location in the middle of Copenhagen, you will never be far from anything.

Rent a rental property in Nørrebro and experience Copenhagen's most diverse district

Like Vesterbro, Nørrebro is one of Copenhagen's most colorful and diverse neighborhoods, which means that it is very interesting for creatively minded people to rent a rental property in Nørrebro. This is also where young people and students stay.

Here, just like in Vesterbro, there are plenty of restaurants, bars and nightclubs that you should look forward to experiencing. One of the most popular places to live in Nørrebro is at Nørrebro's roundabout by Assistens Kirkegård and in Stefansgade.

Rent a rental property in Amager and experience the new Copenhagen

A final place that is worth highlighting in Copenhagen is Amager. Amager is part of Copenhagen - but not if you ask a native Amager.

However, Amager is home to more than 200,000 of all Copenhageners and is generally an area that has been characterized by great development in the last several years.

You will find all types of rental housing in Amager. Since Copenhagen Airport is located on Amager, you always have easy access to the metro lines, so you can get around Copenhagen in a short time.

Get around Copenhagen quickly, regardless of where you live

Copenhagen has the country's absolute best public transport system. This means that regardless of where you choose to live in Copenhagen, you can get from one end of the city to the other in a relatively short time, either by train, bus or metro.

In addition, Copenhagen also has a fantastic road network of high-quality cycle paths. Here you can feel completely safe while you pedal and whiz through the city.