In general, prices are higher than in France and Germany. Luxembourg city is the most expensive place in the country, as well as the most populated.
Research, research, and introspection should define your pre-accommodation search. Familiarize yourself with the different areas of Luxembourg and find where you want to live. Read blogs from the area, find official resources, talk to people in expat forums, and visit the different areas. Ask yourself questions like:
How big a place do you want? A studio? A three room flat? A house?
Where do you want to live? Somewhere close to your work?
What's your price range?
With answers to these important questions you can begin to think of a specific place.
Short-term accommodation can help you and your family get situated after the move without having to make any permanent decisions quite yet.
Telephone: 44 117 970 6999
Price: starts at 86 euro/night
Set within a converted brewery, these apartments offer a living room and kitchenette, single or double bedroom and shower/bathroom.
Telephone: 352 27 61 61 1
Address: 42 rue Albert 1er
Price: Starts at 130 euro/week
Offers furnished studios with discrete and fully equipped kitchenette.
A flatshare can be an excellent way to save money on your accommodations. It also offers an opportunity to get to know a new city with a local. The average price for a flatshare is 500-600 euros.
An important trait in any roommate situation is having boundaries and a clear understanding of what each roommate requires. To protect yourself against potential problems, try to arrange it so that your roommates co-sign the lease. This makes all the roommates responsible for whatever happens to the property. If the worst was to happen, such as your roommate losing their job, they will be held financially responsible- not you.
Like too many things in Luxembourg, hostels tend to be more expensive than average. With so little competition, they are free to charge what they like. Average beds in the dorms cost about 26 euro. During events, try to book far in advance as there are somewhat limited options.
Looking for cheap accommodation in Luxembourg isn’t easy and can be time consuming. Fortunately the times of browsing innumerable adverts, making hundreds of phone calls and visiting dozen of houses belong to the past: with Uniplaces now you can look for your room comfortably sitting at home. You can pick a room in a shared home with other expats, a studio flat if you want more privacy, or you can team up with other friends and rent an entire apartment just for yourselves.
The booking system is very simple and doesn’t require any visit: all can be done in advance thanks to the detailed descriptions and photos of the rooms and you can secure your room before even getting there. Moreover the Uniplaces team will be available for any questions and help.
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