Hugo de Grootstraat 32 - Horizon House - Ba, Ma, Exchange

Originally a pharmaceutical laboratory, Horizon House now houses international students and other short stay tenants.

Location

Built between 1895 and 1907 as a pharmaceutical laboratory. In 2005 the building was completely renovated and made suitable for housing international students and other short stay tenants. Horizon House is owned by DUWO Leiden.


Specifications

Rooms
There are 38 single rooms and 2 double rooms with communal amenities. The rooms vary in size and price, but they all have the same kind of furniture. There is a communal room.

Kitchens
The kitchens are shared by a maximum of 9 persons. Basic kitchen utensils (pots, pans, cutlery, plates, glasses) will be provided in the kitchen for shared use.

Showers and toilets
At almost every floor there are 4 showers and 4 toilets available for 10 to 15 students.

Apartments
There are 11 single apartments and 6 double apartments. Each apartment consists of one room with a kitchen area, and a separate shower/toilet. The bed(s) is (are) placed on a loftlike-area above the kitchen and bathroom. The apartments are furnished and kitchenware is provided.

No smoking
Please bear in mind that all rooms and appartments at Hugo de Grootstraat 32 are non-smoking.

Internet, TV and telephone
There is an internet connection available. This service is provided by Ziggo and is included in the rent. The only thing you need to arrange, is a UTP cable. The TV and telephone connection are also provided by Ziggo. Only the use of the telephone facility is not included in the rent.

ITT Desk  (information in Dutch)

Laundry
There is a laundrette with washing machines and dryers. The use of these are not included in the rent. Washing costs 2,50 euro and drying 1,00 euro. For the payment you can use a Dutch debit card or credit card (VISA or Mastercard).

House rules
House rules apply to this student house. You will receive a copy of these upon arrival.

Rent

Please bear in mind that these prices will be raised in in July due to a statutory rent increase and recalculation of the service costs.

Room type Monthly rent per room Rent per person Number of rooms available
Single room located at basement level

 

€ 450 - € 515

 

n/a

 

10

Double room located at basement level   € 427,50 - € 460    € 855 - € 920 4
Single room

€ 500 - € 525

n/a 27

Single room

€ 535 - € 585 n/a 25
Single room   € 625 - € 640    n/a
Shared room   € 720 - € 740 € 360 - € 370 2
 

 
Room type Monthly rent Rent per person Number of apartments
Single apartment € 685 - € 765 n/a 11
Double apartment € 855 - € 970 n/a 5
 

Inventory

      Single room       Double room
  • 1 Bed including mattress  
  • 1 Table
  • 1 Dining chair
  • 1 Armchair
  • 1 Coffee table
  • 1 Bookcase
  • 1 Wardrobe or built-in closet
  • 1 Desk lamp
  • 1 Standard lamp
  • 1 Wastepaper basket
  • Cleaning utensils
  • 2 Beds including mattress, duvet and pillow  
  • 2 Tables
  • 2 Dining chairs
  • 2 Armchairs
  • 1 Coffee table
  • 1 Bookcase
  • 2 Wardrobes or built-in closets
  • 2 Desk lamps
  • 1 Standard lamp
  • 1 Wastepaper basket
  • Cleaning utensils 
    Appartment    
  • 1 Bed including mattress
  • 1 Bedside table
  • 1 Dining table
  • 1 Dining chair
  • 1 Armchair
  • 1 Coffee table
  • 1 Side table
  • 1 Bookcase
  • 1 Wardrobe or built-in closet
  • 1 Desk lamp
  • 1 Standard lamp
  • 1 Fridge
  • 1 Electric cooker
  • Basic kitchenware
  • Cleaning utensils
   

 

Apartments that have carpet on the floor have a vacuum cleaner included in the inventory. It is prohibited to place extra inventory in your room or anywhere in the building.

Bed linen

Housing at Hugo de Grootstraat includes bed linen, including: 1 duvet, 1 pillow, 1 duvet cover, 1 mattress protector, 1 pillow case and 1 sheet.

Distances

Location   km    miles
Medicine 3.7   2.8
Law 1.0   0.7
Arts 1.4   0.9
Social and Behavioural Sciences 3.8   2.3
Philosophy 1.4   0.9
Mathematics and Natural Sciences 4.1   2.5
Theology 1.3   0.8
Archaeology 1.8   1.2
Train staton 2.2   1.3
City centre 0.2   0.1
University Sports Centre 3.6   2.2

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Last Modified: 20-02-2017