Neighbourhood Overview

Not sure where to look for accomodation? Or have you found something and want to know a little bit more about the neighbourhood? Our handy little area guide should have you covered.


The Hague Center

The heart of the city has everything within close reach! Living here allows you to explore all the shops, cafés, and galleries and join in on the many activities happening in the city. Streets can get busy and loud.

Price: €€€

Distance from Wijnhaven: about 1km

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Bezuidenhout

Bezuidenhout is a residential area hosting families and working people. It is a safe area with reasonable rent only 10 minutes away from Centraal Station. It’s proximity to Haagsche Bos is also a plus point.

Price: €€

Distance from Wijnhaven: about 1.5km

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Benoordenhout

Similar to Bezuidenhout, Benoordenhout boasts residential areas for families and enjoys amenities like shops and Haagse Bos. Rent tends to be higher than its counterpart making it less popular with students. Additionally, its further away from Wijnhaven.

Price: €€

Distance from Wijnhaven: about 2km

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Archipelbuurt

This area is famous for the Peace Palace and its beautiful architecture. This wealthy area near the center hosts many embassies, but also shops and cafés. The rent here is high making it less popular with students.

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Distance from Wijnhaven: about 2km

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Schilderswijk

Just below the center, Schilderswijk is a cheaper area with access to shops, HS Trainstation and Haagse Markt. The rent here is relatively cheap. The area can be less safe at night.

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Distance from Wijnhaven: about 2km

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Zeeheldenkwartier

This charming and youthful neighborhood houses families and young professionals. The area has a distinct homey feeling despite it being a 5 min bike ride from the center. You can find many (thrift) shops, cafés and restaurants.

Price: €€

Distance from Wijnhaven: about 2km

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Laakkwartier

This is where the majority of students live due to its proximity to the center, HS train station and the cheap rent prices. It has enough supermarkets and kapsalon restaurants to satisfy a student’s needs. It can be less safe at night.

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Distance from Wijnhaven: about 3km

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Oostbroek, Valkenboskwartier, Segbroek & Leyenburg

Residential areas with good access to supermarkets, transport and Zuiderpark. A comfortable & well-priced neighborhood attracting many students.

Price: € – €€

Distance from Wijnhaven: about 3.5km

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Scheveningen

Scheveningen is the local beach town hosting many families. Due to its distance from the center the prices of the houses can be quite cheap.

Price: € – €€

Distance from Wijnhaven: about 4.5km

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