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Beijing Apartments for Rent

Apartments for Rent in Beijing, flats and rentals

Beijing, the capital of China, is a wonderful place to visit, live, and work. It is the third most populous city in the entire world and serves as an important economic and political hub in China. It’s also a major business hub for all kinds of industries. A large number of Fortune 500 companies are located in Beijing. It even has its own centre for tech and innovation likened to San Francisco’s Silicon Valley. So, employment opportunities are plentiful in this prosperous city, and it’s a hotspot for setting up new businesses, too, attracting many international expats to live there.

There are many desirable areas and suburbs to look for Beijing apartments for rent. The average one-bedroom apartment in Beijing ranges from €450-€800 per month depending on location. The majority of Beijing’s expat population live in the eastern part of the city, in districts like Dongcheng, Shunyi, Xicheng, and Chaoyang. You’ll find a number of gated communities that are popular among expats, especially families. These not only provide security but also various facilities that make adapting to life in Beijing easier.

Accommodation is very diverse in Beijing, from modern and often high-end apartments to more traditional Chinese-style housing. Take a look on Nestpick to see the range of Beijing apartments for rent.

Furnished Apartments in Beijing

Furnished, Serviced & Apartment Hotels in Beijing

Beijing’s Central Business District is especially popular among expats who are travelling or relocating for work purposes. Living in this district puts you in close proximity to a range of office buildings, so you can choose an apartment that’s close to your work. There are also lots of serviced apartments in Beijing, and many of them are located in the CBD. In Beijing, an apartment hotel or serviced apartments are popular with business people thanks to their convenience and proximity to nearby offices.

Serviced apartments are an example of furnished apartments for rent in Beijing. They provide a private, furnished apartment within a hotel setting. This means you also have access to services and facilities like cleaning, laundry, and restaurants. Furnished apartments are much easier for expats, especially when they first relocate. This eliminates the hassle of transporting or buying furniture to place in your new apartment. If you’re staying temporarily or are still undecided, then moving to an unfurnished apartment will be unnecessary hassle and expense.

See what furnished apartments in Beijing are available now by searching right here on Nestpick.

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Rooms for Rent in Beijing

If you don’t need an entire apartment, then you could choose to rent a room in Beijing. This is a more affordable way to rent in the city and also provides you with a social network in a new and unfamiliar city. Rooms in Beijing are available from less than 1,000 Chinese Yuan, or around €120 per month, but will vary greatly. More luxurious rooms and affluent neighbourhoods will obviously cost more, but you can rent a room in Beijing for between 1,000 and 2,000 Yuan on average.

Beijing hotel rooms can also be found at affordable rates. You might want to stay in a hotel if you’re on a short-term visit for work or leisure. Expats relocating permanently might also choose to stay in a hotel while they look for an apartment to rent. This is a good temporary option if you haven’t secured accommodation before moving to Beijing.

Student Accommodation in Beijing

Beijing is home to many universities, including international universities like Peking University and Tsinghua University that attract lots of international students each year. Student accommodation in Beijing is in high demand since there are around 700,000 students across all the universities in Beijing. Peking and Tsinghua universities are located in the Haidan district close to the centre of Beijing, so you’ll find student accommodation in the neighbourhoods around Haidan. Wudaokou is an especially popular student neighbourhood, both for affordable student accommodation and cheap and lively bars.

Student accommodation is varied in Beijing, ranging from hostel rooms to private apartments. Many international students choose hostel living as a temporary solution when they first move to Beijing. Student halls and shared houses are the most popular options among students. These are both affordable and sociable ways to live as a student in Beijing.

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About Beijing

How much does it cost to rent an apartment in Beijing?
The average rental price in Beijing for apartments are in between 4,217 CNY and 11,914 CNY.
How big is a Beijing apartment?
Although sizes may vary depending on your selection of bedrooms,Beijing apartment is start from 20m² and could go up to 47m².
How to find apartments for rent in Beijing?
Beijing's population count might make things slightly difficult for new comers to find a place when they first move in. We suggest that you use Nestpick's smart tool to look for your new home, as well as if you are a student reach out to your school's counsiling to find a rental in Beijing.
Is rent cheap in Beijing?
The rent in Beijing might change in between 4,217 CNY and 11,914 CNY. Compare to other big cities in China, rent in Beijing is relatively reasonable.
Who can rent apartments in Beijing
Anyone is looking for accommodation can rent an apartment in Beijing as long as they are +18 years old.