‘The Mariendalsvej dormitory’—Mariendalsvej literally means ’Mary Valley Street’ or, more poetically, ‘Maryvale Street’
- Student single room: C. DKK 4200-6379 DKK/month (paid quarterly).
- Student 2-person room: DKK 7949-10700 DKK/month (paid quarterly).
- Staff single room: DKK 4809-5398 DKK/month (paid quarterly).
- Staff 2-person room: DKK 7949-10700 DKK/month (paid quarterly).
- Family apartment: 13,347-16,736 DKK/month (paid quarterly).
Precise rates are shown in the online booking system.
8000 DKK (to be paid with first rental instalment)
Type and size of accommodation:
Brand new large dorm in central Copenhagen, shared flats on 6 floors in three buildings, 4-5 people per flat, often with balconies; two roof terraces; staff and students on separate floors.
Available room types:
Shared rooms (A and B)
One half of a twin bedroom shared with a roommate of the same gender, in a flat where 4-5 people share a kitchen and two bathrooms
Room for sharing with a partner; in a flat of 4-5 people sharing a kitchen and two bathrooms. Room number shown below are for this type of rooms 57B, 412 (197) 57B, 509 (221) 57B, 605 (226)
2-person room with office
Room for sharing with a partner with a separate private office as well; in a flat of 4-5 people sharing a kitchen and two bathrooms. Room number shown below are for this type of rooms 57B, 108 57B, 208 57B, 308 57B, 406 57B, 503
Private room in a flat of 4-5 people sharing a kitchen and two bathrooms
3 apartments for families of up to 4 people. Two rooms (10-17m2), a living room (38-51m2), kitchen and bathroom. Max. two people per small room, max. four people per apartment. One of the apartments is very large. Two on the ground, one on the 4th floor. Furnished for two people, but you can add more furniture, which you must remove before moving out again.
Danish house mates:
No, international students only
Distance to university locations:
Campus / Faculty
Method of transport & transport time
– c. 15 mins by bike – c. 25 mins by public transport – c. 45 mins on foot
– c. 5 mins by bike – c. 15 mins by public transport – c. 20 mins on foot
– c. 15 mins by bike – c. 30 mins by public transport – c. 35 mins on foot
– c. 20 mins by bike – c. 30 mins by public transport
2A, 4A, 68, 74
– Nuuks Plads station (M3 line, c. 12 mins away on foot) – Nordre Fasanvej station (M1 & M2 lines, c. 16 mins away on foot)
Fuglebakken station (F line, c. 10 mins away on foot)
Walk to city centre
Cycle to city centre
Map and address:
About the dorm
Mariendalsvej is an ultramodern dorm for international students in a very central location. Since it was only completed in the summer of 2019, the facilities are completely modern. Combined with its amazing location on the borders of Frederiksberg and Nørrebro—the two most popular areas for living and going out in Copenhagen—this makes Mariendalsvej perhaps our most popular dorm and rooms are often hard to get. The building consists of several floors, with each floor featuring several shared apartments, where each tenant has their own room. The top (sixth) floor is reserved for staff only, so that staff and students live on separate floors. On most floors, there is also one room which comes with a separate private office beside it, which can be used as an extra bedroom.
Mariendalsvej is a good option for tenants who have a strong sense of community, and wish to enjoy modern facilities as well as the bustle of some of central Copenhagen’s most popular areas. Since all flats (except those for families) are shared, this dorm is a great choice for those who wish to mingle with their flatmates. This also means sharing — and jointly cleaning — bathrooms and kitchen. The two rooftop terraces are an attractive bonus (but please note: No smoking and no barbecues) and are perfect for relaxing in the sun and getting to know your international neighbours.
Note: Please be aware that Frederiksberg Kommune is making improvements to the street outside the dormitory. This means that until September 2020 the road is being worked on and is closed for car traffic and parking. These construction works can result in construction noise being heard inside the building. Access to the building’s main door may also be altered temporarily. Conveniently, there is a gym underneath the flats, which many will find useful-however, this too can cause noise in some flats.
About the area
The dorm is located on the border of Frederiksberg and Nørrebro. Frederiksberg is one of the most desirable and central neighbourhoods in Copenhagen, filled with shops, cafés, pubs, and parks—even Copenhagen’s zoo. The large park Frederiksberg Have and the Copenhagen city lakes are nearby. Access to the city centre is quick and easy, with many public transport options very close by. For nightlife, nearby Nørrebro, with all its live restaurants and music bars, can be reached easily on foot.
Things to do
In Frederiksberg, shops, cafés, and pubs are abundant and there are several libraries, music venues and museums. The large park Frederiksberg Have extending into Søndermarken Park is close, as are the city lakes, making it easy for runners and walkers to stretch their legs. Frederiksberg Have also contains Copenhagen’s zoo and often the elephants can even be seen from the regular park.
For nightlife, the nearby and trendy Nørrebro area can be reached easily on foot. It is perhaps the most popular quarter for going out in Copenhagen, as there are lots of places to eat, drink, dance and experience live music. But there is also much to see, for example the famous graveyard Assistenskirkegården, where celebrities and musicians are traditionally buried and the locals go for walks. Or the Red Square (Røde Plads), a hub for multicultural encounters and political rallies, where also many sports and music events take place.
All flatmates are jointly responsible for cleaning and maintaining their bathrooms and kitchen.
Furniture and inventory
See an inventory list for single rooms here.
See an inventory list for double rooms here.
Please note: We never provide bedlinen, duvets, or pillows. Please bring or buy what you require. We also do not provide kitchen items (e.g. pots, pans, plates, etc.), however you will often find that previous tenants have left kitchen items for you to use. Therefore it is often worth moving in first and checking this before buying kitchen items.
Many utilities are included in the rent. However, you pay for internet. Please see your rental contract for details.
Washing machines and dryers are in every apartment and usage is included in the rent.
House Rules & Residence Handbook
It is mandatory to read the House Rules and Residency Handbook for Mariendalsvej before you arrive.
Residence Assistant & Inspector
Residence Assistant: Valentina, who lives at: 57B, 1st floor, room 1. You can contact her there during her office hours: Wednesdays 18.30-19.30, Sundays 18.00-20.00. Email her at firstname.lastname@example.org .
The RA can not pick up or return keys on your behalf.
Inspector: For problems taken care of by the Housing Foundation ’s inspector service (damages, furniture, inspections) please contact inspector Attila during office hours on Tuesdays & Thursdays between 8am and 10am on telephone: +45 50525096 or email him at email@example.com. Please add a picture indicating the issue, in case you send an email.
Lock out / Lost keys
Locked yourself out – If your RA or the Housing Foundation Inspector is available at Mariendalsvej Kollegiet they can help you opening your room door. The price for getting help is DKK 300 between 16:00-08:00. If help at your residence is not available, contact the Housing Foundation office during office hours. Be aware that if you lock yourself out more than once in a 14 days period a fee of DKK 300 will be charged every time if the RA or Housing Foundation Inspector opens your door. For emergency lock out please read here.
If your key is permanently lost – Contact the Housing Foundation office.
Security tip: Please always lock the door to your personal room(s) when leaving the apartment, wherever possible. Room doors should be regarded with the same awareness as the house’s front door to the street. This is because all residents of a house can open that house’s front door and all residents of a flat can open the flat’s front door. By locking your room door(s), you secure yourself against misuse of lost keys.