European apartments ususally have several important differences compared with similar apartments in the United States.
Untours’ Dutch apartments are all located in the same eighteenth-century building. They are owned and managed by Leiden’s Student Housing Foundation and are comfortably furnished, though somewhat Spartan. Europeans use duvets instead of topsheets - if sleeping under a top sheet is essential for you, you may want to pack your own. The kitchens are uniquely compact, but you will find everything you need to fix modest meals (2 burners, combination microwave/convection/toaster oven, small refrigerator and coffee maker).
One set of towels and and linens is provided. A washer/dryer for communal use is located on the ground floor (we even supply the soap). Maid service is not available in Untour apartments.
Europeans, as a rule, don’t use window screens. Fortunately, there are fewer bugs in the Netherlands than in the United States.