Important Information

Common concerns, questions, and objections that customers have about Lutz Student Rooms

The Lutz property consists of three floors with offices on the ground floor and six large student apartments on the middle and top floors. The flats range in size from five rooms to ten rooms per flat. The student apartments offer a choice of single and double configurations and are furnished with the essentials to ensure a comfortable stay.

Situated very centrally in the student core of town, opposite the Stellenbosch University’s (SU) “Ou Hoofgebou”, near “Admin A” and next to the “Kruiskerk”, at 11 Victoria Street, Stellenbosch (entrance on public parking area, opposite Eikestad Mall).

The 6 Apartments each has its own living area, kitchen and bathroom/s.  In Apartments 3 & 4 there are separate bathrooms for the men and women. Apartments 1, 2, 5 and 6 is not unisex apartments. In each bedroom: Basic furniture – standard single bed base, desk, chair & wardrobe. Student supply own mattress. In the kitchens and/or living areas is a fridge, microwave oven, induction stove, private grocery lockers, a table and some chairs and couches.

Our private student pays a deposit with signing of contract, NSFAS students do not pay a deposit, they pay an ‘equivalent of outstanding rent’. The deposit will be refunded within the first 2 weeks of December or 2 weeks after your room inspection, after deductions, if necessary, have been made.

As the normal practice is in Stellenbosch, rooms are leased for a fixed period of 12 monthsfrom 1 December to 30 November.

No Smoking (including vaping and hookah pipes) in the building allowed.

Each student’s grocery locker, kitchen table and chairs, large dust bin, large recycle bin, fridge, microwave oven and an induction stove.

Couch and two chairs, for Apartments 3 & 4 two couches.

Shower with door/curtains, basin/s, toilet.

Standard single bed base, wardrobe, desk, chair, vertical blinds, curtain rods, towel hook.

The Username and Password for the FREE Highspeed, Uncapped Internet, will be included in the envelope, along with your set of keys.

Lutz building recycle the shower water (after cleaning) to the toilets. Please do your part by not rinsing your toothbrush under running water, report any leaking taps and take a “less-than-2-minute-shower”.

The Lutz Building is right opposite the Eikestad Mall with shops (amongst others) such as Checkers, Woolworths, Game and Food Lover’s Market, as well as many fast-food outlets, i.e., King Pie, McDonalds, Spur, etc.  Visit for more info.

Bring your own mattress.
The Bergzicht Furniture shop is nearby, and they will deliver.

Laundry can be done at Bergzicht Laundry, Andringa St, (across the road from Lutz Building). Open from 3pm – 9 pm (do washing yourself), or hand in and collect between 8.30 am and 3pm.

When you stay in the Lutz you do not need a car. Both UBER and BOLT is very active in Stellenbosch. The Lutz Building is centrally situated in relation to both the University and the shops, so a vehicle is expendable. The building is next to the public parking area, across from the Eikestad Mall. Matie Bikes (Dutch bicycles) for annual rental from the SU Vehicle Pool. Only public parking in front of Lutz Building. Parking on premises for office staff only. No parking is available on the Premises for Students.

The “House Rules and Regulations” (Addendum “B”) forms part of the Lease Contract.  In the event of repeated transgression of any of the “House Rules and Regulations”, e.g., smoking in the building or the misuse of liquor, a fine can be levied and/or the Lease Agreement cancelled without prejudice to any of our rights to claim unpaid rental and or damages caused.