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The 4 best hotels on the Kop van Zuid

By Lisanne van Beurden
August 03, 2020

Are you looking for the best hotels on the Kop van Zuid? A great choice for your stay in Rotterdam! In this brand new part of Rotterdam you will stay on the other side of the Erasmus Bridge, just a short walk from the city center.

Also a big plus; there is plenty to do on the Kop van Zuid. Here you will find a wide range of restaurants and cultural institutions such as the Photo Museum, LantarenVenster cinema and the Luxor theater.

Especially if you love architecture, Kop van Zuid is the place for you. For example, here you have the iconic building ‘De Rotterdam’. There is also lots of history to be found. Steamships left for America from the Holland America Line at this location.

There are a number of beautiful hotels on Kop van Zuid, so choosing may prove to be difficult. From a hotel with a special history to beautiful boutique hotels. Read on for four beautiful hotels on the Kop van Zuid!

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1. Nhow

Rotterdam is de ideale plek voor een stedentrip. Het is rijk aan architectuur, historie, kunst en heel veel leuke hotspots. Maar hoe maak je jouw weekend nou ?xtra bijzonder? Hieronder delen wij de meest bijzondere hotels in Rotterdam om te overnachten.

Do you want to wake up with the best view of Rotterdam? Then definitely spend a night at Nhow on the Kop van Zuid.

We have been able to experience it for ourselves and really, it feels as if you are in New York. With a view of the Erasmus Bridge and the Skyline of Rotterdam you not only get to see a beautiful sunset, you will see Rotterdam getting up in the early morning.

The beautiful room with lots of windows and the gorgeous views will make sure that you have a very unique stay in Rotterdam. In addition, you can enjoy breakfast, lunch, dinner or a drink at the bar with an equally beautiful view.

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2. Room Mate Bruno

Bij Hotel Bruno verblijf je in de meest kleurrijke kamers die wij ooit hebben gezien, gevestigd in een voormalig pakhuis voor thee van de Verenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie. Het hotel telt 217 kamers en hebben allemaal elementen van de zeevaart en astronomie erin verwerkt, op een manier die je misschien niet direct verwacht!

A piece of Rotterdam history mixed with a luxury and design. At Hotel Room Mate Bruno you stay in the most colorful rooms we have ever seen, located in a former warehouse for tea from the Dutch East India Company.

The hotel has 217 rooms, all containing elements of seafaring and astronomy in a way that you may not immediately expect!

Room Mate Bruno is located on the Kop van Zuid, right on the banks of De Maas river and surrounded by the architectural gems of Rotterdam.

The hotel has, among other things, a nice restaurant where you can have breakfast. But for lunch and dinner there is plenty of options as well, because in the same building you can find the Rotterdam Foodhallen, where you can try all sorts of different cuisines.

You will also find plenty of other options surrounding the hotel, such as the Fenix Food Factory, By Ami Urban Bistro, Rolph’s Deli and more!

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3. Hotel New York

Een hotel met een stukje historie! Het gebouw van Hotel New York staat er al sinds 1901 en was dan ook de huisvesting van de Holland Amerika Lijn. Ondertussen is het al flink wat jaren een hotel en met haar prachtige locatie is het dan ook de ideale plek om van Rotterdam te genieten. Hotel New York beschikt over 72 unieke kamers en voor een heerlijk ontbijtje, lunch of diner hoef je niet ver.

A hotel with history! The building of Hotel New York has been there since 1901 and is the former head office of the Holland America Line. Nowadays, it has been a hotel for quite some years and with its beautiful location, it is the ideal place to enjoy Rotterdam.

Hotel New York offers 72 unique rooms and for a delicious breakfast, lunch or dinner you do not have to go far as the restaurant is also very popular among locals.

Next to Restaurant Hotel New York, you can also find Restaurant NY Basement in the same building; a trendy place where you can drink delicious cocktails.

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4. Suite Hotel Pincoffs Rotterdam

Het bad in de Romantic Suite van Hotel Pincoffs! Dit hotel is zeker een goede keuze voor jouw verblijf in Rotterdam.

For a romantic, warm stay in Rotterdam, a boutique hotel such as Suite Hotel Pincoffs Rotterdam is the ideal choice. This beautiful building is located in a national monument on the river with a view of the famous Erasmus bridge.

The small-scale hotel is located in a former customs office from 1879, which is why there are many authentic details to admire.

If you’re really looking for luxury, then a room at Hotel Pincoffs Rotterdam is definitely a great option. The boutique hotel even offers gorgeous suites with jacuzzis.

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Those were the four best hotels on the Kop van Zuid! Be sure to check out our article with the best hotels in Rotterdam for more special accommodations in other parts of our city.


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