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A night away in Rotterdam during the holidays

By Kim Longwood
December 09, 2022

Are you looking for a special overnight stay in Rotterdam during the holidays? We understand! We want to enjoy ourselves during the holidays. From the cosy Christmas lights in the city, good food and drinks in the most beautiful restaurants to, of course, ultimate comfort, all together with our dearest friends and family.

In the Rotterdam area there are more than enough hotels where all these things come together, especially for you, during the month of December. Where are you going to spend the night?

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1. ss Rotterdam

Photo by Mark de Rooij.

This special 3-star hotel is a boat that is moored in Katendrecht. This cruise ship is decorated in a festive Christmas atmosphere and you can toast your bubbles on board. You can also enjoy a tasty Christmas dinner.

Arrivals are on December 24 or 25, including an overnight stay and extensive breakfast buffet.

Book a room during Christmas at ss Rotterdam.


3e Katendrechtse Hoofd 25, 3072 AM Rotterdam


2. Marriott Hotel Rotterdam

The chic Marriott Hotel right opposite Central Station offers a ‘Culinary Christmas Dinner at The Millèn & overnight stay at Marriott Rotterdam’ for €345 per person.

Enjoy a 7-course menu with a matching wine pairing, and afterwards chill out on a comfortable hotel bed. Arrivals are on December 24, 25 or 26.

Book a room during Christmas at Marriott Rotterdam.


Weena 686, 3012 CN Rotterdam


3. Hotel Wings-Rotterdam

Hotel Wings-Rotterdam is a 4-star hotel located at Rotterdam The Hague Airport. Handy for people who have family visiting from abroad.

You can go here for an atmospheric family Christmas brunch, festive Christmas dinners, an extensive New Year’s Eve dinner and of course a wonderful overnight stay.

Book a room during Christmas at Hotel Wings-Rotterdam.


Rotterdam Airportplein 55, 3045 AP Rotterdam


4. Hotel Rotterdam Nieuwerkerk

This Van der Valk Hotel in Nieuwerkerk really goed all out during the holidays! Six different Christmas packages can be booked, including the ‘Early Christmas package’ for €151.50 per person.

This includes an overnight stay in a spacious luxury room, an extensive breakfast buffet and a 4-course Christmas dinner on the day of arrival.

Book a room during Christmas at Van der Valk Nieuwerkerk.


Parallelweg Zuid 185, 2914 LE Nieuwerkerk aan den IJssel


5. Van Der Valk Hotel Schiedam

Want to have a nice brunch or dinner with the whole family during the holidays? That is possible at Van der Valk Hotel Schiedam.

From December 23 to January 1, the hotel will be transformed into Winter Wonderland. There are various attractive activities to experience. For example, celebrate Christmas or New Year’s Eve in Rooftop Restaurant 16th or book a Winter Wonderland overnight stay.

Book a room during Christmas at Van der Valk Schiedam.


Hargalaan 6, 3118 JA Schiedam


6. Bastion Hotel Rotterdam Alexander

This hotel is within walking distance of Alexandrium Mall. This location is therefore perfect for an overnight stay or weekend away for avid shoppers.

To celebrate Christmas you will receive a discount of up to 15% at Bastion Hotel Rotterdam Alexander for a visit during the Christmas holidays, for one, two or three nights with one or two people.

This promotion is valid from December 23 to January 8, with the exception of December 31.

Book a room during Christmas at Bastion Hotel.


Hoofdweg 40, 3067 GH Rotterdam



Savarin is a restaurant, hotel and spa, which was renovated in 2011 into an exclusive 5-star hotel with 35 modern rooms.

For €250 per person you can book a 2-day Christmas package including a welcome drink in Winter Wonderland, a present in the room, one night’s stay, a Christmas brunch from 10:00 to 13:00. But that’s not all. There is also a 5-course menu with music under the guidance of Maaike Widdershoven at 19:00, access to Cityspa Spavarin and use of bathrobes, slippers and towels.

Arrival is on December 24 or 26.

Book a room during Christmas at Savarin.


Laan van Hoornwijck 29, 2289 DG Rijswijk


8. Hotel New York

De zon schijnt en gelukkig zijn er in Rotterdam genoeg plekken om ervan te genieten! Wij delen daarom de beste terrassen - m?t een goed uitzicht - in Rotterdam om een hapje te eten of een drankje te drinken.

Celebrate Christmas and New Year’s Eve at Hotel New York, with live entertainment on Christmas Day and Boxing Day between 09:00 and 22:00. And on New Year’s Eve there is live entertainment during dinner from 17:00.

You can go for a Christmas breakfast, Christmas brunch/lunch, a 3-course festive menu or an overnight stay including breakfast.

Book a room now during Christmas at Hotel New York.


Koninginnenhoofd 1, 3072 AD Rotterdam


9. Hotel ARA Zwijndrecht

Van Der Valk Hotel ARA in Zwijndrecht has two Christmas Dinner Packages available. A 2-day package for €129 per person and a 3-day package for €264 per person. The 3-day package includes two overnight stays, a 5-course Christmas dinner, two breakfast buffets and free use of the swimming pool, sauna and fitness.

Book a room during Christmas at Hotel Ara Zwijndrecht.


Veerweg 10, 3336 LM Zwijndrecht


10. Delta Hotel Vlaardingen

This beautiful hotel in Vlaardingen sure does get the Christmas spirit going… with Santa Claus! Available during the day, including entertainment for children. Here, you can enjoy a Christmas buffet in brunch or dinner variant. Or a Christmas dinner which is also available in vegetarian style or for children. The hotel rooms have a view of the water, so after a nice meal you can stare into the distance to relax.

Book a room during Christmas at Delta Hotel Vlaardingen.


Maasboulevard 15, 3133 AK Vlaardingen


Go on, get pampered in one of these hotels in the Rotterdam area. Treat yourself and your loved ones! Because during Christmas and New Year’s Eve you only want to be concerned with what outfit you’re wearing, right?

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