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Not sure where to stay in Rotterdam? In this useful article you can find the 13 best hotels in Rotterdam! Fortunately, Rotterdam offers a lot of great, affordable accommodation options, such as hostels that definitely still offer a high quality stay. But there are also plenty of luxury hotels that provide you with a warm, comfy stay and great (extra) utilities. In this article we share the best hotels in Rotterdam, including luxury hotels, boutique hotels and budget ho(s)tels.
We also added one bonus hotel that is located just outside of Rotterdam, but is definitely a great option and has a convenient location, especially if you’re going to a fun event in Rotterdam Ahoy.
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13 Best hotels in Rotterdam
Do you want to wake up with one of the best views in the Netherlands? Then definitely spend a night at Nhow. 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. Besides the beautiful rooms – think of a lot of windows, even the walls of the bathroom! – and the beautiful view, you can enjoy breakfast, lunch, dinner or a drink at the bar with an equally beautiful view.
Wilhelminakade 137, 3072 AP Rotterdam
2. Hilton Hotel
Hilton is located right in the center of the city, within walking distance of Rotterdam Central Station and close to great cafés, restaurants and shops. It’s easy to unwind in this beautiful stylish hotel after a day of exploring the city. The hotel interior is stylish and modern and the exterior of the building is a national monument in Rotterdam. The Hilton Hotel is definitely a great option for your stay in Rotterdam.
Weena 10, 3012 CM Rotterdam
3. ss Rotterdam
Wondering how people in the 1950s sailed to New York on a huge cruise ship? Then board the 4-star hotel on the water, also called the ss Rotterdam. In this former flagship of the Holland-America Line you can stay in one of the 254 rooms with a choice of six different room types.
In terms of food you are also in the right place. In the Club Room diner you will be served delicious courses and there is plenty of choice in wine. And we speak from experience when we say it’s really good ;).
Furthermore, there is no need to get bored during your stay. With an Ocean Bar, an Escape Room and a beautiful terrace on the aft deck, you don’t even have to leave the ship if you don’t want to!
3e Katendrechtse Hoofd 25, 3072 AM Rotterdam
4. Urban Residences
If you really want to feel at home away from home, then Urban Residences Rotterdam is a top choice. The luxury apartments of Urban Residences are located in the heart of Rotterdam, close to famous shopping streets such as the Koopgoot and the Lijnbaan. The luxury apartments have beautiful high windows and a minimalist interior with lots of designer furniture. There is also a fully equipped kitchen, so you have the choice to make dinner yourself.
Hennekijnstraat 104, 3012 EB Rotterdam
5. Hotel The James
The James is a beautifully decorated design hotel with a super central location. A big plus is that the hotel also has a very reasonable price! Conveniently located near the Central Station in Rotterdam, the James hotel can be found right in the middle of the buzzing city centre with popular streets nearby, such as the Coolsingel, the Meent and the Lijnbaan.
Aert van Nesstraat 25, 3012 CA Rotterdam
6. STROOM Rotterdam
They call themselves different and a bit stubborn. STROOM is a surprising hotel in a former energy factory and they want everything to just be very laid back. Breakfast, lunch, dinner, work, sleep, read, get married, it’s all possible, whatever and however you like it! If you book a night here, you will not just get a room… You can stay in a regular studio, split level studio with a luxurious bathroom or an urban loft as suite apartments. How great does that sound?
Staying in STROOM hotel is ideal if you want to explore all sides of Rotterdam. It is located in the historic Delfshaven. With a rich history you can see Rotterdam from a very different (and beautiful!) angle. But no worries, a short ride with the metro (or just a stroll) will take you to the city center!
Lloydstraat 1, 3024 EA Rotterdam
7. Suite Hotel Pincoffs 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.
Stieltjesstraat 34, 3071 JX Rotterdam
8. Thon Hotel
The Thon Hotel is located right next to the Erasmus Bridge and the Maas, in the heart of Rotterdam. Because of this convenient location you’re close to the best restaurants, many museums and other famous tourist attractions of the city.
Willemsplein 1, 3016 DN Rotterdam
9. ART Hotel
The Art Hotel is located a little more outside the city center, but close to Ahoy – the Rotterdam event hall where major concerts and events take place every year, such as the Eurovision Song Contest this May. Tourists who are planning to attend an event, but also want to see the city, will love the convenient location of the Art Hotel. Within 15 minutes by public transport, you can be either at Ahoy or the center of the city.
Mijnsherenlaan 9, 3081 GA Rotterdam
10. King Kong Hostel
If you’re looking for a hostel in the midst of the most buzzing part of Rotterdam, King Kong Hostel is a great pick. Located in the Witte de Withstraat, you are surrounded by numerous trendy shops, bars and restaurants. Big shopping streets, Rotterdam’s best museums, public transport as well as some great sightseeing spots are all in walking distance from the hostel.
The hostel offers three private rooms as well as dorms of 4, 6 and 8 beds. Also worth mentioning: the design of the hostel is pretty amazing!
Witte de Withstraat 74, 3012 BS Rotterdam
The H2OTEL is a special one. The floating hotel consists of 5 lash bins from the American army, transported to Rotterdam to turn it into a museum. The museum was closed after a few years and since July 2008 it has been transformed into a hotel. It is a unique hotel in a beautiful part of Rotterdam, near the center. If you want to book a night here for a lower price, it’ll pay off if you do some research and book ahead. The prices sometimes vary per month, but if you are flexible and book on time, you have a room for a great price.
Wijnhaven 20A, 3011 WR Rotterdam
12. Hostel ROOM Rotterdam
Hostel ROOM Rotterdam is situated in a beautiful, characteristic Dutch house built in 1923, and located in an area with beautiful old buildings, looking out over a ferry port. Besides to this beautiful location (did we mention it’s also located near one of Rotterdam’s biggest icons the Euromast?), Hostel ROOM Rotterdam has been busy for years to turn this hostel into your home away from home, which gives it a great atmosphere to spend your days in Rotterdam in.
The hostel has both private and shared rooms – each with lockers, free Wi-Fi, a bathroom and reading lamps – and they offer free breakfast. Also, a great fun feature of this hostel is that every room is styled in a theme that characterizes Rotterdam and/or the Netherlands!
Van Vollenhovenstraat 62, 3016 BK Rotterdam
It is located in a prime location, in one of Rotterdam’s most iconic buildings… and it is affordable! Stayokay – located in the cube houses – is a favorite place for many tourists to spend a few nights. You can book a room here for two to six people. If you are looking for a affordable overnight stay and do not mind sharing your room, there are also shared bedrooms.
Overblaak 85-87, 3011 MH Rotterdam
BONUS: Van der Valk Hotel Ridderkerk
This beautiful location of the Van der Valk hotel in Ridderkerk is located outside of Rotterdam, but is ideal if you’re planning on visiting Rotterdam Ahoy. The hotel provides all the comfort you need and is a place where you can really relax.
In just 10 minutes you can reach Ahoy by car from Van der Valk Hotel Ridderkerk. Another option is taking the public bus from the hotel to Ahoy Rotterdam. In addition, the hotel offers a special arrangement for people visiting one of the events in Ahoy, which includes breakfast, dinner, transportation to Ahoy and back to the hotel. Ideal, right?!
Krommeweg 1, 2988 CB Ridderkerk
We wish you a wonderful stay in Rotterdam! For even more accommodation options in our city, be sure to also check out these unique hotels in Rotterdam, the budget hotels in Rotterdam and these amazing hostels in Rotterdam.
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