And so, after reading our previous article on 8 things to do in Rotterdam, you have booked your flight and packed your suitcase ready for your weekend away. Everything is in order: ticket, passport, camera and a small umbrella in case of rain. But there is only one thing missing from the list: thehotel.
With this article I would like to suggest a number of solutions on where to sleep in Rotterdam, from hostels to the most sought-after hotels, trying to meet everyone’s needs and tastes. These options are very different from each other but have a common feature: each place you choose is not just a simple room where you can spend one or more nights, but a real experience that will make your trip unique.
Rotterdam: where to stay, tips for every budget
I just want to point out that I have not personally slept in these hotels because, living here, I have never had the need, but they were recommended to me by many friends, acquaintances and visiting colleagues. Also, the prices mentioned are only indicative. For more precise and detailed information you can consult the various sites or booking.com.
Where to sleep in Rotterdam: StayOkay from 24 euros
StayOkay is a Dutch chain of hostels that has the particularity of being located in the most interesting places in the city. In the case of Rotterdam, in fact, it is located in the center in the very famous Cube House (first “version”) or Cube House (second “version”). The hostel offers beds in shared rooms, but for a small supplement you can also opt for a private room. Bathrooms are shared even in case you book a room all to yourself. The hostel is a 5-minute walk from Rotterdam Blaak station and offers a bike rental and luggage storage service. Breakfast is included in the price.
StayOkay is a great option for those looking for a lively and informal environment. It is also your chance to discover what it is like to live inside the Cube Houses.
Where to sleep in Rotterdam: City Hub from 60 euros
This brand new, recently opened property is vaguely reminiscent of Japanese capsule hotels but with a European flair. City Hub (click to see the hotel) is a hotel with innovative services with a minimal but super functional look. One of the most unique places to sleep in Rotterdam. Among the most intriguing services are the self-service bar and the possibility of having a personal assistant available 24/7 via an app that you can download to your cell phone.
The hostel is located on Witte de Withstraat one of the most’ creative and renowned streets only a few minutes walk from the center and the Eendrachtsplain metro station.
Recommended for those looking for central accommodation in the heart of the city’s nightlife. Remember, however, to have your credit card or ATM with you as they do not accept cash here.
Where to sleep in Rotterdam: H2otel – From 90 euros for a double
Have you ever slept in a houseboat? If your answer is no, this is the time. Among the solutions where to sleep in Rotterdam, you cannot miss the H2otel (click to see to the hotel) is an old barge converted into a hotel located in one of the canals on the small island of Wijnhaven. The rooms are fairly standard, but the canal view and the idea of being rocked by water will make your stay exciting. The hotel offers a bike rental service, free Wi-Fi, a restaurant terrace, and an outdoor bar. Breakfast is not included in the price but you can add it to your reservation for 12.50 euros per person.
Recommended for those looking for an extravagant hotel but at the same time in a quiet area without straying too far from the center.
Where to stay in Rottedam: CitizenM Rotterdam – From 90 euros
A stone’s throw from the old Oude Haven marina is CitizenM Rotterdam, a hotel with luxurious features but affordable prices. CitizenM is the right compromise between comfort and technology with their king-size beds and high-tech pads that will allow you to control lights, temperature, music, alarm clock, etc.
The hotel offers a common area that will give you the feeling of being at home and a 24-hour bar/restaurant. The fantastic breakfast offers fresh and varied products every day. In addition, you can check in and check out yourself so that you can avoid long and tedious waits at the front desk.
Staying at this hotel is like living for a few days in the future, surrounded by innovative technology developed on a human scale.
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Where to sleep in Rotterdam: Nhow Rotterdam – From 100 euros for a double
Nhow or perhaps NWOOOW suits it better. This hotel is definitely the most expensive and most luxurious of those in which to stay in Rotterdam mentioned in this article, but if you want to give in to a little temptation and treat yourself to the ultimate in relaxation then this is the place for you.
Located just after the Erasmus Bridge and a 1-minute walk from the Wilhelminaplein metro station, the hotel is in the famous modern skyscraper De Rotterdam. When booking, you can select the room with the view that appeals to you the most by choosing between the city skyline or one from which you can watch the sunrise. Keep in mind that prices increase depending on the type of room selected. The rooms are surrounded by windows and the bathrooms have all been built with recycled glass. Nhow offers free Wi-Fi, an all-day gym, and a fantastic terrace on the seventh floor where the bar and restaurant are also located.
Recommended for those who want to add a touch of glamour to their vacation and are not afraid of heights.
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These are just some of the hotels and hostels available in Rotterdam. As mentioned in our previous article on the things to do in Rotterdam, this city is evolving day by day attracting more and more visitors from all over the World. Many innovative and interesting facilities are opening in the blink of an eye in order to cater to the constant growth of tourism.