Hotel Amar, Mathenesserlaan 316a-b
Hotel is Amar is a very basic hotel, owned by a Surinam family. The hotel was renovated in 2008. The hotel facilities might be basic but the service is good: there is a possibility for a TV in your room, 24 hour reception and internet access. Unfortunately there are no private bathrooms at this hotel.
The hotel is just a 20 minute walk from Rotterdam Central Station. Close the Nieuwe Binnenweg, a street filled with fun stores, bars and coffee shops.
PRICE (excl 5,5% tourist tax, breakfast not included)
Double Room (price per room) € 40,- (normal price € 60,-)
Triple Room (price per room) € 60,- (normal price € 90,-)
Quatre Room (price per room) € 80,- (normal price € 120,-)
Quintet room (price per room) € 100,- (normal price € 150,-)
Zeemanshuis, Willemskade 13
The Zeemanshuis, a former seamen's house, was founded in 1984. Most guests are people who are working on the big ships and need to spend a few days on land. However tourists are more then welcome!! It is a real international place with a lively bar downstairs. Next to the bar they have a restaurant area where they serve breakfast. You can have a day meal for € 9.50. The hotel has 85 beds and offers single, double, triple and quad rooms that are fairly sized and have a television. The interior is simple but clean.
The service is very good: 24 hour reception, breakfast included, daily special on the menu, daily international news bulletin, laundry room, football table, pool table, free internet and every Sunday at 10.30am, there is a church service. The staff is very friendly and flexible.
The hotel is located close to the Erasmusbrug, a 25 minute walk from Rotterdam Central Station.
PRICE (inclusive breakfast)
Single Room (private bathroom) € 62,16
Single Room (only private shower) € 51,71
Single Room (shared bathroom) € 41,26
Double Room (private bathroom) € 70,30
Double Room (shared bathroom) € 66,85
Triple Room (private bathroom) € 113,33
Quad Room (private bathroom) € 138,92
Hotel van Walsum, Matheneserlaan 199-201
The Hotel van Walsum is a 3 star hotel, owned by a friendly welcoming family. The hotel was built in 1890. Inside the hotel you will still find some of its original features, including a very authentic ceiling. The lobby is very warm and cozy. All 29 rooms are unique, which makes this hotel very special. Every room has its own bathroom and toilet (some of the rooms even have a bath), television, telephone and an alarm clock.
The hotel has some parking spaces reserved behind the building, where you can park you car for € 15.- per night.
It's perfectly located, especially when you like going to the museum, because it's only a 5 minute walk from the hotel to Museumpark. You can also go shopping on the Nieuwe Binnenweg in some of the most fun and exclusive stores in the city like Sister Moon and Movimento.
PRICE (included breakfast)
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Grand Hotel Central, Kruiskade 12
When you want to go back to former times, back to the time and place where your parents met, then go to this hotel. The hotel is completely furnished in the fifties/sixties style. Lounging in one of the big relaxing chairs with a whiskey or eating your breakfast in the shop window of the hotel make your stay really easy going. All the rooms have a bathroom with a bath or a shower, plus a toilet, telephone and television.
The reception desk is open 24 hours a day. The hotel has a famous bar called 'ons barretje' which is 24 hours open. A delicious Dutch breakfast buffet is served in their comfortable restaurant, where you can also have lunch and dinner. They offer free internet when you use the computers of the hotel in the lobby. In summer this hotel has a terrace in front of the hotel where you can enjoy a drink and look do a little people watching.
The location couldn't be more central as it is all in the name. Hotel Central is situated in the city center next to club Off_Corso and near many restaurants, bars, cinemas and the shopping area De Lijnbaan.
PRICE (breakfast included) Excl 5,5% tourist tax
Single Room: € 49,50
Double Room: € 59,00
Triple Room: € 89,00
Tulip Inn Rotterdam, Willemsplein 1
The Tulip Inn is a luxurious 3 star hotel. The hotel is very cozy and has been recently renovated. All the rooms have air-conditioning, a private bathroom, a telephone, a minibar and a television.
The service in this hotel is excellent. In the morning there is an extensive breakfast buffet. The hotel has a bar with a great view over the river and the Erasmus Bridge. In the evening you can also have dinner at their inviting restaurant, where you can enjoy a lovely meal. In the summer relax on the terrace, and enjoy the beautiful skyline of Rotterdam.
The location of this hotel is perfect. It is located on the bank of the Maas river, very close to the Spido boat excursion and a lot of museums and restaurants.
PRICE (breakfast included) Excl 5,5% tourist tax
Single Economy Room (price p.p) € 70.- (normal price € 104.-)
Classic Double Room (price p.p) € 38.- (normal price € 74.50)