Staying in Rotterdam | The Mobile City Conference 2008

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Hotel info (source: Wikitravel)

Budget

Hostel

  • Hostel ROOM Rotterdam, Van Vollenhovenstraat 62, +31 (10) 282 72 77 (info@roomrotterdam.nl, fax: +31 (10) 240 07 40), [36]. Check in: 24/7; Check out: 24/7. Hostel ROOM Rotterdam is located in the city center in the popular district named Scheepvaartkwartier enclosed by the river Maas, the Erasmus bridge, the Westzeedijk and the park at the Euromast. In a 1920’s Art Deco building they offer 16 theme rooms (like the Port room, Festival room, Dutch Delight), a lively bar, guestkichen, common room, etc. From the hostel everything in Rotterdam is just a doorstep away. Member of the I-hostels network [37] Prices start at 15 EURO.
  • Sleep-in De Mafkees, Schaatsbaan 41-45, +31 (10) 281 04 59 (mafkees@jip.org), [38]. Please note that the hostel is only open in July and August and during the International Film Festival in January. Prices start at EUR 10 for an overnight stay in a dormitory, breakfast included.
  • Stayokay Rotterdam, Rochussenstraat 107-109, tel +31 (10) 436 57 63 (rotterdam@stayok.com, fax: +31 (10) 436 55 69), [39]. This hostel is very easy to access, being right next to the underground station Dijkzigt. The staff is friendly and it is a great spot from which to discover Rotterdam, as it is less than ten minutes from practically anywhere. It also has a restaurant that does breakfast and dinner in the evening. There is also a bar open from 7.30 pm to 9.00 pm. Prices start at EUR 20 for an overnight stay in a dormitory, breakfast included.

Hotel

  • Eurohotel Centrum, Baan 14-20, +31 (10) 214 19 22 (info@eurohotelcentrum.nl, fax: +31 (10) 214 01 87), [40]. A double room starts at EUR 79 per night, breakfast included.
  • Grand Hotel Central, Kruiskade 12, +31 (10) 414 07 44 (info@grandhotelcentral.nl, fax: +31 (10) 412 53 25), [41]. A double room starts at EUR 75 per night, breakfast included.
  • Hotel Baan, Rochussenstraat 345, +31 (10) 477 05 55 (info@hotelbaan.nl, fax: +31 (10) 476 94 50), [42]. A double room starts at EUR 78 per night, breakfast included.

 

Mid-range

  • Hotel New York, Koninginnenhoofd 1, +31 (10) 439 05 00 (info@hotelnewyork.nl, fax: +31 (10) 484 27 01), [43]. The former headquarters of the Holland Amerika Lijn, was done up somewhere in 1993 and is still a hip and lively place. Rooms start at EUR 105 per night and are worth it.

 

Splurge

  • Hilton Hotel Rotterdam, Weena 10, +31 (10) 710 80 00 (fax: +31 (10) 710 80 80), [45].

Other Sources:

The Rotterdam tourist information has a complete list of hotels