Best Rotterdam hostels

Top tips for finding the perfect Rotterdam hostel

  • To be in the centre of the city, with easy access to the main train station and landmarks, look for Rotterdam hostels through KAYAK in the Oude Western neighbourhood. Sparks Hostel makes a good choice, as it’s around the corner from Rotterdam Central station. The De Doelen entertainment and convention venue is under 180 metres (200 yards) away, with the Stadhuis van Rotterdam about 0.5 km (0.3 miles) away. You’ll have access to a shared kitchen, and an on-site lounge with a bar is available. Upstairs rooms have balconies and the sleeping facilities are modern and comfortable.
  • If you like youthful and quirky pop-culture decor and trendy combinations of old and modern furniture, one of the best Rotterdam hostels you’ll find is Hostel Room Rotterdam. It’s on Van Vollenhovenstraat, near Erasmus Bridge, a major city landmark. You’ll also be in an arts and culture neighbourhood – Kunsthal Rotterdam, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen and Nederlands Fotomuseum are all within 0.8 km (0.5 miles). A kitchenette is provided, and there is an outdoor grill and dining area. You can also use the shared lounge and library.
  • If you’re on a business trip and want a hostel that has a full range of amenities to make you self-sufficient and able to focus on your work, King Kong Hostel might not sound like a suitable choice, but its playful name belies its top-quality facilities. You’ll have access to a kitchen for self-catering, or can eat at the on-site restaurant or coffee shop. Full laundry facilities are available, and a workspace is provided. The reception desk is open 24/7, so you can check in and out according to your travel schedule.
  • For family-friendly Rotterdam hostels, look no further than Stayokay Rotterdam. It’s instantly and colourfully appealing, in the central area of the city. Plenty of children’s facilities are provided, from a kid-friendly buffet to children’s books and DVDs. Everyone gets a complimentary breakfast, and the family rooms have seating areas. You can eat at the on-site restaurant, and there are vending machines for drinks and snacks. You’ll also only be about a 10min walk from De Koopgoot, a main shopping district.

Where to stay in Rotterdam?

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