As befitting a modern port city, Rotterdam has a range of accommodations for travelers. We recommend:


CitizenM: A modern boutique hotel located right next to the Rotterdam Blaak station, with easy access to Erasmus University, CitizenM offers comfortable beds, a chic café, and free WiFi in a stylish and modern setting. Book using the link below for the best available Friends rate.


Hotel Emma: A charming small hotel in the bustling Nieuwe Binnenweg, Hotel Emma offers recently renovated rooms of various sizes, free WiFi, and excellent links to public transport and the city.


Novotel Rotterdam Brainpark: A few minutes’ walk away from the Erasmus University campus, Novotel is a contemporary business hotel featuring spacious rooms, free WiFi, a fitness room, and a children’s play area.


King Kong Hostel: Winner of the Best Hostel in Netherlands by, King Kong features a range of private rooms and dormitories (including a Business Dorm with workspaces) in a stylish, contemporary space on the Witte de Withstraat in the heart of Rotterdam’s art district.


Stayokay Rotterdam: Ever wanted to stay in a piece of iconic modern architecture? Rotterdam’s famous ‘Cube Houses’ today operate as a hostel. Stayokay features dorms and private rooms in this iconic location, located steps away from the Oude Haven and the Blaak station.


Inexpensive rooms throughout the city can also be found on Air BnB. We recommend looking in the city center or in Kralingen, a leafy yet lively area right near the university.