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. http://www.hotelemma.nl/en/
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 Hostelworld.com, 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. http://www.kingkonghostel.com/
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. https://www.stayokay.com/en/hostel/rotterdam
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.