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ss Rotterdam

ss Rotterdam, Hotel, Holland America Line
Stay the night in the most impressive and prestigious ship in Rotterdam, the ss Rotterdam. This ship was the flagship of the Holland America Line. Experience the allure of its rich history!

ss Rotterdam, the former luxury cruise ship, now has permanent moorings at the Kop van Katendrecht in Rotterdam. The hotel (4 stars) offers 254 modern, tastefully furnished bedrooms. There is free internet throughout the hotel.

You can enjoy a lavish meal with a magnificent view in the restaurants on the ss Rotterdam. The luxury, gourmet Club Room is authentic and stylish, exuding the 1950s atmosphere. The big Lido is modern and informal.

In good weather you have the unique pleasure of sitting out on the large deck, with a beautiful view and the swimming pool as the focal point. For a glass of wine or delicious cocktail there’s also the Ocean Bar or Captains Lounge. This is the bar on the ss Rotterdam, the place to relive the cruises of times gone by.

ss Rotterdam hotel info

  • Hotelrooms: 254, non smoking
  • Room facilities: airconditioning, minibar, Nespresso machine and tea making facilities, free access to internet, flatscreen tv, roomservice, laptop safe
  • Restaurant & bars: Club Room, Lido, Ocean Bar, Captains Lounge and terrace
  • 16 meeting rooms
  • Events: 14 authentic rooms for different types of events 
  • Office rental
  • Tours
  • Parking lot (paid)
  • Internet: free WIFI Internet in public spaces, free access to internet in rooms 
  • Reception: 24 h (check in 3.00 pm / check out 11.00 am.)
  • Pool (depth 40 cm) at large deck
  • Accessible for disabled
  • No pets allowed 

The hotel rooms on board of the ss Rotterdam are furnished in different styles: 'Original', 'Manhattan' and 'Bahama's'. The interiors will show you the three eras of the ship.

Original rooms
Queen Juliana of The Netherlands launched the very first voyage of ss Rotterdam in 1958. The 'Original' rooms represent the furniture of this exciting period. A stay in an 'Original' room is an authentic experience. 

Manhattan rooms
The ss Rotterdam was part of the Holland America Line. The ship sailed between Rotterdam and New York every week. The Manhattan rooms on Main Deck are decorated in metropolitan style: chic but austere. The comfortable rooms make a stay at ss Rotterdam very special. 

'Bahama's' rooms 
The Bahama islands are one of the exotic destinations ss Rotterdam visited in its era as a luxurious cruise ship. The Bahama's rooms are a unique experience of  luxurious cruising. 

Single room
Comfortable room for a single stay on board of ss Rotterdam. Available in room themes Original and Bahamas. The rooms are equipped with a Nespresso machine and tea making facilities.

Double room
The Standard double rooms are located inside of the ship with no portholes. Available in themes Original, Bahamas and Manhattan. Some of the rooms have a dividing door.
The rooms are equipped with a Nespresso machine and tea making facilities.

Superior room
The authentic cabin decks host nowadays modern convenienced rooms. The rooms have small original portholes. Available in the themes Orginal, Manhattand and Bahamas. For wheelchair users we have four rooms available in this room type.
The rooms are equipped with a Nespresso machine and tea making facilities.

Deluxe room
The deluxe rooms or large suites are furnished with a king-size bed. The interior of the rooms have not changed much and takes you back to the orgin of the ship. The rooms are equipped with authentic masterpieces and portholes. Available in Orginal or Bahamas theme. The rooms are equipped with a Nespresso machine and tea making facilities.

Executive room
Seven exclusive suites are hidden, located on the upperdecks of the ss Rotterdam: Boat Deck and Sun Deck. The suites are available in the Original theme and have unique art pieces. From the large portholes you can overlook the bow. A stay at the executive room includes personal luggage assitance and 'lost my bearings' serivce.
The rooms are equipped with a Nespresso machine and tea making facilities.

Family room
The Family rooms are perfect for a family stay. The spacious and nice decorated rooms can accomodate two adults and two children (up to including a age of 12 years). The rooms are equipped with a Nespresso machine and tea making facilities.

There's lots to discover on board of the ss Rotterdam, below a brief impression: 

Lido restaurant & terrace
The Lido restaurant has a cheerful and cosy setting. In the mornings hotel guests can have breakfast in the restaurant. The entire day you can spend here to enjoy delicious bites, lunch and dinner. In summer you can seat yourself at the adjacent terrace and view the Nieuwe Maas river and skyline of Rotterdam.

Club Room
In the beautiful decorated Club Room you will feel at home. But the Club Room is also the place to be for fine dining. The modern open kitchen serves gourmet, stylish and authentic courses. If you want to have dinner with a big group, reserve the Captains Table.

Ocean Bar
On board of ss Rotterdam the Ocean Bar is the place to be. Relax and enjoy a delicious cocktail, good wine or brandy. The cruising years revive here! Live musicians perform here frequently. The Ocean Bar serves tasty appetisers and filled sandwiches. 

Captains Lounge
Across the hotel reception desk you will find the intimate Captains Lounge where, after a guided tour for instance, you are more than welcome to enjoy a cup of coffee. It is also perfectly suitable for business meetings and informal get-togethers. To try out something different, find about our High Wine and Low Beer packages.

Discover why the steamship is such a legend! The Shiphosts, mostly retired crew members, love to tell their long lively tales and own experiences. The tours vary from around 1 to 1,5 hours. Combine the tour with lunch, brunch or high tea for a complete experience. Nice for a day out with the familiy. 

Office for a Day
On board of ss Rotterdam you can rent an Office for a Day. Unique in the city! The very comfortable offices are perfect for business for one or more days in Rotterdam. If you come over frequently you can leave your belonings in a private locker. An Office for a Day starts at a rental price of €125,- per day and includes service on demand, wireless internet, telephone service, unlimited use of tea and coffee and a parking ticket. 



ss Rotterdam
3e Katendrechtsehoofd 25 I 3072 AM Rotterdam 
+31 10 297 30 90

ss Rotterdam
Meetings & Events

Are you considering organising an event on board the ss Rotterdam? Do you want to let your guests enjoy the ultimate cruise feeling without spending a week at sea? 

The ss Rotterdam is a unique venue for a wide range of celebrations, parties, meetings and other business or private gatherings. Whether you are planning an unforgettable wedding, a big party or an inspiring conference or meeting, the ss Rotterdam is the perfect place for events for up to no less than 3,000 guests! 

The ship boasts more than 5,000 m² of conference and event space, with function room capacity ranging from 10 to 3,000 guests. The ship features the stunning Grand Ballroom with views of the Rotterdam skyline, the heavenly Sky Room, the dazzling Odyssee Room and the iconic La Fontaine Room. The ss Rotterdam even has a theatre with seating for 500 guests! 

In addition to the fourteen classic function rooms that provide unlimited possibilities for your celebrations and parties, there are sixteen meeting rooms that each has its own story. Whether your event is for business or pleasure, your guests will leave ss Rotterdam with memories that will last a lifetime!

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