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Kinderdijk
Kinderdijk

UNESCO World Heritage

Cube Houses

An architectural phenomenon

Erasmus Bridge

Named after Dutch priest and humanist Erasmus

Water taxi

At high speed over the Maas river

Rotterdam and surroundings

  • Rotterdam and surroundings

    Rotterdam by bike

    A fun and relaxing way to explore the area is by bicycle. This is possible with our QWIC Professional 7-speed bicycle or experience the pedal support of the QWIC e-bikes! So you are within 20 minutes on the Erasmus Bridge or in the middle of nature.

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  • Rotterdam and surroundings

    Out and About in rotterdam

    Rotterdam is the second largest city in the Netherlands and is always buzzing! The city offers a wide range of activities from culture sniffing in the Delfshaven to shopping in the city center. In addition, there are numerous restaurants and cafes.

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Hotspots

  • ROTTERDAM BLIJDORP ZOO

    ROTTERDAM BLIJDORP ZOO

    Located right next to Van der Valk Hotel Rotterdam-Blijdorp you will find Diergaarde Blijdorp. In one of Europe's most beautiful zoos, you can discover and experience everything for the whole family.

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  • euromast

    euromast

    For a spectacular view over Rotterdam, a visit to De Euromast is absolutely worthwhile. With a height of 100 meters, it is the highest watchtower in the Netherlands, which offers a fantastic 360-degree panoramic view of the city and far beyond.

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  • Markthal

    Markthal

    Recently the first covered fresh market in the Netherlands opened its doors. The Market Hall consists of a huge market floor at street level surrounded by an archway with apartments. The shape, the artwork on the inside and the height make the Markthal a unique place.

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  • Kinderdijk

    Kinderdijk

    For a typical Dutch scene, a visit to the village of Kinderdijk is worthwhile. This village is known for the 19 mills and the water pump in the area, which provide water management for the area below sea level.

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  • Shopping

    Shopping

    Rotterdam is the shopping city par excellence throughout the year. You can even visit Rotterdam on Sundays. The shops in the center are open 7 days a week. From exclusive to popular, from megastore to small boutique, covered or in a cozy street; Rotterdam has it all.

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  • art

    art

    For art lovers, there are numerous museums to visit, such as the Boijmans van Beuningen and the Kunsthal. Here are all kinds of art objects, from old masters to contemporary work. It is also possible to get to know the port of Rotterdam better by visiting the Maritime Museum.

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  • Nightlife

    Nightlife

    Many musical festivities take place in Rotterdam, such as concerts in Ahoy and De Doelen, parties in for example the Maassilo and festivals such as the North Sea Jazz festival and the Toffler festival.

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GROUP AND COMPANY OUTINGS

GROUP AND COMPANY OUTINGS

Van der Valk hotel Rotterdam-Blijdorp offers various possibilities in the area of group outings in cooperation with various event agencies such as TB events and Pegasus events. These outings are perfect to fit into a company outing, staff party, family party or other group outing where Van der Valk hotel Rotterdam-Blijdorp, among others, provides catering for the catering.

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public transport

public transport

Rotterdam is easily accessible by public transport. A central hub for transport by train, tram, metro and bus.

The RET buses will take you from the hotel to the city center within 15 minutes. You can buy a public transport day ticket for € 8.50 at the reception in the hotel.

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WATER TAXI

WATER TAXI

There is nothing more spectacular than a ride on the water with the Water Taxi (50 km per hour)! With around 50 berths it is also an easy way to get from A to B. The berths are located in and slightly outside of Rotterdam (between Kinderdijk and Spijkenisse). Further sailing is possible on request. Ride prices depend on the distance and group size.

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