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De Rotterdam Steam Ship

Address: 3e Katendrechtse hoofd 25, 3072 Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Phone Number: 0900 - 337 68 83
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Ranked #22 of 88 Attractions in Rotterdam
Type: Ships, Sights & Landmarks
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Fascinating insight to the grand liners of the past.Do the full tour including the engine rooms which brings home the size of the ship.Staff all speak English and are very knowledgeable . The best way to get to the ship is by water taxi.Experience how luxurious transport was.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

I can't sleep wel because of noise from ventilations or i felt like real floating midden in the sea. The rest are oke and hospitable crews.

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Bergen, The Netherlands
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37 reviews 37 reviews
18 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We had drinks on the upperdeck, next to the pool, it was a sunny afternoon and with a little imagination I could see my self travelling to the VS, like my grandmother has done on this ship in 1955.

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Geervliet, The Netherlands
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

On a beautiful day early November we decided to visit the SS Rotterdam and have a light lunch. The wonderful atmosphere as soon as you walk on board, the beautiful surroundings.....smashing !! Our aim was to have something for lunch and as the weather was nice enough to sit outside we went on deck where friendly staff took and served... More 

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Lucknow, India
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

SAS Rotterdam is a good tourist attraction. One can see the whole ship with very good hotel. One can go up to third floor of the ship .The other suits of the ship having a good attraction.

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This great old cruiseship is an tourist attraction in Rotterdam. You can sleep in one of the cabins as it is an hotel now. I just took the tour and that was a very nice daytrip for me as a local. The ship had may have cost to much to save from the scrapyard, but i believe it is a... More 

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rotterdam
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185 reviews 185 reviews
85 attraction reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

The SS Rotterdam is well known by many Americans who cruised her during her active life. She is now permanently moored in own of the harbors and can be visited. Be sure to take the tour. There are two restaurants the Lido and the Captains room. The latter is a bit more formal but does not have a view on... More 

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Manila
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Family Day on the deck with the wading pool was very relaxing. Service was fast and food was good. It's a small place and yet the turn-over was good enough to accommodate many groups.

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Zandvoort, The Netherlands
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Just spent two days on the ss Rotterdam, the old steamliner (1959) that connected Rotterdam with New York. Nowadays this beautiful old lady is a hotel in which you can relive the old romantic cruising days and yet you do not move an inch, cause the ship never leaves the quay. All the staff, both in the hotel and the... More 

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Willaston
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106 reviews 106 reviews
8 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Took guided tour when staying on board. Very interesting story of the history of the vessel from her cruising days through refit to present day. Our guide sailed with ship and was involved in the transformation to the hotel that she is today. Apparently the vessel was completely stripped out (including removal of all asbestos which I believe was time... More 

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