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De Rotterdam Steam Ship

3e Katendrechtse hoofd 25, 3072 Rotterdam, The Netherlands (Cool)
0900 - 337 68 83
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Ranked #22 of 97 attractions in Rotterdam
Type: Ships
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rotterdam
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156 reviews 156 reviews
73 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

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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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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79 reviews 79 reviews
4 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

When I went there, I took water taxi and went for a lunch in really sunny and warm summer day. On the ship, food was nice, enough for lunch, nothing spectacular. But interesting part is that there you get a feeling like you are in a vacation, swimming pool in the middle with people enjoying time and sunbathing while you... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Stepping aboard this vessel is like jumping in a time machine at the high seas! Entrance is free of charge, have nice cocktail in the bar.

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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58 reviews 58 reviews
56 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

In the news it started all wrong, the lost for real estate corporation Woonbron, the asbestos on the ship in Gdansk. But in contradiction: what magnificent to visit and be guest (even for some hours) on this ship with friendly and relaxed employees. We were even welcomed at the entrance of the ship and right away got some facts/explanation, we... More

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Paradise
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133 reviews 133 reviews
24 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

You have to be persistent, because the nagivation leads you through an odd and what could even be considered dodgy area. But there it is, the big ship paid for by the Dutch taxpayers! Parking just in front, always nice, paid for, less nice. We went in with the aim to find the rooftrop terrace to have a drink with... More

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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90 reviews 90 reviews
77 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

Most people here that visited this ship took a tour, which indeed is a very nice thing to do as a tourist, but most people seem to be unaware of the fact that you can enjoy part of this ship without having to pay an entrance fee! You can enter the terrace of the ship for free and order some... More

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Drunen, The Netherlands
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37 reviews 37 reviews
10 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

perfect place to spend an afternoon, and share lunch with your partner or guests, very decorative rooms with grand style from the 50"s, and pieces of art exposed.Food is delicious

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