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SS Rotterdam

3E Katendrechtsehoofd 25, 3072 AM Rotterdam, The Netherlands (Formerly Cruise Hotel)
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Vigo, Spain
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55 reviews 55 reviews
35 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The SS Rotterdam is a former passenger liner and cruise ship of the Holland-America Line. She was certainly one of the "Queens of the Sea" and retains much of her former glory. Of course, it would be fantastic to see her sailing again but being permanently berthed in the city of Rotterdam as a floating hotel and museum is not... More 

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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135 reviews 135 reviews
59 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very original hotel, at a great location in Rotterdam. Service was very good, flexible and wiling to adapt themselves to the customer (group of collegues). The room I had was spacious, complete and clean. The only negative was the porthole could not be opened. We had several lunches and made use of the bar. All o.k. Recommended!

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Howden, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Being regular cruiser and lover of history/architecture we were really looking forward to staying on the SS Rotterdam and she didn't let us down. We were picked up from the Metro station by the lovely lady driving the free shuttle bus who gave us a quick history lesson on the ship. We were supposed to check in at 3pm but... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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81 reviews 81 reviews
9 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a great hotel to stay in. Rich in history, and a must visit tourist attraction in Rotterdam. Great staff, a nice bar and amazing views add to this property. It is accessible via a dedicated RET bus, a nearby metro line and shuttles offered by the hotel itself.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
16 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for one night as guests at a party. We were warmly greeted by staff who showed us to reception check in. This 1950s cruise ship has been sympathetically restored to maintain most of its character while offering modern day facilities. Food served at the private function/party was excellent and the waiting staff made sure drinks were topped up... More 

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Villeneuve-Loubet, France
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46 reviews 46 reviews
3 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The old cruiseship the SS Rotterdam, transformed in a hotel is an original way to stay in a hotel and the kids love it. Nice rooms and friendly service. Wine in the bar was of a very low quality and therefore we took just one glass and we left

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JoostvGils, Manager at SS Rotterdam, responded to this review

Dear Rein-Gourmand, Thanks for sharing your experience after your stay on board. We will discuss your wine experience with our sommelier. We look forward to your next visit. Kindest regards, Joost van Gils Operationeel Manager ss Rotterdam More 

Cupar, Scotland, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We were on a business trip to Rotterdam and stayed for 2 nights. The accommodation is very clean and the staff are very friendly and welcoming. We were a little cold and couldn't get the heating/air conditioning to work so reported it but sadly nothing was done and we spent a second slightly chilly night. Also we reported the fact... More 

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JoostvGils, Manager at SS Rotterdam, responded to this review

Dear Gerry M, Thanks for your review. I just investigated the problems in your room with our technical department. We'll fix this issues as soon as possible. Thanks for mentioning this to us and giving us the chance to stay with us in the future! We look forward to welcome you back. Kindest regards, Joost van Gils Operational Manager ss... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Fantastic boat to stay on, new refurbished cabins/rooms. No wifi but you have cable in the room that does the job. Restaurant has very good food but as it double for breakfast room it is a bit simple in the layout. I presume the other restaurants are open in high season which is at a higher standard

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JoostvGils, Manager at SS Rotterdam, responded to this review

Dear Frank S. Thanks for sharing your review after your stay on board the ss Rotterdam. It's a great honor to read your recommendation as 'Perfect alternative to boring hotels'. Wifi will be accessed very soon in all hotel rooms. We look forward to your next visit. Kindest Regards, Joost van Gils Operationeel Manager ss Rotterdam More 

Eindhoven
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39 reviews 39 reviews
30 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 via mobile

When approaching the pier, one does not expect such an impressive meeting with the ship. The ship is nicely situated and gives the atmosphere of going on a cruise. The staff is very welcoming and you have the impression of actually going on a trip. We had diner in one of the restaurants, which was nice. The food was good.... More 

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JoostvGils, Manager at SS Rotterdam, responded to this review

Dear Henkie10, "The staff is very welcoming and you have the impression of actually going on a trip." Thank you for sharing your experience! Your feedback is very helpfull to improve our services and products. Kindest regards, Joost van Gils Operationeel Manager ss Rotterdam More 

Soest, The Netherlands
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167 reviews 167 reviews
61 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Stayed at the SS Rotterdam in Room 2003, Lower Promenade Deck. Had a spacious cabin, larger then expected. Bathroom also good equipped and spacious. WiFi is available in public spaces onboard. In the room is a network cable (for free usage) available. Hotel provides you the full cruise ship experience without getting seasick. Breakfast was in the Lido restaurant. Hot... More 

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JoostvGils, Manager at SS Rotterdam, responded to this review

Dear PoggiBonsi2012, "A full cruise ship experience without getting seasick" thanks for sharing these words on TripAdvisor. I'm glad to read this reviews of our visitors! We hope to welcome you back in the future! Kindest regards, Joost van Gils Operationeel Manager ss Rotterdam More 

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