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Holiday Inn Express Rotterdam - Central Station
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Weena 121, 3013 CK Rotterdam, The Netherlands   |  
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Ranked #10 of 53 hotels in Rotterdam
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

We stayed there for one night only and we recommend it. It's basic, quiet, very clean with a nice breakfast. Perfect for a short stay, or for regular stays: you can be sure it will be clean and handy !
We were overall very satisfied with this hotel, fair value and not too far from nice areas of rotterdam (and centraal station)! May just add though that we found the afternoon staff way more helpful and friendly than the morning staff.

Also, there is a parking :20 euros for 24hours.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
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  • Value
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  • Cleanliness
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013 via mobile

Rotterdam station surrunds don't have a lot of obvious breakfast spots (other than the usual station fare of course). The breakfast at this hotel provides a really good selection which is very handy and you can see why the hotel is popular with families and business people. The rooms were clean, comfortable and quiet. While the hotel is not in the most scenis part of town, you can walk or take transport to wherever you need to go. Note that the hotel is not actually part of the train station, so write down some walking directions as it is not immediately apparent where the hotel is located if you just wander out of the station.

Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
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GMHIEXRotterdamCS, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Rotterdam - Central Station, responded to this review, September 6, 2013
Dear Guest,

I would like to thank you for sharing your experience. It is a pleasure to read you enjoyed the time spent in the Holiday Inn Express Rotterdam - Central Station. We are happy to see you appreciate the concept and the free continental breakfast we offer all our guests. I hope to welcome you back in the future.

Best regards,
Ms. Marijn Neelen
General Manager
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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

I have been travelling to Rotterdam quite frequently yet is my first stay here. The hotel is brand new, opened in May 2013. I loved everything about it; location, room size, cleanliness, newity, no fuss-ity (geen poespas), breakfast, price, staff.
I would strongly recommend it.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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GMHIEXRotterdamCS, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Rotterdam - Central Station, responded to this review, August 30, 2013
Dear Guest,

thank you for taking the time to share your positive comments online. I am glad to read our hotel suited your needs and I hope to welcome you back in Rotterdam.

Warm regards,
Ms. Marijn Neelen,
General Manager
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

We had a double room with twin beds on the second floor. The size of the room was absolutely sufficient for our short stay. When you tend to stay longer, you'd might miss a wardrobe. The room and the bathroom (with a big shower) was perfectly clean (although the shower had black tiles there were no water spots). There was a good signal strength and speed of the free Wi-Fi in our room.
The staff was friendly and well organized, the breakfast was good and sufficient, everything was fresh.
Altgough our room was to the front side (rood with two lanes for each direction and tram) the noise insulation was good enough to let us sleep well. From the inside we didn't hear anything from other rooms.
The hotel is perfectly located to explore Rotterdam by foot.
I can absolutely recommend the hotel.
If I should criticise one thing, it is the narrow parking spaces in the car park that made quite a view people park on two spaces.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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GMHIEXRotterdamCS, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Rotterdam - Central Station, responded to this review, August 27, 2013
Dear Guest, Great to see that you enjoyed your stay in our hotel. Your comments are very appreciated. I hope to welcome you back in our hotel in the near future. With kind regards, Marijn Neelen - General Manager
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London, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

This hotel is 10 minutes walk to the main shopping area and restaurants/bars. It is also 5 minutes walk to Rotterdam Central station where you can catch long distance trains as well as local trams in many directions. Parking is 20 EUR per night and you can enter and exit as often as you like. Considering parking prices in this city, 20 EUR is reasonable, and I strongly recommend you use the trams get around the city as parking is very expensive in most places.

Back to the hotel, the rooms were clean and modern, air condition is quiet, Wifi in your room is free and very fast. Breakfast was included (continental, without hot options). The service is excellent and staff are very professional. If we return to Rotterdam, we would stay here again...

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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GMHIEXRotterdamCS, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Rotterdam - Central Station, responded to this review, August 27, 2013
Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your valuable feedback via TripAdvisor. I am very pleased to read that you would stay with us again during a next visit to Rotterdam and that you experienced our staff as friendly and professional. I am looking forward to welcome you back. With kind regards, Marijn Neelen - General Manager
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North York Moors National Park, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013 via mobile

Having stayed in various hotels in Rotterdam I had no preconceptions about this relatively new hotel. I was pleasantly surprised. Although it is a Holiday Inn and therefore generally at the lower end I found the room to be adequate in size with a reasonable bathroom. The facilities within the room were lacking but both an iron and a safe were available outside the room if required. I liked the fact that the car park was in the building itself and the fact that the hotel is sited in the city centre meant that the park is a precious commodity! The bed was very comfortable and the TV channel selection catered for most tastes. The a/c worked very well and the internet was quick and stable. Being a priority platinum member I was told I had been upgraded but I believe all rooms are the same??. As I am a frequent business user and given all of the above I will be staying here again.

Stayed August 2013, traveled on business
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Kochi (Cochin), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

The best thing to be highlighted is, the service of the front office. A well maintained modern hotel just few steps away from the city center.Tram station also near by. The rooms are nice and clean.Breakfast is very simple, though worth.Only an issue found which is, the reception is on the 1st floor.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: Weena 121, 3013 CK Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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Location: The Netherlands > South Holland Province > Rotterdam
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Wheelchair access
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Ranked #10 of 53 hotels in Rotterdam
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Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Express Rotterdam - Central Station 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The new Holiday Inn Express Rotterdam – Central Station is perfectly located in the heart of Rotterdam. Whether you are visiting Rotterdam for business or leisure purposes, this hotel is your place to be!The hotel is located next to the central station of Rotterdam in close vicinity of the main shopping area of the city the Koopgoot and on the corner of the Hofplein and Coolsingel. Large companies such as Nationale Nederlanden, ING, Unilever, Houthoff Buruma and the Holland Casino Rotterdam are all on walking distance. The hotel has the perfect location for every purpose.The sound proof, well furbished and spacious rooms offer modern equipment like LCD TVs with 50 international channels, free wireless Internet, coffee/tea facilities and a spacious shower. On top of all these facilities, our guests are served a complimentary Continental breakfast. The hotel offers a modern decorated lobby and bar, where our guests feel at ease and can relax with friends and colleagues. ... more   less 
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