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“Good Business Hotel” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Novotel Rotterdam Brainpark

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Novotel Rotterdam Brainpark
Ranked #9 of 53 Hotels in Rotterdam
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London, England
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71 reviews
70 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“Good Business Hotel”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013 via mobile

Stayed one night for business. Room was as you would expect for this standard of hotel. Very comfortable bed. Breakfast was great, enormous selection on buffet. Would definitely recommend for the local business park.

Stayed September 2013, traveled on business
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NovotelBrainpark, Front Office Manager at Novotel Rotterdam Brainpark, responded to this review, October 28, 2013
Thank you very much for your positive comments!
We greatly appreciate you recommending our hotel.
This is always a compliment for the hotel and it's staff.

We look forward to your next visit.

Best regards,

Vanessa Cost
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Warsaw, Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

We have paid 130 Euro for two nights in the double room. It was great value stay. Rooms were quite spacious, clean and comfortable. Bathroom is equipped with bath tube. Every room has wired Internet connection and wireless as well.
The best for me was breakfast – extremely rich, with two kind of scrambled eggs, bacon, sausages, pancakes, different kinds of cheese, fruits, marmalades, many kinds of bread and croissants. You can also enjoy quite good coffee, tea and drinking chocolate.
Centre of Rotterdam (4 km away) can be reached by subway, tram or by car. One day ticket is € 7.00 and two days is € 10.50. It is much better idea to travel by public transport, because parking in the city center is extremely expensive – € 3.33 per hour. During your stay at the hotel, you can leave the car free of charge on the street and at the hotel parking.

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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
      Service
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NovotelBrainpark, Front Office Manager at Novotel Rotterdam Brainpark, responded to this review, October 4, 2013
Thank you very much for you extensive review!
I will share your compliments regarding the breakfast with the chef.
We look forward to welcoming you again at Novotel.

Best regards,

Vanessa Cost
Front Office Manager
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

We spent one night to visit Rotterdam with a baby.
The service is really great, The rooms are clean and quiet.
Nothing to add but it is a seriously good option to spend time in rotterdam.at a very reasonnable price.
We particularly appreciated the family friendly attitude.
Great service and good quality level.
I would without any restriction recommend this place.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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NovotelBrainpark, Front Office Manager at Novotel Rotterdam Brainpark, responded to this review, October 1, 2013
Thank you for your positive comments regarding your stay at the Novotel Rotterdam Brainpark!
I will share your comments with the team. Satisfied guest is our greatest reward - thank you.
We look forward to welcoming you again at Novotel.
Best regards,

Vanessa Cost
Front Office Manager
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Gdynia, Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

We spent three days in Novotel Brainpark this August.

As there is so many reviews on this hotel, so just some points that perhaps were not so often commented:

All the rooms are the same quality and size, so do not bother with upgrading to the superior (or whatever they call it) room - it the same as regular room, only sleeping gowns and perhaps a bottle of water are added in the room.

If you want a truly quiet room, as for the one overlookig the Erasmus University. We did that and the room was prefectly quiet. Three other sides of the building face the highways or rather busy streets. Our room was "regular" one, so you do not need the superior room to be on the quiet side.

The rooms are quite big, but have a disappointingly little wardrobe space. Actually, there are only two small boxes that could be called wardrobes, the remaining open shelves also do not provide enough space for the clothing.

The hotel is located outside of the city (there is spacious free parking for hotel guests), but there is a metro station within 7-10 minutes of walk, providing good connection to the town center. Warning: make sure to check when the metro gets closed at night, we were once surprised how early this happens and had to take a cab.

The breakfasts, although not spectacular, are plentiful and offer many choices. Pity that because the hotel is so large, the breakfast area gets crazy crowded and noisy. Do not expect any relax with the cup of coffe and newspaper, not here.

Think twice before having a dinner or lunch in the hotel restaurant (no other choices nearby...). They simply do do not cook well. We tried both lunch and dinner, and were disappointed each time.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Property: Novotel Rotterdam Brainpark
Address: KP Van Der Mandelelaan 150, 3062 MB Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Phone Number:
Location: The Netherlands > South Holland Province > Rotterdam
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#5 Best Value Hotel in Rotterdam
#5 Family Hotel in Rotterdam
#6 Romantic Hotel in Rotterdam
#8 Luxury Hotel in Rotterdam
#10 Green Hotel in Rotterdam
#11 Business Hotel in Rotterdam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Novotel Rotterdam Brainpark 4*
Number of rooms: 202
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Novotel Rotterdam Brainpark is a modern, entirely non smoking 4 star hotel, with free parking. The hotel is easily accessible, just a 5 minute drive from the centre of Rotterdam.Our convenient location makes the hotel ideal for a business trip to Rotterdam, meetings and conferences or a relaxing weekend away. Our guests feel at home in our pleasant rooms and are welcome to relax with a drink in our modern bar or enjoy an exceptional meal in our restaurant or dinner in front of the TV. ... more   less 
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