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Hotel New York
Ranked #5 of 53 Hotels in Rotterdam
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Reviewed 6 November 2013

Went here on the first, very wet, night in Rotterdam. The building is fascinating and it's history. All the previous review are bang on. The service was great and the restaurant area was much large than I expected. Very nice warm and friendly feel. I followed the reviews and had the tuna. Very well cooked and great taste.

Next time I would arrive earlier and have a drink at the bar that looked very inviting. Also, remember to book, we went on Monday night and it was full.

  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 4 November 2013

Hotel New York used to the place where many Dutch emigrants went on board on their way to the promised land after the Second World War, hence the name. The restaurant is situated in this Jugendstil stylish building on the lovely Wilhelmina pier.

Despite the fact that the restaurant was jam-packed as usual during the lunch hours, we got a table within 10 minutes. The vegetarian and the fish lunches comprising various sandwiches were quite tasty. Very likely the excellent view stimulated our taste buds.

The service was friendly and professional. We paid about 50 Euro for three persons including coffee and tea.

  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 20 October 2013

I only used the hotel cafe for a drink and amazing apple pie, but this is a lovely hotel and I'm not surprised at the positive reviews. The best thing is the setting, as it's fabulous and would be lovely on a warm sunny day. Visit for a drink after walking over the bridge if you aren't staying.

Stayed: October 2013, travelled solo
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Reviewed 12 October 2013

HNY is a hotel I use for business, but keep meaning to bring my wife, as it's a cool, relaxed hotel with very nice rooms, great bar/restaurant and absolutely full of character. I absolutely recommend this hotel for business or pleasure. A great Rotterdam institution.

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled on business
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Reviewed 29 September 2013

The HNY celebrated twenty years in service this May, and the place is as good, or better, than ever.

Notorious as a location for international architects to stay while on business in R'dam, we found that it's a very pleasant place to stay on holiday, as well. Since we were last here, the watertaxi fleet has been greatly updated with new, larger planing hull boats, so the trip across the Maas takes about a minute. No, really, we timed it.

We were lucky, and had beautiful warm weather, so we enjoyed the outdoor bar in the afternoon, and the warm restaurant in the evening. The only disappointment was the new menu: HNY used to serve a big bucket of Zeeland mussles...as in a real, galvanized steel bucket full of them. They still have the same delicious bivalves, but now serve them in a much too civilized china platter. We didn't much mind though, as some concessions to progress must, one supposes, be made.

In short, HNY is well worth a stay. In fact, if you're interested in visiting Amsterdam, you might even consider staying in Rotterdam and just taking the train for the day up to the big city. It's a lot quieter and calmer down by the Maas.

Room Tip: Don't forget to get a haircut at the wonderful barber shop!
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  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 26 September 2013

I found this hotel as we were taking a cruise out of Rotterdam. Although the cruise line had a different hotel, we elected this hotel as it was within walking distance of the pier. The location was nothing short of perfect and the room itself was so quiet we slept for an hour after our arrival (which was 3 hours prior to recommended check in but the room was ready early to our delight). The terrace bar was perfect for people watching. In the morning we were able to simply check out of our room and walk to the ship! PERFECT

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled as a couple
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lvandenoever, Public Relations Manager at Hotel New York, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2013

Thank you very much for the compliments. We are pleased to read that you have enjoyed your stay in Hotel New York! We are just wondering if it is possible to receive the name of the travel agent? It would be great if you could email this to info@hotelnewyork.nl for the attention of the marketing department. Again thank you very much and we are looking forward welcoming you again in the near future!

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Reviewed 10 September 2013 via mobile

I only stayed here by accident as I had a meeting there and I am so pleased I did!
My room had a wonderful view over the water and had so many quirky design ideas to mention.
Excellent location close to metro and brilliant dinner and breakfast!

  • Stayed: September 2013
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Additional Information about Hotel New York

Address: Koninginnenhoofd 1, 3072 AD Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Region: The Netherlands > South Holland Province > Rotterdam
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Rotterdam
#4 Family Hotel in Rotterdam
#4 Business Hotel in Rotterdam
#5 Luxury Hotel in Rotterdam
#9 Green Hotel in Rotterdam
Price Range: £92 - £205 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel New York 4*
Number of rooms: 72
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel New York is located in the beautiful former headquarters of the Holland America Line, situated on the banks of the river Maas in Rotterdam in The Netherlands.A visit to Hotel New York is both a journey into the past and into the future. The nostalgic building symbolizes the departure of many emigrants with hope and tension of their new homeland.The agitated history is still touchable in the building: many pictures and suitcases of the emigrants, as well as the 6 former board rooms are keeping the history alive.Hotel New York has 72 exceptional hotel rooms, 7 unique halls and meeting rooms. The ground floor features a large café-restaurant, where 400 guests can enjoy an extensive or simple a-la-carte meal in any price category from early in the morning until late at night. High ceilings, colourful lights, sturdy nautical elements and robust tubes and pillars provide a maritime and industrial atmosphere, where everyone feels at home! ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
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