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Hotel New York
Ranked #5 of 53 Hotels in Rotterdam
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Reviewed 22 June 2014

The excellent cosmopolitic atmosphere of the grand Hotel New York Rotterdam, together with its emblematic features of emigration, of embarking and of the starting point of a great journey, significantly contributed to the feast. We enjoyed and are most grateful to the attentive staff of Hotel New York.

Room Tip: All rooms indeed have much character. Rooms with a view from the front perhaps are most enticing.
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  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled with family
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RoelDusseldorp, General Manager at Hotel New York, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2014

Thank you very much for your positive feedback. We are glad that you enjoyed the historical elements in our hotel. And I am happy to hear that you liked the way our staff welcomed you. Hopefully we will see you once again in the future!

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Reviewed 12 June 2014

This hotel really has a heart and soul.
I love this place not only because of the location, history and charm but also professional service, delicious food and unique design of the rooms.

Fantastic during late spring or early summer...
I was completely content

  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled on business
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Thank Truziomka
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RoelDusseldorp, General Manager at Hotel New York, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2014

Dear Mrs Truziomka,
Thank you very much for your positive review.
I am happy that you liked the nostalgic atmosphere, the service and the food.
We hope to see you again in the future!

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Reviewed 4 June 2014

We spent one night in the Hotel New York, which used to be the headquarters of the famous Holland America Line, the shipping company which helped entire Dutch and other European populations emigrate to America. Ships used to leave from this very pier, and you can now sleep in the company's former offices. A great deal of imagination, humour and attention to detail went into the conversion of the building into a hotel. If you're interested in early twentieth-century architecture, you'll love the period features left in situ, e.g. the staircase, tiling, doors, panelling, etc. We loved our spacious balcony room (and the balcony IS big enough to put two chairs on it); the views over the Maas are stunning. We particularly loved the light in the entire building; the windows are huge, and good use is made of blinds etc. The restaurant and bar are fantastic places too. Housekeeping and cleaning wasn't too conscientious, we thought, and some may feel that the shabby chic look of some wooden detail is out of line with the sense of pride which the Holland America Line stood for, but even so, this is still one of the most interesting hotels that we've ever stayed in. Some members of our family emigrated to New York from this very spot.

Room Tip: Balcony Rooms for best views.
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  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled as a couple
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RoelDusseldorp, General Manager at Hotel New York, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2014

Thank you so much for your positive words. We are happy that you were pleased by the, still lively, history of this place. We will do our best to keep this story alive! Also thank you for your feedback on the cleaning, I will discuss this with the team. Hopefully we will see you again in the future.

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Reviewed 2 June 2014

When we arrived the welcome at the front desk was a bit lacking, after we had hauled our cases up the stairs (no concierge) but the hotel itself was quirky, very different and interesting in it's design and history. We booked a balcony room (technically is was a balcony, but not one you could put a chair on!) which overlooked the waterway. It was very different from the average hotel room, with plenty of space, a very comfortable bed, very unusual bathroom, great views and very quiet. Wanted to change some currency at the front desk but they do not offer this service. There is an ATM 400m up the road so went there and collected some Euros.

We ate in the restuarant the first night which was packed and buzzing - great food, a really good atmosphere and excellent service. The waiters and waitresses were great and the restaurant manager took us to a good table and really was concerned that we had a good meal and a good time. Breakfasts were good with plenty of choice, but limited service and quite different from the buzz and cheerfulness of the night before.

We were on a 2 night stop which made a lovely change from the usual city centre hotels. We would go back and stay in the same room..

Room Tip: Worth paying for the view in a Balcony room
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  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Thank Peter B
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RoelDusseldorp, General Manager at Hotel New York, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2014

Thank you very much for your feedback.
We are pleased to hear that you liked the hotel and our staff.
Indeed, the balcony is not very big, it is a part of the old buidling.
Hopefully you enjoyed it though.
We hope that you will be our guest in the future again.
And please ask for any assistance with you luggage., we will always try to help you with that!

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Reviewed 1 June 2014

Cuddelling between skyscrapers the NewYorkHotel Rotterdam appears like a forgotten leftover from 1900. Situated at the modernized "Wilhelminapier", the hotel is carefully decorated and refurbished, bedding is perfect, bathroom, towls and interiors are clean and neet. The restaurant is perfect for breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea, dinner as well as just some coffee & cake.
Short walk to the underground station (two stops from town center) or take a 20 minutes walk over the bridge, come along the "Maritim Museum" and stroll right into the heart of Rotterdam.
For us, there is no better place to stay at Rotterdam.

Room Tip: Patio rooms are small but very quiet and have enough daylight coming in. OK for simple over night st...
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  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Thank MaKa798
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RoelDusseldorp, General Manager at Hotel New York, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2014

Thank you very much for your kind words, I am pleased to read that you have enjoyed your stay with us. We are looking forward welcoming you again in Hotel New York and Rotterdam!

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Reviewed 31 May 2014

I have been there 3 times in the last 6 months. Great Hotel with an unique decoration and style from the 20th century.

rooms are really nice, view is great on the riverside.
each room has a nespresso machine.

Restaurant is great, food and drinks are really good.

Room Tip: ask a room with the river view
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  • Stayed: March 2014, travelled on business
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Thank Daniel L
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RoelDusseldorp, General Manager at Hotel New York, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2014

Thank you for the compliments and hope to welcome you soon again to Hotel New York!

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Reviewed 29 May 2014

Take a water taxi to get to NY hotel (3eur) You will see awesome modern building around NY hotel from the boat. Than you can see original (renovated) interier, have some cafe or lunch form special menu, breathly learn something about history, see historical fotos. and pass landing area. It was relaxing experience.

Room Tip: take a water taxi, the regular line
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  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled as a couple
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RoelDusseldorp, General Manager at Hotel New York, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2014

Thank you for you review and we hope to welcome you again soon!

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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 Business Hotel in Rotterdam
#4 Family Hotel in Rotterdam
#5 Luxury Hotel in Rotterdam
#9 Green Hotel in Rotterdam
Price Range: £91 - £171 (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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