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“A very well located hotel, with reasonable prices”
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Hotel Emma
Ranked #18 of 52 Hotels in Rotterdam
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Coimbra
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“A very well located hotel, with reasonable prices”
Reviewed 12 May 2013

The hotel is very well situated, in the heart of Rotterdam city centre. We have easy access to the train station (walking distance) and public transportation.
The hotel is simple, but ideal if you plan to stay for a short visit. Rooms are somewhat small, and WC was tiny, but very clean.
Breakfast could be improved.
I would definitely stay here again.

  • Stayed May 2013, travelled on business
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Buxton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 14 April 2013

I needed a last minute hotel and this was budget-friendly. In a busy part of Rotterdam, central, close to the station and lots of shops/resuranants nearby.

Hotel staff were very firendly, the room was spacious and very clean. Some road noise but that's to be expected in a city cenrte hotel.

  • Stayed April 2013, travelled solo
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 26 February 2013

Hello,

We went to Rotterdam for a long weekend (3 friends) and stayed in Hotel Emma.
The Hotel is located in an excellent location, close to Trams and Metro that can take you to all the sights in the city.

The rooms were modest and a bit small, but it didn't matter because most of the time we went outside.

The staff are nice and friendly, we got all the information we needed about the city from them and didn't need to go to VVV tourist information center at all.

We didn't have a car, so parking wansn't an issue, but note that parking will cost 10Euro a night .

Room Tip: Ask for inside rooms, not facing the street.
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  • Stayed February 2013, travelled with friends
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dubai
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2013

The hotel has had a long history, but has been renovated so you dont see much of the past. Well located and the rooms and facilities are well appointed. We stayed in a suite to accomodate 4 persons in our family. The staffs were efficient, friendly and helpful. Had no issues with parking. The hotel gave us a card to display when we had to park the car on the road and at other times, parked it behind the hotel. safe, because the hotel is next to thePolice Station. Lots of restaurants, shopping and sight seeing spots nearby.
Breakfast was good and filling, staffs were obliging even if we were late or needed extra helpings. The restaurant had facilities to cook our own meals or heat up a warm dish etc. Rooms were serviced and maintained well. The toilets were cleaned and well appointed, though small.
No doubt thai will be staying there the next time i visit Rotterdam.

Room Tip: Rooms facing the main road and canals have good views.
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  • Stayed September 2012, travelled with family
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United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2012

We booked this hotel because of its locations and the possibility to park the car there. When we arrived we called the hotel reception to ask where the parking entrance was and were told that there was no parking space left and that we had to park in the parking garage nearby, so we did and had to pay EUR 26 a day! When we checked out we complained about this and were told, to our astonishment, that there was parking space and that the receptionist should have let us in and more over that there were additional spaces available after 6 PM. Now our stay was over EUR 100 including parking for which I could have stayed in a nearby 4-5 star hotel. Hotel itself was ok, although quite noisy due to the trams driving in the adjacent street. Room is ok and breakfast is good. Nevertheless a disappointing experience and not recommended.

Room Tip: avoid the rooms located at the Nieuwe Binnenweg due to street noise
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  • Stayed December 2012, travelled as a couple
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2012

That's it really. Friendly staff, great location, lovely room - best night's sleep I've had in a hotel for as long as I can remember (but it was October and the windows were closed). The absence of decent coffee for breakfast (which in all other respects was excellent) is the only downside.

  • Stayed October 2012, travelled on business
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Sutton
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2012

Charming and cosy hotel in the centre of Rotterdam.
Entrance is hidden in the street frontage, so please apply your Nancy Drew skills to find it - a clear door marked with two large pots with small trees in them. Access with use of your room key card or by the receptionist only. No intruders allowed. Please ring to have the door open (no door handle...).
Parking is hidden within the block, but easily accessible. No reservations, however it seems to be working well. Not many motorised guests use this hotel... You can leave your car on the parking place and explore Rotterdam on foot / bike.
Rooms are of an average size, well equipped and clean. Little sachettes with mint mentoses are absolutely the cherry on the top.
Breakfasts are fabulous, with freshly baked variety of breads and rolls. Crispy crust, butter and chocolate flakes... DELICIOUS. It is a pity that due to scarcity of space only one table can enjoy an actual view outside (residential development designed by Mecanoo!), but it it fine.
Central location, by the tram stop and metro station (Eidrachtsplein) makes visiting very easy. The proximity to Netherlands Institute of Architecture is a bonus. Nice caffees and restaurants are practically downstairs as well as the church. So whatever you enjoy - it is there.

Room Tip: Do not worry about the potential traffic noise - windows give good insultaiton. There is an opened...
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  • Stayed August 2012, travelled with friends
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Property: Hotel Emma
Address: Nieuwe Binnenweg 6, 3015 BA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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Region: The Netherlands > South Holland Province > Rotterdam > Oude Westen
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#6 Business Hotel in Rotterdam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Emma 3*
Number of rooms: 24
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel Emma is a small and friendly hotel ideally located in the heart of Rotterdam. Public transport and the shopping area are right at our doorstep as are many cafes and restaurants. Rotterdam Central Station is at only 850 meters from the hotel. Your host, Luigi Orsini, and his team hope to welcome you. They will see to it that you will feel right at home, to further maintain an 80-years Rotterdam family tradition. ***At home in Rotterdam ... more   less 
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