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NETHERLANDS TRAVEL INFORMATION
Some Facts about Rotterdam by Lucas Ashton
Rotterdam is the second largest
city of Netherlands. It has one of the world's busiest and largest ports.
The port of Rotterdam is second largest port just behind Shanghai. The
name Rotterdam derives from a dam in the Rotte River. The port of Rotterdam
served as a major trade point for the East India Company during the 18th
|The construction of Shipping
Canal in around 1350 provided Holland greater access to the various parts
of Europe. This made Rotterdam a local trans-shipment center between Holland,
England and Germany.
After Second World War, the
Holland made tremendous growth in the field of navigation and ship building.
Rotterdam has always been one of the major centers of ship building for
Holland. They become pioneers in reclaiming of land from sea i.e. making
dams, powerhouses and anti flood systems on the sea. Daring and new styles
of apartments, office buildings and recreation facilities resulted in a
more livable city center with a new skyline. The development of Dutch as
the business centre was pioneered by Kop van Zuid in early 1990's. Rotterdam
is the home of consumer giant Unilever, and the Mittal
The Grand Depart of the 2010
Tour De France will be hosted in Rotterdam. Rotterdam is a great metropolitan
city that attracts people from all over the world and hence is a perfect
place to host such events.
|Transportation in Rotterdam:
The Hague Airport in Rotterdam
is the third largest airport of the country. It is located in the north
of the city. It has shown a rapid growth in the past couple of years due
to growth of low cost carrier market and today it serves thousands of international
and domestic flights.
Trams are also very popular
in Rotterdam with over 10 tramlines present in the city which cover total
length of 94km.In addition to this the city has 38 bus lines which cover
a total length of 433km.
In an all Rotterdam is a
great city by tourist point of view.
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HOTELS IN ROTTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS
Western Crown Hotel Rotterdam
Located in Rotterdam, Best
Western Crown Hotel Rotterdam is connected to the airport and close to
De Doelen, Beurs World Trade Center, and De Koopgoot. Nearby points of
interest also include Diergaarde Blijdorp and Maritime Museum. Dining options
at Best Western Crown Hotel Rotterdam include a restaurant and a bar/lounge.
Room service is available during limited hours. A complimentary hot and
cold buffet breakfast is served daily. Guest parking is available for a
surcharge. Additional property amenities include multilingual staff, tour/ticket
assistance, and coffee in the lobby.
The Park hotel is rightfully
known as the ‘Grande Dame’ of Rotterdam. Restored to its full glory, the
hotel is centrally situated along the peaceful green Water canal, and is
in walking distance to the station. An impressive museum visit could be
combined with an afternoon of shopping in the numerous up-market boutiques;
one thing is sure however; the metropolis of Rotterdam will most certainly
fit the bill. This sophisticated and dynamic harbour city will satisfy
those with an energetic joie de vivre. Lunch in our stylish bar,
or in warm weather eat al fresco on our garden terrace within the splendid
city garden. Enjoy exceptional French and Mediterranean culinary delights
in a relaxed ambience, when dining in our restaurant ‘70’.
The Carlton Oasis is a haven
for the luxury traveller, a sanctuary of comfort. More than just the name
of the hotel, the Carlton Oasis is a true resting place for those who like
to treat themselves to a stress free stay. Giving the best of both worlds,
the Carlton Oasis lies within the city reach of Rotterdam and the pastoral
province of Zeeland. That is why the Carlton Oasis can offer visitors a
large range of recreational and cultural activities, as well as an attractive
location for any wedding or corporate event. With 139 elegant rooms
to choose from, the Carlton Sports Health Centre, the unrivalled conference
and banquet facilities and unforgettable dining experiences, the Carlton
Oasis is the perfect choice for a memorable stay in Southern Holland.
Cruise Hotel is located
in central Rotterdam, close to Nederlands Fotomuseum, Euromast, and Erasmus
Bridge. Nearby points of interest also include Nederlands Architectuurinstituut
and Boijmans Van Beuningen Museum. Cruise Hotel features self parking.
Coffee/tea makers and minibars are offered. Bathrooms feature hair dryers.
Televisions are available in guestrooms. Rooms also include air conditioning.
Guests may request wake-up calls. Cribs (infant beds) are available on
This hotel is located in
Vlaardingen. Diergaarde Blijdorp, Euromast, and Nederlands Architectuurinstituut
are local points of interest. Additional attractions in the area include
Boijmans Van Beuningen Museum. Dining options at Delta Hotel Rotterdam
include a restaurant and a bar/lounge. Room service is available during
limited hours. This 4.0-star property has a business center and offers
small meeting rooms, audio-visual equipment, and business services. Complimentary
wireless and wired high-speed Internet access is available in public areas.
Guest parking is complimentary. Additional property amenities include barbecue
grills, multilingual staff, and gift shops/newsstands. This is a smoke-free
Hotel Central Rotterdam
Grand Hotel Central Rotterdam
is located in central Rotterdam, close to De Doelen, De Koopgoot, and Maritime
Museum. Nearby points of interest also include Boijmans Van Beuningen Museum
and Nederlands Architectuurinstituut. Dining options at Grand Hotel Central
Rotterdam include a restaurant and a bar/lounge. A complimentary breakfast
is served daily. Complimentary wireless and wired high-speed Internet access
is available in public areas. Additional property amenities include multilingual
staff and a pool table. This is a smoke-free property.
Hotels Rotterdam Centre
Inntel Hotels Rotterdam
Centre is located in Rotterdam, close to Erasmus Bridge, Maritime Museum,
and Boijmans Van Beuningen Museum. Nearby points of interest also include
De Koopgoot and Nederlands Architectuurinstituut. Dining options at Inntel
Hotels Rotterdam Centre include a restaurant and a bar/lounge. Room service
is available during limited hours. Recreational amenities include an indoor
pool, a health club, and a sauna. Wireless Internet access is available
in public areas. Additional property amenities include multilingual staff
and laundry facilities. This is a smoke-free property.
Tulip Inn Rotterdam offers
92 modern rooms which are all equipped with air-conditioning, high speed
(Wireless) Internet and a bathroom with toilet, shower and / or bath.
We also offer meeting facilities up to 70 persons, a breakfast restaurant
and a bar / brasserie. We are situated on a five star location on
the banks of the Maas River and in front of the Erasmus Bridge. The
hotel is within walking distance from the city center and is easily reached
both by public transport as well as by car. Public parking is situated
across the road.
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