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Hostel Delft - Delft - Building
Free Wi-Fi
Hostel Ani&Haakien - Rotterdam
Hostel Ani&Haakien
8.7 Very good
China Town$54+
Free Wi-Fi
Recharge Hostel
6.2 Okay
Free Wi-Fi

Rotterdam hostels near the city center

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Stayokay Hostel Rotterdam - Rotterdam - Patio
Stayokay Hostel Rotterdam
7.9 Good
Sparks Hostel - Rotterdam
Sparks Hostel
8.7 Very good
China Town$226+
King Kong Hostel
8.3 Very good

How much is a Rotterdam hostel?

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When to book a hostel in Rotterdam

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Top tips for finding Rotterdam hostel deals

  • To be in the centre of the city, with easy access to the main train station and landmarks, look for Rotterdam hostels through KAYAK in the Oude Western neighbourhood. Sparks Hostel makes a good choice, as it’s around the corner from Rotterdam Central station. The De Doelen entertainment and convention venue is under 180 metres (200 yards) away, with the Stadhuis van Rotterdam about 0.5 km (0.3 miles) away. You’ll have access to a shared kitchen, and an on-site lounge with a bar is available. Upstairs rooms have balconies and the sleeping facilities are modern and comfortable.
  • If you like youthful and quirky pop-culture decor and trendy combinations of old and modern furniture, one of the best Rotterdam hostels you’ll find is Hostel Room Rotterdam. It’s on Van Vollenhovenstraat, near Erasmus Bridge, a major city landmark. You’ll also be in an arts and culture neighbourhood – Kunsthal Rotterdam, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen and Nederlands Fotomuseum are all within 0.8 km (0.5 miles). A kitchenette is provided, and there is an outdoor grill and dining area. You can also use the shared lounge and library.
  • If you’re on a business trip and want a hostel that has a full range of amenities to make you self-sufficient and able to focus on your work, King Kong Hostel might not sound like a suitable choice, but its playful name belies its top-quality facilities. You’ll have access to a kitchen for self-catering, or can eat at the on-site restaurant or coffee shop. Full laundry facilities are available, and a workspace is provided. The reception desk is open 24/7, so you can check in and out according to your travel schedule.
  • For family-friendly Rotterdam hostels, look no further than Stayokay Rotterdam. It’s instantly and colourfully appealing, in the central area of the city. Plenty of children’s facilities are provided, from a kid-friendly buffet to children’s books and DVDs. Everyone gets a complimentary breakfast, and the family rooms have seating areas. You can eat at the on-site restaurant, and there are vending machines for drinks and snacks. You’ll also only be about a 10min walk from De Koopgoot, a main shopping district.
  • If you’re looking for a cheap hostel in Rotterdam, you should consider going during the low season. You’ll generally find lower-priced hostels in Rotterdam in January and February.
  • Hostel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll likely find the best hostel deals in Rotterdam if you stay on a Monday. The most expensive day for hostel bookings is Saturday.
  • If you want to ensure you grab a bargain, try to book at least 24 days before your stay to get the best price for a Rotterdam hostel.
  • The cheapest 3-star hostel in Rotterdam found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $91, while the most expensive was $99.
  • Don’t know how much time you need to see all the sights? KAYAK users usually book their hostel in Rotterdam for 2 days.

FAQs when booking a hostel in Rotterdam

  • How much does a hostel cost in Rotterdam?

    Hostel prices in Rotterdam can vary depending on a number of factors. The average price for a hostel in Rotterdam is $69 but KAYAK users have found hostels for as cheap as $34 in the last 3 days.

  • Is it cheaper to stay in a hostel than in a hotel in Rotterdam?

    The average price for a night in a hostel in Rotterdam is $69 compared to $182 for a night in a hotel.

Where to find the best hostels in Rotterdam?

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