Rotterdam Hostels for Budget Travellers

Rotterdam Hostels for Budget Travellers Rotterdam, Netherlands
Rotterdam is a major port city the South Holland province of the Netherlands. The Maritime Museum’s vintage ships and exhibits trace the city’s seafaring history. After being almost completely reconstructed following WWII, the city is now known for modern architecture. Futuristic architecture, inspired local initiatives such as inner-city canal surfing, a proliferation of art, and a surge of drinking, dining and nightlife venues make Rotterdam one of Europe’s most exhilarating cities right now. The Netherlands’ second-largest metropolis has a diverse, multiethnic community, an absorbing maritime tradition centered on Europe’s busiest port, and a wealth of top-class museums. Rotterdam is a veritable open-air gallery of modern, postmodern and contemporary construction. Split by the vast Nieuwe Maas shipping channel, Rotterdam is crossed by a series of tunnels and bridges, notably the dramatic Erasmusbrug – the swooping white cable-stayed bridge dubbed de Zwaan (the Swan). The city center is found on the north side of the water and is easy to stroll around in. Rotterdam is an exciting destination with plenty to offer and these hostels provide an excellent base for exploring the area.
How much do hostels in Rotterdam cost?

You can find our comprehensive analysis of all hostel prices in Rotterdam here. We've found the average prices of dorms and private rooms, as well as the typical prices of hostels with various amenities, too.

Dorm Bed from $36.30
Private Room from $43.55
Overall Rating: 93%
Van Vollenhovenstraat 62, Rotterdam
ROOM is a warm, welcoming place with a personalized touch and a great community feel. The property is ideally located right in the heart of the city, near all the tourist attractions, stunning architecture, the ferry to Kinderdijk, and Port of Rotterdam. ROOM hostel provides you the perfect base for sightseeing by day and partying at night. All of Rotterdam's major hotspots and nightlife are easily accessible on foot.

The property's themed rooms are clean, the beds are comfy and the showers high pressure and they also have a lounge and bar area. Snuggle up on comfy couches, listen to some great music, play some board games, grab a guitar, and meet awesome people from all over the world in the cozy atmosphere. There are weekly music nights, daily theme nights, free walking tours and guided tours to Rotterdam's highlights, all available through the hostel. They offer both dorms and private rooms (shared and ensuite), a living room, bar, guest kitchen, laundry, 24/7 reception, free parking for busses/ touring cars around the corner, spacious rooms, free Wi-Fi, free breakfast and big lockers for storage. Linens are free with your stay and bicycles and towels are available for hire.

Dorm Bed from $33.09
Private Room from $39.16
Overall Rating: 93%
Coolsestraat 47-49, Rotterdam
Hostel Ani & Haakien is a backpacker's paradise for travelers who want to discover Rotterdam in a truly unique way. It is a community hostel with nightly dinners and free tours daily. Located just 600 meters away from Rotterdam Central Station, Ani & Haakien is a short walk from Rotterdam's most popular attractions such as Markthal and the famous Cube Houses. The property is located on a quiet street, so you'll be able to get some sleep, but the bustling Central District area of Rotterdam with good coffee places, awesome design shops, rooftop bars, jazz, and the electronic night life is within easy walking distance. In the morning, hot brewed coffee, milk, orange juice, toast, jam, some Dutch delicatessens are available for guests. The hostel offers special events such as pancakes mornings, highlights tour, city by night walk, hostel dinners, alternative bike tour, graffiti tour, and architecture tours. The dormitory's are basic and clean with lockers inside. The double rooms are small and cozy. All rooms share showers and restrooms in the hall. The property offers a fully equipped guest kitchen, free Wi-Fi, free linens, and bicycles and towels for hire.

Dorm Bed from $29.84
Private Room from $57.38
Overall Rating: 92%
Westersingel 1A, Rotterdam
Being right in front of Rotterdam Central Station, Sparks Hostel offers one of the best bases for exploring Rotterdam.  The property offers a nice lobby where you can relax, read a book, work behind your laptop, or have a local beer with some fellow travelers. Excellent coffee is available to help you get ready in the morning. A communal kitchen is available for guests use. The property offers comfortable beds, with maximum privacy and safety, even in the bigger dorms.! Fast Wi-Fi is available throughout the building.  The hostel offers a variety of room options, including a large and spacious 10 persons dorm with custom-made bunk beds, 6-bed dorms with en-suite bathrooms, and quad rooms for small groups who prefer privacy and would still like to have the Hostel experience. Perfectly located within 2 minutes' walk from Rotterdam Central Station the Hostel is situated between the West-Kruiskade and Westersingel. Being right in the center of Rotterdam, the area is famous for its various shops, restaurants, cafes, vibrant entertainment options, fine museums and splendid architecture, all within walking distance from the Hostel.

Dorm Bed from $39.77
Private Room from $72.30
Overall Rating: 90%
Witte de Withstraat 74, Rotterdam
King Kong hostel is located in the heart of the Cool district, Witte de Withstaat. All rooms at King Kong hostel are unique and combine contemporary design with vintage furniture. They have three private hotel-style rooms and dorms of 4, 6 and 8 with en-suite bathrooms. A luxury female dorm is available too. The spacious Loft Dorm (shared bathroom) can accommodate up to 48 people, divided amongst unique and trendy spaces, including an old-school gym. The facility also offers a fully equipped kitchen for guest use, movie basement with free Netflix movies, free coffee and tea from 8 a.m. until 11 a.m, free bed linen and a towel, free Wi-Fi, free city tours, and a bar and restaurant on site.

Dorm Bed from $27.40
Private Room from $29.99
Overall Rating: 86%
Overblaak 85-87, Rotterdam
Located in the world-renowned Cube Houses, a night at Stayokay Rotterdam is an experience in itself. With its hip hostel bar and central location in Rotterdam it is a great option for your city stay. The central location of the hostel ensures you are close to all the main attractions in the city and a walking or bike tour is easy to do from here. Enjoy a drink at the on site bar or have a meal at the hostel restaurant. Breakfast is included with your stay and Wi-Fi is free and accessible throughout the entire hostel. The property is wheelchair friendly and linens are included with your stay.

Private Room from $30.87
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 95%
Witte de Withstraat 87, Rotterdam
This terrific hostel offers friendly service and a bar. The good location and overall vibe also make it very popular. Luggage storage, 24 hour reception, towels included, internet access, air conditioning, and housekeeping are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.

Dorm Bed from $27.84
Private Room from $27.84
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 69%
Schiekade 658, Rotterdam
This terrific hostel offers friendly service, a bar, bicycle hire, a common room, and cable tv. The good location and overall vibe also make it very popular. Wi-fi, laundry facilities, security lockers, luggage storage, 24 hour reception, key card access, and housekeeping are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.

Private Room from $37.30
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 69%
's Gravendijkwal 7b - 11a, Rotterdam
You'll love this hotel because of it's good location and quality amenities. It features friendly service and a bar. When it's time to eat, it's also nice because there's free breakfast. Wi-fi, key card access, parking, towels included, and housekeeping are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.
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