Destination guide

Why people love visiting artsy Rotterdam

Take a vacation to Rotterdam and enjoy the area's museums, monuments and theater scene. This romantic city is known for its shopping, architecture and festivals. For a bit of culture, visit WORM, Maritime Museum or Boijmans Van Beuningen Museum. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Rotterdam

Are you hoping to find things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Rotterdam a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Blijdorp Zoo (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Madurodam (14.2 mi / 22.9 km)
  • Wet 'n Wild (17 mi / 27.4 km)
  • Railz Miniworld (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Midget Golfbaan Parkhaven (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Plaswijckpark (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Rotterdam

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Rotterdam. These are some of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Arboretum Trompenburg (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Historic Garden Schoonoord (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Het Park (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Kralingse Bos Park (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Park Zestienhoven (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Outdoor Valley (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Rotterdam

Fly into Rotterdam (RTM-Rotterdam The Hague), the closest airport, located 2.5 mi (3.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Amsterdam (AMS-Schiphol), which is 29.2 mi (47 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, Rotterdam Central Station, Rotterdam Blaak Station and Rotterdam Noord Station are the main stations in the area. You might consider catching a ride on the metro at Rotterdam, Maashaven for ease of access to the rest of the city.

Can I find a vacation rental around Rotterdam?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 232 vacation rentals near Rotterdam. From 123 Condos/Apartments to 78 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Rotterdam for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Rotterdam?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Rotterdam:

  • Centrum: 37 vacation rentals
  • Noord: 19 vacation rentals
  • Stadsdriehoek: 26 vacation rentals
  • Oude Westen: 21 vacation rentals
  • Delfshaven: 24 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Rotterdam?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Rotterdam. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Markthal Rotterdam: 384 vacation rentals
  • Rotterdam Central Station: 386 vacation rentals
  • Rotterdam City Theatre: 384 vacation rentals
  • KPN Telecom Building: 382 vacation rentals
  • Havenmuseum: 382 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Rotterdam listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Rotterdam?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 123 Condos/Apartments in Rotterdam. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Rotterdam include:

  • Houses: 78 rentals available
  • Cottages: 8 rentals available
  • Studios: 124 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Villas and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Rotterdam?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 33 vacation rentals with pool available in Rotterdam. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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