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Rotterdam is an industrial and commercial city in the Netherlands and part of the Randstad. There are approximately 600,000 people living in the city.  The city was known for having the world's largest harbour, but lost the title in 2004 to Shanghai. It is the second largest city in The Netherlands after Amsterdam, which lies approximately 50 miles (80 kilometres) to the north. The city's street scenery is characterized by the large presence of people from North Africa, Turkey and the former Dutch colonies of Suriname, The Netherlands Antilles and Indonesia. The people tend to live together harmoniously, despite recent tensions between the native Dutch and Muslim population in The Netherlands. 
It may feel difficult to get in touch with the heart of Rotterdam; its natural centre was bombed away during WW2, forcing the city to renew itself completely. The result is a lot of modern architecture (for the architect freaks amongst us a must see!), but also a city that does not really have a heart or a centre. It might be a good idea to discover this city with a local guide. One may also find that visiting this city in spring or summer time is more enjoyable than in winter time, as Holland is a very rainy place and Rotterdam is a city that especially gains a lot of charm when the sun is shining.  When well prepared, Rotterdam is a place one can experience The Netherlands and Europe's mainland like one could never experience it any other place! 
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Best Western Art Hotel Rotterdam
The BW Art Hotel Rotterdam is a contemporary, art-loving hotel set on the Maashaven, 100 metres from the metro, and one kilometre from Erasmus Bridge. The 210 guestrooms feature colourful, eclectic decor which combines modern chic with antique charm. All include satellite television, CD/DVD players, Internet connections and kitchenettes. The eclectic Thuis restaurant mixes contemporary and traditional styles with Chinoiserie sitting alongside classic Victorian wallpaper detail in a geometric extravaganza along one wall. The furniture continues the theme: no two tables or chairs are the same, and an internationally flavoured menu is available for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Business guests enjoy use of the meeting room which is fully equipped with audio- visual equipment.
Bilderberg Parkhotel, Rotterdam
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.  Benefit from eighty years of experience and service. All 189 Villa and Garden rooms are spacious in layout, equipped with everyday comforts and are noticeably peaceful. A handful of the Garden rooms have balconies, where the enticing atmosphere guarantees carefree days. 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’.
Carlton Oasis Hotel
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.
Golden Tulip Rotterdam-Centre
Golden Tulip Rotterdam-Centre is uniquely located at the bank of the Maas and at the foot of the Erasmus bridge. This unique situation on the waterfront makes it ideal for a few days together away-from-it-all, for a meeting, for a meal or a reunion with family or friends, for organizing a party or a longer business stay in a professional ambiance. Golden Tulip Rotterdam-Centre offers you a magnificent view over the Maas and the Rotterdam skyline.  The hotel is perfectly situated for access to the metro. The metro station is right in front of the hotel and provides you with rapid access and connection to the most important conference centres, such as Ahoy, the WTC and the Doelen. In addition there is a dock for party ships.
Tulip Inn Rotterdam
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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