King Kong Hostel is located in the Cool district in Rotterdam. If offers nonsmoking accommodations with free Wi-Fi access. All rooms have a bathroom with rainshower, most of them are en-suite. At King Kong Hostel you will find a 24-hour front desk, a movie lounge with Netflix and an espresso bar. Guests can also prepare their own meals in the fully equipped kitchen. Other facilities offered include a shared lounge, a games room, tablets and luggage storage. An array of activities can be enjoyed on site or in the surroundings, including cycling and city tours. The hostel is 3.2 mi from Ahoy Rotterdam and 3 mi from Zuidplein. Central Station is 0.9 mi away, and offers direct access to Amsterdam in 42 minutes and Utrecht in 38 minutes.

This is our guests' favorite part of Rotterdam, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

King Kong Hostel has been welcoming guests since Mar 21, 2014

Property Highlights

Located in the real heart of Rotterdam, this property has an excellent location score of 9.2!


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Room Type
1 full bed
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Rodolfo
    The hostel is very nice, clean, and the staff is very friendly
  • Anriki
    Overall a wonderful experience. I stayed in a female dormitory room, which felt safe for me as a solo traveler. The bathrooms were clean, the queen-size bed was spacious, and the curtains allowed for some privacy. The location was awesome because...
  • Gabrielwyk
    Hong KongHong Kong
    - Good location and vibe of the street - Nice roommates and staffs - Room design and toilet is shared by 4 people
  • Juan
    Pretty clean, great staff. Awesome location close to the most vivid area of the city
  • Grady
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Really cool place in a good location. Liked the overall vibes.
  • Eric
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Awesome location in Rotterdam in a really lively, fun neighborhood. Free coffee and a bar downstairs. Towels are included as well!
  • 旭晴
    The location is near the central station, room is clean and tidy, shower is great and the temperature of the water can easily adjust. Not to mention, the staff is kind!
  • Bernard
    Great location, staff, theme. I especially like living room.
  • José
    very accessible to the tram line, value for money !!!
  • Linabooking
    good location, lovely staff, comfortable and big beds, nice kitchen - definitely recommend staying at King Kong Hostel

Property questions and answers
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  • Are sheets and towels included?

    Yes, they are
    Answered on 24 October 2019
  • Do you offer luggage storage?

    Yes! You can use it before your check-in and after your check-out
    Answered on 24 October 2019
  • Is there shared kitchen available for the dormitory?

    There is a guest kitchen in the common area for all guests!
    Answered on 15 December 2019
  • hi i am a man , can i use this room? not sure if its just for womans. its a single room , right ?

    Hello, we have rooms that private, some are mixed, and rooms exclusively for women. Take care when booking. :)
    Answered on 9 July 2022
  • Is it quiet at night?

    At night the bar and doors keep close, so inside the hostel is quiet
    Answered on 24 October 2019
  • I want to book a room with women only. When ordering it says that there are 6beds and they offer me a double bed. Am I going to sleep alone on d.bed?

    Dear guest, If you book a bed in on of the female dorms (8, or 6-bed dorm) you will have a bed for yourself and won't be sharing this with someone e..
    Answered on 13 June 2023
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Area info *

1 Restaurant On Site

  • Restaurant
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Brunch • Lunch
    • Ambience

Amenities of King Kong Hostel
Great facilities! Review score, 8.5

Most popular amenities
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Terrace
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Terrace
  • Shared kitchen
  • Dryer
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Lockers
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Fan
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Dutch
  • Portuguese

House rules

King Kong Hostel takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 3:00 PM to 11:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


Until 11:00 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card JCB American Express Cash King Kong Hostel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that guests can bring their own padlock to secure their belongings. Guests also have the possibility to buy one for EUR 5 at the reception.

Please note that it is forbidden to bring illicit drugs of any kind to the hostel, including laughing gas. Guests found with drug paraphernalia in their possession will be asked to leave.

Please note that when booking for more than 12 people, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about King Kong Hostel

  • King Kong Hostel has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • King Kong Hostel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Check-in at King Kong Hostel is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

    • King Kong Hostel is 2,800 feet from the center of Rotterdam. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • The prices at King Kong Hostel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.