• View
  • Garden
  • Pet friendly
  • BBQ facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Bathtub
  • Air conditioning
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Key card access
  • Daily housekeeping

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Conveniently located just 1.6 mi from the city center and Rotterdam Central station, Van der Valk Hotel Rotterdam - Blijdorp provides modern decorated accommodations. All rooms come with free WiFi. Van der Valk hotel Rotterdam - Blijdorp enjoys a natural setting in Roelof Langerakpark, next to the Blijdorp Zoo. Most rooms feature a walk-in shower, the Junior Suite contains a bath. All rooms feature airconditioning, free toiletries and a flat-screen TV. Guests can make use of the facilities at the David Lloyd sport and health club, next to the hotel, for a reduced fee. The club features a swimming pool, fitness area and more against a surcharge. The on-site restaurant is opened 7 days per week. Guests can enjoy a 3-course surprise dinner with fresh local products. The hotel is just 5 minutes’ drive from Rotterdam The Hague Airport, a 15 minutes' drive to Ahoy Event Center and 656 feet from the A20/A13 motorway. It is also well-serviced by regular public transport to the city center and airport.

Van der Valk Hotel Rotterdam - Blijdorp has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Jun 4, 2009
Hotel chain/brand:
Van der Valk Hotels

Property Highlights

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Halal, Gluten-free, American, Buffet

Private parking at the hotel

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Room Type
2 twin beds
1 king bed
2 twin beds
1 king bed
1 king bed
Bedroom 1:
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2:
1 king bed
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Travel Sustainable Level 3+
This property has made significant commitments towards sustainability by subscribing to one or more third-party sustainability certifications.
Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
Low score for Rotterdam
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  • Roxana
    We had a very good stay at this hotel. The room is big and the bed is so comfortable! The breakfast was rich and the very good. We also had dinner and the food was great as well. Parking is free in the hotel’s parking spots. There’s also a bus...
  • Dean
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Lovely hotel. Great location. Fantastic staff. Really good breakfast.
  • Kenneth
    Friendly employees and great restaurant ... Missing a lot of parking space for regular clients that have a car
  • Julie
    Early check-in possible, friendly staff, cozy beds
  • Ofir
    it was really clean and the room was great. the staff were the nicest. breakfast was also amazing.
  • Siegfried
    I regularly use this hotel -- equipment and standard are good - mostly new. Very friendly staff.
  • Ana
    everything was nice, staff was really great helpfu and
  • Mile
    Nice, clean, comfortable rooms. Big, open lobby. Also friendly staff.
  • Willem
    Stayed in the hotel for one night, after a festival, it was very comfortable
  • Michael
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    The restaurant and bar were very good plenty of car park space in the close by car parks at a cost of 4 euros A decent gym in the building next door where a day pass is 12.50 euro
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Property questions and answers
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  • Hi, we are going to book 3 rooms for 1 night on 17th April and we will have 1 dog with us. Just wanted to confirm that it is okay to come with our dog

    Dear, Pets are certainly allowed at our hotel. Surcharge per pet is €10 extra per pet per night. Pets are also allowed in our restaurant, if the anim..
    Answered on 17 April 2022
  • good afternoon, how much are the charges for a dog (medium size Aussie Shepard) per day? many thanks and regards,

    Good afternoon, for a dog we charge 10 euros per night extra.
    Answered on 11 August 2022
  • What train station near the hotel? Or bus stations?

    Rotterdam Central Station, for the train and bus as well
    Answered on 1 November 2022
  • access to public transport

    A bus stop can be found within a 5-minute walk. Here you can catch bus 33 towards the central station. From there you can continue by bus, train, metro or tram.
    Answered on 11 August 2022
  • Hello, does this facility also have an inside pool?

    Hello, We do not have a pool.
    Answered on 8 August 2022
  • Hi, Is it allowed to book one room only for 3 of us? One is kid 5 years old. We don’t want to book another one bed as she won’t sleep alone

    We have triple rooms available if you book the superior room.
    Answered on 26 August 2023
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Hotel area info *

1 Restaurant On Site

  • Restaurant #1
    • Cuisine
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Modern
    • Dietary options
      Halal • Kosher • Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free

Amenities of Van der Valk Hotel Rotterdam - Blijdorp

Most popular amenities
  • Private Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Room service
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Bidet
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Extra long beds (> 6.5 ft)
  • BBQ facilities
    Additional charge
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.
  • Cycling
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Private parking is available on site (reservation is not possible) and costs € 4 per day.
  • Street parking
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Accessible parking
  • Public transit tickets
    Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Private check-in/out
  • Baggage storage
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Business center
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Safe
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Carpeted
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
  • Bathroom emergency cord
  • Lowered sink
  • Raised toilet
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian
  • Dutch

House rules

Van der Valk Hotel Rotterdam - Blijdorp takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 2:00 PM to 12:00 AM

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


From 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM



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 of all ages are welcome.

Children 2 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

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 allowed. Charges may apply.

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The fine print

Please note that on 25 and 26 December it is only possible to have lunch and dinner in the restaurant if a reservation has been made in advance.

All guests have to show a valid photo ID and register at check in. Minimum age for check-in is 18.

Please note that visitors are not allowed.

Please note that it is strictly prohibited to have parties in the rooms.

Please note that guests can make use of the facilities at the David Lloyd sport and health club against a reduced charge of 50 percent (EUR 12.50 per day).

Please note that the extra beds at this property are folding beds.

Please note that some of the Classic Double Rooms and Superior Double or Twin Rooms feature views on the lobby. The windows of these rooms cannot be opened.

Please note that parking spaces are limited at the property and available at a first come first serve basis.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Parking is subject to availability due to limited spaces.

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 Van der Valk Hotel Rotterdam - Blijdorp

  • Room options at Van der Valk Hotel Rotterdam - Blijdorp include:

    • Twin/Double
    • Double
    • Suite

  • Check-in at Van der Valk Hotel Rotterdam - Blijdorp is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • The prices at Van der Valk Hotel Rotterdam - Blijdorp may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Van der Valk Hotel Rotterdam - Blijdorp has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant #1

  • Van der Valk Hotel Rotterdam - Blijdorp is 1.3 miles from the center of Rotterdam. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Guests staying at Van der Valk Hotel Rotterdam - Blijdorp can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.2).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Halal
    • Gluten-free
    • American
    • Buffet

  • Van der Valk Hotel Rotterdam - Blijdorp offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling