48 hours in… Rotterdam

Both Inntel Hotels Rotterdam Centre and Mainport are located in the beautiful city of Rotterdam. They share the beautiful location along the Nieuwe Maas, with a view of the Erasmus Bridge and within walking distance of the Centre of Rotterdam. In addition to this beautiful location, there is also a lot to do in and around the city. We put together a schedule to spend 48 hours in… Rotterdam to inspire you.


Both Spa Heaven and H2O ensure wonderful relaxation after a busy week. The wellness rooms offer a beautiful view from the 12th floor. In addition to swimming, you can also enjoy the Finnish sauna and the Turkish steam bath.

Time for a bite to eat, both Bar & Brasserie Water and Down Under offer excellent drinks and a bite to eat. In the International cuisine of Down Under, the 8 continents come together. At Bar & Brasserie “Water” you can enjoy a healthy salad or a good steak.


Time for breakfast. The breakfast buffet consists of “Champagne”, freshly squeezed orange juice, hot buns, various spreads and a beautiful view of the Erasmus Bridge. All the ingredients to start off the day in an excellent way.

Put on your walking shoes and walk around the Nieuwe Maas, cross the Erasmus Bridge, take beautiful instagrammable photos at the White House and the Kijk-Kubus Museum Home and then take a lunch break at the Markthal.

After the lunch break in the Markthal, it is time to take a look around the many different stalls and artworks in the Markthal.

If you are not yet done with shopping, you can continue to the Koopgoot. With more than 40 stores you can fully enjoy yourself here. When you have bought all the things that you need (and also what you really don’t need, but just like to have). You can choose to make use of one of the many restaurants in the city Centre or to eat alongside the water.

If you still have energy in the evening, after dinner you can choose to go disco rollerskating in Skatefever. You can fully enjoy yourself at just 7 kilometres from the hotels.

Rotterdam has many cafés, clubs, theatres and cinemas to enjoy a fantastic evening. At the end of the day, you can also enjoy a delicious cocktail and excellent refreshments at Mainports’ Cocktailbar On The Rocks on the luxurious terrace – with a phenomenal view of the water.


After a once again extensive breakfast buffet, it is time to get ready and prepare to be taken to great heights in the Euromast. You can walk around at your own pace and take photos, a tour with a guide is also a possibility.

A delicious lunch or high tea 100 meters in the air with a unique view from the Euromast is definitely recommended. This is the highest tower in the Netherlands

The weekend is over! Unfortunately, it is time to end this amazing weekend. See you next time!

Want to discover more Dutch cities? We recommend reading 48 hours in… Utrecht, and 48 hours in… Amsterdam.

You’ll be surprised!