Hotel New York at Wilhelmina Pier Rotterdam

Koninginnenhoofd 1, 3072 AD Rotterdam


Landmark of Rotterdam

Hotel New York is one of the best known sights in Rotterdam. The former headquarters of the Holland America Line (HAL) is currently a popular hotel and restaurant.

Holland America Line headquarters

Hotel New York was built between 1901 and 1917 and became the HAL headquarters, a shipping and passenger line between Rotterdam and New York. Hundreds of thousands of emigrants from all over Europe boarded one of the HAL ships on their way to a new life in America. Hotel New York was the last building they saw when they left Europe. In 1971 the last HAL ship departed from Rotterdam and the headquarters were closed. Nowadays the HAL has returned in Rotterdam and their European headquarters are located within the Montevideo skyscraper next to Hotel New York.

Staying overnight in Hotel New York Rotterdam

In 1993 the old headquarters were transformed into a four star hotel and restaurant. You can still feel the atmosphere of the old headquarters. The former boardrooms are meeting rooms now and the renovated hotel rooms have preserved their unique maritime style. It feels like staying on a cruise ship with a view at the river Maas! Read more about spending the night at Hotel New York.

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The Sole Adventurer

" Lovely historical place turned hotel and restaurant. Excellent service and great food. Always full. Had a pleasant stay. "

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Jonathan Bekker

" Good and fast service. A wide menu, with an extra really good gluten free menu. Food tasted incredible and near the windows you have an astonishing view. The interior feels like a blast from the past, mixed with modern elements."

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Erik van Meegen

" Historical location and a historical building. Thousands of Europeans left their homes for a future in the new world called America and the last foot on European soil was not just Rotterdam but this spot was what is now hotel New-York. The building and every room has that smell, sense and feeling of that time and those people ready to start the future in their new lives in the new world. Very special to stay the night in one of these rooms. The staff is very friendly and the restaurant is very good. "

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Andrew Yong

" Don't know if it's my memory, but I used to like this restaurant better. They've got lots of wines, but the good ones can only be purchased per bottle. Also they've taken some of the good dishes off the menu. The sphere and service are still good as always, though prices are on the high side, compared to the quality of the food. The food is good, but it's not organic or exquisite. Hence my argument about the prices. "

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Yasmina Amarchouh

" Beautiful surroundings. Great service. Food was really not so good. We had a burger and grilled sardines. The sardines weren't very flavorful, couscous dry. Don't take the burger. It was dry and tasted like a patty from a package. I was going to give 3 but I feel the food is too important. "

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