Differences between Rotterdam and Amsterdam


As with many capital and second cities, there has been a famous rivalry between two great Dutch cities, Amsterdam and Rotterdam for many years. The rivalry, often referred to as 010 (Rotterdam) versus 020 (Amsterdam)- the cities telephone codes, dates back to the 13th century when both cities were first granted city status. We love both cities equally and can see the merits of visiting both but as residents of the ‘Gateway to Europe’, we favour our hotspots in Rotterdam. Here are some of t...


We can’t guarantee good weather at this time of the year but we can guarantee that no matter how much it rains, the city is still alive! We have plenty of winter activities to enjoy, modern architecture to admire, Cozy pubs, bars & restaurants and of course, our winter shopping in Rotterdam is hard to beat! Here are our favourite things to do this Winter in Rotterdam.
1. Shopping 


When you walk around in Rotterdam you see young and old people with a mobile phone walking through the city. Cell phones are becoming more and more important over the past years. How nice would it be to put cell phones away for a day? We will give you the best choices to spend a day offline in Rotterdam.
Kralingse Bos and Kralingse Plas
The Kralingse Bos together with the Kralingse Plas is a wonderful recreation area ín the heart of Rotterdam. You can walk in the forest or ...


What is more important than a good breakfast to start the day. In all our apartments we have a fully equipped kitchen where you can make your own delicious breakfast. If you have no time or do not feel like making breakfast in the apartment we can recommend three breakfast places close to PREMIER SUITES PLUS Rotterdam.
Rootz Kitchen First, I would like to introduce you to our neighbours. Rootz Kitchen is a breakfast and l...


When you are traveling to Rotterdam, there are some monuments that should not be missed. A lot of buildings were bombed during the 2nd World War, that is why Rotterdam is completely rebuilt. But there are a few places where you can still find architecture from before 1940. Besides that, there are also many new buildings. We created a top 5 with architecture hotspots of Rotterdam.
The Market Hall
The market hall opened in 2014. This new architecture icon in Rotterdam brings ...