Design getaway in Rotterdam

Posted by on January 5, 2014

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Select for your accommodation the Mainport hotel, reflecting the beauty of the largest port in Europe and benefit from the five star service and unrivaled access to everything Rotterdam has to offer. Water taxis and cruisers reach the hotel’s private Mainport dock, which has views of the inner harbor of Rotterdam and the city skyline with skyscrapers, which the locals as Manhattan.

Mainport Hotel, Rotterdam

Mainport Hotel, Rotterdam

From there, the design, reminiscents of waves on the floor which leads the visitors in the hotel waterfront lobby, which is almost transparent, with windows covering the entire front part of the building. This absolute transparency is important because a part of the central design concept, the hotel owner Karin Geurts, wanted to create a welcoming environment, both for visitors and for locals. For this purpose, both the cocktail bar on the Rocks, and the Down Under restaurant are accessible from glass elevators or stairs with large windows.

Mainport Hotel, Rotterdam

Mainport Hotel, Rotterdam

The 215 rooms of the 68 sq.m. Mainport suite on the top floor, to the spacious rooms XL City, feature marble bathrooms, with large colored wallpaintings. The televisions, whirlpool baths and all modern amenities are cleverly placed in every room, offering even greater luxury. Guests seeking total relaxation can visit the Heaven Spa, on the eighth floor, where designers invite you to relax in a Finnish sauna, a Turkish bath or a specially designed steam room, which offers rejuvenating body scrubs.

Mainport Hotel, Rotterdam

Mainport Hotel, Rotterdam

Meanwhile, those who choose Mainport on business will appreciate the 550 square meter conference room with water views, the historic Harbor Museum and asymmetric Erasmus Bridge views, which connects the northern and southern Rotterdam. The hotel is a member of Design Hotels.

Mainport Hotel, Rotterdam

Mainport Hotel, Rotterdam

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By Nicole P.

Mainport Hotel, Rotterdam photos: Ken Lee.

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