Visit the steamship ss Rotterdam
The ss Rotterdam is the most famous post-war Dutch passenger ship of the Holland America Line (HAL). Nowadays you experience the ultimate cruise feeling in the hotel, the restaurant and especially on the large terrace on the deck of the ship. The ss Rotterdam is situated in the neighbourhood Katendrecht.
History ss Rotterdam
The building of the ship starts in 1956 at the Rotterdam company RDM, an important shipyard. With more than 228 metres it’s the largest passenger ship ever built in the Netherlands. After the ship was openend by queen Juliana the first navigation takes place in 1959 to New York. After 1971 the Holland America Line (HAL) used it only as a cruise ship. In 2008 the ship was moved to Katendrecht and since 2010 the ss Rotterdam is open for the public.
Tours on the ss Rotterdam
Would you like to combine the ss Rotterdam with a tour in upcoming Katendrecht, a peninsula? Check out the Walking Tour Katendrecht.
Terrace on the ss Rotterdam
The terrace has a capacity of 250 seats where you can enjoy a bite and drink. In the middle there is a pool. The great view over the skyline of Rotterdam makes it one of the best terraces in Rotterdam.
Restaurants ss Rotterdam
The ss Rotterdam has two restaurants where you can enjoy a great dinner. The large, more informal restaurant Lido has a warm and joyful atmosphere vrolijke uitstraling. Restaurant de Club Room is offering stylish dining with an intimate ambiance
Entrance and opening hours
The general rooms are free including the restaurants, the shops, the Coffee Lobby, the bar and the deck with the terrace.
Lido Restaurant: Monday till Sunday from 07:00 hour till 00:00 hour
Club Room: Monday till Sunday from 18:00 hour till 00:00 hour
Ocean Bar and Captains Lounge: Sunday till Thursday from 10:00 hour till 01:00 hour and Friday till Saturday from 10:00 hour till 02:00 hour