The city of Rotterdam is, no doubt beautiful. It is a home of museums, relevant in showcasing the city's achievements and history. As a matter of fact, the city itself is like an open museum of architectural styles and designs. As a fan of architecture, style, urban planning, and modern development, or just someone looking to explore, you sure would be thankful you experienced Rotterdam.
With the vibrant city-life, breathtaking views, nice people, and multiple cultures, the city is truly a whole package. The best of it all is you can do it the sustainable way. Below are establishments and spots for your different needs you should check out while you are on that sustainable weekend in Rotterdam.
The Pincoffs Hotel Rotterdam - €€
In this phenomenal hotel, which is located in a national monument on the river, as well as, has an exciting mix of monumental details and an amazing interior; a number of freebies come with a room; espresso, tea, a bottle of water, and wifi.
You're sure to receive exceptional service plus a great view of the hotel, and most importantly, all these await you on a platter of sustainability. Adjusting to the times that we are in, Suite Hotel Pincoffs provides breakfast, lunch, and dinner for their guests while you enjoy the warm and secluded atmosphere of this boutique hotel.
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Address: Stieltjesstraat 34, 3071 JX Rotterdam, Netherlands
Mainport Hotel - €€€
A great option if you want to enjoy a satisfying sauna & spa experience. Mainport is the most luxurious and modern hotel in Rotterdam, indeed a 5-star one at that. Uniquely situated on the banks of the Maas, Mainport promises you breathtaking views over the water, the Rotterdam skyline, and highlights of the city. Mainport hotel respects people and the environment and actively contributes to the realization of a healthy planet and beautiful society.
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Restaurant Van de Leur Rotterdam - €€€
This restaurant is designed with a great cocktail bar, which you can never go wrong with if you seek true sustainable culinary exploration. At the centre of Rotterdam, you get to experience Unknown herbs, local and tasty dishes, which are a product of traditional and innovative methods. Daily Van de Leur serves a fresh surprise menu with different tasty dishes, all in the restaurant's cosy space.
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Address: Eendrachtsweg 27B-SO, 3012 LB Rotterdam, Netherlands
Jack Bean - €
With Jack Bean, fast food can be tasty good food, great for you, and good for the planet. You also get to enjoy the convenience, all within affordability. This sustainable food company aims at inspiring people to eat more plant-based meals. Also, all their ingredients are locally sourced. This impact-driven restaurant not only offers you honest meals; it is also striving towards a zero-waste system.
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Gare du Nord - €€
Green and sustainable, Gare du Nord is a bio vegan bistro. A great spot for vegetarians and people looking to explore 100% plant-based dishes, this bistro also cares about gastronomic excitement, hence through innovation, mouthwatering dishes made with utmost consciousness and creativity are the contents of Gare du Nord's menu.
Natur-el - €€
For sustainable fashion for men and women, with great brands in stock, Natur-el | Organic - Fair - Fashion has got you covered. This business loves our planet and has reflected in both their decisions and activities. Packaging and also delivery is totally plastic-free thereby reducing waste. On top of it all, their customer service is the best.
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Studio JUX Rotterdam - €€
Your perfect gift guide to getting that perfect gift for the best impact is Studio JUX. Gift items for men, women, and children alike, ranging from clothes, jewellery, homewares to body care products, Studio JUX Rotterdam will sort it all. Their jewelries are carefully selected and handmade under fair working conditions, plus, get to have that personal and close feel, as you know your tailor.
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To Do / To See
Rotterdam has a number of treasures and cultural heritages; the Kunsthal is one of them. The museum is not only inspiring in its architectural design; it also hosts exhibitions it continually puts on. While you tour Kunsthal Rotterdam, a surprise awaits you on every corner.
Address: Museumpark, Westzeedijk 341, 3015 AA Rotterdam, Netherlands
Walk Rotterdam - €
Walk Rotterdam offers you guided tours in Rotterdam about architecture, public space, art, and history. With the guides being local architecture, their walks are very informative, fun, and interactive. As an architecture fanatic and tourist, you do yourself a favour when you grab this opportunity.