Built in the early 1970’s the Ahoy Rotterdam venue has successfully brought Rotterdam to European event map. It has 6 Exhibition halls and a central concert hall (the Ahoy Arena) that all together cover 54,000 m² of space. The Ahoy offers a wide variety of smaller meeting rooms and quality dining and banqueting services too. It hosts a long list of music and sport events every year as well as one of the biggest international martime trade show held every two years - Europort.
The site is undergoing a major renovation and expansion which is planned to be finished at the end of 2020.
Rotterdam has a good choice of hotels to select from if you are going on a short weekend break. Things don’t work out so easy though when you are about to attend a busy event held at Ahoy. The limited availability and the high demand for hotel rooms could cost you not only time but a lot of money too. There is one easy thing you can do to save yourself both the money and the time – simply send us your dates and the number of the people you need to find accommodation for and return to your daily routine. Our travel experts will provide you with a list of recommended hotels with discounted rates to pick from and book your rooms at a property you select.
How to get there:
The Ahoy center is easily accessable by car with A15 highway only 5 km away. A car park with 2000 spots is available and costs 13.50 Euro per day
By Public transport
Rotterdam Ahoy is perfectly connected to central Rotterdam by metro, bus and train. Zuidplein station is only 10-minute walk from the venue. The traveling time to the central station is 15 minutes.
Rotterdam The Hague Airport is about 11 km from the Ahoy center. It takes 25 minutes by taxi and 45 minutes by public transport with 1 change at Rotterdam, Blijdorp station in the city center.