Bruno Hotel

A new reason to visit Rotterdam

Do you want to know one of the most emblematic places in Rotterdam? Room Mate Bruno is a boutique hotel in Pakhuismeesteren, a former tea store of the Dutch East India Company. A great place for all kinds of meetings and events. It’s located in the heart of Rotterdam, in the port area of Kop Van Zuid, next to Maas River.


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F.A.Q

GENERAL

Room Mate is not just an international hotel chain, it is a philosophy based on the idea that there is no better way to travel than visiting special friends who can take us by the hand around each city and whose lifestyle we share. Our hotels, Oscar, Aitana, Grace or Emir are just some of the friends waiting you around the world with unique, exciting experiences.

At Room Mate Hotels we have developed the concept of affordable luxury, as we believe that innovation, a great design, comfort, friendliness and exclusive locations are not incompatible with affordable prices.

We are nonconformist, and we are always questioning ourselves; that’s why we were the first to create WiMate, free wifi for the whole city, or to offer breakfast until noon. That is what Room Mate is about: setting new challenges every day to make others feel happy, as their happiness is our happiness, just like in true friendships.

Bruno is a handsome, energetic and adventurous ship’s captain whose greatest challenge was to go around the world. He is an observer, and loves to stare at the stars in the middle of the ocean or explore downtown bazaars of the most remote places.

I am positive that once on board of this hotel, you won’t want to disembark. But do not worry: I will be here to take you out to experience the most amazing places of the city.

I am waiting for you!

Take care,

Bruno.

Bruno is for the traveller who looks for a different experience, where he/she is treated as a friend. The adventures people, the ones who want to explore, who want to discover. Whether you are there for business, leisure or both. We will surprise you with genuine hospitality combined with friendliness, a great product and meeting new friends.

That is the amazing designer Teresa Sapey, the designer of other Room Mate hotels. This collaboration with Room Mate will be the third one to date, a sign of the harmony between the brand spirit and the designs of her studio.

BOOKING

As soon as possible! You may sign in to our newsletter, we will let you know asap! If you cannot wait we do have more hotels to explore in other cities.

Please contact our sales on Netherlands.salesmanager@room-matehotels.com or call +31 6 53525298. We are looking forward to meet with you and discuss your meeting wishes!

We would love to have your employees as our guests. Just contact our sales on the email Netherlands.salesmanager@room-matehotels.com or call +31 6 53 525298

FIND BRUNO

Just across the Erasmusbridge, opposite of the Rotterdam building by Rem Koolhaas is the ware house Pakhuismeesteren on the Wilhelminapier. This regenerated dockland offers a combination which is typical of Rotterdam. In the past passenger ships sailed to the New World from here. Now dozens of gigantic and luxury cruise ships moor here every year. The development of the Wilhelminapier is in full swing. It is designed as one large ship’s deck.

For our flying travellers
Plane Schiphol Airport: From the airport, take the train to Rotterdam. Intercity direct train to Breda or Intercity to Vlissingen. From Rotterdam Central Station you can take the subway line D/E towards De Akkers/Slinge. Get off at the Wilhelmina station (3 stops / 10 minutes), located just 200 meters from the hotel. Travel time approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes. Rotterdam The Hague Airport: From the airport, take bus 50 and get off at the Meijersplein stop. There, enter the Meijersplein subway station and take the subway to the Wilhelminaplein stop. Exit the station and continue on the street Wilhelminakade; the hotel is approximately a two-minute walk. Travel time approximately 30 minutes.

For our travellers who use public transport
Nearest Metro station is Wilhelminaplein. Distance from the hotel is 400 meters. Train: From Rotterdam Central Station you can take the subway line D/E towards De Akkers/Slinge. Get off at the Wilhelmina station (3 stops / 10 minutes), located just 400 meters from the hotel. Travel time approximately 15 minutes. For current departure and traveling time, check 9292.nl

For our driving travellers
Coming in from the North: From highway A20, follow the signs for Rotterdam Center. Once you enter the city, follow signs for the City Center and Erasmus bridge. Cross the Erasmus bridge, turn right and after 400 meters on the left side you will see the hotel.
Coming in from the West: From highway A13, follow the signs for Rotterdam. When you reach Kleinpolderplein, follow signs for Rotterdam Center. Once you enter the city, follow signs for the City Center and Erasmus bridge. Cross the Erasmus bridge, turn right and after 400 meters on the left side you will see the hotel.
Coming in from the East: From highway A12, follow the signs for Rotterdam. From highway A20, follow signs for Rotterdam Center. Once you enter the city, follow signs for the City Center and Erasmus bridge. Cross the Erasmus bridge, turn right and after 400 meters on the left side you will see the hotel.
Coming in from the South: From highway A16, follow the signs for Rotterdam. From highway A20, follow signs for Rotterdam Center. Once you enter the city, follow signs for the City Center and Erasmus bridge. Cross the Erasmus bridge, turn right and after 400 meters on the left side you will see the hotel.

Well almost everywhere you look… Rotterdam is also called Manhattan on the Maas. On the pier we have a mix of new and old architecture. Close to Katendrecht an upcoming area in Rotterdam and just a few minutes away from the city center with his museums, restaurants and shops.

STAY AND SERVICES

We have all kind of rooms in Bruno. As you can imagine it was difficult to build rooms into a 17th century warehouse but we managed. We have rooms in the old building with the original ceiling and we have new build rooms on top. All rooms are designed by Teresa Sapey and tell you the story about the building, travelling by the stars and the history of the ware house

We have 217 rooms divided over 7 room types. From standard to Executive to Split level to Family to junior suite and off course the suite. Almost all rooms are different in shape, color and size.

FACILITIES AND SERVICES

We offer quit a lot of facilities inside and outside. We do have our restaurant where we serve breakfast and lunch. In the evening, it will become a bar where you can still order your bar dishes. Next this we have a patio where you can have a cup of coffee under the old ceiling, fitness area (free of charge to guests), sauna (also free), rooftop terrace and off course meeting rooms and an event hall. What did I forget… the parking? We also have 83 parking spaces under the hotel.

Strange to say that a hotel does not have Wi-Fi? Well we have Wi-Fi, the best in hotels ever. We even provide free Wi-Fi in the city via our Wi-Mate!

Yes! Bruno offers 83 parking spaces, including 8 charging points for electric cars! The parking is paid ( we will communicate the rate as soon as available!) and secured! If we are fully booked you can park your car in the car parks around the hotel. For more information click here

EAT AND DRINK

As we mentioned before you are visiting a friend and a friend will never let you leave without a breakfast. You know, it is the most important meal of the day! Who doesn’t not want to start the day with a cappuccino and have a wide variety of choice of the breakfast buffet and at our breakfast chef. And we do have breakfast until 12:00, not only in the weekend but every day of the week!

We do have a restaurant which also is a bar at night! Also next to us in the warehouse is the Mercado situated. This market place is accessible via the hotel and will be open between 10:00 – 00:00 for drinks, snacks, sandwiches, bites and more. Interested about the Mercado? Please contact Netherlands.salesmanager@room-matehotels.com.

OTHER INFORMATION

Well we have turned an old warehouse, Pakhuismeesteren of the tea, from 1818 into a hotel with 2017 rooms, 8 function rooms and an event hall. We have used new materials like wood to build an extra floor on top of the warehouse and we used old materials like the old doors.

By reusing those materials, environmental impact is reduced.

Well unless it is an assistance animal no. Sorry!

We are always looking for roomies! Please contact our HR department in Madrid via this link https://room-matehotels.com/en/work-with-us/

That sounds fantastic!! We always want to be in touch with you. Via this link you can reach us, https://room-matehotels.com/en/press/

As per Dutch law, it is not allowed to smoke inside any building. But don’t worry: we do have plenty space outside where smoking is allowed and accompanied by a stunning view. We would like to stress though that drug use, possession, and selling of any kind is strictly prohibited on Bruno’s premises. Please note: We do have to charge a deep-clean fee of at least €250 if you do decide smoke in your room.

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Yes there will be shops in the warehouse! Inside the building we have the Mercado where you can eat, drink and be surprised! But next to this we have 4 spaces for small shops. Please contact bruno@room-matehotels.com for more information.