Rotterdam Rubroek is often seen as the city centre. Despite is it located very centrally between Kralingen from the west and Crooswijk from the right, technically the real city centre is located south from the district Rubroek. This area is very well located with the Kralingse Plas, City Centre and Rotterdam Central Station on walking distance (15 minutes).
Rotterdam Rubroek District
Rotterdam Rubroek was built in 1940-1950 and consists mainly of basic four floor flats. The flats are not considered very beautiful but are well maintained most of the time especially the area closer to the street “Goudsesingel”.
Apartments Rotterdam Rubroek
There is quite a broad offer of rental apartments between the range of € 800,- to € 1200,- euros per month (ex. utilities) for a 50-70m2 apartment respectively. However this is not cheap, it is possible to live on a great location in Rotterdam for a relative okay price. Also, this area is relatively quit and has proximity of shops, bars and restaurants. Streets you want to live are Goudsesingel, Jonker Fransstraat and Herman Robberstraat. There is no possibility to live in a house, then you should check the area’s more north of Rotterdam, for example Hillergersberg and Overschie.
This district is very well located and has almost anything nearby, check out the overview below:
- Rotterdam Central station: 15 minutes walk, 10 minutes public transport
- Erasmus University Rotterdam: 15 by bike, 20 minutes public transport
- City Centre: this is more or less city centre: 2 min walk
- Park “Kralingse plas”; 15 minute walk, 5 minutes by bike
Bars & Restaurants
You won’t find many bars in this area, you have several but these are not the best ones. However, you are very near the city centre which has plenty and what your preference is, you will find it. Check the city centre page to find out more!