Rotterdam Delfshaven is a district which still has the old building from before WWII. The bombing in 1940 missed this area, giving it is typical appearance. The area is located West of the city centre and is located at the river the Nieuwe Maas. It takes some time to reach Delfshaven by car since you have to cross the city. Public transport is reasonable in this location. However if you don’t mind using a bike, then all the nice places in Rotterdam are very well attainable.
Rotterdam Delfshaven district on Google maps
Rotterdam Delfshaven Apartments
The apartments in Rotterdam Delfshaven are relatively cheap to it’s location. Expect prices between € 800- € 1000,- for a 70m2 apartment. The apartments can be a bit less luxures than other areas but you can find those as well. The more luxures apartments will be furnished apartments. Also, this area is known for problems with the foundation of the buildings, some some of them are not 100% straight. However, might this be the case in your apartment, these problems should be solved by the landlord.
Leisure in Rotterdam Delfshaven
Rotterdam Delfshaven is not a very big area which results in an OK supply of bars & restaurants in the area itself. However there are some, for example you have the following:
- De Machinist – www.demachinist.nl Excellent fish restaurant
- De Kookfabriek – www.kookfabriek.nl Social cooking – make a dish with friends and a professional cook.
Next to that the area is at walking distance from the famous barstreet “De Witte de Withstraat”, so you will be fine.
Also you will find the Euromast on walking distance where you can see the magnificant skyline from Rotterdam while having dinner. Also you can it is possible to go abseiling from the euromast as well! See below for more information and an impression.