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A Guide to Rotterdam Ahoy

Rotterdam Ahoy arena is an iconic venue which has lent its stage to musical superstars including U2, Justin Bieber, and J-Lo. With availability to rent the space for up to 16,500 visitors and thanks to its ever-changing programme of events, there’s always something happening at the Ahoy Arena.

Enhance your time in Rotterdam with event tickets. Do you already have something in your calendar? Read this guide for all the information you might need ahead of your trip to the Ahoy Arena.

Getting to the arena

Whether you’re driving, using public transport, or joining the locals and cycling to Rotterdam Ahoy, the arena couldn’t be easier to get to. Travelling by metro or bus? The Zuidplein stop is just five minutes walk from the Ahoy. 
The arena boasts 2,000 parking spaces, so you won’t need to worry about finding somewhere to leave your car. There’s also plenty of bike parking available just outside the Ahoy, so you can choose the healthiest option and still enjoy complete convenience.
The Rotterdam Ahoy can also be used for sports events.
The Rotterdam Ahoy can also be used for sports events.

Food and drink at Rotterdam Ahoy

There’s plenty to eat and drink at the Ahoy Arena, with something available to suit every taste. Choose from two restaurants and enjoy a delicious meal before your event kicks off. Restaurant Floyd is a beautiful spot that’s perfect if you’re trying to make an impression, while laid-back Restaurant RiVers is super-convenient for sandwiches and hot meals, coffee, and juices.
Inside the arena itself, several bars serve drinks, snacks, and sweets, so you won’t need to go hungry for a minute!
The Rotterdam Ahoy is most well known for its variety of musical acts which play regularly.
The Rotterdam Ahoy is most well known for its variety of musical acts which play regularly.

What’s on at the Ahoy Arena?

With an ever-evolving calendar of events and performances, Rotterdam Ahoy has something to offer everyone. From concerts and dance events to shows, exhibitions, and festivals, there’s plenty of excitement for you to dive into. In May 2020, the Eurovision Song Contest will be taking place at the Rotterdam Ahoy!
Sports fan? The arena can also transform into several professional-standard pitches, so you can go and watch an indoor game or tournament.

Hotels near Rotterdam Ahoy

When you’re planning a trip to Rotterdam, you’ll want to find the perfect hotel for you and your party to stay close to all the action. The ibis Rotterdam City Centre is set on the waterfront at Wijnhaven Harbour and boasts beautifully bright and comfortable rooms. The hotel is also close to several of Rotterdam’s museums, and offers guests life jazz music every other Saturday!
The ibis Rotterdam City Centre is just over three miles away from the Rotterdam Ahoy Arena. That’s 23 minutes on the metro, less than 15 minutes’ drive, or 20 minutes cycle along the waterfront.

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