Rotterdam Rijnhaven District

Rotterdam Rijnhaven District

Rotterdam, city on two riverbanks.

Meet the Rotterdam Rijnhaven District. Directly opposite the popular Wilhelminapier, this district will open from the end of 2023 where living, shopping, eating & drinking, working, relaxing, hotel accommodation, art and design merge into a vibrant waterfront location. With 185,000 m² of surface area, the Rotterdam Rijnhaven District will be an impressive expansion of the city center. Original parts of Katendrecht are united with contemporary new construction, creating a beautiful contrast between historic and modern design. Here, metropolitan style will be added to the authentic history of a worldly port city, that grows into a city on two riverbanks.


Here, metropolitan style will be added to the authentic history of a worldly port city.




A history full of surprises

The Rotterdam Rijnhaven District is being realized on the famous Katendrecht peninsula, which is also called De Kaap by residents of Rotterdam. It is a city district with a fascinating history. In the last decades, the neighborhood has transformed from a rugged harbor neighborhood for sailors, into one of the liveliest entertainment areas.




See you soon in the fastest growing city in Holland.


The Rotterdam Rijnhaven District has a convenient location. The metro from the adjacent Rijnhaven metro station will take you to Rotterdam Central Station within ten minutes. From here the world is at your feet. With the high-speed train you are only a few hours away from Paris (three hours) and London (four hours). Or grab the Intercity Direct and you'll be at Schiphol Airport half an hour later. Do you prefer traveling by car? No problem, you can reach Rotterdam The Hague Airport in a 30-minute drive.

Visitors to the Rotterdam Rijnhaven District can park their car in the underground Q-Park parking garage of the district, which has around 1,000 parking places. Within the city, the unusual transport by water taxi is also recommended! 

Rotterdam City Center

Rotterdam City Center


This map is intended as an impression of the area.
This is not a definitive design.

Theatre & Events

The RRD is a mecca for lovers of art, culture, theater, films and events.

Interior Design

Stilwerk in Santos offers a distinctive total concept of over 8,000 m², of which 3,500 m² include interior design stores.

Public Transport

The adjacent Rijnhaven metro station and the water taxi ensure easy accessibility.

Masterplan Rijnhaven

De Rijnhaven krijgt een nieuwe aanblik en zal een nieuw gedeelte van het stadscentrum vormen.

Offices & Work

Around 3,000 m² of space will be created for design studios, meeting, events and office spaces. 


The RRD has an underground Q-Park parking garage with around 1,000 parking places.


Luxury, comfort and top quality, that is living in Bay House in the RRD.

Art & Design

Various art galleries, museums and art in public spaces contribute to the special mix of design, creativity and culture.

Food & Convenience

You can shop your groceries at the new Jumbo food market and over ten different specialty stores.

Restaurants & Bars

From coffee bar to wine bar and from sandwich shop to star restaurant, the district offers 20 various catering establishments.


Two luxury hotels, a four and five star, are added to the Rotterdam hotel selection here.


The range of more than 50 stores varies from unique boutiques to luxury designer stores and premium brand stores.

Fenixloods I

The well-known Fenix Food Factory reopens on its new location; traditional enjoyment on 'De Kaap'!


With two stages and a theaterworkshop, Theatre Walhalla offers more than 275 shows a year.


This new museum will be located in the Fenixloods II, where the emigrant history of Katendrecht will be honored.

Hotel New York

This historic building transformed from the headquarters of the Holland America Line into a stylish hotel with two restaurants, several bars and even a barber.


Super fast and fun, that's watertaxi transport!


A movie house with metropolitan grandeur and a wonderfully spacious café / restaurant overlooking the water.

Cruise Terminal Rotterdam

The former arrival and departure hall of the Holland America Line is an industrial heritage site and is still used by large passenger ships.

Nhow Hotel

This design hotel, surrounded by apartments, restaurants and offices, is located in De Rotterdam; an iconic design by Rem Koolhaas.

Luxor Theatre

With over 1500 seats, this is the stage for great music, musical, opera, circus and dance productions and for many international stars.

Erasmus Bridge

The eye-catcher of the Rotterdam skyline since 1996. 'The Swan' is a design by Ben van Berkel.

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