Tuesday, 22 September 2015

007 Travel story: Rotterdam (THE NETHERLANDS) 2015


007 Travelers on the tracks of James Bond

WhereRotterdam, The Netherlands
When: 16-17 January 2015

Airline: Finnair
Flight route: Helsinki - Amsterdam - Helsinki
Duration: 2h 35 min
Price: 421,94 EUR / 2 adults

Friday 16th of January 2015

We arrived in Amsterdam but right away we traveled from Schiphol to Rotterdam by train. The ticket was 11,90 EUR / person.




Rotterdam is a city in South Holland, the Netherlands, located geographically within the Rhine–Meuse–Scheldt river delta at the North Sea.



Just opposite the Rotterdam Central Station we saw a nice cafeteria called Nationale-Nederlanden Douwe Egberts Café which we decided to visit during our trip since its Bond connection: Designing 007 - 50 Years of Bond Style Exhibition theme restaurant.





See more 007 style photos of the cafeteria here.

However, we took a taxi to our 5 star hotel in Rotterdam.

Hotel: Mainport By Inntel Hotels *****
Address: Leuvehaven 77, 3011 EA Rotterdam
Room type: City XL
Price: 130,00 EUR / 1 night, incl. breakfast buffet, excl.  4.5% city tax
Check in: 15.00
Check out:12.00
Bond connection: Offered 007 Hotel package during Designing 007 Exhibition in
Rotterdam








See our wider introduction of this hotel here and learn how was the Bond package!


The hotel staff was very nice and soon we met hotel´s Marketing & Communications Executive, Lous van Prooijen. She showed us the hotel.

See her interview here. (By: 007 Travelers)

Later we started to walk towards address Museumpark, Westzeedijk 341, where the Kunsthal Rotterdam is. And there it was: 007 Exhibition: Designing 007: Fifty Years of Bond Style! See our report of it here with lots of Bond related photos!










It took 2-3 hours to spend time with this great exhibition. After that we were hungry and found a restaurant near our hotel: Bar and Brasserie Water.


This was such a great day. Stay tuned for our next day: Amsterdam!






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