top of page

About us

Our award-winning hostel, King Kong Hostel is a modern boutique hostel located in the heart of Rotterdam. Surrounded by the lively night life within the de Witte de Withstraat, King Kong Hostel contributes to bring our guests from all over the world together with the locals of Rotterdam. Located in the city center near main tourist attractions, a short walk to the Erasmusbrug where you can take the ferry to Kinderdijk and museums that are just a 5-minute walk away.

From a tattoo shop, illegal casino and a famous brothel to a very cool hostel that blends industrial design with 21st-century contemporary art - Say hello to the King Kong Hostel in Rotterdam that opened their doors in March of 2014.


King Kong’s superb location in the Witte de Withstraat, brings you to the heart of Rotterdam’s social scene, also known as the Cool District. This means that Rotterdam’s best bars and restaurants are at your doorstep! Moreover, the street art, cultural institutions with a touch of alternative, and authentic boutique and vintage shops contribute to the amazing vibe of the neighborhood.


Our urban hostel values art, culture, travel, food, and community! Once you step inside, we want you to feel inspired to create, to travel, to learn and to make the world a better place! Whether you’re passing by to get a cup of our Rainforest Coffee or staying over for a long weekend of fun in Rotterdam, King Kong Hostel welcomes you as part of its monkey family!


“King Kong almost naturally creates the sense of community among its guests and the entire neighborhood. It is a meeting place where guests will be surprised by the complete and innovative concept. The lively and creative home style in all hostel areas contributes to the total experience” – Expressed the jury of the Entrée Hospitality & Style awards while announcing this boutique hostel as the Best Hostel Concept of the year. We were also voted: Best Hostel in the Netherlands and no. 7 worldwide by Hostelworld.


Besides being a hostel, we also welcome our locals to have a drink or eat with us from our breakfast menu and our variety of pizzas. Our bar is open from 12:00 until closing and guests are welcome to get a coffee from us starting at 08:00 in the morning.

bottom of page