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A Bold, Trendy Hotel in Rotterdam
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Looking for a trendy home away from home? Look no further than the citizenM hotel in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. The designer to thank is Rob Wagemans and his team at concrete who created a bold slice of luxury for those “mobile citizens of the world’. Located near the Blaak train station and the Binnenrotte Market in the Gelderseplein area, the hotel’s central location is perfect for those traveling for business or pleasure. Enjoy while we virtually explore this modern hotel full of visual treasures behind every turn, in this month’s Destination Design.

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The interior falls in line with citizenM’s signature black and red color scheme, complemented with fun, modern furnishings, that provide a sense of luxury while stripping away all hidden costs.

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concrete designed the helical, wooden staircase, which was manufactured by EeStairs, that ties in the black and wood elements of the massive, double-height bookcase in the space.

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The wood cladding of the stairs adds a bit of warm texture to the cool, modern scheme of black, red, and grey.

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Each cubby on the shelf gives guests something to peruse as they saunter through the lobby and public spaces.

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A room with a long communal table and a sitting area is complete with a bar.

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The public spaces offer plenty of seating areas where you can hold a conversation with someone or you can people watch.

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Each guest room has a wall-to-wall, super-king size bed located under the window with a table that doubles as a desk.

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There’s also a touchscreen mood pad that allows the guest to control every aspect of the room, like the curtains, climate, and TV. It also has six pre-programmed light settings to create different atmospheres for various situations.

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What: citizenM Rotterdam
Where: Gelderse Plein 50, Rotterdam, Netherlands, 3011 WZ
How much? From approximately 69 EUR per night
Highlights: Hip guests rooms with touchscreen mood tablets and ample public spaces with private seatings areas.
Design draw: citizenM’s signature color scheme of black and red throughout, bookcases full of visual treasures, and modern fixtures for maximum comfort.
Book it: Call +31(0)108108100

Photos by Richard Powers for concrete.

Caroline Williamson is Editorial Director of Design Milk. She has a BFA in photography from SCAD and can usually be found searching for vintage wares, doing New York Times crossword puzzles in pen, or reworking playlists on Spotify.