The Ahoy Rotterdam was first used as a major hall and conference center in 1971. There was an original, smaller hall in the same location that was opened in 1950. Since its first use, it has become one of the most used conference and entertainment areas in the city and has hosted international speakers, rock concerts and even several different types of sporting events. Discount hotels near Ahoy Rotterdam in Rotterdam are a great option for those wanting to take in a concert or event at the facility during their stay. Staff at the many budget hotels in Rotterdam near the Ahoy concert venue can provide information on what is happening during your visit.
The concert hall and arena complex also boasts several different food venues. There is a brasserie, café and self-service restaurant as well as snack shops, which are all popular for those attending the various trade shows and other events. Currently, the Ahoy Rotterdam has space for up to 10,000 people with future expansions enlarging both the seating as well as the stage areas.