For those that enjoy music of all genres, finding a discount hotel in Rotterdam near De Doelen will allow easy access to this concert hall facility. Budget hotels near De Doelen in Rotterdam are also close to fine dining, nightclubs, bars and shopping, making this a good location for travelers and tourists. De Doelen itself was originally opened in 1934, but then the original building was destroyed in the bombing of Rotterdam in 1940. It was rebuilt in 1960, with two separate concert halls added in the 1990's to allow for greater use.
Currently the De Doelen has three separate concert halls; a large hall that holds up to 2,200 people and two smaller 700 seat venues. While primarily used for classical music performances and the performances of the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, it also hosts jazz festivals and international music performances. It is also the site of the central box office of the Rotterdam International Film Festival, making it a true cultural center for this city.