The authentic, informal furnishings make this space very suitable for festive gatherings.

“Undoubtedly the most impressive room on the ship.”

The former first-class gala room is without doubt the most monumental room of the ss Rotterdam. During cruises countless famous and prominent guests were received in the Grand Ballroom, originally called the Ritz Carlton. Today the Grand Ball Room is a unique space for any kind of event, welcoming its guests in elegance and ambiance.

In terms of art this room is truly a voyage of discovery. All decorative elements of the room are inspired by the sea. An enormous masterpiece of Cuno van den Steene, which expresses life in and around the Aegean Sea, dominates the entrance wall. The ceiling considers six rows of illuminated, colorful cylinders which creates a unique atmosphere. Moreover, the upper and lower floors each have an outdoor terrace, which invites guests to enjoy an aperitif or after dinner drink outside, obviously depending on the local weather.

The authentic, informal furnishings make this space very suitable for festive gatherings. It is also possible to stage presentations. The current set-up can be partly changed. The Grand Ballroom is equipped with a projection system, four TFT screens and a sound system for background music and voice. A mobile sound system can be connected to this for more professional amplification.

For more information or to receive a proposal, please contact one of our account managers by telephone on +31 10 297 30 90 or by e-mail at

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    Live music in the Club Room – 18 March

    On Saturday, March 18th, you will once again be able to enjoy beautiful live music in the Club Room during your dinner. A pianist will be bringing the atmospheric sounds of his piano playing to the Club Room throughout the evening. (more&h...
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Visiting address: 3e Katendrechtsehoofd 25, 3072 AM Rotterdam, The Netherlands

The ss Rotterdam is easy to reach by car as well public transport. You can also get to ss Rotterdam via Water Taxi or Waterbus. The ss Rotterdam parking lot is located in front of the ship and can accommodate up to 580 cars.



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