Info Info Info Info Info
Info Info Info Info Info

About sahara

Fueled by the rich heritage of cultures in Rotterdam, Sahara blends innovate concepts with dancefloor-filling beats in a cozy nightclub in the heart of the city.

With music lying on the crossroads of rhythms from the African and Caribbean diaspora, hiphop and electronic sounds, look beyond the horizon for the melodic journey that awaits you.

For more information, read our FAQs below. 

Things you need to know

All things Sahara. 

Can’t find the answer to your question? Contact us at 



The minimum age for Sahara is 18 years old. 

Did you forget or lose something? Sorry to hear that. Send an e-mail to

Everyone has to bring identification and be able to show it when asked. 

We accept passports, IDs issued by the government or drivers license. 

Sahara doesn’t have a dresscode. Dress however makes you feel good.


location & navigation

Sahara is located at Schiestraat 18, 3013 AH Rotterdam at the Schieblock. 

Enter Schiestraat 20 as your final destination. Limited parking is available in front of the door.

Cheapest and closest parking is at ParkBee – Schiestraat on weekdays after 17:30 and on weekends. Rates are €2,80 per hour. Want to be sure of your spot? Reserve with ParkBee.

Travel to Rotterdam Central Station, walk east behind the Nationale Nederlanden building, then pass the Prorail headquarters on your left. The sidewalk from here on is yellow, follow this route.

Sahara is open from 23:00 – 04:00 on Friday and Saturday, unless stated otherwise. Keep an eye on our agenda for the most up to date program and times. 

Lockers are available at Sahara. You will need a 2 euro coin or locker coin purchased at the counter. Keep in mind that a locker coin can be only used once. 

Unfortunately, Sahara is currently not accessible by wheelchair due to our stairway. We apologize for the inconvenience. 

We have toilets for sitting and standing (urinoir). One-time use costs €0,50 and for a whole evening its €2,00 paid by cash or debit. 

Our toilets are genderless. 

Smoking or vaping is allowed on the terrace outside the club. Smoking and vaping inside the club is prohibited by government legislation. 

No cigarettes are sold on location. 

Sahara is pin-only. You can not pay with cash at the bar or door. 

Doors close one hour in advance of closing time, unless mentioned otherwise.



Tickets can be purchased online at our website. In case events are not sold out, tickets can be sold at the door. 

Purchasing tickets through resellers is at own risk.

If you can’t find your tickets, search for CM in your mailboxes, including spam. Still no tickets? Resend your ticket on

Are you unable to attend? Unfortunately, tickets cannot simply be exchanged or returned. This is only an option when the event can’t take place. We advise you to sell them on Ticketswap.

If you cannot make it, we advise you to sell your tickets through trusted vendors like Ticketswap.  It does not matter whose name is printed on the ticket. 

If events are not sold out, there can be doorsale. To be sure, we advice getting your tickets online in advance. 



Our house apply to everybody at Sahara. You can find our house rules here.

Sahara centers the experience and safety of visitors. To maintain this, we follow a code of conduct for all visitors of the club. Find our code of conduct here.

Taking pictures and videos is allowed in the club for general events. Incase a specific club night does not allow taking pictures, this will be communicated on social media and announcements. 

We do not condone taking footage of other visitors or staff without consent. 

Professional cameras are not allowed into the club for visitors. 

Our staff can ask for your permission to check your bags or clothes on prohibited items at entry. 

By Dutch law, possession, sale, purchasing or using hard and soft drugs is prohibited. This includes, but is not limited to, cannabis, weed and marijuana. Sahara handles a zero-tolerance policy with this. 

Do you feel unsafe, unwell or experience any form of harassment?

Please speak to our staff at the bar, security or doorhosts. We can get you to a safer place and take the appropriate next steps.

Do you want to report on a situation afterwards? Feel free to reach out to us through We recognize that individuals might prefer not to report immediately or desire anonymity. Sahara is here to provide assistance in such cases, and we are committed to consistently refining and enhancing our safer space policy.