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Van der Valk Hotel ARA

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06/04/2017 06/05/2017
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We have been to many van der Valk restaurants over the years and we miss the old van der Valk menue at the ARA/vdValk hotel/restaurant The menue card that Van Der Valk was famous for With its steaks, fish(zeetong) and ice cream.

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Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel is really excellent with a friendly and helpful staff. Near by the hotel you can find a nice sport´s area for everything what you want to do:-). The room was perfectly clean and nice, with a big bathroom, really comfortable bed. And allarround the hotel you can have the free Wi-Fi conection with a strong signal

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VanderValkhotel_ARA, communications officer at Van der Valk Hotel ARA, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words! Great to read you have found your way to the sports facilities. You are right - with a beach volleyball field nearby, a bootcamp trail and an 18-holes disc golf trail and countless hiking and cycling paths around the hotel, as well as a swimming pool and fitness area inside, almost every sport can...

Istanbul, Turkey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is very clean, in a green area with a great restaurant. No need to travel anywhere for dinner if you are there for business, practical and tasteful. Rooms are very comfortable with comfy beds and wide area. Freindly staff, good service...

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VanderValkhotel_ARA, Communications officer at Van der Valk Hotel ARA, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review! We are happy to read you have enjoyed our food as well as the new beds and the lovely green surroundings of Hotel ARA. We look forward to welcoming you here again in the near future. On behalf of the entire team at Van der Valk Hotel ARA, Eline van Breukelen

Alliston, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly, helpful staff at the front desk. We arrived early afternoon, following an overnight flight to Amsterdam. Although we were a little early for check in, our room was quickly made available to us. Room was spacious, clean and had a modern feel to it. We enjoyed walking on the paths around the hotel, watching the ships pass on the...

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Sant'Agata Bolognese, Italy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel it´s really nice despite the pictures you can find on the web site! We stayed in this hotel in April 2017 with our 16 months old son and we appreciate everything. Staff is friendly, nice and really helpful to provide you whatever info and support you might have. Room are comfortable with a very big bathroom (Deluxe with...

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Leatherhead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is really great hotel, situated between Amsterdam and Rotterdam overlooking the Meuse. A modern and quiet hotel, with very friendly staff. Great buffet selections for breakfast plus the choice of either bar or restaurant menus for dinner. Stayed as a part of the Regis Classic Tour, and we had a really excellent time. Looked after really well, with great...

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Lethbridge, Canada
Reviewed April 19, 2017

Nice minimalistic rooms. Clean comfortable beds, large bathrooms. The hightlight is being in the country side next to the Oude Maas River. Relaxing watching the big ships go by was a favourite pastime of my husband's.

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Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed April 18, 2017

Very nice complex near the Meuse with huge room and big bathroom with bath and shower. Wifi is free everywhere. There is also a big swimming pool and a free sauna. Coming by car is very easy becasue they have a big parking. The hotel is situated in the nature, near Rotterdam/Dordrecht/Zwijndrecht. Nice place to relax. The formule with dinner...

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Cheshire
Reviewed April 17, 2017

We've stayed at this hotel a few times previously and it always ticks all the boxes. Faultless food, service, cleanliness, room, location and experience. Tranquil surroundings. We'll be back - thank you.

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VanderValkhotel_ARA, Communications officer at Van der Valk Hotel ARA, responded to this review

Wow, 'ticking all the boxes' is quite the compliment - great to read we continuously meet/exceed your expectations! We look forward to welcoming you again soon.

Grimbergen, Belgium
Reviewed April 12, 2017

This hotel provides you a great mix between a quiet location, next to the water, and the easy access to a bigger city like Rotterdam. So you can enjoy your breakfast on the terras, watching the boats passing by while having your coffee. And half an hour later, you can already start your visit of Rotterdam at the city center.

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel ARA is a hidden treasure along the Oude Maas. It's a surprising location with a unique and fantastic aspect in a green environment and still only a 10 minutes trip from Dordrecht and Rotterdam. In all its diversity ARA offers you the perfect accommodation. Hotel ARA has more than 80 spacious hotel rooms available, of which 6 are splendid suites, all arranged very comfortably. 29 rooms have a magnificent view of the Oude Maas. For relaxation we offer you a large indoor swimming pool, sauna, sun bed and fitness area. You can make excellent trips close by on one of our rental bikes or jog kilometres along the many paths following the river or through the countryside. Next to the hotel there is a large parking lot with 240 free parking spaces. With its cosy appearance Hotel ARA's restaurant is the sparkling centre of the hotel. Our menu offers a large selection of dishes. We work according to traditional methods with each day fresh products. For groups of up to 35 people we have a 3 course menu with 5 selections of entrees and main courses. For the warmer months of the year we have available a very spacious patio with a stunning view of the Oude Maas. During good weather, lunch is always on the patio! Hotel ARA is located very centrally in nature at only 7 minutes from the A16. It is very accessible form Rotterdam (14 km), the Rotterdam-Den Haag airport (28 km), Dordrecht (9 km), and Breda (33 km). Hotel ARA is the ideal location for meetings, company events, parties, dinners, teambuilding sessions and trainings. No matter what your goal is, you can set it up in one of our 8 meeting spaces varying from 40 m2 up to 340 m2. Our largest hall has its own patio and bar. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Van der Valk Hotel ARA

Address: Veerweg 10, 3336 LM Zwijndrecht, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > South Holland Province > Zwijndrecht
Price Range: $112 - $164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Van der Valk Hotel ARA 4*
Number of rooms: 80
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Van Der Valk Zwijndrecht
Van Der Valk Hotel ARA Zwijndrecht, The Netherlands - South Holland
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“River views are great - pay the extra”
nickpayne82, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Some rooms over look parking lot, its more expensive but I'd get a room looking out to the river next time.”
GraceRDAII, Apr 19, 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a River View room another 10 euros a night is well worth it for the interesting vessels travelling on the river.”
RCT61, Apr 10, 2017 | Read review
“Even numbered rooms have a river view. Odd numbers face the car park.”
zenwoman35, Apr 9, 2017 | Read review
“My room overlooked the car park, but I didn't need to open the windows. There are rooms with balconies that overlook the gardens and canal.”
LizN131, Apr 4, 2017 | Read review
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