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Please advise !!!

Hi everybody hope you're all fine,Fortunately i'm going to Hilversum By the next Friday & unfortunately i'm alone

I'll stay in Tulip Inn Hotel

So,if anyone tells me the nearest supermarkets,gift shops,,in general places that shouldn't be missed

I'd be so grateful

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1. Re: Please advise !!!

I used to live in Hilversum and infact I think I spent a few months in this hotel although it was called the Hillhouse apartments at the time. I stayed in the annex of apartments down the street.

Hilversum is not a touristy town but it is quite a nice affluent residential area. Been a few years since I lived or visited but it is locally referred to as Media Town as lots of TV stations are based there.

Cant think that there are any tourist gift shops but lots of others around. There's a large Super de Boer supermarket off Larensweg

Also Dirk van den Broek in the centre which is one of the cheapest.

As said its not a touristy town so get a train to Amsterdam. Naarden Vesting http://www.naarden-cultureel.nl/ is also interesting.

On Saturday there used to be (I guess still is) a market close to your hotel.

Hilversum shuts down on a Sunday so unless you want to go for a walk or bike ride go to Amsterdam. Other days Utrecht is cool.

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Hilversum has a modern town centre with a large shopping mall in the centre (Hilvertshof) and there are a few gift shops there and in the Groest, which is another mainly pedestrian street in the centre.

It does close down on Sudays, and as Ron says above, you may want to take a trip to Amsterdam, which is only 30 minutes away by direct train.

There are some nice bars and cafes in the centre of Hilversum; hope you enjoy your stay.

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