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Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed at the Hotel Ara Van set Valk for five nights. I had a second floor room overlooking a bike and path park. It was lovely. The hotel was clean, modern and very comfortable. Breakfast included in the rate was generous. The service was extremely friendly. Rooms were very quiet and comfortable. All in all a good stay.

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Antwerp, Belgium
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel has a nice location, along the river Maas. Quite place, but means also that you are not nearby the city. Good in-house restaurant with view over the river. The rooms offer a lot of space. Service is very friendly.

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Thank you for your kind review! Your compliments have been passed on to our staff!

Torun, Poland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very clean and spacious rooms, including bathrooms. Surprisingly nice swimming pool and cosy sauna all guests can use free-of-charge. Nice restaurant providing even cooking station during breakfast. Very good choice if you want to spend a night in a nice standard, quiet place

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Hasselt, Belgium
Reviewed 10 January 2017

In one word : fantastic. Warm welcome at the check-in desk. The employee gave us all the info about Rotterdam and the must sees in the neighbourhood. Also at the restaurant professional people. You can feel that everybody in this hotel enjoys his/her work and this reflects towards the clients.

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Genappe, Belgium
Reviewed 10 January 2017

We spent 2 nights in this hotel to finish 2016. Nice place to visit Rotterdam. Restaurant is very good and people in the hotel are very kind. We would appreciate a fridge in the room for a 4 stars accomodation

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Halle, Belgium
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Everything was just perfect, from the room, to the dinner without forgetting the swimming pool and sauna... The breakfast offered a range variety of products. I will surely come back with my wife another time.

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Hilversum
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Spent the night for work, but was pleasant surprised after the search for it. Would recommend it for business trips and recreational trip either. But you'll need a car or a bicycle to get around a bit!

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Deinze
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Excellent stay as always. We will surely come back There's a lot of rest here. Great for a nature walk, bike-trip Citys like Rotterdam and Breda are close by. Staff is very friendly Breakfast and diner are very good Most of the time inside the hotel it is also quiet, so you can enjoy your holidays And so on and...

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Nijlen Bevel
Reviewed 4 January 2017

By E. Smer Jan 4th , 2017. An excellent stay in a top class hotel. As frequent traveler I rank this hotel in my top 5 of more than 100 hotels , I stay regularly. The location is easy to reach and from there you can reach very fast highways to big cities in the area.

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Malmo, Zweden
Reviewed 2 January 2017

This Hotel is super on all accounts. Very good rooms specially on the river side. The surrounding countryside is amazing for being so closed to Rotterdam It is a very good location I Holland close to almost everything. And the staff is nice and friendly.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair 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
Region: The Netherlands > South Holland Province > Zwijndrecht
Price Range: £75 - £123 (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 Hotel ARA Zwijndrecht, South Holland
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