Located in Zwijndrecht's Ijsselmonde neighbourhood, Van der Valk Hotel ARA is in a rural area and on the waterfront. Noah's Ark and Glowgolf Capelle Den IJssel are local attractions and those in the mood for shopping can visit Fenix Food Factory and Zuidplein Shopping Centre. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Ahoy Rotterdam or De Kuip Stadium. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including golf lessons and golfing.
Stichting Museum Johannes Postschool - 7 min drive
Grote Kerk - 9 min drive
Visbrug - 10 min drive
Stadhuis - 10 min drive
Groothoofdspoort - 12 min drive
Zwijndrecht Station - 10 min drive
Schiphol Airport (AMS) - 53 min drive
Hotel ARA — 1 min walk
Eethuis En Afhaalcentrum De Griek - 5 min drive
De Beren - 5 min drive
Happy Italy - 6 min drive
Het Develpaviljoen - 6 min drive
About this property
Van der Valk Hotel ARA
Eco-friendly Zwijndrecht hotel in Ijsselmonde with restaurant
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hotel has an indoor pool and a fitness centre. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a coffee shop/café and a sauna are on-site. All 80 rooms boast deep soaking bathtubs, and offer free WiFi and flat-screen TVs. Room service, separate baths and showers and hairdryers are among the other amenities available to guests.
Van der Valk Hotel ARA offers 80 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with laptop-compatible safes and a hairdryer. 80-cm Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels and pay-per-view films.
Bathrooms include a separate bath and shower with a deep soaking bath and complimentary toiletries. This Zwijndrecht hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.
Recreational amenities at the hotel include an indoor pool, a sauna and a fitness centre.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.
Awards and affiliations
Green/Sustainable Property This property participates in Green Key (nogle), a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.
Cleaning and safety practices
Enhanced cleanliness measures
Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Parking and public transport
No on-site parking available
Food and drink
Full breakfast available for a fee daily 6:00 AM–10:00 AM: EUR 15 for adults and EUR 9.75 for children
1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
Room service available
Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
Free cots/infant beds
Newspapers in reception
24-hour front desk
Conference space (3660 square feet)
If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
Assistive listening devices available
Bathroom emergency pull cord
Grab bar near toilet
Low-height worktop and sink
Roll-in shower (select rooms)
Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
Free cots/infant beds
Separate bathtub and shower
80-cm flat-screen TV
Films for purchase
Connecting rooms available
Check-in from 3:00 PM - anytime
Minimum check-in age - 21
Check-out before 11 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
A late check-out fee will be charged
Special check-in instructions
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
Renovations and closures
The following facilities or services will be unavailable from September 9 2020 to March 1 2021 (dates subject to change):
Staffed front desk
Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees
Children and extra beds
Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for EUR 20.0 per day.
Free cots (infant beds)
Payment types at the property
The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.
Fee for full breakfast: EUR 15 for adults and EUR 9.75 for children (approximately)
Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
Rollaway bed fee: EUR 20.0 per day
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
No on-site parking is available
Special cancellation policies or charges may apply for group reservations (more than 8 rooms for the same property/stay dates)
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash
Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed
We should mention
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
Hotelstars Union assigns an official star rating for properties in Netherlands. This property is rated 4 stars.
Property is also known as
Hotel Ara Van der Valk
Hotel Van der Valk Ara
Van der Valk Ara
Van der Valk Ara Zwijndrecht
Van der Valk Hotel Ara
Van der Valk Hotel Ara Zwijndrecht
Van Der Valk Zwijndrecht
Van Der Valk Hotel ARA Zwijndrecht
Van der Valk Hotel ARA Hotel
Van der Valk Hotel ARA Zwijndrecht
Van der Valk Hotel ARA Hotel Zwijndrecht
Frequently asked questions
Yes, Van der Valk Hotel ARA offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Van der Valk Hotel ARA cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
As of 13 May 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Van der Valk Hotel ARA on 20 May 2021 start from £98, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Yes, this property has an indoor pool.
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
This hotel doesn't offer parking.
Check-in is from 3:00 PM - anytime.
Checkout is at 11 AM. Late checkout is available for a fee (subject to availability).
Located in Ijsselmonde, this eco-friendly hotel is within 6 miles (10 km) of Grote Kerk, Museum Simon van Gijn and Theater Het Kruispunt. Stadhuis and Dordrechts Museum are also within 6 miles (10 km).
A friendly welcome, helpful staff, a delicious and well priced evening meal in the restaurant, and a great breakfast. Couple all of that with fabulous facilities - pool, fitness centre etc - and a small town within easy reach by ferry and it all adds up to a great stay. The Van der Valk brand is brand you can trust. Thank you hotel ARA!