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Overview of Van der Valk Hotel ARA

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Indoor pool, pool loungers
Indoor pool, pool loungers
In-room safe, blackout curtains, free cots/infant beds, free WiFi
In-room safe, blackout curtains, free cots/infant beds, free WiFi

Van der Valk Hotel ARA

4 out of 5

4.5/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Gym

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Social distancing

Explore the area

    Popular LocationStichting Museum Johannes Postschool7 min drive
    Popular LocationGrote Kerk9 min drive
    Popular LocationStadhuis10 min drive
    AirportRotterdam (RTM-Rotterdam The Hague)23 min drive

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About this area

Zwijndrecht

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.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Stichting Museum Johannes Postschool - 7 min drive
  • Grote Kerk - 9 min drive
  • Visbrug - 10 min drive
  • Stadhuis - 10 min drive
  • Groothoofdspoort - 12 min drive

Getting around

  • Zwijndrecht Station - 10 min drive
  • Schiphol Airport (AMS) - 53 min drive

Restaurants

  • 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

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • 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
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Things to do

  • Bike rentals
  • Fitness centre
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Indoor pool
  • Sauna

Family friendly

  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Indoor pool
  • Laundry facilities

Conveniences

  • Ballroom
  • Banquet hall
  • Lift
  • Front-desk safe
  • Newspapers in reception

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • Chinese
  • Danish
  • Dutch
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Computer station
  • Conference space (3660 square feet)
  • Meeting rooms

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Pool sunloungers
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • 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
  • In-room accessibility
  • Low-height worktop and sink
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Free cots/infant beds

Bathroom

  • Deep-soaking bathtub
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Separate bathtub and shower

Entertainment

  • 80-cm flat-screen TV
  • TV/satellite channels
  • Films for purchase

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Laptop-compatible safe
  • Phone

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - anytime
Minimum check-in age - 21

Check-out

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):
  • Fitness facilities

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

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

Important information

Optional extras

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

National rating

Hotelstars Union assigns an official star rating for properties in Netherlands. This property is rated 4 stars.

Property is also known as

Hotel Ara
Hotel Ara Van der Valk
Hotel Van der Valk Ara
Van 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

4.5
Wonderful
Rating 5 - Excellent. 65 out of 116 reviews
5 - Excellent 56%
Rating 4 - Good. 45 out of 116 reviews
4 - Good 39%
Rating 3 - Okay. 5 out of 116 reviews
3 - Okay 4%
Rating 2 - Poor. 1 out of 116 reviews
2 - Poor 1%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 116 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%

4.6/5

Cleanliness

4.5/5

Staff & service

4.5/5

Amenities

4.5/5

Property conditions & facilities

2/5 Poor

Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Everything was very good to excellent. River view is worth it.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019

3/5 Okay

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Good service, excellent room
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
The Van der Valk brand delivers once again!
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!
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2019