Explore Amsterdam on Foot with Sunflower’s Walk & Eat Travel Guide

Sunflower’s Amsterdam Walk & Eat by Cecily Layzell is a lovely small guidebook with walks and restaurant recommendations in the Dutch capital. Amsterdam Walk & Eat is useful new guide for travelers who enjoy both walking and eating. The mainstay of the guide is ten walks in the city of Amsterdam accompanied by recommended restaurants … Read more

Review of the Family-Friendly Van der Valk Avifauna Hotel

Great Stays in Alphen aan den Rijn in South Holland, Netherlands

The family-friendly Van Der Valk Hotel Avifauna in Alphen aan den Rijn offers great deals on accommodation, free access to the bird park play area and easy access to sightseeing spots.

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Van der Valk Hotel Avifauna in Alphen aan den Rijn in the Netherlands is a comfortable hotel with great offers and attraction to especially families with small children. The hotel also seems popular with business travelers. Rooms are large with spacious bathrooms and often great views of the adjacent Vogelpark Avifauna bird park and the Rhine River.

The Avifauna Hotel is typical of Dutch hotels of the latter half of the twentieth century. The Avifauna Hotel is a large four story building with a huge, sloping roof so it does not in any way resemble an office block or inner city high-rise building. Free parking is available right next to the building in an almost motel-like style.

Rather oddly, the reception is not in the same building as the hotel rooms. The reception is in a small building in between the hotel, the Vogelpark Avifauna bird park, and the large restaurant building.

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