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Van der Valk Hotel ARA, Zwijndrecht

4-star4 stars
Veerweg 10Zwijndrecht3336 LMNetherlands

Waterfront hotel in Ijsselmonde with indoor pool, restaurant
  • Free WiFi and free parking
Wellness Area
Great wellness & sports facilities
Rather comfortable
Great room
Great pool
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Van der Valk Hotel ARA, Zwijndrecht

from $134
  • Standard Twin Room, 2 Twin Beds
  • Deluxe Twin Room, River View
  • Junior Suite
  • Business Suite
  • Executive Suite
  • Executive Suite, Sauna
  • Honeymoon Suite
  • Standard Room, Accessible
  • Deluxe Double Room, 1 King Bed, Garden View
  • Superior Double Room, 1 King Bed, River View

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 80 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-3 AM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18
  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking

  • Free RV/bus/truck parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Full breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Indoor pool
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Fitness facilities
  • Sauna
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Hiking/biking trails on site
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Golfing nearby
Working away
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms 7
  • Conference space size (feet) - 3660
  • Conference space size (meters) - 340
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built 2002
  • Elevator/lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
Sleep well
  • Down comforter
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 80-cm flat-screen TV
  • Pay movies
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


Hotel ARA - Overlooking the garden, this restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available.

Awards and affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Key (nogle), a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

Van der Valk Hotel ARA, Zwijndrecht’s small print

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


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.

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Children under 14 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool or fitness facility without adult supervision.

Special cancellation policies or charges may apply for group reservations (more than 8 rooms for the same property / stay dates).

Optional extras

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of EUR 40

Rollaway beds are available for EUR 20.0 per day

Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of EUR 16.50 for adults and EUR 8.25 for children (approximately)

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Van der Valk Hotel ARA, Zwijndrecht


  • In Ijsselmonde
  • Stichting Museum Johannes Postschool - 4.3 mi / 6.9 km
  • National Museum of Education - 5 mi / 8 km
  • Grote Kerk - 5.3 mi / 8.6 km
  • Beverschaep - 5.6 mi / 9 km
  • Museum Simon van Gijn - 5.6 mi / 9 km
  • Stadhuis - 5.6 mi / 9 km
  • Visbrug - 5.6 mi / 9.1 km

Getting around

  • Rotterdam (RTM-Rotterdam The Hague) - 30 min drive
  • Amsterdam (AMS-Schiphol) - 57 min drive
  • Dordrecht Station - 14 min drive
  • Rotterdam Blaak Station - 22 min drive
  • Rotterdam Central Station - 29 min drive
  • Free self parking
  • Free RV, bus, and truck parking

Recent reviews

Superb 9.0 From 31 reviews

Van der Valk Hotel ARA, Zwijndrecht
Business trip to Zwijndrecht
Quiet, scenic location and an amazing breakfast. The mattress is a little thin for a spoiled American, but the room was otherwise great.
Kenneth, us2 night business trip
Van der Valk Hotel ARA, Zwijndrecht
Very Good8.0
Fantastic stay
The hotel staff could not be more helpful.The reception organised taxis and even a phone charger. The bar managers were great,friendly people and i always try and stay here. My 7th visit and second this month. If you have any problems you only need to mention it at reception and it is sorted. Lestherep.
A Traveler, gb3 night business trip
Van der Valk Hotel ARA, Zwijndrecht
Lovely resort hotel on the Maas River
I stayed at this hotel, since I had been there 3 years ago to visit my relatives and liked it there.
Elisabeth, ca2 night trip
Van der Valk Hotel ARA, Zwijndrecht
A nice stay
I thought that the restaurant food was excellent
A Traveler, ie2 night family trip
Van der Valk Hotel ARA, Zwijndrecht
Very Good8.0
We visitors family and were very comfy at the Ara. We will definitely be back. The staff were very friendly with excellent service.
Sandra, zaFamily trip

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Van der Valk Hotel ARA, Zwijndrecht

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