Advantages: Comfortable, Conveniently located, All necessary facilities Disadvantages: Some may find it a bit expensive
Overall the hotel is very conveniently located with all the necessary amenities to make your stay an enjoyable and comfortable one.
The Golden Tulip chain of hotels consists of over 300 hotels in 240 cities and across 42 countries. Out of the 300 hotels 240 hotels are located in Europe and the balance 60 hotels spread through Africa, Americas, Caribbean, Middle East and Pacific Asia.
Advantages: Right on the seafront Disadvantages: Poor breakfast and small rooms
...over the world was a little too much for the five-star 'Huis ter Duin Hotel' to cope. Our company had booked up all the available rooms in that hotel but there weren't enough for everyone to stay on the third night so a dozen of us were 'evicted' and sent off down the road to the much more modest Golden Tulip. It's easy to get accustomed to the high life and to hit the ground with a bump when you...
Advantages: At least I wasn't spending my own money Disadvantages: Plenty - just book a proper hotel somewhere more sensible
...- and the Golden Tulip in Zaandam really did live down to all my expectations.
Why was I there?
Oh I keep asking myself that. What fate sent me to such a god-forsaken down-market crappy Dutch hotel? On the plus side, it's only for one night but on the down side, surely somebody could have found something better than this. I work for a company that's in the midst of divorcing its separate parts in...