Hotel Stad en Land

Stationsweg 92-94, Alkmaar, Noord-Holland, 1815 CE, Netherlands | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $101.00

Travel Blogs from Alkmaar

Stop 17: Amsterdam

A travel blog entry by meaghanslatts

... learnt of the life of a sex worker and the past and present of the industry and the area itself. Our guide was adamant that with all the changes taking place... In 3 years, the whole place will be a shadow of its former self! Whether this was a good thing for the people here, he left the answer for us to decide. We saw Sex museums and a Torture museum plus we had the "Heineken Experience". This was a walk through time from the beginning ...

106 Where's The Cheese

A travel blog entry by richard.wolters


... lead to a revolution which ultimately drove out the Spaniards ending the 80 year war.

The other thing Alkmaar is famous for is the open air cheese market held every Friday. Large cheeses are traded on the market place. I am not sure if it is all for real or just a tourist thing. Anyway "where’s the cheese" means that I arrived just too late to enjoy this spectacle.

As with all older towns Alkmaar used to ...

Can't find our hostel!

A travel blog entry by jpitts1989


... then in true fashion of every tourist city hit us up for money. I pulled out some spare change and handed it to him and low and behold he got upset! Her opened my had back up, dropped the change back in and said " What is that! I can't do anything with that!" ... Me being me thought you ungrateful old man ... But said okay and headed off. It was only until I had crossed the street had I realized he was following and heckling Steve about the same thing. I turn around and now have ...

"Blue Bayou"

A travel blog entry by jbushie

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... shops, museums and windmills built around a productive peat bog. It is obviously a busy stop for the tourist coaches judging by the size of the parking spaces and the amount to souvenirs available at every point of interest.

Much is open for free but the windmills cost €3 each to enter and climb. A good idea of their workings can be seen in the spice mill which, sporting a souvenir shop, ...

Cheese Market in Alkmaar

A travel blog entry by megs-anoop


... cooperatives to the current factories. It was quite an interesting museum with very well laid out exhibits. Some of the cheese presses were quite elaborate and we learned that they were often given as a wedding gift which explained all the decorations.

After the museum we walked back to camp for a cup of tea and to warm up. We then decided that we should hop on our bikes and go for a ride since it was such a nice day, even if it was ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on Stationsweg 92-94, Alkmaar, is near Stedelijk Museum, Alkmaar cheese market, and 'Rondvaarttocht': canal tour by boat.
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