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- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Non-smoking rooms
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Iris Amsterdam
It's a 3 star hotel, stayed in a 4 person bedroom with shared bathroom but stayed amazingly... recommend if you are a person who doesn't value luxuries!!
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... attempt to clean it up. There were broken bottles, flattened beer cans and cracked plastic cups all over. Then we remembered that the guide book noted that many attractions were closed on Oct 3. The date was Oct 5. Turns out that Oct 3 is Leiden's annual holiday, called Leiden's Relief, and it's a big deal. It commemorates the end of a seige by the King of Span and their relief by William of Orange in 1575. They celebrate all weekend, with a procession, funfair, fireworks, ...
... found quite fascinating. I ate supper number one after the tour which was stamppot a traditional Dutch dish which consisted of mashed potatoes with vegetables and a massive meatball in the middle. I went back to the hostel and arranged to meet the girls one more time at a nice Italian pizza joint. Veronika and I decided we weren't ready to go home so we went exploring in the harbour before retiring for the night. I will ...
Our first stop would be the Ypres (pronounced E-Pray, now do you get the joke in the first part of our headline?) in Flanders, Belgium. We found parking easily in front of the In Flanders Field Museum, a museum dedicated to the memory of all of those men and women lost in the Flanders Fields battles during WWI. Impressive building. These old city administration buildings put our best public buildings to shame.
The museum was housed ...
... 91, which Rene and I were both happy about because I took the tram there and he didn't have to bike me up hills lol. It had a ridiculous line for the size of the restaurant. But no problem, when in the Netherlands, do as the dutch do, so we "biked" (as in they biked, I panhandled, or loitered, or freelanced, or something like that) to another cafe and had some more beer (I really don't like beer, so I drank wine.) After we were done, we walked back just in time to get ...
... of a late night and thankfully Paul did find his car nearby and off we went. Turns out his son's floor hockey team is playing in a tournament and if they win Saturday they go to the national finals and that was his late night. We made it through security, where the staff seemed particularly ill tempered and totally devoid of humor. They didn't give us any hassle though. We will start with a relatively short flight to Frankfurt before embarking on the ...