Hot Hotel pick: Court Garden Hotel, The Hague
Want to stay in eco-friendly accommodation? Book a room at the Court Garden Hotel in The Hague.
The first hotel in the Netherlands to obtain official green approval from the Minister of the Environment, the three-star eco-designated Court Garden Hotel uses Fairtrade and organic products – in addition to offering organic breakfast, drinks, salads and utilizing organic soap and shower products. Not surprisingly, considering its location in a cycling-friendly country, the hotel provides guests the opportunity to rent bicycles on site.
More importantly, the Court Garden Hotel is a comfortable place to stay. All rooms are equipped with free WiFi and high-speed internet, a laptop safe and a 26-inch flatscreen LED television with a satellite. And keeping with a green theme, the hotel offers a delicious organic warm and cold breakfast buffet from €12.50 per person.
And if you feel like exploring what’s outside of the hotel doors, The Hague won’t disappoint you as the city has plenty to see and do, such as the beach on Scheveningen and lovely works of arts at the Gemeentemuseum Den Haag and Mauritshuis.
Travel to Holland with a car or bicycle with Stena Line between Harwich and the Hook of Holland, from £59 one way for an adult and car. Stena Line offers twice-daily six-hour return crossings between Harwich and the Hook of Holland. Fares start from £118 return for an adult and car. Additional adults cost start from £24 and children (between four and 15 years old) from £12 return. Infants (under four years old) travel free of charge. Cabins start from £20.50 per person each way (based on two sharing).
Visit www.stenaline.co.uk or call 08447 70 70 70