Van Der Valk Hotel Hoorn

As Timothy and I had been planning to take a ride on the Stoomtram Hoorn-Medemblik for a long time we decided to do this in the weekend of 11th November.

InterContinental Geneva

For my final night of my 2018 rail adventure I was staying at the InterContinental Genève, as all hotels in the Geneva area where pretty expensive I used my points for this stay.

Golf Hôtel René Capt Montreux

After another scenic journey over the Golden Pass route from Kandersteg to Montreux, I would be staying at the Golf Hôtel René Capt.

Waldhotel Doldenhorn Kandersteg

Back when Timothy and I where planning our big trip to France, Italy and Switzerland there was a promotional display by Visit Switzerland in the Antwerp Central station from where Timothy took a brochure featuring the Swiss Historic hotels.

Hotel Soldanella Sankt Moritz

After the following the Scenic Bernina route from Milano via Tirano to Sankt Moritz I was happy to be walking to my hotel, the Hotel Soldanella. After walking the steep uphill climb from the station to towards Sankt Moritz Dorf and discovering I could have just used the escalators from the station up to the…

Holiday Inn Milan Garibaldi station

After getting lost in the Milano Garibaldi station upon exiting the metro from Milano Centrale where I arrived by Frecciarossa from Turin, I finally managed to escape the station and arrive at my hotel for the night, the Holiday Inn Milan Garibaldi station. It is located at the rear end of the Garibaldi station and tramline…

Holiday Inn Turin City Centre

After our scenic rail trip from the coast winding up through the mountains we arrived at the Torino Porta Nuova railway station, where our hotel the Holiday Inn Turin City Centre was located right next to. After exiting the side exit we only had to cross the street before we reached the entrance of our…

Holiday Inn Cannes

For our few days at the Côte d’Azur we elected to stay in the Holiday Inn of Cannes. It is located outside of the town centre near the Cannes La Bocca railway station. The area around the hotel is mostly residential with very few restaurants and shops close by, you can walk to the town…

Crowne Plaza Montpellier

After arriving from Toulouse I walked to the hotel from the station, my first view of the hotel was one of amazement, such a modern building right next to the historic city centre. Upon check-in I told the clerk behind the desk that I had 2 separate reservations at which he replied that that was…

Crowne Plaza Toulouse

After my train trip all the way from Antwerp to Toulouse, I had quite a late arrival in the Crowne Plaza Toulouse. Luckily the hotel is located smack-bang in the middle of the city centre, right next to the Capitole, and only a short metro trip away from the station. Upon arrival the very friendly…