Hotel Van der Valk Purmerend is a 3-star hotel, conveniently located near the centre of Purmerend. Within walking distance from the hotel there is a bus stop where you can catch a bus to Amsterdam Central Station. By car it is only a 20-minute drive to the capital of The Netherlands. All hotel rooms are equipped with a bathroom with a shower and/or bath, a television, telephone, pay-TV, and a safe. The hotel has several multifunctional rooms with a capacity of up to 100 persons. In the atmospheric restaurant guests can have a bite to eat until 21:30 h. Purmerend is an ideal basis for business travellers, as it is close to Amsterdam. For tourists there are also many places nearby that are worth visiting, such as the 'Zaanse Schans', Volendam, the island Marken, Alkmaar, and Hoorn. A visit to the UNESCO World Heritage Site 'De Beemsterpolder', a centuries-old reclaimed land area, is also worth visiting. Food and drinks The continental breakfast buffet is served on Monday through Friday from 07:00 tot 10:00 h. and on weekends from 08:00 to 11:00 h. In the atmospheric à la carte restaurant 'Beemsterpolder' guests can enjoy the French-Dutch cuisine. There are also vegetarian and seasonal dishes available here. The kitchen is open until 21:30 h. Lunch is served starting from 12:00 h., whereby guests can choose between the coffee lunch 'Waterland' or a lunch buffet.