drop by the wayside
to give up or fail before the finish of something
Many runners dropped by the wayside during the marathon.
Weird Hotels around the World
Grand European Elegance at its finest, the Amstel has some 80 traditionally yet impeccably furnished rooms and suites. Located on the banks of the Amstel River, the hotel presents an island of tranquility and beauty right in the middle of the city. The hotels main restaurant, La Rive, has a four starred Michelin rated cuisine.