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Hotel de Doelen

3.0 of 5
Grote Markt 36, 9711 LV Groningen, The Netherlands
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Ranked #4 of 12 Groningen B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You're really in the center of the city when you stay in this hotel, rooms are clean and big. Everything is just a couple of steps away (food, drinks, shopping). Breakfast was quite poor for that price though...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Very nice and comfortable hotel. Staff very helpful during my stay at the hotel. There was one unpleasent situation - my company was paying my bill, and they charged company credit card twice, then did not answer for emails.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

This hotel really is a must've been. Located at the very center of the city, many popular bars and places to go out at night or to have a bite to eat are directly next door. The hotel itself is as if you've travelled back in time to the glory days, with a restaurant looking like an old and beautiful... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The hotel is very convenient in the centre of Groningen located on the central market area next to the Martini tower. The room I stayed in was fantastic value, a comfortable bed and a stocked mini bar! I have already made a reservation for my next trip.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This hotel has an old school atmosphere and the rooms are clean. The carpets in the rooms could do with an update as they are fraying and smell a little old. The bathrooms on the other hand are clean, spacious and luxury. Breakfast was also good.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Nothing like the pictures. You walk in and it looks fancy as... until they lead you out the back door past all the bins, through a little gate and into some old building. She wouldnt even walk us up the stairs, just stood att the bottom and pointed as if it was haunted. The first thing I noticed were the... More 

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17 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

I stayed here for one night on my touring holiday although I have stayed here two years ago while going to the MotoGP at nearby Assen. The hotel is located right on a large square where there is an amazing buzzy atmosphere day and night. Inside the hotel is traditional with polished wood and dark carpeting and a comfortable lounge... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

I stayed here one night and had booked the room only on the day I was arriving, so perhaps there were only a few rooms available. Still, it was a disappointment: the room was very hot and looked out on a blind wall about 2 metres from the window. There was some electrical machine outside which made a horrible noise... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Preety cool hotel in the heart of Groningen, close to restaurants, shops, pubs, museums... nice service an good rooms in our case. Good prices as well, and you can have every single product from the three sisters (drie gez...)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

myself and 3 friends room was at the back of the hotel. I mean we walk through the hotel from reception, straight out the back door, across the yard in front of a pub, through a (gate which we had a key for) where they kept their stock and the staff have their breaks.. through a door up a spiral... More 

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