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Librije's Hotel

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Spinhuisplein 1, 8011ZZ Zwolle, The Netherlands
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Ranked #1 of 9 Hotels in Zwolle
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
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44 reviews 44 reviews
19 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great, quirky hotel that is situated in a former women's prison. With 29 bedrooms it is the smallest five star hotel in the Netherlands, and it is great. When you arrive you are offered a small refreshment, and while you have that the luggage is brought to your rooms. The rooms are really great, with the old... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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54 reviews 54 reviews
11 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

As a present for our wedding we got a weekend at De Librije. What an experience. From the moment you hand over your keys to the butler to check in to the moment you drive back home the service is just awesome. And the food .... De Librije deserves every star they got... And the breakfast is the best we've... More 

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88 reviews 88 reviews
15 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Wonderful hotel in an old women's jails. Old building but very modern atmosphere. You will find everything that you expect from a five stars hotel Free wifi but don't forget to ask for the code at the reception The breakfast is really incredible. The best I never ate.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014 via mobile

Fabulous hotel with butler service in old prison (rooms complete with bars and cell doors! Perfect in combination with a visit to de Librije or Librije's Zusje restaurants. Make sure you leave room for breakfast - almost as much of a culinary experiece as dinner. Expensive - but worth every Euro.

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Holmfirth, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
16 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

From the welcome, to the quality of the room and the quality of the food it would be difficult to improve. We stayed in May and can add little else to the other reviews already posted. It is not inexpensive, but it is worth it.

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Hoorn, The Netherlands
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38 reviews 38 reviews
24 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Last weekend a celebrated my birthday at the Librije in Zwolle. It is a perfect place for celebrations. The main reason to visit the Librije is the food and it was superior. We started with a dinner in Librijes Zusje. This was my first time in this restaurant, but I have been in the main restaurant before a few times,... More 

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Leuven, Belgium
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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

We stayed here for 2 nights and we had a wonderful time. We booked a junior suite but got upgraded to a very nice full suite with large bath tube, rain shower, B&O television, reclineable boxspring. We enjoyed in particular the wonderful service starting with the welcome at the reception but lasting the whole 2 days with little attentions like... More 

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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63 reviews 63 reviews
17 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

Through the years I have seen a lot of different kind if hotels. This one is the best one EVER (so far!!). Booked as a surprise by my wife! WOW!!! What can I say! Arival with a glas of wine in the lobby. Butler showing us the suite. WOW! So beautiful. It was a real joy staying at this hotel.... More 

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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

I can only emphasize what other reviews say about this hotel. From te moment we stopped our car in front of the hotel (as if they were waiting for us) until our car was brought back by the valet parking the next day it was a very, very pleasurable experience to stay, wine and dine at the Librije.

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Hong Kong, China
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80 hotel reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

Librije’s Hotel was amazing: everything was just perfect according to international standards. From the welcome with a glass of champagne and gooseliver lollies to the room, breakfast and the valet service. Check-in was done whilst seated in the garden, sipping champage. You could set an estimated time for your dinner at ‘de Librije’. A car would be ready to pick... More 

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