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Bitter en Zoet Veenhuizen

Hospitaallaan 16, 9341 Veenhuizen, The Netherlands
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Arnhem, The Netherlands
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112 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

And now for something completely different! The old prison village now is a place to relax! Great hotel, great food, the lobby lacks a bit in atmosphere bit the restaurant is fine. Great to walk around and stay a night. Dinner was fine as was breakfast. 30's style with modern coating.

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Utrecht
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

If you like a special spot in the North of Holland in a beautifull environment where you can rest well in the big clean quiet rooms, have very good sustainable food, nice and helpfull staff, accept basic luxury (enough but no nonsense) in an architectonically well modernised historic building...? Just go there.

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Thank Travellernearby
Bavel, The Netherlands
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47 reviews
11 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 via mobile

We had an apartment at the former hospital. Equipped with basic bathroom facilities, a small but fully functional kitchen and two beds - but as it was a former ward, the room was huge, very big. Good beds, breakfast okay, not too special. Friendly staff.

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

The pittoresk village of Veenhuizen is absolutely worthwile a visit. Started as 'recorrection unit' early 1900's and later transformed to a prison village, located in a beautifull nature surrounding. The buildings are all of the same area, so architecture is consisent and preserverd in this 'to become' Unesco Site. The hotel is located in the former hospital buildings and connected... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

For nearly two ages Veenhuizen was a far away place to be re-socialised or to be prisoned. As you can see in the Museum or by reading books. Nowadays you can recover from your daily life as a free burgher. Free from the prison you call home or work. in Bitter en Zoet you find a room in the old... More 

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hertfordshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

We Stayed here for the BSB at the Assen TT Circuit in September, the staff where superb, very attentive and polite and the Room was very large and comfortable, Huge Bath and walk in shower, and very clean, breakfast with fresh bread, meats and cheese was very nice and the hotels interior was very quirky,lots of local art and statues,... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

We had a business meeting (couple of days in the green with a team) at Bitter en Zoet. It is a converted former prison hospital and three houses belonging to senior staff of that hospital, the conversion is very tastefully done by a glass construction connecting the three houses. Venue is very suited for days in the green, quiet in... More 

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Thank Hermes_NL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

The location is perfect to have the feeling the world is far away. Veenhuizen is very worth for a day hiking and relaxing. The quality of the food is excellent, the price is reasonable, the service fine. The rooms meet the requirements of this time. They are spacy but not overwhelmingly luxurious. The flatscreen tv is a bit small. Only... More 

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Camborne, United Kingdom
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24 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

The hotel is located in a very quite area. It was originally the hospital for the local prison. The rooms are well maintained, but if you have room 5 or 6 you will find the stairs tiring when carrying your case up. Breakfast ok.

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Sydney, Australia
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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2012 via mobile

Last minute find, we were looking for accommodation near the TT track and this place came up at the last minute. We loved it.... Peaceful, quiet, and so interesting with the history of the place.... Even though the restaurant had closed ( we were late and didnt change our watches, we were still on UK time ) they went out... More 

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