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Van Heeckeren Hotel

Torenstraat 22, 9163 HE Nes, Ameland, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Groningen, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We took this hotel because there were no other decent places available when we visited Ameland. In short: it's overpriced. Most of the rooms are in this metal/fiberboard annexe, which is not really soundproof: we could hear our neighbours on all sides (by which I mean we could literally word-for-word hear the conversation going on in the next room). And... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This was our first time using this property on Ameland. When booking on booking.com (You can only book via Online travel agents in this hotel) I requested a room with a terrace. I received a friendly email from the hotel to confirm this which I appreciated. Upon arrival the lady at the front desk was quite rude to the lady... More 

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Hoogeveen, The Netherlands
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52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

We stayed here at Christmas 2013. The weather was great so we really enjoyed going to the Island. We took an early boat so we arrived well before check-in time. Welcome was really friendly. In the afternoon when the rooms were ready we checked in. The rooms are modern and clean and have a nice atmosphere, though some were a... More 

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Noord-Scharwoude, The Netherlands
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13 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

Easy to find since it's 10 min walk from the boat and located in the center of Nes.In our room the bed was upstairs which gave the room nice atmosphere.Downstairs there's a fridge and a coffeemachine with beans for the coffee lovers.We had also a small balcony and a bathtub.Breakfast was good and the service too.Only thing,the glasses in our... More 

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Rijssen, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

Really a nice and modern hotel in the center of Ness. Rooms are modern and clean with a big tv screen. The bathroom is somehow a little small comparing to the room. Good breakfast! Big plus is the coffee and tea maker on every room with excellent coffee! We only missed a hotel lounge a little bit. We had a... More 

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Assen, Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

The van Heekeren empire has really commercialised the island, from the Sunset Cafe (this is not Santa Monica!) to the anachronous Rixx restaurant. The welcome was one of 'would you like to upgrade your room' rather than 'have you come far' or 'welcome back'. The rooms are functional, bed comfortable and clean bathroom. However, I would happily lose half the... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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58 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

The hotel is renamed: "van Heeckeren". It is a nice hotel; fully equipped rooms. Enormous (Smart) TV screen in the room. Very nice breakfast. No lunch or dinner services, which is no problem at all. Many restaurants in the area. Bathroom is small but convenient (shower and bath).

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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23 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2012

A restyled small room with a worn out bathroom. That is the first thing we noticed after being welcomed by the friendly staff of the now called van heeckeren hotel. After a great day at the island we returned late at night to a noisy hotel with walls that seem to be made of paper, something that considering the enormous... More 

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Netherlands
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36 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2007

Centrally located, clean and pleasant hotel. Breakfast was simple but adequate. Only really bad thing was the soundproofing! I would have given a rate of five bullets if we weren't disturbed by a parade of elephants above us. Believe me, these guests were probably just doing their normal thing, just like us, but the floors are probably made of driftwood!... More 

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