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Restaurant Hotel Grand Cafe De Swarte Ruijter

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Holterbergweg 7, 7451 JL Holten, The Netherlands
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Delft, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

We spend a night at The Swarte Ruijter to celebrate my parents 50th aniversary. We booked two rooms and had dinner with four extra guests. The reception was excellent. The rooms were nice and spacious, though the decor is a little dark. The bed was excellent and the bathroom was good and functioning well. Our extra guests arrived at four... More 

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Glasgow, Scotland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

An attractive, thatched, boutique hotel lying in wooded land outside Holten. Rooms in terraced, thatched cottages in the pleasant grounds. Surrounded by woods beside a nature reserve which is lovely for walking. Dinner was the best meal I have had in Holland in over 45 years of visiting there. Great care taken in presentation and explanation. Staff very pleasant and... More 

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Vught, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Price quality wise a perfect stay when you are in beautiful Twente. Comfortable, very quiet rooms with all facilities except a minibar. A more than good restaurant. Look for their last minute offers. Extensive breakfast.

Thank Jeroen T
Utrecht, The Netherlands
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114 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

We went for a midweek to De Swarte Ruijter. The hotel/restaurant is beautifully located at the border of the National Park Sallandse Heuvelrug. You can walk and cycle directly from the hotel into the National Park. Hotel rooms are situated in the garden of the hotel: 13 in total. All with views of the garden and a little terrace to... More 

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

We booked last minute one night in this hotel, better say restaurant with option to stay overnight. Just great, a rather limited menu with orginal dishes. We choose to be surprised, and we were. One of the best restaurants of The Netherlands. The cottage style rooms were very good as well, and the quite and beautiful location is a miracle... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013 via mobile

We stayed for one night and enjoyed the restaurant and the hotel. All perfect: service, food, room and all in details. The place is in a forest environment and next w'll bring our walking shoes and take more time.

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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

With regards to the food we agree with the previous reviews. This hotel is part of the JRE-group (www.jre.net) and is recommended by the 'Guide Michelin'. Althoiugh you can book arrangements (sleep & eat a 4-course dinner) we decided to book a last minute room (100 Euro for 2 people incl breakfast) and to have the 5 dinner JRE menu.... More 

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Rimini, Italy
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56 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

I really couldn't expect something like this!! What a beautiful surprise... This is not really an"Hotel", i prefere to consider it like a cottage with more rooms :-D Main house with restaurant and dependances where the rooms are. Everythig was perfect: rooms are large and perfectly equipped, the bathroom is so nice...i really had a good sleep. Also the common... More 

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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

2 colleagues and I stayed here for a few days in Jan 2013 for a business trip. The rooms were spacious, clean and up kept. The dinner was simply amazing, and we received high quality service thorough our stay.

Thank 2NRL
Breda, The Netherlands
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182 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2012

We only stopped in for a cup of coffee/tea since we were early for an appointment in the area and were pleasantly surprised. For 3 euros each my partner had a large, tasty cappuccino and I ordered a tea and was pleased to get not the usual Pickwicks teabag and small cup of lukewarm water but a good-sized pot of... More 

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