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Stayokay Heemskerk

2.0 of 5
Tolweg 9, 1967 Heemskerk, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Newfields, New Hampshire
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

The castle is wonderful and has beautiful gardens out back. I couldn't stay in the castle itself as a large group had taken all the rooms, but the other building was fine. That building is being refurbished, so the outside was decrepid looking but the inside was clean and well set up. Except for the stairs! Hard to get your... More 

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Heemskerk is an amazing 13th century castle with bags of character, turrets and a moat included! Rooms are clean and well maintained. The bar and the outside seating area are way above the standard you normally expect of a hostel. Breakfast was ok and plentiful, as was the evening meal. The grounds are worth the visit alone. The staff team... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

This hostel exudes character. Situated in a quirky 13th century castle, he rooms were clean and adequate. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The grounds are spectacular. But access to the hostel is best made by car or pushbike as it's a little out of the way. I'd definitely stay again!

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Lincoln, England, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

What a great opportunity! The Castle would be worth the visit even if you don't spend the night. The room we had was very clean and well maintained and the staff were also very friendly. I'd recommend this to anyone traveling with kids.

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Apart from reading very good reviews about Stayokay Heemskerk Hostel we knew nothing about the place or area so were very pleased on arrival that we had picked it. I stayed with my husband & two daughters aged 7 & 5 who felt like they were princesses for the duration!! We had a fantastic room in one of the turrets... More 

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Fredericia, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013 via mobile

Live in a castle for €80 a family ... Great fun, small and basic ... But real, clean and the kids loved it. 30 minutes to Amsterdam, 20 minutes to the beach, beautiful gardens ... Family rooms has own showers and toilet, unfortunately no aircondition - so wouldn't bring babies

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Norway
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28 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

This is a youth hostel and not really a hotel. If you expect a hotel, you will be disappointed as the rooms are worn and heavy on the lino, there are no towels (although you can rent them), you have to make your own bed and there are children everywhere. That said, we have kids and they loved the games,... More 

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Essen, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

The rooms were tidy, yet basic. Our rooms were located on the very top floor of the castle, which offered amazing ambiance and a nice view, but proved to be quite a trek for the retired grandparents who accompanied us on our trip. The breakfast was simple and sufficient. The staff was friendly. Easy drive to the ocean and to... More 

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Kiev
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25 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

From the one side you're going to live in the castle like the king and during approach this sense is increasing. Inside there are some traces of its former greatness - big windows, high room, view on the "king's garden"... But equipment of the hotel is very similar to those 200 years ago - only the needed things (hot water... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

Was here March 2013 with husband and 9 and 11 y.o. kids! So fun to stay in a castle even if just for 1 night. Great atmosphere! Love the concept of a family friendly hostel as it is sometimes hard to get a room for 4. Highly recommended for families.

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