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Beach Hotel de Vigilante
4.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Holle Poarte 10, 8754 HC Makkum, The Netherlands   |  
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Ranked #2 of 3 Makkum B&B and Inns
Gent, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium
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29 hotel reviews
Reviews in 46 cities Reviews in 46 cities
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
“OK, but not worth 4 stars”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012

We spent a weekend in Makkum and picked the only 4-stars hotel in town.
The hotel is not more than "OK" and certainly not worth that 4th star.
We had a room on the front side (135) quite a lot of noise from the square in front. Windows had not been cleaned for a long time as the spiders and their webs could tell.
Poor, cheap furniture no safe, no minibar. Cool, unpersonal room.
Bathroom is too dark and becomes a swimming pool when you take a shower - problem must be known as a squeegee is part of the equipment in the bathroom....
Good food and friendly staff in the restaurant, not pretending to be more than what it is.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2012

The room has a modern look. A car / bike is necessary for some distraction. The ice cream bar belonging to the hotel closes at 6:00 pm the doors. The other bars and restaurants close at 9:00 pm. Dining at the hotel is possible, but you must reserve. Taking place on the terrace without any order, no problem.

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  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Simpsonville, SC
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65 reviews 65 reviews
27 hotel reviews
Reviews in 35 cities Reviews in 35 cities
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2012

This was booked by a tour organizer so we had no expectation. Was favorably impressed when we rode up. Very clean, efficient friendly check-in, and a very nice clean room. The room is slightly larger than your average room. The restaurant was very nice and the food presented well and tasted great.

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Sweden
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 hotel reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2012

Standard size room. Breakfast was varied and good, even a nice cup of cappucino was offered.
Good variety of dishes in the dinner restaurant with healthy prices.
During off-season ther were not many guest, so very quiet.
Close to the beach and I think it would be VERY nice during summer.
Clean and attractive hotel that I recommend

  • Stayed November 2011, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Beach Hotel de Vigilante

Address: Holle Poarte 10, 8754 HC Makkum, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > Friesland Province > Makkum
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 3 B&Bs / Inns in Makkum
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Beach Hotel de Vigilante 4*
Number of rooms: 86
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