This place isn't for everyone, but for people who like quiet countryside inns it would be great. It really is in the countryside, surrounded by a golf course. The town of Nieuwveen is about 1 km away. A good map or a good GPS system is very helpful in finding it. The driver has to be alert, since the sign at the turnoff in the town of Nieuwveen isn't very obvious.
Gardeners will really love this place, because their perennial gardens are amazing. They also have qute extensive vegetable gardens. The two very friendly resident white ducks were an interesting bonus.
The rooms themselves are quite large and comfortable. This isn't a luxury hotel (the prices reflect that), but the rooms are clean and well-furnished with what appear to be antiques. They seem to be soundproof as well, since everything was very quiet.
This probably would be a good hotel for families with kids, since there is a playground and a lot of room to run around. Very young children would have to be watched to make sure they don't get too close to the canal next to the property, however.
The breakfast, as usual in Holland, was extensive and very good. Many of their breakfast items appear to be locally made (jams, buns, breads, etc).
The only negative for me was the bathroom, which had a musty smell. This wasn't a problem in my travel companion's room, so it probably is unique to my room. Also, as mentioned in other reviews, there aren't many options for supper in the area. There is a snack bar in Nieuwveen that was to open soon when we were there, so that may now be one option. Other than that, plan on driving somewhere or on having a picnic supper. There is a fairly large grocery store and an excellent bakery in Nieuwveen, if you want to buy supplies there.
The hotel was in a good location for day trips to the Aalsmeer flower market and Den Haag.
All in all, I would return.
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