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“Relaxed restaurant with straightforward food” 4 of 5 stars
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Zee van Tijd
2.0 of 5 Guest house   |   Rixt van Doniastraat 18, 9163 Nes, Ameland, The Netherlands   |  
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Ranked #1 of 4 Nes B&B and Inns
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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24 hotel reviews
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“Relaxed restaurant with straightforward food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2012

The hotel was fully booked, so we had to settle for the restaurant. Unfortunately the weather did not permit us to sit outside on the large terrace (excellent spot to watch the crowds), so we found a table inside. The place looks sharp and the staff is both friendly and (especially for Dutch standards) accurate. We enjoyed the interesting version of classic vitello tonato (with tuna/cheese foam) and a fairly good gamba/pasta main course. The lamb was a bit overcooked but despite the fact that it was not rose anymore, it was still juicy. Desert menu offers a good range as does the wine list. All in all a pretty good place for relaxed and tasty dining for a fair price.

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2011

I stayed three nights over a weekend in July and was totally pleased. This is a smaller, upscale escape (boutique hotel) well worth a stay. Hotel just opened in Spring this year. Does not remind you of a hotel, it's more like a good friend gave you his/her place. None of the standard business hotel interior like desk, phone, alarm clock, however you do have a large refrigerator and nice (N)espresso coffee maker as well as large flat-screen TV. 10 rooms only, all very different in size, appearance, and interior decoration. Fast free wifi (20Mbit DL). No room service etc. Plenty of breakfast in the restaurant included w/ stay, almost no lunch needed. Central location, 10-15 min walking distance to the beach and bicycle rental next door. Plenty of shops and restaurants around, by the way, the hotel restaurant itself is excellent and one of the best places to get food on the island!! This is NOT a party island, but you will enjoy the silence at night. With bad weather it might be a bit tricky to stay indoors as there was no table/chairs and you could basically just work/surf while lying on the bed, however, the island is really for staying outdoors. Also, not a lot of shelf space and if you might have wet rain gear there wasn't a lot of space to hang and dry it. We had perfect sunshine so it wasn't a problem. Also, no AirCon. My suite was under the roof and it was cool at night so no problem, but this looked like it could get hot in the summer when the weather is really warm. Make sure to open all windows then at night! Probably best suited for adults w/o kids or pets. Did I mention the food at Zee van Tijd is fantastic?

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  • Stayed July 2011, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2011

I spent a weekend with my partner for our anniversary and we booked the Royal Suite.
Very nice Suite with bath and shower.
It was a pity that we had twins bed and 2 blankets. Not very romantic for this one.

Anyway, the food is good, and the breakfast really correct! We got a boiled egg, different kinds of bread, butter, honey, peanut butter, nutella, different sorts of delicatessen.. and we could order all the drinks we want.

The staff is very nice and helpful.

Thank you for your welcome!

  • Stayed September 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Zee van Tijd

Address: Rixt van Doniastraat 18, 9163 Nes, Ameland, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > Friesland Province > Ameland > Nes
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 4 B&Bs / Inns in Nes
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Zee van Tijd 2*
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