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. Food was great and the quality was equal to some of the Michelin star restaurants we visited before. Because the restaurant is not too big the atmosphere is nice and the service is very punctual, but could be a little 'warmer'. You have the option to book a wine arrangement but they also have an extensive winelist with reasonable prices.
The rooms are very OK but i would give it a 3-star rating ; for 1 night it's OK but we wouldn't stay here for a longer stay.
Positive : very clean, nice bathroom with bath tub and espresso coffee maker
Negative : no fridge / not isolated - you can hear the neighbours. (but do you have to complain if you can sleep for 100 Euro?)
Agree that the breakfast is not aligned with the quality and choice of food you can pick during dinner.
1. There is another hotel 'Hoog Holten' close to this one with a nice terrace and also part of the JRE group. We'll try this one next time.
2. If you come here make sure you bring your bikes and do the 'Sallandse Heuvelrugroute' - a beautiful tour of 30 km. Nice place for runners and people who like (nordic) walking.
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