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A different place to come to eat and drink

If it’s hot and you want to sit by the water in a pleasant location try here. Good for a drink and... read more

Reviewed May 25, 2018
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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Short Walk around the Water's Edge

This is a location worth including in a walking tour around Maastricht by carrying on northward up... read more

Reviewed November 13, 2017
Bobby B
Fremantle, Australia
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May 21, 2019
“Not a cold day activity too”
Sep 30, 2018
“Not an afternoon place”
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Bassin, 6211 AL Maastricht, The Netherlands
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Reviewed May 21, 2019

Strolled up there this afternoon and there was zero people in this small dockyard area. I guess its a sunny day activity when I think it'll be worthwhile sitting out at one of the bars set under the top walkway.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

I have been there before evening and it was surprising to see that there were only 1 or 2 tables taken and it was extremely silent. What i have seen from the pics and what i have experienced was quite different. I guess the place...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Great little port to visit with its cost cafes set near the water. The whole of Maastricht with its pedestrian walkways shops and cafes makes this city a must on the tourist agenda. Moreover the people who work her are exceptionally geared to treat the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed May 25, 2018 via mobile

If it’s hot and you want to sit by the water in a pleasant location try here. Good for a drink and snacks to while away afternoon or to find some lunch or dinner. Basin does have a selection of passing boats stopping to visit...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed November 13, 2017

This is a location worth including in a walking tour around Maastricht by carrying on northward up Boschstraat from Markt and taking the footpath down to the right just before the right turn onto Maasboulevard. 't Bassin (het Bassin or the Basin) is a boat...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Bobby B
Reviewed August 24, 2017

Best to be visited during summer, this small harbour is very near the city centre, but is usually very quiet. Because it's behind a few larger buildings and at the edge of the centre, not many tourists know about its existence. But it's a nice...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed July 20, 2017

A five minute walk from the market square and you will find this lovely area - recently renovated I think There are a couple of lovely restaurants and a well stocked wine bar to peruse plus the privately owned boats are really lovely to look...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed June 21, 2017

This is a lovely marina in the heart of Maastricht. It is accessible from the Maas, by sluice/bridge. Usually there are many canal boats moored here, and there is a lovely cafe/bar scene on the lower terrace overlooking the harbour.

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank NYandAussie
Reviewed November 3, 2016

Arthouse Lumière just moved to Bassin 88. Old facory buildings totaly renovated. The restaurant serves snacks, light meals and Belgian and other beers. The cinema's are in cubicles with excellent seats an screen projection and sound. Across the street you can find the Pathé cinema...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed October 20, 2016

It was pleasant but to be honest there is no reason to go out of your way to visit. I have seen nicer marina.

Date of experience: August 2016
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June 16, 2019|
Response from david n | Reviewed this property |
Hi Mary, when we visited we saw no such play area for children.