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“Great for weekend getaway” 4 of 5 stars
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Blooming Hotel
Ranked #1 of 8 Hotels in Bergen
Certificate of Excellence
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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16 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Great for weekend getaway”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Second time in one month in hotel Blooming. First for work, than took husband and kids via a deal on travelbird.nl. The hotel is great for a family getaway with kids. (also good for a romantic weekend with partner, or work meeting, but that is a different type of review). There is a pool, a playroom with movies, good kids menu, a good enough restaurant to eat out for two nights while kids are in bed, a fun bar with good wine list and cocktails. On top of that great surroundings, immediate access to dunes and forest for walking or running. A couple of km's from the beach and the cute town of Bergen. Recommended! and I will be back. Only negative part is that the doors on the first floor (don;t know about the others) are very thin and with large openings at the bottom which makes you wake up as soon as the first family walks through the hall in the morning or when the last ones go to bed in the evening. Tip for management: a fitness room would be a nice addition, or Saturday morning Yoga class (tip...)

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars
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Little Sutton, United Kingdom
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148 reviews
71 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Stayed for one night, very peacefull location near to woods, room was a double for single occupancy... The room had a double bed which just fit in the room, if there would have been two of us it would be a tight fit, the restaurant served fantastic food with a set price menu which was very good value.
The bar staff were friendly and chatty if needed, the breakfast was a buffet style with a great variety of hot and cold foods.

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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Fritzlar, Germany
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158 reviews
87 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

Very good design hotel for a very reasonable price. The cheap rooms are quite small but are equipped with a fantastic bed and a nice shower. Although in description the free WiFi in the room was not possible. I could connect to the router but no internet connection. No problems in the lobby.
The restaurant is fantastic. The card is not very extensive, but the served food is a dream. I stayed with a colleague for 4 days and you can have a choice for more than 2 dinners.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled on business
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Thank rogerfz
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Paris, France
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19 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

A great experience hotel! The beautiful and very nice hotelbar, the swimmingpool and a large forest make this hotel a perfect getaway. The rooms (different types) are very nice. We had several over all the times we've spent here and can recommend most of them.The breakfast isn't expensive and has everything, the perfect way to start your day.
The small village (Bergen) is on walking distance of the hotel (15 min) but hiring a bike is also a good way to stroll along the small and picturesque village. The village has a lot of different and very nice restaurants, but the hotel restaurant is also a good way to spend the evening (especially if you have kids, they can create their own pizza).
Also very nice: in the entire hotel they have free internet!!

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank Citytrip_A
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Dallas, Texas
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40 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

They call the town of Bergen a little Hamptons, and it sure looks like it. The blooming is just off the road that leads to the town, set just inside the woods that lead to the many paths and trails that take you to the white dunes coast. The hotel is charming in every way but the room was a little too plain and shabby and a little too noisy in the morning. Among the facilities is a very nice pool area equipped with lockers and a small hot tub. The pool itself is an architectural beauty that uses lighting and colors to great effect, and would not be out of place in a James Bond movie set. Right outside the pool is a deck area for lounging during the warm months. Nearby is a sort of picnic area with tables shaded by white umbrellas and scattered, oddly-placed hammocks. Given the prevalence of sand among the woods, the place has a certain out-of-space quality to it. The breakfast buffet was excellent, complete with a large selection of breads, scrambled and fried eggs, tender bacon and muesli mixes. If it wasn't for the dissapointment of the room, I would have given this place a perfect rating.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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29 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

A newly build hotel, rooms that have their own terrasses over water or in the garden, situated in the middle of a forrest, 1 km from a picturesque city, 2 km from the sea... these are the prefect ingrediënts for a perfect place. Recommend

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars
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1 Thank Mister M
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Belgium
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27 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2012

Very nice location, quit, in the dunes, near Bergen.Great to rent a bike. The bikes of the hotel are not so good so rent it in town. Rooms are small (althoug we had en spa room) and a very small bed. Looks nice but some details could be better done. Breakfast was super ! A great buffet, delicious bread and very good quality. Very friendly staff.

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  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars
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Property: Blooming Hotel
Address: Duinweg 5, 1861 GL Bergen, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Bergen
Amenities:
Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool
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Ranked #1 of 8 Hotels in Bergen
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Blooming Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 124
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