This hotel is conveniently located between the railway station and the attractive old city centre of Zwolle, a 5-minute walk away.
Rooms are fine with good beds and the breakfast is OK. As so often in hotels, the position of the showerhead is such that people in access of 1.80 have to kneel to catch the water when washing their hair. It seems that small people, which are rare in Holland, are still the standard when designing bathrooms.
The weirdest aspect is the WiFi policy, which is the same in several other 4/5 star hotels: you have to pay for WiFi in your room, but WIFi is free in the lobby and the restaurant. When even ordinary campsites and 2/3 star hotels offer free WiFi in your room, this policy is really out of tune with modern practices. The price of 12,50 Euro for 24 hours is even more outrageous as at home you can have free access to WiFi, telephone and TV for about 60 Euro per month. Even weirder: when you are in certain rooms you can easily access the free WiFi hotspot!
This being said, the hotel is still a good option for staying in Zwolle.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Hotel Wientjes is well known in Zwolle and the surrounding area. Thanks to its central location and attentive staff, the Wientjes is not just a welcoming and classic hotel for a holiday or weekend break. For many years it has played a central role as a local meeting place in the historic city of Zwolle, which only serves to highlight the authentic nature of the Wientjes. Our 57 stylish rooms offer every comfort for both leisure and business guests. The Restaurant W serves local specialities and classic dishes all day. In good weather, you can relax on our welcoming terrace. After an exciting day in the beautiful city of Zwolle, take a seat in our Grand Cafe where you can enjoy an informal dinner in a relaxed atmosphere. You will quickly notice that a trip to the Wientjes feels like coming home. ... more less
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