We lodged in Villa Augustus with two kids for two nights (Family rooms).
The biggest rooms are located in a wooden cottage in the garden, they are spacious and sport a castle bunk (kids were loving it).
The Hotel has a dependance where they built a large restaurant, a shop where bio products are sold and a cafe. Stylish and nice to the eye.
However, we noticed that the room wasn't totally clean, you won't find hairs under your sheets, especially if they are not yours.
The Restaurant is neither bad nor great, service is above average however.
Personnel in the hotel and in the restaurant was extremely kind, to be fair, we found that everybody in Dordrecht is kind.
Besides the flaws, we recommend the hotel, it's a nice staying.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- In 2006 the 1.5 hectares of Dordrecht's former drinking water companysite has been transformed into a large kitchen garden, an italiangarden, an orchard and a flower garden. In the middle of the kitchengarden you will find two monumental buildings. The former pumpingstation (from 1942) which has been reconstructed and now accommodatesa restaurant seating 200 people and a market.The restaurant is open seven days a week for breakfast, lunch anddinner in which predominantly organic products are used; right fromthe garden onto your plate! The menu follows the seasons.In Villa Augustus's own bakery sourdough bread, cakes and biscuits arefreshly made and an afternoon tea is being served daily.The water tower (from 1862) now is a hotel totaling 37 rooms; some ofwhich have a magnificent view and some which are situated in thegarden. All rooms have wonderful beds and the informal atmospheremakes you feel completely at home; as if you are staying with friends! ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Villa Augustus Hotel Dordrecht