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“Brilliant in any season” 5 of 5 bubbles
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Oortjeshekken Hotel
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Ooij
Breda, The Netherlands
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27 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
“Brilliant in any season”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2012

Oortjeshekken really has the best of both worlds. It is right in the middle of the Ooijpolder (great views, lovely walks, nature, silence), and at a very close distance from the lovely city of Nijmegen. The rooms are not luxurious but comfortable, and have great period charm. Ours, the Koninckskamer, had a wonderful view of the garden (and beyond) and a private terrace. Oortjeshekken was always famous for its scrumptious breakfast, and although it has changed owners twice, breakfast is still inimitable. Staff are jolly and chatty. Prices very reasonable.

Room Tip: We loved the Koninckskamer.
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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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  • Location
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 bubbles
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2012

Nice, cosy hotel at the dike of the wide river Waal, not far from Nijmegen. There are bicycles for rent, or you can walk in the wild nature of the Ooij Polder with special horses.. We enjoyed the food of the resturant outside on the charming terrace, Staff friendly but service was slow.
Rooms comfortable, good for reading, there is no tv. Attractive nice and quiet garden behind the hotel.

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  • Stayed August 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2010

Sober but friendly, familylike hotel on a fantastic location, next to the river Waal. Nature in reach. Wild herds of cows and horses roam nearby.
Nice rooms, nice food en friendly staff.
Extensive breakfast.
Nijmegen and Arnhem nearby for the neccessary cultural activities.

  • Stayed December 2010, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2004

We went there for diner after a splendid day at the Bisonbaai (just across the road) but found the whole place a big disappointment! Service was below all standards, the food was mediocre for the price they charged - we even had to pay for a desert we never had: we asked for some cheese for desert but we were told this was not possible since "the kitchen was too busy" ..... We went completely desillusioned....

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Property: Oortjeshekken Hotel
Address: Erlecomsedam 4, 6576 JW Ooij, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > Gelderland Province > Ooij
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Restaurant
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Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Ooij
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Number of rooms: 12
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