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“Coming home”
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Hotel Boschlust
Ranked #3 of 8 Hotels in Bergen aan Zee
Bonn
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44 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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“Coming home”
Reviewed June 20, 2014

Charming, cosy, lovely! We're returning guests for years now, so it feels like coming home for us when we're entering Bergen and stop at the Boschlust. Delicious breakfast! And our dog Pippa loves it, too. Wilma, stay as you are! You're great!!!

Room Tip: Ask for the garden house, fully equipped apartment, very quiet... and dog-friendly!!!!
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  • Stayed April 2014, traveled as a couple
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Heerenveen
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Reviewed May 9, 2013

Spent 2 nights here with my 11 year old son and our two small dogs so enjoyed two excellent breakfasts! But also great hospitality, good value. The hotel has a lovely, large garden and is situated close to beach and forrest. The center of Bergen is only a short walk away. Though we spent most of our time at the beach, we also recommend a trip to Alkmaar which is nearby.

Room Tip: Rooms are probably all good (we only saw one), basic but good. Great bed, clean, small but efficient...
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  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with family
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Reviewed May 6, 2013

My wife and I spent our first night in the Netherlands at the Hotel Boschlust. We took our time to search for something with local charm and good value. Our expectations were easily met and perhaps exceeded.

The owner Wilma works hard to ensure all one's needs are met. The rooms are clean, cozy and the beds very comfortable.

The Bergen city center is a short walk from the hotel and offers a surprsing variety of dining options.

I'd highly recommend the hotel and surrounding area.

  • Stayed May 2013
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South of England
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Reviewed August 29, 2012

Great little hotel/restaurant in Bergen, North Holland. The rooms are small and initially disappointing, but perfectly adequate....although 2'6" wide beds were on the tight size. The rest of the experience makes up for it. The owners are charming, the garden is wonderful and the breakfast was fantastic (best bacon and scrambled eggs I've had in The Netherlands.

We sat in the garden in the evening with a beer enjoying the peace and quiet. Dinner in the restaurant looked a bargain at €9 but was baked salmon and some of our party didn't like fish - so we ate in town...but from the standard of breakfast, I'm sure it would have been very good.

Great experience, would definitely stay here again and thoroughly recommend it for an overnight stay in this area.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with friends
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Berlin, Germany
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Reviewed July 3, 2012

The minute you arrive you feel being a valued guest. Very warm welcome! At the Boschlust it's all about friendliness. Everyone is smiling at you.
The sheets are crips and white. The breakfast is lovely incl. fresh (!!) orange juice, fresh seasonl fruit, delicious scrambled eggs and a big variety of breads made my day.
In addition I liked the 'honesty bar' in the lounge. A fridge offering everything you need in the middle of the night.
The Boschlust is located in Bergen - within walking distance to the city centre with all the restaurants and cafes. To the beach it's only a short drive.
We enjoyed our stay very much. I'll definitely go back!

Room Tip: The rooms are quite small, but they're equiped with everything you need! They also have a nice g...
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  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with friends
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Waterloo, Belgium
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Reviewed May 16, 2011

When you get to the Boschlust quite late, like us, rooms are not very attractive. They are quite small, quite dark as well. Don't panick! Wait until the morning, until that wonderful Wilma effect, that fantastic breakfast (all organic!), fantastic garden, quiet surroundings (unlike in the city centre! - We thought Bergen was noisier than Amsterdam by the way!) and if Wilma decides to cook in the evening, be there! It was absolutely fantastic. We had two bedrooms - one for the kids opposite ours - it was great and we would go back anytime!

  • Stayed April 2011, traveled with family
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Walton on Thames
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Reviewed April 22, 2010

My husband and I have been coming to the Boschlust for years and we loved it from the moment we walked through the front door.
Wilma, the owner of Boschlust is always helpful and welcoming in a very natural way.
It is quiet because of the location and yet a short walk to Bergen which is a charming and sophisticated little town overflowing with restaurants, cafes and shops.
We never come by car because all the busses are nearby.

  • Stayed January 2010, traveled as a couple
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Property: Hotel Boschlust
Address: Kruisweg 60, 1861 LB Bergen aan Zee, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Bergen aan Zee
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Parking
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Ranked #3 of 8 Hotels in Bergen aan Zee
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Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Boschlust 3*
Number of rooms: 305
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