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“Sensational hotel restaurant on Texel”
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Bij Jef
Ranked #1 of 4 Hotels in Den Hoorn
amsterdam
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84 reviews
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“Sensational hotel restaurant on Texel”
Reviewed August 6, 2012

This was our first visit to Texel and staying at Bij Jef made it memorable. When we arrived our room was not yet ready but we were offered a drink in the lovely lounge area. Room stylish and comfortable, with Nespresso machine and double walk-in shower. Seven course meal with accompanying wines (kudos to chef's wife, an award-winning sommelier) was excellent, as was breakfast the following morning. Highly recommend both hotel and Michelin star restaurant.

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled as a couple
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Helsinki, Finland
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Reviewed July 1, 2012

Me & my wife loved the simple but stylish design on the newly built rooms. The attention to detail is as immaculate as the food in the downstairs restaurant. Location is excellent for cyclists coming from the mainland and it served great for us as a base to explore Texel from. The added bonus of being able to walk upstairs to bed after a fantastic 7-course menu is also worth noting. Three things that stood out: the walk-in rain showers, the lovely view from the French balcony and the lovely wool rug at the foot of the bed.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed December 22, 2011

Nice design, excellent gastronomy food. We were surprised by the quality of the products and the fantastic presentation.

We will come back and stay at the Hotel as well!

  • Stayed October 2011, traveled with family
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Brussels, Belgium
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Reviewed August 14, 2010

Making holidays on Texel doesn't necessarily mean to go to De Koog. Touristically well equipped, this village rather reminds of Jesolo in Italy than of a relaxing village in the North of Holland. Bar next to bar, low quality restaurant next to low quality restaurant. HOWever, there are gems on Texel. Just go to Den Hoorn an check in "Bij Jef". The rooms are spacious, simple and clean, there is wooden floor, a hugh bathroom and absoult silence. It was just fantastic there. Price: 110 Euro per night (breakfast included) for the double room. Apart from that Jef's restaurant is simply the best on the island. It's expensive, but excellent! A double must if you plan holidays on Texel.

Stayed August 2010, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed August 14, 2007

We had a very nice stay at the Culinaire Verwennerij Bij Jef in the laied back island town Den Hoorn - my family and I were pampered by Jef, his wife and the crew for three days. We went there for the food - which is just fantastic. The rooms are rather simple but very nicely designed.

  • Stayed August 2010, traveled with family
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Property: Bij Jef
Address: Herenstraat 34, 1797 AJ Den Hoorn, Texel, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Texel > Den Hoorn
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service
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Ranked #1 of 4 Hotels in Den Hoorn
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Bij Jef 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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