Steenwijk, also known as “The Stone City” in the Netherlands features fairytale-like stone structures that line the roads. The city is truly a magnificent break after a tour around the Netherlands or the whole of Europe. Let it be THE city where you can kick off your shoes, enjoy the local ice cream, and immerse yourself in the beauty of it all.
Before you do any of these things… book a hotel in Steenwijk first! (Or perhaps, a place to stay in)
1) Art & Wellness Hotel (Huis Ten Wolde)
Are you looking to get into all the activities that the city has to offer? Then a good starting point would be the Hotel Huis ten Wolde located at the foot of the Woldberg and in the centre of the triangle Drenthe heath, Frisian lakes, and National Park Weerribben-Widen.
Expect a wellness and art theme, which is perfect for the art and wellness lovers out there. You will find that each room has an art sculpture that you can purchase. Relax in modern-designed rooms that have beautiful views of the field and some rooms have a private balcony.
2) Stadslogement De Smederij van Steenwijk
Be in the middle of it all with this hotel in Steenwijk. Set in a former blacksmith’s shop with suites that overlook the city centre. The hotel also has its own restaurant and an espresso bar and coffee & tea store for cappuccinos, chocolate pie, etc., and souvenirs.
It’s the perfect place to stay in if you also plan to visit Giethoorn and NP Weerriben. Also, you don’t need to worry about the noise because it’s quiet despite being in the city centre as it’s in a pedestrian zone.
3) Buitengoed Fredesheim
4) Fletcher Hotel Restaurant De Eese
Located in de Bult (3 kilometers from Steenwijk) and is situated on the edge of the Woldberg nature reserve, it’s the perfect hotel for almost everything. Similar to the Fletcher hotel in Steenwijk, you can eat and drink here on days that you just want to stay in the hotel. Enjoy a nightcap at the on-site bar and eat your heart out at the a la carte restaurant. Don’t forget to check out the sweeping views at the terrace.
For those who want to stay active, you can use the heated indoor pool, play tennis at the court, or rent bicycles to bike around. End the day with a relaxing sauna and steam bath.
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5) Fletcher Hotel in Steenwijk
Looking for a hotel that has everything you need for the days when you just don’t want to get out of bed? Or perhaps, you’re tired from all the walking you did around the city? Get yourself a break and enjoy the comforts of Fletcher hotel in the town with 36 rooms that are ideal for couples and family.
Furthermore, the smoke-free hotel has its own restaurant, a fitness centre, and a conference centre should you be on a business trip. You can stay connected at 24/7, thanks to their free WiFi that you can access in all rooms, regardless of the floor level.