Schepershuisje in Westerbork, Drenthe
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Unique accommodations in Drenthe

Drenthe offers plenty of adventure and the beauty of its vast nature reserves. Your holiday experience will be even better if you spend the night in a treehut or bed box. Check out the best tips for accommodations in Drenthe near attractions and nature parks or hunebeds, or in the centre of the city.

  • Discover the most beautiful accommodations in Drenthe.
  • Spend the night in a special place, such as a tree house in the forest.
  • Whether you opt for a romantic spot for two or a great place for the entire family, you'll have an unforgettable time in one of these unique accommodations.
Marktstraat 10
9401JH Assen
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B&B De Gouverneur in Assen

Spend the night in Assen, Drenthe’s provincial capital, in the small yet comfortable B&B De Gouverneur. It is located in two adjacent national monuments on the Vaart canal. One of these was the residence of Drenthe’s first governor in 1800, a place in which he liked to host large parties and dinners. B&B De Gouverneur is within walking distance of the beautiful Drents Museum and just 20 minutes by car away from the city of Groningen.

Hotel Ludiek in Havelte

Hotel Ludiek can be found in the center of Havelte, one of the most beautiful villages in Drenthe. It is a cozy and comfortable place in peaceful surroundings. Relax in the sun lounge or near the fireplace after an active day exploring Drenthe. The nine comfortable double bedrooms are tasteful and contemporary and equipped with every modern amenity. There is a parking space, staircase and lift, as well as a restaurant that serves breakfast in the morning.

B&B De Schaapskooi in Oosterhesselen

The luxury, contemporary B&B De Schaapskooi is part of d’ Oldenbanningstee, a monumental farm from 1600 with a thatched roof. You will spend the night in a recently converted sheep shed on the farmyard of an Alpaca farm. The beautiful interior, natural materials and visible wooden beams make for a warm ambiance. The three spacious rooms all have a private bathroom. A full breakfast is served in the morning, near the pool or alpacas on request.

Free-standing holiday home in the forest of Oude Willem district

A meandering path through the woods leads to this hidden holiday home in Drents-Friese Wold National Park. This nature reserve, one of the biggest in the Netherlands, covers 6000 hectares of forest, heath, drift-sands, and vale grasslands. In the holiday home, it seems time has stood still. There is no television but the fun details, such as a large library, games cabinet, plenty of paintings, and record player make up for that. You will also find a study corner, greenhouse, fireplace and wood stove, as well as a firepit outside.

Boomhuis De Luxe, summer and winter

In Drenthe, there are several places where you can spend the night. Enjoy the sounds of the forest, the birds and squirrels, as well as the stunning views from above across the meadows and woods. The treehouse in Landclub Ruinen boasts a large south-facing terrace with wood-fired hot tub and a living area with pellet stove and three bedrooms. It is a cozy place to stay in summer and winter. And if you want to get out of the treehouse, you can go for a swim in the luxury indoor swimming pool of the holiday park.

Schepershuisje in Westerbork

Spend the night in an authentic shepherd’s cottage from a bygone era surrounded by a beautiful garden and terrace overlooking a quiet street in Westerbork. You will sleep in a modern bed box in the beautifully appointed and comfortable cottage. It is the perfect homebase for exploring the many highlights and activities in the area, for instance the Westerbork Commemorative Center or nearby Orvelte museum village.

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