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Librije's Hotel

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Reviewed 22 December 2016

Last month we stayed at Librije's Hotel in Zwolle where we enjoyed a marvelous dinner and breakfast the next morning. At arrival we were welcomed by the friendly staff and who showed us our room. The rooms are located at a former "female penitentiary" in Zwolle. The rooms are comfortable and a surprise has been hidden in one of the...

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Reviewed 5 October 2016

We were very lucky to find a room at the last minute. We had driven 450 miles that day and hadn't been able to book in advance as we weren't sure if we'd make it to Zwolle. The lady who greeted us at the desk was extremely helpful and courteous and couldn't have made us feel more welcome. Before being...

Thank KarenVenn
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Large and modern bathroom with amenities. Mini-fridge stocked with complimentary beverages and a welcome home-made sweet. A little “kitchy” décor with a twist of humour. Extensive breakfast with original dishes served at your table. Mini minus points: the B&O flat screen TV did not work ! Not enough light in the bathroom to put make up on.

Thank 630zitak
Bellevue, Washington
Reviewed 27 March 2016

Staying here was a surprise gift for my husband. I managed to get him right to the reception of the hotel before he really knew what he was entering. The experience of him realizing where he was, while sampling some of the owner's vodka as we checked in was perfect. Our room was divine. It was large, and had a...

Thank Traveller1852
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

When booking our package at the hotel we were excited as to what we would find with an old converted prison! We were greeted by a fantastic staff and taken to our room (the old wardens quarters). The room was simple but luxurious with the largest bed I have ever seen and a bath to match! Unfortunately I needed to...

Thank bensil
The Hague, The Netherlands
Reviewed 7 January 2016

Since we were going to the restaurant, we decided to try the hotel. We were impressed by the professionalism of our hosts, the check-in went very smoothly. The hotel is an old women jail, entirely refurbished; the work which was done is impressive, however the comfort cannot be compared to those brand new 5 stars hotels which were built recently....

Thank TerryThor
Reviewed 31 December 2015

The rooms in this hotel are decorated by Therese Boer. That stands for a romantic top quality. And every detail is well thought of. For example a nice naughty pleasure box in the bedrooms. Beds are that good (Auping) that we ordered one at home too. And the food: Needless to say it's the best of the Netherlands.

Thank Frans W
Devizes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 October 2015

This is a lovely place which ought to be exceptional, they try so hard but little things spoiled it a bit for me. The rooms are lovely with luxury furnishings but no shower curtain so the bathroom floor gets wet and slippery. There is an espresso coffee machine in the room but no way to make tea, you have to...

Thank Sandra N
Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 5 May 2015

This is a great, quirky hotel that is situated in a former women's prison. With 29 bedrooms it is the smallest five star hotel in the Netherlands, and it is great. When you arrive you are offered a small refreshment, and while you have that the luggage is brought to your rooms. The rooms are really great, with the old...

Thank Martin_the_Dane
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 21 December 2014

As a present for our wedding we got a weekend at De Librije. What an experience. From the moment you hand over your keys to the butler to check in to the moment you drive back home the service is just awesome. And the food .... De Librije deserves every star they got... And the breakfast is the best we've...

Thank bert k

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The stylish 5-star Librije's Hotel opened its doors in Zwolle in May 2008. It is situated in a monumental building, only a few minutes walk away from the renowned 3-star restaurant 'De Librije'. The hotel accommodates its own restaurant as well as a cookery and oenology school ... more   less 

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Address: Spinhuisplein 1, 8011 ZZ Zwolle, The Netherlands
Region: The Netherlands > Overijssel Province > Zwolle
Price Range: €171 - €454 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Librije's Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 20
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“I believe that all rooms would be lovely. Ask for one with a tub, if you like to soak, as it is divine.”
Traveller1852, 27 Mar 2016 | Read review
“If it's available and you can afford is, ask for the bridal suite”
fransw_13, 31 Dec 2015 | Read review
“I don't think they have any bad rooms!”
Martin_the_Dane, 5 May 2015 | Read review
“we stayed in 'Zoethout' which was a very spacious room. Our friends stayed in 'Verveine' which was smaller, but with a bathtub where you can lie next to eachother.”
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familytravelDelft, 8 Jan 2014 | Read review
“Just saw our room overlooking the garden (Verveine). I am sure all the rooms are amazing. The hotel is in a quiet location”
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MM1908, 18 Sep 2013 | Read review
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