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Hotel ten Cate

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Kootenay Rockies, Canada
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238 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Average/Good hotel in Emmen, wallking distance to the new Wildlands Zoo. The hotel stands out by its curved, modern exterior, painted with a bold purple. Ten Cate is located on a busy road and to reach the main entrance you need to turn right into a residential neighborhood where you will find the parking lot. The entry is cozy, but... More 

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34 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Stayed here for the MotoGP Dutch TT at Assen. At a guess it's only 25 minutes from the circuit. Hotel was lovely and clean. Excellent staff and the Restaurant was superb. They had some cracking beers on offer. Will definitely be back next year

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Thank Jack F
Scotland
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47 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Very good staff from the minute you walk through the door, good size room, large toilet with shower double wash basin, room cleaned daily, TV and fridge in room, food excellent stayed for four days with no complaints at all. Car parking at rear, free wifi throughout hotel. 5 minute walk from Emmen centre and Wildland Adventure Park. Yes looking... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Check in was slow as it was busy, however the staff were friendly. The room was very small, and old, and some of the lamps didn't work. The bathroom was small but adequate. The room was stuffy, and if you opened the window, you got all the traffic noise as well as noise from people outside. The breakfast was average... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016

This delightful and charming hotel was one of the best we have ever stayed in, why ?because of the staff, the extraordinary service and Salig ( beyond delicious food)! We highly recommend you visit. It is less than 15 min walking distance to the Dierentuin Zoo.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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141 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

We stayed in this hotel with friends, and had a good dinner in the hotel. Mr. Ten Cate the owner was a great host. The food was excellent and the hotel is close to the Zoo and the city centre of Emmen. Free parking. In the restaurant we had a good 4 course dinner, it was very good. The carpaccio... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2016

We were here for a trip to Drente. We asked the hotel staff for rental bikes and everything was nicely arranged. After the bike trip we were treated to drinks on the interior terrace followed by dinner in the restaurant. Everything good. The room is spacious and clean, the beds are good. Two small issues: the bathroom is outdated and... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2015

During a trip to the north east of The Netherlands we stayed over at the Hotel ten Cate. It's a colorfull hotel and service is above average. Hotel rooms is a different story. Make sure you ask for the refurbished rooms to select from. It is in no way 4 stars but at best 3+. Breakfast is EXCELLENT, as is... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 25 June 2015 via mobile

Really easy to find. Turned up on two motorcycles and were immediately offered use of a garage for secure parking. Had asked a double bed and were upgraded on check in to fulfill that request. Huge comfy bed, great shower and lovely breakfast. An easy stroll to Emmen centre, would definitely stay again.

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 May 2015

Not sure about the artwork but at least it made the hotel easy to find! We thought it was great value for money. Very friendly staff, very clean & comfortable, and an excellent breakfast. Would definitely use again if in the area.

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Free Parking
  • Spa
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located within walking distance to Emmen Zoo, the city centre of Emmen and the Noordbarger Forest, Hotel ten Cate Emmen features a restaurant with a terrace, a brasserie, a cocktaillounge, wellness facilities, and offers modern accommodation with free Wi-Fi.The art hotel features spacious rooms with cable TV and a private bathroom. Guests can enjoy a daily breakfast buffet. Enjoy a drink or meal at the bar, lounge or at the inner garden terrace. The green park of Emmerdennen is just 1,5 km away. The hotel lies next to Emmen Zoo. Free parking is available on site. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel ten Cate

Address: Noordbargerstraat 44, 7812 AB Emmen, The Netherlands
Region: The Netherlands > Drenthe Province > Emmen
Price Range: $107 - $150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel ten Cate 4*
Number of rooms: 53
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