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Preserved history of Groningen: long-standing and historical hotels

Hotel Schimmelpenninck Huys Photo of Hotel Schimmelpenninck Huys, Groningen For connoisseurs of traditions of past years, Groningen is home to several wonderful hotels with historical settings. The luxury Hotel Schimmelpenninck Huys located in the central area is one of such; it occupies a restored mansion, which for many years has managed to maintain its original appearance. The mansion whose design was executed in full accordance with the traditions of past years managed to have its high ceilings and pristine windows preserved. The hotel’s interior is thought out to the smallest detail, from chic wooden furniture, antique carpets, exquisite wallpaper with delicate gold patterns to huge chandeliers, antique porcelain ornaments and a variety of fabrics of noble shades.
Hotel Corps de Garde The Hotel Corps de Garde which occupies a beautiful building with tiled roof and tall narrow windows also possess a unique atmosphere. Talented modern designers worked on the design of the rooms, and they owe their unmatched setting to elements of the old architecture such as the beamed ceilings, original windows, and wall decoration. The original stone walls in public areas were also partially preserved, and original antique furniture adorns them. A lot of interesting antiques can also be seen in the hotel’s library, which presents an excellent collection of old books.
Hotel de Doelen Photo of Hotel de Doelen, Groningen Located near the Martinitoren is the attractive Hotel de Doelen , which was also founded in an old mansion. Its interior layout involved an amazing combination of traditions of past years and modern design trends, both separated by a fine line that is almost indistinguishable. The exquisite mahogany furniture, sofas, and armchairs with genuine leather upholstery, carefully restored old fireplaces and a chic spiral staircase with carved railings present here, will remind guests of the aristocratic traditions of past centuries. There are as well chic carpets and works of art, which act as a complement to the decor.
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Occupying a unique building that was constructed over 500 years ago is the Prinsenhof Hotel. In addition to the numerous amazing historical artifacts hidden within its walls, the building has for many years managed to have elements of its original wood and stone trimmings preserved. Thanks to gorgeous high ceilings, massive beamed ceilings, stone walls and exclusive antique furniture, history buffs will find it interesting to study the setting in the hotel. Of great interest is the old garden located in the courtyard, where in accordance with the tradition, roses and flavoring herbs are still being grown.
Located in the central area of ​​Groningen is a unique hotel, Picon Suite; its only room is set up in a building from the beginning of the 17th century. The hotel was decorated with very beautiful wallpapers in vintage style, antique carpets, and beautiful furniture. It will interest you to learn that some of the furniture and works of art presented at the hotel are of great historical value. A rich collection of old statuettes and porcelain items are also stored within its walls.
B&B De Oude Nadorst Photo of B&B De Oude Nadorst, Groningen The B&B De Oude Nadorst is another establishment that is unique in many respects. This hotel was founded on the territory of an old farm. It offers its customers two special rooms; one was equipped in a historic building, while the other was set up in a renovated old van. The rooms were decorated with beautiful vintage accessories, interesting wood decorations, and antique toys. This cozy hotel will appeal to the history buffs, as well as those who like to relax in picturesque natural surroundings, as it is located in the territory of a vast private garden.
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