Hotel de ABDIJ
Attractive and hospitable overnight stay in historic Dokkum
We are going to the city of Bonifacius. After a beautiful drive towards the north of Friesland, we park our car on the central square of fortified town Dokkum. In the beautiful monumental building that was once part of the Abbey and was converted into an orphanage in 1535, there is now a beautiful hotel where we are warmly welcomed by hotel manager Iris.
Hotel De Abdij breathes the times of yesteryear, but in a modern and luxurious way. Beamed ceilings, natural colours, a lovely authentic courtyard. The old and new part of Hotel de Abdij blend in beautifully. Also nice: Hotel de Abdij involves companies from the region in its business operations. Throughout the hotel you will find the design of Pilat & Pilat, timeless, natural and robust.
Besides the fine rooms, with high ceilings, vistas to the courtyard garden and lovely beds, there is also a restaurant: 'Proef | Lokaal Dokkum', where top chef Liudger van der Meer composes the most delicious and honest dishes with vegetables from the region in his own unique way. And don't forget to take a look in the Abbey's wine cellar to try out a nice bottle.
And then there is Dokkum itself. Guests at Hotel de Abdij are among The visitors are impressed when they visit Dokkum for the first time. The bastions, the greenery, the lively town centre, the canals, the windmills and the historical centre with 143 monuments; it makes the town unique among all the 160 fortified towns in the Netherlands. Hostess Iris and her team are proud to tell you how you can best experience the fortified town of Dokkum! But there is also much to experience outside of Dokkum. Think for example of the nearby Wadden Islands and National Parks. But also the cities of Leeuwarden and Groningen are nearby. Dokkum is perfectly located in the cycling and walking route network. Be surprised in Dokkum!
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