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Groningen, The Netherlands
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93 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice modern hotel with most necessary amenities. Rooms are clean and modern. Hotel is in a very quiet area. Beds are not great but adequate. Great breakfast with views to the pitch and putt golf course. Nice surroundings, bring your running shoes! I had no room service but did not matter as I did not anything new.

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Thank Alex M
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Dear Alex, Thank you for your kind review and good to know you had a comfortable and nice stay with us. We hope to welcome you again next time. Kind regards, Hotel Papendal More 

Velserbroek
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63 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hotel Papendal is well known for it's sporty image. And that seems it is. We were just a few steps away from the entranace and saw a few famous sporters, both Olympic. In the hall you see sport pictures on the wall. And you can sport here as well. We only did some biking in the famous area of the... More 

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Dear Willem Velserbroek, Thank you so much for your kind review and good to hear that your stay with us was to your liking. Indeed the relation with sport gives you an extra dynamic feature and that's what's making a stay with us different than other hotels. Hopefully you will think of us again when choosing a hotel in Arnhem.... More 

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107 reviews
39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed for a conference. Not sure that you would stay here otherwise. The complex is massive with great outdoors, bikes, golf etc. in the heart of woodlands it has pleasant surroundings. The room I was in was utility but clean and well maintained. The conferencing organisation was a challenge at times but the majority of the people working there were... More 

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Dear Mangakura, Thank you so much for your positive feedback and we hope to welcome you once again at our hotel. Hotel Papendal More 

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63 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Very nice surrounding, really! We are in the middle of the woods, enjoying a very quiet and peaceful atmosphere. The hotel is huge, like a sport complex. A bit strange and very far away from the lovers retreat my wife and I were expecting. I didn't look carefully because it was all mentioned. Only minus, they mention 4 stars in... More 

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Dear Nicodvisor, Thank you so much for your feedback and good to hear you had a nice stay allthough it was not the hotel you were expecting because of it's size. We will discuss your remarks internally and improve where possible. Kind regards, Hotel Papendal. More 

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15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 October 2016

We chose this hotel because we wanted to do some cycling in the area (Posbank) and it's ideal for that. It's in the woods and very quiet at night. The room was rather basic (two single beds, no mini-bar) but fine enough. There was a lot of choice at breakfast, some cooked breakfast too. However, on our first morning there,... More 

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Thank Judith H
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Dear Judith, Thank you so much for you feedback and good to hear that you had a nice stay at our hotel. We hope to welcome you some other time when you are visiting our beautiful area, like the Veluwe and the Posbank. Kind regards, Hotel Papendal More 

Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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287 reviews
70 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

This hotel has very nice rooms with perfect beds (very important). The rooms are quiet. The bathrooms are perfect and clean. They offer extra shampoo etc in a small bag to take with you when sporting. There are plenty opportunities for sportactivities: cycling, fitness, running, golf, pitch&put, etc. They offer even a personal training during the weekends. All rooms have... More 

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Thank Sandy5611
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Dear Sandy5611, Thank you so much for your kind feedback and good to know you enjoyed your stay with us. And yes... beds are the most important thing :). Hopefully untill the next time. Hotel Papendal More 

Netherlands
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15 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

This hotel sits in a woodland park called Papendal. The 20+ businesses in the park, including the hotel, are sports focused. We travelled to this hotel by train and bike. The purpose of our 4-night stay was to relax and visit the nearby Hoge Veluwe national park. Getting to the national park entrance from the hotel was about 20 minutes... More 

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Dear BishopORyan, Thank you so much for your kind feedback and good to know you had a great stay with us and the area we are in. Indeed we are in the middle of the woods with the villages and city upon a few km distance. In order to just wander the city, that might be challenging unless you are... More 

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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

This review is for the Dug Out cafe only. Our daughter stayed at Papendal as part of sports tournament and she was delighted with food and accomodation However, we used the Dug Out cafe for lunch twice and a coffee break once. Quite simply, they need more staff. Except for one foul member who we were obviously an convenience to... More 

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Dear Timokawa, Thank you so much for your review/comment. Good to hear that your daughter had a nice time during the sportstournament and that the quality of food was very good and our staff was polite. Ofcourse we are disappointed that not everything was to your satisfaction and we can be more efficiënt in order to keep up the speed... More 

Paris, France
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15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Quiet and peaceful hotel in a wonderful environment. If I have to summarise my 10 days stay at Papendal, I'd stay : Nature and Sport. The staff members are all extremely pleased to help. I recommend this hotel for a sporting week end with the personal trainer of Papendal or for business meetings.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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30 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

Papendal is an amazing profissional Sport Center. I spent one night at Hotel Papendal and I love it. A big picture of a table tennis raquet and Ball were stamp on the wall and as a table tennis player I just love it.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Golf Course
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Papendal is unique, with its lively, dynamic and energetic ambience.Guests at Hotel Papendal can sense the presence of top Dutch sporting talent, although you don’t have to practise top-class sport in order to live the experience. On arrival the expansive site with its woodlands and panoramic views feels like a breath of fresh air. All that space and greenery just on the doorstep! Hotel Papendal demonstrates the importance of light, air and space for a pleasant experience. Papendal has something for everyone, and not just in the field of sport and recreation. Papendal likes to put in a top performance for its business guests, too, offering facilities for training courses, congresses and overnight accommodation. The same high standards are offered to business groups getting together for team-building days or special events – and to all who fancy a weekend break or just want to enjoy a cup of coffee in the morning sun. Visit Papendal and experience our hospitality. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Papendal

Address: Papendallaan 3 | Postbus 484, 6816 VD Arnhem, The Netherlands (Formerly Hotel en Congrescentrum Papendal)
Region: The Netherlands > Gelderland Province > Arnhem
Price Range: ₹ 4,651 - ₹ 9,370 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Papendal 4*
Number of rooms: 151
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