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Living Roman History

We heard about Roman ruins in Maastricht and began researching the history of the city. It's... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2017
The Netherlands

Beautiful cellar, nicely renovated and restored by Benoit Wesley, the owner of Hotel Derlon. Nice... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2017
Houten, The Netherlands
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14 Jul 2017
“Living Roman History”
8 May 2017
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Onze Lieve Vrouweplein 6, 6211 HD Maastricht, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 14 July 2017

We heard about Roman ruins in Maastricht and began researching the history of the city. It's recommended you do the same before visiting. The Romans chose to build a road through Maastricht to Cologne and a fortress and temple along the West side of the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank SuperCubs
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Beautiful cellar, nicely renovated and restored by Benoit Wesley, the owner of Hotel Derlon. Nice to see and have breakfast in the cellar

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 29 April 2017

My boyfriend loved this because he's a Roman history buff; I enjoyed it as well but definitely wasn't as excited about it as he was. Cool to take a look at, doesn't take long and is interesting. Free entrance so if you have the time...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

Very interesting and comprehensive Cellar, with old remnants of the Roman times, like a well and the oldest little cobble stone street of town. On the wall you can see a cut~through of all the layers since many ages, displaying fires, etc. Lots of well...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank BettineFlesseman
Reviewed 8 August 2016

The Roman ruins in the basement of this hotel-restaurant are freely accessible. There are descriptions of Roman times and subsequent eras. Although parts of the site are numbered I noticed only a few descriptions matching the numbers. There are also some nice objects from Roman...More

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank RHAHJ
Reviewed 16 July 2016

It's just a cool site to behold, Roman Ruins that were inadvertently excavated when the hotel owners were adding on the breakfast dining room. And it's free. When you enter the hotel, just tell the staff you would like to go see the ruins. They...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Judy M
Reviewed 27 June 2016

It looks just like any other hotel and bar but inside there are Roman ruins well worth seeing. You don't have to buy anything but its worth just having a quick drink or snack while you so I am up the ruins

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank vhyde03
Reviewed 14 May 2016

Stopped into the Derlon Hotel for a cocktail and was amazed to see the hotel sits on Roman ruins. It is really cool to check out and the bar was lovely.

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed 11 October 2015 via mobile

These Roman ruins are to be found in the basement of the Derlon hotel. We called in to the hotel bar for a drink on a rainy day to let the shower pass. It was a very stylish bar and as an added bonus, when...More

Date of experience: September 2015
2  Thank LauraDaveJames
Reviewed 17 May 2015 via mobile

Although we didn't have breakfast in the cellar nor stayed in the hotel, the friendly staff allowed us a quick peek in their cellar. Which is absolutely worth a visit!

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