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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

For anyone who favors re-conception and re-creation in an urban setting - staying at Villa Augustus is a must! The rebirth of this once abandoned water town and pump station into a niche hotel, garden, and restaurant is inspiring. Our room was comfortable and quiet. The 5th floor rooms all have bathrooms on the 4th floor - a bit taxing...

Thank ChicagoFred
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at VA a number of times and I will be staying there again. The rooms are always a surprise (in a good way) as no two rooms are alike, from the “metal rooms” in the tower to the nice small “garden houses” they are all great. The Garden is fantastic. Very friendly people in the reception and the prices...

Thank Johnny H
Nacogdoches, Texas
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Beautifully situated, wonderful garden, free parking: the works. The interieur is interesting, and the little shop offers a wide range of gifts, book, and sometimes produce. Staff is nice and the menu's are satisfactory.

Thank Slaghout
Zeeland Province, The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Villa Augustus restaurant: Very attractive menus, good atmosphere, large parking, nice garden you can make a small walk in, friendly staff, highly recommended Cute cat named Julius who can be seen in the gardens :-)

Thank DavidSchelling
Cologne, Germany
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We had the wonderful lantern room right at the top of the hotel with glorious views over all the waterways of Dordrecht. An absolute tip for lovers of loft/design/industrial history and of course gardens. Beautiful conversion of an old water tower. Perfect in every detail. Immaculate housekeeping, gorgeous room, extremely comfortable bed, beautiful bedding, lovely common areas. The restaurant is...

Thank judithlorraine123
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Very nice hotel, charming and beautiful rooms. From this hotel you are in the city center quickly. Walking distance (<15min) or with bus 10. Bus stop is near hotel. Restaurant is of good quality and they use products they grow themselves. Pleasant personnel.

Thank Reinier S
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

An unusual concept where the kitchen is spread out throughout the restaurant mixing guests with a busy mix of chefs and servers. Breakfast buffet is really good with a massive choice and excellent service all round. Plenty of space both in and out and gardens to enjoy on a sunny winters day. A top class family day out, great for...

Thank Spithead
Barendrecht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

A group reservation taking a good number of rooms resulted in a great experience to all participants to our meeting. Visitors from South Africa, New Zealand, Korea, China, India, Denmark, Brasil, Mexico and the US all were uniform in their messages and found this an experience not to be missed when visiting this part of the Netherlands. Rooms are spacious,...

Thank peterww2013
Rafina, Greece
Reviewed 20 November 2016

The gardens are a joy to walk through. Besides flowers, they grow their own vegetables for the restaurant. There is a charge for breakfast and there is a very hearty layout of fresh food. We like to sit in the far corner table by the windows to watch the ducks in the canal. Every room is decorated differently. We stayed...

Thank 59myn
Warsaw, Indiana
Reviewed 1 November 2016

If you love new use of old buildings this destination is for you. We loved the comfortable room with high ceilings, big windows with wonderful views, comfy bed and great big bathroom with a tub large enough to soak in for hours! The old wooden frame windows can rattle with high winds on stormy days, but it was just part...

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Cuisines: Dutch, Seafood, Mediterranean, European
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
In 2006 the 1.5 hectares of Dordrecht's former drinking water companysite has been transformed into a large kitchen garden, an italiangarden, an orchard and a flower garden. In the middle of the kitchengarden you will find two monumental buildings. The former pumpingstation (from 1942) which has been reconstructed and now accommodatesa restaurant seating 200 people and a market.The restaurant is open seven days a week for breakfast, lunch anddinner in which predominantly organic products are used; right fromthe garden onto your plate! The menu follows the seasons.In Villa Augustus's own bakery sourdough bread, cakes and biscuits arefreshly made and an afternoon tea is being served daily.The water tower (from 1862) now is a hotel totaling 37 rooms; some ofwhich have a magnificent view and some which are situated in thegarden. All rooms have wonderful beds and the informal atmospheremakes you feel completely at home; as if you are staying with friends! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villa Augustus

Address: Oranjelaan 7, 3311 DH Dordrecht, The Netherlands
Region: The Netherlands > South Holland Province > Dordrecht
Price Range: $175 - $205 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Villa Augustus 3.5*
Number of rooms: 37
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“5th floor rooms have 1) original metal, rivited floors and 2) bathrooms on the 4th floor (interior stairs, large bathrooms)”
ChicagoFred, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“First time stayers should ask for a room in the "water reservoir"”
johnnyh176, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for the "waterside"view on top.”
wimwijdeven, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Family rooms are not in the main water tower but in the garden.”
719annemariew, 6 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The higher the better, for a view.”
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AnthonyB177, 7 Jul 2016 | Read review
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