Bed & Breakfast Fort Bakkerskil, Nieuwendijk
|Kildijk 143, 4255TH, Nieuwendijk, North Brabant, NETHERLANDS.|
Description: Bed & Breakfast Fort BakkerskilThis fascinating property is set in a historic Dutch fortress, originally built between 1877 and 1880. After a long and varied history, Fort Bakkerskil was purchased by the Brabants Landscape organisation, and in 2012, after a careful restoration, was opened as a luxury boutique bed and breakfast. This national monument, once a chilly and stark fortress, is now a warm and cosy heritage accommodation. Ideal for family weekends, it is a perfect base for hiking trips, cycling, heritage tours and boat trips. Close to the Biesbosch and the Fortress Triangle, it is also within easy reach of Breda, Rotterdam, Utrecht and Den Bosch.
Accommodation at Fort Bakkerskil consists of seven separate quarters, all on the ground floor, and each has their own separate entrance. All rooms are centrally heated, and are equipped with Wi-Fi and TV. There is also a room available for guests with limited mobility. Breakfast is served every morning in the dining area, or on the terrace in fine weather. On request, and with advance booking, high tea can be served for up to ten guests.
Fort Bakkerskil is an environmentally friendly establishment, and heating and hot water are generated by with CO2-neutral wood-chips. It is also a member of the exclusive Erfgoed Logies organisation.
Type of rooms: Bed & Breakfast Fort BakkerskilPowder Magazine:
Accommodation with 6 beds in one room. The showers and toilets are located in an adjacent separate room. Each bed has its own wardrobe and power outlet. Shared bathroom with a sink, toilet and showers.
Total room size 29 sq m.
The Old Kitchen:
A pleasant room with a frosted glass bathroom under the old fireplace. Two comfortable box-spring beds (90 x 200), a lounge/sofa bed, a wardrobe and a small table with two chairs. Private bathroom with a sink, toilet and shower. Breakfast is ready in the morning in the breakfast room, but can also be enjoyed on the terrace in good weather. Room size 20 sq m.
The Old Infirmary:
A comfortable double bedroom with two box-spring beds (90 x 200). Furnished with a table, chairs and a lounge / sofa bed. The room comes with a Senso coffee-maker and a kettle. Private bathroom with a sink, toilet and shower. Room size 22 sq m.
This unusual room, with a spacious bathroom, has two comfortable box-spring beds (90 x 200), a lounge / sofa bed, a wardrobe and a small table with two chairs. This room has a private bathroom with a sink, toilet, shower and a bathtub. Room size 22 sq m.
A Depot/B Depot:
These are large, luxurious rooms with a bedroom and bathroom on the lower ground floor. On the upper floor there is a lounge area with a sofa and two armchairs with great views of the canal and the surrounding landscape. These rooms feature a kitchenette with a refrigerator and microwave. They also have a private bathroom with a sink, a shower and a toilet.
Additional information: Bed & Breakfast Fort Bakkerskil
Pets are allowed on prior request.
Bicycles are available for hire.
Number of rooms: 7
Official category: Bed and Breakfast.
Year of establishment and/or latest refurbishment: 1880/2012.
Languages spoken: Dutch, English, German.Smoking policy: Non-smoking property.
Credit cards accepted: Credit cards not accepted. Credit cards are only necessary to guarantee bookings.
How to get here: If travelling by car, the following route is suggested: From Highway A27, take the Werkendam exit. Follow signs to Werkendam. At the roundabout, turn left towards Grote Waardweg. Then take the first left. This is the Krouwerskade. At the end of this street, turn right. You will see the B&B after about 800 metres.
GPS Coordinates: 51° 47' 28.91'' N 4° 54' 36.95'' E
Nearest airport: Rotterdam The Hague Airport - 55,1km.