Last night, at a special ceremony held at Château de Ferrières, outside Paris, Kruisherenhotel Maastricht was awarded a “Grand Prix Best Charming Hotel in Europe”.
Award “Grand Prix Best Charming Hotel in Europe” for Kruisherenhotel Maastricht
The award “Grand Prix Best Charming Hotel in Europe” for Kruisherenhotel Maastricht was accepted by owner Camille Oostwegel sr. and successor Camille Oostwegel jr. under the watchful eye of the Dutch ambassador in France Mr. Pieter de Gooijer. Kruisherenhotel Maastricht is the only Dutch hotel that has won this award until now. Camille Oostwegel jr. said: “It is fantastic to win this respected international award for our family business. It is a testament to our team who day in, day out deliver on our guests’ high expectations.”
Kruisherenhotel Maastricht was victorious in beating five nominees to win “Grand Prix Best Charming Hotel in Europe”. It is recognition of the hotel group’s exceptional offering that a professional jury of international journalists visited the locations of all nominees and chose Kruisherenhotel Maastricht as winner. Oostwegel Collection, Château St. Gerlach and Kruisherenhotel Maastricht were separately seven times nominated in six different categories.
About Prix Villégiature Awards
Since 2003 the Villégiature Awards reward the best hotels in Europe, Middle-East, Africa and Asia. The jury consists of 22 influent journalists representing 15 nationalities. This 17th edition final winners will be announced 14 October at Château de Ferrières aside Paris, France.
About Kruisherenhotel Maastricht
Dating back to the 15th century, the former Kruisheren monastery and adjoining Gothic church have been transformed into a spectacular five-star design hotel, located in the heart of Maastricht’s historic centre. A member of Design Hotels™, Kruisherenhotel Maastricht combines thought-provoking architecture with original features throughout the 60 ultra-modern guestrooms, each with their own individual quirks and details. The church’s impressive nave has been sensitively reimagined to create an arresting, semi-open place space that encompasses the hotel reception, restaurant, Wine Bar Rouge & Blanc, meeting spaces, library, glass elevator and three corner lounges tucked away in former side chapels. A member of Design Hotels™ since 2005, Kruisherenhotel Maastricht is part of Oostwegel Collection, a Limburgian family business dedicated to gracious hospitality, artisanal cuisine and historically authentic properties. For more information: www.kruisherenhotel.nlDownload press release