Hampshire Hotel – De Broeierd Enschede, “Twente’s oldest inn” is situated toward the edge of Enschede on the knowledge park Kennispark Twente, alongside - among others - the University of Twente, Apollo Vredestein and FC Twente’s football stadium de Grolsch Veste. Hampshire Hotel – De Broeierd Enschede has ample free parking for you on its own property. You can use their covered, secure bicycle shed with charging points for your electrical bicycle. Enschede’s city centre is a mere four kilometres away from Hampshire Hotel – De Broeierd Enschede. A bus that takes you straight to Enschede centre stops right in front of the hotel. If you decide to go by bike, your trip will take about 15 minutes. The city centre of Enschede is only 4 km away from the hotel. The bus stop is opposite the hotel. You have free Wi-Fi in Hampshire Hotel – De Broeierd Enschede.
Check-in: From 15:00 hours
Check-out: Until 12:00 hours
The many hiking and cycle paths in the area take you along beautiful countryside, castles, historical villages and farms. Various pleasant hiking and cycle routes have been set out near the hotel. The Flamingo route through the Dutch-German border area and along the northernmost flamingo breeding colony in Europe is recommended.
Visitor centre Het Lammerinkswönner is an authentic Twente “lös hoes” (farmhouse). It is situated in the organically managed Ledeboerpark and Het Wageler country estate, with exciting natural play areas and a water investigation terrace on the Roombeek. Or visit one of the magnificent nature areas around Enschede, such as Aamsveen, Buurserzand or Lutterzand.
The first stories of the Broeierd dated back from 1831. When the Broeierd was called "d'n Tol 'and based on the highway from Enschede to Deventer which linked to Germany.
Travelers who had to wait at the toll may stop to have a snack, drink and rest in the straw of the farmhouse.
At a later stage people could cut their hair at the barber or have their beard shaved. When one of the travelers with thick, tough hair came, it couldn’t be cut off. This hair had to be burned off or as we call it in Dutch ‘gebreuid’ which was later changed to D’n Braoierd and later to De Broeierd.
In 2016 the Hampshire Hotel de Broeierd is a cozy and attractive hotel. Located on the edge of the vibrant student city Enschede. Do you want to discover Enschede? Let yourself be surprised by the many Cultural offers of Enschede and visit the various exhibitions at the Rijksmuseum Twenthe Museum or the Twense Welle. In the city center of Enschede, you will find several boutiques where you can do some shopping and of course you shouldn’t miss out of a drink at one of the many terraces of the Oude Markt, the old market.
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Take the Universiteit / Business & Sciencepark exit from the A35 motorway. Follow the signs to the university (Universiteit). Hampshire Hotel – De Broeierd Enschede is located opposite the University of Twente. Park your car in the hotel’s car park free of charge.
Take the local train to Hengelo from Enschede Central Station (if you’re travelling from Hengelo, take the local train to Enschede from Hengelo Central Station). Alight at the Kennispark station (NS Station Kennispark). Hampshire Hotel De Broeierd is approximately 5 minutes’ walk from the station. Take bus 9 from Enschede Central Station. The bus stop is opposite Hampshire Hotel – De Broeierd. Take bus 9 from Hengelo Central Station as well. Hampshire Hotel De Broeierd is approximately 10 minutes by bus from the centre of Enschede.
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