This hotel is at the end of the road at the very end of a peninsula (near Sint Philipsland), by the sea, and because there's only this hotel restaurant in the vicinity, it's very quiet and peaceful.
We arrived a bit too early (check-in is from 2pm) and no one answered the door, so we explored the next peninsula and come back later. There is no direct crossing over the straight for a car, but they operate a passenger boat during the summer months apparently. For a car, it's about a half-hour drive to get to Zierikzee.
When we got back, just as the sun was going down, we could check in. We got room 5, the corner room downstairs, facing the seafront. Nice! As we had a door to the outside from the room, be brought the car around to the back. We were coming to the end of our trip and wanted to tidy it up and reorganise the bags, and as we could park outside the room - literally - this was our best opportunity.
The beds were soft, yet still sort of firm, and the head of the bed could be raised and lowered with remote controls. Fancy! The shower was big enough for two as well, so plenty of space. Had to capture a couple of small spiders and try to get rid of a bunch of mosquitoes that came in when we brought in the luggage, but hey, we had a sea view and didn't care. (When I say small spiders, I do mean small enough for me to not run away screaming, and I am genuinely arachnophobic!) Actually, the noise the fridge made was more disturbing, but the noise sort of came and went, so it would be fairly quiet for big chunks of the time, and when it wasn't, it could easily be blocked out.
We went upstairs and borrowed a bottle opener from the restaurant, swearing we'd bring it back the next day, which we did.
Slept really well. The morning was bright and it was nice to be greeted by a seaview. Breakfast was a breadbasket, some meat and cheese and a pot of coffee. We could help ourselves to orange juice, fruits, yoghurt and cereals and various spreads.
As we were checking out, we came to chat with the owners, who were both very good at English (the woman even knew a few words of Swedish, which was very impressive) and really friendly.
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