Situated in the heart of Maastricht, the Kruisherenhotel introduces guests towards the long and colorful history of the town. Once a monumental gothic church, the whole complex continues to be changed into an extraordinary designer hotel. The renowned designer, Henry Vos, has incorporated the gorgeous architectural elements into the contemporary design that provides guest both luxury and elegance.
Originally constructed for that Order from the Holy Cross, or Kruisheren, within the 15th century, the complex was the place to find scholastic monks who carefully copied and bound texts along with caring for poor people and sick. Once they were go out throughout the French Revolution, the complex ended up being used to house munitions and served as military barracks. The buildings remained unused for several years until Camille Oostwegel resurrected the dwelling into a contemporary boutique hotel.
Today you will find 60 beautifully designed guestrooms offering guests every modern convenience and luxury while creating an interesting contrast between your ancient structure and modern furnishings. The artwork, stained glass, and personal poems give each room its very own unique personality. The former nave now houses public regions of the hotel including the lobby, reception, meeting rooms, library, lounges, wine bar, wine cellar, and also the mezzanine restaurant that really offers dining between Heaven and Earth.
The Kruisherenhotel in Maastricht offers a unique vantage point from which to experience and explore the town. You're just minutes away from the numerous boutiques, cafes, and historic buildings from the city center where one can fully feel the heart beat of the city.
Photos by Etienne van Sloun