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Hampshire Hotel


At Hampshire Hotel – Avenarius you will be warmly welcomed by super-driven employees. Actually exactly as you can expect in the Achterhoek. This romantic hotel, on the edge of the pleasant village of Ruurlo, is ideally located for cycling enthusiasts. In the immediate vicinity there are various routes along farms, estates, castles and through idyllic towns such as Lochem and Vorden.

The hotel is ideally located on the De Meene forest area. The hospitality is on top And Hampshire Hotel – Avenarius has another big plus: the fantastic restaurant with an international oriented kitchen. You can enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner here all day long. You can also dine in the hotel's Tapas bar, which offers Spanish snacks and wines. Culinary enjoyment in combination with Achterhoek hospitality. It's that simple.

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  • Ideally located for enthusiastic cyclist
  • Best hotel in the Achterhoek
  • TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.0
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Make your stay extra special with our packages

From € 92,50 per person

Half board package

This package contains:

  • Overnight stay
  • Full breakfast buffet 
  • Menu Avenarius, 3 courses
From € 243,- Per person

Enjoy a 4-day stay in Avenarius

This package contains:

  •  3x Overnight stay in a comfort room
  •  3x Extensive breakfast buffet
  •  2x Menu Avenarius
  •  1x Tapas menu (3-course)
  •  Based on 2 persons

Enjoy four days in this lovely hotel in the beautiful Achterhoek. We would like to welcome you in Ruurlo where you can walk and cycle for a few days. But there is more to do. For example, just a few minutes' walk away is Ruurlo Castle with the MORE museum (Modern Realism; the Carel Willink collection) located here.

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From € 144,50 per person

Avenarius Special

This pachage contains:

  • 2x overnight stay
  • 2x extensive breakfast buffet
  • 1x Menu Avenarius, 3-course

Rooms for every occasion


Comfort Room

Twin beds | 24 sqm | Airconditioning | Bath and shower | Coffee- and tea facilities | LCD TV | Minibar | Free Wi-Fi

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Deluxe Room

Twin Bed | 24 sqm | Airconditioning | Bath or shower | Flatscreen TV | Nespresso machine | Free Wi-Fi | Filled Minibar

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Executive Room

Kingsize bed | 31 sqm | Air conditioning | LCD TV | Bubble bath | Starry sky above bed | Coffee and tea facilities | Free Wi-Fi

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Family Room

Family Room | 8 to 10 persons | 4 bedrooms | Terrace | 2 bathrooms | open plan kitchen | Free Wi-Fi

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Extensive dinner or enjoy the tapas

In the restaurant of Hampshire Hotel – Avenarius you are welcome for an extensive breakfast (with homemade jam!), delicious lunch and extensive dinner. You can dine à la carte or order a set menu. The cuisine is internationally oriented and adapts to the seasons. Before you sit down for dinner in the evening, it is advisable to start in the buffet room with an aperitif by the fireplace.

Tapas bar
You know them, those delicious Spanish snacks. At the Tapasbar you can order all the classics, hot and cold and with or without an Achterhoek twist. Such as king prawns in garlic sauce, tortilla from Naegelholt from Ruurlo and antipasti with Iberico ham. When the weather is nice, you can also enjoy your tapas outside on the terrace.

Celebrate the best day of your life in Ruurlo

Your wedding day should be unforgettable and above all carefree. It is one of the most important days in your life and also one of the most beautiful days. That is why it is very important that all your wishes are taken into account, from the ceremony to the wedding night, so that you can enjoy the best experience with your family and friends. Hampshire Hotels will be happy to help you organize your wedding day perfectly down to the last detail.

Meetings and training in the Achterhoek

No traffic, a relaxing environment and above all no stress: Hampshire Hotel – Avenarius has very pleasant features for the business guest. And that within an hour's drive from various places in the country. Besides the good accessibility and the quiet location of the hotel, there are attractive extra services: free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel, free parking, possibility for a late dinner or early breakfast, and the possibility to have lunch or dinner in a separate room. Dining with a large or small group.

Here in the Achterhoek, the useful is united with the pleasant. Even when it comes to business meetings such as a meeting, brainstorming session, seminar, workshop or presentation. As a meeting location, Hampshire Hotel – Avenarius is popular for miles around. Of course because of its location on the edge of the De Meene forest area, perfect accessibility and free parking. But also because of the nice halls. There are three in total, with space for a maximum of 30 people per room. All have air conditioning, lots of natural light, a flipchart and a screen.

Read what our guests say

  • "Were kindly received. Everything looks neat and tasteful. Neat room with good beds. Also nice that there are 2 chairs. Can have a nice dinner and extensive breakfast, excellent cook."

    Clara, February 3rd 2023 google
  • "Excellent service, very polite staff. Very good restaurant. Very nice and diverse breakfast. Quiet and very clean room"

    Luis, January 31st 2023 bookingcom
  • " We had dinner in the restaurant. The service was very good, the food (surprise menu from the chef) was very diverse and very tasty. The wine advice from the waiter was excellent. Thank you for the good care!"

    Paul Jacobs, January 18th 2023 google
  • "Fijn hotel .vriendelijk personeel. Centraal gelegen Goed bereikbaar"

    Josephine, January 16th 2023 google
  • "Ondanks na de 2 kerstdagen had het personeel er nog steeds zin in. Vriendelijk en goede service"

    Nancy, January 6th 2023 google
  • "Het ontbijt was in één woord fantastisch Er werd gebruik gemaakt van streekproducten en de jam is een aanrader,verse sinaasappelsap, heerlijk brood en zeer opmerkelijk hagelslag in een “ silo” en je kon de hagelslag in een glazen bekertje meenemen. dus niet in karton ( milieubewust). Iedere ochtend weer de vraag : “ zal ik een ei voor u bakken”. Ook het diner was uitstekend en de “ chef” was trots op zijn producten en kon hier smakelijk over vertellen"

    Hans, December 22nd 2022 bookingcom
  • "Prima middenklasse hotel en zeer uitstekend restaurant. Genoten van het wildarrangement. Heer erg goed."

    Peter Millecam, December 17th 2022 google
  • "Mooi oud pand. Goede kamers met uitstekende bedden, een erg goed en sfeervol ingericht restaurant waar we een 10-gangen wildproeverij met bijpassend wijnarrangement hebben genomen. Ook ontbijt meer dan in orde en dan ook nog eens erg vriendelijk en gastvrij personeel. Aanrader: kasteel Ruurlo en museum More in Gorssel."

    Wim, December 9th 2022 bookingcom
  • "nice location cozy good breakfast parking on site despite commuting 30 km to work it's worth it"

    Krzysztof, December 2nd 2022 bookingcom
  • "Gastvrij en een heerlijk wildmenu!"

    Conny, November 23rd 2022 google
  • "Heerlijk 10 gangen wild menu gegeten, een aanrader!"

    Erica, November 21st 2022 google
  • "Keurige kamers prettige ontvangst. Badkamer netjes vloer verwarmd strak vormgegeven."

    Willem, November 16th 2022 google
  • "Geweldig hotel in een mooi dorp. Vriendelijk, efficiënt personeel en zeer comfortabele kamer. We hebben genoten van een fantastische avondmaaltijd - heerlijk eten en service en het ontbijt was ook buitengewoon goed. We zullen zeker terugkeren. Het enige minpunt die ik zou hebben is dat het bed wat zacht was, maar dat is een heel persoonlijke keuze!"

    Harris, October 23rd 2022 google
  • "Prima kamer en uitstekend restaurant. Vriendelijk en behulpzaam personeel!"

    Frans, October 11th 2022 bookingcom
  • "Prima hotel en een heerlijk uitgebreid ontbijt. Ook 's-avonds kun je er lekker eten."

    Ria, November 20th 2021 bookingcom
  • "Vriendelijk personeel, prachtige omgeving en top eten."

    Wim, November 1st 2021 google
  • "Zeer sfeervol hotel, in oude stijl ingericht. Nette en schone kamer met alle nodige voorzieningen, bedden voor ons iets aan de zachte kant en schoven iets te makkelijk uit elkaar. Geweldig eten, zowel ontbijt als diner, vriendelijke en behulpzame medewerkers. zeker een aanrader, ook gezien de prachtige omgeving waarin het ligt"

    Margriet, October 31st 2021 tripadvisor
  • "Erg goed! Heerlijk gegeten! Heel flexibel en vriendelijk, toen we eerder weg moesten. Top!"

    Brigitte, October 3rd 2021 expedia

FAQ hotel Avenarius

At what time should I check in or out?

Check-in: From 15:00.

Check-out: Until 11:00.

Is there a locked bicycle shed at the hotel?

Yes, a covered and lockable bicycle shed.

Are pets allowed in the hotel?

Pets are not allowed. 

Can an extra bed be placed in the room?

Yes, the maximum number of extra beds/cot is 1.


Can we park the car for free at the hotel?

Yes, parking is free at the hotel.