Hotel-Apartments The Old Hammer

In Mechelen, near the border triangle, Maastricht and Valkenburg, in the beautiful hilly countryside of Southern Netherlands.

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We wish you a warm welcome to the website of our hotel** with holiday apartments called "The Old Hammer". We'll introduce ourselves:

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About us

Hotel-Apartments "The Old Hammer" is quietly and idyllically situated in the peaceful hills, in the South of the Netherlands. Close to the border triangle with Germany and Belgium. We are located on one of the most panoramic spots in the southern part of the province Limburg.

You can find us in the touristic municipality Gulpen-Wittem, just outside the center of the very little village Mechelen. In an illustrious neighborhood called Bommerig.

It's very close to the Dutch city Maastricht, the German city Aachen and the Belgian city Liège. Exactly in the middle of these big cities, right at the center of Europe. Many airports nearby, convenient for foreign tourists or businessmen.

We run our family hotel together as Beenkens family. Father and mother Beenkens doing this since the sixties, in those days it was a guesthouse. Afterwards, it became hotel and early nineties expanded with holiday apartments.

The woodwork throughout the entire hotel was made by Louis Beenkens himself, a skilled woodworker with an eye for alloy and finesse. With his own hands and help from sons Luud and Bert, the building was converted into a great hotel with luxurious apartments.

Even now there is  frequently home improvement and modernizing to newfangled criteria. We continuously monitor the latest developments in our business and constantly strive after dedicated progression, in terms of service improvements for our guests.


We value good quality for fair prices.

If you're looking for a proper holiday destination in this southern region of the Netherlands, then our budget 2 star accommodation in terms of value for money, is a beautiful and reliable option.

Our strongest habit and specialty is that we can offer a regal care, for a fair amount of money. We like to work hard for our customers to give them a great time during their journey in our beautiful country.

Our family hotel with holiday rentals offers a perfect central location in this rural region.  The accommodation that provides a temporary "home" for every kind of traveler in this part of the divine south. We are a good "base" to explore this rustic countryside area of Holland.

Especially seniors and middle-aged people still often prefer a quiet location for their holiday. Where they can walk in a nice area with historic buildings and plenty of nature.


Just want enjoy a short break or a wonderful long holiday? Whether you are looking for your workshop with customers for a quiet intimate location with quality? That's all possible with a stay at Aparthotel The Old Hammer.

After a restful night's sleep, we invite you for an outstanding breakfast buffet in our guest restaurant.


The hotel is above all an unique

"oasis of peace".



Hotel-Apartments The Old Hammer, Mechelen, the Netherlands, Holland.