Experience Drenthe’s hospitality in our hotel in Emmen

Welcome to Hotel Restaurant ten Cate, beautifully situated in Emmen close to the city center and Wildlands. Here you can experience Drenthe’s hospitality in a unique hotel that offers coziness, quality and culinary enjoyment. Our artistic ambiance is second to none as we are submerged in Toyism: an art movement founded in Emmen by Dutch artist Dejo.

Most colorful hotel in Emmen 

Our hotel can be seen from afar, as the facade is decorated by the Toyist artists. This movement uses their colorful art to appeal to both children and adults. Each side of the facade shows typical things to be expected in hotels. On the east side a loving couple can be seen surrounded by culinary delights which you can enjoy in our restaurant.

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The ‘Sleeping beauty’ on the south- and north side

On the south- and north side of the facade the dreams of sleeping beauty are depicted. The hippo, ducks and a banana transformed to monkey on the north side tell us of her dreams about nearby Wildlands Adventure Zoo Emmen.

The sheep and bread oven on the south side refer to possibly the oldest village of the Netherlands: Noordbarge.

One of Netherlands oldest villages

Nowadays Noordbarge is a neighbourhood of Emmen, but that does not take away any of the old charm and history. Right across from the hotel you walk into an idyllic scenery with beautiful squares and equally nice farmhouses in a wooded area.

Toyistic art rooms and many more

Hotel Restaurant ten Cate has 57 comfortable hotel rooms in sereval unique styles. Can’t get enough of Toyism? Especially for you 7 of our rooms are decorated by the artists with thematic murals. Prefer a classic hotel room? We offer classic twin/double rooms as well as family rooms to guarantee a great time together. Daily rates can be found on our website, or contact our front desk directly via email [email protected] or telephone +31 (0)591 617 600.

Treat yourself with culinary delights

Hotel Restaurant ten Cate offers the coziest restaurant in the Emmen region, where you can enjoy high quality dishes. We work with pure passion for cooking and with the best, mostly regional ingredients. Our French oriented “Dutch cuisine” focuses on vegetables, making the dishes not merely a meat or fish dish with sides, but a perfeclty balanced meal. We strive to upscale the culinary level, without a hefty price tag.

Lovely courtyard and coziness in our Brasserie

Nestled within the hotel discover our beautiful courtyard, for a sheltered bite to eat or a drink. If the weather is not cooperating, you are more than welcome in our Brasserie or the Grand Cafe of our restaurant.
The Brasserie is a perfect place for intimate dinner parties or an informal drink with colleagues. Feel free to contact us at any time for more inquiries, we can custom make any arrangement.