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FAQ

To reserve

Hoe kan ik een kerk reserveren?

You can reserve a church or monastery via the website of Heilige Nachten. You will find an overview of all churches on the Search & Book page .

Moet ik vooraf betalen?

We ask you to pay in advance. Our website does not currently contain a post-payment method. If you cancel your booking before the 3 days before the start, you will simply get your money back.

Heb ik de kerk helemaal voor mezelf?

Yes, that’s what makes this overnight stay so special. The church is exclusively for you and your travel group during your stay. You also have complete privacy in the monastery, half a wing is yours for a while!

Mag mijn kind ook komen overnachten?

Yes, please! We just think that’s fun. In some churches we even have special facilities for small children. More information about this can be found in the church description.

Zijn de kerken geschikt voor mensen die slecht ter been zijn?

Unfortunately, not all churches are equally suitable for people with walking difficulties. Specific information about this can be found in the church description.

Mag ik mijn huisdier meenemen?

A pity, but unfortunately pets cannot stay overnight in the church.

Kan ik een groepsreservering plaatsen?

Not every church is suitable for a group reservation. A selection of the churches is available for groups. To make a reservation you can quotation to request.

Hoe kan ik een reservering wijzigen of annuleren?

You can change or cancel your reservation free of charge up to 7 days before your overnight stay. Send an email to the contact page . If you cancel within 7 days before your overnight stay, we will unfortunately not refund your money.



Check in and out

Hoe gaat het inchecken?

Because we like to meet our guests, our host or hostess will receive you personally as much as possible. You will then receive a short explanation of how everything works and some more information about the church and the surrounding area. If a personal reception is unfortunately not possible, we work with a key safe.

Vanaf wanneer kan ik inchecken?

In principle, you can check in from 15:00 on the day of arrival. But this varies from church to church. So pay close attention to the information on the page of the relevant location under ‘facilities’. We will discuss your arrival time wishes with you and the local host. If there really is no other option, we also offer the option of checking in with a key box.
For the Dorpskerk in Oosterwolde applies – if there is a funeral, the check-in is from 17:00.

Tot hoe laat kan ik inchecken?

You can check in between 15:00 and 18:00. In the unlikely event that you do not meet the latest check-in time, please contact the host or hostess. Contact details can be found in the instruction email that you will receive from us three days before your overnight stay. In some churches there can sometimes be an unexpected funeral. The check-in time may then be different. If this is the case, we will contact you about this.

Tot hoe laat kan ik uitchecken?

In principle, in most churches you can check out no later than 12:00 on the day of departure. Check-out times may also vary per church. Read the information on the church page under ‘facilities’. In some churches there can sometimes be an unexpected funeral. The check-out time may then differ. If this is the case, we will contact you about this.



Facilities

Is het ontbijt inbegrepen?

Breakfast is not included as standard with the overnight stay at most churches. If this IS the case, you can read that on the page of the relevant location under ‘facilities’. Breakfast that is not yet included in the price can be selected as an extra option when booking. The costs for breakfast will then appear automatically.

Hoe is het ontbijt geregeld?

You can see in the booking form for each church whether breakfast can be booked. If you book breakfast, this will always be arranged by a local party. Breakfast is included at some locations.

Kan ik mijn auto parkeren bij de kerk?

At all churches there is room to park your car for free.

Zijn er sanitaire voorzieningen aanwezig in de kerk?

All locations have a toilet and usually a kitchen or sink where you can wash and brush your teeth. Some locations even have a shower! Unfortunately, there is no running water at the Maria Boodschap Church. At this unique location you will receive drinking water from us and there is a corner where you can brush your teeth.

Moet ik zelf beddengoed en handdoeken meenemen?

We make sure that your bed is ready. So no, you don’t have to bring your own.

Mag ik zelf eten meenemen?

Yes that is allowed! As long as you tidy up after dinner. Some churches have a fridge. This is clearly stated at the facilities.

Is de kerk verwarmd?

Heating is not available in all churches. It can get quite cold in the winter. Check for details per church at ‘facilities’ on the web page of the location. We ensure that your bed is nice and warm with electric blankets.



House rules

Mag ik roken in de kerk?

Smoking is strictly prohibited in all areas of the church.

Mag ik kaarsen aansteken in de kerk?

The use of candles is strictly prohibited in all areas of the church. This also applies to the use of (other) open fire.