Feel at home, be welcome

Hotel de ABDIJ Dokkum

Experience the timeless charm of Hotel de ABDIJ Dokkum, situated in a beautiful historic building in the heart of Dokkum's bustling city center. Every corner of this centuries-old structure exudes history and seamlessly blends nostalgic ambiance with modern luxury. The hotel has always played a central role in the region and remains a beloved destination for travelers looking to explore the enchanting city of Dokkum, located by the Wadden Sea. Upon arrival, you'll instantly feel at home and be greeted with open arms. Hotel de ABDIJ Dokkum offers 20 unique and tastefully decorated rooms, ranging from cozy double rooms to luxurious suites. Each stay is meticulously designed with both care and efficiency, taking advantage of the stunning possibilities offered by the historic building. Admire the high ceilings, authentic wooden beams, and enjoy enchanting views of the charming courtyard. After an eventful day, unwind in the peaceful rooms where comfortable beds await to provide you with a restful night's sleep.

A Culinary Adventure in Friesland

Proef I Lokaal Dokkum

Discover the culinary treasure trove of Hotel de ABDIJ Dokkum - Proef I Lokaal Dokkum, a tribute to the beautiful region. From the breathtaking UNESCO World Heritage Wadden Sea to the enchanting Noardlike Fryske Wâlden National Park, they nurture their food with pride and joy. The kitchen creates a delightful symphony of unique dishes in which you can taste and smell the true richness of Fryslân. It's what chefs Geert Jan Vaartjes and Liudger van der Meer call the New Frisian Cuisine. Proef I Lokaal Dokkum is among the top newcomers in Gault Millau. Explore the wine cellar, a treasure trove featuring innovative, quirky European winemakers, and savor their own Brûswyn, blended and bottled with Frysling, the northernmost vineyard in the Netherlands. Indulge your taste buds in the unique harmony of local pride and international inspiration on an unforgettable culinary journey.

Key Features and Services

Bicycles available
Connecting rooms - Family rooms
Garden or terrace
Private Parking
Historic building
In the heart of the city, yet close to nature
Gault&Millau 14/20
Wheelchair friendly


Hotel de ABDIJ Dokkum embraces a beautiful setting, situated in the heart of the charming city center of Dokkum. Near the impressive UNESCO World Heritage Wadden Sea area and the serene Noardlike Fryske Wâlden National Park, the surroundings offer both historical splendor and natural beauty.

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National Park Lauwersmeer

Above the Wadden Sea coast, you can enjoy the darkest nights and brightest stars… Read more
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UNESCO World Heritage Wadden Sea

Explore the Wadden Sea area with an experienced private mudflat hiking guide, lo… Read more
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Electric Bikes

Explore Dokkum and its surroundings actively and leisurely with electric bikes… Read more


" The recently renovated Restaurant Proef/Lokaal at Hotel de Abdij in Dokkum has enlisted local Dokkum native Liudger van der Meer as its chef to elevate the cuisine to a higher level with Dutch Cuisine and sustainable Frisian ingredients. His craftsmanship shines through in a variety of delightful appetizers and exquisite dishes, earning this restaurant an immediate two-chef's-hat rating."

Gault&Millau 14/20

QL Unique Breaks


Quality Lodgings enjoy nothing more than pampering you thoroughly. That is why Hotel de ABDIJ Dokkum has created a QL Unique Break. A QLUB is a full experience, often including an exceptional dinner, a wonderful overnight stay, an excellent breakfast and other great extras.

Feel at home, be welcome!

"Experience unparalleled hospitality and culinary delight with us at Hotel de ABDIJ Dokkum and Proef I Lokaal Dokkum. Our goal is to showcase Friesland's culinary excellence with 'The New Frisian Cuisine.' Feel at home, be welcome!" - Geert Jan Vaartjes

Host: Geert Jan Vaartjes
Chef: Liudger van der Meer