How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Tennis Court
- Minbar in room
- Drycleaning onsite
- Non-smoking hotel
TripAdvisor Reviews SportSchloss Velen
Travel Blogs from Velen
... from a couple times where it was absolutely necessary to turn right, we turned left. We got pretzels from a bakery and sat down near the church...the very gorgeous church. Then we went for a lovely walk along the river where we found boats for each of us that we couldn't afford and went to a chocolate factory. We needed to head back to Bochum then, because Kai had a dance class...and I have to give it to him- he is a fantastic dancer. Far better than I ever gave ...
... an excited welcome. Hugs, friendly exchanges of surprise as to how much younger we all are we sat down to “Spargel Suppe” the world renowned vegetable that Braunschweig exports to the rest of the world – white asparagus.
I was informed that my / our visit has been eagerly anticipated and an extensive agenda has been arranged which will involve a family reunion on Sunday lunchtime. Another room, another bed and another comfortable and restful night awaits ...
... Uncle Freddie would be to see his nephew try on those clothes. Some of them are travelling home to Australia with me, because only so much can fit into a suitcase.
We concluded my stay in Gladbeck at the family's favourite restaurant with roasted goose and all the trimmings, which was featured on the national calendar for St Martin's ...
... course Arnold's wife Irene had prepared the obligatory coffee and kuchen which was delicious :) Arnold, who is now 78 years of age, had always been like an older brother to me.
Many stories relating to our survival of the second world war and my early childhood were retold and enjoyed by all!
A particularly impacting moment came as Arnold and I said goodbye to one another, fully knowing that we may never see each other again ...
After almost missing my train from Herzogenrath to Gladbeck, I was relieved to experience a Regional train which is generally far more crowded with local commuters. It was a joy to be reunited with my cousin Brunhild (from my Mother's side) in the nigh darkness.
Norbert and Brunhild welcomed me to their home and we made plans for the following ...