Château St. Gerlach is a grand stately manor, beautifully located in the Geul Valley just outside Valkenburg. The classically furnished rooms and suites are in the former farmstead. The hotel apartments overlooking the Geul Valley, are in what was once the convent and granary, as are the Spa & Wellness facilities.
The château is the setting for Les Salons. In the former living quarters of the baron, Les Salons serves dishes using ingredients that are locally sourced or harvested from the estate gardens and orchard. At the homely Manor Farm at the entrance to the estate, you are welcome for drinks or lunch.
On the estate guests can explore the expansive parkland, elegant Baroque gardens, kitchen garden, fruit tree arboretum, rose garden and vineyard. The St. Gerlach Pavilion & Manor Farm make an ideal venue for functions, and include a lunch restaurant and estate shop: Burgemeester Quicx, Coffee & More. Maastricht, with its wide choice of restaurants and shops, is just 10 minutes away.
Enjoy seasonal dishes with a contemporary twist at Château St. Gerlach. Formerly the living quarters kitchen and dining room of Baron de Selys de Fanson, the restaurant’s homely and comforting interior matches the atmosphere fostered by the restaurant staff.
This is a place that combines nostalgia with a contemporary kitchen, created by the Chef de Cuisine together with his talented kitchen team. Here, the menu consists of dishes made with local ingedrients and produce from the kitchengarden at the estate. Weather permitting, lunch and dinner can be enjoyed on the terrace.
For coffee with vlaai – a tart that is a regional speciality – or a simple lunch, you are welcome at Burgemeester Quicx, Coffee & More, open daily from 10am in the manor farm by the estate entrance.
Opening hours of Les Salons: Daily 12 - 4.30 pm and 6 - 10 pm
Opening hours of Burgemeester Quicx, Coffee & More: Daily 10 am – 6 pm
The estate offers magnificent parks and gardens to stroll through until you are completely relaxed. Nearby is a Nature Reserve. In the middle of the former cloister is a beautiful fountain, surrounded by the charming terrace, where guests of the restaurant are very welcome to enjoy a cup of coffee and a slice of the local flan, a glass of the famous Limburg beer or a nice bar meal.
The restaurant’s other terrace is located at the front of the castle. Weather permitting, lunch and dinner is served here. At the rear of the hotel, the Château’s patrons can enjoy the tranquillity of the surrounding countryside on the terrace with views over the Geul Valley and the kitchen garden. Weather permitting, breakfast is served here, as well as coffee and drinks during the day.
Amenities include sauna, Turkish bath, as well as a Roman style indoor swimming pool, 7 x 14 m. In nice weather, the sliding doors are opened to let the sunshine in.
Spa & Wellness St. Gerlach
Spa & Wellness St. Gerlach is set in the vaulted cellars of the former convent of Château St. Gerlach in Valkenburg. The ancient cellars have been transformed into modern spaces to relax and enjoy. Facials, massages and other body treatments can be booked separately, in combination with an overnight stay in the hotel or as a wellness package. Pure relaxation in a serene environment!
The estate, with its parks and gardens fits seamlessly into the extensive natural landscape Ingendael. A fantastic environment for shorter and longer walks and bike rides. Maastricht, the most Burgundian town of the Netherlands par excellence, is located about ten kilometres away. With its cosy terraces, exclusive shopping streets and over 1600 monuments Maastricht offers a variety of activities. There are several castles and museums nearby.