Blue, in the 19th-century part of Nijmegen, is the little sister of another exceptional QL Hotel, MANNA. Owners Sander Hendrix and Aïda Papilaja-Hendrix worked together with interior designer and artist Eric de Bruijn to create yet another gem: smart, cool and serene. Highlights are Juliette's lounge & salon de thé, with the best High Tea in Nijmegen, a bar with a stunning Portuguese tile wall and its own house gin, Blue Gin by Ivar, and comfortable rooms with beautifully minimalist bathrooms by JEE -O.
Blue is brimming with art, and the fun part is that almost all artworks are for sale. There is even an in-house fashion gallery. Restaurant Juliette’s Cosina serves mainly Mediterranean and Asian cuisine. A few doors down you will find the fabulous MANNA Global Food & Fish Restaurant. Hotel Blue, with its energizing energising and relaxed versatility, is close to Nijmegen’s vibrant city centre and the Waal River, with views across to the Ooipolder nature reserve.
Hotel Blue has, together with sister MANNA, two restaurants, a Salon de Thé and the unique Juliette’s Blue Bar. So you will always find the perfect venue for a cup of coffee with your morning paper, afternoon tea and cake, lounge and lunch or a sumptuous dinner.
Don’t miss the perfect Blue Gin cocktail, house speciality, in Juliette’s Blue Bar with its striking tile wall. The best seafood is served in nearby MANNA Global Fish & Food Restaurant. Hotel Blue’s own restaurant Juliette’s Cosina serves hearty uncomplicated dishes prepared with fresh home grown herbs.
Juliette’s Cosina open 12 noon-10 pm.
Juliette's Blue Bar open 9 am-1 am.
To get the best seafood in town walk down to Hotel Blue’s sister MANNA. Breakfast, lunch and dinner, Hotel MANNA creates something special. You won’t find traditional dining here. The restaurant serves all its dishes as side-dishes. Since opening its doors in 2008, hotel MANNA has won several awards, such as; one of the most hospitable in the Netherlands by the Dutch Hospitality Guild; and the hotel with the best reviews in the Netherlands by booking.com. In 2013 MANNA won the prestigious World Luxury Hotel Award and was chosen best Hotel and Restaurant in Europe.
The restaurant is open seven days a week.
Weather permitting, Juliette’s Cosina’s garden terrace is the ideal place to enjoy a relaxed lunch or dinner.
Hotel Blue is situated at the edge of Nijmegen city centre, close to Museum Het Valkhof, the Nijmegen City Theatre and other places of interest. Nature reserves Ooi Polder, Berg en Dal and the Millingerwaard with its wonderful tea garden are nearby and offer many walks. From Nijmegen city centre it is only a short ride by bicycle to the gently rolling hills of the pleasant Berg en Dal region not far from the German border.