Spending the night in a church

Heavenly nights
On Vipio you can book a wide variety of overnight stays. They are all special in their own way, but overnight stays in a church have an extra appeal to many people. After all, sleeping in a church is something you won't do often in your life and is something you will probably remember for the rest of your life. Churches and also monasteries have a rich history that is often still reflected in the buildings. This creates an atmosphere unlike anything else. The churches and monasteries where you can spend the night are often in unique locations. This can be in the middle of the city or in the middle of nature. Just what you are looking for. Below we have highlighted a number of churches and monasteries that you can book directly on Vipio. Have a heavenly night!

Sleeping in a church

1.Romantic church with breathtaking views
Staying in this church tower is not just an overnight stay. Feel free to call it an experience! The luxury suite is located at a height of no less than 30 meters and has a 360° view of Weesp, Amsterdam, Almere and Hilversum. You can then be guaranteed that an exceptional stay awaits you. In the suite a personalized minibar is waiting for you and breakfast is also included. In addition, you will have access to a personal host, who will lovingly arrange everything for you! An overnight stay in this bell tower is without a doubt one of the most romantic nights in the Netherlands. The church was built in 1876 and still has many old elements, giving you the unique atmosphere of the church. View this accommodation

Romantische kerktoren
2. Sleep in the tower of the oldest church in Arnhem
This overnight stay definitely belongs to one of the most unique and romantic accommodations in the Netherlands. This luxury overnight stay for 2 is located in one of the towers of a 700 year old Sint Walburgiskerk in the center of Arnhem. The unique combination of rich history, culture and contemporary luxury make this an unforgettable overnight stay. The accommodation is suitable for 2 persons. On the 1st floor you will find a fully equipped kitchen with built-in appliances, a sitting area with smart TV, a dining area and a French balcony. On the mezzanine you will find a bedroom with a double bed and a bathroom with shower, toilet and sink. The accommodation also has free wifi, air conditioning and heating. View this accommodation

Slapen in een kerktoren
3. Church hotel in Zeeland
This characteristic neo-Gothic church in the small town of Biervliet (Zeeland) was built in 1880 and has not been used for services since 2015. After a thorough renovation, a beautiful hotel has opened in the church. During the renovation the religious history has been taken into account in a good way, resulting in a perfect balance between old and new elements. Your room (on the 1st floor) is built into the side arches of the church and furnished with a luxurious double bed, bedding, a stylish bathroom (with rain shower, sink and toilet), high-speed WI-FI internet and practical amenities such as a desk, coffee and tea accessories. Furthermore, you have access to your private terrace. The furnished terrace at the front can be used for breakfast. Here you can enjoy the distant view with the beautiful nature in peace. View this special church

Kerkhotel Zeeland
4. Spend the night in an old monastery
Located on the Dutch-Belgian border, this former monastery is more than 100 years old. The monastery has had various functions over the years. For example, Priests in training were taught in the monastery at the beginning of the last century and in the 1950s the monastery came into the hands of the Trappists. Later, the monastery was used as a rest home for returning nuns. Since 2012, the monastery and the adjacent church have had a hotel destination where one thing is important: enjoyment! A night in this monastery is truly a unique experience. View this accommodation

Voormalig klooster met kerk
5. Sleeping in a small chapel
This striking little red chapel is located in a beautiful part of Friesland. The little church is furnished with a cozy box bed, among other things, making this overnight stay even more special. The church is located on a small vacation park with a number of special overnight accommodations. From the garden next to the church you can sail by canoe to Terherne. This village has become very famous because of the books of "the Chameleon" set in this village. In the vicinity of this accommodation you can also take very nice cycling and walking tours. Would you like to spend the night in this church? Have a quick look at this accommodation

Slapen in een kerk
6. Spend the night in a hidden chapel in Amsterdam
This is probably one of the most special overnight stays on Vipio. This hidden chapel was built in 1751 as a Roman Catholic church. At that time, however, it was illegal to be Roman Catholic in Amsterdam. Believers were severely persecuted. Therefore, this type of hidden church was built so that people could still practice their faith in secret. The church has been converted into a place for a few holy nights. The large double bed is right under the altar making your overnight stay a truly unique experience. The church is close to the sights of Amsterdam and the church is all to yourself during your stay. View this accommodation

Verborgen kerk in Amsterdam
7. Boutique church hotel in North Holland
Are you looking for a romantic and heavenly overnight stay? Then book a night or weekend in this boutique hotel located in a historical church! The beautiful 1883 church can be found in the center of the former VOC city of Hoorn in North Holland. The hotel houses a total of 43 luxurious rooms, each with a unique decor. Authentic elements of the monumental church such as pillars and glass-in-red windows give a rich, historical atmosphere. In short, a heavenly destination for a precious memory! In addition to the luxurious rooms, the hotel also features an excellent restaurant, a bar and a terrace. You can also take advantage of a 24-hour front desk, room service and free Wi-Fi in all areas during your stay. View this boutique church hotel

Kerkhotel in Noord-Holland
8. Former church in the Groningen countryside
Enjoy peace and nature with a former church as your base, furnished as a luxury vacation home. On the Hogeland in Groningen, you can spend your holidays in an attractive hall church. The white church in Zijldijk was built in 1886. Church services were held there until 2009. Then it was used as a care church for 10 years. In 2020 it was made suitable as a vacation home for two. This accommodation is fully equipped. There is a cozy sitting area made of scaffolding wood. The spacious kitchen is fully equipped including a dishwasher, oven, microwave, kettle and filter coffee maker. There is also coffee, sugar, powdered milk, salt, oil, detergent, dishwasher tablets etc ready for you. View this church

Overnacht in deze kerk
9. Group accommodation in a church
Are you looking for unique group accommodation for up to 12 people? Then a stay in this church in Diksmuide (Belgium) is a night you will probably never forget! The church can only be rented in its entirety and is therefore suitable, for example, for a large family or for a staff meeting with overnight stay. The church is equipped with 6 unique wooden sleeping pods. These `pods` have been carefully designed to emphasize the architectural qualities of this neo-Gothic church. Each ´pod` its own patron saint who watches over its guests. From the cabin you get a unique view of the bas-relief and also the illuminated wooden barrel vault of the church. There are 4 sleeping cabins with double beds and 2 cabins with twin beds. View this church accommodation

Unieke groepsaccommodatie in een kerk
10. Sleeping in the chapel of an old prison
Would you like to spend a night in a real prison? Then this suite is a unique and very innocent way to experience that. In the heart of Almelo you can spend the night in a converted prison dating from 1926. Sleeping in the historical prison is already an experience in itself, but this suite makes the night even more special. You sleep in the old chapel / church of the prison. The prisoners came here, for example, to pray or to confess their sins. The beautiful stained glass windows immediately remind you of those times. The room is very luxurious, beautifully decorated and fully equipped. View this accommodation

Kapel in voormalige gevangenis
Churches on Vipio
Besides these above 10 churches, you will find many more churches on Vipio where you can spend the night. For example, how about this church in the center of the Belgian city of Mechelen or this small church for 2 people near Antwerp. Besides all the churches and monasteries, there are many more accommodations on Vipio to book for a night or weekend away. Take a quick look at all the other original accommodations and book a nice accommodation easily and quickly. On Vipio you always benefit from the lowest price and current availability.

Offer your own church or monastery on Vipio
Do you own a former church, chapel or monastery that has been converted into a place to sleep and would you like to rent it on Vipio, just like many other owners? Then contact our team at sales@vipio.com. We will be happy to tell you more about the benefits of Vipio and how you can offer your accommodation. Otherwise, visit our owners page and read more information about listing on Vipio.

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