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“The place to be for a complete relaxing experiance”
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Nooz
Ranked #1 of 3 Hotels in Grobbendonk
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Whaauw, this was the top of the top for wellness and relaxing experience. A hide away in the forest, singing birds everywhere. We were at the forest lodge right in the middle of the forest with a very large bath tub, the max for complete luxury, enjoyed 2 super massage treatments, of one with "quatre main", this was just feeling like heaven on earth. Furthermore the food offered was very good and well presented. The staff very friendly and always with a smile and very helpful. The best was the 'Mystic Water' experience in open air, super warm water heated with wood, then relaxing on a cough and have a super delicious tepanyaki diner. This is the ultimate for people enjoying luxury and nature and wellness. A big congratulations to the owners! We sure will come back!

Room Tip: Take the forest lodge for a complete good feel
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  • Stayed: April 2017, travelled as a couple
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Thank Raksja
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Wim V, Eigenaar at Nooz, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2017

Thanks a lot for this amazing review, Raksja!
That is what we call the top of the top in terms of reviews. ;-)

We hope to see you back soon.

The Nooz-team

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Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Sometimes we go my wife and myself to a private sauna to enjoy massage and a few hours of real relaxing. Nooz is for me one of the best places you can have. You can hire for a few hours a "pavillon" where you can enjoy a superb massage surrounded by a quiet nature. Take half a day off and go there to revitalise!

Stayed: September 2015, travelled as a couple
Thank Frederic M
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Wim V, Eigenaar at Nooz, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2016

Hello Frederic,
Thanks a lot for this superb review.
We hope to see you back one day.

The Nooz team

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Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

Great place to relax but don't stay in the pavilion as the bed is very bad.Rest was ok but not that special neither as the massage was a bit soft and the dinner not as expected for the money they charge. Breakfast was great as also the different water options offered.

Stayed: March 2016, travelled as a couple
3  Thank AMLH1963
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Reviewed 8 January 2016 via mobile

Time stopped and it was an afternoon in a cocoon of comfort, filled with delights and pampering.

Food and fresh smoothies were great, massages and service was TOP.

We did arrive in time due to car troubles which gave us a delay of 2 hours!
It didn't matter for Nooz, we where still very welcome and the hospitality they offer makes you feel at ease right away.

Stayed: October 2015, travelled as a couple
Thank LaureyssensK
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Reviewed 19 December 2015

We ordered the evening water with Water Oasis arrangement.

We visited Nooz after deciding we needed some relax time after a stressful week. The website caught my eye and I started reading. It looked and sounded amazing. The prices were high so, so were our expectation. I called them to check for availability as it was last minute arrangements. Wim confirmed so all was good. We arrived, we enjoyed our evening but in the end were not impressed with the reality and went home after only a few hours.

The good stuff:
- Wim swiftly called me back every time I could not reach them (although strange that nobody answered the phone in the first place)
- Reservations were smooth and flexible in arrival time (great work)
- Nice surroundings at the wood-stove to have dinner.
- Overall the accommodations looked modern and well taken care of.

The ok stuff:
- Food was fresh and plenty but nothing impressive. Presentation was less than desired.
- Wine, perhaps check your guests wine knowledge before you shoot off the "almost bio wine" winestory about Nooz wine. I'm sure its serious for Joeri who explained but it came over amateur like for me and it only made me chuckle. The flavor was dull, none to very little fruit flavors. I would rate it a 2 on Vivino. Not worth the 20 euro extra I had to pay for a bottle.
Good stuff! You did serve the wine in the correct Chardonnay glass.

The not so good stuff:

- Wim, you need someone to review your communication. Take it from a pro. Your email template is cluttered and get someone to pick up the phone. Also, work on your own way of communicating. That headset in your ear creates a barrier and looks silly. I don't know if you wear it all the time but it annoyed us. The intake conversation was dull and sounded like you said it a few times to many. Besides its only a repetition from whats on the website...

- The website says dont bring anything. We have everything for you... Not for my shoe size and bodyshape apparently. Slippers were ridiculous to small. I only wore them to show you how small they are and the robe was XXL but still way to small for me (I'm not a big guy)

- Water Oasis was much less than impressive. Only water available is a Jacuzzi (great quality) and a very cold fishpond. I would suggest you get rid of the fish and build a swimming-pool instead. Perhaps even add a sauna to the oasis. Today, it just does not deliver the message from the website.

- Nooz has it's own meaning for Private I believe. I could hear plenty of people around us and we could see the cars at the street side. Given that we had plenty of light I'm sure people could see us from the street as well. In the end we were no longer comfortable so we went home.

As I stated in my title, great potential. However we are used to another level of luxury I'm afraid. Nooz just didn't impress us as we were hoping it would.

  • Stayed: December 2015, travelled with family
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Wim V, Eigenaar at Nooz, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2015
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Hartelijk dank voor je feedback.
We vinden het jammer dat het unieke noozen niet volledig voldeed aan je verwachten.
Noozen staat voor ongekend samen genieten zonder storing van vreemde mensen zoals op restaurant en hotels, zonder storing van tijd en 'veel doen' zoals bv. privé sauna centers..
Onze gasten komen noozen omdat ze eindelijk een concept hebben gevonden waar ze 100% aandacht aan elkaar kunnen geven... zonder afleiding van veel doen, zonder afleiding van tijd, zonder afleiding van vreemde mensen. En 100% een zintuigelijke reis die je met elkaar kan delen.
De tevredenheid van Nooz is dan ook een prachtige barometer over de tevredenheid van je relatie ! Want Noozen is 100% quality time, uniek in Europa.
De meest feedback die we van jou gekregen hebben is dus in strijd met het NOOZEN.
Noozen gaat niet enkel en alleen over 'proeven' van wijn maar ook bv. het zien... De wijn is wel degelijk van top kwaliteit van Chateau Ricardelle maar daarboven in een uniek jasje met een exclusieve fles...
We begrijpen ook niet het aspect 'privé'. Alles is geheel privé op 1.5 Ha en ver weg van welke grote baan ook met auto's ? 'plenty of people' kan onmogelijk want er zijn max. 8 gasten op maar liefst 1.5 Ha ! Zoveel ruimte en rust kan je nergens vinden...
We vinden het dan ook heel jammer dat we feedback moeten lezen via deze weg.
Ons team werkt met 100% passie ! Omdat de perfectie niet bestaat vragen we altijd feedback via onze gasten om het nog beter te kunnen doen. We hebben van jou op onze vraag geen enkele feedback bekomen. Jammer, want we staan graag altijd 100% klaar voor ons gasten.

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Additional Information about Nooz

Address: Nachtegalendreef 40, Grobbendonk 2280, Belgium
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Region: Belgium > Flanders > Antwerp Province > Grobbendonk
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 3 Hotels in Grobbendonk
Price Range: RM477 - RM3,395 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Are you looking for something else? Nooz is NOT a hotel but a unique relaxation concept in Europe and has received already many awards. It offers exceptional sleeping, different eating, unseen duo massage experiences and relaxation experiences in the middle of 1.5 Ha pure nature. You find unique exclusivity based on everything private (even dinner!), always timeless as long as you want, with an unseen dimension of space on 1.5 Ha pure nature. An exclusivity you can never find in a hotel where you have limited private space, you can't sleep as long as you want, you have no private dinner, buffet service with no personal attention, etc... ... more   less 
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