Bed and Breakfast "Van Gogh"
Geesbrug - Drenthe

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Welcome to Bed and Breakfast "Van Gogh" in Geesbrug.

In 1883 Vincent van Gogh lived and worked for 3 months in South-East Drenthe.
First 3 weeks in Hoogeveen, then 2 months in New Amsterdam.
In that period he wrote 23 letters to his brother Theo.

When he was in South-East Drenthe for a few days he wrote the following:
"Now that I have been walking around in this place for a day or so, I will write to you again.
It is so much here & everything that I like. that is, it is peace here "
October 7, 1883.

Experience the peace and space of our region for yourself.
Spend the night in the Bed and Breakfast, decorated in the colours
and atmosphere of this famous Dutch Painter.

In brief:
  • maximum 3 people;
  • One double and one single bed (in separate room);
  • private bathroom and toilet;
  • own entrance;
  • many cycling routes in the area;
  • Emmen, Hoogeveen and Coevorden at a short distance;
  • See the "going out tips" for the many possibilities;
  • close to the A37 and yet in a quiet location;
  • Hoogeveen - Emmen bus line (line 27) at 200 meters.

The Bed & Breakfast is located on the edge of the Drenthe village of Geesbrug at the Kanaalweg 18.
From the living room / bedroom you have a view over the field on the other side of the canal

The large living room / bedroom is spacious with a double bed, sitting area, dining area and pantry.

Above the large living room / bedroom is an extra bedroom for 1 person.
This room can be used if you come with three or the two of you
and find it more pleasant to sleep separately.
If you want to make use of this option, you must indicate this when booking.
This room can be reached via the staircase that leads to the guest room below.

Of course the living room / bedroom has its own toilet and bathroom with shower and sink.
So you do not have to share the plumbing with the owners.
The guest room has its own entrance on the side of the house.



The pantry is provided with a fridge, senseo and microwave.
There is also cutlery and crockery so that you can prepare a sandwich yourself (at lunchtime).

Wi-Fi is available both in the room and on the seat.

You can store your (e-)bikes in the shed and charge them if necessary.





Bed and Breakfast Van Gogh is a Bed & Breakfast (B&B) in South-East Drenthe. The spacious guesthouse can accommodate up to 3 people and consists of a spacious sitting room with a 2-person bed, a sitting area, a dining table, and a pantry with fridge, microwave, coffee and tea making facilities on the ground floor and a single room on the first floor. The B&B has its own toilet and bathroom with shower and the B&B has its own entrance.