Located within a vast estate boasting a 13th century castle, the NH Heemskerk Marquette hotel successfully balances modernity and history. Hotel guests can hire bikes and cycle to the beach or walk to the nearby village. Castricum, Beverwijk, and Uitgeest train stations are within a short drive. The Keukenhof Gardens, Bunker Museum Ijmuiden and the Beverwijk Bazaar, as well as the cities of Amsterdam, Alkmaar and Haarlem can also be easily reached by car. The hotel houses 65 contemporary rooms with sitting areas, coffee and tea facilities and free Wi-Fi. Some of the rooms come with balconies or terraces offering forest and lake views. The hotel has beautiful gardens and a beach within its grounds. Activities include playing tennis on the hotel’s gravel court. The hotel offers a lavish buffet breakfast each morning. The Chateau Marquette Restaurant located inside the castle serves Dutch cuisine within its historic walls or al fresco in summer months. The De Reigershoek Bar and terrace can host guests for relaxed drinks, snacks, and even full meals. Castle Marquette serves as the hotel’s meeting and conference center and can even be booked as a wedding venue. The hotel can host events of up to 120 people in any of its 10 function rooms.