Anselmus Hotel Bruges - Motel Management Training.
Anselmus Hotel Bruges
- Bruges ( in English; Brugge, ) is the capital and largest city of the province of West Flanders in the Flemish Region of Belgium. It is located in the northwest of the country.
- a city in northwestern Belgium that is connected by canal to the North Sea; in the 13th century it was a leading member of the Hanseatic League; the old city (known as the City of Bridges) is a popular tourist attraction
- A city in northwestern Belgium; pop. 117,000
- Bruges may refer to: *Bruges (Dutch: Brugge), city in Belgium *Bruges, Gironde, France *Bruges, Pyrenees-Atlantiques, France *The movie In Bruges, starring Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson and Ralph Fiennes
- A code word representing the letter H, used in radio communication
- In French contexts an hotel particulier is an urban "private house" of a grand sort. Whereas an ordinary maison was built as part of a row, sharing party walls with the houses on either side and directly fronting on a street, an hotel particulier was often free-standing, and by the eighteenth
- An establishment providing accommodations, meals, and other services for travelers and tourists
- a building where travelers can pay for lodging and meals and other services
- A hotel is an establishment that provides paid lodging on a short-term basis. The provision of basic accommodation, in times past, consisting only of a room with a bed, a cupboard, a small table and a washstand has largely been replaced by rooms with modern facilities, including en-suite
Lock house at Minnewater in Bruges
Old lock house at Wijngaardplein in Bruges close to Minnewater park. The coastal river Reie entered the city here. The river was canalized and made to continue to the center of town. There are several explanations as where the name Minnewater comes from. It could be 'water van het gemeen', which can be translated as the 'common water'. The lake was used as a water reservoir. The lake is also called lake of love ('minne' means love), imagine the stories for that name. One of the symbols of Bruges is the swan. There are always plenty to be found on the Minnewater. The legend about the swans of Bruges: In 1488 the people of Bruges had executed one of the town administrators belonging to the court of Maximilian of Austria. The town administrator ,Pieter Lanchals, family coat of arms featured a white swan. Legend has it that Maximilian punished Bruges by obliging the population to keep swans on their lakes and canals till eternity.
This was the garden area at our hotel (Hotel Anselmus). You could sit here to eat breakfast, or even get a drink in the evening.