Smidse is located in a former forge and features a garden with a terrace, barbecue facilities and jeu de boules area. It offers free Wi-Fi and is 1.2 miles from Pieterburen. This hotel benefits from rooms with cable TV and a private bathroom with a shower. Breakfast at De Oude Smidse includes local products and is served either at the table or as a buffet depending on the amount of guests staying. De Smidse includes a cosy bar with a billiard table and original features including wooden beams. At Bistro De Ploeg guests can choose from a daily changing menu offering dishes prepared with seasonal and regional ingredients. The Seal Nursery in Pieterburen is 5 minutes’ drive away, seaport Eemshaven is 20 minutes by car. The centre of Groningen, featuring the Martini Church, is half an hour away by car. Free public parking and a bicycle rental service are available at Smidse.