The Karsten name has been a household name in Norg and the surrounding area for many years. In 1713, the first Karsten started an inn on the Brink. On the same spot now stands a cozy four-star hotel with still the nostalgic ambiance of yesteryear. In addition to relaxing overnight stays, you can enjoy lunch, dinner and drinks at Grand Café Hotel Karsten. We happily welcome both hotel guests and guest from outside. And that seven days a week.



Enjoy breakfast, lunch, dinner or snacks seven days a week at Karsten’s. Our restaurant features a unique four-season terrace where we lovingly serve you all year round. Recharge your batteries after visiting the beautiful countryside around Norg. Or transform your special occasion into an unforgettable day. Complete your stay with a delicious meal.

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Discover our menu! At your leisure, choose from our tasty dishes for your lunch, dinner or drinks. We use fresh, authentic products of the season, straight from the local area. Moreover, at Karsten’s you will find not only local but also world dishes. Vegetarian, fish lover or meat eater can come to us. In addition, we have a special children’s menu for children. In short, our menu has something for everyone.



Relax completely at our 4-star hotel in peaceful Drenthe. Whatever the reason for an overnight stay in Norg, at Grand Café Hotel Karsten you’ll be right! Be completely pampered by our enthusiastic team. Choose from as many as eight different types of rooms and surround yourself with our loving care.



Marriage, birthday, team outing or anniversary, for every occasion Grand Café Hotel Karsten organizes a unique gathering. Our versatile ballroom typifies itself as informal and cozy. Get completely unburdened so you can enjoy the party to the fullest! For groups, we have numerous options, from sporting to relaxing. In short, at Karsten, your party or group outing will be a guaranteed success!



Meet in a wooded, central location between Groningen, Drachten and Assen? Karsten hosts your inspiration session, plenary discussion or meeting. With us you will find both nostalgia and modern conveniences. For example, the inn dates from anno 1713, but we also have charging stations for the “electric carriages” anno today. Choose from our various business packages, including care of the inner man.



Lieflijk Norg is located in a unique, serene setting with a long history. The esdorp is the perfect starting point for relaxing in nature. For example, cycle past impressive moorlands and romantic stream valleys. Hike undisturbed through dense forests, we are happy to help you choose a scenic route!

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