About Empereur

Hotel de l’Empereur in Valkenburg

Hotel de l’Empereur in Valkenburg aan de Geul is back and fully open! The welcoming hotel with its historic marlstone façade looks more stunning than ever. Hotel de l’Empereur has been fully restored inside, with a new interior that is the perfect marriage of old and new. You can now come and enjoy a homely feel with a typical Limburg ambience in the vibrant heart of Valkenburg. Whether you are staying here or just having a bite to eat, Hotel de l’Empereur is a real experience. The hotel is bustling and lively, yet also offers plenty of scope to relax and unwind.

Service with a crown

In Hotel de l'Empereur, our guests are pampered with the best service, Empereur style.

Modern rooms

Completely renovated; a good bed, a lovely shower and a relaxed atmosphere in the middle of the bustling heart of Valkenburg. Hotel de l'Empereur will feel at home away from home.

Not fancy but ...

The very best quality. From a delicious breakfast, to mouthwatering pie or the best burger in town.

Just recharge

Not only guests can recharge in Hotel de l'Empereur, we will also reboost your bike with some well needed power, so you will be on the road again in no time.


Unique in Valkenburg, private parking on property, just a few footsteps between travel and stay.

In the heart of the city center

Location, location, location…. Need we say more?

A look behind the scenes

Stephan's mission is to make Hotel de l’Empereur the number one meeting place in Valkenburg for people of all ages. A place where you can completely unwind, enjoy delicious food, and head out to explore the gems of Valkenburg aan de Geul. With his dedicated team, Stephan makes sure that guests at Hotel de l’Empereur Valkenburg have everything they need. His motto is: 'I prefer quality over chic.' And that is precisely what the hotel radiates; superb quality and exceptional service, with a warm, family atmosphere. We combine personal attention with a laid-back ambience, so that everybody feels at home!

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Beautiful hotel!

Hotel de l'Empereur in Valkenburg aan de Geul is highly recommended for anyone who wants to get to know / enjoy the South Limburg history to the fullest. It was a pleasant stay!


Such a great time, enjoyed Valkenburg!

During my stay at Hotel de l'Empereur, I greatly enjoyed the South Limburg culture and history. The accommodation was great. Good service and a very neat hotel!