With the help of a select group of renowned craftsmen, visionary decorator Pieter Porters succeeded in revealing the heart of this protected 18th-century mansion and gave the building on the Paardenmarkt (Horse Market Square) back its stately appearance.
A magnificent town garden with sun terrace, a majestic magnolia tree and beautifully crafted herb garden render the whole a hint of paradise.
Though the spicy fragrances have long evaporated, the oldest part of this noble hotel used to serve as a tobacco trading house until the Second World War.
The building abundantly exhibits its authenticity. The old floor tiles, marble mantelpiece and immense doors, unified into a luxurious home for gastronomes and hedonists by the artistic hand of Pieter Porters, naturally bring you into higher spheres.
The armchaires and fireplace in the parlour intensify that exquisite feeling. The aesthetic predilections of the Recour familiy are not limited to baroque interiors and romance, though.
Through an ingenious footbridge, you reach a hyper-modern lodging unit containing seven rooms where the cream of the crop of evergreen designers prominently keep house.
The third piece of this triptych are the four guest chambres with hotel service located steps away form the beautiful town park, and only a hundred and fifty metres from Hotel Recour’s main building. There, you are welcomed in a wonderful mansion capacious enough to lodge its guests in four spacious rooms with all possible comforts. A small detour by the hotel reception suffices to be able to retreat in all privacy into a luxurious exp
The romantic ambiance and stately interior may be persuasive enough by themselves, but Hotel Recour has even more to offer. The large inside terrace is nothing less than a gem. On top of all that, restaurant Pegasus guarantees a star level culinary experience! (3 Michelin forks – 14.5/20 GaultMillau)
Hotel Recour indeed has all that is needed to accommodate anyone’s needs.
Whether for business men, gourmets, or guests on a wellness weekend, Hotel Recour is the place to be in the Westhoek.