Assen MotoGP 24th to 27th June 2016
Assen has a very special atmosphere, with fans coming from all over
Europe to make their pilgrimage to 'the cathedral of motorsport', as the
circuit is known.
The meeting is known as the Dutch TT because it is their version of the Isle of Man event. It is a very accessible place and many fans return year after year. In a break with tradition from 2016 onwards the race will be held on Sunday.
Think of the Dutch TT as Northern Europe’s equivalent to Mugello. A three day celebration of motorcycling, the highlight of the weekend being a superb street party held in the centre of Assen enjoyed by tens of thousands of fans.
Our Assen MotoGP Hotel
You're sure to enjoy your stay at our family run hotel situated just 15 minutes from the circuit and the official MotoGP parties. From your arrival on Friday until your departure on Monday morning, your hosts go out of their way to make sure you have the best time ever. Three extensive breakfasts are included in the price!
Just 15 minutes south of the the circuit and the town centre of Assen our hotel is ideally located for a fabulous MotoGP weekend.
The family run hotel is one of the most popular hotels in the Drenthe region of Holland. It's standard rooms are well furnished and comfortable with ensuite facilities.
Single occupancy rooms are well appointed, comfortable and are equipped with ensuite facilities. Early booking is essential as there is a limited number of these rooms.
Twin bed rooms These rooms are standard rooms with two small beds and are equipped with with ensuite bathrooms.
Standard double rooms Feature one large bed, the rooms are very comfortable and and are equipped with with ensuite facilities.
Superior Double Rooms These are rooms with a Wow Factor! We have negotiated a special MotoExpress price for these amazing rooms. So go ahead and treat your partner to a weekend of luxury. A large double bed in an expansive room is only the start. Each room is individual and very different. Some rooms are decorated and furnished around a striking theme. Some superior rooms feature large balconies while others have amazing saunas. In all cases The bathrooms are well equipped and striking in appearance.
BEER GARDEN & TERRACE
The hotels large outside beer terrace has won a number of regional awards. This is a place to be with beer in hand and watch the MotoGP world passing in front of you. And if it should turn chilly in the evening many of the terrace the tables feature warming fire pits to keep the cold at bay.
Breakfasts are extensive and included in the event price. The hotel has an great restaurant and a fantastic dinner menu. Evening dinners are not include in the event price but can be added to your room and paid for on check out.
The hotel has a large private car park, a reserved area at the back of the hotel is reserved for bike parking. The hotel reception is manned 24 hours around the clock.
There is a good availability of buses to take guests to and from Asen for the world famous Assen TT parties.
As Assen tradition dictates the race is held on the last Sunday of June.
The included tickets are general admission for Saturday qualifying and Sunday race day.
On Saturday you can access all the 'Green' embankments plus the grandstands. On Saturday you can access the 'Green' embankments only.
You can upgrade to add Sunday race day grandstands with reserved seating. These are our highly recommended options.
Strubben & TT World Grandstandss - Grandstands with reserved seating. This is the Assen stadium sector and it offers fantastic viewing. Great area for overtaking. The atmosphere is brilliant. Dedicated Giant Video Screens keep you up to date with the race action.
Assen TT circuit the 'the cathedral of motorsport'
One of the best circuits in the world to watch motorcycle racing. You can walk around the entire circuit and enjoy fantastic views of the bikes in action. An open yet twisty circuit the race always seams to throw up up surprises. The race attracts enormous crowds and in keeping with tradition takes place on the last Sunday in June.
Assen Street Party
During the race weekend the centre of Assen becomes a giant festival and 2 wheel celebration. The huge crowds are a combination of MotoGP fans and the local population. The best night to visit is Saturday when the party is at biggest. A bus stop just outside the hotel with a regular service and special night busses to and from Assen town centre makes it easy to visit the street parties.
Ride to Assen
With so many ferry routes from the UK to France and Holland riding to the MotoGP is easy and inexpensive but most of all fun. Visit our Facebook page and let others no you are riding to the race.
Our Westerburcht Hotel
Our hotel is one of the best hotels in the Assen neighbourhood. A comfortable hotel close to the circuit. The hotel has a giant outdoor beer terrace that is wonderful place to socialise with fellow guests. A bus stop just outside the hotel with a regular service and special night busses to and from Assen town centre makes it easy to visit the street parties.
RIDING / DRIVING
An abundance of ferry routes and great roads through France, Belgium and Holland makes for great ride to hotel in Assen.
P & O operate services between Dover - Calais; Hull - Rotterdam and Hull - Zeebrugge.
Sea France between Dover - Calais.
Stena between Harwich and the Hook of Holland.
Channel tunnel services offer low prices for bikes.
Calais - Assen = 300 miles (500km)
Hook of Holland / Rotterdam - Assen = 140 miles (225km)
All major airlines fly to Amsterdam - Schiphol airport. From Amsterdam you can take a train towards Assen. The rail station of Beilen is 1 mile from our hotel just before Assen.
It's easy to reach Amsterdam with Eurostar; simply change at Brussels and travel on to Amsterdam. You just need to change platforms at Brussels Midi. From Amsterdam you can take a train towards Assen. The rail station of Beilen is 1 mile from our hotel just before Assen.
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Previous year's photos
Here is small selection of photos from previous Assen events.
During the race weekend we capture the spirit of the event in photos which we publish on our Photo Album for your lasting enjoyment.
You can access all our event photos by clicking the following link. Motoexpress Photo Album
Video highlights from Assen
What you've said
Just wanted to say thanks for such a super weekend in Assen. The hotel and staff were spot on, the organisation was excellent, and my 3 clients had an amazing time. I can say without doubt that I will use your company again in the future.
Just a note to say how much we enjoyed our trip to the Assen MotoGP last weekend.
Everything ran smoothly and the hotel, staff and organisation was excellent. We would like to attend again next year (assuming the dates don't clash with anything) and so would like to know if you are planning the same package again for 2015. If so are you able to advise us when you have the full details so that we can book early and don't run the risk of missing out? We might even do one of the other events as well. Anyway, thanks again for a great weekend and we look forward to hearing from you regarding the above. Kind regards.
Richard and Esther Toll.
I would like to thank you for another fantastic MotoGP-event. Organization were top-class! The seats for the Race were perfect, with a good overview of the first section of the Track. And regarding the race you couldn't ask for more. Thank you again, and until next time.
Jonas from Sweden
Good afternoon john
sorry i didn't get to say goodbye before we left early this morning, very early in fact lol but just to say thanks for a superb weekend, well organised, good hotel, great atmosphere and the others there made it even better. i was thinking i had missed out not not getting with big rock but with hindsight i am pleased they had fully booked as preferred the way things went the way they did and also not being in assen itself
i hope to see you again in the future and hope that everyone got back safely
Many thanks for the Assen GP, we had a great time and everything was organised well. Further to our conversation at dinner about next years Misano/San Marino MotoGP, we definitely would like to book a package with you. We will be travelling by motorcycle (route yet to be determined) and would like to book a VIP package, but further to your comments regarding being confined to the start/finish grandstand on race day, we will require general admission tickets also. Your advice would be appreciated on this matter. You mentioned that this GP gets booked quickly so please advise when we can book.
Many thanks again for Assen and hope to join you next year.
Neil & Catherine
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Assen Hotel package
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Prices per person
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- number of hotel nights = 3
- number of breakfasts = 3
- Coach transfers to circuit Saturday and Sunday
- Saturday & Sunday general admission tickets
- Event is hosted by the family of the hotel
- Extra nights: double room please call
- Extra nights: single room please call
- Extra nights: single room please call
- Extra nights: single room please call
- Strubben grandstand please call
- Practice day Friday ticket please call
- Meals at circuit
Please contact us to make a reservation.