be a guest and feel like coming home!

About Baton Rouge

Bâton Rouge, be a guest and feel like coming home!

You can safely park your motorbike in our large indoor garage, which is located on the street side.

We offer a couple of nice driving routes on this website, GPS ready, but there are more routes available at the lodge, We will happily help you to transfer these to your GPS.

We can even provide you with tailor-made driving routes and further assistance on GPS systems.

Bâton Rouge has its own bar/pub on the premises where you can enjoy the best of Belgian beer, quality wine and of course the more common drinks. There is a large adjoining porch that offers entrance to the garden and the fire-pit.

Healthy, tasty food with a wide range of local produce is prepared in the Bâton Rouge kitchen. For a couple of years now, we only serve free-range meat, especially on the BBQ, which has become legendary!

In short, Bâton Rouge is a lodge that has lots to offer motorcyclists who love riding in the Belgian Ardennes.

We are looking forward to welcome you at Baton Rouge!

Ben and Hetty

Motorlodge Bâton Rouge in MotorMe Motor TV (Dutch)


The lodge is located at a short distance from the Eifel, Luxembourg and in the Belgian Ardennes.


There is a large indoor garage, accessible from the road side,where motorcycles can be parked safely.

On Site

There is a very cozy bar with porch and a wide selection of Belgian beers.


Delicious dishes prepared with local produce. On Saturday there is an extensive BBQ.

Where you can find us

The History of Bâton Rouge

Bâton Rouge celebrates its 15th anniversary in 2018. But before the lodge opened its doors for the first time in 2003, a whole adventure had already preceded it.

As can be read in the story about Ben and Hetty, they searched a long time for a suitable building, before they occupied in the building they have been living and working for 15 years now. Originally, the building belonged to an old fermentation distillery, with a mill for milling grain, and the remnants of the old turbine house can still be seen on the waterfront. After years of neglect, Ben and Hetty, with their extensive restoration experience, were able to put their knowledge to use.


In order to welcome guests into the lodge, a number of preconditions were required, such as guest beds, a dining & drinking room, a kitchen and sanitary facilities. It might be difficult to imagine, but the room where the dormitory is located now, there used to be the cafe / restaurant with an old fashioned tile stove heater as central heating and a small free standing fridge for drinks.

Between 2003 and 2007 the biggest renovations took place, largely during the autumn and winter months, because the rest of the year was mainly for the guests. The ground floor has been completely transformed into a cozy café / restaurant with guest toilets, a professional kitchen and a beautiful porch. On the first floor, showers and the dormitory have been created and a beautiful new roof, now also equipped with solar panels.


The last major changes to the lodge have been the extension of the porch, the spiral staircase and the new staircase and entrance to the street, but of course Ben and Hetty always have new plans for more improvements or adjustments.


Bâton Rouge

Bendert van Reek & Hetty Everaarts


    21, Rue de la Grotte, 6690 Vielsalm, België

    Tel. +32 80 398 401,
    Mob. +32 497 784 353

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