For those of you coming from afar, we’ve gathered a few tips and suggestions for accommodation.
In terms of location you really can’t go wrong when booking accommodation in Utrecht. The city centre is small and very walkable/bikeable. As “locals” our experience with hotels in Utrecht is limited, but we’ve listed some options based on recommendations and online reviews. If coming by car, it’s good to keep in mind that the city centre of Utrecht is not ideal for driving or parking. All of the listed accommodation options are easily accessible by public transport.
Stay Okay Utrecht- Centrum
Recently opened hostel in the centre of Utrecht. We don’t have any personal experience with this hostel, but the online reviews are great. Mostly dorm style accommodation with private double rooms available. See their website for more details.
A true classic for Utrecht internationals. Lots of friends have stayed here along the years. Good basic accommodation with cozy common areas (bar/living room and garden), double and triple rooms available. See their website for more details.
Malie Hotel Utrecht
Slightly outside of the old city centre (15 min walk), in a very pretty building with nice and clean rooms. Meri’s mother, Jaana, has stayed here several times and has always been happy with the service. Direct bus connection from Utrecht Central Station with bus stop few minutes walk away from hotel. Parking in the surrounding streets for 13,50 €/day. See their website for more details.
Modern and nice hotel slightly outside of city centre. Direct bus connection from Utrecht Central Station with bus stop 5-10 minute walk away from hotel. Parking in available in hotel car park (for parking fees see hotel website). See their website for more details.
NH Centre Utrecht
Very central location with nice and tidy rooms. 15 minutes walking from Utrecht Central Station or 5 minute by bus (with bus stop right in front of hotel). Pay-for private parking available 5 minutes walk away. See their website for more details.
Mary K Hotel
“Green deluxe art hotel” in the centre of Utrecht. No personal experience, but seems like a fun and quirky option for those interested in something slightly different. Great online reviews. 15 minutes walking from Utrecht Central Station. See their website for more details.
Grand Hotel Karel V
5-star hotel with upper-midrange prices if booked in advance. Located in the historical city centre of Utrecht in a building complex dating back to the 14th century. 5-10 minute walk from Utrecht Central Station. Free parking within hotel grounds. See their website for more details.