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Arnhem
Travel Guide

Arnhem is situated in the east of the Netherlands and has something to do for everyone, including a child-friendly zoo, great shopping, countless museums and other cultural sights.

Arnhem is a charming city close to the German border. You can combine shopping with cultural activities and relax at one of the numerous sidewalk cafés in summer. Arnhem also has a lovely zoo and is very close to the Veluwe, making it easy to combine a trip to the city with outdoor activities.

Arnhem was first mentioned in the 9th century AD, making it one of the older cities in the Netherlands. Although a large part of the city centre was destroyed in the Second World War, a number of historic buildings and features survived. The city also has an extensive tunnel system which dates back to the Middle Ages. The tunnels, which were closed for many years, have been fully restored and are now open to the public.

You can take in the centuries-old splendour of the Historische kelders (tunnel system) on your own or with a guide. For a lovely view over the city, take the lift to the top of the tower in Sint-Eusebiuskerk, the city's biggest church.

A must for shoppers is the Modekwartier, a district that boasts exclusive fashion and design by a few select designers. Burgers’ Zoo is a great place to take the children, as is the Nederlands Openluchtmuseum (Netherlands Open Air Museum). And if you'd like to get away from the hustle and the bustle of the city, Nationaal Park De Hoge Veluwe is just a stone's throw away.

Arnhem has four train stations. The sights are easily reached by city and regional bus. Arnhem isn't really all that big, so the city is also easy to explore on foot. Wander through the narrow alleyways, check out the quaint squares and take a trip out into the surrounding nature.

Arnhem is easy to reach by train from every city in the Netherlands. The city is also easy to reach if you're touring the Netherlands by car. You can park your car at your hotel, on the street or in a parking garage, for a fee of course.

Enjoy the culture and the nature that this diverse and lovely little city has to offer.

Where to stay in Arnhem

Fletcher Hotel-Restaurant Doorwerth-Arnhem
Fletcher Hotel-Restaurant Doorwerth-Arnhem
4 out of 5
Kabeljauwallee 35, Doorwerth
The price is £64 per night from 20 Jun to 20 Jun
This family-friendly Doorwerth hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Doorwerth Castle and Airborne Museum. Belmonte Arboretum and Museum voor Moderne Kunst are also ...
3.9/5Good! (405 reviews)
"Hotel was clean and comfortable. Stayed for 10 days while visiting friends and family in the area."

Reviewed on 9 Sep 2020

Fletcher Hotel-Restaurant Doorwerth-Arnhem
Hotel Haarhuis
Hotel Haarhuis
4 out of 5
Stationsplein 1, Arnhem
The price is £67 per night from 16 Jun to 16 Jun
Located in Stationsplein, this hotel is 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Filmhuis and 3 mi (4.9 km) from Burgers Zoo. Korenmarkt and Historical Museum are also within 10 ...
4/5Very Good! (648 reviews)
"Super convenient location to go into the city and see the sites. Close to the transport hub. And excellent service/staff."

Reviewed on 9 May 2021

Hotel Haarhuis
ReeHorst
ReeHorst
4 out of 5
Bennekomseweg 24, Ede
The price is £76 per night from 16 Jun to 16 Jun
Situated in a national park, this hotel is within 6 miles (10 km) of Sports Center de Bongerd - Wageningen Campus, Belmonte Arboretum and Theater Junushoff. ...
4/5Very Good! (170 reviews)
"The ReeHorst is a slightly older hotel with an outstanding staff who go out of their way to make your stay great. The breakfast buffet is extensive and generous. The lunch and dinner menu, though limited, is excellent."

Reviewed on 4 Mar 2020

ReeHorst
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Dudok Studio's
Dudok Studio's
3.5 out of 5
Koningstraat 7-6, Arnhem
The price is £124 per night from 16 Jun to 16 Jun
Located in Markt, this apartment building is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Historical Museum and 2.5 mi (4 km) from Burgers Zoo. Stadhuis and Arnhem City Theater are ...
4.6/5Exceptional! (19 reviews)
"Amazing! We rented the family apartment and had MORE space than needed. Great value in the middle of the city."

Reviewed on 23 Jun 2019

Dudok Studio's
6 Bedroom Accommodation in Didam
6 Bedroom Accommodation in Didam
Foxheuvelstr., Didam, Gelderland
Situated in Didam, this holiday home is within 12 miles (20 km) of Rosendael Castle, Burgers Zoo and Het Land van Jan Klaassen. Nederlands Wijnmuseum and Stadhuis ...
6 Bedroom Accommodation in Didam
Vacation home DroomPark Hooge Veluwe in Arnhem - 6 persons, 3 bedrooms
Vacation home DroomPark Hooge Veluwe in Arnhem - 6 persons, 3 bedrooms
Address Provided by Property Manager, Arnhem, Gelderland
Situated in Arnhem, this holiday home is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Hoge Veluwe National Park and 2.9 mi (4.7 km) from Nederlands Openluchtmuseum. Burgers Zoo and ...
Vacation home DroomPark Hooge Veluwe in Arnhem - 6 persons, 3 bedrooms
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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