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Bud Gett Hostels
2 out of 5
Rademarkt 3-3A, Groningen
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £65 per night
0.25 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (51 reviews)

"Good price, good location, floor of the room could have been cleaner, bathroom in the dorm was ridiculously small (it looked like it was taken from a small motor-home)"…"

Reviewed on 12 Oct 2019

Bud Gett Hostels
Best Western Plus Hotel Groningen Plaza
3 out of 5
Laan Corpus den Hoorn 300, Groningen
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £76 per night
2.16 mi from city centre
4/5Very Good! (334 reviews)

"Superb!"…"

Reviewed on 14 Dec 2019

Best Western Plus Hotel Groningen Plaza
Apollo Hotel Groningen
4 out of 5
Laan Van De Vrijheid 91, Groningen
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £71 per night
1.39 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (377 reviews)

"We stayed in the suite over the weekend. We already stayed in the Apollo twice before of which one in the suite... We enjoyed it so much that we wanted to stay in the same room. Good choice. Staff is great, Hotel is hip, clean and well kept and modern."…"

Reviewed on 25 Nov 2019

Apollo Hotel Groningen
Best Western Hotel Groningen Centre
3 out of 5
Radesingel 50, Groningen
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £82 per night
0.38 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (404 reviews)
t hotel on top of a horrible car park.

"A great place to stay, great location, bright, clean. The underground car park is a nightmare, I had great trouble not scratching the car against pillars. This is unacceptable. Otherwise fine."…"

Reviewed on 19 Oct 2019

Best Western Hotel Groningen Centre
Hotel Schimmelpenninck Huys
3 out of 5
Oosterstraat 53, Groningen
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £78 per night
0.17 mi from city centre
3.7/5Good! (314 reviews)

"Cosy and nice old furniture downstairs and in the bedroom old glory copper."…"

Reviewed on 29 Jan 2020

Hotel Schimmelpenninck Huys
Hotel Prinsenhof
4 out of 5
Martinikerkhof 23, Groningen
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £135 per night
0.15 mi from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (144 reviews)

"Location, park, the sofa and bathroom were excellent"…"

Reviewed on 16 Feb 2020

Hotel Prinsenhof
Boutique Hotel De Doelen
3 out of 5
Grote Markt 36, Groningen
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £69 per night
0.04 mi from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (21 reviews)
Enjoyed the sauna-loved old fashioned amenities!

"I loved this hotel. I came for a week’s stay visiting with my son attending the University. I chose it specifically because I could have access to the busses in the Grote Markt downstairs and I have difficulty walking in this bike city. Loved my room 102 overlooking the square, with a full size dry ..."…"

Reviewed on 28 Feb 2020

Boutique Hotel De Doelen
Mercure City Groningen Martiniplaza Hotel
4 out of 5
Expositielaan 7, Groningen
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £81 per night
1.29 mi from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (551 reviews)

"Nice room. Quiet, friendly and helpful staff. Food was very good."…"

Reviewed on 21 Feb 2020

Mercure City Groningen Martiniplaza Hotel
City Hotel Groningen
3 out of 5
Gedempte Kattendiep 25, Groningen
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £83 per night
0.23 mi from city centre
4/5Very Good! (651 reviews)

"Bed was very comfortable and bathroom facilities excellent. TV service very good. Staff were very courteous and efficient."…"

Reviewed on 7 Dec 2019

City Hotel Groningen
Loft 6 - Overnachten in Stijl
3.5 out of 5
Stationstraat 6, Groningen
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0.37 mi from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)

"Very nice Loft apartment (2nd floor - so keep this in mind when you travel with luggage, as only stairs exist), beautiful view, nice window ledge - so one can sit there when the window is open or closed. Fully equipped kitchen, and washing machine/dryer in the basement. Storage room for clothes was ..."…"

Reviewed on 26 Aug 2018

Loft 6 - Overnachten in Stijl
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Visiting Groningen

Visitors to Groningen are sure to enjoy the gardens. Tourists can also enjoy the city's museums, theatres and entertainment choices. Top sights in the city include Grote Markt and Groninger Museum.

  • There are 39 hotels and other accommodation options in Groningen
  • The closest major airport is in Groningen (GRQ-Eelde), 6.2 mi (10 km) from the city centre

Sightseeing and Staying in Groningen

Cultural venues in the city include Groninger Museum, Visual Arts Centre and De Oosterpoort. The city is notable for its historic sites and landmarks like Grote Markt, Vismarkt, and Martinikerk. The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the gardens and Prinsenhof Gardens.

As you plan your holiday getaway, you'll find 39 hotels and other lodging options to pick from in Groningen. Here are top ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Hotel Prinsenhof - Guests who stay at this 4-star hotel in Binnenstad-Noord can enjoy access to 2 restaurants and a bar, along with a free stocked minibar. It's a favourite with Expedia travellers for its breakfast and helpful staff.
  • Van der Valk Hotel Groningen-Hoogkerk - Our customers like the family-friendly amenities and dining options at this hotel. This 4-star hotel features a restaurant, free WiFi and free parking.
  • Hotel Miss Blanche - Guests who stay at this 3.5-star hotel in Binnenstad-Zuid can enjoy access to 2 restaurants and 2 bars, along with free WiFi. Expedia customers like its overall value and helpful staff.

One of the popular sights outside the city is TT Circuit Assen, 17.9 mi/28.7 km from the city centre.

Getting around Groningen

If you want to journey outside the area, ride aboard a train from Groningen Station, Groningen Noord Station or Groningen Europapark Station. Groningen might not have many public transport choices so consider a car rental to maximise your time.

Dressing for Groningen

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 10°C during the day and -1°C at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 20°C, whilst the average at night is 3°C
  • July to September has daytime averages of 22°C with night-time averages of 8°C
  • Between October and December, you can expect daytime averages of 16°C and night-time averages of 1°C
  • Average annual rainfall for Groningen is 785.80 millimetres
  • Usually August and July are the hottest months with an average of 21°C, whereas February and January are often coldest, averaging 0°C

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Groningen?
Hotel Prinsenhof is a favourite property for Expedia customers. This 4-star hotel offers 2 restaurants and free WiFi. It is located a short 6-minute walk from University of Groningen. Reviews from our site also recommend Van der Valk Hotel Groningen-Hoogkerk and Hotel Miss Blanche as top options for your stay.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Groningen, will I receive a refund?
Yes! Most hotel reservations are fully refundable if cancelled before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of the scheduled arrival. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, you might be able to still cancel and get a refund within 24 hours of booking. Put in your dates and click on “Search”, then you can use the “free cancellation” filter to review the best options available in Groningen.
What's the best place to stay on a budget in Groningen?
Based on reviews, Mercure City Groningen Martiniplaza Hotel is a popular hotel for our travellers who want a more economical choice, and features free WiFi and a restaurant. Other choices to stay on the cheap include Best Western Plus Hotel Groningen Plaza and Bastion Hotel Groningen.
What's the best place to stay for a family holiday in Groningen?
The Student Hotel Groningen is a top 3.5-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features a restaurant and laundry facilities. Other good choices for your family trip include Mercure City Groningen Martiniplaza Hotel and Bastion Hotel Groningen. Also, attractions in the area such as Pieterburen Seal Sanctuary and Familiepark Nienoord are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best place to stay for a romantic holiday in Groningen?
Hotel Schimmelpenninck Huys is a favourite 3-star hotel for couples, and features a restaurant and a bar.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation option in Groningen?
Hotel Prinsenhof is a top hotel for people travelling with their pets, and offers 2 restaurants and free WiFi for its human guests. Other good choices for you and your pet’s trip include Hotel Schimmelpenninck Huys and NH Groningen Hotel de Ville.
What's the best high-end place to stay in Groningen?
Hotel Prinsenhof is a 4-star hotel with 2 restaurants and a bar, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for an elegant place to stay.
What's the best boutique-style hotel in Groningen?
Hotel Prinsenhof is a favourite 4-star hotel with Expedia travellers looking for stylish accommodation, and features 2 restaurants and a bar.
Where's the best place to stay in Groningen to be near historical sites?
Based on our travel expertise, Hotel Prinsenhof is a top 4-star hotel for history buffs booking on Expedia, and features 2 restaurants and free WiFi. A couple of other options to soak up the local history include Hotel Schimmelpenninck Huys and NH Groningen Hotel de Ville. Also, notable landmarks to visit include Grote Markt, Vismarkt and Martinikerk.
What is the best spa hotel in Groningen?
Hotel Schimmelpenninck Huys is a top spa hotel featuring a restaurant and a bar. Other popular spa hotels in Groningen include City Hotel Groningen and Best Western Plus Hotel Groningen Plaza.
What is staying in Groningen like?
Visitors to Groningen will definitely enjoy the gardens. Tourists can also enjoy the city’s museums, theatres and entertainment choices. A top sight in the area is TT Circuit Assen. In Groningen, there are 50 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from.
What are the top places to visit in Groningen?
Cultural venues include Groninger Museum, Visual Arts Centre and De Oosterpoort. Landmarks like Grote Markt, Vismarkt and Martinikerk might be worth a visit. The natural setting is picturesque, including the gardens with places to see such as Prinsenhof Gardens.

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