Soest Hotel Guide
At the edge of the Utrechtse Heuvelrug between Utrecht, Amersfoort and Hilversum lies an oasis of tranquillity: Soest. With its unique natural beauty Soest is offers incredible walks and bike ride through the forests, heathland and dunes. Enjoy royal moments at Soestdijk Palace or go back to the roots and learn about old Soest.
Hotels Near Soest
There’s a great selection of hotels to choose from in Soest. It is quite a small city, so you will always be close to the city centre and the nature, no matter where you stay.
Popular Sights Around Soest
Be sure to take explore Soest’s most popular attractions, such as Soestdijk Palace, the National Military Museum and National Park Utrechtse Heuvelrug. A visit to Soestdijk Palace gives visitors an insight in the life of the Royal Family. Soestdijk Palace has a long history, but it was not permanently inhabited until 1937 when Princess Juliana and Prince Bernhard took up residence after their marriage.
There’s plenty to keep you entertained in Soest. Browse the Old Artisanal Market on Ascension Day where you’ll find crafts with a historic falvour, combined with a cosy fair.
Near the end of the summer holidays the Great Gaesbeeker Guild of St. Aechten Archers of Soest organizes the traditional Guild Celebrations. A whole week is filled with activities, such as bike rides and walking tours, concerts, the Guild Walk, children’s games and the traditional King Shooting (Koningsschieten).
Soest is located in a region well-known for its heather, dunes and forests. That makes it perfect for outdoor activities. There are many great activities you can participate in during the summer, such as running and skating. Enjoy one of the many hiking or cycling routes at the National Park the Utrechtse Heuvelrug, which sits close to the city of Soest.
For people interested in the history of Soest, the Soest museum is a perfect place to go. The Soest museum was founded in 1980 to keep the history of Soest and Soesterberg alive. The museum gives an impression of the living and working conditions in Soest throughout the ages. Fans of the theatre are welcomed to Outdoor Theatre Cabrio, an open-air theatre that is run by volunteers.
Hotel Facilities in Soest
You can choose from a diverse range of hotels if you decide to stay in the city of Soest. Each hotel in Soest has its own qualities and specifications, so make sure to pick a hotel that matches your preferences using the Expedia search tool.