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Highlights Groningen

  • Varied architecture
  • Vibrant student city
  • National parks with a wide range of leisure activities
  • Long tidal flat coast

Best Vacation Rentals in Groningen

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Groningen, Groningen Region
Vacation Rental • 4 Guests • 1 Bedroom
(14 reviews)
Suite 30 is big self-catering accommodation on the ground floor with a garden (90m2)A Lovely holiday home with a kingsize bedroom of 30m2 big enough for 4 people. There is a king size boxspring bed, which we can prepare as single beds as well If you are a family or just friends, this is the place to be. There is room for 2 extra adults (costs extra) with the bedsofa of high quality 2x90x200 size.On request we can prepare a baby cot as well with a normal good matrass (not that flat ones). Lots of things to do in the neighborhood, you just go to see the Martini Tower, or go play bowling, eat ...
from $289 / night
Groningen, Groningen Region
Vacation Rental • 12 Guests • 6 Bedrooms
Waar vroeger vers gevangen kabeljauwen lagen te spartelen, kunt u vandaag de dag heerlijk slapen. Dit 90 jaar oude schip wordt het jaar rond gebruikt voor zeilvakanties en stedentrips. De authentieke, nautische sfeer garandeert een unieke locatie voor uw uitstapje. Is de Martinitoren u te hoog? Klim dan onder begeleiding de mast in en bekijk de stad eens van een kant die weinig anderen zagen.Schip midden in de stad GroningenDit schip ziet er aan de buitenkant uit als een piratenschip van weleer. Benedendeks echter, is het schip van alle gemakken voorzien. De sanitaire ruimtes hebben een gli...
from $323 / night
Groningen, Groningen Region
Vacation Rental • 3 Guests • 2 Bedrooms
(3 reviews)
Nice apartment on the edge of the center in the city of Groningen. Spacious (115 square meters) with a sunny living room with south-facing balcony. There is also a north-facing balcony. Very quiet location on one of the most beautiful and greenest canals in the city of Groningen. And yet only a 5-minute walk from train / bus, 2 minutes from the Groninger museum and 5 minutes to the Martini tower. The apartment is on the third floor. The very spacious living room has recently been refurnished. There is a spacious bathroom with bathtub and bidet, a modern kitchen and two bedrooms. Several bic...
from $99 / night

Prices and availability

Current Vacation rental prices Groningen

$164for 1 Apr - 8 Apr
$189 annual average
Average price per week

Current vacation rental availability Groningen

27%for 1 Apr - 8 Apr
30% annual average
Percentage of available rentals

Vacation rentals in Groningen

Cosy apartments in a private atmosphere

In Groningen there are modern accommodations available, which allow couples or small families a comfortable stay. Those who appreciate a private ambience can book an apartment in a family-run guesthouse or a separate studio with a small garden. Free WLAN, in-house sauna and modern flat-screen TV ensure relaxing evenings in the holiday apartment.

Stylish holiday apartment for the discerning

For larger families and groups there is a vacation rental on the edge of the centre of Groningen, with a sun terrace, a barbecue area and a whirlpool, where you can spend some convivial hours. A light-flooded holiday apartment in a lavishly restored old building offers the right setting for people who want to live stylishly as self-catering guests during their holidays thanks to the ultra-modern equipment and tasteful furnishings.

Holiday in Groningen

Location and orientation

Vibrant cultural centre in the midst of pristine landscapes

After Amsterdam, Groningen is the second largest city in the northern Netherlands and the cultural centre of the province of the same name. With just over 200,000 inhabitants and the third largest university in the Netherlands, Groningen is known as a vibrant student city even outside the country's borders. The landscape of the province of Groningen is characterised by 35 kilometres of tidal flats, countless historic terp villages and extensive national parks on the mainland and the North Sea islands.

Favourable location near Lower Saxony

A vacation rental in Groningen is the ideal starting point for day trips to the surrounding countryside and the neighbouring regions of Lower Saxony, Emsland and Ostfriesland. The East Frisian cities of Leer and Emden can be easily reached by car within an hour's drive. Both Amsterdam and Bremen are about 180 kilometres from Groningen.

Travelers and Activities

Groningen for people interested in culture

Groningen awaits its visitors with interesting museums and a varied cityscape characterised by magnificent patrician houses as well as numerous churches and buildings in different architectural styles. In the surroundings of the city there are some manorial country estates from the 18th and 19th centuries with artistically designed gardens.

Groningen for nature lovers

From Groningen the idyllic landscapes of the province of the same name can be explored in the course of extensive hikes and bike tours. The Lauwersmeer and Schiermonnikoog National Parks are important breeding grounds for many rare bird species and are home to a diverse flora and fauna. In addition to a dense network of cycling and hiking trails, the region also offers active holidaymakers boat and canoe tours, horse riding and various water sports.

Around 50,000 students are enrolled at the Rijksuniversiteit Groningen. Thus Groningen counts the youngest urban population of the country.

Top 3 travel tips

1st Eldorado for Design Fans

The Groninger Museum was opened in 1994 and impresses with its extraordinarily diverse architecture. The island building was designed by several artists, including the world-famous designer Philippe Starck. The museum houses an extensive collection of works of art and craftsmanship from several centuries and cultures.

2. Unique fortification of the 18th century

The Bourtange fortress is located in eastern Kroningen, just a few kilometres from the border with Germany. The complex is particularly famous for its pentagonal shape. Inside the ramparts there is a lavishly designed museum village that offers visitors fascinating insights into the everyday life of soldiers in the early 18th century.

3. Pancakes in a historical context

Lovers of freshly baked pancakes in countless variations feel particularly at home in the Restaurant 't Pannekoekschip. The popular restaurant is housed on a historic sailing ship at the Schuitendiep in the old town of Groningen. A visit to the restaurant is not only an extraordinary culinary experience for children.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Groningen

How much do you pay, on average, for vacation rentals in Groningen?

We can see from last year that Groningen had an average price of $174 per night, a relatively high one for a city in The Netherlands.

Which months allow you to save the most on vacation rentals?

]If you are looking to get the most out of your money, the cheapest months to visit Groningen are September ($162 the average per night for accommodation), August ($166), and May ($167).

During which months are vacation rentals more expensive in Groningen?

Last year, the month that offered the highest average prices in Groningen was December, with an average price of $192 per night. This was followed by November, with an average of $187, and then January, with $182.

Is Groningen a good location for a last-minute getaway?

If you decide to put Groningen on your bucket list, we suggest organizing your visit long before you go because it tends to be very high in demand, with an annual average of 80% of rentals booked the previous year.

What time of the year can I find more available vacation rentals?

The months when it's the easiest to find free accommodation in Groningen are February (the average amount of properties that are available reached 30% of the total last year), October (26%), and September (26%).

During which months is it more difficult to find available vacation rentals?

According to data from last year, the months when it is most difficult to find accommodation in Groningen are, in order, August (with 14% of available rentals), July (14%), and June (14%). During these three months, the availability is very low (14%). It is therefore preferable to reserve far in advance.

Are there many vacation rentals in Groningen?

In Groningen we collaborate with 2 different providers to give you a choice of 130 properties, so you will not be short of options!

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