Villa Oud-Groevenbeek, Veluwe
© Natuurmonumenten / Gerrit Rekers

5 unique accommodations on the Veluwe

Active hiking or cycling through nature and luxurious pampering go hand in hand on the Veluwe. Go wildlife spotting during the day and enjoy a culinary venison dinner and a soft bed to relax in the evening. Check out our best tips for spending the night on the Veluwe, from wellness hotel to traditional inn.

  • Spend the night surrounded by nature at the Veluwe.
  • From boutique hotel to cottage in the forest, we have selected the most unique accommodations for you.
  • Relax after spending the day hiking or cycling.

De Zwarte Boer

Boutique hotel De Zwarte Boer is situated in the Leuvenumse woods. Originally an inn dating from 1600, it is now one of the smallest four-star hotels in the Netherlands. Spend the night in one of the hotel’s eight luxury rooms, including a suite and an apartment, all with electrically adjustable beds and a steam cabin with light therapy and hydromassage jets. The hotel boasts a fine dining restaurant as well as brasserie De Gelagkamer, which serves everything from coffee with homemade pie to à la carte dinner.

Wellness Hotel De Sterrenberg

Four-star hotel De Sterrenberg in Otterlo boasts 44 rooms with a natural, modern and warm ambiance. This is the place for culinary pleasures and utter relaxation after an active day. De Hoge Veluwe national park is just 600 meters away, so the famous Kröller-Müller Museum is nearby. The hotel’s restaurant was awarded a Bib Gourmand by Michelin. In addition to a comprehensive wellness center with Finnish sauna, Turkish steam bath and relaxation pool, there is an indoor swimming pool and professional fitness room.

Heerlijkheid Wolfheze

Spend the night in a rustic Scandinavian residence near the railway station of Wolfheze, a welcoming and sustainable accommodation in the center of the Veluwe. B&B Heerlijkheid Wolfheze has a warm and pleasant ambiance and offers two large bedrooms with a private bathroom. There is a shared living room with television and a dining room, where an organic breakfast with regional produce is served in the morning. Find a chair near the fireplace or on the terrace to read a book or rent a bicycle and explore the area.

Villa Oud Groevenbeek

For a moment, you may believe you are a lord or lady on your own estate in a fantastic villa amid a garden full of flowers, shrubs and vines. Villa Oud Groevenbeek is a national monument in Jugendstil style, with five suites including a private living room, large kitchen and bathroom. There is also a shared salon. The villa is the perfect starting point for an invigorating exploration of the estate, giving access to the hiking paths in the surrounding nature reserves.

Herberg De Gouden Leeuw

It is in the center of Bronkhorst, the smallest city in the Netherlands, that you will find the welcoming Hotel Restaurant Herberg De Gouden Leeuw. It is a beautiful place with a rich history overlooking the IJssel river. Hotel De Gouden Leeuw has 17 rooms, divided over three monumental buildings: a mayor’s residence dating from 1575, the beautiful city farm from 1650, and a former horse-driven mill from 1750. Despite its authentic ambiance, the inn has been fully modernized and is a fantastic place to stay.

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