Apeldoorn is a city in the Dutch province of Gelderland. It is located in the east of the Netherlands and is easy to reach by train from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport. You can catch a train with a single transit, there are no direct trains. The travel time will be about 1 hour and 30 minutes. Apeldoorn is a great place to stay if you want to discover the east of the Netherlands. It is a vibrant city where you can participate in a lot of fun activities. You can visit the Monkey Zoo called Apenheul, take walks in one of the many parks and visit one of the oldest palaces in the Netherlands ‘Paleis Het Loo’.
While visiting Apeldoorn you also need a place to stay. Look no further, we made you a list with 5 affordable and good hotels in the city!
1.Hotel Berg en Bos – €65,- to €85,- a night
This hotel is located just out of the city center of Apeldoorn in a beautiful green environment. You can take walks through nature daily since this hotel is located within a 10 minute walk from the National Park ‘De Hoge Veluwe’.
You can also rent bikes in this hotel to discover the area. Every room has its own flatscreen tv and desk. Bathroom facilities are ensuite and there is a common area, the lounge, where you can kick back and relax after a day of exploring.
The hotel has different roomtypes. Single rooms, twin rooms and family rooms where there is a queensize bed and a bunkbed.
2. Bastion Hotel Apeldoorn Het Loo – €70,- to €100,- a night
The Bastion Hotel is a very modern hotel and offers many extra facilities. They have a wellness center with a gym and an indoor pool. The rooms are colorful and bright and are beautifully decorated with photo wallpaper. Every wallpaper represents a different part of Apeldoorn. You have ‘forrest rooms’ with beautiful forrest wallpapers or ‘city rooms’ where you can enjoy beautiful city scenery on your walls. This hotel is at a walking distance from palace ‘Paleis Het Loo’ and you can also rent bikes here. Are you visiting while you are on a romantic getaway, the hotel staff can organize a picknick basket for you so you can surprise your loved one with a special picknick in the park!
3. Hotel Pegasus – €70,- to €90,- a night
When you walk in hotel Pegasus you will feel like you have time traveled to a different century. The hotel feels like a fairytale and we can understand why. The hotel is decorated in the style of Charles Dickens: Very romantic and royal with a little modern twist. The rooms are cozy and colorful and all come with their own canopy bed.
The hotel has a large private garden and a big rooftop terrace.
If you are traveling with your own car, no need to worry about expensive parking garages. You can park on the private parking property of the hotel for free.
4. Gasthuis Pension Via Quidam – €55,- to €100,- a night
Gasthuis Pension Via Quidam is located just outside of Apeldoorn, in the city of Vaasen. It is a 15 minute drive from the city center of Apeldoorn. We wanted to include this guesthouse because it is a very affordable stay outside of the city while the city is still very easy to reach by car or public transportation. The guesthouse is build in an old monastery which makes the stay extra special and worthy to be mentioned in this list. The guesthouse is a recognized national monument and offers 15 rooms, a private park and a beautiful flower garden. All rooms come with their own sitting area, tv and dvd-player. Some rooms have an ensuite bathroom and other rooms have to share the bathroom facilities with other guests on their floor.
5. B&B Art Gallery 274 – €45,- to €70,- a night
B&B Art Gallery 274 is located in the North of Apeldoorn and offers 4 rooms to rent. The bed and breakfast has its own garden and private terrace and offers complimentary WiFi. All the rooms come with twin beds, a sitting area and a tv. The bathroom facilities are shared. Every guest will get their own towels and complimentary toiletries. You will also have a mini bar in your room that is fully stocked with cold drinks and snacks.