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It is good to stay in your wharf cellar room by the water. But Hotel Oudegracht is also the perfect base for exploring Utrecht or for relaxation and entertainment.

Below  we will give you an idea of various places of interest, cultural pleasures, entertainment venues, (water) sports facilities and relaxation options in the vicinity of Hotel Oudegracht.


If you have any questions or special wishes, please do not hesitate to contact us.



All sights in the historic city center can be easily reached on foot or by bicycle. Like the many museums, the  Dom Tower and the Dom ChurchThe Seven Alleys  or (only last Sunday of the month!)  Paushuis .

City Parks

The Utrecht city parks Lepelenburg and Wilhelminapark are also worth a visit when the weather is nice for a nice walk or a picnic. 

Discover Utrecht

Special ways to discover Utrecht (and highly recommended!) are a city walk with a guide from the  Guild  or (also with guide, first and third Friday of the month) a  night trip by canoe


Utrecht is also 'Film City' and known for the annual  Dutch Movie  festival. The most beautiful cinemas in Utrecht,  Louis Hartlooper Complex  and  Springhaver , are both located near Hotel Oudegracht.

Music and theatre

In the recently completely renovated music center  Tivoli Vredenburg , the Utrechtse  City Theatre  and the Beatrixtheater  you can enjoy concerts, drama, cabaret and musical. In the smaller Utrecht theaters such as  Theater Frog  and the  Wharf Theatre  you can go for smaller-scale but often special productions in the field of music, theater and dance.