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.
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.
Restaurants and cafes
Cafés, terraces and restaurants can be found 150 meters from Hotel Oudegracht in Ledig Erf and in the adjacent Twijnstraat. Also elsewhere in the Museum Quarter (for example at the Domplein) and around the bustling Neude you will find plenty of cafes, restaurants and other entertainment venues. We are happy to advice and assist you regarding restaurant reservations.
The Twijnstraat has been a shopping street since the 13th century and therefore one of the oldest shopping streets in the Netherlands ; you will mainly find small, specialty shops, supermarkets, bars and restaurants there. The larger shopping area of Utrecht with all the famous fashion stores and the famous department store De Bijenkorf can be reached after a 10-minute walk along the beautiful Oudegracht.
If you want to supplement your stay with a day or evening in Amsterdam, Hotel Oudegracht is also an excellent base for this. From Utrecht CS you can reach Amsterdam CS in half an hour. For concerts in Ziggodome, AFAS Life or football matches and other events in the Johan Cruijff Arena, you are only 17 minutes by train!
Accessibility own transport
Parking garage Vaartsche Rijn: 8 minutes walk (700 meters). At our Hotel you can buy an exit card for the Vaartsche Rijn parking for only € 15.
Accessibility public transport
Utrecht Vaartsche Rijn station: 8 minutes walk (700 meters)
Utrecht Central Station: 15 minutes (1,200 meters) walk or bus 2 in the direction of the Museum Quarter, get off at the Tolsteegbrug stop (100 meters from Hotel Oudegracht).
Schiphol Airport is 48 km from our hotel. By car, taxi or train to reach in about 40 minutes. For the special Schiphol-Utrecht taxi service (€ 69) you can contact us or visit the website https://utc.nl/en/airports/taxi-schiphol-airport/