Hampshire Hotel – Plaza Groningen is a comfortable three-star hotel near the Hoornsemeer, a recreational lake five kilometres south of the bustling student city of Groningen. In summer the Hoornsemeer is a favourite swimming spot. In autumn and winter the area hosts a variety of migrating birds and ducks. For walking and cycling enthusiasts Hampshire Hotel – Plaza Groningen is thus an ideal base for a sporty weekend away. Guests wanting to explore the city of Groningen can easily reach the centre of the student city by bike or using public transport.
Check-in: From 15:00 hours
Check-out: Until 12:00 hours
Groningen is a bustling city where there’s always something to do and experience. From visiting interesting museums to admiring the sights like the Martini Tower and the Prinsentuin garden. Want to add a day’s shopping to your plans? Groningen has more than enough great shops to complement your wardrobe. Groningen has a long history, which is apparent among other things from the many historic warehouses, the atmospheric courtyards forming an oasis of peace in the centre, and the old yacht port which you will find in the centre of the city. Also head off to enjoy a drink at the Drie Gezusters on the Grote Markt. This is absolutely the café in Groningen where every student and Groningen resident has sat at one time or another.
Groningen has a whole range of interesting museums. If you head to Groningen by train and arrive at one of the most beautiful stations in the Netherlands, you cannot miss the impressive premises of the Groninger Museum. The Groninger Museum is well-known with internationally-renowned exhibitions and a permanent, impressive art collection which is certainly worth taking in. In Groningen you can also visit the cheerful Nederlands Stripmuseum Groningen. This museum is devoted entirely to comic-book heroes over the years, and is fun not just for the adults, but for the children too. Animal lovers can head to the Muzeeaquarium in Delftzijl: a museum with large aquariums full of fish, crustaceans and molluscs.