Hotel & Surrounding area

Best Western Plus Hotel Groningen Plaza is on the intersection of the A7 and the A28. Therefore, this design hotel is an excellent starting point for exploring the city of Groningen and the Ommelanden (the countryside). The hotel is located directly by the Hoornsemeer, a lake which is situated in the middle of a natural area which is perfect for cycling and walking.


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Hotel & Surrounding area

City and surrounding area
Best Western Plus Hotel Groningen Plaza is an excellent base camp for trips to the lively city of Groningen and to its surrounding area.

The city of Groningen offers its visitors a mixture of culture and history. But Groningen is also a very modern city. Characteristic is the fact that in the beautiful city centre, the native residents live together quite harmoniously with the student population. Discover the diverse range of shops and visit one of the famous cafés or terraces around the Grote Markt (Great Market). Also the Ommelanden (surrounding area) of the city offers lots of entertainment and sights. Polders and nature reserves, old ‘borgen’ (castles), festivals, fantastic cycling and walking options, there is plenty to do. Experience it yourself! Because there’s nothings that goes beyond Groningen.

Interested in the many activities in the city and the countryside? Then please, check our Activities page!

Walking routes  
The vast landscape of Groningen with its magnificent views, the unique Wadden, but also the small-scale fields and meadows (Westerkwartier), offer great walking trails. Famous areas include: Lauwersoog, Westerkwartier, Hondsrug and Dal van de Ruiten Aa. Groningen is also the start of the famous Pieterpad (Peter Trail). The Pieterpad is the best-known long-distance walking trail in the Netherlands. The trail runs from Pieterburen (by the Wadden coast) to Sint-Pietersberg near Maastricht. Along the way, you will pass the most diverse landscapes. The length of the trail is 492 kilometres. The good thing is that Best Western Plus Hotel Groningen Plaza is located along the Pieterpad! Reception will be happy to help you making your choice and can also provide roadmaps.