At the mention of the Netherlands, people often think of Amsterdam or the windmills of Holland – an unfortunate thing, given how beautiful and historical the rest of the country’s cities can be. Take Utrecht, for example. One of the Netherlands’ oldest cities, this laid-back city is home to numerous examples of Dutch history, heritage, and culture, such as its medieval town, cathedrals, and numerous museums. With numerous canals running through the city, one could even call Utrecht a more historical, rustic version of Amsterdam.
Now that you’ve gotten to know Utrecht, why not explore all the wonders it has to offer? Here are 10 unparalleled Airbnb vacation rentals for you to see the best of this city.
Colorful, diverse, vibrant–such describes this Airbnb room, as well as its neighborhood! Located in the vicinity of Lombok, this room boasts warm, striking hues characteristic of the district’s wares, and it is furnished with decor inspired by Bohemian and indie culture. Curl up next to a companion on the double bed, or sleep alone on the daybed in the corner. By day, go green with your travel means–borrow a bike from your host and whiz around the city like a local!
Cosy and quiet room in UtrechtUtrecht, Netherlands
Top guest reviewseverything is in the room like tea coffee beer and tvthe stay was wonderful and the room was perfectfirstly we would like to mention the state of the rooms/housecomfortable beds and easy check in/outthe room is very comfortable and bathroom is spacious with all toiletriesand very clean placeclean room pretty decoration lots of amenitesawesome place gerben was great and everything was very clean and organizedour room was very cleangerben’s place is cozy and very clean
Host:helpful host beautiful towngerben is a really nice hostgerben was a perfect hostgerben is a wonderful hostthe host has good talents and was generous in sharing his spaceRead more reviewsthe location is also goodgood location within a 10 minute walk from the city centre and the central railway stationnice play close to the centraal station and downtownnice place close to the citylocation was great and it was perfect to bike all around town
To experience the true charm of Utrecht’s city center, seek shelter in this Airbnb studio home! This riverside residence is located right on the banks of the Old Canal, the main body of water running through the city. Sleeping accommodations in this residence include two single beds by the entrance and a sofa that can be folded out to form a double.
In this snug grotto, wake up every morning to the sounds of boats and the buzz of the city right at your doorstep. Prepare some breakfast at the simple kitchenette and dine with everyone in the modest dining area. On a lazy day in, why not sit out near the entrance and engage in some people- or boat-watching?
Lovely Canal House in centre UtrechtUtrecht, Netherlands
Top guest reviewsvery nice apartment great view of the canal :)the wharf cellar had all the standard amenities one would expect including a good shower and kitchen areagreat location comfortable bed and all amenities necessary to enjoy your visit to utrechtmy kids loved the little beds tucked into the wall with windows facing the canalthe kitchen bathroom and shower were all new and nice and the mattress is super comfythe house is very beautiful and cleanwe loved the cosy atmosphere and it was very cleanthe room was clean and convenient couldn’t ask for morebeautiful place clean comfortable great locationclean space conveniently organised
Host:the hosts are very accommodating and helpfulhosts are so lovely and thoughtful- reply quickly and always giving as much info as possiblethanks for being a great hostronnie and monique were great hosts very responsive and answered any questions i had will be staying againronnie & monique were great hosts with clear instructions on how to get to the studioRead more reviewsperfect location to get around utrecht areavery cute place modern appliances inside and amazing locationwonderful place ideal location beautifully furnishedgreat place in a great locationthe location is perfect as you can walk through the canals and domtower is very close
Allow this quaint and sunny Airbnb townhouse to bring out the explorer in you! Located just north of the city center, this residence holds a commodious space sufficient for a small party to have a comfortable stay. On a day in, catch up with some television or people-watch from the comfort of the living room. Alternatively, play games, camp out, or have a barbecue with everyone in the grassy (or snowy, depending on the season) backyard!
Cheerful City House With Garden
Address: Vogelenbuurt, 3514 VB Utrecht, Netherlands (see map)
Price: from 81 USD
Number of Guests: 4
Sitting on the riverside just outside Utrecht is this exquisite home. Built in the style of a 17th-century Dutch teahouse, this palatial residence boasts magnificent architectural features such as a domed roof and Greek pillars. Ascend to one of its three bedrooms for a good night’s rest, and in the morning, soothe yourself in the simple, bright bathroom. For breakfast, rendezvous by the riverside for some al fresco dining before biking or boating down to the city!
Historical house on river VechtMaarssen, Utrecht, Netherlands
Top guest reviewsrooms were comfortable house well equipped and ambience "something special"beds a bit firm and shower open to the rest of the bathroom but all worked wellour family of four had plenty of room to stay and relax in the tea househouse was clean and tidyit is clean and absolutely a dreamthe house was clean and well-stocked with everything we needed to cook our mealsthe house itself was spotless and way roomier than it looks definitely a 5-star spot
Host:the hosts were very helpful with directions and recommendationshost was very graciousthe hosts are fantasticexcellent hosts who communicated wellour hosts were so friendly kind and responsive to questionsRead more reviewswonderful location in a beautiful little villagegreat stay location and stylishgreat value and locationamazing location right on the canal very pretty garden and very close to the public transportationwonderful place location and atmosphere absolutely amazing and unique
Have a taste of Dutch country life in this lovely Airbnb cottage! Located in the garden of your hosts’ property, you’ll have this vacation rental all to yourself during your idyllic getaway. Wake up to a lovely breakfast provided by your hosts as you prepare for the day ahead. With the River Vecht just a stone’s throw away, you might even want to take a dip on a hot summer’s day! On a rainy, snowy, or simply lazy day, curl up with a good read indoors and indulge in a conversation with your hosts, both of whom are historians in different fields. When it’s time for bed, sleep by the window, or ascend to one of the single beds upstairs.
Private realm in glorious gardenMaarssen, Netherlands
Top guest reviewsroom with a view of beautiful garden what a way to relaxa beautiful garden house with a mesmerizing view on the church of maarssen straight from your bedthe cottage is comfortable and the supply of meats cheeses etcthey create a warm comfortable and relaxing space where i felt quiet and peacefulthe house is comfortable very clean and has all necessary amenitiesthe flat was clean and there were loads of towelsthe studio is very clean their garden is so beautifulthe cottage was clean and nothing was missingthe place is very cozy clean and with a lot of attention to detailthe guesthouse is very cozy clean and has everything you need
Host:really kind and attentive hostswhat amazing hosts and such a lovely home and garden to escape towonderful and informative hoststhey are very quick to respond to any inquiry questions and helpful with the train infothe hosts were both exceptionally kind and generous of both time attention and spiritRead more reviewsgary and loekie’s place is paradisegary and loekie’s place is truly paradisenext to a beautiful park it is situated in the middle of an evergreen gardennestled in a quiet peaceful village gary and loekie’s was a pure joy to stay atsuch a beautiful place to stay gary and loekie where so accommodating would definitely go back again
For a small family getaway, holiday in this fun family home. Situated in the neighborhood of Elinkwijk, this residence is just a hop, skip, and a jump away from a day of fun at the nearby Julianapark, which has its own petting zoo. It is also a 20-minute drive away from Utrecht’s city center. On a day in, curl up with a good read or some television while the provided toys keep the kids occupied. Alternatively, you could have fun for the whole family in the garden’s wooden playground! If you are traveling with a baby or a toddler, you’ll also find a cot in this vacation rental.
Sweet Family HomeUtrecht, Netherlands
Top guest reviewsRead more reviewsthis is a beautiful little house easy to reach by bus from the central station
If you’re looking for a stay full of character that’s close to the city center, look no further than this townhouse! Quaint and sunny, this townhouse holds ample space for a party of five (plus your pets!) to fit. Choose from one of three bedrooms for a good night’s sleep, and in the daytime, catch some television in the living room or look out to a flowery scene from the balcony. As you leave the vacation rental to explore the city, why not start with the site nearest to your accommodation – Het Spoorwegmuseum, a museum focused on rail history?
Charming House in perfect areaUtrecht, Netherlands
Top guest reviewsplenty of room and the back patio/balcony is very nice for morning coffeethe house has all the amenities you need for a long and comfortable staythe house was clean and the beds a comfortable sleepthe house itself was very clean and had everything needed for our staythe kitchen is well equipped house was clean
Host:the owner was very friendly and answer your questions before bookinggenerous hosts and very well equipped housewith just a wonderful hoststhe owners are very nice people and makes you feel welcome instantlytons is a nice host and had us a warm welcomeRead more reviewsthe location is perfectplace is located perfectly in a quiet neighborhood (15 mins to town center 25-30 mins to central station)a delightful host and a great location within easy walking distance of the centre of townthe house is great and the location is a good one toohouse is located in one of the nicest neighbourhoods in utrecht
Got business in Utrecht? Doesn’t mean you have to miss out on the city and all its character! Have an aquatic escape with this houseboat in the lively district of Lombok! With business-friendly amenities such as hangers, wireless Internet, and a laptop-friendly workspace, you won’t have to worry about any setbacks or hindrances to your work. Bunk in one of this boat’s three bedrooms and, should you ever need some fresh air or time away from the water, step ashore to the wooden benches in the lush garden. On a day off, why not boat down the river or explore Utrecht?
Stay at this Houseboat in Utrecht!Utrecht, Netherlands
Top guest reviewsstylish comfortable and homely with great coffee and really lovely beds (we all had the best sleep )loved 3 bathrooms and bathroom gels and shampoovery comfortable beds good internet excellent cooking facilities and close to town and to an aldilots of nice toiletries and the beds were very comfortablewe were a party of 4 so find it hard to imagine it being comfortable for larger groupsnothing was missing on our arrival and everything was super cleaneverything was fresh clean well organised and well appointedthe house was extremely clean and there's a great coffeemakerbook it is a beautiful house clean and functionalcome onboard and enjoy super quiet surroundings and a clean & fully equipped holiday home
Host:lies and peter were great hostsgreat experience and lovely hostsour host was amazing and she made sure we had everything we neededlies was a lovely host very welcoming and friendlyshe was very helpful when we checked inRead more reviewsbeautiful house boat located a walking distance from utrecht centraleasy walking to the neighborhood shopping and central stationperfect location on a lombok canal only 2 bus stops from utrecht centralbus to central city easy and quickgreat location from the city center of utrecht
Another vacation rental for the entire family (furry members included!) can be enjoyed in this lovely villa! Contemporary meets vintage in this charming residence, a restored farmhouse full of character. In the daytime, frolic in the fields around this place with your family, friends, or pets, or enjoy an al fresco family lunch. There are sleeping options aplenty for kids and adults alike–doze off in a mural-walled wonderland in the rooms with single beds, or cuddle with your loved one(s) in the king-sized bed in the master bedroom.
Vintage design villa Utrecht (Amsterdam area)Utrecht, Netherlands
If you’re looking for a stay away from the hustle and bustle of the city, escape to this Airbnb! Tucked away next to Oog in Al Park, this cozy houseboat is surrounded by a luxuriant forest and the calm waters of the stream it lies on. Enjoy a meal amongst nature on the outdoor deck and, when it’s time to doze off, this houseboat hosts three bedrooms that accommodate up to 5 people. In the daytime, why not start your exploration of Utrecht at Oog in Al Park? Located right next door, the park has its own petting zoo, a historical mansion, and even the remains of a World War 2 bunker!
Unique houseboat, near the centre and JaarbeursUtrecht, Netherlands
Top guest reviewsgreat main bathroom with a shower as well as a tuba very comfortable place to stayit is a wonderful houseboat very spacious and furnished in a nice and modern way
Host:els was the perfect hostgood beds great service of the host who came inmediately to help out with the washing machineour hosts els bert and tess were so helpful and friendly they made our stay even more enjoyableels is the best host you can imagine everything was taken care of from start to finishRead more reviewslocated in a beautiful and quiet park on walking distance from te city centerthe neighbourhood was perfect the location is super a supermarket nearvery safe to walk around inin the city centre but yet so quiet and beautifulan amazing park all around
From the city to the country and even on the water, there are just so many ways to live within the charm of this enchanting city! With these Airbnb vacation rentals, you can never go wrong in seeing the best that Utrecht has to offer. So what are you waiting for? Book your stay with these Airbnb rentals today!
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