1 Hostels in Giethoorn, Netherlands

Welcome to your detailed guide for hostels in Giethoorn, Netherlands. You can choose from 1 Giethoorn hostels. In total, there are 1 cheap places to stay in Giethoorn such as guesthouses and bnbs. Prices start from $39 for a dorm.


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Get to know Giethoorn (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Giethoorn. To help you make friends with Giethoorn before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

Giethoorn, Netherlands, may be less visited because visitors are not aware of the beauty of the destination; even Dutch citizens may have heard about the town, but only few have actually visited.

Giethoorn is a tiny picturesque town in the Dutch countryside. It is a very green and cosy. Traditionally the only method of transport is by boat and most homes are not accessible by road. It is not without reason that Giethoorn is nicknamed as the "Venice of the North." The best way to explore Giethoorn is by renting a small boat or canoe and sail around town. From the canals you can sail onward to the lake and make a nice tour for several hours. Other ways to explore Giethoorn are by foot or renting a bike. There are a few cafes and restaurants that cater tourists and they all have a menu in several languages. There is not much of a nightlife, though, because Giethoorn is a small town and most tourists do not stay overnight.

For Dutch standards, Giethoorn is quite far away from other places of interest. The closest city is Zwolle, but if you are coming from cities like Amsterdam, Rotterdam, or Groningen it will take at least two to three hours to reach Giethoorn. Despite the relatively long distances, it is possible to visit Giethoorn as a day trip from your hostel elsewhere in the Netherlands, but you might as well book a hostel in Giethoorn, Netherlands. You will not find many Giethoorn, Netherlands hostels, but options do exist; budget accommodation is also scarce in general.

Written by local enthusiast for Giethoorn hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Giethoorn hostels Martin Straatman

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Your Packing List for Giethoorn

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You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

  1. Padlock
  2. Earplugs
  3. Sleeping Mask
  4. Quick Dry Travel Towel
  5. Head Lamp

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

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