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 Soest. To help you make friends with Soest before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!
The town of Soest, Netherlands, is located in a beautiful, wooded, central area in the Netherlands. When at hostels in Soest, Netherlands, the chances are small that exploring the small town of Soest is the main goal of your visit, but a hostel in Soest, Netherlands, may be a great base to explore the region and access the quietness of Dutch nature. There is no better way to explore the region than by doing it the Dutch way -- rent a bike and cycle the interesting sites in the area, or just take a bicycles-only route through the forest. Your Soest, Netherlands hostel well rent out bikes.
Cycling is not only the best way to experience and get an idea of the area, but it is also the easiest way to move between your Soest, Netherlands hostel and sites in the region. The closest landmark is Soestdijk Palace, home of the previous Queen Juliana and Prince Bernhard; the palace has been opened to public a few years after their deaths and visiting is possible from Friday to Sunday. Another important site in the region is the Nationaal Militair Museum, a museum about the history and presence of the Dutch armed forces. This museum is located on the territory of the former military airport Soesterberg. Want to explore another town or city? The cosy fishermen’s village of Spakenburg is about fifteen kilometers from Soest, whereas the pretty historical city of Amersfoort is less than eight kilometers cycling. Don’t mind traveling by public transport? One of the most beautiful Dutch cities -- Utrecht -- is only half an hour by train. Or you can visit one of the castles in the region.
Booking a hostel in Soest, Netherlands, is not about visiting the town of Soest itself, but a Soest, Netherlands hostel is a great base for exploring the region. Rent a bike and you can easily entertain yourself for several days in one of the greenest regions in the Netherlands.
Written by local enthusiast for Soest hostelsMartin Straatman