Set in Utrecht, a 7-minute walk from Museum Speelklok and a 12-minute walk from Conference Center Vredenburg, De Verrassing offers free WiFi. The property is a 12-minute walk from TivoliVredenburg. De verrassing features 1 bedroom, a kitchenette with a dishwasher, and a bathroom. A flat-screen TV is available. A continental breakfast is served each morning at the property when requested. Jaarbeurs Utrecht is 0.7 mi from the bed and breakfast, while Conference Center Domstad is 1.1 mi from the property. The nearest airport is Schiphol Airport, 22 mi from De Verrassing.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.9 for a two-person trip.

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Property Highlights

Located in the real heart of Utrecht, this property has an excellent location score of 9.9!


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Room Type
Number of guests
Bedroom :
1 queen bed
Living room:
1 sofa bed
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Utrecht
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  • Alan
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    layout , location , facilities , it was perfect for our visit
  • Tetenyi
    Hungary Hungary
    It is in the city center. Very quiet environment. Very well equipped.
  • Leeron
    Netherlands Netherlands
    Communicative and pleasant hosts. Located at heart of Utrecht, close to lots of restaurants and cute shops but still on a quiet residential street. Breakfast was generous and provided lactose-free option. Decor was cozy.

Host Info

Host Review Score

The apartment is to be found on the ground floor of a monumental building. The property was built around the year 1870 and has recently been completely renovated. The apartment includes a quiet and luxurious bedroom, with a double bed, and a sofa bed in the living room. In addition the apartment is provided with a new kitchen and bathroom, both with a modern interior, yet keeping its authenticity. The apartment features a comfortable and cosy living room, a dining corner, and a fully equipped kitchen, including a great variety of kitchen utensils. The bathroom contains a shower, a bath, washbasin, and a toilet.
We love to live in this beautiful city: the old buildings, nice people, a lot of cultural festivals. One of my hobby's is rowing on the canals.
This luxurious apartment is situated on a beautiful location in the museum quarter, right in the heart of the centre of Utrecht Across the street you will find the well-known old canal: ‘De Oudegracht’ Here you will find lovely shops and restaurants. Within minutes you can walk to Utrecht’s main attractions such as the Dom Tower and several surprising musea like Centraal museum, Nijntje museum, Catharijne convent and the adventurous Railroad museum. If you would like to experience the city of Utrecht this apartment has the perfect location.
Languages spoken: German,English,Dutch

Area info

Amenities of De Verrassing
Great facilities! Review score, 9.5

Most popular amenities
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • High chair
  • Dining table
  • Coffee machine
  • Cleaning products
  • Toaster
  • Oven
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Sofa bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Clothes rack
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Sofa
  • Sitting area
Media & Technology
  • Streaming service (like Netflix)
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Fast free Wifi 91 Mbps. Suitable for streaming 4K content and making video calls on multiple devices. Speed test carried out by the host.
No parking available.
  • Private check-in/out
  • Baggage storage
  • Hair/Beauty salon
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • Safe
  • Convenience store on site
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Tile/Marble floor
  • Heating
  • Private entrance
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Dutch

House rules

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From 3:00 PM to 11:00 PM


From 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

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Crib and extra bed policies

1 crib available on request.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Payments by takes your payment for this stay on behalf of the property, but make sure you have cash for any extras once you get there.


Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Please note that smoking is not allowed inside the apartment.

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

License number: 0344 67CD F352 84770100

FAQs about De Verrassing

  • Check-in at De Verrassing is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • De Verrassing is 1,650 feet from the center of Utrecht. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

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    • The prices at De Verrassing may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • Room options at De Verrassing include:

      • Suite