Drijfpaleis is set on a houseboat offering uniquely themed accommodations, floating on the river Rhine and within just minutes of Arnhem’s city center. It offers rooms with a private terrace at the riverside.

Free wired internet and cable TV are standard at the Drijfpaleis rooms. Each has its own style of decoration and colored mosaics.

In the spacious mosaic garden, guests can enjoy a cold drink from the communal fridge. There are waterside seating corners where ducks and birds join the guests.

From Drijfpaleis, it’s 2,800 feet to the pub and restaurant area of the Korenmarkt square. Arnhem’s railway station is 1,950 feet away.

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

Drijfpaleis has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Jun 27, 2011

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.9)

Great Food: Meals here are highly recommended!

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FREE parking!


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4 reasons to choose Drijfpaleis

  • Prices you can't beat!
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  • The staff speaks English

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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Historical Museum Arnhem
    0.5 miles
  • Eusebius Church
    0.6 miles
  • Schouwburg Arnhem
    0.7 miles
  • GelreDome
    1.3 miles
  • Netherlands Open Air Museum
    1.9 miles
  • Burgers' Zoo
    2 miles
Top attractions
  • Huize Hartenstein
    2.7 miles
  • Nationaal Park Veluwezoom
    7.8 miles
  • Kröller-Müller Museum
    8.6 miles
  • Holland Casino Nijmegen
    9.3 miles
  • Park Tivoli
    11.4 miles
  • Nijmegen Dukenburg Station
    11.7 miles
Public transit
  • Train Arnhem Station
    0.2 miles
  • Train Arnhem Velperpoort Station
    1 miles
  • Train Arnhem Presikhaaf Station
    2 miles
  • Train Oosterbeek Station
    2.5 miles
Closest Airports
  • Weeze Airport
    28.6 miles
  • Eindhoven Airport
    42.1 miles
  • Schiphol Airport
    53.3 miles
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Amenities of Drijfpaleis
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Walking tours
  • Water sports facilities on site
  • Canoeing
  • Fishing
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Breakfast in the room
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
  • Private check-in/out
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • Key access
  • Safe
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Dutch
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House rules Drijfpaleis takes special requests – add in the next step!


3:00 PM - 8:30 PM


Until 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 not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

Cash only

This property only accepts cash payments.

The fine print

Guests are kindly requested to inform the property of their estimated arrival time. This can be noted in the Special Request box during booking, or by contacting property using the contact details found on the booking confirmation.

Please note that the total amount has to be paid in cash upon arrival.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property currently isn't accepting guests from certain countries on dates where such guidelines exist.

Please inform Drijfpaleis of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about Drijfpaleis

  • Room options at Drijfpaleis include:

    • Suite
    • Twin

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

  • Drijfpaleis is 0.7 miles from the center of Arnhem.

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

  • Guests staying at Drijfpaleis can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.5).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Vegetarian

  • Drijfpaleis offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Water sports facilities on site
    • Walking tours