These spacious apartments in the center of Groningen are located around a peaceful courtyard, only 1148 feet from the famous Martini Church. Gelkingehof is set in a 17th-century building and offers accommodations with a balcony or terrace and modern facilities including free Wi-Fi. Groningen Railway Station is a 10-minute walk from the apartments. Gelkingehof Aparthotel is only 1312 feet from the Groningen Museum. The Drentse Aa National Park is 20 minutes’ drive away. Flat-screen cable TV with a DVD player is provided in each of the open-plan living areas at Apartments Gelkingehof. The fully-equipped kitchens include a stove, oven and tea/coffee making facilities as well as a dining area. Every apartment has a bathroom with both a bath and shower.

This is our guests' favorite part of Groningen, according to independent reviews.

Gelkingehof Aparthotel has been welcoming guests since Feb 27, 2012

Property Highlights

Located in the best-rated area in Groningen, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.5


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Room Type
Bedroom 1:
2 twin beds
Bedroom 2:
1 full bed
Bedroom 1:
2 twin beds
Bedroom 2:
2 twin beds
Bedroom 3:
1 full bed
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Guest reviews


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  • Thomas
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Excellent location. Close to parking and Grote Markt. Property manager was responsive. Unit was large and private and away from the street. Kitchen with large table. Courtyard balcony. Clean.
  • Yafit
    Great location in the city center, very comfortable apartment with everything you need. We forget a Kindle in the apartment after we left, Saskia was very kind and sent it to us by mail. Thank you!
  • Jacek
    Location of the apartment is really great - close to groceries, restaurants, pubs, market place. It is also very spacious. Kitchen well equipped.
  • Denis
    The location is amazing. We came for weekend with friends and we really enjoy the city and apartments. Althought the person who met as was very kind. Strongly recommend this place!
  • Kay
    The apartment was very clean, comfortable & in a great location. We were upgraded to the 3-bedroom ground-floor apartment as my knee injury was causing an issue on the stairs - thank you!
  • Taylor
    Location was great, right in the center of Groningen.
  • Vacayplanner3
    Our contact, Saskia, was super easy to communicate with. She always replied promptly to my questions, and was very helpful with recommendations for restaurants in the area. The property was very clean, comfortable, and attractive and had...
  • Oster
    Die Lage ist ausgezeichnet. Die Wohnung war ausgesprochen schön und originell. Leider war der Innenhof durch Bauarbeiten verdreckt und es war morgens sehr laut.
  • Barbara
    Leuke en karaktervolle locatie. Het kleine balkon en de gezellige woonkamer zijn zeker een surplus. Midden in de stad, maar toch heel rustig gelegen.
  • Guido
    Das Arparthotel liegt mitten in der schönen Stadt Groningen. Das Ein- und Auschecken hat super geklappt. Parkmöglichkeiten sind in der Nähe. Das Appartement hat alles, was man braucht. Wir hatten ein Appartement mit 2 Schlafzimmern. Es...

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Amenities of Gelkingehof Aparthotel
Great facilities! Review score, 8.9

Most popular amenities
  • Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Inner courtyard view
  • View
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • High chair
  • Dining table
  • Coffee machine
  • Toaster
  • Stovetop
  • Oven
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Fold-up bed
  • Clothes rack
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Sofa
  • Sitting area
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Radio
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and costs € 23 per day.
  • Parking garage
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Private entrance
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Building Characteristics
  • Private apartment in building
  • Semi-detached
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Dutch

House rules

Gelkingehof Aparthotel takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 3:00 PM to 10:00 PM


From 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM



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.

Refundable damage deposit

A damage deposit of EUR 100 is required. The property charges this 14 days before arrival. That's about 105.12USD. This will be collected by bank transfer. You should be reimbursed within 7 days of check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full by bank transfer, subject to an inspection of the property.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 1 years
Extra bed upon request
€ 45 per child, per night
Crib upon request
2+ years
Extra bed upon request
€ 45 per person, per night

Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

After booking the guest will receive an email with a confirmation, invoice and the payment policies.

The guest will be asked to transfer the fee (the fee includes a refundable damage fee of 100 euros per apartment) 3 weeks before the check-in date.

Please note that last minute reservations can be paid in cash during check-in.

Please inform Gelkingehof Aparthotel 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.

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

Payment before arrival by bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions.

A damage deposit of EUR 100 is required. The property charges this 14 days before arrival. That's about 105.12USD. This will be collected by bank transfer. You should be reimbursed within 7 days of check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full by bank transfer, subject to an inspection of the property.

FAQs about Gelkingehof Aparthotel

  • Gelkingehof Aparthotel is 650 feet from the center of Groningen. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Room options at Gelkingehof Aparthotel include:

    • Apartment

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

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

    • Check-in at Gelkingehof Aparthotel is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.