Hotel Papendal

Netherlands Arnhem, Netherlands
Hotel Papendal is unique in its sort. Its uniqueness is not merely reflected in the forest surroundings, our short distance from the city centre of Arnhem or the fact that the area is rich in culture. The uniqueness can be found in the energy at Hotel Papendal. You can feel it upon arrival, beyond words. You want to stay here. This is where you can relax, escape from your daily routine and recharge your battery. Staying in the heart of Dutch sporting excellence makes it even more unique. Of course you don’t need to be an (elite)athlete to benefit from all that Hotel Papendal has to offer. Experience Papendal for yourself, together with your friends or team members. We guarantee you will be full of positive energy when you look back on a wonderful and relaxed stay. Even when you have a training camp!

Teams love Hotel Papendal because:

  • Location in the heart of the Dutch top sport
  • Excellent training facility with Olympic standards
  • Good (international) accessibility

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Hotel Papendal is located near the centre of Arnhem in the woody surroundings of the Veluwe! International airports such as Düsseldorf, Amsterdam and Brussels are approximately 2 hours away.


Whether you are at Hotel Papendal for a relaxed weekend getaway, a business trip or a training camp, a good night sleep is essential. It's our pleasure to take care of that. With our ultra-long Mline beds you have first-class comfort to start a new day with plenty of energy. You can easily go and stay online, as we offer free WiFi throughout the hotel. To accommodate everyone’s wishes, we offer various room types. 


If you are staying at Hotel Papendal, you can enjoy free use of the spa centre, featuring fitness equipment, sauna and a Turkish steam bath. You can also practice your serve on the tennis courts or enjoy a round of golf on the Pitch and Putt golf course, at an additional charge. Bikes are also available for hire, allowing you to explore the stunning environment with the aid of various cycling routes. For your football training camp we have two football pitches.

Accommodation Facilities

General Facilities
  • Meeting Room
  • Free WiFi
  • 24 hour reception
  • Lobby
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
Room Facilities
  • Airconditioning
  • Free WiFi
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Bath
  • Minibar
  • Shower
  • Balcony
Leisure Facilities
  • Sauna
  • Turkish Bath
  • Football Pitch (Natural Grass)
  • Football Pitch (Artificial Grass)
  • Tennis
  • Golf
  • Pitch and Put
  • Fietsverhuur



Papendal has a total of eight football fields. Five fields are used by Vitesse for the youth and the first team. The other three football fields, of which two lawns and an artificial turf pitch, can be used for training camps. You can find a variety of sports such as football, hockey, judo, cycling, tennis etc. National and international teams such as RKC Waalwijk, De Graafschap, the 'golden' women's hockey team, FC Barcelona and Tottenham Hotspur already preceded you.

Sport Facilities

Football Pitch Natural Grass FIFA
  • Dressing Rooms
Football Pitch Natural Grass FIFA
  • Floodlighting
  • Dressing Rooms

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