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Make a self catering cottage or holiday rental in Utrecht, Netherlands your home away from home

Utrecht is the small but densely populated region in the centre of the Netherlands mainland. It is centred around the old city of Utrecht which was established by the Romans in 47AD and is one of the oldest towns in the Netherlands. It has several bustling cities as well as picturesque villages, castles and residences to enjoy from a self-catering holiday base in this area.

Things to Do in Utrecht

The beautiful countryside around the well-located Utrecht holiday rentals is ideal for walking and cycling. Horseback riding and canal boat trips are also a popular way to enjoy the countryside whilst Utrecht is a pleasant city for sightseeing. As with most places in the Netherlands, sampling the local cheeses is a real pleasure, especially the mature Edam and Gouda cheeses along with local Dutch favourites.

Places to Visit Around Utrecht

The main city of Utrecht has an old center with a Medieval cathedral tower which dominates the skyline and several canals. There is also the Centraal Museum and a Museum of Modern Design, now called the Rietveld-Schroder-Huis Museum with many design exhibits. The smaller towns of Loenen, Wijk bij Duurstede and Amerongen are all well worth spending time visiting. There are several old castles around your Utrecht holiday rentals including the Kasteel Loenersloot in Loenen, Slot Zuylen and the well-known neo-Gothic architecture Kasteel De Haar. The city of Amersfoort has a well-preserved historic centre with small shops and markets which give a taste of provincial life in the Utrecht region.

Weather in Utrecht

Utrecht has a typical temperate climate with warm damp summers and mild winters which remain largely above freezing. Temperatures generally reach 22°C (72°F) in mid summer and drop to an average 5°C (41°F) in the winter. The Utrecht area can be rainy at any time of year, with around 4-6cm of rainfall.

Travel to Utrecht

The nearest airport to your holiday rental in the Utrecht region is Schipol (AMS) Airport which is in the capital city of Amsterdam. It is approximately 35km from the centre of Utrecht. Rotterdam (RTM) Airport also has regular flights from all over Europe and is 49km from the centre of the region.

Wonderful! 4.9/5
(9 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Multiple rentals Bungalow #6030888
9
Viewed 104 times in the last 48 hours
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  • 5 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 10
Multiple rentals Chalet #6030888
Viewed 35 times in the last 48 hours
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Multiple rentals Chalet #6030888
Viewed 80 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(38 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 4
Farmhouse #325842
38
Viewed 49 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(19 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Apartment #756756
19
Viewed 36 times in the last 48 hours
Very Good! 4/5
(12 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Chalet #1697644
12
Viewed 31 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(21 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Chateau / Country House #1396892
21
Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(14 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 3
House #6024903
14
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(8 reviews)
avg/night
  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 6
House #2449303
8
Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(12 reviews)
View details for price
  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
House Boat #6895914
12
Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(8 reviews)
avg/night
  • Studio
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Barn #3589832
8
Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.4/5
(5 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Chalet #6036321
5
Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(25 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 6
House #259685vb
25
Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Multiple rentals Farmhouse #869839
2
Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(7 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Apartment #1670666
7
Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(11 reviews)
avg/night
  • 4 BR
  • 4 BA
  • Sleeps 12
Chateau / Country House #1093387
11
Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Studio #787477vb
4
Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #6837321
2
Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Apartment #2598921
2
Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(25 reviews)
avg/night
  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 10
Villa #1044957
25
Viewed 35 times in the last 48 hours
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Multiple rentals Farmhouse #869839
2
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
House #3882881
2
Viewed 99 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(5 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #2341442
5
Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Cottage #6828966
2
Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
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  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
House #6900905
3
Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
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  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 6
House #2284468
1
Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Apartment #6978842
2
Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
House #8331181
Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
  • 3 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 8
Villa #1239218
16
  • Studio
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #1155327
1
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
House #2284483
Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(8 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Bungalow #1071917
8
Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
House Boat #477989vb
4
Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #2574555
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  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 5
House #2407764
1
Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #2537238
Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
House #2284456
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
House #2284440
Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Farmhouse #1239152
27
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
House #2510191
Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
House #2389352
2
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
House #2284432
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
House #2284427
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
House #2284502
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Boat #2536918
Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 6
House #2284488
1
avg/night
  • 7 BR
  • 6 BA
  • Sleeps 24
Farmhouse #1004388
1
Viewed 36 times in the last 48 hours
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 4
Townhome #1107780vb
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 3
Apartment #3837193
Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 4
Boat #958905vb
 

Recent Reviews

Lovely boathouse on the lake

5 of 5
My mother, sister and daughter and I had a lovely week at this boat house. We enjoyed the rowing boat, canoes and swimming in the lake, made better because it was a heat wave! The place is convenient for Amsterdam and Utrecht with a car. The small town of Breukelen is nice and has supermarkets, restaurants etc. The owners of the house were very friendly and helpful. The property was clean and in good condition, and the internet connection was good. I would love to be able to visit again, especially in hot weather.
  • Review Submitted: Jun 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017

Holiday home, Loosdrecht Lakes

5 of 5
Rutger and Olivia's holiday home was comfortable and well equipped. It was quiet with a pleasant outlook. It's position geographically was ideal for us to visit the places we wanted to go to, a bonus is that the main line station at Breukelen is only a 20 minute drive away. Definitely a place we would consider visiting again.
  • Review Submitted: Oct 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016