We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Paleis Soestdijk

Address: Amsterdamsestraatweg 1, 3744 AA Soestdijk, The Netherlands
Phone Number: 035- 541 28 41
Improve this listing
Ranked #1 of 1 Attractions in Soestdijk
Type: Cultural
Attraction details
Type: Cultural

Hotels near Paleis Soestdijk

Write a Review

21 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
Huizen, The Netherlands
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Totally dilapidated former Royal Palace (during reign of Juliana and her scandalous - ex nazi - husband Bernhard). The interior is stripped down to a minimum of furniture in total dismay and the exterior is in desparate need of fresh paint. And to think that the Dutch tax payer has to pay millions for the upkeep of such former castles.

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
145 reviews 145 reviews
15 attraction reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

The grounds are lovely and from the outside the palace, which is more stately home than "palace" if your idea of a palace is Versailles or Buckingham Palace, looks great. The problem is that it becomes very clear the moment you step foot inside that the palace is in urgent need of investment. It surprised us how few visitors there... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Paleis Soestdijk also viewed

Haarzuilens, Utrecht Province
Bunschoten, Utrecht Province
Amerongen, Utrecht Province
Utrecht, Utrecht Province

Been to Paleis Soestdijk? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Paleis Soestdijk staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?