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Interesting piece of Dutch Royal history

It's a nice place to go out on a day with nice weather. If you know who Juliana and Bernard were... read more

Reviewed October 6, 2017
Houten, The Netherlands
Guided tour of the palace Soestdijk

It's not what I expected from a palace. Bit sober. Walking and having a picknick on a summer day... read more

Reviewed August 23, 2017
Etienne H
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Amsterdamsestraatweg 1, 3744 AA Soestdijk, The Netherlands
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Reviewed October 6, 2017

It's a nice place to go out on a day with nice weather. If you know who Juliana and Bernard were, you'll love this place. If you have no idea about them or have no interest in the history of the Dutch Royals, it might...More

1  Thank Runninglady77
Reviewed August 23, 2017

It's not what I expected from a palace. Bit sober. Walking and having a picknick on a summer day in the gardens of the palace, is a very good idea, while you still can, at least till the end of 2017, because it is sold...More

3  Thank Etienne H
Reviewed March 31, 2017 via mobile

Very interesting experience to feel where and how our royal family lived. The palace comes across bigger than it actually is. You learn that also the royal family has a living room, office etc. next to a number of historic halls to receive bigger groups....More

Thank Friembi0203
Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

There was a movie night at Paleis Soestdijk. The movie The Kings Speech was displayed. Really good movie shown in a good place. Walked around a bit in the gardens of the palace. There are toilets next to the restaurant.

Thank FinchX
Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

The palace lost its past glory and not well maintained due to lack of funds or interest from anybody. It's still an interesting place to visit to have a glimpse on way of living of the Dutch Royal family. however, a lot of rooms are...More

1  Thank Olga S
Reviewed May 10, 2016

We were very disappointed at first to realise that none of the info is in English, and seeing as we don't speak Dutch we didn't know what we were looking at. However, the staff there were wonderful and one of the ladies translated the whole...More

1  Thank LateLate77
Reviewed April 30, 2016

we visited paleis Soestdijk and it is still Amazing after all those Years. Queen Juliana and Prince Bernard lived there Till 2004 and it is a museum Right now but you can really see how the Queen and King lived and it Will surprise you

Thank Oldgreyfox14
Reviewed March 18, 2016

It was the best expirience I ever had...beautiful Pallace...You feel like you are the Qeen...the staff is very polite and profesional

Thank measnew
Reviewed December 23, 2015

It is romantic little place in a beatiful setting of the forest. You can visit the Gardens and walk through the landscape

Thank Niels J
Reviewed November 26, 2015

It's a nice palace but there are better palaces to visit in Netherlands. There's not too much to see. Not worth going to Soest just to visit the palace but if you are already there then definitely go and see. Would need some construction works...

Thank Kart U
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Erik v
April 2, 2016|
Response from Niels J | Reviewed this property |
Hi Eric, Unfortunately they only use the Ideal pay system, which doesn't work with credit cards. Maybe if you ask them, they can tell you if they work with a ticket agency who would take credit cards. Niels