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Stay outside

I wasn't to impressed with the palace tour. You expect more grandeur from a royal palace. But not... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2018
Eemnes, The Netherlands
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 6 October 2017
Houten, The Netherlands
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18 Sep 2018
“Stay outside”
6 Oct 2017
“Interesting piece of Dutch Royal history”
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Amsterdamsestraatweg 1, 3744 AA Soestdijk, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 18 September 2018

I wasn't to impressed with the palace tour. You expect more grandeur from a royal palace. But not our Dutch royals, they kept it simple. Still good to see though. But I absolutely love the parks and forests surrounding the palace. They often organize fairs...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 6 October 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

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 23 August 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

Date of experience: August 2017
3  Thank EtienneH54
Reviewed 31 March 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

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Friembi0203
Reviewed 30 August 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.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank FinchX
Reviewed 1 July 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

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Olga S
Reviewed 10 May 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

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank LateLate77
Reviewed 30 April 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

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Oldgreyfox14
Reviewed 18 March 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

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank measnew
Reviewed 24 December 2015

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

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Niels J
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Erik v
2 April 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