Van Swinderenhuys

The Van Swinderen Huys is a beautiful unique location for conferences, workshops, meetings and (graduation) drinks in the heart of Groningen.

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The Van Swinderen Huys is a unique event location for business meetings such as conferences, workshops, meetings and lectures, but also for drinks. The place where you come together to increase your knowledge and share experiences. 

We strive to be a meeting place for the business community, the university and the government. The Van Swinderen Huys is a beautiful location for conferences, workshops, meetings and (graduation) drinks in the heart of Groningen. The 7 unique rooms, luxury catering and excellent service ensure that you can enjoy a perfect meeting in beautiful surroundings. We are happy to advise you about the possibilities of the various rooms, catering, technology and other wishes. Together with you we work on a successful event.


  • €30.00 - The rates differ per meeting room and per part of the day. We use a higher rate in the morning than in the afternoon. Prices from €30.00 per hour.



  • In/near walking areas Yes
  • In the centre Yes
  • Beautiful location Yes
  • In/near museum district Yes
  • In entertainment district Yes
  • Accessible by public transport Yes
  • Distance to train station: 1.4 km
  • Distance from airport: 16.7 km


  • Type of building: Country house
  • Type of accommodation: Conference centre
  • Situation: Linked
  • Building style of accommodation: Renaissance
  • Character/furnishing of accommodation: Luxury

TV, audio, video & Internet

  • Laptop connection Yes
  • Projection screen Yes
  • Beamer Yes
  • Sound system Yes
  • Stereo system Yes
  • Internet connection: WiFi


  • Maximum group size: 100
  • Capacity explanation: .
    The Van Swinderen Huys has 7 rooms for different types of meetings. Each room can be rented per half hour. The use of facilities such as screens, microphones and flipcharts is included in the price. In addition, the entire building is equipped with fast wireless internet.

    De Glazen Zaal
    A suitable room for a meeting, conference, lecture, workshop, reception or dinner. Warm decor with modern facilities. A bar and a patio adjoin the Glass Hall. The Glass Room has an area of ​​105m2 and is equipped with an audio amplifier, flip charts, hand microphones, a lectern, 2 large screens, fixed microphones and WiFi. The maximum capacity for this room is 100 people.

    Club Lounge & Conservatory
    The Club Lounge is a cozy space for a presentation, meeting or drinks in an intimate atmosphere. This room has a view over the Academieplein. The room has a modern presentation screen and sound system for a presentation or workshop. The adjoining bar provides a private space. The Club Lounge has an area of ​​43m2, has an adjoining bar/conservatory, facilities such as a flip chart, lectern, multimedia screen and 2 large screens. The maximum capacity of this room is 35 people.

    The Board Room The Board Room
    is located on the second floor of the Van Swinderen Huys. A characteristic space and personal ambiance. The high ceiling provides a spacious, pleasant space that is very suitable for your meeting, workshop or brainstorming session. The Board Room has an area of ​​41m2, has 1 large screen, flip chart, laptop, multimedia screen, WiFi and is suitable for 12 people.

    The Meeting Room
    Also on the second floor you will find the smallest room of the Van Swinderen Huys. The space is suitable for 6 people. There is a round table in the light room, the ideal space for conducting applications or for a meeting at an external location. The Meeting Room has an area of ​​21m2 and is equipped with a flip chart, multimedia screen and WiFi.

    The Brasserie/Patio
    The Brasserie is a suitable comfortable space for a lunch, dinner or reception. The Brasserie is also a suitable place as a workshop space during your conference or event. The Patio is located at the Glass Hall. A space that is very suitable for an event in an informal atmosphere, a drink or closing. The Patio, Brasserie and the bar together form the ideal space for your drink. The surface is 31m2, including an adjoining bar and information screen in the Patio. Suitable for 20 people.
  • Capacity of largest room: 100
  • Capacity of smallest room: 6
  • Number of reception rooms: 7


  • Notes accessibility OV: .
    Located in the center of the city, the Van Swinderen Huys can be reached by public transport. The nearest bus stop is a 10-minute walk away.
  • Notes parking: .
    Many parking facilities are available near the Van Swinderen Huys. One of the parking facilities nearby is Q-Park Ossenmarkt, a 2-minute walk from Van Swinderen Huys.
  • Own car park: No

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