About the Efteling Hotel
Want to know everything about the Efteling Hotel? Here you will find information on your stay, the facilities available and things for all of you to do.
The Efteling Hotel reception is open 24 hours a day. Present your reservation confirmation at the reception and we will check you in.
The keys to your room are available from 3 p.m. Earlier access to your room is possible by arrangement and at a cost of € 10.00 per hour.
If you do not expect to arrive until after 6 p.m., please inform the reception (tel. +31 (0)416 537 777).
Access to Efteling Park
As a guest of the Efteling Hotel, you are entitled to unlimited access to Efteling Park on all days of your stay (including the days of arrival and departure).
You may pick up your Efteling Park admission tickets from the hotel reception from 9 a.m. onwards. The park is accessible to hotel guests half an hour earlier than the official opening hours.
There is also a special park entrance for hotel guests just five minutes’ walk from the hotel.
Only guests of the Efteling Hotel may park free of charge in the hotel car park. You may use the car park on all days of your stay. Special parking spaces are available for disabled guests.
Please call our Contact Center on +31 (0)416 537 777.
You may set your navigation system to the following address:
5171 RA Kaatsheuvel
Route description within the Netherlands
From Rotterdam: take the A16 towards Dordrecht/Breda, take the ‘s-Hertogenbosch exit (A59), the Waalwijk/Kaatsheuvel exit (N261) and follow the ‘Efteling Hotel’ signs.
From Utrecht: take the A2 towards ‘s-Hertogenbosch, take the Gorinchem/Breda exit (A27), the Waalwijk exit (A59), the Waalwijk/Kaatsheuvel exit (N261) and follow the ‘Efteling Hotel’ signs.
From Arnhem/Nijmegen: take the A50 towards ‘s-Hertogenbosch/Eindhoven, take exit 37 to Waalwijk/Kaatsheuvel (A59) and follow the ‘Efteling Hotel’ signs (N261).
From Breda: take the A27 towards Utrecht, take the Waalwijk exit (A59), the Waalwijk/Kaatsheuvel exit (N261) and follow the ‘Efteling Hotel’ signs (N261).
From Eindhoven: take the A58 towards Tilburg, take the Tilburg-Noord/´s-Hertogenbosch/Waalwijk exit (A65) and follow the ‘Efteling Hotel’ signs (N261).
Route description from Belgium
From Antwerp: (90 km) take the A16/E19 towards Breda. In the Netherlands, take the A58 towards Breda-Oost/Utrecht/Tilburg, the A27 towards Breda/Utrecht, the Waalwijk exit (A59), the Waalwijk/Kaatsheuvel exit (N261) and follow the `Efteling Hotel´ signs.
From Liege: (160 km) take the A25/A2 towards Maastricht-Eindhoven. At Eindhoven, take the A58 towards Tilburg/Breda, the Tilburg-Noord/´s-Hertogenbosch exit (A65) and follow the ‘Efteling Bosrijk’ signs.
Public transport within the Netherlands
From Amsterdam/Utrecht: take the train to ’s-Hertogenbosch, where bus services run to Efteling (regular bus routes 300 and 301). Bus route 136 stops at the Horst bus stop, opposite the hotel.
From The Hague/Rotterdam/Breda/Maastricht: take the train to Tilburg, where bus services run to Efteling (regular bus routes 136, 300 and 301). Bus route 136 stops at the Horst bus stop, opposite the hotel.
Public transport from Belgium
Take the Brussels-Antwerp-Amsterdam train (hourly). At Roosendaal, take a connecting train to Tilburg, where bus services run to Efteling (regular bus routes 136, 300 and 301).
Time for Efteling!
As a guest of the Efteling Hotel, you may visit Efteling Park on all days of your stay! You may also enter the park half an hour earlier than usual, where a number of attractions will already be open especially for you. The Efteling Hotel is within walking distance of Efteling Park. It takes just a few minutes to reach the special park entrance for hotel guests, after which your day full of wonderment can begin!Efteling Park opening hours
Food and drink in the Efteling Hotel
Start your day full of energy with a generous breakfast buffet, which is included with your stay. Feel like the king of the realm when you take lunch or dinner at restaurant ‘De Hoffelijke Heraut’. Discover the food and drink available in the Efteling Hotel and prepare yourself for a delectable visit!Food and drink in the Efteling Hotel
Extras for guests of the Efteling Hotel
- Admission to Efteling Park half an hour early
- 20% discount on the musical in the Efteling Theatre (Dutch language)*
- 30% discount on a standard 9- or 18-hole green fee at Efteling Golf Park*
- You can reserve multiple seats for park show Raveleijn (depending on availability, at the reception) before opening time of the Efteling Park.
- Your purchases in the park brought free of charge to the reception (Souvenir Express)
*If available, bookings at the reception or via +31 (0)416 537 777.
Of course it is possible to cancel a booking. This may involve cancellation costs. Read more on this subject in the general terms & conditions.
You may also choose to purchase cancellation insurance. This costs € 3.50 per person. You may purchase cancellation insurance while making your booking.
Inside the Efteling Hotel
- Wi-Fi throughout the hotel
- Within walking distance of Efteling Park
- Completely smoke-free
- Pets not allowed (with the exception of guide dogs)
A 24-hour reception is located in the hotel lobby. Our staff would be happy to assist you with checking in and out, making reservations and answering any questions you may have. A special children’s check-in desk is available for our smaller guests.
- Restaurant reservations
- Reservations for the Efteling Theatre
- Bicycle hire (€ 15.00 per bicycle, € 50.00 deposit)
- Wheelchair loan (€ 50.00 deposit)
- Extra (baby’s) bed (€ 10.00 per night)
- Baby phone service (€ 20.00 deposit)
- Luggage storage
- Laundry service
Extra features in the Efteling Hotel
- Restaurant ‘De Hoffelijke Heraut’
- Bar ‘De Gelagkamer’
- Atmospheric terrace with morning and evening sun and playground
- Play castle
- Children’s lobby
- Children’s check-in desk
- Souvenir shop
As a guest of the Efteling Hotel, you may also make use of the facilities in Efteling Village Bosrijk holiday village, such as the ‘Badhuys’ swimming pool.
The Efteling Hotel includes rooms that have been specially adapted for disabled visitors. A number of parking spaces are reserved for disabled guests and the hotel has two lifts.
You may loan a wheelchair at the reception (deposit required) and collect a pass that entitles you to make use of the special facilities in Efteling Park. In order to receive a pass, you must have a valid doctor’s certificate (max. two years old), stating that you are unable to visit the park and/or its attractions without assistance.
Your room or suite is equipped with a minimum of:
- Free Wi-FI
- TV with Efteling TV and film channels
- Hair dryer
- Child’s toilet seat
- Washbasin step
For more information on your room or suite, please consult your Efteling account.
Services and nice extra's
You may book the following room services and nice extra's via your Efteling account or at the reception:
- Extra (baby’s) bed € 10.00 per night (if possible in your room)
- Souvenirs upon arrival in your room
- Nice extras, such as a Mr Sandman cake or Fairytale Bubbles
Discover the Efteling Hotel!
After a day at Efteling Park, an enchanted night awaits you at the Efteling Hotel. Discover the charms of the Efteling Hotel and have twice as much fun!
Something to celebrate?
Or are you just pleased you decided to stay at the Efteling Hotel? Make your stay even more festive with Fairytale Bubbles, a bouquet of flowers in your room or a real Mr Sandman cake! You may book these and other enchanting extras by calling +31 (0) 416 537 777.