World’s biggest
blockchain & AI hackathon

April 11-15th
Groningen, the Netherlands
Travel & Accommodation Tips

Hackathon Venue:

Suikerlaan 20
9743 DA Groningen


Hotel suggestion:

For the hackathon, you and your teammates will be staying in Groningen for one or more nights between April 11-15, 2019. As there are a number of large events in the city of Groningen that weekend, hotels are filling up very quickly.

Therefore, we have blocked a number of hotel rooms in different hotels in and around Groningen for you to book. Please note that you are responsible for booking your own hotel accommodation during the weekend and bear the costs for it.


NH Hotel De Ville

Located in the city center of Groningen, for you to book at a reduced tariff. Please follow the link (English or Nederlands) below to make a booking and secure your hotel rooms at this tariff.



Best Western Plus Hotel Groningen Plaza

Located next to highway a28 and only 4km from the venue (possibility to rent bikes). Free parking in front of the hotel, a heated indoor pool, and free wireless internet in the entire hotel. Please, fill in the reservation form and send it to For further conditions please review the reservation form.


City Hotel Groningen

Located in the city center and offers rooms for a special Hackathon rate, which are only valid for direct bookings. Please book by phone (+31 50-588 6565) or email ( and mention ‘Odyssey Hackathon’ to book this special offer.


Bud Gett Hostel

An affordable hostel located in the city center of Groningen. All prices are excl. tourist tax and breakfast. In order to book this special offer, please email directly and mention reference GF2400.



Located in the city center of Groningen, Martinihotel offers a special hackathon rate on rooms between April 11-15. In order to book a room, please email directly and mention reference GF1526.



Travel suggestion:

We advise you to take the train to Groningen.