The Van Swinderen Huys is an elegant and characteristic meeting- and conference location in the center of Groningen, at the Oude Boteringestraat 19, a one-minute walk from the Academy building.

Our unique rooms are suitable for meetings, conferences, workshops, lunches, dinners, drinks but above all it is also possible to host your promotional drink at the Van Swinderen Huys.

We work with local quality products, offer a personalised service and make sure your promotional drink will be a memorable occasion.

Moreover, we offer you the possibility to choose from a selection of distinguished PhD package deals. When choosing one of these package deals you do not need to pay any room rent.

Are you still looking for a location for your PhD reception? Have a look at what the Van Swinderen Huys has to offer you!

The Van Swinderen Huys opened its doors in 2014 as a unique meeting-, congress-, dinner- and lunchhall in the centre of Groningen.

In the centre of Groningen you will find the elegant and historical Van Swinderen Huys: an exclusive meeting and conference location nearby the Groningen University. Come on in and discover our beautiful seven rooms. Because of our luxorious rooms, drinks and food we welcome people from the Groningen University, entrepreneurs, government and network clubs als our daily guests. Our superb location is most suitable for your seminars, workshops, meetings, coaching sessions, dinners and drinks.

If you are interested or just want to know more about who we are and what we do, feel free to send us an email at or visit our website

Contact information

Oude Boteringestraat 19
9712 GC Groningen

050 363 4454