We have pre-reserved hotel rooms with a special rate. These hotels can be booked during the registration based on availability. For your reservation, please use the respective booking form or booking code.


Hotels close to the venue
Mercure Hotel Groningen Martiniplaza € 95 to € 125
Apollo Hotel Groningen € 90 – € 100
Van der Valk Hotel Groningen-Hoogkerk € 90 – € 100
Hotels in the city center
Martini Hotel € 79 – € 99
City Hotel Groningen € 89
Best Western Hotel Groningen Centre € 90 – € 105
NH Hotel Groningen € 99
NH Hotel Groningen Hotel de Ville € 105
Hotels close to the city center of Groningen
Best Western Plus Hotel Groningen Plaza € 80 – € 90
Postillion Hotel Haren Groningen € 82
Budget Hotels
Bud Gett Hostel € 31 – € 35

Hotel information

Mercure Hotel Groningen Martiniplaza
Address: Expositielaan 7, 9727 KA Groningen 

The hotel is located right next to the Martiniplaza (conference venue). The hotel is easy to access both by car and public transportation. The Stadspark lies just behind the hotel and is a beautiful spot to enjoy nature. By public transportation, the city center is 10 minutes away. All 157 rooms and suites have air conditioning, a safe, a minibar, a rain shower and free WIFI.

Single room: € 95
Twin room, single use: € 95
Privilege room single use incl minibar/ nespresso: € 105
Suite single use incl minibar nespresso livingroom/ sleepingroom: € 125
* all prices are including breakfast.Mercure Hotel Groningen

Booking code: tba

Apollo Hotel Groningen
Address: Laan van de Vrijheid 91, 9728 GA Groningen

The Apollo Hotel Groningen is situated right next to Martini Plaza, at the edge of the centre. The hotel’s industrial and unique appearance makes it radiate as much boldness and energy as the city itself. Just a 20-minute walk will take you to the city centre, next to the Martinitoren.

Standard room:
Deluxe room:

Booking code: tbaApollo Hotel Groningen.



Van der Valk: Hotel Groningen – Hoogkerk

Van der Valk Hotel Groningen-Hoogkerk is located in Eelderwolde, directly next to the A7 highway. The city center of Groningen is 4 km from the hotel and can be reached easily by public transport.

Single room:Van der Valk Hotel Groningen-Hoogkerk.

Travel from Van der Valk to Martiniplaza


Martini Hotel
Address: Gedempte Zuiderdiep 8, 9711 HG Groningen

In the city centre of Groningen you will find the Martini Hotel. Since 1871 we have been welcoming our guests with our personal approach.
The Martini Hotel is only a stone’s throw from the famous Martini Tower, museums and the Groningen Central Station. The former “WEEVA”
(House for All to Sleep and Eat) is well-known, even abroad, and still today you can find numerous features of this in the extraordinary character of the building.

Economy room: € 79,50
Economy room double use: € 89,50Martini Hotel.
Standard room: € 89,50
Standard room double use: € 99,50
* all prices are including breakfast

For booking:
send an email to and use the code Biotrans 2019


Address: Gedempte Kattendiep 25, 9711 PM Groningen

The hotel is close to the beautiful Central Station and easily accessible by public transport. Most sights, good shops, museums and clubs, cafes and restaurants are within walking distance of the hotel. You can also hire a bicycle from the hotel and follow a cycle route through the historical inner city, the surrounding districts and the area around the city.

Room, singel use: € 89 (incl. breakfast)

For booking: xxxxx

City Hotel Groningen.




Best Western Hotel Groningen Centre
Address: Radesingel 50, 9711 EK Groningen

The Best Western Hotel Centre is situated on the edge of the historic city centre of Groningen so rather close to all the conviviality but not in the middle of all the bustle. The hotel is situated at walking distance of the Groningen Central Station.

Standard room: € 90
Comfort room: € 105
* breakfast (buffet) € 15,50Best Western Hotel Groningen Centre.

For booking:

NH Hotel Groningen
Address: Hanzeplein 132, 9713 GW Groningen

An 8-minute walk from both the city’s Grote Markt main square and the Renaissance-style Prinsentuin gardens, this relaxed, modern hotel is also a 9-minute walk from the Gothic Martinitoren church and its Baroque organ.

Down-to-earth rooms with colorful accents come with free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, and tea and coffeemaking facilities. They also include air-conditioning and en suite bathrooms; some offer city views. There is a bus stop in front of the hotel.

Standard room: € 99 (incl. breakfast)

.NH Hotel Groningen


For booking:


NH Groningen Hotel de Ville
Oude Boteringestraat 43-45, 9712 GD Groningen

The NH Groningen Hotel de Ville is a pretty, listed building, which dates back to the 15th century. This is the perfect spot from which to explore Groningen, being close to both the University of Groningen and the centuries-old Martini Tower. And all the major museums are within pleasant walking distance.

There are 66 elegant guest rooms, ranging from Standard singles to Suites. The rooms are modern and inviting, decorated in shades of sand and taupe, or oranges and browns. Rooms have views of either the street or gardens, and some have balconies.

NH Hotel De VilleStandard room: 105 (incl. breakfast)

For booking:

Best Western Hotel Plus Groningen Plaza

The Best Western Hotel Plus Groningen Plaza is situated at the intersection of the A7 and A28, yet it is in a nature area. The location makes our hotel the ideal basis for business stays, but also for more leisurely visits to the city and the area around Groningen. Parking is free of charge and from Friday to Sundays you can use the shuttle service to the city centre, which is also free of charge. The hotel has 121 rooms, a large number of which have a view of lake Hoornsemeer. The lake is a wonderful place for cycling and walking; the hotel offers bicycle hire and maps of walking routes are available. After a good walk or bike ride you can enjoy the hotel’s pool, leaving you fully refreshed for a special culinary dinner in restaurant Meerwold.

Standard room: € 80
Comfort room: € 90
* breakfast (buffet) € 15,50

Best Western Hotel Plus Groningen Plaza.For booking:


Postillion Hotel Haren Groningen
Emmalaan 33, 9752 KS Haren

Postillion Hotel Haren Groningen is situated along the A28. Groningen Airport Eelde is just a 10-minute drive from the hotel. There is a Park & Ride 500 metres away, where buses to Groningen city center depart every 10 minutes. And with bikes that the hotel can arrange for you, it is easy to cycle to and from the centre of Groningen.

Stndard room: € 82Postillion Hotel Haren Groningen.

For booking:
via email: using the code Biotrans 2019 Groningen
or by phone: +31 85 0580 100 (mention Biotrans 2019)


Bud Gett Hostel
Rademarkt 3-3a, 9711 CS Groningen

Bud Gett Hostels was founded 2009. In addition to offering a comfortable place to sleep in Groningen centre, we also want to offer you a pleasant stay. We therefore decorated the hostels in the style of Mondrian. Warm, bold colours that make everyone feel at home with us. Are you coming as a couple? Or would you like to stay in 1 room with your whole group? We have something for everyone: we offer rooms for 2 to 10 people.Budgett Hostel.