Eindhoven Highlights

There is plenty to do in the vicinity of Hotel Eindhoven! Eindhoven is the 5th largest city in the Netherlands with over 200,000 inhabitants. In this lively city you can discover all kinds of things in the field of culture, technology and design. In addition, the city centre offers plenty of opportunities for fun shopping and enjoying the large culinary offerings. Get on your bike and within 10 minutes you will be in the middle of the city centre!

On this page you can read all about the Highlights of Eindhoven

Must see/do
  • The Blob
    Found in the centre of Eindhoven and is very characteristic of Eindhoven. This organically shaped futuristic structure designed by Massimiliano Fuksas and was completed in 2010. Eindhoven can proudly state that the Blob belongs to Eindhoven's skyline.
  • Flying Pins
    The bowling ball with flying pins is an extraordinary work of art and at its highest point no less than 8.5 metres high. This too is a very distinctive artwork of the city of Eindhoven.
  • Market Square
    The Markt is one of the most crowded squares in the centre of Eindhoven. This is due to the large number of catering establishments and terraces located on the square. Events are also often organised, such as the installation of an ice-skating rink, fundraising events like the Glass House and various live performances.
  • Down Town Gourmet Market
    A special foodhall with no less than 21 different kitchens surrounding a large terrace. Conviviality is guaranteed at the Down Town Gourmet Market.
  • Stratumseind
    Stratumseind in Eindhoven is Eindhoven's nightlife area. A long street characterised by its many cafés and pubs. This location is therefore also very popular among the nightlife crowd.
  • Strijp-S
    Strijp S is a unique location, located just outside the centre of Eindhoven that is currently developing enormously. Huge Philips factories have been transformed into impressive lofts, restaurants and shops. With countless weekly events organised there, you won't get bored easily.
  • Prehistoric village
    Experience the past with an exploration of the Prehistoric Village. On your tour, you will meet historical inhabitants from prehistory to the late Middle Ages. Listen to their exciting stories and acquire the skills that helped move the world forward over the years.
  • Genneper Parks
    Our hotel is located in the middle of the green heart of Genneper Parken. Genneper Parken is the nature, sports and recreation area in the south of Eindhoven, including the largest Indoor Sports Centre in the Netherlands, the Historical Open-Air Museum Eindhoven, ice sports centre, riding school, golf course, miniature golf course and several beautiful walking and cycling routes. Rent a bike and discover this beautiful area.
Food & Beverage Hotspots
  • Brasserie Martinus
    Brasserie Martinus is the à la carte restaurant of Van der Valk Hotel Eindhoven. You are welcome here every day for a high tea, lunch or dinner.
  • Restaurant Het Buffet
    In Hotel Eindhoven you will find Restaurant Het Buffet You are welcome here every day for a delicious breakfast buffet and on Friday and Saturday for a family dinner buffet.
  • Hotel Bar Ozzo Food & Drinks
    Ozzo Food & Drinks is the exclusive, trendy hotel bar of Van der Valk Hotel Eindhoven. Besides delectable cocktails, you can also come here for delicious fresh sushi dishes, such as flamed sake, the fried shrimp roll or let yourself be surprised and enjoy a sushi platter composed by our chef. You can also visit OZZO Food & Drinks for artisanal homemade burgers and a tender steak.
  • Dommelstraat
    Dommelstraat is a street full of catering establishments in the centre of Eindhoven. This street connects to the Stationsplein, where there are also a lot of nice eateries with delicious dishes from different regions and countries.
  • Stadsbrouwerij
    Delicious home-brewed special beers, interesting brewery tours and a sunny terrace can be found at Stadsbrouwerij Eindhoven.
  • Intelligentia Ice
    A creative ice cream parlour with unique flavours located at Strijp-S.
  • Down Town Gourmet Market
    A special foodhall with no less than 21 different cuisines around a large terrace. Sociability is guaranteed at the Down Town Gourmet Market.
  • The Market
    This is the place to go for a delicious lunch, burgundy drinks and delicious dinner dishes.
Museum Hotspots
  • Van Abbe Museum
    Leading museum of modern art in a building that surprises with a combination of old & new architecture. The museum has an extensive international collection of over 3,000 works of art.
  • Philips Museum
    Philips Stadium has been the home of Philips Sport Vereniging for over a century. The modern and impressive stadium is an eye-catcher in the city and a reminder of PSV's rich sporting history, founded in 1913. Learn all about the history of Philips. From the very beginning, the development of the grow light bulb to the latest innovations.
  • PSV Museum
    Admire the greatest prizes from the club's history and experience red/white in an interactive way during your visit to the PSV Museum.
  • DAF Museum
    For connoisseurs and non-connoisseurs alike, the DAF Museum, from the years 1928 to the present, is a unique experience.
Shop & Design Hotspots
  • The Heuvel Gallery
    The Heuvelgalerie is an indoor shopping centre located at Eindhoven's Market Square. You will find a large and diverse range of shops including many fashion boutiques, sports shops, bookstores and specialist gift and jewellery shops.
  • Piazza Centre
    Piazza Centre is located practically next to Eindhoven Central Station. The modern complex with four floors of shopping pleasure is directly adjacent to the Demer: a consecutive popular shopping street.
  • Woensel Shopping Centre
    Partly covered shopping centre located outside the centre of Eindhoven.
Concert Hotspots
  • Dynamo
    Dynamo is music, Dynamo is sport, Dynamo is art, Dynamo is dance. In short, anything goes here. In addition to big names, expect local and regional talent on stage at Dynamo.
  • Effenaar
    Poppodium Effenaar is Eindhoven's cultural stage, organising concerts and dance evenings in two halls.
  • Parktheater
    Parktheater Eindhoven is one of the larger theatres in the Netherlands and is located at the edge of the Stadswandelpark in Eindhoven. It hosts theatre performances and other activities for almost 300,000 visitors a year.
  • The Beursgebouw
    A variety of cool parties are held here. Think urban, house or even a techno or hardstyle party.
  • Eindhoven Music Building
    In the covered Heuvel shopping area in the centre of Eindhoven, you can find Muziekgebouw Eindhoven. Its programming covers various genres, including classical music, jazz and pop music.