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Book your hotel for Duikvaker in the Netherlands

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Duikvaker is the event for diving enthusiasts in the Netherlands and as an exhibitor you naturally want to be well prepared. In this post we discuss various hotels near the exhibition center, with a special focus on the popular Van der Valk Hotel in Houten. We also give you tips if you prefer to stay in Utrecht and information about public transport and parking.

Duikvaker: The Dutch Dive Show

What is Duikvaker?

Duikvaker is the largest diving fair in the Netherlands and brings diving enthusiasts, professionals and exhibitors together. During the event, workshops, presentations and demonstrations are given and visitors can get acquainted with the latest diving equipment and travel destinations.

Where and when?

Duikvaker will be held on February 3 and 4, 2024 in the Expo Houten, a modern exhibition and conference center.

Hotels in the area

Van der Valk Hotel Houten

Many exhibitors of Duikvaker choose to stay in the Van der Valk Hotel Houten. This four-star hotel is only a few minutes' drive from the Expo Houten and offers spacious rooms, free parking and excellent facilities such as a restaurant, bar and fitness room.

Other hotels near Duikvaker

In addition to the Van der Valk Hotel, there are several other hotels in the vicinity of the exhibition building, such as:

  1. Postillion Hotel Bunnik
  2. Fletcher Hotel-Restaurant Nieuwegein
  3. Van der Valk De Bilt
  4. Van der Valk Hotel Vianen

Hotels in Utrecht

Top 5 hotels in Utrecht

If you prefer to stay in the center of Utrecht, there are plenty of excellent hotels to choose from. Here are our top 5 exhibitor recommendations:

  1. Carlton President Hotel
  2. Park Plaza Utrecht
  3. Hotel Mitland Utrecht
  4. Van der Valk Hotel Utrecht
  5. Hotel NH Utrecht

Benefits of staying in Utrecht

Utrecht is a beautiful and lively city with a rich history and many sights. By choosing a hotel in Utrecht, in addition to participating in Duikvaker as an exhibitor, you can also explore the city and enjoy one of the many restaurants that Utrecht has to offer.

Public transport and parking

Parking at Duikvaker

There is sufficient parking space at Expo Houten for exhibitors and visitors to Duikvaker. Parking on the Expo grounds is free for both exhibitors and visitors. In the area there are also several free parking spaces.

Public transport options

If you want to come to Duikvaker by public transport, there are several options. Trains depart regularly from Utrecht Central Station to Houten station, from where you can take a bus or taxi to the fair. There are also several bus lines that stop near the exhibition building. You can read more information at www.9292ov.nl


Booking a suitable hotel for your stay during Duikvaker as an exhibitor is essential to be well rested at work at the fair. There are excellent hotels available in both Houten and Utrecht, depending on your personal preference and wishes. Take into account the distance to the Expo Houten, available parking and public transport options when choosing your hotel.

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Information Duikvaker 2023

Opening hours

February 1, 2025 from 10am - 6pm

February 2, 2025 from 10am - 5pm

Expo Houten
Meidoornkade 24
3992 AE Houten

Duikvaker is organized by The Exhibition Company

info@exhibitioncompany.nl • www.exhibitioncompany.nl
IBAN: NL77 RABO 0341 4557 41 • Chamber of Commerce: Utrecht 30122269 • VAT: 803128046B01