Accommodation & travel

The conference will be held in Utrecht University’s University Hall, located in the centre of Utrecht next to the landmark Dom Cathedral and Tower. The address is:

University Hall
Domplein 29
3512 JE Utrecht









Delegates will need to make their own arrangements for accommodation. There are several options below. Early booking is advised.


Hotels marked with a * should offer a discount to Material Cultures of Music Notation conference delegates  – check at the time of booking.

Apollo Hotel
Vredenburg 14, 3511 BA Utrecht

Court Hotel* 
Korte Nieuwstraat 14, 3512 NM Utrecht
Very close to venue.

Eye Hotel*
Wijde Begijnestraat 1-3, 3512 AW Utrecht
Located in a former eye hospital.

Mother Goose*
Ganzenmarkt 26, 3512 GE Utrecht

NH Centre Utrecht
Janskerkhof 10, 3512 BL Utrecht

B&Bs, cheaper hotels, hostels

B&B Gregorius
Nieuwegracht 21, 3512 LC Utrecht

B&B aan de Singel
Van Asch van Wijckskade 14, 3512 VP Utrecht

Hotel Oorsprongpark
F.C. Dondersstraat 12, 3572 JH Utrecht

Stayokay Hostel Utrecht Centrum
Neude 5, 3512 AD Utrecht


By air

(Amsterdam) Schiphol Airport is the international airport closest to Utrecht. From Schiphol, trains to Utrecht take about 30 minutes and depart every 15 minutes. The train station is situated directly below the airport.

Eindhoven Airport is the second largest airport in the Netherlands. Getting to Utrecht takes you approximately 1,5 hours, by a combination of bus and train.

By bus (from Utrecht Central Station)
From Utrecht Central Station take bus 2, exit at Domplein.
Travelling by public transport (university guidelines).

By foot (10 minute walk from Utrecht Central Station)
Follow directions to the ‘Museumkwartier’ (Museum Quarter). In the ‘Hoog Catharijne’ shopping mall take the ‘Godebaldkwartier’ exit and continue left towards the Dom Tower. After passing right under the Dom Tower, cross over towards the right. The entrance to the University Hall is right in front of you.

By car
For up-to-date directions, please check the ANWB route planner (in Dutch only). Information about road works in and around Utrecht is available from Utrecht bereikbaar (in Dutch only).

The nearest car park is located at the Springweg, a ten-minute walk from the University Hall. On the motorway follow directions towards the city centre (Centrum), then look for signs to ‘P Springweg’. After parking your car exit the car park at the ‘Oudegracht’ side and walk through the ‘Strosteeg’ towards the ‘Oudegracht’. Cross the bridge and turn left. At the ‘Wed’ turn right, then cross the ‘Lange Nieuwstraat’. The entrance to the University Hall is right in front of you.