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Stayokay Heeg - Friesland

t Eilan 65, Heeg, 8621 CT, Netherlands

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Stayokay Heeg - Friesland is located on the edge of Heegermeer, the largest lake in Friesland. The hostel also has its own ANWB-certified sailing school. See you at Stayokay Heeg!

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Heeg Hostel

Hostel Heeg

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

Set on a former island on the edge of Heegermeer, the largest lake in Friesland, Stayokay Heeg - Friesland has its own certified sailing school, harbour and boathouse.

With a range of watersports to try out just outside the door, you’ll never be short of things to do in Stayokay Heeg - Friesland. The hostel also provides a complimentary breakfast buffet. Try out the two on-site restaurants for dinner and visit the bar or main hall for a conversation and a game of pool. When the sun shines, you can relax on the beautiful waterside terrace.

Stayokay Heeg is located in a lovely village surrounded by Frisian lakes. If you fancy a day out, you can pack your own lunch bag and rent an electric boat, a sail boat, canoe or Polyvalk and discover Friesland from the water. From the hostel, rent a ‘tjotter’ – a small, authentic Frisian sail boat – and get a sailing lesson from one of the in-house professionals.


Prices are non-member prices

Dorms - Per guest per night


Private - Per room per night


Important info

  • Tourist tax is €1,25 per person per night and should be paid upon arrival.
  • 24-hour check-in is not available
  • Check-in is available between 15:00 and 22:00
  • Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Children under the age of 12 are unable to be accommodated in shared dormitories
  • Children under the age of 3 stay free.
  • Membership can be purchased on arrival at hostel.
  • Rates quoted assume guests are not members of Hostelling International or a National Youth Hostel Association
  • A discount of EUR 2.50 per person per night is available to members on arrival.
  • Pets are not permitted in the hostel.
  • Prices and product availability is as accurate as possible but may be subject to change during checkout



Leisure & Fitness

  • Common room
  • Garden
  • TV room
  • Table tennis / ping pong
  • Pool table / snooker table
  • Terrace / patio


  • Suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • Licenced Bar/Pub
  • BBQ
  • Vending machine
  • Restaurant onsite

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Wifi
  • WIFI Charges - Free

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Car Parking at Hostel
  • Car Parking at Hostel Type - Free
  • Conference Facilities
  • Cycle Rental
  • Cycle Storage
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Room
  • Luggage Room Availability - Available during hostel reception times
Opening times

Opening times

Open all year

From 08:00 to 22:00
From 15:00 to 22:00

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. +31 (0)515 442 258

Fax. +31 (0)515 442 550

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • Heempark Heech (1 to 2km)
  • The Messingklopper house (5 to 10km)
  • Boat rental (At or next to the hostel)

See the full list of attractions



sehr freundliches Personal


Avatar for Matthias


Thu 15 Aug 2019

A perfect place for sailing holiday.


Avatar for Christof


Sat 02 Jun 2018

I'm 76 and my brother in law who accompagned me has 74. For us it was not a Youth Hostel but a real Hotel. Every morning a magnificent buffet. A mosquito screen would these unpleasant buzzers keep outside. A hook on the door of the shower and soap holder would make optimal comfort. Congratulations to the staff of Stayokay Heeg. Thanks, Leo Bertels


Avatar for Leo


Tue 23 Aug 2016


Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • City Centre (1 to 2km)
  • Cycle trails (At or next to the hostel)
  • Golf course (More than 10km)
  • Gym (More than 10km)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (Less than 500m)
  • Nightlife (Less than 500m)
  • Parks / Green Area (1 to 2km)
  • Restaurants (Less than 500m)
  • River / Harbour / Lake (500m to 1km)
  • Shopping area / Mall (1 to 2km)
  • Swimming pool (5 to 10km)
  • Supermarket / Food store (5 to 10km)
Getting to us

Getting to us

100km to Schiphol Airport
From Sneek station take bus 46 in the direction of Gaastmeer. Get off at the ‘De Skatting’ stop. Before the bridge take a left. Follow this road until you see the bridge at the end. Take a right and cross the bridge (dead end) and walk until the gate in front of the Foekema yacht basin. Take a left - the hostel is at the end of this street
From the Sneek ring road continue in the direction of Woudsend. Follow the road until the Hommerts exit towards Heeg. Drive through Osingahuizen over the bridge towards Heeg. At the roundabout continue on straight and then take the first exit left. Continue over the bridge and follow the fork to the left. This is the Tollewei. Continue over the bridge (onto the dead end street) until you reach the gate in front of the Foekema yacht basin. Take a left - the hostel is at the end of this street
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Sports & activities

Sports & activities

  • Boating
  • Canoeing
  • Cycling
  • Football
  • Horse riding
  • Swimming
  • Volleyball
  • Walking / Hiking

Sustainability initiatives


  • Public transportation is promoted


  • Energy saving lights
  • Renewable energy

Sustainability labels

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