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About Papendal

Discover our secret

Hidden in the forests of the Veluwe, on the outskirts of the city of Arnhem, you will discover the secret of Papendal. At our beautiful and dynamic location, surrounded by nature, sporting excellence and business join together in a colourful way.

High Performance Centre Papendal

High Performance Centre Papendal is the largest elite sports training centre in the Netherlands. Where elite athletes train, live and study full-time to make their dream come true. The High Performance Centre is a subsidiary of the NOC*NSF and divided into four departments: the Centre for Elite Sports and Education (CTO), Sports and Events, Papendal real estate and the Elite sports restaurant. All of these departments contribute to facilitating the more than 350 elite athletes who train @Papendal as well as possible. Besides this, Papendal is home base to a large number of organisations. From Vitesse to the Athletics Union and from the Gelderse Sports Federation to the Sports Medical Centre Papendal. Discover which organisations are located on our property and view the interactive map.

Arnhemhal Papendal
Evenemententerrein Papendal in Arnhem
Voedingsinnovatie op Papendal

Hotel Papendal

Hotel Papendal is a subsidiary of the NOC*NSF as well. A perfect location for congresses, meetings and events. Whether there are 10 or 2500 people in your party. Easily accessible and ample parking available. Where you feel the energy of the elite athletes. Where you get inspired. But Hotel Papendal is also a comfortable 4 star hotel in the forests of the Veluwe. Where you can relax and unwind. And enjoy delicious food!

Hotelkamer op Papendal
Meetings en events op papendal