Overnight accommodation; guests, overnight stays, occupancy, key figures

Overnight accommodation; guests, overnight stays, occupancy, key figures

Periods Total overnight accommodation Guests All countries (x 1 000) Total overnight accommodation Guests Netherlands (x 1 000) Total overnight accommodation Guests Foreign countries (x 1 000) Total overnight accommodation Overnight stays All countries (x 1 000) Total overnight accommodation Overnight stays Netherlands (x 1 000) Total overnight accommodation Overnight stays Foreign countries (x 1 000) Total overnight accommodation Occupancy (%)
2019 July 4,704 2,514 2,190 15,622 8,829 6,793 35.9
2020 June 2,395 1,820 575 7,445 5,677 1,768 18.7
2021 January* 778 664 114 2,194 1,960 234 8.8
2021 February* 1,194 1,059 135 3,249 2,909 340 14.1
2021 March* 1,173 1,048 126 3,072 2,793 279 10.3
2021 April* 1,783 1,641 142 5,044 4,686 358 12.2
2021 May* 3,187 2,919 268 10,250 9,622 628 23.7
2021 June* 3,222 2,781 441 10,268 9,014 1,254 24.4
2021 July* 4,184 3,260 924 15,872 12,525 3,348 36.5
Source: CBS.
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Table description


This table presents an overview of the occupancy of accommodation and the number of guests and their overnight stays in the Netherlands in all hotels, motels, boarding houses, apartments with hotel services, youth accommodation and bed & breakfasts with at least 5 sleeping places, campsites with at least 4 pitches and holiday parks and group accommodation with at least 10 sleeping places. The figures can be broken down by type of accommodation.

Data available from: 2012

Status of the figures:
The figures for the reporting year 2021 are provisional figures. The figures until 2020 are final.

Changes as of 1 October 2021:
The figures for July 2021 have been added.

When will new figures be published?
Figures of a new month become available within three months after the end of that month, these are provisional figures. The figures for the complete year are revised one month after publication of the December figures, these are revised provisional figures. Two months later definite figures will be published.

Description topics

Total overnight accommodation
Total of all establishments providing overnight accommodation. These include hotels, motels, boarding houses, apartments with hotel services, youth accommodation, bed & breakfasts, campsites, holiday parks and group accommodation.

Hotel:
Tourist accommodation with at least 5 beds (usually in single or double rooms) on a night-to-night basis. Separate meals, snacks and drinks may be provided to guests as well as non-guests. A guest is someone who spends the night in the establishment. Other services provided are room service, daily bed-making and cleaning of sanitary facilities.

Motel:
Tourist accommodation at least 5 beds in with terraced rooms giving access to a car park place or common area, for guest accommodation on a night-to-night basis.

Boarding house:
Tourist accommodation with at least 5 beds (usually in single or double rooms) on a night-to-night basis. Separate meals, snacks and drinks can be provided only to guests who spent the night..
A threshold of at least 5 sleeping places is used.

Apartment with hotel services:
Apartment with at least 5 beds, providing cleaning and bed-making services during a stay

Youth accommodation:
Youth hotels and hostels with at least 5 beds.
A youth hotel is a hotel mainly for young guests providing sleeping facilities which do not have to be shared with others.
A youth hostel is an accommodation mainly for young guests providing sleeping facilities in dormitories that may have to be shared with others.

Bed & breakfast:
Private house with at least 5 beds for guests who can stay overnight and are given breakfast.

Campsite:
A campsite is an area where people can stay overnight in tents, touring and on-site caravans, camper vans and cabins.
A threshold of at least 4 camping pitches is used.

Holiday park:
An area with, holiday homes, cottages or apartments which are mainly rented out by the park management
Apartments with hotel services, are not included in holiday parks, but in hotels.
Apartments rented without hotel services, which are often part of a larger building, are included in holiday parks.
A threshold of at least 10 beds is used.

Group accommodation:
Accommodation providing lodging mainly for groups (not families), with at least 10 beds in rooms, dormitories , holiday chalets, cabin apartments or tents which guests may have to share with others.
The term ‘group accommodation’ includes:
- farms providing accommodation for groups on
- large holiday homes
- holiday camps
- nature camps
- stables
- sailing/outdoor adventure organisations.


Guests
A guest is a visitor who spends one or more consecutive nights in tourist accommodation. Guests do not include visitors who stay for more than two months. Asylum seekers and labour migrants are not included, even if they stay in accommodation for less than two months. Every month all tourists leaving in that month are counted, irrespective of the month in which they arrived. The same person may be counted more than once in the same accommodation or in different accommodation.
All countries
Netherlands
Dutch residents.
Foreign countries
Foreign residents.
Overnight stays
Every night that a guest spends in a tourist accommodation.

All countries
Netherlands
Dutch residents.
Foreign countries
Foreign residents.
Occupancy
The number of nights spent by tourists in a given period divided by the product of the number of sleeping places in accommodations (that are currently open for guests) and the number of days of the period in question.
For example, the number of nights spent in March amounts to 1800 overnight stays and the number of sleeping places in the open accommodations is 150.
The (net) occupancy rate in March is 1 800/(31 x 150), expressed as a percentage this results to 39%.