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

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

Periods Hotel/boarding house/youth hostel Business related overnight stays (x 1 000) Hotel/boarding house/youth hostel Occupancy (%)
2019 August 1,760 60.9
2019 September 1,990 53.1
2019 October 2,070 52.3
2019 November 1,730 45.9
2019 December 1,350 42.2
2020 January* 1,470 37.5
2020 February* 1,500 44.1
2020 March* 730 19.0
2020 April* 130 2.8
2020 May* 300 10.0
2020 June* 510 24.2
2020 July* 600 42.7
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 2020 are provisional. The figures until 2019 are final.

Changes as of 2 October 2020:
The figures for July 2020 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

Hotel/boarding house/youth hostel
Hotel, motel, boarding house, apartment with hotel services, youth accommodation or bed & breakfast.

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.
Business related overnight stays
The number of business related overnight stays is calculated with the help of the percentage of business related overnight stays provided by the accommodations.
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%.