unique event location
in the heart of Maastricht with 3 stylish rooms

Organise your meeting on the most famous square in the Netherlands!

Because of its beautiful and central location, living room De Groote Society is a unique location for holding lectures, receptions, presentations, meetings and coffee tables. The stylish rooms offer a wonderful ambiance for parties, (baby) drinks and performances. You receive your guests, customers or employees in a 19th century atmosphere with all modern amenities. 

Facts & Figures

  • Seated dining for up to 138 people
  • Receptions and parties for up to 325 people
  • 3 spacious meeting rooms largely with air conditioning
  • Exclusivity possible
  • Extensive customized catering
  • Parking 50 meters away in covered parking garage under Vrijthof
  • Convenient location in the heart of Maastricht
  • Easily accessible by public transport
  • Separate room on 1e floor for separate meeting
  • Lots of light and a view of romantic Vrijthof
  • Accessible to disabled visitors, entrance and rooms on the ground floor

exclusive rooms for up to 400 guests

Living room De Groote Sociëteit has three unique rooms with their own charm and exclusivity. The Balzaal is located on the ground floor with a view of the romantic Vrijthof. Adjacent to the Balzaal is the Huiskamer with a classic bar. The meeting room with its own bar and sanitary facilities is located on the first floor. 

m2 Front desk Dinner
Ballroom 78 200 96
Living room 77 125 42
Andre Rieu Salon 60 80 42

we make your event memorable

Living room De Groote Sociëteit is located on one of the most beautiful squares in the Netherlands: the Vrijthof. Maastricht is full of energy and in the beating heart some spectacular events come to the fore. 



Andre Rieu







good food is good mood

Meeting, discussing, meeting and having lunch or dinner, together with your relations or guests. You prefer to do that in peace and quiet, in the stylish ambiance of Huiskamer De Groote Sociëteit.

We have various rooms where you and your group can also enjoy lunch or dinner. Of course this is also possible in the form of a private dining room for up to 130 people with a spectacular view over the Vrijthof.

The catering can be fully tailored to all your wishes, whereby an extra dimension is given to your event through a personal interpretation. 

André Rieu and Huiskamer De Groote Sociëteit at Vrijthof 36 wish you a warm welcome to one of the most special concerts by André Rieu and his Johann Strauss Orchestra in 2022. 

You have the opportunity to enjoy a culinary terrace arrangement in the most hospitable setting of Maastricht in the ambiance of the Vrijthof, the most beautiful square in the Netherlands. 

since 1760

The Groote Sociëteit is located in the north-western corner of the Vrijthof, opposite the former main post office. The Society has been in the building since 1762. The Groote Sociëteit was also called Officer Society or Dutch Society, because chief officers of the garrison were members of it and most members were orange-minded.

authentic beauty

Living room De Groote Sociëteit can be reached by car. Parking is possible in the large covered parking garage under the Vrijthof, just 50 meters away. By public transport you can reach Huiskamer De Groote Sociëteit within 10 minutes from Maastricht station. A coach can also stop in front of the door.

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Living room De Groote Sociëteit

Vrijthof 36, 6211 LE Maastricht


+31 (0)43 321 2887


Host: Daniël Stravers