If you intend to visit Hoogeveen, a little pre-planning is a good idea, because you won't find a lot of lodging options near the town center.
There are not many hotels to choose from within easy walking distance from the center of Hoogeveen. The Hotel Hoogeveen is an ideal option as it's only 2 miles away.
The Hampshire Hotel & Spa - Paping is 15 miles from downtown Hoogeveen. Another hotel is the Hotel-Restaurant Ruyghe Venne, which can be found 10 miles away. Another option is to book a bed at the Fletcher Hotel-Restaurant De Borken or the De Heerlijkheid Ruinerwold.
Assen is 19 miles to the north of Hoogeveen and is where you'll find Drents Museum and Kamp Westerbork. The de Bonte Wever Assen and Van der Valk Hotel Assen are just some of the Expedia-listed lodging options in Assen. Or stay in Emmen, 18 miles to the east of Hoogeveen, where you can pick from the Hampshire Hotel-Emmen and Hotel ten Cate. The Dierenpark Emmen and Emmerdennen Hunebed are some of the most popular points of interest to check out in Emmen.
If you love sports and really like local games you might decide to make a trip to Euroborg, which is 35 miles to the north of Hoogeveen. Book a hotel close to the action at the Hotel Miss Blanche Suites & Apartments or the NH Groningen Hotel de Ville.