Cheap Hotels in Leiden
Put your bags down and start relaxing. With the convenient location in the heart of the city opposite to Leiden Central Station, our hotel is the perfect place from which to explore the Key City. Walk through the Hortus Botanicus, the oldest botanical garden of the Netherlands located next to Leiden University. In the morning you can enjoy a rich breakfast buffet, a good start to the day. The hotel is easily accessible by car and public transport.
Choose the Holiday Inn Leiden hotel, close to the historic city Leiden, North Sea beaches, Keukenhof's tulip fields, Amsterdam and The Hague. A warm welcome awaits you at the contemporary Holiday Inn Leiden hotel, a 20-minute drive from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport. You'll feel at home in your bright guest room with high-speed internet and complimentary tea and coffee. You can easily get into central Leiden, 2km away, in just 10 minutes by car. Stroll in Rembrandt's footsteps through Leiden's cobbled lanes, passing gabled houses and canals. The Dutch Master's paintings hang in De Lakenhal gallery. A 15-minute drive takes you to the springtime tulips at Keukenhof gardens. Holiday Inn Leiden is conveniently located opposite the Leiden Bio Science Park, the leading life sciences cluster in the Netherlands. Host events in one of our 14 meeting rooms or book our ECC Leiden for large meetings up to 1,500 people. You can link to wireless internet in the entire hotel and our 24-hour business centre. We offer 400 parking places and a complimentary shuttle that can whizz you into central Leiden during rush hour. Light streams into our Garden Restaurant, serving generous meals. Socialise over drinks and grill specialities in the convivial Ocean Bar. Our heated indoor pool, sauna and fitness center will leave you feeling refreshed. Our youngest guests will have a wonderful time in the Jungle Club.
This Van der Valk Hotel offers spacious rooms in a peaceful setting next to the Old Rhine River, 10 minutes’ drive from the heart of Leiden. It includes a fitness centre, an elegant restaurant with an intimate terrace facing the Oude Rijn river. The hotel has a a Golden Green Key certificate, which means that it meets a high standard of environmental requirements. Each of the air-conditioned rooms at Van der Valk Hotel Leiden has a flat-screen cable TV, seating area and a work desk. They also have a private bathroom with a shower, bath and hairdryer. The bar brasserie is situated in the monumental part of the building, where the old inn was situated in 1629. Guests can enjoy coffee, lunch, drinks and dinner here. Guests can enjoy one of the many international gourmet-style dishes including seasonal specialities such as game. On weekdays, guests benefit from a free shuttle service to the train station. Bicycles and e-bikes can be rented to explore the area. The hotel offers a charging point and a secured bicycle shed. The famous Keukenhof gardens in Lisse are 20 minutes away by car. The Hague is a 15-minute car journey from Van der Valk.
City Hotel Rembrandt Hotel
Rembrandt City Hotel Leiden is situated in the historic centre of Leiden. Explore this lively university city from this comfortable hotel with its well-kept rooms. Renovated in 2018, all modern and comfortable guest rooms are equipped with a bathroom. Some of the rooms have a seating area and a work desk. A breakfast buffet is served each morning. Rembrandt City Hotel Leiden is close to almost everything in this cosy town. You can walk to museums, the main shopping street or Central Station within a few minutes. The university and the famous Rapenburg canal are close as well. Free WiFi access is available in all public area of the hotel. The hotel has 5 free private parking places.
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Hotels in Leiden
Located in a vibrant city in the south of Holland, Leiden hotels are set amidst canals, art galleries, tulip markets, charming shops and the country's oldest university – a picturesque destination and a short train ride from both Amsterdam and The Hague.
Leiden was the birthplace of Rembrandt and the city is proud of its cultural legacy. The Lakenhal museum is a must-see if you're interesting in visual art, housed in a 17th-century building and home to a selection of works by old masters. Another stopping point for history and art lovers is the Rijksmuseum van Oudheden, where you'll find a world-class collection of ancient Roman, Greek and Egyptian artefacts including the Temple of Taffeh – given as a gift to the Netherlands for helping to preserve Egyptian antiquities during the 1960s.
If you're after more ancient artefacts, the Museum Volkenkunde holds a staggering collection of over 200,000 objects from places including China, Indonesia and Africa. For an insight into the connection between the Netherlands and the early colonists of America, make your way to the Leiden American Pilgrim Museum and learn about the Leiden Group and their voyage to New England.
The oldest university in the Netherlands is located in Leiden, and is well worth an afternoon spent ambling around its various campus buildings. The university was originally a reward to the city from Willem the Silent for being able to withstand two Spanish sieges in 1574. René Descartes was once at the university and today there are over 20,000 students.
The most iconic mode of transport in the Netherlands is the bike. Rent one and soon you'll be whizzing around the city, following the network of canals and popping into the odd tulip market. If you're looking to explore further out, the North Sea coast is within cycling distance of Leiden and here you'll find an exciting landscape of dunes and seaside resorts to explore. Also within cycling distance is Holland's Bulb Region – a spectacular, colourful area that's definitely worth the journey if you happen to be travelling during the blooming season.
Food and drink
Leiden is a great showcase for Dutch cuisine and the city boasts an enormous variety of cafés, restaurants and bars. One of the best places to treat your taste buds is Pieterswijk, one of the city's oldest neighbourhoods and home to plenty of pancake houses and pubs where you can kick back and sip at a local Dutch lager.
Leiden is conveniently located between a number of major Dutch cities. Hop on a train and within around thirty minutes or less you'll be in Amsterdam, Rotterdam or The Hague, all of which are full to the brim with museums, galleries, shops and public parks.
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