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Liverpool, England
Reviewed 9 August 2016

My friend and I had a room each on the top floor, which were both full of character and well-equipped. The hotel is in an old house right beside the Rapenburg canal, in the old part of Leiden. It's about a 10-minute walk from the station, and very close to plenty of eating and drinking places. We enjoyed staying there...

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Wilmington, Delaware
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Easy walk from the train station, and in a central location right on a canal. This hotel had so much charm, the rooms are large, old and unique. It's family run, the staff couldn't have been nicer. Leiden is a good starting point to visit the Netherlands, close to Kuekenhof, and an easy train ride/day trip to many cities. Happy...

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Midwest USA
Reviewed 24 June 2016

Hotel De Doelen, an older, traditional Dutch hotel and family owned and operated, is on the beautiful Rapenburg Canal and is in a perfect location to explore Leiden by foot. It's about a 10-15 minute walk from the train station, which is nice for those without a car. The staff was very accommodating, offering to carry our luggage up several...

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Nice, France
Reviewed 19 June 2016

You can't get more centrally located than this hotel. It is a little hard to find by car, even the 2nd time...but once there...park and forget the car to explore Leiden. The staff is very friendly and helpful. It's an interesting building, a lovely place to stay.

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Gaziantep Province, Turkey
Reviewed 7 June 2016

Improve your stay in Leiden by staying in an actual 'Leiden' hotel, instead of one of the big chains. De Doelen is super central, a beautiful building, lovely owners and staff and will give your stay in Leiden an extra bit of shine.

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Ancona, Italy
Reviewed 16 May 2016

A beautiful old building on a quiet canal only a few minutes' walk from the centre of town (with boating, good restaurants, etc), tea- and coffee making equipment, wifi, a good breakfast and super-helpful owners - it was perfect.

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Sanary-sur-Mer, France
Reviewed 9 May 2016

Nice little hotel in Leiden, on a nice canal, close to everything.. Breakfast was just ok. The staff was very good.. We had a nice big room with a good bathroom. Bed was two singles put together, not very comfortable.

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 May 2016

My elderly mother and I stayed here for 9 nights so that we could attend my brothers graduation in Leiden. This is a beautiful family run hotel in a heritage house that is excellent in all the ways it needs to be. Highlights were a generous breakfast under chandeliers in the wood paneled dining room. Comfortable simple decor in the...

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 15 April 2016

I've stayed in De Doelen Hotel for 2 nights while I was in Den Haag for a summit. The position is great (just in the heart of Leiden), the hotel itself is a little treasure: indeed it's an ancient typical Dutch Building. And on the top of that, the warmth and kindness of the staff was exclusive. I was provided...

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Reviewed 24 March 2016

I've stayed here a couple of times when the prices have been good value. The hotel's well located on a nice canal, 5 minutes or so from the train station and near to shops and restaurants. The staff are very good - efficient and helpful. There is no lift but someone will carry your bag up if you need help...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about Hotel de Doelen

Address: Rapenburg 2, 2311 EV, Leiden, The Netherlands
Region: The Netherlands > South Holland Province > Leiden
Price Range: ₹ 6,385 - ₹ 8,603 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel de Doelen 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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“We loved the big ground floor front room. Grand, and no street noise.”
 of 5 bubbles johnscasler, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The canal side has a great view, but on warm nights, there is a bar across the canal which can get a bit loud”
 of 5 bubbles ldg302, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Room 16 has the best hotel bathroom of Leiden!”
 of 5 bubbles 847jeffrey2015, 7 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Quite steep and narrow steps to all rooms not on the ground floor.”
 of 5 bubbles Lost_in_the_Pacific, 30 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Room 13 was very very large”
 of 5 bubbles simonhutch, 16 Sep 2015 | Read review
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