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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...

1Thank Margaretjoe28
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...

1Thank ldg302
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...

1Thank naturelover60
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.

Thank 847jeffrey2015
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.

Thank ELear
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.

Thank ron h
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...

Thank Lost_in_the_Pacific
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...

Thank Cristina F
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...

Thank Maxine D

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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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