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City Hotel Nieuw Minerva

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Boommarkt 23, 2311 Leiden, The Netherlands
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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  • Rooms
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Los Altos, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is very different from the american-style chain hotels: Old building with steep stairs, small-ish rooms, each different from the other, furniture is plainly antique. I found it charming, but do not expect a fancy room. A greatest advantage of this place is the location: <7 minutes walk from any place in old-town Leiden, made it perfect for attending... More

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have stayed at this hotel on multiple occasions dating back to 2012, and I strongly recommend it. The staff is incredibly friendly and helpful. The rooms are nice and clean (and many of them have nice views of the canal just outside the hotel), and the location is right in the middle of the city, easy walking distance to... More

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Yorkshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

This hotel is very different from the corporate anonymous chain hotels. The decor is very individual and the room in which we stayed had a 17th century style bed with curtains! There were various reproduction/prints on the walls and even an easel. There is a friendly welcome and helpful advice about local pubs and restaurants. Cycles can be parked safely... More

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Wokingham
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39 reviews 39 reviews
29 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

This hotel consists of converted canal houses and is therefore quirky and individual with steep staircases and no lift. Once you accept that it is charming if a little dated in places. Staff were very helpful and breakfast good. Leiden is a delight and I recommend the terrace of the cafeteria of the V & D department store for a... More

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Wakefield UK
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

My wife had seen a magazine article outining the attractions of Leiden, and I booked the hotel based on its central location. We had a lovely weekend. The staff couldn't do enough for us, and the centre of Leiden, with its waterways, shops and restaurants, was right on the doorstep. I travel a greta deal on business and get no... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We recently stayed 2 nights at this hotel and really enjoyed it. Great view and great location. As it is an older renovated building keep in mind it doesn't have a lift - not a negative at all, but just a note if that is really important. I really liked staying in Leiden, it is a quieter, less in your... More

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

This is the third year in a row that we have stayed at Hotel Nieuw Minerva. My fiance and I run a short term study abroad program (we are professors at a university in the U.S.) and take between 12-16 college students to Europe every year. Hotel Nieuw Minerva has been great every year we've been there. It's got a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We really enjoyed our stay there!! It has been a very cozy environment, very clean and quiet! The room was beautiful with a really nice view! Furthermore, the staff was great, very kind and helpful! I would definitely recommend this place!!

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San Jose, California
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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

I liked this hotel. It is quaint, and very well located on a pretty canal. Bathroom was updated, and room was clean - definitely not fancy. Breakfast was good. Staff very helpful. Good bicycle storage. Wifi worked fine.

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

If you need to spend one night in the city, you can stay here. The location is very good, but for the price that the rooms cost I would suggest to go to any other international hotel. The quality and cleanliness of the rooms are that poor that you cannot even imagine. This hotel really needs a complete renovation.

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Additional Information about City Hotel Nieuw Minerva

Address: Boommarkt 23, 2311 Leiden, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > South Holland Province > Leiden
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — City Hotel Nieuw Minerva 2*
Number of rooms: 38
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