I stayed here for 3 nights with a tour group. The rooms in the hotel vary; most people had "standard" rooms while mine had a decorated ceiling, elegant chandelier, and fireplace.
There was noise from two sources: people outside the hotel and from the church bells, which played every quarter hour, it seemed. Fortunately both noise sources went away by the time I wanted to sleep.
The hotel is just a few blocks from the main square and an easy walk to everything you'd want to see.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Here at Stempels you are welcome to eat, drink, having a party, to enjoy performances, to organize meetings and stay overnight. This all happens on the premises of the former Joh. Enschede complex, where for many years the Dutch banknotes has been pressed as well as post stamps for a lot of different countries. In other words, a place with a rich history, renovated into a modern hotel-restaurant, full of cosy atmosphere, right in the centre of the monumental heart of Haarlem. The well known Haarlem restaurant owner, Frans van Cappelle, wish to extend a warm welcome to you. On the first, second and third floor of the building are seventeen hotel rooms. The first and second floor are attainable by lift, but if you are in good condition, we recommend the old monumental staircase.There are four comfort rooms, six superior rooms, five luxury rooms, one junior suite and one suite. All rooms are provided with Hästens beds, airconditioning, a flat screen television set, a computer, free (wireless-) internet facilities, toilet and a shower. The luxury rooms and suites also have a bath. Like everywhere in the building one can find original decorations and ornaments in the hotel rooms.Staying at the front of the building one has a magnificent view of the Klokhuisplein and the St.Bavo church. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Stempels Hotel Haarlem