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“Comfortable and welcoming” 4 of 5 stars
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Ibis Leiden Centre
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Stationsplein 240-242, 2312 AR Leiden, The Netherlands   |  
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 hotel reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Comfortable and welcoming”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

Stayed here for three nights whilst visiting my daughter in the city. Have to confess I really didn't want to stay next to the station but my budget was fairly tight. At just over €50 a night plus a €2 a night city tax, the Ibis offered good value for money. I was however really pleased; there was a great welcome from the staff, a comfy hotel room on the fourth floor overlooking the city (and the windmill) and a good breakfast. The rooms aren't massive but are very comfortable with free wi-Fi, big powerful shower and flat screen television. There are no tea/coffee making facilities in the rooms. Very important to me as a woman travelling by herself are the security arrangements - the hotel felt very safe. No noise at all from the station and very well situated for the city centre with some lovely restaurants very close by.

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  • Stayed November 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Peterlee
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

This hotel was only a few yards from the railway station and five minutes from the centre of the city. The staff were extremely pleasant and helpful, the hotel was very smart, newly built, very modern and room was small but comfortable and shower extremely efficient. All in all, excellent.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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North of London, UK
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

Does exactly what you would expect from a business hotel. Small, well appointed room. Odd bathroom, rather stuffed into corner, but clean with good shower. Good breakfast. Helpful staff. Very convenient for station. Minimal evening food but plenty of good restaurants around corner.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Helsinki, Finland
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37 reviews 37 reviews
27 hotel reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

Ibis offered an expensive stay in a really small room (around 350 euros for two nights including breakfast). Besides the price and the small room, things were pretty ok. Bathroom was great, especially the big shower. Even the wifi worked pretty well. In general the room was pretty new and clean.

Breakfast was very minimal. There are great cafes within couple minute walk so that might be another option for the breakfast also.

The location is very convenient since the hotel is right next to the railway station. Although this also had a side effect, meaning the views from the hotel room were pretty industrial since the rail tracks are right beside the hotel.

In summary: Ibis Leiden was just what I needed: all business, no pleasure. I would not recommend the place for a holiday trip, but for business purposes the hotel was a decent choice.

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  • Stayed October 2013, traveled on business
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Waterford, Ireland
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11 hotel reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013 via mobile

There were 30 of us booked into the IBIS by Leiden train station for my sisters wedding. Realy comfortable and clean. We booked taxis to take us to the location and they never showed making us late for the ceremony. After we came back at 2am to be told that despite hhe 24/7 advertising gor food and drink they stop serving at 1am. Why advertise one thing and do another. Saying that great location most staff helpful and friendly

  • Stayed September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Address: Stationsplein 240-242, 2312 AR Leiden, The Netherlands
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Location: The Netherlands > South Holland Province > Leiden
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Ski-In / Ski-Out Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 15 Hotels in Leiden
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Ibis Leiden Centre 3*
Number of rooms: 118
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Ibis Leiden lies right next to the Central Station and just minutes’ walking from the historical Leiden centre city. It offers modern, compact accommodation with flat-screen cable TV and free Wi-Fi.The contemporary designed rooms have comfortable box-spring beds and a private bathroom with free toiletries. Other amenities include pay TV channels and a work desk.Bar Rendez-Vous offers an extensive breakfast every morning. During the day guests of Ibis Leiden Centre can enjoy a coffee, a drink or a snack here. Leiden’s city centre offers a wide range of restaurants and bars.Schiphol Airport is just 20 minutes away by train from Ibis Leiden Centre. ... more   less 
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