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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

Our party of four stayed at the Stenden for one night and were thoroughly impressed with the high level of service, friendliness and helpfulness of the student-staff and the overall impression of hospitality. Our buffet breakfast was absolutely first-class! If I had to come up with a negative it would be that it is not within walking distance to the... More 

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Thank Caligranny
StendenHotel, Rooms Division manager at Stenden Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Caligranny, Thank you so much for sharing your positive experience with us! It is such a pleasure to hear that you sensed hospitality in our entire hotel during your stay and found our personnel as highly service-oriented, friendly and helpful. I understand that the distance from the reception to the rooms is a little long, therefore we are constantly... More 

Hong Kong, China
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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

This is a university student-run hotel. Check-in was a bit slow as the receptionist needed constant assistance from the supervisor. An ambassador accompanied me to the hotel room - all first-time guests would definitely need to be escorted as the rooms are far away from the reception and there are multiple hallways and function rooms in between - and she... More 

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StendenHotel, Rooms Division Manager at Stenden Hotel, responded to this review

Dear m0909, Thank you for taking the time to review our property. We very much value your feedback, since this allows us to improve our products and services. We are pleased to hear that you experienced our personnel as friendly and helpful. However, I am sorry that the check in procedure took a long time and the light above your... More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
46 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

My third stay at this hotel and I like it very much, mainly because it is staffed by students from the university and the hotel sits in the university which gives it a pleasant bustle and youthful touch. The service is outstanding and the welcome very warm. The food is excellent, breakfast especially being of a high quality and plentiful.... More 

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StendenHotel, Manager at Stenden Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Duncan, First of all thank you for your great and positive review. We are very happy and proud that you chose Stenden Hotel for the third time! We are very happy to hear that you valued our service and that you enjoyed your time in Stenden Hotel and restaurant Wannee. It is correct that the hotel does not have... More 

Weymouth, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

Was unsure what to expect. Hotel was in the hotel school university. All the staff were polite and helpful and this is an excellent concept. Corridors were like university halls of residence but that's what they were! Food in restaurant was a good standard and a helpful 1st year waiter had good knowledge of the menu. Only comments were that... More 

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Thank Nitahud
Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

THis is a hotel run by students. It was a very nice experience to stay there, staff is charming and the rooms are quite spacious, modern and clean. Breakfast is super. It is a bit far from the city centre, but you can reach it in approx 15-20 minutes walking.

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The Netherlands
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

The location is easy accessible by bus (direct bus from train station to hotel) or car. Parking is free for hotel guests. It is not in the center, but walking distance. Alongside the canal that is even very nice. The lobby and restaurant are recently refurbished and welcoming. The rooms are nice, the beds very comfortable and only the pillows... More 

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Deventer, The Netherlands
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015 via mobile

I stayed for two nights and was pleasantly surprised by the great service by the students and the excellent rooms and amazing restaurant. This is not only a place where students learn but a place where hoteliers should come and learn!

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1 Thank JJD74
Victoria S, Public Relations Manager at Stenden Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr. JJD74, Thank you for your delightful review! It is a pleasure to read that you were pleasantly surprised by our great service, excellent rooms and our amazing Restaurant Wannee. We are very proud of our Dutch Cuisine concept in the restaurant and the new Auping beds in our hotel rooms. We enjoy to share our hospitality with all... More 

Dungannon, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Enjoyed our two night stay. Well worth its 4 stars. Lovely clean comfortable beds and good bath with shower. Had breakfast one morning and it was really good with a lot of choices. Leeuwarden is a very pretty place and easy to get around.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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161 reviews
55 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

This hotel is a college where students learn about the hospitality trade and basically run the hotel. They were having some external work done but we found the reception and it wasn't as slick as some, but they got there and the place was quiet and the rooms were very comfortable. Breakfast was in a sectioned off area for hotel... More 

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 via mobile

A friendly hotel about fifteen minutes pleasant canal walk from the centre. The hotel forms part of the university which is interesting as you leave the hotel entrance to enter a busy school corridor. There's is adequate separation so the rooms are very quiet and you never get any disturbance just unexpected. All other aspects cleanliness , 24 hour reception... More 

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Thank Mark G
Victoria S, Public Relations Manager at Stenden Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Wakefield, Thank you for your lovely review. We are pleased to hear that you have enjoyed your stay and experienced all of our facilities as a higher end hotel standard. In addition, we are glad that you liked the canal walk towards the city centre and that you valued our quiet rooms. Thank you again for this wonderful... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Stenden Hotel is a modern 4-star hotel located within 10 minutes walking distance of the historic center of Leeuwarden. A bus stop is located right across from the hotel. Free parking is also offered on premises. The hotel offers spacious guest rooms all equipped with modern facilities, such as flat screen TVs, free Wi-Fi, air-conditioning and Nespresso coffee machines. The new restaurant, ' Wannee', offers an all-day dining experience. Here you can enjoy fresh and organic dishes according to the 'New Dutch Cuisine' concept in a relaxed and modern atmosphere. In the cozy bar and lobby you can relax and enjoy a drink or small bite. Right across the street you will find the beautiful Rengerspark, where you can enjoy a walk or a run. Extensive gym facilities are available for hotel guests at the fitness studio next door, for a small fee. Stenden Hotel is committed to training and inspiring international young hospitality professionals within a dynamic and hospitable environment which allows them to evolve and grow. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Stenden Hotel

Address: Rengerslaan 8, 8917 DD Leeuwarden, The Netherlands (Formerly Stenden University Hotel)
Location: The Netherlands > Friesland Province > Leeuwarden
Price Range: $60 - $94 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Stenden Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 28
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#2 Green Hotel in Leeuwarden
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