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Wassenaar, The Netherlands
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8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Loved staying at the De Doelen! A charming old dutch building on the very beautiful Rapenburg street. There is no elevator but the staff was super friendly and carried my luggage upstairs. Will most definitely go back to this hotel on my next trip to Leiden.

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Liverpool, England
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105 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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... More 

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Wilmington, Delaware
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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... More 

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Midwest USA
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25 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 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... More 

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Nice, France
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83 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 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
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33 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 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.

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Ancona, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 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.

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Sanary-sur-Mer, France
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 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.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 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... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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106 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 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... More 

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  • Free Internet
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Additional Information about Hotel de Doelen

Address: Rapenburg 2, 2311 EV, Leiden, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > South Holland Province > Leiden
Price Range: $106 - $136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel de Doelen 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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