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Where to stay in Haarlem

Ready to dive into the culture of this beautiful city and everything it has to offer for more than a day? There are plenty of places to stay, whether you’re looking for a budget-friendly hostel, a cosy B&B or a comfortable family hotel.

Hello I’m local

Hello i'm Local Boutique Hostel
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Hostel Hello I’m Local is located in the Burgwal neighbourhood of central Haarlem, across the water from the Teylers Museum and the Grote Markt. This boutique hostel is perfect for groups of friends, lone travellers and romantic couples on a weekend break. All of the hostel’s rooms have their own shower, with some sharing a toilet. Larger groups of holidaymakers can even rent out the entire hostel!

Hello I’m Local | Spaarnwouderstraat 74

ML Hotel

ML Hotel Restaurant Bistro Bar Haarlem
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Spend the night in the convivial, historic centre of Haarlem, at the place where, for many years, Dutch money and stamps were printed. The ML Hotel exudes the atmosphere of the past but in a modern, stylish and comfortable setting. All the rooms are fully equipped with all amenities, and the unique history of the building is cherished.

ML Hotel, Klokhuisplein 9

Amrâth Grand Hotel Frans Hals

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Stunning reproductions of Frans Hals’ works adorn the walls of Haarlem’s Amrâth Grand Hotel. The luxury 4-star rooms are decorated with his portraits hanging watchfully above the beds, so don’t be surprised if your dreams are rendered in the artist’s signature silvery sheen. Situated in the shadow of De Grote Kerk, it is only a kilometre from Haarlem Central Station, making it an easy walk to the trains after breakfast. In short, it's the ideal base for a visit to Haarlem.

Van der Valk Hotel Haarlem

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Within walking distance of Haarlem’s historic city centre, Hotel Haarlem's rooms and suites are all designed to help guests relax and enjoy themselves in style and comfort. Along with an in-house restaurant and bar, Van der Valk also offers professional facilities for business guests, with a range of rooms all benefitting from natural light.

the niu Dairy

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Inspired by the building's former purpose as a dairy factory, you'll find ice cream cones hanging from the ceiling at Hotel Haarlem The Niu Dairy. That's just one of the many surprising design details spread throughout the contemporary interiors, where every room has a fresh and comfortable feel. Equipped with all the modern comforts, a stay here will feel like checking into your second home.

the niu Dairy | Zijlsingel 1

Hotel Lion d'Or

hotel in the city centre
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Located on the doorstep of Haarlem train station, Hotel Lion d'Or combines convenience with local history and a contemporary ambience. Established in 1839, it is the oldest and most well-known hotel in the city, but time has certainly not stood still in the fresh interiors. The authentic character, the personal service and the international vibe make it a classic Haarlem hotspot.

Hotel Lion d'Or | Kruisweg 34-36

MAF Haarlem

MAF Haarlem
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The stylish and bohemian rooms at boutique hotel MAF Haarlem complement the monumental building itself. Choose from rooms with characteristic large windows that flood the high-ceilinged interiors with light or cosy attic suites with charming details. Each room has a luxurious bathroom with a bath and separate shower. And the gift shop is the perfect place to shop for beautiful products - including organic and vegan wines - to take home with you.

MAF Haarlem | Zijlstraat 62-64

Ambassador City Center Hotel

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This stunning city centre hotel's monumental appearance and nostalgic character are beautifully reflected within the 65 cosy hotel rooms. Located at the foot of the imposing St Bavo Church and a stone's throw from the oldest museum in the Netherlands, the Teylers Museum, Ambassador Haarlem, is ideally situated for a city break.

Ambassador City Center Hotel | Old Groenmarkt 20, Haarlem