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Leeuwarden hotels and places to stay

Alibi Hostel Leeuwarden
2 out of 5
Blokhuisplein 40, Leeuwarden
The price is $55 per night
0.23 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (33 reviews)

"Great experience being a inmate there 😉"…"

Reviewed on Sep 3, 2018

Alibi Hostel Leeuwarden
Slapen in eigentijds woonboot hotel
2.5 out of 5
80 Oostersingel, Leeuwarden, FR
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0.2 mi from city center
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Boutique Hotel Catshuis
3.5 out of 5
49 Nieuwestad, Leeuwarden
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $132 per night
0.45 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (11 reviews)
Comfortable, clean and a great breakfast

"The room was spacious and comfortable. Breakfast was incredible. Check in was a little confusing where to go, but the staff were all friendly and helpful in assisting me."…"

Reviewed on Feb 17, 2020

Boutique Hotel Catshuis
Beautiful 2-bedroom Apartment in the Middle of the Bustling City Center of Leeuwarden
The price is $168 per night
0.44 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
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"We hebben een.prima verblijf gehad"…"

Reviewed on Jul 3, 2020

Beautiful 2-bedroom Apartment in the Middle of the Bustling City Center of Leeuwarden
City Boutique Ster Logies Leeuwarden De Roos
3 out of 5
Mr. P.J. Troelstraweg 133, Leeuwarden
The price is $85 per night
1.07 mi from city center
3.5/5Good! (53 reviews)
great place

"nice cozy bed and breakfast located at the outskirts of the city.Within a 5 min drive by car. Great breakfast and very nice dutch people running it. Will for sure use them again when we are gonna visit our daughter for her school"…"

Reviewed on Mar 3, 2020

City Boutique Ster Logies Leeuwarden De Roos
Van der Valk Hotel Leeuwarden
4 out of 5
Lynbaan 35, Leeuwarden, Friesland
The price is $102 per night
2.83 mi from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (123 reviews)
nice quiet hotel

"great new hotel. Very nice and comfortable beds. No noise."…"

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2020

Van der Valk Hotel Leeuwarden
Hotel 't Anker
2 out of 5
Eewal 73, Leeuwarden
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $54 per night
0.15 mi from city center
3.5/5Good! (111 reviews)

"Great hotel will be back! Quiet and clean with excellent restaurant downstairs."…"

Reviewed on Mar 20, 2020

Hotel 't Anker
City House Grande Madame Agaath
4 out of 5
Eewal 66, Leeuwarden
The price is $121 per night
0.19 mi from city center
3.6/5Good! (8 reviews)
Clean and hotel-like

"Clean, sterile, no instructions on appliances. Lacked personal touches. Feeling tone of instructions on check in and check out was unwelcoming. Spartan amenities."…"

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2019

City House Grande Madame Agaath
Westcord WTC Hotel Leeuwarden
4 out of 5
Heliconweg 52, Leeuwarden
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $84 per night
1.24 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (305 reviews)
Nice hotel

"Nice hotel and breakfast. The only problem was that the heating in the room wasn’t working properly and we had a very cold night"…"

Reviewed on Dec 16, 2019

Westcord WTC Hotel Leeuwarden
Post-Plaza Hotel & Grand Café
4 out of 5
Tweebaksmarkt 25-27, Leeuwarden
The price is $110 per night
0.06 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (270 reviews)

"Classy facility with amazing staff...and an amazing breakfast service and bar/restaurant!"…"

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2020

Post-Plaza Hotel & Grand Café
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Visiting Leeuwarden

History buffs enjoy visiting Leeuwarden though all visitors are sure to find something to appreciate. Tourists can also enjoy the city's museums, monuments, and art. Top sights around the area include Het Princessehof and Planetarium.

  • There are 19 hotels and other accommodations in Leeuwarden
  • The closest major airport is in Groningen (GRQ-Eelde), 32.9 mi (52.9 km) from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in Leeuwarden

Cultural venues in the city include Het Princessehof, Fries Museum, and Fries Natuurmuseum. The city is notable for its historic sites and landmarks like Grote Kerk and Oldehove. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Friesland Provincial House and Waagplein.

As you plan your holiday retreat, you'll find 19 hotels and other lodging options to choose from in Leeuwarden. Here you'll find highly ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

A popular place to see in the surrounding area is Planetarium, 10.8 mi/17.3 km from the city center.

Getting Around Leeuwarden

To see more of the surrounding area, ride one of the trains from Leeuwarden Station or Leewarden Camminghaburen Station. Leeuwarden might not have very many public transit options so consider renting a car to explore more.

Dressing for Leeuwarden

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 49°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 31°F
  • From April to June, the average is 66°F during the day and 38°F at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 69°F during the day and 49°F at night
  • In October-December, you can expect 60°F as the daytime average and 35°F as the nighttime average
  • About 1.14 inches of rain falls on Leeuwarden each year
  • July and August are usually the hottest months averaging 67°F, while February and January are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 33°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place for a stay in Leeuwarden?
Van der Valk Hotel Leeuwarden is a favorite with Expedia customers. This 4-star hotel offers a restaurant and free WiFi. Reviews from our site also recommend Post-Plaza Hotel & Grand Café and Westcord WTC Hotel Leeuwarden as top choices for your stay.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Leeuwarden, will I receive a refund?
Yes, the majority of room reservations are refundable provided that you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of your scheduled arrival. If you have a non-refundable reservation, you might still have the option to cancel and be given a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Enter dates in and click on “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to review the best deals in Leeuwarden.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Leeuwarden?
To find more details about rescheduling or cancelling your trip to Leeuwarden, click here.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in Leeuwarden?
Based on reviews, Bastion Hotel Leeuwarden is a popular 3-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking.
What's the best hotel for a family vacation to Leeuwarden?
City Guesthouse De Rozenboom is a top 3.5-star aparthotel on Expedia for families, and features in-room kitchens and babysitting services. Other good choices for your stay with the kids include City Boutique Ster Logies Leeuwarden De Roos and Bastion Hotel Leeuwarden. Attractions like Aqua Zoo Friesland and Fries Natuurmuseum are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation in Leeuwarden?
Hotel ‘t Anker is a top hotel for people traveling with their pets, and offers a restaurant and a bar/lounge for its human guests. Two other good options to stay with your pet include Leeuwarder Euro Hotel and Fletcher Hotel-Paleis Stadhouderlijk Hof.
Where is the best hotel to stay close to Aqua Zoo Friesland?
Bastion Hotel Leeuwarden is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 3-star hotel offers a restaurant and free WiFi. It’s located 4 mi (6.5 km) from Aqua Zoo Friesland. Other good choices within 5 miles include Post-Plaza Hotel & Grand Café and Oranje Hotel Leeuwarden.
What about the best place to stay near Boomsma Beerenburg Distillery?
One of the top choices for your stay is Fletcher Hotel-Paleis Stadhouderlijk Hof, located next to Boomsma Beerenburg Distillery, and this 4-star hotel offers a restaurant and free WiFi. Oranje Hotel Leeuwarden and Post-Plaza Hotel & Grand Café are two other good choices in the immediate area.
What's the best high-end place to stay in Leeuwarden?
Westcord WTC Hotel Leeuwarden is a 4-star hotel with a restaurant and a full-service spa, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travelers looking for an elegant place to stay. Another upscale choice for your stay is Fletcher Hotel-Paleis Stadhouderlijk Hof.
What's the best hotel in Leeuwarden to be near historical sites?
Based on our travel expertise, Hotel ‘t Anker is a top hotel for history seekers booking on Expedia, and it features a restaurant and free WiFi. Other choices to soak up the local history include Fletcher Hotel-Paleis Stadhouderlijk Hof and Post-Plaza Hotel & Grand Café. Also notable landmarks to visit include Friesland Provincial House, Cambuur Stadium, and Oldehove.

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