Delft

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Located in the western Netherlands, Delft is a canal-ringed city and widely known as the manufacturing base for Delftware, hand-painted blue-and-white pottery, and is a popular tourist city. Here you will also find the Delft University of Technology and a beautifully preserved historic city centre. The historic city centre can be explored easily with one of the many guided tours.

Things to See in Delft

Delft is the home to Johannes Vermeer, the famous Dutch painter. Here you’ll find the Vermeer Center Delft, located in the historical location of the Saint Lucas Guild (painters guild) on the Voldersgracht. The Vermeer Center Delft offers a walk through the life, city and works of Vermeer.

Delft also has many ties with the Dutch royal family. In the New Church you can find the final resting place of many members of the royal family. In a more sinister story, William of Orange was murdered on the stairs of the Prinsenhof (Princes’ Court) in 1584 you can still see two bullet holes from unfortunate shooting.

One of the Netherland’s most important export products is delftware. Visit the Royal Delft and be blown away by the journey through the present, past and future of the age-old earthenware.

Things to do in Delft

In the aforementioned Royal Delft you can also get creative and paint your own Delft Blue product. There are several workshops organised here which allow you to paint a Delft Blue tile, plate, Christmas ornament, medallion or vase. If you are up for a more active break in Delft then try one of the sports in Delft. How about an afternoon of go-karting, indoor skiing, paintball or canoeing? These are all possibilities in or very close to Delft. Delft is also great for a day of shopping, or just enjoying a lovely meal in one of the cosy and stylish restaurants in the city.

Hotels in Delft

For whatever reason you visit Delft, we have got the hotel you are looking for. We at Expedia can help you discover which hotels best match your needs. Just select your preferences and we will do the rest. How about spa services on-site, a swimming pool or fitness centre? In Delft, they have got it all. Most hotels also offer free WiFi, air conditioning and on-site restaurants in the hotels. Whether you are staying in Delft on business or with family and friends, we can help you find the perfect fit.

Where to stay in Delft

The Student Hotel Delft
The Student Hotel Delft
3 out of 5
Van Leeuwenhoekpark 1, Delft, 2611DW
The price is £72 per night from 4 Sep to 5 Sep
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly hotel in Delft. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast and a fitness centre. Popular attractions Mauritshuis and Museum Paul Tetar ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (21 reviews)
"I like the concept of this hotel. It is more than a hotel as you have all you need - laundry, working space, place to work out and chill with friends. It is literally steps from the train station and the historic center is a few blocks away. I will go back to this hotel without hesitation and strongly ..."

Reviewed on 1 Aug 2022

The Student Hotel Delft
ibis Styles Delft City Centre
ibis Styles Delft City Centre
3 out of 5
Van Leeuwenhoekpark 2, Delft, 2611DW
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £89 per night from 21 Aug to 22 Aug
Stay at this 3-star hotel in Delft. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast and a 24-hour front desk. Popular attractions Mauritshuis and Theater de Veste are located nearby. ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (39 reviews)
Perfect location, Beach in Hague is a must.
"This hotel is in such a perfect location, right beside the main Train station. Delft is a beautiful area with markets on a Wed and Sat. People are so friendly. Hotel was spotless and funky, no noise at all either in corridors or walls. Free Coffee/Tee in common area. Very secure hotel. Will Definitely ..."

Reviewed on 24 Jul 2022

ibis Styles Delft City Centre
Hotel Arsenaal Delft
Hotel Arsenaal Delft
Korte Geer 1D, Delft, 2611 CA
The price is £127 per night from 14 Aug to 15 Aug
Stay at this hotel in Delft. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast and on-site parking. Popular attractions Mauritshuis and Theater de Veste are located nearby. Discover ...
4.9/5 Exceptional! (16 reviews)
"Elegant and comfortable contemporary design."

Reviewed on 6 Aug 2022

Hotel Arsenaal Delft
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
City Center Penthouse w/ Balcony open View
City Center Penthouse w/ Balcony open View
Delft, ZH
The price is £220 per night from 16 Aug to 17 Aug
Stay at this apartment in Delft. Enjoy 1 bedroom. Popular attractions Mauritshuis and Theater de Veste are located nearby. Discover genuine guest reviews for ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (4 reviews)
"We loved our stay in Delft. Great location, comfortable beds, nice clean room. Everything was wonderful!"

Reviewed on 8 May 2022

City Center Penthouse w/ Balcony open View
Lux Loft Apt View Walk city center
Lux Loft Apt View Walk city center
Delft, South Holland
Stay at this apartment in Delft. Enjoy a kitchen and 1 bedroom. Popular attractions Mauritshuis and Theater de Veste are located nearby. Discover genuine guest ...
4/5 Very Good! (2 reviews)
Lage top, Hygiene flop
"Die Lage ist super, zentral gelegen und sicher. Check in verlief einbahnfrei. Jedoch sieht man schon am Treppenhaus, dass die Reinigung recht mager ist."

Reviewed on 31 Aug 2020

Lux Loft Apt View Walk city center
Newly build Loft heart city center Delft
Newly build Loft heart city center Delft
Delft, South Holland
The price is £306 per night from 21 Aug to 22 Aug
Stay at this apartment in Delft. Enjoy a kitchen and 1 bedroom. Popular attractions Mauritshuis and Theater de Veste are located nearby. Discover genuine guest ...
Newly build Loft heart city center Delft
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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