The Hague

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Beestenmarkt showing a small town or village and a river or creek as well as a large group of people
Shop till you drop in the city centre, visit the former residence of Princess Beatrix and discover the museums of this versatile city which is a stone's throw from the seaside

Shop till you drop in the city centre, visit the former residence of Princess Beatrix and discover the museums of this versatile city which is a stone's throw from the seaside.

Spend a weekend in the political centre of the Netherlands and enjoy charming shops and one or more of the city's numerous museums. The Hague is also home to the palace which Princess Beatrix lived in for many years. End an active day with a long walk on the beach which is but a short tram ride away!

According to most historians, The Hague dates back to the 13th century when Duke William II started constructing the Binnenhof. A village established itself around the complex and grew over the centuries into the political centre it is today.

Book a tour of Binnenhof and see the Torentje (the prime minster's office), the Ridderzaal (the knights’ hall) and the seat of the Dutch government. Mauritshuis with masterpieces such as The Girl with the Pearl Earring by Vermeer and The Anatomy Lesson of Dr Nicolaes Tulp by Rembrandt is an absolute must. Catch your breath with a drink at one of the numerous cafés at Grote Markt. Because the seaside is so close, you can easily visit Scheveningen during your stay. Perfect if you want to relax after a busy day in town!

The Hague is easy to explore on foot, by bicycle or public transport. The city has a bus and tram service so you can sit down and rest while travelling between the sights. If you would like to head out to the beach between museums or shops, the direct tram to Scheveningen is the best way to get there. The Hague is easy to reach by public transport. If you’re travelling by car, the city is easy to reach via Utrecht (A12) or the A4 if you’re coming from the north.

This lovely city has a fabulous beach as well as fun shops, cultural heritage and great night life. The Hague is a must-visit city! Check Expedia for the best accommodation and enjoy a wonderful stay.

Where to stay in The Hague

Bastion Hotel Den Haag Rijswijk
Bastion Hotel Den Haag Rijswijk
3 out of 5
Polakweg 12, Rijswijk, 2288 GG
The price is £67 per night from 5 Sep to 6 Sep
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly hotel in Rijswijk. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and breakfast. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the comfy beds ...
3.8/5 Good! (618 reviews)
"At standard of what you can expect at a Bastion Hotel. Priced well, especially realizing how centrally located you are in the "Randstad". Conveniently located to the center of Den Haag and in easy reach via the highway to the cities Amsterdam and Rotterdam. To make the stay even better; provide a ..."

Reviewed on 5 Feb 2022

Bastion Hotel Den Haag Rijswijk
Inntel Hotels Den Haag Marina Beach
Inntel Hotels Den Haag Marina Beach
Strandweg 1, The Hague, 2586 JK
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £105 per night from 4 Sep to 5 Sep
Stay at this beach hotel in The Hague. Enjoy free WiFi, a beach locale and a full-service spa. Popular attractions Scheveningen Beach and Kijkduin Beach are ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (106 reviews)
"The surrounding areas are spectacular, a lot of restaurants, gift shop and more"

Reviewed on 31 Jul 2022

Inntel Hotels Den Haag Marina Beach
Grand Hotel Amrâth Kurhaus The Hague Scheveningen
Grand Hotel Amrâth Kurhaus The Hague Scheveningen
5 out of 5
Gevers Deynootplein 30, Scheveningen, The Hague, 2586 CK
The price is £150 per night from 5 Sep to 6 Sep
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in The Hague. Enjoy free WiFi, a beach locale and breakfast. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms in their ...
3.7/5 Good! (1,003 reviews)
"Very central and historic place lace to stay"

Reviewed on 25 Jul 2022

Grand Hotel Amrâth Kurhaus The Hague Scheveningen
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.
Cove Centrum
Cove Centrum
4 out of 5
46 Grote Marktstraat, The Hague, ZH, 2511 BJ
The price is £119 per night from 22 Aug to 23 Aug
Stay at this 4-star aparthotel in The Hague. Enjoy free WiFi, a 24-hour front desk and laundry facilities. Popular attractions Scheveningen Beach and Mauritshuis ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (21 reviews)
"Perfectly located, clean, more stylish than photos suggest. Quiet. Functional kitchen including dishwasher if you want to cook. Friendly staff."

Reviewed on 9 Jul 2022

Cove Centrum
YAYS The Hague Willemspark
YAYS The Hague Willemspark
3.5 out of 5
Koninginnegracht 20, The Hague, 2514 AB
Stay at this 3.5-star aparthotel in The Hague. Enjoy free WiFi, on-site parking and a 24-hour front desk. Popular attractions Scheveningen Beach and Mauritshuis ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (6 reviews)
"Very clean and quiet hotel with friendly staff and in a great location"

Reviewed on 16 Jun 2022

YAYS The Hague Willemspark
Stayci Apartments Westeinde
Stayci Apartments Westeinde
4 out of 5
Westeinde 51, The Hague, 2512 GV
Stay at this 4-star apartment in The Hague. Enjoy free WiFi, a flat-screen TV and cable TV. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the comfy beds in their reviews. ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (34 reviews)
"Fantastic place to stay in the very centre of The Hague. The apartment had all the amenities we needed, including a washing machine which came in handy after already spending a week in The Netherlands. 2 large bedrooms with extremely comfortable beds, and an outdoor terrace which we enjoyed every ..."

Reviewed on 2 Aug 2022

Stayci Apartments Westeinde
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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