Haarlem is definitely a must to visit! Enjoy a day out, visit the historic churches, discover the Haarlem canals from the water and enjoy one of the many terraces!

Museums in Haarlem

There are a number of museums to discover in the city, including the Teylers Museum, the Frans Hals Museum and Het Dolhuys. Discover the wonders of art, science and history in these special museums. Read more about the museums in Haarlem.


Fancy a theater performance or an evening full of music? Then you can visit the Toneelschuur for contemporary theater performances, dance productions and various art-house films. In addition, in the middle of the center is the Philharmonie, the concert hall of Haarlem. This concert hall has a diverse program of music genres and art forms. In Haarlem you will also find the Stadsschouwburg, a high-profile premiere theater full of dance, theater and cabaret.

Shopping and going out

Haarlem also offers a great diversity of shops and entertainment options. Shop your clothes in one of the many nice boutiques and browse for unique home accessories and craft products. Do not forget to visit one of the cafes and discotheques, theaters, cinemas and bowling alleys. Want to know more? Click here.

Public transport

Sassenheim railway station is a 10-minute walk from our hotel. From here you can take the sprinter train to NS Station Leiden Central. Then change to the intercity train to NS Station Haarlem. For the current travel times, you can consult the website of the NS. From NS Station Haarlem you can walk into the center of Haarlem in about 10 minutes, where many restaurants and shops are located.

If you have difficulty walking, you can also use the bus. For the current bus times you can use the HTM website. The best bus stop to get off is Bus stop Haarlem Centrum / Verwulft.


Beautiful Haarlem is only a 30-minute drive from our hotel. It is best to park your car in parking garage de Appelaar or parking garage Raaks. Both parking garages are located within walking distance of the center.

Bicycle rental

Would you like to explore the city of Haarlem by bike? Then it is possible to rent a bicycle at the rental points Rent a Bike Haarlem, Bike Tours Haarlem and Green Bikes. For more information and to rent a bicycle, click here.

Would you rather start your cycling route from the hotel? Then book your bike at the reception of our hotel and get on one of our top quality e-bikes or regular bicycles.

Have you become enthusiastic about this special city? Book a package and combine a visit to Haarlem with an overnight stay in our hotel!

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