Some places will be hold in your heart forever. The Hague is one of them: the best of both worlds. City of peace and justice. From city and beach. From new styles and old masters. Of shops and palaces. From exotic cuisine and Dutch fishing port. There is plenty to do in this diverse city!
For a day of shopping you are in the right place in the city center of The Hague. Well-known department stores and large retail chains are within walking distance of the hip fashion boutiques and concept stores. Exclusive local shops can be found in the Hofkwartier, Noordeinde and on the Denneweg. Also nice to visit is the renewed Foodhallen in the Haagse Bluf shopping court, where you can find twelve food stands and two bars. Looking for bargains? Then you should definitely visit the Haagse Markt. This market is the largest multicultural open air market in Europe and is open on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays.
Most shops in the center are open from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM, but department stores such as Bijenkorf and Primark have longer opening hours. On Thursdays it is late night shopping in the city center and most shops are also open on Sunday.
The Hague has many nice museums, including the Mauritshuis where you can meet the Girl of the Pearl and the City Hall of The Hague. Many museums in The Hague also offer guided tours, treasure hunts and activities especially for the youth. Also nice to visit are the Museon, Omniversum, Madurodam and the beautiful underwater world of Sea Life in Scheveningen.
You can reach The Hague in 36 minutes by train from Sassenheim NS Station, which is only a 10-minute walk from our hotel. You can take the sprinter train every half hour, which will take you directly to The Hague Central Station. An OV chip card with credit is required to travel by public transport. This can be purchased from the machine at Sassenheim NS Station or at NS. From The Hague Central Station you can easily walk to the center on foot.
If you have difficulty walking, traveling by tram is also possible. At The Hague Central Station you can take Tram 6 in the direction of Den Haag Leyenburg. The best stops to get off are: Tram stop Spui or Tram stop Grote Markt. You can plan your trip via HTM.
Would you rather go to The Hague by car? Then there are various parking options in the city. For example, you can park your car (paid) in Interparking Helicon opposite Central Station, Interparking Museumkwartier which is located in the middle of the historic Museum Quarter or at one of the Q-Park Garages in the city center. Click here for more information about parking.
Scheveningen also offers many parking options. Do you want to park close to the beach and boulevard? This is possible in the parking garage on the Strandweg. Here is an overview of the parking garages.
Rent a bike
Exploring the city of The Hague by bike is also possible. You can rent a bicycle at the Haagsche Stadsfiets rental point. For more information click here.
Would you rather start your cycling route from the hotel? Then book one of our top quality bicycles at the reception of our hotel.
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