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The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I found very great, that the hotel is very central. It's in the middle of the city, central station and all the city tour points. The hotel is very historical from inside, has friendly stuff and the rooms are small, but clean and very cute!

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 July 2016

I stayed 2 nights in this hotel for a conference at the university. Good aspects of the hotel are that it is very central and well-located and the staff were friendly. Bad aspects are the lack of tea and coffee making facilities in the room (and given the weather in Leiden, often all you want is a warm cup of...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

Was confused while there if I was a youth hostel or not. They have these "themed" rooms but they are seriously outdated and sore on the eye. I lived in a superior room and there wasnt even coffee making facilities. I mean, come on. Any HOTEL with respect for itself should have this. The windows are thinner than paper and...

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Carrickfergus
Reviewed 31 May 2016

We stayed here for six nights in May 2016. On the plus side, it's in a good central location and the breakfast is fine. On arrival, we were met with canalside redevelopment and as we had a canal view room, we asked about noise and were assured there was none. There was none over the weekend but unfortunately, at the...

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Reviewed 23 May 2016

Stayed at the end of a bike trip in Aoril. Chose it because we ended a previous trip here a few years ago. Our room was large overlooking the canal. The stairway is steep, but staff helped with luggage going up! Breakfast is very nice. They serve a small dinner menu in a nicely decorated room next to breakfast area....

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 17 May 2016

The hotel is very centrally located and spread over 5 different buildings that are all attached and connected. No elevator that I found, and the rooms are slightly dated but clean and a nice view over the canal... Breakfast was basic but nice.

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Vancouver, BC
Reviewed 11 May 2016

We arrived on King's Day 2016. This hotel is older, but that adds to its charm. The staff were very attentive and moved us to a different room (and much nicer room) when we discovered the heating wasn't working properly in our room. It's right on a canal, near all the historical buildings and only 10 mins. walk from the...

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Reviewed 1 May 2016

Spent two nights at Hotel Nieuw Minerva for King's Day 2016. Very helpful and attentive staff. Gave us a free upgrade to the bridal suite! Great room with lots of quirky/interesting touches. Very good breakfast.

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Zwolle, The Netherlands
Reviewed 14 March 2016

Located in the centre in walking distance of all historical buildings. Staff always friendly and the rooms clean. I visited the hotel on different data. Always quiet nights. I think the breakfast and especially the coffee could be better.

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Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

The hotel is on a relatively quiet canal side in the very heart of the city, yet in easy walking distance of the station. The staff are very friendly, and helpful and the eclectic furnishing - much evoking the Dutch past - is generally comfortable. The hotel has been created from linking several houses together making for a differing levels...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Restaurant Nieuw Minerva is located in the centre of Leiden between the two most important shopping streets. You will find plenty of restaurants and cafés around the hotel for a drink or bite during your stay. The hotel is situated along one of Leiden's many canals. This makes it easily accessible by boat. The hotel covers 6 authentic 16th century canal houses. In 1830, one of these houses was inhabited by J.R. Thorbecke, the father of the Dutch constitution. Nieuw Minerva is decorated in a friendly, Old Dutch style with a homely atmosphere. It offers a good restaurant and meeting and banquet facilities. The hotels rooms are decorated in various styles. Some rooms are romantic, some classic, some in Art Deco style, and a beautiful bridal suite is available as well. ... more   less 

Additional Information about City Hotel Nieuw Minerva

Address: Boommarkt 23, 2311 EA, Leiden, The Netherlands
Region: The Netherlands > South Holland Province > Leiden
Price Range: $130 - $186 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — City Hotel Nieuw Minerva 2*
Number of rooms: 38
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“Ask for a room that's been refurbished (if there is one)”
 of 5 bubbles hgibson30, 31 May 2016 | Read review
“No elevator so look for first floor room if you have luggage”
 of 5 bubbles 456bruceg, 30 Apr 2016 | Read review
“front has a nice view”
 of 5 bubbles Brian038_13, 13 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Room on a low floor as there is no elevator.”
 of 5 bubbles OlgaP319, 18 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a room at the front overlooking the canal”
 of 5 bubbles PLM2050, 5 Oct 2015 | Read review
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