Hotels in Leiden, Netherlands

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Leiden overview

Leiden is notable for its museums, historical sites, and college atmosphere. Simply book a local tour to enjoy your stay a little more. You can take in the local culture of Leiden at Museum Boerhaave and Leiden American Pilgrim Museum. In the surrounding area, popular sights include Madurodam and Escher Museum.

Where to stay in Leiden

Whether you're planning a longer vacation or a weekend getaway, Leiden has accommodations to fit your needs. There are 21 hotels in Leiden and you can shop as many as 935 deals for rooms on Hotels.com, some with discounts of up to 60%. We have room prices starting at 14 USD per night and below are the number of hotels by star rating in Leiden as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 43 5-star hotels from 139 USD per night
  • • 424 4-star hotels from 75 USD per night
  • • 367 3-star hotels from 61 USD per night
  • • 115 2-star hotels from 21 USD per night

How to get to Leiden

Fly into Rotterdam (RTM-Rotterdam The Hague), 14.8 mi (23.7 km) from central Leiden. Amsterdam (AMS-Schiphol) is the next closest major airport, 15.4 mi (24.8 km) away. Leiden Station is the closest train station, located 0.6 mi (0.9 km) from the city center.

What to see around Leiden

A top draw is the area's cultural scene including places like:
  • • LVC
  • • Museum Boerhaave
  • • Leiden American Pilgrim Museum
  • • Leidse Schouwburg - Stadsgehoorzaal
  • • Rijksmuseum van Oudheden
Distinguished landmarks to visit include:
  • • Waag
  • • Burcht
  • • Wall Poems of Leiden
  • • Marekerk
  • • Gravensteen
Nature lovers will appreciate these places:
  • • Sint Annahofje
  • • Hortus Botanicus
  • • Molen de Put
Recommended sights include:
  • • Stadhuis
  • • Hooglandsekerk
  • • Pieterskerk
  • • SieboldHuis
  • • Museum De Lakenhal

When to visit Leiden

If you're beginning to plan your vacation, you may be wondering when is the best time of year to visit. Here are the seasonal norms to help you decide when to go:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 51°F day, 33°F night
  • • April-June: 67°F day, 38°F night
  • • July-September: 70°F day, 49°F night
  • • October-December: 60°F day, 35°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 8.27 inches
  • • April-June: 5.75 inches
  • • July-September: 8.58 inches
  • • October-December: 9.80 inches