Hotel Information

City Hotel Nieuw Minerva is housed in an authentic 16th century canal house in the city center, just a 10 minutes walk from the railway station. The hotel offers direct bookers the option of instant discount and collecting points for extra privileges. You can join the New Minerva Loyalty Club in just a few clicks !

24/7 Reception / Check-in 14:00  / Check-out 11:00 / Free Wi-Fi in all public spaces and guest rooms / Meeting room / Bar / Pets are welcome (surtax and subject to limited availability)


Hotel Nieuw Minerva has a long and rich history. The buildings date from the 16th century and have long been used as a warehouse. In the 19th century, a beer wholesaler was established in what’s now the breakfast room.


We would very much like to welcome you in our bar, where we serve a selection of snacks as well as a variety of drinks.

Our traditional breakfast buffet ensures you have a good start to the day. The breakfast buffet costs € 12.50 per person.

FAQ – Frequently Asked Questions

Does the hotel have an elevator?

As the hotel is located in a historical building, installation of an elevator is not possible. 
Our staff will assist you with your luggage, if needed.

Does the hotel have a bar?

Our hotel bar is open 24/7.

Does the hotel have a print/copy service?

You can ask for print and/or copy service at our Front Office.

Does the hotel have meeting facilities?

There’s a meeting room in old Dutch style, the Blue Room. There’s plenty of daylight, strong WiFi, a wireless projector (Click Share) and a Nespresso coffee machine.

Can I smoke in the hotel?

We’re a non-smoking property.

What time can I check in and should I check out?

Check in is possible after 14.00 hrs.
Check out until 11.00 hrs.

Can I leave my luggage at the hotel after check-out?

You can leave your luggage in a safe room, please ask at our Front Office.

Can I rent a bike at the hotel?

You can rent a traditional bike or an electrical bike. Please inform us at least 2 days before arrival if you want to rent a bike.

Can I check in before 14:00 or leave my luggage?

You can check in and if your room is not ready yet, you can leave your luggage in a safe room.

Can I buy tickets from the reception?

We offer tickets to various museums and attractions in Leiden and the surrounding area. Please contact our Front Office for possibilities.



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