Hotel Haarlem is situated on the edge of the beautiful city of Haarlem, also known as the culinary capital of the Netherlands. With its beautiful canals, old buildings, courtyards and pleasant shopping streets Haarlem is certainly worth a visit.
Shop till you drop! Historical Haarlem has many exclusive shops, trendy
clothing stores, charming antique and curio shops and numerous specialty shops in every conceivable area. The main international retail chains are located in the large shopping streets. This enormous variety gave Haarlem the title of 'best shopping city in the Netherlands'. The special and separate offer of the different types of shops can be found within walking distance (approximately 20 minutes) from Hotel Haarlem.
Haarlem is sometimes called the most Flemish city in North Holland. This applies to architecture, but also applies when it comes to food and drinks. After Maastricht, Haarlem has the most cafés and restaurants in the Netherlands, from specialty restaurants to pubs, from cooking theater to cheese fondue specialists. The favorite café of Haarlemmers: Café Koops, right next to the Grote or St. Bavokerk. For a (2) star restaurant go to the Bokkedoorns in Overveen.
In Haarlem there are plenty of opportunities for a pleasant evening out
to go. You can reserve tickets for the theater, go to a concert in the Patronaat or visit a cinema.