In this blog Family-friendly hotel Leeuwarden, we are going to show the different options you have as parents with kids to stay in the city of Leeuwarden. In Leeuwarden you have a number of hotels with family rooms, where you can spend a nice night with the family. We selected these hotels with family rooms in Leeuwarden based on location, facilities and reviews the hotel received from families with kids. We list all the family hotels in Leeuwarden in this blog.
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1. Post-Plaza Hotel & Grand Café
The first hotel in our list of family-friendly hotels in Leeuwarden is located right in the center of Leeuwarden. Post-Plaza Hotel & Grand Café is located in an old post office that they have completely converted. This family hotel in Leeuwarden offers very nice family rooms for families with kids.
These family rooms are 38m2 in size and this family room in Leeuwarden is divided into two parts. There is a box-spring bed for the parents in one part and two single beds for the kids in the other. That way, as parents, you also have privacy and do not sleep entirely in the same room.
In addition, this hotel has a restaurant where you can go for a snack and a drink. In the morning, this family-run hotel in Leeuwarden serves a breakfast buffet for guests. Despite being a two-minute walk from downtown Leeuwarden, the hotel is located on a quiet street.
Post-Plaza Hotel & Grand Café review
This hotel receives an overall score of 8.7 from a whopping 2,700 guest reviews. So a super high grade. Some of these reviews were given by families with kids and they rate this family hotel in Leeuwarden a lot higher still. They give an overall score of a 9.4 for this hotel. In total, more than 330 families with kids rated the hotel. Based on the reviews of these families who have slept at this hotel, we list the positive and negative points of the hotel.
Positives Post-Plaza Hotel & Grand Café: Most families cite the location, the beautiful and luxurious rooms, the delicious breakfast and the hotel’s friendly staff as positive points of this hotel. The attractive decor of the hotel was also seen as a positive point by many families with kids.
Negative points Post-Plaza Hotel & Grand Café: few negative points are mentioned of this family-friendly hotel in Leeuwarden. A number of families with kids indicated that it was unfortunate that the hotel did not have its own parking and that the car had to be parked in the paid parking garage behind the hotel.
2. Orange hotel leeuwarden
The second hotel in this list of family-friendly hotels in Leeuwarden is also located in the center of Leeuwarden. From the hotel you can walk right into downtown Leeuwarden. The hotel is located opposite the train station, making this also a very convenient hotel to stay overnight if you are visiting the city of Leeuwarden by train.
This family hotel in Leeuwarden has family rooms for families of four. This family room is 28m2 and the parents sleep in a double bed and the kids sleep on a sofa bed in this room. This family room in Leeuwarden also has a private bathroom and other amenities.
The hotel does not have a restaurant, but you can have breakfast at the hotel in the morning. The hotel has a parking garage, with the elevator taking you right from the parking garage into the reception area. This parking garage is not super large, so if you want a spot please indicate this in advance in your booking if you are coming by car.
Oranje Hotel Leeuwarden review
This family-friendly hotel in Leeuwarden is rated 8.4 out of more than 1,800 guest reviews. Families with kids rate this hotel even higher with a 9.3 overall score. More than 260 families have rated the hotel.
Positives Oranje Hotel Leeuwarden: the positives include most of those described above such as breakfast, central location, private parking and nice rooms. The friendly staff is also mentioned in most of the reviews from families with kids.
Negative points Oranje Hotel Leeuwarden: a number of families indicated that in the family rooms the lighting was poor and therefore the rooms were somewhat dark. A number of families also indicated that they regretted that there was no restaurant near the room.
3. Boutique Hotel Catshuis
The third hotel in our list of family-friendly hotels in Leeuwarden is also located in the city center near the train station. This hotel is another great option if you are visiting the city of Leeuwarden by train with the family. The hotel has several family rooms that they offer to families with kids.
These family rooms are between 30m2 and 35m2 and have a double bed for the parents and for the kids, beds can be added. Furthermore, these modern rooms have all the facilities you need in a family room and, of course, it also has a private bathroom.
This family-run hotel in Leeuwarden has its own restaurant and bar, where you can go for a bite to eat and a drink.
Boutique Hotel Catshuis review
This family-friendly hotel in Leeuwarden receives a 9.1 overall rating from over 780 reviews. Families give an even higher overall score. In fact, they give a 9.6 as an overall score to this family hotel in Leeuwarden. It should be noted, however, that only 50 families with kids rated the hotel.
Positives Boutique Hotels Catshuis: of course, this boutique hotel in Leeuwarden also has mostly positive reactions (of course, this cannot be otherwise after these overall scores). As a parent in a review actually named all the positives:“Very nice family room, clean and spacious, great location, friendly staff, great bed, slept great because of this and in the morning a very good breakfast.“
Negatives Boutique Hotels Catshuis: a number of families with kids report that the windows in the room cannot be opened. Furthermore, few other negative points are mentioned multiple times.
4. Van der Valk Hotel Leeuwarden
You can also sleep in Leeuwarden with kids at a van der Valk hotel. We are always fans of this hotel chain because they have really nice family rooms and also at the hotel in Leeuwarden they have beautiful family rooms that can accommodate families of six.
These different family rooms are huge and you even have family rooms here with their own sauna. Due to the space, kids sleep in separate bunk beds and parents sleep in a luxury box-spring bed. You can separate the area between the parents and the kids with a sliding wall. The kids’ bunk beds also all have their own TVs. Also, several family rooms have nice and spacious bathtubs.
The hotel is five kilometers away from the center of Leeuwarden, but you can park your car in front of the hotel for free. There is a restaurant and bar at the hotel, so you basically don’t have to go out the door for a bite to eat. We always like to eat in the restaurant and in the different van der Valk hotels we have slept in, the breakfast the next morning was always super good.
Van der Valk Hotel Leeuwarden review
This children’s hotel in Leeuwarden receives an 8.8 as an overall rating from over 1,000 reviews. Families with kids give the hotel a slightly lower score. They give an 8.2 as an overall score to the van der Valk Hotel in Leeuwarden. More than 195 families with kids rated.
Van der Valk Hotel Leeuwarden positives: the family rooms are mentioned as a positive point by almost all families. Spacious, beautiful and very luxurious these the rooms are described by many families. The full breakfast is also mentioned by many families.
Negative points van der Valk Hotel Leeuwarden: a number of families found the dinner prices on the high side. Furthermore, there are few negative points that are mentioned multiple times. A few also indicate that the location of the hotel is a bit from the center, but of course you know that in advance and you can make a choice on that exactly what you want. If you want a hotel where you can walk straight into the center, you should choose one of the other hotels.
5. WestCord WTC Hotel Leeuwarden
This family-run hotel in Leeuwarden is located on the edge of the city center, and you can walk from the hotel to the city center in about 15 minutes. You can park your car at the hotel for free. This four-star hotel has a restaurant with a very nice view of the area and also a sky bar, where you can have a drink with, of course, also a very nice view.
This hotel also has very spacious family rooms. In fact, these family rooms in Leeuwarden are 72m2, with parents sleeping in double beds and kids in twin beds. Of course, there is a bathroom in the room and this family room has all the facilities you can expect from a fine family room.
WestCord WTC Hotel Leeuwarden review
This hotel has over 1240 reviews and the overall rating of this family hotel in Leeuwarden is an 8.2.
Positives Westcord WTC Hotel Leeuwarden: the spacious family rooms were mentioned as a positive point by almost all families. In addition, breakfast, friendly staff and location are mentioned as positives by families with kids.
Negative points Westcord WTC Hotel Leeuwarden: a number of families indicated that the location of the hotel was a bit desolate and also a number of families indicated that they missed a refrigerator in the room.
Hotel Leeuwarden with swimming pool
If you are looking for a hotel in Leeuwarden with a swimming pool, unfortunately there are no hotels that have it in the city itself and also offer a family room. Anyway, there are few hotels with swimming pools in Leeuwarden, so it is also not possible to book two rooms with the family, for example. The closest hotels in Leeuwarden with pools are on the various Wadden Islands, but that is not really convenient if you want to visit the city of Leeuwarden with the family.
If you still really want to book a hotel with a swimming pool near Leeuwarden, Parkhotel Tjaarda is an option. Located about a half-hour drive from Leeuwarden, this family-run hotel has a large indoor pool, where you can relax with the family at the end of the day. This hotel has several spacious family rooms, and families with kids rate this hotel a whopping 9.8! And that, out of 220 ratings, is extremely high.
The families with kids indicated that the hotel is in a beautiful area, that it has a very nice wellness, that the staff is very friendly, the breakfast was top notch and the rooms were nice and spacious with good beds. For more information about Parkhotel Tjaarda, take a look here.
Children’s Hotel Leeuwarden
If there is nothing among these five children’s hotels in Leeuwarden right now, there are a number of other options. Usually, these are then individuals who offer an apartment or room in Leeuwarden. The list of hotels we have given are the most famous children’s hotels in Leeuwarden that are most booked by families with kids and get high ratings. If you still want to see the entire list of children’s hotels in Leeuwarden, take a look here.
Family Hotel Leeuwarden
If you are looking for a family hotel in Leeuwarden, we have listed five good options. We list them briefly below with a link. Click on the blue link for more information on the respective family hotel in Leeuwarden.
Family Hotel Leeuwarden:
- Post-Plaza Hotel & Grand Café
- Oranje Hotel Leeuwarden
- Boutique Hotel Catshuis
- Van der Valk Hotel Leeuwarden
- Westcord WTC Hotel Leeuwarden
Hotel Leeuwarden with swimming pool: