B&B Haarlem

    116 Bed and Breakfasts in and around Haarlem, North Holland, The Netherlands

    Your stay in a B&B Haarleem

    Haarlem, also known as "Little Amsterdam," is an ideal destination for a bed and breakfast trip while visiting the Netherlands. Located a mere 15 minutes away by train from the capital, the city is full of history, canals, and other attractions, making a B&B Haarlem the perfect place for a memorable holiday.

    Where to stay in Haarlem

    Haarlem is an excellent destination for a day trip away from the capital or as a starting point for outings to other Dutch cities, such as The Hague, Delft, Rotterdam, and Leiden. We recommend booking a B&B in Haarlem close to the central station. The Art Nouveau station building is not to be missed, and Amsterdam can be reached quickly if you fancy a visit.

    5 things to see in Haarlem

    The historic centre of Haarlem, with its alleys full of little shops for browsing, is well worth a wander. Also not to be missed is the largest Gothic church in the Netherlands; hence its name, the Grote Kerk, contains one of Europe's most beautiful and elaborate organs. To discover the secret Haarlem, visit one of the Hofjes, small hidden courtyards, or taste one of the most famous Dutch beers at the Jopenbier at the Jopenkerk. Finally, if you love culture, visiting the two city museums, Frans Hals and Teylers, is a must on your list of things to do in Haarlem!

    Staying in the surroundings

    Haarlem is located in the so-called bulb district. In this area, tulips, hyacinths, narcissus and other colourful flowers are cultivated. Booking a bed and breakfast around Haarlem in the spring will allow you to take fantastic bicycle tours winding through the fields and enjoy the blossoming spectacle. In addition, every year in April, there is the 'Bloemencorso', a flower parade starting in nearby Noordwijk, on the North Sea, and ending in Haarlem. Nearby, you'll also find the most beautiful spring garden in the world, the Keukenhof, where you can recharge your batteries with all the arresting colours and scents!

    Why visit Haarlem

    Haarlem is a brilliant option for a Dutch getaway, as it is less crowded than other big cities. Enjoy the authentic Dutch experience by staying in a small accommodation in Haarlem. Take in the beauty of the city mill, Molen De Adriaan, or enjoy a coffee in the Grote Markt, the main square surrounded by stunning medieval architecture.

    In which period to book a B&B Haarlem

    Visiting Haarlem in the spring is an ideal time of year to experience the tranquility of this Dutch city. With the extended daylight hours and the stunning blossom in the nearby countryside, staying in a cosy bed and breakfast is the perfect way to appreciate the atmosphere.

    Travelling by train from Haarlem

    A holiday in Haarlem offers the convenience of exploring the best of the Netherlands by train. Tickets can be bought in various ways, such as through the NS website, at the station counter, or even at ticket machines. A return ticket is called a dagretour; a single journey is an enkele reis. However, the websites and machines helpfully translate everything into English too. Buying tickets on the train is possible but will require an additional fee.

    After flying into Amsterdam, soak up the trendy atmosphere of its neighbourhoods and fashionable clubs. Then head to Haarlem, a boho-chic city boasting tonnes of hipster cafés and art galleries. Continue on to Utrecht, where you can explore a vibrant cultural tapestry awaits. Be sure to include Delft for its lively atmosphere and vintage markets. Finally, explore The Hague, a multi-faceted city of history, art and street food. With unique bed and breakfast stays, this trip will take you on an authentic and original discovery of Holland!