City Hotel Nieuw Minerva Leiden is located in the heart of Leiden's historic center, between the two most important shopping streets. You will find plenty of restaurants and cafés around the hotel for a drink or bite during your stay.

The hotel is located along one of Leiden's many canals and is easily accessible by boat. The hotel covers 6 authentic 16th century canal houses with a rich history.

The hotels rooms are decorated in various styles,from romantic to classic and to the famous Rembrandt Room. A beautiful bridal suite is available as well. The rooms on the front side offer a great view to the canal.

City Hotel Nieuw Minerva Leiden is decorated in a friendly, Old Dutch style with a homely atmosphere.The surrounding area is popular for cycling, and bike hire is available at City Hotel Nieuw Minerva Leiden.

Popular points of interest near the accommodations include Leiden University, Rijksmuseum voor Volkenkunde and National Nature historical Museum. The nearest airport is Rotterdam The Hague Airport, 14 mi from the property.

You can park your car at Haagweg Parking, Haagweg 8 in Leiden. Street parking is not possible in the city center of Leiden.

This is our guests' favorite part of Leiden, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

City Hotel Nieuw Minerva Leiden has been welcoming guests since Nov 18, 2002

Property Highlights

Located in the best-rated area in Leiden, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.5


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Room Type
2 twin beds
2 twin beds
1 full bed
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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Property questions and answers
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  • Hi four of us cycling from the UK in June , do you have safe storage for four road bikes ? Thanks
    Yes it is possible to store your bikes.
    Answered on 17 April 2023
  • Hello, Do you have secure on-site storage for 2 e-bikes? Thanks
    good evening yes we have a space where you can safely park your bicycles
    Answered on 16 February 2023
  • do you have car park?
    We advise you to park at 'Parkeerterrein Haagweg'. It is 800 m from the hotel. The free shuttle will take you to the hotel. We sell parking tickets at a reduced price €13,50 per 24 hours.
    Answered on 24 March 2023
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Amenities of City Hotel Nieuw Minerva Leiden
Most popular amenities
Free WiFi
Non-smoking rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
  • Outdoor furniture
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Cycling
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not possible) and charges may apply.
  • Electric vehicle charging station
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/out
  • Baggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit press
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Business center
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Fan
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Dutch

House rules

City Hotel Nieuw Minerva Leiden takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 3:00 PM to 11:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


Until 11:00 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.


When booking more than 4 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Diners Club American Express Cash Debit card ATM card City Hotel Nieuw Minerva Leiden accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that breakfast is served from 07:00 until 10:00, from Mondays until Fridays. On Saturdays and Sundays, breakfast is served from 08:00 until 11:00.

Parking is most convenient at Haagweg Parkeerterrein, Haagweg 4 in Leiden, This parking site is located 2,950 feet from the City Hotel Nieuw Minerva and offers a free shuttle service to and from the hotel. Reduced parking tickets are available at the Front Desk.

When booking 3 rooms or more, different policies and additional supplements will apply.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Please inform City Hotel Nieuw Minerva Leiden of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about City Hotel Nieuw Minerva Leiden

  • City Hotel Nieuw Minerva Leiden offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Bicycle rental

  • Room options at City Hotel Nieuw Minerva Leiden include:

    • Double

  • City Hotel Nieuw Minerva Leiden is 650 feet from the center of Leiden.

  • The prices at City Hotel Nieuw Minerva Leiden may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Check-in at City Hotel Nieuw Minerva Leiden is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.