Amongst Dutch people, Alkmaar is a very popular city to visit. It is a mix between Haarlem, Delft, Dordrecht and Amsterdam. An international city with very traditional houses in the city center along the canals, tons of cute alleys and walking routes and one of the most friendly locals you will ever meet.
It is also a city that is known for their cheese markets where you can purchase cheese and enjoy theater shows on the city square where they show you how the cheese trading and buying was done way back in the day. It is a city with a lot of fun activities, sightseeing possibilities and a dynamically great nightlife. When you visit Alkmaar and you are looking for a place to stay we can definitely recommend you to pick one of the places mentioned down below.
1. Grand Hotel Alkmaar – €55,- to €100,- a night
This 4 star hotel recently celebrated their 10 year anniversary and is still one of the most booked hotels in Alkmaar. The hotel is build within an old historical building and that gives the building just that little bit of extra that it needs. The hotel offers 30 rooms and they all come with an ensuite bathroom and kingsize bed.
The hotel also has its own breakfast bar called Brasserie Bar X-Press. A super trendy hotspot where you can enjoy your breakfast or late lunch. The hotel offers airport pick ups from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport and offers daily rental bikes so you can discover the area and city center.
2. Fallon Hotel Alkmaar – €65,- to €130,- a night
The Fallon Hotel is a fashion forward hotel in Alkmaar where all rooms are individually styled. The rooms all come in different colors that range somewhere within the blue, purple or yellow color family. The rooms feel like amovieset and area decorated with a lot of attention to detail. You will feel like you are in your home away from home. All rooms have a kingsize bed, flatscreen tv, sitting area and an ensuite bathroom.
The venue comes with a private gym, a bar, a restaurant and a big private garden. Are you traveling with your car? The hotel offers private parking that is free of charge for hotel guests. The hotel is located in the city center of Alkmaar.
3. College Hotel Alkmaar – €55,- to €90,- a night
The College Hotel got their name from the building they were build in. The hotel is actually build in an old renovated school from the 19th century. The hotel looks traditional from the outside but is super modern from the inside. The rooms are basic but luxurious and are decorated in earth tones. Think of white, grey, brown and black. If you like a minimalistic vibe, this is the place for you. All rooms have a private sitting area, an ensuite bathroom and complimentary toiletries. The hotel also offers a terrace with a bar where you can enjoy a drink after a long day of strolling through the city.
A lot of sightseeing and attractions are at a walking disstance. For example the Holland Cheese Museum or the National Beer Museum ‘De Boom’. Schiphol airport is located at a 20 minute drive from the hotel and a airport pick up can be arranged.
4. Wolf Hotel Kitchen & Bar – €80,- to €120,- a night
Wolf Hotel Kitchen and Bar is a new hotel in Alkmaar that caters to trendy and youthful guests. All rooms are decorated in a trendy way with bright colors, colorful wallpaper and cool accessoires. Every room has a hint of wolf in it. This might be a huge painting of a wolf, or a wolf pillow. What you will find in your room is a surprise, but no worries, there won’t be an actual wolf waiting for you. Only fictional ones.
All rooms come with a king- or queenside bed and an ensuite bathroom. Some rooms have a bathtub. All rooms have a flatscreen tv, sitting area and complimentary WiFi. A minibar is also available in every room and some rooms have their own balcony with a view over the city.
This is the perfect hotel for a romantic getaway or a friend getaway.