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Hotel Indigo

Hotel Indigo

Located in a former bank building, Hotel Indigo combines an interesting past with a convenient location to explore The Hague’s highlights. Directly opposite the Palace Noordeinde, this historic building still boasts many of its original features, like marble columns, old bank signs painted above doorways and royal portraits in the public rooms.

The bank was built in 1882, and then used as a bunker in World War II. During that time the royal family had their own room there and the third floor served as a hiding spot for Jewish people. Below ground, the old vault has been turned into a bar and adjoining meeting rooms where the old metal vault doors are still functional. 

The communal spaces have a chic, retro feel to them with original tiled or marble floors and stylish purple velvet sofas, modern coffee tables and geometric gilded lamps with exposed bulbs. The 63 rooms have the same atmosphere, with geometric patterns, bold hues and nods to the building’s history as a bank. The hotel safe and minibar are set within a blue vintage safe, complete with a vault-wheel you can turn to open it.

Our rating: Medium

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Rooms

The 63 rooms are split between three categories: Standard, Superior and Loft, the latter having split-level rooms. All the rooms have a retro feel and feature bold hues of red and blue with geometric patterned carpets. The rooms all have en suite bathrooms, Wi-Fi and air conditioning. Some rooms have a separate bathroom, but these need to be specifically requested.

Location

Hotel Indigo is centrally located in The Hague’s old town, directly opposite the Palace Noordeinde and surrounded by high-end shops and restaurants. It's within walking distance of the city’s highlights, including the Binnenhof, the Haagshe Bluf district and the Mauritshuis, all of which you can get to in under ten minutes. You can reach the Peace Palace in 15 minutes, Centraal Station in 18 minutes and the Scheveningen seafront in 15 minutes by tram.

Food and drink

  • Breakfast is served daily in the Stocks & Bonds Brasserie.
  • Stocks & Bonds Brasserie also serves lunch and dinner all day with a menu that features locally sourced ingredients.
  • The Gold Bar serves drinks in the evening with a menu of cocktails, Champagne and Dutch gins.

Families

  • Cribs available upon request
  • Interconnecting rooms and extra beds are available

Facilities and activities

  • Access to an off-site gym for an additional charge
  • Laundry and dry cleaning

Our opinion

We like this hotel for its chic, retro style within a historic bank building. We love the nods to its past through the artwork and bar located in the bank’s vault, complete with original vault doors and locks. 

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