Hampshire Hotel - Babylon Den Haag
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
Travelers also recommend:
TripAdvisor Reviews Hampshire Hotel - Babylon Den Haag The Hague
Travel Blogs from The Hague
Packed up and then played Buzz, a quiz game on the Play Station with Matthew and Hilde - I was even winning one game, before heading for the train. Matthew and Hilde have both been great. We really felt we got to know Hilde and now have seen heaps of The Netherlands, far more than most tourists who I suspect never get past Amsterdam. It was interesting being in Amsterdam on the Friday as it filled with tourists arriving for the weekend, mostly ...
... a British soldier and moved to England where Gerry grew up. Gerry met Viv, then moved back to Holland after they were married and brought up their family together there. Viv showered us with love and became the adoptive grandma for the morning-serving us up all sorts of goodies. We had such a warm, wonderful time with them, that we found it difficult to drag ourselves away-finally cycling off at 12pm.
We followed the well marked 1b route-The ...
... produce to make dinner - learning a bit of history while we were at it! The cold weather was a surprisingly nice change, and after a final un-dutch breakfast (vegemite on toast) we were on the train to central Amsterdam. The first day we were welcomed to Amsterdam with some serious rain, of which we were a little unprepared! It was a perfect day to sit in a 'brown cafe' (different from "coffee" shops) and drink ...
... they call them 'coffee shops') lined the streets, as well as shops selling cannabis, magic mushrooms, and all the bits and pieces that go with it. You can even purchase your own kit for growing mushrooms! After dinner we went for another walk around and soon it was quite obvious we were in the red light district! Window after window, under a red light, women stood, dressed in very little attire, tapping on the window, hoping to get a customer. No ...
... pieces people who don't even know of Escher would actually recognise. We wandered back to Poppy then headed for Theo Jansen's workshop... Or should I say his over-grown shack. Theo Jansen is known for his kinetic beach walking 'animal' sculptures. He wasn't there when we were there but we got to play with some of his 'animals' anyway. It's just such a shame ...