Sweelinckplein 35 2517 GN The Hague – Duinoord District

Simply majestic

Residenz is located in Duinoord district, right in the middle between downtown The Hague and Scheveningen coast with its beaches and harbour. Both city center and beach are within 10 minutes by public transport or by bicycle.

Duinoord the hague


Sense the unique atmosphere of this classy district. Winding streets, romantic Neo Renaissance houses, richly decorated facades, the majestic Sweelinckplein. Charming local shops and restaurants that offer high quality goods, food and drinks.

It’s a stately, relaxed and quiet residential neighborhood, where artists, expats and politicians make a pleasant mix with families and young professionals.

The Hague has a lot to offer and Duinoord is a great place to start exploring.

Neighboring areas


Shopping Zeeheldenkwartier
Vibrant area chock full of trendy individual shops, coffee bars and places to lunch. Definitely worth the walk going from Residenz to the city center.


Residenz Hotel - Gemeentemuseum Den Haag
Upcoming neighborhood, urban atmosphere. Visit Regentesseplein and Weimarstraat if you love alternative shops and restaurants.


Shopping Statenkwartier
Traditionally popular area among wealthy residents of The Hague. Stately, international atmosphere. Here you’ll find the best local shops including those for books, wine, shoes, bags chocolate and coffee.


Residenz Hotel - Gemeentemuseum Den Haag
In this exclusive residential area /estate you can find the Gemeentemuseum, Museon, Omniversum, World Forum Convention Center. International organizations such as OPCW and Europol are located in this neighborhood as well as the Catshuis, the official residence of the prime minister.

Restaurants in The Hague

The Hague has over 1.000 restaurants. We are happy to help you select the restaurant that suits your wishes best. Some of our favourites are located just steps away from the hotel. So if you’re tired of walking, good food is nearby!

Shopping in The Hague

The Hague offers a surprising mixture of flagshipstores from the international brands, fashion boutiques and specialist stores. The shops in the main shopping streets are open 7 days a week.

Opposite to Residenz you’ll find the authentic Reinkenstraat. The luxury specialist stores on the Frederik Hendriklaan, and the hip boutiques on Prins Hendrikstraat and Piet Heinstraat are just a short walk away.

shopping the hague

From Residenz to …(door to door in minutes)

Main Attraction

travel time in minutes car bus/tram bike walk
Binnenhof – House of parliament 10 15 10 30
City Hall 15 15 10 35
Escher in the Palace 10 15 10 35
Fotomuseum 5 5 5 10
Gemeentemuseum 5 5 5 10
Madurodam 5 25 14 30
Mauritshuis 10 15 10 30
Museon 5 5 5 10
Omniversum 5 5 5 10
Noordeinde Palace 10 15 10 30
Panorama Mesdag 10 10 10 25
Passage 10 15 10 30
Scheveningen beach 10 12 10 30
Scheveningen harbour 5 10 5 20
The Hague Market 10 15 10 30

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Theaters & Convention centres

travel time in minutes car bus/tram bike walk
Dilligentia 10 10 10 30
Koninklijke schouwburg 10 15 10 35
Kurhaus 15 20 15 45
NDT* (Zuiderstrand theater) 10 25 10 30
World Forum Convention 5 15 5 20
Zuiderstrand theater 10 25 10 30

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Justice & UN

travel time in minutes car bus/tram bike walk
International Criminal Court 15 40 20 55
OPCW 5 10 5 15
Peace Palace / ICJ 5 10 10 20

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Main offices

travel time in minutes car bus/tram bike walk
ANWB 10 35 15 50
European Patent Office 20 40 25 90
Kuwait Petroleum (Q8) 15 25 20 60
Nationale Nederlanden 15 25 20 60
NIBC 5 15 5 15
Shell International 10 24 10 30
Total Nederland 15 30 20 60

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travel time in minutes car bus/tram bike walk
Den Haag Central Station 10 15 15 45
Den Haag HS station 10 20 15 45


travel time in minutes car public transport
Schiphol Airport 35-60 60
Rotterdam-The Hague Airport 25-40 60


travel time in minutes car public transport
Amsterdam 55-80 65
Delft 25-35 30
Leiden 30-40 40
Rotterdam 30-45 45
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From your door to our door



We have private parking available at € 19,50 per day. Alternatively there’s public parking available on the street at € 2.00 per hour.

Duinoord history

The building plans for Duinoord were initiated in 1891. The start was a competition for the best facade design. The winning design was a Neo Renaissance complex of several homes with turrets, gables and bay windows. This still stands on the corner of Sweelinckplein and Banstraat.

Duinoord is built in a diverse and playful way with Sweelinckplein in the heart. The name “Duinoord” relates to “Dekkersduin”, the dune it was built on. This makes Duinoord one of the areas in The Hague that has sand as stable soil type.