Mariënpoel is situated in a monumental Jugendstil building from 1907. The downtown area and central train station are within walking distance. Mariënpoel Hotel Leiden offers spacious hotel rooms that are elegant in style. More luxurious suites are available for extra comfort. There are various restaurants and cafes in the surrounding area. The Bio-Science park, the University and Leiden University Medical Center are only a few minutes away. Amsterdam, The Hague, and Rotterdam are easily accessible by public transportation. The cozy beach towns Noordwijk, Katwijk and Scheveningen can be easily reached as well.