Kurhaus, Netherlands

This item appears on page 38 of the August 2010 issue.

The Steigenberger Kurhaus Hotel (Gevers Deynootplein 30, 2586 CK Den Haag, Netherlands; phone +31 [0] 70 4162636, fax 646) has hosted heads of state, painters, film stars, etc. Built in 1818, the monumental, North Sea beachside resort hotel has withstood fire, wars and getting trashed during a Rolling Stones concert.

With VAT but excluding city tax and breakfast, nightly room rates range from 295 (near $360), superior, to 1,050 ($1,282), Presidential Suite. Packages available.