Relive 19th century Volendam and
make your own historic memories
in the artistic Hotel Spaander
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- 15% Discount
- Free Welcome Drink
- Free Early Check-In
Welcoming artists and tourists since 1881.
Volendam’s most historic and iconic location.
Let me take you into my story of how a simple inn became Hotel Spaander. Opened as a café in 1854, my wife Aaltje and I took over this café in 1881 to house some of the acquaintances I had gained from traveling overseas. This is how the grand, elegant and iconic Hotel Spaander was born.
Leendert's tips for Volendam
Did you know I am a trained skipper and fisherman? Why not experience the Markermeer and take the boat across to Marken, separated from the mainland in the 13th Century due to a storm.
I have listed a few of my most memorable and special places in Volendam.
Release your inner artist
Ask at reception for paper and pens. Sit on the dike and draw something you see
Volendam is famous for its traditional fishery. Try our famous catch of the day from De Dijk.
Visit the traditional island Marken
Take the ferry to Marken, the traditional island where you'll go back in time to the 19th centrury.