The Hague (Den Haag or 's-Gravenhage) is the seat of the Dutch parliament and government, and the residence of King Willem-Alexander. This city in the province of Zuid Holland (South Holland) in the Netherlands is not the capital, Amsterdam is. The Hague lies on the North Sea Coast and is home to Scheveningen and Kijkduin, two popular seaside resorts. Most foreign embassies in the Netherlands and 150 international organisations are located in the city, including the International Court of Justice and the International Criminal Court, which makes The Hague one of the major cities hosting the United Nations, along with New York, Geneva, Vienna, Rome and Addis Ababa. Most of the historic architecture from the medieval, renaissance, and Baroque periods are to be found in the heart of the city and almost everything is on walking distance: Plein, Ridderzaal at Binnenhof, Binnenhof, Mauritshuis, Bredius Museum, Lange Voorhout, Escher museum, Dennewe, Panorama Mesdag, De Verdieping van Nederland, Oude Stadhuis, Stadhuis, Statenkwartier Area and the Peace Palace, the home of the International Court of Justice and the Permanent Court of Arbitration.
The Hague hotels
A small selection of the hotels in The Hague: • Hilton The Hague five stars hotel • Hotel Des Indes The Hague - a Luxury Collection Hotel a five star hotel • Crowne Plaza Den Haag Promenade five stars • Novotel Suites Den Haag City four stars • Mercure Hotel Den Haag Central four star hotel • Carlton Ambassador Hotel four star hotel • Hampshire Hotel - Babylon Den Haag four stars • Boutique Hotel Corona - Hampshire Classic four stars • Novotel Den Haag World Forum four star hotel • Novotel Den Haag City Centre four stars hotel • NH Den Haag four star hotel • Worldhotel Bel Air The Hague four stars • Parkhotel Den Haag four star hotel • Hampshire Hotel - 108 Meerdervoort four star hotel • NH Atlantic Den Haag four stars hotel • Holiday Inn Express The Hague - Parliament three star hotel • Ibis Den Haag City Centre three stars hotel • The Student Hotel The Hague three stars hotel • easyHotel Den Haag two star hotel • Stayci Apartments Grand Place • La Paulowna Boutique Hotel.