Swat4hcls conference Leiden 2024

Venue and useful information

Getting there

Leiden is situated just a stone’s throw from major cities like The Hague and Amsterdam.

Train and bus connections

Leiden is easy to reach by public transport. The city centre is a few steps from Leiden Central station. The Hague is ten minutes away by train, and Amsterdam thirty-five minutes.
The bus station is right in front of Leiden Central station and there are many routes serving the city and the region.

Public transportation information is integrated into Google Maps. You can also download the NS (Nederlandse Spoorwegen) app for your mobile for detailed information about trains and  train stations.


Schiphol Airport (IATA: AMS) is less than twenty minutes away.


SWAT4HCLS 2024 will be held in Leiden, The Netherlands and online. The venue will be the Fletcher Wellness-Hotel Leiden, shown on the image below on the left side of the LUMC (Leiden University Medical Center).

Full Hotel Address
Bargelaan 180
2333 CW Leiden
+31 (0)71 - 870 02 60

The Hotel is located behind Leiden’s Central Station and is within walking distance. More information can be found here.


Accommodation at Fletcher Wellness-Hotel

Single Rooms can be booked at  banquetsales@wellnesshotelleiden.nl. To get the discounted price of 107 EUR pp / night (including breakfast and excluding city tax) for a single room you will need to use the promo code. You will receive the code in the confirmation email, after you register to the event. 

Note: Fletcher has informed us that they are fully booked for the night of February 27.

Other Hotels near Fletcher Wellness-Hotel 

IBIS  €  
Stationsplein 240-242, 2312 AR Leiden
5 minutes from venue.

Golden Tulip & Tulip Inn Leiden Centre €€
Schipholweg 3, 2316 XB Leiden
9 minutes from venue.

Hotel VIC €
Schuttersveld 2-4, 2316 ZA Leiden
9 minutes from venue.

See Golden Green Hotels for IBIS, Golden Tulip & Tulip Inn Centre and Hotel VIC.

About Leiden

A university city since 1575, Leiden has been one of Europe’s most prominent scientific centres for more than four centuries. University buildings are scattered throughout the city and the many students from all over the world give the city a bustling, vivid and international atmosphere. Leiden offers many historical attractions and great spots to visit. Canals, city gates, bridges and mills, courtyard gardens make up the city center.

Leiden canals
Leiden courtyards

Many museums, the most notable is the Hortus Botanicus (botanical garden), a taxonomer’s paradise.

Hortus botanicus Leiden

Places to visit in Leiden





More information at Leiden tourist information.