Historical Grand Tour
Discover the rich history of the Kurhaus, every 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month! The origin of the hotel dates back to 1818 and in 1885 the Kurhaus officially opened and got well-known for the large scale concerts and gala dinners. Times have changed, but the sense of grandeur remained.
The Kurhaus origins in the year 1818. By faith in the therapeutic effect of seawater, people were pulled by horse into the sea to prevent rheumatism, nervous diseases or obesity. Following the famous seaside resorts in Belgium and France, the popularity of Scheveningen beach grew in the 19th century. Therefore the Kurhaus became an elegant location where guests could dine or entertain themselves. In 1885 the Kurhaus opened its doors!
Throughout the years the property is owned by several associations. As a result, several functions have been removed (library, conversation room, spa rooms) and rebuilt (conference rooms, bath rooms and entrance hall). The spectacular Kurzaal remained intact. During the tour the Kurhaus’s history will be illustrated in more details.
Afterwards you will enjoy our sumptuous High Tea with stunning views over the North Sea at our restaurant Waves at the Kurhaus.