Het Strijkijzer is a residential and office skyscraper in The Hague, Netherlands. It is 132 metres with 42 floors, making it the city's third tallest building. In 2007 the building was awarded the Hague New City Prize and the international Emporis Skyscraper Award, with Emporis citing "its elegant reinterpretation of classic high-rise architecture, its contextual approach to a limited site, and its efficient program for accommodating new entrants to the housing market". Inspired by the Flatiron Building in New York City, its name is the Dutch word for the ironing appliance.
The building contains 300 studio flats for students and first-time property owners, and 51 luxury flats, accessible by a separate lift. There are also furnished flats for rental on a weekly or monthly basis. Below is space for catering, a laundromat, ironing facilities and office space.
Observatory & city balcony: daily: noon - 10 p.m.
The café, restaurant and bar usually open at noon and close between 9 p.m. and 11 p.m.
Entrance ticket with Sky Bar drink: €6
Official website http://www.haagsetoren.nl/page/1170/the-hague-tower.html?lang=2
Phone +31 70 305 10 00
Address Rijswijkseplein 786, 2516 LX Den Haag, The Netherlands
Coordinates 52°4'17.353" N 4°19'27.545" E